THINGS TO DO: Action packed weekend on the Fraser Coast

Check out all the fun across the Fraser Coast, from markets, car shows, the Pro Bull Riding Tour and the Maryborough PubFest, there is plenty to do.

UPDATE: Check out Seafront Oval ground preparations for PBR

HATS OFF: The Chronicle’s Helen Reckdale, Louise Holmes and Vicki Seddon can’t wait to see the Akubra hats and boots worn on Saturday night.

Watch as Pialba's Seafront Oval is set up for Saturday night.

Take a look at how Pubfest has evolved over the years

The Rambogan Super Sailors team of Ryan McGrath and brothers Danny, Sam and Peter Scotney at PubFest.

TIMELINE: The history of pubfest starting in 2005 through to 2015.

GIG GUIDE: Check out the music scene on the Fraser Coast

Hayley Marsten performing at the Rotary Club of Gladstone's Midday Markets, Dawson Highway, Gladstone.

Listen to live music after an amazing dinner at the RSL.

Serious side to fun day to help Fraser Coast babies

Organiser of the Family Fun Day - Jodie Tangikara. Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The day will raise much-needed funds for the special care unit

YOUR GUIDE: Boyne Tannum HookUp 2016

Clinton Rosenthal and Robbie Warren with their freshly caught Jewfish and King Salmon at the Boyne Tannum Hook Up, April 29, 2016.

Your day to day guide to the Boyne Tannum HookUp.

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6 week singing course learning 'Yesterday'

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The Kitty Kats

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Come and enjoy an exquisite evening of jazz with THE KITTY KATS.

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Bayside Transformation Annual Gala

Saturday 4th of June– Annual Gala dinner for Bayside Transformations is being held at the Hervey Bay RSL at 6:00pm proudly sponsored by Hynes Timber.

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Best of the Bee Gees - Maryborough

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Last Friday Club

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Wuthering Heights - Maryborough

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10 common snakes and how to identify them

SUNSHINE Coast snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

Five of the best to places to bushwalk

Popular pass time offers something for everyone

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

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

CQ beaches named among the best in the state for weddings

THE secret slices of paradise nestled in the central Queensland region have been named among the best locations for a beach wedding.

First whales of the season spotted near Fraser Island

Humpback whale.

Last year about 8000 whales visited the region.

First ship-load of Pacific Aria passengers visit Fraser

On a cruise several years in the making, the first ship-load of Pacific Aria passengers has toured World Heritage-listed Fraser Island.

Readers react to Pacific Aria's visit to Fraser Island

AirAsia X arrival in Auckland a boost for Gold Coast

AirAsia X A330-300 lands at Auckland International Airport.

TOUCH down will boost Gold Coast capacity

LISTEN: GKI casino deals yet to be done with Tower Holdings

GKI FUTURE: The future of the GKI development project is uncertain after Keppel MP Brittany Lauga said Tower were looking at alternative options that may not include a casino but Tower dismissed those claims saying a casino was essential.

Lauga tabled letters from casino operators Crown and Echo

Rival aquarium in Brisbane won't hurt Underwater World: Trad

EDUCATIONAL ADVENTURES: All the littlies enjoy the new Octonauts zone at Sea Life Mooloolaba.

Proposal: $100m to redevelop Maritime Museum into tourist attraction

Golden trevally, tuna, school mackerel and queenfish biting

The Great Sandy Strait

Fishers hope for a wind drop on the Fraser Coast

Anglers stay in Mary River and Sandy Strait with good reason

Cambel Black and Harry Miller braved the conditions early Sunday morning and came home with these twin 9kg plus threadfin salmon. Photo Freedom Fishing Supplies

It’ll take more than gale force winds to stop our die-hard fisho’s

WATCH: The Gladstone brothers behind the electric reel

Darren Jeacocke putting the electric reel invention to good use. Photo: Cory Jeacocke.

These Gladstone brothers don't let anything get in their way.