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Tue 17 Jul 2018

'It's a living memorial': Praise for Queens Park project

premium_icon 'It's a living memorial': Praise for Queens Park project

Maryborough's new war memorial is set to make history as the most unique of its kind outside of the nation's capital

Should we ban smoking at work?

Should we ban smoking at work?

POLL: Smokers could cost the Australian economy a staggering $388 billion over the course of the Australian population’s working lives.

Migrants not staying in regional areas

premium_icon Migrants not staying in regional areas

One in 10 regional migrants use country towns as pit stops before moving to a city. PM has vowed to strengthen rules so they fill regional skills shortages.

TOURISTS UNPLUGGED: Ongoing power problems plague park

premium_icon TOURISTS UNPLUGGED: Ongoing power problems plague park

Ongoing power issues at caravan park force travellers to relocate, or leave.

Knife-wielding man threatens to stab people at shops

premium_icon Knife-wielding man threatens to stab people at shops

A store manager got a shock when he overheard a customer muttering to himself that he was going to stab people.

Broken stormwater pipe caused beach sinkhole: Council

premium_icon Broken stormwater pipe caused beach sinkhole: Council

A dislodged storm-water pipe joint is believed to have caused a freak sinkhole which swallowed a man up to his neck at Urangan

Mon 16 Jul 2018

'That was pretty harsh': M'boro brothers on House Rules exit

'That was pretty harsh': M'boro brothers on House Rules exit

JOSH and Brandon talk about their reality TV elimination and what they plan to do next.

Lady Elliott among 50 icons nominated to be seven wonders

Lady Elliott among 50 icons nominated to be seven wonders

LADY Elliot Island has been listed as a nominee in one of Australia's biggest online travel polls to determine the seven wonders of the nation.

New plan to help pets with medicinal pot

premium_icon New plan to help pets with medicinal pot

MEDICINAL marijuana may be prescribed to your favourite feline or pampered pooch one day, with the CSIRO embarking on an unconventional project.

Cashless card could go to vote in August

Cashless card could go to vote in August

Queensland Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett has made a whirlwind trip around Hinkler listening to concerns about the cashless welfare card

Cast your vote for Bay fishing supplies store in competition

Cast your vote for Bay fishing supplies store in competition

A local fishing supplies business could reel in the title of Australia’s Best Bait and Tackle Store... but they need your help.

Sex shop pest called adult store up to 25 times a day

premium_icon Sex shop pest called adult store up to 25 times a day

Jason David Currey called staff repeatedly at the Victorian store, sounding as if he was masturbating.

Chance to celebrate diverse cultures, faiths at Blessing

premium_icon Chance to celebrate diverse cultures, faiths at Blessing

Hawaiian chants and traditional prayers will fill the air as the annual Blessing of the Fleet gets underway this Saturday

Queensland could decriminalise abortion by end of 2018

premium_icon Queensland could decriminalise abortion by end of 2018

A Bill to remove the procedure from the Criminal Code will be introduced next month and debated in October.

Jailed for sickening attack on paramedic and police officer

premium_icon Jailed for sickening attack on paramedic and police officer

Melanie Rose Griffiths measured an alcohol reading of .394 on the night she attacked two individuals who were attempting to help her.

Ex-mayor Loft's $600K innovation hub described as ‘flawed’

premium_icon Ex-mayor Loft's $600K innovation hub described as ‘flawed’

Former mayor Chris Loft’s plan for a $600,000 innovation hub has been scrapped after it was deemed a “flawed” idea

You need to think about doing this today

You need to think about doing this today

SECURITY professionals are concerned Australia's major health overhaul will give your health data to scammers and private companies. Here's how to opt out.

Man crushed for hours in Gympie region truck crash

Man crushed for hours in Gympie region truck crash

Man crushed between the driver seat and the dash board of flipped truck

NAIDOC week ends with a bang

NAIDOC week ends with a bang

It was the night of nights for the NAIDOC Committee who marked the end of the celebratory week dedicated to First Australians

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Josh and Brandon cop a hiding from House Rules judges

Josh and Brandon cop a hiding from House Rules judges

HAVE M'boro brothers blown their shot at the finals?

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