GALLERY: Council workers set up new CBD flood levee

The temporary flood levee is erected during an exercise along Adelaide St in Maryborough. An army of council workers piecing the levee together near the cnr. of Adelaide and Kent Sts.

Streets were closed in the Maryborough CBD during the dry-run.

Witnesses say man drove through garage door

Emergency services respond to report of a crash on Royal Dr, Kawungan.

Police investigations are continuing.






Science Festival seriously awesome

CALLING everyone who wants to see, hear and be a part of something totally cool: this is where you need to be this March.

Drink where the cool kids do this summer

There are a bunch of new bars open in Brisbane, make sure you're there!

CHECK out these new funky bars.

Discover Brisbane’s laneway gems

Brisbane's laneways will surprise you.

NOT all of Brisbane City is as it seems…

Top five things to experience this summer in Brisbane

Tangalooma is amazing if you're keen for a dive, kayak or swim.

THIS summer get out and explore your capital city.

Don’t go chasing waterfalls…find them on these drives!

The Scenic Rim is just one place nearby that you'll love.

BRISBANE isn’t all bright lights and city slickers.

Your boots are made for walking these tours

Brisbane Greeters tours are a great way to learn the local history of the city.

YOU don’t need a bike or bus for a seriously good tour of Brisbane.

Is Brisbane the new arts and culture capital?

Check out GOMA's latest exhibition - it's all about hair! GOMA 10 Ambassador Patience Hodgson visits Nervescape V 2016 by Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir (aka Shoplifter), commissioned for ‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything’ at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. 
Photograph: Natasha Harth, QAGOMA

THE rest of the world should be envious of this line-up!

A healthy lifestyle trumps misguided supplement use

Naturopath talks about concerns around supplements

Woman lost 56kg: 'Eating was my worst enemy'

WEIGHT LOSS: Jaime O'Regan is proud to say she's lost 55kg and can finally play with her kids.

Mackay mum reclaims her life after dropping 56kg

Why your diet is doomed to fail

PERSONALITY TYPE: A CSIRO study has found dieters fall into five key categories.

CSIRO study reveals cold hard facts.

Detox queen lost 20 kilos in 5 months

Sharon now runs a successful detox clinic in Melbourne and has her own radio show.

Sharon Tal was overweight, miserable and a serial dieter.

Learn how to love yourself

Learn to love yourself and watch how that flows to other aspects of your life.

Tips on how to express more love

Couple loses 136kg in just one year

Sticking to your health goals – never mind achieving them – is hard

8 habits of healthy people you need to adopt

CRACKED THE CODE: We've found the top eight habits of healthy people.

MIGHT be time to re-assess your routine and adopt some of these.

New op shop opens up

Op shop branches out from Scarness to Maryborough

Transport train causes heads to turns as it passes CBD

Downer's loco makes its way through Queens Park in Maryborough pulling wagons headed for their holding yards to be worked on.

The wagons loaded on the train were for carrying railway lines.

Students witnessed college company collapse unfold

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: SmartCity Vocational College's.

"It's ridiculous, I've never seen anything like it"

Ex-staffer: Why I had to get away from SmartCity

UNHAPPY: Former Smart City Vocational College Hervey Bay trainer and assessor Justin Burnham.

Former trainer and assessor tells why he left after only six months

Clock ticking for animals at sanctuary as food dries out

Ray Revill from Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary with one of his roos, at a much greener time at the sanctuary. Now, that green grass has completely dried out.

Animals at Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary need your help.

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How Stay at Home Mum blogger Jody Allen struck it big

THE self proclaimed Gympie "dag” who has built a multi-million dollar empire out of her online advice for stay at home mums is about to launch a TV series

Comedy with extra cheese

Paul Fenech is taking his TV series Fat Pizza on the road for a series of live shows.

Fat Pizza and Housos are coming to town

One of the top five car collections in the world

A 1950 Alvis TB14 Roadster is a highlight in the museum.

Gosford home to largest, privately-owned classic car collection.

