'We finally won at parenting'

WINNING: It only took 24 years an seven children, but they made the bus on time.

Getting your kids to the bus on time can be a challenge

Good sports take the field - finally - at West

AGE CHAMPIONS: (Back) Liyah Curtain, (middle from left) Lucas Novell, Duey Barry, Sophie Schooth, Jaelyn Knight, Lachlan Wilton, (front) Georgia Walters, Jackson Porter, Summer Clunes, Chloe Haslam.

Gympie West held it sports day on July 19.

Cooloola Christian College students see law in action

LEGAL STUDIES: Cooloola Christian College legal studies students learning about the law and courts in Brisbane (back from left) teacher Rob Stephens, Andrew Mallett, student Matthew James, (front) Ashlee Dobson, Emma Dooley, Tayla Dicocco and Seanna Burnett.

Cooloola Christian College students visit courts







How do you put your life back together after a major injury and though the illness and death of the love of your life? Read on to find out Sue's story.

Saving grace for Sue

How do you put your life back together after a major injury and though the illness and death of the love of your life? Read on to find out Sue's story.

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Gympie Music Muster family pass up for grabs

STARS: The McClymonts will perform at the Gympie Music Muster.

Get in quick to win a family pass to the Gympie Music Muster.

All aboard the Gympie Music Muster bus

George and Amy Sheppard performed at last year’s Gympie Music Muster.

No need to worry about driving this Muster

Get ready to enter the Gympie Muster Talent Search

THE McCLYMONTS: With a rich 26 year history catapulting the careers of some our most successful country music artists, the Muster Talent Search has been the launching pad for musical greats including Brooke and Samantha McClymont. Pictured at Mollie, Sam and Brooke McClymont.

The Muster Talent Search opens for nominations on Monday

'Scum' thieves break in, steal from Gympie Muster site

Work for the Dole participants at the Gympie Muster site, which was robbed over the Anzac long weekend.

Offenders use crow bar to smash way into charity's storage sheds

More acts lined up for Gympie Music Muster

Rodney Carrington will be one of the performers at this year's Gympie Music Muster Photo: Contributed

Check out the latest acts joining the Muster bill

Anniversaries celebrated 50 years apart

David Gibson

Two clubs will be celebrating their 35th and 84th anniversaries

Tackling the greatest issues facing Gympie youth

Student and staff representatives from every secondary school across the region attended the Youth Forum in Gympie on Monday June 20.

Youth have their say on culture, education, employment, community

Become a mentor, help nurture Gympie youth

Gympie Region Volunteer Centre rolling out Youth Mentoring program

Local indigenous elders apologise to mayor

Protester not one of us:  Gubbi Gubbi elders met with Mayor Mick Curran to distant themselves from a protester who stormed the office last week. (From left) Kilkivan elder Wayne Croydon, Aunty Olive, Gympie Regional Council Mayor Mick Curran and Aunty Barb. Photo: Jenz Davidson

Local indigenous elder's apologise to mayor

Latest progress on Gympie Aquatic and Recreation Centre

The centre looking south-west at Building B on May 26, 2016.

Aquatic centre set for 2017 opening date

National Sorry Day: Stolen generations remembered

National Sorry Day, is a day for reflection and understanding of the stolen generations of indigenous children who were forcefully separated from families in the 1950’s.

Sorry Day is an important day to recognise the wrongdoing.

Bendigo Bank proud to give back to Gympie community

Spokeswoman for Bendigo Bank Rae Gate with Expo coordinator Matt Allard from Gympie Regional Council.

Bendigo Bank Gympie Branch are ready for the Careers Expo tomorrow.

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Gympie duo win first place at Eisteddfod

SECOND time has been the charm for Jamie Marquis and Claire Laffey, who claimed first place in the 18 years and under duo category at this year's Eisteddfod.

August entertainment at the Gympie RSL

Great acts are set to continue rocking the mic at the Gympie RSL in August.

Cold nights are set to warm up with entertainment at the Gympie RSL

Rope off opening for Muster

NEW DAWN: The sun comes up over a cold Muster campsite at Poulsen's Paddock.

Campsites are being opened for rope off starting from Sunday

What's on around Gympie region this weekend

NOW HEAR THIS: What's on around Gympie region this weekend.

What's on around Gympie this weekend

A brand new home

Cooinda Aged Care offers a range of accommodation options for older residents.

A face lift and upgrade for Cooinda Aged Care means better living

Moving up and reaching out for exercise physiotherapist

Exercise Physiotherapist Hetvi Patel is happy working in both Tin Can Bay and Gympie.

There were no doubts for Hetvi Patel what her career would be.

Is Gympie having a building boom?

There is plenty of building activity happening around the Gympie region.

New home approvals for Gympie region double

Goomeri plumber recognised for industry excellence

James Giles

Goomeri plumber takes out top industry business award

Latest women’s imaging technology at Gympie Radiology

The difference in resolution between standard and 3D mammography.

Gympie Radiology is using imaging technology to combat cancer

Improve your DIY skills

Among the August DIY adult workshops on at Bunnings Warehouse Gympie is the Painting & Plastering workshop.

There's plenty of help at Bunnings Warehouse Gympie for DIYers

Ashlee and Ethan's big day.

