How Darling Downs economy can be $3 billion better off

THE Toowoomba and the Darling Downs economy could be $3 billion better off by 2027 if it focuses on several key areas like agriculture, mining and tourism.

Chinchilla cattle thief fined, shamed from district

RUSTLER: Brendan Philip Olm says he's been shamed from the Chinchilla district after stealing cattle.

Brendan Philip Olm fined for stealing cattle

'I wrote my ute off while I was high on ice'

Harry Thies has just complete 6 months of rehab at the centre. Sunrise Way celebrates third anniversary. July 2017

Reformed drug addict discusses his redemption with Sunrise Way

Gas industry say bubbling Condamine dates back before CSG

Methane bubbling in the Condamine River. Picture: Channel Nine

CSIRO says bubbling of methane has increased threefold

Darling Downs police seeking information in train derailment

DETACHED: The Aurizon train went off track between Oakey and Jondaryan.

Police seek information in relation to train derailment

I dope believe you sold weed to teen: Judge

Excuses for selling weed to kids are likely to go up in smoke, a judge says.

You must be a dope to sell weed to kids.

Queensland freezes as temps fall as low as -3.7°C

Generic cold weather.

Parts of the state had their coldest mornings in two years.

Gas giants face export cuts to secure Australian supplies

 The Government now has the legislative right to restrict gas exports, a move that has generated strong criticism from some energy industry figures.

GAS producers will today be warned they face export restrictions

Jail after boasts, mates rates for drug clients

McNamara's taser possession was a concern to Justice David Boddice.

Man who dropped out of school at 13 jailed for drugs, Taser

Change of scenery needed for city drug addict, court told

Cops previously caught Wilton after a wild and reckless ride in Ipswich

Prolific offending, wild driving linked to drug abuse, court hears

Six meat processing plants caught up in China ban named

Photo: File

QLD and NSW plants included in China meat export ban

Aussie SMEs are spending big on tech for the future

SMEs feel they need to upgrade to stay ahead of large coporations

Research shows Aussie SMEs are gearing up for the future

Dodgy job advert requires women to be "attractive"

Nicola Thorp called out the recruitment company online who removed the ad.

Trendy bar slammed for requiring waitresses to be "attractive"

'Solar to reduce power bills from $70K a year to just $2000'

Solar, generic.

Queensland businesses are leading the country in solar power

Secret feature that lets you un-send an email

You really need to turn this Gmail feature on.

How to unsend a message on Gmail — how to reclaim blunders

App can detect pedestrians and cyclist on collision course

Verita Stewart, semi-professional cyclist demonstrates V2P (Vehicle to pedestrian/cyclist) technology. Picture: Kelly Barnes/The Australian.

Driver app can detect pedestrians and cyclist on collision course

EXCLUSIVE: CCC return tools seized in Pisasale investigation

AT LAST: Ipswich Men's Shed president Terry Carter with the donated tools that the CCC had earlier seized.

Men's Shed, Rotary back Paul Pisasale claims as CCC return tools.

Election donations rolling in: Ipswich candidate scores $30K

Queensland state election day at the polling booth at the CCSA Hall in Nutley Street, Caloundra.

"I've been overwhelmed by the support I've received."

Qld couple charged over keeping woman as slave

A Brisbane couple has been charged over keeping a woman as their slave

Brisbane pair accused of keeping slave after raid at The Gap

Elon Musk using anti-phone device at Splendour?

FILE - In this April 30, 2015, file photo, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveils the company's newest products, in Hawthorne, Calif. Tesla Motors is starting to build its electric cars with all the sensors, cameras and other gear needed to drive completely on their own when regulations allow the technology to take over that responsibility. The announcement made late Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, by Tesla CEO Musk marks the Silicon Valley automaker's next step toward selling cars that can navigate the roads without the help of a human. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)

Did Musk use high-tech to protect his privacy at the festival?

One-way ticket for drug trafficker sent packing

Kujtim Dardha was busted driving 16kg of marijuana from his home in Melbourne to Southport in 2015.

Melbourne drug trafficker gets one-way ticket home from Qld

First look at the new Kmart range

Items from the new Kmart Inspired Living range. Picture: Kmart/Kit HaseldenSource:Supplied

KMART fans, you might want to be sitting down for this.

