Woman airlifted to hospital after fall in Laidley

The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to Laidley late yesterday afternoon to assist a woman in her 50s who had fallen about five metres.

Wivenhoe Pocket grass fire

Eleven Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently on scene at a grass fire at Wivenhoe Pocket. Photo: Zach Hogg / NewsMail.

Wivenhoe Pocket grass fire

Hatton Vale riders’ dream comes true

TOP SPEED: Hatton Vale speedsters Wesley Baldry and Damian Hoare will proudly compete in the Formula 1 category for road racing sidecars at Phillip Island this weekend.

Riders’ dream comes true

Gatton's quilters unstitched

BITTERSWEET FAREWELL: Sew Creative owners Gail Chalker, Jenniffer Harch and Janelle Diete say their goodbyes to “friends not customers’’ at their closing-down sale.

Shop closure hits Gatton's quilting community.

Woodworkers assemble

MASTER AT WORK: Wayne Maguire uses the router bench at Lockyer Wood Crafters, Forest Hill.

Woodworkers assembling

Lowood resident of 50 years, Florence shares her life

TIME TO REFLECT: Florence Shearer reminisces about the golden days, changes to the region and memories she will never forget.

Read about the "way things were" and of Florence's love and passion for her...

Police ‘cracking down on speeding drivers in Glamorganvale

WATCH YOUR SPEED: Lowood police are targeting speeding drivers on Glamorganvale Rd.

Police ‘cracking down’ on speeding drivers

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COLUMN: What does a normal marriage look like in 2015?

New Zealand's first gay couple to be legally wed, Melissa Ray (left) and Natasha Vitali, are thought to have parted.

It's easy to forget that not everyone is OK with marriage equality.

Our lost past: Australian life before everything changed

The Girl from the Great Sandy Desert by Jukuna Mona Chuguna and Pat Lowe. Publisher: Magabala Books. RRP: Paperback $16.95. Also available as an e-book.

THE frontier wars on this continent cost Australia dearly.

OPINION: Golden try is answer for the NRL

APN senior sports reporter Wayne 'Ticker' Heming

The NRL Golden Try is wonderful TV and extraordinary theatre

Need to develop a culture of trust in business

What is paramount to business success? Trust among the team says Yale Morgan.

What is paramount to business success? Trust among the team

OPINION: Don't judge people for what they wear

Large structured handbags hold all your essentials and this shade of watermelon is fresh and delicious.

Should it really matter what we leave the house in?

An ode to Thurston: A freak, a genius, a special champion

Cowboys captain Johnathan Thurston with daughter Charlie takes a quiet moment in the middle of the field after their win over the Broncos the NRL Grand Final between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.

Brisbane led 16-12 with 79 minutes but Thurston never quits.

Father burnt saving pets from fire after explosion

TOTAL LOSS: A Minden family has lost everything after a blaze tore through the family home leaving them with just the clothes on their backs.

Neighbours pinned man to the ground to stop him going back for pets

Law firm urges Neerkol residents to come forward

TOUGH TIMES: A nun at Neerkol Orphanage with children in the care of the Sisters of Mercy.

LEGAL action may not help Neerkol’s victims of child abuse s

Man dies after ute and truck collide at Westbrook

Ambulance Photo: Cade Mooney / Sunshine Coast Daily

Woman passenger of ute hurt, truck driver also injured

No ‘bullsh*t’ as busted driver is led from court

Repeat driving offender to stay in jail after fourth offence

Qld Government can't sell multi-million dollar estate

The property's disappointed selling agent Julie Andrews of Harcourts at Beenleigh said she was told by the state government a month ago the manor would not be sold.

The government believes it would be an 'asset sale'

State government quiet on Uber assault claims

The Deputy Premier said police would investigate the allegations

'Jed' Coey dies from skiing injuries, $50k raised for family

Kellie, Jared and Zain Coey. Photo: Enigma Visions Photography

Queensland man had been in induced coma

Man dies after one punch assault in Coffs Harbour

Detectives from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command have formed Strike Force Gerda to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a 27 year-old man

Strike Force Gerda to investigate circumstances of one punch assault

WATERCOOLER: Tax hike "highway robbery"?

Will international workers keep coming if their taxes go up?

Fears tax change could short change backpackers

Police push for counter terrorism bill to be renewed

Queensland Police Service badge on uniform, Monday, July 27, 2015. Photo Kevin Farmer / The Chronicle

Social media difficult area for police in fight against terrorism

Dutton seeking asylum seeker deals

Peter Dutton.

Immigration Minister says talks with 'third parties' under way

Sex with a dog taken off uni student's record

Bestiality conviction could affect young woman's career: court hears

Why almost half of women feel sad after sex

A study has found 46% of female university students reported PCD symptoms at least once in their lifetime.

