Aristocrats, ex-PM and colleagues recall architect of a region, Kev de Vere

IN THE BLOOD: Politics and farming were in the blood for Gympie local government icon, Kev De Vere.

The death of regional icon Kev de Vere brings reaction from all over

Weird world of coffee

SEEDS, NOT BEANS: Coffee beans are actually the seeds of berries from coffee trees, like this one.

I love my cuppa but I'm not a fan of these weird facts.

Drug related matters made multiple appearances in Gympie Magistrates Court

Drug cases in Gympie Magistrates Court

Drug related matters rated some mentions in Gympie Magistrates Court






Tributes paid to key player who fought Traveston Dam

A FAMILY synonymous with the Sunshine Coast is mourning the death of a man who played an understated but vital role in saving Mary Valley from the Traveston Dam

A big day for little citizens

Kingstyn Fisher.

A rousing success at the Little Kids Day Out

Big lift signals big progress for Rattler

BIG LIFT: The tender being lowered onto the back on an awaiting truck.

Things are coming along steadily for the Rattler restoration

50 years on, Brolga is still chugging along smoothly

MEET THE TEAM: The Brolga crew (from left) Con McNamara, Keith Godischke, Tony Hallam, Peter Bray and Roger Stierli.

Teams painstaking effort restores Brolga.

Big weekend ahead for Pomona and Noosa Shire

The King of the Mountain race, that races to the top of Mt Cooroora (pictured) is on this weekend.

All the latest community news from Cooroy and Pomona

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Submissions to soon close on 2017 Heart of Gold

The festival runs in Gympie from October 5-8 and, as part of the 10th anniversary, is increasing the carefully crafted program to 150 short films

Why crowds are loving Happy Kanye at Splendour

Danger Dave and Melissah Marie with the artwork Happy Kanye at Splendour in the Festival 2017.

By Barcelona-based artistic collective Hungry Castle

Amber Heard, Elon Musk among Splendour celebs

Bernard Fanning plays the main stage at Splendour in the Grass 2017 on day 2.

DAY TWO of Splendour in the Grass was the day of celebrities.

Suitcase Markets a showcase of art

GREAT DAY: The popular Suitcase Markets are on next Saturday from 11am-3pm at the Gympie Regional Gallery with lovely suitcases to rummage through and full of local artisan goodies for sale.

All the latest Gympie Regional Gallery news

Is your horse being fed the right stuff?

NOT HORSING AROUND: The keynote speaker at a recent horse nutrition seminar in Gympie was Dr Nerida Richards (left) while Ag-Solutions CEO Julie Williams (right) hosted the free seminar.

"Most horses in this area...are not being fed the correct diet”

Horses, petting zoo, cabin: Sharing the dream

Hitting the trails at Curra Ridge Horse Rides

'We walk around, have a bit of fun and enjoy the scenery'

Hate your job? This could be the session for you

LOOKING FOR ANSWERS: Alan Pease (Pictured) will be here in Gympie come September.

Motivational speaker and life coach Alan Pease is coming to town

Nothing hush hush as Gympie women stride ahead

HUSH IT OUT LOUD: Gympie's most famous stay-at-home-mum, Jody Allen (third from left) is leading Gympie women in taking Hush Puppies to the nation, with the help of Krystal Prisk, Natalie Bostock, Louise Armstrong and Jamie Kouktzelas.

Gympie's Jody Allen is helping put Gympie women in the spotlight

Mud-slinging continues for piggery project

LEGALLY SETTLED: Two parties involved in a court battle over the Kybong piggery proposal dispute its possible impact on the Mary Valley.

Case settled in court, but argument continues on impact.

GOODBYE SEXIE COFFIE: Cheeky cafe announces closure

Sexie Coffie owner Jasen Barrie salutes the end of a run for the business.

Owner Jasen Barrie has thanked the community for their support.

Hockey finals Gympie 2 vs Bundaberg 2

Action from the Gympie 2 and Bundaberg 2 Div 5 final at the 2017 Queensland Women's Masters Hockey Championships.

QLD Women's Master Hockey Championships captured.

Hockey finals Gympie 1 vs Rockhampton

Action from the Gympie 2 and Rockhampton 1 Div 2 final at the 2017 Queensland Women's Masters Hockey Championships.

QLD Women's Master Hockey Championships captured

Crash on Glastonbury Road

A car has flipped onto it's side after clipping a tree on Glastonbury Rd earlier...

What makes a psychopath?

An insight to the mind of a psychopath.

