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Are you really that racist?

IT’S the simple test which for years has been used to uncover the truth about racism. But turns out racists may not be after all.

Crushed by a truck: 'I beat the odds to walk again'

Despite her horrific injuries, Clare Sultmann was able to smile for a photo with nurses and hospital staff during one of her long stays in hospital.

HORROR accident changed my life forever

Hi-5 star ‘not coping’ with motherhood

Lauren Brant opens up about struggle of motherhood

People need to understand motherhood isn't always joy and rainbows

NHVR releases new work diaries

OUT WITH THE OLD: NHVR will release new electronic work diaries.

The draft EWD Policy Framework and Standards will be released

Christmas donations charities don’t want

Major Neil Dickson from the Salvation Army at a Christmas hamper packing station. Picture: Jono Searle.

Christmas donations: The do’s and don’t of gift-giving to charities

How did this law still exist in 2017?

Anna Thompson with her daughter Emily

The hardest conversation women have with their boss just got easier

Why do we care if women sunbathe topless?

Why do people take issue at the sight of a topless woman on the beach? (iStock)

Why do some people find boobs so offensive?

Bodybuilder shocks fans with photo

BODYBUILDER Michelle Middleton took to Instagram to show how eating certain foods can transform her six pack into a bloated tummy within minutes.

Lights, korma, action

The Gnocchi Horror Picture Show: ricotta gnocchi with bacon and tomato sauce.

Punster cooks up a reel treat with movie-inspired recipe book

Five festive foods to eat guilt-free

Prawns are one of the healthiest foods on the Christmas table. Picture: Alex Coppel

Christmas foods you can eat to your heart’s content

Coffee in a donut cup? Sign us up

The Coffee in a Donut Cup created by Kenilworth Bakery has been selling like hot ... donuts. Picture: Lachie Millard

Coffee in a donut cup, tumeric lattes and Asian styles on trend

How to pick the perfect prawn this Christmas

TASTY TIGERS: Robert Stone owner of Stoney the Fishmonger with fresh tiger prawns. Wednesday, 6th Dec, 2017.

Know what to look for in your prawns this Christmas

Sweet dreams are made of this

AUTHENTIC: Chef and author Lisa Valmorbida's passion for gelato led her on a journey of culinary discovery in Italy.

Gelato has always been a part of Lisa Valmorbida's life

Inside 3yr-old Instagram star's $5000 cubby house

THREE-year-old Millie-Belle Diamond has been an Instagram star for most of her young life.

How to find your festive feelings

Pantone's Colour of the Year, Greenery, works perfectly for a Festive décor theme.

Simplicity is key to good and not gaudy decorations

Roll out a warm welcome

Think green for Christmas this season.

Get rooms ready as guest season arrives

Don't be blinded by choice

On-trend plantation shutters suit our casual, coastal-obsessed interiors.

How to choose the best window dressings for rooms

Share the love with potted brilliance

Think about how you can bring more plants into everyone's life this Christmas

GARDENING: Wing it with this cool-looking plant

The black bat plant.

Gardeners, don't go past this eerie rainforest perennial

Tri-coloured beauty on show

Closeup of violet brunfelsia jasmine flower.

The unsung heroes of the garden that work well in any setting

Long may the purple reign

As the flowers fall, they form a brilliant mauve carpet beneath the tree.

Annual bout of 'purple panic' is here

Growing sunny side up

Gardeners are not the only ones to enjoy summer's 'most cheerful flower', but also the bees and birds in your backyard.

Summer's 'most cheerful flower' has a long history of cultivation

Embrace bursts of colour in the garden this spring

Inject colour into your garden with flowers set to bloom this season.

The perfect season to play with fun combinations

Our living Outback needs government funds to blossom

Call for more investment in the Outback as exclusive poll shows 80% of people reckon there is a big disparity between government funding for the city and bush

Paradise on city's doorstep

TANGALOOMA TREAT: A glass-bottom boat is a lovely way to see the shipwrecks of Moreton Island in the evening at Tangalooma.

Discover the delights of nearby Tangalooma

Indigenous cruise to fill gap in Gladstone tourism market

Curtis Ferries is collaborating with the Port Curtis Indigenous community to offer cultural heritage tours around the stories of the Great Barrier Reef

Indigenous stories of the Great Barrier Reef to lure tourists

Prepare to queue for a tattoo from this woman

Filipino tattoo master drawing travellers to tiny mountain village.

This woman has put her village on the map

Aussie woman’s travel Tinder experiment

Juliette at an outdoor opera screening at Arc de Triomf. Picture: Supplied

What happens when you use Tinder to get advice on a new city

Hands-on Indian experience leaves the traveller empowered

Indian women carrying water from stepwell near Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Women and children often walk long distances to bring back jugs of water that they carry on their head.

The travel experience empowering Indian women

'I’m a daredevil!' Bartender still pulling beers at 100

This explains why you are always craving a midnight snack after a night out.

“There’s no point living to do nothing and see nothing.”

Aussie actor tops 2017 BW’s Hot List

FORGET about soaring summer temperatures — this actor is the hottest thing this year after topping BW Magazine’s Host list for 2017.

‘Terry Richardson forced me into oral sex’

Caron Bernstein, a former lingerie and runway model, was comfortable with nudity and admitted to agreeing to pose topless for Terry Richardson.

Richardson has been accused of forcing model to perform oral sex

George Lucas’ gripe with new Star Wars film

George Lucas

Lucas wasn’t happy when he saw how The Last Jedi was being made

Galactica: Second actress named as ‘cult member’

Battlestar Galactica’s Nicki Clyne is good friends with Smallville star Allison Mack. Picture: Instagram

A Battlestar Galactica star is the second actress to be identified

Foxx and Holmes go public for birthday bash

Katie Holmes laughs with rumoured boyfriend Jamie Foxx.

