ACCC attempts to force regional mobile network expansion

Competition watchdog says changes could stop mobile operators making investments to compete with each other in regional areas.

Psychologist reveals murder accused was 'anxious, depressed'

Lismore Court House. Photo Cathy Adams / The Northern Star

Murder accused experienced "terrible abusive childhood"

Little Evie's second chance at life as she relearns to walk

Eight-month-old American Staffordshire bull terrier Evie had been suffering from multiple broken bones and couldn't walk for three weeks.

Little Evie's second chance at life as she relearns to walk

New plans to transform Deception Bay waterfront

New plans to transform Deception Bay waterfront

Deception Bay waterfront site to be transformed into new precinct

Girl, 13 missing from Beachmere

The girl was last seen at a residence around 10pm and has not contacted family or friends since.

Police urge anyone who has further information to contact police.

Police chase fraudster scamming businesses across Queensland

The man is described as having an olive complexion, 177cm with brown hair and a large build.

Four offences happened in Caboolture, Gympie, Toowoomba and Nambour

COOL IT: Temps to fall across Qld and NSW this weekend

Some of us may need to actually rug up this weekend.

TRAFFIC CHAOS: Bruce Hwy choked by multiple incidents

Bruce Hwy traffic congestion.

Multiple incidents slow Bruce Hwy traffic ahead of long weekend

Grass fire burning on D'Aguilar Hwy as temperatures soar

GRASS FIRE: There is currently a fire ban across the region with temperatures soaring to 37 degrees.

It's reportedly under control but smoke is affecting the highway.

Gold Coast 600: crash chaos, grid girls, and hot laps

A crash drama unfolded right in front of the corporate boxes at the Gold Coast 600.

It takes a certain kind of insanity to be a driver in the wet

BLOWOUT EXPOSED: Outrageous cost of single NBN hook-up

The eye-watering costs of single NBN connections have been revealed.

It could prove extremely expensive to have the NBN hooked up

After Adani success, second CQ mega mine on Rocky's radar

While the region has been wrapped up in the discussion about Adani, another big player has been quietly building up behind the scenes.

Major project to deliver more than 3000 jobs gets EIS green light

Lauga and Joyce clashing over NAIF funding reaching CQ

NAIF BOARD: The Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund Board has made one final investment decision since forming over 500 days ago.

Choice words said as region awaits promised billions in investment.

EXCLUSIVE: How stressed out plants can send farmers SMS

SMART INNOVATION: Stephen Xu (left) has invented a new way for plants to communicate with farmers.

"The model has application for many other crops...''

State of our state is not too flash

QLD Treasurer Curtis Pitt at JBS Australia in Brisbane, Friday, October 13, 2017. Palaszczuk announced the QLD government will assist the company in creating 200 jobs.

Queensland economy: CommSec State of the States October 2017

Violent assault on woman leads to chasing man with car

A woman fought back after being assaulted by her partner.

DV victim tries to hit attacker with car

Extreme delays as truck crash blocks Bruce Hwy

A horse float rolled on the Bruce Highway trapping four race horses en-route to Corbould Park for the Montrose Charity Raceday. Traffic congestion on the Bruce Highway near Roys Road. Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

It is being reported that a number of lanes are blocked

Is your suburb one of the most likely to be hit by a storm?

A Prosperpine home damaged by Cyclone Debbie. Photographer: Liam Kidston

AUTHORITIES warn Queenslanders ill-prepared for the storm season

premium_icon Kid porn pervert let free

Destin Whiteley, 23, pleaded guilty to three counts of possessing child abuse material after a Darwin computer repair man stumbled on the disability pensioner’s stash.

Police found almost 60,000 files of illegal material

Is this Australia’s most expensive house?

38B The Crescent, Vaucluse is shooting for Australia’s record price.

Phoenix Acres has six bedrooms, six bathrooms, a pool and tennis court

Sister's desperate plea: Give missing men 'fighting chance'

The men missing at sea.

Adam Bidner's sister Jodie asks for community's help.

