REVEALED: The time you're most likely to get a flat battery

IF YOU got into the car to head off to work this morning only to find it wouldn't start, you're not alone.

Why officers want to approve 'contentious' mosque'

How the Garden City Mosque will look upon completion of the expansion. Photo Contributed

Mosque was razed by two arson attacks last year

Why this woman is doing the 22 push-up challenge

Toowoomba woman Elka Barnard is one of dozens of people in Toowoomba supporting veterans by doing 22 push-ups.

Photo Contributed

... and why you should be doing it too

Breaking up is hard - and expensive - to do

Divorce can cost more than wedding rings.

A Sunshine Coast man lost appeal against divorce bill

Breast tattoo a cancer survivor's social media success

Kiwi Makkala Rose, 24, is the tattoo artist whose ink to cover breast cancer patient's surgical scars has gone viral.

Sydney cancer survivor's breast tattoo has set social media on fire

Celebrating Juno: NASA's best images of Jupiter

Jupiter's north polar region in an image taken by Juno spacecraft as it approached the planet. The spacecraft performed its first successful fly-by on August 27 out of 36 in total. Images from the fly-by will be much closer than this one, which was taken more than 700,000km away from Jupiter. The first fly-by passed about 4200km from Jupiter's clouds.

We share the most iconic images of Jupiter

10 cancer symptoms you could be missing

Most of us think we know the telltale signs of cancer

HOW TO: Run wild with bold, brushed-up brows

Model and actress Cara Delevingne at the European Premiere of Suicide Squad.

Get Cara Delevingne's arches in a few simple steps

RECIPE: Tex-Mex with a seafood twist

Hayden Quinn and Dan Churchill on the set of Surfing the Menu: Next Generation.

Hayden Quinn and Dan Churchill's super fresh take on nachos

RECIPE: Quick and easy chocolate custard

Make this for your little ones or enjoy it for yourself

OPINION: How do you get your child to sleep?

No honestly, I am asking this question - how do you?

When the kids are too well versed in how to outsmart you

Bruce Devereaux is in trouble with his long suffering wife yet again

Mother aborts 'mermaid foetus'

The baby had developed a "tail"-like growth in place of its two legs

Why this baby was renamed after three months

After three months of hearing people mispronounce their daughter's name, one couple decided something had to change.

Would you change your baby's name after three months?

'It felt like she'd spent the previous 9 years lining me up for this sting'

DADDY BLOGGER: Bruce Devereaux is a father of seven.

Daddy blogger Bruce Deveraux and the latest escapades of his family

Mum fights for baby's life after rare diagnosis

FIGHTING HARD: Kristy Iles with her son Elliot Paul Silveri shortly after he was born.

What will one Rockhampton mother do to save her baby?

No shortage of top fishing spots

BEAUTY: Sam Silliars pictured with a healthy Bass.

Target fish in skinny water areas

OPINION: Listen to tourism operators on reef health

Everyone wants the reef to stay healthy.

Nobody wants to hear news of the demise of the Great Barrier Reef

Fish Fest finds new home

The revamped Colleges Crossing has been attracting young fishing fans such as Chris Pieper, Tom Whelan and Ethan Bool. There will be plenty of young anglers on the banks again in September.

Anglers head to Colleges

Hook a big one in landlocked areas

GIANT LOAD OF FUN: Andy Takats with a land-based Giant Trevally.

Exciting and challenging way of fishing

Keeping an eye on our coral reefs

A nudibranch, or sea slug, photographed at Julian Rocks near Byron Bay.

The news is fairly good

RECIPE: Sweet, simple strawberry surprise

A simple, healthy and gluten-free strawberry tart to welcome spring

RECIPE: Super vegie a star of this no-fuss frittata

Use any vegetables you like in an easy-to-make frittata.

What to make for dinner when you don't feel like cooking

REVIEW: Wines with x-factor under $40

These three whites have roused some interest of late ...

Video shows how little kids notice at dinner table

A hidden camera captures how much kids notice around them at the dinner table.

Funny video shows how little kids notice when they are on devices

You've probably never had coffee this way before

COFFEE TASTER: Homegrown Health barista Rhiannon Wieck serves up the coffee tapas.

Coffee tapas is a new way to enjoy the hot beverage

The 'Mex' big thing for Maroochydore

An artist's impression of the new Bryant Property Group development approved for Beach Rd, Maroochydore.

