PUB FEST: 'We can beat the record if people get organised'

World Greatest Pubfest 2017 - "Toy Soldier" - David Nicholson from Maryborough.

Organisers say they're confident we could beat the record.

Bruce Saunders: I'm proud to be a union thug

Labour Day marchers in front of Maryborough City Hall.

“I’m proud to be a thug because we stand up for workers’ rights.”

Did this Bay Family Feud contestant's psychic get it right?

FINGERS CROSSED: The Voigtlander family hoping to win a car on the popular game show Family Feud.

The final result came down to one answer on the game show.






Young performers to star in production of Annie at Brolga

Rachel Damms will take on the biggest role of her acting career when she puts on a symbolic red-haired wig on Saturday.

Heritage City's oldest hockey club turning 80 this year

CHAMPION EFFORT: Colts celebrate winning the Division II women’s grand final after beating Wallaroos Wallys 3-2.

The milestone will be celebrated in July.

22YO Josie spends free time on water, rescuing others

Josie Faulkner, 22, spends her spare time volunteering as a skipper at Hervey Bay Marine Rescue.

She is the only female skipper at Hervey Bay Volunteer Marine Rescue

No upgrade to Seafront until another public consultation

Councillor Denis Chapman said he has seen overwhelming resistance to the approved Seafront Oval development.

Councillor says community has shown resistance to project.

Wide Bay mental health cases highest in Australia

The Wide Bay has the highest rate of mood disorders in Australia, and the third highest in depression rates.

Our region has highest rate of mood disorders.

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Things to do this weekend on the Fraser Coast

Plenty to see and do this weekend on the Fraser Coast.

Peace Cake to be revealed this weekend

Maryborough Peace Cake replica.

The artwork has taken months to create.

Toowoomba woman's Africa trip to share song

HERE TO HELP: Women in Harmony music director Elaine Coates (right) will travel to Uganda later this year to work with the African Children's Choir. Former members of the choir travelled to Toowoomba to perform last year incuding Elizabeth Panga (left) and tour manager Abraham Kiyingi.

A Toowoomba woman is preparing for a trip of a lifetime

Hundreds of cars going for bargain at record Coast auction

Mike Clayton at the Nambour car yard in the lead-up to a previous year's sale.

Impounded cars going under the hammer, no reserves

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Enzo's on the Beach will be demolished next week

Enzo's on the Beach had its last working day on Anzac Day. It has been cleared, ready to be demolished.

The building has been up since the 1960s.

SALE: Famous Enzo's on the Beach bean bags could be yours

CLOSING SALE: Enzo's employees Tyson Stephens and Sherilyn Hogan relaxing on the cafe's famous bean bags.

The cafe will hold a mega sale next week.

ANZAC DAY: What's open on the Fraser Coast

There are plenty of cafes opening on the public holiday.

There are plenty of cafes opening on the public holiday.

AFL: Hervey Bay Bombers v Brothers Bulldogs

AFL Hervey Bay - Hervey Bay Bombers versus Brothers Bulldogs - Ryan Tranthem.

QFA Wide Bay Sunshine Coast: Hervey Bay Bombers v Brothers Bulldogs at Hervey...

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Football Wide Bay Ladies League, Hervey Bay - KSS Jets versus United Park Eagles -

Action from the women's Wide Bay League games at Hervey Bay Sports Club. KSS Jets v...

World's Greatest Pubfest 2

World Greatest Pubfest 2017, Maryborough - Peggy Uhl was the pick of the bus drivers.

The second gallery from the World's Greatest Pubfest in Maryborough.

World's Greatest Pubfest 1

World Greatest Pubfest 2017 - "Dorothy" - Kylie Whitby from Maryborough at the Old Sydney Hotel. Pictured with classmates from Aldridge High also celebrating their 1978-82 reunion.

The first gallery from the World's Greatest Pubfest in Maryborough.

Men's Wide Bay League: KSS Jets v UPE

KSS Jets celebrate a goal during their Wide Bay League win over United Park Eagles at Hervey Bay Sports Club.

Wide Bay League Rd 4: KSS Jets v United Park Eagles (UPE) at Hervey Bay Sports...

Bruce Saunders talks at the Labour Day march

It's the first march in 15 years, through the streets of Maryborough.

Trump's first 100 days

US President Donald J. Trump speaks on the phone with Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, in the Oval Office in Washington, DC, USA, 28 January 2017. The call was one of five calls with foreign leaders scheduled for 28 January.

