Airbags shoot metal during crash, Hondas join massive recall

Owners of Model Year 2012 Accord, Accord Euro, Legend, City, Jazz and Insight, plus MY 2001 Civics, to be recalled for Takata airbag fix

Nikon D5600 v Nikon D5500: Which should I buy

A scene from the Sunshine Coast, as captured on Nikon's D5600 mid-range camera.

Is social media sharing function a big enough upgrade?

Is your child a digital zombie or next Apple genius?

Children’s technology and learning expert, Dr. Kristy Goodwin

Digital education experts reveals her tips for use of tech

Are you proud to be one of these types of pet owners?

Are you one of these four quirky types of pet owner?

What is really in your child's lunchbox?

"Processed and packaged foods should be avoided."

One woman's way to losing weight quickly and healthily

What if what we are told about weight loss is wrong?

Once upon a time, I was seriously overweight too — I was massive

Search for mystery stingray whisperer

PHOTOGRAPHER'S QUEST: Annie Owens would like to find the girl in this picture who called in a whipray.

Young girl amazes crowd by calling in a stingray for a pat

Meet the new Marco on MasterChef Australia: Yotam Ottolenghi

AFTER Marco Pierre White’s defection to Seven’s Hell's Kitchen, producers of MasterChef Australia have outdone themselves signing a true food hero.

Niki Bezzant: A turmeric latte won't prevent cancer

Just don't expect it to cure all your ills.

Have you tried a turmeric latte yet?

The Father and the Thief a matching pair

James Squire range has something for everyone

The 5 best burgers in the Whitsundays

Little Vegas was voted top 5 place for burgers in the Whitsundays

What was your pick for best burgers in the Whitsundays?

Is Australia about to face a garlic bread shortage?

George Weston Foods recalled garlic bread.

Garlic bread was supplied to food outlets and supermarkets

Locals in for big blast

TRIO: Leah McMillan, Josh Knutson and Abbey Rowan have been at Anchor Bar since the very beginning.

Get strapped in for three weeks of "top notch” music at Anchor Bar.

Why Sizzler will give away its cheese toast next week

MEET SAM: Everybody... I'd like you to meet Sam. He is enjoying some famous cheese toast. He loves it so much he wanted a snap of himself eating it. Photo Matt Green

Sizzler handing out free cheese toast, unless you're in Bundaberg

Could your family live in this space?

Weekend talks to a family of six who lived in tiny homes for about four years.

Luxury fabric makes comeback

Nothing looks lusher than velvet trimmed curtains spilling on to the floor.

Add a classic touch to your home

Clean up your act and save hours

Encouraging children to clean up their mess will help them learn life skills and help you at home.

Follow these changes in your home tidying routine

It's time to discover our 12,000 native species

AUSTRALIA has more than 24,000 species of native plants. Compare this with the 1200 species native to England.

Beat the heat: top tips for a healthy summer garden

Possum Paradise owner Simone Youman with vegie seedlings. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Plants will survive the heat if you prepare and pick correctly.

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

60 plants stolen during heartless midnight raid

Michael Lukich, of Alstonville, pauses while replanting the hedge which thieves plundered, stealing about 60 plants overnight on Saturday.

Green thumbs on alert for thieves who dug-up pensioners' new hedge

The perfect time of year to grow Radishes

Add crunch with radishes.

Radishes are quick and easy to grow and they're tasty

Teach your kids to garden, holiday fun

Summer is the perfect time to get the kids in the garden.

Teach your kids to garden, holiday fun

Invasive weed found around Bundaberg

Weed of the Week: Starburr (Acanthospermum hispidum).This species is native to Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and tropical South America.Photo: Ian Read

Starburr reduces native pastures

Australia Day: Why we should holiday at home this year

THINK it’s cheaper to holiday overseas? You might want to think again.

Tourists take up the challenge in Fiji

The new playground behind the new kindergarten and, top right, the new meeting bure and, right, Conua District schoolkids at the opening of the kindy.

Schoolkids benefit from generous acts of tourists

Woman stocks library to fulfil husband's dream

Jennifer McDaniel in the new library.

Late husband's love of books lives on

The ultimate squeeze

Ashley Seiler and Megan Sheehan's troopy in Lonquimay.

How do two people live in a troopy for a year?

The best way to do Margaret River

Tasting wine at Rosily winery in the Margaret River region in Western Australia.

All the very best this Western Australian gem has to offer

Hotel where each suite is worth $10 million

Helena Bay Lodge in New Zealand has been judged best newly opened hotel by Luxury Travel Intelligence.

The property cost $50 million with just

Do we have the most powerful passport?

Australian passport.Photo Cas Garvey / Daily Mercury

Our passport is not as powerful as we would like to believe

Louis Tomlinson celebrated his son's first birthday

Louis Tomlinson and Briana Jungwirth celebrated their son Freddie's first birthday with a small party over the weekend.

Kylie Minogue will take husband's name

Kylie Minogue will take her fiancé Joshua Sasse's surname

Nicole reveals her biggest parenting challenges

Actress Nicole Kidman.

Nicole Kidman says her kids are ‘deeply attuned' to her moods.

Suicide Squad director reveals his regrets about the film

Margot Robbie in a scene from the movie Suicide Squad.

DIRECTOR of superhero flick on what he’d change about ‘flawed’ film.

Big Bang spin-off to be about kid Sheldon

Jim Parsons in a scene from the TV series The Big Bang Theory.