NACHOS on the run is about to get a whole lot easier

Rosewood to host its very own Eat Street

FINE DINING: Kerrie Thompson, Tracey Noll, Carmel Luetchford (front) with Ian Luetchford and Cr David Pahlke (back) promote the Tables for Ten event in Rosewood.

Get ready to eat Chinese, Italian, Mexican and French specialities

OPINION: Make your own natural cleaners

DIY cleaning products are a great way to eliminate chemicals in your home while saving some pennies.

DIY: When renovation is purely for profit

Cherie Barber.

Renovating property is now seen as a legitimate way to earn money

Make your own homemade laundry detergent

Jody Allen is the founder of Stay At Home Mum: www.stayathomemum.com.au

The laundry cheat that'll save you hundreds of dollars each year

Ten genius uses for epsom salts you've never heard of before

Add a lavender aroma to epsom salts for a bath treat.

The pantry staple that has many life-changing uses

GARDENING: Common tea-tree a star of the late-winter garden

ONE of the delights of the late winter garden is the burst of colour that many of the flowering native plants bring to the garden

10 undemanding indoor plants to have in your house or office

A cactus is the perfect go-to plant for people with the blackest thumbs.

Give yourself a green boost with easy-to-care-for indoor plants

Dumb act forces council to chop down 100-year-old trees

DEAD WOOD: Trees of more than 100 years of age have been poisoned at Queens Park. The council is offering a $4000 reward for information leading to the culprits.

Vandals poison century-old trees at Queens Park

The plants you can't kill

Air plants do not require any soil or potting mix to survive - in fact, it would kill them.

No green thumb? No worries!

Gardening: Not many flowers say Aussie like the kangaroo paw

The drought tolerant kangaroo paw.

The curiously shaped kangaroo paw is a world favourite

Gardening: Get creative with succulents' huge range

Succulents are one of the easiest plants to grow and offer a huge range of shapes and colours.

Succulents are the darling of the gardening world just now

GREEN THUMB: Peaceful floral display

Tibouchina Peace Baby.

Peace Baby may offer year-round blooms in warmer climes

Jaw-dropping beauty in Alaska

A stunning wonderland awaits to be seen from a luxurious ship.

The great migration is an unforgettable spectacle

Charging zebras, as featured in the National Geographic television program Great Migrations. TOP RIGHT: One of Kenya's most experienced guides, Abdul Karim, from Sanctuary Retreat's Olonana Camp.

This epic spectacle has been called 'the greatest show on earth'

$100m plan for Curtis Island 'world class' luxury resort

$100 million resort: Top views at Turtle Street at Curtis Island.

"At the moment we think it meets all the town planning approvals.”

Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?

Quicksilver Cruises' activity platform on Agincourt Reef. INSET: See maori wrasse and spectacular corals while snorkelling.

There's a lot more to the Barrier Reef than you know

TRAVEL: Jordan's ancient towns a must-see in the Middle East

Ancient Petra, in Jordan's south, is one of the seven new wonders of the world. This narrow siq has been cut through deep rock as the entrance to the former trading city. Photo: Rae Wilson

The charming ancient cities of Petra and Jerash

Journey uncovers the truth about Syrian refugees

Miriam (Musaa's daughter) in the family tent. Camp Mercy, Bekaa Valley Lebanon

Caloundra photographer visits Lebanon refugee camp

That's a wrap: Gympie Muster celebrates 35 years in style

COUNTRY music festival blessed with great weather, bumper crowds and new technology.

Julia and Sasha top The Block's leaderboard

Julia and Sasha in their winning master en-suite in a scene from The Block.

FIRST room reveals of the season deliver mixed results.

What's on the small screen this week

Bella Frizza in a scene from the TV series Married At First Sight.

THE Block's $65,000 bathroom is revealed and strangers marry.

MOVIE REVIEW: Life on the Road

Ricky Gervais, Ben Bailey Smith and Foregone Conclusion (Steve Clarke, Andy Burrows, Stuart Baxter Wilkinson, Michael Clarke) in a scene from David Brent: Life on the Road.

Ricky Gervais has brought David Brent back to life on the big screen

Jessica Alba wants tequila shots served at her funeral

Businesswoman and actor Jessica Alba

There won't be mourning at this funeral

Tom Hiddleston's Instagram account hacked

Actor Tom Hiddleston

Thor star the latest celebrity targetted by hackers

Teen model dreams of a life by the sea

This laidback 16-year-old Gladstone model dreams of life by sea, but things are about to heat up for the State High School student.

Ink and You: 'Too beautiful for earth'

Memorial tattoo for my baby that didn't make it last year...

