Regional News

Mon 20 Jan 2020

Severe storm warning issued for southeast

premium_icon Severe storm warning issued for southeast

A severe storm warning has been issued for southeast Queensland, with damaging winds and heavy rain on the cards for much of the region.

30-year water plan promised

premium_icon 30-year water plan promised

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has promised a 30-year water plan to improve water security across Queensland.

Dog dead and woman hospitalised after vicious attack

premium_icon Dog dead and woman hospitalised after vicious attack

A woman and her dogs were set upon earlier this morning in a scary attack.

Woman who allegedly stabbed partner appears in court

premium_icon Woman who allegedly stabbed partner appears in court

A TOOWOOMBA woman who police allege stabbed her 37-year-old partner in the chest will re-appear in Toowoomba Magistrates Court next month.

The silly energy suckers pushing up our power bills

premium_icon The silly energy suckers pushing up our power bills

Simple changes could save Aussies a small fortune on their summer power bills. These are the habits you need to change.

How our dams are looking after the big downpours

premium_icon How our dams are looking after the big downpours

We’ve had some good rainfall over the past few days but has it been enough to replenish our major dams?

READER PHOTOS: Rainfall creates plenty of special moments

premium_icon READER PHOTOS: Rainfall creates plenty of special moments

Weekend rainfall created plenty of special moment across the region, and residents captured them in some fantastic photographs

Snake bite: Deputy pays tribute to ‘kind, generous’ husband

premium_icon Snake bite: Deputy pays tribute to ‘kind, generous’ husband

ON SATURDAY morning in the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Toowoomba’s Roger Taylor passed peacefully to the sounds of Neil Diamond and Slim Dusty.

120+ PHOTOS: Country swimmers compete at largest race meet

premium_icon 120+ PHOTOS: Country swimmers compete at largest race meet

Swimmers from Warwick, Stanthorpe, Maranoa and the Western Downs came together to compete at the Country Championships.

Toowoomba firm wins trademark battle with car giant

premium_icon Toowoomba firm wins trademark battle with car giant

A SMALL Toowoomba battery company has scored a massive win in a trademark battle with an international car giant.

UPDATE: Man confirmed dead after Allora crash

premium_icon UPDATE: Man confirmed dead after Allora crash

A MAN has died after a car crashed into a tree in Deuchar.

Sun 19 Jan 2020

Rural fire chief all smiles as rain drops danger levels

premium_icon Rural fire chief all smiles as rain drops danger levels

RURAL Fire Service Acting Inspector John Welke has a big reason to smile, as the bushfire danger level drops to the lowest possible level.

Emergency services called after TV catches fire

premium_icon Emergency services called after TV catches fire

Emergency services were called to extinguish a TV that caught fire.

Lucky escape as car floats downstream in flooded creek

premium_icon Lucky escape as car floats downstream in flooded creek

TWO people and at least one dog have avoided a scary situation after their car was washed 100m down a flooded creek west of Toowoomba.

Big drench is muddy awesome

premium_icon Big drench is muddy awesome

For this little bloke playing in mud is a whole new experience. Little Jack Fuhlbohm has just witnessed the biggest rains of his life.

‘Bushy’s’ friend denied $1m will fortune

premium_icon ‘Bushy’s’ friend denied $1m will fortune

A judge has ruled out an old “bushy’s’’ will, leaving his friend with a third of the $1.5 million he said she should get from his multimillion-dollar estate.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Debris, water cleared from Cunningham Highway

premium_icon Debris, water cleared from Cunningham Highway

Motorists are advised the highway has reopened. Read on for more information.

RAIN ROUNDUP: Months worth of supply falls in just two days

premium_icon RAIN ROUNDUP: Months worth of supply falls in just two days

Warwick’s run-out date has been pushed back significantly thanks to significant rainfall.

Toowoomba man 'passes away peacefully' after snake bite

premium_icon Toowoomba man 'passes away peacefully' after snake bite

TOOWOOMBA'S Roger Taylor, husband of deputy mayor Carol Taylor, has passed away peacefully in hospital.

Fri 17 Jan 2020

How much child care costs are soaring in your suburb

premium_icon How much child care costs are soaring in your suburb

The new child care subsidy was supposed to take pressure off parents, but costs have continued to rise. SEE HOW MUCH IN YOUR SUBURB

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