Biloela mum takes refugee ration challenge

In a typical week, a Syrian refugee living in Jordan is expected to survive on a small amount of rice, flour, legumes and tinned sardines.

Man taken to hospital after single vehicle crash in CQ

Reviewed safety procedures rolled out to paramedics in the wake of a series of attacks have been so far well-received, according to their union.

It is believed the vehicle ended up down an embankment.

Winter-like temperatures hit Central Queensland

WINTER WARMING TIPS: There are a number of ways to keep warm this winter and save on your electricity bills. Photo: Jordan Philp / South Burnett Times

The overnight lows across CQ suggest it may have finally arrived.

‘Stupid day’ lands Biloela drink driver hefty $1000 fine

Alcohol and drug driving is the number one contributing factor in about 30% of fatal crashes in Queensland, according to the Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety.

Several drink drivers fronted Biloela Magistrates Court last week.

Vehicles vandalised at Biloela address

Police generic, crime scene.  Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times

Vandal stabs tyres, scratches caravan and boat on Rainbow St.

Mel Collins wants you to join the movement

Mel Collins (left) with partner, boat driver and fellow skier Darryl Shorten. Photo: Contributed.

Moura water skier chosen to represent state government campaign.

Battle for Flynn: Ballot order locked in

A Flynn ballot is cast in the 2013 federal election.

Nine candidates are set to contest the Federal seat of Flynn this election.

Labor's Zac Beers promises to fund Moura Miners' Memorial

An artists impression of how the Miners' Memorial would look from Gillespie St. Photo Contributed

Flynn candidate says memorial is "important tribute" to lives lost.

Battle for Flynn: Jabs traded over nature of debates

Boss Anderson (left) chats with ALP candidate for Flynn Zac Beers. Photo Andrew Thorpe / Central Telegraph

O'Dowd, Beers trade jabs while Greens, independents demand inclusion

Church elders covered up rape of young girl

Man jailed for eight months for rape of girl 'not even a teenager'

Terry Zillmann marks 25 years of service

Office in Charge of Biloela Station Terry Zillmann. Photo Andrew Thorpe / Central Telegraph

Biloela paramedic looks back on life-saving career.

Burglar still at large after police find stolen property

The suspect stole thousands of dollars worth of electronics from Betta Electrical in Biloela last month. Photo: Contributed

Biloela police have issued a warrant for the man's arrest.

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Sentimental find by police, is this yours?

The letter (pictured), along with other property of sentimental value was located on June 24 in a vehicle in North Ipswich.

Property in a vehicle in North Ipswich on June 24

Woman crashes after swerving to miss kangaroo

A woman escaped injury when she swerved to miss a kangaroo near Warwick this morning.

Crash occurs 12km south of Warwick about 7am today

Crash at Alstonville is being investigated

A crash at the intersection of the Bruxner Highway and Ballina Road involving a number of cars.

POLICE investigate fault in a two car crash on the Bruxner Hwy.

Clive Palmer: I'll reopen my nickel refinery next year

Palmer United Party leader Clive Palmer

“None of the workers were sacked by me."

Former soldier in Rocky to pull the trigger on PTSD

Trigger and Royce arrived in Mackay earlier in the week.

Royce's new mission involves a lot of miles

'Potential for catastrophic events': Home birth inquest

Lismore Court House.

Inquest hears of changes to service after death of home birth baby

Little known super change could cost you thousands

Cash money Photo:Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

It's the little known change that could hit you hard

‘Arbitrary’ rule means three-month wait for aged care

Aged-care shortage as red tape stilts sector

Turnbull points to gay marriage plebiscite

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

The PM says parliament would be likely to pass the measure

Labor costings called into question

Opposition leader Bill Shorten tries on a hat from Cudgen Surf Life Saving Club in Kingscliff on Sunday, May 15, 2016.

Parliamentary budget office finds $800 million black hole

ISIS blamed for airport suicide bombing that killed 41

An entrance of the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul after explosions, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing at least 10 people and wounding around 20 others, Turkey's justice minister and another official said Tuesday.

239 people were injured, many seriously

Farage predicts EU-XODUS

Nigel Farage, center, the leader of the UK Independence Party reacts in celebration at a "Leave.EU" organization party for the British European Union membership referendum in London, Friday, June 24, 2016. Source AAP

Brexit could be just the beginning

Corbyn refuses to resign in wake of Brexit

Tower Bridge, London.

His party isn't backing him but Corbyn isn't budging

Google and Twitter battle for election sausage supremacy

STRANGE POLITICS with Chris Calcino

The real battle on election day will be all about sausage sizzles

UPDATE: Car v house a lucky escape in more ways than one

QFAS, the QPS and QAS respond to an accident where a learner driver is believed to have reversed into a neighbours home at around 2.45pm on Tuesday June 28, 2016.

Lucky escape for a learner driver in Gympie

French yacht thief escapes charge, taxpayers foot $15k bill

 And the taxpayer is footing the $15,000 bill for removing the vessel from the beach after it began breaking up in king tides early in May.

Police say the case of a $200,000 yacht theft is not on their books.

WATCH: How a texan llama uses a leaf blower to stay cool

A Texan zoo has found a creative way to keep a llama cool

Star-struck Gladstone man seeks selfie with Pauline Hanson

Pauline Hansen in Gladstone June 24, 2016. Pauline and Fraser Anning.Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

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What's on the big screen this week

Ruby Barnhill and the BFG (voiced by Mark Rylance) in a scene from the movie The BFG.

TWO new releases add to the school holiday offerings at the cinema.

What tomorrow's TV swap means for regional viewers

Channel surfers will have to change their habits as of July 1.

CHANNEL numbers set to change in historic broadcasting changes.

Mel B plans for Spice Girls reunion next year

Mel B has reveals a Spice Girls 20 year reunion.

Johnny Depp gives first interview since divorce

Depp's first public interview since split from Heard.

Olivia Wilde wears her son's baby lotion

The actress wear's her son's baby lotion when she misses him.

Offspring cast reflects on show’s ‘explosive’ return

Asher Keddie and Linda Cropper in a scene from season six episode one of Offspring.

WHERE to now for the Proudmans? Warning this story contains spoilers

Here's how to get ready for the new financial year

Cash money Photo:Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

The new financial year starts tomorrow here's how to get ready.

Landlord's nightmare: Rental home trashed, 'stripped'

Landlord Joanne Kerse is distraught that her house has been trashed by a tenant.

Joanne Kerse had the tenant from hell

820 LNG workers set to re-enter Gladstone job market

Onsite at Australia Pacific LNG. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

"I’m trying to stay because I like Gladstone"

Family-owned Southern Downs business sells after 23 years

Glenmar Fuels truck crossing culvert near the Allora depot.

An integral part of Southern Downs industry and agriculture sells up

Geiger Electrical makes major pledge to sacked workers

Redundant Geiger workers could potentially be re-employed in future

Mining companies 'spending big' on reducing dust

Quaker Chemical Queensland manager Paul Oliver demonstrating a dust suppression chemical used in underground coal mines.

Coal mining companies spend on reducing dust