People and Places

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Students to honour Ipswich teacher's memory

premium_icon Students to honour Ipswich teacher's memory

It seems only fitting that the memory of a woman who devoted her life to nurturing the next generation of performers is honoured through a night of live music.

How life has changed a lot for Amy Shark

premium_icon How life has changed a lot for Amy Shark

The Gold Coast artist said she never expected to find such success in her own country, or internationally.

Sat 6 Apr 2019

Horror crash still remembered 50 years on

premium_icon Horror crash still remembered 50 years on

Caroline Karena won't drive on April 3 and she encourages her family to stay off the road on that date every year.

Fri 5 Apr 2019

'People can be afraid to laugh about cancer, but it's okay'

premium_icon 'People can be afraid to laugh about cancer, but it's okay'

THE mother of four determined not to let terminal cancer stop her laughter

Thu 4 Apr 2019

Whitsunday model gears up for national swimwear comp

premium_icon Whitsunday model gears up for national swimwear comp

This Cannonvale local is more than a pretty face.

Tue 2 Apr 2019

One Nation candidate claims preference deal could doom coal

premium_icon One Nation candidate claims preference deal could doom coal

Rothery fears for coal industry if ONP don't win balance of power

Fri 29 Mar 2019

What her sister said saved her life

premium_icon What her sister said saved her life

Sister's 'ugly' comment over dinner was the thing that saved her life

Thu 28 Mar 2019

'I didn't even know what a cyclone was'

premium_icon 'I didn't even know what a cyclone was'

Sarah Brinkmann moved to the Whitsundays days before TC Debbie.

Wed 27 Mar 2019

Mud a reminder of cyclone destruction

premium_icon Mud a reminder of cyclone destruction

Sparkling white walls and spotless grey floors don't allude to the events that unfolded two years ago.

Sat 23 Mar 2019

How this Rocky woman became a stylist for the stars

premium_icon How this Rocky woman became a stylist for the stars

"For me, one woman here in Australia, to receive the exposure I received has been huge, and it is definitely all thanks to her.”

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Fitting farewell for a racing pioneer

premium_icon Fitting farewell for a racing pioneer

Sad goodbye to a Mackay racing icon delivered on a winning note

Thu 21 Mar 2019

'Some people only have one and they're terminal'

premium_icon 'Some people only have one and they're terminal'

With huge numbers of people in Mackay diagnosed with melanomas, it's time to get your skin checked

Tue 19 Mar 2019

The real story of Housewives of Melbourne star Gina Liano

premium_icon The real story of Housewives of Melbourne star Gina Liano

There is so much more to the glamorous personality than what we have seen on our television screens for the past six years on The RHO Melbourne.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Tears flow as 'Papa Bear' calls time on career

premium_icon Tears flow as 'Papa Bear' calls time on career

There wasn't a dry eye in the house when Senior Sergeant Gareth James was sent off in style after 39 years of service.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

CQ powering along with 27 current and future solar projects

premium_icon CQ powering along with 27 current and future solar projects

Region is helping achieve state's 50 percent renewable target.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Three-year wait for dental treatment

premium_icon Three-year wait for dental treatment

'It's pretty depressing not having teeth. It's the way people look at you and you're judged'

Sat 23 Feb 2019

HEROIC SURF RESCUE: 'Two minutes later, and he'd be gone'

premium_icon HEROIC SURF RESCUE: 'Two minutes later, and he'd be gone'

Man branded a hero as he braves cyclonic conditions to rescue teenager being washed out in powerful Yamba rip.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

UPDATE: Divers search Borumba for camper missing for 10 days

premium_icon UPDATE: Divers search Borumba for camper missing for 10 days...

Search intensifies for man last seen camping near Borumba Dam

Wed 13 Feb 2019

VALENTINE'S DAY: An idiot's guide to buying flowers

premium_icon VALENTINE'S DAY: An idiot's guide to buying flowers

IF VISITING the florist to buy flowers for your loved one is a daunting or confusing challenge, here is your guide on getting the job done right.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

How Sieanna's life changed in three weeks

premium_icon How Sieanna's life changed in three weeks

SIEANNA Boland is an indigenous trans woman, who has battled mental illness, homelessness and disability. But all of that has been swept away.

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