Lifestyle

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Why you should consider this ute

Why you should consider this ute

This workhorse might not look the best or be the most well known but for anyone considering a dual-cab ute it is a must to test drive.

Which small sedan should I buy?

Which small sedan should I buy?

A reader replacing a 16-year-old Corolla is looking for manual sedans. They’re almost unicorns — but they’re great value.

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Backpacker’s blue-ringed brush with death

premium_icon Backpacker’s blue-ringed brush with death

A QUEENSLAND backpacker has cheated death after manhandling one of the ocean’s most venomous creatures for a laugh.

Toowoomba dog breeder fined for not supplying puppies

premium_icon Toowoomba dog breeder fined for not supplying puppies

All affected consumers requested a refund but the dog breeder failed to supply this.

Family flu cases are on the rise in region

premium_icon Family flu cases are on the rise in region

Doctor reiterates vaccine message as whole families come down with killer flu

58yo mum’s bikini model dream

58yo mum’s bikini model dream

DESPITE looking in her mid-twenties, Jodi Harrison-Bauer is campaigning to become Sports Illustrated magazine’s oldest model.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

$50,000: Baptisms now big business

premium_icon $50,000: Baptisms now big business

Australian christenings are rivalling weddings as parents go all out to celebrate their child’s introduction to Christianity in lavish style.

Inside Australia’s most expensive wedding

Inside Australia’s most expensive wedding

This year marks ten years since Australia’s most expensive $3.3 million wedding. Now, Brynne Edelsten has spoken of her lavish nuptials.

Mary Valley rider celebrates equestrian glory

premium_icon Mary Valley rider celebrates equestrian glory

Congratulations to the Mary Valley rider for taking out the prestigious equestrian event.

The bank giving domestic violence survivors their lives back

premium_icon The bank giving domestic violence survivors their lives back

The National Australia Bank gives journalist SHERELE MOODY rare access to its hardship team as they help terrified debt-ridden mums in domestic violence crisis.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Israel Folau: Does God need better PR?

Israel Folau: Does God need better PR?

I sometimes wonder whether we are indeed throwing Christians in the metaphorical lion’s den – or whether they are throwing themselves in.

How the banks can help you leave an abusive partner

premium_icon How the banks can help you leave an abusive partner

Secrets revealed: How customers of NAB, ANZ, Commbank and Westpac have access to a range of domestic violence support options when facing financial crisis.

Amazon announces ‘huge’ discounts

Amazon announces ‘huge’ discounts

Amazon brought out the star power with Taylor Swift launching its yearly sale in New York, but the retailer says Aussies won’t miss out

Tested: World’s favourite electric car

Tested: World’s favourite electric car

The new version of Nissan’s best selling zero-emissions car shows just how to make electric cars mainstream, and the reason will seem very familiar.

How giving a little can grant you a lot back

premium_icon How giving a little can grant you a lot back

I AM fortunate that my kids are of an age that they still sometimes laugh at my jokes, even the bad ones.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Sorry, you can never trust a big dog

Sorry, you can never trust a big dog

A man is dead because someone thought it was safe to bring a particular dog into their home — so when will the rest of the big dog owners wake up?

What we should learn from the rise of Ash Barty

premium_icon What we should learn from the rise of Ash Barty

Hard work and long hours aside, there’s one thing that helped Australian tennis champion Ashleigh Barty become the player she is today.

OPINION: Your Facebook posts are making me sick

premium_icon OPINION: Your Facebook posts are making me sick

The mere thought of it is making me burn up now.

Ethical underwear label to make five shades of 'nude'

premium_icon Ethical underwear label to make five shades of 'nude'

A Sunshine Coast underwear label is on a mission to shake up the fashion industry.

Family's plea for Smart Pup to help their 'beautiful boy'

premium_icon Family's plea for Smart Pup to help their 'beautiful boy'

A Sunshine Coast family is desperately trying to raise funds to give their nine-year-old son a four-legged best friend that could save his life.

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