Three-vehicle smash backs up Bruce Hwy

ALL lanes of traffic have been affected on the Bruce Hwy at Elimbah after a multi-vehicle crash.

20,000 cars in the garage

Mick Issacs with one of his favourites, a rare Mercedes sports car.  He has more than 20,000 Matchbox cars in this collection.

How does Mick Issacs fit 20,000 cars in his garage?

Shoppers, check your bank accounts

“The exact purchase had been deducted from my account twice, five seconds apart.”

Gympie shoppers, check your bank statements

Will the Rattler get it right this time?

Mayor Mick Curran with the Mary Valley Rattler.

Writer not happy with $65 levy to restart the Rattler

30C in July: Winter heatwave smashes 120 year record

SUMMER WEATHER: Lilia Carvalhais and Sonia Henriques at Moffat Beach are in the mood for some warm weather.

Hottest July day in Tewantin since 1896

Commissioner condemns assault of Fraser Island paramedic

A paramedic escorted the woman to a room before she pulled a knife

Wedding wonderful for next four weeks

Josh and Kelly Mason had a relaxed ceremony in Laurie Hanson Park at Rainbow Beach on March 11, this year.

It's all about weddings for the next four weekends.

Gympie Army reserves march for the brave fallen

DISCIPLINE: Gympie Private Earl Hodges was part of special training at Wide Bay Military Training Base to commemorate the battle of Pozieres.

Gympie officers commemorated the fallen at Camp Kerr last weekend.

Gympie rates have risen 5% - not 2.1%: Reg Lawler

Reg Lawler

Gympie average rate rise is 5% - not 2.1%

Winter warmer recipes sure to please

Thai Green Curry with Chicken.

Share these two winter warmer recipes with friends

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

Billion dollar plan gets RAAF base flying high

MOVING: Wing Commander Scott Winchester discusses the billion dollar developments that are underway at RAAF Base Amberley.

Work underway on the first of many key projects at the base

Iwasaki's 9 month target for state approval for new resort

The Capricorn Resort recently announced it's closure.

A new resort could be approved in nine months

Young Gympie cattleman comes out on top

CHAMPIONS: Lyn and Brian Thompson and Barry McIntyre with the overall champion carcass.

Youngest winner ever in the wash-up of Gympie Carcass Classic

Queenslanders to cash in on empty cans and bottles

plastic water bottles

QLD will share a CDS with NSW to keep laws consistent

WetSide Water Park takes out national award

Wetside Water Park, Hervey Bay - Oliver Hunt from Pomona couldn't get enough of the Flipside Boardride.

The Award was won in the "Travellers Choice" category

‘I did not vote for Pauline Hanson out of fear and ignorance’

Voters revolt against political shift to the centre

Big difference between ‘pensioners’

Malcolm Turnbull.

Letters: there's pensioners and then there's 'pensioners'

LETTER: Let’s face the truth, many are fearful

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts as he leaves a campaign stop in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Hanson's votes attributed to 'fear'.

LETTER: Keppel MP hits back at ‘disgraceful’ comments

PREVENTATIVE PLUS: Keppel MP Brittany Lauga wants to tell her own personal story after cuts were announced to the bulk-billing incentive.

Keppel MP hits back at ‘disgraceful’ comments

Beware of crossing lines

MEMORIES: Gavin Hunter presents Robyn Cox with her father's 78-year-old guitar, now restored. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

The whole song is as valid today as it was nearly 30 years ago.

Good news keeps coming

Good news just keeps coming for Gympie region

Sunshine Coast fraudster arrested in South Africa

FRAUDSTER: Luke Bracken during his stint as executive chairman of Bracken International Mining.

Fraudster left behind a trail of victims here on the Coast

Hadley weighs in on pedophile sentences

Well-known radio personality, Ray Hadley, dropped in to St George on Sunday to watch a bit of rugby league.
Photo Karen Berry / Balonne Beacon

Hervey Bay man convicted of downloading child pornography

Three former housemates share the dock on drug charges

 Brisbane Supreme and District courts.

