Regional News

Sun 21 Apr 2019

'Your son is going to die today'

'Your son is going to die today'

Jody Daetz was 17 when leukaemia struck, now his mother is on a mission to help others.

Sat 20 Apr 2019

Bail refused for woman accused of torturing child, sister

premium_icon Bail refused for woman accused of torturing child, sister

'They found the bedroom ... with a lock on the bedroom door and the window nailed shut.'

Toowoomba teen cops jail term for importing drugs

premium_icon Toowoomba teen cops jail term for importing drugs

THE teenager had used a false name when ordering the drugs through the dark web but had used his own Toowoomba address.

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Circus comes to town but Currie’s overseas

premium_icon Circus comes to town but Currie’s overseas

THE start of the phone hook-up at the Stay hearing between Ben Currie and QRIC provided an anecdote that perfectly illustrates the circus this has become.

PM reunites with Abbott in Labor seat

premium_icon PM reunites with Abbott in Labor seat

SCOTT Morrison has reunited with former prime minister Tony Abbott in a Labor seat as new data revealed who some Aussie voters would prefer as their PM.

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Homewares group in administration owing $1m

premium_icon Homewares group in administration owing $1m

A hHOMEWARES store with outposts across southeast Queensland has closed its doors, leaving employees without jobs and debts “in excess of $1 million”.

Know your fishing rules these Easter holidays

premium_icon Know your fishing rules these Easter holidays

WHILE the Easter long weekend is the perfect time for a little fishing retreat, there are rules for fishers to obey or risk being slapped with a hefty fine.

ACCC warns: Don't buy from Viagogo

premium_icon ACCC warns: Don't buy from Viagogo

A MAJOR ticket reseller site tricked buyers into thinking event tickets were about to sell out when there were plenty still available.

Currie wins stay extension after Bali phone call

premium_icon Currie wins stay extension after Bali phone call

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie is free to continue training after winning a third stay of proceedings on the suspension of his licence at QCAT.

BREAKING: Police in pursuit of child driver on highway

premium_icon BREAKING: Police in pursuit of child driver on highway

Police are trailing a car reportedly being driven by a minor down the Warrego Hwy from Toowoomba.

Stressed at work? Blame the boss, then yourself

premium_icon Stressed at work? Blame the boss, then yourself

IF you’re stressed at work, you could probably blame your boss – and then yourself for not learning the art of saying one word enough.

Region shocked as pilots die within days of each other

premium_icon Region shocked as pilots die within days of each other

A YOUNG musterer just days away from turning 21, and a rural advocate fighting for producers both had their lives cut short within days of one another.

Spike in flu cases fills regions hospitals

premium_icon Spike in flu cases fills regions hospitals

Doctors and nurses are urging locals to get their flu vaccinations with emergency departments in the south west struggling under the strain of flu cases.

Woman dies in low-speed crash on Easter holiday eve

Woman dies in low-speed crash on Easter holiday eve

UPDATE: A woman has died in a low-speed two-vehicle crash on James St early this morning.

Massive horticulture project for 500 jobs approved

premium_icon Massive horticulture project for 500 jobs approved

A MASSIVE intensive horticulture project that would employ up to 500 people west of Toowoomba has received full endorsement from the Toowoomba Regional Council.

Drug taking truck driver supplied meth to other truckies

premium_icon Drug taking truck driver supplied meth to other truckies

THE truckie had been using methylamphetamines himself which was a danger to other road users but then he trafficked the drug to other truckies, the court heard.

The Adani jobs up for grabs

premium_icon The Adani jobs up for grabs

With more than 18,000 people registering to work at Adani’s Carmichael mine, the jobs the project will need from day one have been revealed.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Shock number of kids seeking drug and booze help

premium_icon Shock number of kids seeking drug and booze help

A huge number of Australians treated for problem drug or alcohol use last financial year were children — some as young as 10.

Man jailed for drugging and raping 14-year-old girl

premium_icon Man jailed for drugging and raping 14-year-old girl

THE 45-YEAR-OLD man pleaded guilty before Toowoomba Supreme Court to supplying the teenager with alcohol and drugs and then raping her on the floor.

Fake vegan invasion Facebook post exposed

Fake vegan invasion Facebook post exposed

IF a Facebook post is to be believed, several stores will face a massive vegan invasion next week... or will they?

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