Regional News

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Five children injured after vehicle ploughs into tree

premium_icon Five children injured after vehicle ploughs into tree

All of the injured children required a trip to the hospital.

How to tantalise your tastebuds this world chocolate day

premium_icon How to tantalise your tastebuds this world chocolate day

Rather than gorging a chocolate bar, slow down and enjoy the taste. Plus, pick up a discount code for Seatonfire chocolate here.

Crackdown: Young reoffenders to be jailed, sent to farms

premium_icon Crackdown: Young reoffenders to be jailed, sent to farms

Young criminals would be jailed under a three-strikes mandatory detention policy by a Frecklington government. It’s one of several sweeping changes by the LNP.

Mon 6 Jul 2020

‘Too valuable not to’: Cultural burning advocate speaks out

premium_icon ‘Too valuable not to’: Cultural burning advocate speaks out

Growing movement to seek traditional fire methods as educator says the practice hasn’t had a “proper go”.

Toddler with serious burns after fire pit fall

premium_icon Toddler with serious burns after fire pit fall

Doctors are treating a young girl for serious burns to her arm and hand after she fell into a fire.

Pets Galore owner before Toowoomba court on 15 charges

premium_icon Pets Galore owner before Toowoomba court on 15 charges

AN RSPCA prosecutor told the court it was expected Ms Bourne would be charged with further matters when she next appears in court.

This country cafe is worth a visit

premium_icon This country cafe is worth a visit

This sweet little country cafe is a great spot for morning tea or a generous lunch, with food served up with a big dose of rural hospitality.

10k of jobs, 10m tonnes of waste in $1b plan

premium_icon 10k of jobs, 10m tonnes of waste in $1b plan

The federal government will spend $1 billion to turn trash into a treasure trove of jobs across the country.

Man’s romantic date ‘set-up’ for attack

premium_icon Man’s romantic date ‘set-up’ for attack

A man was chased down the street and attacked as he attempted to pick up his date on a dark Ipswich street.

Qantas launches 350,000 cheap fares

premium_icon Qantas launches 350,000 cheap fares

Just days after its rival Virgin Australia held its ‘comeback’ sale Qantas has upped the ante, releasing 350,000 discounted tickets. SEE THE ROUTES

Sun 5 Jul 2020

‘Mind control’ theory as Facebook misinformation worsens

premium_icon ‘Mind control’ theory as Facebook misinformation worsens

Social media platforms are being urged to clamp down on dangerous misinformation around the coronavirus as thousands of Victorians refuse vital tests.

New $150 vouchers for parents

premium_icon New $150 vouchers for parents

Parents will be able to apply for new $150 vouchers to help with children’s sport fees, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced.

Shameful stat lays bare child safety crisis

premium_icon Shameful stat lays bare child safety crisis

It’s the stark figure that sheds a light of shame on Queensland’s child safety crisis, and reveals what the state has been doing wrong.

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Claims of yowie sighting on Southern Downs

premium_icon Claims of yowie sighting on Southern Downs

Brothers decide to cancel camping trip after disturbing reports of large, hairy figure.

Man beats flesh-eating bug caught from seawater

premium_icon Man beats flesh-eating bug caught from seawater

A CAMBOOYA man has issued a warning to others after losing his leg to a flesh-eating bacteria found in seawater.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

Dad hid marijuana in sock after leaving notorious drug den

premium_icon Dad hid marijuana in sock after leaving notorious drug den

The court heard the man tried to avoid police as he left a house with his drugs.

Toddler's lucky escape after getting trapped in tyre

premium_icon Toddler's lucky escape after getting trapped in tyre

‘It’s one of those things you never expect would happen': Mum thanks emergency services for coming to the rescue.

Sensational end to Wilsonton Nine murder hearing

premium_icon Sensational end to Wilsonton Nine murder hearing

IN SENSATIONAL developments at the conclusion of the Wilsonton Nine committal hearing, six of the nine have had their murder charge downgraded.

‘Pure money grab’: Good Samaritan stands up for fined pub

premium_icon ‘Pure money grab’: Good Samaritan stands up for fined pub

A fundraiser has been set up to save a southwest Queensland town’s only pub from closing after out-of-town police fined it for breaking COVID-19 rules.

Partner allegedly beat mum-to-be carrying extremely ill baby

premium_icon Partner allegedly beat mum-to-be carrying extremely ill baby

A man faces charges of domestic violence against a pregnant woman who is carrying a baby with a heart condition.

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