Family grieves loss of young dad after fatal highway crash

LEE Brown was killed in a car accident just weeks away from becoming a father again.

PICS: Colour explosion at Seafront for Colourburst Challenge

SEA OF COLOUR: Colourburst Challenge participant, 7-year-old Tilly Tate was among 150 people who raised money for cancer on the Seafront Oval on Saturday.

A debut event saw Seafront oval transformed into a sea of colour.

Appeal lodged over heritage site

QCWA APPEALS: Dayman General Store may soon be replaced with two G J Gardner homes.

Appeal lodged after approval to divide heritage site

Netherby Rd set for upgrade

LNP Testimonial dinner for Warren Truss. Barnaby Joyce, Llew OBrien and Warren Truss.

$740,000 will be allocated to upgrading Netherby Rd.

Battle won after 50 years

The Long Tan Commemoration - Lt Colonel Harry Smith is presented the Star of Gallantry by Federal Member for Hinkler, Mr Paul Neville.
Photo:  Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

These men will finally get the recognition they deserve.

Third man arrested over Mundubbera murder

Gary Ryan died on Tuesday after being stabbed multiple times. Police have launched a homicide investigation.

Third man arrested over the murder of Gary Ryan

Wide Bay is "ready to go” if successful in pursuit of Tobruk

The cargo ship HMAS Tobruk may be scuttled in the Great Sandy Strait in a few years.

Hinkler MP Keith Pitt has supported the project for three years.

Salter Oval incident will not threaten clubs' participation

Bundaberg police on the scene at Salter Oval after a up to 100 people where invovled in a brawl at a junior game.

Fraser Coast clubs will not be affected by the weekend's incidents.

Wallaroos bounce Maryborough Brothers in under-18s final

Wallaroos' Roger Rainbow.

Roos coach Robertson told his troops their season starts Tuesday.

Master Builders admit to "pessimism" as economy struggles

Heat comes out of the Qld building industry

Rio Tinto gets $50,000 penalty for victimising worker

FINED: Rio Tinto's Hail Creek Mine. Photo Contributed

Judge has handed down a $50,000 penalty against Rio Tinto

Business owners 'need to lead by example'

DISPLAY HOME: Jack Dempsey, Jesse Zielke, Leanne Donaldson and visitors at the JRZ display home in Belle Eden Estate.

Company opens display home

New investor saves family-owned Toowoomba firm

Julian Lancaster-Smith from Quality Desserts wants to build a giant laminton in Toowoomba.  Photo:  Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

Investor saves family-owned business on the brink of closing down

Jobs in limbo as company goes into administration

Gladstone depot - McAleese transport has gone into voluntary administration. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Future unknown for Gladstone depot workers

Masters to staff: "This isn't the news we hoped for"

Here's how the news of Masters demise went out to it's 7000-strong workforce.

LETTER: Standards for bad language have changed

The story on JBS that had some readers questioning modern language standards.

Letter writer says the standards of language have slipped

LETTER: JBS not telling full story says employee

JBS Meatworks and abattoir at Dinmore. Beef cattle processing and kill floor.

A letter from a JBS employee about conditions faced at the company

LETTER: Morrison's party worth six months' of pensioner pay

PARTY ON: Robyn Deane of Bli Bli takes exception to Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison's post-budget party.

Taxpayers billed $11,525 for Federal Treasurer's budget after-party

OPINION: The price of good financial advice

Three per cent a year, or 2.2% after the adviser's fee, makes quite a difference. Over 20 years it means you would have 55% more than you would have otherwise.

Christoph looks at the difference it makes to have an adviser

OPINION: Why can't Qld move on daylight saving

It's nearly time for the rest of Australia to adjust clocks

SOAPBOX: Welcoming the new era of celebrity

Lachie Smart was 18 years, 7 months and 21 days when he touched down on August 27 as the youngest person to circumnavigate the world by aircraft, solo.

The world needs more role models like Lachlan Smart.

Man found in critical condition, rushed to hospital

He was rushed to Mackay Base Hospital in a critical condition.

Downs jobseekers are struggling to find jobs, despite effort

Pouwaka Ruwhiu

Ten-month campaign to find employment leaves Warwick man frustrated.

Airport mogul fined for illegal chopper landing

Neill Wagner.

