Callide Dam gates pass safety test

SunWater says "everything went to plan" and the release was around 30 megalitres as expected.

Aviators ready for Thangool Fly-In

The Thangool Fly-In will feature displays and flights across the long weekend.

Three-day event expected to attract up to 80 planes.

McAleese closes Biloela depot, shuttle run

McAleese Biloela manager Mick Watson outside the soon to be closed Biloela depot.

Embattled transport company closes regional offices.

Biloela man pleads guilty after Kariboe St lie-down

The man pleaded guilty to charges of committing a public nuisance and obstructing a police officer.

Man pleads guilty to public nuisance, obstructing a police officer.

$1200 fine for Thangool man caught with marijuana plants

A generic photo of marijuana plants.

A Biloela woman also pleaded guilty to possession of an ice pipe.

SunWater to test Callide Dam gates

Callide Dam, May 2015 Photo Emma Clarke / Central Telegraph

Callide Dam will release 30 megalitres of water on Wednesday.

Cattle judging draws crowds at Moura Coal & Country Festival

Grand Champion Bull, Kenrol Jesseppi 2736 (left), exhibited by Kenrol Brahman Stud.

Kenrol Brahman Stud won Most Successful Exhibitor.

Magpie swooping season underway

Adam Burling is getting used to being swooped on his morning ride.

September is the breeding birds' peak swooping month.

Breast cancer survivors give back to supporters

SUPPORTERS: From left: Jane Henney, Tessa Ives, Mandy Sanderson, Lyn Witham and Sandra Grummit at September 3's BCNA fundraiser.

Biloela fundraiser brings in more than $4200 for BCNA.

Cancer fight gets UGLY at Top Pub

CLOSE CUT: Steve Bates (right) takes a pair of clippers to Peter Law.

Duty manager Kerry McAuliffe raises over $9000.

2017 Kia Rio specifications and features

The 2017 Kia Rio goes on show at the Paris Motor Show.

The 2017 Kio Rio will be upgraded soon after launch.

Teenage business owner brings Coast store back to life

Jess Kopp is the newest owner of Mary Delicious.

One of the city's best loved cafes will open again

New Rio poised to clinch Kia top 10 position

The 2017 Kia Rio goes on show at the Paris Motor Show.

The 2017 Kia Rio has the potential to entrench Kia as a top 10 brand

Recent cases have made forcible redundancies easier: expert

German Creek miners are striking over Enterprise Bargaining Agreement negotiations.

Mining union could take two different legal routes, says professor

UPDATE: Asbestos causes havoc for Coast business owners

CLOSED: Pleading for some empathy from the Fraser Coast Council, Raylene and Mick Draper from Coffie Fixx in Adelaide Street, Maryborough, wait for answers on the discovery of asbestos outside their shop.

The business was closed due to asbestos

EXCLUSIVE: 90 jobs forced out at Bowen Basin coal mine

German Creek miners at the picket line at Camm Park in Middlemount.

Miner claims proposed forced redundancies not related to strike

Filthy faeces prank lands boy in court

Rockhampton Courthouse

A boy used front steps as a toilet then threatened a neighbour.

UPDATE: Prisoner on the run with woman

Police

The man was due to be sentenced this morning

Heading to NSW this long weekend? Don't get caught out

The long weekend is just about here, with one important difference

Wyatt Roy "irresponsible" for travel to IS danger zone

Foreign Minister criticises Wyatt Roy's travel to danger zone

Truck driver does battle with Toowoomba traffic lights

Dashcam footage of truck hitting traffic light

It drove straight into the middle island traffic light

Toddler remains in 'stable condition' after taipan bite

A Coastal Taipan ready to strike, as seen in this segment from the Discovery channel.

Toddler in 'critical condition' after venomous snake bite.

Cause of Warwick car fire revealed

Fire investigations have revealed the unusual cause of the fire.

Family shares heartache of young Mackay man's suicide

Reece Rebetzke with his girlfriend Vanessa Shelley

Everyone left behind feels 'guilty'

Academics rage as 'racist' John Howard given honour

More than 110 University of Sydney staffers have signed a petition opposing a University of Sydney decision to honor former prime minister John Howard.

Uni of Sydney staffers sign petition opposing John Howard honor.

140km winds expected to slam into South Australia

The South Australian storm heads towards Victoria.

South Australia in for more weather chaos.

'Drunk' mum allegedly smashed car with son in vehicle

A NSW mother will face a court on November 1 after she allegedly blew 0.100. Police will allege her son was in the vehicle and she crashed the car.

'Drunk' mum had child in car when it hit a fence, police say

The Coast's worst tattoos: Hundreds vie for free fix

Tattoo artist Jeffrey Robinson has been overwhelmed by the number of bad tattoos sent to him.

Tattoo artist offering free cover up for tattoo voted the worst

Man found dead was on his honeymoon

The crashed rental vehicle a 29-year-old American visitor was found dead in on Shooting Butts Rd, rural Martinborough.

A man found dead in a crashed hire car was on his honeymoon

Rosetta's comet-hunting mission coming to an end

Rosetta's wild 12-year ride has come to an end

1 killed, 108 injured in US train crash

The crash caused an unknown number of injuries and witnesses reported seeing one woman trapped under concrete and many people bleeding.

A PACKED commuter train has ploughed into Hoboken Station

10.5m long snake found on construction site

Workers have found a giant snake measuring 10.5 metres long

How this Baza bird survived being hit by a car

RECOVERING: WIRES rescued a Pacific Baza hit by a car.

The Pacific Baza suffered a head injury and heavy concussion

Nine males, one female; divers watch turtles get frisky

Mating season ends this month.

One female, nine males, this is all part of nature for turtles

Harambe is not a patronus, sadly

Harambe is not a Patronus, JK Rowling has been forced to clarify

Need help deciding? See our top 10 old-fashioned baby names

Our top 10 old-fashioned baby names.

Are you having trouble choosing a baby name?

Baby born on the side of road en route to hospital

Emergency Services, Ambulance, QAS,  Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

A CQ newborn couldn't wait for mum to arrive at hospital

Marvel's Luke Cage S1E2: Code of the Streets review

Simone Missick and Mike Colter in a scene from the TV series Marvel's Luke Cage. Supplied by Netflix.

*WARNING: spoilers if you haven't seen Marvel's Luke Cage*

Kim Kardashian West 'sick of talking about Taylor Swift'

Kim Kardashian West is sick of talking about Taylor Swift.

Justin Bieber ordered to attend Miami deposition

Justin Bieber has been ordered to travel to Miami for a deposition

Sludge metal heaven served up across Australia

Black Rheno bring their stripped back sludge metal through regional Australia.

Black Rheno to hit a town near you

Prog metal upstarts to tour Australia

Caligula’s Horse, one of the country’s most exciting and innovative progressive bands, will hit the road for a national tour in November.

Australian prog masters announce national tour

Debra Messing wants to do a 'naughty' Will and Grace reunion

'Will & Grace' star Debra Messing wants a "naughty" reunion