Sam, Sam the Muster man, if you won't tell us no-one can

We love a good laugh here in Gympie, and we are all getting one when we tune in to Have You Been Paying Attention

Man found dead on toilet, crime scene established

He said the man was a known Tin Can Bay man.

ACCC sues Ford Australia over automatic gearboxes

The 2015 Ford Focus Hatch Sport.

The ACCC has launched court action against Ford.

Boat sinks, skipper thrown overboard in boating mishaps

Hervey Bay water police.

"The skipper thought he was going to die.”

Have you seen this quad? It's worth $5000 to you if you have

RIGHT: A $5000 reward is on offer for information leading to the return of Lawrence Sainsbury's Honda quad bike. Dog Charlie, pictured, is missing the bike too.

Who would steal a quad bike at Christmas?

Motorcyclist to hospital after Two Mile driveway crash

INJURY: A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a driveway crash at Two Mile, Gympie.

A motorcyclist has been injured in a driveway impact with a car.

Man flees crash scene, leaves woman on roadside

A witness saw both injured, but said the man shot off south on foot

Driver, 41, pleads not guilty to causing deaths

Nicole Daly and Jeremy Josefski, who died in a tragic accident in 2015.

Trial now underway in Griffith, near West Wyalong.

600 new jobs: builders, nurses, cleaners, cooks needed

AGED CARE: An artist's impression of the new Waterford @ Hervey Bay aged care facility, located near St Stephen's Hospital in Hervey Bay.

Already, a total of 240 construction jobs have also been created.

Sheep 'ripped apart' in wild dog attack

DEAD: The remains of the family sheep which were killed in a wild dog attack.

Family devastated as pets found slaughtered.

Brisbane Tafe to get taste of Gympie solar development

SolarQ is looking to mgive renewable energy a bright future in Queensland.

SolarQ hope to grow new industry in the state.

Hat-trick for Goomeri company

FAMILY EFFORT: Justin Giles (right and head of the gas department) accepting the award from Darrel Vecchio on behalf of his brother's company, James Giles Plumbing Pty Ltd.

Which Goomeri plumbers have won industry awards last week?

Groundbreaking spotting bug lure boosts production for growers

The trap is now available for Gympie region fruit and nut growers.

Gympie region producers to benefit from pest lure trap

Have a mortgage? This warning from the PM is for you

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks during a press conference at the Australian High Commission in London, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is in The United Kingdom for a three-day official. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) NO ARCHIVING

He reminded home owners that prices don't always go up...

Is your horse being fed the right stuff?

NOT HORSING AROUND: The keynote speaker at a recent horse nutrition seminar in Gympie was Dr Nerida Richards (left) while Ag-Solutions CEO Julie Williams (right) hosted the free seminar.

"Most horses in this area...are not being fed the correct diet”

Horses, petting zoo, cabin: Sharing the dream

Hitting the trails at Curra Ridge Horse Rides

'We walk around, have a bit of fun and enjoy the scenery'

Adani workers could send rental prices back up

Adani workers are firing up the oversupplied Townsville rental market. Picture: Wesley Monts

700 units are available in city but many are not furnished

Beers, spirits and 131 years of history up for grabs

The 131-year-old General Gordon Hotel is on the market with all of its quirks included.

Pub with good beer and "lovely food” for sale 20 minutes from town

Digital subscriptions offer bright future for journalism

Michael Miller, Executive Chairman of News Corp Australasia, after talking about the future of journalism at the Melbourne Press Club. Picture: David Geraghty

He also sounded a positive note for Australian news brands

This is exactly what not to do in a job interview

GET WORK: Ben Neideck hopes his advice will help young people secure a job.

"I've met people who were so anxious they almost threw up"

Construction halted over contaminated water spewing into river

A well-known property group has come under fire following reports it was spewing contaminated water into a pristine Coast waterway.

Developers fail to treat contaminated water spewing into waterway

Rocky's ticket to top of freight and supply chain

Rockhampton Regional Council have launched a bid to become a major player in Australia's freight and supply chain. PICTURED: Frasers Livestock Transport become the first to drive a three-trailer cattle train through Rockhampton on the new stock route.

Bid to become major beef exporter and 'transport and logistics hub'.

Airport shock: Sir, you've committed a federal offence

HELPING a fellow passenger threatened to descend into a nightmare for a shocked Sunshine Coast traveller. Did you know this law existed?

Will the council plan protect East Deep Creek koalas?

File photo of a koala drinking from a puddle on the side of the road.

East Deep Creek has historically been a place koalas live

Touching closing service at Uniting Church Amamoor

A closing service was held in the Amamoor Uniting Church recently and it brought back some special memories for this letter writer.

A FEW weeks ago, a closing service was held in the Uniting Church

In a bit of a muddle over Australian Constitution

MIX-UP: Local government does not exist in the Australian Constitution, says one reader.

