EXPLAINED: Future of famed Shell Aratula fried chicken

TRAVELLERS passing through Aratula would have noticed renovations at the Shell service station along the Cunningham Highway.

When one engagement ring isn’t enough

He gave her a 7.25 carat diamond ring after the 3.24 wasn't good enough

TC Debbie closes 380 schools, daycares. Here is the list

Schools have been shut down as Cyclone Debbie approaches

Schools are preparing for Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Husband gives birth after wife is unable to conceive

Chris and his wife Amy were determined to have a family. Photo / Facebook

"There is nothing dainty about childbirth."

The single most unattractive thing men can do after sex

A study has shed light on the worst thing men can do in bed

Student 'caught' baby Coast boy when he was born

Husband Rob Jericho with hiw son Cooper and wife Bech Jericho.

Student midwives are under-rated, Buderim mum and dad say

Invest time in your happiness to help achieve balance

FUN IN YOUR DOWNTIME: If gardening makes you happy, it's time to get back out and smell the roses.

It's time to focus on what makes you happy

Bundy the first to taste new GYG fries

GYG FRIES: Bundaberg's Guzman Y Gomez is one of the first stores in Australia to launch the new GYG Fries. GYG employee Chris Robertson was excited to be one the first to try the newest meal.

One year on and perfect fries come to GYG

'I’ve had a shocker of a day, here’s the photo to prove it'

After she went to her room to have a good cry, this single mum shared a very raw image to let you know you’re not alone.

"It is OK to not be OK, being a mummy is tough work.”

Qld mum told 5yo to pack 'frozen juice pouch' in lunchbox

“Made for a veeeery interesting phone call from the teacher!”

Breastfeeding mums: why do critics feel so uncomfortable?

HAPPY TRIO: Hervey Bay mum Jessia Wemmerslager (centre) with daughter Arnika and son Niko Timmins.

Discriminating against a breastfeeding woman is illegal.

Mum gets to child care to find stranger picked up daughter

“I have no idea who it would have been"

Do parents need to start using tough love?

Little boy tantrum. Kid screaming. Thinkstock.

Nobody wants a return to caning, but a little discipline won’t hurt

Boy verbally abused for using female, disabled toilets

Does Australia need "family" rest rooms?

Final days to win $5000 BCF voucher!

$5000 BCF voucher up for grabs!

Don't miss out on this!

Last fishing trip entry form in tomorrow's paper!

Don't miss out on this great prize!

Only a few days left to get into competition!

7 weird fishing superstitions

WOWEE! This is a deadly combination if you're heading out fishing! Photo: contributed

Any of these ring true for you?

How to use your FREE fishing ruler!

Don't miss our on your free fishing ruler with Saturday's paper!

KNOW how to measure your catch accurately.

Most venomous fish in world found near shore

A stonefish was recently caught by a fisherman at Caloundra.



Photo Contributed

Sting can cause muscular paralysis and even heart failure.

Everything you need to know before going fishing

Read the below before you hit the water.

Your fishing essentials kit and the wicked prizes you can win!

REVEALED: The Sunshine Coast industry most likely to fail

THE riskiest industry to be in on the Sunshine Coast has been revealed, and it comes as no surprise to this local entrepreneur.

RECIPE: Have more fun with blondies

Brown sugar gives these blondies a delicious caramel flavour.

Baking frenzy results in yummy sncak

Healthy after-school food ideas

Feed them fruit and give them zest for life.

Help ease the snack attack with healthy treats

RECIPE: Best of the brunch

Crumbed sardines with poached egg, olive salsa and rocket.

Spanish-style sardines great for morning meal

WINE REVIEW: Spain's variety right at home in Australia

Make room for tempranillo in your cellar

From ski champ to star chef

Chef Ana Ros.

Ski champ crowned World's Best Female Chef

Get to know your lamb cuts

TEMPTING: Korean-style lamb mini roasts with green pear salad.

Discover great cuts of lamb for autumn meals

Could this be the end of Kmart as we know it?

WESFARMERS has been urged to sell off Kmart while the store is at "peak valuation” to avoid the store suffering at the expense of a Target revamp.

Make big changes to home at a small price

Wallpaper, like this pattern available from wallpapershop.com.au, is back in vogue.

Check out what is back in vogue

Make the hidden language of flowers work for you

The people of the Victorian era communicated secret messages to friends and lovers in flowers.

