Regional News

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

premium_icon Grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

NAMED: A Blackbutt grandmother appeared emotional and shaken during her court appearance on 60 drug charges.

Man faces historic child sex charges allegedly groomed boys

premium_icon Man faces historic child sex charges allegedly groomed boys

An Ipswich man will face court next month on more than 50 child sex offences accused of preying on three young boys in a small Queensland town for two years.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Mining jobs bonanza: 700 roles paying $100k+ on offer

premium_icon Mining jobs bonanza: 700 roles paying $100k+ on offer

About 700 of more than 1000 available jobs in the Queensland mining sector are paying six-figure sums. SEE WHERE THE JOBS ARE!

Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

premium_icon Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

At least 37 of this fashion giant's stores will close as administrators search for a new buyer, cutting jobs and redeploying some workers.

Kids hurt, killed after being declared safe

premium_icon Kids hurt, killed after being declared safe

A shocking number of Queensland children were harmed within a year of the Child Safety Department deciding they were safe — including many who died.

'Why we should NOT change the date of Australia Day'

premium_icon 'Why we should NOT change the date of Australia Day'

"And for the Greens’ Richard Di Natale and Adam Bandt, go celebrate whatever you celebrate on another day and leave the rest of us alone."

Wed 22 Jan 2020

98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

premium_icon 98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

Multiple severe thunderstorms have formed in southeast Queensland and are heading east, with 98km/h gusts already recorded.

UPDATE: Child to be airlifted after near drowning

premium_icon UPDATE: Child to be airlifted after near drowning

A CHILD in critical condition is waiting to be airlifted from Stanthorpe Hospital after nearly drowning in a dam.

36 years of cricket to continue this year

premium_icon 36 years of cricket to continue this year

Teams from across Queensland make the trip to Scampers Grounds and Archer Park, to battle for cricket supremacy.

Woman's domestic abuse of 'ex' leads to jail term

premium_icon Woman's domestic abuse of 'ex' leads to jail term

SHE was prohibited from going to her ex-partner's home but she turned up, verbally abused him, threatened him and sprayed a "stinging" substance in his face.

Friends of the Hound: Photobook to combat racing shame

premium_icon Friends of the Hound: Photobook to combat racing shame

FOR years, they have been bred for racing, discarded and destroyed.

Social posts were the key to activist’s piglet theft guilt

premium_icon Social posts were the key to activist’s piglet theft guilt

Animal activist Brianna Lee Thauer's social media posts provided proof of the theft of six piglets from a southeast Queensland piggery, a court has heard.

Judicial chaos: Offenders charged while leaving court

premium_icon Judicial chaos: Offenders charged while leaving court

They had just left court after facing various charges, but these people found themselves with another ticket, which could have been avoided.

Supermarket giant announces shock exit

premium_icon Supermarket giant announces shock exit

Major international supermarket Kaufland was preparing for a large presence in Australia but is now leaving the country.

USQ researchers discover planet 'that could float on water'

premium_icon USQ researchers discover planet 'that could float on water'

USQ researchers have discovered a new world, which like Saturn, is less dense than water and if placed in an ocean large enough would float.

Where to find cheapest doctors

premium_icon Where to find cheapest doctors

Queenslanders are paying more than ever to see a GP. Find out where the cheapest and most expensive areas are in the state to get sick.

‘I don’t consent to being here’: Woman’s absurd outburst

premium_icon ‘I don’t consent to being here’: Woman’s absurd outburst

A LAIDLEY woman has refused to properly identify herself or plead guilty or not guilty in court, saying she was a “traveller”.

Conservationist remembered as a ‘gentle, loving’ man

premium_icon Conservationist remembered as a ‘gentle, loving’ man

A CELEBRATION of the life and contributions of Toowoomba field naturalist and conservationist Dr Neil McKilligan will be held in March.

Woman 'court' out with knuckledusters on her handbag

premium_icon Woman 'court' out with knuckledusters on her handbag

SHE said she bought the knuckledusters online on wish.com and had been hanging them from her handbag ever since.

'It is devastating': Wild storm rips roof off house

premium_icon 'It is devastating': Wild storm rips roof off house

EMERGENCY services freed a family trapped in a storm-wrecked building.

Newer Older