Hockey Australia recognises Ashlyn's potential

Bald Hills hockey player Ashlyn McBurnie was part of the undefeated Queensland Under 19 Schoolgirls team which toured New Zealand.

Aussie bowls team thanks Geebung club with a working bee

Geebung Bowls Club deputy chairman Linda Jackson and Jackaroos coach Steve Glasson relax after the Australian bowls team finished a working bee at the club. Photo: contributed

Geebung Bowls Club hosts test series

Boondall cubs receive highest honour

Boondall Cub Scouts Tom Gordon, Caitlin Bloomfield and Dzmitry Silchanka recently earned the highest award in cubs - the Grey Wolf Award. Photo: contributed

Three cub scouts from Boondall recently earned the Grey Wolf Award

Aspley group holds classes for seniors

Coffs quilters and needlecraft at Cavanbagh Hall: Wool ball and knitting needles.
Photo: Rob Wright / The Coffs Coast Advocate

Volunteers needed to run Aspley classes for seniors

Geebung event focuses on veterans' health

A slouch hat and boots at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Service held at Cockscombe Retreat at Cawarral.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

Veteran's Health Day held at Geebung RSL

Council upgrades northside parks

A new double entry holding area has been installed for the dog off-leash area at Marchant Park, Chermside. Photo: contributed

Northside parks receive new facilities

Brighton man receives Legion of Honour

Brighton resident Roy Cox receives a Legion of Honour for his role during D Day in 1944. Behind him is a replica he built of HMS Cottesmore which he served on.

Brighton's Roy Cox honoured for role in D-Day

A new home for old dogs

Senior couple Tazzie and Snow have found their new forever home after their story was featured in The Star.

Rescue animals find new forever homes

Traineeship ends with job offer

Justin Andrews of Abode Constructions has offered Tony Hale a carpentry apprenticeship after he completed a construction traineeship through SANDBAG.

Graduates of SANDBAG's construction traineeship find jobs

Volunteers host visit to garden in Bald Hills

Bald Hills volunteers Vi and Ben Martinez (standing) showed their garden to St Martin's Nursing Home residents including Velma Osborne, Daphne Francis and Lilly Kapper.

Bald Hills gardeners get a visit from Taigum nursing home residents

APLNG 'overly stretched' Origin's resources: CEO

LNG FUKUROKUJU is purpose built to carry LNG from the APLNG facility at Curtis Island to Kansai Electric facility in Japan.

Despite posting big losses this year, Origin confident in LNG

New $200 million development will create 580 jobs

Cassie And Josh with baby Alfie and daughter Andee. They have bought at new Lennox Head development Epiq.

Majority of new positions will be given to Northern Rivers locals

Cherrabah's mega resort plans axed

PLANS for a massive development at Cherrabah have been scrapped.

Turmeric paste turns farmers' luck

GROWING BUSINESS: Gjenie and Michael Erbacher did not know what turmeric looked like eight years ago but Mrs Erbachers Turmeric Paste has now proven popular.

Home-grown, home-made turmeric paste proves popular

State government taking tick checks seriously

TICKED OFF: New state legislation is cracking down on the spread of cattle ticks from region to region

Cattle producers face penalties if tick check laws aren't followed.

Dusit Thani finance crisis 'just a small hiccup'

ON TRACK: Springfield Land Chairman, Maha Sinnathamby, Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale, Developer Richard Turner and Springfield Land Deputy Chairman, Bob Sharpless, at the recent resort sod turning ceremony.

Property developer says project remains firmly on track

New Queensland dinosaur named a decade after discovery

Savannasaurus elliottorum

Savannasaurus elliottorum is a long-necked, plant-eating sauropod

Qld abortion law changes attract 2400 submissions

Abortion is still a hot topic in Queensland

More than 2400 submissions made on Qld abortion laws

Sunshine Coast store held up by man with knife, hammer

A man has been charged after holding up a store with a knife. FILE IMAGE

Staff member escaped, locking the man inside the store

Two children found stabbed to death

Forensic officers at a home in Perth where the bodies of two children were found. A man is in hospital with severe stab wounds.

