Coast high on list of bushfire hot spots

premium_icon Coast high on list of bushfire hot spots

It comes after a horror season in 2017

Fire crews battle second house fire in less than a week

premium_icon Fire crews battle second house fire in less than a week

A fire broke out at a home in North Street.

STORY OF: Bicentennial group changed Hervey Bay.

premium_icon STORY OF: Bicentennial group changed Hervey Bay.

The Hervey Bay Bicentennial Community Committee changed the region.

Fraser Coast community remembers Con Souvlis

Fraser Coast community remembers Con Souvlis

CON Souvlis died aged 92 on Saturday

Live it up at Rotary expo

Live it up at Rotary expo

Thousands expected at lifestyle event this weekend.

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern gives birth to baby girl

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern gives birth to baby girl

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has entered an Auckland hospital to have...

Fumes force Tigerair flight turnaround

Fumes force Tigerair flight turnaround

A Tigerair plane has been forced to return to Brisbane.

Truck smashes into Year 1 classroom

Truck smashes into Year 1 classroom

Terrified children have been evacuated from a WA school

Dad killed son, then watched AFL final

Dad killed son, then watched AFL final

The pensioner admitted stabbing his son to death.

BY-ELECTION: Half of Div 10 candidates live outside area

premium_icon BY-ELECTION: Half of Div 10 candidates live outside area

More than half the candidates don't live in the division

Sand pushing continues on Hervey Bay beaches

premium_icon Sand pushing continues on Hervey Bay beaches

It is expected to continue until the end of June

BY-ELECTION: Local business owner enters council race

premium_icon BY-ELECTION: Local business owner enters council race

Division 10 now has five candidates in the running

$15.2 million upgrade to Howard electrical station

premium_icon $15.2 million upgrade to Howard electrical station

It's part of $18 million of Ergon projects allocated in the budget

Hervey Bay among top solar postcodes in Australia

premium_icon Hervey Bay among top solar postcodes in Australia

A new report heralded good news for two Wide Bay cities

Sculpture to show the first boat off the rank

premium_icon Sculpture to show the first boat off the rank

The front sections of the boats will be crafted to set the scene.

First sod turned at site of future A-list development

premium_icon First sod turned at site of future A-list development

The Avenue has been spruiked as one of the high-end projects

Sport

    M'boro junior Revell-Blair ready for Maroons

    premium_icon M'boro junior Revell-Blair ready for Maroons

    Rhiannon Revell-Blair played her junior footy in Maryborough.

    Tinana, Bayside face off in top of the table clash

    Tinana, Bayside face off in top of the table clash

    The main game features teams who have scored a combined 100 goals.

    Happy trip to old home for Seagull-turned-Tiger Horne

    premium_icon Happy trip to old home for Seagull-turned-Tiger Horne

    Horne is the BRL's leading point-scorer with 92 points.

    Buccaneers role is Merrison's to keep

    Buccaneers role is Merrison's to keep

    Chris Merrison has assumed the primary goalkeeping role.

    National Sport

      Swifts copping unfair bonus point system

      premium_icon Swifts copping unfair bonus point system

      THE Swifts might be winning games, but not the bonus point game.

      Optus claim is ‘utter madness’

      Optus claim is ‘utter madness’

      Big questions remain for football fans.

      Alfie saves the day: Maroons' masterstroke revisited

      Alfie saves the day: Maroons' masterstroke revisited

      Allan Langer's shock return paved way for Queensland win

      ‘Spain looked like convicts digging a tunnel’

      premium_icon ‘Spain looked like convicts digging a tunnel’

      SPANISH press rage over their team’s performance.

      Community

        Up close and personal with Timomatic ahead of tour

        premium_icon Up close and personal with Timomatic ahead of tour

        "I think I lose about 3kg each time I do a show.”

        Energetic pups and kitties need a home

        Energetic pups and kitties need a home

        Offer a furever home

        A special deposit for Fraser Coast youth

        premium_icon A special deposit for Fraser Coast youth

        Headspace Hervey Bay receives massive donation.

        Electricity outages at popular park leave visitors in dark

        premium_icon Electricity outages at popular park leave visitors in dark

        The outage has affected their living conditions

        What's On

          The big events on Fraser Coast's sporting calendar

          premium_icon The big events on Fraser Coast's sporting calendar

          There's plenty left on the local sporting calendar.

