Mum breaks record with birth of Oliver

A TOOWOOMBA mother who made history by having a natural birth after undergoing five caesareans is on a campaign to change the way pregnant women are cared for.

Lexus RX200t and IS 200t road test and review

Luxury range scores new turbocharged engine to add to high standard specification and trademark styling

New turbo for Lexus range to help keep sales momentum

Real Estate

Hundreds of properties listed every...
Learn More

Milk: Five reasons to raise a glass on June 1

Next time you drink a glass of cheap milk, think about the consequences.

Dairy products rich and pure, says chef

Praise from doctors after a smoking participation rates drop

FACT: Smoking during pregnancy carries a range of risks.

The World Health Organisation is promoting plain packaging.

ATM operating systems need security updates

Cash money   Photo:Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

EVER heard of Barnaby Jack? No?

He broke a vow for her

QUIET CEREMONY: Adrian Flikweert and Babylyn Garillo were married on Saturday, May 28 at Apex Park Gladstone after meeting online.

TWENTY years ago Adrian Flikweert vowed he’d never marry again.

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Move over Thermomix, there's another gadget creating a storm

AUSTRALIANS have gone mad about all things cooking thanks to reality TV shows such as My Kitchen Rules and Masterchef.

Beefy’s battle for title of Pie of Origin

CHARITY BAKE-OFF: Beefy's owner Mark Hobbs, rugby league great Mario Fenech and Glenorie Bakery owner Rob Pirina.

HOPES Beefy's Big Queenslander pie will win the title.

Winter: the perfect excuse for the perfect pumpkin pie

.

How to make the perfect pumpkin pie

Why you should try this beer before it starts to disappear

This beer is really good, but it might not be around too long

The real reasons alcohol makes us feel good

Why have we been drinking alcohol for the last 10,000 years?

Weekend Cook: The days of bland meals are gone

Huli means ‘turn’ in Hawaiian.

Huli-huli chicken is the recipe to try this weekend.

South Korea's hangover-fighting ice cream

Apparently there's a new way to shake that hangover

10 things to remember when you move out of a rental property

Here are some useful tips for people moving out of rental properties.

VIDEO: The fastest, easiest way to peel a potato?

There is a fast way to peel potatoes.

This 30-second video shows how quickly you can peel a potato

5 tips for making money on a renovation project

It can be difficult to guarantee a return on investment.

Australians have spent close to $15 bill on renovating and building

21 ways you can save on your power bill

Would you take a shower at the beach or swim at a local dam to save on power costs?

Install powerboards for devices which can be switched off by remote

Looking to buy? Fraser Coast market ripe with bargains

GROWTH: Point Vernon recorded a 19.5% growth in median house value in the December quarter.

POLL: What is your non-negotiable when it comes to buying a house?

Easter provides an excuse to decorate the home

Celebrating Easter at home.

Go for pastels, fresh flowers and greenery

Gladstone's million-dollar homes ready for right buyer

THE TOP PICK: This property, at 6/569 Springs Road Agnes Water, is available for $2.75million.

There are more than 40 properties on the market at $1m-plus

Orchid will spike interest

They flower for up to 12 weeks and each plant has as many as 50 flowers.

Zygocactus is one plant that celebrates winter in style

The zygocactus is recognisable yet has an uncommon name

It's hardy and easy to grow and all it needs is good drainage.

Edible flowers: Roses aren't just for looking at

An Ian Thorpe rose.

There are plenty of flowers useful in the kitchen

Picking the right apples for your garden

Growing apples can be easy.

HOW TO: Pick and plant your own apples

Meet the banksias African cousin

Leucadendron.

The African favourites will bring colour to any garden

No sign of closing 15 years later

Sauers Produce and Garden Centre, Diamond Street, Cooroy, services small crops farmers and home gardeners in the Noosa hinterland.

15 years ago it looked like Cooroy would lose it's gardening store

Become a green thumb with 5 easy plants ready for winter

LOCALLY FRESH: : Learmonth Foodworks has a great supply of fresh, local produce. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Mild temperatures make for a better environment to grow.

TRAVEL: Touring the outback with a former wrestler

I FIND myself gasping for breath and wondering what possessed me to challenge bush poet, tour guide and former wrestler Tom Lockie.

Travel: The magical mountains of Switzerland

A cable car makes the ascent up Mt Pilatus in the Swiss Alps.

Why the mountain tops of Europe are the place to go

10 tips about traveling overseas for first timers

What tips do you have for first time overseas travelers?

11 awesome things to do in Hervey Bay

Looking out across the Bay.

Hervey Bay delights storytellers

Kim’s journey continues on The Voice

FORMER Maclean High student Kim Sheehy wins her first battle to stay on Team Delta on "The Voice".

Theresa eyes off new food career after MasterChef exit

MasterChef Australia contestant Theresa Visintin.

MUM-of-three latest cook eliminated from Ten's reality cooking show.

Depp set to give tell-all interview after marriage collapse

Johnny Depp is reportedly set to give a tell-all interview

When Time Stops: a spectacle of time manifested in dance

Michelle Barnett in Expressions Dance Company's When Time Stops.

