Southwest songstress Maddy shines on The Voice

premium_icon Southwest songstress Maddy shines on The Voice

Roma’s own Maddy Thomas has made her TV debut in the singing competition, and said...

‘It’s been a hard road’: Tara eateries weigh in on re-opening

premium_icon ‘It’s been a hard road’: Tara eateries weigh in on...

Tara’s pub and cafe owners have welcomed the easing of restrictions, but aren’t...

Chinchilla gym set to open very soon

premium_icon Chinchilla gym set to open very soon

Max Fitness is set to open more than a week earlier than anticipated thanks to...


Man survives seven days with no food, shoes or shelter

premium_icon Man survives seven days with no food, shoes or shelter

FOR three days rescuers feared they were looking for a dead body but against all odds a man survive a week lost the Queensland desert.

Outdoor Storywalks encourage reading at Chinchilla Botanic Parkland

premium_icon Outdoor Storywalks encourage reading at Chinchilla Botanic...

Much-loved childhood tales are being brought to life across the Western Downs, with local families given the chance to enjoy the wonder of reading at their favourite...

Council gives back with sweet snacks

premium_icon Council gives back with sweet snacks

Western Downs Cinemas are showing some community spirit by donating all excess and unused confectionary and snacks to those doing it tough in the region.

St George woman arrested after major 11-month drug operation

premium_icon St George woman arrested after major 11-month drug operation

A RAID on a St George home has shut down an alleged drug operation, with one local woman charged and set to appear in a southwest court.

State’s new cases as restrictions ease further

State’s new cases as restrictions ease further

Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed there have been no new COVID-19 cases overnight, less than an hour before more restrictions are lifted.


‘Most horrendous pain’: Truckie gets $760k for work injury

premium_icon ‘Most horrendous pain’: Truckie gets $760k for work injury

A truck driver has been awarded $760,000 after a court ruled his back injury was caused at work by a broken seat.

Newsagents facing uncertain future

premium_icon Newsagents facing uncertain future

The fate of newsagencies in the Western Downs is up in the air after Chinchilla News stops printing.

Jack’s Last Gift raises over $160k

premium_icon Jack’s Last Gift raises over $160k

THE Cameron family said they have been watching the fundraiser tally rise and are overwhelmed with all the messages of love and support.

Western Downs develops a taste for ‘Library Takeaway’

premium_icon Western Downs develops a taste for ‘Library Takeaway’

Western Downs Libraries are celebrating their reopening after dishing up a successful ‘Library Takeaway’ program during the COVID-19 restrictions.

Why children’s hospital emergencies have plummeted

premium_icon Why children’s hospital emergencies have plummeted

Presentations to the Queensland Children’s Hospital emergency department have dropped by almost 50 per cent, and there’s one big reason for the change.

Three to face court after large brawl

premium_icon Three to face court after large brawl

Multiple people fighting in the street spooked nearby residents

Cold burst signals start of winter for southeast

premium_icon Cold burst signals start of winter for southeast

Cold burst signals start of winter for southeast Queensland

Forget the rest: Premier creates ‘Queensland bubble’

premium_icon Forget the rest: Premier creates ‘Queensland bubble’

Queenslanders allowed to travel throughout the state as restrictions relaxed

ALIVE: Man found after five days missing the bush

premium_icon ALIVE: Man found after five days missing the bush

Thirty-year-old Mathew Schloss was last seen on May 21.

Western Corridor ‘best place for next NRL team’

premium_icon Western Corridor ‘best place for next NRL team’

Bid chief to discuss specific league expansion details with Commission boss.

CORONAVIRUS

    Recovery begins as bookings soar for Tweed tourism operators

    premium_icon Recovery begins as bookings soar for Tweed tourism operators

    Operators are also seeing an increase of people holidaying at home

    Hollywood eyeing us for film bonanza

    premium_icon Hollywood eyeing us for film bonanza

    Hollywood eyeing off Australia for post COVID film bonanza

    Two clues COVID may have come from lab

    Two clues COVID may have come from lab

    Coronavirus may have been created in a Wuhan lab ‘genetic engineering’...

