Strangers’ water generosity saves turtles from drought

Strangers’ water generosity saves turtles from drought

The kindness of strangers has been a lifeline for a group of turtles stuck in a...

Pechey fire destroys national park, closes in on Esk homes

Pechey fire destroys national park, closes in on Esk homes

A fire that started in Pechey a week ago has blazed a path of destruction across 20...

Multimillion-dollar upgrade complete for Lockyer age care

Multimillion-dollar upgrade complete for Lockyer age care

Aged care residents are set to benefit from a multimillion-dollar refurbishment at...


ALERTS: Redbank Creek issued prepare to leave message

ALERTS: Redbank Creek issued prepare to leave message

A fire is moving towards the Deongwar State Forest and Redbank Creek areas, threatening the Esk townshipo.

Confusion heightens as water levels continue to decline

Confusion heightens as water levels continue to decline

Somerset Regional Council have expressed their disappointment, following confusion as to when Western Corridor Recycled Water sites will be brought back online.

Queensland council's brutal new roadside memorial laws

premium_icon Queensland council's brutal new roadside memorial laws

A southeast Queensland council set to upset families with tough, new roadside memorial legislation.

IN COURT: Full list of 43 people in Gatton court today

premium_icon IN COURT: Full list of 43 people in Gatton court today

Every week the Gatton Star publishes a full list of those due in court.

Hospital self-evacuates as fire threat nears

Hospital self-evacuates as fire threat nears

Esk Hospital has made the decision to “self-evacuate” patients as fierce bushfires continue to burn nearby. STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST ALERTS AND WARNINGS HERE


Water donations a lifeline for struggling farmers

Water donations a lifeline for struggling farmers

Struggling cattle farmers have been given a lifeline, with a group delivering water to those in desperate need

Dairy farm the cream of the crop for milk quality

Dairy farm the cream of the crop for milk quality

A team effort has earned a Lockyer Valley farm industry recognition for it’s top quality work

More than 300 charges following drug, theft operations

More than 300 charges following drug, theft operations

They may be small, but a Lockyer Valley crime fighting team is punching well above their weight

ESK: Esk residents return home after scary night

ESK: Esk residents return home after scary night

Esk-Hampton Road still remains closed, but other residents allowed to return home after scary night.

Lightning strikes behind five bushfires

Lightning strikes behind five bushfires

Lightning strikes are believed to have been the cause of at least five bushfires burning across the state, including one that forced an evacuation.

Man found with 5kg of cannabis claimed he was making cakes

premium_icon Man found with 5kg of cannabis claimed he was making cakes

He said he got oil from the cannabis which he used to make cakes.

The driving force for a safer Pacific Highway

premium_icon The driving force for a safer Pacific Highway

First NSW Coroner led 1990 inquest into Cowper crash

UPDATE: Crews gain upper hand on multiple fires

UPDATE: Crews gain upper hand on multiple fires

After a week of dangerous conditions, crews finally have the upper hand on...

What to do if smoke from fires is making you unwell

What to do if smoke from fires is making you unwell

Information on staying healthy in midst of smoke

'Hero' nurse first on scene at pedestrian, vehicle accident

premium_icon 'Hero' nurse first on scene at pedestrian, vehicle accident

Paramedics are en route to reports of a vehicle and pedestrian incident

AS IT HAPPENED: Pechey fire flares up and helicopter crashes

premium_icon AS IT HAPPENED: Pechey fire flares up and helicopter crashes

Evacuation centre established as residents told not to return

Sport

Social media uproar over controversial sporting moment

Social media uproar over controversial sporting moment

Queensland secures a memorable victory amid umpiring controversy.

‘Absolute rubbish’: Code War ends in farce

‘Absolute rubbish’: Code War ends in farce

'Let’s just get some judges that can score'

WATCH: Meet Dexter, the dog that can ski

WATCH: Meet Dexter, the dog that can ski

“He’s a bit of a show-off. He loves it when the boat turns around.”

National Sport

    CQ firm seals $300 million mining deal

    premium_icon CQ firm seals $300 million mining deal

    The contract will secure jobs for more than 350 employees and will have flow-on...

    Are these Queensland’s 10 sh-ttest towns?

    premium_icon Are these Queensland’s 10 sh-ttest towns?

