Regional News

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Woman denied mechanic job over 'menstrual cycle' worries

premium_icon Woman denied mechanic job over 'menstrual cycle' worries

ROSE loves cars and wants nothing more than to be a mechanic - but even offering to work for free hasn't resolved the biggest hurdle to getting a foot in the door.

Homes destroyed as unpredictable fire continues to burn

Homes destroyed as unpredictable fire continues to burn

At least one home was destroyed near Crows Nest and several more are believed to have been damaged.

Volunteer fireys hose down Blue Card demands

premium_icon Volunteer fireys hose down Blue Card demands

With more than 15,000 volunteer firefighters yet to apply, the State Government has extended the deadline for them to secure Blue Cards.

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

An investigation by this newspaper, reveals how local councils and State and Federal governments are keeping us in the dark on natural disaster issues

Mon 18 Nov 2019

IS YOUR SCHOOL ON THE LIST? 178 schools to get solar panels

premium_icon IS YOUR SCHOOL ON THE LIST? 178 schools to get solar panels

The Queensland Government has revealed that 178 state schools will soon have solar panels installed. SEE IF YOUR SCHOOL MADE THE CUT

Two men charged following Warrego Highway crash

premium_icon Two men charged following Warrego Highway crash

Darling Downs detectives have charged two men following a serious traffic crash on the Warrego Highway at Helidon yesterday afternoon.

Man found with 5kg of cannabis claimed he was making cakes

premium_icon Man found with 5kg of cannabis claimed he was making cakes

A MAN found with more than 5kg of cannabis plant claimed he used to the leaf to make oil which he used to bake cakes and biscuits.

Somerset council's brutal new roadside memorial laws

premium_icon Somerset council's brutal new roadside memorial laws

A southeast Queensland council set to upset families with tough, new roadside memorial legislation.

Hospital self-evacuates as fire threat nears

Hospital self-evacuates as fire threat nears

Esk Hospital has made the decision to “self-evacuate” patients as fierce bushfires continue to burn nearby. STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST ALERTS AND WARNINGS HERE

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Lightning strikes behind five bushfires

Lightning strikes behind five bushfires

Lightning strikes are believed to have been the cause of at least five bushfires burning across the state, including one that forced an evacuation.

Thu 14 Nov 2019

What to do if smoke from fires is making you unwell

What to do if smoke from fires is making you unwell

BUSHFIRE smoke can reduce our air quality. Here's what you can do.

Wed 13 Nov 2019

AS IT HAPPENED: Pechey fire flares up and helicopter crashes

premium_icon AS IT HAPPENED: Pechey fire flares up and helicopter crashes

WEDNESDAY, 7.30PM: QFES has issued another order for residents in the Pechey area to leave immediately.

Sun 10 Nov 2019

Full list of bushfire warnings: Sunday

Full list of bushfire warnings: Sunday

Multiple homes have been lost in bushfires in central Queensland overnight, there are 50 fires burning across the state this morning.

BBQ ban in our state of emergency

BBQ ban in our state of emergency

All types of outdoor fires and certain other activities have been banned in 42 local government areas in Queensland, as a state of emergency is declared.

Sat 9 Nov 2019

What you need to know about QLD bushfires

What you need to know about QLD bushfires

Queensland’s Acting Fire Commissioner has described the weather conditions fanning horror bushfires as “insane”.

Wed 6 Nov 2019

Aussie’s $2.5m Jamaica Blue nightmare

Aussie’s $2.5m Jamaica Blue nightmare

Emma Forsyth and her husband bought two franchises in the hope of a better life. Instead, they say that decision almost ruined them.

Tue 5 Nov 2019

How to pick a Melbourne Cup winner

How to pick a Melbourne Cup winner

The racing experts at Ladbrokes have analysed every horse in the field and given us their thoughts on the leading contenders.

Download your Melbourne Cup sweep here

Download your Melbourne Cup sweep here

If you’ve been left to organise your office’s Melbourne Cup sweep and didn’t get your hands on the paper this weekend, don’t panic, we’ve got you covered.

Mon 4 Nov 2019

Barty’s slip of the tongue after jaw-dropping $6.4m windfall

Barty’s slip of the tongue after jaw-dropping $6.4m windfall

ASH Barty was flawless on the court as she secured the biggest cheque in tennis history — but she stumbled in her victory speech.

TOP TIPS: Experts pick their Melbourne Cup winner

TOP TIPS: Experts pick their Melbourne Cup winner

Struggling to pick a winner for the Melbourne Cup? Let the experts help you out, as they share who they think will win the race that stops a nation.

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