When can I get NBN: Finally website will tell you

WHEN can we get NBN? It's probably the question most asked throughout households across Australia

Growing optimism in realty markets

Work on the gas pipeline at the Bundaberg Port.

Market shifting from buyers' market to vendor

A fair go for home buyers

RETHINKING REAL ESTATE: One MP says rental history should be considered by lenders.

MP calls for banks to recognise rental history in lieu of a deposit

February full of crime in Bundaberg

Police are currently investigating a number of wilful damage offences in Bundaberg.

Wilful damage reports for the month

Regional power prices set to go up

Power prices could go up 1.7% under a Queensland Competition Authority recommendation.

Review recommends regional Qld power prices go up

Bundy's little brave heart after third operation

BRAVE HEART: Bundaberg's little Noah Lammi has undergone his third open heart surgery. He is now recovering in Lady Cilento Hospital Brisbane.

Another open heart surgery for Bundaberg youngster

Murder victim's father disgusted by TV segment

NOT HUMAN: A promotional shot being used by A Current Affair.

Dad furious sadistic murderer has been given a voice

One-stop tourism shop set to open in Bargara

HUB: Michael Owens at Bargara Coastal Accommodation.

Couple opens information centre for visitors

150 residents meet to fight for their dump

FIGHT BACK: Residents met with council representatives over fears the Avondale Waste Facility would close.

Councillor promises to fight tooth and nail

WATCH: Fire close to homes, firefighters work to control it

Emergency crews work to control Burnett Heads fire

Residents are urged to keep there windows shut as smoke fills air

50 new jobs up for grabs

The State Government is calling for tenders to undertake important dredging work ahead of the scuttling of the ex-HMAS Tobruk.

Great opportunity for local businesses: Leanne Donaldson

Cane farmer to be cut off from water supply

HIGH AND DRY: Walkers Point sugar cane farmer Norm Muller amongst his cane fields on Beaver Rock Rd.

"That's our income for this year," he said.

Cucumber virus results due next week, growers told

NASTY BUG: Green cucumber mottle mosaic virus affects the entire cucurbit family: cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, squash and zucchini.

'Everyone was interested to know what it means'

Baaad news for famous Bundy produce stall

CLOSED: Naughty Boy and Gary Smith at the Red Shed yesterday.

Hot and dry conditions force store to close

EXCLUSIVE: New restaurant sensation for Sizzler building

SIZZLER: Meekak is set to open in the old Sizzler building in Bundaberg.

And it's opening in just a couple of months

Sunday trade could take off in Bundy

CHANGE COMING: Some Bundy businesses stay shut on Sundays because of penalty rates, according to the president of the city's chamber of commerce.

Penalty rates reduced for hospitality, retail, pharmacy workers

Mining downturn hitting mum and dad investors

18 Yeates Street, Moranbah sold for $135,000 in December, after being repossessed by a bank. The owners bought for $545,000 in August, 2011.

The economy still has two speeds, but with a painful twist

Harris Scarfe reveal Rockhampton opening date, mega deals

ON THE WAY: Marney Rackley and Ashlea Gessell from Harris Scarfe display the latest fashions that can be purchased when the Rockhampton store opens later this year.

Retailer swamped with people looking for dream job

A signature Hervey Bay seafood catch is going off the menu

The famous Hervey Bay scallop.

"It's going to have an impact on everything."

BANNED: Servos forced to advertise true petrol prices

Service stations will be banned to discounts that require vouchers or in-store purchases.

New rules on petrol price advertising to take effect from 2018

New Guzman y Gomez drive-throughs coming to the regions

Guzman y Gomez wants to revolutionise drive-through.

New 'virtual drive-throughs' are coming to the regions

The trick homeowners are using to buy more properties

Chantelle Subritzky leaves her home each week for Airbnb guests.

Queenslanders are going down this path to help pay their mortgages

LETTER: Story most digusting ever

OVER the years I have read many disturbing stories in the NewsMail but none are more disgusting than the front page story on February 21 regarding TriCare.

LETTER: Time Labor stopped reviewing, started doing

GET CRACKING: We see the local Labor member doing selfies and reannouncing approved projects under the previous government, but little new investment or new projects are being discussed.

Not enough new investment and projects

LETTER: Has anyone asked Kuwait to take refugees?

CAN THEY HELP? Just what have we received for our sacrifice of blood and treasure to free Kuwait?

Number is small and Kuwait's debt is huge

COMMENT: Face it! Some men will always beat their wife

Domestic violence and assault is one are of law which the Murwillumbah Local Court deals with.

NO AMOUNT of legislation, no matter how sincere, will stop r

Is Tony Abbott biggest threat to Turnbull right now?

Tony Abbott... has had plenty to say about Malcolm Turnbull.

