Storms expected during cricket matches

Severe thunderstorms and lightning is expected to affect the region throughout Sunday and into next week.

Councillors plan to overturn camping fee decision

Cr Jamie Mackenzie

Cr Mackenzie to move motion against camping fees decision

Crypto spreads in Allora

Allora resident Melissa Jones believes brushing her teeth or showering caused her contraction of cryptosporidiosis.

Cases of cryptosporidiosis have emerged on the Southern Down

Lane Grayson has two placings

Warwick area riders are doing brilliantly in the NRA finals

Racers ready for high-octane action at Warwick Dragway

VOLKSWAGEN VARIETIES: Rod Penrose will be one of the top drivers to look out for at the VW Warwick meeting at Warwick Dragway this weekend.

Records set to fall at today's drag racing meet

Bowlers key to shield in Warwick vs Stanthorpe

Kris McLennan bowls for Allora at Mayhew Oval.

Warwick and Stanthorpe bringing crack bowlers to bear

Warm welcome for Clifton’s newest cop

SERVING THE COMMUNITY: Clifton Police officer in charge sergeant Bruce Willett and acting senior constable Tylarr Colman are ready to assist.

Clifton residents have warmly welcomed Sergeant Bruce Willett

Honestly, we don’t want it: businesses fear camping charges

BUSINESS IN BALANCE: Allora All Parts business owner Melissa Jones said the council plan to charge campers at Dalrymple Creek Park could cause her caravan parts and accessories business to fold.

Businesses fear charging campers will drive visitors away

College senior packs a punch

HONOURS: College dux Britnee Wallace, who also received the USQ Year 12 Excellence Award, Senior Community Service Award and Jamie Pearce Award, with principal Peter Moloney at recent Assumption College speech night.

Britnee punches sky with service to community, studies and boxing

Wanted for filming: final scene set for Monday

FILMING WRAPS UP: Warwick Police officer-in-charge Jamie Deacon was thanked by executive producer and star Rebecca Gibney for police assistance during filming.

Variety of scenery catches producers' eye for television series.

Bunch of generosity: Ray is a champion of cancer cause

READY HELPER: Ray Bunch from Ray Bunch Machinery continues his support for the Cancer Council.

Ray raises more than $20,000 after losing wife to cancer

Principal reflects on lessons in and out of school

STEPPING DOWN: The retiring principal of Assumption College, Peter Moloney.

Retiring principal says NAPLAN disadvantages the most vulnerable

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Senator: Funding win for our schools

Campaign about school funding is as predictable as it is misleading

Ratepayers ask: What’s with the councillor expenses?

There's been a mixture of support and condemnation of expenses claimed by a number of councillors, including Ross Bartley, Jamie Mackenzie and Vic Pennisi.

Readers' opinions split on councillor expenses claims

WATERCOOLER: Time to change Australia's jobs, wages model?

More than one in 10 young people in Australia are unemployed.

Frozen wages, insecure jobs, shrinking unions … join the dots

Brough's baggage creating headaches for Turnbull

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull listens to Australian Special Minister for State Mal Brough during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House. AAP Image/Lukas Coch

Brough's role as Special Minister of State go to heart of integrity

Crypto concern one many know all too well

It is terrible to think Alani battling the painful illness

Are those drugs you're taking worth the 'cheap thrills'?

How many warnings like Jordy's until we get the message on drugs?

QLD Schoolies week over for another year

PARTY TIME: Most kids go to Schoolies to have a good time with their friends, enjoying their first real taste of freedom.

The official week of schoolies celebrations concluded this morning

Yowie is a beast to be reckoned with

BRAVE: Legendary yowie researcher Dean Harrison escaped with his life, just, after two yowie encounters.

Researcher claims he's nearly been killed twice by a yowie

Gran on drugs bangs head on pavement, spits on cop

Police officer tried to help woman off ground before she broke free

Twins, 13, reported missing from Goodna

Police looking for two 13-year-old twins missing from Goodna

Nudist beach would be an asset to Noosa's economy

The Australian Sex Party claims a legal nude beach would be worth $50 million/year to the local economy.

Noosa's economy would gain $50 million if it had a nudist beach

Tug boat capsize and death was 'entirely avoidable'

Ill-fated decision cost boat captain his life.

Weatherill's GST proposal cops flack from community groups

Cash money 
Photo: Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

SA Premier slammed for his 15% GST proposal

Smoking bans in prisons improving inmate quality of life

Mental health is improving in prisons with smoking bans

Australian law change gives student loan access to Kiwis

Expat Kiwis Patricia and Saufo'i Amiatu

They moved when student loan support for new arrivals was scrapped

Clubs NSW drops lawsuit against Andrew Wilkie MP

Gaming room of the Yaralla Sports Club, Gladstone.

