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Wed 26 Sep 2018

Councillor pitches big fix to 'glaring' hole in Gympie sport

premium_icon Councillor pitches big fix to 'glaring' hole in Gympie sport

Finances, arts and waste also on the agenda at today's Gympie council meeting.

Woolooga fire was no disaster, says state

premium_icon Woolooga fire was no disaster, says state

District's economy struggles to survive as state hesitates on aid

POWER 30: Sneak peak into Gympie's most influential #24-22

premium_icon POWER 30: Sneak peak into Gympie's most influential #24-22

One of these people has burst on to the Gympie Power 30 list for the first time at #23

Search continues for 200 cattle after district's worst fire

premium_icon Search continues for 200 cattle after district's worst fire

TERRY and Dale Rauchle have been left stunned by the "wall of fire” that left a trail of destruction on their Old Boowoogun Station property.

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Billy Slater to play in the NRL grand final

Billy Slater to play in the NRL grand final

BILLY Slater will play for the Melbourne Storm in this week’s NRL grand final after a tense wait before an NRL judiciary hearing.

Buzz: Slater cleared in NRL’s no-win scenario

premium_icon Buzz: Slater cleared in NRL’s no-win scenario

BILLY Slater saved the best sidestep of his career for the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night to get his clearance to play in Sunday’s grand final.

A win for Slater, Storm and rugby league

premium_icon A win for Slater, Storm and rugby league

WHAT a mess the Slater circus has been. But at least we can now prepare for the most anticipated NRL grand final in 20 years

Not guilty: Slater free to play in grand final

Not guilty: Slater free to play in grand final

THE NRL judiciary has taken more than 50 minutes to deliberate clear Billy Slater to play a fairytale NRL grand final in his final game.

Woman wins against ‘absurd’ IVF ban

Woman wins against ‘absurd’ IVF ban

A WOMAN who was told she needed her estranged husband’s permission to try and have a baby has won a landmark case.

From 2 weeks to 40 years service, Gympie RSL love the same

premium_icon From 2 weeks to 40 years service, Gympie RSL love the same

Jill O'Brien and Steve Lancaster started at the Gympie RSL decades apart, but their passion for the Club startes at the same placce.

Broncos make decision on Bennett future

premium_icon Broncos make decision on Bennett future

WAYNE Bennett’s 25-year reign as Brisbane Broncos coach is over after next season.

Lynn alert! Bulls destroyer punishes Redbacks

premium_icon Lynn alert! Bulls destroyer punishes Redbacks

CHRIS Lynn confirmed his billing as Australia’s knight in shining armour with a stunning maiden one-day hundred for Queensland, including eight sixes.

Suns reveal pre-draft player access

Suns reveal pre-draft player access

GOLD Coast Suns have revealed instead of priority picks, the AFL has granted them pre-draft access to three mature-age players and extra rookie spots.

Struggling farmer’s huge lottery win

Struggling farmer’s huge lottery win

TALK about drought relief. A struggling farmer 200kms north of Sydney has come up with the goods winning first prize in a mega jackpot draw.

No sympathy for Slater says Mitchell

No sympathy for Slater says Mitchell

LATRELL Mitchell sat on the sidelines during the preliminary final hoping for a chance to play in a decider. However, he said he feels no sympathy for Storm...

Miles more smiles ahead for Gai at Randwick

Miles more smiles ahead for Gai at Randwick

Big Randwick miles and Gai Waterhouse go hand-in-hand, and co-trainer Adrian Bott says the stable has the right horses ready to add to that record this Saturday

Price right for Diamonds debut

premium_icon Price right for Diamonds debut

FIVE years after she made her debut for a New Zealand side Jamie-Lee Price will cross the Tasman as a prospective Diamond hoping her first international cap.

Mates to the rescue: Woolooga fights back

Mates to the rescue: Woolooga fights back

Gympie region looks after its own, even if no-one else cares

Big banks ban super home loans

Big banks ban super home loans

AUSTRALIA'S big banks have announced a new ban on loans for self-managed super funds to buy property — but a list of smaller lenders expect to defy the move.

J-Mac eyes big prize with D’Argento

J-Mac eyes big prize with D’Argento

Last weekend’s Rosehill meeting left James McDonald in a state of shock but D’Argento could change all that on Saturday in the $1 million Epsom Handicap

Storm divided on Smith’s retirement hint

Storm divided on Smith’s retirement hint

STORM players Cameron Munster and Ryan Hoffman have differing views on whether their skipper Cameron Smith will call it quits after the grand final.

Eels sack NRL veteran over failed drugs test

premium_icon Eels sack NRL veteran over failed drugs test

Parramatta sacked enigmatic back-rower Tony Williams on Tuesday after the former Test and Origin player failed a second drugs test

‘The pain never leaves’ for suspended seven

premium_icon ‘The pain never leaves’ for suspended seven

AS Billy Slater prepares to face the judiciary, we take a look at seven other rugby league legends who were denied a chance at grand final glory.

Jobs where women are going backwards in pay

premium_icon Jobs where women are going backwards in pay

A SHOCKING snapshot of gender equity in Australia in 2018 has revealed the pay gap has gotten worse for women in several sectors over the past decade.

WOOLOOGA FIRE: Boris the piglet back home after big journey

premium_icon WOOLOOGA FIRE: Boris the piglet back home after big journey

8-week-old adventurer reunited with mother, new sibling after escaping his pen and going on a "big adventure”.

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