Regional News

Fri 28 Feb 2020

One dead, three injured in highway tragedy

premium_icon One dead, three injured in highway tragedy

A motorcycle and car have collided on a notorious crossroads, leaving one dead and three others, including a child, in hospital.

61-year-old arrested for alleged assault on council CEO

premium_icon 61-year-old arrested for alleged assault on council CEO

THE scuffle broke out at the Southern Downs Regional Council administrative building.

Man makes six calls to partner in valium-induced rant

premium_icon Man makes six calls to partner in valium-induced rant

WHEN his ex-partner sold their joint boat after a messy break-up, it prompted this man to make some annoying phone calls.

Fond farewell to a homegrown firefighting legend

premium_icon Fond farewell to a homegrown firefighting legend

THIS firefighter’s career has come full circle, but now it’s about to start a new chapter.

'Five year wait for justice': Firm celebrates PFAS agreement

premium_icon 'Five year wait for justice': Firm celebrates PFAS agreement

THE law firm behind an Oakey PFAS contamination class action is celebrating a significant moment in a “five year-long wait for justice".

Pub robber found with meth up his bottom

premium_icon Pub robber found with meth up his bottom

A MAN arrested after a botched attempt to rob the Highfields Tavern was found to have a bag of ice between his bottom cheeks at the watch house.

Thu 27 Feb 2020

Motorcyclist killed in cruel road tragedy an hour from home

premium_icon Motorcyclist killed in cruel road tragedy an hour from home

A TOOWOOMBA man was just an hour away from home when he was killed in a freak crash on the New England Highway.

Man fights for life as brother charged for 'head kick'

premium_icon Man fights for life as brother charged for 'head kick'

A Nanango man has been charged with grievous bodily harm against his brother.

FULL LIST: 630 schools to finally get airconditioning

premium_icon FULL LIST: 630 schools to finally get airconditioning

Despite failing to get airconditioning into even half the number of schools it promised by the start of Term 1, The Palaszczuk Government has made a new pledge.

Grandma-to-be found guilty of meth possession

premium_icon Grandma-to-be found guilty of meth possession

The woman’s lawyer pushed for a suspended sentence, so she could be present for the birth of her first grandchild.

TAKE THE TEST: Basic science questions kids can’t answer

premium_icon TAKE THE TEST: Basic science questions kids can’t answer

Latest science literacy data reveals the basic science questions Australian students can’t answer. Can you? TAKE A LOOK AT THE QUESTIONS

How to go from highflyer to broke drug addict in one year

premium_icon How to go from highflyer to broke drug addict in one year

THE former air traffic controller and RAAF officer was a prime example of how drugs can destroy one's life.

‘Essential service’ choppered in to flood-hit town

premium_icon ‘Essential service’ choppered in to flood-hit town

A cafe owner in outback Queensland went to extraordinary measures to keep locals content, as floodwaters surrounded the town.

How new tech detects ice use in rentals

premium_icon How new tech detects ice use in rentals

A TOOWOOMBA man is concerned about the prevalence of ice in our communities. He is now selling a device aimed at detecting its use in rental properties.

Toowoomba lecture by Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton

premium_icon Toowoomba lecture by Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton

LINDY Chamberlain-Creighton will speak on her journey after being wrongfully convicted of the murder of her daughter who was snatched by a dingo in 1980.

The ‘dodgy’ fee you won’t have to pay any more

premium_icon The ‘dodgy’ fee you won’t have to pay any more

It’s a fee consumers are slugged with often, and one few of them understand. But under Federal Government measures it will become a thing of the past.

Pharmacists move further into GPs’ turf

premium_icon Pharmacists move further into GPs’ turf

The State Government has moved to expand the reach of Queensland pharmacists — and the peak body for GPs is expected to oppose it.

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Adopted son harrassed and abused birth mum over missing dad

premium_icon Adopted son harrassed and abused birth mum over missing dad

AN ADOPTEE who had legitimately track down his birth mother had then started making demands and harassed her by text and phone calls.

Blind woman to scale Kilimanjaro for Guide Dog mission

premium_icon Blind woman to scale Kilimanjaro for Guide Dog mission

ALTHOUGH she has lived most of her life without sight, Pittsworth mother Lisa McEwan says she has a vision.

The talent is there for finals success: Neale

premium_icon The talent is there for finals success: Neale

Brisbane Lions player Lachie Neale is confident the team can rise one or two steps higher this season in the AFL.

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