Regional News

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Farmer’s tragic tale of fire struggle

premium_icon Farmer’s tragic tale of fire struggle

It’s going to take a lot of work and money to get their devastated lychee farm back online.

Mon 20 Jan 2020

Man punched in the face multiple times at Clermont

premium_icon Man punched in the face multiple times at Clermont

Emerald Magistrates Court heard the act was out of character.

‘CAN’T BELIEVE IT’: CQ couple wins jackpot

premium_icon ‘CAN’T BELIEVE IT’: CQ couple wins jackpot

The pair has detailed how they’re going to spend their Division 1 Lotto win

Business is booming on the Great Barrier Reef

premium_icon Business is booming on the Great Barrier Reef

Data shows South Great Barrier Reef is fast becoming a tourist hotspot

Young dad repeats drink driving mistake

premium_icon Young dad repeats drink driving mistake

The 22-year-old said the reason he blew over the limit because he had not eaten.

Middlemount medical services boosted under $1m mining deal

premium_icon Middlemount medical services boosted under $1m mining deal

Three other Central Queensland mining communities also to benefit

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.

Water police continue to search for man missing at sea

premium_icon Water police continue to search for man missing at sea

Coast Guard Yeppoon and Coast Guard Keppel Sands were heavily involved during the search for the 60-year-old Dysart man.

Church leader jailed for abuse that went over 15 years

premium_icon Church leader jailed for abuse that went over 15 years

CHURCH and family members ostracised victims of child sex abuse carried out by a Central Queensland church leader and ‘uncle’.

Young victim groomed with chocolate repulsed by sweet treat

premium_icon Young victim groomed with chocolate repulsed by sweet treat

"When it happened, I told my parents. I knew that he had done the wrong thing, a bad thing. I had been taught that behaviour like that was rude and naughty."

Child sex abuse victim’s life broken beyond repair

premium_icon Child sex abuse victim’s life broken beyond repair

‘I became quite a heavy drinker to try and numb the pain and when that didn’t work, I turned to drugs – lots of drugs.’

Sun 19 Jan 2020

Expert advice on avoiding a school laptop overspend

premium_icon Expert advice on avoiding a school laptop overspend

Our in-house computer expert discusses back to school laptops in his latest column. Here's how to avoid paying for more than what you need.

Man injured in Clermont workplace incident

premium_icon Man injured in Clermont workplace incident

Paramedics were called to a business after reports a man was injured by a falling piece of machinery

Aus doing ‘too much’ to combat climate change: Christensen

premium_icon Aus doing ‘too much’ to combat climate change: Christensen

Dawson MP’s biggest concern is fuel load management

Tragic end in search for missing woman

premium_icon Tragic end in search for missing woman

Over 100 people had been involved in the wide scale search.

Miner death details released as more inspectors deployed

premium_icon Miner death details released as more inspectors deployed

The tyre fitter was found trapped underneath a wheel assembly

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Skull among bones found on Pioneer River bank

premium_icon Skull among bones found on Pioneer River bank

A SKULL was found among skeletal remains found partially buried on the banks of a the Pioneer River, suggesting to police they could be human.

CQ grandmother honoured for her love of helping others

premium_icon CQ grandmother honoured for her love of helping others

Generous Livingstone Shire resident and president of Rotary Club is nominated for a 2020 Australia Day award.

Man spends $1700 on stolen fuel card

premium_icon Man spends $1700 on stolen fuel card

The Central Queensland miner nicked the fuel card from his stepdad in anger.

Two extra mine inspectors after eighth death

premium_icon Two extra mine inspectors after eighth death

The Queensland Goverment is boosting mine safety with its fresh recruits.

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