AS THIS is the last printed edition of Chinchilla News, it’s tempting to want to say goodbye to ou...
Thursday - 18th June, 2020
TODDLER’S REMAINS IDENTIFIED
THE family of Kaydence Dawita Mills finally have confirmation that toddler Kaydence Dawita Mills has...
Thursday - 11th June, 2020
CRASH VICTIM IS NOW STABLE
A WOMAN fighting for life in hospital has pulled through after a horrific Western Downs crash that c...
Thursday - 4th June, 2020
$760K INJURY PAYOUT
A TRUCK driver has been awarded $760,000 in compensation for a disabling back condition the Brisbane...
Thursday - 28th May, 2020
THREE DEAD IN HORROR CRASH
THREE men have died and two people were injured after they were involved in horror car crash.&nb...
Thursday - 21st May, 2020
OUR UNSUNG HEROES
THE Chinchilla News is shining a light on Western Downs volunteers who are the lifeblood of our comm...
Thursday - 14th May, 2020
SOLAR FARM TO ECLIPSE ALL OTHERS
THE largest solar farm in the country has been approved for construction to begin in July near Chinc...
Thursday - 7th May, 2020
A MAJOR CRIME NETWORK CRUSHED
THREE people from Chinchilla are among 55 people charged with more than 186 offences as part of the ...
Thursday - 30th April, 2020
$50M VIRUS BOOST
A MAMMOTH program approved by Western Downs Regional Council will create up to 1000 jobs, generate s...
Thursday - 23rd April, 2020
MILLIONS of Queenslanders have been ordered to stay at home. But as Anzac Day looms, RSL Qu...
Thursday - 16th April, 2020
SUPPORTING THE LOCALS
A NEW campaign launched by the Chinchilla Community, Commerce and Industry Inc is calling for the We...
Thursday - 9th April, 2020
OUTBREAK AT HOME
CHINCHILLA recorded its first coronavirus case last Thursday and residents have since been living wi...
Thursday - 2nd April, 2020
FIRST CASE CONFIRMED
SOME may say it was only a matter time, but the coronavirus has officially reached the Western Downs...
Thursday - 26th March, 2020
5 THINGS TO DO AROUND THE REGION
WDRC E-Library Western Downs Libraries has you all set for the Great Indoors. They...
Thursday - 19th March, 2020
– Public urged to be calm, keep hygiene up – Supermarkets open earlier for the elderly – Projects fast-tracked to stimulate economy – Full list of event, sport cancellations – How the gas industry is responding to COVID-19
EVENTS cancelled, sporting competitions suspended and a community close to lockdown – this is the ...
Thursday - 12th March, 2020
5 THINGS TO DO AROUND THE REGION
Tara Polocrosse Multi Horse Carnival Kick off the 2020 polocrosse competition with some gre...
Thursday - 5th March, 2020
YOU CAN NOW REST IN PEACE KAYDENCE
THE extended relatives of killed Chinchilla toddler Kaydence Dawita Mills have breathed a sigh of re...
Thursday - 27th February, 2020
TAKING BACK OUR TOWN
AS community frustration boils over about the ongoing crime barrage in Chinchilla, Callide MP Colin ...
Thursday - 20th February, 2020
ADDING FUEL TO THE FIRE
CONTAMINATED fuel has caused havoc to the cars of up to seven customers who filled their tanks at En...
Thursday - 13th February, 2020
DELUGE SAVES US FROM THE BRINK
AFTER announcing less a month ago that the Chinchilla has only a year’s worth of water, Mother Nat...
Thursday - 6th February, 2020
WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE WEST?
PROVIDING the best primary healthcare is almost an impossible task for Joanne Nicole, as the Chinchi...
Thursday - 30th January, 2020
HORROR FIRST DAY DROP-OFF
• Cocktail Hour from 5pm • Bookies • Live Band • Food & Bar • Kids Rides ...
Thursday - 23rd January, 2020
FROM MILES TO TAMWORTH
KATELANN Grealy started her music career performing in her family’s lounge room. Now she’s retur...
Thursday - 16th January, 2020
WEIR HITS NEW LOWS
THE Chinchilla weir is at risk of running dry within 12 months if current water consumption levels a...
Thursday - 9th January, 2020
‘MANAGING THE WORST BUSHFIRES IN OUR HISTORY’
MARANOA MP SPEAKS: ‘MANAGING THE WORST BUSHFIRES IN OUR HISTORY’...
Thursday - 19th December, 2019
HEAR THEM ROAR:
Chinchilla Lions Club members (from left) Larry Caldwell, Tony Minnis, Ken Brown, Doreen Marsden and...
Thursday - 12th December, 2019
WESTERN DOWNS POUND PETS
IN AN attempt to reduce the number of unclaimed animals impounded in the region, has joined forces w...
Thursday - 5th December, 2019
BACKYARD BECOMES CRIME SCENE
A CHINCHILLA backyard has been turned into a crime scene as part of an ongoing child protection matt...
Thursday - 28th November, 2019
AT LAST… RECOGNITION
THE traditional custodians of more than 330 hectares of land and waters in southwest Queensland have...
Thursday - 21st November, 2019
MORE FOR YOU EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK
WE HAVE been telling the stories of Chinchilla and surrounding areas for 112 years, bringing local n...
Thursday - 14th November, 2019
LAST LOCAL WWII VETERAN REMEMBERED
LAST LOCAL WWII VETERAN REMEMBERED...
Thursday - 7th November, 2019
WIND FARM WOE
THIRD generation Dulacca farmer and father of five Dan Johnson has been carrying a weight on his sho...
Thursday - 31st October, 2019
BACK IN THE DAY
MOVIE NIGHT: The Imperial Picture Theatre was opened in Heeney Street, Chinchilla in 1914. It was a ...
Thursday - 24th October, 2019
BACK IN THE DAY
RACE DAY: This image was taken back in 1850 of Auburn Station, which was situated approximately 100k...