PEOPLE from all walks of life attended the IWC and NewsMail’s ice information session, which showed there was a need to raise awareness throughout Bundaberg.

The ice epidemic laid bare

PEOPLE from all walks of life attended the IWC and NewsMail’s ice information session, which showed there was a need to raise awareness throughout Bundaberg.



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Pat Cash: Australia's tennis rock star

Our friends at Bundaberg Rum want to hear your memories of our sporting legends. What's your favourite Pat Cash story?

Phar Lap: A true Aussie legend. Even if he was a Kiwi

Phar Lap was a huge red nut, hence the nicknames Red Terror or Big Red, who started off as bit of a bush scrubber before coming good, winning three of our biggest races - the Melbourne Cup, the Cox Plate (twice) and the AJC Derby.

Aussies idolise horses in sport as much as we do humans.

King Wally: Just say you love him or start packing

Wally Lewis is a true legend of sport. One of only eight Immortals of the great game of rugby league. He was arguably the greatest five-eighth of all time.

The king ruled rugby league when men were really men.

Anna Meares: Even a broken neck couldn't stop her

If we watched more track cycling outside the Olympic schedule, we would be speaking about Anna as one of our greatest ever athletes. No question.

The most courageous effort by any athlete in our Olympic history

Being a sports volunteer was well worth the effort

We have been present for the huge smiles on kids’ faces

Loyal Leroy plays vital role in Jets success

Ipswich Jets passionate fan Leroy Murray

Leroy Murray is a fan every club needs

4m swells to hit Gladstone, bureau says

TWO tropical lows brewing in the Coral Sea in Queensland’s north will produce four-metre waves and 25 knot winds in the Gladstone region: bureau

North Queensland hit by 1 in 100 year rainfall

NORTH Queensland has recorded 1 in 100 year rainfall events overnight with some locations experiencing 180mm of rain within two hours.

Cyclone unlikely, BoM says

THE BUREAU of Meteorology has reassured Bundy residents that a low off the Queensland coast is unlikely to morph into a cyclone - at least until the weekend.


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IN DEEP: Interest soaring in dive lessons

For the first time in years, learn-to-dive courses have increased

BEACH REPORT: windy weekend across local beaches

SURFS UP: A stand-up paddle boarder catches a wave at Nielson yesterday.

Sunday is the day to swim with winds expected to ease back

4WD club celebrates Australia Day in the bush

NOT A TRAFFIC JAM: Part of the convoy on Bundaberg Four Wheel Drive Club’s trip to Mount Perry.

4WD club headed out to Mount Perry to celebrate our country

Beer & BS: Roothy tells how to keep an old truck running

John Rooth's old faithful Milo: It’s not that hard to keep an old truck flush in new parts

John Rooth lifts the lid on diesel power and Chooka’s latest hairdo.

12V tips: Five easy 4WD upgrades you can do at home

It’s a pretty safe bet there’s been more than a few divorces due to warm steaks, burnt fuses and wives tripping over tent pegs sticking out of the ground in the dark.

A few 12V upgrades can make 4WDing a whole lot more comfortable.

Camp cooking: Whip up a feast from whatever you've got

Roothy ready to get cooking on the campfire

Sometimes I just make things up to suit whatever’s in the truck.

Discounted rental homes can’t get tenants

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

ANGLICARE rents out properties with a rent reduction of 25%

Multi-million-dollar city mansion up for sale

PREMIUM PROPERTY: One of Toowoomba’s most stunning houses, 36 Tourist Rd, has gone on the market.

Luxurious East Toowoomba property offers spectacular views

Selling Houses is team back to save more Aussie homeowners

Charlie Albone, Andrew Winter and Shaynna Blaze star in the TV series Selling Houses Australia.

ANDREW Winter and Shaynna Blaze reflect on nine seasons.

Kyla, 15, takes off on her first solo circuit

FLYING HIGH: Kyla Burgess, 15, celebrates her first solo flight with her family Christine, Nathan and Lincoln Burgess. John McCutcheon

Kyla can’t drive herself to school but she can fly a plane solo

Romance far away but not forgotten

MISS YOU: Jo Beth Taylor and her partner Matt Bennell will be apart this Valentine’s Day.

Spare a thought for lovers who are spending today apart

Recipe: Berry jelly delight is one for the young chefs

Cooloola Berries owner Jason Lewis with a sample if sun ripened strawberries.

Easy dessert for kids with jelly and berries