    Premier’s late notice ‘threw us under the bus’

    premium_icon Premier’s late notice ‘threw us under the bus’

    Queensland restaurants struggle to reopen with new 20 patron rule

    Fears for entire Noosa dining scene

    premium_icon Fears for entire Noosa dining scene

    Fears for entire Noosa hospitality scene

    '30 per cent gone': Dire prediction for hospitality

    premium_icon '30 per cent gone': Dire prediction for hospitality

    Coast business owner says ‘30 per cent of the industry gone’

    Sport

    Rugby clubs given ballpark start date for 2020 season

    premium_icon Rugby clubs given ballpark start date for 2020 season

    A new subcommittee will work together to decide when the season will resume.

    The show must go on for one local horse rider

    premium_icon The show must go on for one local horse rider

    The seven-year-old from was left devastated when shows were cancelled but mum had...

    Chinchilla sporting clubs react to $50m stimulus

    premium_icon Chinchilla sporting clubs react to $50m stimulus

    See what the council’s major $50m spend means for Chinchilla’s sports clubs.

    National Sport

      SCAM: ’Try not to fall for adorable puppy pictures’

      premium_icon SCAM: ’Try not to fall for adorable puppy pictures’

      Huge spike in the number of puppy scams in recent months

      How you can help economy while borders stay shut

      premium_icon How you can help economy while borders stay shut

      Our local business owners still have bills to pay

      Petrol price rise ‘a kick in the guts’

      premium_icon Petrol price rise ‘a kick in the guts’

      Fuel prices generally follow a one-month price cycle

      CHO confirms shocking Blackwater COVID-19 case revelation

      premium_icon CHO confirms shocking Blackwater COVID-19 case revelation

      Queensland's Chief Health Officer has released a statement.

      Sky is the limit: Airport’s plan to ramp up travel

      premium_icon Sky is the limit: Airport’s plan to ramp up travel

      There are calls for Queensland to focus on interstate travellers

      Abattoir expansion to turn ‘worthless’ waste into jobs

      premium_icon Abattoir expansion to turn ‘worthless’ waste into jobs

      State funding gives Yangan operation wings to kickstart project

      Business News

        COVID-19: region’s jobless numbers explode by 33%

        premium_icon COVID-19: region’s jobless numbers explode by 33%

        Number of welfare claims surges as pandemic’s full impact on Gympie is revealed

        ‘One virtual space in a fully immersive way’

        premium_icon ‘One virtual space in a fully immersive way’

        Central Queensland students learn a new age of technology.

        GO HOME: Shocked campers not allowed on Inskip

        premium_icon GO HOME: Shocked campers not allowed on Inskip

        State Govt under fire over mixed messages after visitors to Rainbow Beach get...

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          23yo multi-millionaire denies ‘looting’

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          Waleed’s bold US protest question

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          Real Estate

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          What homebuyers grant means for you

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          Fate of iconic nightclub revealed

          premium_icon Fate of iconic nightclub revealed

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          Mega suburb will inject $3.2B into Queensland economy

          premium_icon Mega suburb will inject $3.2B into Queensland economy

          More than $3.2 billion injected when development hits green light

          Premier dumps $810m stadium rebuild

          premium_icon Premier dumps $810m stadium rebuild

          But the controversial relocation is still on

          Government's new homebuyer grants available to all

          Government's new homebuyer grants available to all

          New grants ‘across the board’ to prop up flailing sector

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          Aussie teen tradie’s ‘desperate’ plan

          Aussie teen tradie’s ‘desperate’ plan

          Leaving school at 16: What are the rights for students that are under the age of...

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          Lost your job? Get matched with a new one

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          The jobs Australia will need in the future

          The jobs Australia will need in the future

          Futurists predict the jobs that will emerge in Australia in the future

          Sex workers: Why our services should be under the NDIS

          premium_icon Sex workers: Why our services should be under the NDIS

          Sex workers say their services should be available under the NDIS

          Why confidence is returning to Aussie job market

          premium_icon Why confidence is returning to Aussie job market

          SEEK jobs data reveals confidence returning to Aussie workforces

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          Motoring

          WATCH: Moment police catch up with speeding motorbike rider

          premium_icon WATCH: Moment police catch up with speeding motorbike rider

          Rider allegedly seen speeding through Gold Coast streets at 140km/h

          Anxiety eases when living with electric powered car

          Anxiety eases when living with electric powered car

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          premium_icon Busy weekend for crews from rescue chopper

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          premium_icon ‘Living history’: Iconic ute restored after seven years

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          Blocking out the world can have deadly results

          When wearing headphones, a pedestrian’s ability to hear traffic and surroundings is...

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