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SES Volunteers Eligible For Compensation

Image Credit: images/Firefighters-CC0-Creative-Commons The Palaszczuk Government has confirmed Queensland SES volunteers will also be eligible for compensation along with volunteer firefighters battling this extraordinary fire season. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk wrote to the Prime Minister last month requesting compensation for Queensland firefighters after he announced a compensation scheme for New South Wales volunteer firefighters. The...

Emergency Department Numbers Peak Over Holidays

Credit: images/Bundaberg_Hospital_Image_Supplied.png More than 3,600 patients made their way through Wide Bay emergency departments over the peak holiday period. Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service data shows between...

Missing Girl, Tinana

Police are seeking public assistance to help locate a 15-year-old girl missing from Tinana. The girl (pictured) left a house in Tinana Friday night (January 3)...

Queensland Records Lowest Road Fatalities

Queensland has recorded its lowest number of fatalities on its roads in more than six decades. Preliminary figures show there were 28 fewer deaths in 2019...

Police End Marathon Siege

A marathon 12- hour siege has ended in Maryborough. Police revoked a Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) at 2:30pm on Friday after police resolved the matter...

Missing Man, Tin Can Bay

Police are seeking public assistance to help locate a 51-year-old man reported missing from Tin Can Bay since Friday morning. Jody Mcdonald-Spurdle (pictured below) was last...