Knowles returns to lead the Kookaburras

ROCKHAMPTON'S Mark Knowles is preparing to lead the Australian Kookaburras in their Oceania Cup continental championships campaign.

$50k for online approach to mental health in rural Qld

$50k for online approach to mental health in rural Qld

As wildlife moves in, campers move out of coral cays

A black noddy nesting on the Southern Great Barrier Reef photo contributed

Great Barrier Reef Island close to campers until Easter 2016

Calls for energy price cuts as big two report super profits

Energex and Ergon triple dividends paid to Qld Government in one yr

Bob Pacey recaps the NRL Grand Final in a captivating poem

Bob Pacey’s range of subject matter is huge.

Bob Pacey recaps the NRL Grand Final in a captivating poem

The Bully was there as fires raced into Rocky

Ian Poulton and Kellie McGuiness made a heartbreaking return to the smouldering ruins of their Koongal home yesterday.

The Bully was there as fires raced into Rocky

The Bully was there...

WE WERE THERE: The Morning Bulletin caught up with Karen Johnson and her partner Rob in Marmor after their 150-year-old home was torn apart during Cyclone Marcia.

WHEN the big events happen locally, The Morning Bulletin is there.

Very high fire danger rating in place for Central Queensland

Property owners around CQ are urged to vigilant with a very high fire danger rating in place for the region over the coming days.

Very high fire danger rating in place for Central Queensland

Broken down road train creating traffic hazard

POLICE Photo Kate Darvall/ South Burnett Times

Broken down road train creating traffic hazard

Bruce Hwy closed south of Midgee after accident

Bruce Hwy closed south of Midgee after accident

Over 20,000 signatures on #dollarfordrought petition

Struggling Qld farmer launches campaign to help drought affected

Police seek community help to identify woman

Do you know this woman?

Police seek community help to identify woman

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Our lost past: Australian life before everything changed

The Girl from the Great Sandy Desert by Jukuna Mona Chuguna and Pat Lowe. Publisher: Magabala Books. RRP: Paperback $16.95. Also available as an e-book.

THE frontier wars on this continent cost Australia dearly.

OPINION: Golden try is answer for the NRL

APN senior sports reporter Wayne 'Ticker' Heming

The NRL Golden Try is wonderful TV and extraordinary theatre

Need to develop a culture of trust in business

What is paramount to business success? Trust among the team says Yale Morgan.

What is paramount to business success? Trust among the team

OPINION: Don't judge people for what they wear

Large structured handbags hold all your essentials and this shade of watermelon is fresh and delicious.

Should it really matter what we leave the house in?

READERS DISCUSS: tough sentencing of juvenile offender

Readers share their views on tough sentencing of juvenile offender

An ode to Thurston: A freak, a genius, a special champion

Cowboys captain Johnathan Thurston with daughter Charlie takes a quiet moment in the middle of the field after their win over the Broncos the NRL Grand Final between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.

Brisbane led 16-12 with 79 minutes but Thurston never quits.

Police push for counter terrorism bill to be renewed

Queensland Police Service badge on uniform, Monday, July 27, 2015. Photo Kevin Farmer / The Chronicle

Social media difficult area for police in fight against terrorism

Clayfield shooting victim drove himself to hospital

Police officers are seen at the scene of a shooting at a shopping centre in Clayfield, Brisbane , Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. A man has been taken to hospital with gunshot wounds

Witness claims 4 men in altercation near Red Rooster before shooting

Sex with a dog taken off uni student's record

Bestiality conviction could affect young woman's career: court hears

Man, 64, recovering in hospital after house fire at Minden

A house was detroyed by a fire at Minden. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times

Neighbours who witnessed the fire reported hearing large explosions

Chemist reopens after car through shopfront

Police investigate a crash into the front of the Chemmart Kawana Waters pharmacy this morning.

A car has driven into the front of a Kawana chemist.

UPDATE: $17K down the drain as company goes bust

Cleaner Lisa McDade is angry that she won't see any of the $17,000 owed to her by the previous owners of LBS Accounting. Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

A cleaner is fighting to recover $17,000 from liquidated firm.

Dutton seeking asylum seeker deals

Peter Dutton.

Immigration Minister says talks with 'third parties' under way

Chinese workers to flood in: report

Penny Wong

China FTA could disadvantage Aussie workers

Student from Pararamatta shooting school arrested

Heavy police presence at Arthur Phillip High School after HQ attack

Taxi driver retreats after boast of hitting Uber driver

Taxi drivers are furious over the invasion of Uber drivers in Queensland.

