Regional News

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Man killed in crash west of Mackay

Man killed in crash west of Mackay

A man has died as a result of a car crash outside Marian

Sat 8 Dec 2018

You may know their stories, if not their faces

You may know their stories, if not their faces

From saving a young boy in a house fire to raising awareness about domestic violence, these brave and inspirational Queenslanders have been recognised.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Man injured in buggy roll-over at Whitsundays

Man injured in buggy roll-over at Whitsundays

Island paramedics transport man to local medical facility

Busted drink driving more than four times legal limit

Busted drink driving more than four times legal limit

DRINK driver blew more than four times the legal limit

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Cruel puppy farms hiding in plain sight

Cruel puppy farms hiding in plain sight

THOUSANDS of Aussies could be unknowingly supporting cruel and dodgy puppy farm operators, who use dogs as breeding machines.

Urgent recall for popular pie brand

Urgent recall for popular pie brand

THE company that makes one of Australia’s most popular apple pies has been forced to pull it from the shelves after fears they may contain glass.

Mackay lotto winner yet to claim $1 million prize money

Mackay lotto winner yet to claim $1 million prize money

MORE than $1 million in Golden Casket prize money has gone unclaimed by one lucky Mackay player despite numerous calls made over the last two days.

Young girl struck by lightning in Pioneer Valley

Young girl struck by lightning in Pioneer Valley

She was taken to the Mackay Base Hospital for treatment

Common phrase now offensive

Common phrase now offensive

Sorry everyone. This incredibly common phrase has been deemed offensive to vegans, vegetarians, women and the poor.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Truck driver dies in hospital after rollover crash

Truck driver dies in hospital after rollover crash

A KILCUMMIN man has died in hospital after a prime mover rollover at Mount Coolon.

Beach that beat us as world’s best

Beach that beat us as world’s best

WE might think Whitehaven is the best beach in the world. But hundreds of top travel experts think this European spot is better.

UPDATE: Tropical Cyclone Owen downgraded

UPDATE: Tropical Cyclone Owen downgraded

THE Bureau of Meteorology has predicted heavy rainfall for Central Queensland as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen moves towards the Queensland coast.

Mon 3 Dec 2018

Christensen speaks about fires in parliament

Christensen speaks about fires in parliament

Dawson speaks about Bloomsbury fire in parliament

How your pay compares to other Aussies

How your pay compares to other Aussies

IF YOU have wondered how your pay compares to other Australians, some key figures have been released showing what we all earn.

Major brewer feels the sting of ring pull beer caps

Major brewer feels the sting of ring pull beer caps

Beer drinkers say their new stubbies have lost something special, with that classic sound of "sttt" in the opening of a twist top now gone.

Fighting fires 'as hard on gear as it is on people'

Fighting fires 'as hard on gear as it is on people'

Mechanics maintaining firefighting vehicles are the 'unsung heroes' of this weeks fires

Sun 2 Dec 2018

Sunday Fires: Heatwave piling pressure on firefighters

Sunday Fires: Heatwave piling pressure on firefighters

Emergency alerts issued as parts of the state continue to burn amid an unprecedented heatwave.

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Premier visits Finch Hatton amid intensified wild fires

Premier visits Finch Hatton amid intensified wild fires

Premier Palaszczuk visists Finch Hatton amid intense wild fires

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Rescue chopper captures bird's eye view of Eungella fires

Rescue chopper captures bird's eye view of Eungella fires

AERIAL photos over the town of Eungella, captured during an RACQ CQ Rescue evacuation, have provided a bird's eye of view of fires raging near the town.

Queensland fires: "Anything can happen" as cyclone threatens

Queensland fires: "Anything can happen" as cyclone threatens

A RESCUE helicopter has been sent to the bushfire zone at Eungella and a car fire is believed to be the cause of another fire near Hervey Bay.

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