    WARNING: This list will either greatly amuse or offend residents

    'So yummy!' Aldi’s $4 dupe of a famous Aussie ice cream

    'So yummy!' Aldi’s $4 dupe of a famous Aussie ice cream

    Aldi’s $4 dupe of a classic ice cream sends shoppers into a spin.

    Woman denied mechanic job over 'menstrual cycle' worries

    premium_icon Woman denied mechanic job over 'menstrual cycle' worries

    “My husband and I went to get the car fixed and the guy kept talking to my...

    How waving your hand can make life better for truckies

    How waving your hand can make life better for truckies

    Doug Kirby's Wave At A Truckie campaign revs up Australia.

    IN PHOTOS: Suburban nightmare as hail-nado rains terror

    premium_icon IN PHOTOS: Suburban nightmare as hail-nado rains terror

    PHOTO GALLERY: Severe storm tears through region

    Business News

      Brisbane fitness giant closes five stores as debts hit $1m

      premium_icon Brisbane fitness giant closes five stores as debts hit $1m

      A major player in Queensland has cut staff and closed stores

      Astonishing price for iconic Byron pub

      premium_icon Astonishing price for iconic Byron pub

      An astonishing price has been agreed for the famous Beach Hotel

      Mecca addresses allegations of staff abuse

      premium_icon Mecca addresses allegations of staff abuse

      Mecca to investigate mass complaints of staff mistreatment

      Lifestyle

      Entertainment

      Lesson royal family refuses to learn

      Lesson royal family refuses to learn

      The royals must give up this particularly bad habit.

      Qantas turns tables on will.i.am

      Qantas turns tables on will.i.am

      Qantas has hit back at Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am

      ‘Imagine if a man had done this?’

      ‘Imagine if a man had done this?’

      Viewers slam reality show judge’s ‘sexually inappropriate’ antics

      Tax office chases The Block’s landscape master

      premium_icon Tax office chases The Block’s landscape master

      Tax man targeting Australia’s favourite landscaper

      Real Estate

      How to find the perfect property location

      How to find the perfect property location

      The local barista could be vital when listing your home.

      Hong Kong buyers turn to Australian coasts after protests

      Hong Kong buyers turn to Australian coasts after protests

      Hong Kong buyers turn to coastal property following protests

      Official cash rate stays at 0.75 per cent as RBA holds firm

      Official cash rate stays at 0.75 per cent as RBA holds firm

      The official cash rate stays at 0.75 per cent as RBA holds firm.

      This house comes with a $50k fridge

      This house comes with a $50k fridge

      Couple sells a home that has a $50k fridge.

      Rental vacancy data reveals how our region is travelling

      Rental vacancy data reveals how our region is travelling

      Rental vacancies tighten across much of Queensland says REIQ.

      Ready to SELL your property?

      Post Your Ad

      Jobs

      $269,800 Aussie job nobody wants

      $269,800 Aussie job nobody wants

      But there’s a surprising reason why they just can’t be filled.

      Microsoft’s 4-day working week stuns

      Microsoft’s 4-day working week stuns

      Microsoft boosts sales, productivity with 4-day working week

      Why ‘Jamie’ is going to steal your job

      Why ‘Jamie’ is going to steal your job

      These are 20 of the most important attributes needed to succeed

      Is this Australia’s most unique job?

      Is this Australia’s most unique job?

      "You get into a rhythm and I’m used to it, I’ve done it for so long"

      Boss unleashes on ‘pathetic’ workers

      Boss unleashes on ‘pathetic’ workers

      Aussies turning their backs on $17,000-a-week tradie jobs, boss claims

      Need a NEW employee?

      Post Your Ad

      Motoring

      Sleek and sexy hatch which justifies higher price tag

      premium_icon Sleek and sexy hatch which justifies higher price tag

      All-new hatch has impressive safety credentials and sexy exterior.

      Nissan fire fears as 450k vehicles recalled

      Nissan fire fears as 450k vehicles recalled

      Nissan has recalled 450k vehicles worldwide over fire fears.

      Better your odds at passing P-plate test

      premium_icon Better your odds at passing P-plate test

      It’s important learner drivers know the foundations of the road rules.

      New technology with good old fashion muscle

      premium_icon New technology with good old fashion muscle

      Five things we learned about the 2020 model Kia Stinger with V6 power.

      Insane $7m supercar’s outrageous stat

      Insane $7m supercar’s outrageous stat

      New Aspark Owl is the world’s most powerful electric car

      Looking to SELL your car?

      Post Your Ad