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Chinese tourism worth millions to Bundaberg

BIG BUCKS: Chinese tourism is vital for the Bundaberg region.

Pitt to meet with China Southern Airlines

Farmers fear for future under Labor

FEARFUL: Stephen Bennett and farmer Brad Newton have expressed fears about Labor's plans for the agriculture sector.

'Young people feel there's no future in farming'

Tourists just can't get enough of Bundy

TOP SPOT: Lady Musgrave Island draws tourists from all over the globe.

International visitor numbers record massive growth

Mayor to reveal economic report card

Pacific Tug commercial manager Darryl Savage (far left) will be attending Bundy 4 Breakfast.

Mayor Jack Dempsey urged all business people to attend the breakfast

A solution for businesses lacking NBN

NEW SERVICE: Queensland Computers Kristy Hayes and Geoff Augutis are providing their Air Fiber fixed wireless internet service to businesses.

Local IT company introduces Air Fiber

Myer sales plummet in horror start to Christmas

In a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange today, the struggling retailer blamed reduced foot traffic, widespread industry discounting and subdued consumer sentiment for the continued deterioration in sales.

Reduced foot traffic and subdued consumer sentiment.

Brutal impact: What Premier's Adani veto means for CQ jobs

Michele Landry, Federal Member for Capricornia, Jeyakumar Janakaraj, CEO Adani Australia, and Sen Matt Canavan, celebrate Adani's announcement that Rockhampton would become a FIFO hub for the Carmichael Mine.

Questions raised about whether other projects would be affected.

Coal ships off coast has now reached 70

Coal ships queue in Dalrymple Bay waiting to load at Mackay.

The delays stretching out until mid-January

Christmas so fa-la-la away as council branded Grinch

WHERE IS THE SMALL TOWN CHRISTMAS? Publican Sandi Brophy is one of the Kilkivan business people who say Gympie Regional Council has stolen it.

It's "Christmas for some” as small towns claim discrimination

Ostwald's unpaid contractors ask council for help

Kathie and Gerry McMullan of G. McMullan Contracting in Grafton are one of numerous subcontractors yet to be paid since the collapse of Ostwald Bros in August.

Clarence Valley Council asked to support unpaid highway workers.

'Council delights in making things hard for the Wagners'

YOUR SAY: I AM somewhat bewildered by some of the stories about the Toowoomba Regional Council and the restrictions placed on developers.

Toowoomba man warns of Centrelink scam after letter, call

So beware if you receive any of these phone calls

LETTERS: Sad to see Cooper's go

FINAL FAREWELL: Flowers where left at Coopers Home Hardware after they closed.

Letter writer mourns loss of hardware shop

LETTERS: No one was told to vote One Nation

One Nation leader Senator Pauline Hanson.

SSAA says they didn't advocate to vote One Nation

SOAPBOX: Why the new LNP leader missed the mark early

MISSED OPPORTUNITY: New LNP leader Deb Frecklington.

How much clearer a message can we send?

Bishop's Christmas message highlights youth and patience

Bishop of Toowoomba Robert McGuckin.

Bishop asks for patience in "hustle and bustle" time of year

Cabinet decision 'a disaster' for regional Qld

Cabinet does not represent the regions

APPEAL: Indecent assault, Hervey Bay and Brisbane areas

A 13-year-old has been charged for allegedly throwing a rock at a taxi in Alice Springs.

Police are appealing for public help with the investigation.

'Sick to my stomach' Coast desperate after storm devastation

Residents of Beerwah and Landsborough clean up after a massive storm hit on Saturday. This picture was taken at a house on Sidney Dr.

Storm devastation makes Coast man sick to stomach

Loaded semi-trailer tips, crushes parked car

Fire crews and paramedics are rushing to the scene of a reported rollover and entrapment in Caloundra.

Crews rush to scene of reported semi-trailer rollover crash

'That's a knife': Paul Hogan takes burger chain to court

Paul Hogan has accused burger chain Grill'd of making false or misleading claims.

'That's not a lawsuit, that’s a lawsuit.’

