Regional News

Wed 28 Oct 2020

BIG READ: How Western Downs became Australia’s powerhouse

Premium Content BIG READ: How Western Downs became Australia’s powerhouse

WESTERN Downs is fast becoming the powerhouse of Australia and leading the charge for the Queensland government’s 50 per cent renewable goal. LIST OF UPCOMING...

ANNOUNCED: Massive 110 turbine wind farm to be built near Dalby

Premium Content ANNOUNCED: Massive 110 turbine wind farm to be built near...

NEW PROJECT: Set to create hundreds of jobs that will boost the economies of Dalby, Chinchilla and Kingaroy, it’s the third renewable energy project to be announced...

Tue 27 Oct 2020

Who is Groom LNP candidate Garth Hamilton?

Premium Content Who is Groom LNP candidate Garth Hamilton?

Who is Garth Hamilton was the question on everyone’s lips after he was selected as the LNP candidate for Groom on Sunday. Here’s who he is.

Jobs boost as region gives nod to 23rd solar farm project

Premium Content Jobs boost as region gives nod to 23rd solar farm project

A 200 hectare solar farm west of Toowoomba was given the tick of approval. It marks more than $4 billion spent on renewable energy in our region in the past five years.

Mon 26 Oct 2020

REVEALED: How Debbie Combarngo died after being attacked in a Toowoomba unit

Premium Content REVEALED: How Debbie Combarngo died after being attacked in a...

For the first time a Toowoomba court has heard what the Crown claim happened on the day Debbie Combarngo was killed inside a Wilsonton unit in May 2018.

Thu 22 Oct 2020

Home of beloved Queensland ice-cream brand up for sale

Premium Content Home of beloved Queensland ice-cream brand up for sale

The home of one of Queensland’s most beloved ice creams has hit the market ahead of an impending closure by the building’s new parent company.

Parents and young kids left homeless, stranded, living in car

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A Toowoomba family-of-five were left homeless for nine months while they were searching for a rental property to call their own, so living out of their car became a...

Wed 21 Oct 2020

Premier announces details of ‘2nd Bruce Hwy’

Premium Content Premier announces details of ‘2nd Bruce Hwy’

THE Queensland Government is providing updates for a bold announcement to build a new inland highway through St George, Roma and Emerald.

Tue 20 Oct 2020

Emu Swamp Dam progress caught in more political crossfire

Premium Content Emu Swamp Dam progress caught in more political crossfire

New allegations from Southern Downs candidate claim the Federal Government is ‘misleading the people’ over project delay.

Mon 19 Oct 2020

No Marnus, no worries for Redlands

Premium Content No Marnus, no worries for Redlands

Find out who starred and who struggled as rampaging Redlands claimed the Kookaburra club cricket 50 championship at the weekend.

Sat 17 Oct 2020

Man jailed for having sex with de facto wife as she slept

Premium Content Man jailed for having sex with de facto wife as she slept

A man who had sex with his de facto wife as she slept has been jailed for five years.

Fri 16 Oct 2020

Formals, aged care: More freedom as COVID restrictions ease

Premium Content Formals, aged care: More freedom as COVID restrictions ease

Students will now be able to dance at their school formals and aged care residents go on excursions as more COVID-19 restrictions in Queensland are eased.

More jobs to go as mine faces uncertain future

Premium Content More jobs to go as mine faces uncertain future

About 90 jobs are expected to go from New Hope Group as part of a major restructure amid ongoing uncertainty about the future of its New Acland coal mine.

Wed 14 Oct 2020

Childcare costs: Most expensive areas revealed

Premium Content Childcare costs: Most expensive areas revealed

Queensland families have been hit with some of the biggest increases in childcare costs in the country, with some areas seeing prices soar up to $2700 a year.

Tue 13 Oct 2020

Brett Forte’s killer ‘convinced police were out to get him’

Premium Content Brett Forte’s killer ‘convinced police were out to get him’

Details have been heard in a coroner’s court of how the crazed gunman who killed officer Brett Forte was “convinced police were out to get him”

RATED: Every childcare centre in Queensland

Premium Content RATED: Every childcare centre in Queensland

The number of government inspections of Queensland childcare centres is less than half of what it was in 2019, and some haven’t been inspected since 2012.

Where you can find a job in Queensland right now

Premium Content Where you can find a job in Queensland right now

We can reveal the 90,000 jobs, by region, that are waiting to be filled as the Australian employment market slowly recovers from the shock of COVID-19.

Mon 12 Oct 2020

Free childcare, no penalty rates: Solving our jobs crisis

Premium Content Free childcare, no penalty rates: Solving our jobs crisis

Free childcare, no penalty rates for small business and more controversial moves have been mooted by a think tank of experts at News Corp’s Jobs360 panel.

Vegan protesters target abattoir 'animal hell'

Premium Content Vegan protesters target abattoir 'animal hell'

THE activists say the meat industry is fraught with cruelty and prone to animal welfare abuses.

MEGA GALLERY: 50+ photos that captured the 2020 Warwick Cup

Premium Content MEGA GALLERY: 50+ photos that captured the 2020 Warwick Cup

From the most fashionable to the biggest partygoers, here are the photos you can’t miss from the 2020 race day.

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