Regional News

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Educating against illegal practice sparks refugee advocacy

Educating against illegal practice sparks refugee advocacy

PUTTING an end to one of the most harmful acts against women that persists today, Fiori Cruz became an advocate for migrants and refugees.

Thu 21 Jun 2018

POLICE BLITZ: 701 RBTs, 53 drug tests and two arrests

POLICE BLITZ: 701 RBTs, 53 drug tests and two arrests

A LARGE scale road police operation lead to two arrests, 67 traffic infringement notices and 62 charges being laid.

The Heart of Man review: Raw stories worth telling

The Heart of Man review: Raw stories worth telling

The Heart of Man is a raw, confronting movie that some people will absolutely hate.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Woman given green light to use dead partner's sperm

Woman given green light to use dead partner's sperm

A QUEENSLAND woman will finally be able to have her dead partner's child after a landmark court ruling.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

How you can buy an entire town for $500,000

How you can buy an entire town for $500,000

CHEAPER than apartments in the city, this regional Queensland town is on the market for a measly $500,000.

How you can help homeless people in need

How you can help homeless people in need

WHEN you’re facing a huge energy bill, do you turn down the heating or do you go without meals?

Woman seriously injured in crash

Woman seriously injured in crash

INVESTIAGTORS are appealing for witnesses following a serious two vehicle traffic crash in Laidley last night.

Amazon launches free two day delivery for regions

Amazon launches free two day delivery for regions

AMAZON is offering free two business day delivery with the launch of Amazon Prime in Australia amid criticism of its local store.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Toowoomba mum's DIY hack to brighten up kids' room

Toowoomba mum's DIY hack to brighten up kids' room

A TOOWOOMBA local has created a Kmart hack that is sure to brighten up any room it is placed in.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

EXTORTION: Threats to break man's legs used to recover debt

EXTORTION: Threats to break man's legs used to recover debt

FATHER and son work together to elicit $4500 from a man in Warwick when he didn't repay a loan after a huge insurance pay out.

Lockyer Valley author wins award at New York book awards

Lockyer Valley author wins award at New York book awards

LOCKYER Valley author M.T. Ellis was surprised when her debut novel won a bronze medal at the Independent Publisher Book Awards in New York.

Students hammer out furniture for charity auction

Students hammer out furniture for charity auction

STUDENTS from a Toowoomba Anglican school have traded their books and pens for hammers and nails to help a charity.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Advocates call for end of 'insidious form of elder abuse'

Advocates call for end of 'insidious form of elder abuse'

THE Australian Government is under pressure to end restrictive practices in aged care after it was called “a serious contravention of a person’s human rights”.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Chinchilla company owes creditors more than $3 million

Chinchilla company owes creditors more than $3 million

The company owes creditors more than $3 million and has made 21 employees redundant.

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

HE HAS has helicoptered into remote destinations, lived for months with traditional native societies and held rock art dating back up to 28,000 years.

Man charged with impersonating returned serviceman

Man charged with impersonating returned serviceman

A man is set to face court today after being charged with impersonating a returned serviceman.

The new jobs luring miners back to work

The new jobs luring miners back to work

MINERS have a reason to get excited, with new research revealing workers are in demand once again. Take a look at where the jobs are and what work is on offer.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

THE Prime Minister has revealed the Federal Government’s response to the Royal Commission into institutional child sexual abuse.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Police shoot dog after attack

Police shoot dog after attack

A police officer forced to shoot a dog after it attacked a man in a Darling Downs town.

Mobility scooters: Are they a menace or necessary?

Mobility scooters: Are they a menace or necessary?

TALKBACK radio listeners have backed calls for speed limits and tougher restrictions on mobility scooter users, describing them as a menace on our footpaths.

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