Grants speed up small Bundaberg business success

SWOOSH: Greg Anear, David Richardson and Member for Bundaberg Leanne Donaldson are excited about the Accelerate Small Business grant.

Donaldson welcomes funding for Whoosh Air

Ocean views up for sale at Bargara Rise

LAND RELEASE: Rob Sergiacomi on site at the Bargara Rise development off Watsons Road Bargara.

More ocean-view land comes on the market at Bargara

Students ad to stop road chaos

CHIN UP: Justin Barrett, Devon Bright and Darcy Cox were part of the team that came up with the campaign.

Bundy student launches new campaign

Celebrity chef coming to Bundy

CELEBRITY CHEF: Miguel Maestre will be visiting the Paisley Park ELC Bundaberg on Saturday, July 1 to take part in their 'Open House'.

Miguel Maestre will be passing on some his kitchen secrets to kids

Honour from the Queen for Bundy business pioneer

AWARD: Bundaberg businessman Lex Greensill with Prince Charles, in the office and on the farm with staff in Bundaberg.

CBE recognises leader of finance industry

Former jobseeker Shane lands dream job after six-months

SUCCESS STORY: Shane Falkenberg, 21, got a job as a support worker in Hervey Bay after a six-month job hunt.

“Having a job has taken a lot of stress off my shoulders."

Vegan cafe with Coast's best burger gains popularity

TASTY: Wallea Eaglehawk and Alex Coolican from Delicats Vegan Cafe with their famous vege burger.

Voted Coast's most popular burger - and here's why

Soldier punches above her weight and deploys with unit

WAR FACE: Toowoomba's Monica Fortunaso is a health professional by day but on weekends she is involved with the Alpha Company of the 25/49
 Battalion Royal Queensland Regiment.

Runs 2.4 km army fitness test in 9 minutes and does 63 push ups

Prime CBD site sold as laneway culture progresses

The Longs building Ruthven Street has been purchased by a group of investors to be renovated into a series of shops/eateries.  June 2017

How investors and council plan to transform the Toowoomba CBD

Mentors help bright young minds cut to the chase

TEAM: Graeme Acton Beef Connections program participants Richard Rains and Bede Mcalpin.

Graeme Acton Beef Connections mentoring program

Marriage Alphabet Soup: LGBTIQA and more

If you listen to some politicians, personalities and popular people, calls to legalise same sex (SS) marriages apparently is what the majority wants.

LETTER: Pauline needs to think before talking

NOT THINKING: One Nation Senator Pauline needs to think before talking.

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LETTER: Bolt is fair

Andrew Bolt arrives at the memorial service for Bill Leak, at Town Hall in Sydney, Friday, March 17, 2017. Leak was an editorial cartoonist and artist at The Australian newspaper, and passed away last week aged 61from a suspected heart attack. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING

Letter writer says columnist explores all sides

LETTER: Support for Boomerang Bags

TOP WORK: Carmen McEneaney and her merry band of sewers are saving the earth one resusable bag at a time.

Eco-friendly alternative hits town

Don't vaccinate? You're betraying your country

No sympathy for families who choose not to vaccinate

OPINION: Pauline's right, autistic kids need own schools

Shaun Berrigan with daughter Imogen.

Pauline Hanson is on the right track with the autism debate.

No! Family law issues are not killing 21 fathers a week

STATISTICS are awesome things but sadly, can be a double-edged sword

Police recover vehicles on Warrego Hwy after horror smash

Motorists are urged to avoid the Warrego Hwy near Minden, heading towards Brisbane.

An elderly man suffered critical injuries

HISTORIC: $40 million sports complex for Ipswich

SPORTING MECCA: Funding has been provided mostly by developers for a $40 million sports complex at Springfield Central.

It's "a sporting and recreation mecca" for local clubs

Bashing victim frustrated with police investigation

Jim Dodrill's injuries on Tuesday after the attack in bush land on Sunday. Doctors used staples to close the wound on his head.

