'Meteorite' hits off Gladstone coast, seen in Hervey Bay

A meteorite is believed to have struck off the coast of Gladstone, but has been seen as far away as Hervey Bay.

The day Dylan Sinclair took on the scooter world

SCOOTER: 15-year-old Dylan Sinclair shows off his skills at Rock Off Hervey Bay.

Sinclair took on the world's best, and almost won.

Huge Gunalda service station set to open by December

NEW STATION: The Gunalda Service Centre, owned by United Petroleum, will include a 350-seat eating area and a truckers lounge.

The massive servo is the biggest United development in Queensland.

Six-year-old bitten on buttocks by dingo

Two high-risk interactions between people and dingoes have been reported on Fraser Island.

The dingo’s teeth penetrated 5cm into the boy’s buttocks.

Five best fish and chip shops on the Fraser Coast

We did a shout out on Facebook asking our readers where’s the best place to get fish and chips across the region

The best fish and chip shops have been revealed

UPDATE: Residents near Coast bush fire urged to get prepared

Boonooroo Road is closed near Maryborough Cooloola Road.

UPDATE: Missing Eli Waters man may have been seen

MISSING: Eli Waters man Wesley Dye, last seen September 16.

Wesley Dye was reported missing last week.

Cancer the biggest killer in Australia: letter

Cancer Council Queensland CEO professor Jeff Dunn, Dinner with the Captains, July 23 2016.

This report is a reminder of the significant impact cancer has

OPINION: Could you go two weeks without Facebook?

So much social media out there. At what age should our kids be allowed to get involved?

Chronicle journalist shares tips to find balance in digital world.

Vodafone customers left without services after outage

The outage was due to a 'router issue'

What JB Hi-Fi's Good Guys purchase means for Hervey Bay

Fraser Coast locals are excited about the opening of the new entertainment store.

JB Hi-Fi acquired The Good Guys for $870 million.

Property leader says Fraser Coast market is looking up

Positivity is the buzz word in the Fraser Coast housing market

Property 200m from ocean selling for just over $100K

BEACHCOMBER PARK: Work has started on a new $19.2 million development at Toogoom.

The estate's developer is offering huge discounts for early buyers.

National property group acquires Hervey Bay lifestyle park

Ingenia Communities has acquired Hervey Bay's Happy Wanderer Caravan Park.

Ingenia Communities has added a Hervey Bay park to its portfolio.

NEW BUSINESS: Salon plans to be one-stop beauty shop

Victorias Seacrets - (L) Beck Skerritt, Bella Brooks and Kelly Maxwell.

Victorias Seacrets Hair Skin Body has opened on Main St.

Keppel MP says One Nation could stall GKI project

Aerial shot of Great Keppel Island (GKI) rally.
Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

Keppel MP says One Nation's views could harm GKI

CHOICE welcomes ACCC probe into fake online reviews

A credit card is held in front an online shopping site in Melbourne, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. (AAP Image/Julian Smith) NO ARCHIVING

Fake online reviews the target of ACCC probe

Hospital emergency: Thousands clog ED with minor issues

EMERGENCY CALL: Ipswich Hospital's emergency department has been swamped in the past 12 months by people presenting with very minor issues.

Residents need to stop presenting with only minor treatment issues

Turnbull confirms GST carve-up staying for years

Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull (L) visiting the New York Stock Exchange Trading Floor while in New York City for the 71st session of the UN General Assembly.

No change to the GST carve-up for "some years"

Nation's welfare at stake

Social Services Minister Christian Porter says sweeping changes are needed to make positive impacts in people's lives.

Federal Government calls for a social security revolution

Unlike: the Facebook scam targeting Bundy businesses

ALARM BELLS: Cool Bananas co-owner Sharlene Gemming managed to avoid the phishing trap. Photo: Eliza Goetze / NewsMail

Scammers are targetting local cafes on Facebook

LETTER: Why we need to support our local newspapers

Gympie Hospital patient Arthur Bishop appreciates the free Gympie Times newspaper while he is in hospital.  Its an extra service on top of the great care provided by the staff.  Reading the local paper keeps me connected to my community.   The newspaper content also provides talking points with other patients and visiting family and friends.   Photo Tanya Easterby / The Gympie Times

You'll be sorry if they're ever gone one day

LETTER: 'Residents shouldn't have to feel unsafe'

Hells Angels' member Terry McCormick and Rebels' member Mick Kosenko view the Palaszczuk government-commissioned anti-bikie laws' review recommendations as a backflip. Emma McBryde

Queenslanders shouldn't have to feel unsafe because this government

3 obvious scams you don't want to fall for

Mackay Police have warned email hacking is on the rise.

There are the scam emails currently doing the rounds as well

Intense scrutiny part of public life for politicians

Maryborough's Bruce Saunders outside his ice-cream shop on Bazaar St.

