Donation to the rescue

Curragh AMWU Branch has donated $12,200 to the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service

Casey catches Saturday Night Fever

Casey performs a contemporary solo piece during her time at the Emerald Academy of Dance.

Casey takes her dancing talent from Emerald to centre stage in city

Sunflower entrants sashed up and ready to reign

LOOKING SASHING: Sunflower princess (back row) entrants Courtney Cooper, Amanda Frousheger, Abbi Ryan, Annie Heslin (Peyton Bridgeman absent). Sunflower queen entrants (front row) Chloe Gagnepain, Caitlin Smith and Mikahla McCarthy.

Eight entrants have signed up for the Sunflower Quest this year.

Saddling up for the CHRC

COUNCIL CANDIDATE: Springsure's John Watkins has thrown his hat in the ring for the 2016 Central Highlands Regional Council local election.

Springsure's John Watkins has jumped on the council race

Wet start to month for region

The Bedford Weir after 254mm was recorded in Blackwater so far this month.

Blackwater exceeds monthly rainfall average for February.

Roads still closed across Isaac

FLOOD DAMAGE: Section of the Peak Downs Hwy about 5km east of Coppabella reveals the extent of damage caused by recent rainfall.

Recent weather reveals "extreme vulnerability" of Isaac road network

Telstra outages affect up to 800,000

COMMUNICATION breakdown, Telstra mobile mass outage.

Dysart youth to take part in graffiti art

Graffiti artist Mark Paddick will help Dysart youth give their Skate Park a hip new look on February 20-21.

Dysart youth to add a street-art edge to their local skate park

Queensland LNPs wants $100m innovation fund for CQ

It would help mining firms move away from the resources sector

Central Highlands Science Centre moving up

MOVING FORWARD: Emerald Science Centre has put their grant money to good use.

Central Highlands Science Centre showing no signs of slowing down

Pup a smart move for Emerald family

LITTLE ARTIST: Hayley Waldron with her picture she drew that was auctioned to raise money for the Smart Pup the family is getting. You can help too, visit

A chance sighting of a video on Facebook could prove life changing for the Waldron...

2016 Sports forum

FULL SUPPORT: Dennis Long demonstrates his strapping techniques to athletes at the 2013 forum.

2016 Sports forum

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YOUR SAY: Did we celebrate our country on Australia Day?

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Australia is a “ lucky country” and we had opportunity to celebrate

EDITORIAL: Time to get tough on violent cowards

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Another alleged case of assault on an ambulance officer on weekend

MY SAY: Catholics deserve to get answers from the church

Cardinal George Pell should return to face the royal commission

OUR SAY: Cannabis law change sensible

Making cannabis for medicinal purposes legal is common sense

OPINION: Taking the grey area out of greyhound industry

TWILIGHT MEETING: Thursday racing at Grafton Greyhounds starts at the later time of 4.12pm today.

"Greyhound shoes" put our attitudes in perspective

Man paroled after balaclava attack with axe handle

A new study appearing in the December issue of the Journal of Science and Sports Medicine has found that the rates of alcohol-related violence and aggression are higher among sportspeople than the general population.

A bizarre altercation at a country hotel has lead to prison sentence

Social media shaming is on ‘the edge of bullying’

Dr Tania Signal

Do you know the affects of naming and shaming on Facebook has?

Taunting text message leads to viscous assault

A bikie associate accused of bashing a German backpacker at Noosa North Shore has unsuccessfully tried to have his case heard on the same day he was charged.

A fit of anger has left a Toowoomba man languishing in jail

Six charged with murder after Logan disappearances

Police have charged six people with murder in relation to two of the three missing from Logan. A search continues today.

Search by specialist police will continue on Thursday at Kingston

Bullying victim suing Brisbane Boy's College for $600,000

A former student said teachers at Brisbane Boys College failed to protect him from bullying in a $600,000 damages claim.

The alleged victim is fighting for $600,000 in damages

Man facing counts of indecent treatment of child and incest

42-year-old from Laidley facing 49 child sex offences

Johnny Depp in Donald Trump spoof film

Movie shows business mogul breaking hearts, making deals

Disgraced trainer to be sentenced on animal cruelty charges

Tom Noble

Tom Noble pleads guilty to greyhound live-baiting charges

Credit risk fears hit Australian banks

Commonwealth Bank shares recovered after a record half-year profit.

Kiwi bank boss says Australasia's banking system 'extremely solid'

Roadside drug testing: The magic 12-hour rule

OPERATION PATTERN: The roadside test used to detect drug drivers,  picking up cannabis and  methamphetamine. Photo Helen Spelitis / South Burnett Times

Steve Bolt used Tuesday’s forum to spell out a line of defence.

