Regional News

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Bowls Club handbag snatcher sentenced to four years in jail

premium_icon Bowls Club handbag snatcher sentenced to four years in jail

Court heard a meth-induced bender was to blame for a young man’s reckless, “stupid” behaviour.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

First festival of its kind seeks multicultural talent

premium_icon First festival of its kind seeks multicultural talent

Brand new South Burnett event aims to break down stereotypes and promote acceptance.

Woman may have been involved in bus fire death: coroner

premium_icon Woman may have been involved in bus fire death: coroner

A woman may have contributed to the death of former military officer Lee Edward Parker in the Somerset region four years ago, a coroner has found.

Man airlifted after being trapped in car

premium_icon Man airlifted after being trapped in car

The South Burnett rescue team found the car after midnight.

Focus of bushfire probe will get states offside

premium_icon Focus of bushfire probe will get states offside

The PM is expected today to reveal the terms of reference for a royal commission into the nation’s bushfire season — and they’re set to rankle the states.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Date set for Wagner defamation case appeal

premium_icon Date set for Wagner defamation case appeal

Channel 9 has been given a date in the Queensland Court of Appeal to fight the damages bill it was ordered to pay the Wagner brothers.

Do you have Australia’s top dog? Enter now!

Do you have Australia’s top dog? Enter now!

Does your dog have the X-Factor? Is your pooch the pick of the pound? We are on the search for Australia’s Top Dog. Enter here.

INVESTIGATIONS CONTINUE: House fire still deemed suspicious

premium_icon INVESTIGATIONS CONTINUE: House fire still deemed suspicious

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the house fire that tore through a home on Burnett St early yesterday morning.

Online predator tracked mum home after date

premium_icon Online predator tracked mum home after date

A YOUNG mum who met a businessman online before going on a date was raped after he followed her home.

Pot-smoking, distracted driver fined $900 for head-on crash

premium_icon Pot-smoking, distracted driver fined $900 for head-on crash

DESPITE admitting he was distracted and high, a driver has been fined just $900 and will be back on the road in two months.

Qld schools record huge drop in OP results

premium_icon Qld schools record huge drop in OP results

Nearly 40 per cent of Queensland schools have fewer students getting top marks when comparing the percentage of students achieving OP 1 to 5 over the past decade.

Why popular car meet has been canned

premium_icon Why popular car meet has been canned

THE organisers of a popular classic car gathering cancelled the event for good after an attendee crashed their car while leaving the weekend event.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Engagement ring found among ash of burned family home

premium_icon Engagement ring found among ash of burned family home

WARWICK couple mourn the loss of their first home to freak accident.

OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

premium_icon OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

Nearly 60 per cent of Queensland schools have improved their proportion of students getting top OP results. SEE WHERE YOUR SCHOOL RANKED

Holden’s death ‘dignified’ as 800 jobs in limbo

premium_icon Holden’s death ‘dignified’ as 800 jobs in limbo

Hundreds of jobs across the state are at risk as General Motors prepares to wind down 160 years of Australian history.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

premium_icon ‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

Ted Bullpitt must be spinning in his grave – but it is too late for him to tell the boss of General Motors: “You’re not taking the Kingswood!”

COURT OUT: Search warrants and drug busts land five more in court

premium_icon COURT OUT: Search warrants and drug busts land five more in...

Alford, Fitzroy, Victoria Street – is your neighbourhood on the list of places police have recently uncovered illicit drugs?

The farmers who didn’t benefit from the rain

premium_icon The farmers who didn’t benefit from the rain

While the rest of Queensland celebrates the recent downpour, farmers in this region say the rain won't have any meaningful impact on this season’s crop.

Message for MPs ahead of caucus meeting

premium_icon Message for MPs ahead of caucus meeting

A senior minister has echoed a message from the Premier as Labor MPs meet to thrash out contentious issues — including divisive deputy Jackie Trad.

Top OP student’s surprising advice

premium_icon Top OP student’s surprising advice

One of the state’s highest-achieving students has passed on his advice to those now entering Year 12. And it might not be what you think. FULL OP RESULTS

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