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Glamorous socialite and her husband sue architects for $500,000 claiming the firm botched a garage under their $6million home by making it too small for their luxury Mercedes
Patrick George and his wife Brooke claim they told Owen Architecture they had a large Mercedes GLS SUV with a 6.3m turning circle before construction began at their New Farm, Brisbane home.
A nutritionist has shared the kitchen gadget she swears by to keep her butter soft, fresh and spreadable - and it's all thanks to the butter bell.
In keeping their finals hopes alive, the sixth-placed Stars blasted past the Heat's modest 6-149 with 37 balls to spare on Sunday night
Darvid Garayeli is seen for the first time since being dumped by Brooke Blurton as he sells his Brisbane home for $750,000 at auction
He split with his partner and former Bachelorette Brooke Blurton at the beginning of the new year.
Radio host Robin Bailey reveals awful symptoms including 'razor blade' pain while she and her three sons were all sick with Covid - and warns the virus is 'not to be trivialised'
Robin Bailey has recovered from Covid-19 after a horror run with the illness.
Your Sunday morning brunch: Fitness coach reveals how to make a healthy breakfast BAGEL - and it's just 324 calories
A health and fitness coach has revealed how to make a healthy breakfast bagel that's packed full of protein and the perfect way to start your day.
Horrific circumstances which led to a toddler drowning in her elderly foster parents' pool as they looked after six little kids due to care shortage
One-year-old Emelia Jade drowned after she got through a damaged pool fence gate at a foster care house where an elderly couple were looking after six children under 10 in Jimboomba, Queensland.
Why rents are SOARING across Australia - but there's one major city which isn't seeing double-digit increases for both house and unit leases
Brisbane rents are rising at the fastest pace. Canberra tenants are copping double-digit increases regardless of whether they live in a house or unit. But there was one city where rents hardly rose.
Buy your own private MOUNTAIN: Peak with breathtaking views, caves and bushland goes on sale for $620,000
Mount Hallen,100km north-west is up for sale in Queensland with potential buyers offered the opportunity to score an entire mountain for a mere $620,000.
The easiest 'fakeaway' yet: Foodie reveals how to make a HEALTHY Red Rooster chicken wrap at home - saving you 200 calories
A fitness coach has shared how to recreate the 'Flayva Wrap' from Red Rooster using healthy and low calorie Aldi ingredients.
Fitness star Chontel Duncan gives birth to twins prematurely at just 31 weeks after a frightening high-risk pregnancy - and reveals their stunning unique names
The 32-year-old trainer from Brisbane gave birth on January 5 at just 31 weeks after facing the 'exhausting fear' of a 'threatened miscarriage' during the pregnancy.
Radio star who dated Emily Seebohm straight after split from Mitch Larkin reveals champion swimmer was in a 'really tough place' but has come so far - despite their own bust up
Queensland radio personality David 'Luttsy' Lutterall has shed new light on his relationship with Olympic relay gold medallist Emily Seebohm
EXCLUSIVE: How a Covid loophole is allowing one of the world's top ballerinas to travel to Australia amid storm over Novak Djokovic... but there's one BIG difference
World ballet superstar Francesca Hayward - the principal dancer at the Royal London Ballet - is headed to Australia for an exclusive series of shows
From a skinny mummy's boy to Australia's '$23MILLION mullet man': How larrikin golfer reinvented himself and is on the cusp of becoming the country's next sporting champion
Cameron Smith has gone from a beer-drinking, pie-eating Queenslander who loves fishing and cars to Australia's $23million golfing star - and is targeting the world's no.1 ranking.
A SHARK is spotted swimming in a park where children were playing amid warnings crocodiles could also be hiding in murky flooded towns
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services shared footage on Saturday of a bull shark circling through flooded Queens Park in Maryborough, 300km north of Brisbane.
Entire town is ordered to evacuate as a man drowns and a teen girl goes missing amid wild weather and flooding across Australia's east coast
The Queensland town of Maryborough has been ordered to evacuate the CBD immediately as a man drowns and teen girl goes missing in deadly floodwaters continuing to rise across the east coast.
