Regional News

Fri 3 Jul 2020

Toowoomba pet store owner charged following raids

premium_icon Toowoomba pet store owner charged following raids

THE owner of a Toowoomba pet store has been charged over the alleged mistreatment of multiple animals.

Restrictions ease today: What you can and can’t do

Restrictions ease today: What you can and can’t do

Queensland will be easing a number of restrictions as of today. Find the full details of changes commencing from noon.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Corruption watchdog confirm council investigation ongoing

premium_icon Corruption watchdog confirm council investigation ongoing

THE Crime and Corruption Commission has confirmed their investigation into Maranoa Regional Council remains ongoing.

Boy trapped in trailer outside of Warwick

premium_icon Boy trapped in trailer outside of Warwick

Child taken to hospital, mother thanks emergency services.

‘Worrying, disappointing practices’ in principal selection

premium_icon ‘Worrying, disappointing practices’ in principal selection

Trad did not show “dishonest or corrupt intent” when she inappropriately met a principal candidate for an inner-city school, the corruption watchdog has found.

Cheeky toddler’s long road back from the brink

premium_icon Cheeky toddler’s long road back from the brink

A FREAK accident nearly cost Lara Whittaker her life a year ago, but you wouldn’t know it looking at her now.

URGENT: Qld Salmonella outbreak

URGENT: Qld Salmonella outbreak

Queensland Health has warned of an outbreak of Salmonella across the state, with the majority of cases affecting young children.

Father of killed Chinchilla toddler speaks out

premium_icon Father of killed Chinchilla toddler speaks out

EXCLUSIVE: His daughter was found dead after five months of investigations, but he had been raising questions about her wellbeing for years.

Mum and kids' car rammed in school zone

premium_icon Mum and kids' car rammed in school zone

A Toowoomba mum taking her two daughters to school was rammed from behind by a man in a large utility in the school zone.

Publican says police acted ‘unethically’ in COVID-19 blitz

premium_icon Publican says police acted ‘unethically’ in COVID-19 blitz

THE only hotel in a small southwest Queensland could soon be forced to close its doors after being dealt a potential final blow in the form of a COVID-19 fine.

Antsy Queenslanders to ‘get amongst it’

premium_icon Antsy Queenslanders to ‘get amongst it’

Queensland pubs and clubs are gearing up to reach capacity this weekend as antsy partygoers are expected to pour into venues following months of lockdown.

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Queensland Ballet to run lessons in your home town

premium_icon Queensland Ballet to run lessons in your home town

Queensland Ballet is touring the state bringing school and community workshops to you. FIND OUT WHERE THEY’RE GOING

Model activist ‘shaken’ after facing court over pig theft

premium_icon Model activist ‘shaken’ after facing court over pig theft

A SWIMWEAR model and vegan activist says despite being “shaken up” after appearing in a Brisbane court over her role in an alleged piglet snatching.

‘Bandaid on an amputated leg’:  Industry responds to funding

premium_icon ‘Bandaid on an amputated leg’: Industry responds to funding

A $5 billion Future Drought Fund has received mixed feelings from local producers suffering from drought.

Police stand by hefty fines for pubs that broke COVID rules

premium_icon Police stand by hefty fines for pubs that broke COVID rules

BUSINESSES have had enough time to educate themselves about social distancing rules and can expect police to fine those who disregard public health directives.

Baker allergic to his own bread cooks up brilliant solution

premium_icon Baker allergic to his own bread cooks up brilliant solution

A baker who is allergic to his own products has developed sweet and savory goods for people just like him.

Scramble for jobs as restaurants boost staff

premium_icon Scramble for jobs as restaurants boost staff

Queensland restaurateurs say early restriction changes could mean the difference between making and losing money. Now, workers are scrambling for new jobs.

Marriage breakdown led to man's drunken behaviour

premium_icon Marriage breakdown led to man's drunken behaviour

MARRIAGE breakdown had driven a man to drinking alcohol which ultimately had him at odds with Toowoomba police.

$500m, 50k jobs before border even opens

premium_icon $500m, 50k jobs before border even opens

Queensland’s eased restrictions will pump hundreds of millions into the economy and generate a jobs bonanza – and that’s before the state’s border even reopens.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Police track down Warrego Hwy suspect driver

premium_icon Police track down Warrego Hwy suspect driver

UPDATE: Police intercepted the driver thought to be under the influence while driving.

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