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Sun 18 Nov 2018

$10 billion boost: Why you must Christmas shop in Gympie

premium_icon $10 billion boost: Why you must Christmas shop in Gympie

"We always hope that it's busy and we get through a good trade to make up for the more quiet times of the year.”

Answer to our dairy crisis is not a Royal Commission: letter

premium_icon Answer to our dairy crisis is not a Royal Commission: letter

Gympie letter writer says that with an election looming, this issue is opportunity for the National Party to win the support of rural and regional communities

The 2018 Sportspersons of the year

premium_icon The 2018 Sportspersons of the year

The pair have been recognised for their sport achievement.

The diseases 26% of Gympie girls fail to vaccinate against

premium_icon The diseases 26% of Gympie girls fail to vaccinate against

A lot of the time kids miss out on the vaccine because the consent for vaccination hasn't been returned to the school 

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Why Meghan’s skirts are getting shorter

Why Meghan’s skirts are getting shorter

As her pregnancy progresses the Duchess of Sussex has been getting more daring with her hemline — and there’s a good reason why.

Man dies from suspected stingray injury

Man dies from suspected stingray injury

A 42-year-old man who died in Tasmania this afternoon may have been stung by a stingray before going into cardiac arrest.

VIDEO: Take a look inside Gympie's most haunted building

premium_icon VIDEO: Take a look inside Gympie's most haunted building

THERE are "haunted house” stories told all over Gympie and surrounds, but reported apparitions at this hotel in Goomeri might just take the "spooky”...

Test hopefuls and incumbents fall short in Shield

Test hopefuls and incumbents fall short in Shield

The Marsh brothers were among a bunch of batsmen who blew a chance to find form on Saturday in Sheffield Shield ranks.

Life of a sex worker in this city

Life of a sex worker in this city

Last weekend, Kate Iselin did a favour for a friend. Thankfully in New South Wales, it was legal. But it’s not the same across Australia.

Aussie cave rescuers infuriated

Aussie cave rescuers infuriated

The Australian Federal Police was crucial to the dramatic rescue of the Thai cave boys in July. But one story left them fuming.

RUNNING FOR COVER: Campground scatters as storm cell hits

RUNNING FOR COVER: Campground scatters as storm cell hits

The Bureau of Meteorology has just upgraded the threat level posed by a very dangerous storm cell currently battering the hinterland.

Weir colt's a dead Ringer for Group 1 contender

Weir colt's a dead Ringer for Group 1 contender

Darren Weir has identified next year’s Australian Guineas as the target for his exciting three-year-old colt Ringerdingding after his win in the Sandown Guineas

Unlikely solution to better skin

Unlikely solution to better skin

You could call it beauty for lazy people, but it has nothing to do with your face and won’t cost you a fortune. Better yet, it involves eating ice-cream.

‘Frustrated’ Simmons ‘looks lost’

‘Frustrated’ Simmons ‘looks lost’

Ben Simmons starred with some classy cameo plays in a gutsy 76ers win, but NBA commentators have declared the Aussie is “disappearing”

Mate’s shock death breaks tennis star’s heart

Mate’s shock death breaks tennis star’s heart

Tennis took a back seat for John Isner shortly after his match against Novak Djokovic at the ATP Finals, where he received news his best friend had died

Awesome Ancer turns screws on Open field

Awesome Ancer turns screws on Open field

While his rivals faltered, charismatic Mexican Abraham Ancer turned on the style to take a five-shot lead into the final round of the Australian Open

Gympie discus throwers aim for year ahead

premium_icon Gympie discus throwers aim for year ahead

'I am working my way through up the ranks'

Happy days: Berry’s special gift for Sharni

Happy days: Berry’s special gift for Sharni

Tommy Berry gave a fist pump as he won on Firsthand at Rosehill, not because it was a Group 1 but as a cheerio to absent wife Sharni, who part-owns the gelding

‘Why I gave up my $140k job‘

‘Why I gave up my $140k job‘

SHE had a dream job and a fantastic lifestyle but then Charlie Thompson started experiencing what she calls her “blackouts”.

‘Grubby’ John Hopoate gives NRL the finger — again

premium_icon ‘Grubby’ John Hopoate gives NRL the finger — again

It was meant to be a match celebrating some of the NRL’s greatest legends, but John Hopoate poked fun at one the grubbiest incidents in the game’s history

Man bitten by shark during surf lesson

Man bitten by shark during surf lesson

A man has been flown to hospital after being attacked by a shark at a beach south of Sydney.

Shock as period curses UFC star

Shock as period curses UFC star

UFC star Cynthia Calvillo has addressed the reason behind the scary scenes of her sickening weight cut that shocked the MMA world

Sub found a year after vanishing

Sub found a year after vanishing

Argentina’s navy has confirmed a submarine that went missing in the ocean 12 months ago with 44 crew on board has been located.

Big changes to parking fines

Big changes to parking fines

IF you’ve ever copped a parking fine for staying a few minutes longer than you’d paid for, this new rule will come as good news.

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