Top venues to enjoy the Melbourne Cup

BIG RACE: The 2017 Melbourne Cup will be held on

A list of venues where you can watch the race that stops the nation.

Exploring Brissy, one dish at a time

Liz and Zoe describe themselves as having a love of food and Brissy.

Glam up for spring racing season

FROCK UP: Fashion enthusiasts are wearing glam from the 1950s for this year's spring racing carnival.

How to look your best for the Melbourne Cup.

Buyers take advantage of extended home owners grant

MOVING IN: Buyers are taking advantage of the First Home Owner's Grant and choosing to build at Ecco Ripley.

The grant is helping buyers get the keys to their new home sooner.

Hootie & The Blowfish: Darius Rucker ready to rock CMC

EXPECT to hear a few Hootie & The Blowfish hits when Rucker makes his solo Australian debut at sold-out festival.

This video might just save your life...

Video showing the perils of aquaplaning

UPDATE: Investigation launched into train derailment

Two people were on board a train that derailed at Wulkuraka.

VIDEO: Three carriages were partially lifted off the track.

Nanas show no fear in quest to save environment

OLDER PROTESTERS: 95-year-old Bill Ryan of the Sydney Knitting Nanas and Friends group joins the Lismore group in protest.

Nanas are ageing loudly in support of protecting the planet.

premium_icon LNP candidate quits in new election twist

Former prison guard Hans Andersen has quit as the LNP candidate for West Ipswich. File picture

Former prison guard quits as LNP candidate for West Ipswich

Councils seek more control over Airbnb

Airbnb apartment at Shingley Beach.

Councillors felt strongly about this issue - voting 166 to 23.

'Cream buns and the cuts': What school was like 50 years ago

LOOKING BACK: The St Marys year 10 class of 1967. Of the cohort of just over 60, 33 got together for a reunion this month.

Hats and gloves were necessary and nuns were strict

Shooting recommendations could cost “hundreds of millions”

NSW police generic pistol gun. 07 October 2016

A Coroner has cleared police of wrongdoing after five men died

Adani mega mine: Snap rally targets project

Protesters target Adani in Brisbane.

“I can’t believe the stupidity if it wrecks the coral reef...''

Chained and padlocked: Popular camp ground shut down

'long stay people aren't going to be here at all'

Heartfelt message as search for six men continue

Capsized trawler survivor Ruben Dornan reunited with his wife Sammy and mother after a rescue helicopter transported him from Agnes Waters to Gladstone Airport. Photographer: Liam Kidston.

Thank you message from wife of trawler capsize survivor.

How to watch the Orionid meteor shower

Orionid meteors have the potential to be visible anywhere on Earth.

Here is how to make sure you don’t miss a thing

Euthanasia bill passes Lower House in Victoria

Aged Care is an area that will require more trained staff in the future.elderly, senior, nursing home, hands,

Marathon sitting needed to pass controversial bill.

Antarctic ice hole could affect Australia’s weather

The polynya off the coast of Antarctica. Picture: ICDC, University of Hamburg/SCAR Antarctic Digital Database/Jan Lieser

Hole in Antarctica ice could affect our weather

premium_icon Tracey Spicer: I will out 40 Aussie media sleazebags

Spicer has already spoken of her own abuse from media executives in her recent book, The Good Girl Stripped Bare.

Tracey Spicer is working with police to collect evidence

Migaloo vs 'Spinesy': Which do you love the most?

Migaloo and 'Spinesy' the Echidna

Which beautiful creature won the hearts of Australia?

premium_icon MP’s son accused of child porn offences

Daniel Knuth, 19, faced Charters Towers Magistrate Court this week.

The son of a local politician facing serious grooming offences

Weinstein’s sex rehab isn’t going too well

epa06254009 (FILE) - US producer Harvey Weinstein arrives for the Jury Cinecoles ceremony during the 13th annual Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech, Morocco, 06 December 2013 (reissued 09 October 2017). According to media reports on 09 October 2017, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was fired from The Weinstein Company, which he co-founded, after additional information surfaced concerning his conduct amid accusations of decades of sexual harassment. EPA/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO / POOL

Harvey Weinstein’s sex rehab isn’t going too well

US destroyer given ‘war order’

Kim Jong-Un reacts to participants of the 8th conference of the ideological officials of the Workers Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang

‘WARNO: prepare cruise missile strike.’ Order given to US destroyer

How Weinstein reacted to first bombshell report

Harvey Weinstein reportedly sobbed to an assistant after the first bombshell article dropped. Photo: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

‘I’m not that guy’: Weinstein cries to staffers

‘MADMAN ON THE LOOSE’: New PM’s giant Achilles’ heel

Jacinda Ardern has just signed up to a potentially tricky political union. Picture: AP Photo/Nick Perry.

Jacinda Ardern is the new PM of New Zealand

Daughter of SAS hero killed by boat propellers

Madaline Cole was killed in a snorkelling accident in 2013. Picture: Facebook via The Sun

Madaline Cole, 25, suffered serious injuries to her legs and torso

Ardern is New Zealand’s new Prime Minister

New Zealand Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern is the new PM.

New Zealand election result 2017: Jacinda Ardern new PM

Dad’s post about having kids goes viral

The post on Gottoddlered's Instagram page resonated with parents everywhere.

Dad’s viral side-by-side photos show what kids do to you

O Project: Photographer captures women’s orgasm face

'The O Project' by photographer Marcus Alberti captures women's expressions during an orgasm. Woman who is always on the brink of an orgasm

Marcos Alberti’s latest work is suitably dubbed “O Project”

'We would've been cactus': Rocket attack victims speak

BLAZE: Andrew Mitchell and Kathryn Bennett's unit balcony was set alight by a homemade rocket.

Neighbour sounds the alarm as unit set alight by hoodlums

'A ride not a ride-on': Boozy spin with a difference

Drunk 'driver' caught nearly three times over the limit.

Couple spared jail after having sex at Domino’s

Daniella Hirst and Craig Smith were caught having sex on CCTV at a Domino's Pizza in Scarborough, UK.

Couple probably should have ordered delivery!

Rocket attack launched on Coast units: WATCH THE VIDEO

ERUPT: A rocket was believed to have been fired at Coast units on Friday night.

Terrifying CCTV shows rocket launched at Coast units

Melbourne’s ‘game changer’ that every city needs

This gadget is changing the world.

New GPS technology a 'game changer' for blind people.

Creepy technology tracking your face while you shop

Westfield's Smart Screen captures your movements as you shop

Technology monitors your mood and tracks every move you make.

Do not open this text message

CommBank scam: 'Deceptive site ahead'.

Message delivered to hundreds of banks customers

Restaurant owner hits back at carnival critics

Picnic Point Cafe owner Kenny Kristensen has responded to critics leaving negative Trip Advisor reviews around carnival time.

Restaurant cops backlash after carnival service

Google Maps feature divides the internet

Is Google Maps's new feature a storm in a teacup?

“I really can’t express how much I hate this!!!"

A disgrace: Calls for double lane hwy from Gympie to Cairns

There's been a number of serious accidents on the Bruce Hwy this year, including many deaths, thankfully this one, near Raglan, was not one of them.

LNP politician grilled on state of the Bruce Hwy