Regional News

Wed 8 Apr 2020

OPINION: How long a pack of loo paper should last you

premium_icon OPINION: How long a pack of loo paper should last you

So you've stocked up on toilet paper, just how long should those multiple packets last? We have the answers.

Tentative date set for Acland High Court application

premium_icon Tentative date set for Acland High Court application

UNCERTAINTY over the future of New Hope Group’s New Acland Stage 3 expansion could be laid to rest by late May.

Premier’s six-month warning as case total inches higher

Premier’s six-month warning as case total inches higher

Queensland has recorded another nine coronavirus cases overnight, taking the state total to 943, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk warning of the potential of another...

Carer reveals why wild animals are vanishing from backyards

premium_icon Carer reveals why wild animals are vanishing from backyards

His backyard used to be full of wild animals, now they’re few and far between.

Ministers thrashing out back-to-school plan

premium_icon Ministers thrashing out back-to-school plan

Discussions are in play over whether Queensland schools will reopen to all students from the beginning of term two.

Queensland in front in COVID-19 fight

premium_icon Queensland in front in COVID-19 fight

Queensland has had the slowest rate of increase in new coronavirus infections of any state this past week – but experts don’t know exactly why, and warn it could be set...

Tue 7 Apr 2020

West Moreton Health staff in isolation after virus scare

premium_icon West Moreton Health staff in isolation after virus scare

Hospital workers have been isolated after coming in contact with someone later confirmed to have coronavirus.

Unimaginable loss devastates Darling Downs Zoo

premium_icon Unimaginable loss devastates Darling Downs Zoo

“The whole world got wrecked without a single shot being fired”: Zoo struggles to keep on top of colossal costs.

COVID-19 words and questions keeping Aussies awake at night

premium_icon COVID-19 words and questions keeping Aussies awake at night

Many Australians are still confused by COVID-19, as the most popular online searches around the deadly virus have revealed.

Darling Downs police start issuing COVID-19 fines

premium_icon Darling Downs police start issuing COVID-19 fines

POLICE issued nine fines for breaches of COVID-19 orders and more will come if the public does not comply.

Mon 6 Apr 2020

Data shows Queensland falling short on social distancing

premium_icon Data shows Queensland falling short on social distancing

While you may think your social distancing efforts are adequate, chances are you are wrong.

Lockdown luxury all just an illusion

premium_icon Lockdown luxury all just an illusion

Judging by the criticisms, few realise the reality of hotel quarantine beyond what social media tells them.

Heartwarming moment paramedics give special gift to woman

premium_icon Heartwarming moment paramedics give special gift to woman

A GRAINY photo shared to Facebook page has revealed the heartwarming moment paramedics gave a special gift to 86 year old Doris Symes.

The COVID-19 heroes holding our region together

premium_icon The COVID-19 heroes holding our region together

A month ago, their jobs were just like anyone else’s, but now these everyday people are our frontline essential workers.

COVID-19: Family of Ruby Princess victim ‘shocked’ by report

premium_icon COVID-19: Family of Ruby Princess victim ‘shocked’ by report

Toowoomba man Des Williams' brother, based in Rockhampton, has expressed concerns about how Queensland Health managed the case.

‘Plan B’ to protect families of health workers

premium_icon ‘Plan B’ to protect families of health workers

Despite Queensland recording its lowest rise in COVID-19 cases in weeks, frontline health workers could face long-term isolation under a State Government plans.

Sun 5 Apr 2020

For this family, there’s no such thing as isolation

premium_icon For this family, there’s no such thing as isolation

If you are beginning to feel cramped during the coronavirus shutdown, spare a thought for this Queensland family who have 11 children still living at home.

Sat 4 Apr 2020

CORONAVIRUS: Couple in hotel lockdown hold grave concerns

premium_icon CORONAVIRUS: Couple in hotel lockdown hold grave concerns

‘Someone was having a major meltdown … followed by security telling him that he was breaking the law if he put a foot outside the door’

Fri 3 Apr 2020

‘Wilsonton Nine’ murder accused granted bail amid virus

premium_icon ‘Wilsonton Nine’ murder accused granted bail amid virus

One of nine accused of murdering mother Debbie Combarngo has been granted bail, after a court ruled that she would be less likely to breach bail due to pandemic

Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

premium_icon Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

A convicted rapist who sexually abused two young brothers has appealed his 10-year jail sentence. WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT.

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