Regional News

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Teenager involved in serious speedway crash wakes up

premium_icon Teenager involved in serious speedway crash wakes up

The trauma to her head caused her to seizure and it took two-and-a-half hours to stabilise her enough to be air lifted from the track.

Kids hurt, killed after being declared safe

premium_icon Kids hurt, killed after being declared safe

A shocking number of Queensland children were harmed within a year of the Child Safety Department deciding they were safe — including many who died.

Celebrate Australia Day with Vegemite fried chicken

premium_icon Celebrate Australia Day with Vegemite fried chicken

THE best of two cultures combine for a flavour explosion this Saturday.

'Why we should NOT change the date of Australia Day'

premium_icon 'Why we should NOT change the date of Australia Day'

"And for the Greens’ Richard Di Natale and Adam Bandt, go celebrate whatever you celebrate on another day and leave the rest of us alone."

Impacts of pipeline to be explored in feasibility study

premium_icon Impacts of pipeline to be explored in feasibility study

The potential pipeline would link Warwick to water from Wivenhoe Dam via Toowoomba.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

premium_icon 98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

Multiple severe thunderstorms have formed in southeast Queensland and are heading east, with 98km/h gusts already recorded.

DAMAGING WINDS: Bureau issues severe storm warning

DAMAGING WINDS: Bureau issues severe storm warning

THE Bureau of Meteorology has warned of damaging winds as severe thunderstorms form in the Darling Downs.

BUNNINGS: Developer's request for $500k discount rejected

premium_icon BUNNINGS: Developer's request for $500k discount rejected

The developer behind the Plainland Bunnings Warehouse asked council for a discount of almost $500,000.

UPDATE: Child to be airlifted after near drowning

premium_icon UPDATE: Child to be airlifted after near drowning

A CHILD in critical condition is waiting to be airlifted from Stanthorpe Hospital after nearly drowning in a dam.

Woman's domestic abuse of 'ex' leads to jail term

premium_icon Woman's domestic abuse of 'ex' leads to jail term

SHE was prohibited from going to her ex-partner's home but she turned up, verbally abused him, threatened him and sprayed a "stinging" substance in his face.

Friends of the Hound: Photobook to combat racing shame

premium_icon Friends of the Hound: Photobook to combat racing shame

FOR years, they have been bred for racing, discarded and destroyed.

Social posts were the key to activist’s piglet theft guilt

premium_icon Social posts were the key to activist’s piglet theft guilt

Animal activist Brianna Lee Thauer's social media posts provided proof of the theft of six piglets from a southeast Queensland piggery, a court has heard.

Judicial chaos: Offenders charged while leaving court

premium_icon Judicial chaos: Offenders charged while leaving court

They had just left court after facing various charges, but these people found themselves with another ticket, which could have been avoided.

Supermarket giant announces shock exit

premium_icon Supermarket giant announces shock exit

Major international supermarket Kaufland was preparing for a large presence in Australia but is now leaving the country.

USQ researchers discover planet 'that could float on water'

premium_icon USQ researchers discover planet 'that could float on water'

USQ researchers have discovered a new world, which like Saturn, is less dense than water and if placed in an ocean large enough would float.

Where to find cheapest doctors

premium_icon Where to find cheapest doctors

Queenslanders are paying more than ever to see a GP. Find out where the cheapest and most expensive areas are in the state to get sick.

Dad punches 15-y-o daughter’s adult boyfriend

premium_icon Dad punches 15-y-o daughter’s adult boyfriend

Pushed to breaking point by his 15-year-old daughter’s older boyfriend, this father snapped.

‘I don’t consent to being here’: Woman’s absurd outburst

premium_icon ‘I don’t consent to being here’: Woman’s absurd outburst

A LAIDLEY woman has refused to properly identify herself or plead guilty or not guilty in court, saying she was a “traveller”.

Conservationist remembered as a ‘gentle, loving’ man

premium_icon Conservationist remembered as a ‘gentle, loving’ man

A CELEBRATION of the life and contributions of Toowoomba field naturalist and conservationist Dr Neil McKilligan will be held in March.

Woman 'court' out with knuckledusters on her handbag

premium_icon Woman 'court' out with knuckledusters on her handbag

SHE said she bought the knuckledusters online on wish.com and had been hanging them from her handbag ever since.

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