Neill Wagner's latest adventure has a taken its toll on his wallet.

Willy Wonka star, Gene Wilder dead at 83

A still of Gene Wilder in the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Social media has already lit up with tributes to the late actor.

LISTEN: Greyhound tapes ruled foul play by the court

TWILIGHT MEETING: Thursday racing at Grafton Greyhounds starts at the later time of 4.12pm today.

Court decision throws doubt over animal cruelty cases

Alleged sex victim says she just wants court process over

Trainer Mick Mair.

Racehorse trainer on trial over sexual assault allegations

Most forced to shop on credit

A credit card is held in front an online shopping site in Melbourne, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. (AAP Image/Julian Smith) NO ARCHIVING

New study shows just how strapped for cash the average Aussie is

Ipswich man's $701,000 mortgage-killing win

Golden Casket

Winning lotto ticket purchased at Ipswich newsagency

Rape accused said mother-in-law 'jumped' on him in bed

A Mackay region man is on trial in the District Court in Mackay accused of raping his mother-in-law

Man said mother-in-law's behaviour caused an emotional breakdown

Hungry Jacks under fire for playground accident

Nanette Bingham's daughter suffered a nasty gash from Hungry Jack's Morayfield playground.

Hungry Jacks under fire for playground accident

Driver drunk, texting when he caused horrific collision

A vehicle was extensively damaged in a crash on the New England Hwy near the intersection of Greenmount Etonvale Rd about 7pm, July 06, 2014.. Photo: Stuart Cumming / The Chronicle

Crash left Italian tourist with face, leg fractures, permanent scars

Nick Xenophon team to block marriage equality plebiscite

Nick Xenophon in Toowoomba to endorse Groom candidate, Josie Townsend. Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

Turnbull's plans for a plebiscite suffer massive blow

Juno finds Jupiter's a big planet, by Jove

The surface of Jupiter, as shown from NASA's Juno spacecraft on Saturday when the craft was 703,000km away.

These images give us a whole new perspective on this gas-giant world

Patient man of 145 wants to go

The world's oldest man, Mbah Gotho, aged 145.

World's oldest man, at 145-years-old, says he wants to die.

Diva's sister on soliciting charge

FILE - In this May 14, 2016 file photo, Mariah Carey attends the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, in New York. Carey will appear on the Oct. 5 episode of the Fox series, \"Empire,\" the network confirmed Monday at a TV critics bi-annual press tour. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Mariah Carey's sister has been arrested on charges of prostitution.

VIDEO: What did Thor do during Captain America: Civil War?

Short explains why Thor wasn't in Civil War film.

Hilarious mockumentary features star of the film Chris Hemsworth

Enraged dad totals car after daughter caught fooling around

This is the hilarious moment a father destroys his own car

World's oldest man, 145, just wants to die

Indonesian Mbah Gotho has document that says he was born in 1870

Cop shares some of the best excuses people use

"I really need to go to the toilet" is a common excuse, shares cop.

Celebrating Juno: NASA's best images of Jupiter

Jupiter's north polar region in an image taken by Juno spacecraft as it approached the planet. The spacecraft performed its first successful fly-by on August 27 out of 36 in total. Images from the fly-by will be much closer than this one, which was taken more than 700,000km away from Jupiter. The first fly-by passed about 4200km from Jupiter's clouds.

We share the most iconic images of Jupiter

Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 years

Even with a small telescope the heaven will reveal plenty of their mysteries.

most people will be able to see with the naked eye

Australian Survivor's Peter: I'm no quitter

Australian Survivor contestant Peter Fiegehen.

ILLNESS forces castaway's early exit from Samoa.

Tom Cruise private jets his gym kit around the world

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise charters private to take his gym kit around the world

Movie behind Depp and Heard split to be released

Soon you'll be able to see the movie that ended the marriage

Bindi's boyfriend helps release huge croc

Chandler (far right) helped the jump team.

Chandler Powell helps catch Duncan the croc

Mick Jagger to pay £2.5m to the woman carrying his baby

Mick Jagger is reportedly paying millions to pregnant ballerina

Navy man Keller ready to marry a perfect stranger

Former Navy engineer Keller is a participant in season three of Married At First Sight.

Tattoos are just the surface of Married At First Sight groom.