Target the reefs and if headed north coral fin fish closures

WITH school holidays now over, our local waterways will return back to normal with far less boat traffic about.

Crashes in the bay have police asking drivers to slow down

These are accidents which were required to be reported to police.

These are accidents which were required to be reported to police

Police still searching for Torquay woman Erin Ristovski

POLICE are still searching for missing Torquay woman Erin Ristovski and her three-year-old son.

Missing Torquay woman Erin Ristovski may have travelled interstate.

Steak and seafood top our list for favourite meals on Coast

Which of the seven 'steaketypes' are you?

What is your all-time favourite meal to eat on the Fraser Coast?

Signs pointing to a good summer for strait fishing

Danielle Baker showing off her girl power, landing a 2.3kg grunter on the weekend. Photo Freedom Fishing Supplies

Signs pointing to a good summer for strait fishing

Crashes in the bay have police reminding people to slow down

These are accidents which were required to be reported to police.

These are accidents which were required to be reported to police

We Were There: Chronicle helps stop Traveston Dam

A DAM GREAT PARTY: Pam Staier, Eileen Edwards, Samantha Van Zonneveld and Mieke Buisman.

The Chronicle helped lead the charge to put a stop to the project

WATCH: Restored 1970’s planes soon to fly high

Maryborough's RAAF Airport Base. David Geck engineer of the Briten-Norman Islander. Photo: Amy Cook / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Small circuits will be flown around the airport in the coming weeks.

WHAT'S ON: A taste of weekend events on the Coast

Hervey Bay Relay For Life - (L) Deb Lack and Brittany Gibson from Team Indulgence. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

What's on around the region over the weekend.

Servo closes as women tries to fill household gas cylinder

Filling a household gas cylinder at a service station caused a two-hour shut down as fire crews worked to make the area safe following a leak.

A service station was closed down for two hours after a gas leak

Campaigner calls for sink patrol at Inskip

SINKHOLE: A campaigner is calling for a round-the-clock patrol to monitor unstable terrain at Inskip Pt.

There is no need to ban campers but QPWS officers could be called in

Window smashed with water fountain in Hervey Bay


The woman was away when the incident happened on Thursday

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EDITORIAL: It’s readers’ voices that count in news

This paper has helped shape the course of the region’s history

EDITORIAL: Should young door knockers be scared?

Clementine Norton.

In this day and age, is it appropriate or is it too dangerous?

SOAPBOX: Why I'm over charity months

October has undergone more name changes recently than Prince

OPINION: Muster a salute to its dedicated fans and team

Musician - George Sheppard.The Gympie Music Muster, Main stage, music band Sheppard. August 29, 2015.Photo Patrick Woods / Gympie Times

The event was fine-tuned this year to save costs and boost profit

YOUR SAY: Golden point a golden disgrace

TARNISHED: A season’s work should not come down to a golden point situation, says one reader.

RE: Wayne Heming’s piece this week regarding the golden point

COLUMN: What does a normal marriage look like in 2015?

New Zealand's first gay couple to be legally wed, Melissa Ray (left) and Natasha Vitali, are thought to have parted.

It's easy to forget that not everyone is OK with marriage equality.

Woman appears before court on dog cruelty charge

Jodie May Paton, 28 year old, has been charged with cruelty to dog. Pictured leaving the watch house in Toowoomba.

Handed herself into police station and appeared before court

BREAKING: Kinkuna fire believed to have jumped Goodwood Rd

Emergency crews attend a fire in Coonarr. Photo: Max Fleet

Update: Kinkuna fire may have jumped Goodwood Rd

Fatal crash driver overtaking when lost control

Police believe a driver who was killed in a fatal crash near Maleny was overtaking when he lost control of his vehicle.

Police spoke with man who witnessed crash

Woman, 55, sells 80-year-old's home to pay own debts

A 55-year-old woman ha been charged with elder abuse

Kingsthorpe crash woman was 20-year-old from Dalby

Woman killed in Kingsthorpe crash: 3rd fatality in 3 days

Male driver of the utility transported to Toowoomba Base Hospital

Fire could have been "biggest disaster Rocky has seen"

Shell service station Musgrave St

Police say fire could have been huge disaster for Rockhampton

Union invites Flynn MP to China FTA debate

Electrical Trade Union state organiser Craig Giddins.

Union members want to hear from Ken O'Dowd about the China FTA.

Alan Jones could face legal action over Grantham claims

Denis Wagner has said he's considering legal action against Alan Jones (pictured).

Denis Wagner has said he's considering legal action against Jones

Transgender advocate in running for Aussie of the Year

Catherine McGregor AM is a a leader for the transgender community.