'My comments do reflect the level of frustration that I feel'

TPP: Biggest deal in history reached

Trade minister Andrew Robb speaking during a press conference in Canberra, Monday, Feb 17, 2014. Mr Robb commented on the Korea Australia free trade agreement.

Australia, 11 Pacific-rim nations reach biggest deal in history

Australia signs Trans-Pacific Partnership with 11 countries

US President Barack Obama has said the TPP would 'leave the playing field' for farmers and manufacturers.

The deal will pull in 12 nations including the US and Australia

Vatican attempts to 'cure gay priests' say former clergy

The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican

Gay priests are 'cured' alongside paedophiles and drug addicts

Oscar Pistorius is to remain in prison, review board finds

Oscar Pistorius

The famed athlete was jailed for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Yorkshire Ripper enjoys his moment in the sun

First time Peter Sutcliffe, 69, has been seen in public in 34 years

Yeppoon teen on the right runway to dream career

RUNWAY READY: Yeppoon teen Wilson Boyd will head to Florida in December after winning a modelling scholarship.

Yeppoon teen on the right runway to dream career

Pair left husbands at home to get to dream grand final

Mackay's Clare Thompson and Joanne Spence were over-the-moon they splurged on tickets to the historic NRL grand final. Photo: Contributed.

Cowboys’ fans faced tough decisions before seeing team in fairy-tale

Two Eastern Brown snakes battle it out in frenzied fight

A still from the video showing two Eastern Brown snakes fighting at Byron Bay, posted on Facebook by Cheyne Seabrook. Photo Contributed

A VIDEO of two brown snakes fighting has been posted online.

Whale boat capsized said to be freak wave

Whale wave boat capsize will not be investigated

Whale wave boat capsize will not be investigated

Solar customers concerned about $599 to repair rusty screws

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The email invited customers to spend up to $599 to repair screws

Pets and their owners line up for a blessing at St Mark’s

BLESSED: Geoff Farmer, Rev. Julie Simpson, Rev. Barbara Diery, Rev. Kaye Pitman and Joel Farmer with Rocky at the blessing of the pets at St Mark’s Anglican Church.

Church offers pet blessings on feast day of animal-lover St Francis

Tom Cruise not invited to daughter Bella's wedding

Bella Cruise

Celebrity site rejects rumours that Scientology led to superstar snub

Emma Watson a huge fan of yoga and meditation

Emma Watson

25-year-old actress went into a week of meditation teaching

Jimmy's take on Michael Jackson hit divides X Factor judges

Jimmy Davis performs Michael Jackson's Black or White on The X Factor.

THE Cooran singer rocked out with a full band for Black or White.

Career change on the cards for The Block's Caro?

The Block contestants Kingi and Caro.

THE Townsville mum and her husband receive ultimate praise.

WATERCOOLER: Kate Ceberano eviction - fair call or too far?

Kicked out for her shoes, Kate Ceberano is not happy with Qantas.

Famous singer told she must leave lounge or change out of flip-flops

Kingi and Caro blown away by praise from The Block judges

The Block contestants Kingi and Caro pictured in their winning guest bedroom.

THE Townsville parents secured their first room win tonight.

Mum shows obese Toowoomba how to lose weight

Sally Yin feels great after losing more than 20kg in weight.

Sally has lost 22kg and is healthier than she has ever been

4 trees that gamed biology (and their tiny, tiny seeds)

Sequoia National Park - General Sherman Tree - Panorama By World Wide Gifts [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

You might look at seeds differently after reading this

Audi RS3 Sportback road test

CAPABLE AND QUICK: Audi has launched the most powerful compact hot hatch in Australia, the RS3 Sportback.

Audi unleashes a worthy challenger to Merc's AMG A45

Call for more incentives to keep medicos coming to the bush

Medical experts have called for a review into keeping doctors

Medical, retail centre proposed for Bargara

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT: Bauer Street development for a multi-use retail/medical/accomodation facility. Photo: contributed

Medical, retail and accommodation in the one place

Aura to raise prospects in Caloundra: Chamber of Commerce

New community set to drive investment, research, quality of life

Ted O'Brien targets Clive Palmer on milk

Clive Palmer addresses media at the Palmer Coolum Resort - Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

LNP candidate accuses Clive Palmer of opportunism

Rockhampton ‘Rome’ of the beef world

Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss in Rockhampton for the Northern Australia Beef Roads Program roundtable.

Leaders beef-minded about CQ

Warning to councils: it takes 18 months to sell an airport

SUPPORT AIRPORT: To get direct and cheap flights, we must use the existing service to show demand exists.

Start now if you want to ride the wave of airport privitisations