Dairy price war hurts Central Queensland farmers

IT’S a battle Australian dairy farmers have been fighting for five years and with little sign of relief ahead, Aaron Clews says it’s time to take action.

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

"...now they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"

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We need sperm: IVF couple's desperate plea for a donor

A senior science adviser has warned that plans to allow the creation of so-called “three-parent” in vitro fertilisation (IVF) babies as early as next year are premature because of unresolved safety concerns about the future health of the children.

Couple turns to Facebook after six rounds of IVF

Revolt over Catholic girls' school's strict ball dress code

The school rules state the back of the dress cannot go below the armpit and there must be no cleavage at all. Photo / Change.org

Online petition is calling on the principal to rethink the policy

Jett Kenny to find his own fame as international model

STARSTRUCK: Ironman Jett Kenny posed for Toowoomba photographer Cathy Smith on the Sunshine Coast.

Her photos kicked off the lifesaver’s modelling career

BMW 740i road test and review: understated luxury brilliance

PLEASURE CRUISE: Technology in abundance with the 7 Series luxury large sedan shows BMW at its innovative best

BMW's largest sedan is a stunning luxury barge

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WINE REVIEW: Eden Road wines one to try

EDEN Road burst onto the scene in 2009, winning the Jimmy Watson Trophy at the Royal Melbourne Wine Show with their Long Road Shiraz.

Recipe: Cocoa choko cake

Try out this scrumptious cake for yourself.

YOU either love chokos or you hate them. They’re a funny fruit.

Everything that's actually quite Nigella

Cookbook author and TV personality Nigella Lawson will spend a week on MasterChef Australia.

UK TV's domestic goddess talks to APN ahead of week on MasterChef.

How to make the perfect zucchini pasta

Jacqueline Alwill tells us how to make the perfect zucchini pasta

Life is a full plate at full pace for chef Matt Golinski

Chef Matt Golinski has a busy schedule at home in the garden and at work.

Celebrity chef Matt Golinski is in no hurry to slow down

What happens when you eat scorpions, spiders and insects

A large hairy spider.

Fancy a spot of cricket? Not the sport, the bug.

Recipe: Marshmallows that will melt in your mouth

Milkbar Memories cookbook.

Make your own marshmallows thanks to Jane Lawson

10 things to remember when you move out of a rental property

Here are some useful tips for people moving out of rental properties.

5 tips for making money on a renovation project

It can be difficult to guarantee a return on investment.

Australians have spent close to $15 bill on renovating and building

21 ways you can save on your power bill

Would you take a shower at the beach or swim at a local dam to save on power costs?

Install powerboards for devices which can be switched off by remote

Looking to buy? Fraser Coast market ripe with bargains

GROWTH: Point Vernon recorded a 19.5% growth in median house value in the December quarter.

POLL: What is your non-negotiable when it comes to buying a house?

Easter provides an excuse to decorate the home

Celebrating Easter at home.

Go for pastels, fresh flowers and greenery

Gladstone's million-dollar homes ready for right buyer

THE TOP PICK: This property, at 6/569 Springs Road Agnes Water, is available for $2.75million.

There are more than 40 properties on the market at $1m-plus

Zygocactus is one plant that celebrates winter in style

You might not recognise any of these names, but you will almost certainly recognise the plant when you see it.

Edible flowers: Roses aren't just for looking at

An Ian Thorpe rose.

There are plenty of flowers useful in the kitchen

Picking the right apples for your garden

Growing apples can be easy.

HOW TO: Pick and plant your own apples

Meet the banksias African cousin

Leucadendron.

The African favourites will bring colour to any garden

No sign of closing 15 years later

Sauers Produce and Garden Centre, Diamond Street, Cooroy, services small crops farmers and home gardeners in the Noosa hinterland.

15 years ago it looked like Cooroy would lose it's gardening store

Become a green thumb with 5 easy plants ready for winter

LOCALLY FRESH: : Learmonth Foodworks has a great supply of fresh, local produce. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Mild temperatures make for a better environment to grow.

Palmwoods business owner buys new ‘tank’ to fuel his war on noxious weeds

WAR ON WEEDS: Adam Farr with his Truxor 5045, which he hopes will help eradicate waterborne weeds from south-east Queensland.

New machine deals with problem weed in dams and waterways

10 tips about traveling overseas for first timers

Friends and strangers have kindly shared their tips about overseas travel ahead of my first overseas adventure. Can you add anymore?

11 awesome things to do in Hervey Bay

Looking out across the Bay.

Hervey Bay delights storytellers

TRAVEL: Putting on a party in the Rhine

Winemaking town gets three million visitors a year

BIG READ: How the floods washed away a city's doubt

OODIES CAFE: Nice pictures of Bundaberg. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

From 'boring' to 'cute' - opinions seem to have changed

Blac Chyna had given up on love

Blac Chyna has shared an ultrasound picture of her unborn baby and admitted her fairytale has "come true" after previously giving up on love.

Harry's midnight snack wins over Nigella

MasterChef contestants Karmen Lu and Harry Foster cook a midnight snack for guest judge Nigella Lawson.

QUEENSLAND bartender impresses domestic goddess, cooks for immunity.

Justin Bieber slams 'fake' award shows

Bieber slams shows as 'fake' after winning two gongs at Billboard

No stress for Irena Exarhos in X Factor audition wait

Gympie musician Irena Exarhos is waiting to hear if she has progressed to the X Factor televised auditions.

Could Gympie musician have the X Factor?

