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Sat 30 May 2020

Capturing local impacts of COVID for state-wide project

premium_icon Capturing local impacts of COVID for state-wide project

Photographer Tahlia Stehbens says 'I think it is highly important to document the human condition and how they adapt'.

One-tonne ‘rag ball’ pulled from sewage treatment plant

premium_icon One-tonne ‘rag ball’ pulled from sewage treatment plant

It took four plant operators, five hours with shovels and pitch forks

Full list of Gympie region pubs to reopen for dine-in

premium_icon Full list of Gympie region pubs to reopen for dine-in

AS RESTRICTIONS have started to ease in Queensland a few pubs and clubs around the region are taking advantage to open their doors.

Young girl falls 10m at popular mountain track

premium_icon Young girl falls 10m at popular mountain track

Multiple emergency services are working to assist a hiker who reportedly fell 10 metres at Mt Beerwah about midday.

Watch the video of SpaceX prototype exploding during a test

Watch the video of SpaceX prototype exploding during a test

The blast just a day before two NASA astronauts are due to be launched into space is a setback for SpaceX owner Elon Musk.

Ratepayers slapped in the face by last council

premium_icon Ratepayers slapped in the face by last council

In an era when people can’t make ends meet, last Gympie council treated “value for money” as dirty words

Father sprays street with bullets in drive-by shooting

premium_icon Father sprays street with bullets in drive-by shooting

A man involved in a targeted drive-by shooting in a suburban street told police he bought a rifle for protection.

Big creepy change coming to supermarket check-outs

premium_icon Big creepy change coming to supermarket check-outs

An unsettling change is on the way for Woolworths shoppers, with the supermarket rolling out another measure to deter thieves at self-serve check-outs.

Businesses are bracing for Botox mayhem and beauty makeovers

premium_icon Businesses are bracing for Botox mayhem and beauty makeovers

Clinics are facing an onslaught of beauty-conscious clients desperate to get back to their injectables.

Mum gives gift of life to son by donating her kidney

Mum gives gift of life to son by donating her kidney

Evelyn Dickson did not think twice about donating her kidney to save her five-year-old only child’s life.

The COVID plan B no one is talking about

The COVID plan B no one is talking about

There are fears a two-speed Australia could emerge when it comes to coronavirus, says Benedict Brook.

Modified ute, bald tyres lands 65yo Gympie man in hot water

premium_icon Modified ute, bald tyres lands 65yo Gympie man in hot water

Police found oversized and bald tyres, the ute had been lifted and was too high, there were no compliance plates, and more

Madonna slammed over bizarre video

Madonna slammed over bizarre video

The singer joined other celebrities on speaking out against George Floyd's death – but her bizarre response has sparked both outrage and ridicule.

Iran jail terms ease for Aussie academic but fears remain

premium_icon Iran jail terms ease for Aussie academic but fears remain

Iranian authorities have lessened the harsh prison conditions placed on academic Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert but there are still grave concerns for her health.

Here's how to drive down your car costs during COVID-19

Here's how to drive down your car costs during COVID-19

Cars can cost us more than $30 a day to run, so it’s a good idea to seek savings when you can – especially if you’ve been driving less during the pandemic.

White House in lockdown as furious protesters flood streets

White House in lockdown as furious protesters flood streets

The situation outside the White House is 'escalating' in violent footage of protesters posted on social media.

Police divers search river for missing man

premium_icon Police divers search river for missing man

Water Police, divers and SES crews are searching a section of a major waterway after a 40-year-old man was last seen three days ago.

Huge cost of border closure revealed

premium_icon Huge cost of border closure revealed

Tourism leaders say the economy is bleeding out while the NSW-Queensland border is closed with the overall cost ranging into the billions.

Angry residents claim lack of support before boy’s death

premium_icon Angry residents claim lack of support before boy’s death

Furious residents who live around a park where a 12-year-old boy died said the community had been abandoned by service providers in the lead-up to the incident.

Beyond the scars: Working hard for a healthy heart

premium_icon Beyond the scars: Working hard for a healthy heart

Anyone who knows Charlie Payne knows he has a big heart, especially when it comes to local sport.

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