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    Switching the police uniform for lycra for mental health

    Premium Content Switching the police uniform for lycra for mental health

    A Mackay sergeant is gearing up for a Tour de France-style cycling challenge to...

    VIDEO: It's mating season and spotting platypus is a game

    Premium Content VIDEO: It's mating season and spotting platypus is a game

    How you can spot a platypus at Eungella

    Having a whale of a time off Lamberts Lookout

    Premium Content Having a whale of a time off Lamberts Lookout

    There was plenty of whale action as they cruised past Mackay on the weekend. Have...

    Should Schoolies go ahead this year in Byron Bay?

    Premium Content Should Schoolies go ahead this year in Byron Bay?

    Authorities are firm on restrictions currently in place

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      Guides

        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 Content 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

        Tourism

          New data has revealed something every Queenslander has always known – we love Queensland! So it’s certainly not a bad thing that we can’t go anywhere else.

          Premium Content Hottest school holiday destinations and must-do road trips

          Queenslanders falling in love with home state for holidays

          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