SDRC move forward with saleyards EOI process

Tender process to continue for facility management despite ratepayer concern

Is this the end of the 'mum and dad' business in Qld?

Coastal Hardware's Ian Rae shut down his store last year after 26 years in operation on the Sunshine Coast. Ian's store survived against the corporate giants until his retirement, but others have not been so lucky.

Consumers are preferring to shop at larger stores with more choice

Rape, slut dances and exploitation: James Cook Uni vows review

James Cook University’s Cairns Campus. Picture: Marc McCormackSource:News Corp Australia

“At the moment [some] academics are untouchable.”

Why the NDIS should matter to all Warwick locals

Michelle Jensen with her son Hugh. Hugh is one of only 600 people in the world with a disorder that causes swallowing, hearing and development delays. Hugh and his family are on the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Hugh's life depends on the NDIS

DV can't be swept under the bed

State MP Ros Bates has called for tougher measures to quell the rising number of domestic violence incidents across the state.

State member pushes for tougher penalties for perpetrators

Gliders to swallow landing fee

FEE STAYS: Appeals to reduce landing fees for gliders at Warwick Aerodrome have been rejected.

Appeals to reduce costs at Warwick aerodrome rejected by the council

Man blames addiction for crime spree

GUILTY: A man yesterday pleaded guilty to 22 charges related to a rural crime spree.

Southern Downs thief steals 100K worth of property

Paramedics at display for Ambulance Week

FRIENDLY FACES: Warwick Local Ambulance Committee members (front, from left) Robert Reid, John Brady and Peter Stewart, Lisa and Angus Fitzgerald, Casey and Lennix Le Bherz, (back) paramedics Troy Haley, Sean Rose, Joshua Stewart, Michael Arazie, Tim Quick, Danielle Almond and Lizzy Cole at Ambulance Week in Rose City Shoppingworld.

Plenty of interest in CPR at ambulance display

Motors of past light up town with Chevy festival

CRUISER CLASS: Many Chevrolets will be on display.

Chevrolet Festival begins in Warwick today.

Farmers wanting a fair go

FED UP: A number of issues in 2000 had farmers aggrieved.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Farmers let down as French sprinter walks.

Works for Southern Downs confirmed

PROGRESS IN ACTION: Local Government Minister Mark Furner (right) walks with Mayor Tracy Dobie as he checks out the Schnitzerling St upgrades, one of the projects being completed under the Works for Queensland program.

Fourteen projects are ready to be rolled out on the Southern Downs

Local produce a priority for new Warwick family business

NEW NEIGHBOURS: Rose City Fruits owners Lauren and Justin van Twest, with one-month-old son Cooper, eagerly awaiting renovations as they get set to open up shop next door to Rose City Premium Meats in the shopping centre.

A new family business is primed to open

Brokering a tree-change to the Rose City

MONEY MATTERS :Karli Fahey is the face behind from Smartline Personal Mortgage Advisors.

Wanting an escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city

Warwick's pastoral pioneer

Syd Miller in 1983.

He's been dubbed an innovator, a world-leader and ahead of his time

Warwick's grand old lady turns 150

WORK PARTY: Ross Fraser, Terry Weier, John Randall (back), Col Smith and Doug Roulston take a quick break after setting up for tomorrow's dinner.

Glengallan Homestead has arguably never looked so good

Positivity and hard work behind Warwick investment boost

FUTURE PROOF: Investment in Warwick has reportedly led to a boost in public and consumer confidence.

There has been a surge in local as well as outside investment

Sell dog shares before they bite you

Paul Clitheroe says turning over your shares frequently will only stack up brokerage. Plus, you may miss out on dividends and potentially be out of the market during upswings.

Paul Clitheroe on buying and selling shares.

'Financial stress' for firm's former staff as $61m owed

Dalby-based Ostwald Bros announced 260 redundancies last month.

How best to claw back millions owed? That's still to be figured out.

Energy prices, sex positions in colourful Coast PM visit

VISIT: Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull MP at the Caloundra RSL with Ted O'Brien MP (L) and Andrew Wallace MP (R).

Malcolm Turnbull given warm welcome in historic Coast visit

Apple Watch Series 3 has embarrassing glitch

Apple Watch Series 3

Apple has admitted there is a fault

Coffs truck nightmare 'a part of the job'

TRUCKING HELL: Truck drivers have accepted Coffs Harbour as a nightmare spot.

Coffs Harbour is a trucking hell

iPhone 8: So what are the cheapest deals around?

So what's the best deal with the latest iphones

Comparison website has crunched the numbers

Forget religious freedom, focus on human freedom

There is nothing 'free' about religious belief that is built on authoritarian ideas.

LETTERS: YES campaign becoming more militant

YOUR SAY: THE campaign for same sex marriage is now in full swing

Where are we heading as a nation?

colourful reflection of Canberra's new parliament building in a fontain pond at sunset.

