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Man celebrates 50 years of post office service

Noel Saffy has been presented with a 50 years of service certificate for his work at the Charleville branch of Australia Post during a ceremony on Thursday.

New principals head to Murweh schools

NEW FACES: Michael Ward (top left) is to join St Mary's Primary School and Pollyanna Crawford (bottom left) is to join Sacred Heart Parish.

Principals are leaving previous placements for Murweh schools.

Charleville police crackdown on crime in the new year

There were five incidents of people being charged with unlicensed driving within the Charleville area.

THE police have charged wrongdoers with a range of offences.

War of words between Labor, LNP over action on ice scourge

ICE FORUM: LNP leader Deb Frecklington announced a series of forums for the community to give feedback about the effects of the drug ice.

The LNP has announced a new ice forum for Toowoomba next month

Quick thinking neighbour contains small fire

FIRE: A small fire broke out at a Charles St address.

Emergency services were called to Charles St, Dalby, last night

Australia's oldest man turns 108

Dexter Kruger enjoyed a range of sweet treats at his birthday morning tea.

Roma's Dexter Kruger has cut the cake on another birthday.

Southwest weather: very high fire danger warning

Rural Fire Service warns parts of the region are expected to experience a very high fire danger this weekend.

QFES urges residents to remain alert of heightened fire conditions.

CLOSING DOWN: Stalwart tailor to sell thousands of suits

END OF ERA: Dalby tailor Kev Khazen is closing his shop after five decades in business, with thousands of suits for sale.

Thousands of suits made by Kev Khazen will be on sale next week

Residents in Miles urged to immediately boil drinking water

Tea kettle with boiling water on black background. Heater glow under the kettle.

Quality issues at Miles Water Treatment Plant are being investigated

Home 'burnt to ground' in early morning blaze

WARRA FIRE: A house in Lytton St, Warra, was burnt to the ground early this morning. No one was in the house at the time.

Fire investigators yet to determine the cause of the blaze

Survey reveals trucking second most deadly job

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: the scene of the double fatality two-truck collision on the Gwydir Highway on Monday.

Trucking second most dangerous job in Australia, survey finds

$800M major development to boost cyclone ravaged community

A panorama view of the proposed wind farm at Clarke Creek 150km south west of Mackay and 150km north west of Rockhampton.

Clarke Creek could get windfall if govt approves an $800m wind farm

Popular Gympie supermarket to close its doors next month

A Gympie supermarket will close its doors for 10 days next month,

The supermarket will remain closed for 10 days

'COFFIN SWAP': Funeral director reveals what happened

Tony Hart of Harts Family Funerals.

"We apologise profusely for our mistake and the distress...''

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Two companies said the solar power installation firm owed them money. (File photo)

Companies say Wide Bay solar firm owes nearly $89,000

Granite Belt winery is a global favourite

TOP DROPS: Ballandean Estate's Robyn Henderson, Angelo and  Mary Puglisi, Hayden and   Leeanne Gangemi, and Dylan Rhymer (winemaker).

Storied estate adds yet another accolade.

Dealer sold ice to colleagues 'so they would work better'

Urging the 23-year-old Caloundra man Mitchell Gavin Patrick Vansleve to turn away from "the very evil business of drug trafficking”, Justice Martin Daubney sentenced him to 27 months in jail for selling ice and cocaine.

'Very evil business of drug trafficking'

Nabbed after bragging about 'spectacular' bank card fraud

The former drug abuser's crime wave included a $54,000 fraud after stealing a man's bank card.

A 'breathtaking' crime involved him threatening man holding baby

'Cruel and unusual' custody for diabetic accused of assault

Diabetes and the required insulin injections have complicated the man's time in custody. (FILE PHOTO)

Judge mulls unusual case after man 'shackled' round the clock

Disabled girl was tortured and attacked by three teenage girls

Senior police says its one of the worst assaults they have seen in 30 years

Three girls as young at 12 have beat a disabled teenager until she is...

Shock poll: Australia Day ‘not sacred’ to most of us

A smoking ceremony as part of Australia Day celebrations at Sydney Harbour. Picture: Supplied

A MAJORITY of voters don’t know why Australia Day is held on January 26

‘He would watch me in shower’

Elizabeth Jane Flores talks about when she lived with David and Louise Turpin on Good Morning America.

