Search for missing diver suspended

A SEARCH and rescue operation to locate a scuba diver reported missing in waters off Mission Beach has been suspended.

Dive equipment and clothing believed to belong to a 54-year-old man was discovered during the course of the three day search.

The located items will be forensically examined and will form part of a report police will prepare for the Coroner.

Investigations are continuing.


CQ mining town’s only school principal leaves job

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An acting principal is currently filling the role while recruitment is under way.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Wisdom does not always come with age

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Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

Longreach council puts student hostel on the market

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The facility has been closed since 2015 due to low enrolment numbers.