Planning the future of jobs in Moreton Bay Region

Moreton Bay Regional Council is seeking community feedback on its draft five-year blueprint to guide jobs creation, economic growth and lifestyle opportunities.

$6.5 million road on track for region boom

UNDERWAY: Cr Adam Hain said the $6.5 million road project is an important development for the area.

The road will connect Smiths Rd to Old Gympie Rd.

War memorabilia finds its way home

LOST AND FOUND: RSL Sub-Branch vice-president Bruce Miller was honoured to reunite the memorabilia with owner Henry Edward Howcroft's son Lewis Howcroft on February 12.

It was a case of lost and found for this World War Two memorabilia.

Council's big cash splash on soccer

PLANNING: Cr Peter Flannery and MP Mark Ryan inspect plans for stage one of the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex soccer precinct.

Nearly $11.5 million will be spend on stage one of a new precinct.

Raising funds for cancer research through music

IN TUNE: Bird On A Choir's Al Handsley, Joy Payne, Susan Ivison and Bill Payne are busy rehearsing for their performance at Kick Cancer Up The ARTS on March 5.

Woodford's Bird on a Choir is rallying together to raise funds.

A scout's honour fit for the queen

Caboolture Scout Group's Alex Colvin has been awarded the highest honour he can receive.

A scout's honour fit for a queen

Mozzie management for Moreton Bay

Council will be treating for mosquitoes over the next two days.

Express post to retirement after 50 years

RETIRING HAPPY: Doug and Marlene are retiring from the Woodford Post Office after 25 years.

Express post to retirement after 50 years

Green light for car park upgrade at Caboolture Hospital

Member for Morayfield Mark Ryan, Member for Pumicestone Rick William, Tim Fox, Project Manager, Bevan Marks, Facility Services Director and Julie Lahey, Director of Nursing and Midwifery discuss plans for the new car park at Caboolture Hospital.

300 extra car parks will be built by the end of the year.

Caboolture buys out Suncoast Lynx

Caboolture's Dominique Scott in action for Sunshine Coast Lightning during the preseason after five years with Suncoast Lynx.

Caboolture buys out Suncoast Lynx

Opponents question Sekisui's 68% support claim

VIEW: An artist's impression of Sekisui House's proposal looking towards Mount Coolum.

Developer says it has 68% support, claims which raised some eyebrows

Lifesaver for a day: One-of-a-kind Coast tour

The Mooloolaba Surf Club is launching a new tour of the club and beach that educates visitors about life a as surf lifesaver. Getaway is filming a segment about the tour with presenter Charli Robinson.

Behind-the-scenes tour of surf club attracts television appearance

Restaurateurs hit back at 'dangerous' TripAdvisor reviews

SPEAKING OUT: Chef Kyle Zevenbergen from Zev's Bistro says there needs to be a better screening process for TripAdvisor reviews.

'It can become a tool to use maliciously or professional sabotage'

Group calls for Noosa River 'cats', punters go nuts

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Zero Emissions Noosa floats idea of CityCat-type ferries

Timing could be right for Bowen Basin mine sales

Rio Tinto labelled reports it would sell it's Hail Creek and Kestrel mines "purely speculative”.

But another mining giant ruled out a speculated sale of its mines

Mine forced to re-hire sacked worker, pay him $103K

STRUGGLE: Peter Watts, a dad of three, spent the year working for his brother-in-law's company after he was unfairly sacked.

UNBELIEVABLE reason major mine was forced to re-hire a sacked worker

Police officer on assault charge appears in court

A POLICE officer on an assault charge has appeared in court.

Mackay dad jailed for 'ice-fuelled escapade'

Brady Watson, of West Mackay, faced the Supreme Court in Mackay.

Disqualified from driving for five years.

Police search for NQ man missing in red Camry

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A man has gone missing north of Mackay.

WATCH: School 'fight club' footage goes viral

A fight at Kyogle High School has been 'dealt with internally'.

Students film fights at Northern Rivers school

Bob Katter calls for Trump-like travel ban

Bob Katter has made headlines asking about a travel ban.

Katter gets howled down after call for Trump-like travel ban

Inside millionaire slumlord's secret sex lair

Photographs show for the first time the secret lair where millionaire slumlord pervert Masaaki Imaeda sat in a recliner chair watching his tenants having sex via hidden cameras. Picture: NSW

Multi-millionaire secretly filmed tenants having sex

Quick thinking driver saves cab from trailer blaze

A truck trailer on fire in Truro. Picture:Supplied

A quick uncoupling saves driver and cab from inferno

Australia’s highest advertised salaries and industries

Job applicant having an interview

Mining continues to be Australia's highest paid sector

National accounts: Australian economy bounces back

Scott Morrison

The Australian economy has avoided a recession

George Christensen says party unity 'Soviet of 1950s'

George Christensen... now free to speak out more.

