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Sat 18 Aug 2018

New questions arise over Rattler train's budgets

premium_icon New questions arise over Rattler train's budgets

A Gympie company's choice to provide full disclosure on the Rattler rebuild has highlighted a difference between the original estimate and approved budgets.

Gympie boy in terrifying brown snake attack

premium_icon Gympie boy in terrifying brown snake attack

"I tried to get away from it but it was too fast. It looked like a sliding stick.”

CPM backs ratepayer transparency on Rattler project

CPM backs ratepayer transparency on Rattler project

Owner delivers on promise of transparency in wake of questions over locomotive rebuild.

Horse Get On like a fine wine, getting better with age

premium_icon Horse Get On like a fine wine, getting better with age

It will be a battle against the oldest and favourite on the field at the Nolan Muster Cup as these two trainers hope they can bring home the trophy.

New 'flying doctors' head over heels

premium_icon New 'flying doctors' head over heels

Medicine is not the only skill these airborne doctors need

Badger: 'Everyone said I had an electric bum'

premium_icon Badger: 'Everyone said I had an electric bum'

Gympie jockey Alannah Badger made the shock decision to retire from racing after 12 years but will finish where she started at the Muster Cup today.

High hopes as Kybong exports aviation skills

premium_icon High hopes as Kybong exports aviation skills

Bright blue skies ahead for Gympie pilot training

Good will 'the most important gift of all'

premium_icon Good will 'the most important gift of all'

Droughtrunner Tony says Gympie's good will is lifting spirits out west

'I'll pay Barnaby's petrol money for his campaign help'

premium_icon 'I'll pay Barnaby's petrol money for his campaign help'

Wide Bay MP says Barnaby will be a political asset next election

Why AFL Wide Bay minor premier Bombers are flag favourites

premium_icon Why AFL Wide Bay minor premier Bombers are flag favourites

Hervey Bay Bombers finished the AFL Wide Bay regular season as minor premiers and will complete the mission by winning the flag at their home ground.

GALLERY: Top gong for Gympie's $1M dollar property

premium_icon GALLERY: Top gong for Gympie's $1M dollar property

The five bedroom property located at Lagoon Pocket Road won the Individual Homes award for upto $950,000 in the Sunshine Coast.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Isuzu unveils monster ute that looks like a Transformer

Isuzu unveils monster ute that looks like a Transformer

There is one thing that sets this Isuzu version apart from the other super utes.

BREAKING: Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

BREAKING: Asbestos scare spreads to primary school

THE number of children with possible exposure to asbestos grows with contaminants detected in the grounds of a primary school.

Victoria Cross recipient sues over story alleging war crimes

Victoria Cross recipient sues over story alleging war crimes

BEN Roberts-Smith has launched defamation proceedings against Fairfax Media after it published allegations about potential war crimes and domestic violence.

MAP: This weekend's top open homes in Gympie

MAP: This weekend's top open homes in Gympie

It is just one of the Gympie homes you can visit this weekend. See map below for the full list of Gympie's open homes this weekend.

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos

Hundreds of kids potentially exposed to footy-field asbestos...

HUNDREDS of children have potentially been exposed to poisonous materials as they ran, crashed and tackled during games and training.

Oates wants to stay with Brisbane

premium_icon Oates wants to stay with Brisbane

Corey Oates has given his strongest indication yet that he will stay with the Broncos, as the club begin negotiations to retain their star winger

UPDATE: Fire at old Bundaberg Showgrounds

UPDATE: Fire at old Bundaberg Showgrounds

AT LEAST two Queensland Fire and Emergency Service crews are at the scene of a fire at the old Bundaberg Showgrounds.

VIDEO: Rare whale species encountered off Qld coast

VIDEO: Rare whale species encountered off Qld coast

WHALE-watchers were lucky to come alongside a pod of whales playing - but one thing made the situation even luckier.

$11k power bill cripples popular bakery

premium_icon $11k power bill cripples popular bakery

'The dearest product I sold was $7.50 so you have to sell a lot of food to cover the bills.'

All Black ‘indulgence’ — how an Aussie feels facing the haka

All Black ‘indulgence’ — how an Aussie feels facing the haka

Former All Black Andrew Mehrtens believes peripheral aspects to the haka have become a “circus act” and a trio of former Wallabies have weighed in on the debate

‘It’s happening’: Minister's move to oust PM

‘It’s happening’: Minister's move to oust PM

COALITION MPs deny there will be a challenge to Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership, but shock jock Ray Hadley says it will “100 per cent” happen.

Women targeted over zipper fetish

Women targeted over zipper fetish

HORRIFIED women selling clothes on Facebook say they are being harassed by a fetishist who has an obsession with zips.

STAY INFORMED: Crews still fighting Kingaroy bushfire

STAY INFORMED: Crews still fighting Kingaroy bushfire

QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Kingaroy.

‘Dear Coles, we need to chat’

‘Dear Coles, we need to chat’

PARENTS everywhere will be able to relate to Greg Hughes as he takes aim at the supermarket chain for its “goddamn mini collectables”.

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