Local music festival named among the best in the world

REGGAE: UB40, featuring Astro, Ali Cambell and Mickey Virtue with their band, at Bluesfest 2016.

Byron Bay event named in the top ten in the world for 2016

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Massive clearance sale at boutique before closure

Alma's Wardrobe's Alexandra Weber and Maree Mitchell

A Maryborough fashion shop is closing after five years in operation.

Empty shop at Stockland perfect for food franchisee

michel's patisserie. Andrea D'Agostino Photo: John Gass / Daily News

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How a first home buyer built house with no deposit

NEARLY THERE: Construction on the first house to home orphans at Umoja began in January.



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His home will be completed later this year.

GALLERY: Sleeping like babies

Sleeping Like Babies - Corporate Sleepout. Front (L) Jodie Tangikara and Bianca Whish-Wilson and (Back-L) Krissie Miller and Emma Howley.

About $2000 was raised for Marcus' Legacy, to go towards an upgrade of the Hervey...

Council gives Maryborough flood levee a dry run

The temporary flood levee is erected during an exercise along Adelaide St in Maryborough. An army of council workers piecing the levee together near the cnr. of Adelaide and Kent Sts.

Fraser Coast Regional Council workers spent about five hours setting up the new...

SLSQ Youth Champs Day 2

Surf Life Saving Queensland Youth Championships at Hervey Bay - Joseph McMenamin from Maroochydore in the heats of the U/14 Ironman event.

Action from Day 2 of the Surf Life Saving Queensland Youth Championships at Hervey...

River Heads trailer fire

Trailer load of cane mulch catches fire on River Heads Rd near Maddever Rd at Booral. QFRS and the Booral rural firies put the flames out.

Trailer load of cane mulch catches fire on River Heads Rd near Maddever Rd at...

Maryborough school's swim event

Maryborough State High School held its swimming carnival at Maryborough Aquatic Centre on February 14.

Maryborough State High School held its swimming carnival at Maryborough Aquatic...

SLSQ Youth Championships Day 1 afternoon

Surf Life Saving Queensland Youth Championships in Hervey Bay - a colourful scene on Torquay Beach.

First day of competition at the Surf Life Saving Queensland Youth Championships in...

Crash at Maryborough

A crash at the corner of Woodstock and Neptune Sts in Maryborough.

Maryborough Flood Levee Trial Run

The temporary flood levee is erected during an exercise along Adelaide St in Maryborough. The levee curves across the intersection of Kent and Adelaide Sts.

A team of council workers spent the day erecting and removing the new temporary...

Surf Lifesaving March Past

Surf Lifesaving Queensland Youth Championships march past - Hervey Bay team.

Surf Lifesaving Queensland Youth Championships at Hervey Bay - march past.

'Shock of his life': Mum's horror as son pricked by needle

A GLADSTONE mum has an anxious three-month wait to see if her son has sustained any infections after he was pricked by a used needle.

NRL star's wife booted from cafe by 'mum-ophobic' waitress

What Phoebe Burgess posted on Instagram about the cafe.

Phoebe Burgess booted from cafe by 'mum-ophobic' waitress

Young Qld cancer victim's wedding dream comes true

Jake Simpson, 22, with fiancee Carly Mulheran, 23, and their 14-month-old son, Noah. Picture: Jamie Hanson

Generous strangers have helped this man's dream come true.

Fabulous fruits make sweet treat

Coconut and mango panna cotta with mango and passionfruit salad.

Check out the Q and A with the chef

What do the labels on our food actually mean?

What exactly do the labels on our meat mean?

We decode the labels on our primary produce

Toyota HiLux Double Cab SR5 long term review final report

IN ITS ELEMENT: Over our three month 3000km test, the Toyota HiLux SR5 was at its best as an off-road plaything and workhorse load-lugger. As a daily driver though it reminded it was still a truck...

After 3000km we give our final report on HiLux life

Tensions high at pointy end of MKR's round two

WHEN an ex-vegan pacifist says "I think people that score strategically need a kick in the shins”, the MKR gloves are off.

