Help with a lunch box snack for school kids

The Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre has joined forces with Cannonvale Coles to help fill kids' lunch boxes this coming school year.

'Daylight saving over my dead body': Costigan

Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan said regional Queensland doesn't want daylight savings.

Costigan says daylight saving debate a 'smokescreen'.

Lost sailor may have "consumed toxic substance"

The SBI Samba, which suffered a "man overboard" in mid-January 2017 as it travelled south along the Queensland coast.

"...international seafarers are a disposable commodity"

Sailing classes kick off

WATER SKILLS: Learn to sail classes will begin in February.

Get sailing this summer.

Bite into Aussie Day feast

AUSSIE DAY FEAST: Executive chef from Fish D'vine Hanzel Martinez, Fish D'vine's Kev Collins, Ken Hooper head chef at Capers, Cr Jan Clifford and head chef from Mangrove Jacks Brad Martin prepare for the Great Australian Bites food festival coming this Australia Day.

It will be foodie heaven in Airlie Beach this Australia Day.

'Moderate' earthquake off coast and more to come

Since August more than 60 aftershocks have been recorded in the Bowen region.

A magnitude 3.5 was recorded off the coast

Prime spot ready for next stage

STUNNING: The view from Airlie Summit.

Airlie Summit is on the move.

'Best of both': CQ towns for Adani FIFO hub shortlist revealed

Adani's proposed coal mine in CQ is gathering steam. Photo Stefan Jannides AAP

THE Queensland Government wants the “best of both worlds”

TAFE option offers alternate uni path

RIGHT PATH: TAFE Queensland North Whitsundays student Tanika Nightingale will soon graduate.

Local TAFE student is excited about her future.

Grab the baton for Relay 2017

BACK: 2016 was big for Whitsundays Relay For Life.

Last year's Whitsunday Relay for Life raised $46,000.

Thousands of jobs part of $1b retirement village project

THIS YEAR: An artist impression of the new Aveo retirement village in Springfield.

Aveo Springfield unveiled this month, homes ready by July

KNIFE-EDGE: The housing tightrope we now face

Even the smallest interest rate rise will be hard for some to handle.

One if five home owners at risk, according to new analysis

Everything is coming up Rosie for one-day doctor

STOKED: Rosie Crimmins (centre) with parents Carey and Glen when she received the offer on Monday.

Toowoomba teen gets rare, first-round doctorate university offer

Rocky's unemployment line grows by 1800 people in 3 years

Rockhampton and Livingstone have recorded a 36% increase in welfare recipients.

More than 7000 people claiming welfare benefits

Gladstone's $4M project to go ahead, jobs to come

MEGA PROJECT: This Shell service station is expected to coast about $4M to construct.

MORE jobs for Gladstone with $4M project construction

LNP promises to scrap lockout laws

LNP: We’ll scrap the Palaszczuk government’s lockout laws

Stole credit card from dying man, will walk free by July

Shannon James Davis has pleaded guilty to six charges relating to stealing, fraud and drug-related offences.

Davis admitted to spending more than $200.

REVEALED: How pet puppy led rescue crews to missing toddler

Penelope is a white foxie dog. She is with Joshua, the three-year-old missing from New Forest Rd, Zilzie

The autistic boy was last seen in the Keppel Cove area

Turnbull reveals Cabinet reshuffle after Ley scandal

Malcolm Turnbull

PM says wider ministerial reshuffle off the agenda

Tree felled in storm a $4000 'act of god'

Jo Walker and Kelvin Steinhardt in front of what used to be their back shed. A tree from a neighbouring property fell over during a recent storm and destroyed it.

Insurance companies won't consider storm damage claim

Man's fight over breath test refusal takes new twist

VIRAL: A still image from the YouTube video.

Pomona man arrested after outburst in Noosa court

Would you bribe your kids with money to eat their greens?

Little boy tantrum. Kid screaming. Thinkstock.

The idea was coined by Tam Fry, of the UK’s National Obesity Forum

Guard 'heard screaming', saw Byron woman next to dead cop

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Security guard 'heard screaming', saw Byron woman next to dead cop

Getty Images Most Memorable Cricket Moments of 2016

Cricket: The best images of 2016 from Getty Images

Last year was an epic one for cricket - here are the best 10 moments

Puppy farm dogs 'had been seized before': RSPCA

PUPPY FARM: Some of the dogs seized from a Glenarbon property where an alleged puppy farm was uncovered on Monday.

WARNING: Disturbing details of alleged puppy farm

NO BAIL: Men accused of bestiality to remain behind bars

Reece Parke has appeared in Lismore Local Court today.

Application to stop his name being published has also been refused

Former Apprentice files sexual suit against Trump

Summer Zervos first spoke about Mr Trump's alleged inappropriate behaviour last year

US president-elect accused of kissing, groping Summer Zervos

Obama's Israel stance may cost him golf club membership

President Barack Obama waves while golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club, in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Obama is looking to join the elite Woodmont Country Club

Obama cuts sentence of WikiLeaker Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning (right), formerly Bradley Manning (left), following sex reassignment surgery.

Obama shortens sentences for 209 inmates

OPINION: I love you all, but get out of here

I love my grandchildren - if only kids weren't so messy!

I look forward to the end of January as much as the end of December

Why Sizzler will give away its cheese toast next week

MEET SAM: Everybody... I'd like you to meet Sam. He is enjoying some famous cheese toast. He loves it so much he wanted a snap of himself eating it. Photo Matt Green

Sizzler handing out free cheese toast, unless you're in Bundaberg

Pauline Hanson fires up at journo over travel question

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson and MP Steve Dickson announce a game changing move in the next Queensland State election.

“Excuse me,” she said, cutting off the question.

Newlyweds' act of kindness

Bronia Tindall and Fabrizio Clementi share a slice of their wedding cake with homeless man, Miller Patane, outside on Saturday. Photo by Ben Franks/Steve May/one2one Photography

"Not very many people are kind to me"

Our love affair with the internet is growing

Gympie West's Micah, Kathy, Rob and Mitchell Pitt, with their dog Winston, enjoying their devices through the National Broadband Network.

We do it in bed, at work, in the kitchen ... and on the loo.

Yeppoon neighbours' decades long fight palmed off to court

Stephanie Salmon moved onto the Barlows Hill property in 1998, planting dozens of palm trees - 35 of which hung over the shared fence.

Heavy foliage provided the fuel for Cyclone Marcia

Ariana Grande 'hardest working 23-year-old on Earth'?

Ariana Grande

Not everyone was impressed with Grande’s self-proclaimed work ethic

Why The Walking Dead cast are paid a pittance

Despite massive ratings the cast haven't been shown the money

50 Shades Dornan on why he hates the film

Dornan and Johnson’s frequent sex scenes were ‘awkward’ to film. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied

Jamie Dornan doesn’t blame you for hating 50 Shades

Chris Hemsworth’s X-rated compliment to former co-star

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth poses on the red carpet for the European premiere of the film 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in London on April 21, 2015.

THOR star once paid former Home and Away actress a lewd compliment.

Hilarious flick to cap off holidays

GOING NUTS: 360 on Flagstaff Cafe at Bowen is holding an outdoor movie night on January 21.

Catch the movie sending kids 'nuts'

'I can't keep my mouth shut any longer'

Singer George Michael.

George Michael’s cousin blasts singer’s boyfriend Fadi Fawaz.