Regional News

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Dead man's ute, electricity 'stolen by neighbour'

premium_icon Dead man's ute, electricity 'stolen by neighbour'

WALLANGARRA Police arrest 56yo man for theft two years after man's death.

Disease plagues family: Fight for Mitch after sister dies

premium_icon Disease plagues family: Fight for Mitch after sister dies

AFTER losing his sister to kidney disease, Toowoomba man Luke Kronk was determined he wasn't going to stand by and watch his brother suffer a similar fate.

Olympic bid: Rule change favours SEQ

premium_icon Olympic bid: Rule change favours SEQ

SEQ's hopes of hosting the 2032 Olympic Games have taken a leap forward, with historic rule changes approved last night that boost the region’s chances.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

The epic food festival you should skip breakfast for

premium_icon The epic food festival you should skip breakfast for

From fresh veggies to gelato and wine, this famous food festival has plenty of dishes to satisfy your cravings.

WATCH: Thieves ransack store, steal electronics

WATCH: Thieves ransack store, steal electronics

INVESTIGATORS have released CCTV footage of thieves destroying a glass shop front and ransacking a store. They are appealing for information into the break-in.

Former NRL star fitted with ankle monitor after charges

premium_icon Former NRL star fitted with ankle monitor after charges

FORMER NRL star Brett John Seymour has been ordered out of Toowoomba and must wear an ankle monitor as part of strict bail conditions after his arrest.

Will Queensland follow suit in banning phones in schools?

premium_icon Will Queensland follow suit in banning phones in schools?

Education Minister Grace Grace has responded to speculation Queensland will follow Victoria on banning mobile phones in schools.

Two men arrested as part of Ben Currie fraud investigation

premium_icon Two men arrested as part of Ben Currie fraud investigation

POLICE arrested and charged a further two men with fraud last night after a 14-month long investigation by officers from the Queensland Racing Crime Squad.

Banned racing identity faces fraud charge

premium_icon Banned racing identity faces fraud charge

ONCE Queensland’s most successful horse trainer, Ben Currie now faces criminal charges after being hit with the longest non-lifetime ban in the state’s history.

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

The Australian Medical Association warns the worst of the “horror flu season” is yet to come and has revealed best time to get a flu jab.

Dumb thief nabbed by selfies uploaded to the cloud

premium_icon Dumb thief nabbed by selfies uploaded to the cloud

POLAIR has tracked a stolen car between Toowoomba and Ipswich using the owners phone after they uploaded selfies to her digital storage cloud.

Sunshine Coast, Ipswich winners share $80m Oz Lotto jackpot

Sunshine Coast, Ipswich winners share $80m Oz Lotto jackpot

A staggering $80 million has been won by two Queensland winners in Tuesday night’s Oz Lotto draw. Here are the winning numbers.

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Blackbutt killer died as nurses debated CPR

premium_icon Blackbutt killer died as nurses debated CPR

AN HABITUAL violent criminal with a terminal illness died covered in his own faecal vomit while nurses debated whether they should start CPR.

Disqualified trainer Ben Currie to face fraud charges

premium_icon Disqualified trainer Ben Currie to face fraud charges

Disgraced Queensland horse trainer Ben Currie has been arrested in a police probe bombshell for the racing industry.

Aged carers testify their boss was sober at work

premium_icon Aged carers testify their boss was sober at work

DARLING Downs aged care workers have defended the reputation of a local senior health practitioner accused in "defamatory" online posts of going to work drunk.

Telstra launches ‘radical’ price changes

premium_icon Telstra launches ‘radical’ price changes

AUSTRALIA"S biggest telco will force millions of customers to choose a new phone plan. But the major overhaul comes with some good news for consumers.

Shots fired at shed has police calling for info

premium_icon Shots fired at shed has police calling for info

A farming shed has been shot at from unknown offenders driving a white Toyota Corolla sedan - twice in four weeks.

Clean-up of tragic Kumbia crash site begins

premium_icon Clean-up of tragic Kumbia crash site begins

South Burnett Council will begin cleaning up the site of the Kumbia crash this week.

Meet the couple driving cross-country in a tractor

premium_icon Meet the couple driving cross-country in a tractor

One couple from Victoria is coming to a town near you, and they travel Australia in a Chaimberlain tractor and home-made wagon.

Region feeds illegal gun market with rifles, handguns swiped

premium_icon Region feeds illegal gun market with rifles, handguns swiped

POLICE fear stolen firearms used for armed robberies, organised crime. While owner security compliance is high, we must make it as tough as possible for crims.

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