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Thu 19 Nov 2020

Drunken driver crashes while nearly 5 times legal limit

Premium Content Drunken driver crashes while nearly 5 times legal limit

The man appeared emotional as he told the Warwick court how the incident had ruined his life.

Family left with nothing after Stanthorpe fire

Premium Content Family left with nothing after Stanthorpe fire

‘Everything is gone’: The community has rallied to assist the victims of yesterday’s fire. HOW YOU CAN HELP

Wed 18 Nov 2020

Cow born with six legs undergoes unique amputation

Premium Content Cow born with six legs undergoes unique amputation

The young calf was born with two extra legs, in a case not seen before in Toowoomba. Here’s what happened next.

Mon 16 Nov 2020

TEEN ARRESTED: Stolen car spotted in Chinchilla

Premium Content TEEN ARRESTED: Stolen car spotted in Chinchilla

UPDATE: A teenager has been arrested in relation to the stolen car spotted in Chinchilla on Saturday. FULL DETAILS:

Fri 13 Nov 2020

Wilsonton Nine victim’s daughter facing jail time for Chinchilla crime

Premium Content Wilsonton Nine victim’s daughter facing jail time for...

DAUGHTER of Wilsonton Nine victim in hot water after fleeing a Chinchilla crash scene. Here’s the heart breaking reason why she allegedly fled:

Thu 12 Nov 2020

MATT PRESTON’S PLEA: Help me save local foodies

MATT PRESTON’S PLEA: Help me save local foodies

It’s been the toughest year for cafes, restaurants and food producers. But now with celeb chef Matt Preston, you can do your bit to help — and win great prizes.

Dead rat inside burger served at Toowoomba Hospital cafe

Premium Content Dead rat inside burger served at Toowoomba Hospital cafe

A Toowoomba Hospital medic received a nasty shock when he found a dead rat in his burger after ordering a meal from a cafe within the hospital. See the full...

Wed 11 Nov 2020

Queensland's new-look cabinet revealed

Premium Content Queensland's new-look cabinet revealed

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed her full cabinet, with new ministries announced including a new Minister for Hydrogen and a Minister for Water.

City man sticks by his dog in housing battle

Premium Content City man sticks by his dog in housing battle

A dog is often described as man’s best friend, but for Daniel Thompson his Kelpie, Sue, is more like family.

Mon 9 Nov 2020

Men charged after Toowoomba CBD graffiti spree

Premium Content Men charged after Toowoomba CBD graffiti spree

Two 20-year-old men have been charged after a number of Toowoomba CBD properties were graffitied with political messages last week.

One dead, one injured in late-night highway rollover

Premium Content One dead, one injured in late-night highway rollover

One person has died and another person has been hospitalised after a late-night horror crash on an inland Queensland highway. Police are investigating.

Teenager charged with child neglect and torture

Premium Content Teenager charged with child neglect and torture

The teenager and 27-year-old mother of the child have been granted bail to appear in court later this month.

Sun 8 Nov 2020

Western Downs blaze forced family to evacuate home

Premium Content Western Downs blaze forced family to evacuate home

RFS regional manager reveals massive operation undertaken by the heroic efforts of pilots, fireys, and dozer operators to get an impossible blaze under control in...

Sat 7 Nov 2020

Broadband cut-off: Will your home be cut-off?

Premium Content Broadband cut-off: Will your home be cut-off?

Aussies in more than 400 locations will have broadband services disconnected but the deadline could be closer. See if it’s near where you live.

Regions where buying a home is cheaper than renting

Premium Content Regions where buying a home is cheaper than renting

With interest rates at an unprecedented low, mortgage payments have become cheaper than rents in many areas. SEE HOW OUR REGION PERFORMS!

Fri 6 Nov 2020

No-show postal ballots silence Western Downs voters

Premium Content No-show postal ballots silence Western Downs voters

CALLIDE MP Colin Boyce is demanding answers as to why regional constituents weren’t given enough time to vote by post.

Publican to fight $6700 COVID fine from Toowoomba council

Premium Content Publican to fight $6700 COVID fine from Toowoomba council

A Toowoomba publican has labelled a $6672 fine from the Toowoomba Regional Council a “kick-in-the-guts” as he recovers from the COVID-19 shutdown.

Baby exhibited common symptom before 'terrifying’ infection

Premium Content Baby exhibited common symptom before 'terrifying’ infection

A Wyreema boy is on the road to recovery after almost losing his life and limbs to a quick-moving bacterial infection.

Things just aren’t the same in a COVID world

Premium Content Things just aren’t the same in a COVID world

This COVID stuff really has changed the way we do things in our world and I’m not fussed about it at all.

Wed 4 Nov 2020

FAST TRACKED: $4m overhaul set for Granite Belt winery

Premium Content FAST TRACKED: $4m overhaul set for Granite Belt winery

A restaurant and additional cellar doors are just part of the bold plans for the property.

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