ALMOST half of women experience post-coital dysphoria symptoms.

Satnav leads pensioners into deadly shoot-out in Brazil

Regina Murmura and her husband Francisco. Regina was fatally shot after a satnav app directed her and her husband to a notorious Brazilian slum.

SATNAV leads pensioners into drug gangs' deadly shoot-out in Brazil.

Economy class is about to get a lot worse

Airbus is one of several companies filing for patents for plane seating designs as plane manufacturers seek new ways to cram more passengers onto planes.

A NEW seating design could make economy class a lot worse.

Two Eastern Brown snakes battle it out in frenzied fight

A still from the video showing two Eastern Brown snakes fighting at Byron Bay, posted on Facebook by Cheyne Seabrook. Photo Contributed

A VIDEO of two brown snakes fighting has been posted online.

Whale boat capsized said to be freak wave

Whale wave boat capsize will not be investigated

Whale wave boat capsize will not be investigated

Solar customers concerned about $599 to repair rusty screws

HAVE YOU BEEN AFFECTED? We want to hear from you. Call our office or email Helen on helen.spelitis@apn.com.au.

The email invited customers to spend up to $599 to repair screws

Pets and their owners line up for a blessing at St Mark’s

BLESSED: Geoff Farmer, Rev. Julie Simpson, Rev. Barbara Diery, Rev. Kaye Pitman and Joel Farmer with Rocky at the blessing of the pets at St Mark’s Anglican Church.

Church offers pet blessings on feast day of animal-lover St Francis

Tweed Valley 'priestess' offering sexual healing

Sexologist and “priestess of Goddess”, Kerri Ryan, in her temple at Uki.

The 'sexologist' says she can help you heal.

Doctor helps woman deliver own baby with natural caesarean

After Dr Wallman made the incision and moved the baby’s head and shoulders to the right position, the new mum reached down, grasped her baby under its shoulders, pulled him out, and laid him on her own chest.

Dr Wallman has helped a woman deliver her own c-section baby

Nick Gordon wants lawsuit put on hold

Nick Gordon and Bobbi Kristina Brown

Nick Gordon being sued by Bobbi Kristina Brown's family

Lights, camera, Warwick! TV stars come to the Downs

CALLING ALL EXTRAS: Packed to the Rafters actress Rebecca Gibney is bringing a new Channel 7 television series to shoot here in the Southern Downs region.

Chance to be TV extra for new Channel 7 program

Bindi Irwin cries during emotional dance tribute to dad

Bindi Irwin cries after paying tribute to her father on Dancing With The Stars.

TEEN performs a contemporary routine in memory of dad Steve Irwin.

Tom Cruise not invited to daughter Bella's wedding

Bella Cruise

Celebrity site rejects rumours that Scientology led to superstar snub

Emma Watson a huge fan of yoga and meditation

Emma Watson

25-year-old actress went into a week of meditation teaching

Jimmy's take on Michael Jackson hit divides X Factor judges

Jimmy Davis performs Michael Jackson's Black or White on The X Factor.

THE Cooran singer rocked out with a full band for Black or White.

Star's Cars: Olympic Triathlete Courtney Atkinson

ON FORM: Australian triathlete Courtney Atkinson is hoping to make his third appearance at an Olympic Games at Rio 2016.

Decorated triathlete tackles our motoring questions

Tayla takes out two bikini titles in body building quest

Gracemere's Tayla Wills won the National Amateur Body-Builders' Association's (NABBA) Bikini Junior category and Overall Bikini category at the Gold Coast on September 27.

Tayla's first body building competition won't be her last

Cancer claims brave mother at just 28-years-old

Christina Franklin with her partner Nathan Moon and son Blair, then 10 months.

Christina Moon leaves behind three-year-old son and husband

Chinese workers to flood in: report

Penny Wong

China FTA could disadvantage Aussie workers

Taxi driver retreats after boast of hitting Uber driver

Taxi drivers are furious over the invasion of Uber drivers in Queensland.

'My comments do reflect the level of frustration that I feel'

TPP: Biggest deal in history reached

Trade minister Andrew Robb speaking during a press conference in Canberra, Monday, Feb 17, 2014. Mr Robb commented on the Korea Australia free trade agreement.

Australia, 11 Pacific-rim nations reach biggest deal in history

New business: Beautiful Elegance for stunning formal looks

LOOKING GOOD: Xavier Catholic College student, Brittany Honeysett, was styled by Nettie Sutherland. Fraser Coast Chronicle / contributed.

Bigger store full of more fashion to open its doors

Call for more incentives to keep medicos coming to the bush

Medical experts have called for a review into keeping doctors

Medical, retail centre proposed for Bargara

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT: Bauer Street development for a multi-use retail/medical/accomodation facility. Photo: contributed

Medical, retail and accommodation in the one place