Stalking trial: Petros accuses Lauga MP of political cover-up

POLITICAL blogger fights stalking charges, claims Brittany Lauga MP accused him to stop him investigating whether her husband stole $250K, court hears.

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'How long to fix CQ's mine-blast road?': Locals count costs

Gihibi Road is closed about 10km in from the Leichardt Highway, right before the mine tunnel.

LIFE-saving time lost as road remains blasted in two, nurse tells.

KING OF THE JUNGLE? Amazon sets to shake-up Christmas war

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“Australians have been building their hopes up too high..."

Leaders spend final days hunting scarce votes

VOTE BOOSTER? Annastacia Palaszczuk holds a meerkat at Australia Zoo yesterday.

Regions pull in the pollies for last-minute blitz

David Bell secures national dealmaker ranking

A-LISTER: David Bell named in Australia’s Top 50 real estate dealmakers.

Bell has secured a position in the Real Estate Business Dealmakers

Mining giant delivers 40+ CQ apprenticeships

Dwayne House is one of 42 local apprentices who have been offered positions with BMA for the new year.

Dwayne House leaves the Army for a life with BHP

Why this couple love the North Rocky flood levee

Tom and Jean Kerr at their Berserker home which was previously flood-prone. The water previously reached the eighth step.

'It was heaven' to stay home during flood

Yeppoon real estate agent named among state's best

RORY'S AN A-LISTER: Yeppoon-based real estate agent, Rory Wex has been chosen as one of the top 150 agents in Queensland to join the elite list

RORY Wex is one of the Capricorn Coast's real estate A-listers

72 hours across the region

Barbara Grant is coming up from the Gold Coast to talk about her lifelong association with Killin/McRich/Yungaba - a fine example of Rockhampton's architectural heritage.

Check out what's happening this weekend in CQ.

LNP's commitment to GKI casino licence questioned

Livingstone Mayor Bill Ludwig, Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga and Tourism Minister Kate Jones at the $25million for GKI announcement

Livingstone Mayor claims LNP back-flipped on boutique licence.

Election promises revealed by Rockhampton's candidates

ELECTION PROMISES: See what the Rockhampton candidates have promised in return for your vote on Saturday.

The full list of everything promised to win over your vote.

BIG READ: Keppel candidates address Livingstone's wish list

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Mayor Bill Ludwig and Councillor Jan Kelly are proud supporters of Livingstone Shire Council's proactive approach towards tackling Domestic and Family Violence, through the educational and awareness training sessions with Lifeline Australia.

See where your favourite candidates sit on the big issues for Keppel

Resident: $4.1m Yeppoon rail line is way off track

Robert Lang on his Nankin property, which his family have owned for nearly 100 years. Mr Lang knows the neighbouring railway from the meatworks well, and says his mind boggles over the ALP's pledge for the track.

Robert Lang said the upgraded Yeppoon rail line would not get used

Rocky Council addresses water security fears after report

The Fitzroy River Barrage.

Setting the record set straight on how long the water could last.

CQ water security concerns as Rookwood stalemate continues

Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Michelle Landry MP at the Rookwood Weir announcement.

PM's office dragging feet on correspondence to get Rookwood started

Coast brothers turn vet clinic into online megastore

Brothers Steven and Mark Perissinotto sell vet products.

10,000 orders every month to all corners of globe

eBay’s bold Amazon warning

Amazon is set to launch in time for Christmas.

They've warned Aussie businesses about Amazon's strategies

The jobs that can wreck you

Peter Kirwan had a breakdown after a workplace injury changed everything.

These are the careers most likely to damage you

Parcel of Ipswich land likely for new Greyhound track

GREYHOUNDS: Race two was won by Shaylor Rene. Smooth Jake came in second.

Racing Queensland looking at land to the south or west of Brisbane

Pub with no loos isn’t taking the piss

The Bavarian bar in Knox Ozone serves steins of beer but hasn’t got a toilet. Picture: James Ross

The venue seats 250 people and has 17 types of beer on tap

Toowoomba's $50m formula factory targets 30 million tins

WINNING FORMULA: Concept plans for the Toowoomba Premium Milk factory adjacent to the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport.

Formula factory stage 1 of $300 million investment

Opinion: 'Don't be a dingo George Christensen'

Don't use the Marriage Amendment Bill as an excuse to abstain and shirk away from your elected responsibility.

Opinion: George Christensen 'on record' to vote yes

George on record to vote yes but with adequate protections

LETTERS: Country can't be run by protest votes

BATTLER BUS: Queensland One Nation leader Steve Dickson (left) and One Nation leader Pauline Hanson are seen during a doorstop at a Nambour petrol station after departing on tour from Brisbane, Monday, November 6.

Don Schmidt says a country can't be governed by protest votes.

LETTER: Remembering those killed on our roads

SLOW DOWN: Queensland has already seen a staggering 217 road-related fatalities this year - 11 more than at the same point last year.

November 19 is World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

Cafe kicks customer out for waiting in line with takeaway cup

Stock image cup of coffee

OPINION: Am I overreacting? Or was this unbelievably rude?

