Trio eyes Gympie's Miss Showgirl title, ready to have a ball

Trio eyes Gympie's Miss Showgirl title, ready to have a ball

Preparations for the Gympie Show Ball are heating up.

Letter: Why Fredman should win the by-election for Div 8

Letter: Why Fredman should win the by-election for Div 8

His disdain for groundless bureaucracy meant decisions were quick

Gallery: Fawns take to the field on historic day

Gallery: Fawns take to the field on historic day

'On Friday they finally got to play their first real game'

Why this loved up Gympie couple is in the minority.

Why this loved up Gympie couple is in the minority.

'I said to my mum I just want to get married'

SHOCK DIAGNOSIS: Popular Gympie athlete in fight of her life

SHOCK DIAGNOSIS: Popular Gympie athlete in fight of her life

"I wasn't completely with it but I still played a bit of the game.”

UPDATE: One injured in Tin Can Bay accident

UPDATE: One injured in Tin Can Bay accident

Emergency crews are on their way to Tin Can Bay

Woman found dead in custody in Ipswich

Woman found dead in custody in Ipswich

Guards find woman, 44, deceased during a routine cell check

'We need to talk: Woman watches brother's slow, painful death

'We need to talk: Woman watches brother's slow, painful...

Moya Jackson: 'It's really hard to see anyone suffer like that'

He only took his eyes off the road for a second

He only took his eyes off the road for a second

By the time he looked up it was too late to avoid a disastrous crash

Landcruiser theft: one teen arrested, one still on the run

Landcruiser theft: one teen arrested, one still on the run

Police are appealing to members of the public for information

Can you spot the fake $50 made by ‘proud’ forger?

premium_icon Can you spot the fake $50 made by ‘proud’ forger?

A Sydney man made $1 million in counterfeit $50 notes

Man punched bloked in the head over 'torments'

Man punched bloked in the head over 'torments'

'They wouldn't shut their mouths so I dealt with it.'

Tomahawk-wielding boy on run after terrifying car theft

Tomahawk-wielding boy on run after terrifying car theft

One of the boys was armed with a tomahawk, police said

IS IT STILL SAFE? 29,168 murders in one year

IS IT STILL SAFE? 29,168 murders in one year

Tourists flock to it but it’s notorious for gruesome killings

Opinion

    Who is the best person to make the big decisions for you?

    Who is the best person to make the big decisions for you?

    What happens to a Power of Attorney if you separate from your spouse

    ‘Kochie, you look like an idiot’

    ‘Kochie, you look like an idiot’

    Why does Australia feel the need to peddle outdated anti-weed propaganda?

    Shielded from war of words

    Shielded from war of words

    It's insane kids are told they can't hack watching Question Time

    5 great yarns you might have missed in the GT this week

    5 great yarns you might have missed in the GT this week

    A letter from editor Shelley Strachan

    Sport

      Gallery: Gympie juniors make a shot at Wide Bay trials.

      Gallery: Gympie juniors make a shot at Wide Bay trials.

      Gympie talent show their skills.

      Check out where our teams are playing this weekend

      Check out where our teams are playing this weekend

      Cats, Devils, Gladiators and Hammers ready for a big weekend.

      Check out this monster catch

      Check out this monster catch

      Weather prayers answers

      Are these little fellas Gympie's cutest athletes?

      Are these little fellas Gympie's cutest athletes?

      "All of them love it and love their horses'

      National Sport

        Crippled Sharks edge Panthers in thriller

        premium_icon Crippled Sharks edge Panthers in thriller

        MATTY Moylan has finally enjoyed his first win as a Cronulla Shark.

        Marathon runner cops abuse after collapse drama

        Marathon runner cops abuse after collapse drama

        Michael Shelley’s gold medal win has been marred.

        Jets can build A-League dynasty

        premium_icon Jets can build A-League dynasty

        NEWCASTLE fans should dare to dream.

        Moses masterclass inspires Eels’ first win

        premium_icon Moses masterclass inspires Eels’ first win

        Parramatta earns first win of season.

        Community

          'Iconic' Gympie factory unveils $10 million tower

          'Iconic' Gympie factory unveils $10 million tower

          The new tower is designed to enhance aroma in Nescafe Blend 43.

          Drunk offender threatened to punch neighbour, 61

          Drunk offender threatened to punch neighbour, 61

          He blew more than four times the legal limit after the incident.

          Nelle's goal to unite autism families

          Nelle's goal to unite autism families

          Autism awareness campaigner will host high tea next month.

