LISTEN: Senator's fears for $5b fund post Federal election

July election date could cause problems for the originally proposed July 1 start date of $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund

Drunken fight between sisters lands 19-year-old in court

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Woman fined $800 and banned from a Rockhampton nightclub for a year

One of songs on EP will be River Festival's theme song

SELF-EXPRESSION: Rocky’s Upile Mkoka continues to expand his musicianship as the singer/songwriter proves himself as a ‘multi-instrumentalist’ in his highly anticipated EP Lunar due in June.

The songs explore themes of love, faith and loss

Suspected drink driver crashes car on Yeppoon Rd

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The driver was not believed to have been injured

Person transported to hospital after getting trapped in car

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One occupant in the car had been trapped.

Several cases of Ross River virus reported

FEASTING MOZZIE: A Scotch Grey mosquito. Recent rain has made mozzies a problem across Rockhampton.

Residents are reminded to ‘tip it, secure it and throw it’

Emu Park Police Station welcomes two more officers

L-R Snr Constable Doug King, Constable Jaclyn Wickham, Inspector Virginia Nelson, Brittany Lauga MP, Constable Mark Gwynne and Sgt Paul McDonnell at the Emu Park police station. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

'It offers a good, work-life balance.'

VIDEO: Berserker man, 49, charged after four-hour siege

Man charged with serious assault of a police officer, making threats

Local businesses back boat ramp

Proposed Emu Park Fisherman’s Beach boat ramp Option 1.

Prominent Emu park businesses back the Fisherman's Beach boat ramp

Alison says it’s a struggle to provide dental care

BUDGET BITE: Alison Clarke with Penny Betts (6), talking about dental issues.

Alison Clarke's dental bills can really take a bite form the budget

Braving the razor to conquer cancer

SNIP SNIP: Kellie Laver will lose her long hair later today in her bid to raise $5,000 for Cancer Council.

Kellie Lavers misses her mother the most during big events

Downturn won’t dampen business’ boom

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MY SAY: Nothing funny about weddings

Sunshine Coast Daily deputy editor and columnist Damian Bathersby.

HANDS up if you cry at weddings

OPINION: Refugee policy shames us all for our silence

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Fortunately good people have always been willing to stand up

Community divided over Emu Park boat ramp development

Proposed Emu Park boat ramp Option 2: Emu Park Photo: Department of Transport and Main Roads

Three sides of boat ramp discussion put forward their cases

MY SAY: Prime Minister, I am watching you

Columnist Caroline Hutchinson.

IS IT just me or have you never had your house bombed?

SOAPBOX: Does Apple Pay mark beginning of end times?

Sunshine Coast Newspaper CompanyStaff JournalistKathy SundstromPhoto: Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

There is no doubt this kind of technology is very handy.

OPINION: See ya' later travelator

Nambour shoppers struggle with the out-of-order travelators at Nambour Plaza. They have been out of action since the floods in March.

"What part of ‘keep to the left’ eludes shoppers?"

Hall of Fame for man labelled 'modern day Captain Cook'

CAPTAIN Wally Muller was never truly happy unless he was out on the water.

Real estate agent says new developments push area forward

ON THE UPSIDE: Shae O’Reilly says the Capricorn Coast and the wider region has plenty of projects going on while we wait for an outcome on Great Keppel Island.

"sentiment can’t hang its hat on one setback for one project"

FISHING TAILS: Mackerel about in the clear

QUALITY CATCH: Brendan Reed with a Blue Salmon caught in the Fitzroy River.

Estuary fishing should continue to produce a good range of fish

Park needs hands to help at working bee on Sunday

TAKING CARE: As part of the Figtree Creek restoration project, Landcare volunteers Brian Johnson (left) and group president Alby Wooler (right) undertake a monthly fish and bird survey to monitor the health of the parkland.

"without community support, places like this just fall into ruin…"

St Ursula’s Year 11 student off to youth parliament

COMMUNITY FOCUS: Year 11 St Ursula’s student Abi Cooper has been selected to represent the Keppel electorate as part of this year’s YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament.

Abi is one of 93 youths taking part in the 2016 Youth Parliament

15-year-old pushes herself to No.1 at Crossfit games

AIM HIGH: Yeppoon’s Lucy Manion, 15, won for her age group in the international CrossFit Games Open competition recently.

“I train six days a week, but I’ve started training twice a day now”

Police fury as violent attacker released from jail

Golden Beach at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast was the scene of the attacks.

Man who attacked three people released after two days in jail

Workmates credited with saving man from certain death

THANK YOU: Bruce O'Grady in the centre with (clockwise from left) Trent Court, Chris Aiken, Dale Ward and Scott Blackwell.

BRUCE O’Grady does not remember the morning of January 25, 2016.

Donations stolen from Eidsvold house fire family

TWO-year-old Austin Cotterill Remains in a critical condition following a house fire in Eidsvold on Tuesday.

