Regional News

Thu 12 Dec 2019

SCORCHED SALARIES: Volunteers fire back at PM snub

premium_icon SCORCHED SALARIES: Volunteers fire back at PM snub

RURAL firefighters risk not only their lives, but also their income, as they battle some of the harshest and longest burning fires on record.

Liquidator seeks funds to investigate directors

premium_icon Liquidator seeks funds to investigate directors

THE liquidator of a Toowoomba land development company will apply for funding to investigate the activities of its director and former director.

Tributes pour in following Chinchilla man’s untimely death

premium_icon Tributes pour in following Chinchilla man’s untimely death

Contracting company deeply saddened by the tragic death of their employee after he fell ill at work.

Insurance price hikes on the way

premium_icon Insurance price hikes on the way

Ferocious hail storms and devastating floods across Queensland have left a multimillion-dollar hole in the insurance industry and higher premiums are the likely.

Drug charges at 12: Police reveal sad, stark reality

premium_icon Drug charges at 12: Police reveal sad, stark reality

CRIME WRAP: 'It is unusual for such a young offender to be dealt with for such an offence'

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Thousands of extra chooks to descend on Lockyer Valley

premium_icon Thousands of extra chooks to descend on Lockyer Valley

Expansions at two separate poultry farms to go ahead after getting green light from council.

Murder case awaits disclosure of CCC material

premium_icon Murder case awaits disclosure of CCC material

A TOOWOOMBA solicitor representing one of two men charged with the murder of missing man Sam Price-Purcell claims she was still awaiting material from the CCC.

TRAGEDY: Gatton student and mum killed in volcano eruption

premium_icon TRAGEDY: Gatton student and mum killed in volcano eruption

The university student and her mother were visiting the island at the time of the eruption

I need a man with a gun: Farmer won’t watch cattle starve

premium_icon I need a man with a gun: Farmer won’t watch cattle starve

It’s the decision he didn’t want to make, but one farmer says it’s time to bite the bullet.

Struggling Smiles Inclusive sells to rivals

premium_icon Struggling Smiles Inclusive sells to rivals

Dental roll-up Smiles Inclusive has sold two practices to a rival dental group as it seeks to strengthen its balance sheet.

Atlas project commences domestic operations in record time

premium_icon Atlas project commences domestic operations in record time

The delivery of gas into the domestic market marks a major milestone for the industry as Project Atlas delivers gas to its first customer.

‘Never before seen’ drought closes on southeast

premium_icon ‘Never before seen’ drought closes on southeast

With almost three million people now affected by drought in Queensland, a local government figure has called for the crisis to be given urgent priority.

Family saves fish by hand from drought-ravaged creeks

premium_icon Family saves fish by hand from drought-ravaged creeks

THIS nephew and uncle duo are taking it upon themselves to save region’s native fish from dying out.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Why fast rail may finally become a reality in SEQ

premium_icon Why fast rail may finally become a reality in SEQ

The only way to fast-track high-speed rail in southeast Queensland may be for us to win the 2032 Olympic Games bid.

‘Started at 12’: Young user desperate to give up the drugs

premium_icon ‘Started at 12’: Young user desperate to give up the drugs

Her drug addiction started at just 12, leading one woman to beg a court judge for an intervention.

Future-proofing: Farmers innovate as drought persists

premium_icon Future-proofing: Farmers innovate as drought persists

Meet the farmer who is turning his pig paddock into a vegetable crop so he can stay on the land.

Queensland ground zero for pedophile bust

premium_icon Queensland ground zero for pedophile bust

A teacher, a man who worked at a hospital and a chef who lived near a childcare centre are among a group of Queenslanders arrested by a national pedophile-busting...

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Veteran laments ‘shocking’ state of young jockeys

premium_icon Veteran laments ‘shocking’ state of young jockeys

Hall of Fame jockey Brent Thomson has doubled down on his criticism of the standard of riding on display at a recent country Queensland meeting.

How mum of three shed 10kg and gained confidence in herself

premium_icon How mum of three shed 10kg and gained confidence in herself

Julianne Everson will be spending her 40th birthday 10kgs lighter, and healthier and happier.

Farmers angry over water meter plan

premium_icon Farmers angry over water meter plan

Drought-affected farmers say a plan that will see them have to fork out thousands of dollars to install water meters couldn’t have come at a worse time.

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