This will be the first time in Queensland history a Minister has exercised their power to sideline a mayor.
CONFUSED about why you live in one town but are being asked to vote for candidates in another?
ALL schools across the Fraser Coast are open despite the current weather conditions.
The Department says "immediate action taken" and health teacher counselled.
Parliamentary insiders suspect Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s planned week-long trip to the Wide Bay next month could double as an election launch.
SUNCORP Bank will close its Maryborough branch in September leaving customers with no choice but to bank online, by phone or at the post office.
JAMIE Brown has been sentenced to six years for orchestrating an arson attack on his auto business.
UPDATE: A TEEN accused of knocking a 69-year-old woman to the ground and fleeing with her bag claims he was a “hero” who tried to help her, not the attacker.
A YOUNG burglar, who scrawled a bomb threat on a hotel wall and went on a stealing spree between North Queensland and Maryborough, is on his way to rehab.
Notorious child rapist Douglas Brian Jackway could be released despite posing a "high risk”.
Working from Sydney, Jessica specialises in crime/court reporting, filing for APN’s regional mastheads in Northern NSW as well as providing national content for the group. She was previously Chief Reporter at the Fraser Coast Chronicle in Hervey Bay, Queensland where she grew up and trained. Early in her career, she was named Queensland Young Journalist of the Year at the Clarion Awards. More recently, she was finalist at the 2013 Kennedy Awards for Excellence in NSW Journalism in both the Young Journalist and Court Reporter of the Year categories.