Central Queensland grazier in the national spotlight

HUDDLED around her grandparents' television, Landline has always been compulsory Sunday viewing for Claire Dunne.

Cockatoo coal employees to receive entitlements

Andrew Lawson from Cockatoo Coal speaking at the Gladstone Engineering Alliance Major Industry Conference 2014 held at the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre.
Photo Contributed / Murray Ware

Sacked Baralaba mine workers will receive entitlements this week

Doctor cuts teeth in CQ

NEW DOCTOR: Mashfique Khan has joined the ranks at Emerald Health Care Centre.

Doctor cuts teeth in CQ

THE Central Queensland Dachshund group market afternoon

FUN AFTERNOON: THE Central Queensland Dachshund group is holding a fun afternoon at Centenary Park on Sunday.

THE Central Queensland Dachshund group fun afternoon is on tomorrow

Make most of May Day fun

FUN WEEKEND: May Day celebrations will run over Sunday and Monday.

Make most of May Day fun in Blackwater this long weekend

Black lung case awarded

APPROVED: Black lung victim Keith Stoddart and wife Danielle giving evidence at the Senate inquiry into the return of the disease in Queensland coal mines.

Black lung case has worker's compensation claim approved

Eagles start season strong

ON THE FRONT FOOT: Emerald Eagles' Steve Patterson about to strike the ball in the reserve grade match.

Eagles start CQ Premier League season strong

THE CFMEU May Day Rodeo promises edge of seat action

PLENTY OF ACTION: THE CFMEU May Day Rodeo is on tomorrow night starting from 5.30pm.

THE CFMEU May Day Rodeo is on tomorrow night.

THE Elders Real Estate Emerald Triathlon is on tomorrow with

COMPETE: THE Elders Real Estate Emerald Triathlon is on tomorrow at the Fairbairn Dam.

THE Elders Real Estate Emerald Triathlon is on tomorrow.

Milk bank for CQ

STARTING A CAMPAIGN: Matt Harris and Kirsty Barnham with their daughter Chelsey.

Milk bank for CQ

Improvement not end of story

HOME: Anglicare Emerald centre manager Maureen Mattson and family accommodation support worker Lorraine Stanton.

Improvement not end of story

Friday night footy produces a flood of tries

LADIES LEAGUE: Tashia Anthony, Sam Evans, Monica Burns and Peyton Storch.

Friday night footy produces a flood of tries

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OUR COURTS: Fines loom for late tax returns

Greenhalgh Picard solicitor Shane Ulyatt.

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Captain America Vs Iron Man in an epic show-down that works for fans

MY SAY: Nothing funny about weddings

Sunshine Coast Daily deputy editor and columnist Damian Bathersby.

HANDS up if you cry at weddings

OPINION: Refugee policy shames us all for our silence

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Fortunately good people have always been willing to stand up

MY SAY: Prime Minister, I am watching you

Columnist Caroline Hutchinson.

IS IT just me or have you never had your house bombed?

WATCH: Axe robbers brutal attack on hotel barmaids

Axe robber knees Central Lane Hotel women in the head.

CCTV footage shows the extent of the brutal and violent actions.

BUSTED: Driver snapped texting at 110kmh in the wet

Two women apparently checking out their phones while driving on Bruce Highway in rain.

Driver spotted driving with knees at 110kmh in the wet

Half century of stud glory comes to an end

Roma Show’s Zanda McDonald and David Harch present the Dahlheimers champion bull and champion pair of bulls.

Dispersal stud sale as the Dahlheimers retire

Shooters demand more jail time for gun-touting crims

Shooters want those convicted of serious armed crimes to do more jail time.

“The post-Port Arthur laws were supposed to make us safer,"

Parramatta Eels' punishment: 12 points and $1m fine

Anthony Watmough of the Eels watches from the stand during the round 1 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Brisbane Broncos.  (AAP Image/Paul Miller)

Five officials stood down, club won't win points until within cap

NRL statement on Paramatta Eels' salary cap breaches

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Parramatta Eels docked all competition points from this season

Carmichael Mine: battle begins in Federal Court

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Conservationists say minister will produce 128 million tonnes of CO2

Budget 2016: Could it be the death of 5c piece?

Could we see the end of the 5 cent piece?

Five cent piece is costing Royal Mint 6 cents to make

Leicester City in 5000-1 Premier League victory

Leicester City supporters celebrate after the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, in Leicester, Britain.

The two sides drew 2-2, giving a remarkable victory to the Foxes

Weddings, funerals, movement banned in North Korea

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un.

Worker’s Party of Korea having its first congress in 36 years

Backlash over LGBT toilet law flushes income from state

North Carolina facing economic sanctions over LGBT toilet law

It’s crunch time for Cruz

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz signs autographs at a campaign rally in Lafayette, Indiana.

BY TED Cruz’s own admission, this is make or break.

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Wooli wreck's colourful past traced back to French theft

BATTERING: Each high tide the surf batters the exposed deck of the yacht.Photo Tim Howard / Daily Examiner

Washed up yacht matches description of vessel stolen from France

Is it the end of the five cent coin cluttering our wallets?

Brad Fitzgibbon with 5 cent pieces. Photo: Bev Lacey/The Chronicle

Tonight's budget may see the end of the five cent piece

Is this the Apocalypse?

One of the starving children in Syria.

Is this the Apocalypse?

ORLANDO'S RIGHT: Here's five CQ stunners.

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Did Orlando Bloom really say that about Rockhampton girls?

Strange Politics: Peter Dutton treats refugees like rubbish

Strange Politics: Immigration Minister Peter Dutton makes an awful neighbour.

My mad old bin-phobic neighbour's kindred spirit in Peter Dutton

Spoilers: Kit Harington apologises to fans

Kit Harington has apologised to 'Game of Throne' fans for lying to them.

"Half-sister" making claim to Prince's estate

A woman is claiming to be Prince's half-sister

The McClymonts heading for home for 10 Years of Hits tour

THE McCLYMONTS: Mollie, Sam and Brooke are coming home to play at the Saraton Theatre in August.

WATCH: The McClymonts popped into the DEX to play a homegrown hit

Bindi takes Steve Irwin fundraising to America

Bindi Irwin targets LA for Steve Irwin fundraising.

Steve Irwin Gala Dinner will now held in America

REVIEW: Game of Thrones s6 ep 2 - the breath of life

Michael McElhatton and Iwan Rheon in a scene from season six of the TV series Game of Thrones. Supplied by Foxtel.

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TV ratings battle heats up: The Voice tops cooking and reno

The Voice Australia coaches, from left, Benji and Joel Madden, Delta Goodrem, Jessie J and Ronan Keating.

BLIND auditions deliver much-needed win for Channel 9.

WATERCOOLER: Are holiday penalty rates too costly?

A rally over penalty rates in Ipswich on Monday. Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

It is a costly task to pay the double time penalty rates to staff

BEAN COUNTER: Business and babies are not so far apart

Award winning financial planner and Daily columnist Scott Baker, director of Mobbs Baker Wealth.

New dad Scott Baker muses on parenthood and business.

Budget 2016: Tax on smokes to jump 50% over four years

Smokers will be hit with hefty increases in taxes over the next four years.

Small businesses and big earners to get tax cuts

9.7 inch iPad Pro: One top tool for both work and play

Apple's 9.7 inch iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil and smart keyboard.

One top tool for both work and play

Social media: get amongst it with Canva creativity

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5 tips for making money on a renovation project

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