Men's Shed to open soon

MEN'S SHED: Rob Miller and Col Driver at the new Gayndah Men's Shed.

The Gayndah Men's Shed is ready to open

Coral reef fin fish off the menu from Friday

NO GO: Coral reef fin fish species including red emperor will be off-limits for five days starting on Friday.

Annual closure to protect species during spawning

Drugs seized in car roll-over accident

STASH: The 536g of cannabis seized in car roll-over near Childers.

Police located a quantity of cannabis inside a cooler bag.

Seven tips to prepare your home now for storm season

NOW is the time to start preparing your home and property for a notoriously harsh Queensland summer.

Storm emergency kit essentials checklist

AN emergency kit can help save precious time in an emergency situation. Keep it in a waterproof container.

Queensland in for five cyclones, flash flooding and rain

FIVE cyclones are likely to smash the east coast this season, two with the potential for winds of up to 224kmh, Higgins Storm Chasing has predicted.

48 hours in Brisbane: the game plan

YOU’VE got 48 hours in Brisbane to discover why the locals love the River City – it’s time to get busy.

The job every chocoholic dreams of...

Chris Thomson and Amy Sargeantson are the masterminds behind the Noosa Chocolate Factory.

THIS pair is living the life every chocoholic dreams of.

Wine and dine your way around Brisbane this summer

Brisbane has the best places to wine and dine.

NINE of the best places to wine and dine.

Four family-fun things to do in Brisbane this summer

Southbank is filled with fun and exciting things to do with the family.

A TOP destination, Brisbane has plenty on offer for family fun-times

How to do Christmas as an adult (kids don't get all the fun)

Don't miss the incredible Christmas displays on in Brisbane.

FANCY a kid-free festive Christmas adventure? Read on...

All eyes on Brissy boy Burns

Joe Burns will be looking to score a place in the Australian squad.

JOE Burns is out to prove himself this season.

Fashion forward at Brisbane’s best boutiques

Shop until you drop in Brisbane.

BRISBANE has blossomed into a fashion destination.

Get your summer bod with Sally: Week 7

NINE exercises that will have you feeling great and looking ready for the beach in no time.

The two questions to ask before starting a new diet

Try this simple quiz to help choose a healthy eating plan

Fat or thin: How gut bacteria affects our eating

A youngster tucks into a burger, a diet of which has been a cause of obesity in children.

Changes in our diet can rapidly change the gut microbiota

Apple Watch Series 2: Freedom to get moving

The Apple Watch Series 2 is waterproof to 50 metres

For those on a fitness kick, the new version with GPS is great

Sunshine Coast cracks the 10,000km mark

The Silhouette of Tweed Heads Local David Tease on the Duranbah Head land after a early morning run up and down the Look out steps to Duranbah beach.

The Sunshine Coast has cracked the 10,000km mark!

Seven signs you're obsessed with your Fitbit

We're giving away a Fitbit Flex with our latest digital offer.

THERE is one warning Fitbit doesn't put on the packet...

How hidden sugars are harming your health

Try these five tips to cut back on the sweet stuff

Bumbling burglar leaves DNA on Ice Break at crime scene

A 42-YEAR-old father of five who left his DNA evidence on a bottle of Ice Break at a burglary crime scene has pleaded guilty in court.

No bail for mum charged over robbery with violence

IN CUSTODY: Sarah Kay Adelle Winchester, 35, appeared in Bundaberg Magistrates Court charged over Monday's robbery.

Police allege woman threatened man and stole jewels, cash

Dogs not treated but owner can keep his dog

UNDERWEIGHT: Fe, a Chinese crested powder puff dog, is now in good health.

De-facto couple charged $1000 each

Court hears of shocking abuse to horses

Hope is now available to be adopted after her ordeal. Another horse 'Ollie' was not so lucky.

But they were spared jail

Watch out for river work if you are on the Burnett

BOATIES using the reaches of the Burnett River near Strathdee's boat ramp may notice a barge undertaking work

Get help at financial info day

Need help with money?

Need financial help? Today is your day

White crosses to honour loved ones

LEST WE FORGET: Morna Harper and Noeline Pooler at the War Widows White Cross Day at Anzac Park.

