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Heritage bridge repairs are on the move

NEW LOOK: Repairs on the Dickabram Bridge are ahead of schedule.

Main Roads reveals the latest on iconic bridge upgrade.

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’

Back to school: My son throws the wildest tantrums

childish tantrums, tears and hysterics

Fortunately he is about quality over quantity.






Local orchestra on the talent hunt

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.

Irukandji southern invasion confirmed with shocking find

Lifesavers have found Irukandji off Fraser Island.

Irukandji confirmed at popular camping site

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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

Facebook and trolling.

Screenshots provided to the Gympie Times.

Comments on a local Gympie page which were sent to The Gympie Times by a member.

VIDEO: Fire crews at Gympie Lincraft

Fire crews have donned masks, about to enter the Gympie Lincraft store

Meghan and Harry wow the Welsh

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive in Brixton, southwest London, Britain, 09 January 2018. The couple visit the Reprezent radio station in Brixton, for their second official public engagement together.

Royals visit Cardiff on their third official engagement together.

Bowen local delivers vile spray at Adani protesters

An Adani activist speaks with the Bowen local in an exchange which left the protester “shaken” but was widely supported on social media.

Angry local films himself delivering expletive laden spray at protesters.

Pros and cons of the top lunch boxes

A BIT like buying the perfect pram, nappy bag or car, getting the lunch box right makes a world of difference to day to day life. Here are our top picks.

Five tips to save on school shopping

Back to school shopping — especially when you have more than one child — can be costly.   Picture: Liam Kidston.

Top five tips to help you slash soaring costs of school shopping

Teen cancer patients caught in the age gap in health system

Nicolas McKenzie and Zoie Moore met while he was receiving having treatment. Picture: Darren Leigh Roberts

Nicholas McKenzie would benefit being around people their own age

Woman’s big Tinder gamble pays off

Elva Carri, the CEO of Girlcrew.

Elva Carri created a social empire from changing her gender on Tinder

Time to take fight to summer-loving mites

Fresh cherry tomatoes on the vine

Time to keep watch for spotted mites with a penchant for tomatoes

premium_icon How parents can stop bullies from thriving online

One in five children were cyber bullied last year. Generic picture: iStock

ONE in five children were cyber bullied last year

Inside the glam life of jet-setting hosties

Emirates cabin crew member Georgia Nielsen glamorously kicks back in Hawaii. Picture: @georgia.nielsen

From these pictures, being a flight attendant isn’t all bad

Isla Fisher nostalgic about her time on Home and Away

HOLLYWOOD star Isla Fisher has previously said she didn’t love her time on Home and Away but it appears she still has big love for two of her co-stars.

What's on the small screen this week

Georgie Gardner will join Karl Stefanovic as co-host of the Today show on Monday.

GEORGIE Gardner returns to Today and Ten celebrates Australia Day.

Tom Petty died of ‘accidental overdose’

Tom Petty performs onstage in 2016.

Autopsy reveals the cause of Tom Petty's death

Oprah Winfrey’s major moments

In this Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, Oprah Winfrey listens in the East Room of the White House in Washington, during a ceremony where President Barack Obama awarded Presidential Medals of Freedom.

Here are the biggest moments from Oprah’s unbelievable career.

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

It's 150 steps to the beach

Ocean views forever from stunning beach-side location

Break into Toowoomba housing market: 'You only need $1000'

PERFECT FIT: Josh and Sacha Von Blanckensee are thrilled with their new two-bedroom home.

The homes are designed so they can easily be extended

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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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

Driver in head-on crash was four times the limit

Christopher Peter OBeirne pleaded guilty today in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court to one count of drink driving. He had a BAC of 0.222 and claims he had taken a sleeping tablet the night he drunk drove his car into a street light.

He had a BAC of 0.222 - over four times the legal limit

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