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Judge reserves rates challenge decision
A Supreme Court judge in Rockhampton has reserved his decision on a challenge to a special investor rate category imposed by a Central Queensland council last year.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Bail for 'bikie': Homeless, not vicious
CALLED bikie enforcer granted bail after Supreme Court judge rules police failed to prove him little more than homeless man, rather than vicious lawless associate.
Scout master jailed for child sex
SCOUT headmaster the first person to be jailed in Queensland under new laws that make it a crime to groom child for sex.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Country Hour Wednesday 16 April, 2014
As the clean up continues from Cyclone Ita's trail of destruction, recovery funding has now been announced for the worst hit areas.
ABC Rural Report for Southern Queensland and Capricornia, Wednesday 16th of April, 2014
Kathleen Calderwood Round table meetings discussing the Federal Government's agricultural white paper have been held over the last two days in Rockhampton.
Escapee dodged high-security cell
Bradley Thomas Kuhl and Tony Dwaine Morgan were spotted in Yeppoon on Monday night, after escaping from the prison farm in Rockhampton on Sunday night.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Campdraft ropes in thousands
The normally quiet town of Nebo in Central Queensland doubled in size for one week as horsemen and women congregated for the Australian Campdrafting National Titles.
Sydney Morning Herald
Flood cuts off Qld sugar town of Ingham
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman is touring Ingham on Monday afternoon - a day after the Herbert River peaked near 13 metres, leaving 5000 people cut off as the Bruce Highway was split in half.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Murderer on run rolled up Qld prison fence
Tony Dwaine Morgan, 33, who was serving a life sentence for a 1999 murder in Bundaberg, escaped from the low security Capricornia Correctional Centre, north of Rockhampton, on Sunday night.
Rail line between Rockhampton and Cairns closed after Cyclone Ita
Queensland Rail says it is likely the train line between Rockhampton, in the state's central region, and Cairns, in the far north, will be closed for another couple of days.
Manhunt underway for four escaped prisoners across Queensland
Queensland police are looking for four convicted criminals, three of them dangerous, on the run in three separate parts of the state.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Qld Treasurer Tim Nicholls defends public meetings on asset sales
Treasurer Tim Nicholls says all Queenslanders will have a say in possible State Government asset sales, even though there will be no public meetings in Rockhampton or Mackay.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Orphaned bats fly free after months of foster care in Brisbane
Scores of young fruit bats in Brisbane's west are taking to the skies for the first time after months of devoted care from a team of foster parents.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
No Qld Govt asset sale meetings planned for Mackay, Rockhampton
Treasurer Tim Nicholls will travel to Emerald and Longreach today as part of state-wide talks with selected community leaders.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Faulty oven delays Sydney-bound flight
A FAULTY oven has delayed a Cairns to Sydney flight by more than 16 hours following an unscheduled landing in Rockhampton.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Qld periodic survey gives a snapshot of gay men's health in 2013
The head of the Queensland AIDS Council says more men need to be tested for HIV, following the release of Queensland's latest gay periodic survey figures from the Kirby Institute at the University of NSW.
A comparison of stocking methods for beef production in northern...
Trevor J. Hall A F , John G. McIvor B , David J. Reid C , Paul Jones D , Neil D. MacLeod B , Cam K. McDonald B and David R. Smith E A Agri-Science Queensland, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, PO Box 102, Toowoomba, Qld 4350, Australia.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Child's death increases calls for tougher standards for decks
A baby's death and serious injury of his mother from a collapsed desk has highlighted the danger that poorly built and maintained deckings pose, leading to calls for tougher standards before one of the estimated 12,000 dangerous decks across Australia produces another tragedy.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
12 consortia bid for new casino licences in Queensland
Six of those are vying to redevelop the State Government precinct in Brisbane's CBD, known as Queen's Wharf.
'Southern' reef promotion boosts central Qld, Wide Bay tourism
Rockhampton's peak promotional group says there has been a surge in tourism to central Queensland and the Wide Bay over the past year.