Emotion high at war widows event

Rowing a timeless hobby for Bundy ladies

PADDLE POWER: Jenny Sauer, Geraldine Bauer, Di Royan and Rhonda Smith remember their days on the water in the 1960s.

Ladies keep on rowing in Bundaberg

Movie feast hits Bundy

LINEUP: TheTurkish film Mustang headlines the Travelling Film Festival in Bundaberg at the Moncrieff Theatre.

In the mood for something different?

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Community garden set for Palmwoods

COMMUNITY garden set to launch in Palmwoods with space for fruit trees, herbs and flowers - right in the middle of town.

Former Split Enz front man Tim Finn finds new niche

Singer Tim Finn has written the music for theatre production Ladies in Black.

Musician finds his way to theatre

Workshops to show you how to bring puppets to life

STRING SECTION: Two puppet-making workshops will be held in the region.

Ever wanted to know how to make puppets?

Barry Gibb is coming to Bluesfest 2017

FANS: Barry Gibb talks to a fan next to a cardboard cutout of his young self.

Aged 70, Gibb has re-launched his solo music career with a new album

Aldi at Bargara on track for December

NEW STORE: Aldi opens its doors in the CBD with its store at Bundaberg Plaza on Maryborough St.

Bargara supermarket shoppers delighted with outcome

Bundy deli crowned Australia's best

TOP SHOP: Foodworks deli manager Lynette Jeffery.

Business takes out award for Australia's best deli.

Beer and BBQ: the new degustation with a difference

THREE AMIGOS: Tom Espinoza, Jack Milbank and Rhys Kummerow are starting up Beer and Barbece events in the Bundaberg region.

"Beer and meat is a difficult marriage to ignore”

Bundy Sugar rewrites the script for safety videos

SAFETY FIRST: Bundaberg Sugar's David Pickering, Kim Norgaard and Richie Moore.

Drones, hi-def cameras, locals star in campaign

WBBROC hits back at CCIQ after giving wrong idea

Gympie Mayor Mick Curran.

Councils are helping local businesses according to Gympie Mayor

Eleven flood mitigation options ready to be released

The Bundaberg Regional Councils Draft Planning Scheme with flood mapping overlay shown in blue.Photo Contributed

Flood report about to be released for feedback

Bundy Burnouts

Carina Speedway Bundy Burnouts event.

Bundy Burnouts at Carina Speedway.


SOFTBALL: Chris Rowe at Frank Coulthard Oval.

Frank Coulthard Oval


CRICKET: Past Highs bowler Dean Krebs at Salter Oval.

Salter Oval

Meals On Wheels

CONGRATULATIONS: John Crossley and Peter Donghi cut the cake at the 50th Anniversary celebrations of Meals on Wheels.

50th Anniversary celebrations of Meals on Wheels.

Memorial Bell

ALWAYS REMEMBERED: Lyn Chivers at the memorial ceremony for Matthew Roberts and David Chivers who were tragically lost at sea on 4 April 2016.

ALWAYS REMEMBERED: The memorial bell for Matthew Roberts and David Chivers who were...

IKEA's beaut Ferry Harbour Home

In a world first, IKEA Australia has taken over an iconic Sydney ferry and transformed it into The IKEA Harbour Home.

In a world first, IKEA Australia has taken over an iconic Sydney ferry and...

Teen awakes from Coma speaking Spanish

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16-year-old Reuben Nsemoh has awoken from a coma speaking Spanish, he was...

SNL Spoofs 3rd Presidential Debate

Actor does his best Donald Trump.

Despite Trump complaining, Alec Baldwin does it again.

Bundy Burnouts

Carina Speedway Bundy Burnouts event.

Bundy Burnouts at Carina Speedway.

Airline wins right to weigh passengers to stop crashes

Strategy will also help airline save fuel

$20-million boost for Rocky's road upgrades

The expected route of the the Rockhampton Road Train Access upgrade.  Photo: Contributed

Federal Government announcement today about road funds

Hinterland horse stud passed in for $8.25 million

UNREAL: This Maleny estate is incredible.