Jungle Jay sent packing from I'm a Celebrity

I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Here! contestant Jay Laga'aia with Keira.

BIG friendly giant Jay Laga'aia has been eliminated from I'm A Celeb

Carson Kressley brings 'camp' to I'm a Celebrity jungle

"I am not all Park Avenue and daffodils” ... Carson Kressley.

Meet the "campest” campmate to star on I'm a Celebrity.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi mystery already solved

FILE- This undated file photo provided by Disney shows Daisey Ridley as Rey, left, and John Boyega as Finn, in a scene from the film, \"Star Wars: The Force Awakens.\" Hasbro said it is changing its Star Wars Monopoly set after an 8-year-old girl became upset that Rey, the movie's female heroine, was not included as a figure along with Darth Vader and Kylo Ren. (Disney/Lucasfilm via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT

A key mystery surrounding the title of episode eight has been solved

What $11.9m can get you on Coast's most exclusive street

29-31 Wyuna Drive Noosaville Qld 4566

This is what a cool $11.9m can get you

HOT HOMES: 7 Million-dollar Fraser Coast homes up for sale

1208 Burrum Heads Rd, Burrum River, 4659. On the market for $2.35 million.

Here's what more than $1 million will get you on the Fraser Coast.

$6.3 billion project to drive population boom

BIG IDEAS: Artist's impression of the new 10,000-unit complex to be constructed at Springfield Central.

Driverless trains could take thousands to and fro from Springfield

Company collapse: Boss goes to Vegas, staff lose thousands

Last chance for staff to lodge their claims

Mining giant execs could sun themselves on region's island

OFFERS INVITED: Potential buyers are showing interest in Camp Island, off the coast of Bowen.

The vendors are hoping for at least $2m for the island.

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$40m Sunny Queen expansion means cracking new jobs

NOW OPEN: Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Sunny Queen Australia managing director John O'Hara and Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale at the grand opening of the new $40 million manufacturing facility in Carole Park.

'Egg-cellent' investment will be a boost for local economy

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

South dominates manufacturing grants applications

State Development Minister Anthony Lynham praised Maryborough's Downer Rail.

Most manufacturing grants applications from southern Queensland

New Rocky mine plans revealed, up to 500 workers needed

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: A mine that will eventually have the capacity to employ 500 workers is opening in CQ.

BOSS OF yet-to-be-built coal mine will hire CQ workers.

UPDATE: Administrators announce plan to save Stockland stores

Terry White Chemists in Stockland shopping centre closes its doors as administrators are called in.

'We are trying to recapitalise the business moving forward'

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Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Cabriolet road test and review

OPENING HOURS: Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Cabriolet’s 375kW/700Nm bi-turbo V8 helps wind-in-the-hair drivers hit 100kmh in 4.1 seconds.

AMG’s $180k C 63 S Cabrio brings V8 thrills and topless elegance

Our best-selling city car is ready for a refresh

GT-LINE: Next generation Picanto has been shown in Europe, including with desirably sporty GT-Line kit. We're yet to learn if Australia will offer this option and a fruitier turbo engine for the new Picanto.

Value-packed next gen Kia Picanto arrivng by mid-year

Subaru Impreza 2.0i-S Hatch road test and review

WELL-OPTIONED Subaru's Impreza in higher specification 2.0i-S guise features excellent cabin features and cutting edge safety to go with a quality chassis.

The new Impreza offers impressive all-wheel-drive security and value

HSV's anniversary range celebrates 30 years of performance

POWER PLAYERS: 30 Years editions of Maloo, ClubSport, Senator and GTS bring power gains, revised suspensions and fresh styling

More power and torque for HSV's 30 Years specials

What is Autonomous Emergency Braking and can we trust it?

It's possible all new cars will feature AEB in the near future, but is your car braking for you always a good thing? It's clever tech, but not perfect yet.

Are you ready for your car to take control of braking for you?

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