Too many people going to hospital when there is no need

BUNDABERG HOSPITAL: The main entrance to the hospital.Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

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OPINION: GP solution needed now

A doctor shortage in Bundaberg will put more pressure on the hospital.

OPINION: Hayley Nissen speaks out

One Nation staffer Sean Black arrested

Sean Black arrives at the Brisbane watch-house.

Key One Nation staffer Sean Black has been arrested by detectives.






Date nights under $50

ACCORDING to The Bachelor falling in love involves helicopter rides, private jets, shopping trips, and we mustn’t forget the hot tubs.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

Homewares stores to fulfil your Instagram dreams

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You too can become an Insta-star with these fab stores.

Top 10 Brisbane experiences to cross off your bucket list

Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.

A GOOD bucket list doesn’t have to span continents or cost millions.

Six mega sporting events you need to be at this year

Don't miss all the action trackside this season.

IF THERE is one thing Brisbane does damn well, it’s play host.

Six reasons to get to Brisbane this Autumn

The Brisbane Powerhouse has free comedy on Friday nights.

AUTUMN has to be up there with one of the best seasons of the year.

The best things to do in Brisbane are FREE. Yes, FREE

Mt Coot-tha is a seriously gorgeous way to start your day.

HEADING to the big smoke doesn’t have to come with a big price tag.

Diving fin theft was done on impulse

IT WAS an impulse theft by Morgan Webster when he pulled up in the car park of the Old Bundy Tavern to drop by its bottleshop.

Oaks store break-in a dare gone wrong

Bundaberg court housePhoto: Zach Hogg / NewsMail

Burnett Heads break in caught on CCTV

Anxious dad steals script for valium

Bundaberg Court House.

Court hears anxiety and depression to blame for break in

Woman forced to pay $80k after neglecting pregnant dog

NEGLECT: Ava the t dog was seized by the RSPCA after it was neglected by her owner, Tammy Lee Chapman.

Court finds pet owner guilty of neglect

When the NDIS is rolling out at your place

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme launched in July 2013 and continues to roll out region by region across the country.

Families can learn about NDIS at free AEIOU workshops

A FREE event to teach parents and families about the National Disability Insurance Scheme will be held next week.

Budget 2017: Bid to fund NDIS sparks $6 billion search

TREASURER Scott Morrison will be looking to fill a $6 billion hole with the Turnbull government reportedly set to fully fund the NDIS.

Celebration planned for National Reconciliation Week

COUNCIL is partnering with the Port Curtis Coral Coast Trust to celebrate National Reconciliation Week from 27 May to 3 June.

Bundy in top locations for car vandalism

VANDALISM: RACQ say deliberate acts of vandalism against cars are rising.

Bundy in top two for RACQ's car vandalism ranking

Outages frustrate customers in the Burnett region

Mobile phone coverage in the Burnett is failing customers.

HUNDREDS of Optus customers were left without reception.

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VMR Family Fishing Classic

IF YOU'RE looking for a reason to drop a line next month, The VMR Bundaberg Family Fishing Classic has you covered.

Free movie night for CQUni staff, students, families

MOVIE NIGHT: Catch the BFG on Friday.

Grab chairs and blankets for outdoor movie on Friday

What to expect at Birds of Tokyo's Ipswich gig

The band will perform at the Racehorse Hotel on Friday.

BAND member Glen Sarangapany talks music, pub grub and doing shoeys

Buyers looking to upgrade in Bundy

REAL ESTATE: Real estate in Bundaberg is moving ahead.

Smaller Bundaberg properties proving a winner

The spicy Bundaberg food Australia's hottest chefs love

WINNERS: Kate and Anthony Rehbein on their Hummock farm where they grow award-winning ginger.

"It's straight out of the ground and we know that tastes better.”

Stop nut imports to protect our crops: LNP

PEANUTS: A farmer inspects his peanut crop.

"The last thing Queensland needs is another exotic disease or pest”

She's a really 'cool cow' - and she's a winner

Oakwood Zone Out with Lauren Kelly, Oakwood Black Sable with Paul Forman and 2017 Miss Gympie Showgirl Wendy Ward.

Bundy cow Oakwood Black Sable takes out top gong at Gympie Show.

Baffle Creek group encouraging innovation

It's hoped the new group will help the Baffle Creek community.

Baffle Creek Community Inc a new plan for town

Crash at Walkervale

EMERGENCY SERVICE: The scene of a two-car crash at Walkervale.

Two were taken to hospital after a two car crash in Walkervale.

World Turtle Day

WORLD TURTLE DAY: Kalkie State School students Grace Pollock and Taya Bauer with WWF Marine Species Project Manager Christine Hof.

Kalkie State School students attended a talk by WWF Marine Species Project Manager...

Cat Connections

CAT CONNECTIONS: Macy relaxing in her cage and looking forward to finding a new home.

Jodie Campanini and Ros English with a few of the cats looking for a new home.

East Coast Tafe Girls in Trade Day

HAVING A GO: Angela Duffield.

Forty high school students from across the Bundaberg region took part in motor...

Samsung loves the wet north

Tully and Babinda perfect to test Galaxy S8.

