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Cooroy is where the Wild Things roam for body art festival

THE Australian Body Art Festival theme launch has ensured visitors to Cooroy Farmers and Artisans Market had a wilder, more colourful experience than usual.

These tricks will save you $10k a year

This wealth management expert has five simple tips that could help you save $10,000 by the end of the year — and they really couldn't be easier.

Five simple tips that will ensure you save $200 every week

Snake slithers into woman’s bed

Adele Mallard was terrified when she woke up to find a snake in her bed at her Rangewood home. Picture: Evan Morgan

Slithering snake in bed wakes up Queensland woman

Mystery over ‘home birth’ death

She leaves behind six children, including a healthy newborn baby boy.

Mystery surrounds death of woman who opted for home birth

Create a jungle vibe with this striking indoor plant

Monsteras feature striking foliage.

Add a tropical feel to your home with this easy-care plant.

Local couple share what makes a marriage last for 50 years

LIFE WITH LAUGHTER: Carol and Allan Pease look back. Carol said "I was always in love with him”.

Carol and Allan Pease celebrated with family.

Facebook ‘birth’ post: ‘Disturbing and creepy’

A Denver woman created a hilarious 'birth' photoshoot to announce the arrival of her new kitten. (Elizabeth Woods-Darby) Celebrating Beloved Cats Everywhere. Credit - Various via Storyful

LUCY Shultz and her boyfriend pose for pictures typical of any new parents with...

Mum upset after sister steals both her baby names

She has two boys and her sister has used both her children's names for her own kids

"AIBU [Am I Being Unreasonable] to think this is a bit unfair?”

Mum doesn't know she has given birth

Sarah has been in an induced coma since she gave birth on August 28. Source: Gofundme

Her son won't be named until she wakes from her coma

'I regret sending my daughter to school too early'

"She had started formal education too early."

Identical twins give birth on same day

Identical twins Becky Pistone (left) with baby Andi and Rachael McGeoch with William gave birth to their newborns hours apart using ‘twin power’.

The sisters went into labour after synching births with ‘twin power’

Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

Would you send out an invoice?

"Am I being unreasonable to send a terse note to these families?"

Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

Check out the activities to help get kids away from the TV these school holidays.

Mum reveals how police took away her two young children

Hate camping? This idea might change your mind

Imagine arriving at a camp site and all the hard work is done.

Camp Hire Australia hires the gear and will even pitch and pack away

From hospital bed to six-day, 250km desert run

IN TRAINING: Neil Collie runs trails around the scenic Glass House Mountains area in preparation for the 250km Big Red Run.

How a stroke survivor will tackle a gruelling desert ultra marathon

Most venomous fish in world found near shore

A stonefish was recently caught by a fisherman at Caloundra.



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Sting can cause muscular paralysis and even heart failure.

Everything you need to know before going fishing

Read the below before you hit the water.

Your fishing essentials kit and the wicked prizes you can win!

Meet the Feather Riot, the girls of Cluckingham Palace

Gidget, Layne and Phyllis oversee proceedings. PHOTO: ALISON PATERSON

Alison Paterson shares the wonders of the backyard chook

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

Watch as beach drivers find getting a tow can make things worse

Ditch takeaway and do this instead

PUTTING dinner on the table can be a chore. But instead of turning to takeaway, you should consider another, even better option.

Harvest festival's new head revealed

FRESH BOUNTY: Northern Rivers-grown produce will again be showcased at the Northern Rivers Harvest Food Festival, which has a new co-ordinator.

NORTHERN Rivers Food has announced its new event co-ordinator

Barossa Valley: 48-hour guide to food and wine

Grapes ripening on the vine in the Barossa in South Australia.

The scenery is second only to the cuisine and wine.

Sorry, but pineapples shouldn't be on burgers

A good hamburger doesn't need a slice of pineapple on it, argues Damian Bathersby.

Sorry, fruit isn't welcome on my hamburgers

Bake Off's back for more layer cakes and one liners

Great Australian Bake Off hosts Mel Buttle and Claire Hooper.

MEL Buttle and Claire Hooper talk sneaky tastes and hot cross puns.

Has Vegemite thrown another bad idea on the barbie?

Vegemite no longer bears the Kraft name.

Could lamb, cheese and Vegemite sausages take over Australia Day?

Try a ‘healthy’ cocktail for a sugar fix

Pauline Lefur, 24, tries The New Guard cocktail — packed with healthy ingredients — at Hotel Ravesis at Bondi Beach. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Superfoods are now a staple of bars next to booze

Green up living spaces with low-maintenance succulents

IF YOU keep forgetting to water your indoor plants, then maybe you need to try growing some of the trailing succulents in the Senecio family.

