Regional News

Tue 20 Apr 2021

Virgin launches huge flight sale

Virgin launches huge flight sale

Virgin Australia flights will drop to as low as $79 one way for the next 48 hours, with 28 destinations across the country eligible for the discount.

Best and worst QLD mortgage postcodes revealed

Best and worst QLD mortgage postcodes revealed

REVEALED: Queensland’s best and worst performing postcodes when it comes to paying off a mortgage. Find out if you’re in the bad books.

Police called after vehicle found ablaze in Hay Point

Premium Content Police called after vehicle found ablaze in Hay Point

It took 40 minutes for firefighters to put out the blaze.

Cop fronts court on cocaine charge

Premium Content Cop fronts court on cocaine charge

A former Mackay police officer suspended from duty after he was allegedly found with cocaine during a night out has fronted court.

Ice addiction reduces former NRL great to ‘pitiful state’

Premium Content Ice addiction reduces former NRL great to ‘pitiful state’

A former NRL speedster caught with 29 grams of methylamphetamines says his diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia led to ice abuse.

Schoolgirl blockbuster starts Titans Cup livestream

Premium Content Schoolgirl blockbuster starts Titans Cup livestream

Marsden SHS and Keebra Park SHS schoolgirls will open the Titans Cup and Challenge season tomorrow in a blockbuster to be livestreamed here.

Qld mining jobs won’t go under Labor, says Albanese

Premium Content Qld mining jobs won’t go under Labor, says Albanese

In a bid to win back Queensland blue-collar workers, Labor Leader Anthony Albanese is making big promises when it comes to local mining jobs.

Cabinet backs Brisbane Olympics

Premium Content Cabinet backs Brisbane Olympics

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s Cabinet has backed a bid for the 2032 Olympic Games, bringing the event a step closer to reality.

Nurses do the hard yards for diabetes research

Premium Content Nurses do the hard yards for diabetes research

Two Whitsundays nurses are going to great lengths to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.

New ‘subtropical’ clubhouse, bar pegged for Whitsundays

Premium Content New ‘subtropical’ clubhouse, bar pegged for Whitsundays

The development at the entrance of the national park will support a boat club, rescue activities and existing caravan park.

Mon 19 Apr 2021

Airport shuttle driver caught on road after drinks session

Premium Content Airport shuttle driver caught on road after drinks session

The driver will pay a high price for his decision to drive home from the pub after half a dozen schooners.

Surprise find in man’s pants after street disturbance

Premium Content Surprise find in man’s pants after street disturbance

Police searched a man seen acting erratically. What they found left him charged and with a court date

‘Very compelling’ plan could save COVID-19 jab rollout

Premium Content ‘Very compelling’ plan could save COVID-19 jab rollout

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt says a plan to take pressure of GPs and speed up the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations is being considered.

Truth behind ‘blitz on bail’ program revealed

Premium Content Truth behind ‘blitz on bail’ program revealed

With new youth bail laws set to pass parliament this week, the shock stats behind the Palaszczuk Government's ‘blitz on bail’ program have been revealed.

Why your elective surgery is facing a big delay

Premium Content Why your elective surgery is facing a big delay

The Palaszczuk Government is under pressure to find a local solution to a worldwide shortage of a crucial piece of medical equipment.

Mackay dog sex extortion case one step closer to committal

Premium Content Mackay dog sex extortion case one step closer to committal

Police allege he twice helped and filmed his then-girlfriend as she had sex with a dog in the Mackay region between December 2019 and January 2020.

‘Emotional’: Elation as NZ travel bubble opens

Premium Content ‘Emotional’: Elation as NZ travel bubble opens

The opening of the travel bubble means Queenslanders are able to travel freely overseas – and it’s a truly special moment for Kiwis stuck here.

‘You are at risk’: PM’s vaccine plea

‘You are at risk’: PM’s vaccine plea

Scott Morrison has urged Australians to get the COVID jab as doctors say thousands of doses are sitting idle around the country.

34 PHOTOS: Rural kids make a splash at Mackay Harbour

Premium Content 34 PHOTOS: Rural kids make a splash at Mackay Harbour

Students from as far as Bloomsbury participated in a three-day program designed to teach them beach and water safety.

FULL LIST: Proserpine Magistrates Court appearances today

Premium Content FULL LIST: Proserpine Magistrates Court appearances today

Here is a list of matters listed at Proserpine Magistrates Court on Monday.

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