TOP FIVE: Ekka results, a fatality and price hikes

TOP FIVE: Ekka results, a fatality and price hikes

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VOTE: should we have household water restrictions?

VOTE: should we have household water restrictions?

Have your say in our weekly reader poll

Second cold snap to squash warm spring temperatures

Second cold snap to squash warm spring temperatures

Cold front to hit south east Queensland

Rail Trail upgrade plans revealed

Rail Trail upgrade plans revealed

Council is seeking funds to upgrade the Rail Trail

Automatic licenses take over as teen anxiety increases

Automatic licenses take over as teen anxiety increases

A Somerset driving instructor offers his views

Things to do in the region this weekend

Things to do in the region this weekend

There's plenty to do this weekend

No jail for owner who took money from failing business

No jail for owner who took money from failing business

Edward Harold Pye avoids jail $575,000 business rip-off

Street Feast set to bring community together

Street Feast set to bring community together

The Street Feast will coincide with Father's Day

Coffee shop finds new owner

Coffee shop finds new owner

There are big plans to improve the business.

Killer flu season stumps experts

Killer flu season stumps experts

Killer flu season reaches record heights, claiming 430 lives

‘Costly’ errors leave Australia exposed

‘Costly’ errors leave Australia exposed

Australia is ill-equipped to defend its own shores

Arrests, weapons seized at far-right rally

Arrests, weapons seized at far-right rally

Weapons seized during right-wing protests

Is this Australia’s most unique job?

Is this Australia’s most unique job?

"You get into a rhythm and I’m used to it, I’ve done it for so long"

How to turn $60 into $316,000

How to turn $60 into $316,000

Carla Harris is out to change how much cash we have in our accounts

WATER LEVELS 'CRITICAL': New restrictions introduced

WATER LEVELS 'CRITICAL': New restrictions introduced

Council is cracking down on water usage further with new limit

Motorbike rider in serious condition after hitting ute

Motorbike rider in serious condition after hitting ute

The motorbike rider suffered serious injuries in the crash

‘Teaspoon is lethal’ in natural product

‘Teaspoon is lethal’ in natural product

Caffeine, green tea among most dangerous supplements, expert says

Sport

    Dashing Dalasan lines up Guineas

    Dashing Dalasan lines up Guineas

    Dalasan stamps himself as a serious Caulfield Guineas contender

    Wow factor: Pandemic blitzes rivals in record time

    Wow factor: Pandemic blitzes rivals in record time

    Boom Godolphin three-year-old Pandemic produces stunning victory

    Brisbane Lions' former Cat sinks Geelong

    Brisbane Lions' former Cat sinks Geelong

    Lions former Cat sinks Geelong with late goal

    Knights flog Cowboys to keep finals hopes alive

    Knights flog Cowboys to keep finals hopes alive

    Knights keep finals hopes alive, flogging the Cowboys in Newcastle

    National Sport

      Blues give Teague a winning start as full-time AFL coach

      Blues give Teague a winning start as full-time AFL coach

      Blues give David Teague a winning start as a full-time AFL coach

      Boomers want revenge tonight after shock loss to Canada

      Boomers want revenge tonight after shock loss to Canada

      Boomers blown away by Canada but get chance to hit back

      Bivouac sparks Blue Army’s spring attack

      Bivouac sparks Blue Army’s spring attack

      Hugh Bowman tries to keep lid on Bivouac’s stunning return

      Adam Scott sitting six off pace at BMW Championship

      Adam Scott sitting six off pace at BMW Championship

      Scott six off pace at BMW Championship as pressure mounts on Day

      Strangers flock to mourn El Paso victim

      Strangers flock to mourn El Paso victim

      "She always had a smile on her face"

      Epstein was ‘not bathing’ in vermin cell

      Epstein was ‘not bathing’ in vermin cell

      "When I left him he was very, very upbeat"

      HAVE YOU SEEN ME: Boy missing

      HAVE YOU SEEN ME: Boy missing

      He was last seen on Tuesday.

      MISSING: Police need help to locate teenage girl

      MISSING: Police need help to locate teenage girl

      Anyone who may know her whereabouts is urged to contact police.

      Business News

        Rich Kids’ most outrageous posts

        Rich Kids’ most outrageous posts

        From playing Monopoly with real money to setting cars on fire

        Bankrupted man vows to keep opposing Adani

        Bankrupted man vows to keep opposing Adani

        Queensland man loses everything in fight against mining giant

        Growing adoption of IoT devices pose huge security risk

        Growing adoption of IoT devices pose huge security risk

        Cyber criminals; why are they doing it and what do they want?

