Coal mine battle moves on from Darryl Kerrigan

Who's the boss? Feuding factions in coal battle take on complex legal argument

How to stop Facebook from grabbing your data

How Facebook can grab your data, and what to do to stop it

'Conspiracy theory' comment cited as coal tussle reignited

Tanya Plant and Aileen Harrison celebrate a decision last month denying New Acland an environmental authority. But NAC has gone back to court, asking a judge to review last year's Land Court ruling on the same expansion plan.

Judge's 'robust' language a bone of contention 

Sisters a class act

FUNDRAISING: Chelsea and Shiann Shorten shaved their hair on Monday for World's Greatest Shave with Charleville State High Principal Samson.

The Shorten sisters took part in the World's Greatest Shave.

Gym challenge muscling in

STRONGMAN CHALLENGE: The 2018 Strongman competitors for the first event in Charleville.

The first Strongman Challenge went off with huge success.

St Mary's excels in reading

MAKING PROGRESS: St Mary's Year 6 students in a guided reading lesson with Miss Smith.

St Mary's have outstanding reading results.

New trainee to learn the ropes at RESQ

BUILDING SKILLS: Trainee Sharni Isla and regional manager Emma Liston.

RESQ have taken on a new trainee from Charleville State High School.

New chef serves up a fine dining option

COOKING UP A STORM: Christos Rallis is the new chef at the Mulga Country Motor Inn restaurant.

Christos Rallis is the Mulga Country Outback Restaurant chef.

How's the serenity? Coal battle blasts off

High-profile barrister Saul Holt QC, in red tie, is appearing for Oakey Coal Action Alliance, one of three defendants in the case New Acland has brought.

Comedy classic collides with New Acland coal battle

Vegetation laws strike at heart of southwest

MULGA FEED: Cattle munch on Murweh mulga. Property owners are concerned about what the changes will mean for cattle production in the southwest.

Controversial vegetation management laws were reintroduced.

Heavy police presence at chambers blocks Adani protest

Anti Adani protesters outside Townsville City Council. March 22, 2018 Picture: Andrew Backhouse

Police called in to protect staff feelings over activists

Trump’s $60b China smackdown

US President Donald Trump has signed tough new trade sanctions against China. Picture: Mandel Ngan/AFP

The move sent stocks diving amid rising

Emotional Zuck’s dire warning

Facebook CEO Mr Zuckerberg was earlier criticised for hus long silence over the Cambridge Analytica debacle, and for failing to directly apologise. Picture: AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File

Mark Zuckerberg’s dire prediction for more election meddling

History demolished out of the blue

MEMORIES: Mackay couple Lauren and Tim Christensen's wedding portrait.

Landmark building's demolition upsets residents

ANZ customers left stranded and cashless

Furious ANZ customers have been left without access to many of the bank’s online services.

Customers have been left without access to banking services

Three things Facebook didn’t say

Three things Zuckerberg didn’t say in public statement.

He wrote of “what happened” instead of “what we did".

Hundreds allegedly filmed in Lismore public toilets

Llan Anthony of Numulgi.

Man, 44, charged after inadvertently filming police officer

Mum hits the big time with enviro-friendly nappies

IDEAS LADY: Jordan McGregor with son Hunter. Jordan has been nominated for a Queensland Young Achiever award.

Jordan McGregor recieves recognition for her enviro-friendly nappies

Are these Australia's pettiest neighbours?

This photo shows both the truck and the sign it's parked in front of.

Lines drawn up in neighbourhood spat

Cure for coeliac disease? How to get on USC vaccine trials

Gluten-free diets are difficult to maintain.

Coeliac disease could become a thing of the past

Daycare strike chaos looms for thousands

Unions have argued that children’s services had changed from child-minding to a more complex role of educating.

Unprecedented number of childcare centres expected to close

850 SOS calls as 300mm drenches north coast

Road closures due to flash flooding in Dungog this week. Picture: Ben Millington/ Twitter @bmillington

Heavy rain prompts flash flooding warnings in NSW

Man jailed for injecting teen girl with meth before sex

A man has been jailed for injecting a teenager with drugs.

