Fishermen hit back at net fishing ban 'not working' claim

Nathan Johnston at the Rocky Barra Bounty. 

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2016 Barra Bounty catch was by far the worst for at least five years

Pilot still in Rockhampton Hospital after yesterday's crash

Vintage Cessna Airmaste.

Pilot sustains suspected internal injuries in small aircraft crash

Truckie backs a better beef road

STEP FORWARD: Luke Francis from Francis Frieghters with his son Harry talking with Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester, and Minister for Northern Australia and Resources Matthew Canavan at the announcement of $20 million for development of Beef Roads.

Truckie pleased to see plans for new road train route

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Seven tips to prepare your home now for storm season

NOW is the time to start preparing your home and property for a notoriously harsh Queensland summer.

Storm emergency kit essentials checklist

AN emergency kit can help save precious time in an emergency situation. Keep it in a waterproof container.

Queensland in for five cyclones, flash flooding and rain

FIVE cyclones are likely to smash the east coast this season, two with the potential for winds of up to 224kmh, Higgins Storm Chasing has predicted.

48 hours in Brisbane: the game plan

YOU’VE got 48 hours in Brisbane to discover why the locals love the River City – it’s time to get busy.

The job every chocoholic dreams of...

Chris Thomson and Amy Sargeantson are the masterminds behind the Noosa Chocolate Factory.

THIS pair is living the life every chocoholic dreams of.

Wine and dine your way around Brisbane this summer

Brisbane has the best places to wine and dine.

NINE of the best places to wine and dine.

Four family-fun things to do in Brisbane this summer

Southbank is filled with fun and exciting things to do with the family.

A TOP destination, Brisbane has plenty on offer for family fun-times

How to do Christmas as an adult (kids don't get all the fun)

Don't miss the incredible Christmas displays on in Brisbane.

FANCY a kid-free festive Christmas adventure? Read on...

All eyes on Brissy boy Burns

Joe Burns will be looking to score a place in the Australian squad.

JOE Burns is out to prove himself this season.

Fashion forward at Brisbane’s best boutiques

Shop until you drop in Brisbane.

BRISBANE has blossomed into a fashion destination.

Get your summer bod with Sally: Week 7

NINE exercises that will have you feeling great and looking ready for the beach in no time.

The two questions to ask before starting a new diet

Try this simple quiz to help choose a healthy eating plan

Fat or thin: How gut bacteria affects our eating

A youngster tucks into a burger, a diet of which has been a cause of obesity in children.

Changes in our diet can rapidly change the gut microbiota

Apple Watch Series 2: Freedom to get moving

The Apple Watch Series 2 is waterproof to 50 metres

For those on a fitness kick, the new version with GPS is great

Sunshine Coast cracks the 10,000km mark

The Silhouette of Tweed Heads Local David Tease on the Duranbah Head land after a early morning run up and down the Look out steps to Duranbah beach.

The Sunshine Coast has cracked the 10,000km mark!

Cam and Michelle kick-up their Kick the Kilos mission

Michelle Landry and Cameron Schroder sign on to The Morning Bulletin's Kick the Kilos.

Cam on a mission to kick the kilos, and smash the competition

Seven signs you're obsessed with your Fitbit

We're giving away a Fitbit Flex with our latest digital offer.

THERE is one warning Fitbit doesn't put on the packet...

$2000 raised for SES at morning tea

UP to 150 people attended a morning tea at the Heritage Village in aid of the Rockhampton SES hosted by the Rockhampton and District Benefits Association.

U3A writers launches new book

TURNING THE PAGE: The Book launch of Its A Lottery is Writers Group convenor, Judy Whitworth busy signing with two of the 16 authors, Joan Brown and Rodger Williamson at the Frenchville Sports club earlier this month.

U3a writers launch their new book: It's a Lottery.

Suicide prevention workshop gives hope

SUICIDE PREVENTION: The 19 participants who attended the ASIST two-day workshop.

Workshop provides infomation and understanding in suicide prevention

GALLERY: Loads of family fun at Rotary Home Expo

CRAFTY CATTLE: Arabella Rose with cows.

Moranbah community gathers to see the Rotary Home and Leisure Expo.

Wallace Taylor shares all at OAA meeting

OAMS ALL ROUND: Eleanor Dean OAM (Vice Convenor), Raymond Young OAM (Convenor), Wallace & Rondha Taylor.

OAA meeting was filled with inspiring moments from Wallace Taylor.

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Community garden set for Palmwoods

COMMUNITY garden set to launch in Palmwoods with space for fruit trees, herbs and flowers - right in the middle of town.