        Markets: ‘No one knows what’s next’

        Markets: ‘No one knows what’s next’

        China vow to conduct “countermeasures” have sent markets sprawling

        What's On

          What's on the big screen this week

          What's on the big screen this week

          Tarantino shows a softer side in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

          'I died and saw God': Man's heavenly encounter

          'I died and saw God': Man's heavenly encounter

          'I was actually kneeling before Jesus Christ'.

          Memorial match to honour Snr Sergeant Troy Salton

          Memorial match to honour Snr Sergeant Troy Salton

          Northsiders, Queensland Police meet for memorial cricket clash.

          Lifestyle

            Shock find in woman’s tiny ‘pimple’

            Shock find in woman’s tiny ‘pimple’

            When tiny pimple turned into a scab, she knew something was wrong

            ‘Even my doctor burst into tears’

            ‘Even my doctor burst into tears’

            "Having to endure this kind of cruelty was sickening"

            4 drivers on how to fix fatigue laws

            4 drivers on how to fix fatigue laws

            Drivers have their say on the hot topic up for review by the NTC

            Aussie industry’s disturbing secret

            Aussie industry’s disturbing secret

            Fight to allow animals to be adopted after being used for research

            Entertainment

              Troubled Melrose Place star Heather Locklear’s latest court case her reached a resolution — and she faces jail time if she doesn’t comply.

              Locklear sentenced to mental facility

              Heather Locklear sentenced to spend time in mental facility

              The fallout from the Hemsworth-Cyrus split has continued with Liam reportedly ‘in no shape’ to work at the moment.

              Liam’s stunning no-show after Miley split

              Liam Hemsworth cancels upcoming promo event for new movie

              In 2004, Renee Zellweger had just won an Academy Award and reached the height of her fame — but the Oscar curse was about to strike.

              What happened to Renee Zellweger?

              The turning point in Renee Zellweger’s rollercoaster career

              Miley Cyrus has just surprise-released a breakup anthem with some jaw-droppingly blunt lyrics that appear to be directed at ex Liam Hemsworth.  

              Miley’s brutal new message to Liam

              Miley Cyrus: Singer releases Slide Away after Liam Hemsworth split

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                Real Estate

                  IMAGINE living in beautiful (but pricey) cities without paying rent or a mortgage. If that’s your dream, these Aussies are living it.

                  Couple’s hack to saving $60k in two years

                  Imagine living in beautiful (but pricey) cities without paying rent

                  A 24-year-old student who put down a $60,000 apartment deposit but now can’t get finance has launched a crowd-funding campaign to “save my inheritance”.

                  ‘Save my inheritance’: 24yo begs for $60k

                  Student launched a crowd-funding campaign to “save my inheritance”

                  A bemused Queensland man has shared pictures of the newly renovated luxury house he just can’t sell. He has no idea why, but we sure do.

                  ‘Bizarre’ ensuite horrifying the internet

                  ‘Bizarre’ ensuite with no barriers horrifying the internet

                  Jobs

                    Young Aussies are turning their backs on jobs with salaries of up to $17,000 a week because they're too lazy to put in the hard yards, a boss claims.

                    Boss unleashes on ‘pathetic’ workers

                    Aussies turning their backs on $17,000-a-week tradie jobs, boss claims

                    OPPOSITION Leader Anthony Albanese has used his first question to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the new parliament to quiz him on the economy.

                    Creating jobs the top govt priority: PM

                    Anthony Albanese has used his first question to Scott Morrison

                    Fewer job advertisements were listed on SEEK in April but there is a simple explanation as to why employers were less inclined to place them.

                    Job ads fall as workers take off

                    Number of jobs ads on SEEK falls as more workers take leave

                    Motoring

                      Many parents used to insist their learner driver son or daughter get a manual licence.

                      The pros and cons of an automatic-only licence

                      What's the best option? Automatic or manual?

                      Underneath this hulking exterior of the British brand’s latest family SUV lies the heart of an animal that will leap into action at the touch of a pedal.

                      Tested: The unlikely muscle car

                      Underneath this hulking exterior lies the heart of an animal.

                      Chinese cars are on the improve with sales increasing in Australia. And now one of the most successful is building a dual-cab ute to battle our favourite cars.

                      This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

                      Chinese cars are on the improve with sales increasing in Australia