Brothers power into rugby grand final with big win

Coach says troops are up for the challenge against Dawson Valley

CQ animal rescue group struggle with abandoned pet surge

Thatcher the dog is the face up Capricorn Animal Aid's upcoming fundraiser ball. He is pictured with his foster carer Lailah Hinds and Capricorn Animal Aid's Juanita Peoples ahead of the major event.

Major fundraiser the only hope for hundreds of animals in need

Outlaws shine on diamonds to take out women's title

The victorious Outlaws Blue team after its grand final victory.

Reigning champs do it again with win over Magpies in grand final

CQ Rugby Union fraud accused tries to travel overseas

REQUEST DENIED: Ian Coombe's request to travel freely overseas was opposed by the Police Prosecutors.

Former president of CQ Rugby Union Ian Coombe faces court.

'Welcome, strangers, to the show': Music icon coming to Rocky

World-renowned Aussie rock legend Paul Kelly has announced a Rockhampton performance as he tours his 23rd studio album.

HUGE name reveals Rocky show plans, with more big acts to come

The puzzling truth behind Rockhampton's hidden epidemic

Christine Karanges talks about how she manages to live with early on-set dementia.

This is what it's like to have dementia

Why I ended up paying big time for $7 Kmart toaster

PLASTIC NOT SO FANTASTIC: The culprit.

OPINION Bargain turns out to be expensive mistake

He's 93, has dementia and makes love with a sex worker

People with dementia can experience massive changes in their libidos.

Meet the escort who helps men with dementia enjoy sex

Rocky council's $125K splash for new environment role

Division 6 councillor Drew Wickerson was driven by his own passion for the environment in pushing for council to create a $125K position.

Councillor pushes for big move to fill a de-amalgamation void

Miner slams claims of grubby language

A message for workers who haven't been locked out of Glencore's Oaky North Mine.

'Not once have I heard the term maggot, grub or scab used'

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Rocky hospital reveals multi-million dollar upgrade

An additional fully integrated operating theatre is included in major upgrade works at Hillcrest Rockhampton Hospital.

Massive spend takes region's hospital ugprades past $45m mark

Texas entrepreneur flies in to Rocky to share success story

SMART GROUP: Talking start-ups are, from left, Tye Adams, of Trumbull Unmanned, Vince Loremia, of Philippines-based company KallFly, Queensland's chief entrepreneur Mark Sowerby, Rockhampton Regional councillor Drew Wickerson and Matt Tomlins, of Victorian start-up, CoverCard.

Drone expert provides top start-up tips

The world's best in things that roll embark on Rocky

AUSTRALIAN FIRST: Colin Cole from CQUniversity with Sebastian Stichell from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden at the 25th International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks.

International symposium held in Australia for the first time

Investors quick to snap up property in key growth corridor

High-profile commercial site sells at auction for $4.920m

Rocky woman's $3m will contested by daughter-in-law

Wood and brass judges gavel on a law book

99-year-old's will split estate between two of three sons

How Coast woman's simple idea became a cookbook empire

Kim McCosker with one of her 30 cookbooks, The Easiest Slow Cooker Book Ever.

Sense of creativity more important than business degree

Union demands Canavan step down for the sake of Rocky jobs

PUBLIC OUTCRY: CPSU Queensland Assistant regional secretary Amy Smith calls on Rockhampton-based Senator Matt Canavan to quit.

Calls for resignation follow third Coalition 'citizenship fiasco'

Construction boss warns of industry 'bloodbath' in 2018

Condev’s Gold Coast-based managing director Steve Marais predicts a grim outlook for the construction industry in 2018.

“A lot of people come in thinking it's an easy way of making money.'

Shark Tank: Extreme diet business slammed

Be Fit Food co-founder Kate Save on Shark Tank. Source:Supplied

Ultra-low calorie meals concern rival dietitian

LETTER: Pauline's burqa stunt gets my vote

I WILL be voting for Pauline Hanson. She wears the burqa in the Senate and is derided by her fellow senators.

Slow internet not always our fault: NBN boss

Workers linstall NBN cable.

MAYBE check with your service provider.

'Leave it as it is. One man, one woman make a marriage'

Legislate if you must, but never, no way call it marriage

CQUniversity looks back on half a century

CQUniversity's Health Science buildings around 1993.

CQUniversity celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017.

Forget the facade in Tuscany

The search for the best outdoor cafes in Italy unearths a foodie's dream.

Cafe visit turns into a feast for the senses

Mindless horror: What really drove Barcelona attack

Driss Oukabir, 28, was named by police as having rented the van used in the attack. He was the first to be arrested.

The Barcelona attack notable for its both tragedy and idiocy

PAUL MURRAY: Leave Australia Day alone

Let's leave Australia Day alone, says Paul Murray

What’s the point in endlessly trying to atone for them?

Witness describes seeing body of woman found in creek

Police investigators hold up a large white sheet to cover the body of a woman found in West Creek in Kearneys Spring on August 21, 2017.

A woman on her morning walk discovered the body in a creek

Motorcyclist busted at 100kmh on Esplanade

ROAD SAFETY: Police will be out in force this week to crack down on road offences across the Fraser Coast, as part of Road Safety Week.

The man was caught doing 40kmh over the limit.

Coroner to investigate after Coast man killed by train

A man wearing a dressing gown, a leather hat and glasses was struck by a train and killed at Mooloolah Valley on Thursday night.

Case of man killed by a train expected to be handed over to coroner

The 19 fugitives police are hunting: Do you recognise them?

Do you know any of these 19 people wanted by police?