Angelina Jolie joins London School of Economics

Angelina Jolie will be lecturing on women, peace and security

Will Arnett will buy Megan Fox a 'birthing tub'

"She is hippy-dippy. I should buy her ... a birthing tub."

Prince asked Celine Dion for advice on Las Vegas

Prince was considering a residency playing at Las Vegas

Sydney Fashion Week awash with muted tones

ONE thing’s for sure, Mercedes Benz Sydney Fashion Week was not a colourful affair.

Logies fashions hit and miss affair

Gold Logie nominee and fashionista Lee Lin Chin and her date Charlie.

Who were the winners and losers in this year's fashion stakes?

Double Standards: All the single tattooed ladies, cover up

Double Standards: All the single tattooed ladies, cover up

What is it about tattoos that attract men and women?

Ugg Boots fined for not being Australian made

Ugg boots

Ugg Boots maker fined for saying boots made in ACT

PHOTOS: Gladstone model's photos printed in national mag

Gladstone model Kaitlyn Delioglanis was featured in national fashion magazine Cynical with these images taken by Rockhampton photographer Em Roberts. Photo Wicked Tales

Kaitlyn's modelling passion blossoms in mag

He's ready to bare it all and wax that hairy back

Maryborough's Russell Booth and partner Charmaine Bailey - Russell is getting his back waxed at Pubfest to raise money for charity. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The Maryborough man has volunteered to have his entire back waxed

Create a home spa experience

You don’t need to fork out the cash to pamper yourself when, with some time set aside, you can do it yourself at home for less.

Here's how to give yourself that professional spa feeling at home

Is the new Macbook worth it?

It's up there with the best of them but the new Macbook has a few important drawbacks.

Forget business success question, ask what people will buy

The five cent coin is soon to be a discontinued currency in Australia.Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

We shouldn't be looking at what makes a business successful

Myer, eBay launch world first virtual reality store

eBay giving away thousands of VR devices to promote new retail shop

From fit to fab in big name fashion

Marc Jacobs Astor Lightning Bolt Sneaker, $469, David Jones.

Sneakers are one trend that isn't going anywhere

To taste or not to taste? The supermarket dos and don'ts

SNACK ATTACK: Donovan Bruton,6, grabs a banana while shopping with his mum at the Bli Bli IGA.

Is it okay to taste something before you buy it?

Know the rules when it comes to bag checks

Find out your rights and responsibilities

Is it the end of the five cent coin cluttering our wallets?

Brad Fitzgibbon with 5 cent pieces. Photo: Bev Lacey/The Chronicle

Tonight's budget may see the end of the five cent piece

Greens announce plan for legal and accessible abortion

THE Australian Greens today announced a $15 million plan to improve the accessibility and affordability of abortion nationally.

Restaurant owner given 6 years jail for peanut death

A handful of just threshed Red Spanish peanuts.Photo Erica Murree / Central & North Burnett Times

6 years jail after peanuts in meal kills allergic man

Cancer survivor, 99, thought to be oldest in the world

99-year-old Victor Marston is thought to be the oldest person to beat cancer.

Victor Marston loves cancer-free life

Slow down and switch off to ditch some of that stress

Take it easy with low impact exercise like yoga.

Switch off for the sake of your own health

'Terrifying ordeal': Mum lives fear-free life for two boys

"It's no thought any parent wants ... but it was a reality for me."

The benefits of using apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is made from fermented apples.

Top uses for this ancient at-home remedy

Learn to talk with someone instead of talking at them

Learn to listen and talk with someone, not just at them.

The art of communication is hard to learn.

10 completely normal things all new parents go through

YOU no longer care about having a super messy house even if you have visitors.

Why don't families sit down and eat anymore

Higher income earners with a household income of $200,000 or more per annum were more likely to underestimate their financial position, with 44 per cent rating themselves as middle class.

Families are the most vital cog in our society.

$9m mum blogger reveals secret to success

Ben Ellingsen, Sharlene Tapperet, Jody Allen and Rebekkah Rodriguez at the Commerce breakfast in Gympie.

How do you turn your blog into a multi-million dollar business?

First child so cute, but it’s sickening

Aaliyah Izabella Grace Perkins was born at Gladstone hospital at 9.47pm on May 14, 2016. Mum - Cassandra Perkins Dad - Lachlan Perkins Weight - 2790g Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Cassandra Perkins spent seven months feeling sick

New mum gets crafty for all breastfeeding mothers

STYLISH AND PRACTICAL: Landon Calling founder and jewellery designer Kristen Kachel showcases her creations at the North Queensland Babies and Kids Market.

Kristen Kachel started her own necklace line for mums.

Dad's hilarious texts to wife after toddler vomits in car

"I just threw up trying to clean him up"

Woman falls pregnant weeks before surrogate twins due

Rosie Luik and Lauren Lichtnauer.

The twins now refer to Luik as their "tummy mummy"

10 reasons to marry a journalist

JOURNALISTS often get a bad rap ... but here's 10 reasons why we make EXCELLENT partners.

Why this photo is going viral around the world

Charlotte Hodges (left) and her partner Ruth Toomey share a peck outside a Russell St store.

Daring kiss outside Russell St store gets tongues wagging

Big read: Harm caused by pornography hits home

A sex therapist says numbers of people seeking help for porn addiction are increasing, and her youngest client is just 13

Sex therapist sees dramatic increase in those seeking help

Be careful or Airbnb might steal your spouse, says tourist

Airbnb affair has ended a 30-year marriage