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BRRR: Clear, cool weather and showers on the way
THE weather may be clear with the end of winter close, but don't put away your jumpers and gumboots yet. The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting cooler temperatures and more showers this week. It comes after 34mm of rain fell over Bundaberg during the...

Three stabbed in fight after rugby league match in Sydney's north-west
Three men have been taken to hospital following a stabbing at a sports ground in north-western Sydney on Sunday. Emergency services were called to Old Saleyards Reserve on Gladstone Street, North Parramatta, after reports of an assault just after...

Canberra residents stranded in Victoria due to coronavirus restrictions may get police escort home
Nearly 100 Canberrans are stranded in Victoria waiting to return to the ACT, after being prevented from crossing the border by New South Wales police. Many were surprised to learn on Friday they would not be allowed to drive through NSW to the ACT,...

Victoria invests in mental health at home
The Victorian government is investing $60 million to keep people suffering acute mental illness at home and away from the stress of emergency departments during the pandemic. There has been a 33 per cent increase in hospital presentations for self-harm...

50th Gem Show

This year – 2017 - we will be holding our 50th Gem Show so come along on Saturday 26th August. Opening time will be 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Hemmant Community Hall, Hemmant-Tingalpa Rd, Hemmant. Traders and tailgaters will be displaying precious and semi-precious gemstones. Opals, crystal, fossils minerals, jewellery, beads and findings, lapidary supplies, tools, equipment and handicraft. Club members will be showcasing their talent with a display of handmade jewellery, cabochons and collections. Our club table will be covered with homemade jams, pickle and delicious cakes. Refreshment are available at our Soft Rock Cafe. Buy a ticket in the raffle of beautiful jewellery made by our members. Something for everyone – all tastes, all ages, all budgets, Admission $4 Pensioners, $3. Under 12 free.