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Mayor, Butchulla elder weigh in on Australia Day debate

People from the local indigenous community march along the Esplanade calling for a change of date for Australia Day.

Councillors, mayor and a Butchulla elder have shared their views.

Australia Day weather forecast for Fraser Coast

Australia Day - Scarness Park - the Hervey Bay Square Dancers wait to perform. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

It will be wet but warm according to forecasters.

Care delayed at Fraser Coast emergency departments

Stats show at-risk patients made to wait






WHAT'S ON: Your choices of what to do this weekend

There's plenty of entertainment on the Fraser Coast this weekend.

Look into the world through art

TALENT: Wilhelmus Breikers with "Prophet and Profiteers" which will feature at his exhibition.

The art is for sale with varying sizes to choose from.

Huge sewage tank saves money, time

The precast fibreglass tank being lowered into the ground at the new Nikenbah sewerage pumping station.

Building the tank in concrete was expected to take workers weeks.

YOUR SAY: Disturbing stickers on meat products

Group of Charolais cattle in a pasture curious about the camera.

Here's what readers had to say about the matter.

Legal consequences of bullying: book sheds light

Little girl suffering bullying raises her palm asking to stop the violence

The booklet can be ordered or downloaded for free.

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Help Toowoomba woman who lost everything in fire

IT was four days before Christmas when Cheryl Murchie lost everything after her home was damaged by fire.

Long-standing Toowoomba business to close down

A Toowoomba business has announced it will close

10 things you didn't know about 'Dr Death'

Dr Philip Nitschke .

The euthanasia advocate is coming to Lismore next month

Oh yeah!!! Our Cait up for two Country Music Channel awards

Country music star and Queenslander Caitlyn Shadbolt in the News Corp studio ahead of CMC Rocks.

Many of her more than 30,000 Facebook followers congratulated her

Works on Walker St worth the wait for business owners

STILL OPEN: Stage two of Maryborough's Walker Street roadworks will continue until May. Michelle Byrne of Michelle's Cutting Edge and Kelley Nancarrow of Kelley's Nails of Excellence want customers to know they will have parking and access in St Clair Avenue during road closures.

'If it gets too bad...we'll still do deliveries.'

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Two companies said the solar power installation firm owed them money. (File photo)

Companies say Wide Bay solar firm owes nearly $89,000

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

Mayor Chris Loft's Court Appearance

Fraser Coast Regional Council mayor (R) Chris Loft arrives at Hervey Bay court with his lawyer Angelo Vernados.

Fraser Coast Regional Council mayor Chris Loft's appearance in Hervey Bay Court.

Meghan and Harry wow the Welsh

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive in Brixton, southwest London, Britain, 09 January 2018. The couple visit the Reprezent radio station in Brixton, for their second official public engagement together.

Royals visit Cardiff on their third official engagement together.

Bowen local delivers vile spray at Adani protesters

An Adani activist speaks with the Bowen local in an exchange which left the protester “shaken” but was widely supported on social media.

Angry local films himself delivering expletive laden spray at protesters.

Car ploughs into crowd in Rio

A distraught woman talks on the phone at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro after people were mowed down by a car. Picture: AFP/Carl de Souza

A CAR has ploughed onto the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio...

Mystery over ‘home birth’ death

MYSTERY surrounds the death of a Queensland mum who died delivering her sixth child after making plans to spend some of the labour at home.

Create a jungle vibe with this striking indoor plant

Monsteras feature striking foliage.

Add a tropical feel to your home with this easy-care plant.

premium_icon Queensland's worst hospital wait times revealed

Caboolture Hospital performed poorly, with 49 per cent of people with a potentially life-threatening condition waiting more than 30 minutes. Picture: Vicki Wood

The regions may not have the worst hospitals in the state

Bathurst 12-hour: the other great race at Mount Panorama

Spectacular backdrop: Mount Panorama will be open for business again soon. Pic: Supplied.

Get set for some exciting production car racing.

Local couple share what makes a marriage last for 50 years

LIFE WITH LAUGHTER: Carol and Allan Pease look back. Carol said "I was always in love with him”.

Carol and Allan Pease celebrated with family.

Big question about Ardern's pregnancy

 In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, center left, embraces her partner Clarke Gayford after speaking to well-wishers in front of the parliament in Wellington, New Zealand. Ardern announced on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 that she expecting her first child in June. AP Photo/Nick Perry.

This is a both a significant moment in history, and a mundane one.

The Coast man taking the music industry by storm

AFTER spending most of his musical career trying to organise gigs, Taran Croxton thought there had to be an easier way.

‘The Kendall Jenner Pepsi ad of music videos’

JT, what is you doin'.

Justin Timberlake’s new clip is really cringe-worthy.

First look at Zac Efron as infamous serial killer

Zac Efron stars as serial killer Ted Bundy in new movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. Picture: Christian Gilles

Efron plays Ted Bundy in the highly-anticipated new thriller.

Meghan, Prince Harry score adorable gift in Wales

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle met the crowd at Cardiff Castle.

Tiny pair of namesakes steal the spotlight in Wales.

Break into Toowoomba housing market: 'You only need $1000'

PERFECT FIT: Josh and Sacha Von Blanckensee are thrilled with their new two-bedroom home.

The homes are designed so they can easily be extended

Historic home sets auction record in North Toowoomba

11 Gentle Street, North Toowoomba.

Gentle Street home sets record for auction sale in city's north

Mackay renters in top ten most vulnerable regional areas

Alex Verbyla in his Byron St, East Mackay home, faces uncertainty over housing.

New research shows Mackay families struggling to pay rent

Property buying scheme for ‘suckers’

Property, real estate, housing, suburb, August 2016

The new, ridiculous way to buy but not really buy a house.

M'boro prison needs to fill 10-15 full-time jobs

PRISON JOBS: Maryborough Correctional Centre General Manager Louise Kneeshaw says new job oppotunities will help curb overcrowding.

There are 10-15 positions available. All you need to know inside.

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

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Australian roads ‘not ready’ for driverless cars

Mercedes-Benz is trialling autonomous vehicles in Australia. Picture: Joshua Dowling.

Report reveals roads need infrastructure improvements.

Hyundai’s coming Ioniq makes a power point

The new Hyundai Ioniq will arrive mid-year in Australia.

Here comes Hyundai's answer to the Toyota Prius.

Revealed: Whincup’s new Red Bull wheels

Jamie Whincup gives a sneak peak of his new Holden ZB Red Bull.

First look at Jamie Whincup’s new Red Bull Racing ZB Commodore

Driver in head-on crash was four times the limit

Christopher Peter OBeirne pleaded guilty today in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court to one count of drink driving. He had a BAC of 0.222 and claims he had taken a sleeping tablet the night he drunk drove his car into a street light.

He had a BAC of 0.222 - over four times the legal limit

Choices you make when the Rolls isn’t posh enough

The Rolls-Royce "Dawn in Fuxia" paintwork is unique. Picture: Supplied

It appears no one wants a 'standard' Rolls.

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