Regional News

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Day 4: Girraween bushfire continues to burn

Day 4: Girraween bushfire continues to burn

UPDATE: There has been no evacuation for residents despite rumours.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Day 3: The latest on the Girraween Bushfires

Day 3: The latest on the Girraween Bushfires

UPDATE: New South Wales firefighters are reporting the possibility of property damage from the Girraweeen fire.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Fire likened to staring out at 'Gold Coast city lights'

Fire likened to staring out at 'Gold Coast city lights'

A Wallangarra resident has recounted a sleepless, scary night after the inferno took off at the end of his road.

Fire crews pull out of Girraween as fire escapes containment

Fire crews pull out of Girraween as fire escapes containment

UPDATE: Waterbombing aircraft arrive at Girraween to work to contain the fire.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Bushfire in Girraween National Park destroys shed and car

Bushfire in Girraween National Park destroys shed and car

UPDATE: Firefighters say the blaze at Girraween National Park is likely to burn for days.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Warning: Contaminated feta demands urgent recall

Warning: Contaminated feta demands urgent recall

Queensland Health have alerted the public of the recall of a popular feta cheese that may contain E.coli contamination.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

ANZ bank abandons the bush

ANZ bank abandons the bush

ANZ banks backs out of deal with Australia Post.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

No outside help warranted says Minister

No outside help warranted says Minister

Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has advised Southern Downs Regional Council to conduct an analysis of de-amalgamation. But there's a catch.

Four involved in highway smash

Four involved in highway smash

Four people have been taken to Stanthorpe Hospital in a stable condition following a two vehicle crash at Dalveen.

Wed 30 Jan 2019

'Time for talk is over'

'Time for talk is over'

Deputy PM Michael McCormack joined Agriculture Minister David Littleproud in Stanthorpe today where the pair pledged to see Emu Swamp Dam over the line.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

'Attack' map cops a spray

'Attack' map cops a spray

LOCAL businesses have been caught up in what has been described as "an act bordering on terrorism” after an animal rights group released details of businesses.

Sat 26 Jan 2019

Seven crews bring fire on Mount Marlay under control

Seven crews bring fire on Mount Marlay under control

FIREFIGHTER crews bring blaze on the East side of Mount Marlay under control.

Fri 25 Jan 2019

QUIZ: Can you ace our Australia Day test?

QUIZ: Can you ace our Australia Day test?

TO celebrate all things Australia, The Chronicle has put together 31 questions to test your Aussie knowledge. How well do you rank in all things Australiana?

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Feds committed to Emu Swamp build

Feds committed to Emu Swamp build

Deputy PM Michael McCormack and Ag Minister David Littleproud will tour the proposed Emu Swamp Dam site next Wednesday.

Councillors vote in favour of pay rise

Councillors vote in favour of pay rise

Despite the option to forgo a pay increase, all councillors opted to take the remuneration rise, with several discussing how they would donate the money.

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.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Two police officers shot, 74yo man dead

Two police officers shot, 74yo man dead

A MAN was shot in the face and a woman in the neck while responding to a domestic incident last night.

Fire danger rises as heat hits Darling Downs region

Fire danger rises as heat hits Darling Downs region

A VERY high fire danger warning is in place for the Darling Downs this weekend and expected to last until later in the week.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Stanthorpe's the reason for Warwick's latest win

Stanthorpe's the reason for Warwick's latest win

Wotif seems to be confusing Warwick and the Granite Belt in the 2019 Aussie Town of the Year awards

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Water levels dwindle but fish volumes rise

Water levels dwindle but fish volumes rise

Dam levels might be declining but fish numbers are on the rise after Storm King Dam's annual restocking.

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