Free workshops to learn about drones

AgForce is holding free workshops around Central Queensland with drone demonstrations in the latest Ag technology.

Appeal over CQ miner's 'repugnant' dog sex act dismissed

Darren Lee Jolley performed sexualised acts with a puppy.

Blackwater man 'violated long-standing taboo'

Meet the breeder behind the $65k brahman bull

BRAHMAN STUD: Brahman's quenching their thirst

Learn more about the spectacular FBC Felix Manso and Fenech Brahmans

BURNING UP: Temps to hit 40°C with heatwave smashing Qld, NSW

Thursday will continue to see heatwave conditions across much of Queensland and northern NSW. Picture: Bureau of Meteorology

Temperatures at 3am felt like a sunny afternoon.

Pedophile teacher's death in jail sparks inquest

The former teacher traded thousands of child abuse images and his death in custody is the topic of an inquest. (File)

He went downhill after being jailed for vile imagery

Cost of swimming lessons means parents can't afford them

Cost is the biggest barrier to swimming lessons.

Parents may have to choose food over swim lessons

Government flounders as SOS push gains momentum

Legendary swimming coach Laurie Lawrence joins the campaign to get kids in to swimming lessons. Picture Adam Head

LEGENDARY swim coach Laurie Lawrence says it is “ludicrous”

100mm+ forecast: CQ set for a weekend drenching

Parts of CQ are looking like they could be in for good rain this weekend.

MONSOON trough brings rain and thunder to the west

Even freezing Tasmania has a better swim program than Qld

Principal Greg Cran with St Ita’s Catholic Primary School students Riley Clarke, 10,   Isabella Byrne, 10 and Tess Mackinnon, 11. St Ita's school teaches their students to swim and to be safe around water. Picture: AAP Image/Claudia Baxter

EVEN Tasmania has a better school swimming program than Queensland

Save our Schoolkids: major push for swim safety in schools

Ryne Spence, 9, and sister Kyra, 6, are confident swimmers. Picture: Adam Head

Generation of young people who can’t swim to save themselves

Prime Sunshine Coast hinterland development site

Prime 4118sq m parcel of land situated within town centre

Messaging service down for Telstra customers

Telstra users are unable to send iMessages.

Telstra Iphone customers are being plagued with outages today

KFCs could be closed ‘for up to a month’

KFC has now opened 450 restaurants but some are operating limited hours. Picture: Barcroft KFC closes most UK outlets over chicken shortage

Chicken fans could face up to a month before KFC returns to normal business

Device set to replace your iPhone

Pretty soon, the smartphone will being playing second fiddle. Picture: Damien Meyer

“They all know the thing after the smartphone is this”

'I've spent my life savings fighting a mine company'

A bulldozer has cleared land close to the QCoal mine site. Mr Reed believes it is to   create a creek diversion.

Years of legal battles end with a bulldozer and a resident on brink

Massive change coming to your computer

Microsoft isn’t the only company developing what could be a groundbreaking new stylus.

MICROSOFT wants to kill off your computer mouse with a smart pen

Tailgaters: Seriously, what's wrong with you?

FILE PHOTO: Car tailgating

OPINION: Even in these terrible conditions, you're right up my rear

School's suspension rates halved by good behaviour plan

HOMELESS NO MORE: A Gladstone teen escaped his violent family and will in six weeks finish year 12 and start work in the region.Photo Luka Kauzlaric / The Observer

Ipswich schools top state for disciplinary action

'Humiliating’: Teen girl victim of Facebook revenge porn

EASY PORN: The hashtag #NSFW or Not Safe For Work is one of the biggest harbourers of X-rated material.

The posts insinuated she was cheap prostitute and porn star

Man fined $326,000 for stealing from self-service checkout

Self service check-outs at a Woolworths in Sydney. Picture: Joel Carrett / AAP

'I told him he could easily be caught but he doesn’t see the big deal in it'

Meg Lanning boost ahead of India tour

India wicketkeeper Sushma Verma looks on as Meg Lanning hits out during last year’s ICC Women's World Cup.

Meg Lanning to return for tour of India.

Ex-Cyclone Gita wreaks havoc in NZ

Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand. Picture: Twitter

Ex-Cyclone Gita wreaks havoc in New Zealand as military called in

INCREDIBLE FOOTAGE: Storms tear CQ towns to shreds

Kyleigh Clanfield shares photos of water rising in Bluff.

