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Mon 22 Jul 2019

How bad parenting is ruining our kids

premium_icon How bad parenting is ruining our kids

Forget quality time and never saying no, parents are behind the crisis of toxic behaviour in children, argues Australian educator John Marsden.

GYMPIE DECIDES: Region's cutest winter woofer revealed

premium_icon GYMPIE DECIDES: Region's cutest winter woofer revealed

This dog melted the hearts of not only her family but Gympie Times Facebook followers too.

Local aged care home named "one of the worst" in state

premium_icon Local aged care home named "one of the worst" in state

Local aged care home named "one of the worst in the state" for breaches of health and safety.

EPIC VIDEO: 76yo Gympie nana jumps out of a plane

premium_icon EPIC VIDEO: 76yo Gympie nana jumps out of a plane

Says she is planning her sons birthday, and skydiving could be on the cards after they bought her a skydiving ticket for her 76th.

Aged care worker reveals brutal reality of job in viral post

Aged care worker reveals brutal reality of job in viral post

Tahlia Stagg does more in the first 90 minutes of her shift than most of us do all day — and it leaves her “a broken, shattered human”.

Socceroos swap at Victory to mark new era

premium_icon Socceroos swap at Victory to mark new era

With Melbourne Victory on the verge of losing Terry Antonis to Suwon Bluewings, new coach Marco Kurz looks set to secure a pretty handy replacement.

Aussies arrested in Bali drug raids

Aussies arrested in Bali drug raids

Two men with links to the Melbourne nightclub industry have been arrested in Bali following raids by police investigating a major drug ring.

Measles alert issued for Gold Coast

Measles alert issued for Gold Coast

A measles alert has been released for the Gold Coast after an infected traveller returned from overseas and attended a local hospital.

Rance’s finals comeback bid out of his hands

premium_icon Rance’s finals comeback bid out of his hands

An amazing September return for Richmond defender Alex Rance is not out of the realm of possibility but the decision won’t be made by the player or club.

‘Influencer’ breaks down over Instagram’s big change

premium_icon ‘Influencer’ breaks down over Instagram’s big change

She cried in a video saying: “if you think this is okay, you can f**k off”.

Crash: Walters must meet Titans halfway

premium_icon Crash: Walters must meet Titans halfway

Gold Coast and Kevin Walters appear the perfect fit — but before any deal can be made, each side must make a move that goes against their better judgment.

'End sickness': sister doused in petrol, lighter flicked on

premium_icon 'End sickness': sister doused in petrol, lighter flicked on

A man poured petrol over his sister while she was asleep, activated a lighter and held it in front of her face.

White’s night points to an O’Connor comeback

premium_icon White’s night points to an O’Connor comeback

When James O’Connor runs out for the Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday night he can thanks fellow comeback kid Nic White for paving the way.

TRAILBLAZER: First woman on the tools at Lindsay Transport

premium_icon TRAILBLAZER: First woman on the tools at Lindsay Transport

WHEN 20-year-old Tylah Semenikow was deciding what she would do for a career, she had only one thing in mind.

Greenberg won’t make Coyne call

premium_icon Greenberg won’t make Coyne call

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg says the decision on Mark Coyne’s future isn’t his to make and stopped short of backing the under-fire NRL commissioner.

Tomic pursues legal action over Wimbledon fine

premium_icon Tomic pursues legal action over Wimbledon fine

Bernard Tomic’s Wimbledon fight looks set to hit the courts with the former world No.17 promising to donate any money to Australian charities.

Former hairdresser in $28k Gympie region stolen goods case

premium_icon Former hairdresser in $28k Gympie region stolen goods case

She pleaded guilty to possessing tainted property when she appeared in Gympie Magistrates Court yesterday.

'Shocked': Seven charged over anti-coal protest, bans issued

premium_icon 'Shocked': Seven charged over anti-coal protest, bans issued

FOUR French nationals are among those arrested after today's protests at Abbot Point Coal Terminal.

Wine grape growers at disadvantage: ACCC

Wine grape growers at disadvantage: ACCC

AUSTRALIA'S wine industry needs increased competition among grape buyers to boost its growth prospects, the ACCC's deputy chair says.

Queensland cricket turns to legend in time of need

premium_icon Queensland cricket turns to legend in time of need

Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy has been appointed to the board to help stop the infighting that is damaging the local game.

How police allege elderly man killed his wife

premium_icon How police allege elderly man killed his wife

Police have revealed the cause of death of an 82-year-old woman allegedly murdered by her elderly husband at their Kingston home at the weekend.

Lions could ban member after Christensen abuse

premium_icon Lions could ban member after Christensen abuse

Brisbane Lions will consider stopping a supporter who racially vilified forward Allen Christensen from becoming a member in future.

MAFS couple accused of ‘publicity stunt’

MAFS couple accused of ‘publicity stunt’

The Married At First Sight stars have shared a series of loved-up snaps together — but not everyone is convinced their relationship is the real deal.

Three-question IQ test most fail

Three-question IQ test most fail

THE world’s shortest IQ test has just three questions, yet fewer than one in five people can answer all three correctly.

Two sides of the Coyne argument

premium_icon Two sides of the Coyne argument

Long-time colleagues Robert “Crash” Craddock and Mike Colman have never had a disagreement - until now - as the Mark Coyne debate sees them come out swinging.

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