January 2020

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 4:04 PM

Paramedics have transported two people to Gatton hospital.

Two people transported to hospital after multi-vehicle crash

Paramedics have transported two people to Gatton hospital.

Published a story 18th Jan 2020 9:12 AM

THOSE who were under a decent cloud last night have reported upwards of 100mm of rain

RECORD RAIN: 100mm+ recorded across parts of Lockyer Valley

THOSE who were under a decent cloud last night have reported upwards of 100mm of rain

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 4:04 PM

EVERY year, the ripe old debate of when we should host Australia Day comes to the surface.

READER POLL: Should we change the date for Australia Day?

EVERY year, the ripe old debate of when we should host Australia Day comes to the surface.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 10:54 AM

Drought and a lack of water is pushing up vegetable prices, but not all farmers are reaping the benefits.

Why you’re paying more for vegetables at the supermarket

Drought and a lack of water is pushing up vegetable prices, but not all farmers are reaping the benefits.

December 2019

Published a story 21st Dec 2019 11:10 AM

Police have released images from a fatal hit-and-run that killed Gatton mum Julie Thomsen.

Cops release images from fatal highway hit-and-run

Police have released images from a fatal hit-and-run that killed Gatton mum Julie Thomsen.

Voted in a poll 20th Dec 2019 6:19 PM

Published a story 20th Dec 2019 4:22 PM

The next seven months will be crucial for irrigators in securing future water supply for the Lockyer Valley.

Next seven months will be crucial for irrigators, farmers

The next seven months will be crucial for irrigators in securing future water supply for the Lockyer Valley.

Published a story 20th Dec 2019 3:22 PM

Cast your vote to determine the best image of the year.

VOTE: Help us decide who took the best photo of the year

Cast your vote to determine the best image of the year.

Published a story 20th Dec 2019 12:02 PM

From agriculture to naked gardeners, horse racing and personal achievements, there’s been plenty of great images to snap this year.

PHOTOS: Editor’s best images of the year revealed

From agriculture to naked gardeners, horse racing and personal achievements, there’s been plenty of great images to snap this year.

Published a story 20th Dec 2019 8:21 AM

There’s one Christmas wish on everyone’s list this year and it’s not ponies, bikes, jewellery or skateboards.

Keep the presents Santa, there’s something else we want

There’s one Christmas wish on everyone’s list this year and it’s not ponies, bikes, jewellery or skateboards.

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Ali Kuchel is the editor at the Gatton Star, having worked through the ranks as a journalist. Ali’s career has taken her from South Australia to Charleville’s Western Times in outback Queensland, to Gatton, back to South Australia for the Stock Journal and finally returning to Gatton. Her interests include agricultural, rural and equine journalism along with photography.