Regional News

Wed 15 Jul 2020

71-year-old man accused of ‘clubbing' his wife asks for bail

premium_icon 71-year-old man accused of ‘clubbing' his wife asks for bail

A man allegedly bashed his elderly wife with a wooden bat before leading Warwick police on a high-speed car chase.

Queensland beef wins ‘best steak in Australia’

premium_icon Queensland beef wins ‘best steak in Australia’

A Darling Downs wagyu has claimed the title of Australia’s best steak in the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show.

Drunk driver refuses RBT, fears catching virus

premium_icon Drunk driver refuses RBT, fears catching virus

A Lockyer man refused to co-operate with police after he was pulled over for a random breath test.

Qld Labor MPs silent over New Acland expansion

premium_icon Qld Labor MPs silent over New Acland expansion

WHEN asked by The Chronicle, no Queensland state Labor MP has come out explicitly in support of the New Acland Coal Mine expansion.

Here’s reason behind Julian Assange signs popping up in city

premium_icon Here’s reason behind Julian Assange signs popping up in city

The man behind the signs is on a mission to open the conversation on Julian Assange and press freedom.

Mum on ‘last leg’ after six drug driving convictions

premium_icon Mum on ‘last leg’ after six drug driving convictions

INSTEAD of a harsh jail sentence, the court extended help to the woman in her fight to beat drug addiction.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Police release details on boy, 8, killed in motorbike crash

premium_icon Police release details on boy, 8, killed in motorbike crash

Police have released details about the tragic death of an eight-year-old boy near Kingaroy.

Toowoomba mum’s $850,000 lotto win

premium_icon Toowoomba mum’s $850,000 lotto win

A mum is $856,213.56 richer after taking out a major win in Saturday’s Gold Lotto draw. Here’s what she’s going to do with all the extra cash.

Fears for ‘safety’ of student bus stop at Plainland

premium_icon Fears for ‘safety’ of student bus stop at Plainland

A dirt patch, where cars whiz pass young students, has been deemed ‘safe’ by the transport department.

Baked treats and groceries: How fraudster used man’s paywave

premium_icon Baked treats and groceries: How fraudster used man’s paywave

A man lost his bank card at a Gatton hotel and discovered someone had found it and pocketed it.

The traffic offence to cop new $500 fine

premium_icon The traffic offence to cop new $500 fine

Cameras could soon be used to catch drivers committing certain offences on Queensland roads under tough new laws.

Man in car chase charged with 13 ‘serious’ DV offences

premium_icon Man in car chase charged with 13 ‘serious’ DV offences

The 71yo allegedly bashed a 68yo woman with a bat before being pursued by police across the Southern Downs.

Albo’s gag order on Queensland mine

premium_icon Albo’s gag order on Queensland mine

Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has tried to silence his team from discussing a controversial coal mine expansion in Queensland.

Man’s mad dash to avoid cop search in Gatton CBD

premium_icon Man’s mad dash to avoid cop search in Gatton CBD

A man found himself in handcuffs after he ran away from police when they tried to search him.

New water allocations to fuel ‘hundreds’ of jobs

premium_icon New water allocations to fuel ‘hundreds’ of jobs

HUNDREDS of megalitres of water are to be made available for new and expanded farms and businesses to create jobs around the region.

We aren't all Victorians now, we are Queenslanders

premium_icon We aren't all Victorians now, we are Queenslanders

The Prime Minister was wrong when he said "we are all Victorians now".

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Dozens charged after police raid cannabis farm

premium_icon Dozens charged after police raid cannabis farm

TIP-OFFS from the public made this local drug operation a success.

Police still on the hunt for Mungindi face stabber

premium_icon Police still on the hunt for Mungindi face stabber

Detectives are trying to locate a man who stabbed a stockman in the face during a vicious outback attack.

Tragic events have stuck to this cop for a very good reason

premium_icon Tragic events have stuck to this cop for a very good reason

Most cops will go on and specialise, but for 35 years, Brad Smart stuck to general duties – for a very good reason.

Ambulances rush to Lockyer Valley multi-vehicle rollover

premium_icon Ambulances rush to Lockyer Valley multi-vehicle rollover

Paramedics are assessing patients at the scene of a horror crash.

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