Local women complete Australia’s toughest challenge

In a gruelling challenge that rendered 640 people unsuccessful, two local women have come out triumphant.

All class for music performance in Roma

OPERA STARS: Violin virtuoso Attilla Sautov will be joined by guest pianist from Germany, Oleg Poliansky.

Experience world-class classicl music right here in Roma.

Gallery: St John’s Roma students celebrate their formal

Elliot Lewis and Hope Ferguson at the St John's Formal in Roma.

Check out our exclusive gallery of the St John's Formal.

Toxic ash being 'illegally stored' in Gympie, Brisbane

The Tarong North power station, west of Brisbane. (Google Earth)

MP says Environment Minister should have known earlier

Prices fly in Roma at Ultimate Bloke Auction

AND SOLD: One of the auctioneers at the Ultimate Bloke Auction from Hassalls on Saturday.

Farmers, drilling contractors benefit from auction sale.

Fuel leak closes section of main street

FUEL LEAK: A section of Cunningham Street has been closed off for the next couple of hours.

150 litres of fuel has been leaked onto Cunningham Street.

Cities pave way for finals after 58-32 win over Devils

CITIES ON TOP: All the action from the Roma Cities and Miles Devils A-grade match on the weekend.

Roma shows no sympathy for the Devils

Vandals cause damage to iconic Apex Park fence

WRECKED: Locals photographed the damage to the Apex Park fence, caused by unknown vandals.

Almost $18,000 was spent on installing the fence as a safety precaut

Double birthday bash totals 160 years for McLennans

FAMILY AFFAIR: The McLennans celebrate their birthday celebrations at the Roma Explorers Inn (from left) Heather, Rosie, Allison, Florence, Paul, Bruce, Mark and Ross.

Mr and Mrs McLennan both celebrated their 80th birthday.

'Need to get it right': Coles approval would bring 180 new jobs

NEW JOBS: Decision on Coles development to be made tomorrow by the council.

"WE want development and construction and jobs but not at any cost."

Yahoo no more as Verizon buys former internet titan

Most analysts expect the deal to end the four-year reign of Yahoo's Mayer, who flopped in her attempts to turn around Yahoo.

Once an internet stalwart, now being absorbed by Verizon

Claims Adani rail could be taxpayer-funded denied

The State Government denied reports it applied on Adani's behalf.

Pensioners lose thousands as furniture store collapses

Nambour-raised CEO of Far Pavilions, Michael Edwards, opened the furniture store in 1995.

Coast store closes as furniture retailer collapses

Could this be the best job in the world?

St Bees Island managing director Phil Webb.

THE only rule: don't stand too long under coconut trees.

Woolworths job cuts: The man behind the 'rebuild'

THE man driving major changes at Woolworth, Brad Banducci, has a huge job ahead of him.

Brad Banducci has big job ahead of him after $1 billion loss

UPDATE: Bullet found as police hunt down suburban shooter

One of the shots shattered the windscreen of a gold coloured Holden Commodore that was parked in the driveway, while another pierced the garage door.

Police confirm rounds from firearm located inside vehicle

Judge: Baden-Clay's problems only solved by Allison's death

Gerard Baden-Clay

'Only an altercation that results in death solves his problem'

Teen Cole Miller's alleged killer plans to plead guilty

Cole Miller died last month after being king hit in Fortitude Valley.

Police allege the man was involved in a late night one-punch attack

NT Corrections Minister dropped amidst abuse revelations

The Minister had already announced he was leaving in a month

Hanson meets Turnbull says 'he was very gracious'

Pauline Hanson Turnbull thank you screenshot. Do not reuse.

Turnbull meets Hanson and the pair get along great

Child killer claims constant fear of violence in jail

Warren Ross boards a police car at the King Street Court in Sydney in May 2014.

Ross once boasted he could make the child scream just showing a belt

Will Turbo be taken off TV?

Memes about Turbo are flowing on Social media.

PEOPLE want Turbo taken off TV, but will Prospero Productions the ma

WATCH: How the Greens really feel about the housing crisis

The Greens have made a fun poke at the housing market

Parents' worst nightmare: Daughter, 6, could be deported

The family of six-year-old Lennox Head girl Sienna Tippett have applied for Immigration Minister Peter Dutton to intervene so she doesn't get deported for having an undiagnosed mystery illness.

A Northern Rivers family has started the fight of their life.

David Attenborough and Pokemon -- Together at last

Pokemon narrated by Sir David Attenborough

Narrator David Attenborough and Pokemon -- together at last

Turbo cracks it then ends up in jail

Turbo in outback truckers

PETER “Turbo” Teatoff, star of Outback Truckers has been jailed.

Prince Harry regrets not talking about Diana's death

Diana, Princess of Wales, enjoys a ride on the Maid of Mist in Niagara Falls, Ont., in this Oct., 1991, with her sons Prince Harry, then 7, and Prince William, then 9.

The royal was 12 years old when his mother was killed

Turkey accused or rape, torture of coup suspects

In CCTV video obtained by Turkish Dogan news agency Thursday July 21, 2016, soldiers fire at large public protests confronting the military unit in Turkey during last weekend's failed coup.

Amnesty claims evidence of brutal torture of coup accused

'Cops who kidnapped my boyfriend are downstairs'

Kiwi athlete and journalist partner live-tweeting kidnapping attempt

Two killed more than ten injured in Florida nightclub shooting

Florida shooting (NBC facebook don't reuse)

Two killed more than a dozen injured in Florida shooting

Where there's smoke there's fine

SMOKING in the car leads to a fine.

Fined for saving staghorn

Man takes staghorn from Booloumba Falls, ends up in court

The instant a happy snap became a mountain rescue

Stevie Burscough says she's keen to tackle Mt Walsh again.

Keen hiker says she'd do the climb again

WATCH: Strange blue light in sky seen by workers at airport

Could this giant blue shockwave be sign of a UFO?

Young mum shot four times by her husband

Edith Mulvena lies in an unmarked grave at East Lismore cemetery.

Husband murders wife in dramatic domestic violence situation

World's 'most popular' torrent website shutdown

Founder and operator of torrent site could face extradition

Police charge in after Lohan claims fiance tried to kill her

"You tried to kill me. You're a f*****g psycho".

Oh Kim, be careful with the spray tan when breast feeding

Kim Kardashian West accidentally smothered North's face in fake tan

Michael Hutchence doco to show a life lived INXS

Michael Hutchence.

Michael Hutchence will live in tell-all feature-length documentary.

Sunshine Coast cooks to do battle for Masterchef crown

asterChef Australia finalists Matt Sinclair and Elena Duggan.

Noosa's Matt and Elena stay mates to the very end.

Matilda The Musical's clean sweep at Helpmann Awards

A scene from Matilda The Musical.

TIM Minchin-scored production enjoys record awards haul.

Harry's MasterChef exit makes way for all-Noosa grand final

Harry Foster congratulates MasterChef finalists Elena Duggan and Matt Sinclair after a closely-fought semi-final.

YOUNG Rocky-born cook now working in his dream job in Tasmania.