Regional News

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

STORM warnings were issued across the state and heavy rains affected several coastal areas ahead of a forecast wet weekend.

Cyclone Owen: How to prepare in Central Queensland

Cyclone Owen: How to prepare in Central Queensland

UPDATE: See the latest Tropical Cyclone Owen details

Dangerous weather threatens QLD and NSW

Dangerous weather threatens QLD and NSW

The Queensland deluge is coming as Cyclone Owen powers up. Further south, the wild weather isn’t over yet.

WATCH: Pint-sized poddy riders wow crowd

WATCH: Pint-sized poddy riders wow crowd

COULD these pint-sized poddy riders lead next Queensland’s tourism revival?

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Brace yourselves: Cyclone Owen compared to 2013 disaster

Brace yourselves: Cyclone Owen compared to 2013 disaster

QUEENSLANDERS should brace themselves for a weekend of soaking, potentially dangerous weather

Tue 11 Dec 2018

QLD National Parks reopen after catastrophic fires

QLD National Parks reopen after catastrophic fires

There are still 32 fires burning across Queensland

UPDATE: Grass fire south-west of Gladstone

UPDATE: Grass fire south-west of Gladstone

Four fire crews have been dispatched to the scene, with the fire burning at both sides of the highway.

Christmas delivery deadline looming

Christmas delivery deadline looming

December 25 is fast approaching — and if you want your loved ones to get their mail on time, this is the deadline you have to meet.

Increased safety risks at regional dams this summer

Increased safety risks at regional dams this summer

Are you aware of the dangers of low level dams?

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

HOW do we regain control, set a better example for our kids, and importantly put some boundaries in around the use of our devices.

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

AN ex-cyclone that has dumped 300mm in parts of north Queensland could bring wet weather to the state’s southeast.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Zombie cyclone Owen not dead yet as another low forms

Zombie cyclone Owen not dead yet as another low forms

EX-TROPICAL Cyclone Owen is not done yet, with the Bureau tipping it to re-form into a cyclone as they keep a close eye on a second tropical low.

Man frees himself from car after rollover on highway

Man frees himself from car after rollover on highway

He was initially trapped in the vehicle

Chance Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen could impact Rocky

Chance Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen could impact Rocky

Wet weather tipped to continue throughout the week, with a chance the weather system could bring drenching rain next week

Sat 8 Dec 2018

CCTV shows thieves stealing bikes from business

CCTV shows thieves stealing bikes from business

Three cars were stolen overnight and now three bikes as well

Stolen ute crashes into taxi at 5am, severely damaged

Stolen ute crashes into taxi at 5am, severely damaged

The vehicle was stolen from a Kawana address

Fri 7 Dec 2018

UPDATE: Man in custody in Calliope, assisting police

UPDATE: Man in custody in Calliope, assisting police

A man and woman have died after suffering significant injuries at a Central Queensland caravan park.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Cruel puppy farms hiding in plain sight

Cruel puppy farms hiding in plain sight

THOUSANDS of Aussies could be unknowingly supporting cruel and dodgy puppy farm operators, who use dogs as breeding machines.

Urgent recall for popular pie brand

Urgent recall for popular pie brand

THE company that makes one of Australia’s most popular apple pies has been forced to pull it from the shelves after fears they may contain glass.

Young girl struck by lightning in Pioneer Valley

Young girl struck by lightning in Pioneer Valley

She was taken to the Mackay Base Hospital for treatment

Newer Older