World-first surgery for brave 'little champion'

Paige Humphrey in a sunflower field outside Casino.

Keep Paige in your thoughts - today is the big day

RLWC: Morgan firming as Kangaroos man for No.6

Michael Morgan (centre) during training in Brisbane

"Michael has his nose in front to be honest with you”

Welfare costing taxpayers $300,000 a minute

Pauline Hanson wants a crackdown on welfare cheats.

Pauline Hanson calls for ID card to stop the cheats

Miss Supercars' Olympic heartache

Miss Supercars 2017 winner, Darwin’s Sophie Budack (centre), with first runner-up from the Gold Coast Michaela Arnott (right) and second runner-up Nicole Hall from Brisbane. Picture: Glenn Hampson

Her wins secures a $25,000 prize package including $1000 cash

Tegan Wagner's quest to end in-court rape victim shaming

Tegan Wagner was only 14 when she was gang raped. Picture: 60 Minutes

A woman who was gang-raped was ‘made to feel dirty’ during the trial

Trump to allow release of JFK files

Former US President John F Kennedy. Picture: Supplied

Donald Trump plans to release the coveted JFK files

Huge moon cave could be first offworld colony

A Moon base may have just become much easier, with the discovery of an enormous protective lava tube beneath the lunar surface.  Picture: ESA

Before we settle Mars, we must return to the caves

Who built these mysterious ‘hellgates’?

Some of the 'gates' found linked to ancient lava domes in Saudi Arabia. Their purpose is unknown. Picture: D. Kennedy, Arabian Archaeology and Epigrahy

Why did an ancient people build some 400 mysterious ‘gates’

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.

Video highlights: Awesome vision from the Color Movement

Sunshine Coast Colour Run.

Eyes of the world watching the Sunshine Coast event

What happens when someone dies on a plane?

Australian Federal Police have to deal with bodies on planes regularly. Picture: AFP Why do you get sick on flights?

People die on planes landing in Australia with alarming regularity

The Pink House: Inside Australia’s oldest brothel

BJ spends much of the night attempting to entice customers into the brothel.

This is one of the most surprising operations in the outback

Couple adopt dog that crashes wedding day

Marilia Pieroni and Matheus Martins are shocked to find an unexpected guest. Picture: Facebook

Dr Chris Brown has revealed a heartwarming story about a stray dog

How this dad lost 90kgs

FIGHTING FIT: Michael Ditton from Gympie has lost 90kg since making life-altering changes to his diet. INSET: Michael before and after his transformation.

He could barely walk

Woman catfished with model winds up with him

How these catfish victims fell in love.

Victim of catfishing winds up having the last laugh

Big changes afoot for Real Housewives of Sydney

MATCHBOX productions are this week doing test shoots with potential new castmates for the Real Housewives of Sydney after a volatile first season.

Jimmy Barnes opens up on new ‘vices’

Jimmy Barnes’ Working Class Man memoir has been released. Picture: Supplied

Rocker reveals new vices in Working Class Man memoir.

Cassandra Thorburn reveals: ‘Karl’s dead to me’

Cassandra Thorburn, ex-wife of Karl Stefanovic has opened up about the toll their marriage split has taken. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Karl Stefanovic’s ex-wife Cassandra has spoken for the first time

Lisa’s one regret about Nine exit

Lisa Wilkinson during the Moet and Chandon Guinness Book of Records tasting attempt in Sydney.

‘I’m only sorry I never got the chance to say goodbye’.

Ewan McGregor busted kissing co-star

Actor Ewan McGregor.

THE actor's marriage of 22 years is over after pictures emerge.

Sticks and Wombat score surprise final win on The Block

Sticks and Wombat won the judges over with their combination of blues, timber and Australian natives.

THE duo impressed with a picture-perfect front facade.

The Project: ‘Lisa’s pay is humiliating you’

Lisa Wilkinson leaves home after her tremendous exit from Nine. Pic John Grainger

‘Is there pay parity in your household?’ Peter FitzSimons off guard