INCREDIBLE FOOTAGE: Thousands without power after storms wreak havoc

Former child bride takes on cult

Former child bride and polyamory cult victim Elissa Wall has been awarded a $17 million payout but vows there is more work to do to bring down cult.

ELISSA Wall can remember when she was forced to marry her 19-year-old first...

Search on for missing kayaker

A helicopter searches the Brisbane River for a missing kayaker. Picture: Sunrise/Channel 7

HELICOPTERS have been brought in to assist with the search for a kayaker

Nip-slip skater covers up ... almost

Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France perform during the ice dance, free dance figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena

French ice skaters toodk home the silver Tuesday with a record-breaking...

Lick of paint saves Block house

Ronnie and  Georgia’s Block masterpiece used to look like this.

IT was the controversial facade that divided fans of The Block

Illness similar to mad cow disease claims life

Queensland Health was ­notified of the confirmed case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) last month. Picture: File photo

Disease similar to mad cow disease claims life in Queensland

Is Ed Sheeran already hitched?

Ed Sheeran might already have tied the knot with fiance, Cheery Seaborn.

LOOKS like Ed Sheeran has put a ring on it

Teenager’s bold reaction to horror

Victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Top row, left to right: Alyssa Alhadeff, Peter Wang, Gina Montalto, Alaina Petty, Joaquin Oliver, Luke Hoyer, Martin Duque, Jaime Guttenberg. Bottom row, left to right: Chris Hixon, Alex Schachter, Cara Loughran, Meadow Pollack, Scott Beigel, Nicholas Dworet, Aaron Feis, Carmen Schentrup.

SOFIE Whitney knew two people killed in the shooting at her school

Cadbury denies ditching ‘Easter’

Erin Molan pictured for the BW Magazine Hot List 2017. Picture: Rohan Kelly

“How come they don’t say Easter anymore?”

Dad finds daughter’s heartbreaking texts

The British journalist shared pictures of the texts on Twitter this week.

A FATHER has shared the heartbreaking texts he discovered on his old phone

‘Hangry’ vegans fuming over nine-course fail

The event was sold as a nine-course dinner.

VEGANS were left angry and confused after a “nightmare” cruise

Woman kicked off flight over period pain

Beth Evans and boyfriend Josh Moran said they were removed from an Emirates flight after a flight attendant overheard Beth mentioning her period pain.

A WOMAN and her boyfriend have blasted airline Emirates

Global laughing stock: John Oliver ridicules Barnaby

John Oliver mocks Barnaby Joyce on his program Last Week Tonight. Picture: HBO

John Oliver lampoons Barnaby Joyce over affair

Coast man breaks leg in 15 places in worksite nightmare

Corey Goryl suffered a work place accident and  suffered a badly broken leg. He lives with his partner Paula McCulloch on the top floor of a Caloundra unit complex withouit a lift and struggles to get downstairs. The coulpe are looking for a ground floor unit to make their life easier.

Facing an un-Happy Valley exit from home

Busted: Another MAFS pair swap

IT SEEMS two more MAFS contestants have swapped partners. They’ve been busted getting domestic together in the suburbs.

Benji Madden loves Oz coffee

Benji Madden on why he and his brother got the band back together. Pic: Supplied

Benji also talks about keeping his marriage to Cameron Diaz private

What Channel 7 won’t tell you about ‘new show’ Take Me Out

Um, deja vu much?

It’s what Channel 7 didn’t say that’s more interesting.

Magda Szubanski’s comedy tribute to mum

Shane Jacobson, Magda Szubanski and Kuni Hashimoto in a scene from The BBQ.

Magda reveals her sense of humour came from her late mother.

Kesha cancels Bluesfest performance

NO SHOWS: Kesha performing Praying at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in January. She injured herself earlier this month and has had to cancel her Australia and New Zealand tours, as well as her performance at Byron Bay Bluesfest.

Kesha will no longer be headlining Bluesfest 2018

‘Twenty nymphomaniacs in a hotel together’

Dean and Tracey have hinted at wild behaviour off-camera on Married At First Sight.

Married At First Sight’s Dean Wells spills show secrets.

Photo that exposes Hollywood

It was hard not to notice the elephant in the room during the Red Sparrow London media call.

‘Quietly depressing’ photo shows film industry's double standards.