Public holiday shuffle: Labour Day back to May

Parliament passes amendments to the Holidays Act

Accused takes stand in indecent treatment trial

Former principal gives evidence in trial

Readers share their remedies

Readers share their remedies


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Avoca State School P & C Cent Sale

Avoca SS P & C Cent Sale: Sat, 25 Oct ,1.00pm- CQ Leagues Club. Entry - $5.00 & incl. afternoon tea.  Bookings: Call Naomi 0401 947 757.

Avoca SS P & C Cent Sale: Sat, 24 Oct ,1.00pm- CQ Leagues Club. Entry - $5.00 &...

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Gala Concert - Oct 2015

GALA CONCERT: School children perform for a gala concert at the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre on Monday, 12 October 2015 as part of the Bundaberg Crush Festival. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

A selection of photos taken at the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre on Monday, 12...


STATE CHAMPS: Helena Mears, Nicole Cornish, Jordan Burridge and Sophie Orpin (front), Freddy James, Jack Cornish and Oliver Smith (centre), Jacob Williams, Makenzie Burridge, Aiden Frick, Emily Brown and Seren Burrows. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Gymfinity participants in the state champs.

Rockabilly Festival

ROCKERS: Slap Beat Band members John Bryens, Brenton Frost, Margaret Attard and Rick Clark at the Rockabilly Festival held at the Blue water Club Burnett Heads. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Rockabilly Festival held at the Blue water Club Burnett Heads.


SOFTBALL ACTION: Eels/United player Tearnee Morrice playing against Waves Tsunamis. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Eels/United v Waves Tsunamis.

Campsite gourmet for kids: Billie poached eggs


Billie poached eggs & crunchy bacon - who said we were roughing it?

Estuary fishing is the way to go for fishers

Alix Giles with a whiting caught in the Elliott River.

Thankfully, the local estuary fishing has been fantastic lately

XXXX Island auction offering paradise for charity

The sun is setting on the now-iconic XXXX Island.

All good things come to an end, but XXXX Island isn't going quietly

Best of the bush: Home is where the heart is

I had no idea what to expect. Last time I dropped over that last hill the place had been deserted. No signs of the road, not much of a track.

Behind the scenes as Roothy and co head back to where it all began

Servicing modern 4WD diesels - the evils of carbon

Carbon is a distasteful word whether politically or mechanically

Coffs Harbour to Birdsville – the long way

On our way to Haddon Corner before heading to the Burke and Wills Dig Tree.

Birdsville races and back via the Corner Country and Flinders Ranges

Bachelor Blake Garvey's pull no help in auction

Best known for his well-publicised heartbreaking antics, Blake Garvey, who is also a fast talking auctioneer, travelled to the Fraser Coast on the weekend to oversee the sale of lot 108 of the 170-lot Dundowran estate.

Bachelor star power fails to help sell Sanctuary Estate lot.

Final lots in Ipswich golf estate released

MOVING IN: Builders keep busy at Golf Links Estate at Leichhardt as the first three stages released a year ago sell out.

New developers turn around stalled housing project at Country Club

Low house prices make Warwick investors dream

Warwick real estate agent Helen Harm sas the Southern Downs is ripe for long-term investors

6.6% drop in median sale price in Warwick and 6.4% in Stanthorpe

MP wants enquiry into possible vaccine abuse

Jim Pearce.

MP calls for public inquiry into the use of the Hendra vaccine

Love story: Flat tyre leads to future wife

CAKE FOR CARERS: Neville Castle celebrates National Carers Week with a cupcake and a chat. At home is his beloved Ena.

Already married twice before, Neville had almost given up on love.

Honda Civic VTi-LN road test

SLEEK CIVIC: It may not have the oomph to match its looks, but the Civic is a decent proposition which does a lot of things very well.

Honda's Civic looks racy and has decent load flexibility