Townsville Local News

Townsville Local News

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Concerns over the future of aged care in regional Queensland

Rural aged care homes are facing increased pressure to meet the Albansese government's new targets that mandate the presence of a registered nurse 24/7.

Concerns over the future of aged care in regional Queensland

Rural aged care homes are facing increased pressure to meet the Albansese government's new targets that mandate the presence of a registered nurse 24/7.

02:37

15 Aug 22

Local covid cases decline in Townsville

The latest week of data shows around 180 positive tests in Townsville.

Local covid cases decline in Townsville

The latest week of data shows around 180 positive tests in Townsville.

02:38

14 Aug 22

Investigations into sudden death of Townsville woman continues

A man has been taken into custody following investigations into the sudden death of a 44-year-old Townsville woman at the weekend. 

Investigations into sudden death of Townsville woman continues

A man has been taken into custody following investigations into the sudden death of a 44-year-old Townsville woman at the weekend. 

04:08

14 Aug 22

AMBER ALERT – Children found safe and well

Police say four children, who were allegedly taken from a property at The Leap - North of Mackay yesterday morning, have been found SAFE AND WELL.

AMBER ALERT – Children found safe and well

Police say four children, who were allegedly taken from a property at The Leap - North of Mackay yesterday morning, have been found SAFE AND WELL.

02:37

12 Aug 22

Body found following caravan fire in Mount Louisa

Emergency services were called to reports of the fire at a self-storage facility. Also - police issue Amber Alert, and Education Minister to address Queensland's teacher shortage.

Body found following caravan fire in Mount Louisa

Emergency services were called to reports of the fire at a self-storage facility. Also - police issue Amber Alert, and Education Minister to address Queensland's teacher shortage.

02:39

11 Aug 22

Queensland Police issues Amber Alert

An Amber Alert has been issued by police asking for our help to locate four children allegedly taken from a property at The Leap, north of Mackay.

Queensland Police issues Amber Alert

An Amber Alert has been issued by police asking for our help to locate four children allegedly taken from a property at The Leap, north of Mackay.

03:49

11 Aug 22

Wild dog population boom following recent rainfall

Experts say it'll take a combination of efforts to bring numbers under control. Also - three hospitalised following Bruce Highway rollover, and Townsville lagging in covid booster rates.

Wild dog population boom following recent rainfall

Experts say it'll take a combination of efforts to bring numbers under control. Also - three hospitalised following Bruce Highway rollover, and Townsville lagging in covid booster rates.

02:18

11 Aug 22

Three hospitalised after Bruce Highway rollover

It happened south of Home Hill last night, with the highway closed for much of the night. Also - warning over Townsville's slow booster uptake, and claims 'wasteful' spending could have helped our crime rate.

Three hospitalised after Bruce Highway rollover

It happened south of Home Hill last night, with the highway closed for much of the night. Also - warning over Townsville's slow booster uptake, and claims 'wasteful' spending could have helped our crime rate.

02:18

10 Aug 22

Townsville lagging behind in covid booster uptake

While 71% of Aussies have had more than two doses, our city lags behind on 65%. Also - three hospitalised after Bruce Highway rollover, and the new facility to help healthcare workers.

Townsville lagging behind in covid booster uptake

While 71% of Aussies have had more than two doses, our city lags behind on 65%. Also - three hospitalised after Bruce Highway rollover, and the new facility to help healthcare workers.

03:47

10 Aug 22

Warnings of fatigue from Queensland's nurses

There's concerns of flow on affects for future nursing students. Also - woman dies following Ayr house fire, and calls for travellers to help with this season's sugar crush.

Warnings of fatigue from Queensland's nurses

There's concerns of flow on affects for future nursing students. Also - woman dies following Ayr house fire, and calls for travellers to help with this season's sugar crush.

02:17

9 Aug 22

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