Countdown to Woodford Folk Festival begins

ECONOMIC BOON: Woodford Folk Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.  Photo Contributed

The first larger-than-life inhabitants have stepped into Woodfordia

'I need to do what I can': 65km walk for cancer patient

Karlee Robinson is walking from Caloundra to Noosa for her cousin Aaron Parker, who has terminal brain cancer.

What do you do when someone you love has terminal brain cancer?

Animal liberation group follows circus to Ipswich

Lennon Brothers Circus has set up camp in Caloundra and lion trainer, Mohammed Jritlou, gave the Daily an inside tour to meet some of the animals he cares for. Mohammed with some of his performing pooches. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

Animal Liberation Queensland will protest at the site tomorrow

Songwriter wins the 'best gig' of career

SUCCESS: Andrew Cousins won the Airlie Beach Festival of Music Song Writing Competition with his tune Islands of Love.

Airlie Beach Festival of Music kicks off this weekend

WATCH: NASA space station is live, see the view from above

In this picture taken from NASA's International Space Station from April 2015, the SpaceX Dragon is captured with the 57.7-foot-long Canadarm2 robotic arm before its installation to the Harmony module.

See the world from a new perspective as space station passes Rocky

Community garden set for Palmwoods

Kay Nixon at the Palmwoods Community Gardens will be hosting a launch day and inviting the ecommunity to come along and sign up.

Parcel of land to supply sustainable gardening for community

Barry Gibb is coming to Bluesfest 2017

FANS: Barry Gibb talks to a fan next to a cardboard cutout of his young self.

Aged 70, Gibb has re-launched his solo music career with a new album

Thundamentals - Never Say Never Tour, Airlie Beach

Thundamentals - Never Say Never Tour - Airlie Beach, Dec 10 @ Magnums Hotel Tickets From: http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/thundamentals-magnums/90024

Whitsundays Creative Arts Festival

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At Cannonvale State School ,Embroidery & Textile Arts Workshops, Painting, Silk...

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.

'Embarrasingly good': $90m blitz to lure tourists to Gladstone

GLADSTONE is set for a "good couple of years” on the tourism front.

20,000 new jobs by 2020 the hope of new tourism campaign

Bulcock Beach, Caloundra.

New campaign hopes to generate 20,000 new tourism jobs by 2020

Dreamworld reopening still in limbo after safety audits

The Thunder Rapids Ride at Dreamworld.

Closure costing theme park $300,000 a day

No complaints: Hotel workers praise Schoolies' behaviour

JUMPING FOR JOY: Luke Borghardt, Kelsey Scott, India Lade, Hayley Galea and Toby Ladynski were excited to kick off Schoolies week.

Airlie Beach hotels and resorts say 2016 Schoolies are well-behaved

Doubling the fun at Cruise Whitsundays

ALL ABOARD: Visitors exiting Cruise Whitsundays' new vessel Sea Quest onto Whitehaven Beach.

Cruise Whitsundays has introduced two additional tours

Tourist's body dissolved in boiling hot springs

One of the thousands of hot springs in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. Photo by Flickr user m01229.

Tourist fell into spring trying to check its temperature

One million smiles forged at Hamilton

SUCCESS: Hamilton Island has officially welcomed one million guests in a decade.

Join the campaign to win a $10,000 holiday at Hamilton.