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Fri 13 Dec 2019

Roo’s two-month reign of terror ends in bloodshed

premium_icon Roo’s two-month reign of terror ends in bloodshed

KYRAN Sprott thought someone was dying when he heard the screams of an elderly lady at daybreak

Not game to ask Premier this question

premium_icon Not game to ask Premier this question

It’s the one aspect of the southeast’s Olympic bid our Premier won’t discuss — but it could result in Queenslanders feeling hoodwinked.

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Sudden death of 'superhero' school kid

premium_icon Sudden death of 'superhero' school kid

Tributes have poured in for a former Dalby State High student who died from an infection today.

Drought drove third generation grazier to $60,000 fraud

premium_icon Drought drove third generation grazier to $60,000 fraud

CRIPPLING drought drove a third generation grazier with no criminal history to defraud the commonwealth of more than $60,000 in drought assistance.

Kangaroo attacks elderly woman

premium_icon Kangaroo attacks elderly woman

AN ELDERLY Darling Downs resident got a rude surprise when a kangaroo attacked her.

Doughnut Time founder’s debt payment to cousin ‘a joke’

premium_icon Doughnut Time founder’s debt payment to cousin ‘a joke’

They grew up in Queensland together, but the cousin of Doughnut Time founder Damian Griffiths hasn’t been given any special treatment over $550,000 owed to him.

Hope dies for inseparable mum and daughter

premium_icon Hope dies for inseparable mum and daughter

Days of hoping by family that a Brisbane mother and daughter survived Monday’s volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island have been cruelly “snuffed out”.

Father determined to keep farm going for his son

premium_icon Father determined to keep farm going for his son

DROUGHT has taken its toll but this Warwick producer is determined to see it through.

Liquidator seeks funds to investigate directors

premium_icon Liquidator seeks funds to investigate directors

THE liquidator of a Toowoomba land development company will apply for funding to investigate the activities of its director and former director.

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Murder case awaits disclosure of CCC material

premium_icon Murder case awaits disclosure of CCC material

A TOOWOOMBA solicitor representing one of two men charged with the murder of missing man Sam Price-Purcell claims she was still awaiting material from the CCC.

TRAGEDY: Gatton student and mum killed in volcano eruption

premium_icon TRAGEDY: Gatton student and mum killed in volcano eruption

The university student and her mother were visiting the island at the time of the eruption

I need a man with a gun: Farmer won’t watch cattle starve

premium_icon I need a man with a gun: Farmer won’t watch cattle starve

It’s the decision he didn’t want to make, but one farmer says it’s time to bite the bullet.

Struggling Smiles Inclusive sells to rivals

premium_icon Struggling Smiles Inclusive sells to rivals

Dental roll-up Smiles Inclusive has sold two practices to a rival dental group as it seeks to strengthen its balance sheet.

‘Never before seen’ drought closes on southeast

premium_icon ‘Never before seen’ drought closes on southeast

With almost three million people now affected by drought in Queensland, a local government figure has called for the crisis to be given urgent priority.

Family saves fish by hand from drought-ravaged creeks

premium_icon Family saves fish by hand from drought-ravaged creeks

THIS nephew and uncle duo are taking it upon themselves to save region’s native fish from dying out.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Why fast rail may finally become a reality in SEQ

premium_icon Why fast rail may finally become a reality in SEQ

The only way to fast-track high-speed rail in southeast Queensland may be for us to win the 2032 Olympic Games bid.

‘Started at 12’: Young user desperate to give up the drugs

premium_icon ‘Started at 12’: Young user desperate to give up the drugs

Her drug addiction started at just 12, leading one woman to beg a court judge for an intervention.

Future-proofing: Farmers innovate as drought persists

premium_icon Future-proofing: Farmers innovate as drought persists

Meet the farmer who is turning his pig paddock into a vegetable crop so he can stay on the land.

Queensland ground zero for pedophile bust

premium_icon Queensland ground zero for pedophile bust

A teacher, a man who worked at a hospital and a chef who lived near a childcare centre are among a group of Queenslanders arrested by a national pedophile-busting...

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Veteran laments ‘shocking’ state of young jockeys

premium_icon Veteran laments ‘shocking’ state of young jockeys

Hall of Fame jockey Brent Thomson has doubled down on his criticism of the standard of riding on display at a recent country Queensland meeting.

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