CQ caught in double political crossfire: Opinion

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'Federal and state govs are playing political roulette at our cost'

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

There are no photos of Damian Bathersby's new tent in the Gympie storm so here's a file photo of someone else's predicament after a different storm, somewhere else.

MEMORIES of the night Jimmy sang up a storm in Gympie.

Jury out after claims man called ex a 'putrid waste of time'

There's been no verdict yet from jurors at Brisbane District Court.

She said if he loved her, he would not treat her that way

Nothing can take away suffering, judge tells killer

Kieren Pye wasn't rich or famous - but his family loved him.

Violent past revealed as Kieren Pye's killer acquitted of murder

Call the cops if you see this child sex predator on Facebook

Ipswich child abuser Joshua Michael Slater must not be around children or use social media, dating or gaming apps.

Why this child sex abuser must not use Grindr, Facebook, Snapchat

Chief calls for right-to-die laws in NT

Mr Gunner’s letter follows voluntary euthanasia laws passing in Victoria’s Upper House.

The Northern Territory wants federal action on Euthanasia

Snake found hiding out in souvenir shop

A red-bellied black snake was removed from a shop in Kuranda by Cairns Snake Removals. PHOTO: CAIRNS SNAKE REMOVALS

This shop snake was definitely alive

Bishop grilled on cabinet leaks

Julie Bishop at today’s launch of the Foreign Policy White paper at DFAT in Canberra. Picture Gary Ramage

Julie Bishop has maintained that she is not the leak

Woman shot dead outside hospital, followed by three-car crash

Police closed of Furlong Road to traffic. Picture: Patrick Herve

Detectives are investigating after a female was fatally shot.

$326 flights to Europe as Black Friday deals ramp up

Cheap holidays, here we come.

If you’re not booking your next holiday this week, you’re missing out.

$10 airfares are back for routes across Australia

When Aussies are offered $10 airfares, they don’t mess about.

Family rushes be alongside explosion victim at hospital

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter last night transferred Scott Jones from Lismore Base Hospital to Royal Brisbane Hospital after an explosion at the Lismore Turf Club.

Scott Jones is expected to have surgery and skin grafting today

EXPLAINED: The story behind this touching viral photo

TOUCHING: Paramedics fulfilled the wish of a palliative care patient who wanted to visit the beach for one of the last times.

It wasn't the first time the pair had met the woman in her 70s.

YouTube’s dark child exploitation secret

YouTube has signalled that it will crack down on it Australian Pranksters Jump on Creepy Clown Trend 's seedy trade of child exploitation videos.

There is some dark, depraved and very strange content on YouTube

Businesses cashing in on sex scandal

Kevin Spacey arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Picture: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

PR firms signing up creeps in wake up scandals

Kim K wants sex slave killer freed

Kim Kardashian has thrown her support behind a 29-year-old US woman who was convicted of murdering a man when she was 16. Picture: Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP

Cyntoia Brown was sex-trafficked by a pimp named “Cutthroat”

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

Buckethead Army invade Barmy Army

Aussie Buckethead Army meets Brits Barmy Army

first performance of the Australian ‘Buckethead Anthem’ of the Ashes 2017/18

Family's home 'left to rot' after Debbie

STILL WAITING: Lee Jacques, Regan McGrigor and Makenzy McGrigor at the front of their Sarina Range home.

A Sarina Range family is still waiting for help after TC Debbie.

Bikini baristas rake in $132,000

It's a battle of shirts versus skins

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The Turkeys are causing a big problem on the Coast

Fed up man says he has a solution to keeping the amorous birds away

Big news for Borumba Dam Camp Grounds

BACK IN ACTION: Brothers Terry and Peter Holliday have taken over management of the Borumba Camp Grounds.

Step one? 'Fill the joint'.

David Cassidy’s brother pens emotional tribute

HE was one of the heart-throbs of the 70s on The Partridge Family, but David Cassidy’s brother has remembered the late star’s cheeky and hysterical side.

'Womanspreading': The bizarre new Instagram trend

Womanspreading is set to become the latest trend on Instagram. Picture: Instagram/anoukrielo

WOMANSPREADING is the latest trend taking Instagram by storm.

Goggleboxers’ emotional reaction to ‘Yes’ vote

Tom wells up as he talks about the decision.

THE households watch a history-making moment in tonight's episode.

J-Law splits from director boyfriend

Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky have split after a year together. Picture: Splash News

OSCAR-winner has reportedly split with Darren Aronofsky.

Fiance gets Lady Gaga face tattoo

Lady Gaga’s fiance has gone to some extreme lengths to prove his love to the American pop star.

LADY Gaga’s fiance has gone to an extreme to prove his undying love.

AC/DC legend’s final farewell

ACDC founding member Malcolm Young who died last night aged 64. Malcolm had been suffering from dementia for some time. Supplied

MALCOLM Young will be farewelled ahead of the ARIA Awards.

Caitlin Stasey slams ‘discriminatory’ fashion designers

Caitlin Stasey is not impressed by the way denim jeans don’t cater to the female form.

Aussie star Caitlin Stasey has hit out at the design industry.