December 2019

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 12:00 PM

With temperatures soaring and winds gusting, a local fire ban has been extended for the Lockyer Valley and Somerset areas.

FIRE BAN: Conditions ‘perfect’ for fires to spread fast

With temperatures soaring and winds gusting, a local fire ban has been extended for the Lockyer Valley and Somerset areas.

Published a story 5th Dec 2019 3:00 PM

Individuals and groups trying to deal with roadside litter have been told thanks, but no thanks by the department.

Litter group rubbishes Hwy trash collection safety warning

Individuals and groups trying to deal with roadside litter have been told thanks, but no thanks by the department.

Published a story 5th Dec 2019 2:43 PM

A slowing market and changes to rental laws have real estate agents nervous about the new year.

Why real estate agents are nervous about the market for 2020

A slowing market and changes to rental laws have real estate agents nervous about the new year.

Published a story 5th Dec 2019 9:56 AM

Landholders are invited to share a meal and hear the latest drought management information

Free soil workshop to help landowners through drought

Landholders are invited to share a meal and hear the latest drought management information

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 5:15 PM

A recent study found returns for farmers had remained unchanged this year, but the region's growers are feeling the pinch.

Market prices fail to keep up with rising costs

A recent study found returns for farmers had remained unchanged this year, but the region's growers are feeling the pinch.

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 5:02 PM

They’re the ones on the front lines in the community’s darkest hours – but now they need your help.

Heroes in orange issue call for fresh blood

They’re the ones on the front lines in the community’s darkest hours – but now they need your help.

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 10:59 AM

Your airconditioner will become your best friend for the next few days.

HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar above 40 degrees

Your airconditioner will become your best friend for the next few days.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2019 10:15 PM

Farmer John Brander has made the tough decision to sell off his entire herd, including his breeders, after fire ravaged his property.

Paddocks turned to ash, dust as farmers begin to rebuild

Farmer John Brander has made the tough decision to sell off his entire herd, including his breeders, after fire ravaged his property.

November 2019

Published a story 29th Nov 2019 5:16 PM

Do you trust weather forecasts anymore – vote in our weekly reader poll.

READER POLL: Do you trust weather forecasts?

Do you trust weather forecasts anymore – vote in our weekly reader poll.

Published a story 29th Nov 2019 8:30 AM

A teenager was transported to hospital after a car and bike collided on a Lockyer Valley road

Rider hospitalised after bike and car crash in rural town

A teenager was transported to hospital after a car and bike collided on a Lockyer Valley road

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