Young widow: 'I'm running for Daniel because he can't'

Jo and Daniel Smith-Hooker with their daughters Bailey and Jordyn.

'I honestly thought I knew what grief was. But I didn't have a clue.'

Traffic chaos as trucks crash on Bruce Hwy either side of Rocky

LIGHTS ON: Fog has blanketed the Rocky region.

Flights delayed, car crashes as thick fog settles over Rockhampton

Shock data reveals Rocky's alarming rate of family breakdowns

Take a look at the make-up of modern Rockhampton






Ain’t no mountain high enough

GOING on a hike is one of the best ways to get active and outdoors and the big smoke Brisbane is dishing up the goods.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

A whisky-lover's blueprint to Brisbane's best bars

Check out The Gresham for some old-school fine drops.

SCOTCH, Whiskey and Whisky; it all gets a bit confusing.

Your guide to the best Brisbane markets

Enjoy the beautiful offerings of one of Brisbane's many markets.

WHO doesn’t love a good market!?

8 things you didn't know you could do at North Straddie

Watch these guys while you enjoy the magical sunset of an evening.

NORTH Stradbroke Island is the perfect getaway.

Our six art gallery picks for a creative day out

Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art always has a fun, exciting and interesting exhibition on show for the whole family to enjoy.

YOU'D be mistaken in thinking Brisbane wasn't an arty city.

Six hideaway bars to escape winter chill

The Gresham's charm will win you over before your first sip.

THESE are the perfect places to hang this winter.

Jeff Horn's dad feels the pain when son boxes

A SHUDDER went through Jeff Horn's father and brother as they watched the sickening TV footage of a boxer losing his life after a brutal fight in Sydney.

Trainer urging Horn to keep off social media

TRAINER Glenn Rushton is urging Jeff Horn to stay away from social media as the build-up to Sunday's Battle of Brisbane with Manny Pacquiao intensifies.

Bigger crowd just the ticket for Jeff Horn

JEFF Horn will become a millionaire by fighting Manny Pacquiao on Sunday, with his promoter revealing he would receive a huge pay bonus.

Ben & Co’s inspiring story to fill gap in community

BEN Hunter beams as he bakes and sells an impressive range of muffins, biscuits and slices at local markets.

You're approved to receive the NDIS - now what?

ONCE you've been approved to get the NDIS, here's what will happen.

When the NDIS is rolling out at your place

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme launched in July 2013 and continues to roll out region by region across the country.

Tributes flow after respected Rockhampton woman dies

SHE believed there was no age limit on learning, putting her extensive knowledge of Central Queensland to good use in dozens of history books.

NITELIFE: Were you snapped out and about this weekend?

L-R Renae Leis, Anna Keating and Kirra Ireland at the Ginger Mule.

Check out this week's Nite Life gallery

International tourists flock to CQ and spend big

Head to Great Keppel Island on Freedom Fast Cats

UK, Germany, NZ, USA and France tourists flock to CQ

REVEALED: Mega water park set to transform Rocky suburb

Gracemere water park works kicked off by politicians

Business makes huge deal to support Yeppoon school

HUGE DONATION: First XIII team members Jackson Phillips, Cooper Corcoran, Jeremiah Naawi, Troy Richardson and coach Terry Hansen accept the new JRT-sponsored jerseys from JRT Groups Jason Thomasson at the College.

Why businessman is teaming up with local school

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Bundy mum blogging to get families offline

A BUNDABERG mum is on a mission to help parents and children take a breather from social media.

Take luxury food, wine tour around Toowoomba

FOODIE CULTURE: Emily Moon (left) and Cheryse Bliesner with the Hummer used for Toowoomba's Luxury Food and Wine Tour.

It is designed to highlight the best produce the region has to offer

Mega guide of events on in CQ this weekend

FAMILY FUN: Archer Park Railway Museum will hold a family fun day on Sunday.

From country shows to food markets, there's something for everyone.

Country music stars coming to Ipswich

Ipswich will get it's country on when The Country Superstars Tribute Show hits town on Friday, June 30 at Brothers Leagues Club.

A UNIQUE tribute show will bring a bit of country into the city.

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Hanson channels foul-mouthed chef for Cap Coast cook off

Clinton and Juanita Thompson with Senator Pauline Hanson at the Causeway Lake Kiosk during her visit in February. Senator Hanson will return to the store, now run by Clinton's daughter Erin Robins, this Saturday to lend a hand. INSET: Gordon Ramsay.

One Nation leader vows to share her potato scallops to help business

Yeppoon business riding success wave with Australian-first boards

Yeppoon Jets offeres the first electric powered surfboards, body-boards and sups now available for hire on the Capricorn Coast.

