MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: Global superstar to rock Mackay in 2017

A major concert is set to rock Mackay this year.

Mackay, Cairns to host world's biggest superstars Sir Elton John

How Stay at Home Mum blogger Jody Allen struck it big

Jody Allen and Walt Collins will co-host the Seven Network's Stay at Home Mum television series from April.

Jody Allen's star continues to rise at incredible speed

Comedy with extra cheese

Paul Fenech is taking his TV series Fat Pizza on the road for a series of live shows.

Fat Pizza and Housos are coming to town

One of the top five car collections in the world

A 1950 Alvis TB14 Roadster is a highlight in the museum.

Gosford home to largest, privately-owned classic car collection.

Local music festival named among the best in the world

REGGAE: UB40, featuring Astro, Ali Cambell and Mickey Virtue with their band, at Bluesfest 2016.

Byron Bay event named in the top ten in the world for 2016

Toowoomba comedian becomes big hit on The Project

BIG NAME: Toowoomba comedian Damien Power will perform his new show Utopia at the Brisbane Comedy Festival in March.

The Toowoomba comedian is preparing for his most hilarious show yet

Puppetry of the Penis secrets revealed ahead of show

The famed Puppetry of the Penis is coming to the Sunshine Coast for shows in Noosa and Caloundra.

WARNING: This interview contains adult themes and traces of nuts

Pier Restaurant - Centenary Seafood Buffet

Pier Centenary Celebration - $25 All you can eat seafood buffet. Kids under 10 eat free and receive a free bag of lollies. Facepainter on site for kids also.

Launch of the official Urangan Pier 100 Years book

Meet the authors at Hervey Bay Sportsmen's Club and be among the first to grab a copy of the book.

Meet the authors at Hervey Bay Sportsmen's Club and be among the first to grab a...

Urangan Pier - History “Talk and Walk” tour

History “Talk and Walk” tours. Displays and Memorabilia.

History “Talk and Walk” tours. Displays and Memorabilia.

Seabelle Singers Free Singing Workshop

Seabelle Singers is hosting a free singing workshop for women interested in experiencing our a`capella style of singing. No prior singing experience necessary.

Seabelle Singers is hosting a free singing workshop for women interested in...

Urangan Pier Centenary Celebrations

All day celebrations including Street Parade, vintage vehicles, colorful markets and historic costumes along the pier.

All day celebrations including Street Parade, vintage vehicles, colorful markets...

Zonta's International Women's Day Luncheon

International Women's Day Luncheon - Conversations with Lisa Newman.

International Women's Day Luncheon - Conversations with Lisa Newman.

2017 Wide Bay & Fraser Coast Expo

Home & Lifestyle MEGA EVENT

Home & Lifestyle MEGA EVENT

Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

Making the most of rock pools on the Sunshine Coast.

All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

10 common snakes and how to identify them

Sunshine Coast Snake Catcher Richie Gilbert holding up a coastal carpet python retrieved from a home at Lake McDonald

Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

Five of the best to places to bushwalk

Popular pass time offers something for everyone

Longreach is a welcome oasis

Arguably the economic centre of Outback Queensland, it is almost a mirage amid hundreds and hundreds of kilometres of grazing and scrub country

The beautiful capital city that we don't want to see

Perth has fallen out of favour with Aussie travellers.

When it comes to taking a holiday at home, you’re a bit of a dud.

Mackay buoyed with sugar, mining and tourism on the rise

Canegrowers chairman Paul Schembri on his sugar farm north of Mackay.

IT BORE the mining downturn like no other region in Australia

Australian tourism's changing face

Holiday makers were the main tourists who visited Australia in 2016.

Asian countries now Australia's main tourist source

WATCH: Elephant flings tourist into air in Thailand

A tourist finds out the hard way about trying to wash an elephant.

Woman washing elephant with a sponge in a river

TOURISM BOOM: Operators reporting strong numbers

Tourism operators are reporting growth in tourist numbers.

Tourism operators have reported a strong start to 2017.

OUR SAY: Past and future of Fraser Coast is in safe hands

Martin Simons has been named the new general manager of Fraser Coast Tourism and Events.

It was refreshing to sit down and talk to our new tourism boss.