Regional News

Sun 8 Sep 2019

BUSHFIRE WARNING: List of schools to be closed revealed

BUSHFIRE WARNING: List of schools to be closed revealed

Nine schools will be closed across Queensland, including several in the Southern Downs and Granite Belt, in light of the bushfires.

BOM: No rain in sight for bushfire-affected regions

BOM: No rain in sight for bushfire-affected regions

RESIDENTS in danger or affected by the bushfires raging across the Southern Downs will get no short-term relief from the sky this weekend, according to BOM.

Sat 7 Sep 2019

AFTERMATH: What it looks like on the ground in Stanthorpe

AFTERMATH: What it looks like on the ground in Stanthorpe

The aftermath of Friday night's blaze has become evident in the light of day as more stories of loss and lucky escapes are heard.

STANTHORPE FIRE: Police declare emergency situation

STANTHORPE FIRE: Police declare emergency situation

FRIDAY, 10.45PM: QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services has told residents in Applethorpe to leave immediately as a bushfire approaches.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

STANTHORPE FIRE: Photos show extent of blaze

STANTHORPE FIRE: Photos show extent of blaze

As residents are urged to seek shelter, visuals show smoke choking the sky.

'One of worst in memory': Houses burn in Stanthorpe town

'One of worst in memory': Houses burn in Stanthorpe town

MORE than 30 crews are tonight battling an enormous bushfire at Stanthorpe, as evacuations continue for residents across the Southern Downs town.

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Houses record ‘significant’ jump in value

Houses record ‘significant’ jump in value

The downturn that wiped billions of dollars off Aussie homes appears to be over, but experts warn more policy is needed to stimulate the economy.

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Ergon Energy linesmen restore power to 1700 homes

Ergon Energy linesmen restore power to 1700 homes

MORE than 1700 homes and businesses in Toowoomba lost power this morning after a transformer exploded.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Ridiculous $10k cash ban sparks fury

Ridiculous $10k cash ban sparks fury

You could face years in jail and a massive fine for paying more than $10,000 in cash to a business under a new law being put to parliament.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Machine gun preacher Sam Childers back for Aussie tour

Machine gun preacher Sam Childers back for Aussie tour

SAM Childers - better known as the machine gun preacher - is returning to Australia later for a three state tour which will take in more than 40 venues.

Sat 27 Jul 2019

How to turn $60 into $316,000

How to turn $60 into $316,000

Carla Harris is out to change how much cash Australians have in their bank accounts — and she’s making it easy for anyone with small steps.

Thu 25 Jul 2019

WATER LEVELS 'CRITICAL': New restrictions introduced

WATER LEVELS 'CRITICAL': New restrictions introduced

COUNCIL is cracking down on water usage further with new limit to be enforced in a few weeks.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

‘Teaspoon is lethal’ in natural product

‘Teaspoon is lethal’ in natural product

Caffeine and green tea are among the most dangerous supplements in common use where even a tiny teaspoon can kill, a health expert has warned.

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

The ATO has been inundated with more than 90,000 calls following the tax cut package, but don’t fall into this trap before you claim yours.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Workers urged to check their pay slips

Workers urged to check their pay slips

More than two million Australians are being urged to check their pay slips to ensure they have received a pay rise.

Boil water before drinking! Alert issued for Burnett town

Boil water before drinking! Alert issued for Burnett town

THE council is working with Queensland Health to resolve the issue.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Help police identify pair over 1000L diesel theft

Help police identify pair over 1000L diesel theft

POLICE are appealing for help to identify two people they believe are connected to the theft of 1000L of diesel in Toowoomba this month.

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Dad of four kids killed in crash blames mum

Dad of four kids killed in crash blames mum

THE heartbroken father of four children who were tragically killed in a car crash alongside their mum, has hit out at his former partner’s actions.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

The Australian Medical Association warns the worst of the “horror flu season” is yet to come and has revealed best time to get a flu jab.

Sunshine Coast, Ipswich winners share $80m Oz Lotto jackpot

Sunshine Coast, Ipswich winners share $80m Oz Lotto jackpot

A staggering $80 million has been won by two Queensland winners in Tuesday night’s Oz Lotto draw. Here are the winning numbers.

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