Parenting

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Family's incredible spirit inspires NRL legend into action

premium_icon Family's incredible spirit inspires NRL legend into action

‘You can't stop when you’ve got three little people depending on us for what they need’. T

End of free childcare reveals major crisis

premium_icon End of free childcare reveals major crisis

Childcare services could be closed off to more Australian families and fees are likely to rise, following the end of free childcare this Monday.

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Mum rips mother-in-law’s birthday gift

Mum rips mother-in-law’s birthday gift

She had asked her mother-in-law to buy a book for her son’s birthday – but was stunned by the gift which “no one requested”.

Single mum pregnant ‘without a man’

Single mum pregnant ‘without a man’

A single woman who decided to take motherhood into her own hands has revealed how she got pregnant without having sex or help from a doctor.

POLL CLOSED: Who is Rockhampton/Capricorn Coast’s cutest bub?

premium_icon POLL CLOSED: Who is Rockhampton/Capricorn Coast’s cutest...

We asked readers to find Rockhampton/Capricorn Coast’s cutest bub and we received an overwhelming response.

Youngster defies odds to enjoy milestone achievement

premium_icon Youngster defies odds to enjoy milestone achievement

Schoolboy’s prognosis looked dire as the battle of his life took place.

Stopping youth crime is a priority for One Nation candidate

premium_icon Stopping youth crime is a priority for One Nation candidate

Believing that youth crime was only discussed around election time, Torin O’Brien is campaigning for lasting solutions.

Man threatens to stab former partner in the neck with knife

premium_icon Man threatens to stab former partner in the neck with knife

He pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrates Court to breaching a domestic violence order.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Police granted special order in accused Rocky murder case

premium_icon Police granted special order in accused Rocky murder case

A MAN accused and charged over the stabbing murder of his estranged wife, Karen Gilliland, is now subject to a forensic order.

Rockhampton’s 50 Most Influential: Number 1

premium_icon Rockhampton’s 50 Most Influential: Number 1

“We absolutely must deliver a similar quality of life to what young people know they can get in the more urban capitals. Otherwise we would never keep our kids here and...

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Unable to return home, Indian engineer makes friends on CQUni campus

premium_icon Unable to return home, Indian engineer makes friends on CQUni...

‘I haven’t experienced any racism in Rockhampton. I’ve been blessed to meet great Australian friends, who teach me all the slang, as well as other international...

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Grandmother has spent 20 years smoking marijuana

premium_icon Grandmother has spent 20 years smoking marijuana

The grandmother told police she split her last purchase with her two daughters and one of their former partners.

Mon 6 Jul 2020

Heartbreaking diagnosis for AFL star’s son

Heartbreaking diagnosis for AFL star’s son

AFL legend Gary Ablett has revealed his decision to leave his wife and son for an extended period despite a confronting diagnosis.

Is the automatic choice the right one?

Is the automatic choice the right one?

What are the options when going for your driver’s licence?

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Star’s hospital gaming pic goes viral

Star’s hospital gaming pic goes viral

An NFL superstar has copped serious backlash after deciding to fire up the PlayStation as his partner lay next to him in labour.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

$450 detail in Karl, Jasmine’s baby snap

$450 detail in Karl, Jasmine’s baby snap

Karl and Jasmine Stefanovic have taken to the streets of Byron Bay with their newborn, sporting an expensive accessory as they enjoy the sun.

Mum’s ‘real’ parenting post cops backlash

Mum’s ‘real’ parenting post cops backlash

An Aussie mum who has two children with autism has defended a post in which she said she “hates” the condition after it copped backlash.

$650 fine for arguing about child custody and camping

premium_icon $650 fine for arguing about child custody and camping

“Don’t even park in the driveway. I’ll send them down. I don’t want to see you”

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Unexpected twist after trio's one-night stand

Unexpected twist after trio's one-night stand

A married couple thought a threesome would be a one-night experience. But the trio became close and now there is a baby on the way.

Family face deportation because son has Down syndrome

Family face deportation because son has Down syndrome

The reason given by the government was that their 16-year-old son would be a burden on the system due to having Down syndrome.

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