Regional News

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Incredible icicles mark frosty start to the day

Incredible icicles mark frosty start to the day

ONE man knew exactly where to go to capture a stunning scene as hundreds of tiny icicles formed on this frosty morning.

Toowoomba freezes as temperatures plummet below zero

Toowoomba freezes as temperatures plummet below zero

WELCOME to the coldest day of the year so far, where temperatures in Toowoomba have dropped below zero.

Sun 17 Jun 2018

State’s biggest chill is still to come

State’s biggest chill is still to come

AFTER a chilly weekend, southern Queensland is set to start the working week with the coldest morning of the year.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

EXTORTION: Threats to break man's legs used to recover debt

EXTORTION: Threats to break man's legs used to recover debt

FATHER and son work together to elicit $4500 from a man in Warwick when he didn't repay a loan after a huge insurance pay out.

To pee or not to pee, that was man's question

To pee or not to pee, that was man's question

Toowoomba man who took a punt as to which toilet to use in the Turf Club's members bar sadly lost the bet.

Lockyer Valley author wins award at New York book awards

Lockyer Valley author wins award at New York book awards

LOCKYER Valley author M.T. Ellis was surprised when her debut novel won a bronze medal at the Independent Publisher Book Awards in New York.

Students hammer out furniture for charity auction

Students hammer out furniture for charity auction

STUDENTS from a Toowoomba Anglican school have traded their books and pens for hammers and nails to help a charity.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Advocates call for end of 'insidious form of elder abuse'

Advocates call for end of 'insidious form of elder abuse'

THE Australian Government is under pressure to end restrictive practices in aged care after it was called “a serious contravention of a person’s human rights”.

Truckies 'forced' to break law when denied basic rights

Truckies 'forced' to break law when denied basic rights

TRUCK drivers are being pushed beyond their limits without basic needs like rest, water and lighting.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Chinchilla company owes creditors more than $3 million

Chinchilla company owes creditors more than $3 million

The company owes creditors more than $3 million and has made 21 employees redundant.

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

HE HAS has helicoptered into remote destinations, lived for months with traditional native societies and held rock art dating back up to 28,000 years.

Man charged with impersonating returned serviceman

Man charged with impersonating returned serviceman

A man is set to face court today after being charged with impersonating a returned serviceman.

Man charged after stolen Landcruiser used to flee police

Man charged after stolen Landcruiser used to flee police

A man will face court today after an allegedly stolen Toyota Landcruiser was driven on the wrong side of the Warrego Hwy during a police pursuit.

The new jobs luring miners back to work

The new jobs luring miners back to work

MINERS have a reason to get excited, with new research revealing workers are in demand once again. Take a look at where the jobs are and what work is on offer.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

THE Prime Minister has revealed the Federal Government’s response to the Royal Commission into institutional child sexual abuse.

Lockyer Valley cucumber farm up for grabs

Lockyer Valley cucumber farm up for grabs

LOOKING for a tree change with a difference? Look no further.

Goodbye Go Card, hello mobile phone

Goodbye Go Card, hello mobile phone

QUEENSLAND’S public transport ticketing is set to be revolutionised with commuters able to pay for their trips from a range of smart devices.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Police shoot dog after attack

Police shoot dog after attack

A police officer forced to shoot a dog after it attacked a man in a Darling Downs town.

Mobility scooters: Are they a menace or necessary?

Mobility scooters: Are they a menace or necessary?

TALKBACK radio listeners have backed calls for speed limits and tougher restrictions on mobility scooter users, describing them as a menace on our footpaths.

Motorists seeing red over amber

Motorists seeing red over amber

MOTORISTS who push to beat the amber light are being stung with a $400 fine and three demerit points, the same penalty for running a red light.

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