Environment

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Whitsundays startled by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

Whitsundays startled by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

UPDATE: With a shudder and gentle jolt, Whitsundays residents were startled awake by a light 3.9 magnitude earthquake just before 3.30am this morning.

Waste water fee a Gympie gouge no other council charges

premium_icon Waste water fee a Gympie gouge no other council charges

Letter: They are claiming not to charge us, by charging the service people. Who are they kidding? Naturally it gets passed on to us.

New gold mine on Gympie's horizon?

premium_icon New gold mine on Gympie's horizon?

A mining company wants to take a closer look at what's hiding in the region's ground.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Chemical concerns cloud airport expansion

premium_icon Chemical concerns cloud airport expansion

Soil and water are being tested at the Sunshine Coast Airport expansion site to determine the extent of a chemical contamination caused by firefighting foam.

Incredible images of biggest great white shark on record

premium_icon Incredible images of biggest great white shark on record

AMAZING PHOTOS: Meet Deep Blue, the giant great white shark pictured feasting off Hawaii - the biggest great white seen in three decades.

'Heartbroken': Centre remembers friendly turtle Frankie

premium_icon 'Heartbroken': Centre remembers friendly turtle Frankie

QUOIN Island Turtle Rehabilitation Centre has said goodbye to its longest resident, Frankie.

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