Pray for rain: Creeks dry up in worse season than last year

IT'S not just cane farmers battling the dry spell, a cattle producer is concerned they'll run out of feed by Christmas.

Men swim for their lives after catamaran sinks off Fraser Is

A 55 foot power catamaran sunk off Fraser Island.

The men managed to get off the vessel and swim to shore.

Calling all adorable kittens and puppies

Does your fur baby have what it takes to become Australia's first Puppy or Kitten of the Year?

The hunt is on for Australia's cutest furry friend

Bigger tides make perfect opportunity to target whiting

Koby and Brian Chorley enjoying some school holiday fishing with a longtail tuna.

The Urangan Pier has had a recent run of big spanish mackerel.

Better fishing on warm Fraser Coast days

9: And lastly we received a lovely thank you from Reef Sanders who caught another trophy threadfin this time on his newly donated rod and reel from us here at Freedom and Samaki. Cheers mate and keep up the good work!

The Mary and Susan rivers have also been a popular location.

Card could lead to druggos stealing off elderly: Letter

"SAY NO TO THE CARD": Protesters this morning outside the Mantra hotel on Buccaneer Dr, Hervey Bay, where Alan Tudge and Keith Pitt were meeting local businesses to discuss the cashless debit card.

They will simply resort to any other method.

Final touches completed on $38M Fraser Coast road

Tinana interchange roadworks.

Construction of the road took about a year.

40th Anniversary of Moffat murders

I hope the media attention will spark someone's memory.

Is this the end of the 'mum and dad' business in Qld?

Coastal Hardware's Ian Rae shut down his store last year after 26 years in operation on the Sunshine Coast. Ian's store survived against the corporate giants until his retirement, but others have not been so lucky.

Consumers are preferring to shop at larger stores with more choice

When is the right age to talk about sex with children?

OPINION: We had such an open relationship with our parents.

Social enterprise movement has Fraser Coast in its sights

SOCIAL SKILLS: Shane Matterson, Tanya Stevenson, Maggie Johns, Evan Munroe and Helen Halford show off items made by The Shed to be on display on October 11.

The social enterprise movement is coming to Hervey Bay.

23YO long-term Bay resident opens up F45 gym

F45 Training Hervey Bay: Owner Kayla Reid at her business on Beach Rd, Pialba.

A growing fitness trend is here.

Enzo's on the Beach announces reopening date

OPENING NEXT WEEK: The new Enzo's on the Beach, located on the Esplanade in Scarness, will open for service on September 18.

Coffee is ready to be served from the improved Enzo's on the Beach.

iPhone X: the epic fail of its biggest feature

iPhone X has a Super Retina Display, TrueDepth Camera System, Face ID and A11 Bionic Chip with Neural Engine. Picture: Apple

How do you use this phone without a home button?

$70M job pipeline of projects for M'boro

Maintenance is the future - Announcing a new contract with Queensland Rail - Downer EDI General Manager of Production for Queensland, David Hill and State Member of Parliament Anne Maddern.    
Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The Premier is governing from the Wide Bay this week.

$5 savings hack saved me $50,000

How to save money fast by stashing your fives

Sell dog shares before they bite you

Paul Clitheroe says turning over your shares frequently will only stack up brokerage. Plus, you may miss out on dividends and potentially be out of the market during upswings.

Paul Clitheroe on buying and selling shares.

'Financial stress' for firm's former staff as $61m owed

Dalby-based Ostwald Bros announced 260 redundancies last month.

How best to claw back millions owed? That's still to be figured out.

Energy prices, sex positions in colourful Coast PM visit

VISIT: Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull MP at the Caloundra RSL with Ted O'Brien MP (L) and Andrew Wallace MP (R).

Malcolm Turnbull given warm welcome in historic Coast visit

Apple Watch Series 3 has embarrassing glitch

Apple Watch Series 3

Apple has admitted there is a fault

Coffs truck nightmare 'a part of the job'

TRUCKING HELL: Truck drivers have accepted Coffs Harbour as a nightmare spot.

Coffs Harbour is a trucking hell

Illustrious Coast restaurant on the market for $11m

Sails Restaurant in Noosa is selling for $11 million.

Restaurant with prime waterfront site selling for $11 million

Forget religious freedom, focus on human freedom

There is nothing 'free' about religious belief that is built on authoritarian ideas.

LETTERS: YES campaign becoming more militant

YOUR SAY: THE campaign for same sex marriage is now in full swing

Where are we heading as a nation?

colourful reflection of Canberra's new parliament building in a fontain pond at sunset.

Things are moving fast

Time for government to tax fat and sugar

Hot box goodies. Photo: Claudia Baxter

People are choosing to consume junk food because it is cheaper.

You can support diversity without fear

Bring brotherly love to every exchange is also good for our health!

You can support diversity without fear

SOAPBOX: Why we should never forget Daniel

Billy Tindall is running from Melbourne to the Sunshine Coast for Daniel Morcombe Foundation.

