Council's guide to the summer holidays in Maranoa

Maranoa Regional Council has organised a Summer 16/17 School Holidays Guide to keep children of all ages entertained over the break.

5 events you can't miss

HOLIDAY FUN: Activities put on by the St George Aboriginal Housing Company will be on again these holidays.

What is on this week in St George?

Kidman cattle empire won by Gina Rinehart, Chinese

Gina Rinehart

Scott Morrison says Australians will hold majority interest

Broncos turn up the heat in Dalby

FAN DAY: Lincoln and Troy Smith with players at the Arrow Energy Brisbane Broncos fan day in Dalby.

The Broncos come to Dalby

New tale for Quambi

Sisters Melissa Harms and Angela Bradley open new homewares store Milli and Robe on Cunningham Street.

Quambi House restored

Free Milly: Beloved pooch going home to her family

FREEDOM: Milly the dog will be returned to her family on Friday.

Beloved family pet escapes death row

Famous five finish primary school

QUINTUPLE THE TROUBLE: Chinchilla's own quintuplets: (from left) Nicola, Emma, Jack, Josh and Ben graduated from grade six at St Joey's last week.

Watson quintuplets finish primary school education.

Our guide to the Christmas lights in Roma

Christmas lights map for Roma.

Check out our Christmas lights map for Roma.

Carnival success for Maranoa basketball teams

NEW HEIGHTS: The Maranoa ladies and men's teams played in Dalby at the weekend.

Maranoa basketball teams have come second place at Dalby Carnival.

Devastating hailstorms cost Mary Valley farmer $500,000

DEVASTATED: Rob Price of Imbil with his damaged avacado trees after golf ball size hail hit last week.

Rob Price and his wife are just two of many who are devastated.

Mine worker questioned over time spent in ute

All hands were on deck fixing a dragline while fitter Brice Little was reclined in his ute listening to the radio- but was he asleep?

Fair Work to decide if BMA mine worker was asleep or bludging

100 jobs by Christmas challenge earns government praise

Employment Minister Grace Grace applauds Warwick businessman's challenge.

State Government praise for Warwick businessman's challenge.

Ipswich City Properties asset portfolio retains its value

Ipswich City Council Administration Building, South Street, Ipswich. Photo: Claudia Baxter / The Queensland Times

New website launched by Ipswich City Council

Wagners challenge $235m rail transfer hub InterlinkSQ

The prize is the lucrative inland rail freight business

Media boss says readers will be the winners in News Corp deal

APN Australian Regional Media CEO Neil Monaghan with a copy of the Daily Mercury

The ACCC said it could see no barriers to the deal to go ahead

Heartbreaking news for girl hit by bus outside school

TERRIBLE: A nine year old girl was airlifted by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter.

The young girl has had her first surgery.

Woman's $27k property crime spree

Ipswich Police Station and Courthouse. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times

She targeted homes she knew had valuable items inside

Meet the Brisbane breakfast radio king's replacement

Craig Zonca ABC Radio

ABC announces Craig Zonca as the replacement for Spencer Howson

Why this is Australia's nicest man

Toowoomba man Jon Hart has donated some food hampers to people in need this Christmas.

Jon Hart wants to help out those less fortunate this Christmas

Victorian MPs to vote on assisted dying laws

VICTORIA could become the first state to legalise assisted dying.

NSW lightly loosens liquor, lockout laws

Critics say the relaxed lockout laws are still too stringent to promote a thriving night life.

Bottle shops will be allowed to stay open until 11pm

John Glenn, oldest astronaut in space, dies aged 95

John Glenn, the first US astronaut to orbit Earth and oldest to enter space, has died aged 95.

JOHN Glenn, the first US astronaut to orbit Earth, has died aged 95.

Are meals made from scratch now a thing of the past?

Julie Goodwin with one of her previous cook books.

Cooking skills becoming a relic of the past, survey finds

REVEALED: Are dog owners being ripped off in Qld?

Revelations dog owners pay 10 times more than they should.

Revelations dog owners pay 10 times more than they should.

OPINION: The real deficit crisis facing Turnbull

Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull FILE

Can PM turn his personal credibility deficit around in 2017?

What do Trump, Hanson, sharks and halal have in common?

Sharks were a hot topic on Facebook in 2016

Some of the most talked about moments on social media revealed

'I just dashed to toilet and couldn't take him with me'

A dog left in a car on a sweltering Sunshine Coast day.

Disturbing image released as warning to Coast pet owners

Cheeky kiwi auctions off her butt to the highest bidder

Could one 20-year-old woman turn a bad habit of mooning into cash?

Quake near Solomon Islands sparks tsunami warning

Tsunami travel time contours in hours, beginning from the earthquake origin time. Photo / Potential Tsunami Warning Center

Experts are currently assessing the severity of the threat

Aleppo: 150,000 'threatened with extinction'

East Aleppo residents flee the violence at a checkpoint manned by pro-government forces in Maysaloun, Aleppo, on December 8 2016 AFP

'We are calling for a halt to the bombing and guarantees of passage'

Why Toowoomba Ghost Chasers page vanished

Toowoomba Ghost Chasers photographed a mysterious red 'figure' spotted at Drayton Cemetery.

The page gained attention worldwide for its ghoulish videos

Jugger: The next epic sport you need in your life

ACTION PACKED: Jugger is not a sport for the faint-hearted.

It is one third quidditch, one third jousting and one third rugby

Is Banksy in New Zealand taunting John Key?

A curious image of John Key has popped up overnight

Welcome to Airli Beach? E goes missing

The E from the Welcome to Airlie Beach sign was  stolen.

Councillor not happy after theft of letter from sign

PETA calls for kangaroo puncher to be prosecuted

The man and the kangaroo stood toe-to-toe before he threw a right-hand punch. Image: Steven Stubenrauch/Facebook.

Hunting trip had been organised for sick young man

The hipster nativity scene for today's baby Jesus

Joseph and Mary take a selfie with their newborn baby Jesus

Amanda Seyfried lets slip the sex of her baby

Amanda Seyfried has suggested the sex of her baby

How predictable are your Netflix habits?

Stranger Things is taking the world by storm as a new-age nostalgic Sci-Fi Thriller

The new entertainment binging pattern

Kanye West is on the mend now he's back from hospital

Kanye West is more relaxed since returning home from hospital

WATCH: The young Aussie actor playing Barack Obama

A screenshot of the trailer for Barry, a new film from Netflix.

Aussie teen nails Obama's early university years

Boy George named as a coach on The Voice Australia

Iconic pop star Boy George is to appear as a coach on 'The Voice'

The first Baywatch trailer is here, and it's hilarious

From left, Jon Bass, Alex Daddario, Zac Efron, Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Rohrbach, and Ilfenesh Hadera in a scene from the movie Baywatch.

DWAYNE Johnson and Zac Efron star in TV series reboot.