27 April






5% chance of rain


28 April





Mostly sunny

5% chance of rain


29 April






30% chance of rain


30 April





Mostly sunny

40% chance of rain

Dirty water brings good fishing for Fraser Coast

THINGS should pick up in the coming weeks after the much- needed rain and the wild weather left in cyclone Debbie's wake.

Mary River fresh could bring on action on local reefs

chorley pic 2 Photo Contributed

It looks like we could be in for a wet weekend.

From hospital bed to six-day, 250km desert run

IN TRAINING: Neil Collie runs trails around the scenic Glass House Mountains area in preparation for the 250km Big Red Run.

How a stroke survivor will tackle a gruelling desert ultra marathon

Where to wet your line on the Fraser Coast

There has been plenty of spotty action in local waters.

Out at Burrum a few prawns have been reported in the river.

The tips you need to know for catching barra

Gold Coast fisher and blogger Brooke Frecklington said she was looking forward to getting out and competing in the Hook Up for the second year.

Man catches monster cod while fishing with mates

GIANT CATCH: Mick Kopittke reeled in this 123cm Murray cod on Easter Saturday.

Mick Kopittke has never had a catch this big

Man catches monster flathead on Sunshine Coast

Michael Wilson hooked a 1m-long flathead in the Noosa River. Picture: Supplied

Fisherman catches fish so big he has to throw it back on the water

Barra blitz predicted for the Boyne

SPILLING: Lake Awoonga pictured the day after rain which fell on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

BOYNE River anglers are in for a barra bonanza.

Fishing report: Maaroom produces prawn hauls

Our very own Melissa Frohloff showing off the quality of the prawns in Maaroom Creek.

Let's take a look at this week's fishing report.

Welcomed coastal rain brings the fish to Fraser Coast

LOW TIDE: Nice flathead caught on the Fraser Coast.

Let's check out this week's report and what locals are catching.

'It was pretty bloody lucky that his mate jumped in'

A MAN who slipped and fell about 10 metres down an embankment into a shallow, crocodile infested creek while fishing has been saved by a quick thinking mate.

'Bucket list' glamping destinations not to be missed

Nomad Feature

Love nature but also love a few creature comforts?

Now here's a little caravanning secret worth sharing

GREY NOMADS: users are talking up how good the WikiCamps tool is for finding everything you need to know about your next road stop.

Don't leave home without it even if you only plan a weekend away.

Get the animal WOW factor into your next holiday

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS: Sleep with the animals at Jamala Wildlife Lodge and Aquarium in Canberra.

BOOK into one of these animal encounters for a fab experience

Girl wakes to 2.5m snake coiled on arm while camping

She let out a muffled “help me”

Rediscover quality time in the outdoors

Sunset on Pebbly Beach, on the New South Wales south coast.

Technology-free holidays get families talking again

Where to pitch a tent in Queensland and New South Wales

Salvator Rosa Nogoa River camping area in Carnarvon National Park.

Planning a camping getaway? Check out these camp sites

Car 'stuck and immovable' in men's rescue

Four men on a trip, their vehicle "stuck and immovable" on a large fallen tree

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

What was going on with the man behind WA head-on fatality

Capel car crash on Bussell Highway in WA's south west.

Man behind head-on fatality had been trying to "start over again"

Outrage after driver caught running over birds on beach

Non-breeding crested terns face into the wind. This species occurs from east Asia to Tasmania.

Birds were left injured and dying on the sand