“We’ve got to be forceful enough to put that point across.”

Town split over Coolangatta resort development

GOING UP: Plans for the Hotel Kommune at Greenmount Beach Marine Pde site.

23-STOREY resort set for a site in the heart of Coolangatta .

Sara Connor has lost all hope of seeing kids

Sara Connor

“No, I’m not feeling optimistic at all."

Saudi King's insane 460 tonnes of luggage for Asian tour

 Saudi Arabia's King Salman, center, inspects an honor guard during a welcoming ceremony at Parliament House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Salman is on four-day official visit to Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

If you’re worried about how much you pack, rest easy.

Woman prosecuted for theft for picking up dropped note

“Picking up something you have found amounts to a theft.”

Woman charged with theft after pocketing note she found in a shop

Isis mounting last ditch attempt to ensure its survival

Most of ISIS' suicide bombing missions hitting military targets

Police charge Bongaree woman with almost 900 fraud offences

A Bongaree woman is facing a string of fraud charges.

Next High-density installment of Bribie Lakes causes concern

BRIBIE LAKES: Resident Annette Hansen is worried what another 424 dwellings will mean for her neighbourhood. Photo Rachel Lang / Caboolture News

The next stages of the Bribie Lakes estate has one resident worried.

Canalside beauty pairs family living with lifestyle

VOYAGERS: The house has a metres upon metres of canal frontage.

Set on an 802sqm block, this home boasts 20 metres of canal front.

Australia's Chief Scientist launches STEM program on Bribie

BI-CARB SCIENCE: Banksia Beach student Ruby Alsop goes over her bi-carb balloon experiment with Australia's Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel and Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy. Photo Rachel Lang / Caboolture News

BANKSIA Beach State School played host to two of the biggest names in science and...

Australia's Chief Scientist launches STEM program on Bribie

BI-CARB SCIENCE: Banksia Beach student Ruby Alsop goes over her bi-carb balloon experiment with Australia's Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel and Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy. Photo Rachel Lang / Caboolture News

BANKSIA played host to two of the biggest names in science.

Bahamas swimming pigs die from rum and beer

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Seven of the animals were found dead

Jeep destroyer says company has major change of tune

DESTROY MY JEEP: Ashton Wood destroys his Jeep to raise awareness of vehicle lemon laws.  Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

How one angry customer taught car giant a lesson in customer care

GOTTA SEE THIS: Swimming wallaby's saltwater adventure

A daring wallaby went for a quick swim across the Great Sandy Straight.

Unusual footage of a daring wallaby who has taken to the seas

EXCLUSIVE: Boy tells of snake wrestling drama

SNAKE BOY: Oli Wardrope of Agnes Water has been seen by more than four million people after a video of him wrangling a snake from under his dad's car went viral.

THIS LOVABLE young boy wins hearts as he recalls wrestling a snake.

'Why we drove 800km to buy a treehouse with a disco ball'

The new owners have planned a few updates, but will stick with much of the original design.

A couple travelled almost 800km for the home of their dreams.

VIDEO: Cockroaches flee infested Toowoomba home

Skin-crawling moment dozens of cockroaches flee Toowoomba home

Walking Dead villain takes on new role in The Missing

WALKING Dead star David Morrissey talks about new role in 'grown-up drama,' The Missing, that doesn't spoon-feed viewers.

Bundaberg: No one does life like us

It's the spirit of Bundaberg and it's about to go global in a $20m campaign. With celebrities coming to the rum city to shoot new commercial.

The Rum City hits screens around Australia tonight

BOOKS: Superstition a central theme in new outback thriller

Author Cassandra Austin.

Cassandra Austin is celebrating the release of her second novel

MKR recap: The secret ingredients to longevity and success

It’s chilli con carnage on MKR.

‘Turn up the heat’ means chillies. Lots of chillies.

MOVIE REVIEW: Logan doesn't pull any punches

THE WOLVERINE: Hugh Jackman in a scene from the movie Logan.

Gritty, real performances worth the gore in new X-Men movie.

Booval boy keeps winning over bride

BUILDING A BOND: Alene Khatcherian and Simon McQuillan are still going strong on Married At First Sight.

Alene Khatcherian and Simon McQuillan are still going strong

WATCH: I'm A Celebrity's 'most dangerous’ jungle test yet

Jonathon ‘J. Mo’ Moran testing the Riding High Tucker Trial on set of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!

Lisa Curry will take on reality show's ‘most dangerous’ Tucker Trial