LETTER: How I realised voting is important

What was said to me had real purpose and genuine gratitude behind it

Iconic CBD buildings featured in new public art project

Gladstone artist Geoff Head created the ten linocuts of Gladstone buildings that are now on Goondoon St.

The project aims to liven up the Gladstone CBD

Drink driver caught on the Bruce Hwy overnight

A Casino woman has appeared in court over drink driving charges.

He returned a blood alcohol reading of .102







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'I apologise every day that I am not the person he married'

My battle with postnatal depression...

'My husband lasted 6 weeks as a stay at home dad'

APN Hey Mummy Feature for online - stock images. Katie Dykes being interviewed for the webisodes. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

FROM the outside, being a stay at home mum looks like a breeze.

THE EXPERT: Stop judging working mothers

SUPER MUMS: Being a working mums comes down to perfecting time management.

"WORKING for money is all right; so is working because you want to.”

Health and nutrition with kids - how do you balance it?

HOW important is health and nutrition in your household?

Smack or no smack - where do you stand?

THE debate is reignited - is smacking acceptable?

Technology and kids: Do you ever cut their wi-fi?

Check out our new video series featuring mums having a chat

MY SAY: Can’t complain about the PM if you tuned out too

A Prime Minister’s stay can be all too fleeting, as we've seen over recent years.

Coalition to back Royal Flying Doctors

Royal Flying Doctor Service.

The Service supports the Coalition's plan, will Labor do the same?

OUR SAY: Brexit proves voters take matters into own hands

The Sun's front page in support of Britain leaving the European Union.

BREXIT vote has dominated campaigning in lead up to Federal election

This is the very first thing Shorten says he'll do

Federal opposition leader Bill Shorten visited Oxley to announce a major upgrade to the Ipswich Motorway.

The first piece of legislation Shorten would introduce is surprising

ELECTION 2016: The twist no one saw coming

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visits the Macadamia Processing Company at Alphadale with Page MP Kevin Hogan and Deputy Barnaby Joyce.

Malcolm Turnbull thought this election would solve his problems...

The looming stoush threatening to tear the Libs apart

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull moves to keep Abbott on the outer

LETTER: Where do Flynn candidates stand in abortion debate

AS THE President of Cherish Life, Gladstone Branch, I have been trying to contact the Candidates standing for the electorate of Flynn (with very little success)

LETTER: Are we in danger of losing our sense of humour?

Eddie McGuire

I cannot see how the throw away comment on a fun fund raiser

READER'S VIEW: Australia Post a waste of time and money

CHANGING TIMES: Changes to Australia Post prices and delivery service take effect today.

It took 12 days for a letter to come from Sydney to Rocky

LETTER: Union members no right to abuse politicians

Voter says people will still want you in if you're up front

Treasurer eases his new super rules

Noel Whittaker, Director of Whittaker Macnaught Pty Ltd

The government's super changes explained.

OPINION: Should society give dads more praise?

Father and child

It is rare we hear about dads doing the hard yards

No sugar treat for happy camper on private land

HAPPY camper Kyle Sorensen was merrily cooking up sausages for his breakfast when uninvited visitors to his camp site near cane fields had other ideas.

DJ Price charged with $50K fraud from dentist

A woman working at a dentist in Gladstone has been charged by police for allegedly pocketing more than $50,000 from her employer.

Gladstone driver disqualifed for the 13th time

Mechanic had 12 prior driving disqualified offences when he was caught by police. The court was told 'he should have stayed home that day'

Turnbull govt reveals new approach on regional health

DISADVANTAGES in rural health will become a key focus if the Coalition is re-elected.

Finally regions will get a Fair Go

Congestion on the Bruce Highway.

It's time for the major parties to close the country city gap

Fair Go campaign wins back our funding

The fund was originally created for people living in regional areas

All parties urged to treat young people seriously

There is a higher education gap between regional areas and Brisbane

Cities ahead by $2 billion in health funding

INVOLVED: Dr Ewen McPhee wants to see better heath services in rural areas.