Two children found dead in alleged murder

WATCH: Trailer for Jackman's final Wolverine film released

First trailer for the last Wolverine film with Hugh Jackman.

Thrilling trailer promises a dark, dystopian finale for Wolverine

OPINION: Tostee Tinder date death exposes big problem

Gable Tostee and Warriena Wright inside his 14th floor Surfers Paradise apartment just hours before the New Zealand tourist plummeted to her death from the balcony

What on earth was Warriena Wright thinking?

Killer's 'lenient' sentence angers victim's family

Slain Toowoomba mother Caroline Widgell.

LENIENT sentence of killer leaves victim's family angry and upset.

Nursing home carer 'heard moaning' before residents died

Outside Sydney Supreme Court for the trial of accused murderer Megan Jean Haines are (from left) Shannon Parkinson (granddaughter of suspected murder victim and St Andrew's aged care centre resident Marie Darragh), Janet Parkinson (sister) and Charli Darragh (daughter).

On-duty carer first met accused murderer night before two women died

Shark girl says North Coast shark situation "not normal”

SHARK GIRL. Madison 'Madi' Stewart

Shark educator warns people to "stay out of the water"

Deputy Mayor won't get to vote, but confident of Clinton win

Donald Trump is struggling in the polls against Hillary Clinton.

George Seymour is glad Hillary Clinton is ahead in the polls.

BREAKING: Gable Tostee found not guilty of murder

Gable Tostee

Gable Tostee found not guilty of murder or manslaughter.

Young offenders need protection, not a public shaming

But is there merit in naming-and-shaming policies for children?

Donald Trump accused of sexual assault by another woman

Karena Virginia said the Republican presidential candidate groped her during a US Open tennis tournament in 1998

He said, ‘Hey, look at this one... Look at those legs.''

Mentally ill man to be executed after court rules

Court rules schizophrenia does not qualify as a “mental disorder”

Trump happy to accept election vote on one condition

But Trump reserves right to contest 'questionable' outcome

Hitch-hiking koala helped across the road by police

What does a koala and Usain Bolt have in common?

Everyone agrees: Trump is a 'revolting slug'

NSW Parliament's upper house has agreed Donald Trump is a "revolting slug”.

Unanimous agreement in NSW Parliament's upper house

Love bitter drinks? Relax, you're not a psychopath

Link between bitter drinks and psychopaths a little overplayed

Cashew the Koala to be released back into the wild

HIGH AND DRY: Koala catcher Peter Luker removes Cashew from inside the showroom of Choices Flooring in the Top of Town.

Clean bill of health for our favourite furry felon

Scared clowns hand themselves in to police

scary horror clown face  isolated on a black background colour image

Clowns drove to the police station out of fear of being followed

OPINION: I will mow you down scary clowns

WHAT A CLOWN: Stop laughing at me clown!

I'm not a fan of these scary clowns at all

Selma Blair blames flight outburst on 'psychotic blackout'

Selma Blair

"I am someone who should never drink, and I rarely do"

Bob Dylan acknowledges Nobel Prize win

Bob Dylan has finally acknowledged his Nobel Prize win

CCTV footage surfaces of Kim Kardashian West's robbers

The blurry footage shows three men on bikes and two on foot

Cathriona White's mother claims to have Jim Carrey's results

Jim Carrey and late ex-girlfriend Cathriona White

SHE claims Carrey exposed White to herpes, chlamydia, Hepatitis A

The Koi Boys are back with more covers and original songs

Former Voice contestants The Koi Boys have signed with Universal Music.

THE Voice favourites release their debut album today.

RECAP: The Bachelorette S2E10 - hometown visits

Georgia Love in a scene from season two episode 10 of The Bachelorette.

Georgia meets the families of her four beaus tonight.