Regional News

Mon 7 Oct 2019

PREPARE TO LEAVE: Lefthand Branch fire threatens properties

PREPARE TO LEAVE: Lefthand Branch fire threatens properties

Firefighters are battling a bushfire burning in the Lockyer Valley, and warn conditions could deteriorate

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Women weep as they are confronted by death 'industry'

Women weep as they are confronted by death 'industry'

IN darkened cinemas across Australia, the grief is palpable.

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Care Balonne, Council to work together to welcome migrants

Care Balonne, Council to work together to welcome migrants

PLANS to welcome new families to the Balonne Shire under the $300,000 grant from the Queensland Government will be undertaken in partnership with Care Balonne.

FIRE BLAZES ON: Rosenthal Heights fire still burning

FIRE BLAZES ON: Rosenthal Heights fire still burning

SMOKE haze is expected for some time to come.

Fears for missing man last sighted at Carnival of Flowers

Fears for missing man last sighted at Carnival of Flowers

Trevor Wilson disappeared from his Mount Tamborine home on Saturday. He has had no contact with his family, but was sighted at the Carnival of Flowers.

Thu 19 Sep 2019

How to access Carnival of Flowers competition maps

How to access Carnival of Flowers competition maps

THE Chronicle Garden Competition gardens attract thousands of people during the Carnival of Flowers. Here is where you can access maps to all the gardens.

Wed 18 Sep 2019

The video Dolly’s parents want you to see

The video Dolly’s parents want you to see

A CHARITY set up by Dolly Everett’s parents has released an emotional anti-bullying video that raises awareness about the impact words can have.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about fire warning levels

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about fire warning levels

There are five different warning levels, providing instructions regarding what to do in the event of an emergency.

APPEAL: How you can help Stanthorpe fire victims

APPEAL: How you can help Stanthorpe fire victims

THE Southern Downs was hit by devastating fires and it will take months, or even years, for some to recover. Can you lend a hand?

Mon 9 Sep 2019

How to repay your home loan fast

How to repay your home loan fast

Follow these steps to take advantage of falling home loan interest rates and pay off your mortgage quicker, saving you thousands of dollars.

Weather watch: Fireys won't get wind reprieve

Weather watch: Fireys won't get wind reprieve

FIREFIGHTERS on the front line won't get any help from Mother Nature until tomorrow with strong wind gusts expected to continue throughout the day.

Sun 8 Sep 2019

BUSHFIRE WARNING: List of schools to be closed revealed

BUSHFIRE WARNING: List of schools to be closed revealed

Nine schools will be closed across Queensland, including several in the Southern Downs and Granite Belt, in light of the bushfires.

BOM: No rain in sight for bushfire-affected regions

BOM: No rain in sight for bushfire-affected regions

RESIDENTS in danger or affected by the bushfires raging across the Southern Downs will get no short-term relief from the sky this weekend, according to BOM.

Sat 7 Sep 2019

AFTERMATH: What it looks like on the ground in Stanthorpe

AFTERMATH: What it looks like on the ground in Stanthorpe

The aftermath of Friday night's blaze has become evident in the light of day as more stories of loss and lucky escapes are heard.

STANTHORPE FIRE: Police declare emergency situation

STANTHORPE FIRE: Police declare emergency situation

FRIDAY, 10.45PM: QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services has told residents in Applethorpe to leave immediately as a bushfire approaches.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

STANTHORPE FIRE: Photos show extent of blaze

STANTHORPE FIRE: Photos show extent of blaze

As residents are urged to seek shelter, visuals show smoke choking the sky.

'One of worst in memory': Houses burn in Stanthorpe town

'One of worst in memory': Houses burn in Stanthorpe town

MORE than 30 crews are tonight battling an enormous bushfire at Stanthorpe, as evacuations continue for residents across the Southern Downs town.

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Houses record ‘significant’ jump in value

Houses record ‘significant’ jump in value

The downturn that wiped billions of dollars off Aussie homes appears to be over, but experts warn more policy is needed to stimulate the economy.

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Ergon Energy linesmen restore power to 1700 homes

Ergon Energy linesmen restore power to 1700 homes

MORE than 1700 homes and businesses in Toowoomba lost power this morning after a transformer exploded.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Ridiculous $10k cash ban sparks fury

Ridiculous $10k cash ban sparks fury

You could face years in jail and a massive fine for paying more than $10,000 in cash to a business under a new law being put to parliament.

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