REVEALED: The Banana Shire’s best athletes

premium_icon REVEALED: The Banana Shire’s best athletes

From an 11-year-old BMX champion to a body building 35-year-old mum of three

HOT BOX: Pizza shop closed for upgrades

premium_icon HOT BOX: Pizza shop closed for upgrades

A Central Queensland Dominos is getting its first refurbishment since 2007

$3000 no strings attached for drought-hit farmers

$3000 no strings attached for drought-hit farmers

One-off payment of $3000 for drought-hit farmers in Banana, North and South Burnett...


HUGE LIST: Community projects to benefit from recent grants

premium_icon HUGE LIST: Community projects to benefit from recent grants

Full list of the 20+ drought funding projects to share in $2M in government funding

Orange Festival has freshly squeezed committee

premium_icon Orange Festival has freshly squeezed committee

Gayndah Orange Festival has a new committee for 2021, and are proposing new changes for the event.

NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT: Student makes design for rugby jersey

premium_icon NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT: Student makes design for rugby jersey

Banana Shire student designs the Indigenous jersey for the Queensland Reds

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Why our small halls still matter

premium_icon Why our small halls still matter

Festival of Small Halls returns to Kalpowar for third year. It’s a big deal for the remote town.


Increasing farming productivity

Increasing farming productivity

Conservation project to work hand-in-hand with producers in CQ

CQ mine marks major milestone at RG Tanna terminal

premium_icon CQ mine marks major milestone at RG Tanna terminal

IN THE early hours of Wednesday the loading of cape-size MV Marijeannie marked a major milestone.

Young North Burnett pilot earning his wings

premium_icon Young North Burnett pilot earning his wings

Pilot, schooled in Rockhampton, is one of 17 accepted worldwide into cadetship with easyJet.

More refugees headed for regions

premium_icon More refugees headed for regions

The Federal Government will today release a review into Australia’s refugee and humanitarian program and its response will lead to a shake-up of the system.

Albo’s big power plan for Queensland

premium_icon Albo’s big power plan for Queensland

Queensland would be a ‘clean energy superpower’ under Labor, as Leader Anthony Albanese moves away from his party’s pre-election tax and spend agenda.

Nudist retreat hits new hazard

premium_icon Nudist retreat hits new hazard

The operators of a naturist retreat at Bondoola are now facing a new battle for...

Scientists build melanoma risk profile

premium_icon Scientists build melanoma risk profile

420 of the participants developed melanoma for the first time

Apprentice numbers in free fall across state

premium_icon Apprentice numbers in free fall across state

Queensland has recorded a dramatic drop in apprentice numbers

Company offers materials to help bushfire victims rebuild

Company offers materials to help bushfire victims rebuild

Some 200 homes have been destroyed by fire in NSW and QLD.

Two accused in Schwarten Lexus heist

premium_icon Two accused in Schwarten Lexus heist

TWO people charged in relation to stolen cars taken from a former Rockhampton...

PM, Premier sign up for massive cash splash

premium_icon PM, Premier sign up for massive cash splash

$2b state-federal deal to fast-track Queensland construction

Sport

CQ team the best in Queensland

premium_icon CQ team the best in Queensland

A Central Queensland golf team has taken out top prize at state tournament

$2000 awarded at bowls carnival with a special meaning

$2000 awarded at bowls carnival with a special meaning

Bowls tournament played in the memory of loved ones

Cricket making a sweep in the region

Cricket making a sweep in the region

Committee wants to bring back the glory days of cricket across the shire

Idol winner charged over drugs and other offences

premium_icon Idol winner charged over drugs and other offences

Idol winner Matthew John Saunoa is facing multiple charges.

Why our kids have forgotten how to play

premium_icon Why our kids have forgotten how to play

Experts are worried students have forgetten basic ball games.

Bizarre reason why man was allegedly stabbed

premium_icon Bizarre reason why man was allegedly stabbed

A man was stabbed in the chest over something truly bizarre.

