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Amberley aeronautical industry plan takes off after approval

ALL GO: An application for a warehouse supporting RAAF Base Amberley has been approved.

About 185 people will be employed at the site.

Energex takes on new Ipswich recruits

Fewer Queenslanders are taking on apprenticeships and there are alarming drop out rates among those who are.

Four new apprentices for Raceview depot

Tech entrepreneur to speak at Australia Day event

LEADER:  Entrepreneur and investor Steve Baxter will attend Australia Day Awards ceremony as a speaker and Australia Day ambassador.

Shark Tank star to feature at ceremony

Property mogul's daughter leads way with clear vision

GROWTH: Springfield Land Corporation managing director Raynuha Sinnathamby stands before the changing landscape of Springfield.

Sinnathamby lives, breathes development

24-hour medical centre planned for old Aldi site

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service in Lismore collects blood from blood donars.

Multiple health-related businesses are expected to take up tenancies

Pint-sized publisher: 8yo girl world’s youngest mag editor

Eight-year-old Roxy Downs from Sydney who has been named the youngest magazine editor in the world.

8 year-old Aussie girl sets world record as youngest ever magazine editor

It started with $20, now this CQ business sells nation-wide

Kev Steele of Kev's Jerky with the finished product.

WATCH: Tasmania is the newest location to stock Kev's famous jerky

premium_icon Australia’s oldest video store shuts its doors

Australia's oldest video shop closing its doors after 35yrs.Here’s long time staff member Michelle Mayne. Picture Mike Batterham

Can you guess the most popular rental of all time?

Survey reveals trucking second most deadly job

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: the scene of the double fatality two-truck collision on the Gwydir Highway on Monday.

Trucking second most dangerous job in Australia, survey finds

$800M major development to boost cyclone ravaged community

A panorama view of the proposed wind farm at Clarke Creek 150km south west of Mackay and 150km north west of Rockhampton.

Clarke Creek could get windfall if govt approves an $800m wind farm

Plenty of hot air spoken on climate

Climate-change deniers point to natural causes, volcanoes, solar radiation and inter-glacial periods

Our children suffer in such a material world

PRESSURE: The pressure to succeed socially and economically weighs heavily on these young people, who will graduate eventually as adults.

Source of this poison can be laid at the door of advertising

Extraordinary claims wide of the mark

FIGURES AWRY: Ken Alderton and Glenda Carroll disagree on why and if climate change is occurring.

Professor Ian Plimer's views have been thoroughly discredited

Don't let Australian industries die off

Maleny Dairies.

We cannot sit back and watch more Australian industries die off.

Don't give me the rough end of the pineapple

A good hamburger doesn't need a slice of pineapple on it, argues Damian Bathersby.

Sorry, fruit isn't welcome on my hamburgers

premium_icon Ease up on Kyrgios. We don’t know the full story

ALANA SCHETZER

It’s so easy to hate on Kyrgios, but let’s not do that

Don't blame the truckies, it is everyone's responsibility

TWO STAR ROAD: The Capricorn Highway has been issued with a dire crash safety rating.

COMMENT: THEY'RE the unofficial kings of the road.

Offender unsuccessfully tries to set fire to 'Wall-E'

A fire started in the grass around the yellow trailer camera, commonly known as Wall-E, beside the highway at Karalee.

Police investigating footage from mobile speed camera fire

Expert's warning as 3.5m surfing croc spotted at Yeppoon

A croc was sighted just down from the Bangalee boat ramp on Tuesday.

EXPLAINED: Why crocodiles are most dangerous at this time of year

'Left grinning in the dock': Drink driver unfazed by jail time

New Ipswich District Court Judge: After nine years in the role, Ipswich District Court Judge Greg Koppenol will move to Brisbane Court.He will be replaced by Judge Dennis Lynch QC. In court on Tuesday, Judge Koppenol was recognised for his "brisk and vigorous approach" to the role.

Police, traffic controller hurt during pursuit

‘I woke up to a man having sex with me’

Constance Hall has spoken out about her own #MeToo experience.

