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Bruce Highway upgrade in LNP promise

LNP's Bruce Hwy pitch to voters includes upgrades to dangerous blackspots.

Early help could reduce regional kids' disadvantage

Early childhood educators are warning disadvantaged regional kids are falling behind.

Our children more at risk of falling behind than city kids

6 things that happened in Gympie on the weekend

Crash on Tin Can Bay Rd, Gympie.

Here's a little catch up of goings-on around Gympie over the weekend

Gympie: How wet will it get this week?

Nippers at Rainbow beach got a soaking on Sunday when a storm rolled in from the sea.

Rainbow Beach received 70mm of rain on Saturday.

Enough is enough: Bruce Hwy north of Gympie to get millions

The Bruce Highway between Gympie and Tiaro has become a new death stretch of the highway, and calls have escalated for the fast tracking of plans to upgrade it. The LNP has now promised $13.2 million to upgrade the deadliest intersections just north of Gympie.

LNP promises to spend millions on dangerous intersections

Candidates have say on gun control, local government

Candidates have their say on what they want for gun control and licensing.

Part 2: Our candidates answers on gun control and local government.

Candidates have their say on Colton Coal mine

MINE PLANS: The proposed Colton coal mine. Maryborough's candidates have had their say on the project.

Jobs and economic opportunities have been listed as benefits.

Three hospitalised after Bruce Hwy crash

Three have been taken to hospital after a crash on the Bruce Hwy.

The crash happened about 1.39pm today.

Is Gympie One nation in Labor's pocket? Opinion

Gympie's One Nation candidate Chelle Dobson.

Opinion: One Nation giving Labor preference in Gympie says a lot

Plan to lure better teachers into our schools

Generic photo of a classroom.

Fair Go win as Labor promises teacher support

Public examination wanted over Coast company's $6.5m collapse

CLOSED: A former SmartCity campus.

Cash needed to start courtroom examination of company

30-year business pitches new tent

EXPEDITION: Shaz Schluter, Amy Sparreboom and Karlie Browne in the Mary St expansion of Camping and Outdoors.

Owner Amy Sparreboom takes store to new heights.

Gympie tourism 'needs more horsepower'

HORSE DRAWN RECOVERY:Part of the crowd at Gympie Pony Club headquarters as club president Tracy Salter speaks on the business benefits of a proposed indoor equestrian centre at Gympie Showgrounds.

'Build it and they will come' as Gympie jumps on horse drawn tourism

Gympie property sells for millions as investors eye Qld

Michael Baker outside of the Shell service station on River Rd.

Big moves on the way as interstate investors eye Qld

URGENT RECALL: Popular 4WD ute recalled for accident hazard

FORD has issued a recall on a popular line of ute

Major car company issues recall of popular ute.

LNP coy on future of popular works program

PLEDGE: Deputy LNP leader Deb Frecklington says the party will reinstate the Royalties for Regions program if elected on November 25.

The program is the top election wish for Queensland councils.

New $73m HQ paves way for 2000 future jobs

Youi boss Frank Costigan takes Mayor Mark Jamieson for a tour of the Sippy Downs headquarters.

Building hoped to eventually house up to 3000 staff

premium_icon 'Target will see coal stations close, blackouts'

AIP research says Tarong plant near Kingaroy would be forced to close first in 2018-19.

Closure of stations could start as early as next year

Kogan plays down Amazon threat

Ruslan Kogan, founder of online retailer Kogan. Mr Kogan has been named in the 2014 Australian BRW Rich 200 list.

Kogan founder puts a positive spin on Amazon's arrival

The biggest saving mistakes

Christmas can be a stressful time if you haven’t saved cash in time for the festive period.

Why having a pool of cash in savings is critical

premium_icon Oprah endorsement like winning the jackpot

The Louvelle shower turban made it on to Oprah’s favourites list for 2017.

A Brisbane small business has seen online traffic jump 900 per cent

'Don't dance with Adani': CQ marches against $1b loan

A passionate rally ran down the streets of Yeppoon today to veto Adani

Hundreds rallied through Yeppoon sending a clear message to pollies

Ron Owen says: 'Don't ignore coal'

Letter writer says renewables are not cheaper than coal

Opinion: Forget the flood levee for Gympie

1999 FLOOD Gympie residents near Kidd Bridge on the evening  of Monday the 8, as the Mary River steadily rose, few realised what was about to happen over the next 24 hours.

Letter writer says those who invested in Mary St knew the risks.

Gympie traffic study underway: councillor

Traffic backed up on the Bruce Hwy, Gympie

The traffic study for Gympie is about three quarters complete.

'State Govt acts to blame for Gympie Mayor/CEO power'

Gympie town hall

'The real blame lies with past and present state governments.'

premium_icon BOLT: Why Muslims’ No vote is no mystery

The Left has refused to admit that Muslims were against the Yes vote.

Don’t mention Muslims. Blame only Catholics.

YOUR SAY: 'A smack never did me any harm'

Does smacking hurt children? people have many different opinions.

The Fraser Coast has responded to a new study on smacking.

