6-Year-old boy left 'shaking, crying' after Bay beach sting

WATCH OUT: Racheal Woolley helped her grandson Ryland, 6, after he was stung by a bluebottle in Torquay.

Warm temps bring stingers to Hervey Bay waters.

Young Fraser Coast gymnasts flip and jump at fun event

Wide Bay Gymnastics Club medal carnival - Level three's Rollea Clarke.

Non-competitive gymnasts showcased skills at medal carnival.

Bay gym star Katelyn leaps into level 10

LEAPING GOALS: Katelyn Riphagen from Wide Bay Gymnastics Club.

To qualify for level 10, Katelyn needed a score of 41.






How to survive a bushfire in your car

IT SOUNDS like a nightmare, but it can happen.

Eight reasons to join the RFS

SPREAD across 93% of Queensland, the Rural Fire Service has about 36,000 volunteers. And you could be one of them.

What if my insurer gives me grief?

CLAIMING your insurance cover after a natural disaster can go one of two ways. It can be a breeze, or like pulling teeth.

How to do Eat Street the right way

EVERYTHING you need to know to get the most out of your Eat Street experience and to avoid a food coma when you’re only one stall deep.

Knock over your whole Christmas shopping list in one hit

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BRISBANE City is synonymous with incredible shopping – ask anyone.

A banger of a summer music festival line-up

The music gods are shining on Brisbane this music season; get there!

THIS season, there really is something for all music tastes.

Escape the hustle of Brisbane with these top day trips

Dive among the shipwrecks at Tangalooma for an amazing day out.

THERE is more to Brisbane than bright lights and a stunning river.

Everything you knew was on in Brisbane just got better

Don't miss the Brisbane International this summer.

IF IT is diversity you want, Brisbane is the place to get it.

Discover the city like a local

See the city like a local, and on the back of a bike!

THE Brisbane Greeters tours are everything you want and more.

Cheers to seven of the best bars in Brisbane

There are stacks of cool bars in Brisbane - you'll just have to stay the while and check out all of them!

CHOOSING where to drink comes with great responsibility.

How to beat the bulge this Christmas

'TIS the season for festive food, celebratory bubbles and parties aplenty....and a few extra kilos not on your Christmas wishlist.

KICK THE KILOS: Mackay jumps ahead of Bundy

Who will take out the glory? Just two weeks to go in the ARM Kick the Kilos competition.

MACKAY has finally jumped in front of Bundaberg.

Sorry fellas, female joggers aren't there for you

Women who go running aren't looking for sex with you

Keeping the kilos off for good takes commitment

Losing weight is only part of the challenge

FINAL WEEK: Get fit for summer with Sally

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region. Photo: contributed

It's the last week of our getting fit for summer with Sally series

Diet trumps exercise in battle of the bulge

It takes a lot of work to burn off your favourite foods

Get summer fit with Sally Fitzgibbons: Week 11

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region.

It's getting hot and by you should almost be summer fit

Have you downloaded the Fraser Coast Chronicle app yet?

The free Fraser Coast Chronicle phone app lets readers know when stories covering topics they are interested in are uploaded to the website.

Make sure to pick up your free Christmas lights guide today

Christmas lights around the South Burnett.

Want to go see the Christmas lights but not sure where to go?

Bay retiree saved wounded in attack on Pearl Harbour

RSL Care Baycrest resident Mary McDonald was a nurse at Pearl Harbour when the bombs dropped in.

December 7, 1941 was the day that bombs fell from the sky.

Wednesday market approved for Urangan Pier

Keith Jones - President of the Urangan Pier Park Community Markets with petition to hold markets on a Wednesday.

A council motion was passed to allow for the extra day.

Plans for Maryborough's iconic hotel unveiled

Engineers Arms Marketplace founder Jenny Elliott has sites available for local artists, craftsmen, products and produce.

The heritage listed building is getting new life.

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Kernaghan's a 'boy from the bush' with a timeless quality

THERE is a timeless quality to many of Lee Kernaghan's songs, but one in particular has stood the test of time.

Man builds playground entirely out of packing tape

Artist Eric Lennartson is in the process of completing his huge tape sculpture at the Ipswich Art Gallery.

VIDEO:And here's where you can play on it.

Where to meet Santa on the Fraser Coast these holidays

Santa Claus is coming to the Fraser Coast. Four year old Jorja Dowman has been visiting Santa in the shopping centre since she was just six months old.

Don't miss your chance to tell him what's on your wishlist!

Countdown to Woodford Folk Festival begins

ECONOMIC BOON: Woodford Folk Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.  Photo Contributed

The first larger-than-life inhabitants have stepped into Woodfordia

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REVAMP: Upgrade underway at Maryborough's McDonald's

Maryborough's McDonalds restaurant is currently undergoing an upgrade.

See what the upgrades to the Maryborough McDonald's will include.

OPEN DAY: Hundreds turn up to shop as new Aldi opens

A line of longer than 100m formed as enthusiastic shoppers waited to enter the Urangan Aldi's doors.

The waiting line spanned for more than 100m.

Massive upgrade to Hervey Bay Hospital starts soon

Relocating the Hervey Bay Hospital helipad is part of the hospital's early works in the major upgrade to the emergency department.

The $40M upgrade was announced in September.