Captain Catherine McGregor is up for Australian of the Year

Labor building election pitch on infrastructure promises

Bill Shorten pledges $10 billion for infrustructure bank and major projects

Labor pledges $10 billion to create a virtual infrastructure bank

Asylum seekers free to roam Nauru, argue Lawyers

Tent accommodation for irregular maritime arrivals in Nauru.

Nauru change used to argue case

Top Liberal follows Abbott out the door

After 12 years, Brian Loughnane resigns as federal director

Couple share engagement pic, accidentally announce pregnancy

Couple sharing engagement news also accidentally announce pregnancy

Facebook Dislike button arrives — in the form of six emoji

Facebook Dislike button arrives in the form of six reaction emoji

China: Thousands left stranded in 50-lane traffic jam

WATCH: Thousands of holidaymakers left stranded in 50-lane traffic jam

XXXX Island auction offering paradise for charity

The sun is setting on the now-iconic XXXX Island.

All good things come to an end, but XXXX Island isn't going quietly

Forget planking, everyone’s doing the ‘frozen chook’

The frozen Chook on the roof of a house. PHOTO: Facebook - Frothpit

PLanking was sooo last year. Have you seen this Frozenchook?

Actor Brian Blessed delivers baby and he did what next?

Brian Blessed has a voice - and a birth story - you'll never forget. Photo / Getty Images

Brian Blessed: I delivered baby in the park, bit the umbilical cord

Hero kitty saves Kearneys Spring couple from fire

Chester the cat woke Charlie Gordon and Abbie Kark before a fire in their garage could spread into the unit.

Chester the cat alerts young couple to fire in unit garage

NSW the state for dad jokes (not sure if that's good or bad)

Carlie White with her dad, Peter.

NSW fathers responsible for four of nation's top six dad jokes

Pair left husbands at home to get to dream grand final

Mackay's Clare Thompson and Joanne Spence were over-the-moon they splurged on tickets to the historic NRL grand final. Photo: Contributed.

Cowboys’ fans faced tough decisions before seeing team in fairy-tale

Tributes flow for Bangalow rock star James Cruickshank

Guitarist and keyboardist from the Cruel Sea James Cruickshank of Bangalow pictured playing the organ at St Kevins Catholic Church in Bangalow. Photo Cathy Adams / The Northern Star

James Cruickshank passed away yesterday at the age of 53.

Daniel Craig to bank £39m for SPECTRE

Daniel Craig is set to bank £39 million for 'SPECTRE'

Julie Andrews: It's the right time to remake Mary Poppins

Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews says "it's time" for 'Mary Poppins' movie to be remade

Les Mis exhibition opens ahead of musical's Brisbane season

A scene from the 2015 Australian production of Les Miserables.

FROM Page to Stage celebrates the musical's 30-year history.

Taylor Swift to take a break

Taylor Swift is worried she has become 'overexposed'.

TAYLOR Swift thinks "people might need a break" from her.

Davey leaves The Bachelorette after grilling from Sam

Sam Frost talks to Davey Lloyd in a scene from The Bachelorette.

THE usually loud larrikin makes quiet exit from reality dating show.

YOUR STORY: Why take so long to jail a paedophile teacher?

Why is it these people are only now being brought to justice?

Let your dog sleep with you - it can relieve your stress

Me and My Pet: Lewis, 12 and Charli Adams, 9 show off their best friend, Reggie, the 3 year old Kelpie Cross.

“Our dog is a part of pet therapy for myself and my husband..."

Mitsubishi showcases SUV vision with xC Concept

The Mitsubishi eX Concept is the company's vision for a compact SUV powered by a next-generation EV system.

Mitsubishi has revealed the EV-powered SUV eX Concept.

Dry docking company Fab Dock to appeal legal loss

A Fab Dock in use at Gladstone Marina. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Dry docking company Fab Dock to appeal legal loss

Trans-Pacific Partnership "bittersweet" for sugar industry

PLANTING TIME: Anne Gentle, Michael Gentle and Lisa Johnston planting on the Gentles’ farm at Septimus in the Pioneer Valley.

Trade deal and good weather benefit sugar industry

Green groups put red light on Rinehart's Alpha coal mine

Aerial of Alpha Coal Project Test (12073).

Mine’s greenhouse gas emissions at centre of legal action

Resident lost thousands to alleged phone company employee

The victim was asked for their personal information and bank details

Beef and sugar exports optimistic about Trans Pacific deal

The Trans Pacific Partnership will free up trading arrangements

Great Barrier Reef's future to be discussed by leaders

Great Barrier Reef and Bushy Atoll.

Future of the reef to be looked at by leaders