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Rockhampton Morning BulletinVIDEO: Police search for driver of car found in floodwatersRockhampton Morning BulletinA STOLEN vehicle which was submerged in flood waters at Scrubby Creek has been pulled out, but police are continuing their search for the driver. Senior Sergeant District Duty Officer Max Bennett said at this stage they do not believe the driver ...and more [...]
Sat, Feb 06, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinTime to turn airport plan into real actionRockhampton Morning BulletinLast year Rockhampton Airport generated revenue of $16.1m with total expenses of $10.7m. Does that profit margin result satisfy you, the rate payer, as a shareholder? Team McMillan yesterday released an impressive Rockhampton Airport policy statement ... [...]
Sat, Feb 06, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinMcMillan airport proposal to target cattle, grains exportRockhampton Morning BulletinTeam McMillan's position regarding the future management and operation of Rockhampton's Airport will be based upon a supportive business case and ensuring the maximum return on investment is realised for the rate payer. We are not supportive of selling ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinTeys staff facing job cuts due to drought and live exportRockhampton Morning BulletinUP to 50 workers at Teys Australia's Rockhampton plant are expected to lose their jobs in the next fortnight, with management this afternoon announcing redundancies at the local facility. Teys informed staff that it will further streamline its ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinSafety probe launched following baby death and 3 injuredRockhampton Morning BulletinEARLIER: AN independent review will be launched into safety systems in the maternity unit at Rockhampton Hospital after the death of a baby and the injury of three others during the past 12 months. Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service Chief ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
More than 50 vacant shops in Rockhampton CBDABC OnlineMore than 50 shops are sitting empty in Rockhampton's CBD as the 'beef capital' deals with the fallout from Cyclone Marcia, the mining downturn and the Queensland drought. Prior to Christmas the Rockhampton Regional Council commissioned a local artist ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinLauren takes on challenge at Engineers Without BordersRockhampton Morning BulletinLAUREN Keleher has always been after a challenge, that's one of the main reasons she undertook her Bachelor of Electrical of Engineering at CQUniversity in Rockhampton. Now the 21-year-old will face another challenge by heading to India and putting her ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Heavy rain is falling around the Emerald area this morningRockhampton Morning BulletinLocations which may be affected include Emerald, Rockhampton, Clermont, Mackay, Yeppoon and Moranbah. A separate Flood Watch is current for parts of the Wide Bay and Burnett, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia, and Central Coast and ...and more [...]
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Rockhampton Morning Bulletin15 arrested in Central Queensland synthetic drug operationRockhampton Morning BulletinThis includes the recent arrest and extradition of a 43-year-old man believed to have family in Rockhampton, who was the proprietor of a Queensland chain of adult stores, from Victoria to Queensland, on January 13, 2016. "This is an outstanding outcome ...and more [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinBumper stickers back Gracemere High School pushRockhampton Morning BulletinSusan wants to take action as she believes Rockhampton schools have too many students. She said another high school in Gracemere would be the solution. "I think that Rockhampton schools have too many students," she said. "I make this statement not by ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinRockhampton region on flash flooding alertRockhampton Morning BulletinA separate warning said flash flooding could impact Rockhampton, Emerald, Blackwater, Clermont and Yeppoon. Rain forecast: Today in Rockhampton, BoM are predicting between 25mm and 70mm of rain, with a 90% certainty rate. Saturday will be back ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinRockhampton weather office struck by lightning during stormRockhampton Morning BulletinIT WAS back to the old days for Benj Blunt and the Rockhampton meteorology team after its tower was rendered incapacitated by a lightning strike on Tuesday night. The duty weather observer said the automatic weather station base was struck during a ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinViolence rates, homelessness high in CQRockhampton Morning BulletinWith Rockhampton domestic violence rates sitting 141% higher than average, it was found North Rockhampton had the second highest rate of domestic violence incidents in Queensland. Not only does Rockhampton have high rates when it comes to domestic ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin"I would love to smell your armpits right now"Rockhampton Morning BulletinArturo Minh-Nam Apilado pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday to one count of using a carriage service to menace, harass or offend after he sent 17 text messages to the complainant in a six-day period in November last year, shortly ...and more [...]
Thu, Feb 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinSES on alert for wild weather despite quiet season to dateRockhampton Morning BulletinLocal controller Eddie Cowie said the SES were yet to be required at a call-out during the recent weather system - except to collect the community service award at the Rockhampton Australia Day awards. Mr Cowie said despite the positive start to the ... [...]
Thu, Feb 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinWeather tower under repair following a lightning strikeRockhampton Morning BulletinRockhampton Duty Weather Observer Benj Blunt looks towards the sky as a technician repairs a tower struck by lightning during Tuesday's storm. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin Chris Ison ... [...]
Thu, Feb 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinCentral Queensland on flash flood and severe weather alertRockhampton Morning BulletinLocations which may be affected include Gladstone, Emerald, Rockhampton, Clermont, Mackay, Biloela, Blackwater, Yeppoon, Moranbah, Marlborough, St Lawrence and Sarina. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:and more [...]
Thu, Feb 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinRockhampton Airport latest focus of 2016 election campaignRockhampton Morning Bulletin"An export facility to include freight handling and cold storage at our airport ties in with our most recent policy that we announced last week in a collaborative approach with the CQU, establishing Rockhampton as Australia's most innovative regional city. [...]
Thu, Feb 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinSneak peak provided of Riverside Revitalisation lightsRockhampton Morning BulletinLocal residents, building owners and business operators along the riverfront precinct included in Rockhampton Regional Council's $30M Riverside Revitalisation were last night provided a preview of the project's planned Feature Lighting. Mayor Margaret ... [...]
Thu, Feb 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinVIDEO: Lava oozes down glacier from Australian volcanoRockhampton Morning BulletinSCIENTISTS have captured footage of lava from a volcano oozing down a glacier in Australia. The team of researchers onboard the RV Investigator are in the southern ocean off Perth for the second phase of their research program - extensively mapping the ...and more [...]
Thu, Feb 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source