Palaszczuk Government to fund Airlie Beach revitalisation

THE state Labor government yesterday stumped up $2.65 million to fund improvements to the Airlie Beach foreshore in the wake of Cyclone Debbie.

Vietnam veterans unite for annual dinner

RSL Airlie Beach sub branch vice president Bill Rose welcomes people to take part in the annual RSL dinner.

The Reef Gateway will host the RSL annual dinner.

Big day in eco classroom

LETTING GO: Another successful turtle release by Jhala Thompson, Georgie Amos, Annabelle Head, Fiona Broadbent, Billie Edge, Libby Edge, Makrika Mackenzie, Charlotte Brown, Teah Goodall of Eco Barge Clean Seas.

SCHOOL CHILDREN took part in an Eco Barge clean-up.

Sailors wrap up race week

Twister crew hard at work skippered by Kevin Fogarty.

Sailors wrap up race week.

Airlie Beach Race Week turns on 'Champagne racing'

Reignition, skippered by Charles Wallis, in action on day four of Airlie Beach Race Week.

Airlie Beach Race Week turns on'Champagne racing'.

Big screen now bigger, better. But you'll have to wait to see it

Ron Harris of the Airlie Beach Planetarium.

Big screen now bigger, better. But you'll have to waitto see it.

Tahlia takes on New York in showstopper

WHAT A SHOW: Tahlia Tabone puts on a show in New York.

Tahlia takes on New York in showstopper.

Favourite dishes back on new menu at Hog's

BACK IN BUSINESS: Chris Mason, Natalia Moreno, Travis Cooke and Charlotte Cartwright are back at work this week.

Favourite dishes back on new menu at Hog's.

Lucky escape for yacht heading to Hamilton Island

VMR Mackay came to the aid of Dave and Cathy Levings who ran into trouble off the coast on Wednesday.

The crew were en route to Hamitlon Island

Tourism operators not used for input

Snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef.

Local operators were not consulted on snorkelling regulation changes

Major airline adds new direct flights for Sunshine Coast

PACK YOUR BAGS: Fresh flights are on offer over the festive season for the Sunshine Coast.

Airline delivers Christmas gift with new direct Coast flights

Samsung set for bigger, beach friendly Note 8

Samsung will be going bigger than ever to launch its Note 8 after this year's launch of the S8.

Water, dust, now sand-resistant?

Local firms to vie for work on $850 million wind farm

WIND POWER: Australia's largest wind farm is set to be built in the Darling Downs north of Dalby by AGL and GE.

Sessions explore opportunities under Coopers Gap wind farm project

31 mining, resources jobs you can apply for right now

There's dozens of jobs available in the mining and resources industries now.

Jobseekers have dozens of roles to apply for.

Village branching out with new Woombye complex

BRANCHING OUT: Ken Hudson, one of the owners of Southside Family Village in Gympie, is excited about the next level of development, not just at the flagship Southside Family Village, but also at the new complex starting up in Woombye in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Gympie retirement living complex expanding to the Coast

Origin ready to cut costs at $25b Curtis Island LNG site

APLNG flare August 2015

Origin Energy first half year report released.

WATCH: Dramatic footage of teen arrest on Warrego Hwy

The BMW was stopped near Helidon by stingers on the Warrego Hwy.

Three teens charged over dramatic Warrego Hwy pursuit at Gatton

BREAKING: How Kevin's rescue unfolded

MISSING: Bundaberg's Kevin Holcroft hasn't been seen for 24 hours and his family are worried. He is picture here with his wife Flora and granddaughter Brittany.

Bundaberg grandfather found safe and well

23 schoolkids on bus during head-on collision with car

Two people have been injured after a school bus and a car collided near Rathdowney, south of Beaudesert. Picture: 9 News Quensland

The bus was carrying 23 schoolchildren

Wildest winds in three years

Sydney airport: Flights cancelled, delayed as damaging winds hit

Having a second baby? Goodbye career

Having a second baby has led to discrimination for many women in the workplace.

