Brett Forte has been identified as the police officer fatally shot. Picture: Facebook

Police officer shot dead in Lockyer Valley named

BREAKING: A policeman shot and killed today was a father and experienced officer from Toowoomba’s Tactical Crime Squad.

Bush-beach relief for renters in tough times

TENANTS: Families are finding it hard to put a roof over their heads in Gympie region.

Tenants on struggle street in from Gympie to Bundaberg

Man freed from car after Lawson Rd accident

The accident scene on Lawson Rd.

Emergency workers are still on the scene

Coal industry ad is 'Trumpesque'

Donald Trump

This letter writer doesn't like the new coal industry ad






Six hideaway bars to escape winter chill

THE last season of GoT finally uttered the words we’ve been waiting six seasons to hear and now that the weather has cooled down in Brisbane, “winter is here.”

Our six art gallery picks for a creative day out

Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art always has a fun, exciting and interesting exhibition on show for the whole family to enjoy.

YOU'D be mistaken in thinking Brisbane wasn't an arty city.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

Homewares stores to fulfil your Instagram dreams

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You too can become an Insta-star with these fab stores.

Date nights under $50

Nothing is more romantic than a picnic with a cracking view.

NOT every date has to cost you a bomb.

Top 10 Brisbane experiences to cross off your bucket list

Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.

A GOOD bucket list doesn’t have to span continents or cost millions.

Six mega sporting events you need to be at this year

Don't miss all the action trackside this season.

IF THERE is one thing Brisbane does damn well, it’s play host.

Diver encounters 23 sharks in one spot: Why they're converging

UNSEASONABLY warm waters and recent rain mean the chances of a shark encounter on the Sunshine Coast are still fairly high.

Cochrane jersey is cream of the crop

WINNER: Chad Parker, Ashley Sippel, Darrin Grevett and Kelvin Cochrane with Supreme Dairy Cow Miss Comerica Coralea.

Supreme dairy cow unveiled at the Show

Drunk woman crashed into oncoming car

The woman refused to have her breath tested for alcohol.

Alcohol fuels wild ride through town

CQU diploma debacle 'no fault of students or uni'

EDUCATION: Diploma of Nursing students are being helped by CQUniversity to complete their industry placements.

University has worked with affected students to continue studies

320kmh Coast bullet train a 'pie in the sky' with potential

DOUBTFUL: Rail campaigner Jeff Addison is doubtful a fast rail will happen. He now takes the bus, after commuting via rail for years.

Rail advocate says fast train for the Coast is "totally unrealistic"

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4 Ingredients author to talk at Gympie Library

Kim McCosker to share her tips for saving time and money every day on family meals

Plant some trees and show Mary you care

FOR MARY: Gympie and District Landcare and Gympie Regional Council will join forces on Sunday, June 4 for a tree planting morning on the banks of the Mary River.

Community tree planting on the riverbank

Newton back for humorous go in Kevin07

RETURN: Andrew Newton is returning perform with the Zodiac Players in their new show.

Zodiac Players take on Kevin07

Your guide to the 2017 Goomeri Pumpkin Festival

The Great Australian Pumpkin Roll at the 2016 Goomeri Pumpkin Festival.

Program and history of the iconic event

Millions missing from Gympie region in lost super

HOW TO FIND YOUR LOST SUPER: Kym Edgar of Gympie's Reg Leis Insurance and Financial Services said yesterday an easy option for finding lost super was to log in and use your MyGov account.

Finding your super is not as hard as you think

LED spinner recall prompts warning from father

Teenager holding the fidget spinner device

This product's popularity may come at a high price.

When it comes to safety, Harm is front and centre

Gold Town Diving instructor Gavin Harm wants to put people safely on the road.

Bucket list wish leads Gympie man to driving instructor career.

The secret to how Aldi's "special buys" are chosen

‘I know it seems a little random’

Young cattle breeder turns it on for the show

FEATURE BREED: Young Tamaree grazier Chris Turner, of Maunsell Park Droughtmasters, with stud entrant Maunsell Park Holy Dolly, competing in this year's Gympie Show.

Young Tamaree cattleman makes impact on Gympie Show

Fine art now available for sale at Gympie store

Chris Jepcott loves working at Kilkivan Fine Art & Antiques in Gympie.

Looking for some high quality antiques? Look no further.

More Aussie troops to Afghanistan

Australia is sending an additional 30 troops to Afghanistan.

30 more troops committed following NATO request.

