Economist tips rates cut

THE Reserve Bank has been tipped to cut the cash rate by 25 basis points to 3.50% when it meets on Tuesday.

Westpac chief economist Bill Evans wrote in a bulletin on Thursday that the low point in the current rate cycle would be 2.75%, conflicting with previous estimates of 3.25%.



The silly reason 850 homes lost power near Gympie last night

premium_icon The silly reason 850 homes lost power near Gympie last night

A FALLEN tree resulted in almost 900 homes to be without power.

Man downs bottle of bourbon at Inskip, drives four times the limit

premium_icon Man downs bottle of bourbon at Inskip, drives four times the...

From four times limit to a fraction over, drink drivers front court

UPDATE: Police confirm crash victim was local

premium_icon UPDATE: Police confirm crash victim was local

Emergency workers rush to two serious crashes in the Gympie region

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