How discrimination against working mums persists

'Medibank cancelled my policy and didn't tell me'

Emergency Department at Nambour General Hospital. Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

Policy abruptly cancelled, prompting huge bill

Wild winds and weather smash Australia

The wind gusts were affecting large parts of NSW this morning. Picture: Sky News WeatherSource:SKY

Sydney airport: Flights cancelled, delayed as damaging winds hit

Leaving a water bottle in your car could burn it down

Why you should always take a bottle of water with you. Source: Facebook

US man reveals why you should never leave bottle water in the car

Ready to vote? Fears Turnbull could call early election

Malcolm Turnbull may call an early election to help save his struggling government.

If disqualified, it would mean a 25% of Nationals shouldn't be there

Questions over Senator Nick Xenophon’s British citizenship

Senator Xenophon confirmed he was making inquiries with the British Home Office over his citizenship status.

Deputy Nationals leader to be referred to the the High Court

How a butt-dial cost this man a $210,000 a year job

Well this is awkward.

His butt dialed a journalist at a major newspaper.

Man who groped Taylor Swift unveils new, bizarre plan

The photo in question picturing DJ David Mueller grabbing Taylor Swift’s behind. Picture: TMZSource:Supplied

He has been unemployed since the incident.

Trump ghostwriter says President is about to resign

Donald Trump is facing extreme pressure over his latest comments.

Schwartz says Donald Trump’s presidency ‘is effectively over’

Leah Washington's stunning poolside pic

Alton Towers Smiler crash victim Leah Washington has shared a defiant bikini snap in Marbella. Picture: InstagramSource:Instagram

Victim of rollercoaster crash shares defiant bikini snap

More than 200 jurors dismissed in case against 'most hated' man

Martin Shkreli is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

"Is he stupid or greedy? I can't understand."

Your restaurant is 'hell in a shell': girl, 12, writes

This kid not did hold back. Picture: InstagramSource:Instagram

Young critic says the food tasted like “camp shop s**t”.

How we got a rental straight away on the Coast

Rita and David Allara, moved down from Townsville, paid three months up front rent to secure the place at flash new unit block in Kings Beach.

Genius move helps secure rental property

WATCH: When one of the world's deadliest snakes strikes

An eastern brown snake.Photo Contributed

Snake catcher demonstrates impressive attack from deadly serpent

'It's their love!': How a girl sees same-sex marriage

Five-year-old Isla shares her simple message about same-sex marriage.

A young Southern Downs girl has shared her simple message

Car rolls on Coast woman in driveway

A woman has been injured after a car rolled on her on the Coast.

Woman injured after driveway incident

Like! Internet lights up over gorgeous Gatton cop

Constable Mason's selfie

Police officer's selfie sweeps internet

Hollywood’s new highest paid actress

JENNIFER Lawrence has been dethroned as Hollywood’s highest paying actress by another star. Can you guess who?

Movie trailer dubbed too racy for TV

Alicia Vikander stars in Tulip Fever.

THE trailer for Tulip Fever is so saucy some networks have banned it

Liz Hurley, 52, has never looked better

She’s definitely not shy to pose in a bikini.

Life in your 50s has never looked as good as it does on Liz Hurley.

Big Bang Theory star spills details about Season 11

Mayim Bialik plays Amy Farrah Fowler on The Big Bang Theory.

MAYIM Bialik has shared some details about what fans can expect.

The Bachelor Australia: Awful joke leaves Matty stunned

Sharlene’s mouth hangs agape after her car crash breakup.

I’m actually one of the bachelorettes — I’m not the external caterer

GoT fan’s epic ‘Littlefinger’ theory

A fan has shared her epic theory on Littlefinger.

SPOILER ALERT: One fan has shared a shock theory.

OPINION: Bachelor really crossed the line

Leah Costa, 24, admitted she felt ‘degraded’ by her treatment on The Bachelor.

Leah’s abrupt Bachelor exit is slut-shaming at its worst.