STUART BROAD: After being overlooked in previous Ashes Tests this series, proving to myself I can still get world-class cricketers out meant a lot... now players must stay switched on and be ready for the call in Hobart
STUART BROAD: I was delighted to be mixing it with the best of them and I was pleased I managed to stay switched on to the tour both physically and mentally after being overlooked.
One dead, a teen girl missing and the 'most rain EVER': Australia's east coast is battered by deadly deluge - as Queensland braces for fresh cyclone threat
A man has died and a teenage girl still missing as ex-tropical cyclone Seth delivers one final deadly deluge to large parts of Queensland as residents brace themselves for a fresh cyclone threat.
Wild monsoon sweeps through Australia's east coast bringing heavy rain, strong winds and flooding - leaving one person dead, towns cut off and highways washed away
Wild weather across Queensland has seen one person drown, houses flooded and countless rescues from emergency services as monsoon type conditions engulf some regions.
Shocking moment snake catcher is almost BITTEN by a venomous serpent while trying to remove it from a family's backyard
Brisbane snake catcher Joshua Castle had a close call with a red-bellied black snake in North Lakes. A video last Saturday showed the snake's retrieval and attempted attack.
Disturbing moment scooter rider is viciously set upon by two thugs wielding 'wooden pickets' before being mowed down by a truck - leaving him with a fractured skull
The man, 25, was filmed being bashed by two men carrying wooden pickets as he rode on his scooter along Wembley Road in Logan, south of Brisbane, on Thursday afternoon.
They risk falling even further behind if they can't knock off the Reds at Viking Park
Former New Zealand international Te Maire Martin is eyeing off a return to the NRL a year after he was forced to retire with a bleed on the brain.
Teen, 18, is shot in the legs during early morning ordeal - as police search for three men believed to have fled the scene
An 18-year-old man was shot in the legs in Brisbane's west in Richlands on Friday morning. Emergency responders said the victim was taken to hospital in stable condition.
One lucky man scoops the entire $60MILLION Powerball jackpot and insists he's NOT quitting his day job - here's what he's going to buy first
A Brisbane man who just won an incredible $60million division one prize has vowed not to quit his day job despite his life-changing Powerball windfall.
'It doesn't matter what bowlers you play if you're out for 140': Stuart Broad takes aim at England's brittle batting after targeting ANOTHER go at the Aussies himself at age of 37 in 2023
Broad, overlooked at the start of this Ashes in Brisbane and then again in Melbourne, took five for 101 on the second day as Australia piled on another potentially match-winning score of 416.
How a robbery victim hatched a cunning plan to get back his e-scooter after it was stolen on his birthday - but changed his mind after a word from mum
Wes, a Brisbane man, hatched a clever plan to steal back his stolen e-scooter after seeing it listed for sale online - but his mum made him promise to let the police handle it.
A man who works next to a testing centre in Murrarie in Brisbane's east said residents unable to cope with the hours-long queues had started relieving themselves on nearby parked cars.
Meet the stunning Australian model joining the season three cast of Netflix dating show Too Hot to Handle
Georgia Hassarati, a 26-year-old student midwife and influencer, will join nine other sexy singles from around the world on season three of the top-rating series, which premieres on January 19
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! Australia suffers a major ratings decline just days after the season premiere
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! Australia has suffered a huge drop in its rating, just three days after the season premiere on Monday.
Ashes, Fourth Test Day Two: England's openers survive until stumps after Australia declared on 416 - with Usman Khawaja reaching his hundred and Stuart Broad taking five wickets in Sydney
Follow Sportsmail's JACK BEZANTS for live coverage as the fourth Ashes Test heads into Day Two, including build-up and over-by-over updates, as England look for further wickets.
The Sixers remained in trouble in the top-of-the-table blockbuster at 6-67 when Sean Abbott, the hero in their miraculous win over Brisbane Heat, nicked off to the impressive Andrew Tye
Twist in Bachelorette break-up drama as runner-up Jamie-Lee Dayz appears to side with Darvid Garayeli over Brooke Blurton after their shock split
The psychology student, 30, appears to have sided with her former love rival Darvid, 27, by sharing a supportive comment below his latest Instagram post
The cities where the housing boom ISN'T over in 2022 with big price surges tipped for smaller capitals getting lifestyle migration from other states
Brisbane was Australia's best performing housing market in 2021 with prices surging by more than 30 per cent. Migration from other states for lifestyle reasons is set to see prices keep rising in 2022.
