Author: Laughter is my best medicine

Author: Laughter is my best medicine

Chinchilla author shares story of writing with Parkinson's disease.

Planetarium has lift-off

Planetarium has lift-off

The soil has been turned for Planetarium.

Ergon helps Charleville seniors

Ergon helps Charleville seniors

Seniors receive grant.

Police sheep shearing program develops skills for life

Police sheep shearing program develops skills for life

Blue Light Shearing Program beams in southwest.

Security ready to fly

Security ready to fly

Murweh Shire Council announces 2018-19 local budget.

Councils push for action to redress population decline

Councils push for action to redress population decline

Mayors meet in Charleville for SWLGAQ meeting.

NAIDOC culture on show

NAIDOC culture on show

NAIDOC culture celebrated.

Ergon Energy takes on repairs

Ergon Energy takes on repairs

Team come together for big job.

New childcare reforms reap benefits for region

New childcare reforms reap benefits for region

Subsidy leaves most families better off.

Seeking opinions on drinks

Seeking opinions on drinks

Queenslanders are being urged to take part in health survey.

Police identify body in wheelie bin

Police identify body in wheelie bin

Police say death of man found in a wheelie bin was ‘suspicious’

Victims of triple murder revealed

Victims of triple murder revealed

Victims of WA triple murder revealed

Drunk driver caught at 180km/h on Pacific Highway

Drunk driver caught at 180km/h on Pacific Highway

Police said the man overtook seven cars and a semi trailer

'It's outrageous': Couple wins $20k a month for 20 years

'It's outrageous': Couple wins $20k a month for 20 years

"Friday the 13th will be party time from now on."

You need to think about doing this today

You need to think about doing this today

Digital health records are coming

Man arrested after alleged road rage attack

Man arrested after alleged road rage attack

Man from Warwick area on the way to court after road rage incident

More options for girls in state-wide school uniform code

More options for girls in state-wide school uniform code

School girls must be able to choose to wear pants or shorts

Person taken to hospital after bus and car collide

Person taken to hospital after bus and car collide

Emergency services have responded to a bus and car crash

Sport

    Favourite punters have big day out

    Favourite punters have big day out

    Six of seven races go to most favoured horses

    ‘I can rule that out’: Giant responds to trade talk

    ‘I can rule that out’: Giant responds to trade talk

    Dylan Shiel rules out seeking trade to Victoria at end of season

    All Blacks’ World Cup defence given boost

    All Blacks’ World Cup defence given boost

    All Blacks’ World Cup defence boosted after Hurricanes duo sign on

    Aussie crews oarsome at World Cup

    Aussie crews oarsome at World Cup

    Aussie rowers win two gold, silver on final day of World Cup

    National Sport

      ‘They didn’t play football’: Lovren’s salty France dig

      ‘They didn’t play football’: Lovren’s salty France dig

      Dejan Lovren hits out at France tactics after World Cup final loss

      F1 minnows move up the grid

      F1 minnows move up the grid

      How Sauber transformed into most-improved team on the 2018 grid

      Career mystery rears head as Sutton eyes 300th

      Career mystery rears head as Sutton eyes 300th

      300-gamer John Sutton is the NRL’s greatest mystery

      Naitanui faces 12 months on sidelines

      Naitanui faces 12 months on sidelines

      Every AFL club's injury list after Round 17 of the season

      Cairns Airport evacuated

      Cairns Airport evacuated

      BREAKING: Cairns Airport is reportedly in lockdown

      Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

      Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

      A girl who is unable to speak or walk might take her first steps

      Solar farm to create 300 jobs for Gladstone

      Solar farm to create 300 jobs for Gladstone

      Renew Estate gained council approval this month.

      Teen dies in motorbike crash

      Teen dies in motorbike crash

      He was pronounced dead at the scene.

      Business News

        $1000 can earn you a fortune

        $1000 can earn you a fortune

        One small investment can lead to “tens of thousands of dollars”

        I'VE LOST IT ALL: Carvery owner reveals devastation

        I'VE LOST IT ALL: Carvery owner reveals devastation

        The tragic story behind Rose City Carvery's sudden exit.

        Downside of Steve Jobs legacy we forget

        Downside of Steve Jobs legacy we forget

        There’s a growing problem with Steve Jobs’ most famous creation

        Airline board fired after PM's cancelled flight, chaos

        Airline board fired after PM's cancelled flight, chaos

        Protesting against unfair treatment by an airline is a futile battle

        What's On

          Aussie drag queen gets own TV show on BBC4

          Aussie drag queen gets own TV show on BBC4

          The world's first 'dragazine' show

          GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

          GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

          This year there is a packed itinerary of great stuff all weekend

          Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

          Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

          Ponchos and water bottles, plus camping equipment, are big culprits

          Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

          Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

          Take a walk down the aisle in a different era at heritage festival

          Lifestyle

            What happened to $30 Kmart favourite?

            What happened to $30 Kmart favourite?

            It has its own Facebook page

            Prices rise in the most affordable new Mercedes-Benz

            Prices rise in the most affordable new Mercedes-Benz

            Key technology upgrades for new A-Class.

            READER QUESTIONS: Why do I have to wait months for a car?

            READER QUESTIONS: Why do I have to wait months for a car?

            We're answering the tough automotive questions.

            OPINION: Fatal distraction putting people in line of fire

            OPINION: Fatal distraction putting people in line of fire

            Many people have an unhealthily addiction to their mobile phones.

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              Entertainment

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                Demi Moore savagely roasts ex Bruce Willis

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                A WEEK after Prince Louis’ intimate christening, Kensington Palace has released the official family portraits — and boy, are they stunning.

                Palace releases Prince Louis christening photos

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                ON JUST the second night of her tour, Britney Spears has accidentally flashed a bit more flesh than she intended.

                Britney suffers on-stage wardrobe malfunction

                Britney has accidentally flashed a bit more flesh than she intended

                Real Estate

                  Queensland is tipped to lead the country for capital growth while house prices in NSW and Victoria fall, a new survey shows.

                  Queensland is Australia's next big housing hotspot

                  Queensland is tipped to lead the country for capital growth.

                  MAGNIFICENT resort-style home on private 1.38ha in a league of its own.

                  Luxurious lakefront estate

                  All you could want in a lakefront retreat

                  THE best is yet to come for Kawana as infrastructure builds on natural appeal.

                  New office meeting demands of growth area

                  Ray White real estate group invests in Sunshine Coast hot spot

                  Jobs

                    THE National Tertiary Union has finally responded to James Cook University’s plans to axe 13 positions from Cairns, saying it is “wrong move.”

                    Union blasts JCU over job cuts

                    The NTU has finally responded to James Cook University

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                    Melbourne or Sydney perhaps? Nope, you have to go a lot further

                    MOST of what students are learning is irrelevant by the end of their degree. The jobs are changing — and they’re getting weirder.

                    Are these the bizarre jobs of the future?

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                    Motoring

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                      We catch up with Matildas striker Lisa De Vanna.

                      VW’s Polo hatch stands out in the compact class. It’s pleasing and talented to drive with mature styling and decent fit and finish.

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                      Volkswagen’s Polo is pleasing and talented to drive.

                      British brand creates a hot hatch straight out of an environmentalist’s nightmare.

                      Aston Martin creates world’s craziest hot hatch

                      Cygnet with a thumping V8 under the bonnet.