'I hate my nephew's name, my sister should have consulted me'

A WOMAN posted in a parenting forum saying she dislikes her nephew's name and she should have been 'consulted' on the name choice.

'I need to s***': Why this unlucky dad copped a $1200 fine

Police revealed the reason this dad gave for his offence. Sheesh.

Range Rover Velar launches charm offensive

The new Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic 1st Edition.

Craig Duff finds Range Rover is onto another good thing.

'You have to be sexy to wear this'

Amanda Cardoso says the small bikini has always been popular in Brazil, where she is from.

Cheeky summer beachwear trend leaves little to the imagination

It's hard yakka beating bowel cancer, but Bob did it

Operation Hard Yakka founder, Bob Davis has announced his run for senate in the Jacqui Lambie Network. Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

There wasn't much to indicate Bob Davis was unwell.

Euthanasia: I want the right to die with dignity

HOPEFUL: Great-grandmother, Marjorie Lawrence became terminally ill four years ago and is pushing for the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia.

Marjorie Lawrence does not fear death.

Dead newborn whale buried at 'council facility'

A humpback whale calf has been euthanised, after attempts to rescue the animal, from Dundowran beach, was proved to be futile.

The whale had to be euthanised after it became stranded.

Celebrate the magic of getting older

Life is too serious. Have a laugh with friends - it's good for your health.

October 1 the day to be loud and proud about how old you are

'Refreshing': New Ipswich beer flowing ahead of hot weekend

Ipswich brewery whips up Lime Lager in time for scorcher weekend

RECIPE: Seasonal fruits make a super summery wine

Apricot and peach fruit wine.

Try this fermentation process for a fruity wine

RECIPE: Cream of the breakfast crop

The creamiest oat and rye porridge.

Old techniques produce great breakfast

RECIPE: No risking it with this biscuit

These delicious almond biscuits are perfect for a morning tea treat.

Perfect for morning tea or a Christmas gift

Meet the Pizza Nazi: No ham or pineapple. No nonsense

ROCCO DeAngelis, the man famed as Australia's ‘Pizza Nazi’

No ham and pineapple, no half and half pizzas, no changes.

Miranda Kerr's personal chef spills on how celebrities eat

Miranda Kerr pictured on the set of the TV series Australia's Next Top Model. Supplied by Foxtel.

“There are lots of do’s, don’ts and maybes with celebrities,” she said.

Loni Jane: Why I gave up meat five years ago

Vegan influencer Loni Jane with vegetables in her backyard veggie patch. Picture Glenn Hampson

Loni Jane made a decision that changed her life.

Do you know how often you should be washing your towel?

DIRTY, unwashed towels contain potentially disease-causing bacteria, new research has found.

11 items you’re probably not cleaning but should

When was the last time you cleaned your steering wheel?

Here are some more things you need to clean

How to hack Kmart and Officeworks for home styling

Customers say having the checkout in the middle of the store is “disorienting”. Picture: Lindsay Moller

Professional property styling is a booming business

Law and order in the laundry

The most utilitarian room in the home, the laundry.

For full loads in the machine conserve water by waiting

Check out the hottest chilli in the world

The versatile chilli pepper is undemanding and easy to grow

Quarry Gardens future could bloom with Premier

Original Toowoomba City Council plans for the Etopia quarry gardens in the Bridge Street Quarry. Photo Contributed

Estimated price tag of $120m means it needs government support

Garden competition entrant loves to inspire others

GREEN THUMB: Toowoomba man David Stanfield loves sharing his garden with others.

A day in the life of a Toowoomba gardener

FULL WINNERS: Parade a floral and fun affair

Grand Central Floral Parade. Carnival of Flowers 2017. September 2017

'Hours and hours of blood, sweat and tears went into them'

Gardening with kids, one of life's simple pleasures

Give the kids their own pot or space in the garden to grow whatever they want, but make it fun.

Get outside and you could have a green thumb on your hands

Get ready Toowoomba, it's carnival time

IT'S HERE: The Carnival of Flowers organiser Kate Scott sets up for the Ergon Energy Food and Wine Festival.

The Ergon Energy Food and Wine Festival showcases the best produce

Pair's work in garden wins them country champion

WINNERS: Paul and Noela Rubb celebrate in their champion Haden garden.

Winning Country Grand Champion Garden this year is big achievement

Make the most of your time at the vines

Discover the delights of scenic Stanthorpe - wining, dining and more

System fault affecting flights around Australia

Passengers at the departures gate at Sydney international airport soon won’t be handed a green departure card to fill out.

Flying today? Check flight times with the airline

Cruise sure to hook crafty travellers

You can now book a holiday on a crochet cruise

Calling all crocheters - this is the cruise for you.

Don't pack these stupid things when you jet off

Here are my packing tips based on 30 years trekking the globe.

Here's what it's like to ride new Movie World rollercoaster

You literally think you’re going to fall out. So hold on tight! Picture Glenn Hampson .

New Movie World rollercoaster tested on the Gold Coast

How I ended up flying first class for the price of economy

So this is how the other half lives...

“QUICK! Check this out, can this be right?"

Live high life on Low Isles

Healthy coral and reef fish abound at Low Isles in the Great Barrier Reef.

Discover one of the best places to see the reef in all of its glory

MAFS farmer Sean reveals new love

MARRIED At First Sight’s Sean Hollands has revealed he has found love after a bitter split with TV bride Susan Rawling.

Seinfeld reveals who almost played Elaine

Jerry Seinfeld with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Seinfeld.

Who almost landed comedy show's coveted role?

Singer brings a bit of Broadway to Brisbane

Broadway star Liz Callaway is coming to QPAC for two concerts. She will also mentor Queensland Conservatorium students.

