Famous 'racing pigeon' visits Coast men's group

LOVE BIRD: The pigeon known for 'racing cars' in Maryborough visits the Older Men's Unlimited group at their workshop.

"She hops on your shoulder while you're working."

NOMINATED: Fraser Coast early education providers among best

Bayside Early Learners nominated for award - (L) Amber Andersen (kindy teacher), Tanya Steinhardt (director), Sandra Murnane (snr. educator) and Tayla Thompson (kindy teacher).

Our early educations providers have been nominated.

Crikey! Why more crocs are heading south

Adam Britton of crocodile research and consulting organisation Big Gecko says the reptiles are on the move.

CROC MAP: Population boom and warmer waters drawing crocs south






How to do Eat Street the right way

EVERYTHING you need to know to get the most out of your Eat Street experience and to avoid a food coma when you’re only one stall deep.

Don’t go chasing waterfalls…find them on these drives!

The Scenic Rim is just one place nearby that you'll love.

BRISBANE isn’t all bright lights and city slickers.

Science Festival seriously awesome

Don't miss the World Science Festival Brisbane!

CALLING everyone who wants to see something totally cool.

Drink where the cool kids do this summer

There are a bunch of new bars open in Brisbane, make sure you're there!

CHECK out these new funky bars.

Discover Brisbane’s laneway gems

Brisbane's laneways will surprise you.

NOT all of Brisbane City is as it seems…

Top five things to experience this summer in Brisbane

Tangalooma is amazing if you're keen for a dive, kayak or swim.

THIS summer get out and explore your capital city.

Your boots are made for walking these tours

Brisbane Greeters tours are a great way to learn the local history of the city.

YOU don’t need a bike or bus for a seriously good tour of Brisbane.

Parents need to raise thousands to get air-con at school

For one Fraser Coast school, it would cost $60,000 to air-condition all classrooms.

Transport train causes heads to turns as it passes CBD

Downer's loco makes its way through Queens Park in Maryborough pulling wagons headed for their holding yards to be worked on.

The wagons loaded on the train were for carrying railway lines.

Students witnessed college company collapse unfold

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: SmartCity Vocational College's.

"It's ridiculous, I've never seen anything like it"

Ex-staffer: Why I had to get away from SmartCity

UNHAPPY: Former Smart City Vocational College Hervey Bay trainer and assessor Justin Burnham.

Former trainer and assessor tells why he left after only six months

Clock ticking for animals at sanctuary as food dries out

Ray Revill from Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary with one of his roos, at a much greener time at the sanctuary. Now, that green grass has completely dried out.

Animals at Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary need your help.

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Musical to come to life at Brolga Theatre

THE 40-plus cast of My Fair Lady will have the backing of an impressive 20-piece orchestra for a March performance at the Brolga Theatre.

REVIEW: Under the Gun doco looks at right to bear arms

ARMED: A still from the 2016 documentary film Under the Gun by Stephanie Soechtig.

An in-depth look into America's gun culture.

Messing with your head

MIND BLOWN: What could be weirder than the realisation that we have another completely separate brain and nervous system than the one originating in our heads?

Fascinating connection between your gut and your brain

40 Fraser Coast events you don't want to miss in 2017

The Urangan PIer on a cloudy day.

Get your calendar out - there is lots happening this year.

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It's official: Petrol price rip-off worst in years

Australia is facing some of its highest petrol prices.

Brisbane retail prices the highest of the large five cities

Drought disaster: "We're in serious trouble now”

Run out of water and losing crops - Mark, Col and Bill Ward, of Bilcormack Enterprises, rely on the rapidly dwindling supply of dam water, to irrigate their small crops.

The Ward family is reaching out for help from the community.

Major events prove to be a big tourism lifesaver

WELCOME VISITORS: The colourful scene at Torquay Beach as hundreds of families arrived in Hervey Bay for the Surf Life Saving Queensland Youth Championships over the weekend.

Hervey Bay is in the midst of three major events in three weeks.

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2017 Toyota C-HR

Toyota's all-new C-HR small SUV

LOOKING BACK: How the seaside shaped us

The seaside experience of Hervey Bay for tourists has been central to its...

Fraser Coast Farmers face devastation

Running out of water and losing crops - Mark, Col and Bill Ward, of Bilcormack Enterprises, rely on the rapidly dwindling supply of dam water, to irrigate their small crops.

Running out of water and losing crops - Mark, Col and Bill Ward, of Bilcormack...

