Toowoomba

Toowoomba airport eyes international flights

Cameron Atfield Toowoomba could be Queensland's next international gateway, if the owners of Australia's only privately built public airport have their way.

Queensland

Skytrans cancels Toowoomba-Sydney route following Qantas announcement

John Wagner says he hopes Skytrans can still play a part un the new Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport

Cameron Atfield The arrival of Qantas into Toowoomba has claimed its first victim, with regional carrier Skytrans cancelling its Sydney services due to the new competition.

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Toowoomba residents slam possibility of single-lane bypass

An artist's impression of the Toowoomba Bypass.

Chris Calcino An admission that part of the $1.7billion Toowoomba bypass may be a single-lane affair has been slammed by the city's residents.

Man dies in crash west of Toowoomba

Kristian Silva A man has died in a crash between a car and a prime mover on the Warrego Highway, west of Toowoomba.

Mother and child abducted at gunpoint in Toowoomba

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros A mother was forced to drive for more than hour at gunpoint after she and her young child were abducted in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane, on Wednesday.

Toowoomba to remember MH17 victims Roger and Jill Guard

Remembering Roger and Jill Guard.

Toowoomba will hold a memorial service on Sunday for Roger and Jill Guard, who perished when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine.

Respected Toowoomba doctors lost in MH17 disaster

Photos of MH17 Queensland victims Roger and Jill 
Guard.  Photo was taken as Roger and Jill 
left for their trip to the UK and Europe six weeks ago.

Kim Stephens and Marissa Calligeros Respected Toowoomba doctors Roger and Jill Guard were homeward bound, desperate to return to see their young granddaughter walk for the first time.

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Smoke alarm batteries a fool's day blessing in Toowoomba fire

New batteries in a fire alarm might have saved a man's life in Toowoomba.

Kristian Silva A decision to replace smoke alarm batteries on April Fool’s Day might have saved a man’s life, after his home west of Toowoomba was destroyed in an inferno on Tuesday night.

Missing Toowoomba girl found safe

Kristian Silva A three-year-old girl reported missing from a Toowoomba home on Monday morning has been found safe and well.

Child dies in Toowoomba house fire

Fatal Toowooomba fire

Marissa Calligeros A neighbour reportedly tried frantically to rescue a toddler who was killed in a house fire in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane.

Teen charged over double stabbing in Toowoomba

Toowoomba crime scene

Kristian Silva A male juvenile is in police custody after the fatal stabbing of two people in a residential Toowoomba street.

Toowoomba bypass worth $25 a trip, say truckies

Toowoomba second range crossing

Tony Moore Second range crossing to save 40 minutes and 16 sets of traffic lights, and be done by 2018.

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School fight video: Toowoomba's Centenary Heights High suspends 39 students

Toowoomba's Centenary Heights high school.

Marissa Calligeros A Queensland high school says it makes no apologies for suspending nearly 40 students who failed to intervene in a fight between two girls.

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Brisbane weather: Chance of afternoon thunderstorms

Storms could bring rain and damaging wind gusts to Brisbane this afternoon.

Kristian Silva Brisbane could be hit by thunderstorms on Tuesday afternoon, with up to 15 millimetres tipped to fall around the city.

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Blackouts as storms soak Toowoomba

Storm

Bridie Jabour More than 60 millimetres of rain was dumped on Toowoomba as storms whipped through the city, causing blackouts in thousands of homes.

Hero brother to be buried in Toowoomba

Jordan Rice.

The first of those killed in Toowoomba's deadly flash flood will be buried today.

Storm in a thunderbox: The great battle for Wandoan's dunny

Last dunny.

Kim Stephens A summer Queensland storm tore down a public toilet block and exposed a little town's big love for its loos.

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Probe to begin at Queensland truck blast site

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

The scene of a massive truck explosion in outback Queensland has finally been made safe, more than two days after the blast injured eight people and badly damaged a highway and bridge.

Driver critical after horror truck explosion

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

Tony Moore The driver of a truck that exploded on Friday night remains in a critical condition after being airlifted to hospital.

Truck explosion injures eight, closes Mitchell Highway

Fire truck explosion in Charleville, QLD. Pics supplied QFES MEDIA, must credit: QPS Media

Cameron Atfield The Mitchell Highway near Wyandra could be closed for some time after a truck exploded on Friday night, injuring eight people.

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