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Young children lived in house with drug making

With Pershouse behind the wheel, police tried to intercept the stolen car at Burnett Heads on September 26, activating lights and sirens.

During the crime spree she also failed to stop for police

First doctors to work at our hospital for entire intern

HANDS ON: New medical interns at Hervey Bay Hospital, Drs Simon Ma, Fathima Cassim, Kuan Ming Tan, Cassandra Steel, Winnie Lee, Matthew Cozier, Kendra Coufal and Tim Oksanen.

The eight doctors are the first permanent interns.

Aldi Special Buy sells out in one minute

This was the scene at the Aldi store in Chatswood on Wednesday morning as shoppers tried to get their hands on this week’s Special Buy — a $199 rocking chair.

This 'special buy' was gone in about 60 seconds.






YOUR SAY: Speed camera signs to disappear

The Labor party has been accused by the LNP of using speed cameras to raise revenue rather than save lives.

Why water turned yellow in Maryborough

FILE PHOTO: South Burnett Regional Council to start work on Haly St footpath.

And it wasn't from pipes being flushed.

Comedian Jimeoin to arrive on Coast in days

ON TOUR: Jimeoin will bring his tour to the Fraser Coast this weekend.

Jimeoin will perform at the Hervey Bay RSL.

Kick start university plan at USC

University of the Sunshine Coast architecture at twilight.

USC Fraser Coast is holding its first Meet USC on January 18.

40 lives lost in 47 days

Surf life savers flag
My Town Tugun. 
Photo: John Gass  / Daily News

That's nearly one person per day.

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The Byron band that wrote a song with Daft Punk

HOW did Parcels meet the music icons? The band is touring the single overnight with a local show this month

Chris Hemsworth wants to keep playing Thor

LEADING MAN: Chris Hemsworth in a scene from the movie Thor: Ragnarok. Supplied by Marvel.

His current contract with Marvel ends with the upcoming film

Ten films to watch in 2018

LEADING MAN: Chris Hemsworth in a scene from the movie 12 Strong.

Superheroes and female stories lead the trends

VIDEO: The Horses reigned supreme on first day

ARIA Hall of Fame inductee Daryl Braithwaite at Falls Festival Byron Bay 2017-18.

Daryl Braithwaite was the favourite on the first day of the festival

New waterslides put sales at neighbouring cafes up a beat

Oscar Malmros from Bean Beat at WetSide water park.

On average 350 people use the slides each day.

Five phone calls to save you thousands

A few minutes on the phone can make for a happy start to 2018.

It is important your provider knows you are ready to switch

Projects to power Childers economy

ELECTRIC HIGHWAY: Childers will have its very own fast-charging electric stations.

Positive sign out west for Childers and Gin Gin

premium_icon $20,000 for first-home buyers with New Year changes

'We also want to give an incentive to people to build new properties.'

Space ports and dictators: Weird, watershed year revealed

Qld Premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen with deputy Bill Gunn.

Days of farming dominance were ending, but Cabinet failed to keep up

SEASIDE FEED: New cafe opens on the Esplanade

FAMILY AFFAIR: Seaside Cafe Restaurant's team, from left, Lachlan, Robert, Tenecia and Carolyn Brummell.

Family opens business on the Esplanade.

Out and about: School holiday fun on the Fraser Coast

Maryborough Aquatic Centre - Four year old Madison Cree has found her favourite way to cool down, while she visits from Lightning Ridge.

School holiday makers had fun cooling off and enjoying some sunshine on the Fraser...

Monster truck Bikes and Bull Riding in Hervey Bay

Stafford Park, Hervey Bay hosted a family evening of monster truck and rodeo entertainment - Andy Mullins on Buckaroo.

Stafford Park, Hervey Bay hosted a family evening of monster truck and rodeo...

Maryborough Speedway Burnouts

Maryborough Speedway - Burnouts - Justa 5L Trevor Mulley.

Maryborough Speedway - Burnouts.

Aldi special deals go quick

This was the scene at the Aldi store in Chatswood on Wednesday morning as shoppers tried to get their hands on this week’s Special Buy — a $199 rocking chair.

Customers queue for hours to get bargains.

Jessica Falkholt dies

Courageous fight... Jessica Falkholt.

