Dieting fads: Fact and fiction

Young people could be putting their health at risk by following dieting fads such as going dairy-free, experts have warned

'Stealthing': alarming new sex trend likened to rape

New study explores growing trend of new practice

We don't recommend this for boat transport....

A motorist carried a boat in the back of a van while driving on Vanderlin Dr in Darwin.

“I said look, look, look at the van. There’s a boat inside it."

Could this be Australia's biggest rollercoaster?

New roller coaster under construction at Movie World. Picture: Richard Gosling

Speculation Movie World ride could be first hypercoaster built Down Under

Allora State School turns 150

Allora State School students David Harris, Ron Gwynne, David Blackburn & Joe Whitton were winners of the prestigious Garland Cup in 1948, a relay award for school sports .

Allora State School celebrates its 150th anniversary this weekend

Sharing her kitchen wisdom

Julie Goodwin's latest cookbook is clearly a labour of love

WINE REVIEW: A toast to the fallen for Anzac Day

Paying homage to the wines of Australia, NZ and Turkey

WEEKEND COOK: Slice takes inspiration from the Anzac biscuit

This delicious slice uses the same ingredients as the popular Anzac biscuit.

Sweet slice takes twist from popular First World War snack

WINTER WARMERS: Recipes perfect for your slow cooker

Baked lemon ricotta and ginger cheesecakes, by Sally Wise.

Sally Wise shares three of her slow cooker favourites.

DAN AND STEPH: Cheesecake with difference salutes Anzacs

A baked cheesecake with a base inspired by Anzac biscuit recipes.

Orange cheesecake takes advantage of rolled oats biscuit base

Food rich with history and flavour

Emiko Davies shares rustic, tasty dishes from Tuscany's silver coast

Beef up on three great cuts

Discover great ways to cook beef this autumn

Gladstone mum's warning after son falls out second-storey window

This West Gladstone 6-year-old is lucky to have escaped serious injury after falling two and a half metres from a second-storey window on Saturday morning.

Invest in lasting pieces for comfort

A bed featuring stone-washed, pure Irish linen sheets and accessories by Miss Molly.

What are the best ways to buy for long-term style?

Five cost efficient ways to ensure your home stays warm

The Home of Thrones look is going nowhere. Add some instant glamour and warmth by adding throws to your living space this winter.

Here's how to make sure your house stays warm without spending big

Here's the good oil on lavender

Lavender essential oil has multiple uses.

From cleaning to deodorising, there are many uses for this oil

Perfect time to plant a bloom of respect

The Anzac Day flower is a symbol of the ultimate sacrifice

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

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

Get to know your gingers and how to grow them

There are more than 1300 species of ginger worldwide, including this curcuma alismatifolia blossom in Thailand.

There are actually more than 1000 types of ginger

Green, green grass of home

LONGING FOR A LUSH LAWN? Then autumn is the ideal time to identify and correct pH imbalances in soil, so you've lovely green lawns come spring/summer.

Now's the perfect time to fix any issues with your lawn

Jade vine gives garden tropical touch

The jade  vine is native to the Philippines but grows well in Australia.

It's worth hunting around for the jade vine and cardinal creeper

Toowoomba woman's Africa trip to share song

A TOOWOOMBA woman is preparing for a trip of a lifetime, to help change the lives of less fortunate young people.

Here's the A, B, sea for first-time voyagers

GET YOUR SEA LEGS: Four things first-time cruisers should know before stepping foot on board.

Four things you need to know before stepping on a cruise ship

New features on cruise ship a hit with the kids

SLIP, SLIDE AWAY: The installation of a waterslide was part of a major refurbishment of P&O Pacific Dawn.

One cruise ship turns the idea of high and dry on its head

How would you cope having numerous wives?

Julius in a Maasai hut built by one of the village women.

The traditional life of a Maasai man

OPINION: What it feels like to stand at Gallipoli

Gravestones are a reminder of Anzac Cove's tragic history.

A poignant place of rugged beauty

Where to find luxury in the African bush

Maasai women must build a home for their husbands once they are wed.

Glamping in Kenya and Tanzania

Kokoda Track our other coming of age

Endless creek crossings dot the Kokoda Trail with bridges in various states of repair; above right, one of the last fuzzy wuzzy angels, Ovuru Ndiki, with writer Jo Leslie (left) and friend Annette Tones; below right, after 96km of treacherous mud, extreme climbs and descents, endless creek crossings, the nine-day walk is over.

Advancing Japanese didn't count on determined young Aussies

This MKR judge’s face says it all

THIS is the face of a woman who has just eaten something horrible in a dessert. What were Amy and Tyson thinking?

Carrie Bickmore caught out before the cameras rolled

The bubbly host looked like her usual... but

Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin given overhaul by stylist

The Croc Hunter family before their transformation. Picture: Nigel Wright

Family matriarch Terri was reportedly the most hesitant to change

Play School live concert coming to Fraser Coast

Come and celebrate with Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty and Jemima at the Birthday Party for Play School.

Find out when and where to get tickets.

Toowoomba 'already proud' of singer ahead of TV debut

STAR: Brittania Clifford-Pugh is on The Voice tonight.

