Woman caught stealing $40k from Ipswich family business

She had nothing to show for the cash but "a couple of cats and dogs and a bird”

Determined and social 23-year-old battles 'invisible' illness

IT'S TOUGH: Candace Carter, of Churchill, reveals the challenges of living with chronic illness.

Time to start talking about chronic illness

In a bit of a muddle over Australian Constitution

MIX-UP: Local government does not exist in the Australian Constitution, says one reader.

The legislative power is the power to make laws

'It's crap': Carpark chaos at Bremer High

Parking inspectors have been busy at Bremer State High School.

"The situation is children rush onto the road between vehicles."

Developers 'pushing the envelope' with subdivisions

Darren Boettcher.

"When I said the block couldn't be subdivided, he just walked out"

'We don't want taken away': Death of big block lifestyle

BACKYARD BATTLE: Residents on Laloki St, Camira are desperately fighting to stop a subdivision and construction of a duplex going ahead in their street.

Wide open spaces could be thing of the past

Could construction boom be coming to Ipswich?

Nearly $2 billion in construction projects planned for Ipswich.

Billions in projects in pipeline for Ipswich

UPDATE: Lions confirm Springfield move

CELEBRATION DAY: Brisbane Lions players enjoy a win over Essendon. The city of Ipswich has had a huge win too with the Lions confirming their training and administration base move to Ipswich.

Ipswich to boast biggest stadium in its history and host AFL club

'Smacked in the head': Woman, worker scuffle in servo heist

She walk around the counter into the staff area and smacked him around the head with her right arm, striking him on the left temple.

She lunged over the counter and attempted to snatch the goods

Cigarettes, cash used to bribe grandson into sex acts

Smoker inhaling on cigarette

72-year-old indecently treated the boy and his two granddaughters

Fees on sex shops and brothels tripled

Sex just become a whole lot more difficult thanks to one councillor

Businesses alerted as mandatory food labelling draws close

The mandatory labels give "clearer” information to Australian consumers about the origin of the food they purchase.

Less than a year before CoOL labels enforced.

Industrial action against Toll on the cards says TWU

Toll Group may face industrial action if the TWU ballot is successful.

TWU says negotiations have stalled at Toll

$235m plan to launch space industry in NT

The NT is aiming to join the space race.

The company behind the space proposal is Equatorial Launch Australia

Business tax bungle ends in $66k fines

BETTER TIMES: Desmond Wust.

Lawyer says man, 62, didn't know tax issues weren't being addressed

$10k question leads to $80m idea

Former Sydney resident Ed Robinson has established a rapidly growing tech start-up in the US.

How $10,000 question led to $80 million success

Coal train derailment blocks line for rest of week

A COAL train has derailed west of Toowoomba which has blocked the rail line. (Pic Seven News)

The ATSB is working with Queensland Rail regarding the derailment

Driver trapped alone in car for hours

In the early hours of Monday morning a 21-year-old male driver crashed into a tree and was trapped in his car.

The 21-year-old was flown to Brisbane for treatment.

Truckie did Ice-driving to deal with 140 hour working week

Truck driver Darrin John Magnussen, 42, has faced Mackay Supreme Court pleading guilty to two counts of driving under the influence of methamphetamines (ice), possessing ice and possessing an ice pipe.

TRUCKIE planned to use stash to cover dozens of upcoming work trips

Singing the truths of the northern beef industry

Katherine Outback Experience owners Tom Curtain and Annabel Mclarty are a great working team.

Katherine Outback Experience has growing demand

Aussie recovering after freak car accident claims wife’s life

James Thorp was seriously injured and his wife Taylor killed in a car crash in the United States last week.Source:Supplied

A chance meeting on a Whitsundays Beach began this couple's journey

'He drugged my daughter, raped her for years'

The businesswoman drugged by her husband with the daughter he abused (pictured) said the family is recovering but the man is now trying to get her money.Source:Supplied

Husband found guilty of 22 charges of drugging his stepdaughter

Families that game together, stay together?

