Regional News

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Firefighters contain vegetation blaze south east of Warwick

Firefighters contain vegetation blaze south east of Warwick

MULTIPLE Southern Downs crews have been fighting the blaze for the past few days.

Sun 6 Jan 2019

Vegetation fire east of Warwick still burning

Vegetation fire east of Warwick still burning

Fire brigade units remain on site for more back burning.

Don't expect too much northern rain will head this way

Don't expect too much northern rain will head this way

MAXIMUM temperatures set to move around a bit in the next week.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Highway accident in Southern Downs region

Highway accident in Southern Downs region

QAS transports patient to hospital after accident on the highway.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Man charged after 'dinting' police vehicle

Man charged after 'dinting' police vehicle

THE 29-year-old man allegedly used a body part to cause the damage.

Fri 28 Dec 2018

One simple step that can help end spate of car thefts

One simple step that can help end spate of car thefts

THIEVES have swiped unlocked vehicles and broken into homes to find keys in recent weeks.

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Best camping spots in southeast Queensland

Best camping spots in southeast Queensland

It’s a perfect time to pack the car and go camping. Here are some of the best spots to pitch your tent in southeast Queensland.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Scorching weekend before Christmas

Scorching weekend before Christmas

Southeast Queenslanders are expected to melt on Friday with temperatures soaring to almost 40C — but a cool change could be on the way.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

This map should terrify us all

This map should terrify us all

Australia — beautiful one day, an oven the next. Scientists warn that deadly fire seasons will get more extreme and last longer.

Weird baby name predictions for 2019

Weird baby name predictions for 2019

Move over Ava and Oliver, experts predict there will be some unusual new additions to the baby name leaderboard next year.

Tue 18 Dec 2018

High-speed highway ordeal ends with crash

High-speed highway ordeal ends with crash

Police are continuing investigations after a high-speed chase up and down the New England Highway ended in a crash and one vehicle escaping.

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Car stuck in water in late afternoon storm

Car stuck in water in late afternoon storm

SEVERE storm warning for most of the night with slow-moving storm.

Drug raid in the Southern Downs area results in charges

Drug raid in the Southern Downs area results in charges

MAN heading to magistrates court to face three charges.

Boulder falls on to Cunningham Highway at gap

Boulder falls on to Cunningham Highway at gap

TRAFFIC disrupted during day after boulder falls on highway.

See what BOM thinks about the chance of more rain

See what BOM thinks about the chance of more rain

THERE may be sunny patches but don't think all the rain is gone from Warwick and Stanthorpe.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

STORM warnings were issued across the state and heavy rains affected several coastal areas ahead of a forecast wet weekend.

Dangerous weather threatens QLD and NSW

Dangerous weather threatens QLD and NSW

The Queensland deluge is coming as Cyclone Owen powers up. Further south, the wild weather isn’t over yet.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

VULNERABLE: Native turtle numbers at risk

VULNERABLE: Native turtle numbers at risk

Find out how you can help protect the vulnerable turtle

Wed 12 Dec 2018

De-amalgamation 'is viable'

De-amalgamation 'is viable'

A breakaway from Southern Downs Regional Council is entirely feasible and financially viable.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Christmas delivery deadline looming

Christmas delivery deadline looming

December 25 is fast approaching — and if you want your loved ones to get their mail on time, this is the deadline you have to meet.

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