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Tue 22 Jan 2019

SHARK SHOCK: Local aquarium's 'virgin' whaler gives birth

premium_icon SHARK SHOCK: Local aquarium's 'virgin' whaler gives birth

The female nervous whaler shark came from Fraser Coast waters about six years ago and has lived alone in the Neptunes Reefworld tank during that time.

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Going to hospital is like going to a foreign land for some patients, with medical jargon, strange noises and unfamiliar surroundings.

SWIMMING: Robert will unleash secret weapon at annual meet

premium_icon SWIMMING: Robert will unleash secret weapon at annual meet

ROBERT Stanley has a secret he's keeping from his fellow team mates.

Worker traumatised after petrol station robbery

premium_icon Worker traumatised after petrol station robbery

Despite the robber's best attempt to disguise himself, police say they know who was responsible

Afterpay putting bite on insurers

premium_icon Afterpay putting bite on insurers

Young Australians are turning to buy-now-pay-later juggernaut Afterpay to cover dental costs as they shun private health insurance.

'LIES': ScoMo, Pitt lash out at Shorten's health cut claims

premium_icon 'LIES': ScoMo, Pitt lash out at Shorten's health cut claims

MEMBER Keith Pitt has accused Bill Shorten of lying to the people of Bundy after the leader of the Opposition claimed all the LNP did was cut QLD Health budgets

SuperCoach NRL Cheapie Bible: 11 rookies added

premium_icon SuperCoach NRL Cheapie Bible: 11 rookies added

It is never too early to start the hunt for quality SuperCoach NRL cheapies. Begin your study here.

Dingo attack victim in 'wrong place at the wrong time'

premium_icon Dingo attack victim in 'wrong place at the wrong time'

The family of a Cairns child attacked by a dingo on Fraser Island are against a cull of the native wild dogs.

Shorten pushes jobs as 'Bill Bus' stops in Maryborough

premium_icon Shorten pushes jobs as 'Bill Bus' stops in Maryborough

A sea of orange surrounded Bill Shorten as he stood on a podium before a crowd chosen for their appetite for jobs news.

M'boro sugar mill's $101m injection to region

premium_icon M'boro sugar mill's $101m injection to region

About $101 million injected into the economy by the sugar industry has helped maintain 490 jobs on the Fraser Coast across the past financial year

Savage threat lurking in island paradise

premium_icon Savage threat lurking in island paradise

Fraser Island’s wild beauty is what draws hundreds of thousands of tourists. But the sand island’s rewards don’t come without risks, writes Peter Michael.

SuperCoach NRL new season now under way

premium_icon SuperCoach NRL new season now under way

With NRL SuperCoach now launched, we reveal the 10 things we learned from possibly the craziest SuperCoach season yet.

SuperCoach NRL study guide: Broncos

premium_icon SuperCoach NRL study guide: Broncos

There’s a new coach and a new era in Brisbane, but how will Anthony Seibold’s style impact on the Broncos Super Coach studs?

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Lee's shed 72 kilos and running two businesses

premium_icon Lee's shed 72 kilos and running two businesses

Six years ago Lee Spindler weighed 148kg and underwent heart surgery for a triple bypass

Support brave Hunter's cancer journey

premium_icon Support brave Hunter's cancer journey

Hunter Parker complained of headaches only to be prescribed antibiotics by doctors for months before a shock diagnosis changed her family's lives

Is your home pool up to safety standards?

Is your home pool up to safety standards?

With the mercury showing no signs of dropping these school holidays, the council is investigating if Fraser Coast home pools are up to scratch

BREAKING: Man injured after motorbike crash on Fraser Is

BREAKING: Man injured after motorbike crash on Fraser Is

A MAN in his 20s is recovering in hospital after he was injured in a motorbike crash on Fraser Island

LNP donation link to NAIF board

premium_icon LNP donation link to NAIF board

HALF the federal government-appointed board of the Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility is linked to LNP donations.

The cheapest ways to cool your home

premium_icon The cheapest ways to cool your home

SOARING energy bills in the summer months can easily blow out for those trying to keep cool. So what are the most cost-effective ways to avoid the heat?

Strawberry sabotage: Lawyers in negotiations

premium_icon Strawberry sabotage: Lawyers in negotiations

LAWYERS for a woman accused of contaminating strawberries with sewing needles are in negotiations with prosecutors over the case, a court has heard.

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