Gaming is becoming an increasingly popular opportunity for family bonding, according to new studies.

More parents, grandparents turn to gaming to connect with kids

The child the law forgot

Layton Smith and his dad Troy Smith have been involved in a long legal battle over who is to blame for Layton’s injuries caused in a car crash when he was two. Picture: Tim Hunter.

Toddler wiped out by flying van left in limbo by bizarre loophole

Woman finds 22-year-old KitKat, makes disturbing discovery

Emma was donated a box of old goods for the shop and was stunned to find a Kitkat, 22 years past its sell-by date.

"I'm sure I'd have a tummy ache after eating that."

Australian girl, 3, stranded in Bali after near drowning

Kawa Sweeney, 3, was pulled unconscious from a Bali pool.

Toddler on trip with parents when near tragedy struck

'Grow a pair' Abbott's same-sex marriage warning

Tony Abbott has concerns about a postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage. Picture: Hollie Adams/The Australian

Abbott live on the Ray Hadley show, issues warning for Coalition

Why Cathy Freeman broke down after winning gold in 2000

Cathy Freeman reacts after winning gold at the 2000 Olympics.

“I just remember leaning over... and just shaking my head.”

Michael Phelps just raced a shark

Sharks have been snapped surrounding the carcass of a whale off the coast of Fraser Island.

Swimming legend loses by a fin in man versus beast battle

'I want you dead right now': Man's road rage meltdown

BBC television director Fergus Beeley grabs Simon Gale by the chin in this shocking road rage incident caught on camera. Picture: Screengrab

Gobsmacking video of BBC television director threatening family

Four week old bed sheets are disgusting

Viewers were horrified when they saw how much filth had been dredged up by the vacuum cleanerSource:Supplied

TV viewers disgusted to learn what's in sheets washed every 4 weeks

'We’re goin' to Bonnie Doon!' and now you can too

How's the serenity?

The experience will have you exclaiming “how’s the serenity?”

What's a chillybin? A guide to understanding the Kiwis

I have a devilish time understanding a word Kiwis say.

VIDEO: The 'Disco Boob' trend at Splendour

Scarlett McGrouther, 23, said the Disco Boobs design was empowering

VIDEO: Festival organisers forced to clarify policy on nudity.

'What gig?' Drummer left out of Powderfinger reunion

Former Powderfinger drummer Jon Coghill works as a presenter and journalist for ABC Sunshine Coast.

Former drummer learns of reunion gig after the fact

'Why I took my kids to Splendour'

MUM AND KIDS: Kazzie Mahina, with kids Makoa, 4, and six-month-old Kona, at Splendour.

Child minding at the awesome Little Splendour too good to pass up

REVIEW: The Bodyguard musical is a great night out

PAULINI tackles Whitney Houston's powerhouse songs flawlessly.

What 'intimidated' Chris Hemsworth's Thor while filming?

Thor (Chris Hemsworth) has a new look in the third film.Source:Supplied

It looks like Chris Hemsworth met his match.

RECAP: Game of Thrones s7 episode 2 - Stormborn

Kit Harington in a scene from season seven episode two of Game of Thrones.

*WARNING this story contains spoilers*

‘Who thought this 9/11 movie was a good idea?’

Charlie Sheen is trapped in the Twin Towers on 9/11.

Has this Charlie Sheen movie already trashed on 9/11?

MASTERCHEF: It's Ben versus Diana in tonight's grand final

MasterChef Australia's 2017f finalists Ben Ungermann and Diana Chan will battle it out in Monday's grand final.

Who will take home the show's title and $250,000 grand prize?

Clue buried in Game of Thrones intro

Is this a clue hidden in the Game of Thrones intro?

Is this a clue or a red herring left by the show's creators?

Why crowds are loving Happy Kanye at Splendour

Danger Dave and Melissah Marie with the artwork Happy Kanye at Splendour in the Festival 2017.

By Barcelona-based artistic collective Hungry Castle