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A night at a ladyboy bar in Manila

WARNING: Sexual content. Some still feel shame about being who they are in Australia. But not in the Philippines.

What happens when a grandma is left to raise her grandkids?

Carole Smith (pictured here with husband Ray): “The hardest part has been the social isolation. You lose your friends. They have raised their kids and are off doing their own thing.” (Pic: Jason Edwards)

Grandmother primary caregiver of five grandchildren under four.

premium_icon How to eat your way to happiness

Georgie Musgrove, 25, finds including more wholefoods in her diet gives her mood a lift. Picture: Alex Coppel

Researcher finds link between diet and mental health

Best pubs in Queensland: The Royal treatment

Lincoln Phelps and Stacey Lowe. managers of the Royal hotel in Gympie.

One of the first hotels established in Gympie remains a favourite.

Dog owners have lower risk of death

Owning a dog can help you live longer, new research has found. Picture: Supplied

New study finds dog owners have lower risk of death

Loving family life in Hyundai i30 SR Premium

The Hyundai i30 SR Premium.

You can survive family living with an SUV.

Tributes flow for beloved Gympie tattoo artist

The Gympie community is mourning local tattoo artist Kevin Allen - who passed away unexpectedly earlier this week.

Gympie mourns the shock loss of artist Kevin Allen

Bogan baby name predictions for 2018

Pregnant or hoping 2018 might be the year you welcome a little one?

Mum upset after sister steals both her baby names

She has two boys and her sister has used both her children's names for her own kids

"AIBU [Am I Being Unreasonable] to think this is a bit unfair?”

Mum doesn't know she has given birth

Sarah has been in an induced coma since she gave birth on August 28. Source: Gofundme

Her son won't be named until she wakes from her coma

'I regret sending my daughter to school too early'

"She had started formal education too early."

Identical twins give birth on same day

Identical twins Becky Pistone (left) with baby Andi and Rachael McGeoch with William gave birth to their newborns hours apart using ‘twin power’.

The sisters went into labour after synching births with ‘twin power’

Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

Would you send out an invoice?

"Am I being unreasonable to send a terse note to these families?"

Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

Check out the activities to help get kids away from the TV these school holidays.

Mum reveals how police took away her two young children

Hate camping? This idea might change your mind

Imagine arriving at a camp site and all the hard work is done.

Camp Hire Australia hires the gear and will even pitch and pack away

From hospital bed to six-day, 250km desert run

IN TRAINING: Neil Collie runs trails around the scenic Glass House Mountains area in preparation for the 250km Big Red Run.

How a stroke survivor will tackle a gruelling desert ultra marathon

Last fishing trip entry form in tomorrow's paper!

Don't miss out on this great prize!

Only a few days left to get into competition!

7 weird fishing superstitions

WOWEE! This is a deadly combination if you're heading out fishing! Photo: contributed

Any of these ring true for you?

How to use your FREE fishing ruler!

Don't miss our on your free fishing ruler with Saturday's paper!

KNOW how to measure your catch accurately.

Jamie Oliver wants more

But exactly what that is has the famous chef deep in thought

Best pubs in Queensland: How The Cri stands test of time

Ryan Turnbull and the Criterion Hotel in the background.

It's the one constant throughout flood, fire, famine and depression.

REVEALED: Best products of the year in 46 categories

The 2018 Product of the Year winners, as voted by 13,000 Aussie consumers.

Best baby products, coffee, chocolate, household items and more

Best pubs in Queensland: New lease of life for iconic hotel

Patrons Sabrina Luppers (left) and Chanel Girak (right) with local Gordon Fleming who runs the Beers and Bullsh#t tours of the historic Victoria Hotel in Goondiwindi.

Historic hotel honours past and still turns a healthy profit

Best pubs in Queensland: Drink in genuine country charm

A regular and local character Stewart Ferry at The Koumala Hotel, which he calls the best pub in Australia.

Cane is still king in Koumala but so are cattle, crocs and crabs.

Best pubs in Queensland: Relic of a glorious past

Claudia Prasser and Christie Clayton enjoy a drink at Hotel Corones in Charleville.

Hotel harks back to region's 'glory days' as an agricultural centre.

Best pubs in Queensland: A great place to roost a while

Chooky the chicken, pet of publican Keryn Payne, enjoys a beer with local Greg 'Rooster' Friend in the main bar at The Appollonian Hotel at Boreen Point.

This watering hole is proof you don't need Keno or pokies to survive

Let there be light... planning

The right fittings require careful forethought

It'll come out in the wash

Stay At Home Mum founder Jody Allen.

