Warwick steak crowned the world's best

FOR the second time in two years, an Australian steak has been crowned the very best in the world, and it was grown right here.

Backpacker tax scrapped as changes bite on farmers

Rob Bauer of Bauer's Organic Farm. The farm has launched a paddock-to-plate online shop. Photo: LucyRC Photography

Region's farmers still unhappy with decision

Warwick emergency crews rush to trapped child

THERE was a brief moment of panic for a parent this afternoon.

Brazen thieves target small business

Senior Sergeant Craig Berry said the break in was a timely reminder for home and business owners to check their security measures.

POLICE are hunting for thieves who broke into the local store.

Spring brings the rise of the tick

TICKED OFF: Owners of tick infested properties have an obligation to take actions to prevent cattle tick spreading.

WHEN spring arrives, so do the ticks.

Board veteran retires after 26 years of stopping rabbits

PASSION TO PROTECT: Rod Towner has retired from the Rabbit Board after 26 years of dedicated service.

Darling Downs Moreton Rabbit Board farewells board member

Warwick family celebrates 130 years of history

PIONEERS: Peter Maher and sister Rita Collins recently celebrated 130 years of the Maher family in the Warwick area.

The Maher family have celebrated 130 years in the Warwick area.

Council runs program for women's fitness

Southern Downs Regional Council has a new program to encourage women in the region to get active.

SOUTHERN Downs Regional Council is running a major initiative.

Meteor and earthquake strike Queensland in one night

Some assumed it was “a flare” or a “power surge”

Zooma Signs takes on old hand as new owner

SIGN OF THE TIMES: Carey Burt, the new owner of Zooma Signs outside the new premises in McEvoy St.

WELL-KNOWN Warwick signwriting business Zooma Signs has had a change

Brisbane, Gold Coast airports hit by Border Force strikes

Extensive rolling stoppages to start today

5 places hiring in Warwick right now

GET HUNTING: Nab your dream job today.

Nab your dream job today.

Rural properties expected to soar as investors seek income

Rural properties are should become highly sought after

INLAND RAIL: The three studies compared

From left, Inland Rail Implementation Group chairman and former Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson, Australian Rail Track Corporation CEO John Fullerton, and GM Peter Winder. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times

THE first major inland rail study was completed in 2006.

INLAND: Route against route, town against town

The federal government has awarded the first contracts on the inland rail project as Toowoomba looks to become a logistics hub.  Photo Contributed

Mayor Tracy Dobie says we need the Inland Rail.

Inland Rail: 'We've been frozen out' says Dobie

FUMING: Mayor Tracy Dobie with Lawrence Springborg want more answers from the ARTC.

Lawrence Springborg and Tracy Dobie have lashed out.

Oil prices up as Saudis move

Oil staged a minor rally on hopes of a Saudi-led accord

Strawberry farm to shut for good after today

Ballantyne's Strawberry Farm, co-owner Margaret Ballantyne

Strawberry farm set to close

Ian Macfarlane gets $500,000 boost to income

Ian Macfarlane will reportedly pocked $500,000 a year for his job as chief executive officer of the Queensland Resources Council.

Appointment comes after a rocky period for the former minister

$40million hotel, shops development project for Mackay

Mt Pleasant hotel and retirement accommodation, proposed at 194-202 Malcomson St.

$40m development to take Mackay to 'the next level'

Death to the 9 to 5 work day

The 9-to-5 schedule doesn't conform to most people's lives or workflows.

She gets to work whenever she wants and leaves whenever she wants

Vodafone customers left without services after outage

The outage was due to a 'router issue'

LETTER: Protect nurses and save lives

I write in response to Shadow Health Minister John-Paul Langbroek’s comments on Queensland’s new nurse to patient ratios.

LETTER: Why we need to support our local newspapers

Gympie Hospital patient Arthur Bishop appreciates the free Gympie Times newspaper while he is in hospital.  Its an extra service on top of the great care provided by the staff.  Reading the local paper keeps me connected to my community.   The newspaper content also provides talking points with other patients and visiting family and friends.   Photo Tanya Easterby / The Gympie Times

You'll be sorry if they're ever gone one day

LETTER: 'Residents shouldn't have to feel unsafe'

Hells Angels' member Terry McCormick and Rebels' member Mick Kosenko view the Palaszczuk government-commissioned anti-bikie laws' review recommendations as a backflip. Emma McBryde

Queenslanders shouldn't have to feel unsafe because this government

OPINION: When I have children they will be smacked

Do you smack your children in public?

OPINION: Kid burnout makes no sense

Riley Dobson does a burnout at the property of his family in Thagoona.Photo: Contributed

SHOULD Alex Dobson have let his son do a burnout?