“It was like a joke. He never touched me or anything.”

Donald Trump compared daughter Ivanka to porn star

Stormy Daniels 2010

“He told me I was someone to be reckoned with, like his daughter.”

Australia, you should be ashamed

He won in straight sets, but it was a tough one for Nick.

Kyrgios was livid, and he had every right to be

Sydney to be hit with five-day heatwave

The hot temperatures will continue for the rest of this week.

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning of a severe heatwave to hit today

Amazon to launch $5 a month music service

Amazon has revealed plans to launch its Echo range of smart speakers in Australia, as used by David and Emily Bain, and their 20-month-old son Liam. Picture: Ian Currie

New Amazon speaker can also deliver Aussie cricket sledges

People love $1.80 Bunnings hack

When mum Gina saw the tip shared online, she sent her husband to Bunnings and said goodbye to kitchen clutter forever.

“The kitchen looks so uncluttered..."

Truckie's road rage left teacher 'terrified, shaking'

A Wollongbar woman says she is shaken after two terrifying road rage incidents.

"He kept honking his horn and he was tailgating me"

Jay, Bey’s lavish Kimye baby gift

Jay Z and Beyonce have given their friends Kim Kardashian and Kanye West a $26,000 baby bracelet.

Kim and Kanye are on course to have the most blinging baby on the block

How selfie led to murder charge

Cheyenne Rose Antoine, left, used her own belt to kill her best friend Brittney Gargol, right. Picture: Facebook

THIS is the selfie that police used to convict a woman of killing her best...

What really happened on holiday?

Nathaly Salazar, 28, seen pictured in a pink coat at her hostel in Peru, on the day of her disappearance. Picture: CEN/Australscope

NATHALY Salazar’s new year was initially off to a spectacular start

Mother duck sorts out her surfing chicks quack-smart

IT'S HOT: A family of ducks cools off in a Sarina backyard.

The four duckings were 'surfing' as their parents watched

Lost GoPro owner turns up half a world away

The search is over for this woman after her GoPro was found washed up on the beach containing photos and videos of the surfer.

Five-year-old mystery solved in unlikely way

Anchorman Will Ferrell grills Federer at Australian Open

Will Ferrell interviews Roger Federer and John McEnroe at Melbourne Park.

The Anchorman star also managed to have a dig at Aussies

50,000 mangoes and counting

RIPE SOLUTION: Brian Burton's free giveaway of B grade mangoes has become an advertising bonanza for his Anderleigh property.

Gympie farmer gives away mangoes, here's how you can get in on it.

'Ewwww... I stood on it': Surprise house guest shocks family

Australian Wood or Forest Scorpion, Cercophonius squama, on bark.

The creature was on the floor in the kitchen

Dad calls out store for being sexist against fathers

A dad has criticised a UK supermarket’s mother and baby section

Bake Off's back for more layer cakes and one liners

THE Great Australian Bake Off hosts Mel Buttle and Claire Hooper talk sneaky tastes and hot cross puns.

What's on the big screen this week

Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue in a scene from the movie Swinging Safari.

AUSSIE comedy goes back to the '70s and an awards favourite debuts.

Britannia could be your new TV obsession

Liana Cornell stars as Ania in the TV series Britannia.

AUSSIE Liana Cornell talks about working on the new historical drama

Oh yeah!!! Our Cait up for two Country Music Channel awards

Country music star and Queenslander Caitlyn Shadbolt in the News Corp studio ahead of CMC Rocks.

Many of her more than 30,000 Facebook followers congratulated her

Home and Away crew mourns Jess

Home and Away’s Jessica Falkholt has died from her injuries in hospital. Photo: AAP/Lisa Mann Creative Management/Sally Flegg

Jessica Falkholt’s death falls on the same day soap marks 30 years.

Halle Berry risks wardrobe malfunction in daring dress

Halle Berry arrives at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

THE 51-year-old wore a dress with sheer cutouts at NAACP Awards.

Beach Boys' Wilson overturns 'million dollar' mistake

Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys performs during the band's concert at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, June 2, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

“That composition got an F, but it made a million dollars.”