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No screen-time for babies: shock new warning for parents

HOW much time should young children should have in front of a screen? The answer to that question: none. And with good reason, experts say.

Toyota Camry gets major makeover

The 2018 Toyota Camry has the biggest technology change in the model’s history. Picture: Supplied.

New Camry is actually fun to drive.

Couple need to conceive a child to save their son

'If we can't conceive - we will lose Fletcher forever'

How many calories you should eat to lose weight

As a rough guide, a small female doing less than an hour of exercise each day will require just 1400 to 1600 calories each day. (Pic: iStock)

How many calories you should eat a day to lose weight

Black Friday 2017 sales discount codes and secret deals

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Huge list of best Black Friday sales and secret codes

Celebrity chef says we've been cooking pasta all wrong

Scott Conant has revealed the perfect way to cook Bucatini pasta. Picture: Supplied

Celebrity chef Scott Conant says you’ve been cooking pasta all wrong

Best pubs in Queensland: The story behind the silver mugs

Built in 1908, Warwick Hotel on Palmerin St is one of the Rose City's oldest dining establishments.

At this country hotel, they took 'last drinks' to the extreme.

Snake found hiding out in souvenir shop

A red-bellied black snake was removed from a shop in Kuranda by Cairns Snake Removals. PHOTO: CAIRNS SNAKE REMOVALS

This shop snake was definitely alive

Mum upset after sister steals both her baby names

She has two boys and her sister has used both her children's names for her own kids

"AIBU [Am I Being Unreasonable] to think this is a bit unfair?”

Mum doesn't know she has given birth

Sarah has been in an induced coma since she gave birth on August 28. Source: Gofundme

Her son won't be named until she wakes from her coma

'I regret sending my daughter to school too early'

"She had started formal education too early."

Identical twins give birth on same day

Identical twins Becky Pistone (left) with baby Andi and Rachael McGeoch with William gave birth to their newborns hours apart using ‘twin power’.

The sisters went into labour after synching births with ‘twin power’

Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

Would you send out an invoice?

"Am I being unreasonable to send a terse note to these families?"

Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

Check out the activities to help get kids away from the TV these school holidays.

Mum reveals how police took away her two young children

Big numbers of endangered shark off Rainbow Beach

INCREDIBLE: Divers at Wolf Rock off Rainbow Beach recently spotted up to 70 pregnant female sharks at a time of the critically endangered grey nurse shark.

'We've stumbled across one of the premier dive spots in Australia.'

Hate camping? This idea might change your mind

Imagine arriving at a camp site and all the hard work is done.

Camp Hire Australia hires the gear and will even pitch and pack away

Will there be one last hot bite before the season ends?

AIR SHOW: A blue marlin in full flight behind a game boat.

Game anglers question season ending conditions

Easter proves a treat for holidaying anglers

GET OUT ON THE SURFACE: The best way to make the most of the recent splurge of fishing activity on the Clarence River is by getting to the middle of it by boat like these happy holiday anglers did over Easter.

Weigh-in stations claim best Easter in number of years.

Effects of Cyclone Debbie felt hard by Clarence fishos

Megs Burgess captured the huge waves battered the coastline as part of the deluge from ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie

Heavy deluge and wild winds keep anglers off banks

From hospital bed to six-day, 250km desert run

IN TRAINING: Neil Collie runs trails around the scenic Glass House Mountains area in preparation for the 250km Big Red Run.

How a stroke survivor will tackle a gruelling desert ultra marathon

Best pubs in Queensland: Never-say-die spirit going strong

IT WAS built on a swamp, survived a century of wet seasons and kept the beer flowing as the brown waters of the Fitzroy River crept into the bar.

Best pubs in Queensland: The hotel that's full of spirits

The Grand Hotel in Childers where a ghost is reputed to live. Pub regular Lee 'Chocco' Williamson was happy to play spook with Virginia Grant, 18 and Caitlin Kolm, 19.

Historic hotel still plays host to our early pioneers.

New Coast burger joint honours daughter's dying wish

Jeff and Kerriann Bowman have opened up a mobile burger bar 'Red Dog'. It was their daughter's business plan but she passed away.

Mum and dad make sure their daughter gets her final wish

Macca’s reveals staggering Aussie grocery bill

McDonald’s spends $1 billion on Australian produce a year. Picture: Paul J. Richards/AFP

More than 90 per cent of its ingredients are locally sourced

Best pubs in Queensland: Home of the blues

Andrew Cafe celebrates the 30th anniversary of owning the Royal Mail Hotel with his loyal customers. Friends orgainsed a signed guitar as a gift for the popular publican.

