Regional News

Tue 15 May 2018

Boozy night leads to trouble for travelling boilermaker

Boozy night leads to trouble for travelling boilermaker

A MAGISTRATE has advised a boilermaker busted drink driving that he may want to check in with his doctor about how quickly alcohol clears from the body.

Mon 14 May 2018

FIFO at more than twice the risk of psychological distress

FIFO at more than twice the risk of psychological distress

Fly In Fly Out workers on a two week on, one week off roster most at risk

50 Queenslanders strike it lucky in $20M Gold Lotto

50 Queenslanders strike it lucky in $20M Gold Lotto

The Golden Casket syndicate entry was one of 14 division one winning entries across Australia.

Police guard scene overnight for fire investigators

Police guard scene overnight for fire investigators

Fire breaks out in Bowen bedroom

Fri 11 May 2018

Pioneering wagyu

Pioneering wagyu

HIS broad craggy face kindly fixes with a wry smile when asked how cattle farmers first responded to his promotion of wagyu cattle in the early 90's.

INNOCENCE LOST: The murder-suicides that rocked Australia

INNOCENCE LOST: The murder-suicides that rocked Australia

Tragic Margaret River deaths raise the ghosts of family murder-suicide tragedies throughout Australia's history

Wed 9 May 2018

Sister tells deckhand lost at sea was 'living his dream'

Sister tells deckhand lost at sea was 'living his dream'

'HOW do I say goodbye to someone you can't say goodbye to?': Loved ones pay tribute as police call off search for Jeff Costar.

Wedding night the key to 66 years of marriage

Wedding night the key to 66 years of marriage

Couple who spent their wedding night in Proserpine hotel and honeymoon on Daydream, celebrate their 66th wedding Anniversary.

Tue 8 May 2018

Rookwood Weir details lacking in budget

Rookwood Weir details lacking in budget

How our seniors will be asked to work longer under new Federal Government plans

UPDATE: Police say deckhand 'could not have survived'

UPDATE: Police say deckhand 'could not have survived'

The search for missing Sunshine Coast man Jeff Costar was suspended this afternoon.

Infected hive ground zero unclear

Infected hive ground zero unclear

Another sample sent to Biosecurity Queensland from Mackay hive

The simple trick to saving $400 in seconds

The simple trick to saving $400 in seconds

Consumer advocacy group Choice says cosy deals between power companies and commission-driven switching sites aren't saving households as much as they think.

Mon 7 May 2018

Six injured in Bruce Highway head-on crash

Six injured in Bruce Highway head-on crash

Ambulance crews are still on scene treating four people involved in a car crash at the Abbot Point turn off north of Bowen on the Bruce Hwy.

Search for deck hand impacted by tough conditions

Search for deck hand impacted by tough conditions

UPDATE: The search for a 35-year-old deck hand who vanished from a charter boat off the Yeppoon coast continues with rough weather hindering the operation.

Woman suffers possible internal injuries after CQ roll-over

Woman suffers possible internal injuries after CQ roll-over

UPDATE: Ambulances are rushing the woman to hospital after a crash north of Marlborough this morning.

Sun 6 May 2018

The bird with a bell for a beak

The bird with a bell for a beak

Moranbah vets help cockatiel after bell incident

Tue 1 May 2018

OPINION: Forget Captain Cook, murder victims need a monument

OPINION: Forget Captain Cook, murder victims need a monument

OPINION: Families of Ebony Simpson, Stacey-Ann Tracy, Paul Summers and Stephen Dempsey tell why we need a memorial to victims of murder, writes SHERELE MOODY.

BOM TC Debbie report released

BOM TC Debbie report released

BOM's technical report on Cyclone Debbie reveals the winds that devastated Airlie Beach may have been from a higher category than first thought.

Attempted carjacking at busy Mackay shopping centre

Attempted carjacking at busy Mackay shopping centre

Police have issued an appeal for information after an elderly woman faced an attempted carjacking at a busy Mackay shopping centre.

Mon 30 Apr 2018

Disguised 'Adani' flyer distributed

Disguised 'Adani' flyer distributed

Flyer calls for people to contact local MP about Adani demands

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