Wet weather shrinks student numbers

Torbanlea State School students (L) Riley Ward, Michala Hanrahan, Piper McNamara and Arabella Gainsford take a break from schoolwork.

GALLERY: Wet weather drenches the Fraser Coast

BIG WET: Road closures, flooding, wet weather drills coast

Raining with no letup - Two weeks ago this Sunshine Acres paddock was brown grass and dirt.

Tamara Meeks driveway was underwater water from Sunday.

Residents stock up with sandbags

HELPING HAND: Hervey Bay and Burrum Heads SES volunteers on day four of actively serving the community as wild weather continues on the Coast.

About 25 people have already picked up sandbags.

'It was a bit unreal': Fish wash up on side walks

SMELLS FISHY: Dozens of fish were found washed up in Eli Waters after heavy rain was believed to have flooded drains causing them to be brought to the surface.

The fish covered parts of the walkway, drains and roads.

Car towing caravan crashes into ditch on Bruce Hwy

HIGHWAY CRASH: The man was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

The man was taken to Gympie Hospital.

Learning business tips from the top

GUEST: Damian Morgan.

The small business owner has plenty of experiences to share.

What is mitochondrial disease and what are its effects?

The Bloody Long Ride duo Andrew Macaulay and Melinda Macaulay. The duo rode bicycles from Maryborough to Canberra. Just days later, Melinda, who suffers from mitochondrial disease, won a 24-hour mountain bike race.

Melinda Macaulay has lived with the genetic disease her whole life.

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Plover attack caught on camera

LEAVE IMMEDIATELY: This is the shot David Harris got of a very angry plover.

"I got my camera. They attacked again."

School Work Experience – Sky’s the limit

Maddy Langabeer at 5 Aviation Regiment

Maddy sent a letter to the 5th Aviation Regiment in Townsville

100 fatal crashes: Rob Frey has a message for students

Firefighter Rob Frey

Firefighter has personally attended over 100 road crash fatalities.

'I just see a nation who holds out their hand'

There is a lot to love about being Australian.

Our media love to paint a picture that is dark and grey and gloomy.

And they're off and racing for the championships


And they're off and racing for the championships

$5b social service cut lifts budget

The final budget deficit for the 2016-17 financial year was $33.2 billion, down more than $4 billion from the $37.6 billion outlined in the May budget

Why the NDIS should matter to all Fraser Coast locals

IS THE NDIS TOO COMPLEX? Experts fear thousands of regional residents will miss out on disability funds because they don't understand how $22b scheme works

Put your child's needs first

EARLY intervention is a key focus area of the NDIS with the aim of giving your child the best possible chance at life from the start.

AutoWed: coin-operated wedding machine

Press 1 for heterosexual, 2 for gay, and 3 for a lesbian marriage. And if you wish...

YOUR PHOTOS: Pets having a play on the Fraser Coast

Simba enjoying a swim

Our Facebook community share photos of their pets having a play on the Fraser...

YOUR PHOTOS: Playful pets on the Fraser Coast

Levi shaking off after having a play with the garden hose.

Our Facebook community has shared their playful pets from across the Fraser Coast.

YOUR PHOTOS: Loved pets and animals

Donna Allan - Timothy, the greyhound.

Readers shared photos of their beloved pets and animals on the Fraser Coast...

Beelbi Creek in Flood

Floodwaters rage under the Hervey Bay Torbanlea Rd at Beelbi Creek.

Creeks turned to rivers as torrents of floodwaters make their way to the sea.

WET WEATHER: Cr Loft speaks about weather situation

Mary River at the Lamington Bridge. 10am Tuesday.

The council is keeping a close eye on changing weather conditions with local...

New Dreamliner for Qantas

Great Southern Land is the first of Qantas’ new Dreamliner aircraft.

Extended range means first non-stop flights from Australia to Europe.

Boast Harbour Drive Pedestrian Crossing –Urraween

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