Huxham defends Hanson as autism quarrel rages on

One Nation candidate Damian Huxham with senator Pauline Hanson.

The quarrel over Hanson's autism comments continue.

Band bringing hits to Hervey Bay's Beach House Hotel

The legendary Ted Mulry Gang is coming to Hervey Bay’s Beach House Hotel.

The group is coming to Hervey Bay’s Beach House Hotel to perform.

OPINION: Mary Poppins link is a boon for our city

Mary Poppins link is immensely positive for Maryborough.






8 things you didn't know you could do at North Straddie

NORTH Stradbroke Island is the perfect getaway whether you plan to stay for a day, a week or even a month.

A whisky-lover's blueprint to Brisbane's best bars

Check out The Gresham for some old-school fine drops.

SCOTCH, Whiskey and Whisky; it all gets a bit confusing.

Your guide to the best Brisbane markets

Enjoy the beautiful offerings of one of Brisbane's many markets.

WHO doesn’t love a good market!?

Ain’t no mountain high enough

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Brisbane's dishing up the mountain-hiking goods!

Six hideaway bars to escape winter chill

The Gresham's charm will win you over before your first sip.

THESE are the perfect places to hang this winter.

Our six art gallery picks for a creative day out

Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art always has a fun, exciting and interesting exhibition on show for the whole family to enjoy.

YOU'D be mistaken in thinking Brisbane wasn't an arty city.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

Win ringside tickets to see Jeff Horn take on Manny Pacquiao

HERE'S your chance to see Jeff Horn take on Many Pacquiao in Brisbane on July 2.

Church visit for Manny ahead of Horn battle

Manny Pacquiao has attended a church service in Brisbane ahead of next Sunday's WBO world welterweight title fight.

BOUT BONANZA: Win tickets to Horn V Pacquiao ringside

JEFF Horn has had his final sparring session for the Battle of Brisbane with Manny Pacquiao on Sunday, July 2.

Five tips to prepare for the NDIS

WHETHER the NDIS is rolling out in your region tomorrow, in six months or in a year, you need to start getting ready now.

When the NDIS is rolling out at your place

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme launched in July 2013 and continues to roll out region by region across the country.

Creating your first plan

YOUR first plan is the start of a lifelong relationship with the NDIS.

UPDATE: Bike accident puts world record attempt on hold

UPDATE: While on his way to Hervey Bay, cyclist Ben Woods was sadly hit by a car at Caboolture.

Group continues rallies against cashless card introduction

NO CARD: Member for Maryborough Bruce Saunders addresses a previous gathering of people who attended a meeting to discuss the potential introduction of the cashless welfare card.

Group holds another rally against cashless card

It's all about ability for hard-working Aaron

LOVIN' IT: Aaron Graves has secured employment at McDonald's in Maryborough with the help of Mylestones Employment.

Aaron Graves' growing confidence and skills have led to a job.

The show must go on at Mary Poppins Festival

Maryborough's Star Dust Drama Academy during their rehearsal for The Surprising Uprising of Arnold Stick which will be performed at this year's Mary Poppins Festival. Back: Emma Collis, Hayden Wheeler, Rhiannon Patten, Mikaila Van Wyk, Sarah Walter and Samantha Walter. Middle: Ethan Jones, Lucifer Proud and Nathaniel Brampton. Front: Chloe Jones, Georgia Russell, Daniel Gordano and Juniper Canning

Characters from the past have inspired a local drama production

Still time to have a say on Seafront Oval playground

A TALE OF THREE SITES: The Fraser Coast Regional Council's three potential sites for a new $900,000 adventure playground to be built in the Seafront Oval area. Location 1 is the current preferred site, but residents can still have their say.

Residents can have a say on the Seafront Oval adventure playground.

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Bundy mum blogging to get families offline

A BUNDABERG mum is on a mission to help parents and children take a breather from social media.

Country music stars coming to Ipswich

Ipswich will get it's country on when The Country Superstars Tribute Show hits town on Friday, June 30 at Brothers Leagues Club.

A UNIQUE tribute show will bring a bit of country into the city.

Shoes make difference to kids in Zambia

MANY SHOES: Toowoomba Grammar School's Adrian Irwin and Fairholme College's Libby Stumer with shoes collected for children in Zambia.

Students are making a difference, creating a new project

Teebar set to make dust fly in action packed event

Lane Heaton in the Open Bull Ride event at the 2016 Teebar Rodeo.

Camping will also be available through the weekend.

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New law won't stop farm worker exploitation

NEW LAW: Concerns have been raised over the proposed Labour Hire Licensing Bill.

RCSA claims labour hire law is politically motivated

$10M upgrade will change M'boro Hospital forever

Artist's impression of the upgraded Maryborough Hospital revealed yesterday by the State Government. Pictured is the Neptune St side entrance.

A major upgrade for the hospital was announced on Tuesday.

Great local projects on the Hervey Bay grapevine

PICK OF THE BUNCH: Chris Hough from BtB Marine on board the 12m vessel built for Caudo Vineyards on the Murray River.

A Hervey Bay-built tourist vessel is heading for the Murray River.

Lightning gala awards night

Stephen and Kellie Holdsworth at the Caloundra Event Centre for the Sunshine Coast Lightning end of season gala event.

