Brough never asked me to steal Slipper's diary, says Ashby

JAMES Ashby has denied being part of an apparent plot by Sunshine Coast MP and Special Minister of State Mal Brough

Girl, 12, charged with attempted murder for school stabbing

Police generic, crime scene.  Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times

The incident happened a a Caboolture school on Monday morning

Teen faces court for allegedly biting a police officer

19-year-old to face court charged with seriously assaulting a cop

Beware of the bulls

Lot 4 NKEJ33 by the outstanding Angus sire Final Product will be one of 45 young bulls on offer at the Alumy Creek bull sale on June 13.

Two bulls have escaped in Caboolture.

College wins $500k compo over too low basketball court

Architects sued after they failed to deliver full height building

Troy's Treatment Dilemma

Troy's Treatment Dillema

Doctors think this treatment is worth trying but it is not government funded

VIDEO: One hurt after fire engulfs ute on Bruce Hwy

Northbound lanes of Bruce Highway shut after ute catches on fire

Woman assaulted with her own bags in attempt to stop robbery

The woman saw a man inside her house at 8am on Sunday

Robbery with violence, Burpengary East

Police are investigating an incident at Burpengary East.

A 59-year-old woman was assaulted with bags.

Harmony House's battle to keep its funding

Harmony House is the only one of its kind the Wide Bay and offers a stress-free, neutral environment for parents to meet up with their kids. 10h217b

Harmony House recently celebrated 20 years of operation on Coast

Kingaroy man accused of knife threats to face court

A man was killed in a workplace incident at the power station this morning.

Kingaroy man charged after allegedly making threats with a knife

Finalists compete to be top Christmas carollers

SING PROUD: Jamie Dunn and Agro attend Bribie Island State School to judge them as finalists in the Morayfield Shopping Centre Christmas carols competition.

Finalists take to the stage at Morayfield Shopping Centre

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Child abduction attempts: Stranger danger still vital

Attempted child abductions reports in Toowoomba, Roma and Chinchilla

Is truth about Islam being whitewashed in Australia?

Former SAS commander calls for honest debate about Islam, terrorism

Toowoomba teen in Syria talks on Paris terror attacks

Oliver Bridgeman Photo Contributed

Everyone is shocked and the media is going crazy (about Paris)

DATING: There’s a smorgasbord of stereotypes to test

Paul Hogan.

What stereotypes we apply to the opposite sex from exotic places?

OPINION: Face the truth or we remain virtual liars

I’m a happy, insightful, witty, amazing bloke.. but only on Facebook

Senator: Funding win for our schools

Campaign about school funding is as predictable as it is misleading

Premier denies seeing early result of Jo-Ann Miller probe

Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller takes a tour of Ocean Street, Maroochydore. Photo: Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

The Premier and minister were very short on answers in Question Time

Murder accused remanded in custody


Heavy police presence in court building

Glenore Grove man, 63, located safe and well

Police would like to thank the public for their assistance

Driver tries to run police car off the road on Capricorn Hwy

Toowoomba Police traffic branch. Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

There have been no reports of erratic driving behaviour

What’s with all the (naked) runners on our streets?

Spate of nudie runs in Toowoomba reported on social media

Tributes flow for Oakey father killed in hit and run

Bruce Mitchell was killed in a hit and run near Oakey on Sunday night.

Community rallies behind family of 43-year-old father

Croc v croc fight to the death captured on film

Photographer Sandra Bell captured this amazing image of a crocodile fight inRinyirru (Lakefield) National Park in North Queensland.

Photographer Sandra Bell captured the two crocodiles in a fight

Abbott would have 'died happy' after losing leadership

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott at Rockhampton Girls Grammar School for an afternoon tea. Photo Sharyn O'Neill / The Morning Bulletin

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott stands by his achievements as PM

Jonah Lomu's sons in touching tribute at funeral

Brayley and Dhyreille paid a musical tribute to their father

Burned van belonged to missing WA surfers, say police

A van belonging to two missing Australian surfers has turned up torched and with two unidentified bodies inside in northwestern Mexico, officials said Monday. Authorities are trying to determine whether the bodies are those of Dean Lucas and Adam Coleman, who were last reported in Topolobamo in the northwestern state of Sinaloa on November 20.

Bodies were discovered in a van like the one the men were driving

Horse struck by lightning in Gympie storm

Calico Creek resident Liza Cameron took this photo of the storm as it approached the Gympie region on Monday night.

