Fishing tournament the best in years

INTEREST in this year’s SIMRAD and Hervey Bay Marine Game Fishing Tournament was at an all time high with 35 boats registered for the unique fishing experience.

Triathlon, softball and fishing on the Fraser Coast

Hervey Bay 100 Triathlon - race organizer (R) Nick Downes with local triathlete Tayte Dixon. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Sporting activity on the Fraser Coast over the weekend.

WHAT'S ON: The Preatures to perform Friday night

The Preatures will perform at the Beach House Hotel on Friday night, at no cost to patrons.

The Beach House Hotel patrons are in for a treat with the Preatures.

Hidden world of science school holiday backyard adventures

There will be 17 interactive exhibits to inspire you

Diversity Night set to return to M'boro on Saturday night

Saturday night will see the region celebrate Diversity Night at the Criterion Hotel.

DIVERSITY Night is returning to Maryborough for one night only.

Suffer in paradise: Hogs Breath Hervey Bay 100 on Sunday

ON YOUR MARKS: Hogs Breath Hervey Bay 100 Triathlon race organizer (R) Nick Downes with Craignish triathlete Tayte Dixon.

The Hervey Bay 100 has attracted about 500 competitor registrations.

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Hervey Bay Seafood Festival

The Hervey Bay Seafood Festival celebrates the sea with Hervey Bay's abundance and variety of wild caught seafood from the pristine waters of the Fraser...

Once In My Life! A Tribute to Frank Sinatra

Hervey Bay chosen for 100 year celebration of Frank Sinatra's Life. Live On Stage at the ZPAC Theatre.

Hervey Bay chosen for 100 year celebration of Frank Sinatra's Life. Live On Stage...

Carols in the Village

'Carols in the Village'

The annual Carols in the Village is a charity fundraising event with a local...

Hervey Bay RSL Christmas Carols

RSL Christmas Carols

Christmas Carols on the foreshore at Pialba Seafront Oval. Come and spend the...

Rock N For A Cause - Disaster Relief Concert

Raising funds for "NARGA".  Disaster Response Teams who assist animals affected by floods, fire etc.  Full day of activities and entertainment.

Raising funds for "NARGA". Disaster Response Teams who assist animals affected by...

New Year's Eve at The Brolga

New Year's Eve

Celebrate New Year's Eve with a very special free outdoor event at the Brolga...

Sunday Riverside

Sunday Riverside

Enjoy a program of free live entertainment showcasing local and visiting artists on...

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

PHOTOGRAPHER Warren Lynam offers some advice to people wanting to take an incredible lightning shot.

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

Complete guide to 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Laurel Bank Park is in full bloom for the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Comprehensive guide to the 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Latest edition of pension guide available from Warren Truss

Another edition of the Age Pension Guide has been released by federal MP Warren Truss.

Guide designed to help pensioners understand their entitlements

Guide to candidates in the Hervey Bay electorate

IF YOU want to find out more about the sis candidates in the Hervey Bay electorate, check out our guide.

Check out what the six candidates have to say

Guide to candidates in the Maryborough electorate

IF YOU want to find out more about the seven candidates in the Maryborough electorate, check out our guide.

Check out what the seven candidates have to say

Phone Warren if you don't get a school leavers' guide

Warren Truss.

Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss releases School Leavers’ Guide

Indonesia announces moratorium on executions

INDONESIA has announced a moratorium on executions as it concentrates on fixing its weak economy.

Fraser Coast Wildlife Santuary set to house koalas

Ray Revill with Bobby at the TESS wildlife park in Maryborough West yesterday.

$110,000 needed to build new enclosures and improve the site.

Fraser Coast wins state tourism award for nature marketing

Fraser Coast Opportunities’ general manager Leigh Bennett said the launch of Australia’s Nature Coast in 2013 was aimed to broaden international market appeal by using the unique natural assets of the adjoining Sunshine and Fraser Coasts.

Australia’s Nature Coast is aimed to broaden global tourism appeal

Bindi and Sunshine Coast big winners at tourism awards

GLOBAL STAR: Young Achiever award winner Bindi Irwin.

Coast tourism operators have been honoured with awards in Brisbane

Should the Fraser Coast become more RV-friendly?

Should we become a more RV-friendly place?

We asked our Facebook community to have their say on RV's.

OPINION: Hidden potential in M’boro tourism

The revamped Maryborough CBD street party - Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

More tourists equate to more jobs.

YOUR STORY: Don't sink it, make the Tobruk a military museum

The cargo ship HMAS Tobruk may be scuttled in the Great Sandy Strait in a few years.

This vessel is the attraction to put Maryborough back on the map

IT'S ON: Good weather and local reefs are fishing well

Doug McGregor with his monstrous 14.14kg threadfin salmon. Photo Freedom Fishing Supplies

This week’s bigger tides will see even better pelagic action.

CENTENARY: 100 days in US national parks

From Hawaii to Maine, the tour visits national parks and other sites

Taste the glory and get a mouthful of dust

Getting down and dirty.

Getting down and dirty with endurance motocross

Tip of the spear: a whole new world of fishing adventure

Blue water diving will often get you some cracking fish, but you will need a boat to find them

Spearfishing isn’t just a way to catch a feed; it’s a lifestyle.

Bush cooking: How to make a camp oven pizza

Everyone loves pizza, it’s a favourite in our family

North Stradbroke Island: Too good to be true

Letting down your tyre pressure is paramount. Anyone who goes camping is usually packed to the brim so 18psi is a good starting point; this is where the tyre gauge and air compressor earn their keep.

What Straddie has to offer needs to be experienced, not explained.