Drug-dependent former housemates found themselves sharing a dock

25 Questions: Take the weekend quiz

Sit back and stretch your mind with our Weekend Quiz

Sport scientist at centre of Essendon scandal shot at

Bullett holes at the Ascot Vale house where former sport scientist Stephen Dank was shot and injured in Melbourne, Saturday, July, 23, 2016.

Stephen Dank has been shot at while he slept

Scramble to remove possible campaign slogan from Govt site

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull makes a statement during a joint press conference with United States Vice President Joe Biden in Sydney on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Mr Biden is visiting Australia as part of a tour of the Pacific.

Scramble to erase the Prime Minister's "exciting time" catchcry

Indigenous artist shows tourists secrets of Aboriginal painting

Ever thought "I could do that" about Aboriginal art?

Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winter

A drive up to Telecom Tower also provides you with a great panorama of Canberra.

Canberra doesn’t seem to be the place Queenslanders visit in winter

Make room for delicious mandarins

Mandarins are prolific producers.

Mandarins are little packages of juicy and nutritious deliciousness

Good reasons to love lavender

Lavandula stoechas is often referred to as Spanish Lavender, but also as French and Italian Lavender, because it grows wild in all of these places.

Even non-gardeners love lavender

Feeling moody? A change of diet might work wonders

Sesame crusted salmon with Asian slaw, from The Happy Hormone Cookbook.

Change what you eat, change your hormones

Comfort food: Spaghetti bolognaise

Bolognaise is without a doubt our favourite comfort meal. It tastes even better if you make and refrigerate it 24 hours before serving to allow the flavours to infuse.

There’s a huge debate in our household for who cooks spag the best

Clinton makes "boring" pick for VP running mate

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton selected on 22 July 2016, Democratic Senator from Virginia Tim Kaine to be her pick as running mate for the presidential elections. According to media reports, Clinton is planning to make a formal announcement on 23 July 2016.

Clinton's choice suggests she is confident of beating Donald Trump

Turkey suspends human rights laws after "attempted coup"

 Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Around 60,000 soldiers, police and others have been suspended

Unarmed black carer shot by police while calming patient

And I’m saying to them, ‘Sir, why did you shoot me?’

Camper boom for Kandanga

BOOMING BUSINESS: RVs and motorhomes visitors have almost quadrupled in Kandanga since 2010.

RV and motorhome camping is booming in kandanga

Kandanga resident frustrated by no disability access

A Kandanga resident is frustrated that he's been unable to have wheelchair access installed in his home.

A Kandanga man is struggling to get disability access in his home

Youth voices sought for precinct development

Council are seeking youth input for the planned development of the Youth Precinct and Regional Play Space.

Council is seeking youth input on the new precinct development

World's 'most popular' torrent website shutdown

Founder and operator of torrent site could face extradition

Vintage vehicle LARC-y to make trip

Craig Seeley ready for adventure on his Larc

Amphibious vehicle makes it to its destination

Winter Trees Festival lights up Mary St

Trees along Mary St lit up as part of the Winter Trees Festival celebrations.

More than 5,000 people came to celebrate the Winter trees Festival

Superheroes of the big screen enjoy sounds of Splendour

CHRIS Hemsworth and his Avengers mates drop by Byron festival.

Dynamic pics from Splendour Day 1

The Strokes perform at Splendour in the Grass 2016. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Check out the latest pictures from Splendour in the Grass.

Bindi Irwin: 18 magic photos to mark her 18th birthday

Bindi Irwin with a python.

Photos: Bindi Irwin from babyhood to 18

Aussie director makes his mark on new Roots mini-series

Malachi Kirby as Kunta Kinte in a scene from the TV series Roots.

BRUCE Beresford behind final episode of remake of iconic series.

Wham bam, thank you TAM

Regional TAM is increasing its audience measurement services by 50%.

Regional television viewers finally getting the credit we deserve

The Avalanches pull plug on live broadcast of Splendour set

The Avalanches are an Australian electronic music group.

RADIO listeners won't be able to tune in to the band's show tonight.