Regional News

Mon 24 Feb 2020

GALLERY: Rocking out at Red Hot Summer

premium_icon GALLERY: Rocking out at Red Hot Summer

THOUSANDS braved the rain to see some of Australia’s top musicians. Did the Chronicle snap your photo?

Sun 23 Feb 2020

With small steps for Hannah, we can end the terror at home

premium_icon With small steps for Hannah, we can end the terror at home

The calculated and callous steps Rowan Baxter took to wipe out Hannah Clarke and her children makes his crime one of our most brutal, writes SHERELE MOODY.

Road train swept from Warrego Highway in floodwaters

premium_icon Road train swept from Warrego Highway in floodwaters

The driver was trapped in the cab of the truck, and was hospitalised after being rescued.

Meet the team behind Australia’s most well behaved pets

premium_icon Meet the team behind Australia’s most well behaved pets

Troublesome terrier? Kleptomaniac kelpie? No matter the canine quandary, a dynamic duo of dog behaviourists know how to help.

Sat 22 Feb 2020

Tortured ‘puppy farm’ dogs saved from life of misery

premium_icon Tortured ‘puppy farm’ dogs saved from life of misery

Dozens of dogs were rescued by RSPCA Queensland during raids on Lockyer Valley “puppy farms” last year. Now new owners are giving them a chance to survive and thrive.

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Mum to royal commission: ‘I was told to abort my son’

premium_icon Mum to royal commission: ‘I was told to abort my son’

Toni Mitchell tells how doctors told her to terminate her son with a disability - Joshy - after her ultrasound nearly 20 years ago.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Woman may have been involved in bus fire death: coroner

premium_icon Woman may have been involved in bus fire death: coroner

A woman may have contributed to the death of former military officer Lee Edward Parker in the Somerset region four years ago, a coroner has found.

REVEALED: Wedding hot spots on the Southern Downs

premium_icon REVEALED: Wedding hot spots on the Southern Downs

CHECK out the most popular locations around our region to say ‘I do’

Balonne River flows “have turned everything around”

premium_icon Balonne River flows “have turned everything around”

St George’s irrigation farmers have a new outlook on the season, after rain upstream refilled the Balonne River: the lifeblood of their industry.

Man airlifted after being trapped in car

premium_icon Man airlifted after being trapped in car

The South Burnett rescue team found the car after midnight.

Focus of bushfire probe will get states offside

premium_icon Focus of bushfire probe will get states offside

The PM is expected today to reveal the terms of reference for a royal commission into the nation’s bushfire season — and they’re set to rankle the states.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Date set for Wagner defamation case appeal

premium_icon Date set for Wagner defamation case appeal

Channel 9 has been given a date in the Queensland Court of Appeal to fight the damages bill it was ordered to pay the Wagner brothers.

Do you have Australia’s top dog? Enter now!

Do you have Australia’s top dog? Enter now!

Does your dog have the X-Factor? Is your pooch the pick of the pound? We are on the search for Australia’s Top Dog. Enter here.

Online predator tracked mum home after date

premium_icon Online predator tracked mum home after date

A YOUNG mum who met a businessman online before going on a date was raped after he followed her home.

Pot-smoking, distracted driver fined $900 for head-on crash

premium_icon Pot-smoking, distracted driver fined $900 for head-on crash

DESPITE admitting he was distracted and high, a driver has been fined just $900 and will be back on the road in two months.

Qld schools record huge drop in OP results

premium_icon Qld schools record huge drop in OP results

Nearly 40 per cent of Queensland schools have fewer students getting top marks when comparing the percentage of students achieving OP 1 to 5 over the past decade.

Why popular car meet has been canned

premium_icon Why popular car meet has been canned

THE organisers of a popular classic car gathering cancelled the event for good after an attendee crashed their car while leaving the weekend event.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Engagement ring found among ash of burned family home

premium_icon Engagement ring found among ash of burned family home

WARWICK couple mourn the loss of their first home to freak accident.

OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

premium_icon OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

Nearly 60 per cent of Queensland schools have improved their proportion of students getting top OP results. SEE WHERE YOUR SCHOOL RANKED

Holden’s death ‘dignified’ as 800 jobs in limbo

premium_icon Holden’s death ‘dignified’ as 800 jobs in limbo

Hundreds of jobs across the state are at risk as General Motors prepares to wind down 160 years of Australian history.

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