A horse was struck by lightning in Gympie's Monday night storm

Bindi: Dancing with the Stars win 'an incredible dream'

Bindi Irwin and her dance partner Derek Hough triumphant with their winner's trophy backstage with mum Terri and brother Bob.

Bindi Irwin talks to Today Show from Australia Zoo after win.

Pirelli shuns supermodels for Serena Williams, Amy Schumer

Comedian Amy Schumer and tennis legend Serena Williams in the annual Pirelli calendar, which has this year moved away from its traditional supermodel subjects, to women who are achievers.

You probably won't see this one pinned up in the mechanic's garage

Turkey shot down Russian jet to defend IS oil, says Putin

An image grab made from a video shows a burning Russian fighter jet coming down after being shot down near the Turkish-Syrian border. Picture: AFP

The Russian president says IS oil goes through Turkish territory.

Irish comic's letter to ISIS: 'What's the craic lads?'

Irish comedian Finchie Cova has written to ISIS, asking the terror group why his country is in its bad books

He delivers a harsh warning to ISIS to not blow up his favourite pub

WATCH: Why did the Koala cross the road? To climb a tourist

Koala mistakes tourist's leg for a climbable tree

VIDEO: Readers say dancing cop is a top bloke

Gladstone's dancing cop Constable Dominic McGee broke up the boredom of traffic controlling over the weekend with some fun moves. Photo Campbell Gellie / The Observer

Constable Dominic McGee had a blast directing traffic for 14 hours

Teens evade taxi fare as ‘their brains are still growing’

The bunch of teens panicked and ran off from the taxi without paying

Cupid’s undies are worn for a good cause

FUNDRAISING: Katrina Sinclair will take part in Cupid’s Undie Run in February to raise money for NF.

Cupid’s undies are worn for a good cause

Meat pie was man’s undoing after he lied about car crash

PIE-EATERS BEWARE: Simon Crean, who describes himself as ‘a great beef-eater’, promises consumers would be safe.

A meat pie foiled Eden Curtis Bell's story after he crashed his ute

Postie led police to man who mailed himself marijuana

A Toowoomba man acquired the drug in Sydney and mailed it to himself

Will Taylor Swift bring famous friends to Hamilton Island?

Taylor Swift is on tour in Australia.

Music superstar Taylor Swift may already be on Hamilton Island

David Beckham pays Paris tribute

Beckham leads stars including Bieber in tribute to Paris victims

Sinead O'Connor's disturbing new post after overdose threat

Sinead O'Connor has claimed an overdoes on Facebook

Taylor Swift fan gets to meet idol before losing hearing

Jorja Hope's one wish before she goes deaf was to meet Taylor Swift

Ella’s living in hope of meeting Taylor Swift

Ella Sinclair is dreaming of meeting her hero Taylor Swift backstage at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.

Cycstic fibrosis suffere Ella hopes to meet her idol Taylor Swift

Olivia Culpo and Tim Tebow split over lack of sex

'No sex before marriage' wasn't going to work for Culpo

From the farm to your plate

VIVA ITALIA: New owner Sarah Martin and her partner Michael Emerick have just re-opened the restaurant. They have big plans for it including an antipasto caf area where they will also sell all their own produce from their farm. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Fresh local produce served up at Viva Italia

Ipswich Grammar old boy the new most eligible bachelor

ELIGIBLE: One of the entry photos that helped cinch CLEO Media Bachelor of the Year award for Mutdapilly’s Rafe Berding.

Rafe Berding took on a tongue-in-cheek challenge from a colleague

Mia is fighting for her life for the second time

LITTLE FIGHTER: Rhianne and Ryan Pearce are immensely proud of their daughter Mia Pearce who is fighting leukaemia. Photo: contributed

Two-year-old Bundaberg toddler fighting for a second time

Jetstar faces pointed flak as launches in NZ

The Air New Zealand ad run in the New Zealand Herald newspaper.

Jetstar's 50-seat Bombardier Q300 is due to take off from Napier

Walton says: I can’t recall

The Walton collapse left Sunshine Coast sub-contractors $2.9m out of pocket.

Liquidator Grant Thornton has reserved the right to recall Walton

Why single women are more likely to retire poor

Women still retire with around half as much superannuation as men.

BILL SHOCK: 62% of households report increased power bills

Switch off your appliances at the wall if you're heading away from home these holidays.

POLL: Have you experienced a shock on your power bill?

Be sure to read the fine print in Turnbull’s economic update

Treasurer Scott Morrison (L) and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.

Turnbull has made clear that the time for a change has come

$4m in super relying only on compulsory contributions?

Noel Whittaker

Is $4m from 25 to retirement really possible?