Bayside Early Learners Award Nomination

Bayside Early Learners nominated for award - (L) Amber Andersen (kindy teacher), Tanya Steinhardt (director), Sandra Murnane (snr. educator) and Tayla Thompson (kindy teacher).

Bayside Early Learners childcare in Hervey Bay has been nominated for an Australia...

Hospital Cafe

Wendy Tong helped raise $2000 for a chair that will allow a family member to remain...

Australia Post CEO to quit

Ahmed Fahour.

Ahmed Fahour is stepping down from his $5.6 million-a-year role

Boy, 10, given 12 vials of antivenene after funnel-web bite

A BOY has survived a funnel-web bite after he was given 12 vials of antivenene, understood to be the most administered to any survivor in Australian history.

What is in the February 25 Weekend?

Peter Helliar is releasing a children's book, Frankie Fish and the Sonic Suitcase.

Check out the great reads in the magazine

Say aloha to adventure in Hawaii

The Diamond Head crater from the air.

Fly through the treetops or discover magic of an extinct volcano

Bishop's Best a drinkable dark lager

Dark brew gets thumbs up

Oh man, there are some things on show in this bar

Castelmola, close to Taormina, is worth the climb just to see the sights at Bar Turrisi.

Bar Turrisi is an unforgettable celebration of all things phallic

What can you do in Christchurch?

The Christchurch Re:Start Mall, in the central business district.

Exploring a city in the middle of a rebuild

How one photo changed this woman's life forever

The new-look Cassy Dickerson running along the beach.

A mother of three has transformed her body and her life

Reality TV show gives Maryborough a boost

Maryborough's "quaint" look separates it from other tourism destinations.

Buderim dad rejects gay son's emotional plea for second time

LOVERS: Grant and Chris have been together for more than three years, and Chris' parents refuse to acknowledge their son's fiance.

Son’s emotional plea rejected again by unmoved father

What's on the big screen this week

Ewan McGregor and Jonny Lee Miller in a scene from the movie T2: Trainspotting.

This week's new releases offer plenty of variety for movie buffs.

Hodges proud to be part of first channel dedicated to NRL

Justin Hodges is gearing up for his new gig on Fox League.

Footy star hopes to provide a voice for players on new NRL channel

$140k damage: landlord says property trashed, contaminated

He had what he calls "the tenants from hell"

Submarine, buses and 3000 tyres removed in $100K clean up

The list of things removed from this property is beyond astonishing

Popular island resort sells to loaded international investor

OUR PICK: Chris Foey's colourful shot of one of Gladstone's great tourism hot spots, Heron Island.

International investor snaps up piece of Gladstone paradise.

Expert: Why renters, home buyers may struggle

Matusik Property Insights director Michael Matusik.

What's next for the city's housing market

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Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A total 140 people applied for a casual receptionist position at Harrup Park.

Jobseekers up against the odds for some positions

REVEALED: 38 new CQ projects to deliver 229 jobs

Construction cranes on the Mooloolaba skyline.

There are 11 projects to be funded in Woorabinda

$40m Sunny Queen expansion means cracking new jobs

NOW OPEN: Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Sunny Queen Australia managing director John O'Hara and Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale at the grand opening of the new $40 million manufacturing facility in Carole Park.

'Egg-cellent' investment will be a boost for local economy

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

South dominates manufacturing grants applications

State Development Minister Anthony Lynham praised Maryborough's Downer Rail.

Most manufacturing grants applications from southern Queensland

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Toyota's new small SUV C-HR arrives priced from $26,990

2WD manual version of the all-new C-HR small SUV can be had for $26,990 before on-roads, with an auto version from $28,990

Small SUV a style breakthrough for Toyota

All-new Range Rover Velar SUV confirmed

PHOTO TEASE: New Velar will be the fourth Range Rover SUV in the line-up, slotting in between the Evoque and Sport models and should cost around $75,000.

Fourth Range Rover SUV to be officially shown on March 1

Mazda recalls yet another vehicle...

The Mazda BT-50, sold between October 21, 2011, and December 3, 2012, are being recalled.

The Mazda BT-50 has now been recalled.

Mitsubishi offers Triton GLS Sports Edition

WORK STYLE: New Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sports Edition offers more visual attitude and costs $45,990 with manual gearbox and $48,490 the auto.

Tradie Triton’s toughed-up tempter

VIDEO: Instructor has a harsh lesson for honking drivers

HARD LESSON: Pro Driver owner David Cullen is encouraging drivers to be patient.

Why honking at learner drivers isn't helping anybody

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