Council surveillance camera near crime scene stolen

All of the changes coming on July 1

The start of the new financial year means a raft of changes.

More new Australians hailing from Asia than Europe

Top five countries of birth as a proportion of the population, according to 2016 census. Picture: ABSSource:Supplied

AUSTRALIA is becoming more Asian than European: Census 2016

Brazilian bull riders determined to be champions

TOP FORM: PBR Robinson Guedes is keen to become a champion bull rider in Australia.

Last Cowboy Standing Brisbane Entertainment Centre July 15

Senior cop horror memory: 'The one I won't forget'

HORRIFIC SCENE: The crash scene on the Old Warrego Hwy near Dalby.

Police officer tells of the worst crash he's seen, five years on.

Murderer's chance to join gang an elaborate sting operation

Damien Joseph Jelicic, left, following his arrest.

Murderer admitted killing in order to join a criminal gang

Valium and laxatives: Bankers allegedly drug colleague

Bank execs allegedly drugged colleague to discredit him

All the changes you need to know for July 1

No more filling out those annoying green cards.

It's coming up on July 1 so changes are on their way

School student charged over phone rage

iphone blurred text message.

The teen grabbed the victim's phone and began to read the texts.

Census 2016: Aussies losing their religion

More Australians have listed 'no religion' in the latest Census than Catholic.

But figures show Christians still 52% of population

Teen's bungee jump death caused by poor English skills

Vera Mol was not properly secured when she jumped after mishearing her instructor’s commands.

The instructor said "no jump", she heard "now jump".

Arizona heatwave sees state hit 48 degrees Celsius

A plastic mailbox melts in Mesa, Arizona.

Arizona has reached a scorching 48C, killing cacti and melting bins

Twisted killer cabbie’s secret murder ‘trophy store’

Sick cabbie Christopher Halliwell is serving life for murdering two women.

Christopher Halliwell could be one of Britain’s worst ­killers

'Sensible approach to food, complete lack of decorum'

Shannon Kelly White is the one-woman-band behind popular blog, Shannon's Kitchen.

She has a potty mouth and makes no excuses for it.

NASA 'to reveal it has found alien life'

NASA on verge of revealing alien life find according to Anonymous

Turkey takes pride off its streets

Turkish riot police detain Associated Press journalist Bram Janssen, stopping him from reporting on LGBT pride march in Istanbul.

Officers fired rubber bullets to break up a group

WATCH: Speeding tank charges through the streets of Minsk

This is not how to react if you're late for a parade

Breastfeeding in Kmart: Coast mum's bold statement

PUBLIC BREASTFEEDING: This Coast mum took to social media to share her decision to breastfeed in public.

This Coast mum will breastfeed whenever, wherever it's needed.

Ipswich man plays poker with Terminator and Rambo

Former Ipswich resident Glenn Twiddle with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

HE GREW up in Bundamba and is now on the A-list

Wonder Woman sequel underway

IT’S MADE $US573 million at the box office so far, so it’s no surprise plans are already underway for a Wonder Woman sequel.

MasterChef: Fish fry feast too much for Ipswich cook

Willowbank native Nicole Stevenson has been eliminated from MasterChef.

NICOLE Stevenson narrowly misses out on MasterChef's Top 10.

Thor on holiday: Chris Hemsworth is here!

If you didn't know who he was - you'd think he was a local

Nintendo set to release the Super NES Classic Edition

Nintendo is releasing a miniature version of their Super NES console

Brad and Sienna spotted ‘holding hands’

Brad Pitt has been spotted at Glastonbury.

ACTORS were seen together at the Glastonbury festival.

Big Brother winner Reggie Bird could end up homeless

BACK in 2003 she won the third season of Big Brother Australia, pocketing $250,000 for her win — but Reggie Bird’s life has been far from easy since then.

The reality star makes a heartbreaking confession

Schapelle Corby's Bali boyfriend 'lonely' now she's free

“I really hope we can see each other again in the future."