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Are you ready for childcare changes?

PARENTS are being warned to register before July 2 to get childcare subsidies under the government’s new system. Income brackets have also been updated.

How to stop Facebook from grabbing your data

How Facebook can grab your data, and what to do to stop it

Council mergers: Did they actually save us money?

Queensland Premier Peter Beattie confronts protesters against council amalgamation outside the shire council in Barcaldine.

A decade on from council mergers, was the pain worth it?

Janita's youth mental health movement

With one phone call, Janita Cooper helped pave the way to better youth mental health.

One phone call that paved the way to better youth mental health

Police hunt suspects after fire bombing

A group of men threw a petrol bomb through the window of a Caboolture house last night. Picture: FILE

Police hunt group of men after Caboolture petrol bombing

Cops fix domestic violence computer flaw

A Sunshine Coast domestic violence survivor went into hiding after a Queensland Police Service computer system flaw resulted in her address being sent to her alleged abuser.

Police say DV address disclosure was accident

Footy dad: I can hold my head high

Geoffrey Whittaker says it's 'awesome' to see justice served after enduring a trial this week. He was found not guilty of assault.

'I'm glad I'm not the one that looks like the idiot any more'

Footy fight: Coach accused of spiteful, 'vicious' act

Geoffrey James Whittaker, who has pleaded not guilty to assault charges at a football carnival.

'Sometimes it's appropriate to defend oneself by striking first'

Dad 'head-butted' footy coach during kids' rugby carnival

Geoffrey Whittaker has pleaded not guilty two assault charges. The offences are alleged to have occurred during a children's football carnival in 2016.

Geoffrey James Whittaker pleads not guilty to two assault charges

Coast's $450 million waterpark goes glamping

EXPANDING: Glamping facilities will feature in a new 8ha leisure park that will be included within the 25ha Actventure waterpark site on Steve Irwin Way.

Developers reveal plans for leisure park as part of 25ha development

From less than $10 an hour to millionaire

Tuk Tuk is now sold in high end UK store, Harvey Nichols. Picture: Facebook/Tuk Tuk Chai

A real “Slumdog Millionaire” now owns a multimillion-dollar company

Who is the best person to make the big decisions for you?

LEGAL LESSON: What happens if your partner is your Enduring Power of Attorney and you divorce?

What happens to a Power of Attorney if you separate from your spouse

GAMBLE BACKFIRES: Tobacco company’s $4.5 billion fail

E cigarette with vape liquids. Nicotine liquid is banned in Australia unless supplied with a doctor’s prescription. Picture: Mark Cranitch.

One of the world’s big tobacco companies took a gamble and failed

Sunshine Coast solar farm wins national award

The first solar panels have been positioned at the Sunshine Coast Solar Farm, Valdora.

Nod to sustainability at awards night

Coles recalls chocolate products

Coles has recalled a special “vegan” chocolate variety that was found to contain dairy.

Coles chocolate blocks marketed to vegans have been recalled

Grandmother on school run dies in horror crash

A two vehicle crash at the intersection of Lake Claredon Way and Forest Hill-Fernvale Rd in Glenore Grove at 8am on Monday, April 23.

Husband cut from vehicle at scene of Glenore Grove crash

Police find woman feared dead in suspicious house blaze

Disturbance at property raises suspicions after fire devastates home

RED ZONE: Storm chasers warn of 'severe' hail storms

Large hail and severe weather has lashed parts of Australia for the last few months, blowing out Suncorp’s storm budget for the firth time in a row. Picture: David Caird

Storm season to give one last surge for Sunshine Coast

Story behind the Barnaby photo

The journalist who broke the Barnaby Joyce scandal has defended publishing the story.

It was the photo that led to the deputy prime minister’s downfall

Sex for rent: Seedy landlords exploit housing crisis

Woman offered "free room”, but there was a major catch

Spend money on veterans' health, not war memorials

SUPPORTING VETERANS: A former Army chief is calling on the Australian Government to balance it's spending on commemorating Anzac Day with more funds being diverted to supporting personnel with mental health issues.

Former army chief calls for more mental health support for veterans

‘Shocking’ eight-man brawl stuns footy

Spectators at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday night pictured fighting

Police are investing an ugly brawl during an AFL game

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

The Sunshine Coast Vulnerable Persons Unit has been set up to reduce the rate of domestic violence.

Angry dad beat wife and hit young daughter with walking stick

Big ticket road and rail coming your way

There are noises that next month’s Budget could be heavy with road and rail infrastructure project funding announcements.

Government has hinted the May Budget will be brimming with spending

Baby boy dies in horror car crash

The horror scene in Perth’s south.

