Regional News

Mon 6 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Family of Ruby Princess victim ‘shocked’ by report

premium_icon COVID-19: Family of Ruby Princess victim ‘shocked’ by report

Toowoomba man Des Williams' brother, based in Rockhampton, has expressed concerns about how Queensland Health managed the case.

‘Plan B’ to protect families of health workers

premium_icon ‘Plan B’ to protect families of health workers

Despite Queensland recording its lowest rise in COVID-19 cases in weeks, frontline health workers could face long-term isolation under a State Government plans.

Sun 5 Apr 2020

For this family, there’s no such thing as isolation

premium_icon For this family, there’s no such thing as isolation

If you are beginning to feel cramped during the coronavirus shutdown, spare a thought for this Queensland family who have 11 children still living at home.

Sat 4 Apr 2020

CORONAVIRUS: Couple in hotel lockdown hold grave concerns

premium_icon CORONAVIRUS: Couple in hotel lockdown hold grave concerns

‘Someone was having a major meltdown … followed by security telling him that he was breaking the law if he put a foot outside the door’

Fri 3 Apr 2020

‘Wilsonton Nine’ murder accused granted bail amid virus

premium_icon ‘Wilsonton Nine’ murder accused granted bail amid virus

One of nine accused of murdering mother Debbie Combarngo has been granted bail, after a court ruled that she would be less likely to breach bail due to pandemic

Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

premium_icon Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

A convicted rapist who sexually abused two young brothers has appealed his 10-year jail sentence. WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT.

Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

premium_icon Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

A Toowoomba man who died from COVID-19 has been remembered by his family as a “loving, caring gentle giant of a man”.

Coronavirus Queensland: All you need to know today

Coronavirus Queensland: All you need to know today

Queensland health care workers have been vilified and threatened while wearing their uniforms out in public, Health Minister Steven Miles says.

Virus cases jump to 873, as ‘peak’ time revealed

Virus cases jump to 873, as ‘peak’ time revealed

The number of Queensland coronavirus cases has grown overnight, taking the total to 873 as the Premier reveals just when local cases are expected to ‘peak'.

Dalby Hospital successfuly sued for $9 million by mum

premium_icon Dalby Hospital successfuly sued for $9 million by mum

A GIRL who suffered brain damage at birth has been granted more than $9 million in compensation after her mother sued Dalby Hospital for delays in her delivery.

‘I’m upset’: Gladys defends virus debacle

‘I’m upset’: Gladys defends virus debacle

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has clashed with radio host Ben Fordham and defended her state’s handling of the cruise ship issue.

RIP Bruce Dawe: Poet of ordinary Australia dies

premium_icon RIP Bruce Dawe: Poet of ordinary Australia dies

Renowned poet Bruce Dawe, who was studied by generations of Australian school students, has died in a Queensland nursing home.

Dummy’s guide to new home isolation rules

premium_icon Dummy’s guide to new home isolation rules

A DUMMY’S guide to who can visit your home has been issued after three days of coronavirus confusion and another change that relaxes rules for housebound...

Toilet paper shortage causing sewer blockage spike

premium_icon Toilet paper shortage causing sewer blockage spike

THE toilet roll shortage across the country is starting to affect the Toowoomba Regional Council, who said sewer blockages were rising as residents start using...

What to use in 'loo' of toilet paper?

premium_icon What to use in 'loo' of toilet paper?

THE panic buyers had left me out of toilet paper and panicking. It was then I had to take matters into my own hands... so to speak.

Making masks keeps business going

premium_icon Making masks keeps business going

A Toowoomba business is making and selling face masks to supply the community.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

premium_icon Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

Scott Morrison says children are expected to return to classrooms after the looming school holidays if parents are unable to provide home learning.

Free movies for Foxtel subscribers

Free movies for Foxtel subscribers

Subscribers to Foxtel’s sport pack will receive access to its library of movies for free, as a result of coronavirus impacting live games.

Rare condition adds years to child’s life

premium_icon Rare condition adds years to child’s life

An 11-week-old Toowoomba baby has been diagnosed with a rare condition that his mother called a 'miracle'.

Coronavirus Queensland: all you need to know today

Coronavirus Queensland: all you need to know today

QUEENSLAND has been rocked by another coronavirus death as the PM announces new measures to help families with childcare costs.

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