LNP says Labor has committed nothing to Wide Bay

WRITER: The LNP campaign manager for Wide Bay, Ben Ellingsen.

Llew O'Brien's campaign manager lines up Lucy Stanton

Tin Can Bay Chamber of Commerce weighs in on election

CONCERNED: Cameron Henderson, president of the Tin Can Bay Chamber of Commerce.

Tin Can Bay Chamber of Commerce fears for its business community

Voter unconvinced LNP is best option for Wide Bay

George Wakelin

Letter writer asks why vote for the LNP in Wide Bay?







A group of dignitaries, historians and community representatives witnessed the official unveiling of the G150 Gympie Sesquicentenary Celebrations on Thursday.

Gympie gets ready to party

A group of dignitaries, historians and community representatives witnessed the official unveiling of the G150 Gympie Sesquicentenary Celebrations on Thursday.

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OPINION: How to prepare your child for day care

Your kids will love childcare, but it may take some adjusting.

GETTING your child ready for day care is vital.

MUMS' TOP 5: 'Musts' to have on your childcare checklist

SOME FALL SHORT: Organisations that train childcare workers will be subjected to extra audits.

SENDING your child off to day care can be daunting and confusing.

Live Now: Work and Childcare

HOW do mums balance work and family life?

Health and nutrition with kids - how do you balance it?

HOW important is health and nutrition in your household?

Smack or no smack - where do you stand?

THE debate is reignited - is smacking acceptable?

Technology and kids: Do you ever cut their wi-fi?

Check out our new video series featuring mums having a chat

STRANGE POLITICS: Bill cops verbal hiding at Liberal launch

THINGS got personal at the Liberal launch as Coalition leaders levelled stinging attacks on Bill Shorten’s ability to run a party, let alone a whole country.

Turnbull says #Brexit is reason to "stick with this mob"

Turnbull says Australia should "stick with this mob" for a while

Dire warnings from Turnbull at Liberal campaign launch

“There is no higher responsibility in government than protecting our borders and ensuring our nation is well-prepared to deal with threats to our security."

"You could end up with Bill Shorten as prime minister"

Bill Shorten backs reform on foreign working visas

2016 ELECTION: Opposition leader Bill Shorten drops in on Gladstone a week out from the poll.

Shorten mentions foreign working visas reform.

Turnbull to officially launch coalition campaign today

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to the media during a press conference in Sydney, Saturday, June 25, 2016. Mr Turnbull and Mr Morrison commented on the referendum in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

Malcolm Turnbull aims to focus on stability and economic growth

John Safran tracks rise of minor parties in new doco

John Safran stars in the TV special The Goddam Election! With John Safran.

THE filmmaker puts book on hold to cover strange trends in election.

What's on the small screen this week

Emilia Clarke and Peter Dinklage in a scene from season six episode 10 of Game of Thrones.

GAME of Thrones season six wraps up while Offspring returns.

Voter wants his plebiscite

Letter writer wants his say on marriage equality

LETTER: Will the money train come your way?

Election day will be July 2.

Letter to the editor on the federal election

LETTER: Are we in danger of losing our sense of humour?

Eddie McGuire

I cannot see how the throw away comment on a fun fund raiser

READER'S VIEW: Australia Post a waste of time and money

CHANGING TIMES: Changes to Australia Post prices and delivery service take effect today.

It took 12 days for a letter to come from Sydney to Rocky

STRANGE POLITICS: Bill cops verbal hiding at Liberal launch

An artist's impression of Barnaby Joyce dropping some "sick burns" on the opposition leader.

Joyce waiting for Labor to comment on the coalition's moon policy

Strange Politics: Turnbull and the Galloping Goats gang

“Am I a VLAD now?” Probably what former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is thinking in this photo.

Dutton claims Labor’s latest campaign tactic is really worrying.

On A Lighter Note: The many ways not to shake hands

Greg Bray.

You can tell a lot from a handshake

Our cancer patients have been left behind

Cancer patient support volunteer wants treatment options in Gympie

Turnbull govt reveals new approach on regional health

Malcolm Turnbull... pledging a new deal for regional residents on healthcare.

Govt vows to address difference in life expectancy in regional areas

Finally regions will get a Fair Go

Congestion on the Bruce Highway.

It's time for the major parties to close the country city gap

Fair Go campaign wins back our funding

The fund was originally created for people living in regional areas

YOUR SAY: Young people need a fair go

Why must it be par for the course?

All parties urged to treat young people seriously

There is a higher education gap between regional areas and Brisbane

Cities ahead by $2 billion in health funding

INVOLVED: Dr Ewen McPhee wants to see better heath services in rural areas.

People living in rural areas are missing out on $2 billion in funds

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New parking spaces have been created at the Gympie netball courts to deal with growing numbers of Gympie netball players.

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2016 AMG GT R. Photo: Contributed

Track ready 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT R

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2016 Subaru Levorg GT Photo: Contributed.

2016 Subaru Levorg sport wagon

Brexit: Leave edges ahead

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones (2-L), Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale (3-L), British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn (C) and London Mayor Sadiq Khan (3-R) during a 'Vote Remain' event in London, Britain, 22 June 2016. Britons will vote on whether to remain in or leave the European Union (EU)

Celebrations and shock across the UK as 'Leave' looks set to win the referendum. ...

IN DEEP: Japan diving lures Coast instructor

Local dive instructor heads to Okinawa

One eel of a catch for fishing family

The snake eel had "really sharp teeth" so they had to hold it by its head.

Fisherman had to ask what they actually caught

OPINION: Why the snap action to kill so many wild animals?

The 4.38m Saltwater Crocodile which was removed from Daly River on March 13, 2015 was the largest croc caught for the year.

Isn’t there a better way than to kill off all the nearby suspects?

French yacht thief escapes charge. Taxpayers foot $15k bill

 And the taxpayer is footing the $15,000 bill for removing the vessel from the beach after it began breaking up in king tides early in May.

Police say the case of a $200,000 yacht theft is not on their books.

Live Now: Work and Childcare

HOW do mums balance work and family life?

WATCH: Glory in death for Northern Rivers Vikings

Lismore Viking re-enactment group Rognvald’s Lith members Michael Rowe, Richard Guy, Travis Woods, Warren Thompson and Jim Hammond, will be participating in battle at the winter village at Liismore on June 25th and 26th. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Axes, swords, shields and spears clash in epic, bloody battle.

My Shout: A wink to a veteran in the craft beer market

Simon IrwinPhoto: Tamara MacKenzie / The Morning Bulletin

Not a fan of Indian Pale Ales? This one might change your mind.

Winter: time for comfort food

Kumara are full of vitamins, antioxidants and dietary fibre.

Hearty vegetarian alternatives for winter.

Updated BMW 4 Series range road test and review

SAME STYLE, NEW HEARTS: BMW delivers a new line-up of engines and increased spec for its desirable 4 Series range: the Coupe, Gran Coupe and Convertible.

Same looks but new hearts for Coupe, Gran Coupe and Convertible

Three bedroom, 1100sqm block: Is this Qld's cheapest home?

BARGAIN BUY: Is this North Bundaberg property the cheapest home in Queensland?

Becoming a real estate mogul is all about risk and reward

Rockhampton property in a lull, but a change is coming

Rockhampton's housing market in "pre-election mode"