Regional News

Wed 13 Feb 2019

You could die waiting for aged care services

You could die waiting for aged care services

MARGARET Jolly fears her dad's days are getting longer and harder while he waits endlessly for My Aged Care help.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Bushfire in Girraween National Park destroys shed and car

Bushfire in Girraween National Park destroys shed and car

UPDATE: Firefighters say the blaze at Girraween National Park is likely to burn for days.

Councillor to give pay rise to local charity

Councillor to give pay rise to local charity

Cr Geoff McMullen does not feel it's appropriate he should receive a pay rise when others can not.

Water hole fatality causes council to assess safety

Water hole fatality causes council to assess safety

After the death of another person at Coomba Falls on the weekend, council has responded to the opinion of many that the waterhole should be off-limits.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Food to get you in the mood

Food to get you in the mood

If you're looking for something to get you in the mood, chilli could be the perfect solution.

Memories of a country preacher still going strong at 96

Memories of a country preacher still going strong at 96

AT 96, Father Arthur Fellows still has a strong voice, a strong mind and strong values and opinions.

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Police warn against vigilantism over suspicious vehicle

Police warn against vigilantism over suspicious vehicle

TOOWOOMBA Police have warned against residents taking matters into their own hands, in response to reports of a suspicious vehicle outside a shopping centre.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Woman charged with arson following house fire

Woman charged with arson following house fire

POLICE have charged a 24-year-old woman with arson after a house on the Darling Downs was destroyed by fire this morning.

Warning: Contaminated feta demands urgent recall

Warning: Contaminated feta demands urgent recall

Queensland Health have alerted the public of the recall of a popular feta cheese that may contain E.coli contamination.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Man taken to hospital after Warrego Highway crash

Man taken to hospital after Warrego Highway crash

A MAN in his 20s has been taken to hospital after an early morning incident near Grantham where a car crashed into the guard rail.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

'Shut up': Magistrate threatens to lock up back-chatter

'Shut up': Magistrate threatens to lock up back-chatter

A magistrate has threatened to jail a man and hold him in contempt after he continually back-chatted in court on Monday morning.

Living and loving the kinky life: Not just about great shoes

Living and loving the kinky life: Not just about great shoes

THIS musical coming to the Empire Theatre stage in March isn't just about a great pair of shoes.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

Regional towns where Aussies are making millions

Regional towns where Aussies are making millions

AN unlikely bunch of Aussie communities are racking it in as savvy homeowners, and Toowoomba is one of them.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Queensland town faces water shortage

Queensland town faces water shortage

A SOUTHERN Queensland local council has called for more funding to upgrade water infrastructure.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Family without a home after blaze tears through property

Family without a home after blaze tears through property

A FAMILY is without a home after their house was engulfed in flames on Monday morning.

Public water hole 'unsafe' for swimming

Public water hole 'unsafe' for swimming

SWIMMERS have been warned to avoid a Toowoomba-region swimming hole out of fears it could cause ear infections and stomach disorders.

Bomb threat to Toowoomba store prompts police response

Bomb threat to Toowoomba store prompts police response

BOMB threat to Toowoomba store prompts emergency services to conduct a sweep and search as a precaution.

Sun 27 Jan 2019

Police investigate why car crashed into Toowoomba house

Police investigate why car crashed into Toowoomba house

UPDATE: Police will question the driver of a car that drove into a house in Toowoomba to find out how it happened.

Fri 25 Jan 2019

QUIZ: Can you ace our Australia Day test?

QUIZ: Can you ace our Australia Day test?

TO celebrate all things Australia, The Chronicle has put together 31 questions to test your Aussie knowledge. How well do you rank in all things Australiana?

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Why you’ll never own a home

Why you’ll never own a home

A GROWING number of Aussies are convinced home ownership is now out of reach. But there’s more to the story than finances alone.

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