Western Downs council is completely debt-free

Western Downs council is completely debt-free

This week council paid the final $60 million instalment on its debt.

Botanic Parklands opening will be well worth the wait

Botanic Parklands opening will be well worth the wait

It's just a matter of time before it's finally ready.

Jive the night away at Brigalow Hall's annual dance

Jive the night away at Brigalow Hall's annual dance

After 40 years Brigalow sure know how to put on a good time.

Origin and Golf Club tee it off

Origin and Golf Club tee it off

Origin Energy hands over old tool boxes to a goof home.

Tara's first day of drafting in three years

Tara's first day of drafting in three years

Tara hosts first draft in three years.

For the legacy of friends we haven't met

For the legacy of friends we haven't met

When a friend died of cancer it hit close to home for Nathan Pfeffer

Katie takes a seat at the Youth Council table

Katie takes a seat at the Youth Council table

Chinchilla girl has a say on new Scouts program.

Implode some melons at World Science Festival

Implode some melons at World Science Festival

How many rubber bands does it take to implode a watermelon?

Motorway closed after 20 cars, bus in storm pile-up

Motorway closed after 20 cars, bus in storm pile-up

BOM issues severe thunderstorm warning for southeast Queensland

STORM ALERT: Damaging winds, large hail for SEQ

STORM ALERT: Damaging winds, large hail for SEQ

These storms are moving towards the east

Massive warning light just went off

Massive warning light just went off

‘Inverted yield curve’ a signal of looming financial collapse

Berejiklian heckled at polling place

Berejiklian heckled at polling place

"Australians wet their pants when you mention the word guns"

Hungry snake makes meal of hapless goanna

Hungry snake makes meal of hapless goanna

“It’s something you see quite often but not to some apparently.”

‘Can I give you a hug?’ NZ PM meets Aly

‘Can I give you a hug?’ NZ PM meets Aly

“Do you mind if I give you a hug?”

Do you need domestic violence support? Ask Izzy for help

Do you need domestic violence support? Ask Izzy for help

40 domestic violence survivors improved this technology

SNAKES ALIVE: Epic death battle captured on video

SNAKES ALIVE: Epic death battle captured on video

Southern Downs woman witnesses spine-tingling showdown

Toys seized after drive-by shooting

Toys seized after drive-by shooting

Shooter hits teacher, 9 students in 'drive-by' gel shooting

GOOD NEWS: Toowoomba woman found 'safe and well'

GOOD NEWS: Toowoomba woman found 'safe and well'

Jill Bath, 59, had intended to travel to Dalby to visit daughter

Sport

    Taroom Wandoan Battlers fight for Lindsay Williams Shield

    Taroom Wandoan Battlers fight for Lindsay Williams Shield

    Jandowae Fishhooks come out the victors.

    Wealth of knowledge shared at squash clinic

    Wealth of knowledge shared at squash clinic

    Technique was the name of the game last weekend.

    Young Radke ready to compete at Grand Nationals

    Young Radke ready to compete at Grand Nationals

    Grace to go for gold at grand national competition in Sydney.

    National Sport

      Crazy history at stake in Winx farewell

      Crazy history at stake in Winx farewell

      Winx on track to retire after final Autumn Carnival campaign

      Smith clash that shook Aussie golden boy

      Smith clash that shook Aussie golden boy

      Jhye Richardson vividly recalls the penny dropping

      Frustrated McGregor still waiting for cap relief to replace de Belin

      Frustrated McGregor still waiting for cap relief to replace de...

      Paul McGregor’s frustration growing as Dragons wait for cap relief

      Force is with Snowden in hunt for third Slipper

      Force is with Snowden in hunt for third Slipper

      Trainer confident quick back-up no issue for Cosmic Force in Slipper

      Child killed after being struck at service station

      Child killed after being struck at service station

      The infant was struck at a highway fuel station

      FLAT EARTHERS: Bizarre trip to prove ‘end of the world’

      FLAT EARTHERS: Bizarre trip to prove ‘end of the world’

      A group of “flat Earth” conspiracy theorists are heading south

      Why schoolies are shunning Bali and the Gold Coast

      Why schoolies are shunning Bali and the Gold Coast

      Time to start thinking about that epic holiday: Schoolies

      EMERGENCY: Mass evacuations in NT as Trevor approaches

      EMERGENCY: Mass evacuations in NT as Trevor approaches

      Fears for residents in firing line of Cyclone Trevor

      Business News

        Hi-tech rail promises insane speed

        Hi-tech rail promises insane speed

        The PM has announced a long-term Greens policy ahead of the election

        Hyundai launches electric car with 400km range

        Hyundai launches electric car with 400km range

        Is this the game-changing car for electric power?

