Hundreds of cars going for bargain at record Coast auction

Mike Clayton at the Nambour car yard in the lead-up to a previous year's sale.

Impounded cars going under the hammer, no reserves

REVEALED: When TK Maxx will open in Toowoomba

European chain department store TK Maxx is opening in Toowoomba on Saturday, May, 6.

The global megastore has revealed when it will open its doors

What public holidays are left in 2017

HOLIDAYS: Out and about at Dicky Beach are Janine and Cooper, 3, Smith with Tamara and Harrison Polzin, 18 months.

THE Easter break is almost over but there are plenty of days off yet

Patti Smith: the mother of punk gave Jim Morrison his wings

Patti Smith at Bluesfest 2017 in Byron Bay.

One of the most exhilarating performances in recent Blues history

UPDATED: Patti Smith donates large sum for flood recovery

Patti Smith at Bluesfest 2017 in Byron Bay.

The artist performed two shows at Bluesfest 2017

Bluesfest Day 2: From Jason Momoa to Mary J Blige

Hollywood star Jason Momoa was happy to interacts with fans backstage at Bluesfest 2017.

Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon gave the festival a Hollywood touch

Whitsundays Creative Arts Festival

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

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

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.

VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

Making the most of rock pools on the Sunshine Coast.

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

10 common snakes and how to identify them

Sunshine Coast Snake Catcher Richie Gilbert holding up a coastal carpet python retrieved from a home at Lake McDonald

Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

Five of the best to places to bushwalk

Popular pass time offers something for everyone

Hamilton Island goes above and beyond

JUST as green shoots are already appearing on the branches of trees stripped bare by Cyclone Debbie, Hamilton Island is regenerating new life.

We're open for business

Federal Tourism Minister Steven Ciobo, State Tourism Minister Kate Jones, Tourism Whitsundays chairman Al Grundy, Whitsunday Mayor Andrew Willcox, Tourism Whitsundays CEO Craig Turner, Cruise Whitsundays CEO Nick Hortle, BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday co-owner Naomi McKinnon, Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen, Carnival Australia executive chairwoman Ann Sherry AO, Ocean Rafting co-owner Peter Claxton, Charter Yachts Australia co-owner Annie Judd, Whitsunday Transit manager Ben Malady, Mantra Club Croc GM Luke Harley and Brigadeer Chris Field celebrating the fact that the Whitsundays is open for business well in time for Easter.

Federal and state politicians are chanting an important mantra.

Whitsundays to receive share of $10 million fund

Tourism Whitsundays chairman Allen Grundy walks alongside Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and State Tourism Minister Kate Jones, in Airlie Beach today to announce a $10 million tourism funding package in conjunction with the Federal Government.

The State and Federal Government committed to a funding package.

Working together to get back to business

Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Queensland Tourism Minister Kate Jones met Airlie Beach residents at main Street today.

THE need to work together was stressed by tourism operators.

Time to shine: Post-Debbie campaign to lure back tourists

Julie Smith takes in the north Queensland sunset.

The best way to help us, is to holiday here.

Big 4 keeps tourism merry go round going

Big 4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort co-owner Greg McKinnon welcomed tourists to take up one of their powered sites now available.

There are 100 powered sites available at Big 4 Whitsunday Resort.

Magnums opens it's doors for 300 tourists

Tourists are lining up to stay at Magnums after they offered 300 beds tonight.

Magnums has 300 beds available for tourists.