Readers share a pic of their favourite tattoo

Model brings 'rockabilly look' to pin-up competition

Liz Piraner is in the running to be a pin up girl. Photo Scarlett Noir Photography

Competition sees girls pitted against each other for likes, shares

How to accessorise on your wedding day

Latest trends for wedding accessories? All right here!

Sparks fly in teen's beauty mistake

Debra Wren offers sugaring, a new way to wax, at Country Day Spa on Smelter Rd.

A beauty mistake that she will never make again

Vintage fashion on show

TRIED AND TRUE: Models Beckie-Lee Harley and Kiralye Harley show off Edna-Mae Grimmett-Green's vintage fashion collection.

Challenge to open museum for vintage fashion and Australiana

Tamara in pole position for Queensland titles

FEATS OF STRENGTH: Tamara MacKenzie will compete in Brisbane this weekend in Miss Pole Dance Queensland Heats.

"One minute I am buzzing with excitement.. then I could vomit.'

Lockyer producing sweet vege goodies

Stock up on the right veges this weekend with the help of this run-down on what's in season.

Beans and beetroot going down in price

Ripe tangerine with slices isolated on white background

The big price mover this week is zucchini

OPINION: 5 ways I cut my grocery bill by $150

TRICKS OF THE TRADE: Save money on grocery shopping with handy, simple tricks.

TWO weeks ago, it was borderline intervention time.

Got a spare hundred bucks? Here's where you could fly to now

BIG BOOST: Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand all posted double-digit passenger growth into the Sunshine Coast Airport.

Wanna fly but ain't got the funds? Then make sure you check this out

Pensioners lose thousands as furniture store collapses

Nambour-raised CEO of Far Pavilions, Michael Edwards, opened the furniture store in 1995.

Coast store closes as furniture retailer collapses

Cooler weather hits growing times

Fruit and vegetables on display at Show Whitsunday. Photo Matthew Newton / The Guardian

Rocklea Market fresh produce report

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7: What to expect

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition

There's some big rumours about the new version

Mind You: Let's take different view on our feelings

TAKE a moment to consider what it is in another person that annoys, upsets or aggravates you at the moment.

Asbestos warning: Do the training before doing the reno

Master Builders training and licensing manager Adam Profke said asbestos was an industry-wide problem.

Master Builders has introduced extra asbestos training courses

What price would you put on a kid's 'miracle'?

At nine years of age, Quiń had an accident that caused a cataract to one of his eyes. In an instant; this little boy with his whole life ahead of him faced a future of blindness.

Thousands of Aussies joining campaign to restore sight to kids

70,000 daffodils arrive ahead of 30-year celebrations

Esther Attewell surrounded by the delivery of fresh daffodils.

MORE than 70,000 daffodils have arrived ahead of Daffodil Day

'She was dead on the floor with the phone in her hand'

Mike and Rita James have been fundraising for the Ambulance Service since they saved Rita's life in 1993.

Rita would not be alive today without the ambulance

'Fighting for life': Treatment attacks young girl's body

Frankie Beresford, 3 is currently fighting for her light on a respirator machine in ICU in Brisbane, her aunty and Gladstone resident Jess Beresford is holding a fundraiser for her this weekend.

A three-year-old former Gladstone girl is now fighting for her life

How you can help save a baby's life

"We are doing this to help save lives and and every dollar raised counts.”

"Record”: Baby christened with eight great-grandparents

Chris and Sheena Geiger, with Lauren and Casey Kovavcich as Father Cheripuram christens baby Kovi.

Kovi was treated to a christening few others get to experienc

55 years in the making: Welcome baby Alice

Thank you to the mums and dads who shared a photo of their newborn

Motherhood was a confidence booster for Mila Kunis

Actor Mila Kunis

Bad Moms actor expecting her second child

Are our views on fatherhood outdated?

Blogger Charlie Capen with his sons Finnegan and Arden.

Stranger to woman about husband: "Did you know you have three kids?"

OPINION: How do you get your child to sleep?

No honestly, I am asking this question - how do you?

Mother aborts 'mermaid foetus'

The baby had developed a "tail"-like growth in place of its two legs

RELATIONSHIPS: It's not raining men, ladies

SINGLE girlfriends have recently been posing the timeless question, where do you meet men?

Cheater site criticised for safety standards

Ashley Madison serviced people seeking discreet affairs

Is this the world's most controlling boyfriend?

"When I text you, you are to answer."

Seven Apps that could fix your sex life

Your First Date app guides you to the best questions to ask.

To hell with learning when you're ovulating