'We've applauded her many times in her performances'

Madonna biopic in the works

A biopic is being developed about Madonna’s life in New York City in the early 1980s.

MADONNA’S life as a pop star will be documented in Blonde Ambition.

Billionaire Elon Musk and Amber Heard hit Shingle Inn

Amber Heard and Elon Musk enjoy a bite to eat at the Shingle Inn, Broadbeach.

Actor Amber Heard and billionaire Elon Musk are enjoying Qld

FASHION: How to wear yellow without looking like a banana

Don't become the third Banana in Pyjamas - find out how to make yellow work for you.

Is activewear the new denim for women?

High-end stores are adding activewear to their offerings. It comes as Aussies are increasingly going shopping and buying groceries in their activewear. Beth Hurrell from Que Models at Burleigh Beach. Picture: Jerad Williams

More high-end retailers are investing in tights and runners.

How to get the most out of men's clothes

Try building a wardrobe in a neutral colour palette so individual pieces will work together.

Sporte the Label focuses on long-wearing items

FASHION: How to wear denim this winter

Georgie Griggs and Georgia Yeomans show off their double denim chops.

Check out how to wear your very own Canadian Tuxedo

Central Queensland's model mum wins hearts on social media

Elizabeth Warner on the cover of Style after winning the competition to be The Face of White Lily Couture.

She's now the face of a well-known bridal boutique

Should 'activewear' be allowed outside of the gym?

Model Nathalie Darcas wears activewear in Sydney.

ACTIVEWEAR is the new black and has made it into our daily wardrobe.

Nine Lives designers bring back the '70s

Nine Lives Bazaar.

Retro designs hit the mark

The fruit, vegies to be worst affected by Debbie's wrath

THE good news is, you shouldn't be paying any more for your fruit and vegies, despite the impact of Cyclone Debbie.

'Top Coast venue' hits the market

FOR SALE: Venue attributes success to revamp and more shoppers.

Reinvented hotel at Coast shopping centre up for grabs

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ 'evolutions' unveiled

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and the new Galaxy S8 sit side by side.

Bigger screens but smaller phones, Samsung continues its evolution

Vudu can make old DVDs HD copies on your phone

Vudu can turn your old DVDs into HD digital copies, and all you need is a smartphone

The answer for anyone with a large DVD collection

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'

'Prove the human brain functions properly on vegan diet'

It's all well to want a perfect world, but that's an oxymoron, dairy farmer says to vegans in this letter to the editor

15 years in anorexia hell: How Coast woman cheated death

Millie Thomas spent more than 15 years in the grips of anorexia nervosa, but is now healthy and hoping to help others.

Anorexia survivor who nearly died dedicates life to helping others

There's a right way to sleep on a plane

There are several ways to keep good posture on a plane

Baby Leo's life saved by liver transplant

Leo’s parents Kimberly and Matthew have passed on their thanks to everyone involved in helping to save him.

Leo Nairn has had his liver transplant and is bubbling with life

Little Lilly has rare 1p36deletion syndrome

Natasha Moore and Mat Cook with their daughter Lilly. The couple have started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for a bigger car to transport Lilly.

Battle is real for parents of youngster with genetic disorder

"I have no idea if I'm going to die next week"

BORROWED TIME: Shanay Skinley, 24, has stage-three emphysema. Stage four could come at any time, and she fears she wont live to see her 2-year-old daughter, Mia, grow up.

Shanay is 24 years old, and doesn't know how long she has to live

Toowoomba woman's mission for her mum

HAPPY TIMES: Amber Summers (left) wants to raise awareness and funds for cancer after recently losing her mum Deborah Hughes to a brain tumour.

Last year the radiation therapist did Relay for Life for patients

What our girls need most

Parenting expert Steve Biddulph shares his concerns and advice for raising modern-day girls

Reality of 'mumpreneurs'

NOT EASY: Being a "mumpreneur” is hard work, but running a household plus a business is not impossible.

Peta Johansen reveals the truth behind most mum success tales

SOAPBOX: Who's to blame if a teen turns bad?

Teenagers have massive pressure put on them.

Stop whingeing about teenagers. It's time we cut them some slack

'He carried his baby boy’s casket at the service'

"...seriously a moment I will never forget."

Didn't know she was pregnant: baby born on the toilet

She said she did not know she was pregnant

New campaign to bust myth vitamin K is an immunisation

Vitamin K is given to newborn babies to prevent a deadly disease.

Fresh effort to prevent putting babies at risk

Daddy-O column: Will my daughter face the horrors of war?

Not only parents of sons need worry about the threat of another war as women can also now choose to take up arms.

Now women can take up arms, no father is safe from worry

Smartphone obsession is putting relationships at risk

MORE Australians are ignoring their partners in favour of their smartphones in a trend experts warned could cause fights and even break up relationships.

The dark history of honeymoons

Kingfisher Bay Resort on Fraser Island.

A once-in-a-lifetime chance to get away with the new husband or wife

The single most unattractive thing men can do after sex

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

Wives say don't blame us for lack of intimacy

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

Aussie wives had a blunt message for a sex worker