Former Rural Fire Service commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has been awarded the state’s highest honour, saying the...

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10th Nov. 2020 5:11 AM

Figures show accommodation industry already tanking as lockdowns came into affect

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08th Aug. 2020 12:08 AM

Thousands of residents have made claims for government assistance since devastating fires tore through the region in...

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18th April 2020 11:04 AM

A surge in accommodation bookings ahead of the Easter break is forcing bushfire victims out of holiday homes, the State...

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13th March 2020 3:03 PM

Three months since the Liberation Trail bushfire obliterated his Nana Glen home and workshops, local artist Ian Watson is...

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21st Feb. 2020 1:02 PM

Waking on New Year's Eve to pitch black darkness, a Sunshine Coast couple say they may have perished if not for a gut...

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03rd Jan. 2020 12:01 PM

WHEN the Clarence Valley faced devastating bushfire last year, firefighters from south NSW came to our aid and now our...

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02nd Jan. 2020 3:01 PM

Northern Rivers resident Tex Perkins dedicated the song The Honeymoon is Over to the PM during the ABC TV New Year’s Eve...

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01st Jan. 2020 1:01 PM

The Chats have taken aim at Scott Morrison with an expletive-laden song accusing the Prime Minister of not helping the...

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26th Dec. 2019 10:12 AM

THE Darling Downs’ rural fire chiefs have welcomed a surge in interest from the public to join their local brigades.

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26th Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

KOALAS rescued from the severe bushfires in the northern Toowoomba region might have to stay in captivity for months...

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25th Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

The State and Federal Governments have combined to deliver a much-needed tourism boost for the Coast after a spring full of...

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20th Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

Council is calling for a moratorium on logging until the fire threat eases.

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20th Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

Weather conditions have once again eased in Queensland, with a number of bushfires scaled down overnight.

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08th Dec. 2019 9:12 AM

Counselling is being offered to residents in the wake of devastating bushfires in the region.

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04th Dec. 2019 4:12 PM

Seeing the devastation the fires have caused for koalas has inspired a South Burnett resident to host a fundraising event.

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29th Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

What you need to know about the Northern Rivers bushfires

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29th Nov. 2019 1:11 PM

The meeting will address a number of issues firefighters believe hindered their effectiveness to manage threats posed...

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24th Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

Rural Fire Brigade says bushfire started by an arsonist, Police say they’re investigating.

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23rd Nov. 2019 12:11 AM

IT’S nearly the end of November and there’s been more action in Queensland than the entire James Bond movie collection.

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22nd Nov. 2019 3:11 PM

MOTHER Nature backed down long enough to give exhausted firefighters a slight reprieve with control lines holding at the...

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22nd Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

With Sydney getting a taste of choking smoke we’ve made another interesting comparison.

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21st Nov. 2019 5:11 PM

“Authorities need to act instead of hoping it will go away, and that includes all local councils.”

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21st Nov. 2019 4:11 AM

Internal documents have revealed some of the factors behind a night of mayhem which struck a residential estate.

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16th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM

A PREPARE to leave warning remains active for Kinkuna Waters Estate residents.

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16th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

Bunnings Gladstone will join stores across the country in raising funds for drought and bushfire affected towns.

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15th Nov. 2019 3:11 PM

FROM 1300km away in the state’s far north, future Pechey resident Jayne Riley was able to watch firefighters save her home...

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14th Nov. 2019 10:11 AM

YET another bushfire has sparked in the Elgin Vale State Forest to the north of Linville this morning, as fire crews try...

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13th Nov. 2019 12:11 PM

Here is the full list of road closures as a result of the Queensland and New South Wales bushfire emergency.

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13th Nov. 2019 12:11 PM

Russell Crowe says his property was “hit” by the bushfires, as it’s claimed fire trucks drove past a house to save the...

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13th Nov. 2019 11:11 AM

One colossal fire covering 150,000 hectares is still threatening populated areas today after a night of shifting conditions...

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13th Nov. 2019 10:11 AM

Families are returning to their homes to find nothing but ash and rubble after uncontrollable bushfires “zigzagged” through...

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12th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

As Australia prepares for catastrophic and unprecedented conditions, the fire chiefs have a blunt warning for people in...

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12th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

The recent bushfires have given rise to difficult questions, but they are ones we have to ask, writes Ann Wason Moore.

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12th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

People living in areas being threatened by bushfires should listen to local radio, install the Fires Near Me app and check...

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12th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

A student stole the show on Monday night’s Q&A with a simple question for the PM — while another guest’s bizarre PR...

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12th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

RED Cross is urging people affected by the Queensland bushfires to register to let their families and friends know they are...

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09th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM

Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire with a 20m flame front which broke out in Doonan this afternoon.

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07th Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

LEYDENS HILL RD RD FIRES OCT 19 Struck Oil Mt Morgan residents prepare to leave still smouldering 3 days later

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11th Oct. 2019 11:10 AM

Keighley Mitchell joined his Rural Fire Service brigade in fighting bush fires up Corey’s Lane on Monday while his wife...

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10th Oct. 2019 8:10 PM

'You need to keep up-to-date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes.'

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18th Sept. 2019 6:09 PM

FIREFIGHTERS have given a couple visiting the fire-ravaged Granite Belt area who lit a small fire as stern talking to...

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14th Sept. 2019 3:09 PM