Sailors wait for wind on day 3 of Airlie Beach Race Week

Sailors wait for wind on day 3 of Airlie Beach Race Week

Sailors wait for wind on day 3 of Airlie Beach Race Week.

Inaugural mass start at 30th Airlie Beach Race Week

Inaugural mass start at 30th Airlie Beach Race Week

Inaugural mass start at 30th Airlie Beach Race Week.

Big Spaniards hit the deck at Shute Harbour

Big Spaniards hit the deck at Shute Harbour

Big Spaniards hit the deck at Shute Harbour.

Tragedy inspires a mother's fight to boost vital services

Tragedy inspires a mother's fight to boost vital services

A COLLINSVILLE mother has vowed to keep fighting

Legends of Proserpine: Art, history and reality

Legends of Proserpine: Art, history and reality

PROSERPINE's George Gnezdiloff and Ian Lade have been immortalised

The engineering of backpacking

The engineering of backpacking

Meet the English engineering love birds exploring Airlie

Bowen team secures glory at inaugural Whitsunday challenge

Bowen team secures glory at inaugural Whitsunday challenge

Well done to Whitsundays Athletics Club for putting on a great event

Huge campdraft in Prossie today

Huge campdraft in Prossie today

Whitsunday ASHS will truck in 850 head of cattle for today's event.

Towering opposition stops Telstra bid

Towering opposition stops Telstra bid

"We are grateful the council listened to us,” he said.

Whitsunday weightlifters secure top honours at Nationals

Whitsunday weightlifters secure top honours at Nationals

Whitsunday weightlifters secure top honours in National Masters

CRUSHING HORROR: Dozens killed after bridge collapse

CRUSHING HORROR: Dozens killed after bridge collapse

GRAPHIC: About 35 people are dead, including a baby, after collapse

Chilling kidnap attempt caught on video

Chilling kidnap attempt caught on video

THIS is the chilling moment a man suddenly lunges at a little girl.

Markle debacle as family ties fray further

Markle debacle as family ties fray further

MEGHAN Markle has reportedly vowed not to speak to her father.

Heroic dad breaks skull saving son

Heroic dad breaks skull saving son

A dad jumped off a four-metre balcony to save his eight-year-old son

Cattle truck driver kicked by bull, suffers serious injuries

Cattle truck driver kicked by bull, suffers serious injuries

Had been loading cattle on to a truck west of Mackay

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

A former PM says new migrants in regional centres could be the key.

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

May be linked to historical mining activity

The letter you don’t want to get

The letter you don’t want to get

“The first point is don’t panic."

Sport

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    Miles of magic in Airlie

    Visiting Spanish family claim winning prizes in Magic Mile

    Weather gods smile on Whitsunday anglers

    Weather gods smile on Whitsunday anglers

    Weather gods smile on Whitsunday anglers.

    Trail run entries now open

    Trail run entries now open

    Entries open for The Great Whitsunday Trail Challenge

    Baldies finish a solid second in Gold City Cup

    Baldies finish a solid second in Gold City Cup

    "No injuries apart from a little bit of pride.”

    National Sport

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      Barrett drops Manly bombshell

      The Sea Eagles coach will walk away

      NRL teams round 23

      NRL teams round 23

      Every NRL squad named for Round 23

      Dumped All Black accuses coach of not telling the truth

      Dumped All Black accuses coach of not telling the truth

      Dumped All Black Vaea Fifita takes a shot at coach Steve Hansen

      GF miracle? Storm's Hoffman races clock for fairytale finish

      GF miracle? Storm's Hoffman races clock for fairytale finish

      Storm's Ryan Hoffman races the clock for NRL fairytale finish

      Renters flee Sydney for Brisbane

      Renters flee Sydney for Brisbane

      Brisbane rentals are filling up fast as southerners flee Sydney.

      Woman seriously injured in disturbance overnight

      Woman seriously injured in disturbance overnight

      Her injuries are life threatening. A teen is helping police.

      Mum shocked after big croc sighting at mouth of Boyne river

      Mum shocked after big croc sighting at mouth of Boyne river

      Tannum Sands Nancy Towner won't let her kids return to the same spot

      Accountant accused of $863K Heron Island Resort fraud

      Accountant accused of $863K Heron Island Resort fraud

      Jamieson Tatel Yo, 34, allegedly stole upwards of $863,000.

      Business News

        Brutal lesson from $127,000 loan

        Brutal lesson from $127,000 loan

        "I’m working for nothing and I’m at 85 per cent loss"

        Big Tesla questions loom after Musk reveals Saudi link

        Big Tesla questions loom after Musk reveals Saudi link

        Musk plans to buy Tesla from any existing shareholders.

        Turnbull finally claims victory on energy policy

        Turnbull finally claims victory on energy policy

        Malcolm Turnbull has won support for his energy policy

        Fortnite scammers target Android owners

        Fortnite scammers target Android owners

        “We have to learn that where we exhibit human weakness"

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          Aussie drag queen gets own TV show on BBC4

          Aussie drag queen gets own TV show on BBC4

          The world's first 'dragazine' show

          GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

          GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

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          Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

          Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

          Ponchos and water bottles, plus camping equipment, are big culprits

          Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

          Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

          Take a walk down the aisle in a different era at heritage festival

          Lifestyle

            Famous clinic ‘kidnapped’ teen

            Famous clinic ‘kidnapped’ teen

            Doctors saved teen's life. She says they held her against her will.

            The big myth about abortion

            The big myth about abortion

            New data shows how many woman in Australia get the procedure

            The vegan revolution is here to stay

            The vegan revolution is here to stay

            More and more people are giving up meat and animal products

            Couple slammed over home birth video

            Couple slammed over home birth video

            The woman gave birth at home with her pets nearby

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                    Five island lifestyle properties in CQ for under $500k

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                    Jobs

                      A TEAM of specialists will make the claustrophobic journey through a 2.5km tunnel deep under ground to ensure water security for the Coast.

                      The vital job not for the faint-hearted

                      Team of specialists to make claustrophobic water pipeline journey

                      FIVE years ago, every Aussie was trying to get into this booming industry by any means necessary. Now, the companies can barely fill positions.

                      The $150k job no Aussies want

                      Mining positions can now barely be filled

                      YOGA classes and walking meetings might seem like agony for some, but workplace health and fitness programs can offer many benefits, from attracting talent to boosting morale.

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                      “Happy, healthy employees generally perform better than those who are tired."

                      Motoring

                        Japanese brand has finally found a solution to the long-term complaint about its unwieldy spare wheel mount.

                        Toyota Prado can ditch boot spare tyre for the city slicker

                        Full-size Toyota Prado spare gets the heave-ho.

                        German car executive says ethical concerns will scuttle fully autonomous cars.

                        Future cars could play God: expert

                        Could robots deal with ethical dilemmas on the road?

                        NEW battlefront in the new car sales struggle could end up being a big win for buyers.

                        Car buyers could win as warranty war heats up

                        New battlefront in new car sales could end up being a win for buyers