Roo population explodes as demand for meat declines

WESTERN Queensland graziers are fighting a kangaroo population explosion as the roo meat export market flounders and the number of shooters declines.

AgForce says kangaroo numbers have increased by 45% per year since 2011 due to improved seasonal conditions and the death of the $23 million Russian export market.


Structural damage a concern after fire in business hub

Premium Content Structural damage a concern after fire in business hub

A BUILDING sustained significant damage in the early-morning blaze.

Woman dies after being found with critical injuries

Premium Content Woman dies after being found with critical injuries

A FAMILY member found the woman injured in her North Coast home earlier this...

Crews battle fire at shopping complex

Premium Content Crews battle fire at shopping complex

Firefighters were called to reports of smoke coming from a building