Councils seek more control over Airbnb

Airbnb apartment at Shingley Beach.

Councillors felt strongly about this issue - voting 166 to 23.

A disgrace: Calls for double lane hwy from Gympie to Cairns

There's been a number of serious accidents on the Bruce Hwy this year, including many deaths, thankfully this one, near Raglan, was not one of them.

LNP politician grilled on state of the Bruce Hwy

Young people fear robots will steal their jobs

Nicole Robinson is a psychology PhD student at QUT who is working with robots. She is with "Andy”.

The #WTF campaign wants your ideas on this hot-button topic.

Port's yield increases by 10%

AERIAL PHOTOS: Stock Photos of Bundaberg Region Port Bundaberg.

September boasts record wood pellet and silica exports

Honey, the gig is gold

APIARISTS: Ben and Darren Pratt attend to their hives on a local Macadamia farm.

Business is buzzing for Bundaberg Honey

Dangerous iPhone scam easy to fall for

The one of the left is legitimate, while the one on the right is not.

Credit card and personal details could be taken in seconds

Mackay real estate agent urges banks to move

Who's leading who when it comes to the housing market?

Willy-nilly lending burst a bubble, but agent urges banks to change

Be mindful of payment pain to come in new year

BUY NOW, PAY LATER: The convenience of credit cards and digital wallets comes with a downside, Paul Clitheroe says.

Digital options are luring us to spend more.

HIGH-RISES: Green light for 20-storey buildings in Hervey Bay

SKYSCRAPER PLANS: A concept design of the proposed skyscraper development in Urangan, which was approved by the Fraser Coast Regional Council at yesterday's meeting.

Councillors voted 8-3 to give the project preliminary approval.

Samsung's new 360 camera has 17 lenses and cost $US10k

The 360 Round has been designed for the VR specialist.

The 360 Round has been designed for the VR specialist

Bizarre photo app no one was asking for

Picture: Tim Carrafa

This could be the worst idea for an app ever.

Business is booming, no kidding!

WEIRD AND COOL: Nathan Jackson of Naughty Little Kids Goat's Milk Gelato with some of the younger members of his goat herd.

Boutique goat milk gelato producer has taken the south-east by storm

OPINION: Council has not learnt its lesson

THE concerns about sewage pollution and its eventual dumping into the adjacent Baldwin Environmental Park resound for this whole area.

LETTER: Is justice dead?

Images of Brisbane Supreme Court. Brisbane District Court Brisbane Magistrates Court Justice Law Queen Elizabeth II Courts

Letter writer says his confidence in judicial system is running low

LETTERS: Council lets down residents on drainage

GOING UNDER: A photo of Wyllie St taken earlier this month.

Readers have their say on Wyllie St, climate change, air-con scheme

Would you eat meat that was created in a lab?

Will this sight eventually be consigned to the history books?

Should we turn away from meat consumption altogether?

When should you tell your kids about Santa?

Keeping up the Santa charade is less about what the lie will do to them and more about what knowing the truth means for school interactions.

There's magic in the myths of childhood

POLLIE TICKLED: Facial recognition will never go out of date

Artificial intelligence solves all the big problems of the world, like dating.

Artificial intelligence will solve all the problems of this world

WINE REVIEW: Shining lights of wine world team up

Shaw and Smith serve up three great drops.

Supergroup of wine experts involved in Shaw and Smith

Man goes on paywave spree with stolen card

Stock image of a customer using a tap-and-go credit card in a store.

"Opportunistic" was how the magistrate describe this Gladstone man's crimes:

Police lay arson charges after blaze

FIRE: A building caught fire on Wood St, Warwick this morning.

UPDATE: Police have laid charges following this morning's fire

Is La Nina coming this summer?

Rafaela Dmitruk from Kirra at Snapper Rocks. Picture: Nigel Hallett

Experts are closely monitoring the possibility of a La Nina event

What happens when someone dies on a plane?

Australian Federal Police have to deal with bodies on planes regularly. Picture: AFP Why do you get sick on flights?

People die on planes landing in Australia with alarming regularity

The Pink House: Inside Australia’s oldest brothel

BJ spends much of the night attempting to entice customers into the brothel.

