Woman in court for assault with iron

Gympie Magistrates Court.

A Jones Hill woman appeared in court charged with assault.

Coral Sea low not unlike Yasi, but don’t panic

A satellite image of Cyclone Yasi. A new system is forming off the coast of Queensland but there is no need to panic this far south.

Don't panic, experts warn as potential cyclone forms off coast.

Gympie’s first heart transplant patient is 81

Durshin Begeda celebrates his 81st birthday with wife Mindir.

Durshin Begeda has lived life to the full since his transplant.


The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew came to the aid of a 23 year old woman who was impaled by a tree branch at Norval Park on the Fraser Coast.

Woman impaled on a tree branch

The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew came to the aid of a 23 year old woman who was impaled by a tree branch at Norval Park on the Fraser Coast.

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Phar Lap: A true Aussie legend. Even if he was a Kiwi

Our friends at Bundaberg Rum want to hear your memories of our sporting legends. What's your favourite Phar Lap story?

King Wally: Just say you love him or start packing

Wally Lewis is a true legend of sport. One of only eight Immortals of the great game of rugby league. He was arguably the greatest five-eighth of all time.

The king ruled rugby league when men were really men.

Anna Meares: Even a broken neck couldn't stop her

If we watched more track cycling outside the Olympic schedule, we would be speaking about Anna as one of our greatest ever athletes. No question.

The most courageous effort by any athlete in our Olympic history

Mick Doohan: Unbeatable (but not unbreakable)

Australia's Mick Doohan celebrates his victory in the 500cc British Motorcycle Grand Prix at Donington Park, Leicestershire, August 17 1997, making him World Champion for the fourth year running. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

Tough Mick Doohan is a mass of nuts, bolts and steel.

Allan Border: From Captain Grumpy to national hero

Australian cricketer Allan Border batting against South Africa in a one day international at Melbourne, Australia, 9th December 1993. (Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images)

AB was a rugged little leftie who didn’t fit the mould.

Darren Lockyer, heartbreaker (especially if you're Blue)

Locky is one of the all-time great rugby league stars without question.

Even NSW fans have a soft spot for our Locky

'Dipper' DiPierdomenico: More than a massive moustache

1988:  Robert DiPierdomenico of Hawthorn celebrates his win in the VFL Grand Final match against Melbourne. Picture: Allsport Australia/ALLSPORT

Why an eccentric Hawthorn player is an Aussie legend

VIDEO: Police to continue search for body of missing man

8.55am: POLICE say the search continues this morning for the man - or the body of the man - who stole a vehicle and drove it into floodwaters on the weekend.

BOM labels low "non-issue", but some suggest cyclone chance

BOM labels a low hanging off the Queensland coast a “non-issue”, despite some suggesting it might develop into a tropical cyclone.

Bureau keeping watch on tropical low off Queensland coast

The Bureau of Meteorology are keeping a close eye on a tropical low hanging off the Queensland coast.

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Counter rd

Russell Cavanagh resident of Counter rd Wolvi. Photo Renee Albrecht/Gympie Times

Counter rd residents wanting the road fixed.

Gympie animal cruelty

Welcome Swallows found under the southside shopping complex in Gympie. Photo Renee Albrecht/Gympie Times

Welcome Swallows injured and killed.

Gympie Touch Football

Rachael Pelling - P&N; electrical P&N; electrical vs fourmile blue

The latest action from Gympie's touch football fields.

Queensland energy panel

Paul Meredit

There are no regional faces on the newly announced Queensland energy panel.

IN DEEP: Colourful dive at Jew Shoal site

A nudibranch.

Jew Shoal lies just north of Noosa Heads in Laguna Bay

IN DEEP: Tobruk could mean dive heaven

Diving HMAS Tobruk.

It takes a lot of money to prepare a ship for scuttling

Barramundi season to re-open next month

A barramundi fingerling is tagged. Photo: Jamie Newborn.

The barramundi closed seasons have been in force

Beer & BS: Roothy tells how to keep an old truck running

John Rooth's old faithful Milo: It’s not that hard to keep an old truck flush in new parts

John Rooth lifts the lid on diesel power and Chooka’s latest hairdo.

12V tips: Five easy 4WD upgrades you can do at home

It’s a pretty safe bet there’s been more than a few divorces due to warm steaks, burnt fuses and wives tripping over tent pegs sticking out of the ground in the dark.

A few 12V upgrades can make 4WDing a whole lot more comfortable.

Camp cooking: Whip up a feast from whatever you've got

Roothy ready to get cooking on the campfire

Sometimes I just make things up to suit whatever’s in the truck.

Gunalda Township Power Supply

Gunalda township has a serious problem with power supply from Ergon Energy. (foreground) Samantha Forsyth and Sue Chapman with residents meeting at Gunalda. February 8, 2016.Photo Patrick Woods / Gympie Times

Gunalda township has a serious problem with power supply from Ergon Energy.

Beetles invade Gympie garden

Beetles have upset one Gympie man.

Spider in salad

A Sydney woman finds a live spider in her salad mix.

A Sydney woman finds a live spider in her salad mix.

Multi-million-dollar city mansion up for sale

PREMIUM PROPERTY: One of Toowoomba’s most stunning houses, 36 Tourist Rd, has gone on the market.

Luxurious East Toowoomba property offers spectacular views

Selling Houses is team back to save more Aussie homeowners

Charlie Albone, Andrew Winter and Shaynna Blaze star in the TV series Selling Houses Australia.

ANDREW Winter and Shaynna Blaze reflect on nine seasons.

What's your house worth? Find out with our interactive tool

The Sunshine Coast market conditions flourished to the Sept quarter

The family that studies together stays together

FRESHMEN: Gympie couple Dean and Kerri Santos with their three-year-old son Jimmy.

The family that studies together stays together

Angelene set to take on the galaxy quest

Angelene Ward

Coast beauty Angelene Ward has been named Miss Mooloolaba

Dog-gone but comes back again and again

SPECIAL BOND: Carlene Peterson, of Buderim, is caring for two-year-old golden retriever Bailey during his seeing eye dog training.

Bailey's a golden retriever learning to become a seeing eye dog