Kitten seeks purr-fect new home

Can you give these animals a new home?

Far and a-whey the best cheese in Ekka comp

WINNING CHEESE MAKERS: Sandgate District State High School students Georgia McCallum, Emily Chang, Lucas Abbey and Cheryne Dela Rosa collect the prize for best white cheese in the Ekka Student Made Cheese Competition. The school also placed second in the blue cheese category.

Sandgate High School wins white cheese title

Play day held in Fitzgibbon park

There will be free games and activities during a Community Park Day in Hidden World Playground on June 29. Photo: Renee McKeown

Free activities and food at Park Play Day

New blue engine adds extra puff to train days

Bracken Ridge Central Lions Club member Rod Chiapello tries out the Little Blue Engine which was delivered by Sandgate Men's Shed members (from left) Kevin Fenwick, Gerry Loth, Brian Cronin and Terry Yates.

Snap a photo in new engine at train day.

Family fun day welcomes refugees

Preparing for the Family Fun Day at Zillmere Community Centre are (from left) Nyay Mau, Maria Maria, Moe Gia, and Paw Shar. They are all from Karen State and have lived in Australia for nine years. They lived in a refugee camp on the border of Thailand from 1990-2009 and are currently on work placement at Zillmere Community Centre. Maria Maria will cook a traditional dish at the Family Fun Day.

Zillmere's multicultural community celebrates

School welcomes Hall of Fame inductee

Bracken Ridge State School inducts Mark Banks into their Hall of Fame. He is pictured centre with Very Important People in the school's community.

Mark Banks inducted in Bracken Ridge State School's Hall of Fame

Sandgate group takes stand against Adani

June Norman and other northsiders form the Sandgate Stop Adani group following a meeting in Brighton.

Sandgate Stop Adani takes a stand against coal mine

Brighton students prepare to celebrate learning

Looking forward to St Kieran's Primary School's Celebration of Learning Day are Simonè Booyse and her children (from left) Amorè (Year 2), Jonè (Year 6), Zoe (Year 4) and Janko (Prep).

Families join students at Celebration of Learning Day

Former Aspley student seeks role as TV vet

Former Aspley East State School student Rich Seymour is one of 50 vets short-listed to become television's new Bondi Vet.

Rich Seymour on the short list for Bondi Vet

Craig shapes up for new adventure after surf shop

After 22 years Brisbane surf brand Primitive Surf is closing its doors. Founder Craig Rees said the loyal customers, many who have become great friends, have made it such an amazing journey.

Northside surf brand Primitive Surf closes after 22 years

Ocean views up for sale at Bargara Rise

LAND RELEASE: Rob Sergiacomi on site at the Bargara Rise development off Watsons Road Bargara.

More ocean-view land comes on the market at Bargara

How broadband cable to Coast is good for Australia

Cable direct to Coast would help to address a major national risk

VIDEO: Battle of the Silkstone bakeries heats up

BAKE OFF: Johnny and Julie Nguyen and Tuyet Huynh from the Hot Bread Bin are holding their ground despite strong competition.

National franchises and traditional family favourites go toe-to-toe

Why getting fired was the best thing for this photographer

Photographer Nicola Brander.

From $20 an hour to employing her own staff.

Apprenticeships going at BSL

Year 10 Gladstone State High School student Kieran Marcus with BSL general manager Joe Rea.

BSL is recruiting for its 2018 Apprenticeship Program

'Mongrel act' plummets sacked CQ workers to rock bottom

AMWU Regional Organiser Peter Lyon is outraged over Aurizon's treatment of its redundant Rockhampton workers, who were this week forced to train their replacements.

What these workers have been asked to do adds insult to injury.

Thousands of jobs must go, or Qld plunges into deficit

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk

THOUSANDS of public service jobs would have to be cut

Officer tested for diseases after Redbank Plains assault

NSW police at Coffs Harbour boat ramp. Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate

Welfare checks turns into serious assault on police

Triple fatal crash victims working to help families

Mourners gather at the site of a triple fatality near El Arish. PICS: Elisabeth Champion

Pacific Islanders mourned by family and friends

All is lost if the Liberals keep turning into Labor

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during Question Time in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra this week. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins)

POLITICIANS in trouble typically have a four-stage response

Taking on a minority is not taking on the 'PC Brigade'

Senator Pauline Hanson speaking at today’s press conference at Parliament House. Picture: Kym Smith

How is targeting a minority group taking on the PC Brigade?

