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Mining giant looking for 200 workers

A RECOVERY in metals prices and competition from new mines has a resources company looking to fill more than 200 job vacancies in North Queensland.

BUSHkids launches its new website

BUSHkids has launched a brand new website.

QUEENSLAND'S BUSHkids has whipped up a flash new website

QLD STORMS: Residents hit by localised flooding

Flash flooding in Rockhampton. Farm St.

Falls of 62mm west of Tewantin on the Sunshine Coast

WATCH: Flash flooding inundates Rocky streets

A woman in a kayak paddles down a Rocky street after the region was drenched with rain on Sunday.

GALLERY: The aftermath of Rocky's huge downpour

Safety bureau informed of CQ crop duster crash

Crop duster

The male pilot was treated for head and chest injuries

Mine boss was on $300,000 a year, now he's in prison

Former Anglo American mining executive Glenn Tonkin.

He hoodwinked them for millions - but lost it all

MPs arrested at Adani blockade

NSW Greens MPs Jeremy Buckingham (centre) and Dawn Walker (second from right) have been arrested in central Queensland.

Politicians arrested in central Queensland

Watchdog claims CQ man stole $220K for work he didn't do

Young people despair of a future without employment

44-year-old man nabbed as alleged dodgy dealings catch up

Where's Pauline? Why you couldn't vote for her on the weekend

Did voters realise that Pauline Hanson was not a candidate in the state election?

ANNOYED you couldn’t vote for Pauline Hanson last weekend?

Schwarten: What happened to Labor in Rocky

Former MP details the events threatening ALP's grip on a stronghold

Fears Ipswich home will collapse into construction site

FALLING: Lourdus Chinnappa's home at Aristotle Avenue, Augustine Heights is slipping to the vacant building block below.

All work at the construction site was also directed to stop

Coast's dancing duo take out world championships

Lovisa Hart and Caleb Michael-Smith have taken out first place in the Salsa Couples division in the World Salsa Dance Championships. Lovisa has recenty opened her studio in Mooloolaba and is keen to teach others to dance.

Latin dancers take on the world and win

Toowoomba company closes after hard 'economic times'

Staff and customers thanked after 67-year-old business closes

Timing everything in development grand scheme

A development application for the Brisbane Road carpark at Mooloolaba has been lodged with Sunshine Coast Council.

Councillor says project has been 30 years in the making

Coast tourism bosses issue urgent SOS after $28m blow

Mooloolaba Beach was voted in the top ten of beaches and is a favourite of tourists. Taisha White, 18, and Lily Russo, 18, like the calm water for a swim , good vibe and it's close to everything.

EXCLUSIVE: Tourism heads issue SOS after drop in visitor spend

Rocky teen lay helpless as masked invaders attacked family

Home invasion victim Liam Dowie.

WATCH: Home invasion victim speaks out about brutal attack

Mum made bomb calls to escape $210 drug debt

BE ALERT: A new phone scam is targeting Queenslanders

A bank, post office, pub and supermarket were evacuated

CBD's criminal past exposed with discovery of hidden dungeon

HISTORY: Country Women's Ipswich president Gail Neville in what is believed to be an old jail under the building in Limestone Street.

"People have asked me if I've ever seen ghosts in here"

‘Disgusting’ truth behind McGregor’s millions

McGregor has been living it up since his loss to Floyd Mayweather.

The boxer has earned a bad reputation in his home town.

Social media 'ripping apart society', says Facebook's ex-VP

Facebook has a messenger app for kids under 13 Employees have lunch at the canteen at Facebook's headquarters. Picture: Daniel Leal-olivas

YET another former Facebook executive has come forward

premium_icon BIG LOSS: The state that could blow up their pokies

All 2375 poker machines in Tasmania would vanish over five years.

“We know that the impact of gambling has a devastating effect."

premium_icon NRL salary cap scandal: Mystery granny drawn into saga

The wealthy grandmother says she sponsored third-party agreements with Kieran Foran.