Coroner’s silence is an insult to Kirra’s memory

premium_icon Coroner’s silence is an insult to Kirra’s memory

Opinion: Coroner needs to act on Kirra McLoughlin death.

Nurse charged with forgery

premium_icon Nurse charged with forgery

Nurse Charlotte Emma Price fronts court over forgery claims.

Partner bashed mum-to-be shortly before she delivers baby

premium_icon Partner bashed mum-to-be shortly before she delivers baby

Witnesses heard bashed mum-to-be screaming before she gave birth.

Business News

    The $300 Pornhub Black Friday bargain

    The $300 Pornhub Black Friday bargain

    Pornhub is offering a bargain $300 lifelong membership.

    Rise in jobs that don’t require a degree

    premium_icon Rise in jobs that don’t require a degree

    Employers and students seeking alternatives to uni degrees.

    Secret to KFC’s incredible rise

    Secret to KFC’s incredible rise

    KFC’s irresistible fried chicken growing in popularity - here's why.

    Lifestyle

    Entertainment

    JLo slammed for ‘bulls**t’ Hustlers claim

    JLo slammed for ‘bulls**t’ Hustlers claim

    Samantha Barbash says JLo didn’t do ‘Hustlers’ for free

    Isolated Prince’s one remaining ally

    Isolated Prince’s one remaining ally

    Sarah Ferguson’s show of support for disgraced ex-husband, Andrew

    Derulo shocks fans with NSFW photo

    Derulo shocks fans with NSFW photo

    'It is unlike anything that you’ve ever seen before'

    The Crown has cast its next Queen

    The Crown has cast its next Queen

    The Netflix drama has found its Elizabeth for seasons five and six.

    Real Estate

    EPIC VIEWS: Thor-style mansion under construction

    premium_icon EPIC VIEWS: Thor-style mansion under construction

    This four-level mega mansion comes with a 40m pool and tennis court.

    Former newsreader jailed over $1.7m bill

    Former newsreader jailed over $1.7m bill

    A former beauty queen and Seven TV presenter has been sentenced

    This pirate ship house has cannons and you can buy it

    This pirate ship house has cannons and you can buy it

    Ahoy my hearties, a pirate ship house is for sale.

    Aussie couple’s building nightmare

    Aussie couple’s building nightmare

    Bridie Ward was forced to move after developers built so close to her home

    PHOTOS: Exclusive house with private beach for auction

    premium_icon PHOTOS: Exclusive house with private beach for auction

    ONE of Australia’s most exclusive homes has hit the market and is going to auction.

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    Jobs

    More stability for migrants in CQ

    More stability for migrants in CQ

    New skilled visas to encourage migration to Flynn

    The highest paid tradies revealed

    premium_icon The highest paid tradies revealed

    The tradies that are raking in the big bucks

    $269,800 Aussie job nobody wants

    $269,800 Aussie job nobody wants

    But there’s a surprising reason why they just can’t be filled.

    Microsoft’s 4-day working week stuns

    Microsoft’s 4-day working week stuns

    Microsoft boosts sales, productivity with 4-day working week

    Why ‘Jamie’ is going to steal your job

    Why ‘Jamie’ is going to steal your job

    These are 20 of the most important attributes needed to succeed

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    Motoring

    Tesla unveils first electric pick-up truck

    Tesla unveils first electric pick-up truck

    Elon Musk says the new Tesla truck will 'solve sustainable energy'.

    The ‘dark truth’ about what parking inspectors endure

    The ‘dark truth’ about what parking inspectors endure

    ‘Harassed and pressured’: Parking inspectors' ire over daily quotas.

    Hyundai set to build Porsche rival

    Hyundai set to build Porsche rival

    Report: Hyundai to build Porsche rival based on RM19 Veloster

    ‘Near record’: Fuel prices surge to a new high

    premium_icon ‘Near record’: Fuel prices surge to a new high

    Motorists urged to shop around as fuel prices surge.

    James Bond’s new ride revealed

    James Bond’s new ride revealed

    Aston Martin shows off huge transformation

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