21-year-old's life support turned off in tragic mystery

Central Coast man Jayden Mason was found with severe head injuries at Lake Haven.

Police are also trying to find a woman who stopped to help.

Tweed shooting victim known as 'the enforcer'

Ace Hall was shot in the stomach and later died. Picture: Facebook.

Ace John Anthony Hall, 31, died after being shot in the stomach

Great Barrier Reef: new report gives it a price tag

Clownfish on the Great Barrier Reef. Photo courtesy of TTNQ.

Reef supports more than 27,000 jobs, says new analysis

'Rockmelon nearly killed my unborn son'

Amelia Liddy-Sudbury has a warning for pregnant mothers who love rockmelon.

“It is a deadset miracle he is alive"

Tweed shooting: Labor stands by its anti-bikie laws

Ace Hall was known to police.

Sources said Mr Hall was known in the drug scene as an “enforcer”.

Driver smashes car into Muslims in Newcastle, UK

Panicked onlookers react to the accident.

Six people hospitalised after a car rammed into a crowd of Muslims

Air Asia A330 makes emergency landing in Perth

Air Asia plane turned back after emergency at Perth airport.

Jet has been forced to make an emergency landing

WATCH: Speeding tank charges through the streets of Minsk

This is not how to react if you're late for a parade

Girl survives 7.5m fall from New York amusement ride

A teenage girl has survived a fall from an amusement ride in New York, after screaming for help as she dangled from a gondola.

A teenage girl has survived a fall from an amusement ride

Donald Trump ends White House iftar dinner tradition

President Barack Obama hosts an iftar dinner, the meal that breaks the dawn-to-dusk fast for Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan, in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 13, 2010.

Former President Thomas Jefferson hosted iftar in December 1805

Kindergarten teacher moonlights as porn star

Teacher fired after refusing to quit her job as a porn star

Oxford University’s wildest student shindig

The Piers Gaveston ball is attended by Oxford University students and by some accounts is a hot bed of drugs and sex.

This isn't your usual university ball.

The bizarre life of a Parliament House makeup artist

Vicky Hayes is a Parliament House makeup artists. She sees our politicians at their most vulnerable.

She's seen seven prime ministers come and go

Ouch! Man’s $1700 bill for arguing parking fine

Nobody likes a parking ticket...

Drug so deadly policeman almost dies flicking it off shirt

The fentanyl epidemic is so bad in some parts of the world police are seeing multiple overdoses everyday

US fentanyl crisis: It's become a relief to only find heroin, says police...

The first Pitch Perfect 3 trailer is here

WHERE are the Bellas now? New clip catches up with singers after graduation.

Pixar weighs in on viral Toy Story theory

Woody and Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story.

DID Andy’s dad tragically die just before the story took place?

VIRAL VIDEO: Campaign to bring beloved nanny to Maryborough

** ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, OCT. 16 **FILE**This promotional photo provided by Disney Home Entertainment shows actors Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins and Dick Van Dyke as Bert in a scene from the 40th anniversary edition of the Disney DVD. P. L. Travers, author of the "Mary Poppins" books, approved of Andrews as Poppins but considered Van Dyke "all wrong" and objected to mixing animated characters with live actors. (AP Photo/Disney Home Entertainment)

Can we get Dame Julie Andrews to come to our festival?

King Judah through to The Voice grand final

Judah Kelly is through to the grand final of The Voice.

NOT even illness could stop the Laidley singer from performing.

The top 10 TV shows that need to end

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in a scene from season five of House of Cards.

It’s now time to cull some of our favourites

Prince Harry reveals he wanted to leave the royal family

Prince Harry was the center of attention during his trip to Sydney.

Prince Harry has revealed he “wanted out” as a Royal