Big ambitions: Mayor outlines bold plans for 2017

TOURISM, rates and solar. These are the three major goals Fraser Coast mayor Chris Loft wants to focus on for 2017.

Farmers turn to 'Airbnb for campers' for their survival

Calvert farmer Dave Colgan is looking at joining Youcamp to boost his income.

"There aren't many who are able to make a go of it just farming"

REVEALED: What Coast wants in an international airport

Sunshine Coast business people share their views on what's needed

Noosa revels in 30% tourism revenue boost

Tourists enjoying the hospitality on Hastings St, Noosa Heads.

Tourist industry is finding economic growth is a numbers game

Dreamworld is no 'ghost town' as crowds return

Dreamworld is no ghost town say readers.

WE reported prices were slashed but still the crowds didn't come

Tourism numbers soar as Brisbane feels the heat

HEAT IS ON: Beating the heat at Cotton Tree are Catherine and Kieran Connolly with Cara Szabo, Michelle Ward and Shayan Barmand.

Why hot weather in Brisbane has been a bonanza for the Coast

Darling Downs more popular than the Whitsundays

Southern Downs tourism

Darling Downs one of the nation's most popular destinations.

Turkish Airlines adds a touch of magic

Magician lends his talents to Turkish Airlines safety video.

A new safety video gets some help from visual magician Zach King.

Yak 52 Soviet trainer takes off over Airlie Beach

NEW RIDE: The Yak-52 has been flying around the skies above Airlie Beach performing aerobatics replacing the beloved Tiger Moth which was declared a ride-off in July.Photo Martin StringerPhoto contributed.

Yak-52 takes off over Airlie Beach

Anna Faris stars in Air NZ video

Air New Zealand safety video goes Hollywood.

Latest safety video has a touch of Hollywood.

Floating Apartment on Great Barrier Reef

Floating apartment on the Great Barrier Reef.

Airbnb are offering a chance to live right on the reef.

Bollywood Theme Park

Bollywood Screenshot

The world's biggest theme park is set to expand. Here's some of what will be there.

Chapman in Lyon

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

Peter Chapman talks us through the best parts of this French gem.

Virgin Airlines new Kids Class

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids.

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids. Check your dates before you...

WATCH: Decision pending on the ex-HMAS Tobruk (II)

A DECISION from the State Government will be made in the coming days on whether to...

Wander Victoria ad is a little offbeat

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

Panama in pictures

Bocas del Toro, Panama.

Leaping dolphins and a beach of starfish await travellers to this island...

Company recovers after cyclone

The Tanna Coffee outlet at Port Vila, Vanuatu, was once the first Catholic church on the island.

A Vanuatu coffee company is slowly expanding following Cyclone Pam.

Stalking trout in New England

Some of the beautiful scenery encountered by photographer David Nielsen and his father Ian Nielsen in Ebor, NSW, on a recent fishing trip.

Hooking in to the fishing and beauty of spectacular Tablelands.