Relaying the cancer message for decade

Maryborough Relay for Life Mad Hatters (from left) Lucinda Brisco, Leanne Spoor, Peta Henney, Charmaine Fenske, Tracey Keyworth and Debora Kelly are raising awareness and funds for the Cancer Council Qld.

Public is invited to join in first few laps of the relay

Fraser Coast crews respond to a machinery yard fire

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Photo: Daniel Perrin / Daily News

The fire was reported about 1.10pm on Saturday.

OPINION: To see $100k of donations is awe-inspiring

Jordan Philp - deputy editor Fraser Coast Chronicle. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

This is the true definition of community spirit.






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.

McConnell Lookout closed for road works

North Burnett Regional Council closes McConnell Lookout for two weeks to improve safety, and replacing timber handrails and wood fire barbecues.

How the electorate redistribution could affect the region

PROPOSED CHANGES: The Maryborough seat could include the Hervey Bay suburb of Urraween, while southern towns could be moved into the Gympie area.

The changes could could mean big things for the seat of Maryborough.

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

Torquay State School students Crystal Prior, Zoey and Jack Murray said school had become a lot more fun ever since their classrooms had air-conditioning installed. However, there are still many more classrooms at the school that don't have air-conditioning and the P&C Association is fundraising.

Fraser Coast is out the government-funded zone for air-conditioning.

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"

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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.

QSS Tri Champs: juniors

Qld Schools State Triathlon Championships - junior race.

The junior race from the Queensland School Sport Triathlon Championships at Hervey...

QSS Tri Champs: Intermediate

Qld Schools State Triathlon Championships - intermediate race.

The intermediate races from the Queensland School Sport Triathlon Championships at...

QSS Tri Champs: Seniors

Queensland Schools State Triathlon at Hervey Bay - senior race.

The senior races from the Queensland School Sport Triathlon Championships at Hervey...

Green Day's American Idiot The Musical

Chris Cheney of The Living End stars in the Australian production of Green Days musical American Idiot at Brisbane's QPAC Theatre.

Two of Australia's biggest music legends, Chris Cheney of The Living End and Phil...

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Toyota's all-new C-HR small SUV

Harris family says thanks for the amazing support

Fraser Coast video producer Breannah Mitchell spoke to Donna and Cameron Harris...

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...

Family rocked by twin tragedies, still have energy to give

WITHIN six months Warwick's Troon family has been hit by two unimaginable tragedies.

WATCH: Toowoomba amputee takes first steps

Richard Brumby takes his first steps.

He uses bars as an aid while he’s learning to walk again

White's right for a Hamptons look

The easy elegance of the Hamptons can be incorporated into any home.

Relax into a classic style

The quick hack that can help keep your kids safe online

Computer hacker stealing data from a laptop concept for network security, identity theft and computer crime

An easy, free way to protect all of your internet connections

A traveller's top 10 cities to visit

Relaxing on the lake in Pokhara.

Put these lesser known destinations on your bucket list

Game changer: Toyota C-HR small SUV road test and review

EDGY: The C-HR has been launched priced from $26,990, Toyota revealing a new style direction for its late but eagerly awaited entry to the crucial small SUV segment.

Toyota smashes the small SUV segment in style

Un-American tale makes Lion weakest link in Oscars line-up

PSYCHOLOGY researchers find US films and actors most likely to win accolades at the Oscars.

Living End, Grinspoon stars hit stage for American Idiot

Chris Cheney of The Living End stars in the Australian production of Green Days musical American Idiot at Brisbane's QPAC Theatre.

TAKE a look behind the scenes of Green Day's American Idiot musical

Samuel L Jackson dismisses La La Land ahead of Oscars

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in a scene from the movie La La Land.

Hollywood actor and Oscars voter says Denzel should win top gong

The trick homeowners are using to buy more properties

Chantelle Subritzky leaves her home each week for Airbnb guests.

Queenslanders are going down this path to help pay their mortgages

Stunning home blends South Pacific beauty with Orient style

Immaculate residence with two outdoor living areas

$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

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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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Mercedes-Benz's premium ute hits Australian shores

PREMIUM CHOICE: Mercedes' striking new 4x4 double cab ute, due to go on sale here in 2018, does some Australian off-road testing before hitting our showrooms.

All-new Mercedes 4WD double-cab will go on sale next year

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

NEW DIRECTION: 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

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