Gympie naturalist club weeds out feral plants

SINCE coming to live at Brooloo Allan and Dianne Pratt have devoted most of their time to removing and getting rid of a huge amount of feral plants.

Forever friends? Meet 10 Gympie RSPCA pets who hope so

Milton is one of the pets looking for a new forever home at the Gympie RSPCA shelter.

Meet 10 of Gympie RSPCA's furry friends looking for a new home.

WA polls may provide upset

Women writing on paper with a pen on a white background.

Colin Claridge thinks the WA polls may be a turning point

500 families in four years: thank you Jake Garrett Foundation

Letter asks community help keep this amazing Foundation strong

A-grade parenting

A bus-full of brand new stickers means the Devereaux clan while be travelling in style.

Bruce Devereaux shares his tips on having the perfect family outing

No link between Gympie gastro outbreak and town water: Mayor

No concern over Gympie water supply.

Water constantly tested to ensure quality

Widow: lower limit a 'bad compromise' at deadly turn-off

FIX IT: Helen Window wants changes at the Rainbow Beach turn-off where her husband Ian was killed last year, and (right) The Gympie Times coverage of the accident.

Widow Helen Window says redesign needed.

New rescue helicopter follow's Don's life-saving tradition

The Sunshine Coast’s new ‘Don Moffatt’ RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown its first mission.

New helicopter has top speed of 270km/h and can lift 2200kg

'We want our country back': Ron Owen letter

SAVING DEMOCRACY? Letter writer Ron Owen says "if we allow this to continue we don't have democracy and we don't have our own country”.

And we want foreign aid stopped, says letter writer

Sunshine Coast Uni off to record-breaking start to 2017

Some of this year's crop of new students getting settled into life at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Nearly 4800 new students starting at Coast uni on Monday

Cane farmer to be cut off from water supply

HIGH AND DRY: Walkers Point sugar cane farmer Norm Muller amongst his cane fields on Beaver Rock Rd.

"That's our income for this year," he said.

It's official: Petrol price rip-off worst in years

Australia is facing some of its highest petrol prices.

Brisbane retail prices the highest of the large five cities

For the love of textiles

WORKS OF ART: Ann Weller with one of her creations. Ann is the new co-owner of Gympie Patchwork.

Meet the new owner of Gympie Patchwork.

Conscious cuisine the motto at new Cosmic Cafe

HERE'S CHEERS: Owners of the Cosmic Café, Paul and Tina Kirkham-Smith.

Cafe creating connections just as the owner intended.

Grazing workshop applications closing tomorrow

Graziers will have to get their skates on to apply to attend a two day workshop. Applications close tomorrow.

Gympie Graziers need to get their applications in.

New figures show strength of regional news media

Great local digital media coverage has seen more people signing up to be subscribers.

News Regional Media now reaching 3.5 million each month

New Guzman y Gomez drive-throughs coming to the regions

Guzman y Gomez wants to revolutionise drive-through.

New 'virtual drive-throughs' are coming to the regions

The trick homeowners are using to buy more properties

Chantelle Subritzky leaves her home each week for Airbnb guests.

Queenslanders are going down this path to help pay their mortgages

Mackay Sugar recommendations leave many shellshocked

WORRIED: Cane grower Greg Plath.

Levy advised for Mackay Sugar suppliers

What to do if your pay is cut

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Employees are being warned to check their pay slips carefully

Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A total 140 people applied for a casual receptionist position at Harrup Park.

Jobseekers up against the odds for some positions

'Never have I felt so humiliated for anyone...'

LETTER: To females of the thinking varieties, (Pauline Hanson) must be a wonderful example of courage and a great tenacity.

Mayor shows disappointing form in Fredman Stakes

Bob Fredman, former head engineer of Gympie Regional Council who was dismissed by CEO Bernard Smith in controversial circumstances last year.

On current form there's little reason to back you again: letter

No privacy concern with council waste water app

Trista Blake with the new sewerage app from the Gympie Regional Council.

Letter: Waste water app spokesman hits back at 'misleading claims'

Letter: Newspaper gives Mayor platform to complain

Mayor of Gympie Regional Council, Mick Curran.

Letter says Mayor used Editor's comments to vilify

OPINION: Young, eager workers hurt by penalty cuts

Photo Renee Albrecht/Gympie Times

WE'RE eager for work, but roadblocks don't help

Clearing up “fake news” on every front

Discerning what is true or false

Honesty is actually linked to better health

What other option did Renshaw have?

