Candlelight vigil commemorates nine victims of DV

THE nine victims of domestic violence in Queensland have been honoured with a candlelight ceremony from Centacare and associated supporters of Domestic Violence

Police blitz on the Warrego

ROAD BLITZ: Officer in Charge of Miles Station Sergeant Ben Wiltshire performs an RBT on a motorist during their massive road traffic operation outside Miles yesterday.

4500 RBTs expected to be conducted by end of today.

Bears stalk the Tigers’ top spot

Tony Eldridge (beard) and Jordan Brown

The Bears are shaping up to be a real challenge for the Dalby Tigers

Man knocked out in front of Dalby RSL

The spot where the assault took place on Sunday night.

A man has been charged after assaulting a stranger in Dalby.

Support Phil’s fight for life

PUSHING ON: Phil Kay is hoping to get through his bowel cancer with the help of his family and friends.

Phil Kay needs you to pick up a club and help him beat cancer.

Trading in the old attitudes

LADIES CAN BE TRADIES: Emma Filer-Cottee is hoping to reshape attitudes toward women in trades.

A DALBY woman is seeking to improve attitudes toward women in trades

Making a difference this Mother’s Day

IN THE PINK: Runners at the Dalby Mother’s Day Classic last year.

Dalby Mother's Day Classic will take place this weekend.

From Dalby to Hong Kong...

HIGHER LEVEL: Former Dalby student Michelle Loch has become an international success and will be speaking in Hong Kong.

Former DSHS student is now an international success.

South-West Mustangs brave in defeat

The SW Mustangs, featuring five players from western Queensland, were valiant in defeat in the 47th Battalion Carnival at the weekend.

The South-West girls side competed well in the 47th Battalion.

Facebook fiend avoids jail time

FACE IT: Woman convicted.

Woman given 18 months probation for Facebook harassment.

Mad Hatters preparing for biggest morning tea

ALL SET: Barb Handley and  Wal Barton are preparing for the Dalby Biggest Morning Tea next weekend.

Dalby's Biggest Morning Tea will be held next weekend.

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OUR SAY: Budget 2016 - This kind of ‘growth’ won’t last

The Great Barrier Reef is big business.

“JOBS and growth” was this week’s budget catchcry.

OUR SAY: Let's not forget that Clive Palmer did some good

Those who see the end for Clive Palmer, under-estimate the man

OPINION: Why I am (almost) sad to see Clive Palmer go

Clive Palmer at the Sunshine Coast Show. Unfortunately the joke's now on us.

Yes I was one of those who actually voted for Clive Palmer

OPINION: Not kids who have problem with Elsa being a lesbian

Why shouldn't Elsa have a girlfriend?

NOT children but parents who have a problem with Elsa being gay.

OPINION: RBA rate cut perfect timing for house hunt

Reserve Bank cut the interest rates to a record low of 1.75 per cent

Snake bites man on head

Queensland Ambulance Service on scene of an accident.  Photo Brenda Strong / The Observer

Ambulance called to Yamanto residence

New hospital construction stalls as 600 tradies strike

Workers strike at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital development site in Birtinya.

Workers strike over loss of worker's rights

Police pass on condolences to family of fatal crash victim

New England Hwy fatality seventh on Darling Downs roads this year

Tim Nicholls enters fray with Tim Mander for LNP top job

Former Treasurer Tim Nicholls has vowed to give Lawrence Springborg a senior position if he wins the leadership battle on Friday

The face of Queensland asset sales will fight for the leadership

Oil tanker catches fire at bottom of Toowoomba Range

The oil tanker which caught fire this morning at the bottom of the Toowoomba Range.

A clean up crew is en route to deal with the oil spill

Car crashes into boat and house

Car crashes into house in Richardson Rd.

Vehicle and boat involved in crash.

Reef authority's timeline on permits slammed by auditor

Bleached coral found at Ribbon Reef.

Reef authority called on to speed up permit changes

Turnbull downplays threat of Trump being elected President

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts to a song during a campaign rally at the Indiana Theater in Terre Haute, Ind.

Malcolm Turnbull has downplayed concerns about Donald Trump

Palmer still undecided on Queensland Senate run

PUP Leader Clive Palmer speaks during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, May 5, 2016. Mr Palmer today announced further Senate candidates to run at the next federal election.

