April 2021

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 2:07 PM

Police have identified a range of factors that led to 21-year-old Toowoomba man Thomas Coyne losing control of his car and crashing at Allora

Police close in on cause of crash that killed Thomas Coyne

Police have identified a range of factors that led to 21-year-old Toowoomba man Thomas Coyne losing control of his car and crashing at Allora

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 12:32 PM

Emergency services have removed an injured patient from their wrecked vehicle after a two-car crash on the Cunningham Highway.

Motorist free after encapsulated in highway crash wreck

Emergency services have removed an injured patient from their wrecked vehicle after a two-car crash on the Cunningham Highway.

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 4:28 PM

In 2014 St Andrew’s Private Hospital led the way with robotic surgery in a regional hospital. Seven years on and it continues to lead the pack, developing new ways to heal the sick using state-of-the-art technology.

St Andrew’s marks 1000 robot-assisted surgeries

In 2014 St Andrew’s Private Hospital led the way with robotic surgery in a regional hospital. Seven years on and it continues to lead the pack, developing new ways to heal the sick using state-of-the-art technology.

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 12:46 PM

Modern cars might have high-tech safety features, but they won’t help you at high speeds. That’s the message from our Road Policing boss as Toowoomba experiences a speeding spike.

Huge fine after driver clocked doing 155km/h on Gore Highway

Modern cars might have high-tech safety features, but they won’t help you at high speeds. That’s the message from our Road Policing boss as Toowoomba experiences a speeding spike.

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 10:15 AM

Three girls armed with sledgehammers left Glenvale business owners with frustrating repair bills, after they vandalised several stores overnight.

Slegdgehammer used by late night vandals

Three girls armed with sledgehammers left Glenvale business owners with frustrating repair bills, after they vandalised several stores overnight.

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 5:04 PM

The Cecil Plains postmaster said ex-Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate saved rural services with the very deal that led to her resignation.

Darling Downs postie backed Holgate’s bullying claim

The Cecil Plains postmaster said ex-Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate saved rural services with the very deal that led to her resignation.

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 3:59 PM

A worker fractured his skull after a fall but his “old-school” employer did not think that matter should have been reported, despite the injury putting the worker in hospital for a week, a court has heard.

Darling Downs trucking company fined for failing to report injury

A worker fractured his skull after a fall but his “old-school” employer did not think that matter should have been reported, despite the injury putting the worker in hospital for a week, a court has heard.

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 11:04 AM

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews have contained a fire burning in a load of mung beans in an isolated pocket of the Darling Downs.

Grain truck ignites on remote country road

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews have contained a fire burning in a load of mung beans in an isolated pocket of the Darling Downs.

Published a story 13th Apr 2021 4:18 PM

Imagine balancing three jobs, the demands of parenting and running a household. Then imagine someone steals your car, takes it for a joy ride, trashes it and dumps it.

Help needed after thieves trashed family car, left mum stranded

Imagine balancing three jobs, the demands of parenting and running a household. Then imagine someone steals your car, takes it for a joy ride, trashes it and dumps it.

Published a story 13th Apr 2021 12:27 PM

It seems even the Australian Army is not safe from Highfields’ small-time criminals, after construction materials were stolen from the Borneo Barracks.

Petty vandalism plagues small town as criminals target army base

It seems even the Australian Army is not safe from Highfields’ small-time criminals, after construction materials were stolen from the Borneo Barracks.

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