Criticism and praise: Gympie opinion on our candidates

Gympie MP Tony Perrett, with candidates Tracey McWilliam and Chelle Dobson.

'I would urge constituents to consider carefully.'

Man rushed to hospital after Farleigh Mill fall

Farleigh Mill.

Ambulance crews are assessing a man at Farleigh Mill

premium_icon Long wait after school nude photo scandal

The findings into the handling of an alleged child sexual offence at a Townsville primary school  will not be released until the school has a chance to defend itself.

Findings of primary school nude photo investigation to be delayed

'Put any plans on hold': Dramatic final weeks in Canberra

Flynn MP Ken O'Dowd said he has been told to put any plans on hold during the week following the government's final parliamentary sitting for 2017.

MPs prepare for potential extension of Parliament sittings.

Mum’s outrage over toddler hair removal tip

American blogger Sturdy Mum called out Parents magazine for their hair removal toddler tips.Source:Instagram

What is this teaching our young children about appearances?

Little boy buried alive for hours

The little boy clutches a teddy after being rescued.

An eight-year-old boy was trapped for hours and couldn’t move

Quake rocks New Caledonia

New Caledonia hit by massive earthquake. Picture: Supplied

The quake struck at a depth 25 kilometres

USQ astrophysicists make surprising, ancient find

Superimposing HD76920b's orbit on the solar system shows how peculiar it is. Its orbit is more like that of the asteroid Phaethon than any of the solar system's planets.

USQ researches have discovered a new planet

‘Dark web’ drug buyer caught out at post office

Australia Post logo

Dark web drug dealers aren't that smart

premium_icon Judge’s bizarre reasons for sparing paedophile jail

One of the victims of TM who the court has ordered cannot be identified. Picture: Troy Snook

Even his victims are being stopped from speaking out

Hosts lose it over Katter’s bizarre marriage rant

Bob Katter: Won't somebody please think of the crocodiles.

Bob Katter's gone viral, again, for the same reason as usual

premium_icon Jacqui Lambie ‘warned over drinking’

New allegations have surfaced about ex-senator Jacqui Lambie in her ongoing legal battle with her former chief of staff. Picture: Grant Wells

A spokeswoman for Ms Lambie denied the claims

Hip hop mogul accused of ‘forcing sex’ on model

In a report published Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in the Los Angeles Times, Model Keri Claussen Khalighi accused Simmons of sexual misconduct in 1991 when she was 17-years-old. Simmons, denied the allegations in a statement.

Russel Simmons accused of rape while Brett Ratner watched

Fiance’s haunting, tragic advice to Justine Damond

Australian woman, Justine Ruszczyk Damond. Picture: Stephen Govel

“I’ll never feel that way again.”

Defiant Mugabe refuses to step down

A Zimbabwe ruling party official confirmed Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 that the Central Committee has fired Mugabe as party leader and replaced him with the recently dismissed Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Robert Mugabe has vowed to stay on as Zimbabwe President

Man’s love-bait relationship with saltie

The saltwater croc named Nike at Bawaka homeland in East Arnhem Land is being treated as a pet.

“Crocodiles are extremely unpredictable...''

Can you work out what Salim’s job ad is about?

Salim Mehajer's typo-riddled search for a PA on Instagram. Picture: Instagram

Salim Mehajer wants a “sophisticated” PA, past that, who knows?

Inside the lavish life of billionaire heiress

Socialite Tamara Ecclestone has opened the doors on her lavish life in new reality show. Picture: Instagram

She's worth more than $400m and she certainly acts like it

Government puts kybosh on plans for new Gympie development

The development would pose an 'unacceptable safety risk', Transport and Main Roads say.

Development would pose an 'unacceptable safety risk'.

‘Worst sex I’ve had is on porn set’

Madison Missina says porn sex is the worst sex.

Madison Missina knew she wanted to work in the sex industry

Star actor sensationally quits

HE won multiple Emmys for his starring role, but now actor Jeffrey Tambor says there’s no way he’ll step foot on the set again.

Rita Ora’s TV prank backfires

Rita Ora played a prank on The Voice Germany judges ... and they didn't realise.

Rita Ora's prank didn't quite work out for her

Motherhood makes Gal Gadot feel like a god

Gal Gadot says she feels like a god when she gives birth.

GADOT says saving the world is child’s play compared to motherhood

Rock star tributes for Malcolm Young

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young died aged 64. Malcolm had been suffering from dementia for some time. Picture: Supplied

Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses lead musical tributes for AC/DC legend.

Why we should cancel the Oscars

Hollywood is in a tizzy about what to do about next year’s Oscars

premium_icon Tomic snapped with accused coke dealer

(from left) Gold Coast tennis star Bernard Tomic, Gabriel Liron, Ada Onur and Ahmed Dib out for dinner on the Gold Coast over the weekend. Photo: Instagram/Ahmed Dib

Tomic's companion fighting drug trafficking charges

Eminem’s ‘awful’ SNL performance

Some fans weren’t impressed by Eminem’s performance on Saturday Night Live. Picture: NBC

EMINEM has copped the wrath of Twitter after a bizarre SNL gig