OPINION: Could you go two weeks without Facebook?

So much social media out there. At what age should our kids be allowed to get involved?

Chronicle journalist shares tips to find balance in digital world.

EXPERT: Last night's 'asteroid' could be first in a group

The impact, speed makes this expert say it was a near earth asteroid

Mackay AFL player celebrates premiership he can't remember

Mackay City Hawks' Nick Morton with his wife Victoria and their daughter Isabelle after this year's grand final.

Mackay City Hawks player can't remember his premiership win

Man cleared over killing of Sunshine Coast’s Wayne Dover

Wayne Dover

Mr Dover was 45 years old when he died.

Abbott rules out run for top job

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister for Defence Marise Payne at the announcement of a major infrastructure announcement at Harrington Park in South Western Sydney, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

The one-time PM has ruled out a challenge despite Labor's leading

Innocent husband copped plenty

Thomas Meagher, husband of murdered ABC employee Jill Meagher, gives a statement to waiting media outside the court in Melbourne on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. Adrian Ernest Bayley, 41, of Coburg, appeared in the Melbourne Magistrates Court charged with the rape and murder of the 29-year-old, whose body was found in a shallow grave. (AAP Image/Joe Castro) NO ARCHIVING

The treatment of Meagher's hysband sat badly witb one inestigator

Toddler remains in 'stable condition' after taipan bite

A Coastal Taipan ready to strike, as seen in this segment from the Discovery channel.

TODDLER in 'critical condition' after venomous snake bite.

Outrage over photos of baby with drugs

Disturbing photos posted to Bundaberg Facebook page

Get ready to say goodbye to another Aussie icon

Say goodbye to the iconic Sunnyboy iceblock.

Nostalgic ice blocks will be sold no more

Accused dealer heard 'discussing how to cut meth'

Accused drug dealer discussed '"cutting" methamphetamine.

Why my sister's murder will forever haunt me

Vicky Burn with a portrait of her big sister Michelle Lawrence. Ms Lawrence was murdered by her partner Timothy Foley in 2012.

How domestic violence killed a mum and broke her family's heart.

Why Chris Hemsworth was spotted wearing nail polish

RED CARPET: Do you think Chris Hemsworth is the typical unpolished but well-natured Aussie bloke?

He's now officially the best bloke in Australia

Man cleared over Coast nightclub death

Wayne Dover died shortly after three men allegedly bashed him on November 30, 2013, outside the Factory nightclub in Maroochydore.

'Drunk, aggressive' Wayne Dover 'punched' alleged killer.

Ethanol fuel 'safe' for most cars

A man pumps petrol at a service station in Melbourne, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. (AAP Image/Julian Smith) NO ARCHIVING

The RACQ is urging motorists to choose the ethanol fuels

Did Hillary just win the debate with a shoulder-shimmy?

Hillary Clinton smiles as she talks to supporters in the moments after the first Presidential Debate. Source AAP.

Clinton's shoulder shimmy may have trumped the Donald

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash in debate

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump listens to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the presidential debate

The first US presidential debate was as bizarre as expected

10.5m long snake found on construction site

Workers have found a giant snake measuring 10.5 metres long

How this Baza bird survived being hit by a car

RECOVERING: WIRES rescued a Pacific Baza hit by a car.

The Pacific Baza suffered a head injury and heavy concussion

Nine males, one female; divers watch turtles get frisky

Mating season ends this month.

One female, nine males, this is all part of nature for turtles

Harambe is not a patronus, sadly

Harambe is not a Patronus, JK Rowling has been forced to clarify

Need help deciding? See our top 10 old-fashioned baby names

Our top 10 old-fashioned baby names.

Are you having trouble choosing a baby name?

Baby born on the side of road en route to hospital

Emergency Services, Ambulance, QAS,  Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

A CQ newborn couldn't wait for mum to arrive at hospital

Testament's new album is a concept album

ROME, ITALY- JULY 27, 2016: Testament photographed at The Roman Collisseium in Rome, Italy on July 27,2016. Gene Ambo

Testament to release new album

'Baby' recreates famous Nirvana cover shot 25 years later

The baby from Nevermind album has recreated the iconic cover shot.

PREVIEW: Luke Cage origin story is a strong addition to MCU

Mike Colter in a scene from the TV series Marvel's Luke Cage.

MIKE Colter stars as latest Marvel superhero to get his own series.

Kate goes down fighting in heated Survivor elimination

Australian Survivor contestant Kate Campbell.

YOGA teacher's 'good guys' alliance fails to get off the ground.

Emily Blunt's (almost) singing career

Emily Blunt nearly became the British Britney Spears.

Angelina is blocking calls from Brad Pritt

Angelina Jolie has reportedly blocked Brad Pitt's number.