Australia's Matt Renshaw bats during the first day of the first test cricket match against India in Pune, India, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.

Unless you're willing to soil yourself in front of millions, shut up

Man glassed during bar brawl

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A fight between two groups of men ended in a glassing

Man arrested with a firearm, ammo and a stolen car

Photo: Iain Curry / Sunshine Coast Daily

Police have arrested a man with a gun and ammunition in a stolen car

Family lose daughter one year, one month, one day after mum

Noosaville's Ella Jane Hendrie, 19, died in a car crash on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

Dad buries his daughter a year after his wife

Young crash victim’s family issues heartbreaking plea

Sarah Mitchell and Jordan Whittle

Desperate plea to young drivers from family of crash victims

Even Fox says CNN's Russia story isn't 'fake news'

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Even Fox News is criticising Trump for his stance on the media

Man shouts "get out of my country" before fatal shooting

Adam Purinton, of Olathe, Kan., who was arrested early Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in connection with a shooting at a bar in Olathe that left one person dead and wounding two others.

A Kansas man has been charged with shooting dead an Indian man

Ban devices in the bedroom: the plea to keep kids safe

Primary school age children can be easily targeted by online predators.

Primary school aged girls and boys being asked to send naked pics

The quick hack that can help keep your kids safe online

Computer hacker stealing data from a laptop concept for network security, identity theft and computer crime

An easy, free way to protect all of your internet connections

She confronts her abuser after 50 years, forces a confession

SURVIVOR: Debbie McDonald was sexually abused by her stepfather almost 50 years ago.

"This is our little secret" he would tell her.

Drone spots shark sizing up surfers off Ballina

JUST when you thought it was safe to go back in the water...

Life changing cystic fibrosis drug to become free

Two-year-old Victoria Evans who has cystic fibrosis.

Two-year-old to benefit from drug access

Sections of the press blocked from White House briefings

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.

The White House has blocked several major news outlets

U.S Government to call for Mexico border wall designs

Citizens and Mexican legislators participate in a protest against US President Donald J. Trump's wall plans at the border with El Paso, Texas, USA, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, 17 February 2017.

Notice shows government calling for wall concept plans

How a bit of quick thinking may have saved this girl’s life

The shirt Ashley noticed on her car.Source:Facebook

She was about to get out of her car to get rid of it

Feet photo baffles the internet

How are her feet doing this?

Mobility scooter causes mayhem on busy road

AN ELDERLY woman held up traffic on a busy Coast road, driving her mobility scooter down the centre lane.

Mobility scooter in middle lane causes traffic chaos

CASH COW: Not answering phone cost someone in Bay $90k

A Hervey Bay person has missed out on $90,0000.

Not answering their phone has cost someone in River Heads $90,000.

Annual fund raiser by pensioner

BALDILOCKS: Jo Jones post-shave last year with regular volunteer Meredith Brown. This year's shave will be held at Gympie Central Shopping Centre on March 18, which just happens to be Jo's 76th Birthday.

Shaving her head is a regular thing for Gympie fundraiser

Desperate search for... teddy bear owner

Rufus the bear was left at a Toowoomba cafe and now a massive search is under way to find his owner.

She soon found out it was a special bear

Kandanga butcher named third best snags in Australia

PRIZE PORK: Mitch Perkins from Kandanga Meats won third prize in the National Sausage King competition.

Mitch Perkins wants his pork sausages to win next year.

Can rightful winner Midnight take out golden Gosling in Oscars?

WILL Aussie film Lion triumph or will popular La La Land prevail? We look at the line-up for Best Picture at the Oscars.

Living End, Grinspoon stars hit stage for American Idiot

Chris Cheney of The Living End stars in the Australian production of Green Days musical American Idiot at Brisbane's QPAC Theatre.

TAKE a look behind the scenes of Green Day's American Idiot musical

Samuel L Jackson dismisses La La Land ahead of Oscars

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in a scene from the movie La La Land.

Hollywood actor and Oscars voter says Denzel should win top gong

Live performance of Sci-fi classic to open Science Festival

Qld Symphony Orchestra perform live to 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Festival will host A Live Presentation of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Gympie children needed for auditions

FUN TIMES: Cast members from the GTA pantomine from 2005, Little Red Riding Hood.

Come on kids! Get on board for this fun G150 event.

Former Family Matters stare accused of child abuse

Reginald VelJohnson, left, and Darius McCrary arrive at the TV Land Awards on Sunday, April 19, 2009 in Universal City, Calif.

Darius McCrary has been accused of child abuse