November 2020

Published a story 27th Nov 2020 4:00 PM

Two students, dubbed ‘mini teachers’ have been acknowledged for their kind-hearted and caring efforts in the school grounds.

‘Mini teachers’ recognised with national humanitarian award

Two students, dubbed ‘mini teachers’ have been acknowledged for their kind-hearted and caring efforts in the school grounds.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 5:06 PM

ARE you worried about break-ins and theft in your area? New data from the Queensland police reveals hot spots in the Lockyer Valley. We list the most common places for break-ins here:

HOT SPOTS: Lockyer's worst streets for break-ins, theft

ARE you worried about break-ins and theft in your area? New data from the Queensland police reveals hot spots in the Lockyer Valley. We list the most common places for break-ins here:

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 4:55 PM

We asked, and you nominated, here's the list of the region's best real estate agents.

VOTE NOW: Lockyer, Somerset's best real estate agents

We asked, and you nominated, here's the list of the region's best real estate agents.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 4:30 PM

PARAMEDICS are assessing seven patients involved in a multi-vehicle accident on the Warrego Highway. DETAILS:

Paramedics on scene of multi-vehicle highway crash

PARAMEDICS are assessing seven patients involved in a multi-vehicle accident on the Warrego Highway. DETAILS:

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 2:22 PM

LANDHOLDERS are on a waiting list to access council’s 100 per cent rebated chemical program to combat lantana.

Waiting list for council’s lantana chemical subsidy program

LANDHOLDERS are on a waiting list to access council’s 100 per cent rebated chemical program to combat lantana.

Published a story 25th Nov 2020 4:42 PM

A senior high school student says youth, although they can’t vote yet, should care about local government. Here’s what she had to say about her shadow the mayor experience:

Laidley student urges youth to ‘care’ about local politics

A senior high school student says youth, although they can’t vote yet, should care about local government. Here’s what she had to say about her shadow the mayor experience:

Published a story 25th Nov 2020 4:22 PM

Emergency services are at the unfolding scene in Laidley.

Police safely remove young student from school building roof

Emergency services are at the unfolding scene in Laidley.

Published a story 25th Nov 2020 3:03 PM

The newest bakery is open for business, and for those looking for an alternative to a pie – there’s some healthy Vietnamese options too. Check out the photos here:

New bakery’s specialty requires attention to detail

The newest bakery is open for business, and for those looking for an alternative to a pie – there’s some healthy Vietnamese options too. Check out the photos here:

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Ali Kuchel is the editor at the Gatton Star, having worked through the ranks as a journalist. Ali’s career has taken her from South Australia to Charleville’s Western Times in outback Queensland, to Gatton, back to South Australia for the Stock Journal and finally returning to Gatton. Her interests include agricultural, rural and equine journalism along with photography.