She’d heard the story of her birth a million times. But after 20 years of hoping, Layla finally got to meet the man who...

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17th Aug. 2020 1:08 PM

In a heartfelt act of compassion and spirit, the community has rallied to support the family. Here’s one way you can...

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07th Aug. 2020 5:08 AM

Eungella man survives freezing night after mower rollover that struck his groin. ‘The seat got me down in my pelvis’.

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05th Aug. 2020 3:08 PM

'I'd known what it was like to yearn for a child and not know whether it was going to come to fruition.'

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03rd Aug. 2020 9:08 AM

When oversized doors opened to reveal a picture-perfect view of the Coast, it was obvious this house was something...

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30th July 2020 7:07 AM

HOW TO HELP: The victim of a fatal crash just got engaged to her childhood sweetheart and was working to give her family a...

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19th July 2020 12:07 PM

Ten years later Thomas Graham’s memory from the time of a life-changing horse fall has remained the most important aspect...

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18th July 2020 8:07 AM

There is a stigma surrounding the use of medicinal marijuana but for those who need it, it provides relief for medical...

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14th July 2020 12:07 AM

The University of Sunshine Coast animal ecology graduate will carry out her honours research on a nearby island

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14th May 2020 5:05 PM

Stalwart gets one last look at one of his beloved beaches before passing away, aged 91.

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14th May 2020 5:05 AM

How a Mackay Hospital and Health Service doctor sprung into action in the midst of a tragedy.

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08th May 2020 5:05 AM

An Australian farmer has unexpectedly become an internet sensation when his videos were viewed by millions of people across...

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02nd May 2020 3:05 PM

Zonta picked up 50 bags last week and the club usually gives out 400 to 500 bags each year.

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29th April 2020 8:04 AM

Before they became serious, responsible, men-in-charge at their football clubs, many of the league’s coaches used to let...

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27th April 2020 11:04 AM

Anzac Day will be different this year, what with a virus and a broken back to contend with, but Henry “Corky” Caldwell is...

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24th April 2020 9:04 PM

Family and friends have paid tribute to the four police officers killed in the Eastern Freeway tragedy, as Victoria’s top...

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23rd April 2020 7:04 PM

Many RFS fireys unwilling to comply with the requirement won’t be allowed to fight bushfires.

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12th April 2020 10:04 AM

The fantasy of marrying a Prince has started to look more like a nightmare, and not just for Meghan Markle.

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05th April 2020 7:04 PM

He might be just a man and his dog but this community hero is rescuing people’s cheer during the COVID-19 crisis.

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05th April 2020 3:04 PM

They’re the unsung heroes of the battle against the coronavirus. From supermarket workers to medical experts, here’s how...

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29th March 2020 8:03 PM

Mackay weddings called off after new ban on ‘non-essential’ gatherings of more than 100 people.

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19th March 2020 5:03 AM

‘Fearless in football and in life’: family and friends gather to say goodbye.

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17th March 2020 7:03 AM

WATCH: documentary depicts the impact of bushfires on Nymboida primary school students four months on

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12th March 2020 6:03 AM

Local dressmaker takes 10 hours to create latest masterpiece. But it’s not silk, or even tuile. It’s much more valuable to...

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10th March 2020 8:03 AM

Mackay’s Lauren Watts’ illnesses are inspiring her to shave her hair this weekend to support those with cancer

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23rd Feb. 2020 9:02 AM

A GRIEVING Hay Point father has paid tribute to his "fun, outgoing" wife of 10 years who died in Friday's horrific crash at...

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17th Feb. 2020 9:02 AM

Mackay residents coming together to save a baby green tree frog with an unusual mutation

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10th Feb. 2020 11:02 AM

ROCKHAMPTON’S 47 soon-to-be redundant Pauls factory workers are allegedly being gagged from speaking with the media.

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06th Feb. 2020 4:02 PM

Lactilis, the Pauls parent company awarded a lucrative and controversial milk contract last month, has just announced it...

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05th Feb. 2020 1:02 PM

FATHER John Rasmussen will be remembered as down to earth and humble – a man of great kindness and humility who believed in...

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25th Jan. 2020 9:01 AM

Nightclub helps in fundraiser for children of motorcycle crash victim

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07th Jan. 2020 8:01 AM

When 17-year-old Trent Atto was squashed between two cars near Moranbah in August, his family and doctors feared the worst.

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27th Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

Missing for nine days, Jan Bramwell turned to social media with heartfelt memories of her dog. What she got back helped her...

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12th Dec. 2019 9:12 AM

'I just dived straight in and the shark got me just as my head broke the surface of the water'

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10th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

His grieving family bore the consequences of his actions - a sentence of pain, suffering, guilt and shame - after one...

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27th Nov. 2019 9:11 AM

From a fallen soldier’s lost daughter to helping service personnel return to civilian life.

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10th Nov. 2019 11:11 AM

He's got blue eyes, is cuddly, and can be 'a bit of a jerk', but after going missing and travelling 700km from home...

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05th Nov. 2019 7:11 AM

She started at rock-bottom, but now Pateman is almost to the top of her bodybuilding "obsession".

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29th Oct. 2019 6:10 PM

'I was telling them to be careful with him. I didn't realise he had already passed'

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27th Oct. 2019 8:10 AM

Dr Ray Jones is haunted by what he saw the morning he stumbled onto the scene of one of Australia's worst road disasters ...

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20th Oct. 2019 7:10 AM