One of Australia's smartest schoolgirls hits out at claims she's 'underselling' herself after knocking back medicine and law for a MUCH more modest career
Grace Crow, 17, captain and dux of Queensland private school Cathedral College, scored 99.65 out of a maximum 99.95 in her ATAR and could have walked into any university degree course in Australia.
The most heartwarming story you'll read today: Thousands of Aussies step forward to help after Echo the senior Labrador is left homeless and alone
Thousands of Australians put their hands up give 'sweet' 13-year-old Labrador, Echo, find a home after Animals in Need Brisbane puts out an urgent call for help.
Queensland records 6,781 new Covid-19 cases- as health chief says the majority of people will have 'mild' symptoms
Queensland has recorded 6,781 new Covid-19 cases, a significant uptick from the 5,699 cases detected on Tuesday - as the state's health chief says majority of people will have 'mild' symptoms.
Butter chicken without the guilt: Fitness coach shares her mouthwatering dish that has 1,000 fewer calories than the average curry
Bec Hardgrave , from Brisbane, uses four ingredients from the supermarket to create the classic dish that is usually over 1500 calories; Bec's version is only 563 calories.
Ashes, Fourth Test Day One LIVE: Another rain shower in Sydney brings play to a premature end after Anderson and Wood had removed Harris and Labuschagne, with the tourists desperate to restore some pride in an embarrassing series
Australia's triumphs in Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne have seen them take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series, ensuring the urn will remain with Pat Cummins' men until 2023.
Inside the CRYPTO cafe: New restaurant accepts Bitcoin and Ethereum as payment - and even the menu is inspired by the currency
Crypto Coffee in Brisbane have embraced the trend and named menu items after popular digital cryptocurrencies - including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple.
The Bachelorette's Darvid Garayeli moves out after his sudden split from Brooke Blurton and admits he's trying to 'put on a brave face'
The landscaper, 27, shared a photo to Instagram of himself taken shortly after moving back in with family in Brisbane, and wrote in the caption: 'Back home with my loved ones'
Boy, 4, is fighting for life with 'half his skull removed' after a horror motorcycle crash - as his family says it will be a miracle if he survives
Four-year-old Riot was riding with a 32-year-old man in Margate, Brisbane, about 7.15pm on Saturday when they collided with a 4WD and he was spent the past few days in a coma.
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! helps Channel 10 win Monday night's ratings - but the audience is still down from 2021's premiere
Monday's premiere drew 1.049 million viewers nationally, including 794,000 from the five major cities: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
Joe Root insists that Ashes misery and Covid chaos can help 'galvanise' England as captain urges his beleaguered side to 'stick tight and stay together' amid ongoing adversity
Any hopes of reclaiming the urn were left behind in 2021 after heavy defeats in Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne and the new year has hardly done much to lift the gloom ahead of the fourth Test.
Steve Smith blames 'bowler-friendly wickets' for his lack of runs in strangely subdued Ashes series - but Australia's star batsman warns England he's set his sights on 'a big one' on home soil in Sydney
LAWRENCE BOOTH IN SYDNEY: In all, the previous three series against England brought him eight hundreds. This time, he has managed a best of 93 at Adelaide and very little elsewhere.
Fitness coach reveals how to make a Caramilk hot cross bun with a chocolate sauce - and it's healthier than you think
An Australian fitness coach has revealed how to make a low-calorie version of the new Woolworths Caramilk hot cross buns.
Jessika Power reveals she is set to buy 'two investment properties by the end of the year' after earning more than $200k on Only Fans
Jessika Power has revealed she is currently looking for investment properties both in Brisbane and in Greece, to capitalize on her OnlyFans earnings.
Mum-of-two, 31, reveals how she lost 22 kilos in five months after giving birth to her 'miracle son' - and why she isn't focused on reaching her pre-baby body weight anymore
A mother-of-two who lost 22 kilos in five months has shared her incredible body transformation online after admitting she's no longer focused on reaching her pre-baby body weight.
