Regional News

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Firefighters battle house, caravans fire on Western Downs

Firefighters battle house, caravans fire on Western Downs

FIREFIGHTERS are battling a fire which took hold in a house and nearby caravans at a Western Downs property early this morning.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Elderly woman walking her dog struck by car in Laidley

Elderly woman walking her dog struck by car in Laidley

UPDATE: AN ELDERLY woman will be airlifted to Brisbane after she was struck by a large vehicle in Laidley while walking her dog.

LifeFlight makes all the difference after horrific accident

LifeFlight makes all the difference after horrific accident

The horrific accident happened on Easter Sunday of this year.

Stolen Jeep linked to hit and run traffic crash

Stolen Jeep linked to hit and run traffic crash

A CAR stolen from Toowoomba has been linked to a hit and run near Brisbane with police launching an appeal for information.

PHOTOS: First blade arrives for Coopers Gap wind farm

PHOTOS: First blade arrives for Coopers Gap wind farm

EVER wondered how the massive parts for a project as big as a wind farm are transported?

Truck, trailer rolls on gravel road north-west of Toowoomba

Truck, trailer rolls on gravel road north-west of Toowoomba

A TRUCK and dog trailer has rolled on a rural road north-west of Toowoomba this morning.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Sudden death at Royal on NinetyNine

Sudden death at Royal on NinetyNine

Emergency services were called to pub on Friday night after a man fell unconscious.

PITTSWORTH FIRE: 'He has lost absolutely everything'

PITTSWORTH FIRE: 'He has lost absolutely everything'

UPDATE: An elderly farmer has lost his worldly possessions and a lifetime of memories after a fire razed his Pittsworth home on Sunday night.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

LifeFlight airlifts man hit with hammer

LifeFlight airlifts man hit with hammer

A MAN has been airlifted from the Western Downs with head injuries after he was hit with a hammer

House fire in Crows Nest under investigation

House fire in Crows Nest under investigation

POLICE and emergency services are investigating the cause of a fire that damaged a house in Devoncourt Lane, Crows Nest, north of Toowoomba this morning.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Police investigate stolen car in Dalby

Police investigate stolen car in Dalby

POLICE are calling for witnesses who may have seen a stolen car in Dalby, which crashed into Myall Creek

Samuel Johnson comes to Garden City for cancer fundraiser

Samuel Johnson comes to Garden City for cancer fundraiser

The Brest Night Ever: It takes a village to raise funds for cancer research

Early morning drug bust in Warwick

Early morning drug bust in Warwick

WARWICK police claim a routine traffic stop in the city early this morning led to the charging of two women with possession of "ice" and cannabis.

Warning for drivers after family narrowly avoids injury

Warning for drivers after family narrowly avoids injury

A FAMILY is lucky to have survived a freak incident which has, in the past, claimed lives.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

'I would give them a big hug'

'I would give them a big hug'

TEN weeks in hospital, multiple broken bones and a slow recovery is what Chinchilla care worker Kerry Ann Bungard is dealing with

Where you can feed a giraffe in the Darling Downs

Where you can feed a giraffe in the Darling Downs

LUNCHTIME is no tall order for staff at this Queensland zoo and now visitors can lend a hand as well.

Stylish scarves bringing hope to region's farmers

Stylish scarves bringing hope to region's farmers

COCO and Blush Pittsworth is adding a stylish edge to the drought relief effort with Proceeds from sales of a special scarf going towards helping farmers.

Clandestine drug lab discovered in Warwick

Clandestine drug lab discovered in Warwick

POLICE have charged a man after finding an alleged clandestine laboratory and weapons in Warwick.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Truck rolls on Warrego Hwy entrance

Truck rolls on Warrego Hwy entrance

Traffic is being diverted after a truck lost its load at an entrance to the Warrego Highway in the Lockyer Valley.

How much Australia's largest family spends on groceries

How much Australia's largest family spends on groceries

AUSTRALIA'S largest family, who are based in Toowoomba, have taken to YouTube to share what they call a stock up shop, and the cost is staggering.

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