Are animals killing development or the other way around?

IPA says costs of environmental law being disproportionately being paid by regional Australia

ACCC attempts to force regional mobile network expansion

The ACCC has ruled against introducing domestic roaming to allow phone rivals to access each other's networks.

Vodafone slams ACCC after mobile roaming decision

HEATWAVE: Qld towns will top 40°C as state swelters

Ashleigh Blake and Sophie Davis from Currumbin go for an early morning surf. Picture: Nigel Hallett

"Please make sure you keep your eyes on little kids."

Coolum blaze: Investigators can't rule out human involvement

BLAZING: Firefighters battled for days to protect properties and bring the Coolum bushfire under control.

Devastating blaze started with three fires: investigator

Why Coolum homes were left in the dark last night

Power pole.

Nearly 1000 homes shrouded in darkness

Coast amputee's progress has doctors stunned

A GoFundMe has been started for Sunshine Coast father, Jason Reynoldson, who lost his legs in a tragic accident last month.

Everything changed for Coolum man when he went fishing last month

Coast artist's niche, traditional 'hand carving' tattoo style

INK CULTURE: Artist Hori Kaz performs the traditional art of Japanese Tattoo, Tebori, at the Ink Attack Tattoo Convention.

Tebori means 'hand carving': this is what the tattoo looks like

Wilson's thrilling win at Tahiti ignites world title claims

CHAMP: Julian Wilson won the Billabong Pro Tahiti to move to fifth in the world rankings.

'I was already enjoying myself on tour but now even more-so.'

Mum killed by truck an 'amazing, lovely, caring friend'

Sharon Cuthbert was killed after being hit by a truck in Coolum on July 27.

Tributes come pouring in for a Coolum woman who died last night

Why this hall's celebration is more a lament

THE Coolum Community Hall in its original location on the David Low Way where McDonald's now stands. Photo: Blair McNamara.

Why for one community hall festival won't be a celebration

The booming residential development sold on lies

Cape Coral may look like a dream — but it’s very much a case of buyer beware. Picture: Zillow Source: Supplied

The rapidly-growing city was sold on lies

IVF: The battle for baby Hendrix is worth it

SPECIALIST: Dr Neil Astill of City Fertility Centre Springfield with baby Hendrix Hartley, 11 weeks, who was conceived by IVF.

"We have developed a special offer to ease the financial burden."

Black economy creates a $40 billion black hole

BLACK ECONOMY: The ATO estimates about 1.6 million businesses (mostly micro and small businesses with an annual turnover up to $15 million) operating across 233 industries, are part of the cash economy and not fulfilling their legal obligations.

Paying cash-in-hand and avoiding tax has a negative impact

Bad news if you’re waiting for the iPhone X

The new iPhone X is going to be hard to find.

You might want to think again about the iPhone X

Gold Coast 600: crash chaos, grid girls, and hot laps

A crash drama unfolded right in front of the corporate boxes at the Gold Coast 600.

It takes a certain kind of insanity to be a driver in the wet

BLOWOUT EXPOSED: Outrageous cost of single NBN hook-up

The eye-watering costs of single NBN connections have been revealed.

It could prove extremely expensive to have the NBN hooked up

Home ownership plans plummet

Aussies are increasingly choosing not to become homeowners according to a recent survey.

“Many Aussies are disenchanted with the homeownership'

CQ truck rollover closes major Hwy

A MAN, 35, is in a stable condition after being involved in a single semi-trailer roll-over earlier today.

Man, 35, flown to Rockhampton

'Older generation ripe for slaughter': police warn

TRICKERY: Bundaberg residents are being fooled by overseas syndicates.

International scammers target Bundy and the local police can't help

Pests costing industry almost $800M a year

FERALS: Pests are costing the agriculture industry dearly.

Updated information on pest burden

$1k a week in welfare ‘not enough’ for family of seven

A Melbourne family has been on welfare for four generations. Picture: A Current Affair/Channel 9

A family of seven on welfare say they can’t live on $1000 a week

From drought to flooding rain

WEATHER: Stephen Richards with a small portion of his lost greens, which were exposed to extreme heat then heavy rain.

