Regional News

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Sunshine State lives up to its name

Sunshine State lives up to its name

YOU’D be forgiven for doubting it’s winter in Queensland today, with temps in the southeast expected to hit 30C — the hottest day since April for some areas.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

DRUNK, FATIGUED, SPEEDING: Idiot caught on Warrego Highway

DRUNK, FATIGUED, SPEEDING: Idiot caught on Warrego Highway

JUST OVER 24 hours after a double fatality on a road in the Western Downs, Dalby Police have caught a driver on the Warrego Highway doing the unthinkable.

Police identify victims of double-fatal traffic crash

Police identify victims of double-fatal traffic crash

POLICE have identified the victims of a deadly head-on crash which claimed the lives of two people yesterday.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

AUSTRALIANS will finally be able to tune into next-generation television broadcasts later this year.

Two killed in head-on crash on rural Queensland road

Two killed in head-on crash on rural Queensland road

UPDATE: ONE person is being airlifted to Brisbane after a deadly head-on collision on the Western Downs

Truck driver pinned under prime mover for two hours

Truck driver pinned under prime mover for two hours

EMERGENCY responders say a truck driver pinned under a prime mover is lucky to have escaped more serious injuries after a rollover on the Western Downs.

All it takes is $5 to help out our farmers

All it takes is $5 to help out our farmers

MOST people know that farmers in drought-declared Queensland are struggling to survive.

FOUND: Police locate teen girl last seen in Toowoomba

FOUND: Police locate teen girl last seen in Toowoomba

POLICE thank everyone for their help in locating a 14-year-old girl reported missing from South Toowoomba.

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Jockey back in sparkling form after fall

Jockey back in sparkling form after fall

After fracturing a vertebrae back in January in a Sunshine Coast fall, Orman has returned to the saddle. He's had a sparkling start to the new season.

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

IF YOU get this letter in the mail from the tax man, you could be in big trouble. But “don’t panic”, says one expert. Here’s what you need to do.

Armed robbery in Kingaroy: Police release CCTV images

Armed robbery in Kingaroy: Police release CCTV images

KINGAROY police have released CCTV images of two people they want to speak with about an armed robbery.

LUCKY ESCAPE: Pilot forced to land plane

LUCKY ESCAPE: Pilot forced to land plane

A LIGHT aircraft pilot has walked away uninjured from a forced landing in the Lockyer Valley this morning.

Firefighters return to Ballandean bushfire, flames continue

Firefighters return to Ballandean bushfire, flames continue

Crews back on scene this morning but firefighters are being praised for massive efforts with more than 60 vegetation fires throughout region over the weekend.

Sheep disappear as Qld drought takes toll

Sheep disappear as Qld drought takes toll

HE lives in what should be the heart of Queensland’s sheep country, but the state’s killer drought means the local butcher can’t find any to feed the locals.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

BUSHFIRE: Crews downgrade blaze on Southern Downs

BUSHFIRE: Crews downgrade blaze on Southern Downs

UPDATE: Properties are no longer under threat from the large bushfire at Ballandean.

'Super charged' place to buy a home

'Super charged' place to buy a home

In the latest report from hotspotting.com.au, Dalby ranked in the top 50 "super charged” places in the country to buy a home

Sat 11 Aug 2018

TERRIFYING: Trio filmed swerving into oncoming traffic

TERRIFYING: Trio filmed swerving into oncoming traffic

POLICE have released dashcam footage showing the dangerous driving incident that resulted in the arrests of three Toowoomba people.

'Keep your kids away': Toowoomba mum's flu warning

'Keep your kids away': Toowoomba mum's flu warning

EMMA Robinson was considering taking her daughter Arli to the emergency department when the six-month-old came down with a serious case of croup.

Three to face court over dangerous stolen car chase

Three to face court over dangerous stolen car chase

Police used a deployed a tyre deflation device to stop them.

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