The perils of play: How kids are most likely to be hurt

THE thought of your child suffering a life-threatening accident is the stuff of parents’ nightmares.

Queensland has one of hottest August nights on record

You probably didn't need any blankets last night.

Minimum temperatures across the state in double digits

Bunnings seeks support for third try at Coolum store

THIRD GO: Bunnings is proceeding with a third application for a complex at Coolum. The proposed 5650sq m warehouse would be about 70% of the size of the store which opened at Maroochydore late last year.

Bunnings hopes it will be 'third time lucky'

East coast low set to smash the Sunshine Coast

More wild weather is on the way after an east coast low smashed the Sunshine Coast in June.

Why the Sunshine Coast is in for wild weather

Is it you, Migaloo?

Migaloo is predicted to cruise into Sunshine Coast waters tomorrow.

Confusion and debate erupts as to whether white whale is Migaloo

Spot Migaloo the white whale on the Sunshine Coast soon

Get the binoculars at the ready.

Thursday is the day Migaloo is expected to pass by

The billionaire who holds a golf club’s fate in his hands

Malaysian businessman Seng Huang Lee.

The future of golf in Peregian Springs hangs in the balance

Grieving student honours late teacher who helped her to read

Flowers lay in front of the home where Coolum State School teacher Kylie Allen was fatally injured in a house fire.

Police confirm victim as Coolum State School teacher Kylie Allen

Motivated students go bush for the holidays.

HAPPY CAMPERS: Seamus Cunningham, Codi Baker-Lahey, Lawson Wrigley, Jake Galczynski and Brianna Maltman camped in the Cooloola wilderness for three nights.

Students worked to complete their Duke of Edinburgh Award

$70b opportunity to make us $3000 a year better off

Report reveals potential to power Australia's biggest employers

Is this the end for McAleese?

McAleese have managed to secure a refinance deal.

MCALEESE has gone into voluntary administration.

Court to decide on Carmichael mine challenge

Adani Carmichael Mine.

Carmichael coal mine to be hit with a legal challenge

WhatsApp backtracks on privacy - and how to stop it

A WhatsApp user opens the application on an iPhone 5.

WhatsApp has gone back on its pledge to keep your privacy safe

Underpaid blueberry pickers forced to work 36 days straight

Blueberry farm

WORKERS on a Coffs Coast farm were forced to work 36 days straight

Windows 10 is one year old

Supplied image of the atmosphere during the launch of Microsoft's latest operating system Windows 10 on Sydney Harbour, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (AAP Image/Pulse Communications, James Morgan Photographs) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

What do you think of the last Windows update?

Skateboarder taken to hospital after collision with car

Paramedics treat a young boy who was hit by a car while riding a skateboard.

Paramedics treating teenager on road at scene of collision

Jobs lost at Sibelco's Central Queensland operations

Several jobs will be lost at Sibelco's Parkhurst operations.

The company will wind back operations at two of its plants

Three separate crashes on Bruce Highway causing delays

Ambulance generic

Paramedics respond to three Bruce Highway crashes

Ipswich man's $701,000 mortgage-killing win

Golden Casket

Winning lotto ticket purchased at Ipswich newsagency

Nick Xenophon team to block marriage equality plebiscite

Nick Xenophon in Toowoomba to endorse Groom candidate, Josie Townsend. Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

Turnbull's plans for a plebiscite suffer massive blow

Second case against Carmichael mine dismissed

The group now wants the government to review its approval

Mum wants Mia's ashes scattered around the globe

'In my head she’s still alive, well and living in Australia'

Same-sex marriage vote 'pointless' says researcher

“They need to give MPs a conscience vote and just get it done.''

VIDEO: What did Thor do during Captain America: Civil War?

Short explains why Thor wasn't in Civil War film.

Hilarious mockumentary features star of the film Chris Hemsworth

Enraged dad totals car after daughter caught fooling around

This is the hilarious moment a father destroys his own car

Pauline Hanson: "I don't hate Asians, Muslims"

Pauline Hanson

One Nation leader carries Koran in her bag 'for reference'

Passengers snap photos as plane's engine falls apart

This is what it looks like when part of a plane's engine falls off

Patient man of 145 wants to go

The world's oldest man, Mbah Gotho, aged 145.

World's oldest man, at 145-years-old, says he wants to die.

Diva's sister on soliciting charge

FILE - In this May 14, 2016 file photo, Mariah Carey attends the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, in New York. Carey will appear on the Oct. 5 episode of the Fox series, \"Empire,\" the network confirmed Monday at a TV critics bi-annual press tour. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Mariah Carey's sister has been arrested on charges of prostitution.

Zika hits 41 locally in Singapore

In this May 17, 2016, photo provided by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a vacuum tube holds a blood-fed strain of Aedes aegypti mosquito in place under a microscope in a research lab insectary in the Hanson Biomedical Sciences Building at the university, in Madison, Wis. Matthew Aliota, assistant scientist in the Department of Pathobiological Sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine, is studying the insect as part of his research about mosquito-borne pathogens such as the Zika virus, dengue fever and yellow fever infections. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have infected pregnant monkeys with the Zika virus to learn how it harms developing fetuses. (Jeff Miller/UW-Madison via AP)

Singapore confirms 41 locally transmitted cases of Zika virus

World's oldest man, 145, just wants to die

Indonesian Mbah Gotho has document that says he was born in 1870

Celebrating Juno: NASA's best images of Jupiter

Jupiter's north polar region in an image taken by Juno spacecraft as it approached the planet. The spacecraft performed its first successful fly-by on August 27 out of 36 in total. Images from the fly-by will be much closer than this one, which was taken more than 700,000km away from Jupiter. The first fly-by passed about 4200km from Jupiter's clouds.

We share the most iconic images of Jupiter

Jupiter and Venus in closest encounter for 50 years

Even with a small telescope the heaven will reveal plenty of their mysteries.

most people will be able to see with the naked eye

Video shows how little kids notice at dinner table

A hidden camera captures how much kids notice around them at the dinner table.

Funny video shows how little kids notice when they are on devices

Barack Obama in VR goggles sparks photoshop war

US President Barack Obama ends up in a Photoshop battle on Reddit

Barack Obama caught in Photoshop battle.

Would you pat a tiger shark like these guys?

SCN151212 DIVER
Caption: Buderim diver Tony Isaacson took years to overcome his fear of sharks.

Incredible footage of sharks being petted shows interaction can work

Movie behind Depp and Heard split to be released

Soon you'll be able to see the movie that ended the marriage

Bindi's boyfriend helps release huge croc

Chandler (far right) helped the jump team.

Chandler Powell helps catch Duncan the croc

Mick Jagger to pay £2.5m to the woman carrying his baby

Mick Jagger is reportedly paying millions to pregnant ballerina

Navy man Keller ready to marry a perfect stranger

Former Navy engineer Keller is a participant in season three of Married At First Sight.

Tattoos are just the surface of Married At First Sight groom.

Ozzy cheated with 5 women in 5 countries: Sharon

Sharon Osbourne claims her husband Ozzy has cheated on her

The Big Music Quiz gives The Block a run for its money

Darren McMullen hosts the TV series The Big Music Quiz.

NEW challenger in TV ratings race shakes up Sunday night.