A young family has been thrown from their car in a horror crash

Millionaire leaves partner of 42 years nothing

A will in the UK has been successfully contested. Picture: iStock

He was adamant his wife shouldn’t get a cent

Cops allege $100,000 stolen property at OMCG home

Lone Wolf colours. A major 10-day joint police crackdown on outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCGs) operating along the NSW-Queensland border has resulted in the seizure of firearms, drugs and cash, and the shutdown of two OMCG clubhouses. 
Photo Contributed Nathan Patterson

Outlaw motorcycle gang member charged

World’s oldest woman misses out on record

Nabi Tajima, the world's oldest person, died on Saturday, April 21, 2018. She was 117-years-old. (Kikai Town/Kyodo News via AP)

The world’s oldest woman has died without recognition

‘We’ve lost China Sea’: US admiral

A Chinese long-range H-6K strike bomber, capable of carrying intermediate-range missiles capable of targeting US aircraft carriers. From the South China Sea fortresses, these aircraft could range as far as Australia. Picture: Xinhua

US admiral told Congress Beijing now controlled the South China Sea

IS IT STILL SAFE? 29,168 murders in one year

Cancun Beach looks like paradise.

Tourists flock to it but it’s notorious for gruesome killings

Police charge Bongaree woman with almost 900 fraud offences

A Bongaree woman is facing a string of fraud charges.

Next High-density installment of Bribie Lakes causes concern

BRIBIE LAKES: Resident Annette Hansen is worried what another 424 dwellings will mean for her neighbourhood. Photo Rachel Lang / Caboolture News

The next stages of the Bribie Lakes estate has one resident worried.

Canalside beauty pairs family living with lifestyle

VOYAGERS: The house has a metres upon metres of canal frontage.

Set on an 802sqm block, this home boasts 20 metres of canal front.

Australia's Chief Scientist launches STEM program on Bribie

BI-CARB SCIENCE: Banksia Beach student Ruby Alsop goes over her bi-carb balloon experiment with Australia's Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel and Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy. Photo Rachel Lang / Caboolture News

BANKSIA Beach State School played host to two of the biggest names in science and...

Australia's Chief Scientist launches STEM program on Bribie

BI-CARB SCIENCE: Banksia Beach student Ruby Alsop goes over her bi-carb balloon experiment with Australia's Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel and Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy. Photo Rachel Lang / Caboolture News

BANKSIA played host to two of the biggest names in science.

Pig almost pulls wool over cyclist's eyes in sheepish video

These pigs look like sheep with their woolly coats!

Credit: Lynda Barlow via Storyful

These pigs look deceptively like sheep with their woolly coats.

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

Dashcam footage from the all-way stop intersection in Rockingham, WA. Picture: Chris Lambe Four-way stop sign intersection stumps drivers

This intersection isn't doing much to help Perth drivers' reputation.

Horror as girl pushed into oncoming bus

Horror as girl is pushed into passing bus as a 'joke'.

CCTV captured the terrifying moment a girl was almost crushed

Odd note and baked beans left on car

The driver returned to her vehicle to find it covered in baked beans. Picture: The Sun

That's one way of telling people not to park somewhere

Boy George turns on controversial contestant

ONE second Boy George was pleading with a Voice contestant to pick him as his coach. A few minutes later, he suggested he shouldn’t even be in the competition.

Gross scene that was cut from Bachelor in Paradise

Eden Schwencke has described the gross moment that never made it to air on Bachelor In Paradise. Picture: Channel 10

There was one scene involving three contestants that never aired.

Avicii gave Matt ‘the best night of his life’

Paris Turkington, Matthew Richards and Cody Schaeffer backstage with Avicii (second from right) at Brisbane Riverstage in January 2014.

Avicii changed a young Queensland burns victim’s life forever

Star tells Seven reporter: ‘You’ve been very rude’

Susan Hannaford, during an interview with Sunday Night reporter Matt Doran. Picture: Supplied/Seven

Susan Hannaford’s surprising interview on Sunday Night

What led to Sonya’s MKR spat

Hadil and Sonya have been booted from MKR after a nasty dinner party.

AXED My Kitchen Rules contestant reveals what led to her lashing out

Bach’s bitter ex crashes island

In a nasty form of payback, a jilted ex has infiltrated the Bachelor In Paradise island. And she’s p*ssed.

A vengeful ex returns and two contestants get so stroppy they quit.

Today show slammed for gun segment

Weekend Today show hosts Alison Langdon and Peter Stefanovic appearing in an awkward TV segemtn over the weekend.

An interview with Columbine shooting survivor went horribly wrong.