Teen left in wheelchair after Gardasil HPV vaccine 'reaction'

"I WENT to stand up and that was when I realised, I couldn't ... I was scared and I was losing hope".

'Refreshing': New Ipswich beer flowing ahead of hot weekend

The new lime beer available at Pumpyard Bar and Brewery.

Ipswich brewery whips up Lime Lager in time for scorcher weekend

What happened when I went bra-free for a week

Author Charlotte Willis, catching the wind.

There's nothing quite like the feeling of going without a bra

Millennial men prefer smaller breasts, says Pornhub data

 “Back in our day, we were grateful for anything above a B-cup goddamnit.”

Do you know what else Millennials have killed? They've killed boobs

Woman outraged by dog in cage on top of car

THE RIGHT THING TO DO? A dog was spotted in a crate secured to the roof of a car travelling between Maryborough and Gin Gin on the weekend.

The pet owner's actions were not illegal

COMPARISION TEST: Mazda2 v Toyota Yaris v Suzuki Swift

We put the Suzuki Swift, Mazda2 and Toyota Yaris to the test.

Joshua Dowling tests three small cars to find the best performer.

Newborn whale euthanised after volunteers battle to save it

A humpback whale calf has been euthanised, after attempts to rescue the animal, from Dundowran beach, was proved to be futile.

There were signs the whale had been unwell.

City's dapper riders raise thousands for charity

Looking dapper. The 2017 Distinguished Gentlemans Ride, Toowoomba. September 2017

Over $14k was raised for prostate cancer research

RECIPE: Seasonal fruits make a super summery wine

Sweet, slightly alcholic fruit wine perfect for summer.

RECIPE: Cream of the breakfast crop

The creamiest oat and rye porridge.

Old techniques produce great breakfast

RECIPE: No risking it with this biscuit

These delicious almond biscuits are perfect for a morning tea treat.

Perfect for morning tea or a Christmas gift

Meet the Pizza Nazi: No ham or pineapple. No nonsense

ROCCO DeAngelis, the man famed as Australia's ‘Pizza Nazi’

No ham and pineapple, no half and half pizzas, no changes.

Miranda Kerr's personal chef spills on how celebrities eat

Miranda Kerr pictured on the set of the TV series Australia's Next Top Model. Supplied by Foxtel.

“There are lots of do’s, don’ts and maybes with celebrities,” she said.

Loni Jane: Why I gave up meat five years ago

Vegan influencer Loni Jane with vegetables in her backyard veggie patch. Picture Glenn Hampson

Loni Jane made a decision that changed her life.

Mum pioneers 'gut friendly' bread - and it tastes real

Natasha Hovarth and son Aden with loaves of Aden's Choice.

Not many eight-year-olds can say they have a bread named after them

Do you know how often you should be washing your towel?

DIRTY, unwashed towels contain potentially disease-causing bacteria, new research has found.

11 items you’re probably not cleaning but should

When was the last time you cleaned your steering wheel?

Here are some more things you need to clean

How to hack Kmart and Officeworks for home styling

Customers say having the checkout in the middle of the store is “disorienting”. Picture: Lindsay Moller

Professional property styling is a booming business

Law and order in the laundry

The most utilitarian room in the home, the laundry.

For full loads in the machine conserve water by waiting

Check out the hottest chilli in the world

The versatile chilli pepper is undemanding and easy to grow

Quarry Gardens future could bloom with Premier

Original Toowoomba City Council plans for the Etopia quarry gardens in the Bridge Street Quarry. Photo Contributed

Estimated price tag of $120m means it needs government support

Garden competition entrant loves to inspire others

GREEN THUMB: Toowoomba man David Stanfield loves sharing his garden with others.

A day in the life of a Toowoomba gardener

FULL WINNERS: Parade a floral and fun affair

Grand Central Floral Parade. Carnival of Flowers 2017. September 2017

'Hours and hours of blood, sweat and tears went into them'

Gardening with kids, one of life's simple pleasures

Give the kids their own pot or space in the garden to grow whatever they want, but make it fun.

Get outside and you could have a green thumb on your hands

Get ready Toowoomba, it's carnival time

IT'S HERE: The Carnival of Flowers organiser Kate Scott sets up for the Ergon Energy Food and Wine Festival.

The Ergon Energy Food and Wine Festival showcases the best produce

Pair's work in garden wins them country champion

WINNERS: Paul and Noela Rubb celebrate in their champion Haden garden.

Winning Country Grand Champion Garden this year is big achievement

'What a rip-off': Price hike leaves Cowboys fans grounded

An airfare price hike has left Cowboys fans unable to make the match next weekend.

System fault affecting flights around Australia

Passengers at the departures gate at Sydney international airport soon won’t be handed a green departure card to fill out.

Flying today? Check flight times with the airline

Cruise sure to hook crafty travellers

You can now book a holiday on a crochet cruise

Calling all crocheters - this is the cruise for you.

Don't pack these stupid things when you jet off

Here are my packing tips based on 30 years trekking the globe.

Here's what it's like to ride new Movie World rollercoaster

You literally think you’re going to fall out. So hold on tight! Picture Glenn Hampson .

New Movie World rollercoaster tested on the Gold Coast

How I ended up flying first class for the price of economy

So this is how the other half lives...

“QUICK! Check this out, can this be right?"

Gogglebox gets new cast members

GOGGLEBOX is undergoing a shake-up, with three new cast members coming on board to provide what producers describe as a “Middle-Eastern flavour”.

