Regional News

Tue 18 Feb 2020

OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

premium_icon OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

Nearly 60 per cent of Queensland schools have improved their proportion of students getting top OP results. SEE WHERE YOUR SCHOOL RANKED

Holden’s death ‘dignified’ as 800 jobs in limbo

premium_icon Holden’s death ‘dignified’ as 800 jobs in limbo

Hundreds of jobs across the state are at risk as General Motors prepares to wind down 160 years of Australian history.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

premium_icon ‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

Ted Bullpitt must be spinning in his grave – but it is too late for him to tell the boss of General Motors: “You’re not taking the Kingswood!”

The farmers who didn’t benefit from the rain

premium_icon The farmers who didn’t benefit from the rain

While the rest of Queensland celebrates the recent downpour, farmers in this region say the rain won't have any meaningful impact on this season’s crop.

Message for MPs ahead of caucus meeting

premium_icon Message for MPs ahead of caucus meeting

A senior minister has echoed a message from the Premier as Labor MPs meet to thrash out contentious issues — including divisive deputy Jackie Trad.

Top OP student’s surprising advice

premium_icon Top OP student’s surprising advice

One of the state’s highest-achieving students has passed on his advice to those now entering Year 12. And it might not be what you think. FULL OP RESULTS

Public v private: Who’s winning the OP wars

premium_icon Public v private: Who’s winning the OP wars

They both have their merits, but which sector came out on top among Queensland's 2019 OP results: public or private? INTERACTIVE TABLES

How Brian turned his life around after accident

premium_icon How Brian turned his life around after accident

Bryan Flemming was a competitive motocross racer and coach before an accident left him with quadriplegia in 2009.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Sim prevails in dramatic City Golf Club scenes

premium_icon Sim prevails in dramatic City Golf Club scenes

Rollercoaster end to Qld PGA thriller.

EMERGENCY: Evacuated residents can now return home

EMERGENCY: Evacuated residents can now return home

UPDATE: Evacuated residents are being notified they can return to their properties while emergency services continue to monitor Bolzan Quarry dam.

Full list: How every school performed in Year 12 OP results

premium_icon Full list: How every school performed in Year 12 OP results

Two public schools have toppled private schools to take the crown of the best performing OP schools in Year 12 results. SEARCH HOW YOUR SCHOOL RANKED

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Residents panicked, angry over ‘unnecessary’ warnings

premium_icon Residents panicked, angry over ‘unnecessary’ warnings

TEXT urging “take action to protect life” sent to people as far away as Clifton during Talgai dam crisis.

‘ABSOLUTELY NO EVIDENCE’: Resident unfazed by dam emergency

premium_icon ‘ABSOLUTELY NO EVIDENCE’: Resident unfazed by dam emergency

EVACUATION order ignored by family just 2.5km from unfolding crisis at Bolzan Quarry in Talgai.

Dam wall damage unavoidable, says excavator

premium_icon Dam wall damage unavoidable, says excavator

WARWICK excavator explains why the Bolzan Quarry dam is just one of many facing structural problems.

Year 12 results: QLD’s top students revealed

premium_icon Year 12 results: QLD’s top students revealed

Qld’s top performing Year 12 students have been named during an awards ceremony with a regional student crowned the state’s smartest student. SEE THE FULL LIST

How much rain we need to break drought

premium_icon How much rain we need to break drought

Some areas of southeast Queensland have eclipsed their rainfall totals from last year in under two months, but most of the state remains drought-declared.

‘Average’ government fails to excite voters

premium_icon ‘Average’ government fails to excite voters

An exclusive new YouGov poll reveals most Queenslanders believe the Palaszczuk Government has been mediocre on the issues that matter. SEE THE RESULTS

How state’s crime has grown over past five years

premium_icon How state’s crime has grown over past five years

Tackling crime is shaping up as a deciding factor in this year’s State Election, with Queenslanders convinced the issue is out of control as low-level offences like...

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Dams still need a good drink

premium_icon Dams still need a good drink

The key two key water storages supplying south east Queensland are far from filled, but 26 dams scattered across the region have all taken a big gulp form rain.

Facebook stalker’s prior sexual assault has haunting return

premium_icon Facebook stalker’s prior sexual assault has haunting return

Gatton man Alfred Ratukove – who once committed sexual assault – joined a Facebook group to harass a woman, make foul comments about her pictures.

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