BREAKING: Men arrested over Mundubbera murder

Gary Ryan died on Tuesday after being stabbed multiple times. Police have launched a homicide investigation.

Two men have been arrested over the murder of Gary Ryan

Could Baffle Creek become part of Bundaberg?

CHANGE: Tony Bridges wants to see Baffle Creek join the Bundaberg region.

Baffle residents feel 'tribal' connection with Bundaberg

Reality TV show "turned our special day into a joke"

UNHAPPY: Maryborough couple Emma and Steven Dilliway who star on Australia's Cheapest Wedding and are not happy with the outcome.

Reality television helped turn this wedding into an internet joke







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Thug bashes two men because he wanted to go back to jail

OVERWHELMED by a $40,000 SPER debt and worried he couldn't pay his rent, a Bargara man committed robbery and assault - hoping he'd end up back in jail.

No jail for league player who punched man

ASSAULT: The impact of the punch broke the victim's left front tooth and caused a puncture wound to his lip.

Nine-month community correction order for CBD assault

Jail drug smuggler caught with five bags of pot

BACK IN COURT: Brooke Marie Glasson was found in possession of marijuana two months after pleading guilty to supplying a dangerous drug at the Maryborough Correctional Centre.

Second chance to stay out of jail

Man sentenced over vile act

Bundaberg court housePhoto: Zach Hogg / NewsMail

Man jailed for spitting on police officer

Probation for man who hit, kicked ex's new man

COURT: The magistrate accepted that Gardner had acted out of a misguided belief that his ex-partner had been harmed.

Jumping to the wrong conclusion ends in court

Lawyer argues information from stabbing should be disclosed

INCIDENT: Glenn Wayne Power was stabbed while in custody at the Maryborough Correctional Centre, allegedly by a fellow inmate - the brother of the man Power allegedly robbed.

Maryborough prison stabbing records to be disclosed

Accused to stand trial over CBD assault

CRIME SCENE: Jeromy John Braithwaite will stand trial, accused of assaulting a 53-year-old in his Woongarra St unit. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail

Matter handed up to the district court

Queensland Ballet stretches out for Bundaberg's Parkinson's group

DRAWING out their toes, stretching long and opening their chests to breathe was all part of the morning with the Queensland Ballet and the Bundaberg Parkinson's

Caravan Club turns 25

BIRTHDAY BASH: Members of the Bundaberg Caravan Club celebrate their 20th birthday.

Caravan Club reaches a milestone

Cyclists pedal for cause

Damian, Shelley and Les Hancock at the recent RideWest charity cycling event. The Friendlies chairman will be starting a charity cycling event in Bundaberg in aid of The Friendlies Foundation.

Cyclist aiming to make a difference

Keep your hearing in check

LISTEN UP: Community Hearing Advisor for Bundaberg Kathleen Dimes with long-standing Australian Hearing Bundaberg client Margaret Bullpitt.

How well can you hear?

Bravely making children smile

GIVING BACK: Vienna and Zaria Bewick played their part in delivering two Bravery Baskets to the Bundaberg Base Hospital.

Family is grateful for support

'Inconvenience': Telstra rushes to fix angry NBN customer's service

SLOW GOING: After seven days of mucking around Pat Martin was finally free to surf the web but after a day it was off again.

LOCAL struggles to connect to internet after signing up to NBN.

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Die-hard fan's 34 magic Gympie Muster years

FROM it's humble beginnings in 1982, the Gympie Music Muster has grown into one of the biggest festivals in the country.

John Williamson winding up for another Gympie Muster

John Williamson is bringing some new songs and artists to this year's Muster.

John Williamson is back and ready to put on his best show ever

Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017

CONFIRMED: US singer Patti Smith performing in Switzerland last year.

Find out who else in the first line up announcement

Five new things to see and do at this year's Muster

There's already plenty of fun to be had at the XXXX bar.

Here are five new things to see and do at this year's Gympie Muster

Farm tour takes foodies to where it all began

DOWN ON THE FARM: Jackson, Braxton, Lawson, Marion Kidd and Narelle Lewis at the Nourish Paddock to Plate event at Werribee cattle farm.

Second event in what Judy Plath hopes will be a successful series

Women On Wheels: workshop teaches nuts and bolts of car know-how

HANDS ON: Bundaberg Motor Group is holding a free mechanical workshop for women of all ages.

"It's not about strength, it's about technique.”

Giant solar farm coming to Bundaberg region

HARNESSING THE SUN: An artist's impression of 30Ha a solar farm at Valdora on the Sunshine Coast. The Isis River solar farm will be nearly 6 times the size.

"It's bringing jobs and renewable energy”

Virtual reality: see the world through a farmer's eyes

NEW REALITY: Narelle Galloway tests out VR technology that Tim Gentle wants to take rural. Photo: Rural Weekly / Eliza Goetze

Tech guru plants the seed in Bundaberg

Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV unveiled

Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV is one of the most eagerly awaited cameras.

Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV unveiled

Dragonboat racing action captured by drone

Dragon boat racing at 1770. Warrick Wintle from Dragonfly UAV captured the action with his drone.

Warrick Wintle from Dragonfly UAV captured the dragon boat action with his drone.

Hospitality Training: In the kitchen at Echos Restaurant.

HOSPITALITY TRAINING: In the kitchen at Echos Restaurant.

Hospitality Training: In the kitchen at Echos Restaurant.

GOLF: Bargara Legends Pro-Am.

LEGENDS GOLF: Neil Wall competing in the Bargara Legends Pro-Am.

Bargara Legends Pro-Am.

