Publication: Central Queensland News

First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Comic duo scouts for material

They walked around the City Centre streets interviewing people about the FIFO culture while a cameraman filmed them yesterday. The duo also managed to squeeze in a pub crawl and visit a cane farmer, which will also be included in their show. Callinan ... [Published Central Queensland News - 1 hour ago]
Entities: farmer
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Mackay singing legend opens fest in fine style

"To know that in a sense we're opening (the festival) for the town is wonderful," he said. Connors said the festival was a great landmark event for Mackay. "I sit on the Regional Arts Development Fund board and you realise how many people are doing creative ... [Published Central Queensland News - 4 hours ago]
Entities: MECC, Burlesque
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Woman located after intense search

She was transported to Mackay Base Hospital by Queensland Ambulance Services officers after being located by emergency services. Topics ... [Published Central Queensland News - 7 hours ago]
Entities: emergency, Officer
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Rocky temperature drops to 2.4 degrees this morning

Read more about the cold snap in Monday's Morning Bulletin. Topics ... [Published Central Queensland News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Koongal house destroyed in fire last night

Three units attended the scene and took about half an hour to put out the blaze. Police said investigations are continuing as to whether it was suspicious. Read more in Monday's Morning Bulletin. Topics ... [Published Central Queensland News - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Police
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Why the beach can be a dog killer

Palmwoods Veterinary Clinic's Dr Marja Helme said the fish, sometimes known as puffer fish, could be fatal if owners did not recognise the warning signs. The reminder came after the vet treated a labrador on Monday for poisoning after the dog "mouthed" ... [Published Central Queensland News - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Toadfish, Toxin, Poison
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Coldest morning in 103 years for Queensland capital

Blackall recorded lows of -2.0C, Roma dropped to -6.6C, and Oakey was down to -6.1C. Kingaroy reached -5.7C, Dalby dropped to -5.0C, Applethorpe was -5.4C, and Warwick recorded -5.9C. The bureau said dry and clear conditions have caused temperatures to ... [Published Central Queensland News - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Rome
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Mackay taxi driver bashed and buttered

Then 24-year-old Sean Ian Nicol was "angry" when the driver wouldn't let him and two friends eat in the taxi. It was 1.44am and the men wanted to go home after a few hours in the Mackay CBD on November 24 last year. They had been told several times by ... [Published Central Queensland News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Champ Resources staff tackling 1kg steak challenge for kids

Several staff members will be taking part in the challenge at the East St restaurant on July 17, with the aim to inspire other Rockhampton businesses to get on board as well. The sad reality is that every minute of every day a child is admitted to hospital ... [Published Central Queensland News - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Combined effort from orgs to push Central Queensland tourism

Collaborative activities could include shared exhibition space at trade and travel shows, co-operative marketing campaigns, joint media familiarisation programs as well as product and experience development for the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination. ... [Published Central Queensland News - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Yachtsman's defence says rape allegations made out of regret

He said while that might seem "against all odds" when assessing the evidence against the now 75-year-old, witnesses had described Mr Collins as popular, friendly, gregarious and a gentleman in the 1980s and 1990s when the rapes allegedly occurred. "There's ... [Published Central Queensland News - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Judge seriously questions bail for Bandido

"You've got a man with an appalling criminal history who offers no surety, offers nothing apart from his promise that he's going to be a good boy if released on bail." Brisbane Supreme Court heard Caboolture man Kenneth James Whittaker was previously ... [Published Central Queensland News - 12 hours ago]

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..."We did a session with the Mackay Roller Maidens team," he said. "Mickey D finished an entire crumbed steak at the Pinnacle Hotel." Topics
...It is 1200 more times poisonous than cyanide. "The dog was brought in and it was quite unwell," Dr Helme said. "It was looking sick with droopy eyes, salivating profusely and vomiting just before we saw her. "Her owners did the right thing bringing her in for a physical examination, so we could put her straight on IV fluids to help flush the toxins from her system. "Once the dog swallows the toxins, it takes only half an hour before we start to see the symptoms. "It's best to get the dog in early." She said the other dangers at the beach were snake bites. "Also watch for dogs swallowing too much saltwater." The signs The symptoms of toadfish poisoning in dogs: Topics"
...Magistrate Haydn Stjernqvist said this was "another example of someone coming to court because of alcohol" and described the incident as "boorish behaviour". Nicol had no criminal history so a conviction was not recorded, but he was fined $550. Topics
...Capricorn Enterprise chief Mary Carroll said formalising the partnership would be a positive move forward. "It is with great excitement we continue to build on this momentum to grow a strong and prosperous tourism industry for the Capricorn region" she said. Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said there had been great results since the SouthernSouthern Great Barrier Reef brand was launched in 2013...

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