How outside help could keep our kids on track

As businesses call out the education sector, one Queensland startup hopes its technology could be the key to helping isolated, struggling students

Vote side effects may include head-scratching, itchy temper

This election will be decided in the regions, Dr Paul Williams says.

Being fed up is even more reason to vote, expert says

No plan to kill anyone, Kieren's murder trial told

Kieren Pye was 23.

Mr Bell's car 'was the target of a planned robbery'

Released rapist told to stay off drugs, get help

A psychiatrist previously said substance abuse and personality disorders indicated a 'moderate to high' risk of re-offending.

'Impulsive' rapist likes attention, psychiatrist says

Early help could reduce regional kids' disadvantage

Early childhood educators are warning disadvantaged regional kids are falling behind.

Our children more at risk of falling behind than city kids

Mother says daughter dragged off 'kicking and screaming'

Brisbane District Court, where the jury has been hearing the claims of violence.

Emotional phone call played to abuse trial

Beware! Warmer weather has thieves on the prowl

Police warn of 'sneak breaks' during summer months.

LNP promise RAAMBOs if elected

John-Paul Langbroek

Party will roll out units by mid-2018

QLD VOTES: Expert reveals his predictions for Ipswich seats

The four Ipswich seats are Bundamba, Ipswich West, Ipswich and Jordan.

Here's who will win Bundamba, Ipswich West, Ipswich and Jordan

St Eddies boys put a $25k spin on schoolies

St Edmund's College student Jarred Spencer sets off on the annual St Eddies Skool to Skoolies bike ride.

Students raise $25,000 for charity

$3 burgers, Nutella shakes on menu at new cafe launch party

There are plenty of American favorites on the menu.

Burgers, fries, shakes, frozen custard served at fresh Ipswich cafe

Development of Ipswich motorsport precinct on hold: Council

Pit lane action during the Ipswich SuperSprint series at Queensland Raceway.

Ipswich Motorsport Park company to be wound up

Public examination wanted over Coast company's $6.5m collapse

CLOSED: A former SmartCity campus.

Cash needed to start courtroom examination of company

Council reveal design for new $5 million library

An artist's impression of the new Springfield Library due to open in July 2018.

The much-anticipated facility is on target for a July 2018 opening

Bank faces cash grab claim

Greg Lenthall is part of a class action against Westpac.

Westpac to fight claims

Prepare for growth now or bottleneck will be disastrous

The interchange is going to be even more choked up at peak times

Police called during change of servo management

SHUT DOWN: The Caltex service station on Bourbong St was after an incident yesterday when police were called.

Police attend CBD fuel station, security block entrance

Audiofly impress X Factor and Eurovision performers

Audiofly, an Aussie based company, has released a new range of wireless earphones.

Aussie company release wireless earphones for the masses

Try these easy ways to spread risk

At mid-November the ASX 200 Total Returns Index had dished up gains of 11.27 per cent for the year to date.

Property values may be cooling but...

Hey, why don't you get a shucking job?

WORKERS WANTED: Dim Thapa feeds scallops through the washing machine.

Workers needed at port for huge scallop haul

Orica faced with $3 million penalty

Orica Australia Pty Ltd is facing a fine of more than $3 million after it allegedly failed to comply with conditions set out by an environmental authority.

Orica allegedly failed to comply with environmental conditions.

REVEALED: Gladstone's major industry sector takes $2.2bn dive

The Gladstone Ports Corporation has recorded a record amount of tonnages for the 2015-16 year.

Resources sector pours $2.2bn in to Gladstone.

Don't waste your vote in anger

This smacks of prime manipulation and using those who place their trust in One Nation

'Innocent until proven guilty': Mayor on suspended staffers

Ipswich City Council Administration Building and Council Chambers.

'We have been decisive in suspending these officers from duty'

Time to rid us of waste mountains

PROBLEMS: At many of these dumps, waste deposits include rotting putresible  or toxic regulated material.

The abandoned mines have generated a new industry of waste disposal

Free film will show the impact of Adani

FREE FILM: At many of these dumps, waste deposits include rotting putresible  or toxic regulated material

Renewable energy and food are industries of the future

Why I choose to ride in the gutter


Are bike paths an express lane to a chalk outline on the bitumen?

Why I’ll never stop co-sleeping with my kids

I won't ever kick my children out of my bed.

If there is one thing I can offer my children it’s comfort

Police lay further charges after shooting

SEARCH: SES look for clues.

Mystery remains over who fired weapon

Rocky man can't afford to live, but the housos get solar?

POWERED UP: Darrin Ferguson is angry about solar panels going in across the road on housing commission houses.

