It’s eaten in countries around the world – but we’re not paying the same price for our Big Macs, new data reveals. So where...

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07th Oct. 2020 7:10 AM

Traditionally Queensland’s ice and cocaine supply would come from Sydney and Melbourne but restrictions had put...

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17th June 2020 5:06 AM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed the huge economic cost of the school shutdown as he warns re-opening schools is...

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06th May 2020 6:05 AM

The eye-opening cost of bringing Queensland’s Parliament to the regions has been revealed.

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09th Jan. 2020 6:01 PM

How much board should you be charging your grown-up kids just to cover your costs? We’ve crunched the numbers.

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29th Sept. 2019 8:09 AM

The government has been called upon to consider banning high charging doctors from Medicare to control healthcare costs...

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09th June 2019 9:06 AM

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt will on Friday announce thousands of breast cancer patients will have the costs of...

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29th March 2019 5:03 AM

Another dagger has been plunged into the Olympic movement with the Rio Olympics nightmare sinking further into a debt...

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13th Feb. 2019 8:02 AM

Top quality Chinese money plant, the darling of the indoor kingdom, is more affordable than ever.

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09th Feb. 2019 10:02 AM

SOARING energy bills in the summer months can easily blow out for those trying to keep cool. So what are the most...

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21st Jan. 2019 2:01 PM

PETROL price competition is set to ignite with the rollout of major discounts and a rewards scheme that will allow...

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07th Nov. 2018 11:11 AM

MAKING Australian television dramas like Mystery Road and Mr Inbetween is not cheap, with the cost of production...

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30th Oct. 2018 5:10 AM

AUSTRALIA’S biggest housing markets are falling quickly. While sellers might be panicking, the biggest cost will be felt by...

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27th Oct. 2018 11:10 AM

A MAJOR change to Apple iPads could deliver hidden extra costs for users, and the redesign is all but confirmed by...

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25th Oct. 2018 8:10 AM

FIVE men who committed one of Australia’s most unspeakably brutal crimes may never be released, but the shocking cost of...

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23rd Oct. 2018 7:10 AM

GOVERNMENT bureaucrats racked up a bill of more than $550,000 to stay at some of the swankiest resorts on the Gold Coast...

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05th Oct. 2018 6:10 AM

A seven day experiment to reduce waste.

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13th July 2018 10:07 AM

SOME of the household items you buy all the time are costing you huge amounts of money without you even realising...

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13th July 2018 9:07 AM

FACEBOOK will allow administrators to slug mums, charities, memorial groups, public awareness campaigns and ordinary...

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25th June 2018 7:06 AM

WHEN Maria Wassell realised the same pair of pants cost more in bigger sizes than smaller ones, she was “absolutely...

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08th June 2018 6:06 PM

AUSTRALIANS have no idea how much money they are paying for life insurance in their super fund, sparking urgent calls for...

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19th March 2018 4:03 PM

IT will be the wedding of the year and bride-to-be Meghan Markle is certainly dressing for it, including an insanely...

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07th March 2018 12:03 PM

THE cost of owning a dog or cat over its lifetime could cost you more than a new car.

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06th March 2018 7:03 AM

KRISTEN’S friends think her fiance is great, and are thrilled she is happy. But they’re doing everything they can to talk...

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29th Oct. 2017 9:10 AM

Many Australians are forgoing vital treatment because of the cost.

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06th Aug. 2016 5:08 AM

Early prevention of diabetes-related foot disease could be the solution to a problem costing the nation $350 million a...

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19th July 2016 6:07 PM

IT costs $1 million to build a single prison cell in the Capricornia Correctional Centre.

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19th June 2016 5:06 AM

FOR a family already struggling to get by, an $1100 power bill is almost enough to push them to the brink.

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02nd June 2016 6:06 AM

SOME say there’s nothing like the feeling of driving a brand new car. Personally, I am in tears just thinking of the...

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28th May 2016 5:05 AM

THIS year’s flu vaccine has been available at pharmacies for about 10 days, but only for those with a doctor’s prescription...

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14th April 2016 5:04 AM

BUSINESS owners at a suburban shopping centre woke yesterday morning to learn their shops had been targeted in an alleged...

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10th Feb. 2016 5:02 AM

HOW well do you know your garden?

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29th Sept. 2015 6:09 AM

Why is it then that we have orange street lights on in the middle of the day and Fraser Coast Regional Council personnel...

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30th June 2015 9:06 AM

FRASER Coast public hospitals treated 1018 fall injury patients in 12 months at a cost of more than $2.5 million.

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15th April 2015 2:04 PM

HANNAH Ferguson couldn’t wipe the smile off her face as she and husband, Colin, clinked their champagne flutes to the...

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17th Oct. 2014 6:10 AM

A $238,000 STREET lighting bill that could be passed on to ratepayers will be at the top of the Fraser Coast’s agenda at a...

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03rd Oct. 2014 11:10 AM

EDITORIAL: Memeber for Maryborough Anne Maddern may have raised a few eyebrows when she questioned the...

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27th May 2014 8:05 AM

HEALTH Minister Lawrence Springborg wouldn’t be drawn into speculation about Tuesday night’s Federal Budget.

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13th May 2014 2:05 PM

CLAIMS the Fraser Coast Regional Council is “selling parks away from our kids” have been rubbished.

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07th April 2014 8:04 AM

THE refurbishment of the Hervey Bay Library will cost $220,000, including a $20,000 grant from the State Government, the...

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28th Oct. 2013 5:10 AM

PHONES, we can’t possibly live without them, but sometimes the cost of keeping in touch makes you long for the sound of...

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14th June 2013 10:06 AM

THE Fraser Coast Regional Council spent more than $12.7m on waste collection in 2012-13.

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13th June 2013 7:06 AM

MACKAY Sugar has axed 35 staff positions as the organisation embarks on a “significant cost reduction program”.

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10th May 2013 7:05 AM

EDITORIAL: The rate of diabetes on the Fraser Coast is placing an increasing burden on health services.

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18th April 2013 10:04 AM

A MARYBOROUGH woman is questioning why it will cost more than three times as much to insure her home in Fort St than her...

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12th March 2013 5:03 AM

PET registrations on the Fraser Coast jumped by more than 2700 in January and February ahead of a doorknock by council...

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15th Feb. 2013 12:02 PM

EDITORIAL: Anyone who buys online or has hit the shops on an overseas holiday knows that Australians are...

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14th Feb. 2013 10:02 AM

THE damage bill for the devastating floods, storms and tornado that swept through the Fraser Coast is estimated to be more...

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02nd Feb. 2013 5:02 AM

HUGH Edwards, who went missing from a Point Vernon residence, has been found in Brisbane – but he does not want to be...

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12th Jan. 2013 6:01 AM