Regional News

Thu 6 Aug 2020

Queensland border call ‘obviously had to happen’

Premium Content Queensland border call ‘obviously had to happen’

QUEENSLAND’S borders are set to shut to NSW and the ACT, with Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio saying the closure “obviously had to happen”.

No new COVID-19 cases, but confusion over positive result

Premium Content No new COVID-19 cases, but confusion over positive result

There have been no new coronavirus cases in Queensland in the past 24 hours, but there is confusion over a new case announced yesterday.

Queenslanders to be fined $2.7m for not voting

Premium Content Queenslanders to be fined $2.7m for not voting

A whopping $2.7 million in fines will be handed down to more than 20,000 Queenslanders unless they can provide a ‘valid reason’ for failing to vote at the Council...

Hotel quarantine bungle deepens with PM’s revelation

Premium Content Hotel quarantine bungle deepens with PM’s revelation

A private security contractor who got a diplomatic exemption to mandatory hotel quarantine, should never have been allowed to fly in the first place, says PM.

Concerns raised over the 2020 Carnival of Flowers

Premium Content Concerns raised over the 2020 Carnival of Flowers

"The council should not have the right to put the tourist dollar before our health."

Wed 5 Aug 2020

Border jumper moved an unmanned barricade to avoid detection

Premium Content Border jumper moved an unmanned barricade to avoid detection

AS THE Queensland Government closes our border, people are testing every route, no matter how isolated, to sneak into the Darling Downs.

Frecklington slams alleged South Burnett border liars

Premium Content Frecklington slams alleged South Burnett border liars

DEB Frecklington has slammed a pair for allegedly providing false information on their declaration forms.

Man allegedly flew into QLD from virus hotspot

Premium Content Man allegedly flew into QLD from virus hotspot

A man avoided Queensland’s tough restrictions on travellers from known coronavirus hotspots by travelling from NSW to the ACT.

Donations from dead mum stolen from charity

Premium Content Donations from dead mum stolen from charity

CCTV has captured footage of donations being taken from Red Cross.

Shock findings: Abused kids taken from bad to worse

Premium Content Shock findings: Abused kids taken from bad to worse

Abused and neglected children are being forced to sleep in offices, police stations and residential care homes that are “worse than where they had come from”.

100-year-old lives alone and cooks his own tucker

Premium Content 100-year-old lives alone and cooks his own tucker

Spending most of his life farming in Millmerran, Ron Moffatt has turned 100.

Message to the Qld Government: 'Close borders now'

Premium Content Message to the Qld Government: 'Close borders now'

IT’S time to close Queensland’s borders and for all returning travellers to spend two weeks in hotel quarantine, to protect the health of our most vulnerable.

Tue 4 Aug 2020

Queensland closes quarantine loophole

Premium Content Queensland closes quarantine loophole

Queensland has taken a tough stance to close the loophole allowing consular staff to bypass COVID-19 quarantine rules.

Warwick girl inspiration behind $307,000 new park

Premium Content Warwick girl inspiration behind $307,000 new park

THE passionate 10-year-old took her dream to the council and they couldn’t resist.

Langer Cup livestreaming: Round 2 preview

Premium Content Langer Cup livestreaming: Round 2 preview

Langer Cup round 2 livestreaming will continue tomorrow and subscribers will be able to see all the action from the three matches.

Lawrence Springborg ‘devastated’ by daughter’s death

Premium Content Lawrence Springborg ‘devastated’ by daughter’s death

Megan Springborg was missing for days before her body was found on Saturday.

Three men illegally crossed Queensland border

Premium Content Three men illegally crossed Queensland border

THREE men crossed the Queensland border illegally overnight and are now in quarantine as the state records no new cases.

‘Bizarre’ scam robs tenants of six weeks’ rent

Premium Content ‘Bizarre’ scam robs tenants of six weeks’ rent

The Warwick tenants thought they had scored a deal of a lifetime and others are being warned to stay vigilant.

Alleged car thief caught sneaking across the border

Premium Content Alleged car thief caught sneaking across the border

ALONG with a date in court, police gave the man a $4003 fine after he falsified his border declaration pass.

NAMED: Warwick man with  3000+ child abuse images

Premium Content NAMED: Warwick man with 3000+ child abuse images

He has avoided jail, despite having hundreds of those in the ‘most heinous’ exploitation category.

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