Regional News

Thu 13 Aug 2020

Major overhaul at power station pumps millions into economy

Premium Content Major overhaul at power station pumps millions into economy

THE $36.2 million, two-month overhaul will employ 500 workers, including 30 South Burnett locals, at one the region’s biggest employers.

Livelihoods threatened by coronavirus rumours

Premium Content Livelihoods threatened by coronavirus rumours

VICIOUS rumours are spreading through border towns, where frightened residents are convinced accommodation providers are filled with quarantined travellers.

Disturbing cruelty claims for Warwick egg farm

Premium Content Disturbing cruelty claims for Warwick egg farm

SHOCKING FOOTAGE: PETA accuses local farm of animal cruelty following whistleblower allegations.

NAMED: Why Toowoomba man risked lives skipping quarantine

Premium Content NAMED: Why Toowoomba man risked lives skipping quarantine

A TOOWOOMBA court has heard why a man escaped quarantine at a city motel.

LIVE: Qld Schools Premier League Murrumba v Cavendish Road

Premium Content LIVE: Qld Schools Premier League Murrumba v Cavendish Road

The Qld Schools Premier League has reached the business end, with semi-finals to be livestreamed here. Watch Murrumba v Cavendish Road from 3pm.

Details of Toowoomba quarantine escapee emerge

Premium Content Details of Toowoomba quarantine escapee emerge

THE 25-year-old Toowoomba man who escaped his mandatory hotel quarantine has a history with police and the courts.

Aged care residents medicated without consent, audit finds

Premium Content Aged care residents medicated without consent, audit finds

AN aged care facility on the Western Downs was drugging four residents without consent, an audit by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has found.

Man dies in morning highway tragedy

Premium Content Man dies in morning highway tragedy

A MAN's vehicle was left barely recognisable following a fatal crash.

Man’s quarantine escape could trigger ‘major response’

Premium Content Man’s quarantine escape could trigger ‘major response’

ONE of the state’s top cops has vowed to restore confidence in the police service’s ability to mandate hotel quarantine, after a Toowoomba man fled.

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Man hands himself in after escaping hotel quarantine

Premium Content Man hands himself in after escaping hotel quarantine

AN INDEPENDENT investigation is under way to determine how it happened and how to prevent further escapes.

WATCH THE REPLAY: Ipswich SHS vs Keebra Park

Premium Content WATCH THE REPLAY: Ipswich SHS vs Keebra Park

Juniors from different Ipswich clubs form positive new brotherhood playing in schoolboy competition.

Frustrated Warwick mum assaults child’s ‘bully’

Premium Content Frustrated Warwick mum assaults child’s ‘bully’

The court heard the woman’s special needs son had been physically attacked days earlier.

Alleged piglet-thief model in court

Premium Content Alleged piglet-thief model in court

A swimwear model and animal activist with more than 70,000 Instagram followers is expected to plead guilty to stealing several piglets, a court has heard.

Man allegedly found with shotgun, drugs and ammunition

Premium Content Man allegedly found with shotgun, drugs and ammunition

FIVE men will be facing Murgon Magistrates Court after police allegedly uncovered several items in a random interception.

Police hunt for man who fled hotel quarantine in Toowoomba

Premium Content Police hunt for man who fled hotel quarantine in Toowoomba

IT IS understood the man travelled to a COVID-19 hotspot about nine days ago.

WATCH THE REPLAY: St Mary's College take on Palm Beach

Premium Content WATCH THE REPLAY: St Mary's College take on Palm Beach

Watch St Mary's take on Palm Beach in the Langer Cup LIVE HERE NOW

‘Two enemies in COVID war’: Premier’s grim NZ warning

Premium Content ‘Two enemies in COVID war’: Premier’s grim NZ warning

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has used the latest outbreak of COVID-19 in New Zealand to remind Queenslanders that the battle against the pandemic was far from over.

Aaron Payne, Langer Cups: 12 games live streamed today

Premium Content Aaron Payne, Langer Cups: 12 games live streamed today

It is a big day for schoolboy footy with 12 big clashes from the Aaron Payne and Langer Cups set to be livestreamed. SEE THE FULL SCHEDULE

Police lay charges over Toowoomba teen’s death

Premium Content Police lay charges over Toowoomba teen’s death

POLICE have laid charges over the death of Meringandan teenager Mac Allen.

Former plumber files $750k asbestos claim

Premium Content Former plumber files $750k asbestos claim

A FORMER plumber is claiming $750,000 in damages from Toowoomba Regional Council and Amaca Pty Ltd – formerly James Hardie and Co Pty Ltd.

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