Aussies 'being exploited at bowser'
University of New England professor Abbas Valadkhani says his research ould help the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission prove we are being exploited at the bowser.
Fri May 17, 2013
Truckie survives road train roll
A man has been taken to Townsville Hospital with minor injuries after a road train rollover in outback north Queensland early this morning.
Sat May 11, 2013
Man burnt when bucket 'bomb' explodes
A MAN suffered severe chemical burns to his face when a bucket filled with chlorine products exploded in the state's north this morning.
Thu May 09, 2013
Finch fight 'crazy' says Crisafulli
"LUNACY at its absolute worst" is how Local Government Minister David Crisafulli described suggestions the $200 million Townsville Ring Road project could be stopped because of its impact on the habitat of an endangered bird.
Wed May 08, 2013
Low prices and full meatworks halt cattle sales
Cattle sales in central west Queensland have been cancelled this week due to a backlog of cattle booked into the meatworks and depressed prices.
McVeigh on mission to revive Indonesian live cattle trade
Queensland Agriculture Minister John McVeigh will travel to Indonesia on Sunday to rebuild export levels that dipped after the Federal Government's live cattle trade ban.
Mon May 06, 2013
Premier joins in on PNG trade mission
TOWNSVILLE Enterprise and Charters Towers will be represented on Premier Campbell Newman's next trade mission to Papua New Guinea later this month.
Sun May 05, 2013
Five dead in weekend road horror
FIVE people died on Queensland roads - two in separate crashes within hours of each other - as the state's road toll continues to climb.
Fri May 03, 2013
Festival bosses labour over fall in crowds
TWO of North Queensland's biggest music festivals will reassess their dates next year after fearing a decline in crowd numbers without the long weekend.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Disney shows viewers North's best features
The episode, which will air on May 25, will show host Candice Dixon visiting Townsville, Magnetic Island and Charters Towers with tourism operators Bungalow Bay Koala Village, the Red Baron, Reef HQ and Texas Longhorn Wagon Tours taking part.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Festival busker is off the charts
COUNTRY music singer Katelyn O'Donaghue loves performing on stage, but it's the laid-back spirit of busking that has her hooked.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Report recommends RFS offices stay open
Rural firefighters say a review into the Rural Fire Service has suggested offices in Barcaldine and Charters Towers remain open and fully staffed.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
ABC Rural Report for Western and North West Queensland Tuesday 23rd of April 2013
The Premier has announced 30 000 dollars in state funding for a feasibility study into a new wild dog barrier fence.