Tickled pink by magic milestone

Delma Glover celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday, June 16 with a special morning tea surrounded by family and friends.

A hundred years young

Surf Scene: Piper plays a winning tune

Coolangatta 16-year-old Piper Harrison carved to victory at the Queensland Open State women's title at D'bah.

"This has been a dream of mine for ages”

Tweed shooting victim known as 'the enforcer'

Ace Hall was shot in the stomach and later died. Picture: Facebook.

Ace John Anthony Hall, 31, died after being shot in the stomach






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Ain’t no mountain high enough

GOING on a hike is one of the best ways to get active and outdoors and the big smoke Brisbane is dishing up the goods.

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.

A whisky-lover's blueprint to Brisbane's best bars

Check out The Gresham for some old-school fine drops.

SCOTCH, Whiskey and Whisky; it all gets a bit confusing.

Your guide to the best Brisbane markets

Enjoy the beautiful offerings of one of Brisbane's many markets.

WHO doesn’t love a good market!?

8 things you didn't know you could do at North Straddie

Watch these guys while you enjoy the magical sunset of an evening.

NORTH Stradbroke Island is the perfect getaway.

Our six art gallery picks for a creative day out

Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art always has a fun, exciting and interesting exhibition on show for the whole family to enjoy.

YOU'D be mistaken in thinking Brisbane wasn't an arty city.

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.

Blueberries help property market boom

Rural property market reflects expansion of blueberry industry into the Clarence and growth in the cattle market

Nature: the best learning tool

Learning by doing makes for the best outcomes as part of the  new Nature Explorers program at Pottsville Community Pre-school.

NATURE EXPLORERS Igniting Learning Naturally

The controversy surrounding the Byron Bypass

The route of Byron Bay's new CBD bypass.

Byron Bypass is on the agenda again for today's Council meeting.

Byron council may consider taxes amid Airbnb tourist surges

Airbnb letting is popular in the Byron Shire, but is a big concern for residents and council.

Byron Bay councillor wants register and 'bed tax'

Design a house to win

SkyFarm in Mullumbimby is a unique hemp and reclaimed-timber studio and is a carbon negative home. The studio was built in three months by the team from Balanced Earth.

Local designers creating a house from local and recycled materials

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Band cancels Splendour show after sexual assault claims

A RISING young Melbourne band has pulled out of the Splendour In the Grass festival after sexual assault claims were posted on social media.

A chance to support marriage equality at Splendour 2017

TOURING: Sigur Rós is an Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavík formed in 1994.

Thanks to Sigur Ros and Margaret Court

A 10m sculpture of Kanye West's sad face will head Splendour 2017

RAPPER: Kanye West performing at Splendour in the Grass 2011.

"What can you put inside Sad Kanye to make him happy?”

Dan Sultan's 'Killer' new album

Megan Washington and Dan Sultan perform for enthusiastic crowds at this years Falls Festival in Byron Bay. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

'With the writing, I was thinking about everything'

Five Splendour stars set to shine bright

AFTER HOURS, CLOSE TO DAWN: Melbourne rock band Kingswood will bring their new album plus old hits to Splendour in the Grass 2017.

The latest on the artists coming to the festival

Splendour VIP passes raise massive sum for flood relief

FUN IN THE SUN: Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay.

50 Flood Relief Gold Passes were auctioned last week

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

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Bundy mum blogging to get families offline

A BUNDABERG mum is on a mission to help parents and children take a breather from social media.

Take luxury food, wine tour around Toowoomba

FOODIE CULTURE: Emily Moon (left) and Cheryse Bliesner with the Hummer used for Toowoomba's Luxury Food and Wine Tour.

It is designed to highlight the best produce the region has to offer

Shoes make difference to kids in Zambia

MANY SHOES: Toowoomba Grammar School's Adrian Irwin and Fairholme College's Libby Stumer with shoes collected for children in Zambia.

Students are making a difference, creating a new project

Big-name headliner boosts local acts at Coast festival

Boy & Bear will headline the Sea N Sound festival this weekend at Mooloolaba.

Big names and local faces at Mooloolaba music festival

Giving Tweed some financial tips

Real Estate and Property owners Alyce and Ian Kebblewhite are assisting Tweed with their finances.

Elk Realty and Capital help people gain better finances.

Yaru Water recognised as a business of tomorrow

WATER SUPPLY: Kevin Robinson, Irene Martin, Shaun Martin, Brad Crosthwaite  and Tessa Martin at Yaru Water facility which won this year's Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow award.

Yaru Water receives recognition in national award.

The best of leftover meals at Sunnyside Mall

GOOD FOOD: Todd Shadbolt , Beau Nolan, Arron  Collinson , Jiah   Spinks-Summerell , Jill  McKenzie and Oliver Bonham at Sunnyside  Meats are helping customers save money this winter.

Murwillumbah shops helping customers save.

Tweed's very own pet paradise

PET FRIENDLY: Lisa Medson with Ming at the Tweed Heads South Pet Store.

Store gives animals the royal treatment.

Council says 'air tax' is nothing new

DINING OUT: Mullumbimby Middle Pub

Photo: Lou Thompson

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Small business owners threatened with an 'air tax'

Plenty of space for business in Tweed Heads

SHARING IDEAS: Rossco Paddison is inviting entrepreneurs to grow their businesses.

Creating a place for business to blossom.

Lightning gala awards night

Stephen and Kellie Holdsworth at the Caloundra Event Centre for the Sunshine Coast Lightning end of season gala event.

