Will Coast man find love with The Bachelorette?

NATURAL JOKER: Caloundra's Aaron Brady, who features in the new season of The Bachelorette, pictured with his bulldog Alby.

COAST bachelor hopes to make a good first impression on Georgia.

Lifetime collection of classic cars goes to auction

Queensland Auto Museum selling off collection after sudden closure

Our Emma stars in new production Jesus Christ Superstar

LEGENDARY ROLE: Gympie's Emma Beau will play Mary Magdalene in a new production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Emma Beau lands legendary role in iconic rock opera

8 ways not to miss the hottest concert tickets of the year

YEAH BOI: RnB super act Nelly is coming to Brisbane and bringing all his friends with him for the concert of the year.

Your boi Nelly is coming and you don't want to miss out

You're not dreamin' - Michael Caton is on film fest jury

ENJOYING THE SERENITY” Michael Caton will be part of the jury at this year's Heart of Gold International Film Festival in Gympie.

Michael Caton could be in Gympie for Heart of Gold

History comes alive at Back Plains celebration

Ian Mason wrote a book on the history of Back Plains and is launching it at a massive reunion event.

Reliving fascinating and rich history of Back Plains area

Die-hard fan's 34 magic Gympie Muster years

STICK AROUND FOR A BEER: Mal Williams has been at every Gympie Muster for 34 years.

Mal Williams has only missed one Muster in 35 years - the first one

Whitsundays Creative Arts Festival

At Cannonvale State School ,Embroidery & Textile Arts Workshops, Painting, Silk Painting, Creative Framing, Wearable Arts, Quilting & Galleries.

10 common snakes and how to identify them

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

Five of the best to places to bushwalk

Popular pass time offers something for everyone

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

GAPDL plan to 'entice' tourists, campers to Gladstone region

"We're hoping to have that in place by the end of this year or early next year."

Two dead in Bali explosion aboard 'Australian-made' boat

 A tourist fast boat, Gili Cat 2, exploded after departing from Padang Bai port heading for the nearby holiday island of Gili Trawangan. According to authorities, one tourist was killed and at least 20 foreigners were injured in the incident.

All 35 passengers on board were foreigners.

Peppers Airlie Beach put on the market

ON THE MARKET: Peppers Airlie Beach is being for recievership sale by CBRE Hotels and PRD Nationwide Airlie Beach.

Peppers Airlie Beach is being offered for sale.

Owner of 15 years closes shop, launches on Facebook

Items from Gladstone business, Australian Country Living, which will soon be shutting it's doors

SHE's shutting up shop, and reopening it on Facebook

Paget worker offers $10K to help save dairy industry

Eungelladale dairy owner Dale Forstecue with Terry Dennis, who donated $10,000 to a crowdfunding campaign aimed at processing milk locally for the region.

Eungella's tourism and dairy industry are both set to benefit.

How Fraser Island traffic could be 'killing' the island

Are visitors loving Fraser Island to death?

USC funded to study tourism impacts on island erosion.

Tourism workers handed lifeline with resort construction

Residential, tourist, community, and open space on Hummock Hill Island.

TOURISM students could stay in Gladstone with $950 million resort.