Kingfisher voted best resort reception venue in Qld

Kingfisher Bay Resort won the coveted Best QLD Resort Reception Venue award at the prestigious Queensland Bridal Industry Academy awards in Brisbane.

The winners were judged by 5,690 newlyweds.

TELSTRA DOWN? Why mobile, internet, Foxtel may be out

TELSTRA customers were forced to face a mass outage today






8 things you didn't know you could do at North Straddie

NORTH Stradbroke Island is the perfect getaway whether you plan to stay for a day, a week or even a month.

A whisky-lover's blurprint to Brisbane's best bars

Check out The Gresham for some old-school fine drops.

SCOTCH, Whiskey and Whisky; it all gets a bit confusing.

Your guide to the best Brisbane markets

Enjoy the beautiful offerings of one of Brisbane's many markets.

WHO doesn’t love a good market!?

Ain’t no mountain high enough

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Brisbane's dishing up the mountain-hiking goods!

Six hideaway bars to escape winter chill

The Gresham's charm will win you over before your first sip.

THESE are the perfect places to hang this winter.

Our six art gallery picks for a creative day out

Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art always has a fun, exciting and interesting exhibition on show for the whole family to enjoy.

YOU'D be mistaken in thinking Brisbane wasn't an arty city.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

Five tips to prepare for the NDIS

WHETHER the NDIS is rolling out in your region tomorrow, in six months or in a year, you need to start getting ready now.

When the NDIS is rolling out at your place

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme launched in July 2013 and continues to roll out region by region across the country.

Creating your first plan

YOUR first plan is the start of a lifelong relationship with the NDIS.

UPDATE: Bike accident puts world record attempt on hold

UPDATE: While on his way to Hervey Bay, cyclist Ben Woods was sadly hit by a car at Caboolture.

Group continues rallies against cashless card introduction

NO CARD: Member for Maryborough Bruce Saunders addresses a previous gathering of people who attended a meeting to discuss the potential introduction of the cashless welfare card.

Group holds another rally against cashless card

It's all about ability for hard-working Aaron

LOVIN' IT: Aaron Graves has secured employment at McDonald's in Maryborough with the help of Mylestones Employment.

Aaron Graves' growing confidence and skills have led to a job.

The show must go on at Mary Poppins Festival

Maryborough's Star Dust Drama Academy during their rehearsal for The Surprising Uprising of Arnold Stick which will be performed at this year's Mary Poppins Festival. Back: Emma Collis, Hayden Wheeler, Rhiannon Patten, Mikaila Van Wyk, Sarah Walter and Samantha Walter. Middle: Ethan Jones, Lucifer Proud and Nathaniel Brampton. Front: Chloe Jones, Georgia Russell, Daniel Gordano and Juniper Canning

Characters from the past have inspired a local drama production

Still time to have a say on Seafront Oval playground

A TALE OF THREE SITES: The Fraser Coast Regional Council's three potential sites for a new $900,000 adventure playground to be built in the Seafront Oval area. Location 1 is the current preferred site, but residents can still have their say.

Residents can have a say on the Seafront Oval adventure playground.

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Country music stars coming to Ipswich

A UNIQUE tribute show will bring a bit of country into the city.

Shoes make difference to kids in Zambia

MANY SHOES: Toowoomba Grammar School's Adrian Irwin and Fairholme College's Libby Stumer with shoes collected for children in Zambia.

Students are making a difference, creating a new project

Teebar set to make dust fly in action packed event

Lane Heaton in the Open Bull Ride event at the 2016 Teebar Rodeo.

Camping will also be available through the weekend.

Chance to own a piece of Burke and Wills history

Burke and Wills venue manager Jodie Spence. The hotel which has closed to begin major renovations, will be having a sale Sunday June 18 of all furniture which includes, lamps, beds, paintings, blankets.

Vintage lovers and antique collectors are in for a treat

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$10M upgrade will change M'boro Hospital forever

Artist's impression of the upgraded Maryborough Hospital revealed yesterday by the State Government. Pictured is the Neptune St side entrance.

A major upgrade for the hospital was announced on Tuesday.

Great local projects on the Hervey Bay grapevine

PICK OF THE BUNCH: Chris Hough from BtB Marine on board the 12m vessel built for Caudo Vineyards on the Murray River.

A Hervey Bay-built tourist vessel is heading for the Murray River.

VIDEO: Butcher closes after loss of customers from IGA

The Raw Sausage Butchery - Graham Zahl has had over 50 years ecperience ad a butcher and demonstrates that he still has all ten fingers.

After nearly 60 years Mr Zahl says he's never lost a finger.

Athletics day: Hervey Bay Special School

The Hervey Bay Special School held its second annual athletics day on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Students, staff and helpers gather for the Potato Pick-up race.

The Hervey Bay Special School held its second annual athletics day on Wednesday...

Wallaroos V. Easts Rugby League

Rugby league - Wallaroos V. Easts. Wallaroos fullback Joey Alberts makes a break.

Wallaroos were on fire as they thrashed Easts to the tune of 54-12 in the weekends...

