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    Australian film festival brings much-needed boost to CQ

    Premium Content Australian film festival brings much-needed boost to CQ

    Small regional town will host what is expected to be the only large-scale event in...

    Mine club announces speakers for industry ‘night of nights’

    Premium Content Mine club announces speakers for industry ‘night of nights’

    Speaker line-up includes who’s who of the mining industry.

    Major boost for popular Gladstone festival

    Premium Content Major boost for popular Gladstone festival

    Glenn Butcher has sent a beacon of hope to the Central Queensland arts sector with...

    ‘Very good help’: Progress Association receives $5K boost

    Premium Content ‘Very good help’: Progress Association receives $5K boost

    An iconic adventure races will return, thanks to GRC funding.

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        In Australia there are about 300 snake bites every year.

        Premium Content 10 common snakes and how to identify them

        In Australia there are about 300 snake bites every year.

        WE in the Gladstone region are privileged to live by the coast, so there's no shortage of places to cool off when the weather heats up.

        Premium Content Top 11 places to cool off in Gladstone when it's stinking...

        Want to get out and cool down? Here's where to visit in summer

        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

        Tourism

          Tourists can be embarrassing, but every now and then a traveller does something so jaw-droppingly stupid it makes headlines, like these folks.

          Are these the world’s dumbest travellers?

          Tourists can be embarrassing, but every now and then a traveller does something so...

          Drought-ravaged farmers are leading a tourism revival in regional NSW during the pandemic by converting empty space on their properties into farm stays.

          Booming farm stays provide lifeline in struggling regions

          NSW farmers lead tourism revival during COVID pandemic

          A leading analyst has weighed in on how long it will take for Dreamworld to recover from the COVID shutdown. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

          Premium Content Dreamworld’s long road to recovery

          Dreamworld’s Ardent Leisure is facing a long road to recovery