Are the rules the same for everyone?

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Widgee Engineering and Corbets decisions raise questions.

Hundreds of lettuce stolen in bizarre Jones Hill theft

Gympie police can't beleaf it.

...and adding them to their tossed salads

When is the last day to post parcels, cards for Christmas?

Have a thought for all the people who work outside when the weather turns nasty such as this postie

Time is running out to have Christmas mail delivered by December 25

Give more than a meal this Christmas

Queensland Meals on Wheels is asking people to support the iconic organisation to help make a difference to the hearts and homes of many in need.

'It's eating away at her' The fight to help Tilly

Tilly Elson and her parents Tiffany and Peter.

After a year of hell, the Elsons are down but certainly not out

Hope on the horizon for the Gympie Community Gardens Inc

Students from the Trade Training Centre dismantle the Gympie Community Gardens.

Strong chance the Gympie community gardens have found a new home.

Mechanic's shock at tiny stowaway's death-defying ride

HITCHHIKING: Paul Vella from Velmec Motors and a surprise passenger they found under the bonnet.

Not exactly what you expect to find when you pop the bonnet

FLOODED: Homes, streets go under, Mt Coolum waterfall flows

FLOODED: Homes in Mooloolaba copped flooding.

Coast homes, streets go under, Mount Coolum waterfall flows

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Where Gympie region's best Christmas carols will be

Did we miss one? Feel free to post more events in the comments and let everyone know where to get festive this holiday season.

Will Mary Christmas be biggest one yet?

PLENTY OF FUN: This horse and carriage team (pictured at last year's Mary Christmas street party) is just one of the attractions at tonight's massive event.

Organisers tipping tonight to be biggest Mary Christmas yet

Gympie Star Wars fans ready to feel the Force

OPENS TOMORROW: Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in a scene from the movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Supplied by Disney.

Unique double feature event has Gympie Star Wars fans abuzz

Great holiday events on this week in the Gympie region

MARY CHRISTMAS: Gympie CBD traders get into the spirit of Christmas ahead of tomorrow nights first big Christmas on Mary event.

Here's a few ideas to keep the kids occupied this week.

Gympie soda producers take a bite out of business world

The Scurvy Dog lime and chilli soda mascot with some of the product.

Gympie producers ready to take unique product to the world

'I don't think kids play enough'

Chris Wilson, owner of The Gympie Jungle, is selling up to spend more time with her family.

Gympie Jungle owners looking to sell all-weather play centre

Verdict in on sensory shopping for children on the spectrum

Gympie Target Store Manager Jo Medley at the Sensory Shopping experience on Sunday.

Sensory Shopping experience makes things easier for autistic kids

For $650,000 this 4ha wildlife sanctuary could be yours

SANCTUARY: Paul Heimburger takes a break beside the Twin Lakes waterway.

Its nestled between Bunnings and an industrial estate

Busiest McCafe in Queensland is closer than you think

A sneak peek inside the new "Play Place" at Gympie McDonalds.

And just in time for the holidays, the new playground will be open

Christmas fears from Imbil van park crisis

CHRISTMAS CONCERN: Ron Jeffery of Ron Jeffery Reality in Imbil where the business community is anxiously awaiting the re-opening of the town's busiest camping grounds, the Island Reach Camping Resort.

New crisis for Imbil's Island Reach Caravan Park and for Imbil

Cyclist vs Driver: Who is in the right?

This is the moment a cyclist is knocked off his bike and almost run over. It’s...

VIDEO: Mayor Curran on the Rattler blowout

Gympie Mayor Mick Curran discusses the latest, apparently final, Rattler budget...

Gympie's finicky weather

Goomboorian resident Ken Buchanan has seen the best and worst of Gympie's weather...

Why going hybrid doesn’t pay

THE Toyota Prius C hybrid hatchback is super economical and a technology marvel. There’s just one problem: the price.

Lights, korma, action

The Gnocchi Horror Picture Show: ricotta gnocchi with bacon and tomato sauce.

Punster cooks up a reel treat with movie-inspired recipe book

The place where death row dogs go to find hope

LOOKING FOR A HOME: Hero with his foster parents Bob and Chris Farnham.

Could you do with a Hero in your life?

Twinkling fairy lights makes perfect wedding photo backdrop

PERFECT BACKDROP: Carl and Jessica Stevenson at the Avenue of Lights at Preston Peak Winery.

53,500 golden LED lights now sparkle in the beautiful trees

Kia Stinger crash test shock

The Kia Stinger has earned mixed results in the latest round of crash tests. Picture: Supplied.

Base models receive low scores.

Why you shouldn’t provide your middle name on a plane ticket

It is very costly to make a mistake when purchasing airfares, but it is easily avoidable.

Putting your middle name on a plane ticket could cost you

The weirdest TV show of 2018

THEY call it “slow TV”. SBS has released footage from the strangest Aussie TV event of all time — three hours of The Ghan travelling across the outback.

Newsboys and Peter Furler unite for 40 city tour

Former Sunshine Coast band Newsboys, originally led by Peter Furler, left, have announced a 40 city US tour.

Grammy nominated band one of Australia's most successful music exports

What's on the big screen this week

Mark Hamill makes  a triumphant return to active Star Wars duty.

SCREEN legends return in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

New Voice Australia coach revealed

Joe Jonas is joining The Voice Australia.

US singer to replace Seal on reality singing show's coaching panel.

Even the animals were included in this sale

Lillydale - 821 Upper Logan Rd, Mount Barney. Picture:

GEESE, ducks, linen and even cutlery were all included

Comfortable and spacious

Queenslander style home circa 1900s on 1.43ha

Hinterland holding comes with development approval

Tourism potential with strategically positioned 18.42ha property

Timing everything in development grand scheme

A development application for the Brisbane Road carpark at Mooloolaba has been lodged with Sunshine Coast Council.

Councillor says project has been 30 years in the making

premium_icon Revealed: The most in-demand workers of 2017

Demand for tradies has significantly increased.

Demand for some workers rebounds in 2017

Aussie has the world’s best job

Wouldn’t mind staying in a house like this for a while! Sherbet Birdie photography

Sorelle Amore’s ultimate goal seemed outrageous

POLLIE TICKLED: No job? We can fix that

A whole new method of job-hunting on offer.

Get back on the job train with these top tips

'Bold plan' will create thousands of jobs

Southern Cross University Vice Chancellor, Professor Adam Shoemaker.

Major announcement being made by Southern Cross Uni today

Adani to tour Qld in search of workers

Anti-Adani mine protesters outside Parliament House this morning. Picture: Lexie Cartwright

“Groups hoping to stop us have failed because we have already started."

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Double fatality truckie: 'That night was my worst nightmare'

The scene of a double fatality near Huts Creek on the Bruce Highway.

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Truck driver found not guilty by jury after two-day trial

Would you pay $300,000 for a HSV Commodore?

This HSV GTS-R W1 sedan is going to auction on Saturday.

Only 300 of these HSV brutes are being made.

No driver, no brakes: All aboard bus of the future

An Easy Mile EZ10 electric, driverless shuttle bus makes its maiden voyage along The Esplanade in Mooloolaba.

Coast demonstration: $320k shuttle carries 14 people, reaches 45kmh

Latest Jeep Compass misses key safety tech

The new Jeep Compass has been launched.

Safety equipment missing on new compact Jeep model.

Biggest changes to car rules in 30 years

Mega-dollar supercars such as the left-hand-drive only Bugatti Chiron are one step closer to getting approval for Australian roads. Picture: Supplied.

Huge fines for dealers and sellers if safety recall work not done

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