7 rules for sharing a holiday house

8 Bombi Road, South Macmasters Beach is rented out by Raine and Horne Terrigal.

Avoid things can go pear shaped by having some solid ground rules in place

DIYers coming unstuck

3318 Australians were hospitalised as a result of an injury from a DIY job in a...

Home values drop for first time in almost two years

Melbourne property values slipped 0.2 per cent in December.

MELBOURNE dwelling values fell for the first time in almost two years in...

Murwillumbah mum inspires with stunning vegie patch

Hobby blooms into unexpected success for Murwillumbah gardener

Give your yard a Bully makeover

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GARDEN: Majestic poincianas hard to miss

The bright red flowers of the poinciana are hard to miss.

Stunning canopy makes this tree a summer time favourite

Share the love with potted brilliance

Why not gift friends and family with at plant this Christmas?

The best plants to gift this Christmas

GARDENING: Wing it with this cool-looking plant

The black bat plant.

Gardeners, don't go past this eerie rainforest perennial

Tri-coloured beauty on show

Closeup of violet brunfelsia jasmine flower.

The unsung heroes of the garden that work well in any setting

Long may the purple reign

As the flowers fall, they form a brilliant mauve carpet beneath the tree.

Annual bout of 'purple panic' is here

Island closing to campers soon

LADY Musgrave Island will soon be off limits to campers in order to protect local wildlife, the State Government has announced.

Canberra's dull but it's hard not to like

Our nation's capital is a city with issues

What it's like living in coldest place on Earth

The 50 permanent residents don't seem to mind the inhospitable conditions.

Not even the thermometers work in coldest place on Earth.

Lost GoPro owner turns up half a world away

The search is over for this woman after her GoPro was found washed up on the beach containing photos and videos of the surfer.

Five-year-old mystery solved in unlikely way

$5 trick to scoring an upgrade

It’s possible to get bumped up to business class mid-flight — without causing a scene.

DRESSING to impress can go a long way when scoring an upgrade next time you fly

REVEALED: The best times to book flights

Last minute bookings are meant to save us a fortune

What you didn’t see in Game of Thrones

Dubrovnik in Croatia. Picture: iStock.

Croatia’s pin-up city reveals more than just a pretty face

Tamworth Country Music Festival opens with cracker of a night

THE annual Tamworth Country Music Festival has started with a cracker of a night.

'She'll get through this': Hopes for Yeppoon radio host

Robyen Campbell was critically injured during an incident at her workplace, 4NAG, in Yeppoon on Friday morning.

Emergency training broadcast plan becomes life-threatening situation

O’Riordan: No cause of death until April

Irish singer and leader of The Cranberries Dolores O'Riordan performs in concert in Wroclaw, Poland, 01 May 2017. Reports on 15 January 2018 state Dolores O'Riordan has died in London, aged 46.

The inquest into the death of Dolores O’Riordan has been delayed

Unexpectedly hilarious star you should Insta-follow

Proof that women can be absolutely hilarious.

A witty, sometimes filthy, self-deprecating wisecracker. Who knew?

REVIEW: Adam Rennie rises to the occasion in Rocky Horror

Adam Rennie made his debut as Frank N Furter at QPAC last night.

THE show goes on in Brisbane as Queensland does The Time Warp again.

Kim, Kanye announce baby name

Kardashian West announced on her app Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. the birth of their daughter via surrogate The baby, their third, was born early Monday and weighed in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have kept everyone guessing

The Coast man taking the music industry by storm

Taran Croxton has started a Cloud-based online music management system which connects venues to artists without the need to pay for a manager.

They say necessity is the mother of invention

This is not a scrunchie. This is now a 'hair cloud'

After taking some time to reevaluate its place in the world, the hair scrunchie is having a renaissance.

Join move to minimalism and get fashion foundations right

Images from minimalist fashion label Her Line, founded by Michael Lim. For Gold Coast Eye Fashion

Got a wardrobe of clothes but nothing to wear? Get back to basics.

Sex change nose job betrayal enrages friend

The friend went to South America for a sex change but then seemed to change their mind.

He was furious and broke after spending a fortune helping a friend

Woman’s revolting find in new jeans

Woman finds nasty surprise in the front pocket of her brand new jeans. Picture: Christine Evans/Twitter

A woman made an unexpected discovery when she opened her online shopping

Who paid for Paris Hilton’s engagement ring?

Paris Hilton announced her engagement on Instagram. Picture: @parishilton

Inquiring minds want to know where the money came from

Is this the worst wedding trend ever?

This new bridal jumpsuit could be the best or worst trend for 2018

The wedding shred just got real

Penis whitening procedure goes viral

The whitening service costs around $650 for five sessions

They use a very small laser as part of a new phallic fad

People love $1.80 Bunnings hack

WHEN Gina saw the $1.80 hack shared online, she sent her husband to Bunnings and said goodbye to kitchen clutter.