Rio in pictures: 17 incredible moments from the Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 05: Fireworks explode over Maracana stadium with the Mangueira 'favela' community in the foreground during opening ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games commenced tonight at the iconic stadium. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

These 17 images from Getty capture the true spirit of the Olympics, the joy, the...

House fire at Kepnock

A FIERCE blaze has completely destroyed a home in the Bundaberg suburb of Kepnock

A FIERCE blaze has completely destroyed a home in the Bundaberg suburb of...

Hospital Buggy

ONE YEAR: Bundaberg Health Services Foundations Maria Burnet and volunteer buggy drivers Phil Burgess and Rob McCulloch in the patient transport buggy at Bundaberg Hospital.

ONE YEAR: Bundaberg Health Services Foundation’s Maria Burnet and volunteer buggy...

Federal Police support Wear It Purple Day

Federal Police show support for WearItPurple day.

Australian Federal Police release video in support of diversity amongst young...

Hilary Clinton links Trump to KKK

Clinton campaign releases ad that says Trump is the candidate of choice for...

10 undemanding indoor plants to have in your house or office

A cactus is the perfect go-to plant for people with the blackest thumbs.

Give yourself a green boost with easy-to-care-for indoor plants

Lamborghini reveals its $3 million Centenario Roadster

Carbon fibre Centenario Roadster features a V12 good for 566kW and a 0-100kmh time of 2.9 seconds.

Twenty roadsters being produced, and they're all already sold

Me and My Ride: Rob's timber boat works a treat

PRIDE AND JOY: Rob White with his treasured timber boat, something he had always wanted to own.

Mackay waterski enthusiast loves his wooden boat

Video shows how little kids notice at dinner table

A hidden camera captures how much kids notice around them at the dinner table.

Funny video shows how little kids notice when they are on devices

Asbestos warning: Do the training before doing the reno

Master Builders training and licensing manager Adam Profke said asbestos was an industry-wide problem.

Master Builders has introduced extra asbestos training courses

Matt Sinclair cooks up a storm

MasterChef Australia contestant Matt Sinclair cooks for a shot at an immunity pin. Supplied by Channel 10.

Masterchef finalist Matt Sinclair was back in town last week

Kooza takes circus-goers back to Cirque Du Soleil's roots

The high wire act as featured in Cirque Du Soleil's Kooza.

NEW show puts the skills of the performers front and centre.

Branson "amazed" he's still alive after cycling crash

Branson saw "his life flash before my eyes" during a bike crash

John Krasinski has better sex now he's in good shape

John Krasinski says there's at least one good reason to get jacked

REVEALED: Pat Rafter's $18m Coast house on the market

Check out the photos of the Coast's most expensive property for sale

The "correction we had to have" in Gladstone's rentals

UPWARD MARCH: The rental vacancy rate in Gladstone has improved for the first time in more than a year, providing a confidence boost in the market.

Vacancy rates improve with signs that things are getting betterF

ISLAND FOR SALE: Cheap Fraser Coast island drops price again

Suna Island in the Great Sandy Strait will be auctioned by Ray White Hervey Bay on Saturday morning.

This is the cheapest island you will find for sale in Australia

How a family home can fit on a 250sq m block

This is what you can build on 250m2.

Here's the floor plan of a home built on 250sq m

$100m plan for Curtis Island 'world class' luxury resort

$100 million resort: Top views at Turtle Street at Curtis Island.

"At the moment we think it meets all the town planning approvals.”

Noosa mayor on "red alert" over planning court decision

Mayor Tony Wellington hands down his first budget.

Mayor upset at lack of say about look and feel of Noosa

Father willing to do anything to work

DESPERATE: Maryborough concreter Andrew Roberts is searching for a job ... any job. He is pictured here with April, Isabella and partner Jaime-Lee Henningsen.

Andrew Roberts is just one example of the Fraser Coast's crisis

Promise of 250 jobs from Mackay region project

Bakers Creek - Corner of Cook Lane and Main Street.

Developer has promised 250 construction jobs, $316M in activity

OUR SAY: Good signs for growth in region

It's all coming up Bundaberg!

Virtual reality used to engage unemployed young people

National Job Link uses virtual reality about working in the real world to engage young people unemployed or disassociated from school.

"If you can build their confidence, they can do anything,”

EXCLUSIVE: Charleville set to get abattoir in 2017

John Burey plans to convert his kangaroo meatwork facility to slaughter cattle.

Charleville's Kangaroo works are set to reopen in 2017.

The fact your boss should know about you but doesn't...

A study has established something interesting about Aussie workers

Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe road test and review

BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Prestige Mercedes C300 Coupe has blinding good looks and performance to match.

Stunning coupe pulls the heart strings

Driver heads to Red CentreNATS for horsepower party

Red CentreNATS will showcase the best streets machines, elite cars, hot rods and classics at the event in September in Alice Springs.

Tickets for the second annual festival of wheels are now on sale.

Here's how $10,000 gets you 23 cars and a boat

A decent crowd turned out for the Ipswich City Council public auction of abandoned vehicles.

Two bidders clean up as old bombs set for export market

Mazda6 Touring road test and review

RUNOUT SPECIALS: With a new model fast approaching, the outgoing Mazda6 should be available at a very appealing price.

Stellar mid-size class of 2016

Mini Cooper S Convertible road test and review

APPEALING DROP: Mini Cooper S Convertible cheaper and more economical, and still delights with its fun nature and excellent handling

New Mini Convertible cheaper and more economical

DASHCAM: Scooter rider learns painful lesson in wet

'BMW and scooter both made a stupid lane change without warning'