Bowen hosts 2017 NQ Sportstar Awards

WHITSUNDAY Regional Council is partnering with the North Queensland Sports Foundation to host the 2017 Sportstar Awards in Bowen on October 14.

The Anzac spirit is 'life-changing'

HIGHEST HONOUR: Proserpine State High School student Brooklyn Lade representing her state at the Anzac Day ceremonies in France earlier this year.

Proserpine student Brooklyn Lade recalls the honour of a lifetime

Heroes humbled by awards

EMERGENCY TEAM: Proserpine SES's Greg Yuskan with Andrew Kelly (left) and Andrew Wyatt (right). BELOW LEFT: Proserpine SES controller Mark Connors with Mayor Andrew Willcox and Proserpine SES peer support officer Sue Connors. BELOW RIGHT: Andrew Kelly, Mark Connors and Andrew Wyatt at the SES awards ceremony at Club Croc last week.

Local SES heroes honoured after cyclone

Bentley named 'athlete of the year'

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Roary Bentley winning his fourth gold of the day in high jump and smashes his personal best at Mackay Track and Field Carnival in May this year

Whitsunday Athletics Club presentation night highlights local talent

Let's talk about Debbie and mental health

Proserpine Community Centre

Mental Health Week message for Proserpine

Let's talk about Debbie and mental health

Proserpine Community Centre

Mental Health Week message for Proserpine

She left the country to marry the love of her life

ADVOCATE: Marriage equality campaigner Samantha Richardson sheds light on growing up LGBTI in Bowen.

Samantha Richardson's first-hand account of growing up bi in Bowen

Woman jumps into fire after taking hallucinogenic drugs

A 21-year-old French tourist was airlifted to Mackay Base Hospital after falling into a fire.

The woman in her 20s suffered burns to about 40% burns to her body

COOL IT: Temps to fall across Qld and NSW this weekend

Some of us may need to actually rug up this weekend.

Oaky North picket line miner speaks out on foul rape threats

A protester at the Oaky North picket line says the majority of workers were angry when they heard of the comments.

Oaky North miner was angry about claims of threatening language

Say goodbye to menus and ATMs

Daigou - Chinese Personal Shopper

A hi-tech reality for Australians is closer than we think

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Julianne Peters with some Bundaberg Rum at the Sha

The Bundaberg Distilling Company boss has blasted Qld’s liquor laws

Financial adviser banned for three years

Drew Grosskreutz has been banned from providing financial advice for three years.

Drew Grosskreutz banned for failing to act in clients' best interest

Going long-term in property? Women invest the best

Susan Farquhar

Investing in property? Trust a woman

‘MY BLOOD BOILED’: Why I will never use LinkedIn again


LinkedIn is supposed to be the professional social networking site

Compo victory for abused women

QWeekend - Wolston Park Abuse Victim Barbara Smith

Wolston Park abuse victims win ex gratia payouts

Queensland weather: wettest October on record

Wet Weather

Up to 400mm of rain was dumped in parts of the state

Viral 'me, too' posts reveal a shockingly familiar story

Take the time to hear the stories behind the #metoo social media status trend.

Hashtag shows sexual violence is all too normal

AFL reveals verdict on transgender athlete

Hannah Mouncey

Hannah Mouncey knocked back from playing AFLW

Jackie O threatened to quit over equal pay

Kyle and Jackie together

Lisa Wilkinson wasn't the only one who was willing to quit

Axe swings in Footy Show shock

Nine NRL Launch

Channel 9 has reportedly swung the axe on The Footy Show

Daily Mail's fail over 'horrifying video of Ipswich crime'

A screenshot from the ABC's Media Watch program which aired on Monday night, pointing out the Daily Mail's incorrect reporting.

The video was published by the Daily Mail Australia

Bling for our outback angels

Caitlin has grown up working in the cattle industry.

Country girl donates $4000 ring

Most impressive looking game I’ve seen

Forza Motorsport 7

Forza Motorsport 7 review: One of the year’s most impressive games

INXS slam 'unauthorised' Michael Hutchence documentary

Michael Hutchence.

Music producer disputes claim, says INXS has most to gain.

Crackdown on gun smugglers and child abusers


Tough new laws target child abusers and gun smugglers

Bizarre hostage mystery deepens

Afghanistan Couple Rescued

They spent five years in Taliban captivity, cut off from the world

Duchess of Cambridge swept off her feet by famous bear

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and beloved teddy bear Paddington Bear share a dance as Prince William watches on.

The couple's dancing delighted onlookers.

Police will ride ‘Star Wars’ hoverbikes


Imagine trying to outrun this in Dubai

Grown man attacks own mother with walking stick


Man beats up mother with walking stick, drives five times the limit

Mum gets violent because daughter doesn't want Maccas

McDonalds restaurant sign.

Dad gets in between petty argument about Maccas, becomes DV victim

Every country is named after one of four things

Undated. Generic pic of a globe of the world. Earth.

Every country is named after four things. Guess what they are?

NASA: Ninth planet is real, but it's not Nibiru

This artistic rendering provided by California Institute of Technology shows the distant view from Planet Nine back towards the sun. Scientists reported Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, they finally have "good evidence" for Planet X, a true ninth planet on the fringes of our solar system.

It's the ninth planet, but it's not a friend to conspiracy theorists

TV reporter's live cross 'cat-astrophe'

Reporter got a lot less than he bargained for

Monster rat terrifies family, sparks calls for taskforce

A pack of rats attacked a paraplegic girl.

Family too scared to let daughter play in yard

Lisa Wilkinson’s secret weapon

LISA Wilkinson shocked Australia with her abrupt departure from Today. Behind her is the powerful talent manager who helped her walk away.

Cooking confusion? Ask Donna Hay

Get in there ... ask Donna Hay what to do in the kitchen.

NEED some expert advice in the kitchen? Now’s your chance to get it

Karl and Lisa not worth the money

Karl Stefanovic

Is Karl Stefanovic overpaid? Is the pope a Catholic?

The Block’s big dummy spit: ‘This is dog s**t’

Tensions are at an all-time high on The Block.

Ronnie and Georgia earn perfect score for above-garage studio.

‘Network wars’: Was this Lisa’s Project warning?

Lisa Wilkinson appeared on The Project in September to discuss Rebel Wilson's defamation case.

LISA Wilkinson’s resignation has shocked viewers and colleagues.

How Kate Winslet snubbed Harvey Weinstein

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet attend the 88th Annual Academy Awards.

Titanic star purposely snubbed disgraced movie mogul at Oscars.

Margot Robbie ‘secretly married for years’

FILE: Margot Robbie Marries Tom Ackerley 464153036

Margot Robbie has apparently secretly been married for three years