Regional News

Wed 20 Nov 2019

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

Palmer threatens bad PR campaign against government

premium_icon Palmer threatens bad PR campaign against government

Clive Palmer has threatened to launch a “public relations campaign” to discredit the government, but his claims have been dismissed as “shenanigans”

Hospital self-evacuates as fire threat nears

Hospital self-evacuates as fire threat nears

Esk Hospital has made the decision to “self-evacuate” patients as fierce bushfires continue to burn nearby. STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST ALERTS AND WARNINGS HERE

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Bushfire smoke hazard for CQ highway

Bushfire smoke hazard for CQ highway

A BUSHFIRE west of Blackwater is affecting visibility on the Capricorn Highway.

Lightning strikes behind five bushfires

Lightning strikes behind five bushfires

Lightning strikes are believed to have been the cause of at least five bushfires burning across the state, including one that forced an evacuation.

Sat 16 Nov 2019

The driving force for a safer Pacific Highway

premium_icon The driving force for a safer Pacific Highway

DESPITE investigating many tragedies, there was one incident that stayed with the first NSW State Coronor Kevin Waller: The Cowper bus crash

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