Violent prisoner refused funding

premium_icon Violent prisoner refused funding

'I don't have a leg to stand on here, your honour'

Singles and women lead charge to abandon sugar

premium_icon Singles and women lead charge to abandon sugar

Sugar-laden product sales are dropping.

Local cop wakes truckie in middle of night, tells him to go

Local cop wakes truckie in middle of night, tells him to go

Plot thickens in bizarre ban on overnight truck stays in Goomeri

Burger queen is an arch entrepreneur

premium_icon Burger queen is an arch entrepreneur

How a Hervey Bay girl became a McDonald's queen

After 73 years Barbara Lynch, 90, still works hard

premium_icon After 73 years Barbara Lynch, 90, still works hard

She's been volunteering since she was 19-years-old

Veteran reminisces on the Battle of Coral-Balmoral

premium_icon Veteran reminisces on the Battle of Coral-Balmoral

The memories are still clear in his mind

Baby dies after 10 hours in car

Baby dies after 10 hours in car

One-year-old girl dies after being left in hot car for 10 hours

Mother convicted in toddler’s overdose shares warning

Mother convicted in toddler’s overdose shares warning

She shared her story from prison

35yo who still gets ‘pocket money’

35yo who still gets ‘pocket money’

Millennial whose parents give her ‘pocket money’

NAB outage impacts online banking and EFTPOS Australia wide

NAB outage impacts online banking and EFTPOS Australia wide

The bank is still working on restoring online and mobile banking services

Botanic Garden Open Day blooms to life

premium_icon Botanic Garden Open Day blooms to life

Volunteers will present tips on cultivating orchids

Everard elected Fraser Coast's new deputy mayor

premium_icon Everard elected Fraser Coast's new deputy mayor

Cr Everard was unanimously elected on Wednesday

COUNCIL: Maryborough river boardwalk will be demolished

premium_icon COUNCIL: Maryborough river boardwalk will be demolished

The boardwalk has been closed for the last two year

Fraser Coast art groups share in $24,000 of funding

Fraser Coast art groups share in $24,000 of funding

Thousands have been given to art groups across the region

TIMEZONE: Exciting arcade set to thrill Hervey Bay

premium_icon TIMEZONE: Exciting arcade set to thrill Hervey Bay

Millions have been invested in the store

'Game-changing' hospital upgrade ready to begin

premium_icon 'Game-changing' hospital upgrade ready to begin

Two wards of the hospital will be upgraded

$800M Bruce highway win

$800M Bruce highway win

After a decade of campaigning, Bruce upgrade will be funded

Sport

    GALLERY: Surprise gender reveal at burnout competition

    premium_icon GALLERY: Surprise gender reveal at burnout competition

    A surprise gender reveal at the local burnout competition.

    Teya Rufus takes on best in world

    premium_icon Teya Rufus takes on best in world

    Teya will race in the 104-strong Australian team next month

    National Sport

      ‘I’m going rogue’: Johanna Griggs moments before takedown

      ‘I’m going rogue’: Johanna Griggs moments before takedown

      Johanna Griggs before her fiery on-air closing ceremony takedown

      ‘Nut case’ Hipgrave headed for Napa

      premium_icon ‘Nut case’ Hipgrave headed for Napa

      Titans forward Keegan Hipgrave ready to clash heads with Roosters enforcer Dylan...

      ‘Dog shot’: Johns fumes over ‘coward hit’

      ‘Dog shot’: Johns fumes over ‘coward hit’

      Andrew Johns went all in on Sam Kasiano after his cheap shot

      Aiken set for Jamaican shooting showdown

      premium_icon Aiken set for Jamaican shooting showdown

      Last month they were combining to power Jamaica to a bronze medal

      Community

        Seven boredom busters on the Coast this weekend

        Seven boredom busters on the Coast this weekend

        There's plenty of options across the Coast

        TS Maryborough petty officer leads by example

        TS Maryborough petty officer leads by example

        National navy award for Amy

        'I haven't got any family': Linda's search for long lost dad

        premium_icon 'I haven't got any family': Linda's search for long lost dad

        Linda Watson is determined to find out her father's name.

