Regional News

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Mum shocked after big croc sighting at mouth of CQ river

Mum shocked after big croc sighting at mouth of CQ river

QUEENSLAND mum Nancy Towner won't let her kids swim at the same spot

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

AUSTRALIANS will finally be able to tune into next-generation television broadcasts later this year.

Two children among injured in truck and car crash on Cap Hwy

Two children among injured in truck and car crash on Cap Hwy

THE Capricorn Hwy has been closed in both directions after a crash injured three people

Footy Show slammed for fat shaming segment

Footy Show slammed for fat shaming segment

Erin Molan and her Channel 9 cohorts have been labelled “totally unprofessional” for laughing at Capras player Dave Taylor over his weight

Five island lifestyle properties in CQ for under $500k

Five island lifestyle properties in CQ for under $500k

The real estate on Curtis Island is one of the region's best kept secrets with some property going for less than $200,000.

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

A SINKHOLE near Clermont may be linked to historical mining activity, according to the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

IF YOU get this letter in the mail from the tax man, you could be in big trouble. But “don’t panic”, says one expert. Here’s what you need to do.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

Man charged for alleged robbery and child's scooter getaway

Man charged for alleged robbery and child's scooter getaway

He allegedly held up a service station before escaping on a scooter.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Have you seen the bad-cut bandit?

Have you seen the bad-cut bandit?

A MAN with a distinctive hairstyle, who was seen riding a child’s scooter, has robbed a service station with a pair of scissors.

CQ drought message hits home for Bill Shorten

CQ drought message hits home for Bill Shorten

Opposition leader comes face-to-face with conditions faced by families from Longreach to Barcaldine and back to the Central Highlands.

Gladstone man jailed after chasing dog on motorcycle

Gladstone man jailed after chasing dog on motorcycle

The repeat unlicensed driver left the magistrate with little option other than to impose a prison sentence.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Four involved in two-car crash on CQ road

Four involved in two-car crash on CQ road

PARAMEDICS were called to a street in Emerald earlier today.

Trap that’s crippling a generation

Trap that’s crippling a generation

THERE’S a good reason “real” adulthood seems to be starting later and later. And it’s down to easy access to credit.

Donations flood in for drought appeal

Donations flood in for drought appeal

WITH some parts of the state without a drop of rain for years, Queenslanders are urged to dig deep and join the campaign to help battling farmers. Here's how.

Teenager hospitalised after motorbike crash in CQ

Teenager hospitalised after motorbike crash in CQ

PARAMEDICS rushed to The Gemfields last night after a boy was injured in a motorbike incident.

Dryland cotton success

Dryland cotton success

Emerald grower Warrick Stent-Smith had a successful first try at dryland cotton.

CQ cancer survivor sparks vital men's health conversation

CQ cancer survivor sparks vital men's health conversation

'Men don't talk about personal health issues - we put our heads in the sand a bit when it comes to our health.'

CQ country town unites for a generous road delivery

CQ country town unites for a generous road delivery

'This drought is biting pretty hard and people are really suffering': Springsure's Warrick Ryan helps drought-stricken families.

Gould’s salty Griffin take-down

Gould’s salty Griffin take-down

PHIL Gould has shed light on the ugly Anthony Griffin saga, blasting his former coach for “embarrassing” himself and the Panthers.

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