Revealed: QLD schools with most student absences

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SEE THE BEST AND WORST SCHOOLS FOR ATTENDANCE

UPDATE: Bruce Hwy reopened after car incinerated in rollover

premium_icon UPDATE: Bruce Hwy reopened after car incinerated in rollover

Two patients were being assessed on scene by paramedics this morning

Why the council is cutting down palm trees on Seafront Oval

premium_icon Why the council is cutting down palm trees on Seafront Oval

Several Cocos palms were removed earlier this week

Pialba man's death becomes a homicide investigation

premium_icon Pialba man's death becomes a homicide investigation

An autopsy report is currently being compiled.

TIMBER TURNING POINT: Sod turned for new M'boro plant

premium_icon TIMBER TURNING POINT: Sod turned for new M'boro plant

Construction of the $20M development is expected to start soon

Queensland bowel cancer hotspots revealed

premium_icon Queensland bowel cancer hotspots revealed

Regional areas across the country have higher rates

Minister seeks answers over care home closure plan

premium_icon Minister seeks answers over care home closure plan

Brisbane Halwyn Centre closure to displace those in most need

The killer 'biological winter' Aussie cops aren’t ready for

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We're facing suburban chemical and biological warfare

Meet the Year 7 maths whiz killing it in Year 12

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Pint sized math whiz aptly named Ruben Ripper

Life passion leads to fostering child's curious personality

premium_icon Life passion leads to fostering child's curious personality

Council's work through the Pyjama Foundation is shining through

EXCLUSIVE: Council to tender for new admin centre in Pialba

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: Council to tender for new admin centre in Pialba

The first steps to establish Hervey Bay's new CBD are taking shape

Cultural centre, M'boro pool helped create council's debt

premium_icon Cultural centre, M'boro pool helped create council's debt

Cr Seymour said work would soon start on next year’s budget.

Major M'boro Hospital upgrades near halfway mark

premium_icon Major M'boro Hospital upgrades near halfway mark

The major refurbishment of the hospital started in June

From Mary to the Bay: New grant to assess rail trail

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The local retiree has been a campaigner for more than a decade

Report urges retiring of council's M'boro admin building

premium_icon Report urges retiring of council's M'boro admin building

Council has not announced if it will be demolished or refurbished

BOOST: Downer secures $336 million contract

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In a huge boost, 75 NGR trains will be upgraded in Maryborough.

Sport

    KINGFISHER REGATTA: Ready for a sail to remember

    premium_icon KINGFISHER REGATTA: Ready for a sail to remember

    The Kingfisher Regatta will be held from January 25-27

    FISHING: Reel in a golden catch with solid advice

    premium_icon FISHING: Reel in a golden catch with solid advice

    Local fishing guide lets readers in on his fishing hot spots.

    WHAT SUITS YOU? Choose your sport with expo guidance

    premium_icon WHAT SUITS YOU? Choose your sport with expo guidance

    Local sporting groups will be showing off what they have to offer.

    GALLERY: Jonic wins back to back national titles

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    Young-gun local Swindells advances in fantastic feat

    National Sport

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      Hot autumn plans for rising sprinter

      Speedy Ljungberg on fast-track to the top after sizzling summer

      Mickelson falls one shy of a magic 59

      Mickelson falls one shy of a magic 59

      Mickelson cards 10 birdies and an eagle for a 60 at Desert Classic

      FIFA corruption reporter gunned down

      FIFA corruption reporter gunned down

      FIFA corruption journalist Ahmed Husein shot dead in Ghana capital

      Beale escapes disciplinary action over white powder videos

      Beale escapes disciplinary action over white powder videos

      Kurtley Beale won't face disciplinary action over white power videos

      Community

        REVIVED: Pier Precinct has a unique, boutique feel

        premium_icon REVIVED: Pier Precinct has a unique, boutique feel

        Urangan pier precinct going ahead in leaps and bounds.

        GIG GUIDE: Live music on the Coast

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        Your guide to live music this weekend.

        TALKING TURTLES: "Marine life is suffering"

        TALKING TURTLES: "Marine life is suffering"

        Exhibit is about creating awareness.

        FRASER PROUD: Local shoppers embrace transformative campaign

        premium_icon FRASER PROUD: Local shoppers embrace transformative campaign

        Since the campaign started up to 215 local businesses have signed on

        Lighting way for the future of M'boro

        premium_icon Lighting way for the future of M'boro

        Watkins Electrical invests in town

        Hervey Bay's music man wouldn't do business anywhere else

        Hervey Bay's music man wouldn't do business anywhere else

        DAVE Salata attributes 30 years in business to being on the Coast.

