Don’t Hang Around After a Snake Bite

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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

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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

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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...]

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...]

More Arrests

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Police have seized illicit drugs and a number of vehicles on the second day of a major protracted operation targeting the production and trafficking of methlyamphetamine (Ice) in South West Queensland. Officers from across Queensland with the assistance from the State Drug Squad and Brisbane … [Read more...]

Expect No Let Up

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With a significant number of people arrested this week as Police moved forward on a two-year long investigation, Operation Oscar Kohl, they believe they have smashed major drug trafficking in the South West and they say they won’t be stopping. The warning from law enforcement today is clear-There … [Read more...]

Power Companies surge support for SES

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State Emergency Services (SES) volunteers around the state will be better equipped to assist the community with Energy Queensland (Energex and Ergon) and Powerlink today announcing they will extend a partnership with the Queensland SES for another 12 months through the Energizing Qld SES Equipment … [Read more...]

Gun Laws Tightened

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Gun laws in Queensland have been strengthened after a disallowance motion brought by the Katter’s Australian Party to halt the Weapons Legislation (Lever Action Shotguns) Amendment Regulation 2017 was voted down in State Parliament. Lever action shotguns with a magazine capacity of up to five … [Read more...]