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Thu 6 Sep 2018

REVEALED: 43 finalists in 2018 Gympie business awards

premium_icon REVEALED: 43 finalists in 2018 Gympie business awards

The winners of the Gympie Chamber of Commerce Business Awards will be announced on Saturday, September 8

Sun 2 Sep 2018

A few great men: fathers who deserve to be celebrated

A few great men: fathers who deserve to be celebrated

Dads don't always get the same press as mums but we meet some who go above and beyond the call of duty.

Sat 1 Sep 2018

U2's devilish Bono takes on neo Nazis, Trump in Berlin

U2's devilish Bono takes on neo Nazis, Trump in Berlin

U2 has taken a devilish blowtorch to the politics of hate, targeting Donald Trump and the rise of right wing nationalists in Germany.

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Hanging men ‘the best job in the country’

premium_icon Hanging men ‘the best job in the country’

William Bamford executed 71 murderers, including three at Old Geelong Gaol, during his career as Victoria’s hangman in the mid-to-late 19th century.

ARTS ADVOCATE: Pushing for change within Gympie Council

premium_icon ARTS ADVOCATE: Pushing for change within Gympie Council

IT ALL started with a passion for arts and drama from a young age, for venue and events manager at Gympie Regional Council, Luke Harriman.

Sat 25 Aug 2018

Early bird catches her turn: presenter loves Sky News gig

Early bird catches her turn: presenter loves Sky News gig

Jaynie Seal relishes early mornings, her dance routines and presenting Sky News headlines for busy families in the regions.

Sun 19 Aug 2018

Lights, camera, animals - what does it take to make the cut?

Lights, camera, animals - what does it take to make the cut?

There's no business like show business and, if you can't make it yourself, perhaps your pet is a star just waiting to shine.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

The demise of nature’s most vicious killer

The demise of nature’s most vicious killer

HUGE. Insatiable. Unstoppable. The megalodon shark was the most deadly beast to ever live on Earth - but it could not reign forever.

Mon 13 Aug 2018

New memorial a stark reminder for war hero Harry Smith

New memorial a stark reminder for war hero Harry Smith

AUGUST 18 is a date in Lieutenant Colonel Harry Smith's life that he can't turn his back on, but neither will he celebrate it.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

From patient to fundraising hero

premium_icon From patient to fundraising hero

Larry Ray raised thousands of dollars for the RACQ LifeFlight rescue helicopter to repay a debt of gratitude to the service.

Sun 5 Aug 2018

Remember when phones looked like this?

Remember when phones looked like this?

YES, we know, you can’t exist without taking your phone everywhere. So imagine a time when it was stuck to the wall. Here’s what life was like before smartphones...

GRAPHIC: The pics that shocked the world

GRAPHIC: The pics that shocked the world

IT WAS an ultimatum that warned of “utter destruction” if ignored. When it was, this happened. WARNING: Graphic images.

Sun 29 Jul 2018

The big dry: Talitha Cummins shares her journey to sobriety

The big dry: Talitha Cummins shares her journey to sobriety

With Dry July drawing to a close, some are counting the days before twisting the cap or popping the cork; others not so much.

Sat 28 Jul 2018

Make and break for Mission: Impossible stars

Make and break for Mission: Impossible stars

Returning to the Mission: Impossible franchise was a dream come true for Rebecca Ferguson - not even a busted foot and surprise pregnancy could spoil it.

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Tributes flow for 'pioneer' Rocky builder after sudden death

premium_icon Tributes flow for 'pioneer' Rocky builder after sudden death

'Thousands of Rocky people loved him... he had a vision we could make this city a better place': Ted Price has been remembered as a passionate, hard-working man

Sun 15 Jul 2018

In dog we trust - the unbreakable bond between pet and owner

In dog we trust - the unbreakable bond between pet and owner

Often it's difficult to tell who's rescued who. Here are some touching tails of shelter dogs and their saviours to give paws for thought.

Sun 8 Jul 2018

Inspiring the next generation

Inspiring the next generation

On the eve of NAIDOC Week, these young indigenous achievers are already making their mark.

Wed 27 Jun 2018

Despicable gaslighting of new mum by partner

Despicable gaslighting of new mum by partner

THIS MUM was so convinced she was a bad mother she went to see a psychologist — and that’s when she discovered what was really going on.

Tue 26 Jun 2018

STORY OF: Cecilia Hynes- Centenarian, sporting star, survivor

premium_icon STORY OF: Cecilia Hynes- Centenarian, sporting star...

When Cecilia Hynes was 21, she met the love of her life.

Sun 24 Jun 2018

Young netballer is shooting for the stars

Young netballer is shooting for the stars

The term Goal Attack could have been invented just for Gretel Tippett, the Australian netball gatecrasher with a style of her own.

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