Check out the best blooms to give to someone else

How to keep it clean in this dirty world

Keeping your home clean is always in style.

Try these tips for a spotless home

Gardening: Plant now for a colourful spring garden

WHEN Tulipmania was at its peak in Holland in 1637, a single tulip bulb could cost as much as 20 times the annual salary of a skilled tradesman.

What the heck a bee hotel is, and why you want one

Why not install a bee hotel in your garden to attract the little creatures? a pipe and bamboo can do just the trick.

WELCOME to the hotel Bee-la-flora.

Johno's living the good life down on The Farm

The Farm general manager Johno Hunter is passionate about good food and truly believes they are re-writing the book on what can be done with food.

Keeping life sustainable down on the farm

Why the size of a man's (garden) hose matters

Does the size of your hose matter? Apparently so...

IT'S the age-old question... does size matter?

Five colourful plants to brighten even the dullest garden

The bromeliad adds life to any garden.

Flowers aren't the only way to inject colour into your garden.

Easy to grow winter treats a must for the cold gardening season

Get your garden in a purple patch with Violet Sicilian cauliflower.

The winter treats you need to get in your garden

We're a nation of dirty cars apparently

55% of us admit to washing our cars less than once a fortnight.

Looks like washing our cars isn't the fun past time it once was.

What you need to know if you've booked Whitsunday holidays

IF you have booked a dream trip to the Whitsundays and surrounds for the school holidays, here's what you need to know as Cyclone Debbie threatens.

Cyclone Debbie forces cruise ship to anchor off Coast

HUGE: The Azamara Journey.

TC Debbie: Massive cruise ship forced to anchor in Mooloolaba

Airline slammed for kicking off girl who wore leggings

Legging it, from a range of printed leggings at Supre, priced from $10 at Supre Lismore, Byron Bay and supre.com.

“I have flown united before with literally no pants on."

TRAVEL: Tokyo is a chaotic city of firsts

Cherry trees blossom in Tokyo's Shinjuku Gyoen National Park; top right, a hedgehog at Harry Hedgehog Café in Roppongi.

Three days in Tokyo was not enough.

Brisbane has an avenue to rival the world's most glamorous

Enjoy the nightlife in James St at New Farm during James Street Up Late on March 30.

Move over Champs-Elysees and Orchard Rd, James St has evolved

Lumix GH5: Is this the Lord of the compact video Rigs?

New Zealand provided plenty of great locations to test out Panasonic's Lumix GH5.

Panasonic launches flagship camera in Lord of the Rings territory

Married at First Sight's controversial groom laying low

MARRIED At First Sight groom Anthony is laying low as he cops national backlash after being portrayed as a “controlling” husband.

Seven, Nine’s crazy cyclone battle

Ruth Western ain't got time for Cyclone Debbie.

Reporters are battling fierce winds, and locals who won’t play ball.

MAFS bride shops around new love story

Nadia Stamp has put a price tag on her new man.

Nadia is shopping her $4000 new man ... and it’s not Anthony.

Amy Shark takes out top prize at Queensland Music Awards

Amy Shark won three Queensland Music Awards last night.

VIOLENT Soho, Dami Im and The Amity Affliction also honoured.

Kyle Sandilands declares war after dodgy editing

Shock jock Kyle Sandilands has issued a grim on-air warning

HEARTBREAK: M'boro farmer misses out on love on reality show

Susan Rawlings and Sean Hollands in a scene from Married At First Sight. Supplied by Channel 9.

Hearts were broken during Sunday's Married at First Sight episode.

MKR recap: The one where they actually get around to cooking

It’s amazing. They’re actually doing some cooking on this episode.

IT’S been nine weeks and the MKR teams shock us by actually cooking.

STYLE: Reinvent outfits with jewellery

TAKE a hint from the runway and update your old favourites with some new jewellery.

STYLE: Get more mileage out of your winter wardrobe

Queensland designer Isabelle Quinna's latest collection is a lesson in layering.

THERE'S still a place for that mini dress in your winter wardrobe.

Stay At Home Mum: Try these at-home skin treatments

You'll find all the ingredients for an inexpensive home facial in your kitchen.

A blackhead blitz behind closed doors will get things unclogged

Can CQ mum of twins win modelling comp?