Actor Jim Parsons has dished on an upcoming Big Bang Theory spin-off

How Adam Brand’s Nashville dream fell apart

Country music singer Adam Brand talks about how heartbreak stopped him chasing his Nashville dream.

SINGER reveals how heartbreak stopped him from chasing his dream.

What's on the small screen this week

Grant Denyer will host Channel 10's Australia Day concert from the Sydney Opera House.

STAR-studded Australia Day celebrations and fascinating docos.

'Out of comfort zone': mum's modelling success

JUGGLING three children under the age of four isn't stopping this Gladstone woman from achieving her dreams.

Goodbye leggings, hello inner ballerina

Sarah Barnes takes a yoga lesson in the Tower Bridge, in London.

Say goodbye to the muscle-building of 2016

Sustainable clothing a 2017 trend

Items from Yevu Clothing's November 2016 release.

Fashion production in spotlight

Shape up to your personal style

Dress for your shape in 2017.

Clever tips for your body type

City pin-up Miss Diamond Divine will sparkle in Las Vegas

PIN-UP: Photographer Shelley Lester has taken these pin-up shots for her business Scarlett Noir in Toowoomba. Pictured is alternative model Miss Diamond Divine from Toowoomba.   /Scarlett Noir Photography

Pin-ups around the world flock to Vegas to be centre stage

The air-conditioning trick that could save you a fortune

IF you haven't read this on Facebook already, this little story could save you a small fortune.

We've seen the future and it's scary for retailers

UBTECH's Lynx, a video-enabled humanoid robot with Amazon Alexa, is demonstrated at CES International  in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Amazon putting bricks and mortar retailers on their collective knees

Coast-made app gives on-the-spot coffee, hotel discounts

Buddy founder, Noosa resident Danny Simmonds.

Before you pay your cafe bill, check this app out

'G'day mate, would you chill the beer for me...''

A Samsung representative demonstrates Family Hub 2.0 - the new fridge with voice control - at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

You could find yourself talking to the fridge more than you think

Are our fisheries infected? Good news for prawn lovers

Tony Pizone of Mooloolaba River Fisheries eats one of his delicious prawns.

Find out whether Mooloolaba prawns have white spot disease

Letter scares off opponents of proposed Buderim Woolies

FINGERS CROSSED: North Buderim IGA store manager Scott Duncan with Buderim residents Roy and Kerrie Gibson don't want another Woolworths built in Buderim.

Legal letter scares off supermarket opponents

Earmade: the little Qld idea on world stage

Maria Ranchod, of Dog and Bone, models Earmade at CES 2017 in Las Vegas

Aussie tech firm on the brink of making it big in Vegas

Coast rallies for popular footballer set for brain surgery

THE community is rallying around champion former Kawana Dolphins halfback and skipper Paul Cohen who is headed to Sydney this week for major brain surgery.

What should be in your children's school lunchboxes

FRESH FOOD: Dietician Anna Reeves recommends limited but tasty options each day in the lunch box.

Don't give your kids too many options

This Buderim woman spent Christmas in a war zone

ICRC aid workers Kerry Page, reviewing the figures on Afghanistan's health program with the country's most experienced and longest serving Health Field Officer.

While you carved the ham this woman was helping war wounded

United in diversity

The Australian identity is changing as we become more multicultural.

How do we define 'Australian'?

How is your relationship with food?

The CSIRO has come up with an online tool that assesses Aussies' personalities and classifies them into one of five diet types.

Find out how your personality influences your meal choices

How this woman saved more than $45,000

NOT BUTS ABOUT IT: Corie Goetez has saved more than $45,000 since giving up the smoke six years and 14 weeks ago.

Two stories of how and why people quit smoking.

2017 a triple treat for Coast triplets

LIFE in the Clegg household is about to change forever and there are plenty of milestones to help mark what is a massive year for the triplets.

Kids left to destroy shops as childcare option

A Canberra recycling facility has been left a mess after kids were left to run riot.

Parents leave their kids to destroy shops as a form of childcare

Playdough made easy

Clouds and rainbow made with play dough on a blue paper.

Simple recipes to make playtime even more fun

Mum's rant on cost of school supplies goes viral

"24 whiteboard markers PER student...are you serious!?"

'Strict' but 'gentlemanly' teacher's last test

Geoff Dieckmann.

Ipswich educator retires after a 47-year career

Facebook bans ads for pregnancy services

Midwife Amanda Bude is having difficulty advertising on Facebook as they continue to ban photos of fully dressed pregnant women. Amanda is pictured working with Haley Hughes, who is 9 months pregnant, on a hypnotherapy birth.

Advertisements with baby-bump photos are being deemed too offensive

'Miracle baby': Why Molly's mum is already in tears

Molly Bryson is getting ready for her first day of prep at West Moreton Anglican College with her mum Krystal.

In the first two years Molly was taken to hospital 27 times.

A good man is hard to find girls ... but not in Coffs!

THE question has been asked far and wide across the land, where can one find a loyal and trustworthy bloke?

What is the point of sex? It's good for you

Sex is central to who you are as a person.

New dating show strips down contestants

Ryan and Seraphine get to know each other by stripping down 60 seconds after meeting.

It's said to be one of the most “diverse” dating shows yet.

Hilary Duff finds dating tough

Hilary Duff is only attracted to "one guy a year".