People living in rural areas are missing out on $2 billion in funds

Here's what needs to happen to solve Indigenous unemployment

Institutionalised discrimination is one key factor

Barnaby Joyce throws support behind Fair Go campaign

GIVE REGIONS A FAIR GO: Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce at the roundabout at the Fiveways during his visit to Gympie this week.

Barnaby Joyce thrown his support behind Fair Go campaign

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PHOTOS: Terrorists bomb Turkish airport

TURKISH officials say 28 people have been killed and a further 60 injured after...

Feast on East Markets

Lily, 12 and Mia Monteret, 9 at the Feast on East market. Tuesday 28 June 2016.

Feast on East market. Tuesday 28 June 2016.

Wombat research block

Safe Haven Australian Animal Care and Education founder Tina Janssen wants to establish a research and relocating facility in South Australia.

Tina Janssen wants to purchase this block of land for wombat research and...

Nightowl Complex, Gladstone

There are six empty stores at the Nightowl complex, with Modscene Piercing Studio being the latest to close down.

ModScene is the latest store to close down in the Nightowl Centre.

Forget strawberry moons... check out CQ's blue moon catch

NIGHT SKY: There’s a blue moon rising this Friday.

Fisheries Queensland yesterday posted these images of a rare catch

IN DEEP: Japan diving lures Coast instructor

Local dive instructor heads to Okinawa

Why you can still catch mud crabs in June

Gordon Lund with quality flathead caught near Picnic Point in the Maroochy River.

Why unseasonal weather has the fishing seasons in a spin

Shacking up with VW’s Caddy Van, road test and review

CADDY LIFE: Compact van an enduring commercial favourite with its car-like driving manners and economy, and secures half the market share of its segment in Australia

VW holds half the small van market with its enduring Caddy

Alpaca your fork! TAFE students cook the new red meat

ECHOES RESTAURANT: Chef David Campbell with TAFE student Maggie Wu prepare the Kimchi and Sriracha for the braised Alpaca shoulder.Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

“It delivers a beautiful, delicate flavour between lamb and veal"

SPOLIER: What Heston will have them making on Masterchef

Heston Blumenthal is a guest judge on the MasterChef panel this week.

This one may just be the trickiest cook of yet

4 survival tips for mummas heading back to work

The few reminders every working mum needs to read.

Fishing entrepreneur hooks $40,000 to kickstart business

STOKED: Scott Vander Hulst is rapt investors have funded The Tackle Table’s first manufacturing run.

A SUNSHINE Coast man's dream has come true thanks to local investors

10 tips for a long and strong marriage

After sixty-six years of marriage, Fay Wyeth says dating should never get old and it’s okay to admire the opposite sex as long as it’s nothing more.

10. Always have a sense of humour

Dash Cam of Slip in Snow

Even light snow can be hazardous.

Dash cam shows how easy it is to lose control in even light snow.

Chaos outside Istanbul Airport

Turkish police block the road after an suicide bomb attack at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, 28 June 2016. At least 10 people were killed in two separate explosions that hit Ataturk Airport.

Distress as cars escape Istanbul airport after bombing.

Panic inside Istanbul Airport

Turkish police block the road after an suicide bomb attack at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, 28 June 2016. At least 10 people were killed in two separate explosions that hit Ataturk Airport.

Dramatic vision from inside Istanbul airport after explosin.

Burnett Heads housing development approved

COUNCIL APPROVED: A Burnett Heads housing development has been approved by Bundaberg Regional Council. Photo Contributed

Councillors approved the development seven votes to four

Three bedroom, 1100sqm block: Is this Qld's cheapest home?

BARGAIN BUY: Is this North Bundaberg property the cheapest home in Queensland?

Becoming a real estate mogul is all about risk and reward