'It represents what a classic Aussie pub should be'

Hardworking truckie retires after million-dollar Lotto win

$1.364m win earns man an early retirement

Best pubs in Queensland: Venue with east coast's best view

Amanda Collins with her neices Felicity and Taitum McConville from Mackay enjoy a cold beverage and a stellar ocean view at the Eimeo Pacific Hotel near Mackay.

Hotel in stunning spot is woven deeply into community fabric.

LIFE OF LUXURY: Lavish waterfront mansion smashes records

A LAVISH Sunshine Coast mansion with more than 45m of unobstructed water frontage has sold for a record price.

Let there be light... planning

A variety of light sources allows greater flexibility.

And how to get it right

It'll come out in the wash

Stay At Home Mum founder Jody Allen.

Top tips for keeping your washing machine in good order

REVEALED: Best products of the year in 46 categories

The 2018 Product of the Year winners, as voted by 13,000 Aussie consumers.

Best baby products, coffee, chocolate, household items and more

Long may the purple reign

Uni students might not think so, but the jacaranda is one of our most beautiful flowering trees

Growing sunny side up

Gardeners are not the only ones to enjoy summer's 'most cheerful flower', but also the bees and birds in your backyard.

Summer's 'most cheerful flower' has a long history of cultivation

Embrace bursts of colour in the garden this spring

Inject colour into your garden with flowers set to bloom this season.

The perfect season to play with fun combinations

Top picks for home-grown tomatoes

The Rapunzel tomato.

Try these tasty treats on for size

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

PAID TO TRAVEL: The Coast woman with the world's best job

BARCELONA one day, Venice the next. Food, rent, electricity, all inclusive

Extra airline charge that’s actually worth it

Premium Economy is the airline class everyone is talking about — but it varies from airline to airline. Picture: Qantas

Why are people lining up to pay extra?

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

There are no photos of Damian Bathersby's new tent in the Gympie storm so here's a file photo of someone else's predicament after a different storm, somewhere else.

MEMORIES of the night Jimmy sang up a storm in Gympie.

Aussie mum slammed over kid-free holiday

Nadia Bartel has been criticised for going on holiday and leaving behind her son Aston.

Trolls have slammed a mother for her kid-free holiday

Lucca a summer sensation

ENCHANTING: The arch entrance of Piazza dell'Anfiteatro in Lucca, Italy at night.

Italy is the place to be for festival lovers and art enthusiasts

premium_icon Billionaire’s yacht sails into Tasmania

A mega yacht which sailed into the River Derwent and anchored at Sandy Bay on Sunday. Photo: PATRICK GEE

Largest all carbon fibre composite-hulled yacht in the world

Uma Thurman unloads on Harvey Weinstein

UMA Thurman has raged against Harvey Weinstein in a new social media post, again suggesting that she was one of his victims and hinting that she has still more to...

Bookies end bets on royal engagement

Bookies think Prince Harry (R) and Meghan Markle (L) are about to announce their engagement. Picture: Getty

Bookies switch to bets on when wedding will take place.

Hit show to take on Weinstein scandal

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has inspired an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU.

Law & Order: SVU plans Harvey Weinstein-inspired episode.

Unexpected star in new Captain Marvel

Jude Law is rumoured to be joining the Captain Marvel movie.

BEN Mendelsohn and Brie Larson are already on board for flick.

VIDEO: Will Dustyesky go to Russia with the Socceroos?

FROM MULLUMGRAD: Director Andrew Swain (centre, holding a dog) with most of Dustyesky's Choir.

The all-male choir from Mullumgrad has been booked for Womadelaide

Talented pair a Playhouse treat

Tullara Connors will be joined by Cecilia Brandolini for a special evening of live music at the Pelican Playhouse on December 1.

Clarence's own Tullara Connors will perform next month

Warnie’s surprising new reality TV dream

Shane Warne reportedly wants to be the host of Nine’s new series Love Island. Picture: Hamish Blair

LEGENDARY cricketing Casanova now eyeing off a reality dating show.

'Womanspreading': The bizarre new Instagram trend

FIRST there was “manspreading”, but now women are making “womanspreading” thing with the “unladylike” power stance taking over Instagram.

Caitlin Stasey slams ‘discriminatory’ fashion designers

Caitlin Stasey is not impressed by the way denim jeans don’t cater to the female form.

Aussie star Caitlin Stasey has hit out at the design industry.

Noosa trainer's 'car exercises' to fight our lazy lifestyle

Noosa personal trainer Dmitri Simons demonstrates the "Seatbelt Flys".

No gym membership? No worries - all you need is a vehicle.

Mum’s outrage over toddler hair removal tip

American blogger Sturdy Mum called out Parents magazine for their hair removal toddler tips.Source:Instagram

What is this teaching our young children about appearances?

Clutch situations key to accessorising

Bespoke leather clutch/handbag company Karmme.

