Gympie family's Christmas wish after horror setback

There are difficult days ahead after another serious setback for 12-year-old Ethan Fuller.

How 'walking on water' gave Prowd another chance

Stand up paddle boarding is gaining popularity.

The Gympie Times' Jacob Carson learns about stand up paddle boarding

WEATHER: Why today will feel even hotter than predicted

The RSPCA are reminding pet owners to make sure their furry friends stay cool this summer.
Photo: Contributed

Temperatures to finally ease to usual December weather

REVEALED: Pay, complaints for new and old councillors

Remuneration rates and complaint resolutions were both detailed in the 2015-16 annual report from Gympie Regional Council.

Council has released their remuneration and complaint details.

Carols: the best way to wish a Merry Christmas

Our favourite Christmas carols.

Our favourite carols and lyrics

Night off for storm chasers, busy for Touch players

TOUCH: Hayden Heilbron played up a storm in the Gympie High B Grade Mixed final.

Gympie fine weather forecast means busy night for Touch players

'Terrifying' weather forces Gympie Touch to postpone A-Grade final - latest available results

TOUCHED: Lily McGrath plays her part in an action-packed Gympie High B Grade Mixed event.

"Terrifying” conditions force postponement of Touch A-Grade

Highway hold-ups for holiday drivers

DRIVING DELAYS: Motorists have been warned of roadworks hold-ups to Gympie's north.

Highway hold-ups north of Gympie the price of safety improvements

10 furry friends waiting for you at the Gympie RSPCA

Louey the Labrador.

Christmas is just around the corner, give these animals a merry one.

Details emerge on victim in Gympie's horror crash

FATAL CRASH: The scene of a tragic accident in Gympie Saturday afternoon where a Cooran man, 40, lost his life.

Cooran man, 40, the victim of Saturday's Bruce Hwy crash at Gympie

Why Shane will leave Buderim Ginger board if sale goes ahead

SHAREHOLDERS DECIDE: Templeton Ginger owner Shane Templeton is among shareholders who will decide Buderim Ginger's fate this month.

Shareholders have less than three weeks to decide on 15% sale.

Timber industry could get policy boost

Gympie Regional Council is considering developing a wood encouragement policy.

TIMBER could be set to become the future boom industry for Gympie.

Pumpkin Patch to close, sack 1600, as everything on sale

The company's roughly 1600 staff will all be let go,

Dine-in Pizza Huts could return across Australia says CEO

Pizza Hut Restaraunt, Brisbane Road, Gympie. May 30, 2016.

"We believe there's a market for that," he said.

Karma coffee on the menu at Gympie

Richard Ward from Wishlist Coffee House

Richard dishes up hope and hospitality at Wishlist Coffee House

McNamara back in Gympie with Maurice Blackburn

Jed McNamara will be working out of the new Maurice Blackburn visiting office.

Solicitor Jed McNamara is back to work in the region once more.

INSIDE STORY: Disused pipeline stops hundreds from building

TRAIL OF TEARS: Route of the disused Santos oil pipeline which is stopping hundreds of Ipswich residents from building.

Santos responds but Tully says easements issue must be addressed

Securing Adani FIFO hub priority as hope for HQ fades

Mackay Airport could hold the key when it comes to establishing the Adani project's major FIFO hub.

Mackay will now look to attract the major FIFO workforce.

UPDATE: Rider flown to Brisbane in critical condition

The crash happened at a site, marked in orange to the left, west of Pinnacle.

The crash happened before 11.30am Saturday.

BIG READ: Report calls for grower choice to be axed

A call to repeal legislation that gurantees growers choice in how their sugar is marketed has sparked debate in the industry.

Regulations in Agriculture report now with Federal Government.

Construction sector's rogues must be stopped

Construction industry rogues must be stopped, says Bill Hoffman.

UNSECURED trade creditors still have received nothing.

CQ warning after rise in Cryptolocker hacker attacks

CYBER INFECTION: This week Bruce Kerr takes on the cryptolocker virus

Previously this virus was spread near exclusively through emails.

New highway and Kidd Bridge 'complete joke': letter

Letter writers caution against being "ambassadors” for our region and says planning is knee-jerk in Gympie region

No point in seatbelts if people don't buckle up: letter

SEATBELTS ON BUSES: A letter writer who owns a Gympie bus company has implored parents to help drive home the message to students to wear their seat belts when on the bus.

Letter writer implores Gympie parents to get their kids to buckle up

Criminals come out to fill their stockings

HOLIDAY DANGER: Criminals are active during Christmas holidays.

'Tis the season to be cautious!

