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Australia Day: 'Not all whities bad' says former alderman

Celebrating diversity on Australia Day.

Former Gympie alderman says 'not all whities are bad'

Forest crash search and other region weekend news

The crashed 4WD in the Langshaw forestry.

Gympie couple play key role in crash search, and Lincraft evacuated.

Calls to ditch ‘rain’ from weather forecasts

The Lee family including dad Simon and mum Jodie with kids James, 11, Abbey, 10, Heidi, 9, and Ethan, 6, from Tweed Heads. Picture: Adam Head

Queensland Tourism Industry Council asks BoM for ‘sunnier disposition’






Last minute school survival: Uniforms and cheap stationery

School's back next week - here's some last minute info before class begins

Local orchestra on the talent hunt

MAKE SOME NOISE: Emma Allen, Hannah Johnston, Thomas, Sue and George Allen, Lisbet Patrick and Lloyd Robins.

The Cooloola Community Orchestra needs more musos

Emily's ready to take on school

JUMPING FOR JOY: Emily Bonney, 4, will be one of the youngest students starting school in the Gympie region this year.

Starting school can be daunting for some, but not for Emily

When you can see a once-in-a-lifetime lunar trifecta

Blood Moon

Blue moon, blood moon and supermoon converge on the same night

Irukandji discovered off Fraser Island

STINGERS: Hervey Bay life saver Darren Everard at one of the drags conducted on Fraser Island over the weekend.

The specie was identified by a JCU professor.

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Cooroy is where the Wild Things roam for body art festival

THE Australian Body Art Festival theme launch has ensured visitors to Cooroy Farmers and Artisans Market had a wilder, more colourful experience than usual.

Fairy tale magic no longer far, far away

AND ACTION! Some of the cast and crew of  Shrek Jnr  with director Peter Blyth (front right) at the Civic Centre yesterday.

Gympie youth theatre brings beloved movie to life.

Help Toowoomba woman who lost everything in fire

Emergency crews are battling a blaze in Rangeville after a vehicle in a carport caught fire.

She raced home to watch firefighters battle the blaze

Long-standing Toowoomba business to close down

A Toowoomba business has announced it will close

premium_icon Three little words, four days of retail pain

Ayr local Kristy Wassmuth with daughters Emilee, 5, and Briella, 7, are unhappy Coles in Ayr will be closed over the Easter long weekend. Picture: Zak Simmonds

Regional towns hit by 'blockbuster stuff-up'

Popular Gympie supermarket to close its doors next month

A Gympie supermarket will close its doors for 10 days next month,

The supermarket will remain closed for 10 days

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Two companies said the solar power installation firm owed them money. (File photo)

Companies say Wide Bay solar firm owes nearly $89,000

Plenty of polish left on this new Gympie business

Owner of Angelic Nails, Carly Jurss, has just opened her new store in Mellor St, Gympie.

Carly's nailed down her secret to business success

Aesthete is telling the story of your special day

Aesthete Film and Photography's Jazmyn Smith

A booming first year for this Gympie business

Gympie inventor is ahead of the rest

SAFETY FIRST: Inventor Chris Albert demonstrates his Safe-T-Rest headrests.

Local design a world-first in driver safety

Gympie, FB and trolls

Screenshots provided to the Gympie Times.

Some of the comments which were sent to The Gympie Times by a concerned member of...

Gympie, FB and trolls

Screenshots provided to the Gympie Times.

Some of the comments which were sent to The Gympie Times by a concerned member of...

Jessica Falkholt laid to rest

Australian actor Jessica Falkholt died following the crash.

White doves were released for the 29-year-old following today’s private funeral at...

Spectacular drone footage

A shot from the stunning video. Credit: @LukesDroneEdits

Luke Clarkson has captured some stunning views of the Gold Coast and Byron Bay.

Japan's Generation D shun luxury

The generation that has grown up with "deflation" are reluctant to spend.

Aussie Nando’s stores infested with rats

THESE disgusting pictures reveal just how unhygienic conditions were at two Nando’s stores, one of which had ‘extremely high rodent activity’.

