Regional News

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Mining jobs bonanza: 700 roles paying $100k+ on offer

premium_icon Mining jobs bonanza: 700 roles paying $100k+ on offer

About 700 of more than 1000 available jobs in the Queensland mining sector are paying six-figure sums. SEE WHERE THE JOBS ARE!

Granite Belt loses its title as top region for a fruity fave

premium_icon Granite Belt loses its title as top region for a fruity fave

The Granite Belt has been overtaken as the go-to region for one of Australia’s most sought after fruit varieties.

Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

premium_icon Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

At least 37 of this fashion giant's stores will close as administrators search for a new buyer, cutting jobs and redeploying some workers.

Father and son blaze firey future together

premium_icon Father and son blaze firey future together

The firefighting duo reached a touching milestone this week, as dad was able to guide his son through an intense job.

Beauty goes water-free on the Southern Downs

premium_icon Beauty goes water-free on the Southern Downs

THERE’S no need to sacrifice the quality of your hair or skin with these clever workarounds.

Kids hurt, killed after being declared safe

premium_icon Kids hurt, killed after being declared safe

A shocking number of Queensland children were harmed within a year of the Child Safety Department deciding they were safe — including many who died.

Celebrate Australia Day with Vegemite fried chicken

premium_icon Celebrate Australia Day with Vegemite fried chicken

THE best of two cultures combine for a flavour explosion this Saturday.

Impacts of pipeline to be explored in feasibility study

premium_icon Impacts of pipeline to be explored in feasibility study

The potential pipeline would link Warwick to water from Wivenhoe Dam via Toowoomba.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

premium_icon 98km/h winds as severe storms bear down

Multiple severe thunderstorms have formed in southeast Queensland and are heading east, with 98km/h gusts already recorded.

Dam extension gets tick of approval from council

premium_icon Dam extension gets tick of approval from council

Councillors give new food and drink outlet and function facility the green light.

UPDATE: Child to be airlifted after near drowning

premium_icon UPDATE: Child to be airlifted after near drowning

A CHILD in critical condition is waiting to be airlifted from Stanthorpe Hospital after nearly drowning in a dam.

Maleny Dairies ‘utterly betrayed’ in ‘farcical’ decision

premium_icon Maleny Dairies ‘utterly betrayed’ in ‘farcical’ decision

The LNP has launched a parliamentary petition demanding the State Government reverse its decision to snub a Sunshine Coast dairy of a major supply contract.

Friends of the Hound: Photobook to combat racing shame

premium_icon Friends of the Hound: Photobook to combat racing shame

FOR years, they have been bred for racing, discarded and destroyed.

Social posts were the key to activist’s piglet theft guilt

premium_icon Social posts were the key to activist’s piglet theft guilt

Animal activist Brianna Lee Thauer's social media posts provided proof of the theft of six piglets from a southeast Queensland piggery, a court has heard.

Toowoomba LifeFlight helps set incredible new record

premium_icon Toowoomba LifeFlight helps set incredible new record

DEMAND for LifeFlight’s vital service continues to grow and it released new figure show how busy its crews were in 2019.

'It is devastating': Wild storm rips roof off house

premium_icon 'It is devastating': Wild storm rips roof off house

EMERGENCY services freed a family trapped in a storm-wrecked building.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Stanthorpe police search for woman caught on bodycam

premium_icon Stanthorpe police search for woman caught on bodycam

“Mysterious” vehicle reported stolen one day after driver questioned by police.

All in good taste as show organisers cook up a yummy change

All in good taste as show organisers cook up a yummy change

From Pilsener’s to Imperial Stouts, dry white’s to dried tomatoes, the beer, wine and preserves section remains a favourite at the Stanthorpe Show.

Toowoomba councillor slams Premier's pipeline plan

premium_icon Toowoomba councillor slams Premier's pipeline plan

A TOOWOOMBA councillor has slammed Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s plan to fast-track the Warwick to Wivenhoe pipeline, saying the TRC had not been consulted.

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