A look at the Trump administrations first 100 days in office.

Man causes damage to front of Bay adult shop

CCTV cameras from inside My Fantasy Dreams in Pialba caught the moment a man caused...

HipChips: The restaurant selling chips for $20

CHEF Scott Davis may have hit on the food gimmick to end all gimmicks.

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

Why restaurant-goers are craving tongue

La Lune Wine Co manager Olivia Evans says tongue is not to be tongue-poked at.

Diners are licking their lips for tongue

1998 BMW Z3 a prized member of the family

FAN OF THE CLASSICS: Chris O'Dempsey bought his 1998 BMW Z3 sight-unseen from a dealership in Adelaide for $27,500.

Immaculate European sportscar still turns heads.

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

Meet the mum who became a social media star

Hippie Lane author Taline Gabrielian.

This mother of two turned her food sensitivities into a business

Boy was allegedly taken from hospital by anti-vaxxer mum

An Amber Alert was issued for missing boy Chase Walker-Steven, who was found in Newcastle.

Young boy taken from hospital by anti-vaxxer parents

Sam Thaiday stars in Broncos’ carpool karaoke

SAM Thaiday has stunned with his karaoke rendition of Celine Dion.

What's on the small screen this week

My Kitchen Rule's mother and daughter contestants Valerie and Courtney.

MY KITCHEN Rules grand finalists face off and Love Child returns.

Anthony LaPaglia steps out with new fiancee

Anthony LaPaglia.

Actor Anthony LaPaglia engaged to much younger girlfiend

Ronan Keating a dad for fourth time

Ronan Keating and Storm Keating.

Bouncing baby boy for Boyzone star

Falling rents could spell doom for housing prices

What if I told you housing in Australia was getting cheaper?

Couple gets rich renovating run-down city homes

RENO RADICALS: Baden and Nelson Marino-Hall have turned three Toowoomba homes around for profit, saying the Garden City was a haven for renovators like themselves.

The couple has already turned around three homes

Townhouse pitch raises questions over 'high density'

BIG PLANS: Residents have a chance to offer their opinion on plans to build 42 townhouses at Raceview.

Developer plans 42 townhouses for Ipswich suburb

7 million dollar city homes for sale right now

3 Keira Court, Blue Mountain Heights.

Here are seven of Toowoomba's best, and most expensive, houses

'Raping and pillaging': Landlord's anger with nightmare cost

Chris Duane, who is chairman of the body corporate for Terralina Court, says insurance companies are charging too much for premiums.

BODY corporate boss unleashes on huge costs dumped on home owners.

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Adani reveals where CQ workers can find a job in 'months'

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ADANI CEO reveals exactly where it will post all its job ads.

'Screw it': 640 job applications but still no work

THAT'S A NO: Joshua Mitchell has applied for 640 jobs and had just two interviews.

Is this Queensland's unluckiest job seeker?

Plenty of jobs for tradies in wake of Cyclone Debbie

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An army of tradies is expected to head to cyclone-ravaged regions

Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A total 140 people applied for a casual receptionist position at Harrup Park.

Jobseekers up against the odds for some positions

REVEALED: 38 new CQ projects to deliver 229 jobs

THE FUTURE: Central Queensland University students had a thing or two to learn from the locals on their trip to Nepal.

There are 11 projects to be funded in Woorabinda

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Extra value in choosing special edition cars

EXTRA KIT: The 2017 VW Passat Alltrack Wolfsburg edition.

Great ways to get more money on the used car market.

Premium express with four turbos in M550d xDrive

QUAD TURBO: The BMW M550d xDrive uses four turbochargers.

Quad turbos have been fitted to BMW's M550d xDrive

VW Golf R 7.5 to hit 100kmh in under five seconds

WEAPON: The even faster 2017 Volkswagen Golf R 7.5 version.

Pricing for the 7.5 version of the VW Golf R will be announced soon.

Hard not to love: Mazda MX-5 RF road test and review

Superb as a faux Coupe, the Mazda MX-5 Retractable Fastback has a beautifully folding hardtop and delivers the same brilliant drive as its soft top cousin.

Mazda’s MX-5 RF offers both hard top and open air motoring pleasure

We don't recommend this for boat transport....

A motorist carried a boat in the back of a van while driving on Vanderlin Dr in Darwin.

“I said look, look, look at the van. There’s a boat inside it."

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