Regional News

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Tamil family verdict delayed again

Tamil family verdict delayed again

The final verdict on a family of Tamil refugees will once again be postponed, with the court being told more evidence needs to be filed.

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Gene found for drought-resistant crops

Gene found for drought-resistant crops

SCIENTISTS believe a gene discovered in barley responsible for drought-resistance will help to future-proof crops against some effects of climate change.

Tue 27 Aug 2019

‘You have no idea’: Hanson explodes

‘You have no idea’: Hanson explodes

Pauline Hanson has clashed with Melbourne radio host Neil Mitchell over Uluru, and neither held back in this fiery exchange.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Ridiculous $10k cash ban sparks fury

Ridiculous $10k cash ban sparks fury

You could face years in jail and a massive fine for paying more than $10,000 in cash to a business under a new law being put to parliament.

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Bankrupted man vows to keep opposing Adani

Bankrupted man vows to keep opposing Adani

A man forced into bankruptcy by Adani after numerous failed legal actions against them has vowed to continue to speak out against its Queensland coal mine.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Elderly couple in shocking caravan rollover

Elderly couple in shocking caravan rollover

A tourist couple have had an “amazing” escape from a dramatic caravan rollover on a rural stretch of highway in Queensland. SEE THE VIDEO

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Adani wanted names of CSIRO scientists

Adani wanted names of CSIRO scientists

Adani sought the names of scientists reviewing a plan for its Queensland coal mine because it feared the process might be 'hijacked by activists', emails show.

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Urgent search for 4 Gracemere children in stolen car

Urgent search for 4 Gracemere children in stolen car

The group took fishing rods, cash and one of the children left a note to his family indicating he was leaving.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Appeal against Adani mine dismissed

Appeal against Adani mine dismissed

AN appeal launched by Aboriginal opponents of Adani's coal mine against a court decision validating an indigenous land usage agreement has been dismissed.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

‘Teaspoon is lethal’ in natural product

‘Teaspoon is lethal’ in natural product

Caffeine and green tea are among the most dangerous supplements in common use where even a tiny teaspoon can kill, a health expert has warned.

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

The ATO has been inundated with more than 90,000 calls following the tax cut package, but don’t fall into this trap before you claim yours.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Workers urged to check their pay slips

Workers urged to check their pay slips

More than two million Australians are being urged to check their pay slips to ensure they have received a pay rise.

Is this Australia’s cheapest island?

Is this Australia’s cheapest island?

A 28-hectare island that’s just hit the market is easily one of the cheapest in Australia.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

Is it too late to get the flu shot?

The Australian Medical Association warns the worst of the “horror flu season” is yet to come and has revealed best time to get a flu jab.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Where to spot Migaloo as the white whale turns 30 this year

Where to spot Migaloo as the white whale turns 30 this year

Whale-watching season is officially upon us, and we only have one question: Where is our favourite albino humpback whale?

Fri 7 Jun 2019

FOUND: Missing Moranbah girl found safe and well

FOUND: Missing Moranbah girl found safe and well

UPDATE: Missing girl last seen on June 1 has been found

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Record 4600 head of cattle go to auction

Record 4600 head of cattle go to auction

A record number of cattle were up for sale in Emerald today.

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Man hurt as caravan overturns on highway

Man hurt as caravan overturns on highway

A caravan has overturned on a major highway north of Gladstone.

Thu 30 May 2019

West Gladstone man missing since May 19

West Gladstone man missing since May 19

Police hold concerns for the 41-year old's welfare as his behaviour is out of character

Tue 21 May 2019

How Winton has become the Outback Hollywood

How Winton has become the Outback Hollywood

WINTON in western Queensland, population 875 at the last Census, might seem a unlikely place for an international film festival.

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