Meet your new doctor

NEW DOCTOR: Dr Afifah Abdul Rahim will start seeing patients this week at the Currajong Clinic in Gin Gin.

From KL to Gin Gin, she loves Aussie country life

Former deputy mayor dies

GREAT MAN: John Faircloth OAM died last week.

Faircloth loved the community

Traffic gridlock causes extensive Bruce Hwy delays

Heavy congestion on the Bruce Hwy near Beerburrum.

Delays of up to 90 minutes being reported by frustrated motorists






Foodies' scavenger hunt: are you up for it?

IF YOU want to give your tastebuds the flavour sensations of a lifetime, here is the ultimate foodie’s scavenger hunt through Brisbane.

5 minutes with Israel Folau on footy, life and love

Israel Folau and Silver Fern netballer Maria Tutaia announced their engagement last last year.

WE CAUGHT up with football star and Brisbane ex-pat Israel Folau.

10 reasons to head to South Bank this summer

Head to the only inner-city beach in Australia!

South Bank has a ridiculous amount of fun things to do.

Five mammoth events you need in your life

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BRISBANE isn’t known for doing things by halves…

How to make your child's every dream come true...

Take a dip at South Bank in the inner-city beach.

‘I DON’T want to do fun things, Mum and Dad’… said no child ever!

How to do Eat Street the right way

Know where to start and where to end to avoid a huge food coma before you get to experience all the goodies!

EVERY Friday and Saturday night, Hamilton comes alive.

You can do WHAT in Brisbane?!

Talk about arriving in style! Take your pub crawl to the next level with a helicopter!

BET you didn't know you could do these things in Brisbane...

Goodbye leggings, hello inner ballerina

Embrace 'mindful' exercise to be on trend in 2017

How is your relationship with food?

The CSIRO has come up with an online tool that assesses Aussies' personalities and classifies them into one of five diet types.

Find out how your personality influences your meal choices

'Age is no barrier': 3 Gladstone women shed up to 100kg

Bobbie Miller, Catherine Hayter and Louisa Doig have have had their lives changed being apart of the Gladstone Weight Watchers group.

"I just wanted to look good in my clothes” 75-year-old loses 17kg

Luxury fabric makes comeback

Nothing looks lusher than velvet trimmed curtains spilling on to the floor.

Add a classic touch to your home

Expert tells how to be lean in a fat world

Get Lean, Stay Lean by Dr Joanna McMillan

Dr Joanna McMillan's new book on losing weight

Sustainable clothing a 2017 trend

Items from Yevu Clothing's November 2016 release.

Fashion production in spotlight

Shape up to your personal style

Dress for your shape in 2017.

Clever tips for your body type

Striking death case adjourned until next month

THE case against a man accused of the striking death of a 65-year-old Gin Gin man has been briefly mentioned in the Bundaberg Magistrates Court.

Jail or fine? It's a tough decision

Suspended sentence or a fine?

Man sentenced over third drug driving offence in two years

'I could have killed my girl', drink driver tells court

POTENTIALLY DEADLY: Elise May Pechler was three times over the limit when she crashed on Murdochs Rd.

Mum crashed while three times over limit

Woman accused of supplying meth to face trial

DRUG OFFENCES: Police allegedly found a significant quantity of methamphetamine, a small amount of marijuana, cash, scales, a mobile phone and 20 clip-seal bags in Amy Teresa Dale's possession on August 28.

34-year-old charged after big drug bust

Bail off the table until man in rehab

Bundaberg Courthouse.

Man appears in court via videolink

No-show on dumping claims

CHARGED: Alleged waste was dumped off Lady Musgrave Island.

Company accused of dumping rubbish on reef

Bundy dad to be behind bars for Christmas

Man's matter adjourned until February

OPINION: It's time to stand up for the older people in our community

WE NEED more beds available for our aged, not less.

How to tell if that jellyfish is deadly or not

While not all jellyfish are deadly, some of them like the bluebottle can still pack a punch.

What to look for and what to do if you're stung

Bushfire threat continues months longer than expected

Unseasonally hot and dry weather has firefighters on alert

Nurse says Blue Care 'don't care about staff' at Millbank

LOW MORALE: A Millbank Village nurse says Blue Care's decision to downsize the facility had come as a shock and had upset staff and residents.

Staff and residents at Millbank upset

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Workshops to help senior drivers

THERE are plenty of challenges we all face as we age, but two Seniors Road Shows next week will help the region's seniors negotiate the road a little easier.

Gig Guide Thursday, January 19-Sunday, January 22

Gig Guide.

Chill out with some tunes at your favourite hangout.

Master artists showing pastels at Gin Gin

PASTEL POWER: A piece by Tricia Taylor from the Pastel Society of Australia.

Contemporary Master Artists of Australia has opened at Gin Gin

Puppetry of the Penis secrets revealed ahead of show

The famed Puppetry of the Penis is coming to the Sunshine Coast for shows in Noosa and Caloundra.

WARNING: This interview contains adult themes and traces of nuts

There's something very different about this new takeaway shop

WELCOME: The Tasty Club's Viola Rezk outside the new business on Lester St.

Want to experience Egypt without leaving Bundy?

Scammers strike more often than hackers: IT specialist

SCAM ALERT: Australia Post published this fake email on its website on January, 11, 2017, warning people its a scam and not to click or past the link into your internet browser. 'Delete the email immediately'.

"Everything locks up; then a ransom note comes up."

'Shell-shocked' nurses offered redundancies: union

UP IN THE AIR: Millbank Village staff have until Wednesday to respond to Blue Care.

