Hetty Kate in concert

Singer Hetty Kate will be performing in Ipswich this August.

The singer will perform at the Ipswich Civic Centre on August 25

Our top 10 stopover secrets

BE RELAXED: A long haul flight can be very tiring on your body, but we have some handy tips on how you can make the most of your trip.

Tips on how to relax on long journeys.

Ipswich artist in Firebirds spotlight

GREAT HONOUR: Ipswich resident Rachael Sarra designed the uniform for the Queensland Firebirds for their indigenous match.

Rachael Sarra designed a very special uniform for the team to wear

Say cheese for your dessert

Consider adding a cheese platter to your dessert.

Order a small cheese selection to share in advance of dessert

‘He said I’ll put a bullet right in your forehead’

A RESIDENT says he was threatened with a handgun and knife by a man accompanied by two young children - minutes before a man was stabbed in the neck.

HIGH ALERT: 20 fires burn across the state

A member of the Rural Fire Service battles a fire at Bomaderry, NSW, this week. Picture: TNV

FIRE crews are on standby as 20 blazes burn around Queensland.

Broncos boss addresses Bennett saga

“There’s no risk to Wayne’s contract in 2019.”

Thommo the koala is one of the lucky few

Thommo the koala spent a year at the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital.

More than 330 koalas were admitted to the RSPCA hospital

Why earning $170k isn’t enough

Cash Confessions: Where does your money go each month?

Cash Confessions: How this mum spends her $170k income

$100m Powerball jackpot goes off

The jackpot is the biggest in the Powerball’s 22-year history.

Were you one of the two lucky people?

Bennett’s Broncos not finished yet

Brisbane really needed this result. (Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

AFTER a week of turmoil, Wayne Bennett needed to make a statement.

VIDEO: Driver 'deliberately' swerves at motorcycle cop

Police with a crashed car on Mount Luke Rd near Geham State Forest, Friday, August 17, 2018.

Motorist taken into custody after five hour man-hunt

Nude vegan blogger denies being a ‘fake’

Freelee the Banana Girl, originally from Queensland, decided to live off-grid in the jungle with her partner.

Banana Girl hits back at critics who say she is faking her lifestyle

Chaos as new quake strikes Lombok

BROKEN buildings are all that remain of once thriving communities on the Indonesian island of Lombok that's been uprooted by a powerful earthquake.

DAMAGE is likely after a strong 6.3 earthquake struck the Indonesian island of...

$1m: Councils given drought cash

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with Deputy PM Michael McCormack visit Strathmore Farm outside of the township of Trangie in north-western NSW. Picture:  Britta Campion / The Australian

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull says drought-affected councils will each be given...

‘Cult-like secrecy’ of royal family

Meghan Markle. Picture: Getty

“If they hear anybody say anything they just lock the doors"

Coles reopens after technical glitch

Doors shut at Coles Australia Fair after a nationwide checkout register outage. Picture: Amanda Robbemond

UPDATE: Coles apologises over technical issue behind major outage

Labor unveils plan to cut power prices

Labor unveils plan to cut power prices.

Simpler and capped prices will cut $165 from your bill

Should racists and rapists be humoured at uni?

Wilfrid Laurier University graduate student Lindsay Shepherd.

Should universities be left to die so we can go back to cave living?

Why you should stop trying to be happy

You could be forgiven for thinking everyone in your social media feed is deliriously happy. Chances are, it’s all a lie.

Our need to be 'happy' is making us 'miserable'

Train driver vents amid rail chaos

Delays are affecting frustrated commuters on Sydney Trains. Picture: Christian Gilles

SYDNEY’S stranded rail commuters are fuming.

‘Makes me puke’: Stinky dog in court case win

'Boofhead' the assistance dog. Picture: Supplied.

AN AUSSIE RSL found out the hard way when a dog is a man’s best friend, it doesn’t...

Grim discovery: Body found at Disney World

Disneyworld Orlando is the scene of a gruesome discovery of a body in a burned out car. Authorities are currently investigating. Picture: Disney Parks

POLICE are investigating after the gruesome discovery of a body in a burnt-out car...

NFL star’s tragic suicide notes

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez in court.

FORMER NFL star Aaron Hernandez wrote three tragic letters the night he died.

Westminster crash terror suspect charged

The Sudanese-born suspect, who is a British citizen, allegedly drove his vehicle into pedestrians before deliberately swerving towards police officers.

THE suspected terrorist has been charged with attempted murder.

Heartbreaking photo of daughter’s final moments

“I told you as I held you in this moment that you could still change the world, you could still move mountains,” she continued.

Bode Miller and his wife are sharing one devastating final picture

Is this the Billionaire who could Make America Sane Again?

Tom Steyer says Donald Trump should be impeached for corruption. Picture: Twitter

Could Tom Steyer bring the USA back to superpower status?

Reigning Miss America goes rogue

Cara Mund was crowned Miss America on Sept. 10, 2017. Picture: AP Photo/Noah K. Murray, File)

“I haven’t felt like Miss America for the last 8 months, and now, they are even...

Disturbing foot fetish act at red light

The video has now gone viral. Picture: Facebook/ Humans of Bankstown

Video of man furiously munching on his partner’s foot goes viral.

Husband 'loses' wife... and she's not happy

Whispers: Gossip and funny stories from around Toowoomba and beyond.

Hospitalised wife unimpressed by lack of visits from hubby.

Justin Bieber rejected by Aussie ace’s girl

Supercars driver David Reynolds and girlfriend Tahan Lew-Fatt.

Bieber made a move on V8 Supercars star's girlfriend... and failed.

Teen genius behind brilliant invention

2018 Young Australian of the Year Finalist Macinley Butson is an inventor.

SHE’S only 17 and she’s already taught herself how to be an engineer

Ivanka devastated by ScarJo skit

Ivanka Trump’s reaction to a Saturday Night Live skit making fun of her has been revealed. Picture: AFP

Ivanka Trump could “not stop talking” about SNL parody.

Female serial killer’s suicide pact

British serial killer Joanna Dennehy tried to take her own life. Picture: Supplied

She apparently made a suicide pact with her prison cell lover.

How the smartphone generation killed the phone call

Voice messages may replace texts and phone calls as the next dominant trend.

ONCE upon a time, you wouldn’t be able to get through the day without doing...

AUSSIE UPGRADE: Streaming is getting a facelift

The next evolution of television promises to deliver millions more pixels than its predecessor, unprecedented colour depth and contrast, higher refresh rates.

Aussie viewers are in a for a real treat as their favourites upgrade

Why high bills are your own fault

Standing in front of your heater might quickly warm you up, but put a jumper on and you’ll save more.

MILLIONS of Australian households leave their heaters and airconditioning on when...

Man earns extra $1k a month for doing nothing

Melbourne ‘urban farmer’ Thomas Paterson with his van.

ANYONE with a van and a mattress can now earn a bit of cash on the side.

Locals lose fight against Adani in Federal Court

coal generic mine mining Hay Point stacker retriever

Adani has steamrolled indigenous group over native title

‘Dear Coles, we need to chat’

‘I look at the graveyard of mini laundry detergents, water bottles and Tim Tams and think to myself that this is what my life has become. Just a man surrounded suspiciously with miniature plastic shopping items.’

Greg Hughes takes aim at the supermarket chain for its collectables