So far Maryborough has had rainfall of just 36.6mm since the start of the year and Hervey Bay has received 53.3mm.
The good news is that, with a declaration of drought, our farmers can now get the help they need.
Have no fear of a spider plague, but ants are on the move across the Fraser Coast.
A neglected dog is now happy with her new owners.
Fire crews worked until midnight to contain the blaze at Tuan Forest.
Hervey Bay Boat Club operations manager Glen Cunningham said the business realised fuel was a big expense for families.
Hervey Bay's Trevor Goodall is urging residents to boycott expensive fuel stations.
The funds raised from the event will go to Hervey Bay Hospital's maternity unit.
The Qantas Australia Tourism Awards were held on Friday night in Darwin.
Coming from Newcastle in New South Wales, Carlie completed an arts degree before moving to the Fraser Coast. She has been with the Chronicle since 2007.