Political pundits are now wondering whether Turnbull can survive

LETTER: More tests need to be carried out for drug-drivers

The message to drink drivers seems to be getting through to the drinkers in our community due to the random breath testing being done by our police force, but not drug tests.

Our police don’t have any facility to carry out roadside drug tests.

Here's something to get barking mad about

Rules are rules but surely there's room for commonsense about dogs on beaches, says Ashley Robinson.

I wonder about common sense ... sometimes one law does not fit all.

Violent burglary: Two men in Polair chase, officer assaulted

Police officer seriously assaulted, residents threatened with guns

Teacher sending kids home sick, dizzy and with heat stroke

An Ipswich teacher wants the state government to fund air-conditioning in Ipswich schools.

TEACHER and mum petitions state government for air-conditioning

Hanson's One Nation ties with LNP in Dawson polling

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson. The party has done extremely well in a poll commissioned by the Australia Institute and conducted by ReachTEL.

'Rise of right-wing populism in Australia a political earthquake'

Pensioner fleeced by suspected scam now faces eviction

PENNILESS: Disability pensioner Craig Tweedie (left) has been left with no money after a suspected scammer fleeced his bank account of $568 - and his bank say they can't help. On the right of the picture is his carer, Sheron Wood.

Local man in strife after bank balance goes missing

Ali's son detained, grilled in US

Muhammad Ali and Muhammad Ali Jnr in April 1975.

Muhammad Ali son has been grilled at a Florida airport.

President to shun media gathering

US President Donald Trump has a poisonous relationship with the media.

Donald Trump has again turned his back on the media.

Trump triggers nuke fears

Senator Tim Kaine is concerned President Donald Trump may have an itchy trigger finger.

Tim Kaine is worried the US may be headed for a nuclear war.

Kim assassination suspect says she was paid a pittance

Kuala Lumpur International Airport has been checked for residue of the highly toxic chemical weapon known as VX nerve agent.

The alleged killer of Kim Jong-Un's half brother was paid a pittance

Duterte's hardline war on drugs splits protesters in Philippines

Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte gather at Manila's Rizal Park for an overnight vigil to show their support for the President's so-called war on drugs.

Philippine President's war on drugs splits public opinion.

Muhammad Ali's son detained for questioning over his faith

Muhammad Ali Jr was reportedly questioned over his faith

Young crash victim’s family issues heartbreaking plea

Sarah Mitchell and Jordan Whittle

Desperate plea to young drivers from family of crash victims

Former Wallaby arrested for allegedly buying cocaine

Former Wallaby James O'Connor at the Brisbane Global Tens tournament with his club Toulon earlier this month.

A former Wallaby has been arrested for allegedly buying cocaine

Sections of the press blocked from White House briefings

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.

The White House has blocked several major news outlets

U.S Government to call for Mexico border wall designs

Citizens and Mexican legislators participate in a protest against US President Donald J. Trump's wall plans at the border with El Paso, Texas, USA, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, 17 February 2017.

Notice shows government calling for wall concept plans

'Why we drove 800km to buy a treehouse with a disco ball'

The new owners have planned a few updates, but will stick with much of the original design.

A couple travelled almost 800km for the home of their dreams.

VIDEO: Cockroaches flee infested Toowoomba home

Skin-crawling moment dozens of cockroaches flee Toowoomba home

Feet photo baffles the internet

How are her feet doing this?

Mobility scooter causes mayhem on busy road

AN ELDERLY woman held up traffic on a busy Coast road, driving her mobility scooter down the centre lane.

Mobility scooter in middle lane causes traffic chaos

CASH COW: Not answering phone cost someone in Bay $90k

A Hervey Bay person has missed out on $90,0000.

Not answering their phone has cost someone in River Heads $90,000.

The one film that could beat La La Land

OSCARS 2017 predictions: Who will win on the big night?

Actor Bill Paxton has died aged 61

Bill Paxton at the premiere of "Captain Phillips".

American actor and director Bill Paxton has died at 61 due

Theatre royalty graces Brisbane stage

Don't miss Charles Edwards in this incredible theatre performance.

WHEN acting royalty comes to town, you sit up and take notice.

Un-American tale makes Lion weakest link in Oscars line-up

Dev Patel in a scene from the movie Lion.

PSYCHOLOGY researchers find US films most likely to win at Oscars.

Can rightful winner Moonlight take out Gosling in Oscars?

Can Lion pip La La Land at the post in this year's Oscars? Sunny Pawar (pictured) helped bring a powerful film to the big screen.

WILL Aussie film Lion triumph or will popular La La Land prevail?

Living End, Grinspoon stars hit stage for American Idiot

Chris Cheney of The Living End stars in the Australian production of Green Days musical American Idiot at Brisbane's QPAC Theatre.

TAKE a look behind the scenes of Green Day's American Idiot musical