Weather to take a VERY grim turn with days of endless rain, storms and even a cyclone - here's when the sunshine will disappear
The glorious summer weather that has scorched Australia's east coast in the early parts of the New Year will be quickly replaced with heavy rainfall and storms.
Dozens of revellers are arrested at New Year's Day music festival after being found with a dizzying array of drugs
LSD, cocaine, MDMA and marijuana have been seized among other substances and more than 80 arrests made at the Field Day music festival in Sydney on Saturday.
Shocking moment cops trying to enforce mask rules at a cafe are surrounded and heckled by angry customers and staff chanting 'leave the shop'
Three police officers enforcing Covid compliance entered the Vintage Apron café in Brisbane's south, when they were surrounded by customers and staff chanting 'leave the shop'.
4am kisses, sunrise beers in the surf and using the sand as a pillow: Australia wakes up to 2022 after VERY messy scenes on city streets - here's the aftermath
Australians have awoken to their first day of 2022 with some nursing sore heads and looking a little worse for wear following wild celebrations across the country.
Australia gets the party started ahead of the world's biggest New Year's Eve fireworks display as crowds at the 9pm show shrug off Omicron concerns to line Sydney Harbour
Sydney is preparing to host the world's biggest New Year's Eve fireworks extravaganza, undeterred by fears over the Omicron strain of Covid-19 and rapidly rising case numbers.
Aussies celebrate the end of a tough 2021 at pubs and parties across the nation despite rising Omicron numbers - as millions around the world watch Sydney's spectacular fireworks display
Australia has welcomed in 2022 spearheaded by Sydney staging the world's biggest New Year's Eve fireworks display, a dazzling, technicolour extravaganza on the famous harbour.
Australia gets the party started ahead of the world's biggest New Year's Eve fireworks display as crowds at the 9pm show shrug off Omicron concerns to line Sydney Harbour
Die-hard New Year's Eve revellers are heading out for a night of fun despite warnings from health authorities to avoid crowds amid rising Omicron case numbers.
Seven hasn't ruled out a return for Holey Moley despite the mini golf series not being included in the network's 2022 Upfronts
A key factor in Holey Moley's return will be whether international productions can shoot on the same Brisbane mini golf course used for the Australian series
Emergency services were called to an address in Greenvale near Charters Towers in north Queensland around 1pm on Thursday to find the badly burned 41-year-old man.
Scott Morrison is exposed to Covid-19 at surf club event - but here's why he wasn't forced to make any changes to crucial national cabinet meeting
Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Health Minister Greg Hunt were identified as casual contacts of Covid-positive cases after attending an event at Bribie Island Surf Club in Queensland.
Frustrated café owner tees off at Queensland's Covid isolation rules after she was forced to shut for a week and lose $30,000 after one worker tested positive
Maria Elita, who owns the Frigg Café and Catering business with stores in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, was forced to shut her Manly West venue for a week on December 23 after a worker got sick.
Weather turns EXTREME in Australia with a rain bomb and DEADLY heatwave all set to break out this New Year's eve weekend
Australia is set to see in the New Year with contrasting extreme weather: heavy rain and and big seas to the north, and dangerously hot weather to the south, including Melbourne.
Health coach reveals how she makes a popular Grill'd burger at home using supermarket ingredients - and the result is less than HALF the calories
A health coach has revealed how to make a low calorie version of the popular Grill'd 'Summer Sunset' burger using ingredients from Woolworths.
Australian company that can make MILLIONS of rapid antigen tests a year is tied up in red tape while the country cries out for an alternative to hours-long PCR queues
Brisbane biotechnology company AnteoTech3 has developed its own 15-minute test that is already regularly used in the US and Europe - but not the Therapeutic Goods Administration.
Is this the end of the Aussie larrikin spirit? How the days of skolling a beer at the cricket could soon be a thing of the past as organisers crackdown on boisterous fun
Famous images of beer snakes in the stands and Bob Hawke smashing beers has been replaced by fans being kicked out of Australian cricket grounds for sculling their drinks.
Two people scale the roof of an immigration holding facility at Brisbane Airport - with police trying to talk the climbers into coming down
Police have swarmed to Brisbane Airport after two people climbed the roof of an immigration holding facility.