Lightning gala awards night

Premier League netball at Hervey Bay

Netball - Zone 4 Queensland Premier League, Opens Hervey Bay versus Bundaberg - Danielle O'Rourke.

Some of the action from Queensland Premier League netball at Hervey Bay.

Fenech says Horn will win

Boxers pose with the WBO World Championship belt.

Jeff Fenech says Jeff Horn has done everything he needs to be World Champion.

Tiger shark spotted near Urangan Pier

A local fisherman spotted this tiger shark in shallow waters near the Urangan Pier.

A local fisherman spotted this tiger shark in shallow waters near the Urangan Pier.

St Peter Memorial Vandalised

St. Peter's statue on the seawall at Urangan harbour has been vandalised - Linda Carsley from Urangan Fisheries is appalled at the recent destruction.

Vandals have smashed lights and defaced the statue at the St Peter Memorial to...

‘I peed myself at my friend’s wedding’

SIX weeks after Alice Craigie gave birth to her son Milton, she and her husband had their first big baby-free outing at a friend’s wedding.

Boy’s Aussie operation after penis accidentally amputated

Benson Wasswa, 8, was forced to use a catheter and bag for the past two years after a Ugandan hospital accidentally amputated his penis. Picture: Pic Jono Searle

Eight-year-old Benson Wasswa was forced to use a catheter

Toyota offers a bright orange 86 special edition track toy

No extra engine power, but Toyota's limited edition 86 should be a better track toy with bigger brakes and improved suspension. It's quite bright, too.

Toyota offering 60 special 86s with improved brakes and suspension

'He just wants friends': dad says Hanson comments hurt

Xavier Grayson, 7, has autism and "loves school", says his dad Ben.

LISMORE single dad Ben Grayson has been rallying for four years to find out what’s...

What happens to your body when you run?

GET MOVING: The Chronicle's Kick the Kilos challenge starts today.

Understanding the effects running has on your body is vital

OPINION: Pauline's right, autistic kids need own schools

Shaun Berrigan with daughter Imogen.

Pauline Hanson is on the right track with the autism debate.

5000 Qld babies on waiting list for tuberculosis vaccine

Little boy receiving a vaccine

Tuberculosis has reemerged around the world

King Judah through to The Voice grand final

NOT even losing his speaking voice through illness could stop the Laidley singer from performing tonight.

Prince Harry reveals he wanted to leave the royal family

Prince Harry was the center of attention during his trip to Sydney.

Prince Harry has revealed he “wanted out” as a Royal

What's on the small screen this week

Ryan Shelton in a scene from True Story with Hamish & Andy.

HAMISH and Andy hear another funny story and Cleverman returns.

Gateway to $3 billion, 4800 home new Coast city opens

The start of Peter Crosby Way at Sippy Downs, the northern access into the Harmony master-planned community at Palmview.

Palmview's $3b master-planned community of Harmony

Millionaire Nathan Birch to offload $55M in property

Nathan Birch wants to focus more on developing properties.

Sydney property investor has announced he is selling up

Fame factor boosts property prices in Byron

The stunning Clarke's Beach in Byron Bay.

House prices surge by an incredible 39.5% in star-studded area

Grass is greener for Warwick real estate

Warwick's rural charm and affordable property prices are enticing buyers from Brisbane.

Quality houses for half the price of Brisbane attracting interest

Builders relish Coast's growing construction rates

The Coast's average house price has risen from by more than $10,000 in the past three years to $507,100.

House numbers and values are rising on the Coast

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Qld Budget 2017: Six billion dollar push for 22,000 jobs

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt, watched by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, speaks during a press conference at Parliament House in Brisbane, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Mr Pitt will hand down the 2017-18 budget for the state, his third.

Six billion will be spent to fund 22,000 jobs in Qld

Regional jobs program to be expanded in budget

Support for regional jobs will feature in Tuesday's Queensland budget.

Regional jobs program to be expanded

Anger at Aurizon ad as jobs go in Gladstone

An Aurizon protest in Rockhampton.

Company rejects 'lousy' treatment claims

Adani: Yes it's a coal mine, but it's jobs we need

This bumper sticker has been increasingly appearing in Townsville, in the midst of environmental protests against the Adani mine. Picture: Chris McMahon

Company has been mired in a bitter protest war

Aurizon explains plan behind new jobs in CQ

Workers met on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss options in the wake of Aurizon's decision to cut 29 jobs from the Mackay region.

Casual workers are already being sought by Aurizon

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MY18 Subaru XV small SUV road test and review

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK: The new MY18 Subaru XV offers a Toyota Prado-matching 220mm of ground clearance plus a smart X-Mode for traction on slippery surfaces. It starts from $27,990 before on-roads.

A small SUV with serious off-road clout? Enter Subaru's new XV

Long tailed Jaguar confirmed for Australia

LONG TAIL: We didn't receive the previous generation Jaguar XF wagon, but the revamped model is headed Down Under late this year.

Jaguar XF Sportbrake due in late 2017

Hyundai to build pint-size and big daddy SUVs

The new Hyundai Kona is launched in South Korea.

Get set for even more SUVs from Hyundai.

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