Regional News

Sat 13 Oct 2018

VIDEO: Driver in close shave with truck on the Warrego

VIDEO: Driver in close shave with truck on the Warrego

A TOOWOOMBA man has had a close brush with death after a truck he was overtaking failed to spot him.

Melon farmers cop a thrashing from vicious storm

Melon farmers cop a thrashing from vicious storm

FARMERS across the Western Downs are picking up the pieces after an intense hailstorm ripped through the region on Thursday.

Queensland’s best builders named

Queensland’s best builders named

A European-inspired mansion has taken home a top honour at Queensland’s Housing and Construction Awards.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Boy airlifted after tree falls in storm aftermath

Boy airlifted after tree falls in storm aftermath

The boy was airlifted in a critical condition with multiple serious injuries.

Tansey tornado: 'There is immense destruction'

Tansey tornado: 'There is immense destruction'

"We were right in the centre of the tornado."

$2m in storm damages: Farmers pick up the pieces...again

$2m in storm damages: Farmers pick up the pieces...again

The politicians are visiting farms which were caught in some of the worst parts of the storm.

Lazarus rising: Miracle survival for cockatoo after storm

Lazarus rising: Miracle survival for cockatoo after storm

THE miracle rebirth of a cockatoo stuck out in Thursday afternoon's severe thunderstorm has been likened to the biblical story of Lazarus' rising.

Tree falls on boy during storm clean-up

Tree falls on boy during storm clean-up

PARAMEDICS are treating a young boy on a private property northwest of Brisbane after a tree fell on top of him this morning.

'No one remembers the child that never came home'

'No one remembers the child that never came home'

BY the end of the day, on average, six Australian babies will have been stillborn. This year the grief of those families has been laid bare on a national stage.

Mother shields baby daughter from hail

Mother shields baby daughter from hail

Fiona Simpson used her own body to shield her infant daughter from hail.

Man taken to hospital after motorbike fall

Man taken to hospital after motorbike fall

A man in his 50's is in a stable conditoon

One person in hospital after Mercedes-Benz slams into motel

One person in hospital after Mercedes-Benz slams into motel

UPDATE: One person has been taken to hospital after a car smashed into a motel in Toowoomba this afternoon.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

WATCH: 'Tennis ball size' hail smashes parts of Burnett

WATCH: 'Tennis ball size' hail smashes parts of Burnett

PHOTOS, VIDEO: HAIL as large as 6-7cm in diameter was reported after thunderstorms hit several parts of the South Burnett.

Women and baby injured after hail pummels car

Women and baby injured after hail pummels car

THREE people have been injured after hail smashed their car window during a severe storm this afternoon.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Fire exclusion zone revoked, street to remain closed

Fire exclusion zone revoked, street to remain closed

FIRE crews have arrived at the scene of a structure fire in Napier St, Dalby.

Cancer-killing venom found in Darling Downs spider

Cancer-killing venom found in Darling Downs spider

A BREED of funnel-web native to the region has venom that can kill melanoma cells.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Hunt is on for Toowoomba's $4 million lotto winner

Hunt is on for Toowoomba's $4 million lotto winner

A TICKET sold at the Northpoint Shopping Centre is about to make someone a millionaire.

WATCH: Six-foot brown snake prompts triple-0 call

WATCH: Six-foot brown snake prompts triple-0 call

EMERGENCY services were called after a woman found a six-foot Eastern Brown snake stretched across the vanity of her Cabarlah home last week.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Emergency crews on scene of suspected drug lab

Emergency crews on scene of suspected drug lab

EMERGENCY services are responding to reports of a suspected clandestine drug lab in Toowoomba's eastern suburbs.

WATCH: Mesmerising photo comes to life with movie magic

WATCH: Mesmerising photo comes to life with movie magic

FIND out how a Warwick weather photographer made his viral image move.

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