OPINION: Memories of Dreamworld as the safe place

From school bus trips, to living vicariously through my children, I never thought that Dreamworld wouldn't be the safest place to have the most fun.

Four adults killed in Dreamworld ride disaster

The Thunder Rapids ride at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast

Riders trapped after conveyor belt malfunction, police confirm

VIDEO: Lucky Meteor strikes back at Grafton

RECORD RUN: Lucky Meteor sprints clear to win the Bloomer Transport and Warehousing Jacca Prelude at the Clarence River Jockey Club yesterday.

John Shelton trained sprinter blitzes Grafton track in record time

Tributes flow for Jodie

Balloons are released as the hearse pulls away from the funeral of Jodie Spears at the Christ Church Cathedral.

A mother, wife, sister, daughter and friend remembered

Police investigate head-on collision

Two people were seriously injured in a head-on collision at Yamba on Saturday, 22nd October, 2016

Two people seriously injured in crash at Yamba

WATCH: As Knitting Nannas arrest 'Kevin Hogan'

The Knitting Nannas at Kevin Hogan's office in Molesworth St and, below left, Knitting Nanna Dororthy Moller with an 'arrest warrant for Kevin Hogan.

Group storms office in brazen stunt

Police canvas new rural crime fighting strategies

Fourth generation dairy farmer Graham MacIntyre, has released his own milk label, 'Lynward Queensland Milk'. Photo: Kari Bourne / Sunshine Coast Daily

Conference to tackle rural crime issues in New South Wales

OPINION: Bees kill more people than sharks

Bees are up there for killing machines, says editor David Kirkpatrick

Should we have nets for bees?

WATCH: Junior Queen gets silver screen royal treatment

2008 Junior Jacaranda Queen candidates Elora Vest, Rachael Houlahan and Melista King are just a few of the girls who came together to share their stories and be a part of  the new documentary Jaca Girls.

A right royal look at the Junior Jacaranda Queen competition

YOU DECIDE: Should this be our Cover Image this week?

This picture of a shoe from James Spartacus had the most likes for The Daily Examiner's Cover Image photo this week.

Picture of shoe receives most likes for Cover Image

Fossil fuel divestment proposal attacked as 'Greens agenda'

Moving its investments out of financial institutions investing in fossil fuels, like coal mining, could improve the council's return on its investments.

Fossil fuel divestment: Green agenda or investment opportunity?

Mine status boosted to 'critical infrastructure'

Government set to fast track coal mine project approvals

Pizza franchise seeking a slice of fast food market

Franchisee sought for new pizza store

'Fire risk': Subaru to recall more than 22,000 cars

MY11 Subaru WRX STI Spec.R sedan front.

Modified or not, Subarus should be monitored

Cafe culture springs to life in coastal village

Lisa Mulvaney in the new cafe section of the Minnie Water store.

A new cafe has become apart of the local landscape in Minnie Water

Chamber president calls it quits

SUE HUGHES: Describes herself as a true Clarence Valley girl with interest in community groups all around the region. She says the last council was forced to make tough decisions and over the next four to five years council will need some experience people.Photo Tim Howard / Daily Examiner

Yamba business body about to make changes at top.

Wikileaks email trail puts Adani at centre

INVOLVED: A series of emails detailing efforts to stop Adani's Carmichael coal mine going ahead were forwarded to top Clinton advisor John Podesta.

WHAT does Adani, Hillary Clinton and Wikileaks have in common?

Residents send clear message to stop tower construction

Nymboida residents don't want Optus building a mobile phone tower in their neighourhood. Neighbour Anja De Boer and Michelle, Ella Grace and Nathan Pink on the property  where the proposed tower will dominate the treeline behind them.

"Most people here don't want the phone coverage"

Shanghai flight from Wellcamp makes history


TOOWOOMBA to Shanghai was displayed proudly on the Qantas A330

See the historic Toowoomba flight bound for China

First international passenger flight from Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport.

TOOWOOMBA had its eye on the sky this morning as history was made.

Hinterland horse stud passed in for $8.25 million

UNREAL: This Maleny estate is incredible.

12-bedroom hinterland horse stud still available

Pittsworth's sweet success set to soar into China

Pittsworth Confectionery owners Ash and Michelle Porter eye off new opportunities onboard the TSBE AccessChina'16 trade mission.

Pittsworth Confectionery set to enjoy sweet success in China

LETTER: Photo normalises unacceptable situation

RESIDENT clarifies community sentiment towards offensive photograph which sparked controversy when it was shown during a graduation ceremony speech.

LETTER: Mayor should refrain from using casting vote

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Evenly divided issue should be voted on again at a future date

"It's over, a small mistake, a great speech, move on."