"Meth messes with people's brains” judge says

Aussie maths teacher outed as porn star

Australian bodybuilder Scott Sherwood has been outed as porn star Aaron Cage. Picture: Supplied

Aussie teacher in the UK, Scott Sherwood, outed as porn star

Rain, rain and more bloody rain

Huge amounts of rain fell over the Newcastle, the NSW Central Coast and Hunter Valley in the 24 hours up to 9am Thursday. Picture: Bureau of Meteorology

An already sodden NSW is in for more rain, as is Queensland

Shorten praises Biloela over support for refugee family

LAST-MINUTE REPRIEVE: Priya (right) and her husband Nadesalingam with their daughter Dharuniga.

The Opposition Leader says he will study the matter.

Nurses fight ‘white privilege’ code

A new code of conduct came into effect in March, and many are unhappy.

Australian nursing and midwifery code of conduct slammed

Shameful truth behind this map

This map reveals various countries legal and social attitudes towards LGBTI people. Picture: Travel Insurance Direct

If you're travelling, this map is of vital importance

Mystery of ‘alien’ skeleton solved

The notion that it was an extraterrestrial was long ago debunked, but researchers remained baffled.

Researchers have finally solved the mystery of the ‘alien’ skeleton

‘I was engaged at 8, married at 15 then repeatedly raped'

Naila Amin became engaged when she was just 8 years old. Picture: Naila Amin

'It might be your body but I own it', 28 year old told child bride

Man behind racist Centrelink rant ‘in tears’

Footage of the racist rant at the Centrelink at Salisbury, Adelaide went viral.

Man who abused staff at Salisbury Centrelink apologises

Behind closed doors: A hoarder's nightmare

A Hoarders Nightmare owner Christine Hahn helps people get rid of their unwanted stuff.

This may be our region's first 'hoardbuster'

Coast man's dreaded haircut to raise money for a cause

BYE 'LOCS: Coast man Rohann Balfour is shaving off his massive dreadlocks that he has been growing for sixteen years to raise money for the Cancer Council.

Rohann Balfour is shaving off 17 years worth of dreadlocks growth.

The best (and worst) ways to kill a cane toad

Cane toads are a highly invasive species and are regarded as a major environmental pest in Australia.

"Splash the tears of a trust-fund hipster on its third eye"

FISHING TAILS: Oh dear, he has no rear!

CQ fisherman Evan Thompson with the no tail barramundi.

A tail of survival of the 'fishest'

Can you spot the snake in this car engine?

Can you spot the snake hiding in this car engine? Picture: Jamie IrwinSource:Facebook

Sydney driver makes unexpected discovery while cleaning car

‘No, no, no’: Hemsworth’s fear with new Avengers

CHRIS Hemsworth was worried about playing Thor in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War. And a call to the directors didn’t settle his nerves.

Idol winner’s staggering weight loss explained

Australian Idol winner Stan Walker looks gaunt in new photos.

The true cause of Stan Walker's massive weight loss is revealed.

Married At First Sight: Nasser had a secret girlfriend

Nasser Sultan and Gab Bartlett aren’t mates anymore. Picture: Jenny Evans

Sarah drops a bombshell about Nasser on radio.

Bach stars had to get permission before sex

Bachelor In Paradise contestant Laurina Fleure. Picture: Channel 10

Contestant reveals the rules producers put around sex

Meet Aladdin's music man, Alan Menken

ALWAYS A HIT: Gareth Jacobs as the Genie in Aladdin the Musical.

You'd be surprised how quickly songs in Aladdin came together

MAFS twins sizzle in men’s magazine

Married At First Sight twins Sharon and Michelle Marsh. Picture: MAXIM

Pair say show editing leaves things out of context

Robin Williams ‘humped, grabbed’

The comedian got away with behaviour that would look ‘appalling on paper’, said the actress, including walking on set naked and breaking wind on her. Picture: Jim Britt/ABC

“I had the grossest things done to me by him."