Regional News

Fri 3 Apr 2020

DOG ACT: Man punches stepdad for feeding pet steak

premium_icon DOG ACT: Man punches stepdad for feeding pet steak

A court has heard how a 64-year-old man was grabbed around the throat and punched in the chest after he fed steak to his dog.

Virus cases jump to 873, as ‘peak’ time revealed

Virus cases jump to 873, as ‘peak’ time revealed

The number of Queensland coronavirus cases has grown overnight, taking the total to 873 as the Premier reveals just when local cases are expected to ‘peak'.

Public servants ‘betrayed’ by Premier: Unions

premium_icon Public servants ‘betrayed’ by Premier: Unions

The head of one of the state’s most powerful unions has slammed the Premier’s decision to scrap a pay rise for public servants as a “kneejerk response”.

IN COURT: Full names of 97 people in Ipswich court today

premium_icon IN COURT: Full names of 97 people in Ipswich court today

Every day the QT publishes a full list of those due in court

Dummy’s guide to new home isolation rules

premium_icon Dummy’s guide to new home isolation rules

A DUMMY’S guide to who can visit your home has been issued after three days of coronavirus confusion and another change that relaxes rules for housebound...

Gin maker turns to producing hand sanitiser during pandemic

premium_icon Gin maker turns to producing hand sanitiser during pandemic

It’s not what he thought he’d be making when he set up a distillery in the old Warrego Winery but Jason Hannay knows these are unusual times for everyone.

Making masks keeps business going

premium_icon Making masks keeps business going

A Toowoomba business is making and selling face masks to supply the community.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Bad Grandma fights jail due to virus fear

premium_icon Bad Grandma fights jail due to virus fear

A 69-year-old woman involved in an assault on her ex-lover is pleading with the courts not to be sent to prison as she fears a risk of contracting COVID-19.

Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

premium_icon Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

Scott Morrison says children are expected to return to classrooms after the looming school holidays if parents are unable to provide home learning.

Free child care will allow centres to keep operating

premium_icon Free child care will allow centres to keep operating

Kindy operators are rejoicing following the news from the Prime Minister.

Police crackdown on virus quarantine measures

premium_icon Police crackdown on virus quarantine measures

Residents have been urged to follow health directives or risk copping a hefty fine

Doona firelighter caused $80k damage to public housing unit

premium_icon Doona firelighter caused $80k damage to public housing unit

A court has shown compassion for a woman who was under psychological distress when she set fire to a doona, causing $80,000 in damage to a public housing unit.

FLASHBACK: Remembering local sporting superstars

premium_icon FLASHBACK: Remembering local sporting superstars

Reflecting on the past is a terrific way to rekindle fine memories and see what we looked like in years gone by. Check out some of our historic sport legends.

Free movies for Foxtel subscribers

Free movies for Foxtel subscribers

Subscribers to Foxtel’s sport pack will receive access to its library of movies for free, as a result of coronavirus impacting live games.

Couple arrested after buying chicken and chips

premium_icon Couple arrested after buying chicken and chips

‘The police don’t forget’: Decision to take a lunch break leads to date with the magistrate.

Coronavirus Queensland: all you need to know today

Coronavirus Queensland: all you need to know today

QUEENSLAND has been rocked by another coronavirus death as the PM announces new measures to help families with childcare costs.

Teachers in crisis: 400 calls for support every day

premium_icon Teachers in crisis: 400 calls for support every day

Teachers on the frontline are calling for help in unprecedented numbers as they come to terms with the impacts of the COVID-19

‘Take it seriously, Qld lives are at stake’

‘Take it seriously, Qld lives are at stake’

Queensland’s Health Minister has issued a confronting warning to those Queenslanders continuing to flout rules designed to stop the spread of COVID-19, as another man...

Toowoomba records second COVID-19 death

premium_icon Toowoomba records second COVID-19 death

It is the second death related to the coronavirus in the Toowoomba Region.

IN COURT: Full names of 91 people in Ipswich court today

premium_icon IN COURT: Full names of 91 people in Ipswich court today

Every day the QT publishes a full list of those due in court

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