Students will get the chance to sing in An Evening With Liz Callaway

MOVIE REVIEW: Smashing tale of a game-changing match

Emma Stone and Steve Carell in a scene from Battle of the Sexes.

Battle Of the Sexes brings to light a timely moment in history.

The Block’s angriest confrontation yet

Keith has some tough love for Jason.

FOREMAN Keith had some tough words for The Block’s black sheep.

Lundgren plans to stay around

Dolph Lundgren and his girlfriend Jenny Sandersson spotted out and about on the Gold Coast.

Dolph Lundgren reportedly planns to stay on the Gold Coast.

Sophie Monk stuns TV panel with low-cut dress

Sophie Monk appeared as a guest Quizmaster on Monday night's episode of Have You Been Paying Attention?

THE Bachelorette turns up to quiz show in a very revealing outfit.

What happened when I went bra-free for a week

THERE’S NOTHING quite like the feeling of going without a bra. Admittedly, it’s taken 30 years to be able to shout this from the rooftops, but we got there.

Millennial men prefer smaller breasts, says Pornhub data

 “Back in our day, we were grateful for anything above a B-cup goddamnit.”

Do you know what else Millennials have killed? They've killed boobs

My eyebrow tattoo disaster story

Katharine McPhee had her eyebrows tattooed and says it was the worst decision she’s ever made.

I looked like a blood-spattered Angry Bird

Fashion: Jump aboard the relaxed marina vibe

Look 1

Saily away with me this fashion season

Model says she couldn't find work here due to skin colour

Duckie Thot arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Her career took off after appearing on Australia's Next Top Model.

Buyer allegedly pulls a knife on guy over $1100 'Yeezy' shoes

The Kanye West-designed shoes were for sale for $1100.

'Naked jumper' proves a hit as it sells out online

Calvin Klein’s see-through jumper.

Emperor's new clothes or fashion revolution?

Customers rage over baked beans change

AUSTRALIAN shoppers are angry at Kraft Heinz after its “bold move” to change one of Australia’s favourite grocery store items slightly backfired.

Toowoomba's $500m Grand Central build creates jobs

The Central Square area at Grand Central shopping centre.

Annastacia Palaszczuk praises shopping centre investment

Myer, David Jones: why big retailers are struggling

Myer is facing tough times

Christmas 2017 is going to be make or break

Tomorrow’s Special Buys range at Aldi has people all excited

ALDI’S Special Buys are known to cause something akin to hysteria

How to cut grocery bill from $500 to $250 a month

Forget worrying about your fancy Saturday post-pilates brunch

Saving money made simple for pensioners

SAVING MONEY: John Scarborough says people should grow as much food as they can, and that lettuce, silverbeet and herbs are good crops to start with.

Local shares how he makes pension go further

DJI Spark drone is child's play to fly

EASY: Getting great footage with the DJI Spark is very easy thanks to a good stabilised camera.

My 13-year-old son was flying it in minutes

Make your daughter a 'breastpert'

MOTHERS are being urged to teach children as young as 10 how to detect breast cancer.

Aussies turning to China for last-ditch medical treatment

Emily and Mark Woodman with their daughter Charlotte, 4.Source:Supplied

She was told it was too late for surgery or radiation

'Miracle' gift of organ donation saves one year old's life

Leo Nairn’s family say they are very grateful to his medical team and the family who donated their own child’s organ so theirs may live. Pictures: Jack Tran

“We were preparing to say goodbye to him...this is so very rare."

OPINION: Comments can cause hurtful divisions

Words are powerful tools that should be seen as a gift to the person you are conversing with.

Words flow around us every day.

‘Double whammy’ influenza, hayfever strikes

Flu cases are on the rise this winter.

Hayfever season and flu season have overlapped this year

Boy's flu battle: 'He is not going to hear me say, I love you'

Kynan Meara-Fletcher, 7, with his mum Michelle Meara-Fletcher at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital.

A young boy may be going home after a long battle with the flu.

Coast mum helped others 24 hours before house fire 'took everything'

NIKKI Cooper loves helping others and admits she doesn't know how to accept help too well, but she's been forced to do so after her home went up in flames.

WATCH: Shocking video every parent needs to see

Zander and Levi Cunningham show how easy it is to get into their pool area.

Young Mackay brothers beat backyard pool fence

Dad's code of conduct for his boys is exactly what's needed

Adam Johnson has created a “code of conduct” for his sons.

This is the type of list every dad should own.

Quins mum: 'Hey Miranda Kerr, want to wife-swap with me?'

Kim Tucci is a mum of quintuplets

Mum of quintuplets has a hilarious response to Miranda Kerr

Incest siblings recognised as parents in landmark court ruling

But unknown to them they shared the same mother.

OPINION: Taking a holiday is damn hard work

Greg Bray, columnist for the Gladstone Observer. Photo Brenda Strong/The Observer

On A Lighter Note with Greg Bray

'I'm a sugar baby': Unusual way Aussie students make cash

AUSTRALIAN students get a good deal when it comes to financial support — so why have almost 100,000 signed up to a “sugar baby” website?

Groom asks guests to fork out $250 for wedding

Ben Farina, 33, and fiancee Claire Moran, 37, asked guests to pay for themselves. Source: Supplied

He “sold it” a bit like an all-inclusive holiday to their guests

Aussie slays partner with virtual reality proposal

Reality and virtual reality collide. Picture: Supplied

He even managed to transport partner back to hometown

Angela's show explores funny side of heartbreak

BRIGHTER SIDE: Toowoomba woman Angela Ponting has created a cabaret called Smiling at Strangers, about life after heartbreak.

Using heartbreak as inspiration for her very own cabaret show.