Regional News

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Why police swarmed on this Toowoomba home

premium_icon Why police swarmed on this Toowoomba home

RESIDENTS would have noticed a heavy police presence on Bridge St

'Lived life to fullest': Tributes for teen killed in crash

premium_icon 'Lived life to fullest': Tributes for teen killed in crash

A Goondiwindi teenager killed in a two-vehicle crash west of Toowoomba at the weekend has been remembered as someone who lived life to the full.

-2.4C, with more biting cold to come

premium_icon -2.4C, with more biting cold to come

Queenslanders shivered through another morning of below-zero temperatures today, with the mercury falling as low as -2.4C in parts of the state.

How to tantalise your tastebuds this world chocolate day

premium_icon How to tantalise your tastebuds this world chocolate day

Rather than gorging a chocolate bar, slow down and enjoy the taste. Plus, pick up a discount code for Seatonfire chocolate here.

‘Chaos at the borders’: New concern for easing restrictions

premium_icon ‘Chaos at the borders’: New concern for easing restrictions

‘We’re going to see it all again’: MP shares fresh fears over long-awaited border reopening during Warwick visit.

Local family comes out on top after $8 million bidding war

premium_icon Local family comes out on top after $8 million bidding war

WHEN the auction hammer came down at the Dunkery property sale it was a Chinchilla family that came out on top, spending a whopping $8 million.

Crackdown: Young reoffenders to be jailed, sent to farms

premium_icon Crackdown: Young reoffenders to be jailed, sent to farms

Young criminals would be jailed under a three-strikes mandatory detention policy by a Frecklington government. It’s one of several sweeping changes by the LNP.

Lockyer man sent images of ‘decapitated humans’

premium_icon Lockyer man sent images of ‘decapitated humans’

Gatton court heard a man sent a series of threatening messages and photos to a woman he thought was ‘upsetting’ his partner.

Mon 6 Jul 2020

‘Too valuable not to’: Cultural burning advocate speaks out

premium_icon ‘Too valuable not to’: Cultural burning advocate speaks out

Growing movement to seek traditional fire methods as educator says the practice hasn’t had a “proper go”.

One factor links three fatal traffic crashes at the weekend

premium_icon One factor links three fatal traffic crashes at the weekend

POLICE are frustrated by motorists’ behaviour as new details emerge about the cause of three fatal traffic crashes in our region.

Toddler with serious burns after fire pit fall

premium_icon Toddler with serious burns after fire pit fall

Doctors are treating a young girl for serious burns to her arm and hand after she fell into a fire.

Pets Galore owner before Toowoomba court on 15 charges

premium_icon Pets Galore owner before Toowoomba court on 15 charges

AN RSPCA prosecutor told the court it was expected Ms Bourne would be charged with further matters when she next appears in court.

This country cafe is worth a visit

premium_icon This country cafe is worth a visit

This sweet little country cafe is a great spot for morning tea or a generous lunch, with food served up with a big dose of rural hospitality.

Teen killed in highway crash identified

premium_icon Teen killed in highway crash identified

POLICE have released the name of a teenager killed in a two vehicle crash.

10k of jobs, 10m tonnes of waste in $1b plan

premium_icon 10k of jobs, 10m tonnes of waste in $1b plan

The federal government will spend $1 billion to turn trash into a treasure trove of jobs across the country.

Man’s romantic date ‘set-up’ for attack

premium_icon Man’s romantic date ‘set-up’ for attack

A man was chased down the street and attacked as he attempted to pick up his date on a dark Ipswich street.

Man dies after quad bike crash in Southern Downs region

premium_icon Man dies after quad bike crash in Southern Downs region

A MAN has died from critical injuries sustained in a crash on a private property last night.

Man busted helping himself to beers from backyard fridge

premium_icon Man busted helping himself to beers from backyard fridge

STICKY FINGERS: A Chinchilla man was busted on CCTV stealing beers, and helping a mate steal a quad bike.

Qantas launches 350,000 cheap fares

premium_icon Qantas launches 350,000 cheap fares

Just days after its rival Virgin Australia held its ‘comeback’ sale Qantas has upped the ante, releasing 350,000 discounted tickets. SEE THE ROUTES

Sun 5 Jul 2020

‘Mind control’ theory as Facebook misinformation worsens

premium_icon ‘Mind control’ theory as Facebook misinformation worsens

Social media platforms are being urged to clamp down on dangerous misinformation around the coronavirus as thousands of Victorians refuse vital tests.

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