New design coming to Airlie Beach roundabout

WHEN the Airlie Beach main street roundabout was stripped of its starfish one year ago, the question arose of what would replace it.

Pirates in Whitsundays

ON SET: Pitaes of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, filming on Whitehaven Beach in July 2015.

The fifth instalment hits cinemas on Thursday

The world is invited to Whitsunday SESsions

Gavin "Butto" Butlin, Ellie Hanlon, Rob Cole, Mark Connors, Troy Jones and Kieran McCarthy (back) and Courtney Anderson, Daniel Moss, Leigh Munro (front) are ready to rock for Whitsunday SESsions.

Whitsunday SESsions will be live streamed across the world.

Council counts the cost of Debbie

The Airlie Beach Lagoon was closed due to damage from Tropical Cyclone Debbie in March.

It's a high cost to get the lagoon back to its original state

A warm Whitsunday welcome to Today Show

HANDS UP: Today Show weather presenter Natalia Cooper with Airlie Beach locals at Abell Point Marina yesterday morning.

The Today Show was welcomed to the Whitsundays this morning

Long wait is leaving resident in the dark

WAITING GAME: Oscar, Bel and Matilda Gater are awaiting insurance work at their Wilson's Beach home.

Bel Gater wants insurance claim answers.

Daily effort to find answers

STAY INFORMED: Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre executive officer Rebecca Woods is working to get answers for Whitsunday tenants and home owners.

REBECCA WOODS won't rest until she can find answers

Hamilton Plains road works cause delays

Traffic is building up on Hamilton Plains.

ROAD works have caused a long line of traffic on Hamilton Plains

Debbie's graveyard: Major auction to clear written-off cars

Auto Repair and Towing Service owner Shane Muntelwit at the salvage yard behind Mackay Airport, which has become a graveyard for about 150 vehicles destroyed or written off by Cyclone Debbie.

A salvage yard has become a makeshift graveyard

Whitsunday Latin Festival a big sell out

SHOWTIME: The Whitsunday Latin Festival was a big hit this year.

Festival reports attendance double in 2017.

Attempt to start Adani project a massive fail: Leader claims

CTITICAL: Michelle Landry MP says the State Government needs to make a decision on Adani.

LOCAL leader claims Adani is proof Labor can't handle major project.

Mega drones are the future of retail

China's biggest online retailer, JD.com Inc., announced plans Monday, May 22, 2017 to develop drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries.

China's biggest online retailer has plans to build a ‘mega drone’

Smashed avo complaint makes Aussies look like global idiots

Emma Jeffrey was one of many chefs around the country who modified their smashed avocado dishes for millennial penny-pinchers following Bernard Salt’s article.

Oldies complaining about smashed avo look like laughing stocks

Apple offering cash for switching from Android to iPhone

Appe is taking the smartphone war right to Google

REVEALED: Final cost of TC Debbie and it's a whopper

Treasurer Curtis Pitt has a warning about Tropical Cyclone Debbie

TC Debbie hit the region hard, but it could hit the budget harder

Teen, 19 threatens to call cops when dad gets physical with girlfriend

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A GLADSTONE man has been told to leave a 7-year toxic relationship

McCulkin jury may consider manslaughter as an alternative

Vincent O'Dempsey.

"We know that he's a jealous, violent man,” the court heard.

Family man, former cop downloaded 142 disgusting images

THE 142 dirty images a family man downloaded are revealed in Rocky.

Melbourne tram and truck collide

The City Circle tram and a truck have collided in Melbourne's CBD. Picture: Denis O'Kane.

City Circle tourist tram and truck hit.

Deputy PM rescues elderly woman at Parliament House

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce jumps into action to help an elderly woman at Parliament House.

Deputy prime minister to the rescue!

Dog becomes viral sensation after crashing news broadcast

The newsreader wasn't so sure about her new companion.

A dog has become a viral sensation after interrupting a newsreader

Bad Girls Advice Facebook page mocks Manchester tragedy

Some members are amused by those getting upset.

Calls for the female-only Facebook group to be shut down

Siege inquest: Police took too long to act after shooting

DAY THAT SHOCKED THE NATION: A panicked hostage runs to tactical response officers after escaping from the Lindt Cafe in Martin Place, Sydney.

The coroner is handing down his findings into the Lindt Cafe siege.

UK Bombing: Terrorist trained during 'secret trips'

The crowd at the Manchester Arena was made up of children who went with their parents to see the Ariana Grande concert.

He was born in Manchester and grew up alongside three siblings.

Really? $800 for a Woolworths' Marvel Super Disk?

The collectibles are selling for crazy prices on eBay

BOOTS ON THE GROUND: UK fears 'imminent' terror attack

Armed soldiers will patrol the streets instead of armed police,

McCulkin murder trial: Theory labelled 'unlikely' by judge

Barbara McCulkin and her daughters Vicki and Leanne. The family disappeared in 1974.

Mrs McCulkin’s purse and engagement ring were left behind

Manchester homeless hero’s estranged mum reaches out

Chris Parker, the homeless hero who ran back to help victims during Manchester terror attack.

Homeless hero's estranged mum urges him to get in touch

Manchester attack: Mum 'doesn’t know her daughter has died'

Saffie-Rose Roussos, eight, is the youngest fan to have been confirmed dead

She is one of the youngest Brits ever killed in a terror attack

Gen-Yers are suing their parents for financial support

An economic crisis has led to "parasite children".

Billionaire Amazon boss wants to colonise the moon

Amazon has conquered the retail world, now it’s aiming for the stars

Qantas and Vegemite, name a more iconic duo...

ICONIC DUO: Vegemite launches social media campaign to rename one of Qantas' new aircraft after the famous Australian spread (picture digitally altered).

What would you name one of Qantas' new planes?

WATCH: 'Old man' goes wrong way around roundabout

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An elderly man head a close call with another driver yesterday.

Bay to star in Hollywood shark thriller ‘Cage Dive’

Megan Peta Hill is one of lead actors in Cage Dive, with 75% of scenes filmed in Hervey Bay.

And our visiting humpback whales also make appearance.

5 reasons you're tired of Domino's, according to Domino's

Pineapple on pizza is not one of them, oddly enough.

Ballina brothel lifting a social taboo

Ballina Exclusive Company sex workers say catering to the disabled has its health benefits.

Disabled clientele benefit from sex visits.

All bets on Judah to win battle to become the Voice

AS THE reality singing contest heads into the Battle Rounds, Mackay's Judah Kelly is the clear favourite to win the competition.

Kim Kardashian slammed over Manchester tribute

Kim Kardashian's tribute to Manchester didn't go down well

Top Gun 2 movie is happening, Tom Cruise confirms

Tom Cruise in a scene from the movie Top Gun.

TOM Cruise delights fans with announcement on Sunrise.

The first Baywatch movie reviews are in

From left, Jon Bass, Alex Daddario, Zac Efron, Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Rohrbach, and Ilfenesh Hadera in a scene from the movie Baywatch.

Critics were less than impressed.

Boyfriend loses it over sex lie

Stacey Louise’s sex lie destroys her relationship.

SEVEN Year Switch’s Stacey told a fib about her sex life.

Why Crowe’s thankful for those ‘bulls**t’ rumours

Russell Crowe and Terri Irwin in 2007.

Crowe and Terri Irwin have been dodging dating rumours for years now

MOVIE REVIEW: King Arthur - Legend of the Sword

Charlie Hunnam in a scene from the movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Why the critics have got Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur all wrong.