Environment

Fri 21 Sep 2018

12-year-old shark attack victim identified, still critical

12-year-old shark attack victim identified, still critical

“We would like to thank everyone who has helped and cared for Hannah, including the police, emergency services and the hospital teams."

State Govt asked for disaster declaration at Woolooga

premium_icon State Govt asked for disaster declaration at Woolooga

Recovery work is in the planning stage as work on the ground cannot start until the fire threat has passed, and QFES release the area to council's Recovery crew

'It's the worst fire in my lifetime': Smerdon

premium_icon 'It's the worst fire in my lifetime': Smerdon

Councillor says struggling region 'wiped out' in 20 minutes, damage bill will be in millions.

'The extent of these bush fires is overwhelming...'

premium_icon 'The extent of these bush fires is overwhelming...'

"On behalf of our community I would like to sincerely thank the volunteer and emergency service crews who continue to fight bush fires in our region”

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

UPDATE: Fire crews are working to strengthen containment lines of a fire burning near Toogoolawah.

Big threat with second mining boom

Big threat with second mining boom

AUSTRALIA’S crippled mining industry is about to boom again, but experts say a culture that has led to dozens of deaths persists.

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