Regional News

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.

'Nothing about it was a dog': big cat sighting near Gympie

'Nothing about it was a dog': big cat sighting near Gympie

'It was just the shape of it that really struck me it's tail was round on the edge'

It's whale season and the new flock is here

It's whale season and the new flock is here

A FAMILY of frolicking whales spotted off the Gold Coast much to the delight of those out for an afternoon stroll.

Accused child killer in hospital

Accused child killer in hospital

Shane Purssell Akehurst in hospital, court hearing postponed

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.

Kmart Tyre brand to disappear

Kmart Tyre brand to disappear

ONE of Australia’s most recognisable auto brands is set to disappear forever after a $350 million deal.

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.

Runaway cow causes Bruce Hwy crash

Runaway cow causes Bruce Hwy crash

A RUNAWAY cow caused a car to crash on the Bruce Highway early this morning.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

War hero to sue over bullying allegations

War hero to sue over bullying allegations

DECORATED war hero Ben Roberts-Smith says he will sue Fairfax over “false and baseless” allegations of bullying, intimidation and violence.

Meet the Queensland Bachelorettes

Meet the Queensland Bachelorettes

A SINGLE mum, a fashion designer, an actor and an energy healer – meet the Queensland Bachelorettes vying for the heart of Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins.

VIDEO: Large vehicle rolls over on Bruce Highway

VIDEO: Large vehicle rolls over on Bruce Highway

Video footage has captured a large vehicle after it rolled over on the Bruce Hwy.

Cayla gets good energy reading off The Bachelor

Cayla gets good energy reading off The Bachelor

Coolum beauty bonds with a 'spiritual' Nick Cummins after she was guided to apply for Ten's reality dating show.

Tyre spikes used in early morning police chase

Tyre spikes used in early morning police chase

A 22-YEAR-OLD man has been taken into custody after he allegedly rammed a police car in an early morning chase.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Ending life: where do we draw the line?

Ending life: where do we draw the line?

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk argues that abortion is a ‘health issue’. But it goes well beyond that.

Former Coast security guard killed in motorcycle crash

Former Coast security guard killed in motorcycle crash

A FORMER Coast security guard has been named as the 46-year-old man who tragically died in a motorcycle crash on Friday.

Car catches fire underneath unit block

Car catches fire underneath unit block

INVESTIGATIONS are under way into the cause of a car fire at a Coast unit block overnight.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Trap that’s crippling a generation

Trap that’s crippling a generation

THERE’S a good reason “real” adulthood seems to be starting later and later. And it’s down to easy access to credit.

Bixby, the virtual assistant, could become your friend

Bixby, the virtual assistant, could become your friend

Bixby can order you a taxi, tell you about concert schedules and book a table at a restaurant.

Woman pulled from burning building

Woman pulled from burning building

FIREFIGHTERS have pulled an elderly woman from a burning home. The woman had taken shelter in the bathroom after being unable to get out.

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