Power bills set to soar almost $2000 over next decade

HOUSEHOLD power bills will continue to soar under Labor’s plan for a 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030, according to the Climate Change Authority.

Baby-making venture snaps at opportunity

BUNDLE OF JOY: Sandra and Brendon Moffatt have founded the world's first fully articulated, new-born model and are exporting to 56 countries.

Springfield Lakes couple taking over the world with baby mannequin

Christian Lobby support for Jordan candidate

Queensland Director for the Christian Lobby, Wendy Francis will be the key note speaker at tonight's public forum hosted by Independent candidate for the seat of Jordan, Phil Cutcliffe.

Wendy Francis keynote speaker at Springfield public forum tonight

'Scrap heap mountain': Residents call out grubs for dumping

FRUSTRATED: David Fenton wants something done about the illegal dumping in Camira.

Domestic waste, car tyres, scrap metal and furniture piled in heaps

Are animals killing development or the other way around?

The Institute of Public Affairs says threatened species like the koala are holding back development.

Think tank claims animals holding back regional development

ACCC attempts to force regional mobile network expansion

The ACCC has ruled against introducing domestic roaming to allow phone rivals to access each other's networks.

Vodafone slams ACCC after mobile roaming decision

Is your suburb one of the most likely to be hit by a storm?

A Prosperpine home damaged by Cyclone Debbie. Photographer: Liam Kidston

AUTHORITIES warn Queenslanders ill-prepared for the storm season

Bad news if you’re waiting for the iPhone X

The new iPhone X is going to be hard to find.

You might want to think again about the iPhone X

BLOWOUT EXPOSED: Outrageous cost of single NBN hook-up

The eye-watering costs of single NBN connections have been revealed.

It could prove extremely expensive to have the NBN hooked up

After Adani success, second CQ mega mine on Rocky's radar

While the region has been wrapped up in the discussion about Adani, another big player has been quietly building up behind the scenes.

Major project to deliver more than 3000 jobs gets EIS green light

Lauga and Joyce clashing over NAIF funding reaching CQ

NAIF BOARD: The Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund Board has made one final investment decision since forming over 500 days ago.

Choice words said as region awaits promised billions in investment.

State of our state is not too flash

QLD Treasurer Curtis Pitt at JBS Australia in Brisbane, Friday, October 13, 2017. Palaszczuk announced the QLD government will assist the company in creating 200 jobs.

Queensland economy: CommSec State of the States October 2017

Appeal set up to help fishermen's families

45-year-old Ben Leahy from Cairns was one of the men located in the wreckage of the Fishing Vessel Dianne by divers on Saturday.

Cairns- based skipper Ben Leahy confirmed as second body found

premium_icon One Nation DV plan labelled ‘dangerous’

A record 25,678 offenders breached protection orders last year.

One Nation's DV policy is doomed to hurt children, say experts

Autistic man's accused killer wrote ‘gory’ torture book

Jemma Lilley, has pleaded not guilty to the murder of 18-year-old Aaron Pajich.

Accused killer said to have assumed role of book character

‘No’ voter allegedly attacked trans teen

Local resident Jason Dunn scrubs "NO" graffiti of his letterbox. Monday, October 2, 2017. The word "No" has been graffitied through large parts of the Sydney suburb of Stanmore.

“I was just minding my own business.”

premium_icon Nationals MPs attack each other over inland rail route

Nationals MPs have accused one of their own of stuffing up the inland rail project.

Civil war in the Nationals over inland rail route

premium_icon Rudd claims Swan was 'a joke'

Wayne Swan and Kevin Rudd.

Former treasurer isn't having a bar of Rudd's claims

The missing two million votes

Only around two million votes are expected to divide Yes and No with up to five million still to be posted. Picture: AFP PHOTO / PETER PARKS

Yes campaign increasingly concerned about millions of missing votes

Kids sold for $2 for sex: What would you pay to rescue them?

One of the rescued children who features in an International Justice Mission video.

"We all know kids. Who is going to stand up for them if we don’t?’’

Sigh of relief for growers

UPDATE: The recent rainfall is good for the 2018 season.

Code of Conduct put to vote

Sister's desperate plea: Give missing men 'fighting chance'

The men missing at sea.

Adam Bidner's sister Jodie asks for community's help.

The best-performing state in Australia

The state economic growth rankings, according to October’s CommSec State of the States report.

One state is out performing all others in the economic arena

Australian music icon George Young dead at 70

George Young (left) with songwriting partner Harry Vanda (right) with the late Ted Albert (rear) and Albert music CEO Fifa Riccobono (centre). Picture: Supplied

Tributes flow for songwriter, former Easybeats guitarist George Young

Girlfriend reveals moment she broke boyfriend's penis

Megan Barker said she heard a “rip” during sex with her partner Adam Francis in 2015.

Girlfriend tells of moment she broke boyfriend's penis

Harvey Weinstein hits back at actress

Harvey Weinstein has refuted sexual harassment claims against at least one accuser. Picture: AFP/Yann Coatsaliou

Harvey Weinstein has taken the unusual step of hitting back

Video highlights: Awesome vision from the Color Movement

Sunshine Coast Colour Run.

Eyes of the world watching the Sunshine Coast event

What happens when someone dies on a plane?

Australian Federal Police have to deal with bodies on planes regularly. Picture: AFP Why do you get sick on flights?

People die on planes landing in Australia with alarming regularity

The Pink House: Inside Australia’s oldest brothel

BJ spends much of the night attempting to entice customers into the brothel.

This is one of the most surprising operations in the outback

Trump to allow release of JFK files

Former US President John F Kennedy. Picture: Supplied

Donald Trump plans to release the coveted JFK files

Huge moon cave could be first offworld colony

A Moon base may have just become much easier, with the discovery of an enormous protective lava tube beneath the lunar surface.  Picture: ESA

Before we settle Mars, we must return to the caves

Who built these mysterious ‘hellgates’?

Some of the 'gates' found linked to ancient lava domes in Saudi Arabia. Their purpose is unknown. Picture: D. Kennedy, Arabian Archaeology and Epigrahy

Why did an ancient people build some 400 mysterious ‘gates’

Taylor Swift goes nude in weird alien video

TAYLOR Swift has stunned fans as a naked sex robot in a racy sneak-peek of her latest video for song Ready For It?

‘CAN’T BREED US OUT’: Magda nails gay marriage debate

Actor Magda Szubanski on the ABC’s Q & A panel.

Could the Brownlow Medal be key to understanding SSM?

REVIEW: The Walking Dead s8 e1 - Mercy

Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes in a scene from the season 8 premiere of The Walking Dead. Supplied by Foxtel.

*Warning this story contains spoilers about the season 8 premiere*

Big changes afoot for Real Housewives of Sydney

The first season of Real Housewives of Sydney was drama-filled, even by Housewives standards.

PRODUCERS test out new castmate after a volatile first season.

Jimmy Barnes opens up on new ‘vices’

Jimmy Barnes’ Working Class Man memoir has been released. Picture: Supplied

Rocker reveals new vices in Working Class Man memoir.

Cassandra Thorburn reveals: ‘Karl’s dead to me’

Cassandra Thorburn, ex-wife of Karl Stefanovic has opened up about the toll their marriage split has taken. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Karl Stefanovic’s ex-wife Cassandra has spoken for the first time

Lisa’s one regret about Nine exit

Lisa Wilkinson during the Moet and Chandon Guinness Book of Records tasting attempt in Sydney.

‘I’m only sorry I never got the chance to say goodbye’.