Coke cuts bottle size and ups price after sugar tax

Coca-Cola has blamed UK sugar tax for a price hike.

Coke contains more than 10g of sugar per 100ml

Apple's App Store rakes in $1.1 billion in holiday week

iOS developers earned US$26.5 billion last year

The Airbnb for race day fashion

Pictured on Mermaid Beach, Milano Imai who has created 'Millinery Market' which is an online marketplace where women can rent or buy millinery for the races rather than having to shell out huge bucks and go searching across the city for the perfect raceday hat or fascinator. Picture Mike Batterham

Racegoers across the country jumping on the back of this hat trick

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Smart Headset brings 3D sound to iPhone

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Smart Headset.

You can record sounds coming from left to right

Zero grocery bill: Why this mum of four is smiling

Live couldn't be better for Lydia Harris who opted out of supermarket spending - period. Photo/ Stuart Munro

"It's made us value memories and time spent together."

Apple’s sneaky iPhone ploy exposed

Hackers could steal information from million of devices

Users think ‘my phone is slow so I should replace it’

I lost 20kg in nine months

AMANDA thought she was eating all the right foods, but was still gaining weight. It was what was hiding in ‘healthy’ foods that was holding her back.

New cancer screening test set to save lives

The new blood test will help identify eight types of early-stage cancer. Picture:   Khuloud T. Al-Jamal & Izzat Suffian

A NEW blood test is set to save millions of livee

Transgender sex worker ‘unaware’ of HIV

Clayton James Palmer (covered), who prefers to go by the name Ms Fox, arriving at Perth Airport. Picture: Nine News

A TRANSGENDER sex worker is on trial for causing grievous bodily harm

Heroic farmer’s insane ride for survival

The farmer was looking for hatching grasshoppers when he flew off his bike. Picture: iStock.

He snapped his neck - then he kept riding anyway

Toddler almost loses eye in mozzie attack

A toddler has come dangerously close to losing her eyesight

My crippling disease ‘doesn’t exist’

Madison Rapa is a Lyme disease sufferer. Picture: Facebook

Madison is spending $1000 a week treating her mysterious condition

Lauren can’t walk but she can fly

Lauren Watson is an aerial performer despite her disability. Picture: Bradford Whelan Mental health: How to talk about it with someone who needs help

After breaking her back, Lauren Watson “wanted to die”

Big question about Ardern's pregnancy

NEW Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s pregnancy announcement has made worldwide news today, and there’s one question everyone’s asking but shouldn’t.

Boy cliff jumps, rides home with fractured back

Boy fractures back after cliff jumping in Moorooduc quarry. Picture: 3AW

A 12-year-old daredevil defied his mother’s warning by jumping from a 20m cliff

Kim K reveals ‘hard’ reality of using a surrogate

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2017 file photo, Kim Kardashian West arrives at the LACMA Art + Film Gala at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in Los Angeles. West is promoting Screenshop, which dishes up a range of shoppable fashion and accessory options based on a phone screen grab a user takes from social media or anywhere else. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Kim Kardashian opens up about her struggles not being able to carry her third...

One year on: The miracle baby who refused to stop fighting

Elimbah's Luca Jay Forester was born in 2016 weighing 416 grams and just 10 inches long but the little battler is alive and well.

416 grams and 10 inches, how did this Coast baby survive?

CARELESS: The crucial thing every parent is doing wrong

SAFETY FIRST: Kristy Wick demonstrates how to correctly harness toddler Cohen Gray. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

FREE SERVICE aims to combat astounding rate of car seat carelessness

Mum says ‘stick it’ to book lists

Single mum says generic brand does the same job

PARENTS have been told to ‘stick the guilt’ instead of breaking the budget.

Dad’s excuse for leaving kid locked in car for three hours

The Kia vehicle which police smashed open to save a young boy in Neutral Bay. picture: Supplied

POLICE rescued a child who had been left alone for up to three hours

The one question you should ask on a date

MEETING “the one” can be tough, but a psychologist has revealed the simple way you can work out if someone is right for you on the very first date

‘Orgasm shot saved my sex life’

A so-called “orgasm shot” is boosting women’s libidos (not pictured). Picture: Shuttlestock

A woman had been stuck in a “relatively sexless” relationship for seven years

The most popular porn searches of 2017

Revealing report shows what kind of porn people love most. Picture: Shuttlestock

2017 was a big year for Rick And Morty-themed porn, apparently.

First day same-sex couples can say ‘I do’

A terminally ill Melbourne woman, Cas Willow, and her long-term partner, Heather Richards during a marriage ceremony. The couple tied the knot in Australia's first same-sex weddings under new legislation allowing gay marriages

At the stroke of midnight a new era was ushered in with same-sex couples now...