EMERGENCY crews are enroute to McCreadys Creek in Slade Point after reports a child has been speared in the chest.
MINING giant Peabody has developed a "multi-tiered plan" to extinguish a fire that's been burning underground at its North Goonyella mine for weeks
89yo Mackay woman survives meningococcal
PEABODY does not expect any production from North Goonyella for the remainder of the year after a fire started burning underground at the mine north of Moranbah
THE Queensland premier is throwing her support behind Mackay's campaign to land a Qantas pilot training academy, after Toowoomba secured the first centre.
'Too early to tell' how dual shark attacks affecting tourism industry
A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands turned into horror for a Tasmanian woman when she was attacked by a shark, leaving her in a critical condition overnight.
Harry Bruce reflects on global storm surrounding his Herald Sun colleague
AUGUST was a horror month on our region's roads, with a record-breaking number of traffic-related offences in the month.
TWO huge pythons have been captured on film battling it out for a female's attention - on a Finch Hatton family's veranda.