Regional News

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

Man airlifted from single vehicle rollover near Theodore

Man airlifted from single vehicle rollover near Theodore

He was transported in a serious but stable condition

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.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED: How to acknowledge women in business

OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED: How to acknowledge women in business

Nominate yourself, your boss, a colleague or friends and family.

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

Common phrase now offensive

Common phrase now offensive

Sorry everyone. This incredibly common phrase has been deemed offensive to vegans, vegetarians, women and the poor.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Children escape injury as as school bus crashes during storm

Children escape injury as as school bus crashes during storm

Three vehicles involved but the extent of the damage is not known

UPDATE: Tropical Cyclone Owen downgraded

UPDATE: Tropical Cyclone Owen downgraded

THE Bureau of Meteorology has predicted heavy rainfall for Central Queensland as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen moves towards the Queensland coast.

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