CAST YOUR VOTES: Elizabeth Warner models a dress from White Lily Couture

Cast your vote and get behind our Elizabeth

Eight tips for waging war on pimply skin

BANISH BLEMISHES: Make a few changes to your diet and see the benefits in the mirror.

Eat your way to clear skin by making a few changes to your diet.

Myer's new policy lets you take fashion now, pay later

Myer will offer customers Afterpay at the online checkout in May.

Aussie department store offers customers revolutionary buying method

BEARDS OUT: Man Date Festival has a new home in 2017

Dan Graf, founder of the Man Date Festival.

It's a celebration of all things both masculine and fashionable

Vudu can make old DVDs HD copies on your phone

IF you have a large DVD collection because you lacked the foresight to expect the emergence of streaming services like Netflix, you are not alone.

Samsung's top of the range TV will cost $40k

Samsung says it has the brightest TV on the market.

That's about $2 for every nit of brightness

How to perfect your buying strategy

Find someone you trust enough to tell you the truth, and to whom you will listen.

Here's a sound way to ensure you never make another bad purchase

Push to scrap full refund for buyers of lemon cars

Bad and Cassandra Aldcroft with their kids Owen, 3, and Emma, 5, with their troublesome Hyundai. Picture: Annette Dew

Auto lobby group says some claims for faulty cars 'made up'

Smart, smooth and even cleans itself

The Braun Series 9 is promoted as the 'best shaver in the world'. It has a price tag to match.

The Braun Series 9 went through 1000 production stages

Oppo unveils phone offering five times lossless zoom

Technology inspired by the idea of a periscope on submarine

LG G6 will come with $200 in Google Play credits

LG takes cheeky swipe at Samsung at Mobile World Congress

How a local tragedy changed vaccine protocol

IN THE past 89 years, the safety measures surrounding vaccines and immunisation have increased significantl .

NDIS launches Jack 'skyrocketing ahead'

CHILDHOOD FREEDOM: Young Jack, 5, is now functioninglike any other child his age thanks to the NDIS. Photo: contributed

JACK joined the NDIS at age three. Now he's like other kids his age.

Ben & Co’s inspiring story to fill gap in community

Ben Hunter has started his own commercial kitchen with support from two NDIS support workers and his mum, Carolyn. Photo: contributed

HOW the NDIS changed this family's life.

Creating your first plan

Your first plan will include all the supports you will need for the first 12 months.

YOUR first plan is the start of a lifelong journey with the NDIS.

Doctor error sees start of Tuberculosis outbreak in Aust

An outbreak of drug-resistant tuberculosis has occurred in Australia

New clues as to what really happens when we die

What really happens just before we die?

Cancer survivor pleas Government to let him grow marijuana

Reggie Rickett, 76, is hoping the State Government will approve for him to grow marijuana at his Maryborough home.

The 76-year-old spends most of his days bed-bound, aching in pain.

Would you like 90 weeks of paid parental leave?

IF you’re sick of the childcare drop-off and rushing to the office with vomit on your shirt, prepare to hate the “Latte Papas”.

Teen sues mother for taking away his mobile phone

Generic smartphones

There's just no disciplining kids anymore.

Seven kids and she'd 'go again'

CLAN: Delveen and Scott Poland with their children, Rylee, 14, Logan, 13, Phoenix, 11, Karisma, 9, Briahne, 7, Corbin, 5 and Dominique,4.

"There's no words for that kind of love”: mum who lost four babies

World-class birthing 'rooms' unveiled at new Coast hospital

Women and children area - birthing suite on level four, Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

Is this the best maternity ward in Australia?

Online predator targets girl through music video app

Alicia with her eight-year-old daughter Charli.

Warning to parents: predator sent messages to young girl through app

Kate Middleton: Even I struggle with being a mother

The royal has offered a personal glimpse into her life.

Which language should your child learn to get ahead?

Choosing a second language for our kids shouldn't be done on feeling

Wives say don't blame us for lack of intimacy

A SEX worker’s blunt message for Australian women got plenty of bluntness in return.

Sex workers have blunt message for Aussie women

Sex worker Mrs Robinson, as she is seen on the app Rendevu

"I can’t tell you the number of times a client and I haven’t had sex"

Murder accused and victim were in 'messy break up'

Shandee Blackburn.

Letter, party talk about exes key to first day

Between the Sheets: Keeping it discreet

Keep it down in the bedroom, or face some hefty hotel rates where you can only offend strangers in the room next door.

There is more than one impediment to great sex