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Mon 23 Apr 2018

Prison in lockdown while staff hold safety meeting

Prison in lockdown while staff hold safety meeting

Maryborough jail was put into lockdown while discussions took place between management and a group of officers on Monday morning.

A thank you surprise for Anzac Day

A thank you surprise for Anzac Day

AUSTRALIAN soldiers fighting overseas are set to receive care packages from Granville kindergartners.

Turnbull changes tune on banks

Turnbull changes tune on banks

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted it was a mistake not to launch a Royal Commission into banks years ago and flagged further reforms.

What to expect from the weather this week

What to expect from the weather this week

After starting with what felt like an extended summer, it looks like traditional autumn weather has finally arrived on the Fraser Coast

Man hospitalised after suspect encounter with deadly animal

Man hospitalised after suspect encounter with deadly animal

Close call with 'one of world's most venomous animals' on island off Queensland coast, and it isn't a jellyfish.

Gympie, that hail storm has us in its sights

Gympie, that hail storm has us in its sights

Higgins: 'It could hail and cover the entire ground making it look like snow'

Bears still smiling after conceding 845 points in four games

Bears still smiling after conceding 845 points in four games

It is the type of start to make you burn a guernsey and throw your boots in the Mary River.

OUR SAY: It's time to stamp out bullying for good

OUR SAY: It's time to stamp out bullying for good

Of course there needs to be space in all of our lives for constructive criticism and feedback.

Tourism operators targeted with business workshop

Tourism operators targeted with business workshop

The workshop is due to be held on May 8 and will help those employed in the tourism industry work together on packaging and bundling to benefit businesses.

Supercoach inspires students at USC graduation ceremony

Supercoach inspires students at USC graduation ceremony

Noeline Taurua, who led the Lightning to victory in their first season in the national competition, cheered on four of her charges at the Commonwealth Games

How minor incidents are clogging emergency dept

How minor incidents are clogging emergency dept

Emergency departments on the Fraser Coast are being clogged by hundreds of nursing home residents who are being transported for minor incidents

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Businesses, athletes, prep for Col Pearce Tri

Businesses, athletes, prep for Col Pearce Tri

The fun, colour and excitement of the Col Pearce Corporate Triathlon is set to return this year.

K'gari is second home to our island rangers

K'gari is second home to our island rangers

Thousands of years ago, Jermaine La Rocca's ancestors walked the lengths of K'gari, otherwise known as Fraser Island, as some of its traditional owners.

GALLERY: Guinea Pigs scrub up for the show

GALLERY: Guinea Pigs scrub up for the show

Not even the rain could put a halt to the monthly Fraser Coast Cavy Group show on Saturday as dozens of Guinea Pigs came together in front of a judging panel.

When and where to vote early in the Fraser Coast by-election

When and where to vote early in the Fraser Coast by-election

Pre-poll opens on Monday for Fraser Coast residents to vote early in the upcoming mayoral by-election.

Report reveals development figures strong on Coast

premium_icon Report reveals development figures strong on Coast

THE Fraser Coast's development industry is leading the way over the neighbouring Bundaberg region, new figures reveal.

YOUR SAY: Community pays tribute to 9yo Ayden Watson

YOUR SAY: Community pays tribute to 9yo Ayden Watson

The Fraser Coast community has paid tribute to nine-year-old Maryborough boy, Ayden Watson who died suddenly on April 14.

Theft charges laid after collection tin stolen

Theft charges laid after collection tin stolen

It didn't take long for a woman to be caught after she allegedly stole a collection tin filled with money from a store in Maryborough

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Where your candidates stand on the budget, road upgrades

premium_icon Where your candidates stand on the budget, road upgrades

KEEPING rate increases under the consumer price index and delivering major road improvements are some of the key issues your candidates have promised if elected

Two prison officers suspended from M'boro jail

Two prison officers suspended from M'boro jail

A complaint has been lodged with the Crime and Corruption Commission.

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