UPDATE: Bruce Hwy still closed after truck crash diesel spill

FUEL SPILL: This truck left the road shortly after midnight last night.

The Bruce Hwy is closed in both directions.

UPDATE: Police investigate 'dried blood' at dead man's home

IDENTIFIED: Police have identified the man found dead in a drain at Toolooa on Thursday as Michael Peter Ceremuga.

Police are appealing for assistance after this morning's autopsy.

'Absurd': MP slammed, small coastal township wants out of electorate

REDISTRIBUTION: Flynn MP is under fire as Moore Park Beach residents want out of his electorate.

Submissions made into seven-yearly redistribution changes.






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Six hideaway bars to escape winter chill

THE last season of GoT finally uttered the words we’ve been waiting six seasons to hear and now that the weather has cooled down in Brisbane, “winter is here.”

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.

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.

Homewares stores to fulfil your Instagram dreams

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You too can become an Insta-star with these fab stores.

Date nights under $50

Nothing is more romantic than a picnic with a cracking view.

NOT every date has to cost you a bomb.

Top 10 Brisbane experiences to cross off your bucket list

Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.

A GOOD bucket list doesn’t have to span continents or cost millions.

Six mega sporting events you need to be at this year

Don't miss all the action trackside this season.

IF THERE is one thing Brisbane does damn well, it’s play host.

Fraudster couple fails at same scam twice

Gladstone man and woman attempted to rip off local businesses; court hears it was a 'desperate' attempt for cash in hard times.

She found her young child's body, then began offending

Court hears woman finds body of three-year-old child, leads to serious offending

Young Gladstone man sells drugs to fund own habit

SMOKING drugs on a daily basis is an expensive habit and someone's got to pay for it...

TAFE graduates earn bigger salaries faster

SPARK: Apprentice Peter Griffin from Firelec Rockhampton. Electrical qualifications from TAFE can lead to a starting salary of $84,500.

'Real benefits': TAFE graduates earn more money, faster.

A good shot in the arm for Gladstone community

GRANT: Gidarjil Development Corporation managing director Kerry Blackman is happy with funding.

'Good shot in the arm': Gladstone group granted $220,000

Battle raging over money to fund CQ roads

Funding for CQ's road upgrades is being ripped out of the region leaving our projects languishing at the starting line says QLD Minister.

Better phone service for Gladstone's regional towns

An example of a 'small cell' which will help places like Rosedale and Bororen.

'Small cells' to help with calls and internet

BlazeAid coming to the rescue at Bororen

CALL OF DUTY: BlazeAid volunteers clean fence debris off a property. They will conduct similar work at Bororen.

VOLUNTEERS to set up camp in Bororen to help farmers after TC Debbie

Three big days lined up at 1770 Festival

HISTORIC: Actors will recreate the landing of Captain James Cook at 1770.

TOWN celebrates with weekend full of entertainment and activities.

Mt Larcom road resurfacing almost done

NEAR COMPLETION: Road upgrades in the Mt Larcom area are due to be finalised in the coming weeks after rain from ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie caused a lengthy delay.

WORK was delayed for three weeks due to ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

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What to expect at Birds of Tokyo's Ipswich gig

BAND member Glen Sarangapany talks music, pub grub and doing shoeys

What public holidays are left in 2017

Ipswich residents will get the day off tomorrow for the show.

IPSWICH residents will get tomorrow off for the show

Caitlyn comes home to launch debut album

Gympie's Caitlyn Shadbolt will launch here debut album Songs On My Sleeve at an exclusive all-ages concert in Gympie on Friday, May 26.

Win tickets to Caitlyn's album launch

Petula Clark delighted to sing live for Australian fans

STILL TOURING: English singer Petula Clark is coming to Queensland.

English star Petula Clark still puts on a great show, even at 84.

Vivid Sydney captured by Jenn Cooper

Vivid in Sydney

Jenn Cooper, Canon Collective Ambassador, captures some of the magic of Vivid...

Police killer shot dead

Man shot dead after long stand-off with police.

Man who shot Senior Constable Brett Forte shot dead after long siege.

Margaret Court disgusted with The Project

Margaret Court says the interview on The Project was “below the belt”. Picture: Ross Swanborough

Tennis great defends her opinion and says show was "disrespectful".

Police shooter in siege at Gatton

Police officers try to save the life of their shot colleague Brett Forte.

Police continue to negotiate with the man who shot and killed Senior Constable...

Tobacconist calls for nicotine e-cigarettes to be legal

AN IPSWICH tobacconist is hoping an inquiry into electronic cigarettes will align Australia with the rest of the world.

