Regional News

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

premium_icon Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

A Toowoomba man who died from COVID-19 has been remembered by his family as a “loving, caring gentle giant of a man”.

Gatton family ‘blessed’ to keep roof over their heads

premium_icon Gatton family ‘blessed’ to keep roof over their heads

The family of five have lost its entire income.

Virus cases jump to 873, as ‘peak’ time revealed

Virus cases jump to 873, as ‘peak’ time revealed

The number of Queensland coronavirus cases has grown overnight, taking the total to 873 as the Premier reveals just when local cases are expected to ‘peak'.

Dalby Hospital successfuly sued for $9 million by mum

premium_icon Dalby Hospital successfuly sued for $9 million by mum

A GIRL who suffered brain damage at birth has been granted more than $9 million in compensation after her mother sued Dalby Hospital for delays in her delivery.

‘I’m upset’: Gladys defends virus debacle

‘I’m upset’: Gladys defends virus debacle

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has clashed with radio host Ben Fordham and defended her state’s handling of the cruise ship issue.

RIP Bruce Dawe: Poet of ordinary Australia dies

premium_icon RIP Bruce Dawe: Poet of ordinary Australia dies

Renowned poet Bruce Dawe, who was studied by generations of Australian school students, has died in a Queensland nursing home.

NEW DETAILS: First confirmation of Lockyer, Somerset cases

premium_icon NEW DETAILS: First confirmation of Lockyer, Somerset cases

There are confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Lockyer, Somerset region, it can be revealed.

Dummy’s guide to new home isolation rules

premium_icon Dummy’s guide to new home isolation rules

A DUMMY’S guide to who can visit your home has been issued after three days of coronavirus confusion and another change that relaxes rules for housebound...

Toilet paper shortage causing sewer blockage spike

premium_icon Toilet paper shortage causing sewer blockage spike

THE toilet roll shortage across the country is starting to affect the Toowoomba Regional Council, who said sewer blockages were rising as residents start using...

What to use in 'loo' of toilet paper?

premium_icon What to use in 'loo' of toilet paper?

THE panic buyers had left me out of toilet paper and panicking. It was then I had to take matters into my own hands... so to speak.

Making masks keeps business going

premium_icon Making masks keeps business going

A Toowoomba business is making and selling face masks to supply the community.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

premium_icon Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

Scott Morrison says children are expected to return to classrooms after the looming school holidays if parents are unable to provide home learning.

Free movies for Foxtel subscribers

Free movies for Foxtel subscribers

Subscribers to Foxtel’s sport pack will receive access to its library of movies for free, as a result of coronavirus impacting live games.

Rare condition adds years to child’s life

premium_icon Rare condition adds years to child’s life

An 11-week-old Toowoomba baby has been diagnosed with a rare condition that his mother called a 'miracle'.

Coronavirus Queensland: all you need to know today

Coronavirus Queensland: all you need to know today

QUEENSLAND has been rocked by another coronavirus death as the PM announces new measures to help families with childcare costs.

ECQ investigates mishandled Lockyer votes

premium_icon ECQ investigates mishandled Lockyer votes

The Electoral Commission is investigating after a number of ballots at a rural voting site were incorrectly handled.

Teachers in crisis: 400 calls for support every day

premium_icon Teachers in crisis: 400 calls for support every day

Teachers on the frontline are calling for help in unprecedented numbers as they come to terms with the impacts of the COVID-19

Toowoomba records second COVID-19 death

premium_icon Toowoomba records second COVID-19 death

It is the second death related to the coronavirus in the Toowoomba Region.

Home-brew kits selling faster than stores can restock

premium_icon Home-brew kits selling faster than stores can restock

In 17 years of business, this Gatton store has never sold so many home-brew kits.

COVID-19: Toowoomba retirement village resident diagnosed

premium_icon COVID-19: Toowoomba retirement village resident diagnosed

A RESIDENT at a Toowoomba lifestyle resort has tested positive to coronavirus after returning from a cruise last month.

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