Irukandji symptoms and what you need to do if stung

FIRST AID: Irukandji - Irrigate sting with vinegar for up to 30 seconds, call an ambulance.

Irukandji affects people differently.

Panic averted as garlic bread shortage hits Gympie

KEEP CALM: A national problem with garlic bread supplies means some people may be forced to cook their own meals.

Garlic bread shortage, but other brands still available

Australia Day set to sizzle at Gympie Bunnings

Grab a snag at Gympie Bunnings on the weekend after Australia Day and support the Kandanga Rural Fire Service.

Head to Bunnings and grab a snag sanger for Aussie Day






How to make your child's every dream come true...

‘I DON’T want to do fun things, Mum and Dad’… said no child ever!

5 minutes with Israel Folau on footy, life and love

Israel Folau and Silver Fern netballer Maria Tutaia announced their engagement last last year.

WE CAUGHT up with football star and Brisbane ex-pat Israel Folau.

Foodies' scavenger hunt: are you up for it?

Heaven on a stick - check out Queen of Pops.

FOR many of us, food is life.

Five mammoth events you need in your life

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BRISBANE isn’t known for doing things by halves…

10 reasons to head to South Bank this summer

Head to the only inner-city beach in Australia!

South Bank has a ridiculous amount of fun things to do.

How to do Eat Street the right way

Know where to start and where to end to avoid a huge food coma before you get to experience all the goodies!

EVERY Friday and Saturday night, Hamilton comes alive.

You can do WHAT in Brisbane?!

Talk about arriving in style! Take your pub crawl to the next level with a helicopter!

BET you didn't know you could do these things in Brisbane...

'Age is no barrier': 3 Gladstone women shed up to 100kg

"People think they're too old to do it, but I'm not.”

Luxury fabric makes comeback

Nothing looks lusher than velvet trimmed curtains spilling on to the floor.

Add a classic touch to your home

Expert tells how to be lean in a fat world

Get Lean, Stay Lean by Dr Joanna McMillan

Dr Joanna McMillan's new book on losing weight

Sustainable clothing a 2017 trend

Items from Yevu Clothing's November 2016 release.

Fashion production in spotlight

Shape up to your personal style

Dress for your shape in 2017.

Clever tips for your body type

What diets are set to star in 2017?

The coconut is considered a hero product in a paleo diet.

Eating like our prehistoric ancestors v eating for our brains

Teen starts gofundme page to get to barrel racing worlds

RYLEY Burke may only be 15-years-old but that isn't stopping the teenager and his horses Rebel and Spin from working hard to live his dreams.

Shade sails a cool move as children's feet burn

MADE IN THE SHADE: Angus Warne gives Gympie region Deputy Mayor Bob Leitch the benefit of his up-to-date experience of playground equipment and shade sails.

Council takes the bite out of the summer heat for kids and parents

Firies' frustration over deaths on Gympie roads

STAY SAFE: Acting Inspector Archie Andrews.

Crews were also a near-permanent fixture on our roads last year.

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Noll meltdown won't affect Gympie Oz Day concert

SINGER Shannon Noll is still expected to headline Gympie's Australia Day celebrations next week, despite being arrested and charged with assault on Sunday

Bargains galore: This weekend's garage sales across region

Got some spare time this weekend? Check out these garage sales across the region.

Road bike, rocking chair, skateboard, dining suite up for grabs

What's on in Gympie today?

What's on in Gympie today?

Still plenty on in and around Gympie for the adults.

Scriptwriters wanted for 2017 Gympie Show

ARTISTIC FLARE: Gympie Theatre Association's Bernie Murphy (seen here with fellow actor Jessamy Fox) is keen to enlist the services of scriptwriters for a series of three plays on the subject of Gympie's history.

Calling all scriptwriters for Gympie's 150th birthday

Opinions divided on Daylight Savings once again

TICKED OFF: Ray Zerner is vehemently opposed to daylight savings in Gympie.

Anybody else feel like they've been here before?

Gympie's newest motel: Take to the Verandah to relax

NOW OPEN: Owner and manager Lois Irwin in the forecourt of the new Verandah motel. TOP RIGHT: It's easy to find, just follow the signs and Lois welcomes inspections. ABOVE RIGHT: Getting comfy in one of the modern, newly decorated and spacious rooms available at the Verandah Motel.

New motel now open off Gympie's Horseshoe Bend

'We're still here': Sign claims Gympie is Sunshine Coast

NO OFFENCE INTENDED: Transport Minister Mark Bailey assures us he has not forgotten about Gympie, despite the "offending” north Gympie sign, which welcomes southbound drivers to "The Sunshine Coast.”

Gympie not forgotten despite 'all the signs'

McClintocks among Gympie fuel war leaders

IN THE CONTEST: McClintocks Fuel Supplies manager Gavin Parker at the firm's Bath Tce outlet, where fuel was selling for 127.9c a litre for unleaded and 123.9c a litre for diesel.

McClintocks is in the running as Gympie outlets compete on price

FIRE SALE: Newsagents struggle with $30,000 lotto changes

A lucky Lismore person has won $1 million in the Lotto.

Fork out cash or risk losing business: Gold Lotto

NBN tax to hit small businesses but Optus and Telstra exempt

A proposed NBN tax has small business advocates nervous.

