Regional News

Wed 18 Apr 2018

'Saxy lady' beats odds and uses music to recover from stroke

'Saxy lady' beats odds and uses music to recover from stroke

SOUTHERN Downs woman was told she may never play again, but she was desperate to prove doctors wrong.

Comm Games closing ceremony 'embarrassing and disgusting'

Comm Games closing ceremony 'embarrassing and disgusting'

I trust that the closing ceremony which consisted mostly of insignificant small-time political garbage will be tossed into the trash bin of games history.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Family needs help after father-of-three killed in crash

Family needs help after father-of-three killed in crash

THE COMMUNITY has rallied behind the family of a man killed in a traffic crash in the Lockyer Valley at the weekend.

Why more Aussies are choosing 50Mbps NBN plan

Why more Aussies are choosing 50Mbps NBN plan

FRESH data shows the number of Aussies taking up high speeds on the NBN has doubled — and there are new pricing options on the way.

Man airlifted after injured in farming incident

Man airlifted after injured in farming incident

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after he suffered lower body injuries in a farming incident.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Denny finishes fourth in discus, misses history

Denny finishes fourth in discus, misses history

Denny's attempt to become the first man since 1938 to medal in the hammer throw and discus fell short by just 108cm.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Deaths after fake marijuana sex shop racket

Deaths after fake marijuana sex shop racket

A sex shop dabbled in stinky fake weed business – with tragic consequences.

What to think about before going guarantor

What to think about before going guarantor

IT MIGHT seem like the right thing to do, but being guarantor on a loan for a loved one can ruin finances and families.

Rape victim: Keep my mum locked up

Rape victim: Keep my mum locked up

PETA Butler was raped in a Toowoomba hotel as her mum sat nearby and allowed it to happen. Her mother is in prison but Peta says her sentence isn’t enough.

Cows die after being hit by cars on Southern Downs

Cows die after being hit by cars on Southern Downs

MULTIPLE cars have reportedly struck cows on the New England Highway.

Toowoomba Bali drug smuggler not going to jail

Toowoomba Bali drug smuggler not going to jail

“DEPRESSED” and “very sick”, Toowoomba drug smuggler Isaac Roberts has shown gratitude to an Indonesian court as he escaped jail and headed back to rehab.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

RUSH HOUR: Baffling optical illusion goes viral

RUSH HOUR: Baffling optical illusion goes viral

AT FIRST glance this picture just looks like a swirl of colours, but if you stare at it long enough something very strange will happen.

Number of new apartments crashing in Qld

Number of new apartments crashing in Qld

THE apartment glut in Queensland appears to have spooked developers with planned unit and apartment developments only valued at a third of a year ago.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

What a fraccing mess: Linc Energy guilty on all charges

What a fraccing mess: Linc Energy guilty on all charges

Anger at damage to land after long, extraordinary trial ends in guilty verdicts 

'Finally some sense has come to Australian Cricket'

'Finally some sense has come to Australian Cricket'

FINALLY some sense has come to Australian Cricket. (And pigs might fly?)

Quickest way to $0 power bills

Quickest way to $0 power bills

A GERMAN firm is starting a huge push into the Aussie market — and this family is proof of the potential savings to be had.

Mon 9 Apr 2018

Man cops pepper spray after violently resisting arrest

Man cops pepper spray after violently resisting arrest

POLICE were forced to pepper spray a man who violently resisted arrest at the weekend.

Toowoomba Couple Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage

Toowoomba Couple Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage

On 12th April 2018, Toowoomba couple Bill and Dawn Lord celebrate 60 years of marriage.

Mega deal could see end of Myer name

Mega deal could see end of Myer name

THE survival of one of Australia’s most famous brands is under threat with talk of a $300m deal that could change the retail landscape.

Linc pollution mega-trial: Company guilty on all charges

Linc pollution mega-trial: Company guilty on all charges

IMMENSE trial heard allegations company caused serious environmental damage

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