Regional News

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Memories of a country preacher still going strong at 96

Memories of a country preacher still going strong at 96

AT 96, Father Arthur Fellows still has a strong voice, a strong mind and strong values and opinions.

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Police warn against vigilantism over suspicious vehicle

Police warn against vigilantism over suspicious vehicle

TOOWOOMBA Police have warned against residents taking matters into their own hands, in response to reports of a suspicious vehicle outside a shopping centre.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Woman charged with arson following house fire

Woman charged with arson following house fire

POLICE have charged a 24-year-old woman with arson after a house on the Darling Downs was destroyed by fire this morning.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

'Shut up': Magistrate threatens to lock up back-chatter

'Shut up': Magistrate threatens to lock up back-chatter

A magistrate has threatened to jail a man and hold him in contempt after he continually back-chatted in court on Monday morning.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

Regional towns where Aussies are making millions

Regional towns where Aussies are making millions

AN unlikely bunch of Aussie communities are racking it in as savvy homeowners, and Toowoomba is one of them.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Queensland town faces water shortage

Queensland town faces water shortage

A SOUTHERN Queensland local council has called for more funding to upgrade water infrastructure.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Family without a home after blaze tears through property

Family without a home after blaze tears through property

A FAMILY is without a home after their house was engulfed in flames on Monday morning.

Public water hole 'unsafe' for swimming

Public water hole 'unsafe' for swimming

SWIMMERS have been warned to avoid a Toowoomba-region swimming hole out of fears it could cause ear infections and stomach disorders.

Bomb threat to Toowoomba store prompts police response

Bomb threat to Toowoomba store prompts police response

BOMB threat to Toowoomba store prompts emergency services to conduct a sweep and search as a precaution.

Sun 27 Jan 2019

Police investigate why car crashed into Toowoomba house

Police investigate why car crashed into Toowoomba house

UPDATE: Police will question the driver of a car that drove into a house in Toowoomba to find out how it happened.

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Why you’ll never own a home

Why you’ll never own a home

A GROWING number of Aussies are convinced home ownership is now out of reach. But there’s more to the story than finances alone.

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Stranded woman thanks truckie: 'No words for his generosity'

Stranded woman thanks truckie: 'No words for his generosity'

STUCK alone in the middle of the outback with a blown tyre, hours away from any service station, and no phone signal was this woman’s idea of a horror story.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Going to hospital is like going to a foreign land for some patients, with medical jargon, strange noises and unfamiliar surroundings.

Truck 'completely destroyed', exclusion zone in place

Truck 'completely destroyed', exclusion zone in place

UPDATE: An exclusion zone is in place around a tanker truck which has rolled and caught alight west of Charleville.

VIDEO: Toowoomba t-bone crash sparks mass debate

VIDEO: Toowoomba t-bone crash sparks mass debate

A VIDEO of a crash on the corner of Hume St and James St is leaving the internet divided.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

UPDATE: Search scaled back for missing man Matt Jarvis

UPDATE: Search scaled back for missing man Matt Jarvis

THE search for missing Toowoomba man Matt Jarvis, feared drowned in the Brisbane River, has been scaled back after more than 24 hours combing the area.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Man bitten by brown snake drives himself to get help

Man bitten by brown snake drives himself to get help

A MAN bitten by a snake on the side of a highway north of Toowoomba was able to stay calm enough to drive and get himself help.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Truck breakdown causes Toowoomba Range gridlock

Truck breakdown causes Toowoomba Range gridlock

TRAFFIC on the Toowoomba Range is at a standstill due to a broken down truck.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Tragic end in desperate appeal to find missing man

Tragic end in desperate appeal to find missing man

UPDATE: The desperate search for a man missing since Monday has ended in heartbreak for his family and friends.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

'It's too late': Man's heartbreaking plea after wife's death

'It's too late': Man's heartbreaking plea after wife's death

A Kingaroy man hopes his message will continue his wife's passion by helping other families.

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