Car crashes into business

A CAR that crashed into a Bundaberg business this morning caused extensive structural damage to the building.

Revamped The Hummock opens

Divisional representative Cr Scott Rowleson at The Hummock.

Iconic location improved

Mackey leads way in China

Nanning deputy mayor Liu Weimin and Scott Mackey from RE/MAX Precision in Bundaberg.

Relationship forged with Chinese investors

These fire rules may kill Bundaberg residents

Experts want the Queensland Government to change fire safety and environment regulations before its "one-hat-fits-all” legislation kills someone.

How inflexible red tape is putting your life and home at risk

Smoke from window caused by pot on stove

Emergency crews are on scene of a house fire in Bundaberg.

Smoke seen coming from window of one storey home

What's open and what's closed for Labour Day

LABOUR DAY: What's opened and what's closed around Bundaberg

Check out what's open and shut before you leave home

RECALL: Heater sold at Bunnings could explode when turned on

Heater model sold nationally at Bunnings Warehouse stores has been recalled

THINK twice about unpacking that brand new heater you just bought.

Final farewell for lifesavers

The Red and Yellow Memorial Day at Nielson Park Beach Bargara.

Emotional farewell for Bob, John and Thomas who all died this summer

Million dollar payout for Bundy mum's death

MISSING YOU: Rylee Ely hugs the photograph of her mother Rebecca back in 2012.

State compensates for Bundaberg Hospital's missed diagnosis

Restaurant owners deny closure rumours

AT THE VENUE: Giani Gorza, Melita Marschke, Steffanie Marschke, Rebecca Gorza and Ally Marschke.

Business starting to build up

Bundy to host Nanning business envoys

Mayor Jack Dempsey with plans for the $1.6m garden the city of Nanning in China gifted Bundaberg last year.

About 30 business delegates from China coming to Bundy

New business venture will get you fit

PADDLE OUT: Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett and Lani Chalmers are looking forward to the Woodgate Beach Kayak and Paddleboard Hire's come-and-try day this weekend.

Woodgate Beach Kayak and Paddleboard Hire is opening this Saturday

Banks want more power to take farms, businesses

Cash money Photo: Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

Showdown looming between Big Four and government

Lana's Farmers Markets finalising stallholders

The construction site of Lanas Farmers Markets on Stancer Crt.

New markets getting a step closer

Fair Work to audit Bundaberg businesses

FAIR GO: The Fair Work Ombudsman will audit time and wage records at randomly selected businesses across a variety of industries in Bundaberg.

Fair Work Ombudsman to audit time and wage records at businesses

Mum turns dinner battle into a multi-million dollar fortune

Rachel Grantham with her children Ava, 6, and Jack, 3.

Mealtimes can be among the hardest battles with kids

ANALYSIS: Can Amazon make it in Australia?

The homepage.

It is more than twice the size of Woolworths

Samsung launch: What's wrong with this picture?

This doesn't look like the launch day for one the biggest phone companies in the world.

What happened on launch day for Samsung?

ANZ varies rate on home loans

The ANZ has joined rivals Westpac and the Commonwealth bank in moving home loan interest rates.

ANZ shifts rates on home loans

Will this newcomer kill Rebel Sports?

JD Sports will stock Beyonce's activewear line, Ivy Park.

It's been dubbed the “Rebel killer”

Find best place to stash spare cash

Strict conditions can apply in order to earn bonus interest with some bank accounts, such as requiring a minimum monthly deposit and limiting withdrawals.

It makes sense to have a pool of savings for rainy day expenses.

'Prove the human brain functions properly on vegan diet'

It's all well to want a perfect world, but that's an oxymoron, dairy farmer says to vegans in this letter to the editor

LETTER: Suicide series exposes viewers to risky content

CONFRONTING: Clinicians working for eheadspace  have been dealing with a steady stream of concerned parents and young people since the show first aired.

Show leads to increase in calls, emails to Headspace

OPINION: Anti-Muslim graffiti not acceptable

WELL DONE: A letter writer has congratulated the council on their fast clean up of graffiti.

Hopefully the perpetrators will be caught and publicly shamed

Opinion: Bundy developer questions Keith Pitt's commitment to job

UNDER ATTACK: Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is again under attack over promises about a proposal to bridge the Burrum River.

'Mr Pitt, it is time you took your job seriously'.

Injecting reality back into parliament: The 457 visa party

Deciding the prime ministership via a reality TV show would avoid all that messy election stuff and having to wait days and days for a result.

'The electorate is fed up. Fed up with fakes.'

Why does the leader always go first?

