UPATED: Scarness lights report back in council August 16

A PROPOSAL to install floodlights and cameras along the Scarness foreshore will return on August 16.

POWER PRICES: Sitting MPs, candidates have their say

State deputy opposition leader Deb Frecklington talks with manager Adam Roberts and Member for Hervey Bay Ted Sorensen at Consolidated Linen Service.

Power solutions from powerful people.

WATCH: Whale waves to onlookers on board Quick Cat II

It was a special moment for everyone on board.

Man hospitalised after being bitten on face by dog

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The extent of his injuries is unknown.

The kids will go bananas over this one

Find out what happens in this hilarious Aussie children's book.

Closed waters near Fraser Island

Fraser Island - Surf Life Saving Queensland have conducted marine stinger drags on Fraser Island. The drags were to look for Irukandji - Charter boats often drop off tourists for a swim, along the beaches to be monitored.

The annual fishing closure was in place from August 1.

Power outage: Power restored to 46,000 homes across Coast

WATCH: The power went out about 10.20am.

Major pole dancing competition in Hervey Bay this weekend

Physipole Studios, Hervey Bay.

Women embrace gruelling, body-shaping world of pole fitness.

Power bills: How to save up to $507 a year on energy

The tip comes from the national energy regulator.

Why this parent held her kid back and doesn't regret it

Year 1 student Cooper Larsen.

"He's loving grade one and enjoys learning.”

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'We can't afford to expand': power prices cripple business

POWER ISSUES: Deputy State Opposition leader Deb Frecklington and Member for Hervey Bay Ted Sorensen talk with Consolidated Linen Service manager Adam Roberts about rising power costs.

Power prices continue to remain an issue in Queensland.

Have a mortgage? This warning from the PM is for you

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks during a press conference at the Australian High Commission in London, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is in The United Kingdom for a three-day official. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) NO ARCHIVING

He reminded home owners that prices don't always go up...

iPhone alert: Why you need to update right now

“An attacker within range may be able to execute arbitrary code on the Wi-Fi chip,” Apple wrote on its blog.

Apple is urging iPhone owners to update their iOS immediately

'Muscle town': Council fights LNP leader over power station

Queensland opposition leader Tim Nicholls made a very quick stop in Gladstone on his way to Biloela yesterday.

Debate over next generation coal-fired power station.

Man with life-threatening disorder needs NBN: 'It's a joke'

The National Broadband Network has hit the halfway mark.

He doesn’t simply want the NBN, he needs it

Favourite program to be killed off

News.com.au spent at least 20 seconds on this heartfelt tribute to the dying computer program.

Internet laments as Microsoft indicates it is killing off Paint

Centre car parking chaos sparks security checks, hefty fines

A new sign that's been put up at Kawana Shoppingworld.

Free parking spaces for 'customer parking only'

Works start to repair $5 million Quest damage

NEW LIFE: Repair works have started on the exterior of Quest Apartments Toowoomba on Margaret St.

Scaffolding signal start to repairing $5 million Quest hotel damage

Group on hunt for place to call home

CONGRATULATIONS to The Men's Shed in achieving their new facilities and we couldn't agree more that facilities like this were essential to the community.

In a bit of a muddle over Australian Constitution

MIX-UP: Local government does not exist in the Australian Constitution, says one reader.

The legislative power is the power to make laws

Not impossible to own a home if you cut back on extras

It is possible for people to break into the housing market.

I see young people ordering take away coffees.

Freedom lost: soon we won't be able to smoke in cars

LETTER: Soon we won't be able to smoke in cars or stick our arm out the window.

Our freedoms are being taken away: Kandanga letter writer

All eyes will be on rugby league lawsuit

Liam Cullen was injured while playing rugby league

Legal action has potential to set precedent throughout entire code

I’m pro-public education, but a public school failed my girl

I had every faith in the public school system, until my daughter experienced it.

I naively thought there would be a plethora of great public schools

Woman set on fire in Qld home

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A woman is in a serious condition after being set on fire

UPDATE: Agnes Water blaze brought under control

WARNING: Police are assisting fire crews at Streeter Dr by warning nearby residents.

One resident was assessed for smoke inhalation.

'Cross-dressing' rapist to remain under strict supervision

Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law - which houses Brisbane Supreme Court and Brisbane District Court.

A hearing was told the Ipswich man was due to be released next month

Keeping a dream alive

Ashton Jonsson, mustering on Jervoise Station in Far North Queensland.