Sarah Hanson-Young blows up at Pauline on Sunrise

One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson is seen wearing a burqa during Senate Question Time at Parliament House. Picture: AAPSource:AAP

Hanson demands apology after fiery clash with Greens Senator

Baby-faced killer wants to be ‘rewarded’

Daniel Kelsall is appealing his sentence for the murder of Morgan Huxley. Picture: AAP Image/Nikki Short.

Morgan Huxley killer Daniel Kelsall appeals sentence for murder

New mum reportedly cut in two by hospital lift

The Our Lady of Valme Hospital in Seville, Spain. Picture: Google Maps.Source:Supplied

New mum reportedly cut in two by malfunctioning hospital lift

Tech experts seek ban on robots that can kill

Killer robots, or lethal autonomous weapons, should be banned because of the potential scale of destruction and their ability to be hacked, industry leaders say.

Artificial intelligence and robotics industries take a joint stance

PM cops criticism for drastic poll

Australian Opposition Leader Bill Shorten can afford to smile after the latest Newspoll results.

Time for change, say shock jock and numbers man

Who gets to keep the engagement ring if you break up?

WHO gets to keep the diamond ring when an engagement is called off?

Who gets to keep the ring when an engagement is called off?

When is it not okay to text in sick?

Should you chuck an “SMS sickie”?

2 sick 4 work soz: When is it not OK to text?

Road rage driver rams P-Plater for hogging lane

The Landcruiser swerves into the other vehicle. Picture: Dash Cam Owners Australia

The incident is the latest in a spate of sickening road rage incidents

America’s super nukes can reach anywhere on Earth in 30 mins

An unarmed Minuteman III missile launches from Vandenberg air force Base, California in August. Picture: AP

They are 20 times more powerful than the atomic bomb

‘The most horrific crime we’ve seen’

Three girls aged under 10 were found brutally murdered in Clinton, Maryland. Picture: NBCSource:Supplied

Three girls under 10 have been found brutally murdered

Annie Get Your Gun show a gun-slingin' wild west adventure

It'll be gun-slingin’ fun at the Yeppoon Town Hall for the next two weekends

Crab lovers help RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Service

Rotary of Yeppoon Club's Robert Blyde at the I Crab Classic held at Coucom's Crab Pots and Fishing Gear in June which raised funds for the RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter Service. Photo Contributed / The Capricorn Coast Mirror

Crab Classic raises $6500 for RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue

Krackers own Eat St event

Krackers Operations Manager and Keppel Bay Sailing Club Manager can't wait to host Tracks N Tunes at Krackers on July 29. Photo Contributed / The Capricorn Coast Mirror

Southern Queensland food culture comes to Capricorn Coast

Lock and Hock set the stage for Annie Get your Gun debut

Amanda and Travis hock have been the directors, coreographers and producers of The Yeppoon Choral Society's upcoming production of Annie Get Your Gun at Yeppoon Town Hall this month. Photo Contributed / The Capricorn Coast Mirror

Husband and wife duo talk about importance of community productions

Restoration breathes new life on Tanby Rd

TASTY TREATS: Enjoy a delicious High Tea at Kanangra Heights on Tanby Rd.

CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE: Enjoy High Tea with a beautiful view

Hard work post-Cyclone Marcia uprooted by act of vandalism

one of the newly-planted trees that was destroyed.

Recently planted trees target of callous act of vandalism

Cop enjoys well earned cuppa after croc capture

Constable Samuel Hyson from Gunbalanya Police caught a crocodile in the street after a call from a concerned shop owner. Picture: NT Police

Local shopkeeper warned of crocodile in the street.

Rocky travel agent gives US Army guy drunken lift to barracks

Shiven Haresh Mukhi pleaded guilty to one count of drink driving in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court on August 17.

Travel agent's BAC triple the legal limit

Nude blogger takes on Instagram over 'sexuality'

The Nude Blogger has been booted off Instagram

“Instagram just couldn’t differentiate my non-sexual nudity"

Major airline adds new direct flights for Sunshine Coast

PACK YOUR BAGS: Fresh flights are on offer over the festive season for the Sunshine Coast.

Airline delivers Christmas gift with new direct Coast flights

Cheers! Taking lychee booze from Tiaro to the world

Lychee Hill Estate's John Pool is looking to export his unique lychee-based liqueurs and wines into China.

How one fruit farm is looking to China to make their mark

Your restaurant is 'hell in a shell': girl, 12, writes

This kid not did hold back. Picture: InstagramSource:Instagram

Young critic says the food tasted like “camp shop s**t”.

RECAP: Game of Thrones s7 e6 - Beyond the Wall

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Paul Kelly announces massive Australian tour

Paul Kelly is going on a 16-date national tour in November.

Music legend thrills fans with the announcement of a massive tour.

REVEALED: Liam Gallagher is coming to Falls Festival

English musician, singer, and songwriter, former lead singer of the rock band Oasis, Liam Gallagher performs during his concert at National Olympic Sports Center in Beijing, China, 10 August 2017.

He revealed the news ahead of the official line up announcement

Survivor twist bound to shock

Sunshine Coast mum-of-three Tara Pitt.

TARA Pitt benefited from a shock twist on Australian Survivor.

The Block goes back to school with gorgeous kids rooms

Ronnie and Georgia's winning kids bedroom in a scene from The Block.

ONE magical bedroom received the first perfect score of the season.

What's on the small screen this week

Rob Collins and Jessica Marais in a scene from season two of The Wrong Girl.

JESSICA Marais returns in The Wrong Girl.

Playing Tom Cruise's wife was a dream for Sarah Wright

Tom Cruise and Sarah Wright in American Made.

The actress stars opposite Cruise in the action comedy