Renowned comedian headlines Coast's first comedy fest

Sammy J is bring his new show Hero Complex to the inaugural Sunshine Coast Comedy Festival.

Sammy J's hit new show revolves around a 'bizarre' childhood tale

How this boy went from a healthy baby to quadriplegic

TEAM COOPER: Shanowah Wyatt with her son Cooper Milner.

Mother's hope for young son Cooper, determined to defy the odds.

Michael Caton: 'Gympie's where it started for me'

Heart of Gold artistic director Emily Avila with Australian screen legend Michael Caton.

The Australian screen icon is in town for the Heart of Gold Festival

Fraser Coast Ulysses Club is revving along

NEW MEMBERS WELCOME: Fraser Coast Ulysses members Chris Reeves, Paul (Felix) Dorey, Rob White and Ros Rees are encouraging new members to join their club.

Are you 40 years or older and have a motorcycle and licence?

Gympie to explode in Mothar of all showdowns

Mothar Mountain speedway action.

Gympie gears up for the start of the racing season

Angela's show explores funny side of heartbreak

BRIGHTER SIDE: Toowoomba woman Angela Ponting has created a cabaret called Smiling at Strangers, about life after heartbreak.

Using heartbreak as inspiration for her very own cabaret show.

Glimpse inside Maryborough's historical homes

Maryborough's Open House event - School of Arts, Kent St.

Take a trip from bell ringing to uncovering treasures.

Fraser Coast Tiny Tappers Drumming

A weekly age appropriate Drum Circle with a focus on fun for child and parent.

Fraser Coast Formal Rhythm Lessons

Weekly Formal Group Rhythm Lessons, predominantly using Djembes and Congas.

Weekly Formal Group Rhythm Lessons, predominantly using Djembes and Congas.

Fraser Coast Community Drum Circle

Fraser Coast Community Drum Circle. A fun, rewarding and relaxed session. All welcome. Cost: $10. Instruments provided. Book at www.musicpathways.com.au

Fraser Coast Community Drum Circle. A fun, rewarding and relaxed session. All...

Christmas Craft Fair

Christmas Craft Fair,  Saturday November 18th handmade goods by local crafters held at the Senior Citizens Hall, Cnr Denmans Camp Rd and Totness St Torquay 1pm

Christmas Craft Fair, Saturday November 18th handmade goods by local crafters held...

Zonta Club of Hervey Bay Swagmans Dinner

Enjoy damper rolls, your choice of spit-roasted lamb, crispy pork belly, oven roasted vegetables
and delicious traditional desserts.

Enjoy damper rolls, your choice of spit-roasted lamb, crispy pork belly, oven...

Garage Sale hosted by Zonta Club of Maryborough

All funds raised will go towards local and international projects to support the empowerment of women and girls

All funds raised will go towards local and international projects to support the...

Maryborough Community Drum Circle

A weekly fun and rewarding session that enhances well-being and connectedness.

A weekly fun and rewarding session that enhances well-being and connectedness.

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

Councils seek more control over Airbnb

Mayor: It's now impacting on our rental market, reducing the number of permanent available rental establishments, which is leading to price increases.

Debbie review: tourists left in the dark

German tourists Caroline Herrmann and Nane Maurer sunbaking near a wrecked boat off the Airlie Beach Esplanade after Cyclone Debbie

Review finds evacuation orders were confusing for tourists

Fraser Coast on full display at travel forum

K'Gari (Fraser Island) meaning paradise in Butchulla language.

The Fraser Coast was on full display last week.

MIGHTY CATCH: Two-hour fight to reel in 60kg cobia

WHOPPER: Kevin Junker was on a guided tour to Arch Cliffs with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing when he hooked this massive cobia on Tuesday.

A Melbourne visitor hooked the catch of a lifetime on Tuesday.

Biggest project in Buderim's history 'too risky'

PLANS: The proposed $95 million Badderam project.

Developers, community reps urge approval, but fear factor too great