'I didn't do it': Fraudulent firebug begs for jail release

Convicted arsonist and fraud Jamie Brown claims he's innocent despite pleading guilty to burning down his Fraser Coast business.

Fraser Coast criminal's pleas for jail release rejected

‘FOR CRYING OUT LOUD’: NBN boss’s utter frustration

The National Broadband Network has hit the halfway mark.

NBN embarks on charm offensive to address confusion and complaints

Cartoonist Mitch Cairns wins Archibald Prize

A portrait of Agatha Gothe-Snape has won the 2017 Archibald Prize for cartoonist Mitch Cairns.

Portrait of partner capture renowned art accolade.

Where you can see USS Ronald Reagan today

BOAT AHOY: USS Ronald Reagan in Brisbane for Talisman Sabre.

When and where you can see the USS Ronald Reagan

Spies using 'honey pot' profile on Linkedin to trap men

Mia Ash is a fake persona used to target people in a hacker scam using stolen images.

There’s just one problem with this young, attractive woman.

Gas tank explosion burns two men, one in critical condition

Police talk to people at the house where an LPG explosion occurred in Howitt Ave Corio. Picture: Alison Wynd

One of the men is in a critical condition

Trump's enforcer explodes: ‘I want to f***ing kill them all’

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speaks to members of the media outside the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

Trump's White House is devolving into a war of expletives

Muslim man finds bacon in Maccas chicken wrap

McDonald's

Muslim man raises formal complaint with McDonalds over bacon

Scouts apologise for Donald Trump speech at Jamboree

Chief Scout Executive Michael Surbaugh released a statement apologizing to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in the president's speech three days earlier.

Things are grim if you can’t even keep the Boy Scouts on side

Porn addict releases anger and vandalises adult shop

He targeted the glass windows of My Fantasy Dreams.

Kitty in a spin after trapped in high-speed washing cycle

Toni Beckett with Hollie the cat after the ordeal.

A kitten has survived a cycle in its family's washing machine

Did you take these photos?

Sarina Police are trying to locate the owner of the memory card which includes these photos.

Lost memory card is looking for its owner

Troubled whale entangled off Fraser Island not seen since

A whale entangled in rope off the Coast of Fraser Island on Tuesday.

Nobody qualified in whale entanglement is based in Hervey Bay.

Famous Toowoomba church hall needs $150,000 reno

ST LUKES LISTED: ( from left ) Painter, Eddie Wroblewsi , Jonathan Fisher, CEO National Trust Qld, Ben Graziani, CFO National Trust Qld, Helen Moloney, treasurer of St Lukes committee and Dr John Standley, president of St Lukes committee. Monday, 24th Jul, 2017.

ONE of Toowoomba's most distinctive halls needs $150,000 renovation

'DROP YOUR PANTS': Man stuffs evidence down his undies

FILE PHOTO: A Gladstone man was told to drop his dacks after police caught him stuffing a drug pipe down his undies.

He ran into the kitchen and stuffed the item down his dacks

Princess Diana: How an Aussie's story made her cry

The Country Fire Service volunteer had been caught in the raging inferno that killed 75 people and became known as the Ash Wednesday bushfires.

Jonathan LaPaglia takes you inside Australian Survivor s2

Jonathan LaPaglia in a scene from season two of Australian Survivor.

Strategy plays key role as castaways seek to make savvy moves.

Bachelor Recap: Matty’s stunning public rejection

Chic.

Last night we saw humiliation at its best

NZ anchor drops F-bomb live on air

Veteran news anchor Eric Young has been caught uttering an expletive.

Veteran NZ newsreader swears on live television

Judah Kelly headed for Gympie Muster before solo tour

IN TUNE: Former Ipswich resident Judah Kelly nicknamed "King Judah" won this year's series of The Voice Australia.

The Voice winner Judah Kelly announces national tour.

The Block's family home rescue mission

Scott Cam hosts the TV series The Block.

Reno show's new concept proves its biggest challenge to date.

Angelina Jolie 4.0: Is anyone buying this?

Angelina Jolie, master media manipulator, is back.