Family trying to reclaim 'true' spirit of Christmas

OPEN HOME: Katrina and Ben Rickard with their kids Nikita, Hayley, Cody, Taylor, Nicholas, Mekayla and Thomas will be opening up their property for Christmas this year.

Family will open doors and property for Christmas festivities.

WATCH: Mother speaks after inquest into son's tragic death

TRAGEDY: Tracie Medew holds a photo of her late son, Brendan Vickery, who died in 2014 while swimming at the Island Quarry water hole in Byron Bay.

She says her son was a "fun-loving" young man

When is the last day to post parcels, cards for Christmas?

Have a thought for all the people who work outside when the weather turns nasty such as this postie

Time is running out to have Christmas mail delivered by December 25

premium_icon Indigenous recognition is overdue, Australia must act now

Teela Reid asks Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a question about the Uluru Statement from the Heart on Q&A.

Indigenous people need a direct voice in the political processes

REVEALED: Men make up majority of road deaths

Men make up 80 per cent of all speeding drivers.

premium_icon 12 Islander deaths puts Seasonal Workers Program at risk

Sione Vakameilalo Fifita was working for a contractor at Childers when he became unwell and later died.

Twelve Pacific Island workers have died in Australia in five years

Surfers still ‘s*** scared’ of Ballina

A 3m female white shark that was caught on a smart drum line at Ballina this year.

“Tell that to the people of Ballina.”

Hayek ‘forced into lesbian sex scene’

Salma Hayek

“I will kill you, don’t think I can’t,” Weinstein allegedly said

Nasty swipe at Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump has been drawn into the vicious Alabama senate race. Picture: AFP/Money Sharma

Trump’s former top political adviser took a veiled swipe at Ivanka

What finally killed Charles Manson in prison

Photo of Charles Manson taken in March this year. Picture: AFP

The cause of Charles Manson's death has been released.

WATCH: Rare piece of Mackay history washes up on beach

Bianca Wheatley at East Point Beach exactly where she found the bottle.

Rare bottle pulled from sand at East Point

Why this guy is climbing 33 dangerous mountains

Josh Worley's first ever ice climb in 2013.

Josh Worley admits he is a bit a bit nervous about the climb ahead.

Bruce Highway goes high-tech

Bruce Highway traffic Tuesday, March 27, 2017

New CCTV, traffic monitoring on way for Coast

CBD's criminal past exposed with discovery of hidden dungeon

HISTORY: Country Women's Ipswich president Gail Neville in what is believed to be an old jail under the building in Limestone Street.

"People have asked me if I've ever seen ghosts in here"

Broke mum's car stolen for second time in six weeks

IN THE DARK: Sherylee Holt has been trying to find her stolen car (inset), which has disappeared again.

Sherylee Holt has been left frustrated by her car's disappearance.

Hot chip thief caught with his pants down

SEAGULL SWOOP: Adam Best, 19, stole chips from a customer at the Hungry Tum and then exposed himself to police.

Man on drugs stole diner's food

The weirdest TV show of 2018

THEY call it “slow TV”. SBS has released footage from the strangest Aussie TV event of all time — three hours of The Ghan travelling across the outback.

Newsboys and Peter Furler unite for 40 city tour

Former Sunshine Coast band Newsboys, originally led by Peter Furler, left, have announced a 40 city US tour.

Grammy nominated band one of Australia's most successful music exports

What's on the big screen this week

Mark Hamill makes  a triumphant return to active Star Wars duty.

SCREEN legends return in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

New Voice Australia coach revealed

Joe Jonas is joining The Voice Australia.

US singer to replace Seal on reality singing show's coaching panel.

The verdict on Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Watch out, this one means business.

IT’S never easy to please a super dedicated fandom

‘Men work harder’: Sunrise hosts fire up

Sam Armytage was not having it.

Kochie's controversial claim inspired a backlash from his colleagues

FIRST LOOK: Plans revealed for INXS museum at Ballina

An artist's impression of the proposed INXS museum for Ballina.

Business leaders meet for exclusive look at cultural, arts hub