Regional News

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Prison a boost to economy and bargaining chip says mayor

Prison a boost to economy and bargaining chip says mayor

LVRC Mayor Tanya Milligan said a new prison at Gatton would be a great economic stimulus for the region.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Delays as truck rolls, cars crash, on Warrego Highway

Delays as truck rolls, cars crash, on Warrego Highway

TWO lanes on the Warrego Highway are closed this morning after a truck rolled and two cars crashed on the major road.

Sun 9 Jun 2019

Garden paradise boasts side project 'hidden' in the valley

Garden paradise boasts side project 'hidden' in the valley

SPANNING 150 acres, a Gatton nursery is growing more than just your average garden foliage.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Hollywood star loves Aussie golden girl

Hollywood star loves Aussie golden girl

Aussie tennis star Ash Barty’s awesome run to the French Open final has caught the attention of a famous Hollywood icon.

Fri 7 Jun 2019

Despite huge spike in feed prices, growers aren't benefiting

Despite huge spike in feed prices, growers aren't benefiting

FODDER growers' sheds are emptying as fast as buyers' wallets this season, with an expected bad winter driving demand.

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Truck driver sheds new light on horror crash

Truck driver sheds new light on horror crash

THE truck driver, forced to witness a horrific crash near Kingaroy that claimed a whole family, has spoken out on what happened before the tragedy.

Sun 2 Jun 2019

State-wide competition called to name police dogs

State-wide competition called to name police dogs

QUEENSLANDERS have three weeks to suggest a name for one of these six police pups.... the competition is expected to be ruff.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

Rescue helicopter called to rollover south of Toowoomba

Rescue helicopter called to rollover south of Toowoomba

EMERGENCY services are on the scene of a truck rollover south of Toowoomba.

Wed 29 May 2019

Driver killed in second truck fatality in 48 hours

Driver killed in second truck fatality in 48 hours

A SMALL community in Queensland's southwest is reeling with yet another fatal accident confirmed this afternoon.

Mon 27 May 2019

Mayor's legacy to live on with community centre, men's shed

Mayor's legacy to live on with community centre, men's shed

A $100,000 grant will aid the completion of the Steve Jones Community Centre

Macca’s is giving away 250,000 free burgers tomorrow

Macca’s is giving away 250,000 free burgers tomorrow

THE giant fast-food chain is handing out 250,000 of its new and improved “juiciest” ever burgers — in celebration of a very important day.

New Samsung phone hits blistering speed on Telstra 5G

New Samsung phone hits blistering speed on Telstra 5G

TELSTRA has released pricing details for Australia's first 5G enabled smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G.

Sun 26 May 2019

'Contradictory' messages over contamination zone drilling

'Contradictory' messages over contamination zone drilling

FARMING communities in designated priority agricultural areas near Chinchilla fear the State Government has put them at risk of water and land contamination.

Thu 23 May 2019

Man's thumb partially severed at sawmill

Man's thumb partially severed at sawmill

A MAN in his 60s was flown to hospital after his thumb was partially severed by machinery at the sawmill at Killarney.

Wed 22 May 2019

80-year-old woman missing from Lowood found safe

80-year-old woman missing from Lowood found safe

POLICE have advised an 82-year-old woman reported missing from Lowood has been located safe and well.

Tue 21 May 2019

How Winton has become the Outback Hollywood

How Winton has become the Outback Hollywood

WINTON in western Queensland, population 875 at the last Census, might seem a unlikely place for an international film festival.

Mother-daughter team forfeit money and sleep to save lives

Mother-daughter team forfeit money and sleep to save lives

THE labour of love was an act she did for 20 years before relocating to Australia, but after a brief break she started again and has done so for 30 years.

Sat 18 May 2019

Peter Dutton claims victory in key Qld seat

Peter Dutton claims victory in key Qld seat

Tony Abbott may have lost his safe Liberal seat, but things are looking better for Peter Dutton.

Fri 17 May 2019

Incident at city hotel sparks police hunt, school lockdown

Incident at city hotel sparks police hunt, school lockdown

A NUMBER of Toowoomba schools are coming out of lockdown after an incident at the Gowrie Road Hotel this morning.

Tue 14 May 2019

'Very dangerous': Two trucks skip Toowoomba red light

'Very dangerous': Two trucks skip Toowoomba red light

WATCH: A TOOWOOMBA driver has captured the moment two trucks skipped a red light at a Toowoomba intersection as he waited to turn.

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