Aged care staff already handing in resignations

Fight the power! Farmer takes energy into his own hands

ENERGY BOOST: Cane farmer Dean Cayley said "the cost of power was killing me" before he switched to lateral irrigation.

POWER prices are pushing many cane growers to the edge.

One-of-a-kind Bundy mangoes set to hit shelves

SILKY SWEET: Derek Foley with the mango variety he developed by accident.

"I sent some to David Harris and he loved them.”

Pub Rock Choir

SOMETHING AWESOME: Cynthia Hoogstraten and Cr Judy Petersat the Pub Rock Choir at The Globe Hotel.

Pub Rock Choir at The Globe Hotel.

Softball

GOOD CATCH: Tearnee Morrice catches a ball off her own pitching.

Softball action from Saturday 21 January 2017.

Social Photos from the weekend.

KEEPING COOL: Kiana and Rakan Yaman at Norville Park Pool.

Photos from the weekend.

Cricket

CRICKET ACTION: Past Highs batsman David Bonser faces a ball at Salter Oval.

Salter Oval.

Model Railway Club

RIBBON CUTTING: Club president Patrick Burke, Mayor Jack Dempsey, Member for Bundaberg Leanne Donaldson and Alf Eckart at the official opening of the Bundaberg Model Railway Club Inc. club room extension.

The official opening of the Bundaberg Model Railway Club Inc. club room...

Pub Rock Choir at The Globe Hotel.

SOMETHING AWESOME: There was a good turnout of singers for the Pub Rock Choir at The Globe Hotel.

Pub Rock Choir at The Globe Hotel.

Moneys Creek Closure

SWIMMING LAGOON CLOSED: Darryl Hampson is concerned about the Moneys Creek water quality. He says crabs and fish are dying and that the water is not safe for bathing on the seaward side of the road.

Darryl Hampson is concerned about the Moneys Creek water quality. He says crabs and...

Melbourne pedestrian deaths not terrorism: police

The car being driven on Bourke St, Melbourne, before the incident. Picture: Tony Gough

Acting Commander Stuart Bateson briefs police on the drama in Melbourne after three...

Join a great tradition and call in sick

Join a great tradition and call in sick the day after Australia Day.

How will you spend the day after Australia Day?

The Father and the Thief a matching pair

James Squire range has something for everyone

Tourists take up the challenge in Fiji

The new playground behind the new kindergarten and, top right, the new meeting bure and, right, Conua District schoolkids at the opening of the kindy.

Schoolkids benefit from generous acts of tourists

Eastern brown snake found in bathtub

Lockyer Valley-based snake catcher Andrew Smedley coaxes a snake out of a bathtub.

Andrew Smedley coaxes brown snake out of bathtub

Hate to scare you but a spider plague is nigh

A funnel web spider found in Tom Storey's pool at Wollongbar.

It’s the stuff of nightmares

Could your family live in this space?

Lara Nobel and partner Andrew's tiny home in inner-city Brisbane.

People are starting to see the bigger picture with tiny homes

What's on the small screen this week

Grant Denyer will host Channel 10's Australia Day concert from the Sydney Opera House.

STAR-studded Australia Day celebrations and fascinating docos.

Jennifer Aniston wants to return to TV

Jennifer Aniston is desperate to make a return to TV

Madonna hopes for election unity

Madonna hopes Donald Trump's election will "bring people together"

Bundaberg market set for "steady growth” in 2017

CoreLogic property statistics reveal the region's median house price dropped 9.6% to $249,000 and the median unit price fell 10.2% to $260,500 in the September quarter.

Region's median house price drops 9.6% to $249,000 in three months

By the water's edge

Secure your seachange

HOT PROPERTY: Money to spend on land, buildings

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Sale, leasing of industrial real estate picks up in Mackay

Bundy hotel on the market for a cool $8.5m

FOR SALE: The Burnett Riverside Motel has gone on the market, with a price guide of more than $8 million.

Premier hotel up for sale for more than $8m

Collapsed Coast company could owe up to $5 million

Staff, ATO, landlords among those out of pocket.

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CASHED UP: The best paying jobs to chase in 2017

The IT sector is showing some big increases in wages.

They're the jobs you need to make a motza

HIRING: 100 jobs created as Kmart prepares to open

The chain promised to train all new staff

MY SAY: Job losses before Christmas a disaster

HAPPY DAYS: SmartCity Graduating class celebrate.

MY SAY: How did they not see effects of system change coming?

Employment makes strongest monthly gain in a year

Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

Employment rebounded 39.1k in November

Need a NEW employee?

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Holden's trio of limited edition LS3 V8-powered Commodores

COLLECTABLES: just 1200 SS-V Redline-based Motorsports, 360 Calais V-based Directors and 240 SS-V Redline ute based Magnums will be built, all individually numbered with unique option codes

Commodore Motorsport, Director and Magnum collectables

Kia serves up $17,490 drive-away Rio at Australian Open

2017 Kia Rio S.

The new Kia Rio has been launched with better tech and dynamics.

Subaru showrooms in your local shopping centre

BEATS SHOE SHOPPING: Popped in for new shoes and bought a new car instead? Subaru is trialling pop-up car showrooms at large shopping centres.

Pop-up stores the latest way to buy new cars

Has the 2018 Ford Mustang been hit with the ugly stick?

ford has revealed the 2018 Mustang.

Design opinion is divided on the 2018 Ford Mustang.

Hot Hatch Toyota Yaris pictures revealed

YARIS HOT HATCH: Our love of performance offerings will hopefully convince Toyota Australia we'd love a Yaris hot hatch

Hot hatch confirmed, but will it reach Australia?

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