Regional News

Fri 23 Aug 2019

70,000 builders at risk of breaching new regulations

premium_icon 70,000 builders at risk of breaching new regulations

Queensland’s builders are on noticewith new laws about to be implemented - designed to reduce the number of companies going into liquidation, costing subbies...

MANHUNT: Tactical Crime Squad carry out yard by yard search

premium_icon MANHUNT: Tactical Crime Squad carry out yard by yard search

Police are chasing a man through Mackay streets

Brahmans raring to go

premium_icon Brahmans raring to go

Coach Tye Ingebrigtsen hopes winning streak against Wests will play in their opposition's minds as Whitsunday head into this Sunday's finals clash.

Local intersection named as one of the worst in the state

premium_icon Local intersection named as one of the worst in the state

So where does the notorious black spot rank on the RACQ list of 10 worst Queensland intersections for serious crashes.

Resources boost call: Police 'fed up' with green protesters

premium_icon Resources boost call: Police 'fed up' with green protesters

Christensen, Costigan say extreme green protesters putting strain on police resources in Mackay-Whitsunday

An ultra-challenge for only the brave

premium_icon An ultra-challenge for only the brave

It's an event that leaves runners in awe as they tackle the rugged terrain of the Whitsundays

WHAT THEY SAW: Local growers privy to exclusive mill tour

premium_icon WHAT THEY SAW: Local growers privy to exclusive mill tour

Find out what happened when the region's cane growers were given an exclusive tour of the Proserpine Mill.

Mackay teen killed in horror crash

premium_icon Mackay teen killed in horror crash

AN 18-year-old man has died in a single-vehicle crash near Mackay overnight.

Donated charity items stolen

premium_icon Donated charity items stolen

A man told a court he took them to give to two homeless women he'd met just hours before

The unexpected location of the Whitsundays' newest hotel

premium_icon The unexpected location of the Whitsundays' newest hotel

Now open for business after an extensive two year re-development, the location of the Whitsundays newest hotel may surprise you'

Senator Canavan stands by criticism of 'piss weak' company

premium_icon Senator Canavan stands by criticism of 'piss weak' company

He claims green bullies were behind Aurecon severing ties with Adani.

'This is your last chance': Teen uses Snapchat order

premium_icon 'This is your last chance': Teen uses Snapchat order

He called his former girlfriend a 'c---' and accused her of cheating on him

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Every war veteran remembered at memorial service

premium_icon Every war veteran remembered at memorial service

Vietnam Veterans Day marked with memorial service.

Huge slice of Proserpine's history on the market

premium_icon Huge slice of Proserpine's history on the market

A huge slice of history is for sale in Proserpine

Anti-Adani activist: 'It was worthwhile being arrested'

premium_icon Anti-Adani activist: 'It was worthwhile being arrested'

The father used a dragon sleeve to secure himself to a drill rig on Wednesday morning.

Business executive threatened to jail boy he sexually abused

premium_icon Business executive threatened to jail boy he sexually abused

Cornelius Wales told eight-year-old boy 'I love you' after sexual assault, then silenced his victim with prison threats

‘Adani-whisperer’ to stand down

premium_icon ‘Adani-whisperer’ to stand down

The senior bureaucrat tasked with helping solve Adani’s outstanding environmental approvals, has decided to leave the role.

How boys’ chores can boost women’s wages

premium_icon How boys’ chores can boost women’s wages

A federal government agency is calling on parents to make boys do the same chores as girls amid revelations boys even earn more pocket money than girls.

WATCH: Huge drug trafficking syndicate busted

premium_icon WATCH: Huge drug trafficking syndicate busted

40 people are facing serious criminal charges after a huge drug trafficking syndicate across central and northern Queensland. WATCH THE VIDEO OF WHAT POLICE FOUND

Finance minister backs multi-million dollar Mackay deal

premium_icon Finance minister backs multi-million dollar Mackay deal

Mathias Cormann has been briefed on the game changing agreement during a visit to Mackay to meet finance and business leaders

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