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Thu 10 Oct 2019

Illegal fundraising divides community of Maryvale

premium_icon Illegal fundraising divides community of Maryvale

RESIDENT claims social isolation after speaking up on firey support.

Sat 28 Sep 2019

8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

premium_icon 8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

THE Chronicle Garden Competition gardens attract tens of thousands of people. Here are 8 maps to help you navigate your way through the gardens this year.

Wed 25 Sep 2019

How baby possum managed to survive savage bushfire

premium_icon How baby possum managed to survive savage bushfire

EVERYONE knows of Possum Magic, but for one little possum known as Whiskers, it wasn't magic that saved it from a burning inferno, rather it was luck.

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Bucket of poison near home kills family pet, children warned

premium_icon Bucket of poison near home kills family pet, children warned

'Our dog has passed away and kids could have easily walked over to the bucket thinking it was sand and died'

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Sensational Samsung Galaxy tablet offer

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Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

premium_icon Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

IF you are visiting The Chronicle Garden Competition gardens over the next 10 days, we've made it easy for you to navigate your way around the region.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Rugby League Ipswich: Watch every final from the weekend

Rugby League Ipswich: Watch every final from the weekend

Still got a case of finals fever? Relive Ipswich junior and senior sports streaming action

Sun 15 Sep 2019

INSIDE STORY: Meet the real Machine Gun Preacher

premium_icon INSIDE STORY: Meet the real Machine Gun Preacher

The legend of the Machine Gun Preacher was born the day Sam Childers stood over the dead body of a child and vowed to protect him from the likes of Joseph Kony.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

The moment exhausted, emotional firie took a breath

premium_icon The moment exhausted, emotional firie took a breath

"I know you think this photo makes you look vulnerable, but in that moment we both felt this.” This is the emotional, dramatic story behind this viral photo

Generosity fires up for victims

Generosity fires up for victims

From donated goods, GoFundMe accounts, to the offer of a free shampoo and blow dry - Stanthorpe is getting behind those affected by the fires.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

'Support lifts the spirits': Minister Hinchliffe

'Support lifts the spirits': Minister Hinchliffe

Queensland's Local Government Minister has toured fire affected areas of the Granite Belt.

Businessman opens wallet to aid drought ravaged town

premium_icon Businessman opens wallet to aid drought ravaged town

A LOCAL businessman plans to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars of his own money to bring water to struggling communities in the Southern Downs.

Catastrophic fire conditions could be norm for Granite Belt

premium_icon Catastrophic fire conditions could be norm for Granite Belt

The worst could be yet to come for Stanthorpe and the Granite Belt, with an intense bushfire season predicted for the town.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

Fire toll still being counted, Acting Premier cans visit

premium_icon Fire toll still being counted, Acting Premier cans visit

Acting Premier has cancelled her visit to Stanthorpe.

'Only thing left was a garden fork' Couple's home destroyed

premium_icon 'Only thing left was a garden fork' Couple's home destroyed

That was the site that welcomed Coral Krahe when she returned to her Stanthorpe home on Saturday after an intense bushfire ripped through the property on Friday

'Morale remains good': Station officer

'Morale remains good': Station officer

Morale remains positive among fire fighters, now into their fourth day of action on the ground.

Sun 8 Sep 2019

'A miracle': Family home lucky to still be standing

premium_icon 'A miracle': Family home lucky to still be standing

The Patti family say it's a miracle that they still have a home after fire engulfed their property and surrounds on Friday night.

COMMUNITY MEETING: 'Worst over but don't get complacent'

COMMUNITY MEETING: 'Worst over but don't get complacent'

QFES assistant commissioner Megan Stiffler said the fire was under control within identified containment lines.

Sat 7 Sep 2019

'Like a World War II movie': Resident relives horror fire

premium_icon 'Like a World War II movie': Resident relives horror fire

One Mackenzie St resident has relived the moment they thought their house was going to go up in flames.

AFTERMATH: What it looks like on the ground in Stanthorpe

AFTERMATH: What it looks like on the ground in Stanthorpe

The aftermath of Friday night's blaze has become evident in the light of day as more stories of loss and lucky escapes are heard.

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