POLL: Should QPWS remove brumbies from Fraser Island?

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service is exploring options to remove the brumbies from Fraser Island.

Haplessly helping out

Bruce Devereaux who is giving up his bank job to go full time on his daddy blog and to be a Stay At Home Dad.Photo Patrick Woods / Gympie Times

Bruce explains the difficulties he has helping around the house.

Who's on Meals on Wheels duty?

HOME DELIVERY: Gympie Meals on Wheels deliver nutritious meals five days a week.

Gympie Meals on Wheels roster for week ending September 30

Tips and trivia: Things you didn't know about tomatoes

Jody Allen loves one spring crop more than any other.

Fifth generation arrives for Gympie family

WE ARE FAMILY: Great-great-grandmother Ollie Cavanagh (seated front) flanked by great- grandmother Bev Brown, grandmother Andrea Gill and mother Alexis Mitchell with the latest addition to the family, two-month-old Blair Eloise Mitchell.

Fifth generation of Horton/Cavanagh/Browns born in Gympie

Highway upgrade drives momentum in affordable market

Accessibility and affordability are keeping interest high

Volunteering in Cambodia so rewarding

LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: Peter and Ros Raynes in Cambodia with students at the school they established.

Volunteering a worthwhile experience for Ros and Peter Raynes

School holiday blitz turns over Gympie's worst drivers

Police are on the lookout for bad driver behaviour these school holidays.

Evading police, drink driving, high end speeding among offences

Reforms give pause

Women writing on paper with a pen on a white background.

Colin Claridge voices his concerns on proposed welfare reforms

Gympie markets a fresh choice for local food

TURNING GREEN: Don Walford at the Gympie markets on Wednesday with local avocados.

EARLY rain didn't dampen business for local growers.

REVEALED: Inside look as Tremors owner overhauls nightclub

Paul Pilkington recently bought Tremors Nightclub and has committed $80,000 to renovating, revamping and renaming the club.

$80,000 facelift and new name for Tremors with opening date set

Shaw's a cut above at AMIC Qld awards

CHOICE CUTS: Len Shaw owner and manager of Shaws Meats is proud of the efforts of his team to win the title of Queensland Rural Butcher of the Year.

Gympie butcher named best rural butcher in Queensland.

iPhone 7: Hidden dangers of buying on a plan

Apple releases details of its new iPhone 7.

Why you could be paying much more than you should for a phone

Why open plan offices may not be so great after all

Open plan offices can promote collaboration... and conflict.

You might actually be more productive at home with the cat...

Nation's welfare at stake

Social Services Minister Christian Porter says sweeping changes are needed to make positive impacts in people's lives.

Federal Government calls for a social security revolution

Unlike: the Facebook scam targeting Bundy businesses

ALARM BELLS: Cool Bananas co-owner Sharlene Gemming managed to avoid the phishing trap. Photo: Eliza Goetze / NewsMail

Scammers are targetting local cafes on Facebook

How lab-grown meat is already here

Ngai Tahu Farming CEO Andrew Priest has tasted the future

Six tips to get your finances back on track

ON TRACK: Keep your bills where you can see them, and put the one due first at the front.

Facing financial woes? Here's how to fic them.

Samsung Family Hub: The end of fridge notes?

Nutritionist Jacqueline Alwill, of Brown Paper Bag fame, talks about some of her favourite features of the Samsung Family Hub smart fridge.

Samsung's latest fridge comes with a $7499 price tag

Survey links financial pressure and turning to substances

One in five (20 per cent) have turned to drugs and illicit substances

Financial pressures are pushing people to substance abuse

Hartwig: Council culture denies 'natural justice' to staff

Councillor Glen Hartwig has raised more questions over Gympie Regional Council's dismissal of staff.

Hartwig raises questions in letter to the editor

LETTER: Local knowledge lacking in council

This letter writer says Gympie Regional Council needs to listen to the needs of the community.

'Yes, we do need an independent inquiry'

LETTER: Why we need to support our local newspapers

Gympie Hospital patient Arthur Bishop appreciates the free Gympie Times newspaper while he is in hospital.  Its an extra service on top of the great care provided by the staff.  Reading the local paper keeps me connected to my community.   The newspaper content also provides talking points with other patients and visiting family and friends.   Photo Tanya Easterby / The Gympie Times

You'll be sorry if they're ever gone one day

'There was a time when we were ashamed of our White Australia Policy'

HEAD IN THE SAND: A new poll suggests half of Australians support banning Muslim immigration.

