Regional News

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Teenager rushed to hospital

Teenager rushed to hospital

A Cannonvale teenager has undergone surgery on his skull after he came off his bicycle this morning.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Protective fishing closures set until 2023

Protective fishing closures set until 2023

CLOSURE dates designed to protect coral reef fin fish have been set for the next five years.

Outpouring of support for family devastated by house fire

Outpouring of support for family devastated by house fire

Thousands raised for family within hours of devastating fire

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Queensland towns striking property gold

Queensland towns striking property gold

PARTS of regional Queensland are on the cusp of a real estate revival as they shake off the post-mining boom hangover. SEE WHERE THE BOOM COULD HIT

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Market glut leaves a sour taste

Market glut leaves a sour taste

Proserpine cane farmers warn a 5M tonne drop of subsidised Indian sugar will hurt their industry.

UPDATE: 31yo in The Leap abseiling fall dies in hospital

UPDATE: 31yo in The Leap abseiling fall dies in hospital

A CLIMBER who fell while abseiling at The Leap on Wednesday night has died from his injuries.

Highway cut as truck, minibus collide

Highway cut as truck, minibus collide

THE Bruce Highway is closed and nine people are being treated by paramedics after a truck and minibus collided in north Queensland.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Boat in middle of busy road after falling from trailer

Boat in middle of busy road after falling from trailer

Emergency crews respond to reports of boat in middle of busy road

Saved $50K but can't crack the housing market

Saved $50K but can't crack the housing market

PRICES might be cooling in Sydney and Melbourne, but they continue to climb in this Aussie city. Locals say they can’t get a look-in.

Man flown to Townsville after fall from skylight

Man flown to Townsville after fall from skylight

RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter transported a 59-year-old Proserpine man to Townsville.

Bright outlook for state’s builders

Bright outlook for state’s builders

THE worst is behind us when it comes to dwelling approval falls in Queensland, according to the HIAs.

Train and car collide west of Mackay

Train and car collide west of Mackay

Emergency services called to train and car crash at Pleystowe

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Woman run over by vehicle airlifted to hospital

Woman run over by vehicle airlifted to hospital

RACQ CQ Rescue goes to aid of woman injured when she was accidentally run over on a Sarina property

BREAKING: 12yo speared in chest while fishing at Slade Point

BREAKING: 12yo speared in chest while fishing at Slade Point

EMERGENCY crews are enroute to McCreadys Creek in Slade Point after reports a child has been speared in the chest.

'Slight amount of steam or white smoke' at Peabody mine

'Slight amount of steam or white smoke' at Peabody mine

MINING giant Peabody has developed a "multi-tiered plan" to extinguish a fire that's been burning underground at its North Goonyella mine for weeks

Man suffers head injury in early morning crash

Man suffers head injury in early morning crash

Man rushed to hospital after early morning crash at Bucasia

Tue 2 Oct 2018

The horse that captured my soul and broke my heart

The horse that captured my soul and broke my heart

In a world of chaos, an aging racehorse saved from slaughter became an oasis of calm and joy for journalist SHERELE MOODY.

Ever seen a turtle with a moss mohawk? You have now

Ever seen a turtle with a moss mohawk? You have now

Keen Mackay environmentalist and photographer Lance Payne snapped these photos of some friendly turtles having a snack at The Gooseponds

Mon 1 Oct 2018

Police rammed in getaway effort

Police rammed in getaway effort

A MAN has been charged for allegedly stealing several cars and ramming a police car in a crime spree.

Driver critically injured in car crash at Bowen

Driver critically injured in car crash at Bowen

THE 47-year-old man's car ran off Bootaloo Road.

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