Tony Abbott: Coalition in danger of becoming ‘Labor lite’

Tony Abbott has penned a highly critical analysis of the Turnbull Government, highlighting voter “despair” and concerns “the Coalition has become Labor lite.”

Crikey! Why more crocs are heading south

Adam Britton of crocodile research and consulting organisation Big Gecko says the reptiles are on the move.

CROC MAP: Population boom and warmer waters drawing crocs south

MP calls for croc shooting safaris

Kennedy MP Bob Katter.

Katter says solution to crocs is a "swift, fast bullet"

No room at the inn, says croc park

Billabong Wildlife Sanctuary curator Brad Cooper feeds Jupiter, the 4.3m crocodile.

Sanctuary boss says parks will soon be too full to take more crocs

Getting things done is the vibe

A scene from the classic Australian movie The Castle.

Our City is headed in the right direction

Not that much has changed since 'I were a lad'

Dr Airdre Grant

Airdre gets a lesson in Melbourne cafe etiquette

A group effort saves 1000s of flying foxes

PITCHING IN: WIRES provides hydration to flying foxes during February's heatwave.

Community comes together to save bats from heatwave

Beautiful kelpie found abandoned

Rusty is in The Doghouse at The Lismore pound.

Rusty turns up on farmer's doorstep

Women's Expo to open the festival

Lismore's Women's Festival.

A day long event for the wellbeing of women in Lismore

Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A total 140 people applied for a casual receptionist position at Harrup Park.

Jobseekers up against the odds for some positions

Company's licence suspended as debts remain unpaid

Cheryll (pictured) and Dan Harper received two progress payments towards settling an invoice owed since December by Development Delivery Construction (Ddel) before the builder's licence was suspended by the QBCC this week.

QBCC suspends builder's licence for not paying debts

iPhone 8: Augmented 3D reality and avatars?

OLED iPhone will have a “revolutionary” infrared module

It's official: Petrol price rip-off worst in years

Australia is facing some of its highest petrol prices.

Brisbane retail prices the highest of the large five cities

Mazda recalls yet another vehicle...

The Mazda BT-50, sold between October 21, 2011, and December 3, 2012, are being recalled.

The Mazda BT-50 has now been recalled.

Mobile World Congress: What can we expect this year?

Rising smartphone maker Oppo has teased announcement of new camera

Boy, 10, given 12 vials of antivenene after funnel-web bite

A BOY has survived a funnel-web bite after he was given 12 vials of antivenene, understood to be the most administered to any survivor in Australian history.

Housing affordability: New plan a 'groundbreaker'

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has also lauded the promise

Motorcyclist dies in Repton accident

Man dies after collision on Pine Creek Way.

Surfer escapes life-threatening injury

Wategos Beach, Byron Bay.

Rescue chopper called off after surfing accident

Fugitive on run for 8 years is extradited from Toowoomba

court generic

EIGHT years on the run, prisoner returned to custody.

Investigation launched into Coffs city centre confrontation

CENTRE TROUBLE: Police were called to a confrontation on Harbour Dr in Coffs Harbour's city centre on Wednesday, February 22.

Teenagers were shouting and kicked a police car

NABBED: ninja stars, credit card knives, machetes in Lismore

Richmond Local Area Command officers and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) National Anti-Gangs Squad seized more than 70 prohibited weapons in Lismore in a joint-operation. February 21, 2017.

Joint police strike force pounces on illegal weapons in NR

WATCH: Man unleashes racist tirade on woman in the street

The man swears several times during the encounter and asks Rahila why she won’t show her face.

This is the shocking moment a man unleashes on a Muslim woman

Paul Murray Live: So should they bring Abbott back?

Paul Murray Live from the Maroochydore RSL.

Full house at Maroochydore RSL for Paul Murray Live

Carer to face court over gruesome death of pensioner

Mooroobool carer Terrance Barallon, 44, has been charged with murdering disability pensioner Rob Duffy, 62.

