Regional News

Tue 11 Aug 2020

BORDER BATTLE: Region already struggling with closure

Premium Content BORDER BATTLE: Region already struggling with closure

The closures may contain the spread of coronavirus, but Southern Downs residents say their cost could be too high.

Farmers aim for QLD-first after ‘black gold’ discovery

Premium Content Farmers aim for QLD-first after ‘black gold’ discovery

It took 10 years of hard work and patience, but it is finally paying off for this Southern Downs family.

Woman’s ‘vile’ act after stint in watch-house

Premium Content Woman’s ‘vile’ act after stint in watch-house

She had almost made it to freedom when her ‘disgusting’ act on a Warwick cop saw her thrown back in the cell.

Mon 10 Aug 2020

School Footy Show episode 2: Livestream highlights

Premium Content School Footy Show episode 2: Livestream highlights

The School Footy Show crew is back this week to bring you all the best action from week two of Langer and Payne cups PLUS a special new awards announcement.

New cafe in a class of its own

Premium Content New cafe in a class of its own

From the schoolyard to slinging sangas, how childhood memories led to business success.

Woman charged with child murder remains in custody

Premium Content Woman charged with child murder remains in custody

The Warwick woman is accused of killing a 2yo boy she was babysitting.

Restrictions lifted as QLD records one new case

Premium Content Restrictions lifted as QLD records one new case

Queensland has recorded its first new case of coronavirus in eight days, but because it is not linked to the Logan cluster, restrictions on aged care homes will be...

Airbnb calls for changes to help Qld recovery

Premium Content Airbnb calls for changes to help Qld recovery

The Palaszczuk Government has been asked to make it easier for Queenslanders to rent out their homes to holiday-makers to help in the COVID recovery.

Sun 9 Aug 2020

How jobs system is failing people who desperately need it

Premium Content How jobs system is failing people who desperately need it

Taxpayer-funded schemes notoriously invite opportunists to work the system - think pink batts and the baby bonus. Now desperate jobseekers may be the targets.

Inside troubled job training courses

Premium Content Inside troubled job training courses

With the State Government yet to crack down on training courses using job ads to lure in jobseekers, The Sunday Mail has tested the system.

Crunch time as ‘crucial’ COVID window ends

Premium Content Crunch time as ‘crucial’ COVID window ends

Queenslanders will find out today if we've avoided a COVID-19 outbreak linked to the infected women who allegedly lied to authorities after visiting Melbourne.

COVID cancels celebration of most vulnerable

Premium Content COVID cancels celebration of most vulnerable

Granite Belt senior citizen leaders say there’s never been a more important time to connect with each other.

Sat 8 Aug 2020

‘ARMAGEDDON’: Winery’s dicey encounter

Premium Content ‘ARMAGEDDON’: Winery’s dicey encounter

The swift action of firefighters has been praised by owners of Savina Lane Wines who were faced with a devastating outcome.

TRACKSIDE: Faces lapping up action at Morgan Park

Premium Content TRACKSIDE: Faces lapping up action at Morgan Park

Rain was at bay when drivers hit the track for a day of fast-paced racing at Morgan Park.

Fri 7 Aug 2020

CAUGHT OUT: Warwick’s biggest youth crime concern

Premium Content CAUGHT OUT: Warwick’s biggest youth crime concern

Police say the Warwick community is ‘sick and tired’ of teens flouting the law and reoffending.

#SHOPLOCAL: The coolest handcrafted finds

Premium Content #SHOPLOCAL: The coolest handcrafted finds

Discover the talents around Warwick who offer everything from custom furniture to accessories.

Last weekend to dine at top restaurant after forced closure

Premium Content Last weekend to dine at top restaurant after forced closure

AFTER more than two years, making it on countless ‘Best Eat’ lists and featuring on national television shows - the restaurant is closing its doors.

Storms to dump month of rain in a day

Premium Content Storms to dump month of rain in a day

Possible severe thunderstorms are expected to move through southern Queensland today, with heavy rain predicted for those who need it most.

$15b JobKeeper expansion gives new Qld lifeline

Premium Content $15b JobKeeper expansion gives new Qld lifeline

More Queensland businesses will qualify to stay on JobKeeper life support beyond September thanks to a $15 billion expansion of the scheme, it can be revealed. Find out...

Queensland named bankruptcy capital of Australia

Premium Content Queensland named bankruptcy capital of Australia

Queensland has taken out the dubious title of bankruptcy capital of Australia, with a staggering 100 businesses a month going under in the past financial year.

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