          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 was written by and stars a former Northern Star reporter

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

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

          This year there is a packed itinerary of great stuff all weekend

          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

          Local Business News

            Bay real estate office wins award for presentation

            Bay real estate office wins award for presentation

            Their title was announced last month.

            Samsung Galaxy tablet to sweeten the Chronicle digital deal

            Samsung Galaxy tablet to sweeten the Chronicle digital deal

            This is an offer back by popular demand

            Business boom expected from luxury caravan park

            premium_icon Business boom expected from luxury caravan park

            The new park will accommodate up to 300 people

            ‘It was always the franchisee’s fault’

            premium_icon ‘It was always the franchisee’s fault’

            It's described as buying a business in a box

            Lifestyle

              Rich parents may decide school funding

              premium_icon Rich parents may decide school funding

              Funding may be decided by parents’ income tax returns.

              Man’s cheeky RSVP to ex’s wedding

              Man’s cheeky RSVP to ex’s wedding

              “If my fiance and ex can laugh at this tweet, you should too!”

              It's been 90 years since Smithy's historic flight

              It's been 90 years since Smithy's historic flight

              It's been 90 years since Smithy's flight

              ‘I’ll keep that email forever’

              ‘I’ll keep that email forever’

              The children's mother has written to him expressing her thanks.

              Videos

                Entertainment

                  Bachelor Girl's new single, Speak, spreads important message inspired by lead singer's family tragedy.

                  Bachelor Girl reignite their 90s pop duo

                  Bachelor Girl's new single inspired by family tragedy.

                  ACTOR Richard Dreyfuss was given several minutes to slam The Project on Channel 9 this morning - and now they’ve returned fire.

                  Ten hits back at star's on-air rant

                  “I was mugged the other night in Sydney, Australia."

                  CARRIE Bickmore has announced that she and her partner Chris Walker are expecting a baby, but it’s her daughter’s hilarious reaction that steals the show.

                  Carrie Bickmore’s adorable pregnancy announcement

                  CARRIE Bickmore has announced her third pregnancy in the cutest way.

                  What’s the Beyonce and Jay-Z collaborative record like? Will Christina Aguilera get her fanbase back? What does Mikey Cahill think of Sheppard being No.1?

                  Album reviews: Beyonce & Jay-Z, Christina Aguilera, Sheppard

                  Get the scoop on three new-release albums.

                  Real Estate

                    Check out this weekend's Sunshine Coast homes open for inspection.

                    Open for inspection homes June 21-27

                    Check out this weekend's homes open for inspection.

                    Liquidator also examines circumstances around company's purchase of luxury $2.6m Yeppoon home from Metro director's wife.

                    premium_icon Metro mess reaches 40 homes as investigation deepens

                    Liquidator also examines company's purchase of luxury $2.6m home

                    A SEVEN-bedroom, seven-bathroom, multi-million dollar Buderim mansion has hit the market with a bang.

                    premium_icon Multi-million dollar Coast mansion with entertainer's tag

                    Seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms on top of acreage

                    Jobs

                      MANY Australians need to get over the loss of manufacturing jobs if we don’t want to miss out on a $2.2 trillion boom.

                      The jobs myth costing us all

                      Jobs that are still around in 15 years will be very different

                      MOST of what students are learning is irrelevant by the end of their degree. The jobs are changing — and they’re getting weirder.

                      Are these the bizarre jobs of the future?

                      “The jobs are definitely going to be changing, but a lot of it’s going to be...

                      FIFO workers are bogged down with relationship problems, battling high levels of stress and are concerned by the stigma of mental health, a new study says.

                      premium_icon FIFO: Is the pay really worth all the stress?

                      More than 1 in 4 workers rate their stress high or very high

                      Motoring

                        From "spot” heaters warmed separate parts of the body to the Shiatsu massage function, the Lexus LS offers pure opulence on wheels.

                        ROAD TEST: Lexus LS is the epitome of luxury

                        Extend the ottoman and let the movie play - welcome to first-class.

                        The biggest winners were Korean brand Kia and Japanese marque Mazda, both securing three titles.

                        Kia and Mazda big winners from auto clubs awards

                        Winners revealed of Australia's Best Cars awards.

                        The completely new 1.5-litre turbo of the coming Mercedes C200 has a 48-volt hybrid set-up that boosts power via belt-drive.

                        New Mercedes-Benz C-Class engine is a belter!

                        The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a 48-volt hybrid set-up.