Regional News

Thu 28 May 2020

Meth-dealing mum avoids stint in jail

premium_icon Meth-dealing mum avoids stint in jail

Warwick mum of three reportedly started dealing drugs to support her own ice addiction.

Vehicle flipped on the Toowoomba Bypass

premium_icon Vehicle flipped on the Toowoomba Bypass

Traffic on the Toowoomba Bypass slowed after a car hit a concrete barrier and flipped, injuring two motorists.

Grazier banking on growing industry with Allora feedlot

premium_icon Grazier banking on growing industry with Allora feedlot

An Allora feedlot run by a Charleville grazier is set to bolster the growing western sheep industry, with a capacity for over 16,000 animals once complete.

Horror fatal alerted by chance Triple 0 call

premium_icon Horror fatal alerted by chance Triple 0 call

A boy that survived a crash at Roma that took the lives of two young boys only managed to alert authorities to the tragedy by chance.

Bid for better understanding of city's unemployment figures

premium_icon Bid for better understanding of city's unemployment figures

TSBE CEO Ali Davenport said it was "difficult to see how Toowoomba could go from having one of the lowest unemployment rates in Australia to the highest".

‘They’re living in their cars’: Charity drive exposes issue

premium_icon ‘They’re living in their cars’: Charity drive exposes issue

“They’re living in their cars. They’re just every day locals.”

Qld election could go full postal

premium_icon Qld election could go full postal

All Queenslanders could be made to do a postal vote at the upcoming state election under law changes to ensure we’re kept safe come voting time.

Wed 27 May 2020

Queensland man youngest to die from coronavirus at 30

Queensland man youngest to die from coronavirus at 30

In an “unfolding situation”, a 30-year-old Queensland man has died from coronavirus overnight.

'True gentleman': 10-year-old boy killed in crash remembered

premium_icon 'True gentleman': 10-year-old boy killed in crash remembered

THE 10-year-old has been remembered as a keen footy player who supported all codes and was loved by many in the community.

‘I hate this dictatorship’: Hanson gives border deadline

premium_icon ‘I hate this dictatorship’: Hanson gives border deadline

One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson has given Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk one day to open Queensland’s borders or face a High Court challenge.

Virus number that will worry authorities

Virus number that will worry authorities

Though Australia has passed the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak, there is one statistic that could cause concern about the country's recovery.

'Quietly mischievous': Tributes for teen killed in car crash

premium_icon 'Quietly mischievous': Tributes for teen killed in car crash

THE family of a teen killed in a single-vehicle crash at Roma said the popular young man was a talent on the sports field.

Man faces trial over alleged rape of 14-year-old girl

premium_icon Man faces trial over alleged rape of 14-year-old girl

Defence claims sexual contact between 30yo Southern Downs man and teenager was consensual.

Toowoomba CBD worker: Casuals should get annual leave

premium_icon Toowoomba CBD worker: Casuals should get annual leave

A TOOWOOMBA retail employee has praised a court decision ruling certain casual workers were entitled to benefits like annual and sick leave.

LifeFlight expands medical jet fleet

premium_icon LifeFlight expands medical jet fleet

TWO new LifeFlight jets will bring more medical services to regional and remote Queensland.

Serial burglar jailed after breaking into 10 homes

premium_icon Serial burglar jailed after breaking into 10 homes

More than 10 homes and cars were broken into by a Brassall burglar, who was today jailed for his chronic offending.

Crims steal cars from Roma charity before high-speed chase

premium_icon Crims steal cars from Roma charity before high-speed chase

POLICE have arrested and charged three juveniles and one adult after they allegedly stole two cars from a local charity organisation and drove to St George.

Border trade-off: What Premier’s willing to offer

premium_icon Border trade-off: What Premier’s willing to offer

A “stressed” Annastacia Palaszczuk has faced influential business leaders and flagged what COVID-19 restrictions she’s willing to budge on.

Father speaks out: How road tragedy still impacts family

premium_icon Father speaks out: How road tragedy still impacts family

Every time a motorbike passes the family’s house, a two-year-old boy yells “Daddy” – but his daddy isn’t coming home.

P-plater caught driving 174km/hr in 'horror period'

premium_icon P-plater caught driving 174km/hr in 'horror period'

A Dalby police officer says speeding has become worse since travel restrictions and border closures came into play.

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