Regional News

Sun 17 Feb 2019

WE NEED IT: Mayor calls for rail link to be prioritised

WE NEED IT: Mayor calls for rail link to be prioritised

Lockyer Valley Regional Council Mayor Tanya Milligan called for a proposed passenger rail link for the region to be fast tracked

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Alleged shovel attack leaves man in critical condition

Alleged shovel attack leaves man in critical condition

Police are investigating after two men were hospitalised following an alleged wounding last night.

School writes to parents warning of suspect vehicle

School writes to parents warning of suspect vehicle

POLICE are investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle near a Darling Downs school which prompted a letter being sent home to parents this week.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Water bombs target massive border bushfire

Water bombs target massive border bushfire

RURAL Fire Service crews will continue monitoring a large, out-of-control bushfire which has decimated more than 19,100 hectares near the Queensland-NSW border.

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.

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.

Police release CCTV in hopes of tracking armed robber

Police release CCTV in hopes of tracking armed robber

POLICE have renewed their appeal to the public to help solve a frightening armed robbery that occurred nearly four years ago.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

PHOTOS: Blaze reignites at fire-savaged property

PHOTOS: Blaze reignites at fire-savaged property

Just when fire crews thought their work was done, they were called back to the scene.

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.

Thu 31 Jan 2019

Police warn travelling con artists could come to the area

Police warn travelling con artists could come to the area

POLICE are on the lookout for alleged foreign scammers who could be travelling through the area offering their services door to door.

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.

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