        What's On

          GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

          GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

          This year there is a packed itinerary of great stuff all weekend

          Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

          Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

          Ponchos and water bottles, plus camping equipment, are big culprits

          Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

          Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

          Take a walk down the aisle in a different era at heritage festival

          Here's 10 strenuous walks to do with the family

          Here's 10 strenuous walks to do with the family

          Challenge yourself to a strenuous walk in a natural setting

          Local Business News

            We must stop the cycle of boom and bust

            premium_icon We must stop the cycle of boom and bust

            We are riding a new wave of projects but we risk crashing by 2020.

            The real losers from $5 pizzas

            The real losers from $5 pizzas

            Like most great wars, the pizza wars started partly by accident.

            Parent company for Chameleon Group in liquidation

            premium_icon Parent company for Chameleon Group in liquidation

            Parent company for Chameleon Group in liquidation

            Lifestyle

              Aussie mates make $1m in four months

              Aussie mates make $1m in four months

              Two mates make $1 million in four months from unlikely venture

              Husband calls wife while cheating

              Husband calls wife while cheating

              ‘My husband accidentally video called me while he was cheating’

              Miracle after teen’s camp accident

              Miracle after teen’s camp accident

              Teenage boy involved in incident at school camp gets all clear

              Stunning 20 acres, 18m pool, tennis court, price reduced

              Stunning 20 acres, 18m pool, tennis court, price reduced

              The price has been reduced to $795,000

              Videos

                Entertainment

                  FORMER deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce and his partner Vikki Campion are set to receive a whopping $150,000 for an exclusive interview with Channel 7.

                  Barnaby Joyce strikes $150,000 interview deal

                  Joyce and Campion to be paid a fortune for an interview

                  Find out why Gordon Ramsay thinks Aussies are a little more f------ boisterous when it comes to cooking and his own great Aussie dream.

                  MasterChef kitchen on high alert as Cyclone Gordon arrives

                  HAS the hot-headed chef Gordon Ramsay mellowed with age?

                  Social media is freaking out after the rapper seemed to confirm her new beau.

                  Internet shook after Nicki Minaj bombshell

                  Nicki Minaj ‘confirms’ who she is dating.

                  SHE’S heir to a billion dollar fortune and an accomplished equestrian but authorities claim Claire Bronfman has much darker side.

                  Mysterious billionaire heiress and a sex cult

                  Mysterious billionaire heiress has taken over sex cult.

                  Real Estate

                    IT COST more than a Las Vegas casino or Taiwanese skyscraper but this new Aussie hospital is such a disaster it may have to be rebuilt.

                    Australia’s most expensive building, puts ‘lives at risk’

                    Billion dollar bungles at the Royal Adelaide Hospital

                    THREE-bedroom brick home in tightly-held Coast street set to attract bidders at June 2 auction.

                    First time offered to the market

                    Lakeside property has been home to family for 32 years

                    What a housewarming present for this couple!

                    Real estate agency's $25k gift to homeowners

                    What a housewarming present for this couple!

                    Jobs

                      MOST of what students are learning is irrelevant by the end of their degree. The jobs are changing — and they’re getting weirder.

                      Are these the bizarre jobs of the future?

                      “The jobs are definitely going to be changing, but a lot of it’s going to be...

                      FIFO workers are bogged down with relationship problems, battling high levels of stress and are concerned by the stigma of mental health, a new study says.

                      premium_icon FIFO: Is the pay really worth all the stress?

                      More than 1 in 4 workers rate their stress high or very high

                      WORKERS may soon be needed for jobs that don’t yet exist, such as creating organs with 3D printers, runing virtual reality work spaces, or designing personalities for robots.

                      Predictions for the jobs of the future

                      Jobs Aussies can expect to emerge in the future

                      Motoring

                        More than 90 per cent of road crashes are caused by human error. It’s no coincidence that safety technology today focuses on crash avoidance.

                        All the jargon explained: The must-have car safety tech

                        Here's the latest safety gear that can save your life.

                        Lewis Hamilton is at the centre of some mind games being played between Red Bull’s boss and his Mercedes counterpart.

                        Hamilton contract talks stall with “grotesque sums of money”

                        "He’s a four-time world champion and I doubt he’s cheap."

                        In the Ute Ashes, the Poms have smashed the Aussies for six. Honda’s UK engineers have built a Civic Type R Pickup.

                        How awesome! Ute with Honda Type R firepower under the skin

                        Type R ute will hit 100km/h in under six seconds and go 265km/h.