You get out of it what you put in.

'There was a time when we were ashamed of our White Australia Policy'

HEAD IN THE SAND: A new poll suggests half of Australians support banning Muslim immigration.

Are we on the road back to a racially divisive migration policy?

OPINION: I'm not a fan, but I see why many support Pauline

Profile - Eliza Wheeler. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The region feels disgruntled and neglected.

UPDATE: Man charged with 'alleged abduction' of Gladstone girl

Police in pursuit of man, Clinton

DOG squad, police units join hunt after man allegedly fled the home.

UPDATE: Woman remains in critical condition after crash

A woman is fighting for her life after the double crash. Photo: Trev The Towie.

VIDEO: A woman is fighting for life after an accident this morning

Bundy man dies two weeks after boat crash

TRAGEDY: Bundy man Stephen Barrett, pictured with Col Patterson skiing on the Murray River, died on Saturday from injuries he sustained in a September 10 boat crash.

Horror water skiing crash ends in tragedy

More pain for flooded Forbes as central NSW swamped

SWAMPED: An aerial view of Forbes.

Central Western NSW has faced major flooding over the past week

NBN: 'Expensive and slow' or raging success?

SPRUIKING: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull takes advantage of an NBN picture opportunity in the Sydney suburb of Smeaton Grange yesterday.

Raging success or dismal failure, is the NBN Turnbull's legacy?

Man vs Magpie: A Roma survival story

Magpie attack.

Magpie season is upon us and we are looking for the hot spots.

MP repays travel claim for flights to his own wedding

Steve Irons AAP

He previously defended claiming flights to a golf tournament

Adorable George has no time for Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

Duke and Duchess along with Prince George and Princess Charlotte land in Canada.

The trip marks the first visit to Canada for George and Charlotte

Macfarlane goes from golf course to CEO of mining group

Ian Macfarlane is set to take on a new role with the Queensland Resources Council, reports say.

'I feel like I’ve got some good years in me yet'

1000 homeless as rain, river cause havoc in Forbes

The State Emergency Service says 1000 Forbes residents are temporarily homeless after flood waters swamped 100 properties.

Authorities warn central west NSW more flood pain is on the way.

Only one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage

A University of Melbourne study of ABC Vote Compass results reveals only one electorate in Australia has a majority of voters opposed to gay marriage.

Research shows most electorates support changing the Marriage Act.

Gun attack puts Sweden on edge

Police examine the scene of a shooting in southern Malmo, Sweden, Sunday Sept. 25, 2016. Swedish police say four people have been wounded in a shooting in Malmo, after gunmen on motor scooters opened fire Sunday evening on a car they had been chasing through a neighborhood. (Emil Langvad/TT via AP)

Two attacks in Swden have the nation on high alert

Olympic champion cyclist denies doping allegations

Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain SKY Procycling in action during the Tour de France Prologue at Parc d'Avroy on June 30, 2012 in Liege, Belgium. The 99th Tour de France starts with 6.4km individual time trial around the streets of Liege.

Wiggins was allowed to use a banned steroid before races

Boko Haram leader resurfaces after 'fatal wounding'

‘Oh tyrants, I’m in a happy state, in good health and in safety,’ Shekau says in the video

The Nigerian army claimed he had been killed in an airstrike

Nine males, one female; divers watch turtles get frisky

Mating season ends this month.

One female, nine males, this is all part of nature for turtles

Harambe is not a patronus, sadly

Harambe is not a Patronus, JK Rowling has been forced to clarify

Need help deciding? See our top 10 old-fashioned baby names

Our top 10 old-fashioned baby names.

Are you having trouble choosing a baby name?

Baby born on the side of road en route to hospital

Emergency Services, Ambulance, QAS,  Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

A CQ newborn couldn't wait for mum to arrive at hospital

Dutch tourist advertising for Aussie man to marry

LOVE WANTED: Dutch traveller Kate, who lives at Woolgoolga, is looking for the man of her dreams.

Attention all single men 20 to 27

Hilarious obituary marks man leaving "rickety old body"

Wayne and his "favourite son Buddy".

This obituary will make you cry - tears of laughter.

Apocalyptica 'seek and destroy' sceptics with 'master' set

Apocalyptica play Max Watts in Brisbane on their Shadowmaker Tour.

Review of final show of Apocalyptica's tour

Rebecca Hall doesn't own a TV

Newspapers, yes. Television, not so much

Jaime King 'terrified' by son's heart surgery

Jamie King was "terrified" when her son went in for heart surgery.

John Mayer's advice for Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes has revealed John Mayer gave him advice

Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd tie the knot

Josh Bolin marries in front of close friends and family

Marilyn Manson wants a 'nice' girl

Marilyn Manson wants a girl who understands both of his identities