What's On

    Bring culprit to justice, solve the mystery at new show

    premium_icon Bring culprit to justice, solve the mystery at new show

    Murder mystery night sure to wow crowds.

    What's on the big screen this week

    What's on the big screen this week

    FAMILIES are spoiled for choice with two animated hits returning.

    How growing bonsai gave a grieving woman comfort

    premium_icon How growing bonsai gave a grieving woman comfort

    'I pour my heart and soul into them'

    School reunion: It was the summer of 1979

    premium_icon School reunion: It was the summer of 1979

    The hunt is on for the Class of 1979 from Mackay State High School.

    Events

      Drawing Machines

      Swinging pendulums and spinning discs… come and play with the Drawing Machines!

      Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul

      A Bundanon Trust Touring Exhibition of the landscape works by celebrated Australian...

      Copper Cohesion: new work by Kate Roberts

      Local artist and metalsmith Kate Roberts presents new work in "Copper Cohesion", an...

      Just Dance Ipswich

      If you want to just dance because you love it, welcome to your tribe. Get your...

      Guides

        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.

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

        Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

        AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

        VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

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

        Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

        premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

        Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

        CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.

        Five of the best to places to bushwalk

        Popular pass time offers something for everyone

        Tourism

          Queensland is out to increase its share of global dive tourism, and these are the spots that will help it succeed. SEE THE LIST

          premium_icon Interactive: Queensland’s top 10 dive sites

          Qld takes the plunge to grow its $6b dive industry

          Cairns’ tourism industry may be struggling, but new figures suggest one market has given the region a much-needed boost.

          premium_icon Tourist spending climbs over $1b in FNQ

          "This is one of the worst starts to the season"

          Backpackers have lashed out, saying Australia’s weather, rules and people are a major disappointment. But Aussies aren’t having it.

          ‘Too rainy’: Tourists slam Australia

          "We all came here to become waiters and farmers... what? Didn’t we?”