UPDATED: Even footy called off as regional sport impacted

Ipswich Musketeers baseballers are among those anxiously watching the weather.

What's on and off due to massive rain system

Producers are preparing for the worst

Damaging rainfall expected over flooded crops

BoM WARNING: Flooding could be major in Ipswich

Gladstone has been pelted hard with rain as tropical cyclone Debbie nears the north coast.

'It won’t be your typical flash flooding'

Ipswich business owner worried shop will flood again.

Ben's Kebab House owner Mo Molaei is worried about flash flooding in his Limestone Street business.

Ben's Kebab House owner Mo Molaei talks about potentially flooding of his Limestone...

RSPCA evacuation

Ipswich pound and adoption centre evacutaed

7 reasons this place is outdoor-junkie's haven

IF OUTDOOR adventures are your thing, then this city should be next on your travel list.

How this cool kiwi city warms its winter

IT’S the middle of winter and freezing cold, but the city of Dunedin has never felt so warm.

Wonderland awaits just outside Dunedin

Region promises eco tourism only 15 minutes from the city.

Two in custody after BMW police pursuit

Police say the stolen car was driven at 120kmh on the wrong side of the highway

Cleaner threatened with gun in Goodna pub heist

Two men took close to $20,000 cash in a backpack and a bottle of rum

Teen accused of three attempted robberies, gets bail

Charges laid after incidents at Goodna, Collingwood Park and Bundamba on March 26 and 27

When the NDIS is rolling out at your place

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme launched in July 2013 and continues to roll out region by region across the country.

NDIS launches Jack 'skyrocketing ahead'

JACK joined the NDIS at age three. Now he's just like every other child his age.

Ben & Co’s inspiring story to fill gap in community

BEN Hunter beams as he bakes and sells an impressive range of muffins, biscuits and slices at local markets.

Sinking Murphy's Pub to be restored to former glory

Facade to be saved and foundations fixed with major new works

Experts called in to secure Savages Crossing bridge

floodchop16f: Savages Crossing. Wivenhoe Dam release 14th October, 2010.

Photo: Pterodactyl Helicopters

Specialised bridge experts called in to fix Savages Crossing Bridge

Doggy day care a pooch's palace

PUPPY LOVE: Hounds Hangout owner Whitney Burgess, pictured with Astro, is getting ready for the Blacksoil business' grand opening on Saturday.

Ipswich dog care, grooming and training facility childcare for pets

Ipswich school volunteer recognised

SERVICE WITH A SMILE- Volunteers serving the growing queues at St Pauls Soup Kitchen on Friday night. 
Photo: Robyne Cuerel / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Awards acknowledge valuable work of volunteers

GALLERY: CMC Rocks day two off to cracking start

Traveling performers the Crack Up Sisters mingled with the crows at the CMC Rocks Queensland.

There are already thousands of punters enjoying the music.

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Future Islands gear up for Splendour gig

THEIR new album, The Far Field, is "music from the heart than from the mind".

What's on across the Scenic Rim

WORKING TOGETHER: Up to 11 denominations are involved in the Moogerah Passion Play.

Campdraft, Passion Play, show ball and much more

Food, wine, stalls and markets set for Arts in the Olives

Painting workshop at Arts inthe Olives

Popular festival to star on Mother’s Day

EXPLAINED: Future of famed Shell Aratula fried chicken

For years Golden Fried Chicken has been a major draw card for travellers stopping at the Shell, Aratula.

Travellers will have noticed renovations at servo on Cunningham Hwy

Firies search for new builder

IN LIMBO: The site of the part-finished Bundamba Fire Station. The project has been in limbo for several months after the principal contractor went broke.

Delays at Bundamba expected to cost the taxpayer

Call goes out to help unemployed youth

HELPING HAND: Art and Soul Caf owner Kerry Groth and Meryl Tress, of Carinity Community, help young people gain skills to prepare them for the working world.

Businesses need to step up to assist young into employment

Practice opens in Ipswich

LOCAL CONNECTION: Best Wilson Buckley family lawyers Alecia Connor (left) and Amity Anderson in their new office in the Top of Town.

Team led by born and bred local

Ipswich restaurant voted most popular up for sale

RARE OPPORTUNITY: Jeff and Tamara Rush from Tomato Brothers - up for sale - say the secret to their business success is fresh quality produce and old fashioned techniques. (File photo)

Tomato Brothers on Limestone St could be yours for just $195,000

Flood photos 2017

Bellbird Park

Flash flooding around Ipswich.

Reader photos Ipswich Big Wet

Smiths Rd, Goodna

Reader photos Ipswich Big Wet

Sandbag collection in Ipswich

Sandbag collection point at Limestone Park.

Residents lined up for sandbags at Limestone Park on Thursday morning.