Oils fight for Great Barrier Reef

Peter Garrett, from Midnight OIl.

Midnight Oil has announced a concert highlighting damage to the reef

Oasis fans discover Liam’s real name

English musician, singer, and songwriter, former lead singer of the rock band Oasis, Liam Gallagher performs during his concert at National Olympic Sports Center in Beijing, China, 10 August 2017.

SINGER has left fans shocked after they uncovered his real name.

Behind the Bee Gees’ spectacular fall

The Bee Gees in their heyday.

IN 1979, the Bee Gees sold out arenas. Then it all went downhill.

Another major blindside on Survivor

Tessa O’Halloran from Australian Survivor.

AN early fan favourite is the latest contestant to be sent packing.

Sticks and Wombat finally score a win on The Block

Sticks and Wombat in their winning hallway in a scene from The Block.

MATES get in touch with their softer side to clinch victory.

My eyebrow tattoo disaster story

I LOOKED in the mirror ... “Are they meant to look like this?”

Fashion: Jump aboard the relaxed marina vibe

Look 1

Saily away with me this fashion season

Model says she couldn't find work here due to skin colour

Duckie Thot arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Her career took off after appearing on Australia's Next Top Model.

Buyer allegedly pulls a knife on guy over $1100 'Yeezy' shoes

The Kanye West-designed shoes were for sale for $1100.

'Naked jumper' proves a hit as it sells out online

Calvin Klein’s see-through jumper.

Emperor's new clothes or fashion revolution?

Customers rage over baked beans change

AUSTRALIAN shoppers are angry at Kraft Heinz after its “bold move” to change one of Australia’s favourite grocery store items slightly backfired.

Toowoomba's $500m Grand Central build creates jobs

The Central Square area at Grand Central shopping centre.

Annastacia Palaszczuk praises shopping centre investment

Myer, David Jones: why big retailers are struggling

Myer is facing tough times

Christmas 2017 is going to be make or break

Tomorrow’s Special Buys range at Aldi has people all excited

ALDI’S Special Buys are known to cause something akin to hysteria

How to cut grocery bill from $500 to $250 a month

Forget worrying about your fancy Saturday post-pilates brunch

Saving money made simple for pensioners

SAVING MONEY: John Scarborough says people should grow as much food as they can, and that lettuce, silverbeet and herbs are good crops to start with.

Local shares how he makes pension go further

DJI Spark drone is child's play to fly

EASY: Getting great footage with the DJI Spark is very easy thanks to a good stabilised camera.

My 13-year-old son was flying it in minutes

Aussies turning to China for last-ditch medical treatment

IT’S just three months until the date Emily was told she would die, and she says she’s never felt better after turning elsewhere.

'Miracle' gift of organ donation saves one year old's life

Leo Nairn’s family say they are very grateful to his medical team and the family who donated their own child’s organ so theirs may live. Pictures: Jack Tran

“We were preparing to say goodbye to him...this is so very rare."

OPINION: Comments can cause hurtful divisions

Words are powerful tools that should be seen as a gift to the person you are conversing with.

Words flow around us every day.

‘Double whammy’ influenza, hayfever strikes

Flu cases are on the rise this winter.

Hayfever season and flu season have overlapped this year

Boy's flu battle: 'He is not going to hear me say, I love you'

Kynan Meara-Fletcher, 7, with his mum Michelle Meara-Fletcher at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital.

A young boy may be going home after a long battle with the flu.

Our dads, brothers, grandfathers, partners, friends at risk

Our dads, brothers, grandfathers, partners and friends are at risk

Sleep and sex will make you happier than a payrise, study shows

Abril Benedit and Facundo Arguello gave up their careers in psychology and marketing in Argentina to travel the world and spend more time with one another. Picture: Richard Dobson

“Better sleep is the biggest single contributor to living ­better."

WATCH: Shocking video every parent needs to see

Mackay mum catches young sons working together to gain entry to backyard pool

Dad's code of conduct for his boys is exactly what's needed

Adam Johnson has created a “code of conduct” for his sons.

This is the type of list every dad should own.

Quins mum: 'Hey Miranda Kerr, want to wife-swap with me?'

Kim Tucci is a mum of quintuplets

Mum of quintuplets has a hilarious response to Miranda Kerr

Incest siblings recognised as parents in landmark court ruling

But unknown to them they shared the same mother.

OPINION: Taking a holiday is damn hard work

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

On A Lighter Note with Greg Bray

How and when do you tell your children about death?

Listen to your gut and do what is best for your family when considering discussing death with young children.

How much do children need to know about death?

'I'm a sugar baby': Unusual way Aussie students make cash

AUSTRALIAN students get a good deal when it comes to financial support — so why have almost 100,000 signed up to a “sugar baby” website?

Groom asks guests to fork out $250 for wedding

Ben Farina, 33, and fiancee Claire Moran, 37, asked guests to pay for themselves. Source: Supplied

He “sold it” a bit like an all-inclusive holiday to their guests

Aussie slays partner with virtual reality proposal

Reality and virtual reality collide. Picture: Supplied

He even managed to transport partner back to hometown

Angela's show explores funny side of heartbreak

BRIGHTER SIDE: Toowoomba woman Angela Ponting has created a cabaret called Smiling at Strangers, about life after heartbreak.

Using heartbreak as inspiration for her very own cabaret show.