Top tips for keeping your washing machine in good order

Show off summer interiors

Swap out with the winter throws for lighter, more breathable manchester around your home.

It's time to say sayonara to winter decor

Show off summer interiors

Swap out with the winter throws for lighter, more breathable manchester around your home.

It's time to say sayonara to winter decor

Long may the purple reign

Uni students might not think so, but the jacaranda is one of our most beautiful flowering trees

Growing sunny side up

Gardeners are not the only ones to enjoy summer's 'most cheerful flower', but also the bees and birds in your backyard.

Summer's 'most cheerful flower' has a long history of cultivation

Garden Competition winners announced

BLOOMS: Entrants in the Garden Competition put on stellar displays.

Here's who topped the pack in Warwick and around the Downs

Embrace bursts of colour in the garden this spring

Inject colour into your garden with flowers set to bloom this season.

The perfect season to play with fun combinations

Top picks for home-grown tomatoes

The Rapunzel tomato.

Try these tasty treats on for size

Peak time to visit New Zealand

It's the stairway to heaven ... but you'll have to put those legs through hell first

Schoolies hotspot no one expected

This year’s crop of school leavers have found a new place to party. Picture: Jason O'Brien

Schoolies kids are nothing like they used to be

The Coast surf spot named one of 10 best on the planet

Surf Shots Noosa image.

Recognition bestowed by the World Surfing Reserve

Apology after train leaves 20 seconds early

A Japanese railway company has apologised for a train departing 20 seconds early. Picture: Central Japan Railway Company.

20 seconds late? That's grounds for an apology

Young farmer picks up tips in US and Canada

HOME AGAIN: Kieran Bourke is happy to be back on the family farm at Gladfield.

'It's just unbelievable': Farmer ventures to 68 international farms

Flight attendant falls out of plane door

The frightening moment was caught on camera and circulated online.

An you thought you were having a bad day at work!

Japan tourists’ hilarious sightseeing fail

It definitely looks more like a theme park than a garbage incinerator.

Tourists think they're going to Universal Studios. But they're not.

What's on the small screen this week

SIGOURNEY Weaver returns in the Doc Martin season final, Sylvia Jeffreys helps you get ready for Christmas and the Aussies prepare for the first Ashes Test.

Ryan Seacrest the latest in Hollywood sex-assault claims

Seacrest is the latest man in Hollywood to be accused of misconduct

John Jarratt denies assault claims

Aussie ‘Wolf Creek’ actor John Jarratt has responded to sexual assault accusations. Picture: Supplied.

Wolf Creek actor John Jarratt has responded to assault claims

LOST MILLION: Wheel of Fortune clue stuns

The letters left for the final Wheel of Fortune clue on the US game show. Picture: Supplied

They thought they had a million in the bag, but weren't close enough

Lisa hits back at Jess and Ruby Rose

Could this be the end of The Veronicas with their feud moving from private to public? Picture Craig Greenhill

Veronicas twins family feud gets nastier

premium_icon Wolf Creek star John Jarratt accused of rape

John Jarratt as Mick Taylor in Wolf Creek. Picture: Stan

The star Wolf Creek has been accused of sexual assault

Princes Harry and William are in the Star Wars movie

Kelly Marie Tran and John Boyega in a scene from the movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

ACTOR confirms royals will make cameo appearance.

Clutch situations key to accessorising

Even the most conservative dresser can make a statement with the right accessories. one designer ignores trends and concentrates on quality

Your summer fashion guide to playing it cool

The Summer Fling dress.

The style staples that belong in your wardrobe this season

Hurley shows off sensational bikini body at 52

Liz Hurley looks incredible during her beach getaway in the Maldives.

British star had been enjoying a long sunny break in the Maldives

GALLERY, VIDEOS: Thrills, spills and Melbourne Cup shrills

Melbourne Cup celebrations at Corbould Park, Caloundra.Celebrations

Punters and fashionistas don best for the 2017 Melbourne Cup

World’s most terrifying female bodybuilder is back

Natalia Kuznetsova, a female powerlifter with an incredible physique, has announced her return to the sport. Picture: CEN/australscope

"Many people recognise me and ask to take a photograph with them.''

Bec Judd, Jennifer Hawkins splash Cup fashion

Bec Judd has revealed she's wearing bright pink for Melbourne Cup.

Fashion pack arrives early for Cup celebrations

DIY Melbourne Cup headwear tips

STATEMENT: Making an impressive hat doesn't have to break the bank.

