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Sat 21 Jul 2018

New spin on English too cool for school

premium_icon New spin on English too cool for school

DJ PLAYLISTS and Facebook posts are just two of the “texts” to be studied in high school under a radical new English subject.

Drought forces national park to close gates to campers

Drought forces national park to close gates to campers

WATER supply stops flowing forcing a popular camping spot to temporarily close its gates to overnight visitors.

WATCH: Drought Dragon's magical message for Jumpers and Jazz

WATCH: Drought Dragon's magical message for Jumpers and Jazz

WHEN tiny droplets of rain started to fall on Palmerin St it was a sign this mythical creature was really doing his job.

WHISPERS: House with no glassware to spare

premium_icon WHISPERS: House with no glassware to spare

CITY housemates known for their unhealthy adoration of beer have rediscovered why it's ale that fills the house bar, not hard spirits.

Winter is still giving us the chills

Winter is still giving us the chills

PARTS of southern Queensland should brace for a chilly weekend, with temperatures set to plunge below freezing.

School obesity test a weighty issue

premium_icon School obesity test a weighty issue

EVERY Australian child’s height and weight would be recorded in primary school unless parents chose to “opt out” under a drastic proposal to tackle obesity.

The 9yo who tips the scales at 180kg

premium_icon The 9yo who tips the scales at 180kg

THE secret extremes of the state’s obesity crisis have been exposed, with the sad case of a nine-year-old boy coming to light.

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Man's leg crushed by tractor

Man's leg crushed by tractor

A MAN in his fifties has been airlifted to hospital after his leg was injured in a farming machinery incident on a property near Toowoomba this afternoon.

Fifty years in agriculture takes researcher to top echelons

Fifty years in agriculture takes researcher to top echelons

DECADES of dedication has helped him transform an important industry, but an empathy for farmers was engrained in Greg Platz from childhood.

The $2b system doomed to fail

The $2b system doomed to fail

CRITICS have warned the government’s new health database could have a “chilling effect” after it ignored warning signs from the UK’s failed rollout.

Keen learners put their hands up for Jumpers and Jazz class

Keen learners put their hands up for Jumpers and Jazz class

Quick arm knitting technique is 'knot' hard to learn.

Cult following for underground wine

premium_icon Cult following for underground wine

THE way it is produced may seem as bizarre as the label on the bottle, but this Queensland-made wine has gained a cult following.

Shot down without a blaze of glory

premium_icon Shot down without a blaze of glory

ONE of the LNP’s most colourful senators is exiting politics with a whimper, rather than the bang have might have expected.

From cold stone to fuzz and fun for Jumpers and Jazz in July

From cold stone to fuzz and fun for Jumpers and Jazz in July

TOWN Hall's monumental makeover is all about the detail.

I KID EWE NOT: Lambs reach record high at Warwick saleyards

I KID EWE NOT: Lambs reach record high at Warwick saleyards

AGENTS were left gobsmacked when a pen of lambs sold for a price even the buyer wasn't expecting to pay.

FRIDAY: What's on at Jumpers and Jazz today

FRIDAY: What's on at Jumpers and Jazz today

SEE artwork from local creators, enjoy some live jazz and more today.

‘People will die’ under pharmacy scheme

premium_icon ‘People will die’ under pharmacy scheme

QUEENSLAND’S peak doctors’ body has warned of fatal consequences if the State Government hands doctors’ powers to pharmacists.

Thu 19 Jul 2018

BE OUR GUEST: Businesses urged to step it up for big event

BE OUR GUEST: Businesses urged to step it up for big event

WARWICK may be bursting at the seams, but this is just a taste of what is to come and businesses are being told to get ready now.

SWEET ABODE: Check out the yarntopians' latest masterpiece

SWEET ABODE: Check out the yarntopians' latest masterpiece

COLOURFUL treats invite visitors into this cute little cottage made by clever crafters.

FLOWER POWER: Fighting adversity to participate in festival

FLOWER POWER: Fighting adversity to participate in festival

The team who made this beauty had to overcome more hurdles than most, but being part of Jumpers and Jazz was something they were determined to do.

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