Things are moving fast

Time for government to tax fat and sugar

Hot box goodies. Photo: Claudia Baxter

People are choosing to consume junk food because it is cheaper.

You can support diversity without fear

Bring brotherly love to every exchange is also good for our health!

You can support diversity without fear

SOAPBOX: Why we should never forget Daniel

Billy Tindall is running from Melbourne to the Sunshine Coast for Daniel Morcombe Foundation.

It's coming up to 14 years since Daniel was abducted

Use sugar tax to offset costs of better foods

woman eating junk food in the couch.

Use tax to subsidise cost of healthier, whole foods

BOM's Mt Stapylton radar back online for storm season

Like many of us, Mt Stapylton needed something of a mid-life upgrade.

Bundaberg teen, 15, given shock cancer diagnosis

HELP FOR HARRISON: Harrison Lassig, 15, has been diagnosed with burkitts lymphoma. A cancer which has spread aggressively through his body.  He is undergoing treatment in a Brisbane hospital.

Lassig family need community's help

The simple mortgage fix that could save you thousands

Avoid interest-only loans or pay the price

Illegal cigarettes seized in Queensland raids

Almost two million illegal cigarettes have been seized in raids.

Four people arrested in illegal tobacco raids

No kitchen, no bathroom and $1 million price tag

70 Grantham St, Brunswick West, might look charming from the outside, but just wait until you venture in. Source:Supplied

Unlivable home still carries a $950,000 price tag

Don't pack these stupid things when you jet off

Here are my packing tips based on 30 years trekking the globe.

Sam Newman explodes at AFL, Eddie McGuire bites back

Sam Newman went all out on Thursday night's Footy Show.

Outspoken Footy Show host Sam Newman has exploded at the AFL

Search for stolen Kenworth

STOLEN: The Kenworth T401 was taken earlier this month.

Kenworth T401 missing

Man accused of raping foster children faces more charges

The 25-year-old's alleged abuse was discovered by his mother.

Drug dealing couple paid boy for chores with marijuana

Marijuana

Lifestyle was being funded by sale of drugs to vulnerable and needy

Model tells ‘every sex slave detail’

Chloe Ayling.

Chloe Ayling is to tell all about her Black Death sex slave ordeal

Mathematical theory predicts the end of the world

Everyone loves a doomsday prophecy, right? US: Atomic Scientists Move Doomsday Clock 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight January 26Source:Supplied

We may have just 82 years to avert disaster, according to maths

‘Vanished’ millionaire homeless

Millionaire British 'princess' Ariane Lak was found living rough in MilanSource:Supplied

Millionaire ‘princess’ Ariane Lak found homeless in Italy

Web series to poke fun at Noosa on national stage

The Circle will stream on Domain next month.

Pot-shots for sarongs, fitness fanatics, early-morning leafblowers

Alleged Beerwah arsonist to face court

Pair set fire to store to claim insurance, police will allege

Fine for busker with dangerous item in case

A busker was fined after police found something potentially dangerous in his guitar case.

Busker fined after police found something unusual in guitar case

Epic camel train stops in Gympie amid 2000km journey

Outback camel train on epic healing journey to the coast

Latham strikes at Yunupingu

Former Labor leader Mark Latham has caused outrage with an offensive tweet about the state memorial service for late Aussie music legend Dr G Yunupingu.

His tweet indicated he had never heard of the triple platinum muso

SPIDER INVASION: 'This is the thing nightmares are made of.'

The spider web covering a huge patch of Pialba backyard.

Hate spiders? This story definitely won't change that.

Holly Valance picks unusual name for new daughter

THE former Neighbours star and her billionaire British husband Nick Candy are parents for a second time — and have picked an unusual name for their new daughter

Riverdale star’s car crash has sparked an on-set protest

Riverdale star KJ Apa (left) crashed his car after falling asleep behind the wheel.

KJ APA had finished a 16-hour day when he fell asleep at the wheel.

Pathetic clash: ‘Piece of s***!’

Sophie Monk handles the boys on The Bachelor.

She gave him the first kiss, but Sophie may have created a monster.

Proof Aussies get a raw deal on digital entertainment

That’s probably a US-based catalogue.

Aussies are getting a raw deal on digital entertainment

Karl Puschmann: Seinfeld takes on Seinfeld

'Jerry Before Seinfeld' was never going to deep-dive into Seinfeld's soul but it does offer one telling insight.

What's the deal with Jerry Seinfeld?

Robert Irwin stuns with nature photos

(Left) Robert Irwin is making a name for himself as a nature photographer. (right) A close-up by Robert Irwin.

Crikey! Robert Irwin sure knows his way around a camera.

Move over Bindi Irwin, we have the Fauna Fetchers

The Fauna Fetcher team Sophie and Bridget Thomson are passionate about wildlife and the environment.

Northern Rivers twins share their passion for wildlife