Graziers hold out for winter rain predictions

WITH Winter fast approaching in the Maranoa region, graziers like Robert Bain are looking for a hopeful shower to keep the market going for 2016.

Straight out of pioneer days

FOUND HER NICHE: Daph had a way with animals, and had her own mob of goats.

The story of Daph, Malcolm, and her special animal talents.

Tara resident calls for clean-up of ‘eyesore’

IRATE: Wendy Rankin outside the remains of the house at 2 Binnie St, Tara, which has remained untouched since the day it burned down.

Burned out ruins remain 18 months after fire

Remember, university is a means to an end

University is a means to an end.

Cops go hard on viagra dealer, but no stiff justice in court

Woodward said he didn't know it was illegal to sell Thai viagra

Luncheon to celebrate a ‘classic country woman’

IN HER MEMORY: Puddy Chandler, Netty Jensen and Susie Ferrier will be running a memorial luncheon at Bassett Park in memory of their good friend and 'classic country lady' Alex Taylor.

Injune's Alex Taylor will be celebrated at a luncheon next month.

20 on drug charges after police raid Roma properties

Police executed 23 search warrants across Roma homes and properties.

Bush-bashing for charity

RACE READY: Bowenville’s own Chris Bartlett is hitting the dusty trail again to raise money for the disabled.

Chris Bartlett hits the road for charity.

Dalby mod-lite racing driver claims victory at state titles

NUMBER ONE: Terry Leerentveld has won the Queensland Title.

MOD-LITE racer Terry Leerentveld has won the QLD title.

On your bike! Time to catch some crims

DING DING: Constable Nicola Waters and Sgt Brett Hunter are sent out on their first bicycle patrol of Dalby’s criminal-covering crannies.

Dalby police launch first bike patrols.

Dalby churches uniting against poverty

FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT: Pastor Murray Tomlinson, debt coach Vicki Gibbs and centre manager Lynda Hammond are fighting against poverty.

THIS Sunday, Dalby’s churches will be holding a combined service.

DSHS brings The Addams Family to life

SCHOOL MUSICAL: Lucas Jones as ‘Lucas’ and Laura Anderson as Wednesday in The Addams Family.

DSHS performed 'The Addams Family' musical last week.

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OPINION: Pauline Hanson supporters deserve a voice

SPEAKING OUT: Pauline Hanson is a love or hate figure who is sure to spark controversy.

My Two Cents with QT journalist Adam Davies

OUR SAY: Our dairy despair is breeding initiative

When choosing milk, pick local, branded bottles.

A DESPERATE dairy farmer came up with a wild idea on Friday night.

Why this masthead will not pay for polls

Editorial Director Bryce Johns speaks at the 2015 Australian Regional Media Editorial Awards.Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Why ARM ate wasting it's coin on paying for polls

LETTER: Desperate hope to find little brother

PAIN: A letter writer hopes to re-connect with her lost brother.

Every day I am consumed by what I could have done differently

OPINION: Someone needs to count a little better

Politicians should the play numbers game better

OPINION: Is Johnathan Thurston really the greatest ever?

BEST EVER: Johnathan Thurston exalts during the 52-6 walloping of the Blues in Origin III in 2015. The Cowboys and Maroons maestro will be a future Immortal without doubt.

Why there has never been another player like JT

JOBS BONANZA: 6000 positions up for grabs

Jedaco Berries has a handful of the 6000 jobs ripe for the picking on strawberry farms this season.

6000 jobs for locals as campaign for farm workers heats up

Prisoner found dead with needle hanging from his arm

Capricornia Correctional Centre.

Coroner finds prisoner died of accidental drug overdose

'Chook' Fowler case adjourned after judge 'stuffed it up'

Anthony Fowler

Former Rugby League player accused of bail breach

The ugly side to the $1 milk debate?

Dairy calves on the farm in Teviotville.

A woman has copped abuse for buying cheap milk

Housing commission tenant wants out of 'S--- City'

STINKY BUSINESS: Department of Housing tenet Maxine Frescon wants to leave her house while the smell from sewerage. Photo Declan Cooley / The Observer

“It’s just disgusting and it’s coming up through the pipes"

Gladstone mum sobs over jail for ripping off Centrelink $17K

Alicia Starr Carlson walks into court before she was jailed over a $17,000 Centrelink fraud. Photo Ross Irby / The Observer

She was only entitled to $1,174, but she received much more.

