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Australia Search underway for 'bush boy' Trent Grose in outback Queensland after abandoned car found

06:20  01 december  2019
06:20  01 december  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

Desperate searches launched for men missing in Queensland outback

  Desperate searches launched for men missing in Queensland outback Police fear the men, travelling separately hundreds of kilometres apart, are lost in the outback amid temperatures topping 40 degrees in some places.Trent Grose, 25, and Matthew Ashcroft, 34, are both feared missing hundreds of kilometres apart in harsh, remote country east of Mount Isa.

Separate searches are underway for two men missing in outback Queensland as temperatures soar close to 40 degrees. Trent Grose , 25, and Matthew Police described a similarly dire situation for Mr Grose after a station owner found a 4WD he was believed to have been driving abandoned on an

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a close up of a man wearing a hat and glasses: Karen Grose says she just wants her son Trent found alive. (Supplied: Karen Grose)© Provided by ABC News Karen Grose says she just wants her son Trent found alive. (Supplied: Karen Grose)

A distraught mother has appealed for help to find her 25-year-old son who is missing in remote country in north-west Queensland.

Trent Grose was last seen two weeks ago when he borrowed a four-wheel drive from friends.

It was found abandoned on Wednesday with a flat battery in an isolated part of a rural property out of Richmond, about 500km south-west of Townsville.

'I love you, mum': The heartbreaking last words mother heard from her son, 25, before he was found dead on a remote Outback road 17km from his broken down 4WD

  'I love you, mum': The heartbreaking last words mother heard from her son, 25, before he was found dead on a remote Outback road 17km from his broken down 4WD Trent Grose, from Broken Hill in rural New South Wales, was on Sunday found dead under a tree near Maxwelton, far north Queensland.Trent Grose, from Broken Hill in rural New South Wales, was on Sunday found dead under a tree near Maxwelton in far north Queensland.

Desperate searches launched for men missing in Queensland outback : Dementia patient found after spending lonely © Queensland Police Service Trent Grose (left) and Matthew Separate searches are underway for two men missing in outback Queensland as temperatures soar close to 40 degrees.

A search is underway for a missing sailor whose boat was found abandoned in the Merrimack River near Newburyport this morning, the Coast Guard A dog believed to be Decker’s was found earlier by the marina, around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Decker’s cellphone was also found on the vessel, said Coast

A land and air search is underway for the rural worker.

Karen Grose said she was frantic as her son normally called her every few days despite his work in remote areas.

"My phone is actually blowing up with messages and calls [about the search]," she said.

"People up there are just wonderful.

"I just want him found; I want him alive."

She said her son was a "bush boy" who did all sort of jobs in the outback.

"He had been working up in that Richmond area on a lot of the stations and he had recently been driving graders," she said.

"He had just quit his job on Wondoola [station, 480km north-east of Mount Isa] and he was going up to Toowoomba for a job interview and he was going to stay with a lass he knows there.

"He's worked in that heat for many years.

"I'm beyond frantic — I'm actually getting a bit numb," she said.

'Buy from the bush': the social media initiative helping rural shops stay open .
‘Buy from the bush’ founder Grace Brennan says she came up with the social media campaign after feeling “helpless” as she watched her farmer husband battle with drought. “I watched his reality each day and couldn’t do much about that," she told Sky News host Peta Credlin.“I also had this strong feeling that I didn’t want my local town of Warren to suffer, and I thought that maybe this was a good idea.”'Buy from the bush' now boasts nearly 120,000 followers, all looking to buy wares made and sold in regional communities facing drought.

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