Palmer has not yet decided whether he will run for a Qld Senate

Dutton starts blaming media for refugee issues

Australian Minister for Immigration Peter Dutton arrives at a radio station for a media interview, in the Press Gallery at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, May 5, 2016.

Peter Dutton has taken aim at the media after lashing refugees

Abbott calls for mining industry "gratitude" to McFarlane

Federal member for Groom Ian Macfarlane leaves the the Liberal National Party's (LNP) Queensland headquarters in Brisbane, Monday, Dec. 14, 2015. The LNP has announced it will not support Macfarlane's move to The Nationals Party room in Canberra.

Abbott has urged the mining industry to “demonstrate gratitude"

Woman granted bail charged with deceptively obtaining $4.6m

Woman arrested accused of not returning millions falsely transferred

Family mourn war veteran who died in Ipswich house fire

Vietnam war veteran Maurice Sutton was killed in a house fire at One Mile on May 5, 2016.Photo: Contributed

Horrific discovery inside One Mile home early this morning

DASH CAM: High-speed overtaking ends in shocking head-on

Head-on crash after overtaking in fog.

IT IS the fear of every driver on the highway.

VIDEO: Sea-sickening clip from Spirit of Tasmania in storm

Rough seas toss ferry around.

THIS video is makes you feel more than just green around the gills.

Police investigating how Prince accessed drugs

Police are investigating how Prince obtained prescription medication

TRAILER: Blake Lively fights CGI shark in The Shallows

Blake Lively in The Shallows.

Lively is a surfer stranded after becoming the target of a shark

Woman who defied neo-Nazi protesters speaks out

Tess Asplund says group spreading hate shouldn't be allowed to march

10-year-old Instagram hacker wins $10,000 bounty

Hack allowed even Justin Bieber's comments to be deleted

Crabber on '10 can' XXXX binge caught out

Suny Shane Platen. Photo Facebook

Crabber goes for ‘gold’

PHOTOS: Angry cats line up for poop contest

One of the 500 entries in the World’s Most Angry Cat Poopy Face competition.

Yes, this story is all about cats and crap...

Are our cops up for Kiwi 'running man' challenge?

NYPD accepts New Zealand dancing video challenge

Peter Dutton's many faces on Reddit

Tweeted photo became inspiration for clever and weird memes

Double Standards: All the single tattooed ladies, cover up

Double Standards: All the single tattooed ladies, cover up

What is it about tattoos that attract men and women?

Selena Gomez to donate Revival proceeds to Lupus research

Selena Gomez will donate proceeds from her tour to Lupus research

Beyoncé uses NC concert to support Trans rights


Beyoncé has shown her support for the LGBTQ community in NC

Amy Winehouse's ex 'wanted by police'

Amy Winehouse's ex-husband is wanted by police

Jay Z rumoured to be working on his own 'Lemonade'

Jay Z is reportedly making his own version of Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'

Game of Thrones: Has Melisandre now redeemed herself?

Carice Van Houten in a scene from the fifth season of Game of Thrones.

*warning: spoilers ahead if you haven't seen Game of Thrones S6 E2*

Losing the beards

The Beards are calling it quits after more than 10 years

Passenger unable to board plane because it was too heavy

Air New Zealand touches down at Sunshine Coast.

Air NZ plane reaches maximum weight allowance leaves holidaymaker

Hundreds of jobs on offer in predicted blueberry boom

IN SEASON: Local blueberries.

Hundreds of jobs on offer at blueberry farm, not enough takers

Interest rate cut ‘more harmful than helpful’

Warwick Credit Union (WCU) CEO Lewis von Stieglitz

Warwick Credit Union CEO describes rate cut as "over zealous"

Free-market think tank slams Turnbull over super reforms

Treasurer Scott Morrison during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

A top free-market think tank has slammed the Turnbull government

Inland Rail land acquisitions will be in Queensland

Michelle Reynolds, CEO InterLink SQ.

InterLinkSQ is hoping to capitalise on the Inland Rail project

See how Twitter lit up after Leicester's EPL win

Leicester's EPL fairytale lit up Twitter like a light