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Sat 19 May 2018

Where you can buy a house for $50,000

Where you can buy a house for $50,000

FEEL like you'll never be able to afford a house? Maybe you need to look in this small Queensland town.

Fri 18 May 2018

Woman taken to hospital after single vehicle crash

Woman taken to hospital after single vehicle crash

A woman has been taken to hospital in a stable condition after her vehicle crashed into a tree last night in Columboola.

Thu 17 May 2018

Write of passage: Soldier's signature found in French cave

Write of passage: Soldier's signature found in French cave

A MOVING tribute by a Dalby soldier in World War I has been discovered in a cave by French archeologist Gilles Prilaux.

Community connects through sign language

Community connects through sign language

BRIGALOW State School students have formed an incredible bond with volunteer Wayne Orley, who has been helping to teach the children Auslan.

Budget boost for farmers

Budget boost for farmers

Federal Budget includes funding for improving GPS data accuracy.

Wed 16 May 2018

Top spot for rural librarian

Top spot for rural librarian

A Western Downs librarian has been elected president of the Queensland Public Libraries Association.

Flying foxes frustrate residents

Flying foxes frustrate residents

FLYING foxes roosting along Charleys Creek have been causing headaches for residents and walkers.

'Devious and cavalier' actions cost Linc $4.5m

'Devious and cavalier' actions cost Linc $4.5m

There may be other avenues for the Government to seek the money, with other cases involving Linc Energy and former Linc executives currently before the courts.

Tue 15 May 2018

Time to celebrate cultures

Time to celebrate cultures

The Conversations in English group is gearing up for the multicultural celebration of the year at the Chinchilla Library.

Search for DV solution

Search for DV solution

May marks Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, a chance to raise awareness and take a stand against abuse.

Continuity ensured at region's health service

Continuity ensured at region's health service

Three Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service board members have been re-appointed to their positions for another three years.

Mon 14 May 2018

Students learn to walk safely to school

Students learn to walk safely to school

Children at Miles State School had some valuable lessons in road safety with the school's Walk Safely to School initiative last Friday.

Mission for justice: Family fights for name on memorial

Mission for justice: Family fights for name on memorial

Missing police officer's family fights for his name to be included on national memorial

Celebrating regional art

Celebrating regional art

To be recognised alongside international peers is something many artists dream of. For two Chinchilla artists, that dream has become a reality.

Sat 12 May 2018

Darling Downs thieves steal 23 tonne Caterpillar loader

Darling Downs thieves steal 23 tonne Caterpillar loader

DARLING DOWNS thieves have made off with the unlikeliest of prizes - a 23 tonne Caterpillar loader.

Girl airlifted to hospital after being hit by car

Girl airlifted to hospital after being hit by car

AN eight-year-old girl has been flown by helicopter to the Lady Cilento Hospital after being hit by a car.

Fri 11 May 2018

Concerns Linc Energy may never pay fines

Concerns Linc Energy may never pay fines

MILLIONS of dollars on fines sought for damage in agricultural heartland

Police charge ten over Tara drug bust

Police charge ten over Tara drug bust

Police executed search warrants on May 9 and 10 and located ICE, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, weapons and ammunition.

Apple, Rio Tinto in carbon free aluminium plan

Apple, Rio Tinto in carbon free aluminium plan

APPLE is joining forces with Rio Tinto and Alcoa Corporation to produce aluminium in a way that eliminates direct greenhouse gas emissions.

Thu 10 May 2018

Chinchilla women to walk 100km in two days for charity

Chinchilla women to walk 100km in two days for charity

Walking 100km in only two days is not everyone's idea of a relaxing weekend. But for four intrepid Chinchilla women, it's a challenge they can get behind.

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