Jervoise Station still on track for own abattoir

Winter set to switch to summer

The forecast temperatures for Thursday as we head into a hot weekend across much of the country. Picture: Sky News Weather.

Happy Xmas in July! Except this one's really the wrong way around

Cutting through myths

GREAT START: Oakey Beef Exports general manager Pat Gleeson explains employment opportunities in the red meat sector.

Oakey Beef Exports welcomes community at open day

A bid to start off career in ag

GREAT CHANCE: Oakey Beef Exports cattle buyer Lachlan Darr (15) at the Ray White Rural Crows Nest Sale.

15-year-old cattle buyer bidding against big players

It took just 30 secs: Coast man loses legs in freak accident

A Gofundme has been started for Sunshine Coast father, Jason Reynoldson, who lost his legs in a tragic accident earlier this month.

GOFUNDME started for Coast father who his legs in tragic accident

TENANTS FROM HELL: See the mess left by evicted couple

DISGUSTING: Mess left by evicted tenants. Owner of the Mongogarie property Christine Beatty has been left at least $5000 out of pocket.

Couple were 'living large' while not paying their rent

Palmer defends post-retirement expenses claim

Former politician and mining magnate Clive Palmer arrives at a press conference in Canberra, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.Clive Palmer has returned to Canberra ahead of a High Court challenge to laws that can require people who have not been charged to appear in court and to answer questions. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)

Palmer slugs taxpayers for flights four months after he retired

How many triangles are in this picture?

Can you figure out how many triangles are hidden within this illustration? Picture: Kumar Ankit/Quora

Brainteaser leaving web baffled … how many triangles can you see?

Major sports store chain to disappear

New Zealand Super Rugby team the Chiefs in training at Clive Berghofer Stadium. Photo Nev Madsen / The Chronicle

Amart Sports to merge with Rebel

Mum breastfeeds while smoking bong

This image of American woman Kayla Marlow breastfeeding while taking a hit from a bong has caused outrage online.

Shocking photo appears to show American woman smoking bong with baby

Male suspect still at large: 5 injured in chainsaw attack

Armed police officers seal off the old town of Schaffhausen as officers search for an unidentified man, following an attack with a chainsaw in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 24 July 2017. According to the police at least five people were injured two of them seriously.

A man attacked people with a chainsaw in a Swiss town

Jilted lover jailed for posting nude photos of ex-girlfriend

This is what happens when you send out revenge porn

Glitter Strip younger bride's swipe: 'He's impotent'

Here’s the latest gossip on the Glitter Strip

Retired couple celebrates second division 1 lotto win

The couple won $329,266.60 in division 1

'Demon' in bathroom window: 'Gave me chills'

The creepy photo appeared on Toowoomba Ghost Chasers Facebook page recently after a resident sent in the photos to be examined.

At first it may look like nothing, but at a second glance...

Woman finds 22-year-old KitKat, makes disturbing discovery

Emma was donated a box of old goods for the shop and was stunned to find a Kitkat, 22 years past its sell-by date.

"I'm sure I'd have a tummy ache after eating that."

Woman dies after sex game injury

Katie Widdowson died from a flesh-eating disease. Picture: Facebook

Mum dies from flesh-eating disease after being injured in sex game

Bieber quit tour to set up his own church?

JUSTIN Bieber is calling it quits on the rest of his Purpose World Tour with speculation he wants to set up his very own church.

Bachelor hopeful ‘didn’t realise how naked she was’

The Bachelor Australia‘s Leah

Her dress was certainly daring, but she wasn't aware by just how much

Phelps shredded over shark race fiasco

"Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White," with Phelps testing his speed against that of a great white shark.

People are genuinely upset at the way the race was run

Film boss marvels at Sunshine State

FOR REVIEW AND PREVIEW PURPOSES ONLY. Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth in a scene from the movie Thor: Ragnarok. Supplied by Marvel.

Thor: Ragnarok success may mean more Marvel movies for Queensland.

ABC's Q&A: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?

Opposition Health Minister Catherine King on the Q & A panel, left, and right, Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg.

But there was one thing the students weren't discussing.

Wilkinson back on air after ‘holiday hell’

Lisa Wilkinson returns to air, cast in hand.

Lisa Wilkinson still feels "a bit ordinary" after holiday from hell

Northern Rivers truckie takes on Ninja Warrior Grand Final

RIGHT AT HOME: Tom Hazell in his backyard ninja set-up.

Truckie one of 21 ninjas in Australian Ninja Warrior grand final