Seagulls V. ATW Rugby League

Rugby league - Seagulls V. ATW. Seagulls fullback Logona Vetemotu breaks through a tackle.

Hervey Bay Seagulls were big winners against ATW 50-10 in the weekends "A" grade...

Old Maryborough Flour Mill

Old flour mill in Maryborough.

Take a look through the old flour mill on Kent St in Maryborough.

Urangan High 2018 Scholarship Winners

Urangan State High School scholarships for 2018 - Front (L) Grace Deemer, Lacey McLune, Zachary Cook and Sean Crerar from Kawungan S/S. Middle (L) Jordan Schroen and Isabella Kingswell from Torquay S/S, Cayden Sanfead from Sandy Strait S/S and Peiton Backhouse, Harry Grimsley and William McClatchie from Yarrilee S/S with (back left) deputy principal Matthew Stutz and head of dpt. Brian Harrington.

10 students from year 6 at local primary schools have been awarded scholarships to...

St Peter Memorial Vandalised

St. Peter's statue on the seawall at Urangan harbour has been vandalised - Linda Carsley from Urangan Fisheries is appalled at the recent destruction.

Vandals have smashed lights and defaced the statue at the St Peter Memorial to...

Pauline won't say sorry

Senator Pauline Hanson speaking at today’s press conference at Parliament House. Picture: Kym Smith

One Nation leader will not apologise for comments.

Jeff Horn final hitout

Boxer prepares for title fight.

Qld boxer prepares for WBO world welterweight title.

Antarctic expeditioners take icy plunge for solstice

Midwinter madness: expeditioners take a plunge into freezing water through a hole in the sea ice in an Antarctic tradition

Popular chocolate recalled from Aldi stores

RECALL: Consumers are being warned about a flavour of Hershey's chocolate with undeclared allergens.

Food Authority moves to recall US brand chocolate bar

Mum speaks out after being shamed for breastfeeding

Ally Glass and her daughter Blaire Brockhurst.

Mother of two talks about being made to feel embarrassed

Find your passion at weekend living expo

COME ONE, COME ALL: The 2016 Rotary Living Expo was well attended, and organisers are hopeful of a great turnout again this year.

The Rotary Living Expo is back this weekend.

Coast wedding photographer named Queensland's best

Sunshine Coast wedding photographer Lee Burgess has won the Australian Industry Bridal Academy's Queensland award.

Coast wedding photographer named best in state in industry awards

Embracing the chaos

Make the most of magical mayhem

Prince Harry says young royals don't want to take the throne

Prince Harry admits no one in the royal family particularly wants to be king or queen

Rebel Wilson to give away her defamation payout

Actor Wilson says she won't keep a cent of her defamation payout

What's in store for Nina and Billie on Offspring?

Kat Stewart and Asher Keddie star in season seven of Offspring.

Proudman sisters return, but their lives aren’t slowing down.

What's on the big screen this week

Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yeager in a scene from the movie Transformers: The Last Knight.

STUDIOS begin to roll out their school holiday offerings.

Mining giants in fight that could spell disaster for NQ town

STAND OFF: There are perfectly good homes for workers, but mining company QCoal could be forced to build a camp and the deserted streets and empty houses of Glenden would remain.

How two mining companies could ruin this small town

Home owners settling to make way for Mackay Ring Road

The Clarkson family's home was moved just down the road from their former land at Stotts Road, Te Kowai, which was resumed by TMR.

But some are still clinging on, fighting for a better deal

Three historic M'boro hotels on the market

The Lamington Hotel Motel, Maryborough. Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Three historic Maryborough hotels are on the market.

Renters warned about online real estate scam

The scam ad for a property for rent in Albert Park.

Australian renters have been warned about an elaborate scam

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Qld Budget 2017: Six billion dollar push for 22,000 jobs

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt, watched by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, speaks during a press conference at Parliament House in Brisbane, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Mr Pitt will hand down the 2017-18 budget for the state, his third.

Six billion will be spent to fund 22,000 jobs in Qld

Regional jobs program to be expanded in budget

Support for regional jobs will feature in Tuesday's Queensland budget.

Regional jobs program to be expanded

Anger at Aurizon ad as jobs go in Gladstone

An Aurizon protest in Rockhampton.

Company rejects 'lousy' treatment claims

Adani: Yes it's a coal mine, but it's jobs we need

This bumper sticker has been increasingly appearing in Townsville, in the midst of environmental protests against the Adani mine. Picture: Chris McMahon

Company has been mired in a bitter protest war

Aurizon explains plan behind new jobs in CQ

Workers met on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss options in the wake of Aurizon's decision to cut 29 jobs from the Mackay region.

Casual workers are already being sought by Aurizon

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Hyundai to build pint-size and big daddy SUVs

The new Hyundai Kona is launched in South Korea.

Get set for even more SUVs from Hyundai.

Hot little Hyundai Kona to arrive this year

The Hyundai Kona small SUV will be in Australia by October.

From October Hyundai will have the Kona in showrooms.

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