Photos from Ashlee and Ethan Rose's big day.

Relaxed day - Mason Wedding

Josh and Kelly Mason has a relaxed day for their spectacular Rainbow Beach...

Gympie Eisteddfod photo gallery

Kate Astorquia (left) and Maddie Tuck, from Thornlands

Some of this year's performers at the Gympie Eisteddfod.

Charmaine Lyons Photography

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Gympie freelance photographer Charmaine Lyons won the Brisbane Art Prize People's...

Cathy Condon works

Stoke-on-Trent, UK, oil on canvas by Cathy Condon.

SUNSHINE Coast visual artist Cathy Condon, who was born and bred in Gympie, has...

Dinosaur at Heaven Leigh Cupcakes

A Tyrannosaurus Rex was the guest of honour at this month's Super Staurday...

Daniel Morcombe film: plea for support

Bruce and Denise put the call out for money to support a film about the search for Daniel Morecombe

Bruce and Denise Morcombe need your help to gt a film about the search for Daniel...

Jade Betteridge

Jade Betteridge groundsman at the Borumba Deer Park Imbil.

This magnificent castle will fill you with dread once inside

River cruise passengers marvel at Marksburg Castle as it rises high above the Rhine. The castle dates back to 1117.

Marksburg will make you yearn for modern comforts after visiting

It's time to bring pork back from its fat-induced exile

Brining meat adds salt so you don't need to add more at the table.

The secret to tender, juicy pork every time

Artist's brush with fate

It's written and expertly paced to keep readers turning the pages

The tough road of learning to drive

Greg Bray, columnist for the Gladstone Observer. Photo Brenda Strong/The Observer

Why do automatic cars cost more when manuals are harder to get?

GREEN THUMB: Peaceful floral display

Tibouchina Peace Baby.

Peace Baby may offer year-round blooms in warmer climes

Australia's best Bachelor yet

The Bachelor Richie Strahan with host Osher Gunsberg.

Do we currently have the best on our hands?

#SaveMarinaJoyce: How ISIS theory took over youtube channel

One young Youtuber accidentally gave rise to a conspiracy theory

Talking whiskey with Jack Daniel’s master distiller

It all comes down to the distillery

SIXTY MILES AHEAD sign with Eclipse Records, prepare new album 'Insanity'

Sixty Miles Ahead sign with Eclipse. Photo Contributed

Sixty Miles Ahead to release new album on Eclipse

Thy Art Is Murder are killing it

See Thy Art is Murder on their killer tour happening right now. Photo Contributed

We talk with Thy Art is Murder about touring, babies, and new music

Date announced for Prince tribute concert

A Prince tribute concert will take place later this year

Matt Damon is taking a break from acting

Matt Damon is taking a break to spend time with his family

Queensland's $1 town goes under the hammer today

The township of Yelarbon is up for sale.

Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

72-year-old Coast developer set to start new project

GREEN LIGHT: The Cosmopolitan has been approved for development at Cotton Tree.

Meet the Canberran set to deliver another chapter for Coast suburb

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd

Ecco Ripley sales run sparks prime release

MOVING IN: Sekisui House has announced the release of more residential blocks at Ecco Ripley.

Sekisui House is preparing to unveil more land at Ecco Ripley

The climb is slow but property on the way up

Michael Matusik, director of Matusik Property Insights.Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

The improvement would be mild when compared to past cycles

The fact your boss should know about you but doesn't...

A study has established something interesting about Aussie workers

Could this be the best job in the world?

St Bees Island managing director Phil Webb.

THE only rule: don't stand too long under coconut trees.

Woolworths job cuts: The man behind the 'rebuild'

THE man driving major changes at Woolworth, Brad Banducci, has a huge job ahead of him.

Brad Banducci has big job ahead of him after $1 billion loss

12 places in Toowoomba you can get a job right now

Sunshine Coast cabinetmaker Todd Bull took out the Furniture Industry Association of Australia national design award for his unique and 'flawless' table.

Looking for a job? Here are 12 places hiring right now

Jobs still need filling on the Cooroy to Curra upgrade

Vacancies are now open for 651 scraper operators on the Cooroy to Curra upgrade.

Gympie jobs open for application now

Boss tells worker: Show me proof grandma died

"Show me proof grandma died."

Mercedes-Benz E-Class road test and review

BRAVE NEW WORLD: 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class a masterclass of tech, safety features and luxury

Benz's new E-Class arrives with semi-autonomous features

Doris proud owner of 7th Subaru and Gympie's first Levorg

TRUE BELIEVERS: Ali Zengin and Doris Chambers are unashamed Subaru fans.

Nanna becomes the proud owner of her seventh consecutive Subaru

Mid-life refresh for popular Mazda3

FRESH-FACED: The popular Mazda3 now has improved driving dynamics and safety.

The latest edition of the Mazda3 is available from August 1.

Road test review: Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium

The 2016 model Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium.

We road test the Subaru Outback Premium with a diesel engine.

Road test review: Volkswagen Amarok Highline

The VW Amarok.

We road test the VW Amarok Highline dual cab ute.

2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class luxury comes automated

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class is packed with impressive technology.