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Kevin Rudd's godson allegedly punched for supporting SSM

FORMER prime minister Kevin Rudd claims his godson has been punched in the face while standing up for marriage equality.

With the Turnbull Government's controversial plebiscite on the issue generating heated debate from both sides of the issue, Mr Rudd says his godson's experience highlights one of he main arguments the "yes" campaign made for not having a public vote.

Those calling for the Government to simply amend current laws rather than go through the cost and potentially damaging public vote have long argued that comments and actions from the "no" campaign had the potential to be damaging to members of the LGBTIQ community.

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'This is not normal': Weather warning as temperatures soar

HEATING UP: The Gladstone region can expect record-breaking temperatures this summer.

Record-breaking temps expected across the region.

New ideas flow in for Agnes Water surf club

NO MORE: The Agnes Water Surf Lifesaving Club used to be open to guests but other options are now being considered.

Debt wiped as club looks to the future.

What the new pipeline over the railway line is for

SOMETHING DIFFERENT: The new water main going over the train line that is part of work being done by the Gladstone Area Water Board.

Water security boosted with new pipeline

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