Should voting age be lowered to 16?

MacRobertson Girls’ High School student Jacinta Speer on the Q & A panel.

High school students impress on Q and A.

27-year-old in ‘menopause’ shares her ‘shocking’ reality

THESE pictures show the shocking effect endometriosis can have on a woman’s body.

Mazda reveals seven-seat CX-8 SUV

The new Mazda CX-8 has been revealed.

The wraps have come off the Mazda CX-8.

2018 Audi A8 is step closer to self-driving capability

The 2017 Audi A8.

The new Audi A8 arrives in Australia in 12 months.

Holden vehicles recalled due to fire risk

The MY12 VE Holden LPG Sportwagon Berlina.

Vehicles are being recalled due to potential fuel hose leaks or fire

Why five of your Facebook friends are psychopaths

The psycho you know is more likely to appear to be someone just like you than a cartoon villain. (Pic: Supplied)

With an education, the successful psychopath is alarmingly invisible

Glitter Strip younger bride's swipe: 'He's impotent'

Here’s the latest gossip on the Glitter Strip

Best 4WD under $60K: Change of pace from Ford Falcon

Alan Boyd tests the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX.

New car buyer looking for a 4WD with towing capacity.

How many triangles are in this picture?

The simple illustration has been shared thousands of times on Facebook after leaving viewers scratching their heads.

VIDEO: The 'Disco Boob' trend at Splendour

Rachael Millen, of Newcastle, sporting the fashionable chest peace of glitter at Splendour in the Grass 2017 near Byron Bay.

VIDEO: Festival organisers forced to clarify policy on nudity.

Bieber quit tour to set up his own church?

Justin Bieber on stage during his concert at ANZ Stadium in Homebush.

Bieber is calling it quits on the rest of his Purpose World Tour

Bachelor hopeful ‘didn’t realise how naked she was’

The Bachelor Australia‘s Leah

Her dress was certainly daring, but she wasn't aware by just how much

TENANTS FROM HELL: See the mess left by evicted couple

DISGUSTING: Mess left by evicted tenants. Owner of the Mongogarie property Christine Beatty has been left at least $5000 out of pocket.

Couple were 'living large' while not paying their rent

How Gladstone's cheapest and most expensive homes stack up

SPECTACULAR: This home on Springs Road, Agnes Water, is selling in the mid-$2 million range.

With the market currently low, now is the time to invest.

'We’re goin' to Bonnie Doon!' and now you can too

How's the serenity?

The experience will have you exclaiming “how’s the serenity?”

New life for Bree and historic Oddfellows Hall

TWO CHANGES: Bree Dahl with her new baby Ivy in front of the historic Oddfellows Hall she purchased at auction and will renovate into a house.

Historic hall to be turned into home

Drunk face tattoo holding Mark back

Mark Cropp says his face tattoo is holding him back from getting a job. Picture: NZ Herald

Mark Cropp wants to get off dole, get a job and put food on table

Thousands of positions available on Adani jobs portal

Adani Australia regional content manager Ben Hughes speaks at the Regional Growth Seminar in Mackay on Thursday.

Thousands of jobs available on Adani portal

Crime is on the up in Bundy 'because of jobless'

CRIME ON THE RISE: Shadow Attorney General Ian Walker visited Bundaberg to attend community meetings with Burnett MP Stephen Bennett.

LNP blames government 'inaction'

450 JOBS: Workers needed for major LNG plant shut down

QCLNG have started exporting Train 2 gas from Gladstone.   Photo Contributed

Extra 450 workers needed later this year at QCLNG.

How it took 2000 applications to get a job on Sunshine Coast

TOUGH GIG: It took Matt Collins 2000 job applications before he found a job.

Valuable tips for those feeling lost in the job search.

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Faulty airbags 'can fire shrapnel at you and your family'

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Takata airbags linked to deaths are being replaced by faulty ones

Surfer Sally Fitzgibbons loves to Disco in her Land Rover

Pro-surfer Sally Fitzgibbon and her Land Rover.

Check out surfer Sally Fitzgibbons' sleek ride.

Road test: Maserati's GranTurismo and GranCabrio senior citizens

The 2017 Maserati GranCabrio.

We drive the facelifted Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio.

Are you guilty of these 10 bad driving habits?

Do you suffer from these bad driving habits?

Comparision test: Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra

We undertake a three-way vehicle comparison between 2017 Volkswagen Golf 110 TSI, Holden Astra R plus and Hyundai i30 Active.

Comparison test between Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra.

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