Constance Hall has shared her story in a new Facebook post

Property buying scheme for ‘suckers’

Property, real estate, housing, suburb, August 2016

The new, ridiculous way to buy but not really buy a house.

'Fake book' will make it to real TV

Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury, Inside the Trump White House will reportedly be made into a TV series.

The book portrays the President as a childlike figure

The one question you should ask on a date

According to a psychologist there’s one simple way to work out what your date is...

Trump's Fake News Awards: President releases 'winners' list

Who are the 'winners' and who are the 'losers' in Trump's night of nights?

New York Times and CNN reports were highlighted by the President

Man dies after boat capsizes

A boat carrying two people capsized near Frankston.

A man has died after his boat capsized this morning

Kylie Minogue: It helped me through heartache

Kylie Minogue and Joshua Sasse in 2016

The singer had split from her actor fiancé Joshua Sasse last February

Immigration decision a cruel blow to asylum seeker

Mojgan Shamsalipoor and her husband Milad Jafari. Ms Shamsalipoor is no longer allowed to study and her fight to live in Australia drags on. Picture: Richard Walker

Latest immigration decision leave asylum-seeker fearful for future

premium_icon Southeast set for another bite of Taco Bell

A second Taco Bell outlet is expected to open in Brisbane before the end of the year. Picture: Dylan Evans

Taco Bell set to open second Queensland restaurant in 2018

Strange reason for surge in porn traffic

What did the people of Hawaii do to celebrate their new lease on life?

Apple factory’s brutal conditions exposed

Factory workers rest at night in a cafeteria at a Catcher Technologies factory in Suqian in eastern China's Jiangsu province

Apple Factory workers face 10-hour shifts, toxic gas for $95 a week NGO claims

Doubt on Trump’s weight spurs ‘Girthers’

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

People have hit Twitter in outcry that Trump is lying about his weight

'Massive' lace monitor wrangled from under child's bed

The massive lace monitor was found under a bed on a Sunshine Coast property.

1.5m lace monitor raids chicken coop before hiding out in bedroom

You know it's cold when the thermometer breaks

Pictures posted of women with frozen eyelashes

CRIKEY! What happened to our Steve Irwin mural?

GONE: A mural of Australian icon Steve Irwin, painted in 2015 by American artist Mark Paul Deren, has been painted over to make way for a new development.

The piece was painted in 2015 as part of the First Coat Festival

People love $1.80 Bunnings hack

When mum Gina saw the tip shared online, she sent her husband to Bunnings and said goodbye to kitchen clutter forever.

“The kitchen looks so uncluttered..."

Mother duck sorts out her surfing chicks quack-smart

IT'S HOT: A family of ducks cools off in a Sarina backyard.

The four duckings were 'surfing' as their parents watched

Summer Bay’s 15 biggest breakout stars

TO celebrate the 30th anniversary of Home and Away, these are the Aussie actors who bounced from Summer Bay to global fame.

SAVAGE STUFF: "Go f*** yourself Cory Bernardi."

Senator Cory Bernardi’s #AC100 playlist is not going down well with artists included on it. Triple J has moved its Hottest 100 date

Cory Bernardi doesn't see the problem with his #AC100 countdown.

Michelle Williams ‘engaged to secret boyfriend’

Michelle Williams

MICHELLE Williams is “engaged to marry secret boyfriend Andrew Youmans..”

The real reason Hemsworth’s over playing Thor

Chris Hemsworth taking a surf at Byron Bay before travelling to the United States. Picture: Media-Mode

What reasons does Chris Hemsworth for turning his back on playing Thor?

Eye-watering cost of Big Little Lies season 2

Big Little Lies season two has been confirmed - but at a huge cost.

IT TOOK a long time to lock in a second season of the hit TV series.

Gotye joins the one billion club

Gotye has just joined the one billion club on You Tube. Picture: Supplied

Gotye is the third Australian artist to reach milestone on YouTube.

Most honest celeb interview you’ll ever read

The original cast of Grey’s Anatomy, which premiered in 2005.

Ellen Pompeo never wanted to do TV she was supposed to be a movie star