Sustainbility focus of new permaculture design course

SUSTAINABILITY is being tackled head-on with world-leading courses in permaculture design being introduced by CQUniversity from next year.

Di dispels stigma, is a ‘voice’ for those with bipolar

HEALTHY MIND: Di MacNevin has always been very open.

Wellness Expo features speak from Rockhampton woman with bipolar

Your Mates agree their new beer is quite ‘sessionable’

CHEERS: Your Mates brewery founders Christian McGarry and Matt Hepburn launched their first beer, which is now sold on tap at five Sunshine Coast venues.

Coast lads teach themselves how to brew, start new business

Study shows playing golf increases your life expectancy

Mark Shaw

Play golf, live longer, not only that, those extra years are better

VW and Skoda launch online tool for Australian diesel owners

NAUGHTY CORNER: Volkswagen Group Australia has launched an online tool for owners to identify emissions cheat diesel engines in VWs and Skodas. Audi is sure to follow soon.

77,149 Australian VWs and Skodas affected by diesel scandal

Maserati Ghibli gets new range of engines for 2016

The Maserati Ghibli will be available with a new range of engines for 2016.

Cleaner, more efficient engines will power the 2016 Maserati Ghibli.

One third of cancers 'our fault'

A third of all cancers could be prevented by simple lifestyle changes, such as quitting smoking.

ONE in three cancers in Australia are caused by lifestyle factors.

Watchdog signals blitz on false 'free range' egg claims

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has  has released a guide to assist egg producers to have a better understanding of their rights and obligations when promoting their products as free range.

Not acceptable to say free range when outdoor range isn't used often

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Craft beers are brewing for city’s latest festival

THREE of the city’s most popular pubs have brewed up an exciting event for Toowoomba beer lovers.

RECIPE: Vibrant variety with Mexican mix

Mexican chicken.

Fresh, vibrant ingredients to make Mexican chicken with bean salad

Tourism Noosa to decide on food and wine festival funding

Brianna Rule and Lisa Smitheram in Noosa Heads for the 2015 Noosa International Food and Wine Festival. Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

Funding body to decide who will run iconic Noosa festival

VIDEO: ‘Paleo diet changed my life’

LIFE CHANGING: The paleo diet has saved Gladstone born mum Jocelyn Walker from a life of taking handfuls of medication every day. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

‘Paleo diet changed my life’

Easy-to-make meals for school holiday time

FRUIT AND VEG: Danni Line will opt for fresh fruit and veg over fruit juice and muesli bars.

Seasonal fruit the best snack alternative

My shout: Tui pale ale misses the mark

Review: East India Pale Ale from the Tui Brewery

The sights and smells of Christmas in Europe

HINTS of cinnamon and nutmeg seem to magically weave through every Christmas market in London and Paris.

Best of the bush: Home is where the heart is

I had no idea what to expect. Last time I dropped over that last hill the place had been deserted. No signs of the road, not much of a track.

Behind the scenes as Roothy and co head back to where it all began

Not dripping in gold? How to save money on washday

WASHING is a chore no one really enjoys and when you learn each load costs more than $2 per load to dry in a dryer, it's can be an expensive chore too.

How to save money on cosmetics and toiletries

Grab your make-up with the groceries

Costbusters: staying in fashion without going broke

Fashion blogger and stylist Nikki Parkinson

Australians spends $37 a week on clothing and $7 on footwear

The office of the future, where stay at home mums rule

Jody Allen, creator of Stay At Home Mum, practices what she preaches and is debt-free at 40.

Mumpreneur's online sensation was all for 'giggles'

So you bought a house, but do you have enough insurance?

So you bought a house, but do you have enough insurance?

One of life's biggest questions: Rent or Buy?

Couple Stand in Front of a Sold Sign on the Lawn of Their Bungalow With Their Son and Daughter Playing in the Background

Plenty of pros and cons for both sides of the property argument

To fix or not to fix? How to minimise your mortgage

Tips on shopping around for a good mortgage