Regional News

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Thousands of jobs up for grabs as mothballed mines return

Thousands of jobs up for grabs as mothballed mines return

Employing CQ locals key to sustaining mining upturn: Councillor Neil Fisher

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Two hospitalised after multi-car crash on busy Rocky bridge

Two hospitalised after multi-car crash on busy Rocky bridge

UPDATE: Crews left the scene around 7.50am.

Police investigating man's death in fatal CQ crash

Police investigating man's death in fatal CQ crash

CAR reportedly left the road and crashed into a concrete structure overnight.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Fraser Anning's first speech was 'disgraceful'

Fraser Anning's first speech was 'disgraceful'

A senator calling for Australia to discriminate against migrants based on their ethnicity should be roundly condemned, writes Andrew Thorpe.

Molasses truck rollover cuts traffic on Peak Downs Highway

Molasses truck rollover cuts traffic on Peak Downs Highway

THE Peak Downs Highway remained closed at 6pm after a B-double carrying molasses rolled near Nebo Wednesday afternoon.

Teenager charged with attempted murder after brutal assault

Teenager charged with attempted murder after brutal assault

UPDATE: A WOMAN is in a serious condition in hospital and a 17-year-old has since been charged.

Mum shocked after big croc sighting at mouth of CQ river

Mum shocked after big croc sighting at mouth of CQ river

QUEENSLAND mum Nancy Towner won't let her kids swim at the same spot

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

AUSTRALIANS will finally be able to tune into next-generation television broadcasts later this year.

Two children among injured in truck and car crash on Cap Hwy

Two children among injured in truck and car crash on Cap Hwy

THE Capricorn Hwy has been closed in both directions after a crash injured three people

Footy Show slammed for fat shaming segment

Footy Show slammed for fat shaming segment

Erin Molan and her Channel 9 cohorts have been labelled “totally unprofessional” for laughing at Capras player Dave Taylor over his weight

Five island lifestyle properties in CQ for under $500k

Five island lifestyle properties in CQ for under $500k

The real estate on Curtis Island is one of the region's best kept secrets with some property going for less than $200,000.

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

A SINKHOLE near Clermont may be linked to historical mining activity, according to the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

IF YOU get this letter in the mail from the tax man, you could be in big trouble. But “don’t panic”, says one expert. Here’s what you need to do.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

Man charged for alleged robbery and child's scooter getaway

Man charged for alleged robbery and child's scooter getaway

He allegedly held up a service station before escaping on a scooter.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Have you seen the bad-cut bandit?

Have you seen the bad-cut bandit?

A MAN with a distinctive hairstyle, who was seen riding a child’s scooter, has robbed a service station with a pair of scissors.

Gladstone man jailed after chasing dog on motorcycle

Gladstone man jailed after chasing dog on motorcycle

The repeat unlicensed driver left the magistrate with little option other than to impose a prison sentence.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Trap that’s crippling a generation

Trap that’s crippling a generation

THERE’S a good reason “real” adulthood seems to be starting later and later. And it’s down to easy access to credit.

Donations flood in for drought appeal

Donations flood in for drought appeal

WITH some parts of the state without a drop of rain for years, Queenslanders are urged to dig deep and join the campaign to help battling farmers. Here's how.

Teenager hospitalised after motorbike crash in CQ

Teenager hospitalised after motorbike crash in CQ

PARAMEDICS rushed to The Gemfields last night after a boy was injured in a motorbike incident.

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