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    A rapid Outback odyssey

    A rapid Outback odyssey

    We escaped our busy lives for two weeks to roam the Outback

    How I ditched the ‘nine-to-five’ grind

    How I ditched the ‘nine-to-five’ grind

    “The freelance lifestyle doesn’t compare to full-time work."

    You'll never look back after moving to front of plane

    You'll never look back after moving to front of plane

    Step up to business and you may have trouble flying any other way.

    Group's push to transform Agnes and 1770

    Group's push to transform Agnes and 1770

    Gladstone Development Board's ambitious vision for region.

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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

          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

          PHOTOGRAPHER Warren Lynam offers some advice to people wanting to take an incredible lightning shot.

          Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

          Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam


            THE developer behind a $1.2 billion island resort on the city's doorstep is appealing  Gladstone Regional Council's rejection of its development application.

            $1.2b island resort developers appeal council rejection

            Hummock Hill Island resort developer lodges appeal.

            MORE details have emerged about the three bodies found at a world famous tourist attraction, highlighting the dark history of the famed beauty spot.

            Twist in mysterious cliff deaths

            Dark history of beautiful spot where hundreds have died

            A bizarre tragedy is unfolding at a world famous tourist destination where three bodies have been found.

            Bodies found at popular tourist cliff site

            The bodies were found at a world-famous beach

            BACKPACKERS have expressed their anger over a racist poster that declares a Queensland town a “backpacker-free zone”.

            Fury over racist ‘backpacker-free zone’ poster

            Backpackers from across Australia have expressed their anger.