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Our six art gallery picks for a creative day out

YOU may not associate Brisbane with a burgeoning art scene, but you’d be mistaken.

Six hideaway bars to escape winter chill

The Gresham's charm will win you over before your first sip.

THESE are the perfect places to hang this winter.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

Homewares stores to fulfil your Instagram dreams

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You too can become an Insta-star with these fab stores.

Date nights under $50

Nothing is more romantic than a picnic with a cracking view.

NOT every date has to cost you a bomb.

Top 10 Brisbane experiences to cross off your bucket list

Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.

A GOOD bucket list doesn’t have to span continents or cost millions.

Six mega sporting events you need to be at this year

Don't miss all the action trackside this season.

IF THERE is one thing Brisbane does damn well, it’s play host.

National Sorry Day: Reflecting on testing times

CRANES acknowledged National Sorry Day at the Saraton Theatre on Friday with a film and talk by Paul Dutton, who was taken away from his family as a child

Stars salute new school sports academy

SUPPORT: Samantha Riley and  Lindisfarne principal Stuart Marquardt congratulate a student .

Top athletes named as ambassadors for new sports academy.

Woman a 'winner and grinner' after scratching $100,000

BIG WIN: One lucky person has walked away with $100,000

KINGSCLIFF woman jumping for joy after winning $100,000

How one sting changed everything for this Cabarita mum

WARNING TO OTHERS: Anna van Kints at Cabarita beach where she was attacked by a jellyfish in March 2015.

One sting has left this mother with neurological damage.

Nation's farmers to tour Northern Rivers jersey dairy farms

ON A WINNER: Chris Sharpe, left, of Richmond Dairies, Casino, holds the  gold perpetual trophy awarded to the owner of the champion Jersey cow at the Lismore Dairy Spectacular, Stephen McCarthy from East Greenmount, Queensland. Stephen gets to keep the smaller replica

Lismore to host highlight event on the farming calendar

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Splendour VIP passes raise massive sum for flood relief

50 Flood Relief Gold Passes were auctioned last week online to help three Northern Rivers areas

GREAT START: Splendour VIP passes raise more than $23,000

Crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2016.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Flood appeal fundraiser had a successful first day

Splendour in the Grass tickets sell out in an hour

Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Organisers: 'there will be a fundraiser for flood victims'

EASY GUIDE: How to get your Splendour in the Grass tickets

Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Are you prepared to get your tickets for this year's festival?

How to get your Splendour tickets, locals only

Crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2016.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Are you a resident in the area allowed to purchase them?

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What to expect at Birds of Tokyo's Ipswich gig

BAND member Glen Sarangapany talks music, pub grub and doing shoeys

Gig guide: Get the blues in Broadbeach

Russell Morris will perform at The Star Gold Coast as part of Blues on Broadbeach on Friday, May 19

Festival fun and top shelf gigs

Tweed's weekend gig guide

Wally and the Gators play Club Banora on Saturday night

What's on in the Tweed

Petula Clark delighted to sing live for Australian fans

STILL TOURING: English singer Petula Clark is coming to Queensland.

English star Petula Clark still puts on a great show, even at 84.

Club Active is changing the way you age

HEALTH: Club Active managing director Jonathan Freeman helps clients regain their health.

Creating a better way of living.

WIN acquires rights to Southern Cross Media television

WIN network coverage

Changes to take effect at end of the month

Tweed students sell their wares at market

Crabbes Creek Public School students Donovan and Olive are getting ready to sell their pet rocks on market day.

Help support Tweed students in their latest business venture.

Opposition leader fights for better flood support

Richmond MP Justine Elliot, The Right Food Group owner Anni Brownjohn, NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley and Shadow Minister for North Coast Walt Secord, company display some of their product.

Luke Foley visits Murwillumbah businesses.

There's a little bit of history in this Tyalgum jewellery store

HAND CRAFTED: Kirra Springs, from Osiris Studio and Gallery at Tyalgum, with her 17th century anvil.

Check out what's making this store shine.

Schapelle Corby on way back home

Schapelle Corby leaves the Prosecutors office in Denpasar a free woman. Picture: Nathan EdwardsSource:News Corp Australia

Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has been freed by Bali authorities.

Corby family tensions high

Schapelle and Mercedes Corby pictured during Seven's Sunday Night program.

Schapelle Corby's family are lashing out at media as time draws near for her...

Detective Inspector talks about McCulkin verdict

Barbara McCulkin and her daughters Vicki and Leanne. The family disappeared in 1974.