Schapelle Corby on way back home

Schapelle Corby leaves the Prosecutors office in Denpasar a free woman. Picture: Nathan EdwardsSource:News Corp Australia

Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has been freed by Bali authorities.

CRASH: Tin Can Bay Rd collision

The aftermath of a high speed traffic crash on Tin Can Bay Rd this afternoon.

Elle of a way to a shoot a magazine cover

ELLE Australia has become the first Australian magazine to shoot both its cover and fashion editorial using Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus.

The proper Maserati Levante? Petrol V6 twin-turbo arrives

SOUNDS GOOD: The Levante SUV has boosted Maserati's Australian sales markedly, and now a proper petrol version joins the diesel offering.

Ferrari-made 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 for Maserati's SUV

LG G6 review: Dolby Vision HDR easy on eye

This is not the best smartphone on the market. But it is up there.

Luxury flights on a maccas wage

Brisbane’s Zac George, 17, has become a frequent flyer points guru.

Zac George is just 17 and a master of flying luxury for free

Vivid Sydney 2017: How to capture the magic

Vivid in Sydney

Canon photographer shares tips on catching Vivid scenes

Terrible news for Australia's largest family

The Bonell family (back row from left) Natalie, Karl, Jesse, Samuel, Katelyn, Claire, Cameron, Brooke, Sabrina, Timothy, parents Jeni and Ray Bonell and (front row from left) Nate, Eric, Damian, Rachel, Eve and Brandon.

Australia's largest family has shared some devastating news

Could Schapelle be heading for Gladstone?

THE convicted drug smuggler is back on Australian soil and in hiding, but Gladstone could soon be on her radar.

Six things you never knew about Men in Black

Mushu the pug

It's been 20 years since Men in Black first hit cinemas

10 strange stories behind famous sex scenes

Khaleesi and Khal Drogo in a steamy moment.

Every set has their own way of filming sex scenes

HBO spills new details on Game of Thrones’ final season

Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season will only have six episodes.

New details about what to expect from the eighth, final instalment.

New $46.7m counter-terrorism facility to be built in Wacol

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, pictured with Police Commisioner Ian Stewart, has announced plans to build a new counter-terrorism facility in Wacol.

The facility will be built over three years.

Home to a sex worker: Sordid history of iconic Coast shed

Milojevic Djordjevic's daughter Linda at the derelict shed on Yandina-Coolum Road.

The shed was once a liveable 'barrack'.

This is real estate's billion-dollar man

Bob Wolff at AREC with John McGrath of McGrath Real Estate.

They don’t call him the “Billion dollar man” for nothing

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

Report reveals progress on $319m airport upgrade

Aerials of the Sunshine Coast.Jetstar plane in front of the Susnhine Coast terminal, Sunshine Coast Airport.

Over two dozen government approvals needed for airport expansion

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Where the 13,000 mining jobs are

Rio Tinto's Amrun

THE mining and resources downturn is over and jobs are coming back

Bringing down indigenous workplace hurdles

PASSIONATE: Jobs4Youth co-ordinator Rebekah Carr.

There are many benefits of hiring indigenous staff.

Careers Australia fails: 15,000 students, 1000 staff gone

Group's 1000 staff sent an email that they had been stood down

How to survive the robot jobs revolution

Nicholas Davis is here to tell you that it’s not all bad news

The $1000-a-day jobs of the future are not what you think

In workplace speak they’re also known as “slashies”

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2017 Lexus LX570 review: Automotive glamping

MAGIC CARPET RIDE: Even on the rough stuff, the Lexus LX570 combines capability with opulence.

Road test review of the 2017 Lexus LX570.

Volvo's FH XXL concept cab surprise

WHAT A TEASE: Volvo shows off it's Concept FHXXL Concept cab in Brisbane.

FH XXL Concept Cab unveiled.

Ford Mustang crowned as the world's best-selling sports car

BEST SELLER: Ford's success story new Mustang isn't just a winner in Australia, but also the likes of India (pictured), France, Romania, Greece and...Bonaire?

More than 150,000 Mustangs sold globally in 2016

We test drive Audi S5 Sportback offering cut-price prestige

VALUE UP: The new Audi S5 Sportback is some $14,000 cheaper than the previous model with a $105,800 sticker price to price match its key performance rivals. The five-door S5 uses a 3.0-litre turbo V6 offering 260kW and 500Nm, hitting 100kmh in 4.7 seconds.

Audi shaves $14,000 off its old S5 model while adding extra features

Race to the couch for a big weekend of motor sport action

Max Verstappen at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco, 2016.

Motor sport viewers in for a weekend treat with three major races.

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