Free skate day to celebrate new Blackwater PCYC position

BLACKWATER youth can celebrate in a new position at the Blackwater PCYC, which will provide more development programs and activities available to the community.

Gymnasts qualify and improve, leading up to championships

The Emerald Gymnastics Club's ACRO group took part in the Central Queensland ACRO qualifier two in Emerald.

Gymnasts qualify and improve, leading up to championships

Clermont ranger cooks on

MasterChef Australia contestant Miles Pritchett.

Clermont ranger cooks on

Flood mitigation floated in council

A housing estate in Emerald during the 2010/11 floods.

Flood mitigation floated in council

Emerald apprentice proves to be a cut above the rest

The Hardcore Haircuts team of Demi Brotherson, Alan Freiberg, Kathleen Murray, Ronel Ryan and Stevie Featherstone.

Emerald apprentice proves to be a cut above the rest

Free child health clinics on offer for CQ families

Andrea and Matt Cislowski with midwife and child health nurse Gayle Donaldson.

Free child health clinics on offer for CQ families

Federal funding fear

Isaac Regional Council mayor Anne Baker.

Federal funding fear

Blake’s fight continues

20-year-old Blackwater resident Blake McGuiness.

Blake’s fight continues

Long time coming

After four years, the Dysart Bulls lifted the historic Bob Baird Memorial trophy after beating Clermont 66-6.

Trophy win a long time coming for Dysart Bulls

Happy third birthday Harvey Norman

Harvey Norman franchisees Stuart Packer and Anthony Venturato with manager Brendan Young are gearing up for a big birthday bash on Saturday.

Happy third birthday Harvey Norman

Art will blast students to space camp

The artistic skills of Blackwater State High students will be on display at the 40th art competition and exhibition.

Art will blast students to space camp

Carnival Cravings

Siblings Connor and Hayley Waldron are holding the stall to raise money for a Smart Pup.

Carnival Cravings neighbourhood stall

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Elderly woman attacked by dog

A photo of a dog barking for a story about problem dogs barking in Ipswich neighbourhoods. Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

Council officers investigating early morning incident

Hells Angel member lands in court after traffic stop

Police photos taken after a Hells Angel member was stopped on the Gold Coast

The 42-year-old is a senior patched member of the Hells Angels.

Pregnant woman in crash near train tracks off to hospital

Queensland Ambulance transported a 50-year-old Glenella woman to Mackay Base Hospital, after believing she was bitten by a brown snake.

Woman in her 20s who is 28-weeks pregnant was involved in the crash.

Tobacco tax hikes a form of 'racism', says expert

Hikes in taxes hitting indigenous, mental health patients hardest

Australian Jamie Bright killed fighting Islamic State

Jamie Bright

Kurdish military units claim Australian volunteer soldier killed

LIST: Recent croc attacks to give you goosebumps

Some attacks have a happy ending, others not so much

CROC SHOCK: Friend "extremely traumatised" after attack

The 46-year-old was swimming with a friend at 10.30pm on Sunday

Leaders debate: More reality on House Rules, Masterchef

Leadership debate between Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten too dull

60 Minutes' Lebanon saga slammed as program says sorry

60 Minutes reporter Michael Usher formally apologised

Granddad's heartbreak: Abused by the girl I raised

Heartbreaking tale of the little girl who grew up to be the abuser

Cigarette explodes in man's face at Curra

AN ELDERLY man was taken to Gympie Hospital this evening after a lit cigarette ignited in his face.

Ambos also attend Glastonbury head-on crash and Imbil horse accident

Aussie oil contractor dies while working in Israel

Australian man has been killed while working in the Golan Heights

Prince Harry photobombs Next Top Model

Prince Harry: Not one to miss a photobombing opportunity. Photo / Instagram, Winnie Harlow

Prince couldn't resist pulling a face when he realised he was in shot

Single parents, divorce create child poverty: lobbyists

Child poverty has tracked sole parenting almost exactly.

This photo of a cuddling couple is freaking people out

Couple embracing on a beach has left people scratching their heads

Chinese delivery mid hike? No pack H2O? Newbie seeks advice

Hiking tours are very popular in Europe and why wouldn’t they be when you get views like this of the Mont Blanc range in France. PHOTO: CONTRIBUTED

"We usually walk with our bottles open and wait for the rain"

Abbott in speedos- $51, Scrooge next Treasurer- $1001

HITTING THE BEACH: Bongsu Kim (left) from South Korea and Finn Massoud with former Prime Minister Tony Abbott at Tea Tree Bay in Noosa National Park.

Fancy a flutter? How about Scrooge to become the next Treasurer?

'My name is Tarzan': Man's hairy night out in Gladstone

Gladstone Court House, Yarroon Street.

“He was swaying on his feet and both refused to tell police names."

Python sunk fangs into man's penis as he sat on the toilet

He tried desperately to break free from the 11 foot creature

Couple's embrace stumps the internet

The explanation lies in the colours of the man's shorts.

The photo has been viewed over 1.6 million times

Emilia Clarke needs 'Vodka and good lighting' to appear nude

Clarke needed "vodka and some flattering lighting" to appear naked

James McAvoy's Porsche crash

James McAvoy recently crashed a Porsche 911 on set

PREVIEW: Game of Thrones S6E6 Blood of My Blood

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in a scene from season six episode six of Game of Thrones.

THREE things to look out for in today’s new episode.

Harry Styles tipped for Hollywood stardom

Harry Styles has been tipped for a successful career in Hollywood

Josh Lawson to play Paul Hogan in Seven mini-series

Josh Lawson will play Paul Hogan in a mini-series for Channel 7.

CAST unveiled for latest Aussie biopic.

Drug dogs sniff out 18 music festival arrests

A police drug detection dog sniffs a man at the entrance of The Big Pineapple Music Festival.

Police make arrests but overall very happy with crowd behaviour

Boyne Smelters in generous donation for local diggers

Aerial view of Boyne Smelter Limited.

BOYNE Smelters are making a generous donation honouring diggers.

Second Range design change could save months

The Toowoomba Second Range Crossing at the New England hwy.

Could a simple design change speed up Second Range build?

Nurses ranked as most honest, ethical profession

CARING PROFESSION: Jo Hiscock talks about the kind nature of nurses and how it is a rewarding career.

Nurses were voted the most ethical and honest profession

‘Put up or shut up’ on farm milk price

Mary Valley dairy farmer Cooloola Milk owner operator Dick Schroeder.

Farmers urged to unite against unfair processor prices.

Small businesses get behind tax cuts for big corporations

SMEs are in favour of tax cuts for larger corporations

Windows auto updates could cost users hundreds of dollars

IT expert says upgrade impacts 400 million people world wide