Mazda3 Touring hatch: Long term test Month Two

POPULAR CHOICE: Part two of our three month test on one of Australia's best-selling cars: The Mazda3 hatch in Touring trim

Our second report on the hugely popular Mazda3 hatch

Rocky doctors rush to test man with suspected deadly disease

A case of the potentially deadly meningococcal disease, which causes a bright red rash, has been confirmed in Toowoomba.

DOCTOR at Rockhampton medical centre alerts paramedics.

Toowoomba uni student's ground-breaking anti-fat pill

Jess Pahl, PHD student at USQ has received funding to continue her work into developing an obesity pill. May 2017

Could seaweed hold clues to the secret of weight loss?

It's all in the telling

TELLING TALES: Children's author Felice Arena is a master at storytelling.

Is oral storytelling a craft we're losing the ability to use?

Centenarian takes to the skies for birthday joyride

LIFT OFF: Elsie Brown, from Pomona, is turning 100 years old and to celebrate, Helitec donated a 30-minute helicopter flight. Daughter Kathleen Jeffery and grandaughter Karen Harris joined Mrs Brown for the flight.

Elsie Brown marks 100th birthday in helicopter

Everything coming to Netflix, Stan, Foxtel and Amazon Prime Video this June

AS ANOTHER month comes to an end, we get ready to have new content added to our streaming services. Here is everything coming this June.

Sam Armytage and Tom Cruise? Saaaaay what?

Apparently, the answer is no.

Musical tribute to flood volunteers released

Songwriter honours flood volunteers who helped their neighbours.

Lismore songwriter Simon Thomas was moved by strangers' kindness

Karl Stefanovic's rant about Schapelle Corby 'a bit rich'

Karl Stefanovic is sick of hearing about Schapelle Corby.

Maybe he just wanted to make himself the story.

New $46.7m counter-terrorism facility to be built in Wacol

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, pictured with Police Commisioner Ian Stewart, has announced plans to build a new counter-terrorism facility in Wacol.

The facility will be built over three years.

Home to a sex worker: Sordid history of iconic Coast shed

Milojevic Djordjevic's daughter Linda at the derelict shed on Yandina-Coolum Road.

The shed was once a liveable 'barrack'.

This is real estate's billion-dollar man

Bob Wolff at AREC with John McGrath of McGrath Real Estate.

They don’t call him the “Billion dollar man” for nothing

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

Report reveals progress on $319m airport upgrade

Aerials of the Sunshine Coast.Jetstar plane in front of the Susnhine Coast terminal, Sunshine Coast Airport.

Over two dozen government approvals needed for airport expansion

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Where the 13,000 mining jobs are

Rio Tinto's Amrun

THE mining and resources downturn is over and jobs are coming back

Bringing down indigenous workplace hurdles

PASSIONATE: Jobs4Youth co-ordinator Rebekah Carr.

There are many benefits of hiring indigenous staff.

Careers Australia fails: 15,000 students, 1000 staff gone

Group's 1000 staff sent an email that they had been stood down

How to survive the robot jobs revolution

Nicholas Davis is here to tell you that it’s not all bad news

The $1000-a-day jobs of the future are not what you think

In workplace speak they’re also known as “slashies”

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The proper Maserati Levante? Petrol V6 twin-turbo arrives

SOUNDS GOOD: The Levante SUV has boosted Maserati's Australian sales markedly, and now a proper petrol version joins the diesel offering.

Ferrari-made 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 for Maserati's SUV

2017 Lexus LX570 review: Automotive glamping

MAGIC CARPET RIDE: Even on the rough stuff, the Lexus LX570 combines capability with opulence.

Road test review of the 2017 Lexus LX570.

Volvo's FH XXL concept cab surprise

WHAT A TEASE: Volvo shows off it's Concept FHXXL Concept cab in Brisbane.

FH XXL Concept Cab unveiled.

Ford Mustang crowned as the world's best-selling sports car

BEST SELLER: Ford's success story new Mustang isn't just a winner in Australia, but also the likes of India (pictured), France, Romania, Greece and...Bonaire?

More than 150,000 Mustangs sold globally in 2016

We test drive Audi S5 Sportback offering cut-price prestige

VALUE UP: The new Audi S5 Sportback is some $14,000 cheaper than the previous model with a $105,800 sticker price to price match its key performance rivals. The five-door S5 uses a 3.0-litre turbo V6 offering 260kW and 500Nm, hitting 100kmh in 4.7 seconds.

Audi shaves $14,000 off its old S5 model while adding extra features

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