April 2021

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 5:13 PM

Millions of dollars are being invested in a drought research hub at the University of Southern Queensland, in the hope it will lock in future innovation and grow jobs.

Millions invested in drought-research hubs to grow farm jobs

Millions of dollars are being invested in a drought research hub at the University of Southern Queensland, in the hope it will lock in future innovation and grow jobs.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 4:38 PM

A Toowoomba region woman is wondering if burglars who targeted her home and other properties earlier this month will return, after two sets of car keys were stolen.

‘Sleeping with one eye open’: Criminals burgle home and shops

A Toowoomba region woman is wondering if burglars who targeted her home and other properties earlier this month will return, after two sets of car keys were stolen.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 4:34 PM

A Toowoomba region medical centre was earlier this week forced to dump 300 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine due to temperature issues. But one doctor says it is proof that the vaccine system is working.

Regional medical centre forced to dump vaccines

A Toowoomba region medical centre was earlier this week forced to dump 300 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine due to temperature issues. But one doctor says it is proof that the vaccine system is working.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 4:23 PM

An Oakey doctor has criticised how the Federal Government has handed out its new advice around the AstraZeneca vaccine, and doesn’t back the government’s blanket recommendations. Here’s why.

‘Really unfortunate’: Why Oakey doctor doesn’t back vaccine revision

An Oakey doctor has criticised how the Federal Government has handed out its new advice around the AstraZeneca vaccine, and doesn’t back the government’s blanket recommendations. Here’s why.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 10:31 AM

A man needed help from firefighters remove himself from a wrecked car after he crashed in to tree in Wilsonton.

Man hospitalised after crashing into tree in front of high school

A man needed help from firefighters remove himself from a wrecked car after he crashed in to tree in Wilsonton.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 8:48 AM

One thousand new inmates, poorly constructed legislation and a lack of resources has led to a backlog of applications piling up before the Parole Board and it affects who is jailed and who walks free.

Criminals walk free as parole board drowns in backlog of 4200 applications

One thousand new inmates, poorly constructed legislation and a lack of resources has led to a backlog of applications piling up before the Parole Board and it affects who is jailed and who walks free.

Published a story 8th Apr 2021 4:08 PM

For the first time in a long time producers in the Upper Condamine will be able to draw their irrigation allocation from Sunwater’s reserves, bringing renewed hope to the dry heart of the Darling Downs.

Irrigators have access to first Sunwater release in four years

For the first time in a long time producers in the Upper Condamine will be able to draw their irrigation allocation from Sunwater’s reserves, bringing renewed hope to the dry heart of the Darling Downs.

Published a story 7th Apr 2021 4:10 PM

The Toowoomba Regional Council identified a raft of shortfalls in the Inland Rail environmental impact statement, including what the councillors saw as insufficient protections for our water supply.

Inland Rail EIS falls short in protecting water, wildlife

The Toowoomba Regional Council identified a raft of shortfalls in the Inland Rail environmental impact statement, including what the councillors saw as insufficient protections for our water supply.

Published a story 7th Apr 2021 1:32 PM

The war of words between the State and Federal Governments over the Wellcamp quarantine hub drags on, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk saying the PM’s office is to blame for the delay.

Wellcamp COVID hub hinges on ‘one simple question’: Premier

The war of words between the State and Federal Governments over the Wellcamp quarantine hub drags on, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk saying the PM’s office is to blame for the delay.

Published a story 7th Apr 2021 12:37 PM

Police are on the hunt for a group of thieves that broke into three homes and stole four cars in Darling Heights. All while the victims were sound asleep.

Four vehicles stolen from one neighbourhood overnight

Police are on the hunt for a group of thieves that broke into three homes and stole four cars in Darling Heights. All while the victims were sound asleep.

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