Almost 100 people rescued from rooftops, cars

ALMOST 100 people - many stranded on the top of houses, cars and verandas - have been rescued by emergency workers after being trapped by floodwaters

NEW VIDEO: Devastation at Midge Point

DESTRUCTION: The foreshore at Midge Point following Cyclone Debbie.

Scenes at Midge Point are nothing short of disastrous.

Iconic cockatoo rescued during Cyclone Debbie loses fight

Battered and broken, a cockatoo, stripped of feathers stands among the snapped branches in Airlie Beach during Cyclone Debbie.

Debbie the bush coackatoo was earlier saved from the cyclone

Power and water outages continue across Whitsundays

Whitsunday residents stock up on essential items from Whitsunday Food Service.

Power and water outages and rubbish collection cancelled

Malcolm Turnbull tours north Queensland disaster zone

The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visited the cyclone damaged area of Bowen in north Queensland.

Australian leaders congratulates region on its bravery this week

Thousands to be evacuated from Whitsundays

Cyclone damage at Hamilton Island. Picture: Paul Ferrante

Mass evacuation of Hamilton and Daydream islands was called off

Trapped in paradise: 3000 stranded on Whitsunday Islands

Palm trees are shredded as a golf buggy tours the damage at Hamilton Island.

A mass evacuation of Hamilton and Daydream islands was called off

How we got two papers out in Category 4 Cyclone Debbie

Whitsunday Times journalists Jacob Wilson, Inge Hansen and Dane Lillingstone with editor Sharon Smallwood at the makeshift Whitsunday Times office the day after Cyclone Debbie.

Cyclone Debbie failed to get in the way of the Whitsunday Times team

Supermarket cuts off cyclone supplies: Roof could collapse

Renee Tucker of the Jubliee Pocket IGA turns customers away from the only shop open in the Whitsundays after the touching down of tropical cyclone Debbie.

Supermarket in Airlie Beach has had to limit access to shoppers.

TC DEBBIE: Schools out for the rest of the week

Parents are advised to check with their Early Childhood Centres regarding closures this week.

Whitsunday school closures and re-openings.

Samsung just made life a little more simpler

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launch in New York on March 29, 2017.

The Galaxy S8 offers a range of biometric technologies

Thousands turn out for opening of Grand Central

Grand Central second stage opening. Crowds wait for shops to open.

Thousands of shoppers poured into the city's newest retailers

Timing pays dividends in Kawana health hub precinct


Construction starts at Sunshine Coast mixed-use project in Birtinya

176km trip to the laundry for new hospital

Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Why the SCUH will send its laundry up the Bruce to Maryborough

Sunshine Coast tourism records smashed

Coolum Cove Beach is another stunning example of what the Sunshine Coast town of Coolum has to offer visitors. Photo Tourism and Events Queensland

Highest growth rate for any Queensland region in 2016

EXPLAINED: Future of famed Shell Aratula fried chicken

For years Golden Fried Chicken has been a major draw card for travellers stopping at the Shell, Aratula.

Travellers will have noticed renovations at servo on Cunningham Hwy

Dramatic rescue as yacht washes aground in wild weather

RESCUE: The Courtesan aground at Moore Park Beach.

Skipper severely injured in rough seas

Evacuations on the Gold Coast: Its 'not over yet'

Oxenford causeway overflows. Photo by Brett Faulkner

Authorities plead with residents to stay inside

POWER OUTAGE: 300 Fraser Coast homes still without power

Crews are unable to respond until the weather allows.

Floods: 'You won't be able to get out'

Cars at Robina Hospital.

Authorities plead with Gold Coaster to stay indoors

Higher ground: Residents evacuated as dams release water

Callide Dam

One of the dams is approached 150% capacity.

Man dies after truck trailer detaches

ROAD TOLL: Police have reported the utility driver died at the scene.

Tragic collision on the Glenelg Highway

'Lost my home, job and lots of my possessions'

Trees have fallen on buildings on Hamilton Island. Picture: Jacqui McCullough.

Woman shares shocking video of damage to her Daydream Island room

'They are running out of drinking water': Urgent evacuation

Damage at Hamilton Island. Picture: Jacqui McCullough.

Military and private choppers to be sent to islands for evacuation

Keith Hills, 91, survives Cyclone Debbie in his caravan

Keith Hills, 91, survives Cyclone Debbie in his caravan

In his underwear and a shirt, Mr Hill opened the door to look outside.

Army vows: 'We'll make the Whitsundays great again'

The Australian Defence Force prepares to respond to the damage caused by Cyclone Debbie across the Whitsundays.

Whitsundays rebuild begins following Cyclone Debbie

Mesmerising sign guys is back: Steals Premier's thunder

Mesmerising sign guy is back stealing the Premier's thunder

he sign guy from Cyclone Marcia is back stealing the thunder

Vision of passengers fleeing the wreckage of a plane crash


Incredible images have emerged from an aviation incident in Peru

Man cut out of python's stomach in shocking video

This is the incredible moment a dead man is cut out from the stomach of a seven-metre-long python after being swallowed alive. Picture: Viral PressSource:Supplied

WARNING: Graphic content and images: Your stomach will sss-quirm.

Baby boy struck by deadly meningitis twice in three weeks

Annabella is urging parents to ‘trust your instincts’ when their kids get sick

Mum's pictures show little boy's torture as he's struck by disease

X-rated joke makes it on air during Debbie interview

Ruth Western ain't got time for Cyclone Debbie.

Journalists are falling over themselves to cover Debbie

91-year-old man will ride Debbie out in his caravan

There's not much that can scare Keith Hills

Palace guard loses it at stunned tourist

The moment it all went wrong for this tourist.

This is how you break the silence of a palace guard

Airline slammed for kicking off girl who wore leggings

Legging it, from a range of printed leggings at Supre, priced from $10 at Supre Lismore, Byron Bay and

“I have flown united before with literally no pants on."

Byron's illegal holiday let party over

PARTY'S OVER: Byron Shire has decided to crack down on illegal holiday letting as tenants are creating too much noise and other nuisance to residents.

Residents get council support against illegal holiday letting

New clues as to what really happens when we die

What really happens just before we die?

Gogglebox shock: ‘This is so bloody juicy’

THE Gogglebox households can’t quite believe their eyes as they watch one of the most scandalous TV...

New Oscars fiasco safety net

IN A monumental stuff-up, La La Land was incorrectly named Best Picture. During the acceptance speech, the real winner was revealed.

Academy ‘won’t sack PwC’ but new safeguards in place.

Frozen’s original ending was much darker

Disney’s hit movie Frozen nearly turned out very, very differently.

IF THE original script had gone ahead, Frozen would have been grim.

Bea's parting gift: The Freak's in the frame

Pamela Rabe stars as Joan Ferguson in a scene from season five of the TV series Wentworth.

Gripping prison drama Wentworth returns for a volatile fifth season.

What's on the big screen this week

A scene from the movie The Lego Batman Movie.

LEGO Batman and Scarlett Johansson take on Beauty and the Beast.

MOVIE REVIEW: Crazy Boss Baby story is a little far-fetched

A scene from the movie The Boss Baby.

After nailing Trump, Alec Baldwin’s career takes a strange detour.

MKR’s Amy blasts Josh’s ‘sl*t’ slur

Amy Murr, pictured with brother Tyson, said rival contestant Josh Meeuwissen crossed the line when he called her a ‘sl*t’.

AMY responds after being called a ‘sl*t’ by MKR’s villain Josh.