September 2019

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 12:41 PM

Alternative milk products could be re-named if dairy farmers are able secure truthful labelling

Plant-based milk products could face name change

Alternative milk products could be re-named if dairy farmers are able secure truthful labelling

Published a story 12th Sep 2019 9:52 AM

The Toowoomba Bypass is officially open, and for the first three months, motorists will be able to use the new road without paying tolls

VOTE: Will you test drive the bypass?

The Toowoomba Bypass is officially open, and for the first three months, motorists will be able to use the new road without paying tolls

Published a story 11th Sep 2019 10:03 AM

TRUCKIES could be forced to high-tail it to Brisbane due to the time restriction placed at the new truck pads near Gatton.

Two-hour turnaround at new Warrego Hwy truck pad spot

TRUCKIES could be forced to high-tail it to Brisbane due to the time restriction placed at the new truck pads near Gatton.

Published a story 6th Sep 2019 3:14 PM

WE have had a mixture of events across the region this week, ranging from a living wake to farewell a loved man and Gatton Hawks soaring towards finals.

TOP FIVE: new driving laws, Hawks soar to success

WE have had a mixture of events across the region this week, ranging from a living wake to farewell a loved man and Gatton Hawks soaring towards finals.

Published a story 6th Sep 2019 2:44 PM

Do you think the government should subsidise water carting operations during the drought?

VOTE: Should water carting be subsidised during drought?

Do you think the government should subsidise water carting operations during the drought?

Published a story 6th Sep 2019 2:26 PM

The O'Sheas were left with one miracle cow after the 2011 floods, but fast forward eight years and they have claimed an Ekka triumph

Flood survivor reigns supreme after farm tragedy

The O'Sheas were left with one miracle cow after the 2011 floods, but fast forward eight years and they have claimed an Ekka triumph

Published a story 5th Sep 2019 1:53 PM

Gatton police will welcome its newest recruit, one who wanted to become an officer 24 years ago after meeting an influential cop

Newest officer influenced as child to join force

Gatton police will welcome its newest recruit, one who wanted to become an officer 24 years ago after meeting an influential cop

Published a story 5th Sep 2019 12:52 PM

SOME of the memories and match play details are a little patchy, but you'd expect that when reminiscing about a grand final 32 years ago.

Hawks look to end 32 year premiership drought

SOME of the memories and match play details are a little patchy, but you'd expect that when reminiscing about a grand final 32 years ago.

Published a story 4th Sep 2019 4:02 PM

The last time the under 18 Gatton Hawks won a premiership, Lockyer deputy mayor Jason Cook was starring in the side

Hawks eager to break three decade finals drought

The last time the under 18 Gatton Hawks won a premiership, Lockyer deputy mayor Jason Cook was starring in the side

August 2019

Published a story 30th Aug 2019 4:58 PM

Another busy week in the Lockyer and Somerset regions with NAPLAN results released, drug busts and turtles requiring rescuing.

TOP FIVE: turtles on agenda and major drug bust at prison

Another busy week in the Lockyer and Somerset regions with NAPLAN results released, drug busts and turtles requiring rescuing.

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Ali Kuchel is the editor at the Gatton Star, having worked through the ranks as a journalist. Ali’s career has taken her from South Australia to Charleville’s Western Times in outback Queensland, to Gatton, back to South Australia for the Stock Journal and finally returning to Gatton. Her interests include agricultural, rural and equine journalism along with photography.