Regional News

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Thieves accidentally livestream robbery

Thieves accidentally livestream robbery

A GANG of thieves has unwittingly livestreamed themselves allegedly stealing surveillance cameras that were linked to the owner’s phone.

Jawdropping home licensed for 160 parties a year

Jawdropping home licensed for 160 parties a year

A RIDICULOUSLY stunning Queensland home that’s soon to sell to the highest online bidder has a licence to host 160 parties a year. SEE THE PICTURES

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Anti-coal protesters hauled out of industry forum by police

Anti-coal protesters hauled out of industry forum by police

POLICE have escorted protesters fighting against the proposed Adani Carmichael Mine from an industry forum.

Driver allegedly busted drunk behind the wheel

Driver allegedly busted drunk behind the wheel

Police arrest and charge man for allegedly drink driving

Tue 17 Jul 2018

WATCH: Close encounter with whales off Mackay coast

WATCH: Close encounter with whales off Mackay coast

Two whales caught on camera swimming close to nearby fishermen

Alleged crime gang trio nabbed in Mackay

Alleged crime gang trio nabbed in Mackay

MACKAY Police have netted three members of an alleged sophisticated fraud syndicate that have been on the run for years, wanted in six states and territories.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

You need to think about doing this today

You need to think about doing this today

SECURITY professionals are concerned Australia's major health overhaul will give your health data to scammers and private companies. Here's how to opt out.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

More options for girls in state-wide school uniform code

More options for girls in state-wide school uniform code

SCHOOL girls must be able to choose to wear pants or shorts under a new state-wide student dress code.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Supermarkets’ desperate bag ploy

Supermarkets’ desperate bag ploy

Coles and Woolworths will effectively pay you to bring reusable bags in the latest move to make life easier for customers grumpy due to the plastic axe.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Public hunt for alleged child sex offender

Public hunt for alleged child sex offender

POLICE believe a NSW man wanted on an arrest warrant for child sex offences may be hiding out in Queensland.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Toxic masculinity: why country boys are so angry

Toxic masculinity: why country boys are so angry

Teenage boys living in the country grow up believing they have to be aggressive, new research has shown.

Coles extends free bag offer

Coles extends free bag offer

COLES will continue to offer its heavy-duty plastic bags for free to help customers transition away from … plastic bags.

Young couple and kids lose everything as home engulfed

Young couple and kids lose everything as home engulfed

Young family lucky to escape terrifying blaze at Hay Point

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Barking dogs leads to violent threats in the mail

Barking dogs leads to violent threats in the mail

Dog owner subjected to violent tactics, after their barking dog received a death threat in the mail.

Two injured in Bruce Highway crash overnight

Two injured in Bruce Highway crash overnight

Emergency crews called to Bakers Creek accident

Mon 9 Jul 2018

Dawson MP reignites campaign for new state in north QLD

Dawson MP reignites campaign for new state in north QLD

"THE arguments people put up against a north Queensland state ... would've been the same arguments people put up to keep us with New South Wales."

MP: Bikini scandal is 'political correctness on steroids'

MP: Bikini scandal is 'political correctness on steroids'

A Whitsunday MP has found himself at the centre of a national and international media storm after posting a video book ended by two young bikini-clad tourists.

Teen with 'significant' injuries one of 7 hospitalised

Teen with 'significant' injuries one of 7 hospitalised

SEVEN people have been taken to Mackay Base Hospital following a three-vehicle crash

Five blokes trek 200km for their mate's little girls

Five blokes trek 200km for their mate's little girls

IN HONOUR of their mate, five blokes have banded together to ensure two little girls get absolutely everything their daddy would have wanted.

Sat 7 Jul 2018

Man dies in hospital after crash

Man dies in hospital after crash

A MAN has died after he was flown to Townsville Hospital following a serious crash.

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