The year of Western Downs festivals

The year of Western Downs festivals

Five of region's seven major events to be held in 2019.

Mad, Bad, Fad Diets

Mad, Bad, Fad Diets

Queensland Health is reminding people to steer clear of fad diets.

Online petition calls for council divisions

Online petition calls for council divisions

Locals call for Western Downs separation into divisional boundaries.

 
5 things to do around the region

5 things to do around the region

Looking for something to do this week? Look no further!

We salute region's heroes

We salute region's heroes

Chinchilla's local Australia Day Award recipients have been announced, with our outstanding community members to be recognised at the ceremony next Sunday.

Maternity ward closure only temporary

Maternity ward closure only temporary

"Local mothers can be assured birthing services will re-open at the hospital as soon as possible.”

Tragic death after quadbike roll in Sarina

Tragic death after quadbike roll in Sarina

Family finds man in 60's trapped under a quadbike after

Whitsundays startled by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

Whitsundays startled by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

Update: Did you feel the earth move this morning?

Man arrested in Melbourne murder a rap artist

Man arrested in Melbourne murder a rap artist

Details on man accused of teen's murder

Business News

    Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

    Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

    Kmart, Target, Myer: Performance of big name department stores in the spotlight

    FIRST DRIVE: Kia brandishes two new sporting heroes

    FIRST DRIVE: Kia brandishes two new sporting heroes

    Kia has just launched the Cerato GT and Picanto GT.

    Stop having a dig at us young ones

    Stop having a dig at us young ones

    "Learning a job like this takes a lot of time"

    One winner scoops $107m in Powerball record

    One winner scoops $107m in Powerball record

    “Wait — are you telling me I’ve won $107 million?! Oh my god!"

    Classic phone set to make a comeback

    Classic phone set to make a comeback

    Popular Motorola Razr flip phone is reportedly getting reinvented with a foldable...

    Ford and Volkswagen to team up to build utes

    Ford and Volkswagen to team up to build utes

    Pair join forced to take on Toyota.

    Ten rising stars to watch in 2019

    Ten rising stars to watch in 2019

    Here’s who the New York Post says you should keep your eye on

    How ‘tourists from hell’ made NZ their enemy

    How ‘tourists from hell’ made NZ their enemy

    How did the group’s overseas holiday go south so quickly?

    El Chapo’s wife laughs at crying ex-lover

    El Chapo’s wife laughs at crying ex-lover

    Guzman’s wife has cackled as one of his mistresses sobbed

    Smoking gun? Uproar over Trump claims

    Smoking gun? Uproar over Trump claims

    Aid workers have been called into Wa DC thanks to the shutdown

    Officer’s kind act in unbearable heat

    Officer’s kind act in unbearable heat

    “As you can see, she has her seat belt on too. Safety first!”

    Australian city's depressing 10-Year Challenge

    Australian city's depressing 10-Year Challenge

    “More safe without the nightlife"

    Chilling problem with this Airbnb photo

    Chilling problem with this Airbnb photo

    Airbnb guests shocked by find in room

    Prince Philip involved in car crash

    Prince Philip involved in car crash

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, involved in car crash near Sandringham Estate

    Trapped toddler’s dad ‘won’t give up’

    Trapped toddler’s dad ‘won’t give up’

    Dad of toddler trapped in a well in Spain ‘won’t give up’ hope that he’s alive

    Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

    Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

    He was hoping to score some brownie points that day...

    Man's 'grave concern' after ripping up floor

    Man's 'grave concern' after ripping up floor

    How's this for a spooky find?

    Man takes sleeping pill, proposes to girlfriend

    Man takes sleeping pill, proposes to girlfriend

    Man takes quadruple dose of sleeping pills. Wakes up engaged.

    $100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

    $100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

    When she was told of her win, she asked: "Are you fair dinkum"

    Inside Wonderland’s decaying graveyard

    Inside Wonderland’s decaying graveyard

    New images show how the theme park was left to rot.

    Horror as spiders ‘rain’ from sky

    Horror as spiders ‘rain’ from sky

    Nightmare as hundreds of spiders ‘rain’ from the sky in Brazil