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Water restrictions tighten as dam levels drop

Premium Content Water restrictions tighten as dam levels drop

A Central Queensland dam has dropped to a record low.

CQ dam’s $170m project completed ahead of schedule

Premium Content CQ dam’s $170m project completed ahead of schedule

The upgrade will ensure the dam can better withstand large flood events in the...

CQ towns increase water restrictions as dam levels drop

Premium Content CQ towns increase water restrictions as dam levels drop

Find out how the change will affect your water usage.

How car crash saved a CQ father’s life

Premium Content How car crash saved a CQ father’s life

The man drank 15 beers before getting behind the wheel.

Business booms in the Highlands as restrictions ease

Premium Content Business booms in the Highlands as restrictions ease

People head to the outdoors, businesses are bustling while others remain closed.

Small business lowers prices to support the community

Premium Content Small business lowers prices to support the community

‘We’ll keep battling along and help people get through this.’

Central West rain brings CQ rivers back to life

Premium Content Central West rain brings CQ rivers back to life

Rivers are flowing and dams are rising after heavy weekend falls.

Thunderstorms bring more than 75mm to the region

Thunderstorms bring more than 75mm to the region

Severe weather warnings have been issued for the Central Highlands.

Fairbairn Dam drops below 10 per cent capacity

Premium Content Fairbairn Dam drops below 10 per cent capacity

Despite the rain across much of the region, Emerald’s dam has reached an all-time...

WATCH: Illegal fishers in a pinch as vessel crushed

Premium Content WATCH: Illegal fishers in a pinch as vessel crushed

Covert surveillance busts open black market fisheries syndicate

Treasure trove beneath the water

Premium Content Treasure trove beneath the water

The Fairbairn Dam may be low, but there is more to uncover than mud and dirt.

Hot, dry and empty: Fairbairn hits record low

Premium Content Hot, dry and empty: Fairbairn hits record low

Water restrictions loom as Central Queenslands biggest dam hits an all time low.

Western CQ residents divided by change to water restrictions

Premium Content Western CQ residents divided by change to water restrictions

The decision follows recent rain pushing up Fairbairn Dam's supply.

Dam well on its way to lowest-ever level

Dam well on its way to lowest-ever level

Dam level predicted to continuing falling.

No relief despite drenching in the north

No relief despite drenching in the north

Central Queensland has missed out again.

Focus on the locals

Focus on the locals

Two Queensland pollies visited Emerald this week.

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

The CQ dam is predicted to reach the lowest record level mid 2019

Cotton planting begins in CQ, amid low water supply

Cotton planting begins in CQ, amid low water supply

Fairbairn Dam is currently sitting at 20 per cent

Tourist spot vandalised

Tourist spot vandalised

Obscene graffiti at popular tourist spot deemed 'un-Australian'.

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