Regional News

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Horror accident leaves 30mm nails in man’s head

Horror accident leaves 30mm nails in man’s head

A QUEENSLAND man is lucky to be alive after accidentally shooting two 30-millimetre nails into his head with a nail gun.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

‘Secret talks’ ends Bennett era

‘Secret talks’ ends Bennett era

THE Broncos’ have identified their primary target to replace Wayne Bennett — holding “secret talks” over a reported $2.4 million deal.

Massive queues for $100 million Powerball

Massive queues for $100 million Powerball

AUSTRALIANS are queing up for a chance to win today’s life-changing $100 million Powerball draw with one-in-three people expected to buy a ticket.

‘Readycado’ solution to avocado-lovers woes

‘Readycado’ solution to avocado-lovers woes

Tool shows if avocado is ripe enough for salad, or for a guacamole dish.

Sunshine State lives up to its name

Sunshine State lives up to its name

YOU’D be forgiven for doubting it’s winter in Queensland today, with temps in the southeast expected to hit 30C — the hottest day since April for some areas.

Three teens injured in early morning roll-over

Three teens injured in early morning roll-over

The crash happened on a suburban street shortly before 1am

Coles Little Shop madness not over yet

Coles Little Shop madness not over yet

BRACE yourselves: Coles has just announced new details about the rarest mini collectables item.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

'JACKPOT': Ipswich grandmother's $388k win

'JACKPOT': Ipswich grandmother's $388k win

The 63-year-old night shift worker looked on in disbelief as she matched all nine numbers on her winning ticket.

Funding boost for Beaudesert RSL Sub Branch

Funding boost for Beaudesert RSL Sub Branch

They received $2000 from the Federal Government which they will use to promote healthy lifestyles for their veterans

Police identify victims of double-fatal traffic crash

Police identify victims of double-fatal traffic crash

POLICE have identified the victims of a deadly head-on crash which claimed the lives of two people yesterday.

Five things to do around the region this week

Five things to do around the region this week

From shows to library events, there is something for everyone to enjoy this week.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

AUSTRALIANS will finally be able to tune into next-generation television broadcasts later this year.

Two killed in head-on crash on rural Queensland road

Two killed in head-on crash on rural Queensland road

UPDATE: ONE person is being airlifted to Brisbane after a deadly head-on collision on the Western Downs

Lights, camera, action for aspiring Boonah filmmaker

Lights, camera, action for aspiring Boonah filmmaker

Aspiring teenage filmmaker successfully completes the the USQ Head Start Program

Grab some bargains at the upcoming gardeners expo

Grab some bargains at the upcoming gardeners expo

Mark your calendar as the Ipswich Home Gardeners expo is here once again

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Jockey back in sparkling form after fall

Jockey back in sparkling form after fall

After fracturing a vertebrae back in January in a Sunshine Coast fall, Orman has returned to the saddle. He's had a sparkling start to the new season.

Teeing off is a sweet way to raise funds for cancer patients

Teeing off is a sweet way to raise funds for cancer patients

Sign up a team today for the upcoming Team Cupcake Golf Day Fundraiser

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

IF YOU get this letter in the mail from the tax man, you could be in big trouble. But “don’t panic”, says one expert. Here’s what you need to do.

LUCKY ESCAPE: Pilot forced to land plane

LUCKY ESCAPE: Pilot forced to land plane

A LIGHT aircraft pilot has walked away uninjured from a forced landing in the Lockyer Valley this morning.

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