12-bedroom hinterland horse stud still available

Dad's desperate plea to treat daughter with cannabis oil

AMNESTY PLEA: Eight-year-old Suli has regressed to the equivalency of a one-month-old infant.

One dad's fight to treat his terminally ill girl with cannabis oil.

Check out some fashions from the Coast festival

FASHION: Ocean Zen range.

Images from the Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival show what's hot

Dad's Army comic genius Jim Perry dies

Jimmy Perry, the creator of Dad's Army.

Dad's Army series captured all that British people savour

Australian Survivor's magician Matt out of tricks

Australian Survivor contestant Matt Tarrant.

SHOW'S power couple looks unstoppable in race to the finish.

Top floor teams take out The Block's terrace week

Kim and Chris pictured on their winning outdoor terrace in a scene from The Block.

RIVALS Kim and Chris and Julia and Sasha tie in final week of work.

Hit songwriter's Noosa mansion on market

SPECIAL PLACE: The Cintamani estate is going to tender, marketed by Tom Offermann Real Estate.

Is this Queensland's best property?

Kiwi siblings snap up Dotcom mansion for $32.5m

The new toy company owners of the Coatesville mansion want replace any controversy with positivity and fun. Photo / Barfoot and Thompson

The trio paid $32.5 million for the property in June

New $200 million development will create 580 jobs

Cassie And Josh with baby Alfie and daughter Andee. They have bought at new Lennox Head development Epiq.

Majority of new positions will be given to Northern Rivers locals

Cherrabah's mega resort plans axed

PLANS for a massive development at Cherrabah have been scrapped.

What our mayor thinks of the new draft SEQPlan

The plan to use the innovative technology as part of the new Maroochydore CBD was cemented on site today when Mayor Mark Jamieson and Envac Asia Region president Chun Yong Ha formally signed the contract for the $20 million underground waste collection system.

New plan accommodates Sunshine Coast Council's vision for growth.

Dusit Thani finance crisis 'just a small hiccup'

ON TRACK: Springfield Land Chairman, Maha Sinnathamby, Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale, Developer Richard Turner and Springfield Land Deputy Chairman, Bob Sharpless, at the recent resort sod turning ceremony.

Property developer says project remains firmly on track

700 Coast jobs to fill in one day across sectors

Joanna Kaczmarczyk and Barbara Kwiczala ready for the job show.

One day job bonanza with jobs from more than 60 employers

Queensland maintains credit rating despite govt spending

Curtis Pitt

Moody's notes extra spending on frontline services by govt

Why Glencore's mine reopening has some worried

Despite the good news, the CFMEU has some long-term concerns.

The longevity of the 200 jobs on offer has been questioned.

Thousands of new jobs to be created in health industry

Between 1400 to 1800 new health jobs on the Sunshine Coast will be created by the NDIS.

Get qualified to take advantage of job boom

'Husband for sale' for $35

When Trish and Ken Wilson moved from Sydney's Northern Beaches to Mackay for a lifestyle change, Mrs Wilson posted an ad on Facebook to find her husband work.

New to Mackay, woman explains: 'Why I put my husband on the market'

Can't get to Motorclassica? Here's your ticket

The automotive stars have come out to play at the 2016 Motorclassica motor show.

Check out modern and the classics featured at Motorclassica.

Nissan Navara King Cab road test and review

WORKHORSE: Nissan's Navara King Cab pickup proves a decent all-rounder without the Dual Cab price tag.

Solid workhorse and performance for those not needing the dual cab

Why a trip to Gympie may take an hour longer this month

PLAN YOUR TRIP: A pamphlet detailing the roadworks and expected delays.

Take a deep breath if you're heading south

Australia, are you ready to discovery some Soul?

GOT NO SOUL? A driveaway price of $24,990 and new style and kit means Kia is hopeful Australians finally give its boxy and very fun Soul model a bit of love.

Updated Kia Soul here to tempt you

It couldn't be closer: Australia's best seller for 2016

MONTHLY WINNER: Mazda3 was last month's best selling car in Australia, but still trails Toyota's Corolla and Hilux, Ford's Ranger and Hyundai's i30 as 2016's overall sales winner.

Only a hundred sales in it between our best-selling cars