Regional News

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Top 50 richest QLD schools revealed

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The top 50 wealthiest schools in Queensland have been revealed with a state school ranking in the top 10 among elite schools. SEE HOW MUCH EACH SCHOOL MAKES

Fees/charges: How much parents are forking out

premium_icon Fees/charges: How much parents are forking out

The most expensive and cheapest schools in Queensland have been revealed. SEE HOW YOUR SCHOOL COMPARES

Sun 13 Oct 2019

It’s back! $1-a-week subscription offer returns

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Our cheapest deal is back, with a full digital subscription to this website for only $1 a week for the first eight weeks.

Mum sues for $750k in work-for-dole death

premium_icon Mum sues for $750k in work-for-dole death

A Queensland woman still mourning the loss of her son, 18, who died while working for the dole is suing for $750,000.

Drought-ravaged town forced to drink treated toilet water

premium_icon Drought-ravaged town forced to drink treated toilet water

One town is taking drastic measures as it slowly runs out of water by going from ‘toilet to tap’ — which means using treated sewage to turn into drinking water.

Big change coming for heart health checks

Big change coming for heart health checks

A change is coming for all Australians after a major Heart Foundation and News Corp campaign win — and it’s set to save more lives.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Couple’s trick to get six homes

Couple’s trick to get six homes

A Sydney couple who were recently still in debt have turned around their lives in just under three years after deciding to make a big lifestyle change

Predator jailed for vile sex abuse of foster daughter

premium_icon Predator jailed for vile sex abuse of foster daughter

The girl said her life and family were shattered when the Warwick man she once loved as a father hurt her in the worst way.

Fri 11 Oct 2019

‘Devastating’: Farms to pay for non-existent water

premium_icon ‘Devastating’: Farms to pay for non-existent water

It was damning news they delivered to a room full of desperate farmers

Weekend to cop heaviest rain in months

Weekend to cop heaviest rain in months

We’re supposed to be a month into sunny spring weather but this weekend is going to look more like winter with thunderstorms and chilly days.

Drought Angels respond to PM ScoMo's bush visit

premium_icon Drought Angels respond to PM ScoMo's bush visit

Country drought relief group gives a real perspective on crisis, in response to a visit from the Prime Minister of Australia

Woman thought she was brewing alcohol, not drugs

premium_icon Woman thought she was brewing alcohol, not drugs

Darling Downs local Bernadette Tamara Sear has argued her drug conviction should be thrown out because she thought she was distilling alcohol, not drugs.

Where to find state's best garage sale bargains

Where to find state's best garage sale bargains

Fancy a Faberge egg or a signed guitar by Bono? Here’s where you can find the best bargains in Queensland at this year’s Garage Sale Trail.

Free formal dresses for drought-ravaged farm kids

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High school students pack in to rummage through thousands of free suits and dresses

Toowoomba exporter named best in Queensland

premium_icon Toowoomba exporter named best in Queensland

A TOOWOOMBA exporter cashed in on demand for premium Aussie beef.

Price increase crucial for region’s dairy farmers

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AS SUPERMARKETS fail to pass on milk prices to farmers, this company’s hike is only good news according to region’s dairy producers.

What it’s like to fly a Boeing 747 into Wellcamp Airport

premium_icon What it’s like to fly a Boeing 747 into Wellcamp Airport

For the uninitiated, Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport might seem like just any other airport in Australia, but for pilots flying into it, especially those flying in one...

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Saleyards clock in $5B worth of sales

premium_icon Saleyards clock in $5B worth of sales

A combined 400 years of experience, but not one agent saw this coming.

Project School Formal swings into gear for another year

premium_icon Project School Formal swings into gear for another year

IT'S BACK and bigger and better than ever - Project School Formal is operating out of Duggan St and ready to make a difference in the lives of school-leavers.

How killer teen grew up to be a drug dealer

premium_icon How killer teen grew up to be a drug dealer

A teenager who bashed an 86-year-old war veteran to death in his own home has been jailed for drug dealing 15 years later.

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