SUPER DUMP: Koalas will be evicted to make way for landfill

After an outlandish start, orphaned koala Alfred - Alfie to his friends - is celebrated his first Wild Koala Day On May 3 at his new Ipswich home.

MP Jo-Ann Miller has slammed the proposal.

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

Drug dealer sold $17.5m of ice over 18 months

Gatton man Luke Perrett was the co-director of a methamphetamine syndicate that shifted 65kg of the drug over 18 months before he was arrested and charged in late 2015.

'The magnitude (of the drug operation) was enormous'

Man chokes neighbour's dog to death in public

A 71-year-old Pittsworth man is facing charges after a horror incident. Police allege he strangled the pet to death on a suburban street in front of its carer.

Potential to make Springfield its own clean energy hub

WinGen took out first place at the EnergyLab Brisbane CleanTech Hackathon event recently. L-R: EnergyLab co-founder & executive director, Nick Lake, Origin Energy strategy manager Bill Truscott, WinGen team members Theresa Qin, Matthew Weston-Green, Rikesh Ram and Ryan Zujic and Bioenergy Australia director of the board, Heather Bone.

New clean energy concept making waves in clean technology sector

Davina: MAFS editing is the villain, not me

Davina isn’t getting much love from viewers of Married at First Sight. Picture: Channel 9

Davina Rankin has blamed the editing of MAFS for portraying her as a villain

Police investigating how pedestrian was killed on highway

The left lane of the Warrego Highway heading east is closed.

The Forensic Crash Unit is trying to work out what happened

Springfield gets visit from Lions amidst stadium talk

Brisbane Lions AFL players visited students at Woodcrest State College Springfield. Vice-captain Dayne Zorko with Tia Goebel.

Players give back while getting a feel for the area

New USQ students learn the ropes during orientation

USQ first-year students (L to R) Jake Burow, Dylan Boettcher, Lachlan Mathews, Joseph Faulalo and Matthew Stjepcevic.

More than 3200 students are new to USQ in 2018

Floods class action: farmer says 'most intense' he has seen

Lowood farmer Wayne Keller stands next to his irrigator which was overturned in the January 2011 floods. His uncle John, who lives on a neighbouring property, testified in a class action law suit in Sydney today.

Lockyer Valley land owner recalls wading through flooded home

Royal visit planned for April

Camilla to join Prince Charles at Commonwealth Games.

Springfield Markets at Orion

Ornaments for sale. Photo Laura McKee / The Observer

They have become a popular fixture at the centre since last year

Get your thinking caps on for retro music trivia night

Fun night out will help out a good cause

What's on in Ipswich this week

A new survey has found 1 in 3 homeowners have renovated.

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Kylie Minogue dazzles on red carpet of Brit Awards

Singer Kylie Minogue poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards 2018 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.

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Q1 hit by lightning

Q1 on the Gold Coast gets hit by lightning during the storm. Picture: Simon Mutti

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Samsung soundbar in action

Samsung's latest wall-mounted soundbar, the NW700 Sound+.

Samsung's latest Wallmount soundbar, the NW700 Sound+, in action.

Slain bikie widow extracted husband's sperm

THE grieving widow of slain Comanchero bikie Mick Hawi extracted sperm from the body of her assassinated husband after his death

How I lost 60kg without exercising

Before and after ... Ali Richards halved her weight. Picture: Caters

A MORBIDLY obese mum who was told she would die before her daughter grew up

Coast mum's cry for help after horrific start to parenthood

Issy Taylor, 3 with Mum Lauren.

Lauren Taylor needs the Coast community's help

Busted: Another MAFS pair swap

MAFS contestants Ryan and Ashley busted grocery shopping together in the suburbs.

Two stars of MAFS have been busted together

Teen dies after headphones ‘melt in her ears’

The girl’s grandmother told the doctor that they found her granddaughter unconscious, lying on the floor

A student has been electrocuted while using her charging mobile phone

Hyundai gambles on electric vehicles for Oz this year

The Hyundai Kona could be available with electric power by the end of the year. Pic: Supplied.

Hyundai will start the zero-emission car race this year.

Lexus again tops ownership satisfaction survey

Lexus has topped a consumer satisfaction survey for the fourth year in a row.

Skoda pushes Lexus for the title.

MOVIE REVIEW: Game Night plays around, only barely wins

Game Night is an erratic American comedy with the tough task of being edgy and endearing at the same time. When it gets it right, the movie lands big laughs.

Ellen stunned by how out of touch Bill Gates is

Ellen was left slightly gobsmacked by Bill Gates' out-of-touch responses. Bill Gates doesn't know the price of groceries

No late night runs to Aldi for milk and chips for Bill Gates

MOVIE REVIEW: The little Aussie film that couldn’t

The BBQ, featuring Magda Szubanski alongside a character playing a master Japanese Wagyu farmer, explaining hybrid vigour on the white board

The BBQ is an Australian comedy made with a very bland recipe.

Inside Rihanna’s incredible 30th

Rihanna at her 30th birthday party in New York. Picture: Instagram/Instagram

RIHANNA rang in her 30th birthday with an elegant dinner in New York

Best, worst and weirdest on BRIT Awards red carpet

Singer Rita Ora poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards 2018 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

LEAVE it to pop stars to bring the OTT fashion.

World’s most famous nerd to guest star on Big Bang

The Big Bang Theory is getting a very special guest star. Drop the Mic: Kunal Nayyar vs Mayim Bialik

Big Bang is adding yet another real-life genius to its list of guest appearances

MAFS’ Ryan confesses to Ashley date: ‘I rang her’

Davina and Ryan get hitched.

'You know you go shopping with your mum. It’s just harmless shopping'