Former Home and Away actress dies six days after life support switched off.

Ash Barty through round 1

Ash Barty of Australia hits a forehand to Angelique Kerber of Germany in their women's final singles match at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Ash Barty survived a tough and loud game to progress to the 2nd round of the...

Mother duck sorts out her surfing chicks quack-smart

AN Armstrong Beach resident was enjoying his morning coffee yesterday when he heard something unusual

‘Disgusting’: Creepy delivery driver’s texts

A copy of the text messages sent to her phone.

The driver called himself “a fan” and even said “goodnight baby”

Has Vegemite thrown another bad idea on the barbie?

Vegemite no longer bears the Kraft name.

Could lamb, cheese and Vegemite sausages take over Australia Day?

Terminator, a fast Hyundai and karaoke: Detroit motor show

Mercedes-Benz head Dieter Zetsche and Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger launch the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

While lacking in supercar stars, Hollywood stepped up.

Tiffiny Hall loses 21kg in four months after giving birth

Tiffiny Hall gained 30kg during her pregancy, but since giving birth in September she has lost 21kg.

SHE gained 30kg during her difficult first pregnancy

Coast couple won't spend more than $1000 on their wedding

”WE ARE SIMPLE PEOPLE”: Bli Bli couple Shauna Malone and Steve Davis will tie the knot in March at a ceremony in their backyard.

How a coast couple plan to tie the knot with $1000

Halle Berry risks wardrobe malfunction in daring dress

THE 51-year-old barely kept her modesty in a racy dress with sheer cutouts as she walked the red carpet at the NAACP Awards.

Matt Damon: ‘I should close my mouth’

Matt Damon has apologised for weighing in to the #MeToo conversation.

Damon apologises for controversial #MeToo comments.

New details released about Han Solo movie

Harrison Ford as the original Han Solo.

The official plot synopsis for the upcoming film is here.

The Project’s ‘rude’ Nigella question

Nigella Lawson appeared on The Project last night.

VIEWERS rip into co-host Hamish Macdonald for “tasteless” question.

A COLOSSAL RISK: Huge danger sign for housing in Australia

There could be far too many apartments for sale in coming years. Picture: Glenn Hunt/The Australian What does a million dollars buy in Aussie capital cities?

Dangerous property trend could turn a downturn into worse

One of Lismore's oldest homes is up for sale

Chris Hensley has put the Monaltrie Homestead, one of the oldest houses in Lismore, on the market after living there for 38 years.

Making the decision to sell this historic house was a difficult one

Noel Whittaker says don't get beached by dream purchase

Be careful if you're thinking about buying a holiday house, warns Noel Whittaker

Noel Whittaker warns about holiday houses

Holiday rental disasters revealed

A kitchen sink broken by a frozen chicken was one of the more unusual insurance claims by a holiday home owner.

One in seven had been injured in the home

How Australia chucks a sickie

Taking a sickie is popular with Australians.

ALMOST half of us are chucking a sickie when we take sick leave

10 new jobs up for grabs on the Fraser Coast now

Maryborough Correctional Centre.

An animal management position is available at council.

JOBS CRISIS: 61 weeks searching for work

JOBSEEKER: Lynette Bock hopes for a job in administration where she can help people.

The statistics aren't in her favour.

How Aussies can survive robot takeover

Getting a job was already competitive for young Aussies, and automation means they’ll have to brush up on skills that employers used to ignore. Picture: iStock

Millenials aren't just fighting each other, they're fighting robots

10 jobs on the Fraser Coast and close by

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Racy versions of Kia Stinger put on ice

Don't expect any hardcore versions of the Kia Stinger any time soon.

'Wait and see' approach on expanded Stinger line-up.

Dash cam footage shows dangerous undertaking

Phillip Macleod shared a video to Dash Cam Owners Australia Facebook page,

Dash cam footage has captured a dangerous manoeuvre

Forgotten your key? Just use your fingerprint to start SUV

A retractable roof top box provides cargo space when all six seats are in use. Picture: Supplied

Nissan Xmotion concept wows Detroit motor show

Hyundai’s fastest ever car...but will it come Down Under?

The 2018 Hyundai Veloster N — a rival for the Volkswagen Golf GTI. Picture: Supplied.

Hyundai hatch revealed for latest generation.

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