Coast gymnasts jump and flip

Wide Bay Gymnastics Club medal carnival - Level three's Rollea Clarke.

Wide Bay Gymnastics Club medal carnival was held last month.

2016 in pictures: The moments that made history

Turkish Coast Guard personnel help refugees as they swim with buoys, after they toppled over a fishermen dinghy en route to Greece on January 22, 2016 in Didim district of Aydin, Turkey. 4 refugees body including 3 children pulled out of the water as Turkish coast guard personnel rescued 43 others.

Getty images has released its best images from 2016.

PHOTO COMP: Camera club winners

A Grade - 1st Rosemarie Edwards - The Look

These are some of the Hervey Bay Camera Club projected image winners.

Earthquake strikes Indonesia where Tsunami devastated

Earthquake devastates same area struck by 2004 Tsunami.

100's dead and injured after 6.5 quake.

Trump is Time's Person of the Year

Named President of the Divided States of America.

President Elect beats Hilary Clinton again.

Police say violence won't be tolerated this Christmas

Snr Sgt Tony Cole, OIC of the Maryborough Patrol Grou, explaining how serious...

Woolies' new reindeer carrots hope to feed Santa's fliers

Woolies gets on board with the tradition of leaving a carrot out

Penis-measuring service hopes to increase condom usage

A health clinic in Sweden is offering to measure men's penises

How Australia's largest family does Christmas with 16 kids

BIG CHRISTMAS: Enjoying their new PS4 is the Bonell family (back, from left) Natalie, Karl, Jesse, Samuel, Katelyn, Claire, Cameron, Brooke, Sabrina, Timothy, parents Jeni and Ray Bonell and (front, from left) Nate, Eric, Damian, Rachel, Eve and Brandon.

The Toowoomba family said the device brought them together

Take extra care in scorching conditions

Six simple steps for staying safe in the heat.

IKEA says simple swap could save Aussies a billion

IKEA says Australian households could save as much as $1.08 billion

Christmas survival tips

DON'T OVEREAT: Be aware of your portion sizes when it's time to tuck into some Christmas fare.

How to survive the festive season if you're health conscious.

Irina Shayk and Bradley Cooper happy as baby looms

Irina Shayk and Bradley Cooper are in an "extremely happy place"

Brad Pitt bids to keep custody battle private

Brad Pitt will go to court to keep his custody battle private

Sia has split from her husband

Sia has split from her husband Erik Anders Lang.

Ipswich City Properties asset portfolio retains its value

Ipswich City Council Administration Building, South Street, Ipswich. Photo: Claudia Baxter / The Queensland Times

New website launched by Ipswich City Council

INSIDE STORY: The highlights of your $150 million CBD

GRAND PLAN: The highlights of the Ipswich CBD redevelopment and where they will be located.

Work on city heart's radical transformation to begin next year

VOTE IN OUR POLL: Sand mine opponents face serious dilemma

Public meeting for the proposed sand mine at Maroochydore last week.

Coast MP calls on Minister to stop KRA proposal with stroke of a pen

Developer's grand new multi-million dollar estate

NEW ESTATE: This is the only plan revealed by the property developer's new Billabongs Estate in Agnes Water.

DEVELOPER given the go ahead for a massive estate with 149 homes.

Couple's desperate $550K price drop to sell Gladstone home

Brian Headley and Kirstene Staib are selling their Kin Kora mansion for $750,000.

TELL tale sign of Gladstone's property market.

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New supermarket: jobseekers, get your resumes ready

HOW TO APPLY: The 150 new jobs to be created in Maryborough will need both experienced and inexperienced workers.

The new supermarket will open in January.

10 jobs up for grabs on the Fraser Coast right now

A list of ten jobs available right now.

No degree needed: 5 jobs up for grabs on the Fraser Coast

Building approvals in central Queensland have risen in the last quarter, but are well behind for the 12 months.

UPDATE: Need a job but don't have a degree?

$512 million motorway upgrade creates 1300 jobs

Traffic congestion is an issue at the intersection of Wembley Road and the Logan Motorway.

$512 million project gets the green light from State Government

Why no one over 50 can land a job

It's becoming increasingly hard for those over 50 to land a job

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2018 Holden Commodore is officially revealed

BREAKING COVER: The next-generation Holden Commodore has been revealed in sleek Liftback form.

First images of new Commodore released by Holden

Touring variant of CX-5 coming in 2017

The next generation Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV will arrive in Australia during the first half of 2017.

There wil be a new mid-spec CX-5 next year.

Ferrari’s ideal family car? Four-seat GTC4 Lusso T arrives

FAST FOR FOUR: Ferrari GTC4Lusso T's 449kW/760Nm twin-turbo V8 slings the family to 100kmh in 3.5 seconds.

$500,000 family Ferrari aimed at cashed-up younger shoppers

61,000 Australian Volkswagens set for dieselgate recall

NAUGHTY DIESELS: With this announcement Volkswagen Group Australia said total government approvals is now 70,000, including the 9,000 Amarok utes recalled earlier this year.

Federal Government approves next stage of voluntary recall

Sporty and hybrid Toyota C-HRs coming in the future?

INTEREST PIQUED: Is there scope for Toyota to offer us a greater range of its forthcoming C-HR small SUVs? A hybird version and more powerful turbo variant would be welcome.

Only one 1.2-litre engine at launch of C-HR baby SUV

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