The legislative power is the power to make laws

OUR SAY: Let's stand up against electricity price rises

Three major retailers have announced increases of up to 20% in their power prices.

Responsibility of consumers to put pressure on energy retailers

Messy lessons to be learnt all day with a little one around

LESSONS: It's a learning curve having a little one, as I'm finding out, in a messy way.

OPINION: Never have I trusted farts less than with a newborn

Hockey success's impressive flow-on effect

Council work and funding made it possible

REVEALED: The crime that's increased more than 38%

Unsolved crime: Can you help police crack the cases?

Cowboy, 21, fighting for life after horror highway crash

Sophie said this photo best describes Angus Rigney as this was him in the NT.

IT'S his fighting sense of spirit which his mates know him for.

Ninja Warrior airs clips of dead contestant Johann Ofner

Johann Ofner has been identified as the man shot dead in an incident in the Brisbane CBD this afternoon

He was killed before the series went to air.

ROAD RAGE SHOCK: Four man brawl horrifies onlookers

Ugly incident at traffic lights.

The latest road rage incident erupted in front of shocked residents

Croc and cow video goes around the world

A drone video of a WA croc swimming with a cow in it's mouth has gone viral.

“He’s gotta be five, six metres this croc. He’s massive."

Stepdad beat girl, 8, as she held electric fence, court hears

She told the court she endured the abuse until she was 15

NT residents more likely to die traumatic deaths

Northern Territory residents are more likely to die traumatic deaths than other Australians.

Suicide deaths 1.6 times more likely in the wet season

Cardinal Pell faces court over historical sex offences

Cardinal Pell has said he is looking forward to his day in court

Mark Philippoussis’s father faces US child-sex allegations

Nick Philippoussis, father of retired Australian tennis player Mark Philippoussis May 1997.

He allegedly molested two minors who took tennis lessons from him

Drowning of toddler Willow, 2, devastates outback town

Brooke and Daniel Walker with Willow (left) and son Harley.

Willow Walker, 2, drowned on Monday after she fell into a tank

Maccas worker attacked, told 'get a real job'

Mother of three assaulted worker while blowing up over drink order

Teen allegedly raped and murdered in ‘honour killing’

Celine Dookhran was an aspiring make-up artist. Picture: Twitter.

The body of Celine Dookhran was found in a South London home

Police car slapped before Justine Damond was shot

Justine Damond

The warrant doesn’t explicitly say that woman was Damond

27-year-old in ‘menopause’ shares her ‘shocking’ reality

Thessy Kouzoukas, 27, shared the images on her Instagram to prove the agonising condition is “no joke.”

Pictures show the effect endometriosis can have on a woman’s body.

Meet 7 of the Fraser Coast's most eligible bachelors

Fraser Coast eligible bachelor - Bobbi Depp.

Are you single and looking for love?

Teen's first book lifts lid on drugs, depression, sexuality

PUBLISHED: Coast teenager Samuel James Osmond's has self-published his first book, 'I'm Going To Lose Some Friends Over This'.

'It's about feeling alright with not being okay': Coast teen author

Dad wishes daughter happy birthday with epic Facebook gag

Raylin Pellatt's dad won a legion of fans with this Facebook post on his daughter's birthday.

Joe Pellatt just won a legion of fans with this savage message

Weird world of coffee

SEEDS, NOT BEANS: Coffee beans are actually the seeds of berries from coffee trees, like this one.

I love my cuppa but I'm not a fan of these weird facts.

VIDEO: The 'Disco Boob' trend at Splendour

A festival goer sporting the fashionable chest peace of glitter at Splendour in the Grass 2017 near Byron Bay.

VIDEO: Festival organisers forced to clarify policy on nudity.

Mum breastfeeds while smoking bong

This image of American woman Kayla Marlow breastfeeding while taking a hit from a bong has caused outrage online.

Shocking photo appears to show American woman smoking bong with baby

MOVIE REVIEW: War for the Planet of the Apes

Andy Serkis monkeys around with Apocalypse Now in War For the Planet Of the Apes.

Justin Bieber speaks after cancelling 14 concerts

Helal’s selfie with Bieber

So is he starting his own church or not?

Kendall Jenner's raunchy pose could breach standards

Kendall Jenner

Other celebs including Rita Ora, Bella Hadid posted similar shots.

The best and worst reality TV coming

Matty J in a scene from episode two of The Bachelor.

Reality TV bonanza as Hell’s Kitchen, The Block and Survivor launch.

Singer Dr G. Yunupingu dies aged 46

World famous blind Aboriginal singer Dr G. Yunupingu passed away in Darwin yesterday. Picture: Supplied.

“Today we mourn the loss of a great Australian..."

Glitter obsession not so glitzy for the environment

Courtney Smoulden and Dylan Barker sporting some of the extensive glitter available at Splendour in the Grass 2017 near Byron Bay.

All that glitters is not necessarily gold