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Tue 21 Aug 2018

Baconfest causing a booking fest

Baconfest causing a booking fest

Kingaroy is anticipating a huge influx of tourists and bacon-loving locals for the inaugural Baconfest this weekend.

Man survives deadly stonefish sting

Man survives deadly stonefish sting

The 50-year-old's blood pressure hit a terrifying 198 over 116

Property destroyed in Ballogie fire

Property destroyed in Ballogie fire

CREWS are en route to a grass fire burning in Ballogie.

Flight scam you don’t want to fall for

Flight scam you don’t want to fall for

BACK from overseas and with a bad case of post-holiday blues, it was the kind of email I wanted to be real. These were the warning signs it wasn’t.

70 firefighers, 8 water-bombing planes help at bushfire

70 firefighers, 8 water-bombing planes help at bushfire

A "CHALLENGING" bushfire is still being controlled, and firefighters have warned that conditions could change quickly today.

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Cattle truck crash cleanup expected to last into the night

Cattle truck crash cleanup expected to last into the night

A TRUCK has rolled at the top of the Toowoomba Range causing chaos for peak hour motorists.

Neo-Nazi group put swastika stickers up around Toowoomba

Neo-Nazi group put swastika stickers up around Toowoomba

A Neo-Nazi hate group has again placed stickers containing a Nazi swastika around Toowoomba landmarks.

Fire crews are protecting properties from fire

Fire crews are protecting properties from fire

WATCH and Act levels have been enacted for three "angry" fires across the Northern Rivers this afternoon.

TOTAL SURRENDER: Desperate Turnbull’s humiliating backflip

TOTAL SURRENDER: Desperate Turnbull’s humiliating backflip

MALCOLM Turnbull has dumped the carbon emissions reduction target from his National Energy Guarantee (NEG) policy as his party threatens to revolt.

SUGAR MILL FIRE: Three levels engulfed in fuel blaze

SUGAR MILL FIRE: Three levels engulfed in fuel blaze

A DIESEL fire has ripped through parts of the Maryborough Sugar Factory overnight.

UPDATE: Boy seriously injured in farm forklift accident

UPDATE: Boy seriously injured in farm forklift accident

THE victim of a farming accident involving a forklift was a boy not a man as first thought, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman has confirmed.

Sun 19 Aug 2018

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

717 fires across Queensland in past five days

Queensland records 1000 fires in first 19 days of this fire season

Sat 18 Aug 2018

SCAM: Drought-hit farmers targeted by fake hunters

SCAM: Drought-hit farmers targeted by fake hunters

"We will prosecute trespassers ... to protect property owners and industry as they have enough on their hands with the current drought conditions."

VIDEO: Driver 'deliberately' swerves at motorcycle cop

VIDEO: Driver 'deliberately' swerves at motorcycle cop

A POLICE officer on a motorcycle had a lucky escape yesterday after a motorist allegedly deliberately swerved into his path at Harlaxton.

Queensland's very own version of the Honey Badger

Queensland's very own version of the Honey Badger

Local larrikin has an uncanny likeness to the Aussie icon

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