Regional News

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Where to find state's best garage sale bargains

Where to find state's best garage sale bargains

Fancy a Faberge egg or a signed guitar by Bono? Here’s where you can find the best bargains in Queensland at this year’s Garage Sale Trail.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Rolling coverage: School closed, warnings for Glen Rock fire

Rolling coverage: School closed, warnings for Glen Rock fire

RESIDENTS in Grandchester and Laidley have been warned to stay alert with crews monitoring the area for fires.

Crews to return to two Lockyer fire sites this morning

Crews to return to two Lockyer fire sites this morning

One house burnt down and more than 30 fire crews battled to save several others.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Four fires have broken out in Laidley township

Four fires have broken out in Laidley township

The Rural Fire Service has issued four Information-level notices for vegetation fires.

Fears of 'mass exodus' from drought-hit Qld

Fears of 'mass exodus' from drought-hit Qld

Small business leaders fear if rain doesn’t come by Christmas, drought-ravaged communities in south west Queensland will be pushed beyond the “tipping point”.

Fire crews continue to battle blaze as smoke blankets Valley

Fire crews continue to battle blaze as smoke blankets Valley

SMOKE haze from the bushfire at Lefthand Branch is blanketing parts of the region, including Gatton.

Mon 7 Oct 2019

PREPARE TO LEAVE: Lefthand Branch fire threatens properties

PREPARE TO LEAVE: Lefthand Branch fire threatens properties

Firefighters are battling a bushfire burning in the Lockyer Valley, and warn conditions could deteriorate

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Easy habit change to save your life: 20 minutes, once a year

Easy habit change to save your life: 20 minutes, once a year

Most patients of all ages should see their doctor at least once a year for this common type of cancer

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Women weep as they are confronted by death 'industry'

Women weep as they are confronted by death 'industry'

IN darkened cinemas across Australia, the grief is palpable.

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Bush fire in state forest expected to burn for days

Bush fire in state forest expected to burn for days

A fire has broken out in a Lockyer Valley state forest, and authorities warn it won't be over any time soon

Tue 24 Sep 2019

FIRE BLAZES ON: Rosenthal Heights fire still burning

FIRE BLAZES ON: Rosenthal Heights fire still burning

SMOKE haze is expected for some time to come.

Fears for missing man last sighted at Carnival of Flowers

Fears for missing man last sighted at Carnival of Flowers

Trevor Wilson disappeared from his Mount Tamborine home on Saturday. He has had no contact with his family, but was sighted at the Carnival of Flowers.

Thu 19 Sep 2019

How to access Carnival of Flowers competition maps

How to access Carnival of Flowers competition maps

THE Chronicle Garden Competition gardens attract thousands of people during the Carnival of Flowers. Here is where you can access maps to all the gardens.

Wed 18 Sep 2019

The video Dolly’s parents want you to see

The video Dolly’s parents want you to see

A CHARITY set up by Dolly Everett’s parents has released an emotional anti-bullying video that raises awareness about the impact words can have.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about fire warning levels

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about fire warning levels

There are five different warning levels, providing instructions regarding what to do in the event of an emergency.

APPEAL: How you can help Stanthorpe fire victims

APPEAL: How you can help Stanthorpe fire victims

THE Southern Downs was hit by devastating fires and it will take months, or even years, for some to recover. Can you lend a hand?

Mon 9 Sep 2019

How to repay your home loan fast

How to repay your home loan fast

Follow these steps to take advantage of falling home loan interest rates and pay off your mortgage quicker, saving you thousands of dollars.

Weather watch: Fireys won't get wind reprieve

Weather watch: Fireys won't get wind reprieve

FIREFIGHTERS on the front line won't get any help from Mother Nature until tomorrow with strong wind gusts expected to continue throughout the day.

Sun 8 Sep 2019

BUSHFIRE WARNING: List of schools to be closed revealed

BUSHFIRE WARNING: List of schools to be closed revealed

Nine schools will be closed across Queensland, including several in the Southern Downs and Granite Belt, in light of the bushfires.

BOM: No rain in sight for bushfire-affected regions

BOM: No rain in sight for bushfire-affected regions

RESIDENTS in danger or affected by the bushfires raging across the Southern Downs will get no short-term relief from the sky this weekend, according to BOM.

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