Hollywood’s most secretive couple is finally stepping into the light

Harry, Meghan set wedding date

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during the video of their engagement announcement and interview. Picture: Supplied

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have set a wedding date

What the Disney-Fox merger means for Marvel movies

Marvel Cinematic Universe movies have made $US13.4 billion so far Film trailer: Avengers — Infinity War.

The $68.3 billion merger between Disney and Fox has big implications

Coast's teen beauty wants to spread a message

ZARIAH Lamont never imagined she'd get in to modelling let alone take out a national catwalk competition.

Sexy swimwear made from suede

Renay Wells is going against the tide with her unique swimwear styles. Photo: Jared Taylor. Model: Kim Hartnett in USA for swimsuit USA international.

'Australians the most outgoing when it comes to revealing swimwear'

Time for a swim lesson

The current collection from Sydney label The Rocks Push.

Who needs clothes when you've got a new bikini?

Casey Donovan sheds 23kgs in 15 weeks

Casey Donovan has posted a before and after pic on Instagram.

'I don’t ever want to go back to that girl in the white singlet'

ROYAL WEDDING: Meghan’s $880 bag causes frenzy

Prince Harry’s new fiance is becoming a fashion phenomenon

Designer swimwear boutique ready for grand opening

GRAND OPENING: Abby Rose Bikinis, a Noosa-based handmade bikini label, is preparing to open its first boutique in Noosa Heads today.

Noosa designer Abby Vuister will be showcasing her label.

Could this Coast stunner be the Supermodel of the Year?

Coast woman Sophie Kenny has been announced as a finalist for Australian Supermodel of the Year.

A Caloundra woman is in the running for Supermodel of the Year.

How to score $7 movie tickets

THE silent “debit card” majority finally have a rewards program, with millennial-friendly freebies from Event Cinemas, Showpo and Crust Pizza.

The talking bot that vacuums and mops your floors

Ecovacs Robotics' Deebot Ozmo 930.

My only complaint is I still have to get all the things off the floor

Finally, someone is doing something about tech setup woes

Setting up new gadgets can be incredibly frustrating.

How men and women differ in tackling tech problems

Huawei Mate 10 review: Bang for buck vs iPhone X, Note8

Huawei Mate 10

With a price tag under $900, it is a clear winner on bang for buck

Buying prawns for Christmas? Here's what you need to know

Oliver Reeves 18 and Molly Bagnara 18 enjoy some Mooloolaba caught Prawns by the Noosa River for lunch.

Local suppliers offer advice to buying Christmas prawns

Samsung QLED TV review: Size and quality matters

Samsung's QLED television range features vivid colours and deep blacks.

Samsung Smarthub makes multi-device use a breeze

2017’s worst Christmas gifts

You don’t want to find these gifts under your Christmas tree. Source: Alamy stock agency

Aussies will rack up a $29 billion credit card bill

'I didn't want to be a burden': CQ miner's silent battle

A SILENT battle raged inside Knoxie Paul, but it wasn't until tragedy claimed two loved ones' lives that he decided to speak up.

Australian first: Eating disorder treatment centre for Coast

VISIONARY: Mark Forbes is in the process of acquiring a property in Mooloolah to build Australia's first residential treatment facility for eating disorders.

Coast couple to establish Aussie-first eating disorder treatment hub

Simple ways to sleep through the heat

Summer is well and truly here with most of Australia's capitals heating up this week. Picture: Sky News Weather

Summer isn't going to be nice

Coast woman awarded $6m after brain damage as a kid

Linda Hartman with her daughter Paige Nicotra.

Coast woman wins $6m in compo after brain damage suffered as a kid

Mum kicked off flight for breastfeeding her child

A mother claims she was wrongfully kicked off a flight

Smacked kids ‘become violent adults’

Is it ever OK to hit a child?

It turns out smacked kids are likely to become abusers themselves

Fight for life: 'We thought he wasn't going to make it'

HOME BY CHRISTMAS: Little Eddie has had several complications in hospital after being born at 26 weeks old, but now the little fighter could be home in time for Santa.

HE was born 26 weeks premature, with nothing but complications since

Empty shelves as hottest toys cleared out of shops

THE hottest toys of the year are set to sell out well ahead of Christmas Day, as shoppers search for the perfect gift to delight friends and family.

Ho, ho, hold back on the number of gifts

SURPLUS SURPRISES: It's easy to lose sight of your financial plan when you're out shopping and you end up coming home with considerably more than your kids need.

Take the pressure off and give presents that are meaningful

The most popular baby names of 2017

Olivia is the most popular name for baby girls this year

Some classic favourites made the list

10 girls names shooting up the charts in 2018

Generic baby photo.

Got a little girl arriving in 2018? We got you covered.

The kid earning $14.6m a year

Ryan from Ryan ToysReview is a YouTube star. Picture: YouTube

Meet the kid making $14.6 million a year reviewing toys on YouTube

Mum: ‘completely inappropriate’ to drink alcohol around kids

This mum has had it with the mandatory drinking that goes down at every gathering this time of year

Mum says drinking at 2pm at kids' event inappropriate

This is how long women want sex to last

A NEW survey has asked men and women how long they would ideally like their time in the bedroom to last for. And then it has revealed how long sex lasts in...

That romance with a colleague may be hard work

Life is full of curly questions and this is one of them.

Is the Christmas party the right time to hit on the hot guy at work?