Parenting

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Stopping youth crime is a priority for One Nation candidate

premium_icon Stopping youth crime is a priority for One Nation candidate

Believing that youth crime was only discussed around election time, Torin O’Brien is campaigning for lasting solutions.

Man threatens to stab former partner in the neck with knife

premium_icon Man threatens to stab former partner in the neck with knife

He pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrates Court to breaching a domestic violence order.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Police granted special order in accused Rocky murder case

premium_icon Police granted special order in accused Rocky murder case

A MAN accused and charged over the stabbing murder of his estranged wife, Karen Gilliland, is now subject to a forensic order.

Rockhampton’s 50 Most Influential: Number 1

premium_icon Rockhampton’s 50 Most Influential: Number 1

“We absolutely must deliver a similar quality of life to what young people know they can get in the more urban capitals. Otherwise we would never keep our kids here and...

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Unable to return home, Indian engineer makes friends on CQUni campus

premium_icon Unable to return home, Indian engineer makes friends on CQUni...

‘I haven’t experienced any racism in Rockhampton. I’ve been blessed to meet great Australian friends, who teach me all the slang, as well as other international...

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Grandmother has spent 20 years smoking marijuana

premium_icon Grandmother has spent 20 years smoking marijuana

The grandmother told police she split her last purchase with her two daughters and one of their former partners.

Mon 6 Jul 2020

Heartbreaking diagnosis for AFL star’s son

Heartbreaking diagnosis for AFL star’s son

AFL legend Gary Ablett has revealed his decision to leave his wife and son for an extended period despite a confronting diagnosis.

Is the automatic choice the right one?

Is the automatic choice the right one?

What are the options when going for your driver’s licence?

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Star’s hospital gaming pic goes viral

Star’s hospital gaming pic goes viral

An NFL superstar has copped serious backlash after deciding to fire up the PlayStation as his partner lay next to him in labour.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

$450 detail in Karl, Jasmine’s baby snap

$450 detail in Karl, Jasmine’s baby snap

Karl and Jasmine Stefanovic have taken to the streets of Byron Bay with their newborn, sporting an expensive accessory as they enjoy the sun.

Mum’s ‘real’ parenting post cops backlash

Mum’s ‘real’ parenting post cops backlash

An Aussie mum who has two children with autism has defended a post in which she said she “hates” the condition after it copped backlash.

$650 fine for arguing about child custody and camping

premium_icon $650 fine for arguing about child custody and camping

“Don’t even park in the driveway. I’ll send them down. I don’t want to see you”

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Unexpected twist after trio's one-night stand

Unexpected twist after trio's one-night stand

A married couple thought a threesome would be a one-night experience. But the trio became close and now there is a baby on the way.

Family face deportation because son has Down syndrome

Family face deportation because son has Down syndrome

The reason given by the government was that their 16-year-old son would be a burden on the system due to having Down syndrome.

Childcare centre sets up camp with outdoor sleeping program

premium_icon Childcare centre sets up camp with outdoor sleeping program

From sleeping outside to adopting alpacas, a Bundaberg early learning centre has developed many exciting new programs.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Innocent-looking YouTube videos expose kids to drugs and sex

premium_icon Innocent-looking YouTube videos expose kids to drugs and sex

Thousands of videos on YouTube look like versions of popular cartoons but contain disturbing and inappropriate content not suitable for children.

Mum fears drugs and alcohol will ruin son’s bright future

premium_icon Mum fears drugs and alcohol will ruin son’s bright future

‘My little boy has a very bright future and I’m wrecking it and I don’t want to do that’

Rockhampton’s 50 Most Influential people: Numbers 31-40

premium_icon Rockhampton’s 50 Most Influential people: Numbers 31-40

Collator, publican, coach, patron... who made our Top 50 Most Influential list?

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Macca’s worker’s jaw-dropping mix-up

Macca’s worker’s jaw-dropping mix-up

A Macca’s worker put her weight gain down to eating free Big Macs - then this happened!

Ultimate guide: What to do these school holidays

premium_icon Ultimate guide: What to do these school holidays

Time to get those restless kids out of the house and on a local adventure! Check out our comprehensive guide for top spots to travel to in Queensland.

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