Body allegedly found bound, gagged and fatally injured

ALP's face for penalty rate cuts won't lose a cent

Trent Hunter said he would be "gutted" by the cuts, but in reality, won't lose a dollar.

The ALP member won't be affected by the penalty rate changes

Woman falls pregnant with twins six weeks after giving birth

Eliza Curby fell pregnant with twins six weeks after giving birth.

Eliza Curby fell pregnant with twins six weeks after giving birth

Secret documents reveal $53.4m loss by NRL teams

NRL Captains at the launch of the new season.

Only two teams made a profit last year

The story behind this tragic photo

This famous photo series depicting a woman in an abusive relationship, has cracked open the shield behind which domestic violence often occurs. Picture: Sara Naomi Lewkowicz

The domestic violence story we rarely hear about

Buderim dad rejects gay son's emotional plea for second time

LOVERS: Grant and Chris have been together for more than three years, and Chris' parents refuse to acknowledge their son's fiance.

Son’s emotional plea rejected again by unmoved father

Doomsday Vault gets an upgrade in case we end ourselves

Quite the inventory.

Humanity's life insurance policy just got upgraded.

Father’s chilling text before he threw his baby off a bridge

Text messaging records showing exchanges between Tony Moreno and Adrianne Oyola in the final moments of their son's life are displayed as evidence during Moreno's murder trial, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Middletown, Conn. Moreno is charged with killing their 7-month-old son by throwing the boy off a bridge.

Father threw his baby off a bridge then jumped after him

Trump inherited mum Mary’s hair, plus much more

Mary Trump

Mary shrew, charismatic and had a love of showmanship

Desperate search for... teddy bear owner

Rufus the bear was left at a Toowoomba cafe and now a massive search is under way to find his owner.

She soon found out it was a special bear

Coast kids forced to hand back trophy

UNLUCKY: Maroochydore junior lifesavers have had to hand back their champions title after an error at the weekend's Queensland Youth Championships.

Admin error sees junior Coast lifesavers hand title over to rivals

Man became a quadriplegic after swallowing a chicken bone

Shane became a quadriplegic after he swallowed a chicken bone one night.

They said: ‘He’s not going to make it through the night’

The family dog that nearly died from ice overdose

Stewart Morrison with his dog, Nellie, who nearly died from a drug overdose.

Sunshine Coast vet warns drugs new threat for pets

One Nation leader hits cafe after Pauline Hanson fans attack

One Nation Qld leader Steve Dickson and Nicklin candidate Steven Ford visit Endless Time cafe.

Pauline Hanson's Qld leader meets with cafe after weekend of abuse

French waitress shows Aussies how to wrangle a goanna

The Australian native was no match for the brave waitress.

French waitress was taking no guff from an invading goanna

Former Family Matters stare accused of child abuse

DARIUS McCrary, who played Eddie Winslow on the ’90s sitcom Family Matters, has been accused of holding his infant daughter over a pot of boiling water.

Bindi Irwin's birthday tribute to her dad

Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin has paid tribute to her dad on his 55th birthday

Reality TV show gives Maryborough a boost

*WARNING EMBARGOED until 9.15pm Monday January 30* Sean Hollands and Susan Rawlings pictured after their wedding on the TV series Married At First Sight. Supplied by Channel 9.

Maryborough looks good on reality TV show.

What's on the big screen this week

Ewan McGregor and Jonny Lee Miller in a scene from the movie T2: Trainspotting.

This week's new releases offer plenty of variety for movie buffs.

REVIEW: Under the Gun doco looks at right to bear arms

ARMED: A still from the 2016 documentary film Under the Gun by Stephanie Soechtig.

An in-depth look into America's gun culture.

Hodges proud to be part of first channel dedicated to NRL

Justin Hodges is gearing up for his new gig on Fox League.

Footy star hopes to provide a voice for players on new NRL channel

NORPA founder brings us Opera Australia

FOR KIDS: James Payne as Troll and Ruth Strutt as Ferdinand in El Kid, Opera Australia's production for primary schools.

El Kid comes to Albert Park Public School