Man builds playground entirely out of packing tape

Artist Eric Lennartson is in the process of completing his huge tape sculpture at the Ipswich Art Gallery.

VIDEO:And here's where you can play on it.

Where to meet Santa on the Fraser Coast these holidays

Santa Claus is coming to the Fraser Coast. Four year old Jorja Dowman has been visiting Santa in the shopping centre since she was just six months old.

Don't miss your chance to tell him what's on your wishlist!

Countdown to Woodford Folk Festival begins

ECONOMIC BOON: Woodford Folk Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.  Photo Contributed

The first larger-than-life inhabitants have stepped into Woodfordia

Superboats, concerts and more on this weekend

Mark Ladner visits the Nikenbah Markets on Sunday, during his first week as a new Fraser Coast resident. He recently moved from Canberra. Photo: Jocelyn Watts / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Check out the events on this weekend across the Fraser Coast.

Gundiah brings out country hospitality

TAKE YOUR PARTNERS: LexK (white hat) and Friends will play all the good ole tunes at the Gundiah Memorial Hall.

"It is time for their Spring Dance and a bit of fun..."

Remembrance Day services around the Fraser Coast

Remembrance Day ceremony at RSL Memorial Hall in Ipswich
Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

Services will be held across the region to honour our veterans.

'I need to do what I can': 65km walk for cancer patient

Karlee Robinson is walking from Caloundra to Noosa for her cousin Aaron Parker, who has terminal brain cancer.

What do you do when someone you love has terminal brain cancer?

Christmas Sunday in the Park

Family fun, train rides, brass bands and more!

Sunday in the Park

The last Sunday of the month come to Queen's Park for some family fun!

The last Sunday of the month come to Queen's Park for some family fun!

Christmas Shop

Annual "Christmas Shop" selling quality handcrafted items.

Annual "Christmas Shop" selling quality handcrafted items.

2017 Wide Bay & Fraser Coast Expo

Home & Lifestyle MEGA EVENT

Home & Lifestyle MEGA EVENT

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.

Fraser Coast has global appeal as visitor numbers soar

Patrick Janke is one of many overseas travellers who has made Fraser Coast a must-see destination on their Australian journey.

P&O to return to the Fraser Coast this year

P&O; Cruises

More cruise visits are planned for 2017.

Dreamworld ready for 'respectful' reopening

Craig Davidson, CEO of amusement theme park Dreamworld.

Every ride has undergone 'rigorous' program of testing

Is it time to crackdown on illegal camping at Mt Warning?

Our sleeping giant: Mt Warning overlooking the cane fields of the Tweed.

American tourist first hiker to die atop the popular summit

International visitor numbers going up on Fraser Coast

The region saw 136,000 visitors in the year to September 2016.

Fraser Coast benefits from Sunny Coast Airport project

CAPITALISE: Sunshine Coast Airport was granted a Federal loan to expand to international status by Christmas, 2020. The Fraser Coast must act now to take full advantage of the commercial opportunity.

Fraser Coast businesses should act now to capitalise.

'Embarrasingly good': $90m blitz to lure tourists to Gladstone

Arrival of the Pacific Dawn, Thursday, March 10, 2016. Photo Helen Spelitis / Gladstone Observer

GLADSTONE is set for a "good couple of years” on the tourism front.