Regional News

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Denny finishes fourth in discus, misses history

Denny finishes fourth in discus, misses history

Denny's attempt to become the first man since 1938 to medal in the hammer throw and discus fell short by just 108cm.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Deaths after fake marijuana sex shop racket

Deaths after fake marijuana sex shop racket

A sex shop dabbled in stinky fake weed business – with tragic consequences.

What to think about before going guarantor

What to think about before going guarantor

IT MIGHT seem like the right thing to do, but being guarantor on a loan for a loved one can ruin finances and families.

Rape victim: Keep my mum locked up

Rape victim: Keep my mum locked up

PETA Butler was raped in a Toowoomba hotel as her mum sat nearby and allowed it to happen. Her mother is in prison but Peta says her sentence isn’t enough.

Cows die after being hit by cars on Southern Downs

Cows die after being hit by cars on Southern Downs

MULTIPLE cars have reportedly struck cows on the New England Highway.

Toowoomba Bali drug smuggler not going to jail

Toowoomba Bali drug smuggler not going to jail

“DEPRESSED” and “very sick”, Toowoomba drug smuggler Isaac Roberts has shown gratitude to an Indonesian court as he escaped jail and headed back to rehab.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

RUSH HOUR: Baffling optical illusion goes viral

RUSH HOUR: Baffling optical illusion goes viral

AT FIRST glance this picture just looks like a swirl of colours, but if you stare at it long enough something very strange will happen.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

What a fraccing mess: Linc Energy guilty on all charges

What a fraccing mess: Linc Energy guilty on all charges

Anger at damage to land after long, extraordinary trial ends in guilty verdicts 

Quickest way to $0 power bills

Quickest way to $0 power bills

A GERMAN firm is starting a huge push into the Aussie market — and this family is proof of the potential savings to be had.

Mon 9 Apr 2018

Mega deal could see end of Myer name

Mega deal could see end of Myer name

THE survival of one of Australia’s most famous brands is under threat with talk of a $300m deal that could change the retail landscape.

Linc pollution mega-trial: Company guilty on all charges

Linc pollution mega-trial: Company guilty on all charges

IMMENSE trial heard allegations company caused serious environmental damage

Turnbull loses 30th consecutive Newspoll

Turnbull loses 30th consecutive Newspoll

THE Prime Minister has lost the most anticipated opinion poll in more than two years, with Bill Shorten’s Labor leading the Government.

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Crews called to fire at historic Lockyer Valley resort

Crews called to fire at historic Lockyer Valley resort

A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said all 77 guests and 18 staff had been evacuated

Toowoomba trainer grilled over 'suspicious activity'

Toowoomba trainer grilled over 'suspicious activity'

TRAINER Ben Currie’s runners were allowed to run at Toowoomba, despite an inquiry being opened into what QRIC officials have described as “suspicious activity”.

Hero dad's legacy lives on in five strangers

Hero dad's legacy lives on in five strangers

Days after celebrating his daughter Zoe's first birthday, Adam Gale gave five strangers a gift they will never forget, journalist SHERELE MOODY reports.

How our sewage shows Queensland's drug scourge

How our sewage shows Queensland's drug scourge

The drugs used in regional Australia are different from what is being used in capitals

Fri 6 Apr 2018

Linc pollution mega-trial finally wrapping up

Linc pollution mega-trial finally wrapping up

It was the trial with no defence and nobody in the dock

$99 phones will offer family filter

$99 phones will offer family filter

IF you're worried about what your kids have access to on their smart devices, this could be the best news you read.

The $4bn plan to ditch rent bonds: Is it worth the risk?

The $4bn plan to ditch rent bonds: Is it worth the risk?

BILLIONS of dollars of tenants’ cash is tied up in rental bonds but under a new plan the “tax on renters” would be returned.

Thu 5 Apr 2018

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart shares her tips on business success

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart shares her tips on business...

WHEN it comes to making it in the business world, few Aussies are better equipped to offer up advice than our nation’s richest Gina Rinehart.

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