August 2017

Published a story 15th Aug 2017 8:24 PM

TWO crooks involved in a savage attack on a man in Eimeo claim they thought their victim sexually abused children.

Batten beating: 'You touch children, you need to leave town'

TWO crooks involved in a savage attack on a man in Eimeo claim they thought their victim sexually abused children.

Published a story 15th Aug 2017 6:41 PM

A KUTTABUL musterer charged with 32 counts of breaching duty of care to an animal will fight allegations he severely neglected five dogs.

Musterer accused of horrific neglect of five working dogs

A KUTTABUL musterer charged with 32 counts of breaching duty of care to an animal will fight allegations he severely neglected five dogs.

Published a story 15th Aug 2017 2:34 PM

POLICE reportedly on scene investigating the blaze.

Quick-thinking farmer helps tackle cane paddock car fire

POLICE reportedly on scene investigating the blaze.

Published a story 15th Aug 2017 9:12 AM

A TRADIE was caught by officers dragging a length of hose down a Mackay street early in the morning on July 13.

Caught dragging 20m of hose for craft bong project

A TRADIE was caught by officers dragging a length of hose down a Mackay street early in the morning on July 13.

Published a story 14th Aug 2017 2:08 PM

A WEST Mackay man has defrauded an online gambling company to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars.

Online gambling company defrauded by West Mackay man

A WEST Mackay man has defrauded an online gambling company to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars.

Published a story 14th Aug 2017 9:44 AM

After 19 landslips following Tropical Cyclone Debbie, crews from the Department of Main Roads had their hands full

Repairs to cyclone damaged Eton Range complete after four months

After 19 landslips following Tropical Cyclone Debbie, crews from the Department of Main Roads had their hands full

Published a story 13th Aug 2017 12:51 PM

THE partial failure of an effluent storage dam could cost Isaac Regional Council hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.

Council accused of causing serious environmental harm

THE partial failure of an effluent storage dam could cost Isaac Regional Council hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.

Published a story 11th Aug 2017 7:58 PM

A SLADE Point man will stay behind bars after smashing up a car, abusing hospital staff and provoking police until they tasered him

Behind bars after provoking police, abusing hospital staff

A SLADE Point man will stay behind bars after smashing up a car, abusing hospital staff and provoking police until they tasered him

Published a story 11th Aug 2017 7:56 PM

A SARINA dad was coming down on the drug ice when he fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a tree, killing his young son.

Drug driving dad crashes into tree, killing his young son

A SARINA dad was coming down on the drug ice when he fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a tree, killing his young son.

Published a story 10th Aug 2017 8:04 PM

THE former skipper of a fishing vessel, who now operates a charter boat at Airlie Beach, has been fined after catching sharks in protected waters.

Former commercial fisher in hot water over shark catch

THE former skipper of a fishing vessel, who now operates a charter boat at Airlie Beach, has been fined after catching sharks in protected waters.

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