Movember plumbers raise more than $2000

Gavan Mitchell and Nathan Hume.

Hervey Bay plumbers do their bit for Movember.

Pregnant woman tried screaming for help during attack

The woman tried calling for help during the attack, a judge said. (FILE PHOTO)

Turn around and walk away, violent man told

Three cars in M'boro crash

Three cars were involved in a traffic crash in Maryborough on Friday morning.

What the weather has in store for the Coast this weekend

A bit of unstable weather predicted won't stop Adrian and Ethan Hillman-Booth from enjoying their summer holiday fun.

A part from some light showers conditions will be ideal for boaties.

Christmas bug spreads not so festive virus

REHYDRATE THE RIGHT WAY: When recovering from gastro, it's good to avoid caffeine and alcohol for several days.

Gastro is notorious for hitting during Christmas.

Student awarded for putting people first

AWARD WINNER: Sara Thurlow has won the Trisha Reilly Award for 2017.

Urangan Point State School's Trisha Reilly award named for 2017.

OPINION: Kids don't need mobile phones

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'I didn't want to be a burden': CQ miner's silent battle

A SILENT battle raged inside Knoxie Paul, but it wasn't until tragedy claimed two loved ones' lives that he decided to speak up.

REVEALED: Kesha confirmed for Bluesfest 2018

FILE - In this May 22, 2016, file photo, Kesha arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Kesha released "Praying" on July 6, 2017. The song is the lead single from the singer's first album in five years. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Plus Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge and Juanes

OPEN: Tickets to see Flume at Falls, signed vinyl on auction

HOT TICKETS: Flume took the top spot in Triple J's 2016 Hottest 100 poll.

It is an exclusive copy of Skin autographed by Flume

VIDEO: Will Dustyesky go to Russia with the Socceroos?

FROM MULLUMGRAD: Director Andrew Swain (centre, holding a dog) with most of Dustyesky's Choir.

The all-male choir from Mullumgrad has been booked for Womadelaide

Pop-Up Art Shop a first for the Fraser Coast

Fraser Coast Artist Karen M. Andersen at work in her studio

Artists will have a wide variety of artwork available to purchase

Rates remain steady

RATES REMAIN: There were no surprises as the cash rate ended the same as it began 2017.

There were no surprises as the cash rate ended the same as it began.

Fraser Coast student set for global success

Myles Kreis, Julie Bishop and Michael Jefferies.

Find out what it takes to be one of Australia's top scholars.

NEW RESTAURANT: Grab a taste of Asia at the marina

NEW RESTAURANT: Whale Bay Asian Cuisine owners John Fong Ping and Elaine Lu hope to bring a unique experience to the Fraser Coast.

'We want it to be an experience for people where they come here...'

Convenience with a smile

Walker St Express owner Jig Patel brings quality customer service and local fresh food to the store.

Convenience with a smile

Hospital's high expectations

CEO of Wide Bay Hospital & Health Service Adrian Pennington and Fraser Coast Regional Council Counsellor Denis Chapman.

Wait times improve dramatically.

It'll be a Notorious summer

Notorious, the full size wooden sailing recreation of a caravel has been laid seige by visitors of the Hervey Bay Boat Club. Calder and Ilia Higham.

Notorious, the full size wooden sailing recreation of a caravel has been laid seige...

Canon's top photos of 2017

I was on my way to capture the sunset when I saw this stunning rainbow draped perfectly over Bondi Beach. Hastily made my way to the Bondi Icebergs to get the shot, and made it with just two minutes to spare! Shot on: Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 L USM II lens

Canon has chosen 20 of the top photos that Australia loved on its social media...

Byron Bay rail revived

Byron Bay rail line has been revived after 13 years with the world's first solar...

Qualified electrican starts own small business

Russell van Hooff  has started his own small business, not letting his disability get in the way of finding employment.

Russell van Hooff has not let a debilitating spinal injury stop him from finding...

Victory Church offers free Christmas hamper with every $30 food hamper.

Victory Church pastor Yuan Miller is proud of his congregation and local businesses who gave their money towards the free Christmas hamper which will be given with the purchase of a $30 food hamper.

