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Should we ban smoking at work?

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Migrants not staying in regional areas

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Lady Elliott among 50 icons nominated to be seven wonders

Lady Elliott among 50 icons nominated to be seven wonders

Online travel poll expected to be nation's biggest ever

LETTERS: Increase punishment for using phone while driving

LETTERS: Increase punishment for using phone while driving

Send your letters to editorial@news-mail.com.au

Changes made to home care funding

Changes made to home care funding

Older residents reminded of their rights

Man, 28, dead after altercation in Qld suburb

Man, 28, dead after altercation in Qld suburb

Man was restrained on ground after altercation

‘Moronic’: TV star’s blistering take-down

‘Moronic’: TV star’s blistering take-down

Joh Griggs wants a boycott on publications that trade in gossip.

'Treason summit': US fury at Trump's 'shameful' display

'Treason summit': US fury at Trump's 'shameful' display

'No prior president abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant'.

1400 mining jobs up for grabs in Queensland

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Dad of 3-year-old stores meth chemicals for friend at home

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Joel Nathan Blasco jailed on five drug charges

'WE SHOULD WORRY': Bundy records most child crims in years

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Opinion

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    Shock stats show true extent of violence

    Too many Australians are dying needlessly.

    Respect first in abortion debate

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    Usain Bolt may be joining A-League

    Usain Bolt may be joining A-League

    What is this sorcery?, asks Central Coast Mariners fan Andrew Banks.

    Trump probably right about Germany

    Trump probably right about Germany

    Criticisms are furthering tensions beneath the EU's facade of unity

    Sport

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      Bears U14 girls team win division 3 championship at state titles.

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      The Buccaneers have responded to a FQ show cause notice.

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      Side is ready for a tough month of football to make finals

      National Sport

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        Parents must register for a pass to photograph kids playing footy.

        Lessons that help top sportsmen become the best

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        Supercars pacesetter upbeat after cruel end to last season

        Usain Bolt set to light up the A-League

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        This is no gimmick. Usain Bolt is on the brink of joining A-League.

        Diamonds don't need to change their game too much: Bassett

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        "We really want it to be tight (amid the nations) at that top end.”

        Community

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          New CUA manager invites public for free financial education

          Getting more involved in the community is her driving motivation

          When a crash victim's phone rings, 'we never pick up'

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          There are times when the victim is a loved one of his own

          Tobruk scuttling 'failure' sparks war of words

          premium_icon Tobruk scuttling 'failure' sparks war of words

          A political war of words has erupted over the ex-Navy vessel

          NAIDOC: Spotlight on strong First Nations women

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          'I'm Aunty Diana to the kids whether they're black, white or what'

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            Aussie drag queen gets own TV show on BBC4

            The world's first 'dragazine' show

            Aged care workshop coming to the region

            Aged care workshop coming to the region

            Roadshow of forums being held

            Celebrity chef to whip up a Winterfeast

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            Learn to be a whiz in the kitchen

            Australian Ballet to visit Bundy in July

            Australian Ballet to visit Bundy in July

            Enjoy a night at the ballet

            Local Business News

              Wide Bay finances below average

              Wide Bay finances below average

              Wide Bay region has below average number of financial advisers

              Plans to grow 850,000 marijuana trees in Bundy

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              Region chosen as production base for new industry

              Film crew claims Tobruk snub ahead of scuttling

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              They offered to shoot the scuttling free of charge.

              Lifestyle

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                He put his surf livesaving skills to good use.

                Driving dosed up on prescription drugs to become illegal

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                Driving dosed up on codeine, or cold and flu, tablets to be illegal.

                Catholic schools pray for new funding model

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                Catholic schools face closure unless school funding model changes.

                Queensland’s massive toll road debt revealed

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                ONE in every six dollars in overdue Qld fines is toll road debts.

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                    In a rambling interview before his tragic death, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain described his fantasy of Harvey Weinstein’s death and slammed the Clintons.

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                      Real Estate

                        IT WAS once considered the playground for the rich and famous, now it's the Sunshine Coast suburb making the rich, even richer.

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                        "What you can buy here compared to the Coast ... is fantastic”.

                        ONE small investment can lead to “tens of thousands of dollars” once your home goes under the hammer, property experts say.

                        $1000 can earn you a fortune

                        One small investment can lead to “tens of thousands of dollars”

                        Jobs

                          THE National Tertiary Union has finally responded to James Cook University’s plans to axe 13 positions from Cairns, saying it is “wrong move.”

                          Union blasts JCU over job cuts

                          The NTU has finally responded to James Cook University

                          BUNDABERG'S unemployed were outraged by the news of a shake-up to Newstart payments this week.

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                          Motoring

                            FRENCH brand launches new Zoe electric city car with a sub-$50k price tag.

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                            The German brand is set to launch the next generation of its most affordable car.

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