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Beef industry in dire straits - CQ cattle baron Graeme Acton

Story Published: 7 May 2013

SEVERE drought in Western Queensland and a serious oversupply of cattle have thrown the entire beef industry into dire...

Inner metro and mining areas richest

Story Published: 18 Jul 2012

PEOPLE in Central Queensland were among the top earners in the state, data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics...

'A slap in the face for Central Queensland': CFMEU

Story Published: 21 Feb 2013

THE CFMEU may be running a campaign called “Let’s Spread it Around”, but it is furious after jobs for two new Moranbah...

Coal hauler starts talks to sell stake in CQ rail network

Story Published: 14 May 2013

QUEENSLAND coal hauler Aurizon Holdings has started talks to sell a stake of up to $3.5 billion in its existing coal...

International mining giant refuses to hire locals for mine

Story Published: 18 Mar 2014

AN INTERNATIONAL mining giant is refusing to be drawn on whether it would relax job restrictions for two of its CQ mines...

BMA attacked for ‘ignoring’ region’s needs

Story Published: 23 May 2013

AFTER thousands demanded access to jobs offered by two Central Queensland mines, a powerful mining union has attacked BHP...

Close call as neighbour saves toddler from drowning

Story Published: 16 Oct 2013

THE parents of a two-year-old who nearly drowned after climbing through a broken pool fence at their apartment complex have...

Scullion promises 200 indigenous mining jobs for CQ

Story Published: 2 Jul 2014

INDIGENOUS Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has promised to get 200 indigenous central Queenslanders into jobs in the mining...

Full steam ahead for mining in CQ

Story Published: 30 Oct 2012

ALMOST $13 billion in coal projects are being built in Central Queensland.

Gillard Govt slammed by Coalition for delayed flood funds

Story Published: 12 Feb 2013

THE Coalition has criticised the Federal Government for delays in getting disaster recovery payments to areas of Central...

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