He might have had the droids you're looking for

Paul Vandermeer first started collecting Star Wars figures and associated paraphernalia after the first of the George Lucas films came out in 1977.

YOUR STORY: Why take so long to jail a paedophile teacher?

Why is it these people are only now being brought to justice?

Let your dog sleep with you - it can relieve your stress

Me and My Pet: Lewis, 12 and Charli Adams, 9 show off their best friend, Reggie, the 3 year old Kelpie Cross.

“Our dog is a part of pet therapy for myself and my husband..."

VW and Skoda diesel vehicles recalled

Volkswagen is recalling some vehicles with offending diesel engines.

VW Australia will recall all affected vehicles in 'Dieselgate'.

Mitsubishi showcases SUV vision with xC Concept

The Mitsubishi eX Concept is the company's vision for a compact SUV powered by a next-generation EV system.

Mitsubishi has revealed the EV-powered SUV eX Concept.

ADDICT: Codeine ‘harder to quit than ice’

LEGAL BUT NOT SAFE: A woman says her addiction to over-the-counter codeine was ‘worse than ice’.

Nurofen Plus, Mersyndol Day and Night, Dolased and Panadeine Rapid

Light the night for a great cause

EVENT TONIGHT: Julie Marshall in Mackay attended a previous year’s Light the Night at The Gooseponds.

Mackay joins communities around Australia in leukaemia lantern walk

XXXX Island auction offering paradise for charity

The sun is setting on the now-iconic XXXX Island.

All good things come to an end, but XXXX Island isn't going quietly

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Craft beers are brewing for city’s latest festival

THREE of the city’s most popular pubs have brewed up an exciting event for Toowoomba beer lovers.

RECIPE: Vibrant variety with Mexican mix

Mexican chicken.

Fresh, vibrant ingredients to make Mexican chicken with bean salad

Tourism Noosa to decide on food and wine festival funding

Brianna Rule and Lisa Smitheram in Noosa Heads for the 2015 Noosa International Food and Wine Festival. Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

Funding body to decide who will run iconic Noosa festival

VIDEO: ‘Paleo diet changed my life’

LIFE CHANGING: The paleo diet has saved Gladstone born mum Jocelyn Walker from a life of taking handfuls of medication every day. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

‘Paleo diet changed my life’

Easy-to-make meals for school holiday time

FRUIT AND VEG: Danni Line will opt for fresh fruit and veg over fruit juice and muesli bars.

Seasonal fruit the best snack alternative

My shout: Tui pale ale misses the mark

Review: East India Pale Ale from the Tui Brewery

Could a 24-hour 'sinkhole' watch protect Inskip campers?

LONG-time Inskip Point protection campaigner Reg Lawler says a round-the-clock ‘sink patrol’ could be the answer to ensuring campers’ safety at the site.

The sights and smells of Christmas in Europe

Lights, carolers, ginger bread houses and department store windows

Not dripping in gold? How to save money on washday

WASHING is a chore no one really enjoys and when you learn each load costs more than $2 per load to dry in a dryer, it's can be an expensive chore too.

How to save money on cosmetics and toiletries

Grab your make-up with the groceries

Costbusters: staying in fashion without going broke

Fashion blogger and stylist Nikki Parkinson

Australians spends $37 a week on clothing and $7 on footwear

The office of the future, where stay at home mums rule

Jody Allen, creator of Stay At Home Mum, practices what she preaches and is debt-free at 40.

Mumpreneur's online sensation was all for 'giggles'

So you bought a house, but do you have enough insurance?

So you bought a house, but do you have enough insurance?

One of life's biggest questions: Rent or Buy?

Couple Stand in Front of a Sold Sign on the Lawn of Their Bungalow With Their Son and Daughter Playing in the Background

Plenty of pros and cons for both sides of the property argument

To fix or not to fix? How to minimise your mortgage

Tips on shopping around for a good mortgage