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Tue 18 Feb 2020

TIME TO BUY: 39 businesses for sale in the southwest

premium_icon TIME TO BUY: 39 businesses for sale in the southwest

Fancy yourself as a future business owner? Check out this selection of shops, motels, pubs and more available in the southwest.

IN PICTURES: Dust storm hits Bollon, thunderstorms on radar

premium_icon IN PICTURES: Dust storm hits Bollon, thunderstorms on radar

Meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology, Shane Kennedy said localised dust storms are always a risk when thunderstorms are on the radar.

Battle on the Balonne hoping to be bigger than ever before

Battle on the Balonne hoping to be bigger than ever before

While the river is now at nearly full capacity, Battle on the Balonne still needs locals to get on board to support the event.

$1 million investment to Murweh Shire

premium_icon $1 million investment to Murweh Shire

Many local community groups will benefit from the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Programme.

Police on the hunt for stolen cars in Roma

premium_icon Police on the hunt for stolen cars in Roma

All police units in Roma are searching for two stolen cars from Cunnamulla and Mitchell, that are believed to have arrived in town this morning.

OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

premium_icon OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

Nearly 60 per cent of Queensland schools have improved their proportion of students getting top OP results. SEE WHERE YOUR SCHOOL RANKED

When rain will return to the southeast

premium_icon When rain will return to the southeast

After a few days of sunshine and hot temperatures, storms and showers are set to return to southeast Queensland — and last for several days.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

premium_icon ‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

Ted Bullpitt must be spinning in his grave – but it is too late for him to tell the boss of General Motors: “You’re not taking the Kingswood!”

20 of Roma’s brawlers named and shamed

premium_icon 20 of Roma’s brawlers named and shamed

A night out on the town is always fun and games until someone gets hurt. Here’s a list of brawlers who appeared in Roma court after making a fool of themselves in the...

Beardmore Dam fills, water restrictions to ease in St George

premium_icon Beardmore Dam fills, water restrictions to ease in St George

“To see this coming has been a godsend, and we will make the most of it,” mayor Richard Marsh said as the Beardmore Dam continues to fill.

‘Irresponsible tenant’ turns abusive on homeowner

premium_icon ‘Irresponsible tenant’ turns abusive on homeowner

A Roma man has been charged after he became abusive towards his landlords, and other crimes that kept our police this weekend.

NAMED: 10 people to face Blackall Magistrates Court today

premium_icon NAMED: 10 people to face Blackall Magistrates Court today

10 people are due to face the Magistrate in Blackall on Monday, February 17.

Tourism on the rise as Big Rig increases operating hours

premium_icon Tourism on the rise as Big Rig increases operating hours

The Big Rig Night Show and Sunset Experience has played an influential part in attracting visitors to our region, increasing its revenue by over 100 per cent from 2017...

The farmers who didn’t benefit from the rain

premium_icon The farmers who didn’t benefit from the rain

While the rest of Queensland celebrates the recent downpour, farmers in this region say the rain won't have any meaningful impact on this season’s crop.

Message for MPs ahead of caucus meeting

premium_icon Message for MPs ahead of caucus meeting

A senior minister has echoed a message from the Premier as Labor MPs meet to thrash out contentious issues — including divisive deputy Jackie Trad.

Top OP student’s surprising advice

premium_icon Top OP student’s surprising advice

One of the state’s highest-achieving students has passed on his advice to those now entering Year 12. And it might not be what you think. FULL OP RESULTS

Public v private: Who’s winning the OP wars

premium_icon Public v private: Who’s winning the OP wars

They both have their merits, but which sector came out on top among Queensland's 2019 OP results: public or private? INTERACTIVE TABLES

Sat 15 Feb 2020

How much rain we need to break drought

premium_icon How much rain we need to break drought

Some areas of southeast Queensland have eclipsed their rainfall totals from last year in under two months, but most of the state remains drought-declared.

How state’s crime has grown over past five years

premium_icon How state’s crime has grown over past five years

Tackling crime is shaping up as a deciding factor in this year’s State Election, with Queenslanders convinced the issue is out of control as low-level offences like...

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Flooded roads force southwest mineworkers to take helicopter

premium_icon Flooded roads force southwest mineworkers to take helicopter

SOUTHWEST mineworkers are being transported to work by helicopter as rising floodwaters cut off roads.

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