'THEY have to do something about electricity, it's killing us all'

'Sentimental' gun destroyed after man misses amnesty

**GENERIC IMAGE** Colin Thomas Hart told police the guns had been disposed of, but officers found a shotgun in his office.

Court orders the sentimental token be destroyed

premium_icon Wolf Creek star John Jarratt accused of rape

John Jarratt as Mick Taylor in Wolf Creek. Picture: Stan

The star Wolf Creek has been accused of sexual assault

Annette Mason's family seeks justice after 28 years

Annette Mason.

Tomorrow marks 28 years since the 15-year-old's body was found

Love is love? Not for Margaret Court it isn't

Margaret Court is not happy about teh Yes win. Picture: Ross Swanborough.

TENNIS great Margaret Court is not happy at all

GROCERY HACK: How to cut your supermarket bills in half

Shopper checking unit prices to save on grocery bills. Picture: Eugene Hyland

SAVVY shoppers can slash their weekly grocery bills in half

Nine years' jail for stabbing mum and daughter 17 times

Funeral of Melanie Perks and her daughter Ebonie Perks. Photo Contributed

The man was sentenced in the Toowoomba Supreme Court today

Trump backs shooting threatened jumbos

The Trump administration is lifting a federal ban on the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport.

Trophies to be let into US despite rise in poaching

Teenage girl raped, left unconscious in park

Ipswich Police Station and Courthouse.

She was one of seven girls he sexually assaulted

Is China pulling the strings to have Robert Mugabe ousted?

One of China's earliest ventures into Africa was Zimbabwe.

Mum nearly dies after biting Macca’s burger

This is the mouldy McDonald’s burger that Shanie Granfield had taken one bite of before having an allergic reaction. Picture: SWNS/Mega

Mouldy burger could have taken mother's life

RADIO HOST’S SICK ORDEAL: ‘Groped me while I was asleep’

Radio announcer Leeann Tweeden with United States Senator Al Franken.

Democratic senator pictured groping host while she slept

Teen sells virginity for $3.9 million

19-year-old US model Giselle has sold her virginity for $3.9 million on a controversial auction website.

'Now I can study wherever I want, buy a new house and travel'

Rocket base neighbour has no plans to move

Long-term East Arnhem Land resident Fonte shows off his home sitting on Gumatj land, where the new NT space base could be built. Picture: MATT GARRICK

“Maybe I’ll get invited to the launchpad.”

Bakery replaces Jesus with sausage roll, faces backlash

The Greggs promotion.

Why replace the baby Jesus with a sausage roll?

Drug material and turtle taken during search

Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere - Travis the Mary River turtle. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The turtle was found during the drug search.

Apology after train leaves 20 seconds early

A Japanese railway company has apologised for a train departing 20 seconds early. Picture: Central Japan Railway Company.

20 seconds late? That's grounds for an apology

PORN MUM: ‘I never fit in with school mums’

Aubrey Black isn’t your regular school mum.

Aubrey Black isn’t exactly your everyday mum.

WATCH: Huge python takes interest in Coast toddler

SNAKES ALIVE: Nambour mother-of-two Megan Manley barricaded herself inside her home in fright after getting paid a visit from this monster python.

Coast woman is ready to pack up and leave her home

Princes Harry and William are in the Star Wars movie

ONE of the lead actors in Star Wars: The Last Jedi has confirmed that Prince William and Prince Harry will be making a cameo appearance in the movie.

‘He was so up his own a--- it was unbelievable’

The Triple M Grill Team — Emma Freedman, Chris Page, Matty Johns, Gus Worland and Mark Geyer.

Triple M’s Gus Worland has named and shamed the celebrities he’s met

Jennifer Lawrence tells how she was 'punished' on set

OSCAR-winning actress Jennifer has never been one to stay silent

Oh bother: Winnie the Pooh's 'bittersweet' history revealed

The story behind the beloved childhood tale.

Oscar-winning star is completely unrecognisable

Matthew McConaughey has been seen wearing outrageous outfits on set of his new movie in Miami. Picture: PCN/Australscope

One of Hollywood’s biggest stars undergoes dramatic makeover.

ABC boss weighs in on Waleed’s future

Waleed Aly has been linked to a move back to the ABC. Picture: Mark Dadswell

ABC chief addresses rumours that Gold Logie winner is set to return.

Breaking Bad star says Kevin Spacey’s career is ‘over’

‘Breaking Bad’ star Bryan Cranston says Kevin Spacey’s career is ‘over’. Picture: Supplied.

Bryan Cranston from ‘Breaking Bad’ has spoken about Kevin Spacey