Regional News

Thu 21 Jun 2018

Shortest day to bring warm relief across Qld

Shortest day to bring warm relief across Qld

THURSDAY’S winter solstice may be the shortest day of sunshine for the year, but it doesn’t mean it won’t be pleasant.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

'Gravely concerned' minister gives councillors nine days

'Gravely concerned' minister gives councillors nine days

The Local Government Minister, has requested the council respond “to further matters in my consideration of whether they should not be dismissed or suspended”.

Call for sporting teams to wear pink for cancer research

Call for sporting teams to wear pink for cancer research

Breast Cancer Australia is calling on local sporting teams and clubs to hold a Pink Sports Day to support Australians with breast cancer.

Dreamworld staffer didn’t know first aid

Dreamworld staffer didn’t know first aid

A RIDE operator working on the Dreamworld attraction which malfunctioned leading to the deaths of four guests did not know first aid, an inquest has heard.

Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs

Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs

TELSTRA is going to slash 8000 jobs from its workforce as part of a new strategy to “improve customer experience, simplify structure and cut costs”.

Ipswich community centre to celebrate double milestone

Ipswich community centre to celebrate double milestone

Gailes Community House will be opening their doors on June 30 and inviting residents to come on down to partake in all the fun of their 16th birthday party.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Standalone women's Origin the correct call

Standalone women's Origin the correct call

Some believe the NRL dropped the ball by not playing the women's State of Origin before the men. This is why they are wrong.

Operator tried to stop ride 'two or three times'

Operator tried to stop ride 'two or three times'

A DESPERATE ride operator told an inquest into the Dreamworld deaths he tried to stop the ride from which four passengers were thrown to their deaths.

Mums support their own after breastfeeding shame

Mums support their own after breastfeeding shame

"She then went to say I have very little respect for myself and it's why my people shouldn't be allowed in this country."

Two men on the run after flick knife used in armed robbery

Two men on the run after flick knife used in armed robbery

Police are still looking for two men involved in a daylight armed robbery at a Booval business on Monday.

TRAFFIC CHAOS: Three hours, four crashes, five injured

TRAFFIC CHAOS: Three hours, four crashes, five injured

IT was a busy night for the city's emergency services with numerous incidents across Ipswich.

Woman seriously injured in crash

Woman seriously injured in crash

INVESTIAGTORS are appealing for witnesses following a serious two vehicle traffic crash in Laidley last night.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Dreamworld ride operators told not to press emergency button

Dreamworld ride operators told not to press emergency button

A DREAMWORLD ride operator was unsure which emergency button to press to prevent the Thunder River Rapids ride tragedy, an inquest has heard.

Sun 17 Jun 2018

State’s biggest chill is still to come

State’s biggest chill is still to come

AFTER a chilly weekend, southern Queensland is set to start the working week with the coldest morning of the year.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Coldest morning of year

Coldest morning of year

YOU weren’t imagining things. Brisbane has shivered through its coldest morning so far this year.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

'Don't eat the fish': PFAS found in Ipswich waterways

'Don't eat the fish': PFAS found in Ipswich waterways

PFAS investigation into RAAF Base Amberley reveals Ipswich waterways have been impacted by the chemical.

Five things to do this weekend

Five things to do this weekend

What's on in Ipswich

Waller out to continue winter win streak

Waller out to continue winter win streak

Champion trainer Chris Waller will look to continue his winter carnival success in the Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m) and Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) tomorrow.

'Good lad' Ipswich rider earns top backing

'Good lad' Ipswich rider earns top backing

Ipswich-bred rider Jake Bayliss has impressed experienced trainers like Heathcote with his recent success and attitude.

Advocates call for end of 'insidious form of elder abuse'

Advocates call for end of 'insidious form of elder abuse'

THE Australian Government is under pressure to end restrictive practices in aged care after it was called “a serious contravention of a person’s human rights”.

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