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JUST IN | Dozens Of Cars Vandalised At Car Yard

Townsville Police will address the media, after dozens of cars were damaged at a car yard overnight. Up to 70 have been smashed at the Pickerings Volkswagen dealership on Sturt Street. Windscreens and side mirrors were damaged. An off-duty security guard contacted police at around 1.20am after driving past the car yard. Initial investigations...

Bundaberg Chill Settling In

CC0-Public-Domain.jpg The weekend's warm weather didn't last long with parts of the Wide Bay very chill on Tuesday morning. The temperature in Bundaberg right now (at the time of writing) is 8.7 degrees, but the Bureau tells us it feels like 4.3! The forecast for Bundaberg is for an overnight low of just...

Crews Called To Bushfire South Of Mundubbera

CC0-Creative-Commons.jpg Crews have spent the afternoon at the scene at a vegetation fire burning near Redvale Road and Burnett Highway, Binjour. Firefighters worked to contain the fire, south of Mundubbera, on Monday and say it is posing no threat to property at this time. Smoke may affect nearby areas. If affected,...

Bundaberg Bail Support Announced

CC0-Creative-Commons.jpg The Palaszczuk Government will fund $280,000 per year in additional bail support in Bundaberg, to help reduce the number of children and young people on remand and make sure young people on bail meet their court-imposed conditions. Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women Di Farmer said the funding was part...

Fraser Coast Man Slips On Ladder, Shoots Himself In Head

RACQ LifeFlight Qld A construction worker has been airlifted to hospital after he accidentally fired two 30 millimetre nails into his skull on the Fraser Coast. It's understood the man was on a ladder inside a property in the Wide Bay on Thursday night when he slipped, accidentally discharging a nail gun...

Senior Constable Returns To Official Duty

Police-Force-Cars-By-Highway-Patrol-Images---QPS-TB-Falcon-XR6Ts-CC-BY-2.0 A senior constable from the Central Region, who was stood down from official duty with the Queensland Police Service on February 16 2018, will now return to operational duties. The officer was the subject of an internal discipline process for domestic violence incident which is now finalised. He was stood down, but...

One Seriously Injured In Truck Rollover In Gin Gin

One person has been rushed to Bundaberg Base Hospital after they were involved in a truck rollover in Gin Gin on Thursday. The accident happened on the Bruce Highway at 9:30AM.  The driver suffered head and leg injuries. Michelle Price has been working as a journalist since 1999 and loves human interest pieces....

Police Officer Stood Down In Central Region

A 47-year-old female sergeant has been stood down from official duty with the Queensland Police Service and will be tasked to perform non-operational duties. The officer is the subject of an investigation into allegations of untruthfulness during a discipline investigation. She is from the Central Region which takes in the Sunshine Coast,...

Smiling Assassin In Speed Zones

Smiley Faces CC0 Creative Commons Many of us have become familiar with the little smiley face by the side of the road that we drive past close to where kids play, or in roadwork zones, but could they be used of evil? Recently we learnt that one in five drivers were speeding...

Dive Wreck No Closer To Being Righted

Underwater-Wreck CC0 Public Domain The push continues to find a solution to get the ex HMAS Tobruk off its side, after it was scuttled incorrectly. Federal member for Hinkler Keith Pitt delivered a scathing speech in Parliament on Wednesday, calling on the Premier to provide answers. In his speech, Mr Pitt did thank...