Regional News

Thu 19 Apr 2018

‘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

Five boys turn to crime: Why they did it

Five boys turn to crime: Why they did it

FIVE boys sentenced for armed robbery of a store, an invasion of an elderly man's home, and one boy breaking into a house and assaulting a person over 60.

Why more Aussies are choosing 50Mbps NBN plan

Why more Aussies are choosing 50Mbps NBN plan

FRESH data shows the number of Aussies taking up high speeds on the NBN has doubled — and there are new pricing options on the way.

Sun 15 Apr 2018

Knowles bows out a Games gold medal winner

Knowles bows out a Games gold medal winner

Retiring captain Mark Knowles has bowed out a winner after the Kookaburras defeated New Zealand 2-0 to claim the Commonwealth Games gold medal.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

UPDATE: Last patient out of hospital after Yarwun 'head-on'

UPDATE: Last patient out of hospital after Yarwun 'head-on'

At least two women and two children were involved in the incident.

Deaths after fake marijuana sex shop racket

Deaths after fake marijuana sex shop racket

A sex shop dabbled in stinky fake weed business – with tragic consequences.

Up to 75mm of rain to fall by Sunday before Iris dies

Up to 75mm of rain to fall by Sunday before Iris dies

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris is expected to bring continued rainfall until the rest of the week and then hopefully disappear.

Mum blames ex for her ecstasy issues

Mum blames ex for her ecstasy issues

Young mum says abusive former boyfriend introduced her to meth

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Tragic crash: Major coal firm confirms contractor killed

Tragic crash: Major coal firm confirms contractor killed

UPDATE: Horrific photos show full extent of 100km/h head-on

RUSH HOUR: Baffling optical illusion goes viral

RUSH HOUR: Baffling optical illusion goes viral

AT FIRST glance this picture just looks like a swirl of colours, but if you stare at it long enough something very strange will happen.

New York to Rocky: World-first sphere playground at Kershaw

New York to Rocky: World-first sphere playground at Kershaw

GALLERY: Benchmark 9m playground lets kids weave, climb and slide between levels.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Zombie cyclone building up for a third crack

Zombie cyclone building up for a third crack

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris is slowly building up to be brought back to life as a cyclone in the next two days, weather experts warn.

Rapist who asked victim for phone number to be released

Rapist who asked victim for phone number to be released

Freedom for rapist a decade after 'abject display of callousness'

Young farmer fires up over proposed land laws

Young farmer fires up over proposed land laws

'It feels as though the government is saying to us we can't be trusted to manage our own land': Next gen have their say on how land laws will affect farmers

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