Moranbah ABC News Feed

  1. 'I hold my head high': Teen drag queen's life in a country town

    On the main street of Clermont, where cattle farmers and miners do their shopping, you'll occasionally see a teenage drag queen going about his day.

  2. Adani plans to protect desert springs are worthless, water experts say

    Adani's proposed protections for some of the world's last unspoiled desert oases near its proposed coal mine in Queensland won't work at all and are "all about protecting Adani from prosecution", according to the authors of two reports.

  3. Premier promised not to fund Adani, but documents reveal it's still on table

    The Palaszczuk Government is still considering covering the estimated $100 million upfront cost of road access for Adani's Queensland mine, documents obtained under right to information laws show.

  4. Council denies conflict of interest despite Adani paying staff wages

    Isaac Regional Council insists there is nothing wrong with Adani paying more than $1 million in wages, housing and car costs for council staff members whose job is to scrutinise the company's projects.

  5. A month's rainfall in a day — south-east Queensland cleans up as rain eases

    After more than a day of heavy rain, the weather bureau cancels all severe weather warnings for south-east Queensland. Meanwhile, communities hit by cyclone-like conditions on Tuesday will receive government assistance.

  6. Eight people rescued as heavy rain hits Queensland

    Torrential rain causes flooding across south-east Queensland, prompting swift water rescues and warnings ahead of more heavy falls expected this weekend.

  7. Man rescued from floodwaters as rain causes chaos in Queensland

    Rescue teams pluck a man from floodwater at Maleny on the Sunshine Coast as heavy rain continues to fall along much of the state's coastline.

  8. Heavy rain and strong winds tear through Moranbah

    Heavy rain and strong winds tearing through the town of Moranbah, south-west of Mackay.
  9. Fence palings skewer home during wild storm in northern Queensland

    Yesterday's wild weather was so powerful at Moranbah that fence posts were sent hurtling though walls, and properties north to Cairns and west to Hughenden lost power, with more stormy weather on the way.

  10. Are you eligible for one of Adani's locals-only jobs?

    Indian mining giant Adani is promising to hire thousands of Townsville and Rockhampton residents to work on its massive Galilee Basin coal mine, but who exactly will qualify?