Wet impacts fresh produce growers in Queensland

No campaign's most important SSM claim debunked

The ‘No’ sky writing that appeared in the sky above Melbourne. Picture: AAP Image/Joe Castro) NO ARCHIVING

Homophobes do more damage to children than same-sex parents

America’s first climate change refugees

Captain Dan Kipnis is America's first climate change refugee. Picture: Dateline

The rising sea won’t be held back for long.

Weird Vicks VapoRub vagina trend

Vicks VapoRub Ointment, Nasal decongestant, Cough Suppressant. Picture: Vicks

Experts warn it is a really bad idea...

Footballer to girlfriend: "I'm going to bury you alive"

Jacquelyn Donovan received a number of death threats from former Capras player Russell Webber during an hour long terrifying ordeal that began after Webber picked her up from a Western St address until the moment she jumped out of the moving car on Woodbury Rd.

Former Capra jailed after threatening and assaulting girlfriend

Power bills set to soar almost $2000 over next decade

Household power bills would soar almost $200 per year for a decade under federal Labor’s plan for a 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030. Picture: Supplied

Annual rise in bills could be $285 a year

Qld scientist's cancer breakthrough points to better tests

Research work at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane.

Dozens of new genetic markers for breast cancer discovered

‘Made me cry’: War widow’s fury as Trump forgets soldier's name

The Widow of the US soldier killed in combat says Trump could not remember her husband’s name. Picture: Good Morning America

The widow of a fallen American soldier has hit out at Donald Trump

Australian music icon George Young dead at 70

George Young (left) with songwriting partner Harry Vanda (right) with the late Ted Albert (rear) and Albert music CEO Fifa Riccobono (centre). Picture: Supplied

Tributes flow for songwriter, former Easybeats guitarist George Young

Girlfriend reveals moment she broke boyfriend's penis

Megan Barker said she heard a “rip” during sex with her partner Adam Francis in 2015.

Girlfriend tells of moment she broke boyfriend's penis

'Silent bus' has schools talking

SSHHH: Duffy's City Buses has started a silent bus policy for a couple of its school runs.

New rules crack down on school kids

Mushrooms invade: Fungi sprout at Coast transport hubs

DISREPAIR: The mushrooms and rundown platforms spotted by Jeff Addison.

Coast rail advocate rages as platforms in disrepair

Two Coast residents are millionaires and don't even know it

Unclaimed lotto wins at Palmview and Maroochydore

Man hits himself with car in bizarre road rage

The embarrassing moment was captured on video. Picture: Dash Cam Owners Australia

Car continues down the hill, ploughing into the car behind him

Imagine walking with massive sandbag tied to your legs

LIFE CHANGING: Hayden is 27 years old and eagerly awaiting surgery on his growth that he feels will change his life.

Hayden is hoping to undergo surgery that will change his life.

Video highlights: Awesome vision from the Color Movement

Sunshine Coast Colour Run.

Eyes of the world watching the Sunshine Coast event

Block judges: Only one couple can win it

ALL three Block judges are in agreement: One particular couple is a shoo-in to win this season of the home renovation show come Sunday.

Adele’s eye-watering Las Vegas jackpot

Adele is poised to become Las Vegas’s highest-paid resident. Picture: AFP/Mark Ralston

THE singer has reportedly been offered a year-long residency.

Registered sex offender escorted from kids venue

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A registered child sex offender was seen at Time Zone on Sunday.

The ultimate tribute to George Young

John Paul Young’s Love Is In The Air is officially an icon.

LOVE Is In The Air, Not Pretty Enough make iconic Aussie songs list.

The secret GoT episode that will never air

Kit Harington has revealed that there’s an episode of Game of Thrones that never made it to air.

THE cast filmed a secret episode that will never be shown on TV.

Sam Smith’s shock gender revelation

British singer Sam Smith. Picture: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

SINGER Sam Smith opens up about his sexuality and gender identity.

The Rock smacks down Aussie comedian

Dwayne Johnson.

Comedian Ben Pobjie threw a barb at Dwayne Johnson on Twitter