Kindon community’s big, brass fundraiser for tiny school

THE community of Kindon, between Millmerran and Goondiwindi, may be small but it’s got a big heart.

Banding together for another live show

LITTLE BIT COUNTRY: Ron Look and the Country Music Bushies will perform at the Country Music Hoedown.

The Country Music Bushies will be banding together for another show

Elderly woman taken to hospital after catching hand in mixer

Reviewed safety procedures rolled out to paramedics in the wake of a series of attacks have been so far well-received, according to their union.

Woman in her 80's injured in horrific accident at home

VIDEO: The fastest, easiest way to peel a potato?

There is a fast way to peel potatoes.

This 30-second video shows how quickly you can peel a potato

Reticulated gas supply to Warwick not feasible

Decision made after investigation

Happy students are attentive learners

SUPPORTIVE: School of Total Education principal Shane Power.

SOTE Principal Shane Power wants to encourage attentive learning

Coalition says it will pay up for floods - eventually

Warwick 2013 flooding. Photo Gerard Walsh / Warwick Daily News

Coalition speaks out about disaster funds.

Seniors are lifters, not leaners

National Seniors Zone secretary Dawn Wagland with Zone Chair Hazel Gillies.

Seniors prove themselves.

Seniors told not to worry about pathology bulk billing

Seniors told not to worry over budget plans for pathology bulk billing.

Bulk billing of pathology in question.

Warwick shivers through coldest morning of the year

FROZEN: Warwick's first frost for the year is forecast for this morning, a week after Stanthorpe's first frost (pictured).

You won't believe how cold it was in Warwick this morning

Businesses speak out over floods

PILING HIGH: Alan Olsen adds to the mountain of unsaleable stock at Olsens Home, Timber and Hardware after the 2010 floods.

BUSINESS owners have spoken out about their flood experiences.

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OPINION: Someone needs to count a little better

Politicians should the play numbers game better

OPINION: Is Johnathan Thurston really the greatest ever?

BEST EVER: Johnathan Thurston exalts during the 52-6 walloping of the Blues in Origin III in 2015. The Cowboys and Maroons maestro will be a future Immortal without doubt.

Why there has never been another player like JT

10 reasons to marry a journalist

There are so many reasons to marry a journalist.

OPINION: Dads need to be free to openly love their kids

I HAVE a photograph of my daughter’s first shower.

LETTER: Our new police officers look like pack horses

Constable Mairead Devlin outside Roma Street Police Headquarters.

Let’s also not forget the helmet to protect their heads.

LETTER: Negative gearing a working class dud from day one

Real Estate "sold" sign with red brick building and trees blurry in the background

Falling house prices would not be such a bad thing

One patient critical, two still trapped under capsized boat

RACQ CQ Rescue was tasked to rescue a group of people after their boat capsized off Bowen today. Photo: Bowen Independent

Paramedics on scene after boat capsized near Flagstaff Hill in Bowen

Truck and car crash on Leichhardt Highway

Queensland Ambulance transported a 50-year-old Glenella woman to Mackay Base Hospital, after believing she was bitten by a brown snake.

QAS reports they are responding to crash

Maroochydore High School records significant radiation level

Caloundra mobile phone tower gets measured.

Sunshine Coast Daily goes on a tour with a Geiger counter

Mooloolaba man happy to donate sperm to Coast couple

A senior science adviser has warned that plans to allow the creation of so-called “three-parent” in vitro fertilisation (IVF) babies as early as next year are premature because of unresolved safety concerns about the future health of the children.

Couple turns to Facebook after six rounds of IVF

Imaging expert assures CT scans and x-rays are safe

Caloundra's Peter Daley concerned about the radiation of CT scans

Computer expert calls for more warnings about radiation in CT scans

Dairy price war hurts Central Queensland farmers

Michael and Aaron Clews, from Slatewood dairy farm in Rossmoya, discuss the impact of supermarket milk wars on Central Queensland farmers and economy.

Dairy price war impacting $70 million injected into CQ economy

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

" they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"

Front-rower now quadriplegic after tackle breaks his neck

Damian and Brooke Jobson

He has no function below his shoulders.

Heritage Bank threatens ALP over election slogan

PEOPLE FIRST: Heritage Bank CEO Peter Lock (left) and corporate communications manager Andrew Fox with the ALP campaign sign and bank logo which are causing concern.

