Regional News

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Jealous woman attempted to gouge out man's eye

Jealous woman attempted to gouge out man's eye

A woman jealous of a man flirting with other women at a house party set his hair on fire and then "tried to remove his eye", a court was told.

Stunning coast property sells to local for $1m+

Stunning coast property sells to local for $1m+

With 45 registered inspections of the house and international attention, the three level home set on half an acre gained a lot of attention.

LUCKY ESCAPE: Boy's leg saved after freak mower accident

LUCKY ESCAPE: Boy's leg saved after freak mower accident

"I could see Zane's foot turning blue and I thought he was going to lose his leg.”

Sun 22 Apr 2018

He only took his eyes off the road for a second

He only took his eyes off the road for a second

By the time he looked up it was too late to avoid a crash - and the resulting disaster for the innocent victims.

Who is the best person to make the big decisions for you?

Who is the best person to make the big decisions for you?

Have you thought about what would happen regarding Power of Attorney if you separate from your spouse?

Fri 20 Apr 2018

CRASH HERO: Boy provides vital information for search

CRASH HERO: Boy provides vital information for search

BUNDABERG Police have detailed the "heroic" actions of a 14-year-old boy whose vital information helped find a crashed gyrocopter in the Yandaran area today.

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

If you're banking on a good career in mining or retail over the next decade, think again. These are the industries where there will be a jobs boom by 2024.

Deadly disease a cruel reminder of CQ man's life in mining

Deadly disease a cruel reminder of CQ man's life in mining

His world has shrunk to a few meters inside their family home, with occasional car rides possible only with meticulous planning and enough oxygen for the trip.

BREAKING: Missing CQ pilot found dead in wreckage

BREAKING: Missing CQ pilot found dead in wreckage

A JET and ten rescue helicopters will continue the desperate search for a 78-year-old pilot and a gyrocopter on Friday.

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

But leading economist warns the state can not wait for governments to take the lead.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Why you should change your iPhone passcode

Why you should change your iPhone passcode

DO YOU use a six-digit passcode for your iPhone? If you answered yes, you need to change it right away to keep your content safe. Here’s why.

Mum snapped for jailhouse drug plot

Mum snapped for jailhouse drug plot

Mother making good progress in community after jailhouse plot busted 

‘Lazy little sh*ts’: Recruiter slams Gen Y

‘Lazy little sh*ts’: Recruiter slams Gen Y

ACCORDING to Josh Harrison, if you are under 25 and out of work, it’s because you’re lazy and “not trying hard enough”.

US sanction could force alumina target reduction for Rio Tinto

US sanction could force alumina target reduction for Rio...

RIO Tinto has warned it could reduce its 2018 alumina production target for Queensland Alumina because of the United States' sanction on Russia.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Legal action over underpaid CQ 457 visa workers

Legal action over underpaid CQ 457 visa workers

The workers were allegedly underpaid by almost $10,000, now Fair Work Australia is taking the company to court.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Are you ready for childcare changes?

Are you ready for childcare changes?

PARENTS are being warned to register before July 2 to get childcare subsidies under the government’s new system. Income brackets have also been updated.

Sex shop deadly fake weed racket revealed

Sex shop deadly fake weed racket revealed

SHE was a pawn in a deadly game. But a judge says when this woman faced the threat of losing her sex shop job, she kept on selling harmful synthetic marijuana.

Nurse files $349k lawsuit for car crash injuries

Nurse files $349k lawsuit for car crash injuries

She is limited in her work duties as a nurse as a result of the accident

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Historic paper tells amazing story of Rocky's biggest flood

Historic paper tells amazing story of Rocky's biggest flood

SPECIAL edition of The Capricornian lives through 100 years

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