Regional News

Thu 21 Nov 2019

Nudist retreat hits new hazard

premium_icon Nudist retreat hits new hazard

The operators of a naturist retreat at Bondoola are now facing a new battle for survival.

Scientists build melanoma risk profile

premium_icon Scientists build melanoma risk profile

Queensland research has made new findings about those with a genetic risk of melanoma — and what precautions they should be taking.

Apprentice numbers in free fall across state

premium_icon Apprentice numbers in free fall across state

Queensland has recorded a dramatic drop in apprentice numbers, with some areas experiencing a drop of more than 40 per cent in less than a decade.

Wed 20 Nov 2019

Company offers materials to help bushfire victims rebuild

Company offers materials to help bushfire victims rebuild

Some 200 homes have been destroyed by fire in NSW and QLD.

Upgrades close busy Emerald road, detours in place

premium_icon Upgrades close busy Emerald road, detours in place

These works will improve accessibility of the pathways and reduce the pooling of rain water in the area.

Unique workout helps mum through dark time

premium_icon Unique workout helps mum through dark time

A Central Queensland mum has created a class to empower women of all sizes and abilities.

Two accused in Schwarten Lexus heist

premium_icon Two accused in Schwarten Lexus heist

TWO people charged in relation to stolen cars taken from a former Rockhampton politician’s home on Friday have been denied bail – one with 120 charges on his...

PM, Premier sign up for massive cash splash

premium_icon PM, Premier sign up for massive cash splash

Queensland’s economy will receive a huge cash injection in a bid to drive job creation in a deal done between the Morrison and Palaszczuk governments.

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Kittens in dire straits after mother beaten with steel bar

premium_icon Kittens in dire straits after mother beaten with steel bar

RSPCA have commented on the status of the cat who was attacked by a man with a steel bar two weeks ago.

BREAKING: Two in hospital after rollover on major highway

premium_icon BREAKING: Two in hospital after rollover on major highway

UPDATE: The car and truck have crashed on the Bruce Highway

‘Grubby’ use of hospital statistics to ‘confuse public’

premium_icon ‘Grubby’ use of hospital statistics to ‘confuse public’

Political ‘mud slinging’ ‘misuses’ Rockhampton Hospital data

NO MORE SHOW: Community apathy final nail in event's coffin

premium_icon NO MORE SHOW: Community apathy final nail in event's coffin

The tiny town of Theodore loses its annual show because there are not enough volunteers to run the event.

End of an era as 20-year-old iconic trucking business folds

premium_icon End of an era as 20-year-old iconic trucking business folds

The Hi-way 1 business once spanned nine shops in Queensland but now its last outlet is closing down.

One man's incredible love affair with iconic kitchen history

premium_icon One man's incredible love affair with iconic kitchen history

Ethan Rose’s father used to pack him in the car and take him out bush to find hidden treasure. Now his kids are learning about life “on the range”.

BREAKING: Workers to re-enter evacuated CQ mine today

premium_icon BREAKING: Workers to re-enter evacuated CQ mine today

The mining company has given an update on re-entry.

Volunteer fireys hose down Blue Card demands

premium_icon Volunteer fireys hose down Blue Card demands

With more than 15,000 volunteer firefighters yet to apply, the State Government has extended the deadline for them to secure Blue Cards.

Truck driver says he’s drinking seven bottles of wine a day

premium_icon Truck driver says he’s drinking seven bottles of wine a day

Frank George Bedford walked into a bottleshop and bought “a little brandy.” Things went downhill from there.

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

An investigation by this newspaper, reveals how local councils and State and Federal governments are keeping us in the dark on natural disaster issues

Couple loses everything to fires, find out on TV

premium_icon Couple loses everything to fires, find out on TV

The couple were watching the news when they saw images of the ruins of their property that Peter lovingly built 20 years ago.

Mon 18 Nov 2019

IS YOUR SCHOOL ON THE LIST? 178 schools to get solar panels

premium_icon IS YOUR SCHOOL ON THE LIST? 178 schools to get solar panels

The Queensland Government has revealed that 178 state schools will soon have solar panels installed. SEE IF YOUR SCHOOL MADE THE CUT

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