Foodworks closed after early morning oil cooker fire

Foodworks closed after early morning oil cooker fire

The store advised its customers on social media this morning

Delightful day at the races

Delightful day at the races

Ladies and gents have shown up in style for the Landmark Ladies Day.

Western Downs business event highlights region's potential

Western Downs business event highlights region's potential

Businesses big and small gathered at the TSBE event last night.


Community rallies for man struck on Warrego Highway

Community rallies for man struck on Warrego Highway

A MAN, 30, has had to have his right leg amputated after having been struck by two vehicles on the Warrego Highway last Friday.

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

If you're banking on a good career in mining or retail over the next decade, think again. These are the industries where there will be a jobs boom by 2024.

Wally Lewis joins lock it up campaign

Wally Lewis joins lock it up campaign

MANY people living in regional areas leave their vehicles and homes unlocked, but police have warned of the risks of not locking up.

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

But leading economist warns the state can not wait for governments to take the lead.

Human rights tribunal to hear Chinchilla's CSG experience

Human rights tribunal to hear Chinchilla's CSG experience

When most Australians think of human rights, they consider issues occurring in far off countries.


Long-running businesses turfed out

Long-running businesses turfed out

Local business Swim Wise which currently manages three aquatic centres across the Western Downs will not have their contracts renewed.

Developers need to preserve solar farms' 'social licence'

Developers need to preserve solar farms' 'social licence'

RESIDENTS are invited to have their say in Dalby tomorrow over the State Government's new guidelines for Queensland's solar farm boom.

Origin local job loss numbers announced

Origin local job loss numbers announced

Origin Energy has cut 75 jobs across the Western Downs as part of the company's restructure announced in January.

Musicians making it big

Musicians making it big

Sis of Chinchilla's talented young musicians will get the chance to play with the greats this week at an intensive three-day workshop in Toowoomba.

All about providing support

All about providing support

Service providers and Tara community members have converged on the Wieambilla South Country Club for the first Community Wellness Day.

Avicii gave Matt ‘the best night of his life’

Avicii gave Matt ‘the best night of his life’

Avicii changed a young Queensland burns victim’s life forever

Tomahawk-wielding boy on run after terrifying car theft

Tomahawk-wielding boy on run after terrifying car theft

One of the boys was armed with a tomahawk, police said

GOOD BOY: 17-year-old dog protected missing toddler

GOOD BOY: 17-year-old dog protected missing toddler

17-year-old partially blind blue heeler protects missing toddler

Toddler and family dog found safe after police search

Toddler and family dog found safe after police search

Toddler, family dog found safe after being reported missing

Hundreds of mums reject hospitals in local homebirth craze

Hundreds of mums reject hospitals in local homebirth craze

Mothers want powers over their bodies, and one midwife delivers.

Fury at Minister's silence over subbies' cries for help

Fury at Minister's silence over subbies' cries for help

Minister's silence after offers of help angers unpaid subbies.

Sport

Chinchilla player jetting off on tour of lifetime

Chinchilla player jetting off on tour of lifetime

Rugby league team is travelling to England for games.

Honeybears dominate against Warwick

Honeybears dominate against Warwick

The Chinchilla Honeybears took on Warwick on Sunday.

Bulldogs dominate

Bulldogs dominate

Chinchilla team wins against the St George Dragons.

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    RED ZONE: Storm chasers warn of 'severe' hail storms

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    'Lucky fin': Mum's plea to give son a fighting chance

    When Kirsty Barten was pregnant with her son, something went wrong.

    More than $16k worth of marijuana seized in Bay

    More than $16k worth of marijuana seized in Bay

    They will appear in court next month.

    'Vigilante' jailed for attack on dog 'mistreater'

    'Vigilante' jailed for attack on dog 'mistreater'

    COAST man takes the law into his own hands of dog 'mistreater'

    Bruce Hwy: $800m to fast-track billion-dollar upgrade

    Bruce Hwy: $800m to fast-track billion-dollar upgrade

    Project involves 62km realignment, upgrade of highway to four lanes

    Bundy woman recognised for changing lives one pad at a time

    Bundy woman recognised for changing lives one pad at a time

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      Coast's $450 million waterpark goes glamping

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