Looking the part for the big race doesn't have to break the bank

iPhone X review: Apple takes smart phone to whole new level

The iPhone X takes Steve Job's revolution to a whole new level with Face ID, an incredible TrueDepth camera, augmented reality and animated emojis.

iPhone X now features 360 degree selfie scenes

Selfie scenes adds a whole new dimension to iPhone X.

Selfie Scenes places users into animated, 360-degree scenes

How safe is your Face ID with Apple's iPhone X?

The first buyer of an iPhone X, Mazen Kourouche, took a selfie inside the Apple store in Sydney this morning (Picture: Saeed Khan/AFP).

Release of iPhone X poses no questions for security of identity

Samsung brutally mocks Apple over iPhone X

Samsung's new video savagely mocks Apple's last ten years. Picture: Samsung/YouTube

WITH all the hype surrounding the iPhone X Samsung has released a new video...

Iphone X: Apple warns customers about screen

The new iPhone X is revealed at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple campus in California on September 12, 2017.

“If you look at an OLED display off-angle, you might notice slight shifts

premium_icon The fridges that snap selfies to help you shop

Samsung’s new range of smart refrigerators come with large touchscreens and built-in cameras. Picture: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

Devices will become smart enough to cook your dinner for you

Xbox One X review: much more than a gaming console

Gears of War 4 looks sensational in 4K on the Xbox One X console.

Skin tones, environments, animations, explosions go to new level

Evidence: Smacking just makes kids "aggressive and antisocial"

SMACKING makes children’s behaviour “worse not better”, according to a new study.

Mum nearly dies after biting Macca’s burger

This is the mouldy McDonald’s burger that Shanie Granfield had taken one bite of before having an allergic reaction. Picture: SWNS/Mega

Mouldy burger could have taken mother's life

Anti vaxxers: How would you feel if your child nearly died?

The baby was exposed to someone with whooping cough.

'We demand better': Family's heartache as Jenny couldn't be saved

Jenny Parkes lost her battle with pancreatic cancer nine months after a shock diagnosis.

A PAIN in her upper abdomen was the only sign of a silent killer

Mental health battle resulted in dramatic city centre crash

A Mackay Magistrate has wished a woman who appeared before him the best in her battle with mental health.

Sped through CBD 50km/h over limit before crashing into wall

VID THAT SHOCKED THE WORLD: This is what happened next

Memphis couple found unconscious on sidewalk after heroin use

The video of a couple overdosing on heroin shocked the world

Mum's dying wish: How you can help

CANCER BATTLE: This Christmas may be Nicole Flood's last with her children, Jai and CJ.

This Christmas may be Nicole Flood's last with her two children.

The answer to baby formula fury

AUSTRALIA is home to 80,000 daigou — Chinese shoppers who buy out products in bulk. The problems they cause could soon be over.

'I made a mistake in telling my daughter the truth'

Cassie Hamer's daughters

To tell the truth or not tell the truth?

What war widows learn about life and loss

Supranee Radosevich and her children Chloe, 10 and Jayden, 8.

Spouses of dead veterans talk about their husbands and families

‘I’m a stay at home mum with four nannies’

Natalia Nikulina is a single mother who is helped by three nannies. Picture: Stefano Giovannini

Natalia Nikulina has two kids and four nannies.

REVEALED: Investigation into teacher's child sex allegations 3yrs old

A Gladstone Region teacher has been placed on leave after allegations of child sexual abuse were circulated online.

Teacher placed on leave after historical child sex abuse allegations

Guess which toy made Hall of Fame?

The three toys inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame Class of 2017, from top left, the Wiffle ball, paper plane and the board game Clue. Picture: AP

Greatness finally bestowed on quintessential toy

Declan's fight to cope with genetic disorder needs our help

Declan, 10, who was born with Apert Syndrome with his sister Amelia giving him a drink in an Adelaide Hospital after his intra-cranial monitoring procedure.

It's been a tough 10 years for Kiara Searby and her son Declan

Admiring beauty when you see it

Have reached a stage in our politically correct society where we are almost afraid to admire beauty?

‘Monogamy didn’t work for us’

Angela and Bradford launched a sex education class, where they do live demonstrations.

“Nether of us would ever go back to it."

Never make these dating mistakes again

There are many reasons you should nip a bad date in the bud after the first coffee and run for your life.

Don't be overwhelmed by good looks or snake-like charm

Cheaters getting busted over text

The awkward moment cheaters got caught out over text. Picture: Supplied

Awkward text messages show when cheaters got busted