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Thu 16 Aug 2018

Meerkats are finally here

premium_icon Meerkats are finally here

THEY'RE not the three musketeers, but Imu, Otavi and Leo are the three meerkats set to call our region home.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Rev up! Drag racing is back, baby

premium_icon Rev up! Drag racing is back, baby

IT HAD a break but now the smell of burnt rubber will fill the air again.

Thu 2 Aug 2018

World War One photos turned into artwork at Gallery

premium_icon World War One photos turned into artwork at Gallery

HISTORIC war photographs have been turned into pieces of art as part of a new exhibition at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Coast man's rise from hitting rock bottom

premium_icon Coast man's rise from hitting rock bottom

LIVING from the boot of his car, turned away from a caravan park and any shot at housing, Keith was a far cry from his stable life in Sydney.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

1500 hit Rainbow Beach ahead of major competition

1500 hit Rainbow Beach ahead of major competition

Vacancies few and far between at region's popular tourist spot, with organisers saying "It's booked out" well in advance of the start date.

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Aussie drag queen gets own TV show on BBC4

Aussie drag queen gets own TV show on BBC4

THE series will be the world's first 'dragazine' show, starred by a performer whose parents live in Northern NSW

Wed 20 Jun 2018

The big events on Fraser Coast's sporting calendar

premium_icon The big events on Fraser Coast's sporting calendar

Half of the year is in the history books but there are plenty of sports events left to excite Fraser Coast fans.

Fri 1 Jun 2018

New zero-dollar budget web series will have you in hysterics

premium_icon New zero-dollar budget web series will have you in hysterics

LEMONADE tells the stories of two young housemates and was written by and stars a former Northern Star reporter.

Fri 25 May 2018

GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

Sunday is the last Sunday in May so you know what that means - it is the annual Goomeri Pumpkin Festival.

Sun 20 May 2018

Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

PONCHOS and water bottles, plus camping equipment, are big culprits, but what else can be done?

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

TAKE a walk down the aisle in a different era with 33 vintage dresses on display for the Southern Downs Heritage Festival.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Here's 10 strenuous walks to do with the family

Here's 10 strenuous walks to do with the family

IF YOU'RE feeling fighting fit, healthy and adventurous, these walks are the perfect challenge for you and your friends these school holidays.

Mon 9 Apr 2018

10 best beginner surf spots on the Sunshine Coast

10 best beginner surf spots on the Sunshine Coast

THESE school holidays are the last chance before winter to pick up surfing or to teach the kids.

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Amy Schumer is back in I Feel Pretty

Amy Schumer is back in I Feel Pretty

WATCH the film it it first at a Chick at the Flicks event.

Thu 5 Apr 2018

Emceeing the royal visit a feather in the cap for Trish

Emceeing the royal visit a feather in the cap for Trish

WITH many big events under Trish Mears' belt it's no wonder the Bundaberg woman was chosen to emcee tomorrow's royal visit.

Tue 3 Apr 2018

Is Jack White headlining Splendour in the Grass?

Is Jack White headlining Splendour in the Grass?

HIS new album, Boarding House Reach, has got to the top of the Billboard 200.

Mon 2 Apr 2018

Bluesfest Day 4: John Butler went on stage to #stopadani

Bluesfest Day 4: John Butler went on stage to #stopadani

THE artist celebrated his 43rd birthday on stage in Byron Bay.

Sat 31 Mar 2018

The incredible story of the real Gomez

The incredible story of the real Gomez

THE English band is open to making new music after reforming to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first album, Bring It On.

Fri 30 Mar 2018

Wrap Day 1: Splendour in the Blues

Wrap Day 1: Splendour in the Blues

IN a strange mix of glitter boobs and tie-dye hippie garments, Millenials and Baby Boomers collided on a rainy day of music.

Fri 23 Mar 2018

Meet Aladdin's music man, Alan Menken

Meet Aladdin's music man, Alan Menken

Audiences can't get enough of Alan Menken's melodies created for much-loved Disney films including Aladdin.

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