Government rejects petition for road upgrades

A PETITION for the upgrade of the Monto-Mount Perry Rd and Gayndah-Mount Perry Rd has been knocked back by the main roads minister.

Current system 'confusing': new council complaints process

COMPLAINTS DEPARTMENT: Bundaberg MP Leanne Donaldson and Mayor Jack Dempsey.

Independent Assessor to consider all complaints against councillors

GRAPHIC: Court hears of sickening injuries in Cenny attack

COURT: Christin Anderson.

'Papa' pleads guilty to brutal assault of backpacker

Man was waving arms when cops told him to go home

Bundaberg court housePhoto: Zach Hogg / NewsMail

Man fined $650 after public nuisance offence

Learn about new fruit and veg code at free workshop

Bundaberg farmer Ben Prichard has battled produce agents who he says have failed to pay him for his produce, and says the horticulture payment system needs to change.

Industry body Growcom is hosting a free workshop in Bundaberg

'I know I done the wrong thing': Bourbong St driver

TRAFFIC BOURBONG: Traffic in Bourbong St Photo: Simon Young / NewsMail

Woman will be off the roads for four years

Southern buyers snapping up homes

BRIGHT FUTURE: REIQ Bundaberg president Le-Anne Allan says the signs are showing improving economic conditions in the region.

Bundy residential vacancy rates tighten to 3.6%

Officers out in force to farewell a mate

GUARD OF HONOUR: The funeral of Acting Sergeant Warren Broughton who died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday following a fight with cancer.

Funeral held for much-loved cop

Pitt leads push to grow Solomon Islands economy

SWEET CHOCOLATE: Assistant Trade Minister Keith Pitt in the Solomon Islands with some cocoa seeds.

MP gives keynote speech at business forum

Bundy gets DFO-style fashion outlet

CITY CHIC: Sales assistant Cassie Dallarizza inside the new store.

Customers pouring in for a bargain

Bundy company among hundreds stung in builder collapse

BIG DEBTS: Bloomer Constructions left 600 creditors in its wake when it folded, court documents show.

Subbie blames LNP changes for industry downturn

Queensland calls on Flight Centre to market state to the world

New deal between Flight Centre and State Government.

Bundaberg is in the spotlight with Flight Centre

Hopes of funding aid down the drain

CALL FOR HELP: Robert Andrews from Drivers College wants Bundaberg Regional Council to contribute towards his sewerage connection fee.

Council won't help connect the sewerage.

How to get a piece of $130m pie

PROJECTS: Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey.

Find out how to get council work

Cafe introducing Sunday trading after doubling in size

BIG THINGS: Coffee at Kellys owner Kelly Woods has expanded her coffee shop.

Business employs two new staff for weekends

Creditors' concern at Rivet end

UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Rivet group has made the decision to move Australian Road Express and Rivet Mining East into administration, leaving creditors with questions.

Jobs in question after companies go into administration

Adani workers could send rental prices back up

Adani workers are firing up the oversupplied Townsville rental market. Picture: Wesley Monts

700 units are available in city but many are not furnished

Beers, spirits and 131 years of history up for grabs

The 131-year-old General Gordon Hotel is on the market with all of its quirks included.

Pub with good beer and "lovely food” for sale 20 minutes from town

Digital subscriptions offer bright future for journalism

Michael Miller, Executive Chairman of News Corp Australasia, after talking about the future of journalism at the Melbourne Press Club. Picture: David Geraghty

He also sounded a positive note for Australian news brands

This is exactly what not to do in a job interview

GET WORK: Ben Neideck hopes his advice will help young people secure a job.

"I've met people who were so anxious they almost threw up"

Rocky's ticket to top of freight and supply chain

Rockhampton Regional Council have launched a bid to become a major player in Australia's freight and supply chain. PICTURED: Frasers Livestock Transport become the first to drive a three-trailer cattle train through Rockhampton on the new stock route.

Bid to become major beef exporter and 'transport and logistics hub'.

LETTERS: Doctor did a fantastic job

I READ with interest the article about Dr Richard Hocking one of the orthopaedic surgeons at Bundaberg Base Hospital.

LETTER: Where is Christ in Blue Care?

Aged care generic

Letter writer says mum will come home instead

Airport shock: Sir, you've committed a federal offence

A reader says he was told that it was a federal offence to help someone on board with their luggage.

The chief stewardess said I had committed a federal offence.

LETTERS: How do some farmers sleep at night?

GOING GREEN: Bundaberg Council is congratulated for its on-going efforts to implement measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Reader says more needs to be done to protect backpackers

OUR SAY: Let's stand up against electricity price rises

Three major retailers have announced increases of up to 20% in their power prices.

