Truss retires: "I never wanted to lead the Nationals"

RETIRING Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss has told parliament of how he never wanted to lead the Nationals.

Students return to class following bomb threat

Emergency services were called to the school about 9.30am following the threat which originated via phone.

Police did a sweep of the school and found nothing suspicious

BOMB THREAT: Schools in Queensland and NSW locked down

Mackay State High School evacuated after threats made against the school Photo: Justin Van Herrden

More schools shut down after bomb threats telephoned in.

Man facing counts of indecent treatment of child and incest

42-year-old from Laidley facing 49 child sex offences

Man charged with child sex offences involving young boys

GRANTED BAIL: Thagoona man Joshua Michael Slater, 19, has been charged with sex offences against two young boys.

Charged with a host of alleged sex offences against young boys

Disgraced trainer to be sentenced on animal cruelty charges

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Tom Noble pleads guilty to greyhound live-baiting charges

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READER'S VIEW: Blaming the victim an affront to females

There is no circumstance that justifies DV on any grounds.

READER'S VIEW: Buyer beware when it comes to web purchases

Reader warns others to check the company you are buying from online

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What are the qualities that make up our identity?

Each selected as the 2015 Word of the Year

READER'S VIEW: Labor forgetting Qld’s past power problems

RAIL STATION: The Bundaberg Railway Station. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Lasting consequence of 2003 storm - constant rise of electricity

South Burnett storm damage

Storm damage from Friday January 29. Contributed

Damage from Friday January 29, storms.

Clean up in Scarness

Storm clean up - Clean up began in the early hours on Scarness Esplanade. Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The clean-up has began after storms lashed the Fraser Coast on Friday night.

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2016 Mercedes-AMG A45

The fastest hot hatch money can buy: the 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 which hits 100kmh in...

Top ten recent Australian Guinness world records

NUMBER 10: The tallest inflatable slide is 12.90 m high and was achieved by The Beachouse (Australia) as measured at the Brian Nadilo Reserve in Glenelg, Australia, on 27 November 2015.

There's nobody like an Aussie to throw down and show the rest of the world what...

Before and after Lorne bushfires

"They were fair dinkum that it was a serious threat so I just packed the car and went," Ms Hawksworth said. "It's one of the driest years I've ever had, the grass crackles under foot. This is the third year I've had stuff packed next to my door. When I decided to go, I just put that in the car, grabbed some clothes and my pets and was off."
 Photo: Contributed by NearMap

Aerial photography firm Nearmap has captured the devastation of bushfires that...

Kandanga Hotel burns to the ground

Early hours of Saturday morning Kandanga pub burnt down.

The Kandanga Hotel burnt to the ground in the early hours of Saturday, December...

Enjoying the bumpy African road

The places and faces of East Africa.

ARM Editorial Awards 2015

Coffs Coast Advocate editor Matt Deans with the award for Best Front Page at the 2015 Australian Regional Media Editorial Awards.Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

The top journalists, photographers and editors came together on the Sunshine Coast...