$5.1 billion in the pipeline of region's solar boom

TOOWOOMBA and the Darling Downs are on the cusp of the next building boom – and it will be powered by the sun.

'Financial stress' for firm's former staff as $61m owed

Dalby-based Ostwald Bros announced 260 redundancies last month.

How best to claw back millions owed? That's still to be figured out.

FATAL GLIDER CRASH: Probe rules out mechanical error

Picture of the air crash that claimed the lives of two people at the Darling Downs Soaring Club on Tuesday morning.

Attention now turns to a "medical catastrophe"

Where to look for once-in-a-lifetime spacecraft fly-by

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will "sling-shot" its way across the sky above Toowoomba this Friday night.

Astronomers' historic opportunity this Friday night

Wife witnesses husband's fatal glider crash

Jeremy Thompson, 62, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 62-year-old deceased was an experienced pilot from the region.

When distraction and inattention kills

Senior constable Danielle Loftus

Drivers targeted during school holidays

Town to lose its only taxi service: 'I feel terrible'

Murray Spence from Tweed Taxi Service 
Photo Blainey Woodham / Tweed Daily New

Owners of the town's only taxi announce deadline for the service

TSBE brings Indian mining giant Adani to Toowoomba

Isaac Plains coal mine. Photo: Emily Smith

Toowoomba industry to explore possibilities on controversial mine

Garbage truck rollover on major highway to be cleared

Emergency Services, QFES, Fire, Fire truck, Fire & Rescue Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

Authorities to clear scene of truck rollover

Police search for distinctive car after it evades officers

Generic police. Police lights.

Holden Commodore with stolen plates evades police

'Refreshing': New Ipswich beer flowing ahead of hot weekend

The new lime beer available at Pumpyard Bar and Brewery.

Ipswich brewery whips up Lime Lager in time for scorcher weekend

JOBS BOOST: Fast track for $950M Gladstone project

MEGA-RESORT: A proposed master plan for the Hummock Hill Island Development project.

State Government could step in to approve island resort.

Australia's $100 notes: where did they all go?

The new $10 note has been released but very few of us may actually ever use it.

Australia is absolutely flush with cash

CommBank dumps $2 ATM fee

Customers use automatic teller machines (ATM) outside a branch of Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Picture: News Corp AustraliaSource:News Limited

Bank customers will no longer pay ATM fees with Commbank

Miner makes cash offer as $3.9bn WICET debt continues to bite

MOUNTING DEBT: WICET coal loader.

Rumours Glencore trying to find way out of debt liabilities.

Why we will barely own anything in the future

In 2030, we'll be borrowing everything

Woman who killed Coast mum in crash too 'vulnerable' for jail

Ellise Cherie Chalk (left) leaves the Maroochydore District Court after pleading guilty to the driving death of Eumundi woman, Suzanne Latimer.

She was texting just minutes before the crash

Teens charged after flicked cigs allegedly sparked 38ha fire

A generic image of a man pictured lighting a cigarette in Canberra, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The Australian Labor Party has outlined a plan to increase the tobacco excise by 12.5 per cent a year, each year, from September 1, 2017 until September 1, 2020, whereby consumers would see a packet of 25 cigarettes cost more than $40 by 2020. (AAP Image/Sam Mooy) NO ARCHIVING

Crews went back to check the scene at Atkinson Dam this morning

Images of fatal crash scene near Rocky map tragic moments

Yellow paint marks the track of a car which crashed on the Burnett Highway near the intersection with R Pierce Road.

UPDATE: Police are yet to notify the next of kin to 27-year-old woman's death

Rail line to split ag land

SPEAKING OUT: Concerns have been raised about consultation and the proposed inland rail project.

Farmer speaks out at Rural Press Club meeting

Money still strongly in favour of a Yes for SSM

SAME SEX MARRIAGE: Australia is being asked to make their Yes or No opinion known in the postal survey.

Yes side still ahead on the betting markets despite resurgent No

Is this legal? How the Yes campaign got your number

Same sex marriage texts

Same-sex marriage SMS campaign’s ‘random number generator’

Aussies' fight for manuka

INDUSTRY ROW: Lindsay Bourke (left) from Australian Honey Products checks bee hives with his West Tamar head beekeper, Brad Deegan in Tasmania.

Sticky fight over honey naming rights

Dad leaves child in hot car, goes to pub

Police were forced to smash the window.

A barber has found a child left in a sweltering car

WET, HOT SUMMER: More cyclones, more storms, more heat

Up to three cyclones are expected to form off the east coast, with at least one likely to strike land.

Expect more hot days, more storms and more cyclones.

UPDATE: Puppy on car roof 'not illegal', RSPCA says

The RSPCA is seeking help identifying the driver of this car, which had a dog in an open cage strapped to the roof while on the Bruce Hwy.

RSPCA seek help identifying owners.

System fault affecting flights around Australia

Passengers at the departures gate at Sydney international airport soon won’t be handed a green departure card to fill out.

Flying today? Check flight times with the airline

South Korea's alt-right: Trolls, extremists, and paedophiles

On the surface, the website looks harmless enough.

Alt-right extremists seem to share features globally

Shane Warne interviewed over alleged porn star attack

Shane Warne has denied claims he punched a porn star

New Bali law could see Aussies arrested for common act

A photo advertising the ‘Bali Boyfriend and Male Escort Service’ on Facebook.

Not married? Don't have sex in Bali then

'You'll Float Too': Mum returns home to creepy clown message

YOU'LL FLOAT TOO: Toogoom resident Jules Hinton was unnerved to find a picture of Pennywise the Dancing Clown and a balloon with 'You'll Float Too' pinned to her door on Friday night.

A balloon and clown pic were left on a resident's door.

‘Thieving’ runaway bride is now homeless

The wedding has been called off.

Runaway thief bride has been spotted in a homeless shelter

TV broadcast interrupted by doomsday alert

Analogue television signals will be switched off in Northern NSW in November.

Viewers startled as their televisions were hacked

Sort of boobs men fancy is very surprising

Search data shows a shift in types of boobs people want to see online

The Sort Of Boobs Men Fancy Are Very Surprising

Man's penis stuck in gym weight: three hours to free him

Firefighters in Worms, Germany, used a hydraulic saw and a grinder to free the entrapped man's member. Picture: Facebook

t took a hydraulic saw, a grinder and three hours to free man

Gogglebox gets new cast members

GOGGLEBOX is undergoing a shake-up, with three new cast members coming on board to provide what producers describe as a “Middle-Eastern flavour”.

Oils fight for Great Barrier Reef

Peter Garrett, from Midnight OIl.

Midnight Oil has announced a concert highlighting damage to the reef

Oasis fans discover Liam’s real name

English musician, singer, and songwriter, former lead singer of the rock band Oasis, Liam Gallagher performs during his concert at National Olympic Sports Center in Beijing, China, 10 August 2017.

SINGER has left fans shocked after they uncovered his real name.

Behind the Bee Gees’ spectacular fall

The Bee Gees in their heyday.

IN 1979, the Bee Gees sold out arenas. Then it all went downhill.

Another major blindside on Survivor

Tessa O’Halloran from Australian Survivor.

AN early fan favourite is the latest contestant to be sent packing.

Sticks and Wombat finally score a win on The Block

Sticks and Wombat in their winning hallway in a scene from The Block.

MATES get in touch with their softer side to clinch victory.