Small business to be slugged but 'big boys' get free pass.

Cricket's best 10 moments from 2016: Getty Images

Trent Boult of New Zealand takes a catch off his own bowling to dismiss Mitch Marsh of Australia during day two of the Test match between New Zealand and Australia at Basin Reserve on February 13, 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand.
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Cricket's best 10 moments from 2016: Getty Images

Gympie Times I Am Summer competition finalists

Exploring the beauty of the beach ❤ - User Contributed

More than 100 people entered the Gympie Times I Am Summer photography competition.

Wide Bay Hwy crash

Crash at Woolooga

Two people have been taken to hospital after a serious crash on the Wide Bay...

Shark with no mate hatches offspring

Leonie, the leopard shark hatch 3 offspring last April.

A Leopard shark in a Townsville aquarium has reproduced by asexual production.

Chapel St Drug Deaths

Police suspect a "bad batch" of ecstasy caused 3 deaths.

3 dead and 20 in hospital after taking ecstasy.

Australians in Mexican Shooting

5 dead and 15 injured in nightclub shooting.

Australian tourists have been caught up in a fatal nightclub shooting in Mexico.

'Nardya will not be going home'

On Wednesday the 25-year-old was given a week to live

Suzuki Ignis micro SUV on sale at just $16990 drive away

LITTLE ZOOK: Bags of personality, custom colour choices, impressive standard kit and quite unique styling, Suzuki's tiny new Ignis SUV is ready to take you to Funky Town.

Unique micro SUV arrives at a super sharp price

Is Australia about to face a garlic bread shortage?

George Weston Foods recalled garlic bread.

Garlic bread was supplied to food outlets and supermarkets

Parents horrified by mould inside Sophie the Giraffe

Dana isn’t the only one who has found Sophie’s secret

"I use the kids as weights": ridiculously fit Simone Gately

Simone Gately may be the fittest mum on the internet

Pope takes a swipe at 'Christian parrots'

Pope Francis lifts the holy Communion as he celebrates a Mass at the St. Mary of Setteville di Guidonia parish church, in the outskirts of Rome. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

“Christian faith is expressed with three things,'' says Pope

50 Shades actress on why she hates the film

Dornan and Johnson’s frequent sex scenes were ‘awkward’ to film. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied

Jamie Dornan doesn’t blame you for hating 50 Shades

Chris Hemsworth’s X-rated compliment to former co-star

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth poses on the red carpet for the European premiere of the film 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in London on April 21, 2015.

THOR star once paid former Home and Away actress a lewd compliment.

'I can't keep my mouth shut any longer'

Singer George Michael.

George Michael’s cousin blasts singer’s boyfriend Fadi Fawaz.

Historical home leaves family's hands after 75 years

SALE CONFIRMED: The Gympie Regional   Realty team which sold the Ramsey property are (back) Mel Gastigar, Dorothy Palmer and Margaret Cochrane, with (front) home seller Terri-Jayne Ramsey.

Ramsey family played a huge role in Gympie's growth.

What a year 2016 proved to be

Entrance Island, Birtinya

Get the inside info from the agents themselves

REVEALED: What Coast wants in an international airport

Sunshine Coast business people share their views on what's needed

Time for a cool change

43 Eckersley Ave, Buderim.

Family home goes to the auction floor

Designer home set in lush tropical gardens

This home has it all and more

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CASHED UP: The best paying jobs to chase in 2017

The IT sector is showing some big increases in wages.

They're the jobs you need to make a motza

HIRING: 100 jobs created as Kmart prepares to open

The chain promised to train all new staff

MY SAY: Job losses before Christmas a disaster

HAPPY DAYS: SmartCity Graduating class celebrate.

MY SAY: How did they not see effects of system change coming?

Employment makes strongest monthly gain in a year

Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

Employment rebounded 39.1k in November

Third time lucky: Ipswich included in $20M jobs package

Boilermaker Jake Schostakowski gets to work at Ipswich business J.A Evans and Co.

Ipswich manufacturing business in hot seat to win 'innovation' grant

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Holden's new Astra sedan to replace Cruze model

ALL CHANGE: Outgoing Cruze model will be replaced by a sedan version of the impressive new Astra hatchback launched late last year.

New sedan launches here in May

Detroit Motor Show 2017 round up

SUV STAR: Audi Q8 is a 330kW plug-in petrol-electric SUV concept looking close to production ready and set to arrive here by 2018.

Detroit delivers dose of delights

All about style at Ballina show and shine

ALL ABOUT STYLE: Damien Veness, from Boat Harbour, with his 1955 DeSoto which he showed at the North Coast Street Machine's Show and Shine in Ballina last Sunday.

Damien Veness was keen to restore a car with style

Holden names the day its final Australian car will be built

GOODBYE, ELIZABETH: Holden confirms it will build its final car in Australia - a Commodore - in October this year at its Elizabeth plant as it makes a final transition to vehicle importer.

Holden Commodore: 26/10/1978 - 20/10/2017

Jeep says it will add a pick-up and Wagoneer to its lineup

CONCEPT: The Jeep Crew Chief 715 Concept hints at what Jeep's new confirmed pick-up may look like.

Line-up set to expand with pickup, Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer due

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