What Woolworths job losses will mean for Fraser Coast

Woolworths has announced it will close 17 stores.

Seventeen underperformers will be closed down.

Our reporters debate the fate of Tigers' star Robbie Farah

Our reporters debate the decision to demote Robbie Farah to reserve grade on the weekend.

TWO reporters go head to head on the issue of Robbie Farah.

Fraser Coast man to face trial for murder of son

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Magistrate John Smith committed the matter to trial







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Sonia Kruger should be allowed to speak on Muslims

HOW sad is Australia becoming where a TV personality like Sonya Kruger can’t even say we need to cut immigration without racial protests.

LETTER: Let’s face the truth, many are fearful

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts as he leaves a campaign stop in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Hanson's votes attributed to 'fear'.

LETTER: Keppel MP hits back at ‘disgraceful’ comments

PREVENTATIVE PLUS: Keppel MP Brittany Lauga wants to tell her own personal story after cuts were announced to the bulk-billing incentive.

Keppel MP hits back at ‘disgraceful’ comments

LETTER: Election signs leave health hazard behind

Road signs merely 'an outrageous blot' on Australian landscape.

Is that Skippy? What visitors have you had in your yard?

What kind of critter has visited your doorstep?

DRIVING in Burrum Heads, three roos and a baby stole the view.

OUR SAY: Assaults against health professionals on the rise

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Paramedics and nurses are coming under threat every day.

SOAP BOX: Great Barrier Reef’s long history of abuse

Reefworld, Great Barrier Reef. Please credit Tourism and Events Queensland.

The reef was brighter and healthier 15 years ago.

Hundreds of cars to feature at sanctuary markets

Markets will be held on July 31 to help the Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary, this time with a special component of a Show and Shine event.

ANIMAL and car lovers, mark July 31 in your diary.

Learning centre volunteer reflects fondly on years

Gwen Kohler said Maisie Kaufmann Learning Centre has become her second home, as she has been a volunteer here for almost 14 years.

GWEN Kohler has been a volunteer for almost 14 years.

Fraser Coast Chronicle Bingo winner plans his spending spree

BIG WINNER: Maryborough’s Graeme Wilson took home the prize for the first week of the Chronicle’s bill buster Bingo. He won a $1000 fuel voucher. Grab your copy of the Chronicle to find out how you can take home $1000 in cash every week.

Find out how you can be in it to win it

Fraser Coast how much chocolate can you eat?

DEATH BY CHOCOLATE: Alli Duggan, owner of Allikats on Kent will be one of the chefs preparing a secret chocolate dish on the night.

This event will be a chocolate-lover's heaven.

How long until the City Hall clock upgrades are complete?

SPRUCE-UP: Painter Scott Clark from Higgins touches up the clock face surrounds atop the Maryborough City Hall building.

new frosted glass will be installed into the face

Ford Model T cars coming to Fraser Coast for national event

Mary Poppins in the Park - Geraldine Cameron from Toowoomba with her granddaughter Lyla from Bundaberg next to her T Model Ford in Richmond Street.

MARYBOROUGH'S streets will take a flash back in time in event.

Woolworths to sack 500 staff, close at least 17 stores

This is despite the supermarket earning $2.5 billion for the year.

Funds for job-ready training in Maryborough

There is an emphasis oung people who participate trade certificates

WetSide Water Park takes out national award

Wetside Water Park, Hervey Bay - Oliver Hunt from Pomona couldn't get enough of the Flipside Boardride.

The Award was won in the "Travellers Choice" category

Eagle Boys Hervey Bay assures customers still making dough

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Stores across the network enjoyed record sales

Fraser Coast employment: 6 jobs up for grabs right now

Registered Nurse NDi Lokan uses Ward 7A's storage room which was colour coded to improved ward efficiency.

Are you a mechanic looking for work on the Fraser Coast?

Eagle Boys woes: What it means for Hervey Bay

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Eagle Boys appointed administrators SV Partners to negotiate a sale

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Markets to help wildlife

A Show and Shine car event will feature at the Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary markets on Sunday, July 31.

Fraser Coast things to do: The Duck will jazz it up

MUSIC ICONS: Galapagos Duck are set to perform at the Hervey Bay RSL on Friday, July 29.

“Duck” has become a household name throughout the country

What’s On: Dry July hits halfway mark

DRY JULY: Dr Kees Nydam recommends water over alcohol for the month of July.
Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail

Dry July takes a light-hearted approach to raising funds

Order your seafood box ahead of Hervey Bay festival

COOKING WITH FIRE: Joanne Rossumah flips garlic prawns with Roland Muller

Preparations are continuing for the August 14 event

Death By Chocolate

Alli Duggan from Allikats on Kent with the first creation served at the inaugural Death by Chocolate at the Brolga Theatre in Maryborough on Saturday.

The Brolga Theatre was the Fraser Coast's own chocolate factory on Saturday night...

Weekend Rugby 24July 2016

NO STOPPING: Vahiti Hopoi pushes on for ATW in the A Grade game at Salters Oval Bundaberg.Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail

A selection of photos from the weekends Rugby games at Salters Oval in Bundaberg on...

Day 2 Splendour in the Grass

The Cure performed at Spelndour in theGrass 2016 at the main stage.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Splendour in the Grass day 2 had the biggest acts of the weekends and as a result...

