School kids urged to share what Anzac Day means to them

Year 11 students from the region's high schools are encouraged to apply.

WHAT'S ON: 10 things to do this weekend

FOR REVIEW AND PREVIEW PURPOSES ONLY: Based on the bestselling book series, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie boasts an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin Hart and Ed Helms. The film tells the story of two imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotise their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

How about a movie? Or an old fashioned social dance in the country?

Mum hits the big time with enviro-friendly nappies

IDEAS LADY: Jordan McGregor with son Hunter. Jordan has been nominated for a Queensland Young Achiever award.

Jordan McGregor recieves recognition for her enviro-friendly nappies

Young Veterans gives new life to the RSL

NEXT GENERATION: David Wyatt (right) from Young Veterans, his son Kye Wyatt and Rob Wadley president of the Ipswich RSL Sub Branch.

Young Veterans launches in Ipswich.

Chaplaincy growth surge in prisons and hospitals

HELPING OTHERS: Beverley Hermann is one of the first graduates from a Queensland-first pastoral care course offered by Carinity.

Carinity offers pastoral care services for the region.

'Thugs' in terrifying home invasion of sick woman

CALLOUS: Shaun Sielaff was sentenced to four years' jail for burglary.

Ill Dinmore victim prevented from calling for help

Call for 'archaic' Queensland bunny ban to be removed

HELP: Care for animals. Picture: Sam Rosewarne

"This is 2018, not 1888 let's get serious, have a good look at it"

Elderly man's home destroyed by fire

A fire has claimed a Moura home, destroying the residence completely.

AN ELDERLY man's house has been destroyed by fire overnight.

Bid to seize greyhound trainer's property rejected

Queensland greyhound trainer Tom Noble

Disgraced greyhound trainer have to rely on welfare

Hit the road and help raise funds for Autism Qld

JOIN IN: Members from the Southsiders 4x4 are encouraging people to sign up for an upcoming charity day, which will raise money for Autism Queensland.

A convoy will take place from Browns Plains to Goomburra.

Heavy police presence at chambers blocks Adani protest

Anti Adani protesters outside Townsville City Council. March 22, 2018 Picture: Andrew Backhouse

Police called in to protect staff feelings over activists

Trump’s $60b China smackdown

US President Donald Trump has signed tough new trade sanctions against China. Picture: Mandel Ngan/AFP

The move sent stocks diving amid rising

Coal mine battle moves on from Darryl Kerrigan

Oakey business owners Carla Tierney (left) and her mother Tracey Tierney were shocked at the decision to decline New Acland Mine an environmental authority.

Activist group says mining firm didn't read court decision properly

Emotional Zuck’s dire warning

Facebook CEO Mr Zuckerberg was earlier criticised for hus long silence over the Cambridge Analytica debacle, and for failing to directly apologise. Picture: AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File

Mark Zuckerberg’s dire prediction for more election meddling

History demolished out of the blue

MEMORIES: Mackay couple Lauren and Tim Christensen's wedding portrait.

Landmark building's demolition upsets residents

ANZ customers left stranded and cashless

Furious ANZ customers have been left without access to many of the bank’s online services.

Customers have been left without access to banking services

Evacuation Underway: Bomb threat gives 10 minutes to leave

Police investigate a bomb threat at MAX Employment in Kirwan. The Thuringowa Centre has been evacuated. Picture: Kelsie Iorio

An evacuation is underway after a bomb threat was made

Cyclone forms off NT expected to track to Qld

Wild weather is expected across the north of the state in the wake of predicted cyclone Nora, while rain is forecast for the rest of Queensland. Picture: Luke Marsden.

'The cyclone is expected to intensify as it moves southeast today'

'Some of the things will stay with me for life'

IN THE RING: Brent Mickelberg.

Queensland MP has opened up about his struggles with PTSD

Cure for coeliac disease? How to get on USC vaccine trials

Gluten-free diets are difficult to maintain.

Coeliac disease could become a thing of the past

Daycare strike chaos looms for thousands

Unions have argued that children’s services had changed from child-minding to a more complex role of educating.

Unprecedented number of childcare centres expected to close

850 SOS calls as 300mm drenches north coast

Road closures due to flash flooding in Dungog this week. Picture: Ben Millington/ Twitter @bmillington

Heavy rain prompts flash flooding warnings in NSW

Man jailed for injecting teen girl with meth before sex

A man has been jailed for injecting a teenager with drugs.

