Ambo’s achieve the amazing with record

WHEN Ian Radford and Steve Thurtell were asked by the QAS to raise awareness of CPR, little did their colleagues realise they’d be going for a world record.

Summit counters most challenging campaigns

GIVING ADVICE: GVK Hancock spokesperson Josh Euler talking about “misinformation campaigns”.

Summit counters most challenging campaigns

Major projects presented with focus on opportunity

CREATING OPPORTUNITIES: Elouise Lamb and Denise Kreymborg at the Major Projects Summit hosted by Whitsundays Marketing and Development Limited in Bowen last week.

Major projects presented with focus on opportunity

Man allegedly caught with drugs at Airlie Beach venue

Man to appear in court next month on drug charge

Cyclist ‘conquers Everest’ at home

NEW HEIGHTS: To donate to Ash Hogan’s charity ride, visit

Cyclist ‘conquers Everest’ at home

Teen charged after Schoolies fight in Airlie Beach

Teen to appear in court after fight in Airlie Beach

An award winning artist is on display

FEATURE ARTIST: Peter Jennings of Art Whitsunday with Katrina Hill’s award winning painting. Photo: Kathryn Cygan

An award winning artist is on display

Jazzing up Airlie

BIG BAND: The Whitsunday Big Band are bringing back big music. Photo: Kathryn Cygan

Jazzing up Airlie

Big changes at WMDL

WELCOME: David Gibson.

Big changes at WMDL

Shirley’s 20 years as volunteer

BIG MILESTONE: Shirley Wyatt has dedicated 20 years to volunteering at the Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre.

Shirley’s 20 years as volunteer

Woman broke back after jumping from Cedar Creek Falls

Cara Weller and her daughter Miley, 4, visited the RACQ CQ Rescue hangar yesterday on excursion with a group from Walkerston C and K. Cara was airlifted by CQ Rescue when she broke her back 15 years ago.

Woman visits CQ Rescue after breaking her back 15 years ago

Pre-loved market a success

BARGAIN BUY: Kendell and Tracey Davies at the Pre-Loved Market for A Mile in Their Shoes on Saturday morning.

Pre-loved market a success

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OPINION: November is far too early for Christmas carols

Matthew McInerney headshot Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

OPINION: One month until Christmas means it’s time to block my ears

Life goes on: Economic realities survive terror

Life does go on, as the people of Paris are so powerfully demonstrating.

At the end of the day, we all need to make a living.

Could downing of Russian plane lead to wider war?

Could common ground be lost over the downing of the SU-24?

Post Paris, can we still offer hope to our schoolies?

Year 12 graduates celebrate the end of their school years with a swim in their uniforms at Mooloolaba Beach.

We can’t live our lives in fear. To do so means Islamic State win.

LETTER: Panic about terrorism now or use your brain?

epaselect epa05028805 The Eiffel Tower is illuminated in the colors of the French flag in tribute for the victims of the 13 November terror attacks, in Paris, France, 16 November 2015. At least 132 people were killed and some 350 injured in the terror attacks on 13 November, which targeted a concert venue, a sports stadium, and several restaurants and bars in Paris. Authorities believe that three coordinated teams of terrorists armed with rifles and explosive vests carried out the attacks, which the Islamic State (IS) extremist group has claimed responsibility for.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

"I for one, am not going to play the terrorist’s game of anger..."

WATERCOOLER: why should Australia compete in Eurovision?

Guy Sebastian representing Australia performs during the Grand Final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria.

Sure, it was nice when they invited us last year, but.....

Dogs removed from property after attacking cyclist

DOG ATTACK: Keen cyclist Tony Wolfe was attacked by two dogs while he rode his bike. Although he sustained serious lacerations requiring stitches he doesn't want any action taken against the dogs or the owner, all he wants is his message to get out, to keep your animals secured so they don't attack people. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

“It was like two dogs fighting over a bone but the bone was my leg.”

Family’s bedside vigil for teen after horror collision

FIGHTER: Josh Watts, 14, is fighting for life in a Brisbane hospital after a harrowing two-vehicle crash last week.

Lockyer Valley teenager facing a long and painful road to recovery

$293,000 fraud lands 'greedy' employee in jail

Five year jail term for 'greedy' mum who ripped off employer

Mum takes refuge under stairs to escape son’s abuse

The 55-year-old mother had to hide under stairs from her drunken son

Drug bust accused has history of producing meth

Man facing charges over drug bust has bail decision delayed

'Mini tornado' rips through Curra

Cassey Pritchard and Mellissa Willing in the middle of the debris.

Ten minutes of terror for residents caught in the path of the storm

Sex abuse victims hailed for breaking silence on uncle

BAD UNCLE: A Gatton man leaves the Ipswich Courthouse after being convicted of sexually abusing his two young nieces more than 30 years ago.

Two sisters have expressed disapointment with the justice system

Expert warns shark cull won’t solve anything

WORSE THINGS AT SEA: Bond University shark expert Dr Daryl McPhee says we’re more likely to die at the hands of a jellyfish than a shark.

