Parenting

Tue 4 Aug 2020

Couple reveal baby Morgan is days away

Premium Content Couple reveal baby Morgan is days away

It may be trying times for the Cowboys on the field, but it’s about to become bliss off it for captain Michael Morgan.

How hero son saved his father's life

Premium Content How hero son saved his father's life

FOR 20 minutes 11-year-old Hamish Coombridge kept his cool and helped his dad recover from a life-threatening attack until paramedics arrived.

Mon 3 Aug 2020

Dad-to-be given ‘last chance’ after busted selling acid

Premium Content Dad-to-be given ‘last chance’ after busted selling acid

A drug dealer who was attempting to sell 50 acid tabs to fuel his own drug habit has been given “one last chance” in order to stay out of jail.

Triton dual-cab beefs up with special edition model

Premium Content Triton dual-cab beefs up with special edition model

After getting some extra external muscle last year the Mitsubishi Triton can now add athleticism to its resume

Why a Mackay mum of three decided to become a surrogate

Premium Content Why a Mackay mum of three decided to become a surrogate

'I'd known what it was like to yearn for a child and not know whether it was going to come to fruition.'

Sun 2 Aug 2020

PHOTOS: Out and about to see Giant Kookaburra

Premium Content PHOTOS: Out and about to see Giant Kookaburra

Locals loved seeing the Giant Kookaburra over the weekend, with plenty of social photographs to capture the moments.

Apply now Bundy: Up to $5000 in scholarships available

Premium Content Apply now Bundy: Up to $5000 in scholarships available

Recipients who are successful and are granted the scholarship from will receive up to $5000 to assist with living expenses, as well as course fees and textbooks.

Scholarships granted to help support Bundy students

Premium Content Scholarships granted to help support Bundy students

Three Bundy students have been selected as the recipients of an exciting scholarship, to assist them with living and study expenses.

Fri 31 Jul 2020

‘I’ll cut you up:’ Man wielding machete forces victim in car

Premium Content ‘I’ll cut you up:’ Man wielding machete forces victim in car

A grandfather who pulled out a machete and told his former partner that he would “cut her up” if she didn’t get in the car has been jailed.

Stroke of luck that saved a dying toddler’s life

Premium Content Stroke of luck that saved a dying toddler’s life

When Zoe Braaksma-Heit stopped breathing and turned blue, it was an off-duty cop who answered her mother’s screams, performing a life-saving miracle she can never...

Teen car thief: ‘Stealing is easier than earning money’

Premium Content Teen car thief: ‘Stealing is easier than earning money’

When police caught up with the defendant, his eyebrows had been singed and his eyelashes were also missing.

Mum uses pram as guise for shoplifting spree

Premium Content Mum uses pram as guise for shoplifting spree

A Sunshine Coast mum with twins on the way has been told by a magistrate she’ll be giving birth in jail if she continues down the same path.

Thu 30 Jul 2020

REVEALED: ‘Most bizarre’ events of Lakes Creek home robbery

Premium Content REVEALED: ‘Most bizarre’ events of Lakes Creek home robbery

Like a scene from a movie, a series of bizarre events took place during a home robbery including threats to cut off genitals and dogs attacking the defendant.

Wed 29 Jul 2020

Eyeing off our junk food habits

Premium Content Eyeing off our junk food habits

Deakin University scientists will use revolutionary eye-tracking devices to work out how and why junk food commercials appeal to kids.

Mum’s wild babysitter demands

Mum’s wild babysitter demands

A woman’s advert for a babysitter for her two kids has been shared online where it is being torn apart over its outrageous requests.

Tue 28 Jul 2020

‘Your child or your drugs’: Meth dad’s ultimatum

Premium Content ‘Your child or your drugs’: Meth dad’s ultimatum

A drug driving dad who can’t seem to kick his meth habit has been told by a magistrate that he needs to decide between his child or a fast path to jail.

Dad breaks partner’s jaw in ‘brutal’ assault

Premium Content Dad breaks partner’s jaw in ‘brutal’ assault

A father who fractured his partner’s jaw and punched her until she was momentarily knocked out has been released on parole.

FULL CIRCLE: Hospital’s first ever baby delivers her child

Premium Content FULL CIRCLE: Hospital’s first ever baby delivers her child

Fast forward 32 years later, midwife Frances Beard was there as the new mum welcomed her first child into the world.

Mon 27 Jul 2020

Grandma caught laundering drug trafficking dough

Premium Content Grandma caught laundering drug trafficking dough

A “wilfully blind” grandmother who agreed to help her daughter’s friend ended up getting tangled in a drug trafficking web.

Changing the world: Coast widow channels loss into action

Premium Content Changing the world: Coast widow channels loss into action

A Sunshine Coast widow has been recognised for her work helping others deal with and understand grief.

Newer Older