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    Barrier Reef funds to sandbag key seats

    premium_icon Barrier Reef funds to sandbag key seats

    Funding to combat devastating spread of crown of thorns starfish

    Whales sighted, should shark nets be removed?

    Whales sighted, should shark nets be removed?

    "If nets are accessible, they should be coming out immediately"

    Great Keppel Island Resort: Time to get wrecked again

    Great Keppel Island Resort: Time to get wrecked again

    DEMOLITION work is imminent after a decade wait for action.

    Huge change coming to how you book flights

    Huge change coming to how you book flights

    Now it's easier to go over-budget on that dream holiday

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          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

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            AN ITALIAN tourist who confessed to filming and raping unsuspecting women as they slept in Brisbane backpackers’ hostels will be deported.

            premium_icon Hostel rapist kicked out of country

            Tourist raped women as they slept in a hostel

            A SEX party at a Thai red light district hotel has been busted, with 11 men found semi-naked with young women in extraordinary footage.

            VIDEO: Aussies caught up in raid on illegal sex party

            “We received a complaint about the Tulip Hotel. We were told they organised sex...

            ‘It’s a blank canvas waiting to become Rockhampton’s next star attraction’: Strelow plans for extra 1100 parking spaces for longest track in Australia.

            Rocky's $20m Supercars track to be Australia's longest

            Over 100,000 expected to drawn to region for event

            THIS Easter the Sunshine Coast was the second most popular destination in Queensland, but a different type of holiday is gaining speed as a must-do.

            Families swap overseas trips, cruises for new holiday type

            Different type of holiday gaining speed as a must-do for families