Regional News

Sun 30 Jun 2019

Operation wanted: Why now is the time to desex your pet

Operation wanted: Why now is the time to desex your pet

IT'S about more than preventing unwanted offspring, check out all the benefits of giving beloved furry friends the snip.

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Dad of four kids killed in crash blames mum

Dad of four kids killed in crash blames mum

THE heartbroken father of four children who were tragically killed in a car crash alongside their mum, has hit out at his former partner’s actions.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

The Australian Medical Association warns the worst of the “horror flu season” is yet to come and has revealed best time to get a flu jab.

Sunshine Coast, Ipswich winners share $80m Oz Lotto jackpot

Sunshine Coast, Ipswich winners share $80m Oz Lotto jackpot

A staggering $80 million has been won by two Queensland winners in Tuesday night’s Oz Lotto draw. Here are the winning numbers.

Fri 21 Jun 2019

B-double rolls over on New England Highway

B-double rolls over on New England Highway

TWO people were reportedly inside the truck when it crashed.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Which Southern Downs farmer should win Farmer of the Year?

Which Southern Downs farmer should win Farmer of the Year?

HELP celebrate the hard work of our region's battlers by sending us your nomination.

Firies investigate chimney blaze

Firies investigate chimney blaze

There was a lucky outcome for a Severnlea home owner this morning after a chimney fire got out of control.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Shocking water usage during extreme drought

Shocking water usage during extreme drought

FIND out how much water still goes down the drain and how you can help save every drop during desperate times.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Scammers target small business

Scammers target small business

SCAMMERS are homing in on Australia’s 2.5 million small businesses, preying on their lack of time and resources in a rising wave of attacks.

Car crash causes oil leak at intersection

Car crash causes oil leak at intersection

A RUDE awakening for one driver this morning after a single-vehicle crash.

Truck destroyed by fire on Cunningham Highway

Truck destroyed by fire on Cunningham Highway

THREE crews rush to burning truck early this morning.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Storm clouds hanging around Sunday but little rain expected

Storm clouds hanging around Sunday but little rain expected

THE VERDICT: BOM gives Southern Downs residents the inside oil on the week to come

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Lister thrown out over Premier exchange

Lister thrown out over Premier exchange

A fiery debate with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has seen Southern Downs MP James Lister thrown from the chamber.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Cabin blaze guts family

Cabin blaze guts family

The fruits of a handyman's labour have gone up in flames with a family left to pick up the pieces.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Barty books final with ‘insane’ win

Barty books final with ‘insane’ win

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty has made history but not in the way she expected to after a startling ambush in a rollercoaster match.

Tue 4 Jun 2019

WATCH: Residents brave cold to bask in winter wonderland

WATCH: Residents brave cold to bask in winter wonderland

'I LOVE winter...that's just the icing on the cake'

IT'S SNOWING: Region wakes to white wonder

IT'S SNOWING: Region wakes to white wonder

THE Southern Downs and Granite Belt have become a snowchaser's dream this morning.

Mon 3 Jun 2019

SNOW JOKE: Icy temperatures could bring snow tonight

SNOW JOKE: Icy temperatures could bring snow tonight

KEEP an eye on the sky, there's a short window where you might be able to glimpse something special.

Budget delivers lowest rate rise in a decade

Budget delivers lowest rate rise in a decade

COUNCILLOR says changes come after consideration of the impacts of drought on ratepayers.

Fri 31 May 2019

Top 10 activities to keep you warm this winter

Top 10 activities to keep you warm this winter

SUBZERO temperatures are no excuse to stay at home when you live in the Southern Downs.

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