As Australia's second-ever male Indigenous Test cricketer makes history, MIKE COLMAN recalls the Aboriginal fast bowler who came within a hair of playing in the most infamous Ashes series ever after giving Don Bradman hell on the field
Scott Boland has become Australia's latest indigenous cricket star - but many believe Eddie Gilbert should have been the country's first Aboriginal hero.
Chris Silverwood believes England's player DO support him despite Ashes humiliation in Melbourne which saw Australia retain the urn... as head coach insists 'there are positives' despite torrid tour continuing
Chris Silverwood praised Australia's fast bowlers and while insisting England must find a response, believes he is still able to ensure players respond to him.
Debate erupts over the use of rapid antigen tests across Australia amid ridiculous queues and bungled PCR samples
Debate continues over the use of rapid antigen tests for those seeking to travel interstate with massive queues and long waits again being experienced at COVID-19 testing sites around the country.
Amateur cook shares her recipe to make a Caramilk-infused pavlova in less than five minutes - and it's not as unhealthy as you may think
Fitness coach Bec Hardgrave from Brisbane, has shared her low-calorie 'lazy pavlova hack' using only a meringue base, whipped cream, fresh raspberries and a Caramilk Flake
Fitness coach makes delicious two-ingredient chocolate 'balls' out of a $4.80 Coles mud cake - and they're only 85 calories each
Health coach Bec Hardgrave, from Brisbane, revealed her delicious recipe for Coles chocolate mud cake 'balls' that costs less than $8 to make.
From the two 'Immortals' to the star of cricket's greatest-ever test and a ground-breaking darts player, MIKE COLMAN remembers some of Australia's most inspiring, dedicated and talented characters who died in 2021
Daily Mail Australia pay tribute to the sporting champions who left us, from three of rugby league's most iconic figures, Test cricket greats, a former Socceroo coach and AFL heroes.
Abbie Chatfield and her Bachelorette star boyfriend Konrad Bień-Stephen pack on the PDA as he joins her family for Christmas celebrations in Brisbane
The pair spent Christmas together in Queensland, with the former Bachelor star and her Bachelorette contestant love interest packing on the PDA.
The reasons why you should buy a home in 2022 and NOT 2023 - even though the banks are predicting big property price falls
The big banks are predicting a housing market slowdown next year and falls in 2023. But one expert who worked in the housing industry says falls aren't a certainty and advised the young to buy.
Wild weather warning as Christmas Day ends in a thunderblitz washout for many - with WORSE on the way
The Bureau of Meteorology warned of severe thunderstorms for parts of NSW and Queensland on Saturday evening as families wrap up a day of festivities.
Bachelorette star Darvid Garayeli puts his Queensland home on the property market after finding love with Brooke Blurton and asks his followers if anyone wants to buy it
The Bachelorette's Darvid Garayeli is selling his freshly renovated pad in the sun-soaked suburb of Jindalee in Queensland.
Englishman Ben Duckett has slammed his highest BBL score to propel the Brisbane Heat to a 39-run thrashing of the Adelaide Strikers.
Western Bulldogs great Dale Morris scores a fast profitable $1.371million sale of his cosy Taylors Lakes home just before Christmas
Former Aussie Rules footballer Dale Morris has sold his family home in Taylor Lakes for a very profitable $1.371million just before Christmas.
The Project's Lisa Wilkinson takes a brutal swipe at Channel Seven after a snake was found in a Brisbane newsroom
Lisa Wilkinson was in fine form during Thursday's episode of The Project, taking a sneaky swipe at Channel Seven.
Justin Langer insists his Aussie bowlers will keep the heat on 'world-class' Joe Root as England skipper seeks his first Test century Down Under
LAWRENCE BOOTH IN MELBOURNE: Root made 89 at Brisbane and 62 at Adelaide - the seventh and eight times he has failed to convert a fifty into three figures in this country.
Inside a rich-list family's bitter legal fight over a $2.4MILLION waterside mansion as their daughter splits with her fiancé after admitting to an affair with a married man - and he wants a quarter of the house
Sirras Consultants director Emma Ingram, 30, ended her engagement to partner Lucas Hunter in June after admitting to him that she was having an affair with her married-with-children co-worker.