Tech giant shoots commercial in Australia's wettest towns.

007 actor Roger Moore dead at 89

Moore appeared as Bond in 7 films.

Longest serving Bond dies after a short battle with cancer.

Puppy seller rubbishes dog law changes

The new rules are designed to stamp out puppy farming.

Due in October: Volkswagen's Golf R-engined Arteon GT beauty

GT FOR THE PEOPLE: Expect to pay in the low-$60,000s for VW's all-new Arteon five-door fastback when it hits Aussie showrooms in October.

Sleek fastback hits 100kmh in just 5.6-seconds

Doggone it! Did you know unrestrained pets are illegal?

It's actually illegal to not have your pet properly restrained in your car.

It is illegal for a pet to not be properly restrained in your car.

Highly educated? You're more likely to have an affair

A study has shown educated people are more likely to cheat.

Research suggests educated people have more time on their hands

Really? $800 for a Woolworths' Marvel Super Disk?

The collectibles are selling for crazy prices on eBay

Manchester attack: Mum 'doesn’t know her daughter has died'

Saffie-Rose Roussos, eight, is the youngest fan to have been confirmed dead

She is one of the youngest Brits ever killed in a terror attack

Doctor's pregnancy comments cause outrage

FREE HEALTH: South-west health directer doctor Chris Buck.

A DARLING Downs doctor has come under fire for a Facebook post

All bets on Judah to win battle to become the Voice

AS THE reality singing contest heads into the Battle Rounds, Mackay's Judah Kelly is the clear favourite to win the competition.

Kim Kardashian slammed over Manchester tribute

Kim Kardashian's tribute to Manchester didn't go down well

Top Gun 2 movie is happening, Tom Cruise confirms

Tom Cruise in a scene from the movie Top Gun.

TOM Cruise delights fans with announcement on Sunrise.

The first Baywatch movie reviews are in

From left, Jon Bass, Alex Daddario, Zac Efron, Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Rohrbach, and Ilfenesh Hadera in a scene from the movie Baywatch.

Critics were less than impressed.

How Toowoomba house prices compare in Australia

For sale sign in front of home.

Here's what $700,000 will buy you in Toowoomba, Brisbane and Sydney

One of Maryborough's most historic homes is still for sale

FULL OF HISTORY: Trisha Moulds is owner of the historic Tinana state known as Rosehill. The beautiful home is currently for sale.

It has been the scene of both joy and tragedies over the years.

The face of the Sunshine Coast's overpriced rental crisis

Alyx Wilson had to rent a $385 unit in Currimundi because the market was too competitive for cheaper rental housing. She is now renting a room from friends who own a house in Currimundi, and says its much more affordable.

Young people feel the strain in competitive, expensive rental market

WATCH: Take a tour of a tradie's dream home

5a Bruce Hiskens Court, Norman Gardens, going for $720,000. INSET: Lea Taylor.

Huge block with potential for anything

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Will the cashless welfare card work in getting people jobs?

DOES IT WORK? Research on the cashless welfare card trial found some evidence of participants expressing more interest in working.

Differing views on best way to reduce unemployment

The $1000-a-day jobs of the future are not what you think

In workplace speak they’re also known as “slashies”

Jobs without degrees: Is university becoming outdated?

Dr Amantha Imber is the author of The Innovation Formula.

Australians should reconsider enrolling in university

Five tips for scoring a mining job

LANDING A JOB: Stanmore's coal handling and processing plant.

EQIP general manager Melissa Denniss weighs in.

2000 construction jobs up for grabs in $2b project

An impression of the proposed Brisbane Development Corporation casino and at Queens Wharf.

Enough steel for two Story Bridges will be needed

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Lemons to race 24 hours at Willowbank Raceway

LEMON SEASON: Keith Lewis of Queensland Raceway and Mayor Paul Pisasale celebrate the upcoming 24 Hours of Lemons at Queensland Raceway.

Hotted up old bombs set to raise funds for prostate cancer

$745,000 for a plate? "29" breaks Australian auction record

PRICE OF TIN: Australian auction record for a number plate is smashed as NSW 29 raises $745,000 at Shannons Sydney Autumn Classic Auction

Bit of tin sells for the price of a beach front home

Tempting entry-level price of $27,990 for new Subaru XV SUV

NEW XV: New all-wheel-drive Subaru XV is arriving in just a few weeks, and prices are down and specification is up over equivalent outgoing models. The entry-level 2.0i with CVT auto starts at $27,990 before on-roads, but there's no longer a sub-$27k manual model.

$1250 off the CVT entry-level price of popular XV SUV

$500,000 for a bit of tin? Or would you prefer a Ferrari?

REVENUE RAISER: Auction today could see a new Australian record for a number plate sold at auction. But is over half a million dollars right for a bit of tin?

Numerical plate could make well over $500,000 at auction today

It ain't no '80s piece of s***': Coast's very own supercar

PRECISION ENGINEERING: Jason Overland owns a Giocattalo, a rare Australian-built sports car and is organising a reunion and charity fundraising event.

This Sunshine Coast car is one of only 15 in the world.

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