Lifestyle

Wed 26 Feb 2020

The biggest mistakes we’re making at dog parks

premium_icon The biggest mistakes we’re making at dog parks

Dog parks are a ‘recipe for disaster’ according to a behavioural expert who says the way humans use them could be doing more harm than good.

Hidden risks of weight gain after breast cancer

premium_icon Hidden risks of weight gain after breast cancer

Women who gain more than 20 kilograms after being diagnosed with breast cancer are putting themselves at major risk, a worrying report has found.

WATCH: Gympie region horse rescued from certain death

premium_icon WATCH: Gympie region horse rescued from certain death

The rescue mission took four hours and involved eight fire and rescue crews and an excavator.

Aussie cattle dog secret link to the dingo

premium_icon Aussie cattle dog secret link to the dingo

Despite a tarnished reputation, Australia is in debt to dingoes. That’s the message from author-dog behaviourist Guy Hull.

Mercedes ‘risking lives’ with Takata airbag delays

Mercedes ‘risking lives’ with Takata airbag delays

Australia’s competition watchdog has accused Mercedes-Benz of putting lives at risk by failing to meet deadlines for a widespread safety recall.

Fire cover insurance excludes smoke damage

premium_icon Fire cover insurance excludes smoke damage

Where there’s smoke there’s fire, right? Well not in the view of some of Australia’s main insurers, with the government urged to tighten the definition of the word.

Gogglebox humping bulldog’s new TV role

premium_icon Gogglebox humping bulldog’s new TV role

Bane the humping bulldog from Foxtel series Gogglebox is back in action for season 11 but sporting a new role. He is now a big brother.

Our new generation of forgotten carers

premium_icon Our new generation of forgotten carers

They’re the thousands of carers struggling to raise abandoned young children, and because of their status they’re not getting any assistance.

Child’s plea to find cure

premium_icon Child’s plea to find cure

A YOUNG girl has volunteered to shave off her 47cm-long and lovely locks, for a very worthy cause.

Principal celebrates all career pathway choices

premium_icon Principal celebrates all career pathway choices

DURING the final years of high school, students are faced with monumental decisions about the future and overwhelmed by competition and academic performance.

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Stranger’s random act of kindness lauded

Stranger’s random act of kindness lauded

A heartbroken mum’s generous act has left the internet in tears - and taught another mother a valuable 'life lesson'.

Here's a free chip offer you'll leap over ya mates for

Here's a free chip offer you'll leap over ya mates for

This iconic fast food business is serving up free chips across Australia - no strings attached. Here's what you need to do to get them.

Ride to combat suicide

premium_icon Ride to combat suicide

RUMBLING motorbike engines in the street will no doubt start conservations, which is exactly what one rider hopes to achieve.

Apprentice pathways aplenty

premium_icon Apprentice pathways aplenty

HIGH school seniors looking at pursuing an apprenticeship are encouraged to contact the local TAFE campus.

Mum writes a heartbreaking letter to her gay son

Mum writes a heartbreaking letter to her gay son

'My mum was wailing hysterically just like when my brother died. It felt like I was dying inside.'

Shock finding on car quality, reliability

Shock finding on car quality, reliability

Some prestige brands will be embarrassed by the results of new independent research on vehicle dependability, while one newcomer has topped the rankings.

Excruciating reason woman can’t have sex

Excruciating reason woman can’t have sex

When Jillian Currie meets a man she likes, she faces the awkward task of telling them sex for her is a no-go. Here’s her agonising story.

Corgi lovers unite to help dozens of dogs

premium_icon Corgi lovers unite to help dozens of dogs

A sad photo has led to Corgi lovers pooling money together to try to assist the RSPCA with 80 dogs seized in recent raids.

Mystery surrounds 18,000-year-old pup

Mystery surrounds 18,000-year-old pup

A puppy frozen for 18,000 years could hold vital clues to how dogs evolved from wolves, if scientists can figure out which one it is.

Butcher’s ‘vegie’ item sparks vegan feud

Butcher’s ‘vegie’ item sparks vegan feud

A butcher has found himself in the midst of a war with vegans after creating a meaty “carrot” in a cheeky retaliation against vegan food.

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