BUDGET 2016: Small business tax cuts cost us $9 billion

Australian Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks at the despatch box during the delivery of the 2016-17 Federal Budget in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra,

It will cost the federal government $5.3 billion in lost revenue

Coast gets none of Bruce Hwy upgrade money

The Bruce Highway has free flowing traffic at Glenview at 3pm, depsite it being the last day of Easter holidays.

No money to improve the rail line between Beerburrum to Nambour

Budget 2016: Upper-middle Aussie will get the rewards

Smokers will be hit with hefty increases in taxes over the next four years.

Small businesses and big earners to get tax cuts







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Rowena in a field of heather.

Rowena Robertson shares her adventures in the English countryside.

The Tom and Jerry gardening show

Jerry Coleby-Williams

The Gympie Garden Expo offers a fantastic weekend of guest speakers.

Wolvi garden takes out garden expo competition

Marion Sillett winner of Town Garden competition in Gympie.

Wolvi garden takes out garden expo competition

Top 10 most successful boys and girls names

Does your baby have a successful name?

Is it the end of the five cent coin cluttering our wallets?

Brad Fitzgibbon with 5 cent pieces. Photo: Bev Lacey/The Chronicle

Tonight's budget may see the end of the five cent piece

Family's heartbreak after death of baby Zoe

Baby Zoe Grace Chrisholm.

“If our love was enough you would have lived forever.”

Peter’s half century innings

IT’S TIME TO GO: Three generations of Patricks in front of the family's newsagency. Eleni Patrick, with her daughter Sophia Patrick and her dad Peter Patrick.

After nearly half a century, Peter Patrick is calling it a day

Family open up about fatal sleep nightmare

Hayley and Lachlan Webb Photo: Contributed

Four Webb family members have died from Fatal Familial Insomnia

Big read: Harm caused by pornography hits home

A sex therapist says numbers of people seeking help for porn addiction are increasing, and her youngest client is just 13

Sex therapist sees dramatic increase in those seeking help

ACF take Minister to Court

ACF chief executive Kelly O'Shanassy

The Australian Conservation Foundation go to court to stop Carmichael mine.

Dash Cam: Roo takes on car

Kangaroo leaps car.

Kangaroo could have kept going, jumps car instead.

Hendra

Carol Backhouse from Backhouse train is advocting the Hendra virus vaccine after a...

Gympie trumps Fraser Coast in new housing developments

The scorecard is out - Gympie has come up trumps compared to Wide Bay in terms of new housing development.

Gympie trumps Fraser Coast in new housing developments

Demand for acreage lots pushes up property prices

Property values in Cooroy have increased 25%

Property values jump in Cooroy and Peachester.

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog