Regional News

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Motorcyclist in serious condition after Isaac crash

Motorcyclist in serious condition after Isaac crash

A MOTORCYCLIST injured in a crash in the Isaac region has been admitted to Mackay Base Hospital in a serious condition.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Free Apple repairs over tech issues

Free Apple repairs over tech issues

Apple has quietly announced free repair programs for problem iPhones and Macbooks after customers complained of annoying tech issues.

First home buyers still struggling

First home buyers still struggling

THE struggle is still real for aspiring first homeowners, but Queenslanders would rather forgo a holiday than get a second job to save for a property.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

'Ray of light': 1000 pack into church to farewell young DJ

'Ray of light': 1000 pack into church to farewell young DJ

IN his 27 years, Cory James Geisler brought a light, passion and beacon of hope into the world that will never be matched.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Free access to military records on Remembrance Day

Free access to military records on Remembrance Day

WE know and love Anzac Day. But how many Aussies remember Remembrance Day - or even know what it's about.

House of the week: Grand home full of surprises

House of the week: Grand home full of surprises

Hot property: Mount Pleasant home boasts stunning features

Thu 8 Nov 2018

10 crews working to protect structures at Kinchant Dam fire

10 crews working to protect structures at Kinchant Dam fire

CREWS have been tasked to respond to a fire reported near Kinchant Dam in the Pioneer Valley.

Crisis talks to be held over horror shark attacks

Crisis talks to be held over horror shark attacks

THE Queensland Government will hold a crisis summit tomorrow after a young doctor was killed by a shark and a little girl lost her leg in the same area.

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Storm chasers watch system that could bring storms, cyclone

Storm chasers watch system that could bring storms, cyclone

WEATHER watchers are keeping an eye on a system that will potentially bring storms and rain to NQ over the next week.

Regional suburbs record double digit capital growth

Regional suburbs record double digit capital growth

TOWNSVILLE has emerged as a star performer in regional Queensland, with four suburbs recording double digit property growth. Find out who else made the list.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Young Aussie DJ's skin cancer death rocks community

Young Aussie DJ's skin cancer death rocks community

THE death of a young North Queensland DJ has rocked a community as hundreds of tributes flow for the “kind-hearted free spirit”.

Warning as temperatures continue to soar

Warning as temperatures continue to soar

QUEENSLANDERS will swelter through another day of scorching weather as extreme heatwave conditions continue.

'HORRIFIC': Whitsundays shark attack victim dies in hospital

'HORRIFIC': Whitsundays shark attack victim dies in hospital

Police have confirmed a man, 33, died from “absolutely horrific” injuries in a shark attack at Cid Harbour in the Whitsundays.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Fine for streaker at fire

Fine for streaker at fire

Man who streaked through Airlie Beach main street fined $1000.

Emergency services monitor bushfire in Conway

Emergency services monitor bushfire in Conway

QFES crews are monitoring a bushfire burning near Allan Road, Conway.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

The $187 mistake you’ll make today

The $187 mistake you’ll make today

MILLIONS of Aussies are throwing away hundreds of dollars every single summer by making one seriously wasteful blunder.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Porn extortion email creates panic with real passwords

Porn extortion email creates panic with real passwords

AN EXTORTION email warning people they have been filmed viewing adult content websites is doing the rounds in Queensland, police have warned.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

‘Too low’: Dole debate reignites

‘Too low’: Dole debate reignites

IT’S been called a “national embarrassment”. Hundreds of thousands of Australians are living on a tiny amount every week. That might be about to change.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Airlie drowning: two underwater for six minutes

Airlie drowning: two underwater for six minutes

A FATHER and son who drowned on Sunday at Airlie Beach Lagoon were underwater for six minutes before anyone noticed, police say CCTV footage shows.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Lagoon tragedy: "I could see that he was fully submerged"

Lagoon tragedy: "I could see that he was fully submerged"

GOLD Coast tourist David Muir was cooling off at the Airlie Beach Lagoon on Sunday afternoon when tragedy struck.

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