Father and daughter team make state selection

Fancy an early morning paddle? Hervey Bay Dragons have just the thing.

Three cars in M'boro crash

Queensland Ambulance Service Paramedics.

It is unknown how the crash was caused.

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.

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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...

Couple says ‘I do’ under rainbow

THIS London-based couple were the pot of gold at the end of a vibrant rainbow when they got married on the Gold Coast.

premium_icon UK doctor in line for top job despite shaky past

Dr Richard Seamark was being considered for a $400,000 role at Cairns Hospital.

Qld Health has been forced to reconsider a UK doctor’s application

Aussie parents buy pre-teen kids own apartments

Aiva Anagnostiadis, 10, and her brother James might be among the youngest property owners in Melbourne.

These two kids already own homes in Melbourne’s property game

Student goes viral over boyfriend mix-up

College student praised for strict loyalty to ‘girl code’.

She may have got it wrong, but more need that kind of heart

Men asked to take responsibility for bad driving

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

Do you think men are worse drivers than women?

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.

5 songs to get you into the Christmas mood

If you haven't gotten into the Christmas spirit yet, these songs will make you wish Christmas was every month.

The Last Jedi was just awful

Rey (played by Daisy Ridley) in a scene from Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

SPOILERS: Remember when Star Wars was good?

Staggering sale for Block stars

Kyal & Kara Demmrich pose with son Ziya.

The Block star’s Kyal and Kara have scored a massive sale

Unexpected royal we’ve fallen in love with

Vanessa Kirby plays Princess Margaret in the Netflix series The Crown

SHE was a sometimes unpopular royal while she was alive

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 Public servants brace for change from overhaul

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk swears in during a ceremony at Government House in Brisbane, Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Ms Palaszczuk's cabinet was today sworn in after winning the November 25 state election.

Queensland's top bureaucrats have been warned to expect changes

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

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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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