Regional News

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

THE number of children with possible exposure to asbestos grows with contaminants detected in the grounds of a primary school.

Husband 'loses' wife... and she's not happy

Husband 'loses' wife... and she's not happy

Local husband wandered the house for two days wondering where his wife was, when he eventually found her, she was not happy.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos...

HUNDREDS of children have potentially been exposed to poisonous materials as they ran, crashed and tackled during games and training.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Sunshine State lives up to its name

Sunshine State lives up to its name

YOU’D be forgiven for doubting it’s winter in Queensland today, with temps in the southeast expected to hit 30C — the hottest day since April for some areas.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

DRUNK, FATIGUED, SPEEDING: Idiot caught on Warrego Highway

DRUNK, FATIGUED, SPEEDING: Idiot caught on Warrego Highway

JUST OVER 24 hours after a double fatality on a road in the Western Downs, Dalby Police have caught a driver on the Warrego Highway doing the unthinkable.

South Burnett farmer named first female AgForce president

South Burnett farmer named first female AgForce president

DURONG cattle producer Georgie Somerset is set to become the new AgForce general president later this year

Vegan protesters descend on Swickers

Vegan protesters descend on Swickers

A GROUP of vegan activists has taken a stand outside the southern hemisphere's largest pig abattoir.

Outgoing Moreton boss calls for investment in Kingaroy coal

Outgoing Moreton boss calls for investment in Kingaroy coal

MORETON Resources' outgoing chief executive officer has called for a focus on South Burnett coal.

Police identify victims of double-fatal traffic crash

Police identify victims of double-fatal traffic crash

POLICE have identified the victims of a deadly head-on crash which claimed the lives of two people yesterday.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

AUSTRALIANS will finally be able to tune into next-generation television broadcasts later this year.

Two killed in head-on crash on rural Queensland road

Two killed in head-on crash on rural Queensland road

UPDATE: ONE person is being airlifted to Brisbane after a deadly head-on collision on the Western Downs

Truck driver pinned under prime mover for two hours

Truck driver pinned under prime mover for two hours

EMERGENCY responders say a truck driver pinned under a prime mover is lucky to have escaped more serious injuries after a rollover on the Western Downs.

All it takes is $5 to help out our farmers

All it takes is $5 to help out our farmers

MOST people know that farmers in drought-declared Queensland are struggling to survive.

FOUND: Police locate teen girl last seen in Toowoomba

FOUND: Police locate teen girl last seen in Toowoomba

POLICE thank everyone for their help in locating a 14-year-old girl reported missing from South Toowoomba.

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Jockey back in sparkling form after fall

Jockey back in sparkling form after fall

After fracturing a vertebrae back in January in a Sunshine Coast fall, Orman has returned to the saddle. He's had a sparkling start to the new season.

WATCH: Armed robbers storm Kingaroy fuel station

WATCH: Armed robbers storm Kingaroy fuel station

Kingaroy police have released CCTV footage of two people they want to speak with about an armed robbery.

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

IF YOU get this letter in the mail from the tax man, you could be in big trouble. But “don’t panic”, says one expert. Here’s what you need to do.

Armed robbery in Kingaroy: Police release CCTV images

Armed robbery in Kingaroy: Police release CCTV images

KINGAROY police have released CCTV images of two people they want to speak with about an armed robbery.

LUCKY ESCAPE: Pilot forced to land plane

LUCKY ESCAPE: Pilot forced to land plane

A LIGHT aircraft pilot has walked away uninjured from a forced landing in the Lockyer Valley this morning.

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