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TEACHING CRISIS: Canberra promises changes following high-level talks

Also today - a warning about a new phone scam doing the rounds.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 12
AMBER ALERT – Children found safe and well

Police say four children, who were allegedly taken from a property at The Leap - North of Mackay yesterday morning, have been found SAFE AND WELL. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 12
Housing demand across CQ and Mackay reamins relatively steady

Compared to the last 12 months though, there is a decline. Also - police issue Amber Alert, and Education Minister to address Queensland's teacher shortage. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
Queensland Police issues Amber Alert

An Amber Alert has been issued by police asking for our help to locate four children allegedly taken from a property at The Leap, north of Mackay. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
NRL teams pay respect to Paul Green; Leaders to meet over teacher shortages today; And AFL appeal lasts four hours, find out the verdict

A reminder the number for Lifeline is 13 11 14 See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
BREAKING: Four children taken from Queensland property - tap for details

BREAKING: Four children taken from Queensland property - tap for details See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
BREAKING: NRL legend Paul Green has reportedly passed away

NRL clubs are paying tribute to the legendary player and coach - he was 49.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
BREAKING: Interim Royal Commission report into Defence and Veteran Suicide released

A reminder the number for Lifeline is 13 11 14. The number for Open Arms is 1800 011 046 See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
Wild dog population boom following recent rainfall

Experts say it'll take a combination of efforts to bring numbers under control. Also - CQ and Mackay lagging in covid booster rates, and Callide Power Station scaling back up to full operation. (Image: QLD Government) See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
Hopes Callide Power Station will ease electricity prices

The power station is expected to be fully operational by early next year. Also - warning over slow booster uptake across CQ and Mackay, and local government raises complaints about e-scooters. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 10
Donald Trump refuses to answer questions in NY investigation; And re-watching Grease for Olivia Newton-John? You're not alone

Donald Trump refuses to answer questions in NY investigation; And re-watching Grease for Olivia Newton-John? You're not alone See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 10
Our region lagging behind in covid booster uptake

While 71% of Aussies have had more than two doses, Mackay lags behind on of 56% and Rockhampton on 61%. Also - how our region could help drive down electricity prices, and the Treasurer meets with locals. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 10
HOLDEN RECALL: There's a warning out affecting thousands of vehicles

Also today - Olivia Newton-John's daughter speaks following her passing.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 10
The Opposition Leader is bailing on the National Jobs & Skills Summit

The big event plays out next month - Peter Dutton has reportedly labelled it a "stunt." See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 10
Man flown to hospital after train track crash

A truck reportedly hit powerlines and track tracks near Raglan this morning. Also - nurses call for support, and pollies calling on locals to have their say on FMD. (Image: RACQ CapRescue) See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 09
Warnings of burnout from Queensland's nurses

There's concerns of flow on affects for future nursing students. Also - inquiry begins into biosecurity measures, and drivers told to FILL UP before prices GO UP. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 09
AUSTRALIA TO SAY GOODBYE: Olivia Newton-John's family will accept State Funeral in Vic; And Serena Williams to retire from tennis

AUSTRALIA TO SAY GOODBYE: Olivia Newton-John's family will accept State Funeral in Vic; And Serena Williams to retire from tennis See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 09
BREAKING: Missing Adelaide family found alive and well - tap for details

BREAKING: Missing Adelaide family found alive and well - tap for details See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Aug 09
Donald Trump claims his Florida home has been raided by the FBI

Also today - Canberra to invest $10M helping Indonesia improve biosecurity.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 09
Future doctors told to consider training in regional areas

It comes as the first students are able to apply for new Rural Generalist training. Also - Queensland treasurer to meet with Japanese mining companies, and SES volunteers polish their skills on the water. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 09
"This is a really sad day for the country"; Acting PM pays tribute to Olivia Newton-John - tap to listen

"This is a really sad day for the country"; Acting PM pays tribute to Olivia Newton-John    See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 08
Could we see top-tier AFL games played in our region?

Discussions are underway between the AFL, AFL Mackay and Great Barrier Reef Arena. Also - Rockhampton and Livingstone both claiming results from the boundary change survey back up their stance. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 08
BREAKING: Olivia Newton-John has passed away, aged 73

Olivia Newton-John has passed away, aged 73 See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4m
Aug 08
The next covid wave expected around Christmas

It's believed the current wave peaked late last month, weeks earlier than expected. Also - youth justice system labelled 'weak', and could we see more AFL games in our region? See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 08
WA Premier joins calls for China to calm down - tap to listen

WA Premier joins calls for China to calm down - tap to listen See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Aug 08
Fair Work considers increasing the pay of our aged care workers

Hundreds of thousands across the sector would benefit.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 08
More resources on the way to combat FMD

It comes as the Agriculture Minister reveals the plan if foot and mouth disease arrives on our shores. Also - alleged shooter appears in Court, and warning to prepare for bushfire season. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
Aug 08
Emergency services 'devastated' after 'string of tragedies'

The RACQ CQ Rescue crew attended a number of incidents over the last few days. Also - alleged shooter to appear in Court, and the Biloela family to stay in Australia. (Image: RACQ CQ Rescue) See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 07
Alleged shooter in Court today

A man accused of shooting dead three people on a property in Bogie is expected in Court today. Also - emergency services 'devastated' after string of tragedies, and a new chapter for the Biloela family begins today. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 07
Man to front court today over QLD mass shooting; Airline execs to help baggage handlers amid shortages; And Aussie cricket star takes to Comm Games field despite Covid

Man to front court today over QLD mass shooting; Airline execs to help baggage handlers amid shortages; And Aussie cricket star takes to Comm Games field despite Covid See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 07