        FRASER PROUD: Creatures of the deep drive local tourism

        FRASER PROUD: Creatures of the deep drive local tourism

        PACIFIC Whale Foundation are at the helm of scientific research.

        What's On

          Exciting acts added to Bluesfest lineup

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          Bluesfest 2019 has added four new artist to its line up.

          NASA lands in Brisbane for museum's largest ever exhibition

          NASA lands in Brisbane for museum's largest ever exhibition

          More than 250 items will be on display.

          Where to go to party in the Fraser Coast this New Year's Eve

          Where to go to party in the Fraser Coast this New Year's Eve

          Your guide to New Year's Eve 2019 in the Fraser Coast

          Self-belief helped Vanessa Porter take her leap of faith

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          Self-belief helped Vanessa Porter take her artistic leap of faith

          Local Business News

            LATEST FIGURES: Coast visitors staying longer, spending more

            premium_icon LATEST FIGURES: Coast visitors staying longer, spending more

            Overnight visitors spent a record according to the latest figures

            Butchulla unite against fracking the Wide Bay

            premium_icon Butchulla unite against fracking the Wide Bay

            Push for a permanent ban on fracking in the Wide Bay has ramped up

            RECORD-BREAKING SEASON: Businesses, tourist numbers booming

            premium_icon RECORD-BREAKING SEASON: Businesses, tourist numbers booming

            It comes amidst a busy festive season for the Fraser Coast

            Thousands of litres of ice cream sold over summer holidays

            premium_icon Thousands of litres of ice cream sold over summer holidays

            DALLAS Harch has lost track of just how many scoops have been going

            Lifestyle

              This Aussie mum is 41 but looks 21

              This Aussie mum is 41 but looks 21

              Here's her best tips on how to reverse the ageing process

              What we missed in Gillette controversy

              What we missed in Gillette controversy

              There’s more to the story that’s gone unnoticed

              Musk slammed on Sydney tunnel quote

              Musk slammed on Sydney tunnel quote

              Musk claims to cure traffic woes.

              Coast model ditches fake filters to get real about anxiety

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              Behind social media glamour, nobody knew Brooke Styles had anxiety

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                  Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner has opened up about the worst parts of filming, revealing the gross thing producers made her do for the show.

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                  This reimagining of the King Arthur legend is the holy grail: a decent kids’ movie.

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                  This reimagining of the King Arthur legend is a decent kids’ movie.

                  Jenny Baker couldn’t believe her luck when her name was called out for Today’s cash call this week — but her joy was very short-lived.

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                  The final three contestants to potentially represent Australia have been revealed — Tania Doko, Ella Hooper and Alfie Arcuri.

                  Final Eurovision contestants named

                  Final three contestants hoping to represent Australia are revealed.

                  Real Estate

                    CHAMPION hurdler and Coast golden girl Sally Pearson has listed her home on the market with a million-dollar price tag.

                    Sally Pearson’s Coast home hits the market

                    Acreage estate has two residences and a pool

                    After more than half a year on the market, a Dundowran Beach home became the highest reported sale on the Fraser Coast for the last week

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                    The January sale of the 2,018sq m property beat the last sale price

                    The first resident of the former Commonwealth Athletes Village has taken advantage of having the $550 million complex all to herself. But it won’t be for long.

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                    Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Athletes village: First look inside $550m complex

                    Jobs

                      A USC graduate has proven you don't need to move to the city for a job as a new report recognises the university as one of the best for employer satisfaction.

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                      USC graduate proves you don't need to move to the city for a job

                      Expressions of interest for the $29.5million foreshore redevelopment closed in November.

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                      Expressions of interest closed in November.

                      Motoring

                        A slowing new car market is good news for buyers with huge savings available across many brands and popular models.

                        New car discounts go next level

                        Car dealers are discounting like crazy as market slows

                        The Kia Cerato GT is challenging in the "warm hatch” market, while the Picanto GT is aimed at the inner city for those with a need for speed.

                        FIRST DRIVE: Kia brandishes two new sporting heroes

                        Kia has just launched the Cerato GT and Picanto GT.

                        Feisty new coupe is just the latest tyre-frying model from the South Korean maker’s growing N performance brand.

                        Hyundai reveals hardcore racer to showcase coupe performance

                        Hyundai's N performance sub-brand keeps evolving.