Feds falter on disaster relief funds for Gympie

GYMPIE FLOOD: The Federal Govt has delayed funding to support natural disaster relief programs.

Financial disasters may soon follow natural ones thanks to Govt

Tagged tiger shark Maroochy baited and killed on drum line

RESEARCH: A 3m tiger shark called Maroochy was tagged by Ocearch on February 2, 2015. Photo Ocearch

The young shark was tagged in February 2015 by Ocearch.

There is no white knight coming to save Goomeri

Labor candidate for Wide Bay Lucy Stanton.

Lucy Stanton says no white knight will save Goomeri







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LETTER: Desperate hope to find little brother

HAVE you ever despaired over someone you have lost, wondering if they are well and happy?

LETTER: Our new police officers look like pack horses

Constable Mairead Devlin outside Roma Street Police Headquarters.

Let’s also not forget the helmet to protect their heads.

LETTER: Negative gearing a working class dud from day one

Real Estate "sold" sign with red brick building and trees blurry in the background

Falling house prices would not be such a bad thing

LETTERS: Are the big parties taking us for granted?

Warren Truss is under fire from three letter writers.

Our letter writers are not happy with Warren Truss

EDITORIAL: Fair warning issued to all future thieves

Don’t commit any crime and you won’t appear on prime time.

OPINION: Can’t stay away from work in digital age

Young woman checking her computer

Who works a 38-hour week these days?

SOAPBOX: Is this election deliberately boring?

Parliament House. Photo: Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

Is this the most boring Federal Election campaign in decades?

Drivers urged to stay attentive

GYMPIE Ambulance officer in charge Wayne Sachs has seen the region’s worst roads in the worst circumstances far too many times.

‘Put up or shut up’ on farm milk price

Mary Valley dairy farmer Cooloola Milk owner operator Dick Schroeder.

Farmers urged to unite against unfair processor prices.

‘Now are you listening?’ Dairy farmers protest govt neglect

PARLIAMENT PROTEST: Farmers get their message out in Brisbane yesterday.

Gympie farmers join regional protest to save their industry

Disaster funding uncertain and could hurt ratepayers

Cooberrie Park wildlife keeper Kieron Smedley has a look around the park that was demolished in Cyclone Marcia. Below left: Man walks his dog down Gladstone Road after the 2011 Fitzroy River flood.

$1.3B payment was split in two and delayed for 12 and 24 mths

Coles and Woolworths' dairy war hurts CQ farmers

Michael and Aaron Clews, from Slatewood dairy farm in Rossmoya, discuss the impact of supermarket milk wars on Central Queensland farmers and economy.

Dairy price war impacting $70 million injected into CQ economy

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

"...now they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"

Website to tackle suicide as Mendoza pleads for funds

A graph showing suicide rates of electorates.

Graph shows the regions alarming suicide statistics

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Chinese delivery mid hike? No pack H2O? Newbie seeks advice

Hiking tours are very popular in Europe and why wouldn’t they be when you get views like this of the Mont Blanc range in France. PHOTO: CONTRIBUTED

"We usually walk with our bottles open and wait for the rain"

Oh my cod! Big catch in Mann River

Curtis Parker holds his catch of the day an Eastern Cod caught on the Mann River.

Giant eastern cod landed from kayak

Diving Vanuatu opens up a whole new world

Diving in Vanuatu.

Wrecks and reefs perfect for divers of all abilities

Toowoomba mum makes history with birth of Oliver

Oliver and his mother Trish Sullivan.

First woman to deliver her child naturally after five caesareans

Lexus RX200t and IS 200t road test and review

Luxury range scores new turbocharged engine to add to high standard specification and trademark styling

New turbo for Lexus range to help keep sales momentum

Milk: Five reasons to raise a glass on June 1

Next time you drink a glass of cheap milk, think about the consequences.

Dairy products rich and pure, says chef

Praise from doctors after a smoking participation rates drop

FACT: Smoking during pregnancy carries a range of risks.

The World Health Organisation is promoting plain packaging.

ATM operating systems need security updates

Cash money   Photo:Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

EVER heard of Barnaby Jack? No?

He broke a vow for her

QUIET CEREMONY: Adrian Flikweert and Babylyn Garillo were married on Saturday, May 28 at Apex Park Gladstone after meeting online.

TWENTY years ago Adrian Flikweert vowed he’d never marry again.

A LAND Rights-Gympie Council

A LAND rights claim over Gympie Regional Council erupted in a violent fracas in front of members of the public at the council offices in upper Mary St today.

A LAND rights claim over Gympie Regional Council erupted in a violent fracas in...

A LAND rights-violent fracas

A LAND rights claim over Gympie Regional Council erupted in a violent fracas in front of members of the public at the council offices in upper Mary St today.

A LAND rights claim over Gympie Regional Council erupted in a violent fracas in...

Bennett, Langer, Thurston and others talk Cam Smith

Broncos and former QLD coach Wayne Bennett.

Broncos and former QLD coach plus past and present players talk about Cameron...

Own Sunshine Coast property? You’re about to make money

UP AND UP: Property owners are likely to win from rent and price increases but tenants and first home buyers might not be so happy. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

Good new for property owners, not so good for buyers and tenants.

Sale nears on last large block of land in Coolum

The 43.37ha property on South Coolum Rd has sold.

South Coolum Rd property to be land banked