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Wed 18 Jul 2018

'See ya later Suckas!' Boy writes own obituary

'See ya later Suckas!' Boy writes own obituary

THIS superhero-enthusiast with a sharp sense of humour helped his parents plan his funeral arrangements, including what his obituary would say.

Former Toyota boss to to replace Holden chief Mark Bernhard

Former Toyota boss to to replace Holden chief Mark Bernhard

Former Toyota Australia boss Dave Buttner will replace Holden managing director Mark Bernhard from next month.

ROAD TEST: Hyundai i30 Active goes under the microscope

ROAD TEST: Hyundai i30 Active goes under the microscope

The Hyundai i30 is no longer priced in the bargain basement, so how does it stack up against its rivals?

The great Aussie sickie is unAustralian

premium_icon The great Aussie sickie is unAustralian

SICK days are a privilege, not an entitlement, so why do so many Aussies think they have to use them up, asks Mike O’Connor.

What it's like to drive the bog-stock Mercedes-Benz ute

What it's like to drive the bog-stock Mercedes-Benz ute

There's a lot of hype about this top-end Mercedez Benz ute, but what about the budget version? We tested it out.

NSW powerless to stop energy crisis

premium_icon NSW powerless to stop energy crisis

NSW is increasingly relying on power generated in Queensland to keep our household electricity prices down with new figures showing a 50 per cent imports jump.

Noosa 'warrior' inching closer to being cancer free

premium_icon Noosa 'warrior' inching closer to being cancer free

A NOOSA boy's fight against a rare form of cancer has tugged on the heartstrings of people all around the world.

Peugeot 5008 GT-Line lines up between mainsteam and premium

Peugeot 5008 GT-Line lines up between mainsteam and premium

Peugeot’s 5008 GT-Line is a classy SUV riding between mainsteam cars and prestige players. It is priced accordingly.

How social media is destroying  our teens

premium_icon How social media is destroying our teens

A WORRYING new study has linked frequent social media use, such as Facebook and Instagram, to the rise in teens being diagnosed with a behavioural disorder.

Scary new venomous snake discovered

Scary new venomous snake discovered

IF we didn’t already have enough dangerous animals, scientists have discovered another venomous snake species — and they stumbled across it in an unusual way.

Spate of break-ins has this Gympie school on the lookout

premium_icon Spate of break-ins has this Gympie school on the lookout

"Police have increased patrols in the school and surrounding streets to catch these offenders, it's only a matter of time.”

SAD GOODBYE: The end of an era for Woolooga community

premium_icon SAD GOODBYE: The end of an era for Woolooga community

Closure no real shock, but local reactions mixed

Tue 17 Jul 2018

GALLERY: Cooloola Heat take on Flinders at Gympie

premium_icon GALLERY: Cooloola Heat take on Flinders at Gympie

"We want to finish off strong and cause some upsets.”

‘Try being skinny and you’ll see how hard it is’

‘Try being skinny and you’ll see how hard it is’

A YOUNG woman in the US has gone on a lengthy tirade about the difficulty of being slim, and why it’s much harder than people think.

What traffic? Sky may no longer be the limit for future cars

What traffic? Sky may no longer be the limit for future cars

Aston Martin teams up with aerospace experts to show off its radical plan for your future daily commute.

Arnott’s reinvents favourite biscuits

Arnott’s reinvents favourite biscuits

THERE was a frenzy last summer when Arnott’s launched a line of biscuit-related ice creams. Its new product, which goes on sale today, could create similar frenzy....

Legendairy couple makes farm safety plea

premium_icon Legendairy couple makes farm safety plea

A SUNSHINE Coast nurse-turned-dairy-farmer is encouraging all farmers to implement a safety program after witnessing several preventable accidents.

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

CRIKEY, this is good news - especially on World Emoji Day.

These classic Queenslanders find passion in Gympie business

premium_icon These classic Queenslanders find passion in Gympie business

It was only fitting Rod and Liu Fraser went with that exact name on opening their business almost two years ago.

What we know about evolution may be turned on its head

What we know about evolution may be turned on its head

NEW discoveries hint humans did not evolve to trek out of Africa. That honour may belong to someone, or something, else.

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