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Pilot injured in plane crash on Fraser Island

A pilot has been injured after his light plane crashed on Fraser Island on Saturday morning. Emergency crews were called to Orchid Beach just before 9.00am. The sole occupant, a man in his 50s has been treated for chest injuries. He has since been airlifted to Hervey Bay Hospital in stable condition.

Six people rushed to hospital after serious head-on crash

Six people including a child have been rushed to hospital after a serious head-on crash at Agnes Water. Just before 11am today, a four-wheel drive collided head-on with a hatchback at the corner of Bicentennial Dr and Round Hill Rd. Paramedics attended the scene and 10 patients were assessed for injuries. A Queensland...

Flight simulator to train pilots earmarked for Bundy

 A plan to train Royal Flying doctors locally is taking flight, and will be a first for the southern hemisphere.    A proposed flight simulator has been earmarked to be built on council land at the Bundaberg airport.   Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey says the $20million facility would inject $6million into the local economy,...

Mask rule changes for Queensland as state records zero cases

The mask mandate for southeast Queensland will continue but there are some changes. People will be able to remove their masks when sitting down at a cafe or venue and do not have to wait until they are eating or drinking. School children will also be able to remove their masks when...

Third man charged over death of Craignish Country Club owner

A third man has been charged with murder following the death of Craignish Country Club owner Gregory Harding. The golf club owner was discovered dead on Pialba Burrum Heads Road in the small Fraser Coast town, on August 15. Police believe he was killed during an altercation that happened between 10pm and...

Teen driver seriously injured in Bruce Highway crash

A woman in her late teens has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition, following a crash on the Bruce Highway. Her 4WD collided with another vehicle at Kolonga, north of Gin Gin, around 4pm on Thursday, before crashing into a bridge barrier. The teenager suffered head and lung injuries. Bundaberg's RACQ...

'I am sick of being attacked': Premier defends strict border measures

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has defended Queensland's strong state borders and called on the Federal Government to clearly outline its plan to resume international travel by Christmas. In an at times fiery press conference, Ms Palaszczuk hit back at criticism of her government’s handling of the pandemic, particularly border closures and their...

Dozens nabbed drink and drug driving on Bundaberg roads

Not a great start to the September school holidays on our roads, with dozens of drivers caught doing the wrong thing behind the wheel.   Police say twenty drink drivers and 10 drug drivers have been nabbed in just the first few days of the spring break.    They allegedly caught one driver doing...

Scout camp ends early after gastro outbreak sends kids to hospital

More than two dozen children have been hospitalized after a gastro outbreak spread throughout a scout’s camp on the Sunshine Coast. About 750 children from all over Queensland, including Cairns, Mackay and Townsville, are attending the week-long Queensland Cuboree at the Rocky Creek Scout Camp in Landsborough. The event has its own...

QLD records one Covid case as Premier demands apology

The Premier says she feels vindicated by the Federal Government’s call for analysis into how the coronavirus jab impacts young children. Annastacia Palaszczuk last month warned children were at risk of getting infected by the Delta variant currently ravaging large parts of New South Wales. She called for more research on...

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