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He crashed into a tree while overtaking a car.

Queensland’s shocking jobs figures

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Finding in court case into the death of sugar mill worker.

TERRIFIED: Elderly woman cornered by roaming pigs

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Sports Precinct funding 'a matter for council', says MP

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World Cups, sport comps will be 'fair game' for Precinct

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A councillor claims the site will give Hervey Bay a competitive edge

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Bideford St complex revamp split into two stages

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Hervey Bay is home to the best home in Queensland

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A Hervey Bay home won the top gong and two additional awards.

Hope fades over future of Colton coal mine

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Companies that own the project are in voluntary administration

New manufacturing era dawns in M'boro

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    Millward chases two straight Hervey Bay 100 titles

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    Millward won last year's Hundy with a six-minute gap.

    Seagulls support The Waves' 14-round plan

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    Family fishing comp folds after 26 years

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    Secret world of Australia's elite combat medics

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      Foster pulls out of FFA board race

      Foster pulls out of FFA board race

      SBS pundit Craig Foster withdraws candidacy for FFA board

      Former Adelaide airport worker shares Australian Open lead

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      Former Adelaide airport worker shares Australian Open lead

      AFL makes Hall of Fame path easier for women

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        FRASER PROUD: Creatures of the deep drive local tourism

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        FRASER PROUD: Solar in the heart of the Bay

        FRASER PROUD: Solar in the heart of the Bay

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          Who's just been announced on the Bluesfest lineup for 2019?

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            The new laws to protect drivers

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            SNEAK PEEK: Rustic Mango Lodge set to wow visitors

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              An anonymous text hours before her wedding changed everything.

              Domino’s unveils new pizza crust

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                    House on floodplain sold for $1.1m

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                      AS FARMS struggle to fill vital jobs, changes to the rules around working visas are expected to bring thousands more backpackers to Australia, for longer.

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