Responsibility of consumers to put pressure on energy retailers

Messy lessons to be learnt all day with a little one around

LESSONS: It's a learning curve having a little one, as I'm finding out, in a messy way.

OPINION: Never have I trusted farts less than with a newborn

All eyes will be on rugby league lawsuit

Liam Cullen was injured while playing rugby league

Legal action has potential to set precedent throughout entire code

Man answers cops' front door call holding a bong

Dillon Colin Marshall

Man slammed door shut on police and yelled "F*#k, it's the cops”.

Bikie ban onerous and dodgy parole condition, court told

Brisbane Supreme Court is hearing the case.

Infamous prison escapee says proposed parole orders are wrong

Man flees police, sparks Warwick block shut-down

Polie gave chase when the man took off on foot

Police said the man was wanted on a return to prison warrant

Road rage punch attacker charged

Bianca Sams on A Current Affair. Picture: Channel Nine.

Man allegedly punched woman in face in road rage assault

Positive test for Panama disease at Tully

Minister Bill Byrne has confirmed the suspected Panama Tropical Race 4 detection on farm at Tully has returned a positive result.

Infected banana paddock isolated

Has political correctness gone mad?

ATTITUDES: Does Donald Trump's attitude reflect what senior Australians are thinking?

ARE we tired of avoiding telling it like we see it, or not?

‘Suspicious’: Body found in campervan

Police investigate the discovery of a body at Kingsgrove

Man's bloodied body found in a campervan at industrial estate

Pressure mounting on key One Nation senator

Senator Malcolm Roberts was born in India in 1955 to an Australian mother and Welsh father. Picture Kym Smith

Further questions raised over Malcolm Roberts' citizenship

Korean nuke able to hit us next year

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (second right), inspects preparations for the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile on July 4.

Intelligence community closely watching growing North Korean threat

Egg snow job costs producer $1M

Snowdale Holdings must pay a $750,000 fine and $300,000 in costs for falsely branding eggs free range.

WA egg producer cops record fine for false free range claims.

Young girl airlifted after highway crash kills 3

A young girl and sole survivor of a horrific crash is in hospital

Senators caught questioning Trump’s sanity

US President Donald Trump (left) and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner are facing fresh conflict of interest concerns. Picture: AFP/Mandel NganSource:AFP

Senators forget mic is on, get caught questioning Trump’s sanity

Solo man's shocking downfall

Solo Man Mark Coutelas was charged in Cambodia with using and selling the drug ice just three years after being jailed in Thailand.

Solo Man Mark Coutelas arrested in Cambodia on drug offences

Meet 'Aragog', the Sunshine Coast's monster spider

THATS HUGE: Daily reader Lauren Ansell found a massive spider at her house - the stuff of nightmares.

Massive spider loose on the Sunshine Coast - and he's angry

Meet 7 of the Fraser Coast's most eligible bachelors

Fraser Coast eligible bachelor - Bobbi Depp.

Are you single and looking for love?

Sheep 'ripped apart' in wild dog attack

DEAD: The remains of the family sheep which were killed in a wild dog attack.

Family devastated as pets found slaughtered.

Teen's first book lifts lid on drugs, depression, sexuality

PUBLISHED: Coast teenager Samuel James Osmond's has self-published his first book, 'I'm Going To Lose Some Friends Over This'.

'It's about feeling alright with not being okay': Coast teen author

Dad wishes daughter happy birthday with epic Facebook gag

Raylin Pellatt's dad won a legion of fans with this Facebook post on his daughter's birthday.

Joe Pellatt just won a legion of fans with this savage message

VIDEO: The 'Disco Boob' trend at Splendour

A festival goer sporting the fashionable chest peace of glitter at Splendour in the Grass 2017 near Byron Bay.

VIDEO: Festival organisers forced to clarify policy on nudity.

MOVIE REVIEW: War for the Planet of the Apes

Andy Serkis monkeys around with Apocalypse Now in War For the Planet Of the Apes.

Ninja Warrior airs clips of dead contestant Johann Ofner

Johann Ofner has been identified as the man shot dead in an incident in the Brisbane CBD this afternoon

He was killed before the series went to air.

Justin Bieber speaks after cancelling 14 concerts

Helal’s selfie with Bieber

So is he starting his own church or not?

Kendall Jenner's raunchy pose could breach standards

Kendall Jenner

Other celebs including Rita Ora, Bella Hadid posted similar shots.

The best and worst reality TV coming

Matty J in a scene from episode two of The Bachelor.

Reality TV bonanza as Hell’s Kitchen, The Block and Survivor launch.

Singer Dr G. Yunupingu dies aged 46

World famous blind Aboriginal singer Dr G. Yunupingu passed away in Darwin yesterday. Picture: Supplied.

“Today we mourn the loss of a great Australian..."