This is one of the most surprising operations in the outback

Jane Barnes: They thought I was the bad influence

Jimmy Barnes at his home in Sydney this year.

Jimmy's daughter sad to learn her father hated himself so much

Woman behind Chris Gayle allegations revealed

West Indies' Chris Gayle leaves the pitch after being caught by England's Joe Root off the bowling of England's Chris Woakes during the One Day International cricket match between England and the West Indies at the Oval cricket ground in London, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017.

Woman behind exposure allegations revealed

Screening of anti-vaccination film 'could cost kids' lives'

The first childhood vaccinations were introduced in Australia in 1932.

Doctors damn anti-vaccination film screening

Which media women get paid more than men?

KIIS duo Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O are finally on par when it comes to their pay deal. Picture: Sam Ruttyn

We need to talk about pay disputes

Inside Hong Kong’s high-rise prostitution ring

The Fuji Building in Hong Kong is notorious for its prostitution.

What lies inside this building, you won’t see coming

Man shot dead by police at motel

SA POLICE are responding to a serious incident at the Tollgate Motel in Glen Osmond.

Man wanted for crashing his van into officer has been killed

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Energy retailers are under the pump to get real with power bills.

Palaszczuk has a power price ultimatum for electricity retailers

Trump to allow release of JFK files

Former US President John F Kennedy. Picture: Supplied

Donald Trump plans to release the coveted JFK files

Huge moon cave could be first offworld colony

A Moon base may have just become much easier, with the discovery of an enormous protective lava tube beneath the lunar surface.  Picture: ESA

Before we settle Mars, we must return to the caves

Who built these mysterious ‘hellgates’?

Some of the 'gates' found linked to ancient lava domes in Saudi Arabia. Their purpose is unknown. Picture: D. Kennedy, Arabian Archaeology and Epigrahy

Why did an ancient people build some 400 mysterious ‘gates’

Couple adopt dog that crashes wedding day

Marilia Pieroni and Matheus Martins are shocked to find an unexpected guest. Picture: Facebook

Dr Chris Brown has revealed a heartwarming story about a stray dog

How this dad lost 90kgs

FIGHTING FIT: Michael Ditton from Gympie has lost 90kg since making life-altering changes to his diet. INSET: Michael before and after his transformation.

He could barely walk

Woman catfished with model winds up with him

How these catfish victims fell in love.

Victim of catfishing winds up having the last laugh

Mum's tearful thanks as boy is found

REUNITED: A Bundaberg mum has thanked the community after her little boy was found safe.

Mother thankful after young son with down syndrome found safe

New thong jeans are a disgrace to denim

What has this designer done to denim?

It's a known fact that millennials are obsessed with denim trends

You do know you’re dead after you die

Several studies have recorded brain activity after a person has died

One of life's big questions: What happens when I die?

Spoilers: The Project question that made Hemsworth see red

CHRIS Hemsworth wasn’t too happy with one particular question on The Project this week - and fans of the Thor franchise feel the same way.

The Block: Where are they now?

Scott Cam and Shelley Craft from The Block.

Here’s what all of your favourite Block stars are doing now

GoT star ‘cried’ reading final script

Kit Harington as Jon Snow in Game of Thrones, said he “cried” when he read the final script for the hit show. Picture: Supplied

Kit Harington broke down after reading the final ever script

Bieber’s shock tattoo stuns fans

Justin Bieber shocked fans with his latest tattoo. Picture: Instagram

Justin Bieber’s fans are in mourning after his latest trick

Feldman to out Hollywood paedophiles

Corey Feldman says he is working on a plan to out his abusers. Picture: Supplied

Former child star Corey Feldman says he is working on a plan

What's on the small screen this week

Gaten Matarazzo, Winona Ryder, Sadie Sink and Noah Schnapp in a scene from season two of Stranger Things.

SOPHIE finally chooses her man and Stranger Things returns.

Aussie toy boy’s Spanish romance

Carmen Martinez-Bordiu y Franco and Australian boyfriend, Timothy McKeague pictured in Madrid. Picture: Media Mode

A young Australian man is the talk of Spain