Whitsunday Regional Council wants plastic bags banned and now has the support from all Queensland councils
"YOU never get over the grief of losing a child, you just get used to living with it."
MARK and Ann New remember their son as a tall, curly-haired, cheeky, fun-loving kid with "masses of friends”.
ALL that pain caused by "one impulse decision”.
PAUL Morris is remembered by his mum Maria Bolt as the "light of his family”.
TODAY marks 10 years since four boys were killed in a tragic car crash. Their families share their heartbreak, grief, loss and anger.
HE WAS trying to make a point about the lack of progress on the government's shark management strategy, but Walt Secord was forced to apologise.
LOCAL shark educator Madison Stewart has warned people to temporarily "stay out of the water" if they want to stay safe - and nets won't stop great whites.
THE Northern Star's longest serving staff member, Julie Grace - the woman affectionately known as "Aunty JuJu” - retires today after 47 years on the newspaper.
THIS top secret device developed during the Cold War could be the solution to preventing our next shark attack.