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has hit out at Clubs NSW

Hunt hits back at plan to offset emissions by 2050

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt.

Greg Hunt has called Labor's environment plan a plan to raise bills

Lawyers say negligence caused two-year-old boy’s death

Malaki Bower pictured. Kim Wright and William Bower lost their son Malaki 2 years ago from Croup

'Every parent's worst nightmare came true for this young family'

Innocent man to be freed after 16 years in prison

Luis Lorenzo Vargas

He spent 16 years in jail because he had the same tattoo as a rapist

Gunman in custody after shooting at Planned Parenthood clinic

The gunman has barricaded themselves inside Planned Parenthood | Google Maps

Police have warned the area around the clinic is not secure

Chilean coast struck by 6.2 earthquake

SHAKE IT OFF: A 5.2 magnitude earthquake near Fraser Island has been felt in the South Burnett.

There have been no reports of damage

Water-filled condom craze sweeping the internet

Participants urged to practice water-filled craze with safety

College wins $500k compo over too low basketball court

Architects sued after they failed to deliver full height building

Sporting clubs bogged down by ‘toilet tax’

STEEP PRICE: Gladstone Bowls Club Manager Peter Liddle says council rates and charges are stifling the club’s growth.

Council suggests sports clubs reduce toilet numbers to save money

Schoolies: Look mum, my burnt bum is on the news

Cairns teenager sat in fountain waiting for ambulance

Phuc Dat Bich was a hoax - but what is his real name?

The man who wanted the world to believe he was Phuc Dat Bich. Photo / Facebook

Both posts have since been removed, adding to the mystery

Driving fail: How not to secure your load

Unsecured load comes off ute.

Dash cam captures moment unsecured load smashes into Toowoomba road

Chris Hemsworth's latest role is a different kettle of fish

Chris Hemsworth as Owen Chase in a scene from In the Heart of the Sea. RIGHT: Hemsworth tweets his dramatic transformation for the role on Twitter.

Thor actor stars in movie In the Heart of the Sea

Tom Hanks: Life stopped after Rita's cancer diagnosis

Tom Hanks with wife Rita Wilson who is now cancer free

Tom Hanks opens up about his wife's cancer recovery

Anne Hathaway pregnant?

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway is reportedly pregnant

Matt Nable's star continues to rise on screen

Matt Nable in a scene from the TV series Arrow.

FANS can meet the actor at Supanova in Brisbane this weekend.

Drake: 'I'd do Adele's laundry'

Drake has said that he would do "anything with Adele"

Daughter's kidney failure was Depp's darkest hour

Johnny Depp has revealed the "darkest period" of his life

Cancer diagnosis at 31 weeks pregnant: Brave mum-to-be weds

Charlie Nicholson found out she had cancer on Monday, and will wed Shawn Elsmore in the chapel at Auckland City Hospital today, before delivering her son early.

Today she will marry her soulmate before delivering her child early

Win a $1000 EFTPOS card and avoid buying dodgy presents

Would a $1000 EFTPOS card help you plan your Christmas shopping?

DIY: Add some green to your inner-city living

GREEN WALL: Ayden and Jess’s vertical garden from The Block Triple Threat featured an old Melbourne Cricket Ground gate.

There are ways to live with greenery even in tight spaces

Turnbull may slash super tax breaks for an income tax cut

Super tax breaks may be slashed for an income tax cut

New Hummock Hill Island resort under fire

Hummock Hill Island. File photo.

Conservation group slams new resort on Hummock Hill Island

Rio Tinto investment to secure refineries future

EXPANSION CONCERNS: The State Government is being accused of breaking a 2012 election promise by supporting the Stage 3 expansion of the New Acland coal mine. Photo Lyndon Keane / Dalby Herald

Four decades of Rio Tinto bauxite mining announced for Cape York

Former Sam's Warehouse is coming back to life

THE former Sam’s Warehouse building is being brought back to life

Families hit hard as CSG company slashes workforce

Arrow Energy has cut 150 people from its workforce.

Poor performing CSG wells behind decision to lay off 150 workers

Newest hotel for business and pleasure opens with a bang

STRONG INTEREST: The Best Western Hotel Plus Oceanside Kawana Hotel was officially unveiled last night.

Offering 81 rooms, it has already proved a hit with holiday-makers