Looking for thrills on the Cap Coast? This business has you covered.

Big win for local tradies as contractor revealed for $25M Rocky development

Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne announces the tender for the Rockhampton Hospital car park.

New project to generate 67 jobs set to start soon.

'I will spend a lifetime missing her deeply'

SAGE Beaumont was lovingly tucked into bed, happy and healthy. The adorable toddler with sparkling blue eyes and a captivating smile never woke.

'Sensible approach to food, complete lack of decorum'

Shannon Kelly White is the one-woman-band behind popular blog, Shannon's Kitchen.

She has a potty mouth and makes no excuses for it.

Vegan cafe with Coast's best burger gains popularity

TASTY: Wallea Eaglehawk and Alex Coolican from Delicats Vegan Cafe with their famous vege burger.

Voted Coast's most popular burger - and here's why

Great-grandparents' multi-million dollar gift to the Coast

DIGGING DEEP: Nola and Roy Thompson have been given a philanthropic award due to their incredible generosity to the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Is this the Sunshine Coast's most generous couple?

Does mum get claim over ex's estate?

Court to decide whether mum can claim from former partner's estate

White lions Holden and Kimba are coming to Dreamworld

Dreamworld will host lions until July 13.

Queenslanders have a chance to meet Holden and Kimba.

Wonder Woman sequel underway

IT’S MADE $US573 million at the box office so far, so it’s no surprise plans are already underway for a Wonder Woman sequel.

MasterChef: Fish fry feast too much for Ipswich cook

Willowbank native Nicole Stevenson has been eliminated from MasterChef.

NICOLE Stevenson narrowly misses out on MasterChef's Top 10.

Thor on holiday: Chris Hemsworth is here!

If you didn't know who he was - you'd think he was a local

Nintendo set to release the Super NES Classic Edition

Nintendo is releasing a miniature version of their Super NES console

Island caretaker has weeks to live, abandons paradise

St Bees managing director Phil Webb, has been struck with illness and it has prompted the sale of the island.

His health has deteriorated in the past couple of months

Prime CBD site sold as laneway culture progresses

The Longs building Ruthven Street has been purchased by a group of investors to be renovated into a series of shops/eateries.  June 2017

How investors and council plan to transform the Toowoomba CBD

Gateway opens to $3b Coast mega estate

VISION: An artist's impression of the Palmview development 'Harmony' and its linear park.

New road provides link from the past to the future

Major German supermarket set to open in southeast Queensland

German supermarket giant Kaufland is understood to have approached southeast Queensland councils about a possible distribution centre, which would kickstart the establishment of new supermarkets.

Supermarket giant Kaufland has its eyes firmly on Queensland.

Confident first half year for commercial property

SIGNS OF CONFIDENCE: A mixed-use site at 139 Eumundi Rd, Noosaville, was one of the outstanding results achieved in the year.

Sunshine Coast market showing strong signs for next five years

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How it took 2000 applications to get a job on Sunshine Coast

TOUGH GIG: It took Matt Collins 2000 job applications before he found a job.

Valuable tips for those feeling lost in the job search.

Qld Budget 2017: Six billion dollar push for 22,000 jobs

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt, watched by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, speaks during a press conference at Parliament House in Brisbane, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Mr Pitt will hand down the 2017-18 budget for the state, his third.

Six billion will be spent to fund 22,000 jobs in Qld

Regional jobs program to be expanded in budget

Support for regional jobs will feature in Tuesday's Queensland budget.

Regional jobs program to be expanded

Anger at Aurizon ad as jobs go in Gladstone

An Aurizon protest in Rockhampton.

Company rejects 'lousy' treatment claims

Adani: Yes it's a coal mine, but it's jobs we need

This bumper sticker has been increasingly appearing in Townsville, in the midst of environmental protests against the Adani mine. Picture: Chris McMahon

Company has been mired in a bitter protest war

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Sub-$50,000 Jaguar SUV confirmed for later this year

COMPACT JOY: Set to boost Jaguar’s SUV line-up, the compact E-Pace will rival the likes of BMW’s X1, Audi’s Q3 and the Range Rover Evoque with a sub-$50k price tag.

The most affordable Jaguar ever confirmed for Australia

Toyota offers a bright orange 86 special edition track toy

No extra engine power, but Toyota's limited edition 86 should be a better track toy with bigger brakes and improved suspension. It's quite bright, too.

Toyota offering 60 special 86s with improved brakes and suspension

MY18 Subaru XV small SUV road test and review

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK: The new MY18 Subaru XV offers a Toyota Prado-matching 220mm of ground clearance plus a smart X-Mode for traction on slippery surfaces. It starts from $27,990 before on-roads.

A small SUV with serious off-road clout? Enter Subaru's new XV

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