Burpengary man charged after defrauding over $1.3million out of investors

Wood and brass judges gavel on a law book

A 43-YEAR-OLD Burpengary man has been charged with fraud.

Officer's wife apologises to bikie for crashed funeral

James Henzell's funeral Friday, May 20.

“She said she thought it was wrong."

WATCH: Mums wear babies in new fitness trend

Dance Kix instructor Donna Hann with mums Amber Smith and Natalie Buhagian during the Bounce Back baby Mums class. Photo Tegan Annett / The Observer

Mum’s, bubs groovin’ for fun, fitness

Grafton resident wins $20k every month for 20 years

Owner of Shoppingworld News Rose Driver is looking for the unregistered winner of a Win For Life ticket worth almost $5 million.

Winning Set For Life ticket sold at Grafton Shoppingworld

Amber Heard divorcing Johnny Depp, days after his mum died

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard apologise for not declaring their dogs Pistol and Boo during a stay on the Gold Coast last year.

Amber Heard has filed for divorce from Johnny Depp

Body parts 'point to an explosion on board aircraft'

Official said all 80 body parts retrieved so far are small

ISIS takes responsibility for Syria and Yemen bombings

The attacks killed more than 100 people

Protests allowed in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines.

The new president wants to make a corrupt former president a 'hero'

Couple's embrace stumps the internet

The explanation lies in the colours of the man's shorts.

The photo has been viewed over 1.6 million times

Enjoying the Middle Ages at Pumpkin Festival

Entertainment at this year's pumpkin festival

Mooloolaba man happy to donate sperm to Coast couple

A senior science adviser has warned that plans to allow the creation of so-called “three-parent” in vitro fertilisation (IVF) babies as early as next year are premature because of unresolved safety concerns about the future health of the children.

Couple turns to Facebook after six rounds of IVF

Barnaby Joyce: I'm becoming Johnny Depp's Hannibal Lecter

Depp was forced to apologise for bringing dogs into the country

Revolt over Catholic girls' school's strict ball dress code

The school rules state the back of the dress cannot go below the armpit and there must be no cleavage at all. Photo /

Online petition is calling on the principal to rethink the policy

Forget house and land, this is house and hangar

AIR FORCE VETERAN: The RAAF retired its last 13 DHC-4 Caribou transport aircraft in December 2009 after celebrating 45 years of dedicated service to the nation. The air force took delivery of its first Canadian-built de Havilland Caribou in April 1964. Defence Department

It is the first "totally green" development of its kind in Australia

Mossy still gets the nerves before shows: video

Ian Moss will perform at the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre in June.

He's touring the nation with just his six string.

MOVIE REVIEW: Hunt for the Wilderpeople delivers laughs

 Julian Dennison in a scene from the movie Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

HILARIOUS tale about stickin' it to the system is a must see.

Usher's 'stalker' arrested


She showed up and claimed to be his wife

Drive right through for our trendy precinct at Yamanto

OPEN: Zambrero franchisees Ryan and Tamara Russell and Zarraffa's franchisee Jason Meares (right) at their new stores in Yamanto.

Two drive-through stores take tenancies at Yamanto Village

World's first bendable smartphone can be worn on wrist

Moxi is planning on shipping 100,000 of the devices

Julie Bishop drops in to talk Coast airport expansion plan

FLYING VISIT: Julie Bishop speaks to the media while visiting the Sunshine Coast Airport for a hectic visit, pictured with Cr Tim Dwyer and Liberal Candidate for Fairfax Ted O'Brien.

Bishop in town talking airport expansion, still no promise for Coast

Ipswich wants to pay farmers more for milk

Dairy farmer Paul Roderick talks about the price of milk in the Queensland market.

Meanwhile Federal Government offers farmers $550 concessional loan

Coles and Woolworths' dairy war hurts CQ farmers

Michael and Aaron Clews, from Slatewood dairy farm in Rossmoya, discuss the impact of supermarket milk wars on Central Queensland farmers and economy.

Dairy price war impacting $70 million injected into CQ economy

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

" they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"