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Australia marks International Women's Day
Australia will celebrate International Women's Day on Monday as new data shows the gender wage gap has widened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Women suffered disproportionate job losses when the pandemic hit, and their jobs returned on a more...

Climate change risk mitigation good for fiscal metrics
By Luz Wendy T. Noble, Reporter. RESPONDING to climate change risks will benefit the Philippines in terms of debt servicing, as well as boost its credit rating, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said. “Joining the global effort to tackle the climate...

No need to rush vaccines: doctors
The head of the Australian Medical Association has questioned whether the Morrison government's October deadline for getting the entire population vaccinated against COVID-19 is too ambitious. Just doing the simple maths, AMA president Omar Khorshid...

Gympie businessman Mat Tawse explains why he left Brisbane for Gympie
The man behind the infamous reference to Paul Pisasale at the last Gympie Chamber of Commerce meeting explains just what he meant and says moving here was “a no-brainer”. Scott Kovacevic and scott.kovacevic1@news.com.au. 2 min read. March 8...

Orchid Show

Eastern District Orchid Society Spring Show

This year’s event venue has moved.  Venue is Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Rd, Belmont.  8.30am to 4pm Saturday 15 September and 8.30am to 3pm Sunday 16 September

Admission is $4 children under 14yrs free.  Great displays with all the variety.