Turning breast cancer scars into beautiful tattoo art

HEALING PROCESS: Before and after of a mastectomy scar cover up Susan has done.

Susan Moore is giving breast cancer survivors a new lease on life

Mother of 12 fighting obesity by sharing health secrets

ON A MISSION: East Ipswich mum Lil Hogan has set up free fitness training to share her tips for a healthy lifestyle.

Supermum setting a fitness challenge for the city

UK footballer pleads guilty to sex act with child

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson arrives at Bradford Crown Court, England, (Peter Byrne/PA)

The Sunderland footballer, 28, denies two other charges

New Zealand may be in direct path of looming cyclone

NEW Zealand may be in the path of a cyclone forming in the Pacific.

Baby declared dead, wakes up in time to avoid cremation

The baby was kept in an incubator for 23 days and removed against medical advice

“I really can’t understand how this miracle happened."

Air harvesting could be our freshest new industry

Collecting air with special harvesting nets. Photo: Facebook

Air 'connoisseurs' prepared to pay big dollars for the right stuff

Fuel is cheap...time to buy something silly?

SUPERCAR SHOPPING: Low oil prices are here to stay and hopefully cheap fuel too: how about that Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce Roadster you've always wanted?

Is now the perfect time to buy a heavy drinking supercar?

KFC wedding photo captures attention of the world

The picture of the happy couple in front of Colonel Sanders' face has gone viral.

"I've always had a special relationship with KFC"

VIDEO: Cannibal snake filmed eating fellow serpent alive

A small eyed snake eating another small eyed snake.

Disturbing act caught on film in Toowoomba

Pastor Dave Woodward hosts Biker Blessing with a message

Pastor Dave Woodward gears up for the Biker Blessing at the Door of Hope church in Maryborough on Sunday. Photo: Jocelyn Watts / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The Church of Christ clergy man held a Bikers Blessing on Sunday

Mayor forced to remove nude art from Facebook

Lismore Gallery Director Brett Adlington with the No Human Being Is Illegal (in all our glory) exhibition which has caught the eye of the Lismore community. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Mayor angry over FB warning. NOTE: Story contains nude photo.

Samuel L. Jackson 'racially profiled' during Pulp Fiction

'All of a sudden, five sheriff’s cars screeched up.'

Queensland's miner diners spice up MKR

My Kitchen Rules contestants Alex and Gareth pictured during their instant restaurant in Mackay.

BEST mates hit the spot with their curry.

1975's Matt Healy: One Direction copied our band... poorly

Matt Healy says One Direction members may be "nice guys", but they have no "artistic credibility".

Rocker says 'Change Your Ticket' would have been a 'bad 1975 song'

Ken Watanabe battling cancer for second time

Ken Watanabe is recovering from surgery in Japan.

'Inception' star undergoes surgery for stomach cancer

Cheban to teach rich kids how to 'survive' being wealthy

Jonathan Cheban will teach rich kids in New York how to pick the best diamonds and caviar.

Celeb to teach kids how to pick diamonds, eat caviar, choose a jet

Noosa's Jo Beth to face first solo tucker trial tonight

Noosa's Jo Beth Taylor pictured as she prepares to face her first solo tucker trial on the TV series I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

THE mum will have to face extreme heights to win food for the camp.

Teenager blames her personalised plates for online shaming

Maddi Twidale was estatic when she first recieved her personalised plates

Maddi Twidale has been publicly shamed twice on Facebook

Cancer survivor has message you need to hear

BRIGHT FUTURE: Wendy Chandler is happy to celebrate two years cancer free.

She has been cancer free for two years

The Paleo Cafe wins prestigious international award

BACK TO BASICS: Michael Harris with a plate of beef cheeks on offer at his Paleo Cafe franchise in Mackay.

Growing interest in Paleo food leads to top 20 placing

Acorns: Is it this new Uber of financial world?

Acorns is one of the most popular Fintech apps in the United States

Bechtel selling wacky and wonderful items in Gladstone

NEED a steel igloo? What about a ute or an SUV? Find it all here.

Instagram offers same multiple account move as Twitter

An Instagram feed shown on an iPhone 4s.

The social media platform made this announcement this morning.

Rise in job ads points to employment growth to come

For the year to January, job ads increased by 10.8%

Could refugees fill the gaps left by mining downturn?

POSSIBLE SOLUTION: Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry believes serious consideration should be given to settling refugees in regional areas.

Inviting refugees to regional areas could fill hole left by mines

Owners need to impress as competition tougher than ever

INCENTIVES: Penny Wood Lane principal Paul Bryan believes landlords need to set themselves apart in order to secure tenants.

First impressions count, particularly when the competition is tough