Don’t Hang Around After a Snake Bite


The long held belief that about the importance of identifying the colour and type of snake following a bite has been overturned by new research conducted by the RFDS. The new study has the organization back flipping on its long-standing advice because it says recent advances in medication … [Read more...]

Beef producers embracing Best Management Practices


More than 2000 Queensland cattle producers managing more than 28 million hectares of land have now adopted the Grazing Best Management Practices (BMP) program to boost their budget bottom line and showcase their environmental credential. That’s the latest count from AgForce. AgForce General … [Read more...]

Poles, Wires, & Green Schemes – That’s Why


The ACCC estimates that in 2016-17, Queenslanders will be paying the most for their electricity, followed by South Australians. That’s one of the key findings of the ACCC’s Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry preliminary report - And it’s not a shortage of generation, but rather huge amounts spent … [Read more...]

KAP Calls for Urgent Action on Crocodiles

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Member for Dalrymple Shane Knuth has joined with KAP State Leader Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter to call for urgent action from both sides of parliament to support the KAP Safer Waterways Bill. Mr Knuth says it is time Queenslanders can have the tools they need to reduce crocodile … [Read more...]

Townsville District Overall Crime Decreases


Townsville District Officer Chief Superintendent Kevin Guteridge today welcomed the release of the Queensland Police Service’s Statistical Review which demonstrated a reduction in sexual offences, liquor offences and traffic related offences across the district. The Statistical Review represents … [Read more...]

This Doing the Rounds – It’s a SCAM

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Police are warning community members to be wary of this scam e-mail doing the rounds this week. They say it’s been running red hot! Scores of people, Police say have received different versions of the email which alleges that the recipient has committed a traffic infringement. Phone calls … [Read more...]