Pastor Yuan Miller is proud of his congregation for their giving towards the free...

Men asked to take responsibility for bad driving

MEN make up 74% of national road fatalities and are being asked to drive more responsibly.

PHOTOS: Australia's first ever sensory park opens in CQ

The opening of Gladstone's Lions Park, on December 16, 2017.

Pioneering park project a first in Australia and opened yesterday.

CHEAPEST WAY TO SHOP: How to bag the best bargain

Waiting for things. Yuck.

Costco warehouse shopping is a jaw-dropping experience

How a dietitian spent $50 at ALDI

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not hard to stick to a balanced diet.

The healthy haul you can get at ALDI for $50

Alcohol will be gone in ‘a generation’

A top scientist has claimed we’ll stop drinking alcohol within ‘a generation’ after swapping it for a synthetic alternative that doesn’t harm our health. Picture: Supplied.

Scientist: We’ll swap it for a synthetic alternative

Are you really that racist?

The test used to identify implicit bias, including racism, may be flawed. Illustration by John Tiedemann

Are you really that racist? We’ve been putting that to a flawed test

Parkway Drive celebrates 'Horizons'

ANNIVERSARY tour will see songs from the much-loved album.

Minnie Driver slams ‘tone deaf’ ex Matt Damon

Minnie Driver has slammed ex boyfriend, Matt Damon. Picture: Instagram

Alyssa Milano tries to school him on sexual assault

Aussie actor tops 2017 BW’s Hot List

Chris Hemsworth as Thor in Marvel’s Aussie-filmed blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok. Picture: Marvel Studios

BW Magazine Hot List: Chris Hemsworth tops the list

‘Terry Richardson forced me into oral sex’

Caron Bernstein, a former lingerie and runway model, was comfortable with nudity and admitted to agreeing to pose topless for Terry Richardson.

Richardson has been accused of forcing model to perform oral sex

Pick of the spots on the Coast

Todd McKee, left, and Sharni Pinder, right, of McGrath Estate Agents with Mel and Gill Luke at Mooloolaba to celebrate the launch of the luxury First Bay Coolum development.

A lot of planning and thought for luxury Coolum development

Quiet, private and secure

Consider the lifestyle options on offer at quality land release

Old homes destroyed, Mackay heritage lost

The house was demolished recently.

Protection needed for old homes

'Doom and gloom days' of Ipswich property behind us: Agent

Darren Boettcher is the new REIQ chairman for the Ipswich region.
Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

Report finds 3.1% growth to median house price, reaching $335,000.

premium_icon Revealed: The most in-demand workers of 2017

Demand for tradies has significantly increased.

Demand for some workers rebounds in 2017

Aussie has the world’s best job

Wouldn’t mind staying in a house like this for a while! Sherbet Birdie photography

Sorelle Amore’s ultimate goal seemed outrageous

POLLIE TICKLED: No job? We can fix that

A whole new method of job-hunting on offer.

Get back on the job train with these top tips

'Bold plan' will create thousands of jobs

Southern Cross University Vice Chancellor, Professor Adam Shoemaker.

Major announcement being made by Southern Cross Uni today

Adani to tour Qld in search of workers

Anti-Adani mine protesters outside Parliament House this morning. Picture: Lexie Cartwright

“Groups hoping to stop us have failed because we have already started."

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NHVR releases new work diaries

OUT WITH THE OLD: NHVR will release new electronic work diaries.

The draft EWD Policy Framework and Standards will be released

Why going hybrid doesn’t pay

Toyota Prius C (August 2017 update). Picture: Supplied.

Does hybrid technology add up at the bowser?

Kia Stinger crash test shock

The Kia Stinger has earned mixed results in the latest round of crash tests. Picture: Supplied.

Base models receive low scores.

Double fatality truckie: 'That night was my worst nightmare'

The scene of a double fatality near Huts Creek on the Bruce Highway.

Photo Ebony Battersby / The Observer

Truck driver found not guilty by jury after two-day trial

Would you pay $300,000 for a HSV Commodore?

This HSV GTS-R W1 sedan is going to auction on Saturday.

Only 300 of these HSV brutes are being made.

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