Boy remains critical at Lady Cilteno Children's Hospital

Man freed day after forcing family to flee in terror

Glenn Brian Tidyman, 43, (with face covered) leaves Maroochydore Watch House after being granted bail on charges of common assault and entering a dwelling with intent by break at night using violence.

Woman and her children flee home in terror.

Unitywater staff vote to strike

17/08/06 159020a Water Glasses for Saturday's cost of water story.

KEY Unitywater staff appear headed to industrial action.

How to keep cut flowers for longer

Bouquet mixed bouquet flowers

What to do with those gifts of flowers

MKR finale brings back memories of grand final brownie

You can’t go past this recipe for easy to make brownie heaven.

We thought we’d share with you a recipe we used in our grand final

Build a timber planter box with love and glue for Mother’s Day

How to build a planter box.

Get crafty this weekend and build mum a planter box.

Are Aussies the only ones who drink beer properly?

Simon IrwinPhoto: Tamara MacKenzie / The Morning Bulletin

A chance beer find brings back happy memories

Humans, like animals, need reward to work more effectively

It’s not long before he’s off to follow more distractions.

These past few days, we’ve been walking our friends’ 20-week-old pup

Australian woman believed to be kidnapped in Afghanistan

A supplied image obtained Friday, April 29, 2016 of Australian aid worker Katherine (Kerry) Jane Wilson. The Perth woman was reportedly taken by a group of armerd men in military uniforms from her office in the city of Jalalabad in Afghanistan. Her father has issued an emotional plea for her safe return.

Father of an woman apparently kidnapped has pleaded for her return

Images show impact of Vanuatu quake

The aftermath of the quake. Photo / Facebook page of Vanuatu Daily Post

The quake struck 31km east of Lakatoro and was at a depth of 10km.

Fury as London mayor claims Hitler a 'Zionist'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to deny the party had a “problem with anti-Semitism” after Ken Livingstone, one of his oldest political allies, suggested Adolf Hitler was a Zionist.

Labor leader forced to suspend friend from party after MPs anger

DASHCAM: Motorist's near collision with flying debris

Video captures Warrego Hwy motorist almost colliding with chipboard

M'boro mum wants to nit-pick for a living

Lauren Wilson hopes to open a head-lice removal business and remove the stigma around nits.

Lauren Wilson hopes to open a head-lice removal business.

‘Puppy’ and Bella reunited after piñata Spotlight adventures

Spotlight staff member Kerrie Gomboc with Bella and mum Tara Birse and her toy puppy she was reunited with. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Staff at Spotlight posed the pup in a series of creative photos

10 years on, Maccas burger, fries still very preserved

It may be 10 years old, but this burger still hasn't gone mouldy. Photo / Reddit

Image of 10 year old burger and fries enough to make you shudder

MY SAY: Sorry America, you have it all wrong

So here I present to you my comprehensive (though certainly not exclusive) list of the 10 things seriously weird about the United States of America.

Journalist Sophie Meixner highlights some flaws she's found in USA.

He's ready to bare it all and wax that hairy back

Maryborough's Russell Booth and partner Charmaine Bailey - Russell is getting his back waxed at Pubfest to raise money for charity. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The Maryborough man has volunteered to have his entire back waxed

Tom Jones thanks fans for support

Tom Jones has thanked fans following the death of his wife

Govt commission endorses Aussies bypassing geo-blockers

In the draft report on intellectual property issues, the commission found Australians got less digital service at higher cost than people in places such as the US.

PEOPLE who use software to avoid geo-blockers on online cont

Sylvester Stallone set for TV mafia role

Sylvester Stallone will play a mafia boss in a new TV series.

Charlie Sheen restraining order lifted

Charlie Sheen.

Charlie Sheen has had a restraining order against him lifted

Police search Prince's home, keep reasons secret

Prince

Police have obtained a search warrant to search Prince's home

Iggy Azalea: I'm a bad role model

Iggy Azalea thinks she's a bad role model for children

LISTEN: 'Develop the project': Boyne mine sells for $1m

The site of Boyne Limestone Project.

The site, on the Calliope-Monto Rd, has sat dormant for years.

New Sunshine Coast CBD set to be ‘30-minute’ city

BIG PLANS: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

The new Maroochydore CBD is being hailed as blueprint for new plan

Audit finds Gillard farm loans hampered by inexperience

Prime Minister Julia Gillard

Major farm loans hamstrung by lack of departmental experience

Morrison hints budget is for those wanting to "get ahead"

Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, April 29, 2016.

Scott Morrison has given a hint on the focus of his first budget

Kidman sale knocked back as "not in national interest"

An undated supplied image of cattle at one of the Ord Valley Muster events near Kununurra in the East Kimberley.

Treasurer has all but knocked back current Kidman deal

Nurofen, Colgate hit with millions in fines

The Nurofen "specific pain" range

Pain relief maker accused of misleading consumers