October 2018

Published a story 17th Oct 2018 8:15 PM

THE sandy shores of Cape Hillsborough will play host to the 10th annual Blokart Regatta this weekend.

Sails on sand as blokarts converge at Cape Hillsborough

THE sandy shores of Cape Hillsborough will play host to the 10th annual Blokart Regatta this weekend.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 7:38 PM

THE shedding of about 430 positions at Glencore's Hail Creek mine in the Bowen Basin should be offset by a glut of jobs up for grabs.

Mayor hopeful impact of Hail Creek sackings will be limited

THE shedding of about 430 positions at Glencore's Hail Creek mine in the Bowen Basin should be offset by a glut of jobs up for grabs.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 8:18 PM

WORKERS remain in the dark about exactly who will be sacked and when, one mining operator has claimed.

'People are freaking out': Hundreds of miners to lose jobs

WORKERS remain in the dark about exactly who will be sacked and when, one mining operator has claimed.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 5:04 PM

A P-plate driver who slammed his car into a power pole while nearly three times the legal alcohol limit claimed he lost control when a dog dashed onto the road.

Dog cops blame for P-plater's power pole smash

A P-plate driver who slammed his car into a power pole while nearly three times the legal alcohol limit claimed he lost control when a dog dashed onto the road.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 2:21 PM

GLOBAL resources giant Glencore will sack hundreds of Hail Creek mine workers in what it has dubbed a "restructure” of its operations.

Hundreds of Hail Creek mine jobs go

GLOBAL resources giant Glencore will sack hundreds of Hail Creek mine workers in what it has dubbed a "restructure” of its operations.

Published a story 8th Oct 2018 8:03 AM

AN ISRAELI accused of striking a pedestrian with his car and killing him in the Whitsundays has been cautioned he may not get parole if convicted at trial.

'Not an unreasonable case' against driving death accused

AN ISRAELI accused of striking a pedestrian with his car and killing him in the Whitsundays has been cautioned he may not get parole if convicted at trial.

Published a story 8th Oct 2018 6:48 AM

AN ANDERGROVE man convicted of supplying the drug ice has told a court a Queensland Rail colleague soaked him with fuel and set him alight in a random attack.

Ice supplier set alight by rail colleague, Mackay court told

AN ANDERGROVE man convicted of supplying the drug ice has told a court a Queensland Rail colleague soaked him with fuel and set him alight in a random attack.

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 5:36 PM

A MINING worker from Koumala who broke a woman's jaw with a punch during a neighbourhood dispute will not spend any time behind bars.

Young Koumala man breaks woman's jaw in fiery argument

A MINING worker from Koumala who broke a woman's jaw with a punch during a neighbourhood dispute will not spend any time behind bars.

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 5:22 PM

EVEN after his death following a tragic abseiling accident, Jake Gibbons is helping others.

Loved adventurer's legacy lives on with organ donation

EVEN after his death following a tragic abseiling accident, Jake Gibbons is helping others.

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 7:36 AM

Residents were playing video games when thief creeped into house

Thief creeps into home in early hours, steals keys and car

Residents were playing video games when thief creeped into house

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