Bring your summer outfit together with one statement piece

Your summer fashion guide to playing it cool

The Summer Fling dress.

The style staples that belong in your wardrobe this season

Hurley shows off sensational bikini body at 52

Liz Hurley looks incredible during her beach getaway in the Maldives.

British star had been enjoying a long sunny break in the Maldives

Samsung QLED TV review: Size and quality matters

The advent of new streaming devices, entertainment and gaming consoles and incredible 4K 65 inch TV screens, has put an end to the holiday season drought.

2017’s worst Christmas gifts

You don’t want to find these gifts under your Christmas tree. Source: Alamy stock agency

Aussies will rack up a $29 billion credit card bill

iPhone X review: Apple takes smart phone to whole new level

First customers display their iPhone X purchases at Apple’s flagship Sydney store on launch day. Picture: AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN

Neural engine is capable of 600 billion operations a second

iPhone X now features 360 degree selfie scenes

Selfie scenes adds a whole new dimension to iPhone X.

Selfie Scenes places users into animated, 360-degree scenes

How safe is your Face ID with Apple's iPhone X?

The first buyer of an iPhone X, Mazen Kourouche, took a selfie inside the Apple store in Sydney this morning (Picture: Saeed Khan/AFP).

Release of iPhone X poses no questions for security of identity

Samsung brutally mocks Apple over iPhone X

Samsung's new video savagely mocks Apple's last ten years. Picture: Samsung/YouTube

WITH all the hype surrounding the iPhone X Samsung has released a new video...

Iphone X: Apple warns customers about screen

The new iPhone X is revealed at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple campus in California on September 12, 2017.

“If you look at an OLED display off-angle, you might notice slight shifts

Chief calls for right-to-die laws in NT

CHIEF Minister Michael Gunner says developments in Victoria and New South Wales demand the Federal Government allow NT to implement voluntary euthanasia laws

Violet's lifesaving drug will cost more than $125,000 a dose

Violet Rickard, 6, pictured with her mother Anna Rickard, is hoping for access to medication that could help treat the degenerative disease SMA she has been diagnosed with.

Expensive treatment could be the difference between life and death

‘My boobs won’t stop growing’

Sheridan Larkman says she was wearing an adult D cup by the age of 10.

An Australian woman says she fears her breasts won’t stop growing

Michelle Bridges’ fridge leaves fans stunned

Michelle Bridges.

Bridges has let us peek behind the curtain

"Just a little bit" is how you kill children

Baby Aya

No, my dairy intolerant daughter can't have 'just a little bit'

The woman ‘turning to stone’

Zoo owner Rebecca Willers is slowly ‘turning to stone’ after being bitten by an insect

An insect bite has doomed this unfortunate zoo owner

premium_icon Forced to raise $40K in a few days

More than 1000 people raised over $70,000 for injured acrobat Sam Panda.

Resort boss in hot water after acrobat breaks neck

premium_icon ‘I thought my baby was swallowing me’

CATHERINE Baker is a healthy and happy mother to daughter Georgia. It was a very different — and terrifying — story six years ago as she battled post-natal...

What happens when a grandma is left to raise her grandkids?

Carole Smith (pictured here with husband Ray): “The hardest part has been the social isolation. You lose your friends. They have raised their kids and are off doing their own thing.” (Pic: Jason Edwards)

Grandmother primary caregiver of five grandchildren under four.

Bogan baby name predictions for 2018

Pregnant or hoping 2018 might be the year you welcome a little one?

Evidence: Smacking just makes kids "aggressive and antisocial"

“What smacking teaches them is that when the parent is around, they should behave, otherwise they will be hit,” Dr Gershoff said. “The child does not learn how to manage themselves when the parent is not around.”

Smacking makes children’s behaviour “worse not better”

The answer to baby formula fury

Springvale Woolworths after a baby formula buyout.

There's a solution to our baby formula problem

'I made a mistake in telling my daughter the truth'

Cassie Hamer's daughters

To tell the truth or not tell the truth?

premium_icon Frances Abbott engaged after two-week romance

FRANCES ABBOTT has hinted on social media that she is ready to settle down with former Olympic rower-turned-weightlifter Sam Loch two weeks after the pair started...

WATCH: Private screening for this historic wedding

HAPPY DAY: Jason Connell and Sherry Wicken made history when they tied the knot at the Saraton Theatre on Saturday night.

Vows exchanged in Saraton Theatre first

Admiring beauty when you see it

You don't have to be of the opposite sex to someone to give them a compliment. Be generous. Be kind.

Is it okay for older women to admire young men?

‘Monogamy didn’t work for us’

Angela and Bradford launched a sex education class, where they do live demonstrations.

“Nether of us would ever go back to it."