Regional News

Wed 29 Jan 2020

UNCANNY: Laidley family makes bizarre discovery in new home

premium_icon UNCANNY: Laidley family makes bizarre discovery in new home

After moving into their new place, they got sorting through the mess left behind by the old owners. What they found a year-to-the-date was uncanny.

How fast Queensland private school fees are rising

premium_icon How fast Queensland private school fees are rising

The rising cost of sending a child to a private school means Queensland households are taking a significant hit.

Tue 28 Jan 2020

Police believe they have a truck that killed Lachlan Douglas

premium_icon Police believe they have a truck that killed Lachlan Douglas

Police are combing over a truck connected to the death of Lachlan Douglas in a detailed forensic and mechanical inspection.

Regional fashion workers among 1200 creditors owed $50m

premium_icon Regional fashion workers among 1200 creditors owed $50m

Early investigations into the retailer’s financial situation paints a bleak picture, but administrators hope a buyer can save the iconic Aussie chain.

WORST BURGLAR: ‘It wasn’t Sherlock Holmes who solved this’

premium_icon WORST BURGLAR: ‘It wasn’t Sherlock Holmes who solved this’

Gatton police struck it lucky when a Fernvale man made a dumb mistake at a crime scene.

‘Active’ racehorse among those emaciated on property

premium_icon ‘Active’ racehorse among those emaciated on property

ANIMAL Liberation Qld claim a racehorse listed as 'active' by Racing Australia is among one of the eight surviving horses on a Mackay man’s Toowoomba property.

Connor Horan: Mum and grandmother share last video of boy

premium_icon Connor Horan: Mum and grandmother share last video of boy

As police ramp up an investigation into the death of a Queensland toddler, his mum and grandma have shared a beautiful video of their little boy.

Stolen school bus found trashed day before classes kick off

premium_icon Stolen school bus found trashed day before classes kick off

A SCHOOL bus stolen from a southwest Queensland town has been found bogged and trashed.

Waste engine oil causes closure of Toowoomba streets

premium_icon Waste engine oil causes closure of Toowoomba streets

EMERGENCY services are responding to reports of "something hazardous" in the Toowoomba CBD this afternoon.

What happened to happy little Connor?

premium_icon What happened to happy little Connor?

Police have revealed they are investigating the death of a little boy who was driven to hospital by his babysitter with multiple head and internal injuries.

Toowoomba woman lucks out with donation find

premium_icon Toowoomba woman lucks out with donation find

A TOOWOOMBA woman has been reunited with a piece of family history in what she describes as a one-in-a-million coincidence.

World-first trial brings new hope to stroke victims

premium_icon World-first trial brings new hope to stroke victims

A clinical trial funded by a Toowoomba charity could bring a life-changing treatment to Australia.

12-hour-go-slow: Plan to extend school zone hours

premium_icon 12-hour-go-slow: Plan to extend school zone hours

Motorists would be forced to slow down to 40km/h in school zones from 7am to 7pm every day of the week under a new plan to be flagged today.

Mon 27 Jan 2020

The school zones police will be targeting

premium_icon The school zones police will be targeting

Police will be out in force as students return to class, as we the areas with the most school-zone speeding fines. AREAS WITH THE MOST SCHOOL-ZONE FINES LISTED!

$1 million land clearing fine a warning for property owners

premium_icon $1 million land clearing fine a warning for property owners

A court's finding against grazier Michael Vincent Baker, ordering him to pay $1m in penalties and costs, has prompted a warning from a Toowoomba lawyer.

One arrested over Toowoomba underpants theft

premium_icon One arrested over Toowoomba underpants theft

THE alleged thief did a runner when he saw police coming for him.

Lifeblood of Blackall receives OAM

premium_icon Lifeblood of Blackall receives OAM

Reverend Beth O’Neill has been named as a recipient of a Medal of the Order of Australia.

60 years of volunteering recognised with OAM

premium_icon 60 years of volunteering recognised with OAM

Mitchell’s Marvelle Kerslake has been serving the community for over 60 years, and her decades of dedication have been recognised with a top honour.

Australia Day barbecue goes horribly wrong for Downs woman

premium_icon Australia Day barbecue goes horribly wrong for Downs woman

AN Australia Day barbecue has gone horribly for one woman on the Southern Downs.

Sun 26 Jan 2020

Body found after man dragged under at waterfall

premium_icon Body found after man dragged under at waterfall

The body of a man who was swept away at a popular waterfall has been found, while multiple groups have been rescued from rising flood waters.

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