"Meth messes with people's brains” judge says

Aussie maths teacher outed as porn star

Australian bodybuilder Scott Sherwood has been outed as porn star Aaron Cage. Picture: Supplied

Aussie teacher in the UK, Scott Sherwood, outed as porn star

Rain, rain and more bloody rain

Huge amounts of rain fell over the Newcastle, the NSW Central Coast and Hunter Valley in the 24 hours up to 9am Thursday. Picture: Bureau of Meteorology

An already sodden NSW is in for more rain, as is Queensland

Shorten praises Biloela over support for refugee family

LAST-MINUTE REPRIEVE: Priya (right) and her husband Nadesalingam with their daughter Dharuniga.

The Opposition Leader says he will study the matter.

Nurses fight ‘white privilege’ code

A new code of conduct came into effect in March, and many are unhappy.

Australian nursing and midwifery code of conduct slammed

How to speed up your metabolism and lose weight

Building more muscle means your body burns more calories and your metabolism is boosted. How much exercise burns off a treat?

The key to speeding up your metabolism and losing weight

Mystery of ‘alien’ skeleton solved

The notion that it was an extraterrestrial was long ago debunked, but researchers remained baffled.

Researchers have finally solved the mystery of the ‘alien’ skeleton

‘I was engaged at 8, married at 15 then repeatedly raped'

Naila Amin became engaged when she was just 8 years old. Picture: Naila Amin

'It might be your body but I own it', 28 year old told child bride

Royal wedding invites revealed

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced what type of cake guests will be feasting on at their wedding reception. Picture: AFP/Daniel Leal-Olivas

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle reveal royal wedding invites

'Killer' caterpillar invasion hits Coast

INVASION: These hairy caterpillars have marched into Noosaville and surrounds.

Masses of hairy caterpillars on the move

Man behind racist Centrelink rant ‘in tears’

Footage of the racist rant at the Centrelink at Salisbury, Adelaide went viral.

Man who abused staff at Salisbury Centrelink apologises

Behind closed doors: A hoarder's nightmare

A Hoarders Nightmare owner Christine Hahn helps people get rid of their unwanted stuff.

This may be our region's first 'hoardbuster'

Coast man's dreaded haircut to raise money for a cause

BYE 'LOCS: Coast man Rohann Balfour is shaving off his massive dreadlocks that he has been growing for sixteen years to raise money for the Cancer Council.

Rohann Balfour is shaving off 17 years worth of dreadlocks growth.

The best (and worst) ways to kill a cane toad

Cane toads are a highly invasive species and are regarded as a major environmental pest in Australia.

"Splash the tears of a trust-fund hipster on its third eye"

FISHING TAILS: Oh dear, he has no rear!

CQ fisherman Evan Thompson with the no tail barramundi.

A tail of survival of the 'fishest'

Idol winner’s staggering weight loss explained

“I BET the people thinking I was on crack feel pretty dumb right now,” says Stan Walker, as the true cause of his massive weight loss is revealed.

Married At First Sight: Nasser had a secret girlfriend

Nasser Sultan and Gab Bartlett aren’t mates anymore. Picture: Jenny Evans

Sarah drops a bombshell about Nasser on radio.

Bach stars had to get permission before sex

Bachelor In Paradise contestant Laurina Fleure. Picture: Channel 10

Contestant reveals the rules producers put around sex

Meet Aladdin's music man, Alan Menken

ALWAYS A HIT: Gareth Jacobs as the Genie in Aladdin the Musical.

You'd be surprised how quickly songs in Aladdin came together

MAFS twins sizzle in men’s magazine

Married At First Sight twins Sharon and Michelle Marsh. Picture: MAXIM

Pair say show editing leaves things out of context

Robin Williams ‘humped, grabbed’

The comedian got away with behaviour that would look ‘appalling on paper’, said the actress, including walking on set naked and breaking wind on her. Picture: Jim Britt/ABC

“I had the grossest things done to me by him."

What's on the big screen this week

The character Peter (voiced by James Corden) in a scene from the movie Peter Rabbit.

A CHEEKY vegetable-stealing rabbit returns to the screen.