Use it or lose it, Gympie: letter

NEW BUS STOP FOR GYMPIE: Darren Sanim, leading hand concreter for the Gympie Council, works on the new disability access for the bus stop in Monkland St.

Letters to the editor deal with public transport in Gympie

Sorry fellas, female joggers aren't there for you

Women who go running aren't looking for sex with you

Bruce and Tracey have a date with first aid

SAFETY IN NUMBERS: "Us dummies have to stick together,” says Bruce Devereaux who has just completed a first aid course with wife Tracey ahead of their round Australia trip.

First aid course for Bruce and Tracey

Man caught allegedly attempting to sexually assault woman

A man has attacked and attempted to sexually assault a woman

Woman wanted in connection to murder case hands herself in

Police are investigating a 'suspicious' fire at the Toormina clubhouse of the Nomads bikie gang.

Suspected bikie shot dead in Gold Coast shed

LIVE STREAM: Rocky firefigther's funeral this morning

Graduation Day - QFS

"Words cannot express the loss we are all feeling."

Police recover gate stolen from Holocaust concentration camp

Kari Bjoerkhaug Trones stands next to the iron gate from the former Nazi concentration camp memorial site in Dachau.

An iron gate stolen from Dachau has been found ... in Norway.

Cuba's 'eternal comandante' returns home

Crowds gather at Revolution Square in Santiago to farewell Fidel Castro.

Fidel Castro's ashes have arrived in the eastern city of Santiago.

Fears for dozens in party fire

People watch as firefighters and emergency crews work the site of a warehouse fire in Oakland.

At least nine people have died and up to 40 are feared dead.

Bergdahl seeks Obama pardon

Bowe Bergdahl arrives for a pre-trial hearing at Fort Bragg.

American soldier was held captive by the Taliban for five years.

From store guard to president

Gambians celebrate the victory of Adama Barrow against long-time president Yahya Jammeh in the streets of Serrekunda.

Adama Barrow is the new president of Gambia.

Korean leader faces impeachment vote

Protesters shout slogans as they march towards the presidential house during a rally calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down.

Park Geun-hye is facing an impeachment vote this week.

Crazy ants are killing Christmas Island's red crabs

A red land crab prepares to release its eggs into the ocean at Christmas Island as part of a mass spawning. Photo Seanna Cronin / APN

A TINY wasp could help save the iconic red crab

Goooodbye Hamish and Andy (from our radios)

Hamish and Andy

The pair have been on air since 2006

This decision could save you on your next flight

INCOMIN AIRLINE: Virgin Australia starts flying over the city of Bundaberg.
Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail

Airlines to vanquish pre-selection options

New discovery after Jesus' tomb opened after 500 years

Greek orthodox clergy stand next to the tomb of Jesus Christ in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the old city of Jerusalem. FILE PHOTO

The tomb has been sealed in marble since the 1500s

Confirmed: Buzz Aldrin made it to the south pole

Aldrin's manager has confirmed he made it to the south pole

Trump angers China over Taiwan phone call

Trump has insulted China by speaking to Taiwan's leadership

Roma's so hot, they're frying eggs on the street

COOKED: Roma's streets are hot enough to cook an egg.

To see how hot it really is, we tried cooking an egg on the road.

For all the seasons

LIVING LEGEND: David Crossley and butcher bird friend contemplate a life of perpetual motion.

David Crossley lives and photographs our way of life

Foreigners see NZ as hot property

Australia's Blenheim Estate has bought 4973ha of forestry property in the Marlborough region of New Zealand.

New Zealand property is an attractive investment for foreigners.

Horrifying clip emerges of teen dangling from cruise ship

A video has emerged of a teen dangling from the side of a ship

OPINION: NRL pay dispute a disaster

Ashley Robinson at Alexandra Headland Surf Club.

OPINION: Tugboat gives his take on the NRL pay dispute

Police use Nickelback album to threaten drink drivers

Police are threatening criminals with Nickelback.

Katie Holmes' empowering directorial debut

Katie Holmes

KATIE Holmes as made her directorial debut

Jennifer Lawrence gives keys to new partner

Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence

Oscar winner settling down with new partner

Rogue One star proud to lead new Star Wars film

Felicity Jones leads the new Star Wars film

Star Wars lead proud to be in front in sci-fi

What's on the small screen this week

Ernie Dingo stars in the TV series Going Places with Ernie Dingo.

ERNIE Dingo stars in a new travel series and Seven airs the AACTAs.

Mandy Moore feels like she's 60

Mandy Moore sees herself as a 60-year-old rather than a 32-year-old

David Attenborough on facing his mortality

Sir David Attenborough in a scene from the TV special The Death of the Oceans.

Life without Sir David Attenborough is hard to imagine