Regional News

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Burnett man wins Lotto: 'Dad was looking down on me'

Burnett man wins Lotto: 'Dad was looking down on me'

A MAN from the South Burnett region believes his late dad was looking down on him when he won division one in Saturday's Gold Lotto draw.

Road cleaning under way after man killed in Oakey crash

Road cleaning under way after man killed in Oakey crash

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a person during an early morning crash in Oakey.

Four injured in serious Warrego Highway crash overnight

Four injured in serious Warrego Highway crash overnight

FOUR people, including two children, have been transported to various hospitals after a two-vehicle crash on the Warrego Highway last night.

Sun 4 Nov 2018

UFO spotted 'darting around the sky' near Toowoomba

UFO spotted 'darting around the sky' near Toowoomba

THE truth is out there, or so a video posted to Facebook appears to reveal.

Gatton man charged with attempted murder

Gatton man charged with attempted murder

A 57-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman sustained several stab wounds during an incident in Gatton yesterday.

Sat 3 Nov 2018

Man suffering 'stab wound' transported to Toowoomba Hospital

Man suffering 'stab wound' transported to Toowoomba Hospital

POLICE and paramedics are responding after reports of a man sustaining a "stab wound to the forearm" in the city.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

LifeFlight chopper's mammoth 10-hour trip to save man's life

LifeFlight chopper's mammoth 10-hour trip to save man's life

THE helicopter embarked on 900km round trip from the Western Downs overnight, transporting a critically-injured man.

Tributes flow for expectant dad killed at work

Tributes flow for expectant dad killed at work

A QUEENSLAND man killed in a tragic workplace accident was a dad of two with his third child on the way.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Hundreds gather to celebrate Bev and Olivia

Hundreds gather to celebrate Bev and Olivia

THE mother and daughter killed in a tragic school holiday crash near Oakey in Queensland were remembered as kind and loving.

Man dies after tragic workplace accident

Man dies after tragic workplace accident

WORKPLACE and Health and Safety inspectors are investigating the incident.

Drill bit lodged in man's leg after workplace incident

Drill bit lodged in man's leg after workplace incident

A MAN has suffered a serious leg injury after a workplace incident at Wellcamp this morning.

Porn extortion email creates panic with real passwords

Porn extortion email creates panic with real passwords

AN EXTORTION email warning people they have been filmed viewing adult content websites is doing the rounds in Queensland, police have warned.

Bacteria fears close popular Toowoomba dam

Bacteria fears close popular Toowoomba dam

A TOOWOOMBA dam has been closed over fears E.coli numbers in the water are increasing.

Family's experiment to combat zombie scroll

Family's experiment to combat zombie scroll

ONE family agreed to take part in a social experiment to limit their internet use. The results surprised them.

DRIVER ALERT: Cunninghams Gap closed over five days

DRIVER ALERT: Cunninghams Gap closed over five days

THE Department of Transport has issued a notice regarding road closures at Cunninghams Gap.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

‘Too low’: Dole debate reignites

‘Too low’: Dole debate reignites

IT’S been called a “national embarrassment”. Hundreds of thousands of Australians are living on a tiny amount every week. That might be about to change.

Unpaid escort steals $25K, destroys car

Unpaid escort steals $25K, destroys car

A Queensland escort has been jailed after stealing $25,000 from a client who failed to pay her.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Heartbreaking neglect of pups revealed

Heartbreaking neglect of pups revealed

A SPATE of dog seizures across Queensland forced the RSPCA to issue a public call to report directly to them about any animal in need of help.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

$1 billion ‘slavery’ happening in Australia

$1 billion ‘slavery’ happening in Australia

UP TO $1 billion is being stolen by dodgy Australian firms failing to pay thousands of workers the wages are legally entitled to.

Hunt on for bus station handbag snatch-grab robber

Hunt on for bus station handbag snatch-grab robber

A MAN who snatched an innocent woman’s handbag and fled to a waiting getaway car is being hunted by police.

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