Regional News

Tue 4 Aug 2020

Three men illegally crossed Queensland border

premium_icon Three men illegally crossed Queensland border

THREE men crossed the Queensland border illegally overnight and are now in quarantine as the state records no new cases.

‘Bizarre’ scam robs tenants of six weeks’ rent

premium_icon ‘Bizarre’ scam robs tenants of six weeks’ rent

The Warwick tenants thought they had scored a deal of a lifetime and others are being warned to stay vigilant.

Alleged car thief caught sneaking across the border

premium_icon Alleged car thief caught sneaking across the border

ALONG with a date in court, police gave the man a $4003 fine after he falsified his border declaration pass.

NAMED: Warwick man with  3000+ child abuse images

premium_icon NAMED: Warwick man with 3000+ child abuse images

He has avoided jail, despite having hundreds of those in the ‘most heinous’ exploitation category.

SCHOOL FOOTY SHOW: Payne and Langer cups in round one

premium_icon SCHOOL FOOTY SHOW: Payne and Langer cups in round one

Are you a diehard schoolboy footy fan? Tune in to watch our new School Footy Show featuring all the news and highlights from the Langer and Payne Cup comps.

How hero son saved his father's life

premium_icon How hero son saved his father's life

FOR 20 minutes 11-year-old Hamish Coombridge kept his cool and helped his dad recover from a life-threatening attack until paramedics arrived.

Mon 3 Aug 2020

LNP vote Cynthia Hardy as acting president

premium_icon LNP vote Cynthia Hardy as acting president

Cynthia Hardy is the new acting president of the LNP after a three-cornered contest following the resignation of Dave Hutchinson.

Langer Cup: How to watch live since spectators banned

Langer Cup: How to watch live since spectators banned

Spectators will be banned from round 2 matches of the Langer Cup on Wednesday as a precaution against an increase of COVID-19 cases. HERE'S HOW TO WATCH LIVE

Driver loses licence after refusing breath test seven times

premium_icon Driver loses licence after refusing breath test seven times

A DRIVER has been given seven opportunities at a breath test, each time falling short on the buzzer.

Pets Galore owner in Toowoomba court on 200 charges

premium_icon Pets Galore owner in Toowoomba court on 200 charges

The 42-year-old stood quietly with her solicitor as another 175 charges were laid against her in the court.

‘Critical week’: No new cases but that may change

premium_icon ‘Critical week’: No new cases but that may change

There have been no new cases of coronavirus in Queensland in the past 24 hours. It comes at the start of a critical week for the state, with police promising a blitz on...

Langer Cup: Cowboys’ loss is Broncos’ gain

premium_icon Langer Cup: Cowboys’ loss is Broncos’ gain

Langer Cup centre Tony Francis revealed how the Broncos had turned his life around.

Smart Phone! Dead Driver!

Smart Phone! Dead Driver!

Drivers using mobile phones to speak and text with others and checking their social media status and likes when driving are playing Russian roulette.

Local COVID-19 case leads to call for exemption changes

premium_icon Local COVID-19 case leads to call for exemption changes

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called for changes to exemptions after COVID-19 case allowed to return to Toowoomba.

Queenslanders hit the road in big numbers

premium_icon Queenslanders hit the road in big numbers

New data reveals that Queenslanders are leading the country when it comes to taking a road trip holiday. Here’s where we’re going.

Three questions that must be answered about lockdown

premium_icon Three questions that must be answered about lockdown

For us to gauge the long-term feasibility of Queensland’s coronavirus strategy, the Government needs to answer three questions, writes Graham Turner.

Queensland Government bans electric prodders on horses

premium_icon Queensland Government bans electric prodders on horses

IN A win for animal welfare, the Queensland government has banned the use of a cruel device on all horses, in all industries.

Some aged care homes isolated over COVID-19 threat

premium_icon Some aged care homes isolated over COVID-19 threat

IN A move to protect our most vulnerable residents, the state government banned visits to aged care centres in six local government areas.

Head over heels for an early spring

premium_icon Head over heels for an early spring

Most of Queensland will enjoy temperatures in the mid-20s this week as the state enjoys an early taste of spring. FIVE-DAY FORECAST

Qld businesses’ life expectancy revealed

premium_icon Qld businesses’ life expectancy revealed

As the devastating effects of the pandemic lockdown persist, a shock new survey reveals how much time Queensland businesses believe they have left.

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