        Surprising generation are buying electric cars

        Surprising generation are buying electric cars

        Baby Boomers are becoming early adopters.

        Apple’s surprise AirPods 2 announcement

        Apple’s surprise AirPods 2 announcement

        The new AirPods will retail for $249 but wireless charging more

        What's On

          What's on the big screen this week

          What's on the big screen this week

          THE LEGO Movie sequel has a new song to get stuck in your head.

          'I died and saw God': Man's heavenly encounter

          'I died and saw God': Man's heavenly encounter

          'I was actually kneeling before Jesus Christ'.

          NASA lands in Brisbane for museum's largest ever exhibition

          NASA lands in Brisbane for museum's largest ever exhibition

          More than 250 items will be on display.

          Iggy pops for Bluesfest 2019

          Iggy pops for Bluesfest 2019

          Iggy Pop, Nora Jones and Nathaniel Rateliff in new announcement

          Lifestyle

            Aussie work tradition dying out

            Aussie work tradition dying out

            The smoko is dying out

            Four hours of chaos coming to Woolies

            Four hours of chaos coming to Woolies

            The supermarket chain will hold its swap day for its Disney Tiles

            Mum’s ‘extravagant’ baby name slammed

            Mum’s ‘extravagant’ baby name slammed

            “Should have changed her name to Looney Tunes"

            Porsche’s bold new SUV with coupe inspiration

            Porsche’s bold new SUV with coupe inspiration

            Anther manufacturer blending SUV and coupe.

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              Entertainment

                David Koch was perhaps a little too honest when discussing his role on the Channel 7 breakfast show.

                Sunrise a ‘bulls**t job’, says Kochie

                David Koch was perhaps a little too honest when discussing his job.

                A popular comedian has revealed how Mike from MAFS is working behind the scenes to try and extend his 15 minutes of fame.

                MAFS star’s desperate plea for TV gig

                Married At First Sight’s Mike hopes to extend his 15 minutes of fame

                SHE'S not exactly known for budget fashion looks but Jennifer Lopez has taken ‘expensive taste’ to a new level in New York.

                JLo’s insane $140K shopping outfit

                She’s not exactly known for budget fashion looks

                Their war of words has escalated, with Ines sharing X-rated details of what she says happened between her and Sam.

                MAFS Bride’s graphic sex claims about affair

                Ines makes graphic sex claims about affair after Sam claims it was fake

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                  Real Estate

                    As the property downturn picks up steam, apartment developers are going to the wall — and our cities could soon look a lot more like Paris.

                    Price falls will kill off ‘dog boxes’

                    Property downturn spells the death of the ‘dog box’

                    Australia’s property market has now gone into a “free fall” — and it may never return to its former glory, an expert has warned.

                    Dire warning of Australia in ‘crisis mode’

                    “I don’t think lending will ever go back the way it was before"

                    A surprisingly simple makeover transformed this unsellable home from a dated “mess” to a gorgeous space — and it sold for a pretty profit.

                    ‘Unbelievable’ cheap reno transforms home

                    It needed work. Have a look.

                    Jobs

                      For months, there has been one shining light in the gloom and doom of the Australian economy — but that light could soon be extinguished.

                      Last economic domino poised to fall

                      The last domino propping up the Australian economy could be poised to fall

                      Shopping centre car parks were packed for the Boxing Day sales yesterday, but there are still some ominous signs for the Australian economy.

                      Ominous signs at Australia’s shops

                      Why our summer shopping could impact on jobs in 2019

                      After seeing his son struggling to find a job one dad decided to reach out to the community for help and response he got left him speechless.

                      Dad’s sweet plea for son with Aspergers

                      After seeing his son struggling to find a job, one dad reached out.

                      Motoring

                        NSW police have sent out a stern warning to motorists about “neglecting” their cars, after a driver copped a massive fine.

                        Driver fined $448 for not washing car part

                        “Don’t wash your car and neglect your number plate"

                        Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio Quadrifoglio gets all-wheel drive, SUV practicality and distinctive visual and aural flair.

                        Alfa Romeo's family car that defies common sense

                        Prestige, luxury and pure speed.

                        Race-bred technology helps tame the brutal V8 sedan on the circuit.

                        Track test of the insane Mercedes-AMG C 63 sedan

                        The latest in timing featured in road-going brute.