Mick Dowie speaks outside court.

CHOPPED OFF: Dani-Lee's hair will go to sick kids

After growing her hair for seven years, Dani-Lee Kershaw's beautiful locks have come off.

2017 Lexus LX570 review: Automotive glamping

MAGIC CARPET RIDE: Even on the rough stuff, the Lexus LX570 combines capability with opulence.

Road test review of the 2017 Lexus LX570.

The lazy girl’s guide to beauty

You, too, can learn to be lazy — one laid-back step at a time.

Saving the planet - one bikini at a time

Steph Gabriel is committed to saving the environment one bikini at a time.

STEPH'S turning ocean waste into swimwear.

RECIPE: Tasty mince dish is one to savour

Eggs in a wooden bowl on the table. Natural healthy food concept.

Popular savoury mince with a twist

Volvo's FH XXL concept cab surprise

WHAT A TEASE: Volvo shows off it's Concept FHXXL Concept cab in Brisbane.

FH XXL Concept Cab unveiled.

Gardening: Cool season calls for the zygocactus

Zygocactus, a member of the cactus family, is known in Europe and America as holiday cactus or Christmas cactus.

AUTUMN can cause some plants to blossom

Shot at the live shows slips through Sally's fingers

SUNSHINE Coast singer's dramatic elimination from The Voice nearly saw her form a duo with her battle round opponent.

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor split after 17 years

They were married in May 2000 and have two children, who they said will remain their priority.

Ben Stiller and his wife Christine Taylor have called it a day

Why The Voice hasn't produced a star

Boy George responds to Brittania Clifford-Pugh's heart-warming message.

It's the industry, not the show, says Boy George

These actors hated their movies and didn’t mind admitting it

Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans in a scene from GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

Every year, Hollywood blesses us with plenty of God awful movies.

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

How Toowoomba house prices compare in Australia

For sale sign in front of home.

Here's what $700,000 will buy you in Toowoomba, Brisbane and Sydney

One of Maryborough's most historic homes is still for sale

FULL OF HISTORY: Trisha Moulds is owner of the historic Tinana state known as Rosehill. The beautiful home is currently for sale.

It has been the scene of both joy and tragedies over the years.

The face of the Sunshine Coast's overpriced rental crisis

Alyx Wilson had to rent a $385 unit in Currimundi because the market was too competitive for cheaper rental housing. She is now renting a room from friends who own a house in Currimundi, and says its much more affordable.

Young people feel the strain in competitive, expensive rental market

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Where the 13,000 mining jobs are

Rio Tinto's Amrun

THE mining and resources downturn is over and jobs are coming back

Bringing down indigenous workplace hurdles

PASSIONATE: Jobs4Youth co-ordinator Rebekah Carr.

There are many benefits of hiring indigenous staff.

How to survive the robot jobs revolution

Nicholas Davis is here to tell you that it’s not all bad news

The $1000-a-day jobs of the future are not what you think

In workplace speak they’re also known as “slashies”

Jobs without degrees: Is university becoming outdated?

Dr Amantha Imber is the author of The Innovation Formula.

Australians should reconsider enrolling in university

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Ford Mustang crowned as the world's best-selling sports car

BEST SELLER: Ford's success story new Mustang isn't just a winner in Australia, but also the likes of India (pictured), France, Romania, Greece and...Bonaire?

More than 150,000 Mustangs sold globally in 2016

We test drive Audi S5 Sportback offering cut-price prestige

VALUE UP: The new Audi S5 Sportback is some $14,000 cheaper than the previous model with a $105,800 sticker price to price match its key performance rivals. The five-door S5 uses a 3.0-litre turbo V6 offering 260kW and 500Nm, hitting 100kmh in 4.7 seconds.

Audi shaves $14,000 off its old S5 model while adding extra features

Race to the couch for a big weekend of motor sport action

Max Verstappen at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco, 2016.

Motor sport viewers in for a weekend treat with three major races.

One for the birds: Bentley's SUV with luxury falconry kit

AT LAST! Bentley finally offers us the 6.0-litre Bentayga SUV with its own luxury built-ins for the falcons. Niche? You betcha.

Need your luxury SUV with room for the birds?

Due in October: Volkswagen's Golf R-engined Arteon GT beauty

GT FOR THE PEOPLE: Expect to pay in the low-$60,000s for VW's all-new Arteon five-door fastback when it hits Aussie showrooms in October.

Sleek fastback hits 100kmh in just 5.6-seconds

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