Mysterious 81-year-old grandmother drawn into salary cap scandal.

Husband charged with murder of Karen Ristevski

Karen Ristevski.

Ms Ristevski went missing from her Melbourne home in June

‘Why is my internet so slow’ in top searches

Google has revealed the top search topics for Australians in 2017. Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Google reveals what we have all been searching for...

Horn v Cocoran: Our Jeff at risk of being blindsided

Jeff Horn & Gary Corcoran to unveil giant Battle of Brisbane 2 banner. Pic Annette Dew

“I’m confident I have the speed and skills to beat Gary."

Mechanic with 6000 child porn images 'protecting mates'

Stephen Michael Remiens. Picture: Facebook.

He used an email account to try to swap images online.

Australia still ‘totally radioactive’ after A-bomb tests

Australia has a hidden and devastating history of nuclear testing that has still not been formally rectified, campaigners say. Picture: from Collisions, by Australian artist Lynette Wallworth, about the Maralinga tests

AUSTRALIA is a “totally radioactive” country riddled with hidden cancers

What finally killed Charles Manson in prison

Photo of Charles Manson taken in March this year. Picture: AFP

The cause of Charles Manson's death has been released.

Nude teen falls 14 floors to death after 'swingers party'

Ivana Smit died after plunging from a building in Malaysia

A TEEN model was found naked after plunging 14 floors to her death

Bizarre twist in bullied kid’s story

Keaton Jones' tearful video about being bullied went viral on the weekend.

A viral inspiring video may not be all it's cracked up to be

Hot chip thief caught with his pants down

SEAGULL SWOOP: Adam Best, 19, stole chips from a customer at the Hungry Tum and then exposed himself to police.

Man on drugs stole diner's food

Patrolling police meet massive snake

Acting Senior Constable Chris Kenny stumbled across this monster scrub python in the Far North in the area surrounding Wujul Wujul. PHOTO: SERGEANT BEN TOME

The serpent is estimated to be about 5m long

'If you give Hitler a country': Homework shocks parents

One mother said she was “flabbergasted

Fake interpreter signs gibberish, gatecrashes police presser

Police say they did not request an interpreter for the press conference, and are baffled as to why Roberts (circled) was there signing gibberish.

Woman faked sign language during critical press conference

"I wanted to throw up:" Tenant from hell trashes place

TENANT FROM HELL: A hotel owner has had to evict a man after discovering a studio apartment had been trashed.

It will cost the hotel owner thousands to clean the mess.

Woman’s unwanted, deadly house guest

This funnel-web spider was found in the NSW suburb of Springwood.

Imagine finding the world’s most venomous spider in your house

‘Men work harder’: Sunrise hosts fire up

A VERY controversial claim by David Koch resulted in some stunned responses by his female colleagues on Sunrise this morning.

FIRST LOOK: Plans revealed for INXS museum at Ballina

An artist's impression of the proposed INXS museum for Ballina.

Business leaders meet for exclusive look at cultural, arts hub

‘Lindsay Lohan chased us’: Paris Hilton explains iconic photo

Lindsay Lohan, Britney Spears and Paris Hilton pictured on a night out together in Los Angeles in November, 2006. Picture: X17/BackGrid

Lindsay Lohan wasn’t even supposed to be there.

Meet the comedian who exposed Louis C.K. long ago

Comedian Louis C.K. admitted sexual misconduct

She knew about his sexual misconduct for years before the public.

Radio host’s joke earns her death threats

Ash London has been hit with death threats from One Direction fans

Host sparked the ire of thousands of teenagers

WATCH: Maclean musicians share stage with Paul McCartney

READY AND WAITING: Scott Rhodes, Alister Smith, Mandy Pateman and Laura Sanford before taking the stage to perform Mull of Kintyre at Paul McCartney's One on One show at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.

Maclean and District Pipe Band members perform at encore in Brisbane

Kate Upton marries in stunningly lavish Italian ceremony

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander tied the knot in Italy in November.

"It’s extremely romantic and will always be a special place for us"