Regional News

Tue 2 Apr 2019

Stanthorpe woman crowned Miss Darling Downs

Stanthorpe woman crowned Miss Darling Downs

Local woman takes out top Darling Downs honour

Mon 1 Apr 2019

Free jab for teens boosts fight against deadly disease

Free jab for teens boosts fight against deadly disease

FROM today, all Australians teens aged 14-19 will be eligible for free vaccination against four of the deadly strains of meningococcal disease.

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Do you need domestic violence support? Ask Izzy for help

Do you need domestic violence support? Ask Izzy for help

People leaving family violence are some of the biggest users of Ask Izzy, so 40 survivors helped make it safer and easier to use

Tue 19 Mar 2019

SNAKES ALIVE: Epic death battle captured on video

SNAKES ALIVE: Epic death battle captured on video

'The larger snake had him by the tail and he wasn't letting go. I saw them try to drown each other and they had a real tug of war.'

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Rain splits Southern Downs region in two

Rain splits Southern Downs region in two

WARNING for hail, wind and rain across Southern Downs.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

WARNING: Hailstorms expected to hit Warwick and Stanthorpe

WARNING: Hailstorms expected to hit Warwick and Stanthorpe

PEOPLE in the area have been advised to move cars under cover, secure loose items and seek shelter.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

BREAKING: Extreme water restrictions to be enforced tomorrow

BREAKING: Extreme water restrictions to be enforced tomorrow

SEVERE water cutbacks will come into play with less than 24-hours for Southern Downs residents to prepare.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Police search dense bushland for missing Southern Downs man

Police search dense bushland for missing Southern Downs man

THE man's car has been located but he still has not been found as police stage a structured sweep of heavy bushland.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Man killed after car hits tree in Warwick

Man killed after car hits tree in Warwick

TWO others are being transported to Warwick Hospital but their injuries are not life threatening.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Joyce heads for Liston

Joyce heads for Liston

The Liston Hall's Heritage afternoon and bush dance is right on track to be a fun filled and interesting event.

George Pell’s ultimate indignity

George Pell’s ultimate indignity

It’s a long way from the Vatican for George Pell who will spend 23 hours a day locked in a cramped, suicide-proof cell for his own safety.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

One fifth of feed found to have unsafe toxin levels

One fifth of feed found to have unsafe toxin levels

The drought is causing hay to turn toxic, and producers are being warned to take care when purchasing fodder.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

OUTAGE: Hundreds of homes without power

OUTAGE: Hundreds of homes without power

Ergon workers are currently conducting emergency repairs to restore power

Fri 22 Feb 2019

Wallangarra bushfire declared a disaster

Wallangarra bushfire declared a disaster

Residents have expressed their concerns with cross border communication at a Wallangarra community meeting.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Samsung S10 5G: regional Aussies will be among first

Samsung S10 5G: regional Aussies will be among first

REGIONAL Australians will be among the first in the world to experience 5G connectivity under a deal between Samsung and Telstra.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

DAY 9: Girraween fire burns within containment

DAY 9: Girraween fire burns within containment

UPDATE: Residents are being reminded Girraween National Park is closed as some people have attempted to enter the day area.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

UPDATE: Cattle death cause determined

UPDATE: Cattle death cause determined

Poor quality fodder has been blamed for the death of cattle at a Eukey property last week.

DAY 8: Girraween fire continues to burn

DAY 8: Girraween fire continues to burn

UPDATE: The New England Highway has been closed in both directions in Jennings due to bushfires in the area.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

BUSHFIRE: Fireys to work throughout the day to contain fire

BUSHFIRE: Fireys to work throughout the day to contain fire

LATEST: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are warning residents to stay up to date with the Wallangarra and Eukey bushfire situation.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Crews return to Girraween for a fifth day at the fire front

Crews return to Girraween for a fifth day at the fire front

The crews on scene are drawn from Ballandean, Eukey, Stanthorpe, Wallangarra, Glen Aplin and Massie. More are expected to help out through the day.

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