Regional News

Fri 17 Jan 2020

Acland applies to disturb priority ag land for expansion

premium_icon Acland applies to disturb priority ag land for expansion

LOCK The Gate Alliance has accused New Acland mine's owner of allowing “highly productive agricultural land” on the Darling Downs to degrade so it can be mined.

New animals welcomed at Darling Downs Zoo

premium_icon New animals welcomed at Darling Downs Zoo

THE Darling Downs Zoo has welcomed two new maned wolves into its family of animals.

Hanson to campaign against 2032 Olympics bid

premium_icon Hanson to campaign against 2032 Olympics bid

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson believes regional Queenslanders don’t want the 2032 Olympics and will use the bid as a tool to win votes at the next election.

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Why network is appealing Wagner  case

premium_icon Why network is appealing Wagner case

Channel 9 and a newspaper journalist are appealing an order to pay the Wagner brothers huge damages over a 60 Minutes episode found to have defamed them.

‘I’m happy, strong and fit’: How woman lost over 20kg

premium_icon ‘I’m happy, strong and fit’: How woman lost over 20kg

TRANSFORMATION: How South Burnett woman shed weight while gaining confidence with personal trainer’s help.

Brawling brothers banned from bars

premium_icon Brawling brothers banned from bars

Two young men paid the price for their involvement in a nightclub fight when they faced the magistrate.

'It's criminal': Advocate slams NDIS deaths in Darling Downs

premium_icon 'It's criminal': Advocate slams NDIS deaths in Darling Downs

DARLING Downs residents have died waiting to join the National Disability Insurance Scheme, according to a Toowoomba disability advocate.

COLD CASE: $50K reward still stands for Westlander tragedy

premium_icon COLD CASE: $50K reward still stands for Westlander tragedy

Over three decades on, the reward for information about a tragic mystery on the train tracks is still open.

Men give unbelievable reason for trespassing on Lockyer land

premium_icon Men give unbelievable reason for trespassing on Lockyer land

Christine Watson wasn’t expecting guests at her semi-rural home. But the excuse the unwanted visitors gave her had Christine reaching for the phone.

Residents gather for touching tribute after teen's death

premium_icon Residents gather for touching tribute after teen's death

HUNDREDS of balloons dotted the sky in Highfields on Tuesday, as residents paid tribute to Mac Allen. Another event is to be held in his honour this weekend.

Queensland’s 20 most popular uni courses

premium_icon Queensland’s 20 most popular uni courses

The top 20 Queensland university courses have been revealed with two of the state’s rival institutions fighting it out for the most popular degree. SEE THE FULL...

Fireys’ big wait for ‘thousands’ of crucial masks

premium_icon Fireys’ big wait for ‘thousands’ of crucial masks

Just 200 high-quality respiratory masks have been issued to the state’s firefighters despite the Government promising to “move quickly” and hand out “thousands” ...

Why you should only buy Australian-made products

premium_icon Why you should only buy Australian-made products

"I WONDER if they teach today’s children about all the wonderful inventions this little nation has delivered to the world."

Heartbreaking end to 93-year-old’s second chance at love

premium_icon Heartbreaking end to 93-year-old’s second chance at love

A single, steamy cup of tea kept this caravanner in Warwick far longer than he’d planned.

Drought blamed for ‘horrendous’ rise in animal cruelty

premium_icon Drought blamed for ‘horrendous’ rise in animal cruelty

DAYS FROM DEATH: RSPCA called to over 80 properties in Warwick where animals are found abandoned, malnourished, emaciated.

Vegetable prices expected to rise by up to 50 per cent

premium_icon Vegetable prices expected to rise by up to 50 per cent

One of the Lockyer Valley’s biggest vegetable producers is just one of many that has significantly cut back production because of the unforgiving drought.

Wed 15 Jan 2020

Teen meets rescuers after losing leg in farming accident

premium_icon Teen meets rescuers after losing leg in farming accident

PHOTOS: A YOUNG Toowoomba man has been reunited with the team of first responders who saved his life after a farming accident last May.

Full list of OP cut-offs for every Qld uni course revealed

premium_icon Full list of OP cut-offs for every Qld uni course revealed

Thousands of Queensland school leavers’ dreams have been realised, with university offers released today. Did you make it in? SEE THE FULL LIST OF OP CUT-OFFS

Animal rights group’s shock at horse deaths

premium_icon Animal rights group’s shock at horse deaths

Animal Liberation Queensland has said the incident involving 22 dead horses is one of the worst they’ve seen.

Single dad left ‘shocked’ by roadside drug test results

premium_icon Single dad left ‘shocked’ by roadside drug test results

A magistrate has warned a father-of-four not to trust his drug dealer after a shocking discovery.

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