Regional News

Tue 14 Aug 2018

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Jockey back in sparkling form after fall

Jockey back in sparkling form after fall

After fracturing a vertebrae back in January in a Sunshine Coast fall, Orman has returned to the saddle. He's had a sparkling start to the new season.

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

IF YOU get this letter in the mail from the tax man, you could be in big trouble. But “don’t panic”, says one expert. Here’s what you need to do.

Armed robbery in Kingaroy: Police release CCTV images

Armed robbery in Kingaroy: Police release CCTV images

KINGAROY police have released CCTV images of two people they want to speak with about an armed robbery.

LUCKY ESCAPE: Pilot forced to land plane

LUCKY ESCAPE: Pilot forced to land plane

A LIGHT aircraft pilot has walked away uninjured from a forced landing in the Lockyer Valley this morning.

Firefighters return to Ballandean bushfire, flames continue

Firefighters return to Ballandean bushfire, flames continue

Crews back on scene this morning but firefighters are being praised for massive efforts with more than 60 vegetation fires throughout region over the weekend.

Sheep disappear as Qld drought takes toll

Sheep disappear as Qld drought takes toll

HE lives in what should be the heart of Queensland’s sheep country, but the state’s killer drought means the local butcher can’t find any to feed the locals.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

BUSHFIRE: Crews downgrade blaze on Southern Downs

BUSHFIRE: Crews downgrade blaze on Southern Downs

UPDATE: Properties are no longer under threat from the large bushfire at Ballandean.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

TERRIFYING: Trio filmed swerving into oncoming traffic

TERRIFYING: Trio filmed swerving into oncoming traffic

POLICE have released dashcam footage showing the dangerous driving incident that resulted in the arrests of three Toowoomba people.

'Keep your kids away': Toowoomba mum's flu warning

'Keep your kids away': Toowoomba mum's flu warning

EMMA Robinson was considering taking her daughter Arli to the emergency department when the six-month-old came down with a serious case of croup.

Three to face court over dangerous stolen car chase

Three to face court over dangerous stolen car chase

Police used a deployed a tyre deflation device to stop them.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Crews fighting fire near Taabinga school

Crews fighting fire near Taabinga school

A FIRE has broken out near Taabinga State School.

Trap that’s crippling a generation

Trap that’s crippling a generation

THERE’S a good reason “real” adulthood seems to be starting later and later. And it’s down to easy access to credit.

Bixby, the virtual assistant, could become your friend

Bixby, the virtual assistant, could become your friend

Bixby can order you a taxi, tell you about concert schedules and book a table at a restaurant.

Donations flood in for drought appeal

Donations flood in for drought appeal

WITH some parts of the state without a drop of rain for years, Queenslanders are urged to dig deep and join the campaign to help battling farmers. Here's how.

Warwick to host Today Show drought relief telethon

Warwick to host Today Show drought relief telethon

WARWICK is set to host half a telethon for the Today Show to raise money for drought-affected farmers.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Today Show to broadcast live from Warwick location tomorrow

Today Show to broadcast live from Warwick location tomorrow

A SURPRISE visit will give Warwick the chance to see Karl Stefanovic in the flesh as Channel 9 brings its drought coverage to the Southern Downs.

Queensland Drought Appeal launched to help battling farmers

Queensland Drought Appeal launched to help battling farmers

THESE kids either weren’t alive or can’t remember the last time there was proper rain. They will benefit from the Queensland Drought Appeal kicking off today.

One person in hospital after multi-vehicle Dalby crash

One person in hospital after multi-vehicle Dalby crash

Paramedics have transported one person to hospital after a multi-vehicle crash in Dalby this morning.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

REOPENED: Highway cleared after truck fire

REOPENED: Highway cleared after truck fire

A BLAZE broke out forcing lanes in both directions to shut this afternoon.

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