Regional News

Tue 14 Aug 2018

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

A SINKHOLE near Clermont may be linked to historical mining activity, according to the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

IF YOU get this letter in the mail from the tax man, you could be in big trouble. But “don’t panic”, says one expert. Here’s what you need to do.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

Man charged for alleged robbery and child's scooter getaway

Man charged for alleged robbery and child's scooter getaway

He allegedly held up a service station before escaping on a scooter.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Have you seen the bad-cut bandit?

Have you seen the bad-cut bandit?

A MAN with a distinctive hairstyle, who was seen riding a child’s scooter, has robbed a service station with a pair of scissors.

Gladstone man jailed after chasing dog on motorcycle

Gladstone man jailed after chasing dog on motorcycle

The repeat unlicensed driver left the magistrate with little option other than to impose a prison sentence.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Trap that’s crippling a generation

Trap that’s crippling a generation

THERE’S a good reason “real” adulthood seems to be starting later and later. And it’s down to easy access to credit.

Donations flood in for drought appeal

Donations flood in for drought appeal

WITH some parts of the state without a drop of rain for years, Queenslanders are urged to dig deep and join the campaign to help battling farmers. Here's how.

Teenager hospitalised after motorbike crash in CQ

Teenager hospitalised after motorbike crash in CQ

PARAMEDICS rushed to The Gemfields last night after a boy was injured in a motorbike incident.

Dryland cotton success

Dryland cotton success

Emerald grower Warrick Stent-Smith had a successful first try at dryland cotton.

CQ cancer survivor sparks vital men's health conversation

CQ cancer survivor sparks vital men's health conversation

'Men don't talk about personal health issues - we put our heads in the sand a bit when it comes to our health.'

Gould’s salty Griffin take-down

Gould’s salty Griffin take-down

PHIL Gould has shed light on the ugly Anthony Griffin saga, blasting his former coach for “embarrassing” himself and the Panthers.

GEA calls out for submissions to cut pay lag

GEA calls out for submissions to cut pay lag

Payment terms of mining companies can blow out to as much as 90 days.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Queensland Drought Appeal launched to help battling farmers

Queensland Drought Appeal launched to help battling farmers

THESE kids either weren’t alive or can’t remember the last time there was proper rain. They will benefit from the Queensland Drought Appeal kicking off today.

Tributes flow for former Labor leader

Tributes flow for former Labor leader

FORMER Queensland leader of the opposition and Goss Ministry minister, Nev Warburton, has died, aged 86.

Woman dies, 70 cattle put down, after truck rollover

Woman dies, 70 cattle put down, after truck rollover

A WOMAN has died and dozens of cattle have been put down after a serious accident involving a truck and a sedan on a Queensland highway.

No action decided yet for crown of thorns outbreak

No action decided yet for crown of thorns outbreak

Starfish outbreaks were at 90 per cent of reefs surveyed.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Damage as Bruce Highway melts beneath vehicles

Damage as Bruce Highway melts beneath vehicles

Motorists left fuming after dodgy road repair damage vehicles.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

How to lose your drivers licence without even driving

How to lose your drivers licence without even driving

Cafe worker had a blood alcohol content reading of 0.114 and she obstructed police

'I was flabbergasted': Boatie's rare sighting off CQ coast

'I was flabbergasted': Boatie's rare sighting off CQ coast

'SO I cruised over to see if I could get it, it looked pretty big and then it moved'.

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