Labor has rejected demands; pointed out links between bank and LNP

Barnaby Joyce: I'm becoming Johnny Depp's Hannibal Lecter

Depp was forced to apologise for bringing dogs into the country

Revolt over Catholic girls' school's strict ball dress code

The school rules state the back of the dress cannot go below the armpit and there must be no cleavage at all. Photo /

Online petition is calling on the principal to rethink the policy

Fuel tanker rolls over seven cars

Port Curtis Way was closed for most of Tuesday, after an Emerald Carrying Company fuel tanker rolled on Monday night.

The tanker was reportedly avoiding a car when it crashed

ISIS takes responsibility for Syria and Yemen bombings

The attacks killed more than 100 people

Protests allowed in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines.

The new president wants to make a corrupt former president a 'hero'

Global population boom of squid, octopuses and cuttlefish

There's a suggestion they are breeding more due to climate change

‘Oscars’ of Aussie events are headed our way

The Australian Event Awards will be held here for the next three years. (L-R) Acting CEO of Visit Sunshine Coast, Simon Latchford, CEO of Opera Australia, Craig Hassall, Managing Director of Australian Event Awards, Ian Steigrad and Cr Jason O'Pray.

Coast wins bid to host the 'Oscars' of Australian events industry.

$15,000 payout for woman hit by Woolies trolley

A woman has been awarded a $15,000 payout after being hit by a trolley being pushed by a Woolworths employee.

Woman, 69, knocked down by trolley being pushed by Woolies worker

Popular tattoo in Gladstone 'less trendy', new style a hit

Gladstone's Molly Strickland is not limited in skill, the artist spends her time doing realism portraits of famous characters or actors when she's not working as a tatooist at True Colours. Photos: Molly Strickland.

Would you like to be this tattoo artist's guinea pig?

10 completely normal things all new parents go through

You know what it is like to be a hermit.

Six career ideas for Clive now he's leaving politics

Clive Palmer at the opening of his electorate office in 2013.

Palmer's office clear out underway, so where to next for Clive?

Sir Paul was adrunk after Beatles split

Paul McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney: I turned to alcohol after The Beatles split

Naomi Campbell's surprise 46th birthday party

Naomi Campbell

Her friends spent 15 grand on roses alone

Alienation: Fight in top-down glory

TEAM EFFORT: Alienation is a slick game with easy-to-learn skills and a great online component.

A shooter that just has to be different - in such a good way

Wargaming rolls out again with Ironfest

Wargaming brings the big guns to NSW Ironfest

Madonna defends Prince tribute

MAdonna dressed up as Prince

The costume looked pretty whacky

Blac Chyna had given up on love

A pitcure of the ultrasound Blac-Chyna shared

Her fairytale has come true she claims

Staff want more say for happy workplace

TOGETHER: Intuition: The Art of Hair staff Kayla Vella (back left), Larissa Anderson, Brittany Miller, Kate Turvey, and Victoria Edwards (front left), owner Sammy Hayes and Meryn Dunn, couldn’t be happier with their workplace.

New survey suggests action on feedback may be the key to engagement.

Former Linc Energy executives could foot clean-up bill

NEW CLAIMS: Linc Energy is facing five charges of wilful and serious environmental harm at its Hopeland site, near Chinchilla.

Government investigating if new laws can be applied to Linc Energy

LISTEN: Union to fight BHP Billiton over tugboat job losses

About 25 jobs will be lost from current tugboat contractor Teekay.

About 25 jobs will be lost from current tugboat contractor Teekay.

UPDATE: 379 jobs for Gladstone no matter who wins seat

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen pledged $500 million for the Philip Street development yesterday after it was revealed in The Observer that morning that his party would back the project.

LABOR said the $5m project would create 301 jobs once it's finished.

3200 Gladstone region construction jobs stalled for months

VISION: An artist’s impression of the layout of the proposed Hummock Hill development.

$950m island construction south of Gladstone stalled by state

Proposed dam to get federal minister’s tick

FULL STEAM AHEAD: Sunwater's John Kelly speaks about the Nathan Dam proposal at TSBE’s May Enterprise Evening in Chinchilla.

The proposed dam on would supply water to Western Downs townships