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Fri 27 Apr 2018

No arms, six fingers: Survivor gives back with wisdom

No arms, six fingers: Survivor gives back with wisdom

AS A little girl, Trish Jackson sat at the end of her bed wishing she had arms. But when she opened her eyes, she realised she would have to make do.

Is Payne Haas Blue or Maroon?

Is Payne Haas Blue or Maroon?

HE’S one of the most hyped rookies in recent memory and it’s only taken 21 minutes for New South Wales and Queensland to start fighting over Payne Haas.

What to do with leftover holiday cash

What to do with leftover holiday cash

MOST of us are returning from overseas travel with a burden we can’t seem to shake. And it’s a very expensive burden to live with.

Hollywood legend reveals outrageous contract clause

Hollywood legend reveals outrageous contract clause

WRITER and producer Nancy Meyer is a Hollywood power player — and a ridiculous contract stipulation for her first film shows just how far she’s come.

Doctor to enter plea for alleged sex assaults on patients

premium_icon Doctor to enter plea for alleged sex assaults on patients

NORTHERN NSW gynaecologist must tell the court whether he is guilty or not guilty.

Kelly O’Dwyer’s stunning backflip on Royal Commission

Kelly O’Dwyer’s stunning backflip on Royal Commission

SHE copped flak for her trainwreck interview about the royal commission into Australia’s banks. Now Kelly O’Dwyer has backflipped and made a shock admission.

4yo with dementia: ‘I’m losing him every day’

4yo with dementia: ‘I’m losing him every day’

GEORGE is losing his memory and his motor skills. His devastated mum has drawn up a bucket list in order to give him as many experiences as possible before his...

McEvoy makes case for Nitschke triple threat

McEvoy makes case for Nitschke triple threat

THE markets may suggest otherwise but Tony McEvoy thinks there’s little between his three Nitschke Stakes runners in terms of pure talent.

F1: Daniel Ricciardo leaves door open for Hamilton link up

F1: Daniel Ricciardo leaves door open for Hamilton link up

Australian star Daniel Ricciardo could switch to Mercedes or Ferrari next Formula 1 season.

Lions back Zorko to bounce back from stinker

Lions back Zorko to bounce back from stinker

BRISBANE have vowed to rally around triple best-and-fairest winner Dayne Zorko and are backing him to rebound from his QClash shocker when the Lions take on GWS...

Suns coach demands efficiency

Suns coach demands efficiency

Rookie Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew believes his side has proved itself capable of sustaining the defensive intensity his game plan demands

REVENGE PORN: Schoolgirls, local women targeted

premium_icon REVENGE PORN: Schoolgirls, local women targeted

Schoolgirls and other unsuspecting Fraser Coast women are being targeted online through a malicious "revenge porn” site

'I'm going to behead you': Chilling words of armed attacker

premium_icon 'I'm going to behead you': Chilling words of armed attacker

AN ELDERLY man was bashed and threatened with beheading in his own isolated rural home, a Lismore courtroom heard as his attacker was sentenced.

Uber driver fined over lesbian sex question

Uber driver fined over lesbian sex question

A QUEENSLAND court has fined an Uber driver for causing a public nuisance when he pestered a passenger about her sex life.

The room we no longer need

The room we no longer need

IT IS a staple in just about every house and apartment in the country — but according to one architect, its days are numbered.

Depleted Reds get another skipper

Depleted Reds get another skipper

The Queensland Reds' Samu Kerevi will lead a side short on experience against the Lions in Brisbane but is adamant they aren't lambs to the slaughter

Make them wait: Hanson’s plan for immigrants

premium_icon Make them wait: Hanson’s plan for immigrants

PAULINE Hanson has revealed her plan for immigrants wanting to become Australian citizens, calling for a plebiscite on the matter.

‘That’s the biggest f*** you to a coach I’ve ever seen’

‘That’s the biggest f*** you to a coach I’ve ever seen’

WILLIE Mason knows what it means when players start skipping curfews. He says the behaviour of six Sea Eagles players in Gladstone spells trouble for coach Trent...

Mistake that's costing you $9000 a year

Mistake that's costing you $9000 a year

SERINA has a mission to cut everyday costs in her life. And she’s been shocked by just how much cheaper stuff can get when she asks to pay less.

What Rocky shoppers can expect when Aldi opens

premium_icon What Rocky shoppers can expect when Aldi opens

Aldi sheds light on what's happening with North Rocky site

Handmaid’s Tale star ‘repulsed’ by new season

Handmaid’s Tale star ‘repulsed’ by new season

THE Handmaid’s Tale is one of the most grim — and popular — shows on TV right now, but even its stars are struggling to deal with its disturbing themes.

Two-storey home fit for a king

Two-storey home fit for a king

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the foothills of the Glass House Mountains.

Govt offers solution to chronic hospital parking pain

premium_icon Govt offers solution to chronic hospital parking pain

THE Queensland government is taking extreme measures to resolve chronic shortages and costly parking fees at many public hospitals in a major snub to the private...

A glance at the Lightning squad for 2018

premium_icon A glance at the Lightning squad for 2018

THE reigning champions boast a formidable roster but they're missing a key player from last year.

Weed war: Council wages battle on pests in local waterway

premium_icon Weed war: Council wages battle on pests in local waterway

After the floods brought invasive species, control efforts continue.

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