Day 2 Splendour in the Grass

The Cure performed at Spelndour in theGrass 2016 at the main stage.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Splendour in the Grass day 2 had the biggest acts of the weekends and as a result...

Splendour in the Grass 2016

The Strokes perform at Splendour in the Grass 2016. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Day 1 of Spendour in the Grass 2016 saw the Mayor of Spendour, sunny skies and lots...

Splendour in the Grass 2016

The Strokes perform at Splendour in the Grass 2016. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Day 1 of Spendour in the Grass 2016 saw the Mayor of Spendour, sunny skies and lots...

Nikenbah coffee shop

New coffee shop opening in Nikenbah - Cindy Avery takes a break from renovations at the old rail goods shed at Nikenbah that is being converted into The Depot Espresso Bar.

New coffee shop opening in Nikenbah - Cindy Avery takes a break from renovations at...

Steve Lewis thanks community

Steve Lewis fronts the cameras to thank the community for helping find his baby girl Jocelyn

Jocelyn's father Steve Lewis has thanked the community for helping find his baby...

Super Hero Day at Hervey Bay Hospital

Super Hero Day at Hervey Bay Hospital - staff members dress up in their favourite super hero outfits and are pictured with Michael and Amanda Christensen whose son Cooper passed away a year ago from brain cancer.

Staff at the Hervey Bay Hospital were decked out in their favourite Super Hero...

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field to expand family?

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field want more children.

Licking incident bars Ariana from performing at White House

Ariana Grande has been blocked from performing at the White House

Pokemon Go: How you can catch em’ all on Fraser Coast

Some of the best spots to catch Pokemon on the Fraser Coast.

Where you can catch Pokemon on the Fraser Coast

Taylor Swift's ex throws support behind Kanye West

Calvin Harris shares a sing-along with Kanye West

Michael Jackson's jailed doctor wants his license back

Conrad Murray wants his medical licence back.

Pokemon Go: "Trading" on the horizon as game evolves

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Pokemon GO players will soon be able to trade with other trainers

Beloved pooch lost for months found by Gladstone region owners

Louise Eaton and Checko were reunited at the Hervey Bay Animal Adoption Centre in Cicada Lane July 21.

A 12-year-old pooch has been reuinted with its owners

Bumper whale season: How many humbacks can we expect?

OCEAN GIANT: Hervey Bay will be the temporary home for thousands of humpback whales this season.

Fraser Coast Opportunitoies hopes locals roll out the welcome mat.

Brisbane doctors in first for pre-birth operations

Doctors performed Australia-first spinal operation on unborn baby

Yeppoon sisters travel coastline in style

COLOURFUL TRAVELLERS: Ella Fleming and her sister Layne Fleming with their colourful van Yota. INSET: Ella driving Yota on the Great Ocean Rd.

Yeppoon hairdressers make colourful trip around the country.

Reno stars want tradies to focus a little more on one thing

The Demmrichs want Tradies to look after their most important tool

Fashionistas show off at Splendour in the Grass

Amberly Nelson, from Melbourne, posts for a photo with friends at Splendour in the Grass.

GLITTER, skin and mesh were all on show at festival this weekend.

You can own this Queensland town for just $1

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Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

72-year-old Coast developer set to start new project

GREEN LIGHT: The Cosmopolitan has been approved for development at Cotton Tree.

Meet the Canberran set to deliver another chapter for Coast suburb

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd

Ecco Ripley sales run sparks prime release

MOVING IN: Sekisui House has announced the release of more residential blocks at Ecco Ripley.

Sekisui House is preparing to unveil more land at Ecco Ripley

The climb is slow but property on the way up

Michael Matusik, director of Matusik Property Insights.Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

The improvement would be mild when compared to past cycles

Could this be the best job in the world?

St Bees Island managing director Phil Webb.

THE only rule: don't stand too long under coconut trees.

12 places in Toowoomba you can get a job right now

Sunshine Coast cabinetmaker Todd Bull took out the Furniture Industry Association of Australia national design award for his unique and 'flawless' table.

Looking for a job? Here are 12 places hiring right now

5 jobs available on the Fraser Coast now

Casual and full time jobs available on the Fraser Coast.

Boss tells worker: Show me proof grandma died

"Show me proof grandma died."

Mining giant started with space, telescope and dream

BIG BUSINESS: Dr John Russell with a Russell mill relining machine destined for export.

Toowoomba based company creates 100's of new jobs

Eight top tips for starting a new job

Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

“Be smart and be professional until you know the culture.”

Teens reveal risky situations

New data shows one in three teens has taken a selfie while driving

Vintage vehicle LARC-y to make trip

Craig Seeley ready for adventure on his Larc

Amphibious vehicle makes it to its destination

Ford Model T tour in Maryborough: What you might see

Ford Model T enthusiast Bob Trevan driving his 1909 Tourer up the Cambanoora Gorge.

National event will be hosted by Model T Ford Owners Queensland

Top ten car glitches that leave you stranded

RACQ reveals the value of learning to change tyres and batteries

Road test review Subaru Liberty 3.6 R

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: While the look of the vehicle hasn’t changed, the Subaru Liberty 3.6 R offers improved suspension and safety features to entice buyers.

We test drive the Subaru Libert 3.6 R.

Smooth sailing in 2017 Holden Colorado

Holden has revealed the new Colorado ahead of the September arrival.