Regional News

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Miner hits four-in-a-row rehabilitation target

premium_icon Miner hits four-in-a-row rehabilitation target

One Central Queensland coal mine has rehabilitated over 350 football fields of land.

Help our Rural Fireys: Push for volunteers to get paid leave

premium_icon Help our Rural Fireys: Push for volunteers to get paid leave

Rural Firefighter volunteers need help paying the price for saving people from bushfires but are our politicians listening?

New operating hours for CQ waste facility

New operating hours for CQ waste facility

Dingo transfer station will make changes to opening hours.

Drink-driver who caused fatal crash risks more jail time

premium_icon Drink-driver who caused fatal crash risks more jail time

This 31 year old could be sent back to prison over one “foolish” decision.

Queensland ground zero for pedophile bust

premium_icon Queensland ground zero for pedophile bust

A teacher, a man who worked at a hospital and a chef who lived near a childcare centre are among a group of Queenslanders arrested by a national pedophile-busting...

Perfect Christmas present: Discover birds of Australia

premium_icon Perfect Christmas present: Discover birds of Australia

AS Christmas is drawing closer, purchase the 2020 Rotary bird calendar to help raise funds for cancer research.

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Ag colleges close their doors

premium_icon Ag colleges close their doors

GENERATIONS of men and women have trained at the Emerald and Longreach agricultural colleges since their establishment in the 1960s.

Young driver caught on the road without demerit points

premium_icon Young driver caught on the road without demerit points

A Central Queensland driver has been disqualified from holding a drivers licence.

Arrest made at anti-Adani protest

premium_icon Arrest made at anti-Adani protest

A woman has chained herself to a gate by her neck, and two others have locked onto machinery at two Adani sites

BULLYING: Daughters ‘not safe’ at their school

premium_icon BULLYING: Daughters ‘not safe’ at their school

A protective older sibling acted as a human barricade when bullies came for her little sister. Their school's reaction has their mother furious.

Woman airlifted after being hit by car while fighting fires

premium_icon Woman airlifted after being hit by car while fighting fires

RACQ Capricorn Rescue attends patient injured while protecting property from blaze

Partner, sister watched as plane crashed

premium_icon Partner, sister watched as plane crashed

A horror plane crash that killed two Queensland men was witnessed by the pilot’s partner and sister.

Dad drove unlicensed ‘to save pets from RSPCA’

premium_icon Dad drove unlicensed ‘to save pets from RSPCA’

A young father who knew he didn’t have a licence was ‘convinced’ by family members to drive anyway to save cats and dogs from the RSPCA.

WEATHER: Heatwave sweeps across Central Queensland

premium_icon WEATHER: Heatwave sweeps across Central Queensland

Capricornia will experience low-intensity heatwave conditions for most of the week.

Prison officer’s CCC court case delayed

premium_icon Prison officer’s CCC court case delayed

A Rockhampton prison officer pleaded guilty to a charge laid by the Crime and Corruption Commission, but his matter could not proceed.

Sun 8 Dec 2019

Sky News rolls out program to keep our region informed

Sky News rolls out program to keep our region informed

Having grown up and worked in country areas, journalist Peter Gleeson will bring his passion for the regions to a new hour-long program on Sky News next year.

‘Fake tits, wanker’: BHP workers sacked for Xmas party brawl

premium_icon ‘Fake tits, wanker’: BHP workers sacked for Xmas party brawl

They fought their sacking over a brawl where expletives were thrown around, a supervisor was punched and a woman was asked if she 'had fake tits'.

Probe launched into plane crash that killed two men

premium_icon Probe launched into plane crash that killed two men

Forensic crash investigators have launched an investigation into the cause of the fatal plane crash at Captain Creek.

Sat 7 Dec 2019

NAPLAN improvers: Has your school got better or worse?

premium_icon NAPLAN improvers: Has your school got better or worse?

Some Queensland schools have improved their NAPLAN performance by up to 24 per cent in the past five years. SEARCH THE INTERACTIVE TABLE FOR YOUR SCHOOL

Mate’s assault ‘cowardly’ with metal bar to back of head

premium_icon Mate’s assault ‘cowardly’ with metal bar to back of head

‘This young man was his friend … where’s the apology? There has been none.’

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