          USC Gympie celebrates first education graduates

          USC Gympie celebrates first education graduates

          Successful students praise Gympie campus's community environment.

          What's On

            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

            5 Things to do tomorrow around Gympie

            5 Things to do tomorrow around Gympie

            Check out what you can get up to tomorrow in and around G-Town

            Here's 10 strenuous walks to do with the family

            Here's 10 strenuous walks to do with the family

            Challenge yourself to a strenuous walk in a natural setting

            10 best beginner surf spots on the Sunshine Coast

            10 best beginner surf spots on the Sunshine Coast

            Easter holidays last chance to pick up surfing before winter

            Local Business News

              Agriculture Minister open to live exports ban

              premium_icon Agriculture Minister open to live exports ban

              David Littleproud open to live export ban if review recommends one.

              Aussie producers who flog EU food names on notice

              premium_icon Aussie producers who flog EU food names on notice

              We're getting in trouble for being loose with our names for food

              Qld's $54 billion opportunity

              Qld's $54 billion opportunity

              Can Queensland make the most of changing global economy

              How does solar go in Gympie?

              How does solar go in Gympie?

              Find out how you can power your home guilt free.

              Lifestyle

                ‘Why I chose to be sterilised’

                ‘Why I chose to be sterilised’

                Faith Roswell has no regrets over her decision to be sterilised

                World’s oldest woman misses out on record

                World’s oldest woman misses out on record

                The world’s oldest woman has died without recognition

                ‘Hi, mum? I broke my penis’

                ‘Hi, mum? I broke my penis’

                This is the true story of how a casual hook-up ended in injury

                Kids need more smoke and bang

                Kids need more smoke and bang

                Today's overprotected youth can be won back to science

                Videos

                  Entertainment

                    NETFLIX’S latest hit show is loopy. It’s bananas. And, stunningly, it’s all true.

                    ‘Sex cult’ doco gets people talking

                    Netflix's latest hit show is loopy. And, stunningly, it’s all true.

                    AVICII’S ex-girlfriend has revealed a touching private conversation she had with the Swedish DJ before his shock death.

                    Avicii’s ex shares private texts

                    Avicii's ex-girlfriend has revealed a touching private conversation

                    TIGER Woods was the world’s No.1 golfer, with a squeaky-clean image. But he was living a double life, one that he could no longer hide.

                    The text that ended Tiger’s lie

                    He was living a double life, one that he could no longer hide

                    KARL Stefanovic’s apparent disaffection with Today has tongues wagging. His possible replacement comes as a big surprise.

                    Man tipped to be the new Karl

                    Stefanovic’s apparent disaffection with Today has tongues waggin

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                      Real Estate

                        FUNKY beach house that underwent award-winning extension and renovation now set for auction.

                        It's just so beachy, so chic

                        Renovated Moffat Beach house only a few minutes walk to the surf

                        FIVE luxury penthouses will be built as part of a $65 million beachside residential tower on the Sunshine Coast.

                        Apartments selling fast in new Paris-inspired development

                        Beachside residential tower includes five penthouses

                        RENTAL vacancy rates in Gympie have plunged from almost 6 per cent in June 2011, to 0.5 per cent, making it the toughest rental market in Queensland.

                        Gympie region's rental crisis hits a new low

                        Gympie's rental market appears to be the worst in Queensland

                        Jobs

                          It's good news for Aussie blue-collar workers

                          Auto sector a big driver

                          It's good news for Aussie blue-collar workers

                          IF you’re searching for these kind of jobs on SEEK, you’re not alone. New analysis reveals what Aussie want most in their next role.

                          The hours workers really want

                          And the increase in 'encore careers' where retirees come back for more

                          Motoring

                            THE PRANCING Horse’s latest creation is built for trackwork, with a race engine under the bonnet.

                            ROAD TEST: What it's like to drive Ferrari’s fastest V8

                            The Ferrari Pista’s twin-turbo 3.9-litre V8 is a masterwork.

                            The new generation VW Polo takes on the Mazda2 and Honda Jazz, two of the best examples in the congested city-car class.

                            COMPARISON TEST: The best affordable small car to buy

                            We compare three of the best: VW Polo v Mazda2 v Honda Jazz.

                            HOLDEN’S performance car partner has spent 30 years fine-tuning Commodore V8s, now it has turned its skills to 4WD utes.

                            Why this ute is the next bloke magnet

                            Cashed-up tradies seemingly can’t spend enough transforming their workhorses.