BIZARRE: Woman creates turkey dinner using just her mouth

She chews up all the ingredients and spits it into a bowl

First name revealed for I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here

Isuzu D-MAX will be in the middle of the reality TV action this year.

Series four name revealed ahead of program launch.

BMW X2 continues the crossbreed revolution

The BMW X2 is scheduled to reach showrooms during March priced from $55,900.

New BMW X2 forecast to arrive in showrooms by March.

Incredible drone footage of Byron Bay, Gold Coast

A shot from the stunning video. Credit: @LukesDroneEdits

"I basically go out exploring and I film it.”

Lucrative Disney job everyone wants

Working as a server at the mysterious Club 33 at Disney theme parks is one of the most sought-after jobs in the company. Picture: Angela Saurine

Workers and their families and friends reveal best jobs

I didn’t spend money for a year

Cait took drastic action to reduce her spending habits

Cait knew she reckless with money, so she resolved to make a change

Actor Will Smith spotted in Queensland

ACTOR Will Smith is in Far North Queensland and making fast friends with the locals as he visits Lizard Island during his Australian holiday.

‘Hypocrite’ Scarlett Johansson slammed over Franco comments

Scarlett Johansson spoke to the 500,000 strong crowd during the Women's Rally. Source: AFP/ Mark Ralston.

Scarlett Johansson cops a backlash over Woody Allen comments

Reality star’s 45kg prison weight loss

Abby Lee Miller was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges of bankruptcy fraud. Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller shows glimpse of extreme weight loss

Kidman’s powerful SAG speech

Nicole Kidman accepts the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a television movie or limited series for Big Little Lies at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

AUSTRALIAN actor Nicole Kidman has won a Screen Actors Guild Award.

premium_icon Versace hotel’s Chinese owners taken to court

The Palazzo Versace’s Aurora day spa  has launched legal action after the hotel’s Chinese owners

A spat over the Palazzo Versace hotel is headed to court

Millionaires' rim is Buderim luxury

LUXURIOUS: This multi-level home with stunning views is up for auction.

What will a couple of million dollars buy you on the Sunshine Coast?

How to fast-track a home deposit

Harry Aznavoorian, 27, is buying his first home with help from his parents.

Housing conditions improve but deposits are still a stretch

M'boro prison needs to fill 10-15 full-time jobs

PRISON JOBS: Maryborough Correctional Centre General Manager Louise Kneeshaw says new job oppotunities will help curb overcrowding.

There are 10-15 positions available. All you need to know inside.

How Australia chucks a sickie

Taking a sickie is popular with Australians.

ALMOST half of us are chucking a sickie when we take sick leave

How Aussies can survive robot takeover

Getting a job was already competitive for young Aussies, and automation means they’ll have to brush up on skills that employers used to ignore. Picture: iStock

Millenials aren't just fighting each other, they're fighting robots

premium_icon Public servants brace for change from overhaul

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk swears in during a ceremony at Government House in Brisbane, Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Ms Palaszczuk's cabinet was today sworn in after winning the November 25 state election.

Queensland's top bureaucrats have been warned to expect changes

premium_icon Revealed: The most in-demand workers of 2017

Demand for tradies has significantly increased.

Demand for some workers rebounds in 2017

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'Alarming' excuses drivers use to speed in school zones

FILE PHOTO: Drivers speed through Coast school zones.

The excuses drivers are using to speed in Coast school zones.

Bathurst 12-hour: the other great race at Mount Panorama

Spectacular backdrop: Mount Panorama will be open for business again soon. Pic: Supplied.

Get set for some exciting production car racing.

Australian roads ‘not ready’ for driverless cars

Mercedes-Benz is trialling autonomous vehicles in Australia. Picture: Joshua Dowling.

Report reveals roads need infrastructure improvements.

Hyundai’s coming Ioniq makes a power point

The new Hyundai Ioniq will arrive mid-year in Australia.

Here comes Hyundai's answer to the Toyota Prius.

Revealed: Whincup’s new Red Bull wheels

Jamie Whincup gives a sneak peak of his new Holden ZB Red Bull.

First look at Jamie Whincup’s new Red Bull Racing ZB Commodore

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