Regional News

Sat 8 Dec 2018

You may know their stories, if not their faces

You may know their stories, if not their faces

From saving a young boy in a house fire to raising awareness about domestic violence, these brave and inspirational Queenslanders have been recognised.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Stingers, dog tracking used to catch teens in stolen car

Stingers, dog tracking used to catch teens in stolen car

POLICE used stingers and dog trackers last night to catch two teenage boys who allegedly stole a car in Toowoomba.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Cruel puppy farms hiding in plain sight

Cruel puppy farms hiding in plain sight

THOUSANDS of Aussies could be unknowingly supporting cruel and dodgy puppy farm operators, who use dogs as breeding machines.

Urgent recall for popular pie brand

Urgent recall for popular pie brand

THE company that makes one of Australia’s most popular apple pies has been forced to pull it from the shelves after fears they may contain glass.

'One of us is going to get killed': Residents' plea for help

'One of us is going to get killed': Residents' plea for help

Signs have been installed, but residents say they are a waste of time.

Common phrase now offensive

Common phrase now offensive

Sorry everyone. This incredibly common phrase has been deemed offensive to vegans, vegetarians, women and the poor.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

WHAT A CATCH: Fishy footwear snapped up on social media

WHAT A CATCH: Fishy footwear snapped up on social media

CROCS may cause controversy, but these 'fish flops' are just sensational. Meet the Warwick shopper who knows how to score a real catch.

Firefighters winning exhausting battle against bushfires

Firefighters winning exhausting battle against bushfires

FIRE crews are continuing to monitor a number of bushfires to the north and west of Toowoomba.

PHOTOS: First turbines go up at Coopers Gap Wind Farm

PHOTOS: First turbines go up at Coopers Gap Wind Farm

THE Coopers Gap wind farm has started to take shape and will soon become one of the biggest wind farms in the country.

Woman leaves child alone at McDonald's for hours

Woman leaves child alone at McDonald's for hours

Woman leaves six year old child alone in McDonald's for several hours

'Flash flooding, damaging wind' predicted for South Burnett

'Flash flooding, damaging wind' predicted for South Burnett

Bureau of Meteorology predicts moderate to severe rainfall for South Burnett

Property stolen from Tarong Power Station

Property stolen from Tarong Power Station

FORENSIC examination is under way after offenders entered Tarong Power Station illegally and stole property.

Mon 3 Dec 2018

How your pay compares to other Aussies

How your pay compares to other Aussies

IF YOU have wondered how your pay compares to other Australians, some key figures have been released showing what we all earn.

Major brewer feels the sting of ring pull beer caps

Major brewer feels the sting of ring pull beer caps

Beer drinkers say their new stubbies have lost something special, with that classic sound of "sttt" in the opening of a twist top now gone.

Bushfire risks shuts school as firefighters return to front

Bushfire risks shuts school as firefighters return to front

A SCHOOL is closed and fire crews are conducting back-burning operations after a bushfire raged near Karara yesterday.

Man told to leave pub five times bricks window on way out

Man told to leave pub five times bricks window on way out

DALBY police say the 30-year-old man was asked to leave about five times before breaking a window with a brick.

Sun 2 Dec 2018

Sunday Fires: Heatwave piling pressure on firefighters

Sunday Fires: Heatwave piling pressure on firefighters

Emergency alerts issued as parts of the state continue to burn amid an unprecedented heatwave.

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Whooping cough outbreak forces Darling Downs school closure

Whooping cough outbreak forces Darling Downs school closure

A SCHOOL will close for the end of the year early after an outbreak of whooping cough was confirmed by the region's health authorities.

Police investigating suspicious Western Downs spot fires

Police investigating suspicious Western Downs spot fires

A SERIES of spot fires that broke out early this morning south of Chinchilla are being treated as suspicious by investigators.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Queensland fires: "Anything can happen" as cyclone threatens

Queensland fires: "Anything can happen" as cyclone threatens

A RESCUE helicopter has been sent to the bushfire zone at Eungella and a car fire is believed to be the cause of another fire near Hervey Bay.

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