RESIDENT calls for newly elected councillor to check facts first

OPINION: The canary on the turbine - Part II

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2013 file photo, wind turbines are silhouetted by the setting sun as they produce electricity . (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Green objectives out of reach and physically impossible

Hillary Clinton election promises more dangerous world

Hillary Clinton

Clinton has given little attention to dangers on horizon

What about cashing in on Gold Coast Games

Clare McMeniman holds the trophy as the Australian Diamonds celebrate their series defeat of New Zealand in the Constellation Cup. Many of the same players will be hoping to be in the team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast get closer

'Drug-addicted parents have no rights to kids'

Mum addicted to ice fighting for right to keep ninth baby

Dann died 'doing what he loved'

FAMILY and friends have paid tribute to much-loved 22-year-old Dann Jenkins, who 'died doing what he loved' as his motorbike collided with a ute

Severe thunderstorms with hail and winds on horizon

A photo of tonight's storm taken from Gowrie Mountain by Matt Reeves.

Storms could hit with large hailstones, damaging winds

Shark attacks: What's behind the steep rise?

Shark attacks on people have significantly increased i

Airbnb battle destroys good relations

Residents afraid to speak out

Police make outlaw motorcycle gang arrests on Coffs Coast

ARRESTS MADE: Four people were arrested and charged on the Coffs Coast for drug possession.

Four people charged as police target outlaw motorcycle club property

Go Fund Me for Amanda Nash to continue to receive donations

A photo of Amanda Nash and her daughter, Bonnie, posted on the GoFundMe fundraising page.

MORE than $68,000 raised for family of woman killed in crash

Shark victim: "I just want to enjoy being alive today'

A young surfer had a lucky escape after being hit by a shark at Broken Head near Byron Bay. Photo: Twitter - Geoffrey John Knapp.

“I just want to enjoy being alive today.''

UK leaders clashing over Brexit

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks to the media in Downing Street after a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Scottish leader wants a different Brexit result to UK Prime Minister

Steve Irwin's final days through dad's eyes

Bob Irwin with his son Steve.

'You never expect that’s the last time you’re going to see your son'

Coast man sick, stranded in German refugee camp

Sunshine coast man Jaydee Deering is living in a German refugee camp after his tourist visa expired.

Man's medical condition adds risks to trip home

Look at me! Kath and Kim home up for sale

Kath and Kim from the iconic Aussie TV series.

'Crack open the Baileys and grab a box of BBQ Shapes'

Malcolm Turnbull approval rating drops below 30%

Malcolm Turnbull will be campaigning in Queensland this week

Turnbull to spend week in Queensland campaigning for LNP

MOTHER'S PLEA: 'Help me buy my family a home'

BORROW TIME: Joanne Gooch wants to buy a home the help of a private investor.

A Sippy Downs woman is thinking outside the square to buy a home.

Gable Tostee: His own words about that fatal night

Gable Tostee

Gable Tostee talks about the pizza, the recording, and that night

Solicitor-General resigns over spat with Brandis

Attorney-General George Brandis arrives at the Rydges Hotel to discuss the federal government's proposed counter-terrorism laws with Islamic leaders in Parramatta, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

One of the nation's most senior legal officers has resigned

Man records video of creepy clown car chase

scary horror clown face isolated on a black background colour image

Mr Francis followed the car of clowns

Trump's hopes hurt by pre-poll votes for Clinton

News emerges with just two weeks left of the presidential race

Arrr...Pirate Party on cusp of winning power in Iceland

Birgitta Jonsdottir. Source: The Pirate Party

THE Pirate Party is on the cusp of winning power in Iceland.

Churchgoers rally for Muslims targeted by extremists

End of Family and Domestic Violence Awareness month, St George held a candlelight ceremony to remember those who lost their lives to violence this year.Banks of the Balonne River, May 30, 2016

Three arrested over alleged domestic terrorism plot

WATCH: Boxing roos caught on video

QT readers Des and Jen Price captured this confrontation between two male roos in the backyard at Redbank Plains early Monday morning.

Readers capture kangaroos fighting

Why this actress wasn't embarrassed by nude photo leak

Leslie Jones source Bang

'If you wanna see Leslie Jones naked, just ask,' she said

Need a laugh? Check out this Trump v Clinton parody

Entire world seen laughing as Republican declares respect for women

Check out some fashions from the Coast festival

FASHION: Ocean Zen range.

Images from the Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival show what's hot

Hit songwriter's Noosa mansion on market

SPECIAL PLACE: The Cintamani estate is going to tender, marketed by Tom Offermann Real Estate.

Is this Queensland's best property?

Scary hoping Posh and Sporty will re-join The Spice Girls

Mel B

Mel B hoping Victoria Beckham, Mel C will re-join The Spice Girls

REVIEW: Michael McIntyre has Brisbane in stitches

Michael McIntyre in a scene from his TV series Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.

BRITISH comedian is in the country on his Happy and Glorious Tour.

Cliff Richard doesn't need Rod Stewart's help with legal bills

Sir Cliff Richard

"'Don't worry, I'm loaded. I won't keep you to it.' "

Bindi Irwin named in MAXIM HOT 100 list

Wildlife Warrior named among Australia's most beautiful women

Britney Spears suffers wardrobe malfunction

Britney Spears suffered a wardrobe malfunction during performance