Queensland council offer staff domestic violence leave

North Burnett is the first Council in Queensland to do this.

OPINION: Why does Schoolies get so much publicity?

SCHOOLIES: Does the media give it too much attention? Tell us below.

I don't care what happens at the Gold Coast, we don't need to know


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Fight or flight? When to protect your home or flee a fire

TRYING to protect your home from a bushfire could be a fatal mistake if your escape routes have been cut.

Extreme weather cycles? Get used to it, say scientists

“SUPER El Niños” like the extreme weather event of 1997-98 will double in frequency as climate change continues, Australian researchers say.

How to keep your staff safe in a weather emergency

WILL your staff be ready if you need to evacuate your business?

Which food to eat while watching your fave movies

There is an art to getting the most out of your movie-watching experience. and it starts in the food department.

Ever considered whether your food is enhancing your movie experience

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Apple Tree Creek Dance 2015

NIGHT OUT: Lyn Stehbens and Lorraine Honor at the Apple Tree Creek Hall Dance . Photo: Jodie Dixon / Isis Town & Country

A selection of photos taken at the Apple Tree Creek Hall Dance on Saturday, 14...

Bundaberg Gliding Club history

A group on a gliding instructor course at the Kingaroy Gliding Club. Photo: contributed

Photos from the history of the Bundaberg Gliding Club.

Fans line up for footy tickets

LONG LINE: Footy fans gather at the Bundaberg Visitor Information Centre. Photo Crystal Jones / NewsMail

Broncos and Cowboys fans line up at the Bundaberg Visitor Information Centre.

Photo Essay - 14th Photo

Brenda Gesling James Blundell at Lighthouse Festival Burnett Heads Photo: contributed

Our readers submitted photos.

On board among the predators

CLEAN HOOK-UP: One of the plentiful mackerel safely landed to keep for a feed. Many other hard-fighting fish were released to fight another day in the shark-infested waters.

Offshore trip offering feast of hot action

Drive your old 4WD every day: 10 ways to improve it

If you're chasing serious adventure, nothing compares to old tin.

Slow, uncomfortable and unreliable, but old 4WDs sure are fun.

Lake Monduran barra firing up

BEAUTY: Tim Mulhall with the flathead he caught in the Burnett River during the Across the Waves Fishing Classic last weekend.

Rivers in good health

Bush cooking: How to make Roothy's Rhino Rissoles

They're not really made from rhinos

Red Centre: Roothy and the boys head to a desert oasis

The mighty Finke River: Locals talk of how in flood it rages wide and deep until it carries water all the way to Lake Eyre.

Mad dogs, Englishmen and LowRangers go out in the midday sun.

Great Southern Land: Add these to your 4WD adventure list

SPECTACULAR: The Rubicon Falls

Mountains and valleys you've never seen before.

Team Fiona

IF YOU see a flock of 30 bright pink flamingos perched on one leg outside a Bundaberg business don't be alarmed. The birds are part of Team Fiona's plight to raise money for multiple sclerosis sufferer Fiona Ward's medical treatment in Mexico. Today the birds will be outside Guzman Y Gomez between 7.30 and 8am. The Mexican restaurant will have to pay a ransom fee to release the birds and have them move on to the next participating business. For more information on how you can help Fiona fight MS go to www.facebook.?com/Team-Fiona Photo Contributed

Bec Schneider spokeswoman for Team Fiona.

Burnett River Death - 24 Nov 2015

RIVER DEATH: Emergency services attend the scene where a 38-year-old woman died after she was struck by a jet ski on the Burnett River yesterday. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Emergency services attend the scene where a 38-year-old woman died after she was...

Teen talks about ordeal

A teenager had to be airlifted after injuring his shoulder on Fraser Island.

Kindness: Let it “make your day”

Kindness: Let it “make your day”

Kindness: Let it “make your day”

OPINION: How small can suburban blocks get?

These townhouses are for sale at the Glen Eden Mews Estate, Glen Eden, Gladstone.

My Comment with QT Deputy Editor Andrew Korner

Real Estate: Top Five Things You Need to Know Now

Top five things you need to know in real estate now.

That ain't a zucchini... This is a zucchini!

Jill Lampard grew this humongous zucchini.

Mrs Jill Lampard grew a zucchini 410mm long and 390mm wide

Student plucks guitar from 3D printer in Toowoomba

Year 10 Concordia Lutheran College student Caleb Loughlin has made his own electric guitar with the help of a 3D printer.

Electric guitar built using hot plastic is pitch perfect

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron road test and review

ON A CHARGE: Audi A3 Sportback e-tron has a quoted economy figure of 1.6-litres/100km, but you gotta pay to be green: at $62,490 it costs more than the rather less eco-friendly S3.

1.6-litres/100km quoted from Audi's plug-in hybrid hatch