October 2020

Published a story 13th Oct 2020 3:56 PM

The woman charged with stabbing partner to death to remain in custody after her case was mentioned in Pine Rivers Magistrates Court today

No bail for mum accused of killing partner

The woman charged with stabbing partner to death to remain in custody after her case was mentioned in Pine Rivers Magistrates Court today

Published a story 13th Oct 2020 8:20 AM

Hundreds of Queensland child care centres and kindergartens have not met the national minimum standards according to government inspectors. SEE THE FULL LIST

Hundreds of childcare centres not up to standard

Hundreds of Queensland child care centres and kindergartens have not met the national minimum standards according to government inspectors. SEE THE FULL LIST

Published a story 13th Oct 2020 8:18 AM

Of the thousands of childcare centres in Queensland just eight have been awarded the top possible government rating. SEE IF THERE IS ONE NEAR YOU

Qld’s top eight child care centres revealed

Of the thousands of childcare centres in Queensland just eight have been awarded the top possible government rating. SEE IF THERE IS ONE NEAR YOU

Published a story 13th Oct 2020 8:15 AM

The number of government inspections of Queensland childcare centres is less than half of what it was in 2019, and some haven’t been inspected since 2012.

RATED: Every childcare centre in Queensland

The number of government inspections of Queensland childcare centres is less than half of what it was in 2019, and some haven’t been inspected since 2012.

Published a story 7th Oct 2020 4:46 PM

A man’s erratic driving lead to a police search which uncovered an electrical weapon that he claimed was going to be used to train his pet dogs.

Shocking homemade weapon designed for dog training

A man’s erratic driving lead to a police search which uncovered an electrical weapon that he claimed was going to be used to train his pet dogs.

Published a story 7th Oct 2020 1:56 PM

The man and woman are facing charges including burglary and weapons possessions.

Couple arrested in heavily-armed raid face court

The man and woman are facing charges including burglary and weapons possessions.

Published a story 6th Oct 2020 7:10 PM

The Federal Budget has been handed down and these are the highlights for Coffs Harbour.

Federal Budget: What was in it for Coffs Harbour

The Federal Budget has been handed down and these are the highlights for Coffs Harbour.

Published a story 6th Oct 2020 6:58 PM

The Federal Budget has been handed down and these are the highlights for south west Queensland.

FEDERAL BUDGET: How southwest Queensland fared

The Federal Budget has been handed down and these are the highlights for south west Queensland.

Published a story 6th Oct 2020 6:54 PM

The Federal Budget has been handed down and these are the highlights for the Ipswich and Lockyer Valley regions.

FEDERAL BUDGET: How Ipswich and the Lockyer Valley fared

The Federal Budget has been handed down and these are the highlights for the Ipswich and Lockyer Valley regions.

Published a story 6th Oct 2020 6:53 PM

The Federal Budget has been handed down and these are the highlights for the Grafton region.

FEDERAL BUDGET: How the Clarence Valley fared

The Federal Budget has been handed down and these are the highlights for the Grafton region.

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Geoff has been working in regional news since 2010 when he started at the Chinchilla News. He since worked at Ipswich's Queensland Times and the central reporting team NewsRegional. He focuses on data journalim, politics and crime.