Lightning gala awards night

Samsung's The Frame turns television into art

The launch of The Frame by Samsung.

The Frame, by Samsung, promises to bring art to a whole new generation. The new...

White Lions at Dreamworld

Dreamworld will host lions until July 13.

Holden and Kimba will call Tiger Island home for two weeks.

Schapelle on crutches

Schapelle Corby has set up an Instagram account.

Schapelle Corby arrives at hospital for treatment.

Pitch Perfect 3

Rebel Wilson in a scene from Pitch Perfect 3.

Trailer drops for the latest sequel starring Rebel Wilson.

Sub-$50,000 Jaguar SUV confirmed for later this year

Set to boost Jaguar’s SUV line-up, the compact E-Pace will rival the likes of BMW’s X1, Audi’s Q3 and the Range Rover Evoque with a sub-$50k price tag.

RECALL: The supermarket glasses that break in your hands

A RANGE of drinking glasses sold across Australia are being recalled amid fears they may break "during normal use" and cut the hands of whoever is holding it.

They were pulled from shelves on May 25.

Dad rode 2253 kilometres to hear dead daughter's heart beat

Abbey Conner, 20, died while holidaying in Cancun, Mexico.

Father cycled 2253 kilometres to hear his late daughter’s heart beat

Meet Martha, officially the world's ugliest dog

'Martha', the winner of the 2017 World's Ugliest Dog Contest, is helped by her owner to show a bright 'smile' . 'Martha' is a three-year-old 125 pound (about 56.7kg) Neapolitan Mastiff from Sebastopol California.

Pug-ugly Martha was abused before being advertised on Craigslist

No time for exercise? Tell this mum of seven

Brenda Ashley has seven kids and looks fit and healthy. She credits running, drinking lots of water and milk to keep to her figure. Here with her kids Jesse 8, Braden 10, Mitchell 15, Madilyn 18 months, Nicole 17, Casey-Lee 4 and Connor 13. Picture: John Gass

Dynamo mum is fitter and healthier than when had first baby

Friend pays for family to attend Nepal mission trip

HELPING COMMUNITY: Michael Lockwood and his wife Naomi Lockwood are heading on a mission trip to Nepal with their sons Jadon (left) and Asher.

A trip to Nepal inspires Toowoomba pastor

Tribute to dad, grandad who died in truck crash

Gatian Vigliante with his grandchild Eli Paul in May this year.

Family pays tribute to man who died in weekend crash.

Schapelle Corby's Bali boyfriend 'lonely' now she's free

SCHAPELLE Corby’s boyfriend Ben Panangian has spoken of his loneliness for the first time since his lover of 11 years was deported from Bali.

‘One of the most ludicrous films ever made’

Optimus Prime in Transformers: The Last Knight.

Transformers: The Last Knight has been shredded by critics.

Transformers movie bombs to horror opening week

Optimus Prime in a scene from, "Transformers: The Last Knight."

Transformers 5 had the worst opening in the franchise’s history

Ocean views up for sale at Bargara Rise

LAND RELEASE: Rob Sergiacomi on site at the Bargara Rise development off Watsons Road Bargara.

More ocean-view land comes on the market at Bargara

Gateway to $3 billion, 4800 home new Coast city opens

The start of Peter Crosby Way at Sippy Downs, the northern access into the Harmony master-planned community at Palmview.

Palmview's $3b master-planned community of Harmony

Millionaire Nathan Birch to offload $55M in property

Nathan Birch wants to focus more on developing properties.

Sydney property investor has announced he is selling up

Fame factor boosts property prices in Byron

The stunning Clarke's Beach in Byron Bay.

House prices surge by an incredible 39.5% in star-studded area

Buyers flock to Tweed hipster hotspots

Tweed houses and units continue to be hot property.

Casuarina keeps top spot for region's house prices

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How it took 2000 applications to get a job on Sunshine Coast

TOUGH GIG: It took Matt Collins 2000 job applications before he found a job.

Valuable tips for those feeling lost in the job search.

Regional jobs program to be expanded in budget

Support for regional jobs will feature in Tuesday's Queensland budget.

Regional jobs program to be expanded

Anger at Aurizon ad as jobs go in Gladstone

An Aurizon protest in Rockhampton.

Company rejects 'lousy' treatment claims

Adani: Yes it's a coal mine, but it's jobs we need

This bumper sticker has been increasingly appearing in Townsville, in the midst of environmental protests against the Adani mine. Picture: Chris McMahon

Company has been mired in a bitter protest war

Adani jobs to flow almost immediately after approval

Jeyakumar Janakaraj. Photo Chris Lees / Daily Mercury

Extra $1.2 billion a year in economic benefits for Qld economy

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Toyota offers a bright orange 86 special edition track toy

No extra engine power, but Toyota's limited edition 86 should be a better track toy with bigger brakes and improved suspension. It's quite bright, too.

Toyota offering 60 special 86s with improved brakes and suspension

MY18 Subaru XV small SUV road test and review

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK: The new MY18 Subaru XV offers a Toyota Prado-matching 220mm of ground clearance plus a smart X-Mode for traction on slippery surfaces. It starts from $27,990 before on-roads.

A small SUV with serious off-road clout? Enter Subaru's new XV

Long tailed Jaguar confirmed for Australia

LONG TAIL: We didn't receive the previous generation Jaguar XF wagon, but the revamped model is headed Down Under late this year.

Jaguar XF Sportbrake due in late 2017

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