Are we on the road back to a racially divisive migration policy?

OPINION: I'm not a fan, but I see why many support Pauline

Profile - Eliza Wheeler. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The region feels disgruntled and neglected.

OPINION: Believe me mate, I'm on 'hiss' side

Greg Bray.

Close encounter breeds new level of understanding with snakes

Body believed to be missing tourist found on Mount Coolum

MISSING: Gregory Neal Osborn went for a short walk at Marcoola on September 22 but never returned.

Body found on Mount Coolum after major search

Man allegedly stabbed in Cloncurry

A man has allegedly been stabbed in his right hand

8 things you can do to lower your chance of cancer

According to medical journalist Anna Magee, there are eight things you can do to start lowering your risk.

Changes to our lifestyles could prevent 40 per cent of cancers

Gruen star discovers the body's limits in new hit TV show

Todd Sampson tries out MMA fighting during TV series BodyHack.

Gruen star pushes the limits in new TV series

Mandela Foundation slams anti marriage equality flyers

Nelson Mandela in 2008

Foundation slams use of Mandela image in anti-SSM flyers

Horse shot and left for dead in creek takes two days to die

CALLOUS ACT: Rod Watters' grey horse Kakadu, and his paddock mate, were inseparable until the family horse was shot on their Baryulgil property.

Family devastated as 27-year-old horse left to die

Boy accused of raping girl allowed a holiday

Boy accused of rape will be allowed a family holiday

ABS blames IBM for botched census in Senate submission

The Supermum familiy was one of many with Census night woes. Photo Contributed

IBM may take the blame for this year's botched census

Big Prawn becomes part of classic Aussie trivia game

IT”S A CLASSIC: Ballina's iconic Big Prawn will be included in the next edition of the classic board game, Trivial Pursuit.

Ballina's big prawn makes tale end of trivia

The healing power of community gardens

RAY OF SUNSHINE: Working at the permaculture garden at Yandina has helped Michelle Parry to reconnect with the community.

How a grieving mother-to-be found healing in the garden

Census data likely to be useless claim Labor


Turnbull continues to come under attack for Census fail

Alleged drink driver charged over deaths of wife, daughter

Sadie Stewart, Jamie Wearmouth and Susanna Stewart died in a car crash

Family friend also killed in tragic crash

Pippa Middleton had 3000 private photos stolen

Author Pippa Middleton

Author's account hacked to access 3000 private photos

Four people killed in mall shooting in U.S

Emergency services prepare to enter the Cascade Mall after four people were shot dead. Photo by Washington State Patrol's Sgt. Mark Francis.

Shooter still loose after killing three people

Harambe is not a patronus, sadly

Harambe is not a Patronus, JK Rowling has been forced to clarify

Sparky explains why puppy pampering is priceless

There's plenty out there to pamper your pooch. Just ask Sparky.

Need help deciding? See our top 10 old-fashioned baby names

Our top 10 old-fashioned baby names.

Are you having trouble choosing a baby name?

Baby born on the side of road en route to hospital

Emergency Services, Ambulance, QAS,  Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

A CQ newborn couldn't wait for mum to arrive at hospital

Dutch tourist advertising for Aussie man to marry

LOVE WANTED: Dutch traveller Kate, who lives at Woolgoolga, is looking for the man of her dreams.

Attention all single men 20 to 27

Hilarious obituary marks man leaving "rickety old body"

Wayne and his "favourite son Buddy".

This obituary will make you cry - tears of laughter.

Jim Carrey slams 'shameful greed' of lawsuit

Jim Carrey has slammed the "shameful greed" of White's ex-husband.

'Highly unlikely' Brad Pitt will face prosecution

It is highly unlikely that Brad Pitt will be prosecuted

WATCH: Justin Bieber grabbed in Germany

A video has emerged of singer Justin Bieber being attacked

Why The Wrong Girl is right for Jessica Marais

Jessica Marais and Ian Meadows in a scene from the TV series The Wrong Girl.

ACTOR makes the sometimes awkward character her own in new comedy.

What's on the small screen this week

Jessica Marais in a scene from the TV series The Wrong Girl.

A NEW romantic comedy debuts while footy codes ramp up for finals.

Airbourne talk drop bears, beer and taxes

Airbourne have a new album coming out and a new tour on the way.  Photo Contributed

Airbourne release album for the aussie battler