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BUTCHER LOSES $10,000 OF MEAT IN PFAS SCARE

Bundaberg butcher Des Barritt and his family have spent all week preparing to destroy the work they love after tests revealed toxic chemicals in their water.

QUEENSLAND'S FACE RECOGNITION TECH SPARKS 'MASS SURVEILLANCE' WARNING

The Queensland Government won't say what future use it has in mind for facial recognition software which was put in place for the Commonwealth Games.

LIQUID FERTILISER CAUSES LESS NITROGEN RUN-OFF TO GREAT BARRIER REEF

A new study finds a liquid fertiliser blend using a common sugar industry by-product has benefits for both farmers and the environment.

'FIFO MAYOR' OF ARARAT GLENDA MCLEAN RESIGNS AMID INTENSE PUBLIC PRESSURE

A regional Victorian councillor has announced she will resign as Mayor after earlier proposing to continue in the role while working full-time in western Queensland.

RECYCLING CENTRE EMPLOYING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES FEARS FOR JOBS AMID IMPORT BAN

A Bundaberg recycling centre that employs 27 people with disabilities says jobs are on the line because it cannot find a buyer for its product, including 100 tonnes of soft plastic that is now headed for landfill.

SUGAR INDUSTRY URGED TO LOOK BEYOND BILLION-DOLLAR BIOFUELS PLATFORM

The Australian sugar cane industry is being told to look beyond biofuels due to the risk of future technologies wiping out demand.

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Rockhampton is a city in the Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia. The estimated urban population of Rockhampton in June 2015 was 80,665, making it the fourth largest city in the state outside of the cities of South East Queensland. and the twenty-second largest city in Australia. Rockhampton is one of the oldest cities in Queensland, and in Northern Australia. In 1853, Charles and William Archer discovered the Fitzroy River, which they named in honour of Sir Charles FitzRoy. The Archer brothers took up a run near Gracemere in 1855, and more settlers arrived soon after enticed by the fertile valleys. The town of Rockhampton was proclaimed in 1858, and surveyed by Arthur F Wood and Francis Clarke, the chosen street design closely resembled the Hoddle Grid in Melbourne and consisted of a grid of wide boulevards and laneways which was uncommon in Queensland. Within the year... View More Information at Wikipedia

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