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Fri 20 Apr 2018

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

IT’S a road rule that isn’t just confusing drivers — it’s bringing them to an absolute standstill. But it’s easier to navigate than you might think.

Calculator: When you need to go to bed

Calculator: When you need to go to bed

IF YOU are constantly waking up feeling like you’ve hardly had a wink of sleep, this calculator may be the answer to how much shut-eye you should be having.

ROAD TEST: We review the 2018 toughest Toyota HiLux trio

ROAD TEST: We review the 2018 toughest Toyota HiLux trio

Toyota HiLux not tough enough? These models are the toughest yet, torture tested right here in Australia.

Legal battle brewing over Possum Magic $2 coins

Legal battle brewing over Possum Magic $2 coins

They were supposed to be a touching gesture to celebrate the work of beloved children’s author Mem Fox — but the fallout has become massive.

Number of smoking mums on rise

premium_icon Number of smoking mums on rise

ALARMING figures showing almost a fifth of northern Queensland mums smoked while pregnant.

Age-defying mum mistaken for son’s girlfriend

Age-defying mum mistaken for son’s girlfriend

THIS SINGLE mum looks so young people often think she’s her 20-year-old son’s girlfriend or sister.

My Kitchen Rules row: MAFS star talks about bullying

My Kitchen Rules row: MAFS star talks about bullying

'There is so much cyber bullying around, and it needs to stop.'

Bundy school in mourning after teen dies in asthma tragedy

Bundy school in mourning after teen dies in asthma tragedy

A MUCH-loved student of Bundaberg State High School is being mourned this week after he suffered a tragic asthma attack that ended his life.

Your one minute guide to what's on

Your one minute guide to what's on

Music, art, markets and fashion - it's all happening Gladstone.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Anti-bullying campaign gets down to business

premium_icon Anti-bullying campaign gets down to business

GYMPIE man Murray Benton's dream of enacting real change with how schools across Australia deal with bullying is one step closer to becoming reality

Blayze is breaking barriers as world's sexiest truckie

Blayze is breaking barriers as world's sexiest truckie

The driver from Adelaide is more than that - she's breaking down barriers in the male- dominated industry by calling for other women to get behind the wheel.

No more Allen key! Ikea furniture no match for robot arms

No more Allen key! Ikea furniture no match for robot arms

A PAIR of robotic arms have made light work of one of the most difficult tasks in human history: Building Ikea furniture.

Why ‘free ride’ should stop at 19

Why ‘free ride’ should stop at 19

AUSTRALIA’S freeloading “kidults” are living it up thanks to the Bank of Mum and Dad. Here’s why the freebies have got to end.

Passion Pop selling for $60 a bottle

Passion Pop selling for $60 a bottle

PASSION Pop — it’s a rite of passage for many young Australians. But if you’re planning on travelling to Sri Lanka, expect to pay top dollar for a single bottle.

Without hipsters, we wouldn’t have a food scene

premium_icon Without hipsters, we wouldn’t have a food scene

Mock them all you like, but hipsters have done a lot for the Australian food industry and helped our nation’s worldwide reputation, writes Renata Gortan.

Corals making cloud umbrellas to keep cool

Corals making cloud umbrellas to keep cool

Scientist analysed 15 years of data to reach astonishing conclusion.

Cars could get 10-year warranties

Cars could get 10-year warranties

Pressue from the ACCC could see warranty coverage for new cars increase dramatically.

Ford targets Bathurst gallop in 2018 with 'Commodore killer'

Ford targets Bathurst gallop in 2018 with 'Commodore killer'

Mustangs could be flying around Mount Panorama in just six months with Ryan Story revealing the new Supercar may be ready for this year’s Bathurst 1000.

Electric vehicles affordable in three years: Kia

Electric vehicles affordable in three years: Kia

Korean maker says it’s not interested in selling hybrids because they are an “interim measure”.

New road rules baffle Australia's drivers

New road rules baffle Australia's drivers

DRIVERS have this week been subjected to a brand new manoeuvre in a bid to reduce traffic congestion. It’s baffling many.

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