Regional News

Thu 19 Sep 2019

‘I’m broken: Driver jailed for horror crash

‘I’m broken: Driver jailed for horror crash

A truck driver who crashed into a car killing two boys has broken down over his “unspeakable” actions in a tragic case that shocked even the judge.

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Four missing kids spark police hunt

Four missing kids spark police hunt

Four children, believed to be travelling together, are missing from Etna Creek in Queensland’s Livingstone Shire.

The video Dolly’s parents want you to see

The video Dolly’s parents want you to see

A CHARITY set up by Dolly Everett’s parents has released an emotional anti-bullying video that raises awareness about the impact words can have.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about fire warning levels

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about fire warning levels

There are five different warning levels, providing instructions regarding what to do in the event of an emergency.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

FIRE WARNING: Road closed, 15 crews on scene at Yarwun fire

FIRE WARNING: Road closed, 15 crews on scene at Yarwun fire

Eight crews are on scene at Mount Larcom, one crew at Calliope as fire-fighters tackle grass fires across the Gladstone Region.

How to repay your home loan fast

How to repay your home loan fast

Follow these steps to take advantage of falling home loan interest rates and pay off your mortgage quicker, saving you thousands of dollars.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Tamil family verdict delayed again

Tamil family verdict delayed again

The final verdict on a family of Tamil refugees will once again be postponed, with the court being told more evidence needs to be filed.

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Gene found for drought-resistant crops

Gene found for drought-resistant crops

SCIENTISTS believe a gene discovered in barley responsible for drought-resistance will help to future-proof crops against some effects of climate change.

Tue 27 Aug 2019

‘You have no idea’: Hanson explodes

‘You have no idea’: Hanson explodes

Pauline Hanson has clashed with Melbourne radio host Neil Mitchell over Uluru, and neither held back in this fiery exchange.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Ridiculous $10k cash ban sparks fury

Ridiculous $10k cash ban sparks fury

You could face years in jail and a massive fine for paying more than $10,000 in cash to a business under a new law being put to parliament.

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Bankrupted man vows to keep opposing Adani

Bankrupted man vows to keep opposing Adani

A man forced into bankruptcy by Adani after numerous failed legal actions against them has vowed to continue to speak out against its Queensland coal mine.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Elderly couple in shocking caravan rollover

Elderly couple in shocking caravan rollover

A tourist couple have had an “amazing” escape from a dramatic caravan rollover on a rural stretch of highway in Queensland. SEE THE VIDEO

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Adani wanted names of CSIRO scientists

Adani wanted names of CSIRO scientists

Adani sought the names of scientists reviewing a plan for its Queensland coal mine because it feared the process might be 'hijacked by activists', emails show.

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Urgent search for 4 Gracemere children in stolen car

Urgent search for 4 Gracemere children in stolen car

The group took fishing rods, cash and one of the children left a note to his family indicating he was leaving.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Appeal against Adani mine dismissed

Appeal against Adani mine dismissed

AN appeal launched by Aboriginal opponents of Adani's coal mine against a court decision validating an indigenous land usage agreement has been dismissed.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

‘Teaspoon is lethal’ in natural product

‘Teaspoon is lethal’ in natural product

Caffeine and green tea are among the most dangerous supplements in common use where even a tiny teaspoon can kill, a health expert has warned.

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

The ATO has been inundated with more than 90,000 calls following the tax cut package, but don’t fall into this trap before you claim yours.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Workers urged to check their pay slips

Workers urged to check their pay slips

More than two million Australians are being urged to check their pay slips to ensure they have received a pay rise.

Is this Australia’s cheapest island?

Is this Australia’s cheapest island?

A 28-hectare island that’s just hit the market is easily one of the cheapest in Australia.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

The Australian Medical Association warns the worst of the “horror flu season” is yet to come and has revealed best time to get a flu jab.

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