An opening like this makes it hard to believe it'll be beaten

It looks like Top Gear's ended up stuck in reverse

Matt Le Blanc on the Top Gear set

They've put out a new model without changing anything

Sam Mendes quits Bond franchise

Sam Mendes won't direct any more James Bond movies.

Depp source tries to blame bust-up on Cara Delevingne

Johnny Depp

Depp was "driven insane" by Heard's friendship with Cara Delevingne

GALLERY: Beef Week babes grace the fashion catwalk

600 people went home more stylish and a little tipsier after the BeefWeek Fashion Parade.

Sydney Fashion Week awash with muted tones

American model Bella Hadid (centre) leads the Misha Collection show.

Collections anchored in cream, white, black and grey

Logies fashions hit and miss affair

Gold Logie nominee and fashionista Lee Lin Chin and her date Charlie.

Who were the winners and losers in this year's fashion stakes?

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?

Ugg Boots fined for not being Australian made

Ugg boots

Ugg Boots maker fined for saying boots made in ACT

PHOTOS: Gladstone model's photos printed in national mag

Gladstone model Kaitlyn Delioglanis was featured in national fashion magazine Cynical with these images taken by Rockhampton photographer Em Roberts. Photo Wicked Tales

Kaitlyn's modelling passion blossoms in mag

He's ready to bare it all and wax that hairy back

Maryborough's Russell Booth and partner Charmaine Bailey - Russell is getting his back waxed at Pubfest to raise money for charity. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The Maryborough man has volunteered to have his entire back waxed

Are your copies of Harry Potter worth thousands?

People will pay crazy money just because it says 'Joanne Rowling' instead of 'J.K. Rowling'

Thermomix explodes leaving mum with burns

Sonya Enkelmann suffered burns to her arms and face after her thermo mix exploded

Gracemere mum learns what not to cook in a thermomix.

Coles and Woolworths' dairy war hurts CQ farmers

Michael and Aaron Clews, from Slatewood dairy farm in Rossmoya, discuss the impact of supermarket milk wars on Central Queensland farmers and economy.

Dairy price war impacting $70 million injected into CQ economy

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

"...now they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"

Is the new Macbook worth it?

The new Macbook

It's expensive but the new Macbook is impressive

Forget business success question, ask what people will buy

The five cent coin is soon to be a discontinued currency in Australia.Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

We shouldn't be looking at what makes a business successful

Myer, eBay launch world first virtual reality store

eBay giving away thousands of VR devices to promote new retail shop

Trampoline with tgoma means you can bounce kids outside

NOW there's really no excuse for the kids not to get outside and play.

Mobile phone use linked to cancer in two-year study

Mobile phone addiction

Rats exposed to radio frequencies showed tumour growth

Salvos deal with family pain in wake of suicide

Domestic violence spiked in Logan over the Christmas and New Year break.Photo illustration Claudia Baxter JA1310BZZ

Captain Jo Chant has witnessed the devastating affects of suicide.

50 tablets 'enough to kill a person', teen took 100

Sheridan attempted to end her own life after swallowing more than 100 tablets used to treat her mother's medical condition.

Mum’s heartache as Ipswich teenager overdoses on tablets

The brave mum who fought for more time with girls

Amanda Ferreira with her daughters Monet, Nouvel and Valentina. Photo / Supplied

"I thank the grace of God I'm here every single day.'

Mariah’s story should inspire us all to have a go

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

My Comment column with QT Editor Peter Chapman

How clean eating transformed incredible shrinking woman

AFTER: Mariah Tonkin has lost almost 60kg.

Clean eating wins the day for Hillcrest’s Mariah Tonkin

Granddad's heartbreak: Abused by the girl I raised

THIS man's drug addicted daughter left him with a beautiful little girl who would grow up to abuse him.

Heartbreak of infertility told from a man’s perspective

Dan and Leah Majesky.

We don't often hear the dad's side of things

Research: the pros and cons of popular parenting styles

What's the best way to raise your child?

Mooloolaba man happy to donate sperm to Coast couple

A senior science adviser has warned that plans to allow the creation of so-called “three-parent” in vitro fertilisation (IVF) babies as early as next year are premature because of unresolved safety concerns about the future health of the children.

Couple turns to Facebook after six rounds of IVF

Baby born on way to Hervey Bay Hospital

Paramedics received the call at 4.15am.

Revolt over Catholic girls' school's strict ball dress code

The school rules state the back of the dress cannot go below the armpit and there must be no cleavage at all. Photo / Change.org

Online petition is calling on the principal to rethink the policy

10 completely normal things all new parents go through

You know what it is like to be a hermit.

10 reasons to marry a journalist

JOURNALISTS often get a bad rap ... but here's 10 reasons why we make EXCELLENT partners.

Why this photo is going viral around the world

Charlotte Hodges (left) and her partner Ruth Toomey share a peck outside a Russell St store.

Daring kiss outside Russell St store gets tongues wagging

Big read: Harm caused by pornography hits home

A sex therapist says numbers of people seeking help for porn addiction are increasing, and her youngest client is just 13

Sex therapist sees dramatic increase in those seeking help

Be careful or Airbnb might steal your spouse, says tourist

Airbnb affair has ended a 30-year marriage