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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...

Beef, Central Queensland, Drought

Seeney: Labor fight against 100% FIFO is a union crusade

Story Published: 30 Oct 2014

THE Labor Party’s commitment to end 100% fly-in, fly-out practices shows it is at the CFMEU’s beck and call, Deputy Premier...

100% Fifo, Central Queensland, Editors Picks, Jeff Seeney

Happy pigs make tastier ham

Story Published: 23 Dec 2014

HAPPY pigs make tastier ham and, as the saying goes, these Baralaba oinkers are happy as pigs in mud.

Central Queensland, Farmers, Hams, Pigs

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...

Central Queensland, Income, Wages

CQ outperforms state in building and construction

Story Published: 23 Feb 2013

THINGS are looking up for the Central Queensland building and construction industry, after a mix of pressures and successes...

Building, Central Queensland, Construction, Master Builders

CQ residents grin and bear ills, new health figures show

Story Published: 21 Jun 2013

CENTRAL Queensland residents are less likely to seek treatment from a medical specialist than any other rural populated...

Central Queensland, Health, Medicare

Two-piece bid for mine cash

Story Published: 28 Sep 2012

IF THE idea of 100 bikini-clad girls partying on a tropical island sounds like your idea of a good time, then Bikini Island...

Bikini Island, Central Queensland, One World Music Film And Tv

Councils push mining companies to pay for road damage

Story Published: 22 Oct 2013

CENTRAL Queensland councils are pushing for new regulations to force mining and coal seam gas companies to pay for road...

Central Queensland, Councils, Csg, Lga, Mining

Couple vows to have and to haunt at Halloween wedding

Story Published: 29 Nov 2013

HALLOWEEN conjures imagery of supernatural themes for most of us, but for this central Queensland couple, it marked the...

Central Queensland, Editors Picks, Halloween, Milestone, Wedding

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...

Aurizon, Central Queensland, Coal, Mining, Resources

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