It's coming up to 14 years since Daniel was abducted

BACHELORETTE RECAP 2: Bum cheeks, tears and ugg boots

Sophie Monk in a scene from The Bachelorette. Supplied by Channel 10.

Episode two was about as interesting as episode one - very!

Bundaberg teen, 15, given shock cancer diagnosis

HELP FOR HARRISON: Harrison Lassig, 15, has been diagnosed with burkitts lymphoma. A cancer which has spread aggressively through his body.  He is undergoing treatment in a Brisbane hospital.

Lassig family need community's help

First look at Rocky's monster croc shot dead

Police have released this image of the 5.2m crocodile shot in the head in the Fitzroy River.

Image of Fitzroy River's big croc released to public

Search for stolen Kenworth

STOLEN: The Kenworth T401 was taken earlier this month.

Kenworth T401 missing

Illegal cigarettes seized in Queensland raids

Almost two million illegal cigarettes have been seized in raids.

Four people arrested in illegal tobacco raids

No kitchen, no bathroom and $1 million price tag

70 Grantham St, Brunswick West, might look charming from the outside, but just wait until you venture in. Source:Supplied

Unlivable home still carries a $950,000 price tag

Don't pack these stupid things when you jet off

Here are my packing tips based on 30 years trekking the globe.

Sam Newman explodes at AFL, Eddie McGuire bites back

Sam Newman went all out on Thursday night's Footy Show.

Outspoken Footy Show host Sam Newman has exploded at the AFL

Man accused of raping foster children faces more charges

The 25-year-old's alleged abuse was discovered by his mother.

Drug dealing couple paid boy for chores with marijuana


Lifestyle was being funded by sale of drugs to vulnerable and needy

Vandals attack rainbow gay pride crossing

Lucy Gunner, Jill Pope, Luci White and Jenny Smith at the rainbow pride crossing. PICTURE: Glenn Campbell

Council spent $12,000 on the project

'Afghani murderers' gang undone after targeting barber shop

Mohammad Qais Niazy is in prison for an unrelated offence and will be deported, the immigration minister has said.

Notorious gangsters come undone after targeting the wrong barber.

Model tells ‘every sex slave detail’

Chloe Ayling.

Chloe Ayling is to tell all about her Black Death sex slave ordeal

Mathematical theory predicts the end of the world

Everyone loves a doomsday prophecy, right? US: Atomic Scientists Move Doomsday Clock 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight January 26Source:Supplied

We may have just 82 years to avert disaster, according to maths

‘Vanished’ millionaire homeless

Millionaire British 'princess' Ariane Lak was found living rough in MilanSource:Supplied

Millionaire ‘princess’ Ariane Lak found homeless in Italy

Web series to poke fun at Noosa on national stage

The Circle will stream on Domain next month.

Pot-shots for sarongs, fitness fanatics, early-morning leafblowers

Alleged Beerwah arsonist to face court

Pair set fire to store to claim insurance, police will allege

Fine for busker with dangerous item in case

A busker was fined after police found something potentially dangerous in his guitar case.

Busker fined after police found something unusual in guitar case

Epic camel train stops in Gympie amid 2000km journey

Outback camel train on epic healing journey to the coast

Latham strikes at Yunupingu

Former Labor leader Mark Latham has caused outrage with an offensive tweet about the state memorial service for late Aussie music legend Dr G Yunupingu.

His tweet indicated he had never heard of the triple platinum muso

SPIDER INVASION: 'This is the thing nightmares are made of.'

The spider web covering a huge patch of Pialba backyard.

Hate spiders? This story definitely won't change that.

Holly Valance picks unusual name for new daughter

THE former Neighbours star and her billionaire British husband Nick Candy are parents for a second time — and have picked an unusual name for their new daughter

Riverdale star’s car crash has sparked an on-set protest

Riverdale star KJ Apa (left) crashed his car after falling asleep behind the wheel.

KJ APA had finished a 16-hour day when he fell asleep at the wheel.

Pathetic clash: ‘Piece of s***!’

Sophie Monk handles the boys on The Bachelor.

She gave him the first kiss, but Sophie may have created a monster.

Proof Aussies get a raw deal on digital entertainment

That’s probably a US-based catalogue.

Aussies are getting a raw deal on digital entertainment

Karl Puschmann: Seinfeld takes on Seinfeld

'Jerry Before Seinfeld' was never going to deep-dive into Seinfeld's soul but it does offer one telling insight.

What's the deal with Jerry Seinfeld?

Robert Irwin stuns with nature photos

(Left) Robert Irwin is making a name for himself as a nature photographer. (right) A close-up by Robert Irwin.

Crikey! Robert Irwin sure knows his way around a camera.

Move over Bindi Irwin, we have the Fauna Fetchers

The Fauna Fetcher team Sophie and Bridget Thomson are passionate about wildlife and the environment.

Northern Rivers twins share their passion for wildlife