Greg Bray, columnist for the Gladstone Observer. Photo Brenda Strong/The Observer

On this day in 1770 a small row skidded to a halt in Botany Bay

Why my boy will always be allowed to paint his nails

How and why this mum nearly killed a visiting kid with her stare

One Nation facing de-registration in Queensland?

Senator Pauline Hanson hit back online today with a statement, saying that since she "led One Nation to its historic election result last year, the Labor party has been making every attempt to unstitch One Nation”.

Request for investigation sent to Electoral Commissioner

Driver and passengers injured after car loses control

The Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was diverted whilst en route to Chinchilla on an Inter Hospital transfer to a car accident near Cecil Plains west of Toowoomba at 10pm Saturday evening.

Two pasengers were transported to the PA Hospital

Bad business, but good at it: court tells trafficker

BAD BUSINESS: A young man's drug trafficking career has ended in court.

Drug trafficker's tight business control brought him undone

Thousands rally to protest Trump's climate change rollback

Protesters march from the US Capitol to the White House for the People's Climate March.

Thousands protest Trump climate policy rollback

US troops go in to keep Turks, Kurds apart

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls on the US to stop supporting Kurdish fighters.

US troops sent in to keep warring Turks and Kurds apart

UK Labour heading for poll routing

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn faces annihilation at the May 8 general election.

The British Labour Party is facing a general election rout

US climate website gets a makeover

US Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt shakes hands with coal miners during a visit this month to a coal mine in Sycamore, Pennsylvania.

US Government has given its climate change website a makeover

Reef to never be same again

Bleaching damage on the Great Barrier Reef is being assessed after back-to-back bleaching events in the past two years.

Reef will never look same again

Life in jail for thug who murdered random passer-by

Jake Desmond Livingstone, 22, who was convicted with murdering Philip Quayle.

Murderer had only been released on parole two days earlier

'We always hoped we'd find them alive'

Stephen Ward leaves the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. Stephen and his Dad, John, were missing for three nights in Tasmania’s South-West wilderness before being rescued.

A dad and his son defied expectations to survive

Israeli teen suspected of hoax bomb threats to schools

Woree State School was one of nine Queensland schools to receive bomb threat hoax calls in one morning last year.

Teen also suspected of a series of global threats

The woman they say is too dangerous to go to jail

Sarra Gilbert will be sentenced in August for the murder of her mother.

Lawyers say this woman is too "psychotic" to be sent to prison

The $3 trillion consequence of a war with North Korea

North Korea launches four ballistic missiles by the Korean People's Army (KPA) during a military drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

There's an unmanageable consequence to a war with North Korea

"My scars don't define me" says girl, 12, scalped by ride

Elizabeth Gilreath before the accident that changed her life. Picture: Facebook

Lulu opens up about being scalped on a carnival ride

Kiss cam's disgusting choice of targets

Look away

A kiss cam was met with revulsion for its pick of targets

Lovely selfie takes creepy turn

Witchcraft or photoshop? You decide.

At first glance it looks like just another sweet selfie

Flashing your bum is now a tourist trend, apparently

I first saw "cheeky exploits" on a trip to the northern lights

The two year old who smoked 40 cigarettes a day

Do you remember the two-year-old who was addicted to smoking?

Albert, 4m pet crocodile, survives home inferno

50-year-old crocodile survives along with family

Woman who went on road trip instead of chemo dies

Norma Jean Bauerschmidt’s travels have been followed by more than 400,000 people on the Facebook page "Driving Miss Norma".

What would you choose, chemotherapy or a road trip?

Val Kilmer confirms cancer battle

Batman actor Val Kilmer tells Reddit Q&A he had cancer.

Groomed by her teacher: Mary-Rose MacColl's sexual abuse

Mary-Rose MacColl’s extraordinary new book ­rewrites the misery memoir.

Mary-Rose MacColl’s new book ­rewrites the misery memoir

American Gods a dream role for Ricky Whittle

Ricky Whittle in a scene from the TV series American Gods.

THE 100 star talks mythology and working with Ian McShane.

House Rules: "I watched as they destroyed my house"

Fiona and Nicole were both in shock at the move. Picture: Supplied

Contestant given just minutes before her entire home was demolished

'I feel incredible': Coast woman's weight loss win

Biggest Loser: Transformed contestant Nikki Henderson training at Mooloolaba Beach.

The weight loss show changed contestant Nikki Henderson's life

Amy and Tyson Murr feast on My Kitchen Rules win

SWEET SUCCESS: MKR 2017 winners Amy and Tyson Murr celebrate their glorious victory.

Controversial siblings secure $250,000 prize in MKR finale.

Sam Thaiday stars in Broncos’ carpool karaoke

Sam Thaiday makes people laugh