Biloela bank manager rocks at retirement

Long-time The Rock employee Judy Pender will be the first female president of the Biloela Rotary Club.

Council campaign's grand slam

ACED IT: Mayor Nev Ferrier and Ruth Thompson draw the winner of council's Australian Open competition.

Banana Shire Council sends Shire resident to Australian Open.

CWA going strong after 80 years

80 YEARS STRONG: Valentine Plains CWA president Joy Jensen (left) with 93-year-old CWA member Vera Geall.

Valentine Plains CWA celebrates eight decades serving the community.

Crucial to slip, slop, slap in sunburnt country

SUN SAFE: James Hatch, Connor Dorrell and Jason Law stay sun safe at the Biloela Swimming Pool.

CQ's melanoma rate lowest in state but rising.

Farmers, backpackers welcome end to tax fiasco

UNCERTAINTY OVER: Richard Fairley (left) is hosting Chris Brown and Dot Baker at his Biloela farm.

Biloela farmer relieved the 'shambles' is finally resolved.

Cancer message breaks new ground

TICKLED PINK: Craig Wilson and 'Pinky' ready to clear country for leucaena at Mark and Belinda Wilson's Banana property.

Bright pink dozer set to turn heads.

Senate report recommends planned closure of coal-fired power stations

DIFFERENT KIND OF SHUTDOWN: Biloela's Callide Power Stations B and C would be closed under the plan.

The report is backed by Labor and the Greens.

Touch footy season has fast-paced finish

FINAL TOUCH: Dave Palmer leaps for safety as Noah Marsh scores for Back Together at the Callide Valley Touch grand finals on Saturday.

Back Together, Reds and Storm win top divisions.

Vinnies closes Moura second-hand shop

CONFUSED: Ruth Hourn (with dog Iggy) wants an explanation as to why Moura's Vinnies was closed.

Volunteers left seeking answers after sudden closure.

Rockhampton man faces vehicle charges

SPUN OUT: The car that was involved in an incident on the Burnett Hwy.

The charges followed an incident on the Burnett Hwy last month.

LETTER: Hard to put faith in driverless cars

The minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey MP visited Queensland Raceway to officially launch the automated driving project to have cars fitted with Bosch technology.

How many really want to trust their life to a computer?

END OF ERA: Home improvement store closes its doors

Leslie Dunn grabs a bargain at Masters.

At 12.15pm today Masters staff stopped letting customers into store

Essential to get new Maroochydore CBD fundamentals right

LOOKING AHEAD: The central business district at Maroochydore is planned to be the heart of the Sunshine Coast.

SunCentral reports good progress on 53ha Sunshine Coast city heart

'Crucial' farm land eyed by defence department

Lawson Geddes moving the Brangus cattle to higher ground - which is the land the Defence Department is interested taking for the Shoalwater Bay expansion.

"You can't have one without the other.”

WALTON: The collapse that exposed an ugly industry

Sunshine Coast subcontractors on the Nambour Coles job were left $3 million out-of-pocket in the wake of the Walton Construction collapse.

Special feature looks at scale of construction industry problem

BAUPLE: Residents say 'bring back the business climate'

Marc Bromet with daughter Yolande, outside the Bauple Macadamia House.

Marc and Yolande Bromet discuss how to put Bauple back on the map.

Man killed after exiting bus

Ambulance generic

A MAN has died after he was hit by a car while crossing the road

A 12-year-old girl is missing from Woodridge

A 12-year-old girl has reportedly gone missing from Woodridge

Keep your loved ones safe on the road this Christmas

RACQ is urging motorists to stick to the limit this holiday season.

'The faster you go, the harder you hit'

Rome partially bans cars to curb pollution

The mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi.

Severe smog has engulfed many of Italy's major cities.

School seeks superhero as new principal

DELICIOUS FOOD: Healthy lunches are essentially for growing bodies.

Fancy yourself a superhero in teacher's clothing?

Peace deal earns Nobel Prize for Colombian leader

COMMITMENT TO PEACE: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (right) receives his Nobel Peace Prize medal and diploma from Norwegian Nobel committee member Berit Reiss-Andersen in Oslo.

President helped end the country's long civil war.

Putin rejects Japan's dog offer

Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Japan has been left with its tail between its legs.

Tributes for revered food writer

Sunday Times writer AA Gill.

Renowned food critic and writer AA Gill has died, aged 62.

Jakarta bomb plot uncovered

Indonesian police officers stand guard.

Indonesian police have foiled plans to bomb the presidential palace.

Key makes way for new leaders

Incoming New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English.

PM has marked his final day in the job by packing up his office.

Supporters mob Pauline Hanson 'Donald Trump of Australia'

Ms Hanson met with supporters who eagerly lined up to meet her

Why this is Australia's nicest man

Toowoomba man Jon Hart has donated some food hampers to people in need this Christmas.

Jon Hart wants to help out those less fortunate this Christmas

CIA: Russian hacks helped Trump win election

President-elect Donald Trump smiles as he listens to his pick for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speak during a rally at DeltaPlex Arena, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Trump denies allegations he had outside help from Russia

Antarctic base to be towed away from looming ice chasm

Engineers are preparing to move an Antarctic research station

Man arrested after being found with ISIS flag and loaded AK

Exterior view of the Europe headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organization in Syria and Iraq, EU police agency Europol said in a report published Friday.

Man arrested in Netherlands on suspicion of planning terror attack

Cheeky kiwi auctions off her butt to the highest bidder

Could one 20-year-old woman turn a bad habit of mooning into cash?

Owner finds house demolished after letterbox mix up

While the property has 200 on the letterbox it is in fact 198.

Why Toowoomba Ghost Chasers page vanished

Toowoomba Ghost Chasers photographed a mysterious red 'figure' spotted at Drayton Cemetery.

The page gained attention worldwide for its ghoulish videos

Jugger: The next epic sport you need in your life

ACTION PACKED: Jugger is not a sport for the faint-hearted.

It is one third quidditch, one third jousting and one third rugby

Is Banksy in New Zealand taunting John Key?

A curious image of John Key has popped up overnight

Welcome to Airli Beach? E goes missing

The E from the Welcome to Airlie Beach sign was  stolen.

Councillor not happy after theft of letter from sign

Spiderman star used fake name to research role

Spiderman star Tom Holland.

Spiderman star went undercover at Brooklyn highschool

What's on the small screen this week

A scene from the TV documentary Running Wild: Australia's Camels.

TWO new Aussie docos will pique your interest.

EXCLUSIVE: Meet Robert Irwin, wildlife photographer

SNAPPER: Apart from wildlife, photography is Robert Irwin's great passion.

Steve's boy has a passion for photography

Louis Tomlinson's tribute to late mother

Louis Tomlinson's new single is a tribute to his late mother.

Justin Timberlake stuns students with secret class

Justin Timberlake stunned high school students in Sydney

Carrie Fisher says Ford will be bugged by affair confession

Carrie Fisher is sure Harrison Ford is annoyed at her