Regional News

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Woman taken to hospital after being hit with bat

Woman taken to hospital after being hit with bat

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after being hit in the head with a baseball bat in Dalby

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Concerning number of drug drivers caught in highway blitz

Concerning number of drug drivers caught in highway blitz

BOTH lanes of the Warrego Highway near Gatton have been reduced to a crawl as Queensland Police conduct Operation Quebec Smoke.

Tough toddler burned by campfire improving in hospital

Tough toddler burned by campfire improving in hospital

THE family of a tough little toddler who fell into a campfire at the weekend has been overwhelmed by the support shown from the community.

WATCH: Macca's found dumped in takeaway bag at Coles loo

WATCH: Macca's found dumped in takeaway bag at Coles loo

A TRIP to the bathroom quickly turned into a rescue mission to save a two-day-old kitten abandoned in a takeaway bag in the public toilets of Coles in Gatton.

Violent attack on pregnant woman and police officer

Violent attack on pregnant woman and police officer

A woman was sentenced to a term of imprisonment for shoving a pregnant woman and assaulting a police officer.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

5 people, including child, in hospital after Range crash

5 people, including child, in hospital after Range crash

UPDATE: Five people including a child have been taken to hospital after a crash on the Toowoomba Range.

Reflecting on Chinchilla's thriving railway history

Reflecting on Chinchilla's thriving railway history

IT'S EASY to lose track of Chinchilla's history. Progress can erase all traces of buildings and places that were once integral to the town's way of life.

Gas exploration authority granted in Surat Basin

Gas exploration authority granted in Surat Basin

Land north of Surat and Miles has been picked for gas prospecting.

JOBS: Meatworks plant a step closer for Maranoa

JOBS: Meatworks plant a step closer for Maranoa

New abattoir on the cards for the Maranoa.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Emergency services called to home over 'unknown substance'

Emergency services called to home over 'unknown substance'

EMERGENCY services have been called to a home in South Toowoomba after reports of an "unknown substance" being discovered.

Toowoomba police want to help an assault victim

Toowoomba police want to help an assault victim

TOOWOOMBA Police hope to contact a man and his family who were involved in an incident on Saturday, September 15 at 1.30pm.

'It was like a cult': Former teen bride speaks out

'It was like a cult': Former teen bride speaks out

ABBY Andersson is a hard working, bubbly member of many community groups, but behind that big smile is a childhood of dark secrets.

Telcos put on notice over 'unlimited data' mobile deals

Telcos put on notice over 'unlimited data' mobile deals

TELCOS are being warned they face fines of millions of dollars for misleading advertising promoting 'unlimited data' mobile plans.

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Toddler airlifted to hospital after campfire burns

Toddler airlifted to hospital after campfire burns

A TODDLER has been airlifted to hospital in Brisbane after she suffered full-thickness burns to her body.

Muslim charity groups donate 33 tonnes of hay to farmers

Muslim charity groups donate 33 tonnes of hay to farmers

MORE than 33 tonnes in hay bales have been donated to drought-stricken farmers in western Queensland thanks to a charity drive organised by Muslim groups.

Major highway closures to transport wind turbine blades

Major highway closures to transport wind turbine blades

MAJOR sections of highway, including the Toowoomba Range, will be forced to close to transport enormous wind turbine blades for the Coopers Gap Wind Farm.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Very high fire danger warning for Darling Downs

Very high fire danger warning for Darling Downs

HOT temperatures and low humidity will drive very high fire danger ratings across the Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts this weekend.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

No chill for Qld as weekend scorcher approaches

No chill for Qld as weekend scorcher approaches

WHILE the southern states brace for a chilly polar blast, we're going to be warm enough to worry about bushfires.

Welder's spark likely source of Grantham fire, say firies

Welder's spark likely source of Grantham fire, say firies

'Snappy-Brown' fuel with absolutely no moisture made firefighting conditions tough for emergency services at Grantham, yesterday.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Man killed, woman seriously injured in highway crash

Man killed, woman seriously injured in highway crash

UPDATE: A man has died and a woman seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash on the Western Downs this morning.

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