'Psychosis' defendant has second thoughts at Biloela

Defendant withdraws 'drug-induced psychosis' claim after magistrate explains consequences of offering a potential defence.

Emily Cass takes two at Thangool

GOOD HUSTLE: Emily Cass after winning race 5 at Thangool last Saturday.

Jockey Emily Cass won the final two races at Ford Park last Saturday.

Power station overhaul gets underway

ACTION STATIONS: Callide Power Station general manager Roy Powell will call in about 350 extra workers over the course of the overhaul. Photo: Contributed.

$31 million boost begins today.

Turner Horse Therapy to benefit from rugby fundraiser

Bevan Turner (left) watches as a child gets used to sitting on one of his horses. Photo: Contributed.

Cockatoos help out local charities from 2pm tomorrow.

Valleys slump continues at Kin Kora

Valleys players grimace after a missed chance in an earlier fourth grade match.

Top third grade side goes nine rounds without a victory.

Campaign to boost Shire tourism

The Kroombit Tops cliff face as captured by the Sandstone Wonders drone. Photo: Contributed.

Sandstone Wonders strategy aims for drive market.

Theodore ready for a muddy good time

Contestants at last year's Mini Mudder event. Photo: Contributed.

Participants can register from 12pm tomorrow for the Mini-Mudder.

JBOYS splashes out with launch

From left: Kala Rideout, Mikeal Albury, Barb Bryant-Dunshea, Tony Dunshea and Brayden Dunshea at the JBOYS launch. Photo Andrew Thorpe / Central Telegraph

Outback youth charity honours memory of Jimmy Bryant.

Panthers cubs have strong future

The Biloela Panthers U10 rugby league side.Photo: Contributed.

The Biloela Panthers' junior sides are in top form.

Biloela dry cleaner close to shutting doors

Owner Tony Pickering outside the Biloela Dry Cleaners & Laundry Service. Photo Andrew Thorpe / Central Telegraph

Another local business is battling to stay open.

$3000 in prizes up for grabs at Ocean St event

GovHack kicks off tonight, Friday July 29, and is offering winners $3000 in prizes.

$3000 in prizes up for grabs at Ocean St event

FKG to build massive food processing plant

The plant will process produce grown on the Darling Downs. Photo Contributed

$5 million plant will bring new jobs to Toowoomba

Industry revolution will create 1400 jobs in Toowoomba

How you can get one of the new jobs

The Big Read: will robots terminate your job?

Will a robot terminate your job?

Komatsu spends $3.7 billion to acquire Joy Global

The 960E series of Komatsu dump trucks are some of types of machines used by the company within mining and areas like the Bowen Basin.

Komatsu expands in mining through acquisition of another company

Santos struggles with record breaker from GLNG train two

SANTOS DROPS: Despite increased production, Santos still takes a hit.

Santos share prices closed yesterday at $4.56

73-year-old woman missing from Zillmere found safe

UPDATE: 73-year-old Aupmi Rehder has been found safe

Woman cut during armed robbery

Armed men cut a staff member's hand during a robbery

Three charged after death of one-year-old Mason Jet Lee

SAD END: Mason Jet Lee.

Three charged after death of one-year-old boy

RECIPE: Mediterranean chicken with ouzo, olive and lemon

Sticky chicken with ouzo, olives and charred lemons.

One-dish sticky chicken is sure to become a household favourite

Boaties stumble on alien-like distorted carcass

Enormous alien-looking ball catches fishermen off-guard

Where exactly is Migaloo right now?

QPWS rangers have been keeping an eye out for Migaloo since he was seen near Fraser Island on Friday.

The minister has responded to questions about Migaloo's whereabouts

Ten genius uses for epsom salts you've never heard of before

Add a lavender aroma to epsom salts for a bath treat.

The pantry staple that has many life-changing uses

The tough road of learning to drive

Greg Bray, columnist for the Gladstone Observer. Photo Brenda Strong/The Observer

Why do automatic cars cost more when manuals are harder to get?

Off-duty police officer in a bikini tackles crook

Officer becomes online hit for bikini-clad heroism

Atheists: Don't call yourself a Jedi!

The Atheist Foundation of Australia wants people who were born into a religion but no longer practice it to think about their answer in the upcoming Census.

Campaigners urge Australians to answer “no religion”

Daniel Morcombe film needs just 6000 people

Daniel Morcombe's old school, Siena Catholic College made these posters.  Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

Campaign to raise funds for Daniel Morecombe movie enters final days

Mosquito-borne Zika may have already hit the US mainland

Florida may have seen the first 4 cases of mosquito-borne Zika

The jumbo jet may be heading for the scrap heap

A handout photo provided on 20 March 2011 shows Boeing's newest airplane, the 747-8 Intercontinental, conducting its first test flight over Washington State, USA, on 20 March 2011. The airliner will seat 467 passengers.

The end of the world-changing jumbo era is nigh

Mum driver heroically ignores hilarious lip-syncing son

Hilarious moves while Mum concentrates on the road.

IF IT takes a village to raise a child, why aren't they driving?

MP flips out over Bad Moms making a point

Federal Moreton MP Graham Perrett reckons Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn are offending people by flipping the bird in a movie poster.

Politician flips out over Bad Moms' stars giving a rude symbol

Can you see why this bikini pic has gone viral?

What's so strange about these girls in bikinis?

This Kmart has had to lock up its chocolate

One Kmart has put their chocolate in individual security cases

Dawson MP laughs off Shaun Micallef's on-air roasting of him

ABC's Mad as Hell

Shaun Micallef makes fun at Dawson MP on his program

This tattoo costs her jobs, but it's not discrimination

The tattoo on her ankle is about the size of a 10 cent piece.

What's on the small screen this week

Keira Maguire and Richie Strahan in a scene from The Bachelor.

SEVEN gears up for the Rio Olympics while The Bachelor continues.

Drowning Pool gig review at Max Watt's

Drowning Pool played Brisbane with A Breach of Silence and She Cries Wolf at the Max Watt's House of Music.

Drowning Pool prove that 'bodies' hit the floor when they play

#SaveMarinaJoyce: How ISIS theory took over youtube channel

One young Youtuber accidentally gave rise to a conspiracy theory

Talking whiskey with Jack Daniel’s master distiller

It all comes down to the distillery

SIXTY MILES AHEAD sign with Eclipse Records, prepare new album 'Insanity'

Sixty Miles Ahead sign with Eclipse. Photo Contributed

Sixty Miles Ahead to release new album on Eclipse

Thy Art Is Murder are killing it

See Thy Art is Murder on their killer tour happening right now. Photo Contributed

We talk with Thy Art is Murder about touring, babies, and new music