You're more likely to drown at the beach or be killed by a jellyfish

Two lives claimed by South Australian fires

A bushfire burning out of control in Mallala, North of Adelaide, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. The fire is posing a threat to the town as fire crews also battle other fires. (AAP Image/Ben Builder)

Fire crews prepare for long night in South Australia

Super tax plan would save government billions

Mature Couple Calculating Coin In The Piggybank

More than half of super tax breaks go to wealthiest 20% of households

Uncle walks free after guilty plea to niece's sexual attacks

A terrible secret two sisters have lived with since they were five

Turnbull urges Russia and Turkey to cool it

INFLAMMATORY: Hit by Turkish fire, a Russian jet fighter comes down near the Turkish-Syrian border.

Russia and Turkey tell conflicting stories about fighter jet shooting

Are Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid dating?

Reports singer and model 'spent two nights in New York hotel'

SHOCK VIDEO: Black teen shot 16 times in Chicago

A still from the video which shows a teenage boy being gunned down by police.

Protests erupt in street after police dashcam video shows shooting

Islamic State 'poster girl' beaten to death: reports

Samra Kesinovic

Samra Kesinovic had tried to escape from Isis fighters in Syria

'Wanted: Beer wenches' - Cricket fans' bad taste Gumtree ad

The ad seeks young women who are "easy on the eye"

That ain't a zucchini... This is a zucchini!

Jill Lampard grew this humongous zucchini.

Mrs Jill Lampard grew a zucchini 410mm long and 390mm wide

WATCH: the cutest rendition of the Aussie anthem ever

7-year-old Ethan's memorable rendition of Advance Australia Fair

Odell Manuel crowned Australia's strongest powerlifter

SUPER HEAVYWEIGHT: Odell Manuel shows off his latest trophy after being crowned Australia’s strongest man.

Manuel crowned Aussie’s strongest

World's first underwater Instameet captures turtle selfie

Mark Fitzpatrick took a selfie with a turtle on Lady Musgrave Island during the Underwater Instameet on Saturday. Photo: Mark Fitz Photography

IT'S NOT everyday you get to take a selfie with a turtle.

'Phuc Dat Bich' posts passport to prove name is real

Tech giant banned him several times for expletive-sounding name

Dean and Shay win The Block with perfect penthouse

Dean and Shay react to their auction on The Block.

ALL five teams cash in as auctions heat up.

Queensland contestants competiting in MKR revealed

My Kitchen Rules 2016 Queensland contestants the "Miner Diners" Alex and Gareth who fly in out to the mines.

Former Mackay residents to appear on reality TV show

Katy Perry can't face getting a brace for her teeth

Crooked lower teeth the "bane" of Perry's beauty existence

YOU BEAUTY: Bindi Irwin wins Dancing with the Stars

Bindi Irwin and her dance partner Derek Hough triumphant with their winner's trophy backstage with mum Terri and brother Bob.

Bindi shines in her final dance before winning the Mirrorball

David Beckham fears for his Sexiest Man Alive crown

David Beckam joked Ben Stiller is trying to steal his crown

Jamie Foxx is secretly dating Katie Holmes

Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes are still secretly dating

Teens learning life lessons in the school of motherhood

KISS OF LIFE: Young mum Alisha Garlick gets a kiss from her daughter, Kamaya, 3.

STEMM supports pregnant girls, young mothers through their education

Bush cooking: How to make a camp oven pizza

Everyone loves pizza, it’s a favourite in our family

Autistic boy heartbroken after thieves steal puppy

Trisha Smith and her son James Starkey, 10 had their dog stolen from their front porch. Photo Contributed

He's sat on his verandah after school hoping his puppy will return

Villa owners dig in at Clive's resort as water, power cut

Coolum Palmer Resort villa part-owner Maree Frecklington is determined to remain at her property despite apparent efforts by management to make life very uncomfortable.

Villa part-owners' resolve strengthened by strong-arm tactics

New facts emerge about Australians and cybercrime

Australians have an interesting relationship with cybercrime

Aussie dollar clawing back ground

AUD managed to claw back some ground overnight.

Aldi Maroochydore's expansion plans considered by council

Aldi Maroochydore is looking to double its stake in the suburb

Mining links prevent unis from divesting in fossil fuels

BMA have bowed to public pressure from the Moranbah community and the Isaac Regional Council and have agreed to install an air quality monitor in Moranbah.Coal dust generated by the surrounding mines is one of the downsides of life in Moranbah. Photo Colette Landolt / Daily Mercury

Links to mining sector are preventing universities from divesting

Wagner family suing 60 Minutes over 'tsunami' claim

Denis Wagner gives press conference after the inquiry into the involvment of the Wagners quarry in the 2011 floods. Thursday, Oct 08, 2015 . Photo Nev Madsen / The Chronicle

Denis Wagner and three of his brothers have lodged the court action