The fury of Cyclone Debbie in pictures

Steven Andrew, 56, had his roof torn apart by cyclone Debbie, Airlie Beach post cyclone Debbie. Photographer: Liam Kidston

Boats broken from their moorings, residents in shock and roads turned into rivers;...

Cyclone Debbie: The aftermath

Cyclone Debbie: the aftermath, Wednesday March 29.

The aftermath of Cyclone Debbie in Whitsundays

Ipswich business worried about flooding

Midnight Oil Mechanical owner Jake Byrne is worried the water will rise into his Keogh Street business.

Midnight Oil Mechanical owner Jake Bryne is concerned about flooding of his...

Bundamba Creek

Water raging through Bundamba Creek

Dam releases on cards in SEQ

Wivenhoe Dam

'But this is not comparable to the 2011 situation'.

Debbie the Cockatoo in good spirits as namesake rolls on

DEBBIE the cockatoo is hunkering down to spend a second night with her rescuer as road closures and carers attempt to deliver her to a wildlife carer.

Donate dog food for Debbie victims

Moreton Lost Animal Register are collecting donations of pet food to help those affected.

Animal lovers donating pet food for North Qld pet owners

Asthma sufferers not only ones at risk of attacks in storms

OUT OF THE BLUE: A study found people who didn't know they were at risk of asthma experienced symptoms during storms in Melbourne.

Never had asthma yet suffer hayfever? You could be at risk.

Cancer survivor gives others hope

INSPIRING: Megan Collis has started a Graduate Diploma of Counselling at USQ this semester.

Seamless transition to university allows Megan to help her peers

Bringing the world to you

Exchange students Kasper Skovby and Nicolai Fogh.

"I will return home with lots of great memories and many friends"

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ 'evolutions' unveiled

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and the new Galaxy S8 sit side by side.

Bigger screens but smaller phones, Samsung continues its evolution

The serious business of slime, goop and messy play

Chelsey and Shanice Short, Amber Muller and Charmaine Barton at the Playgroup Qld 'Get Messy' day at Queens Park on Tuesday.

"Children are active learners and learn through play"

Bea's parting gift: The Freak's in the frame

Foxtel’s gripping prison drama Wentworth returns for a volatile fifth season.

What's on the big screen this week

A scene from the movie The Lego Batman Movie.

LEGO Batman and Scarlett Johansson take on Beauty and the Beast.

MOVIE REVIEW: Crazy Boss Baby story is a little far-fetched

A scene from the movie The Boss Baby.

After nailing Trump, Alec Baldwin’s career takes a strange detour.

MKR’s Amy blasts Josh’s ‘sl*t’ slur

Amy Murr, pictured with brother Tyson, said rival contestant Josh Meeuwissen crossed the line when he called her a ‘sl*t’.

AMY responds after being called a ‘sl*t’ by MKR’s villain Josh.

Calling all renovators at heart

Solid home on 617sq m between beach and CBD development

This is what Sunshine Coast living is all about

Life's a breeze at stylish Alexandra Headland apartment

Timing pays dividends in Kawana health hub precinct


Construction starts at Sunshine Coast mixed-use project in Birtinya

Coffee king snaps up gym

Mooloolaba Healthworks site sells for $2.1million

Luxury hotel expands $400m water park development

Developer to push on with second stage of massive new water park

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Ipswich agency flags expansion

GROWING: Ben Walker of iThink Property Ipswich.

A local real estate agency is calling for new staff

Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A total 140 people applied for a casual receptionist position at Harrup Park.

Jobseekers up against the odds for some positions

REVEALED: 38 new CQ projects to deliver 229 jobs

THE FUTURE: Central Queensland University students had a thing or two to learn from the locals on their trip to Nepal.

There are 11 projects to be funded in Woorabinda

$40m Sunny Queen expansion means cracking new jobs

NOW OPEN: Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Sunny Queen Australia managing director John O'Hara and Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale at the grand opening of the new $40 million manufacturing facility in Carole Park.

'Egg-cellent' investment will be a boost for local economy

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

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Nissan updates its Navara ute in response to buyer feedback

MODEL UPDATE: Nissan Navara gets suspension changes to improve performance when under load and when towing

Changes only affect utes with five-link coil-spring rear suspension

Updating a style icon: new Audi A5 and S5 Coupe review

SHARP LINES: Audi’s latest A5 and S5 Coupes feature style enhancements, more performance and sharper prices.

New generation A5 and S5 Coupe up the kit, maintain the style

Honda Civic Type R touches down in Melbourne

LUCKED IN: McLaren-Honda F1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne the first person on Australian soil to drive the all-new Honda Civic Type R.

Belgian F1 racer is first to get behind the wheel of new hot hatch

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