Regional News

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Can you help police find missing CQ man Timothy French?

Can you help police find missing CQ man Timothy French?

Police hope someone might recognise his white Commodore stationwagon

New Year tropical low tipped along with big rainfall

New Year tropical low tipped along with big rainfall

The risk of a “significant tropical low” in the northern Coral Sea is likely to increase in the first week of 2019, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

Sun 23 Dec 2018

The ‘dead’ girl who fooled a nation

The ‘dead’ girl who fooled a nation

FOR four years, this schoolgirl’s devastated family believed she was dead — the victim of a serial killer — but the truth was much closer to home hidden in a...

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Child injured as car crashes into CQ backyard

Child injured as car crashes into CQ backyard

Four year old sustained injuries to his arms and legs when a car crashed through a backyard fence

Wheelchair user reportedly assaulted in Rocky CBD

Wheelchair user reportedly assaulted in Rocky CBD

Queensland Ambulance responded to reports of a wounding in CBD

Multiple vehicle crash on busy CQ bridge

Multiple vehicle crash on busy CQ bridge

Initial reports suggest women and children are involved.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

This map should terrify us all

This map should terrify us all

Australia — beautiful one day, an oven the next. Scientists warn that deadly fire seasons will get more extreme and last longer.

Weird baby name predictions for 2019

Weird baby name predictions for 2019

Move over Ava and Oliver, experts predict there will be some unusual new additions to the baby name leaderboard next year.

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Accused murderer Chris Dawson’s other family

Accused murderer Chris Dawson’s other family

Accused wife murderer Chris Dawson has a third family who has had to live with the legacy of Lyn Dawson’s disappearance.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

Cyclone Owen to wreak havoc with up to 400mm of rain

STORM warnings were issued across the state and heavy rains affected several coastal areas ahead of a forecast wet weekend.

Cyclone Owen: How to prepare in Central Queensland

Cyclone Owen: How to prepare in Central Queensland

UPDATE: See the latest Tropical Cyclone Owen details

Dangerous weather threatens QLD and NSW

Dangerous weather threatens QLD and NSW

The Queensland deluge is coming as Cyclone Owen powers up. Further south, the wild weather isn’t over yet.

WATCH: Pint-sized poddy riders wow crowd

WATCH: Pint-sized poddy riders wow crowd

COULD these pint-sized poddy riders lead next Queensland’s tourism revival?

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Brace yourselves: Cyclone Owen compared to 2013 disaster

Brace yourselves: Cyclone Owen compared to 2013 disaster

QUEENSLANDERS should brace themselves for a weekend of soaking, potentially dangerous weather

Tue 11 Dec 2018

QLD National Parks reopen after catastrophic fires

QLD National Parks reopen after catastrophic fires

There are still 32 fires burning across Queensland

UPDATE: Grass fire south-west of Gladstone

UPDATE: Grass fire south-west of Gladstone

Four fire crews have been dispatched to the scene, with the fire burning at both sides of the highway.

Christmas delivery deadline looming

Christmas delivery deadline looming

December 25 is fast approaching — and if you want your loved ones to get their mail on time, this is the deadline you have to meet.

Increased safety risks at regional dams this summer

Increased safety risks at regional dams this summer

Are you aware of the dangers of low level dams?

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

HOW do we regain control, set a better example for our kids, and importantly put some boundaries in around the use of our devices.

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

AN ex-cyclone that has dumped 300mm in parts of north Queensland could bring wet weather to the state’s southeast.

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