Former Split Enz front man Tim Finn finds new niche

Singer Tim Finn has written the music for theatre production Ladies in Black.

Musician finds his way to theatre

WHAT'S ON: Your guide to entertainment and events this weekend

AWARD WINNING SHOW: Tequila Mockingbird can be seen at St Brednan's College, Yeppoon on Saturday.

LOOKING for something to do this weekend?

Garage Sale Trail finds treasure in trash

Richard Morvell from Trendy Trash Rockhampton, Cr Neil Fisher, and Craig Dunglison, Manager of Rockhampton Regional Waste and Recycling gear up for Garage Sale Trail.

Bargains galore on offer at garage sales this weekend

Centre now offering lymphoedema

HEALING HANDS: Jenny Chamberlain, Erin Mole, Kylie Ryan and owner Kitty Wren at Skin Deep Rejuvenation Clinic.

Skin Deep meeting the demand of Lymphoedema massage in CQ.

Looking good after breast cancer surgery

BREAST SERVICE: Qualified lingerie consultant Carol Williams with Amoena swimwear and head scarves.

Stewarts Department Store helps women boost their confidence again.

Women secret ingredient to business success

WOMAN'S TOUCH: Thinkwater and Wandal Need and Feed team

Women in business make business all the better.

Quality work that is incident free

MVH Group Team understands the importance of safety in all areas.

MVH shares their focus on safety as part of Work Safe Week.

Strelow slams Aurizon for not paying rates

Rockhampton Regional Mayor Margaret Strelow said rail company Aurizon should pay land rates to councils in the state.

Council discussed the company's plans to close rail crossings in CQ

Third store opens for Statix Hairworkz

Hairdresser Vanessa Sherwood has opened her 3rd store.

local hairdresser recently opened up a third store

Rockhampton nightlife October 22

L-R Melissa Dwyer and Anton White at the Ginger Mule. Photo Liam Fahey / Morning Bulletin

All the action from the Rockhampton club scene over the weekend.

Calf roping on animal activists radar

Pat Sharpe competes in the calf rope. CRCA Rodeo finals at Fitzroy Pony Club. Photo Sharyn O'Neill / The Morning Bulletin

Footage of calf roping (rope and tie event) taken at various Queensland rodeos by...

Koorana Crocodile Farm

Koorana Crocodile Farm's John Lever talks to the Morning Bulletin about the farm's...

Senator Matt Canavan talks about Adani

Senator Matt Canavan says India still needs coal fired power stations after meeting...

Island life for Rocky girl Amy

LIFE EXPERIENCES: Amy Horan calls Hayman Island home and is a yoga instructor after becoming qualified in Costa Rica.

HOW a personal journey led to a flight to Costa Rica.

WATCH: Boxing roos caught on video

QT readers Des and Jen Price captured this confrontation between two male roos in the backyard at Redbank Plains early Monday morning.

Readers capture kangaroos fighting

Hello gorgeous: Abarth 124 Spider road test and review

LOOK OUT MX-5: No Fiat 124 Spider for Australia so we're stuck with this: the hot Abarth version. Poor us...

Abarth's Sting in the tail takes on Mazda's MX-5

Airline wins right to weigh passengers to stop crashes

Strategy will also help airline save fuel

$20-million boost for Rocky's road upgrades

The expected route of the the Rockhampton Road Train Access upgrade.  Photo: Contributed

Federal Government announcement today about road funds

'You Spin Me Round' hitmaker dies aged 57

Pete Burns

Pete Burns has died aged 57

REVIEW: Season 7 premiere of The Walking Dead disgusted me

I'm disgusted by The Walking Dead premiere.

SPOILERS: The Walking Dead premiere disgusted me.

Flick teases intense and entertaining Survivor grand final

Felicity 'Flick' Eggington in a scene from the TV series Australian Survivor.

GOLD Coaster's elimination leaves Lee, El and Kristie in final three

How to fit 100,000 new homes on the Coast

Property, real estate, housing, suburb,  August 2016

Fitting 2m extra people in south-east Qld in 25 years a balance

Hinterland horse stud passed in for $8.25 million

UNREAL: This Maleny estate is incredible.

12-bedroom hinterland horse stud still available

Hit songwriter's Noosa mansion on market

SPECIAL PLACE: The Cintamani estate is going to tender, marketed by Tom Offermann Real Estate.

Is this Queensland's best property?

Kiwi siblings snap up Dotcom mansion for $32.5m

The new toy company owners of the Coatesville mansion want replace any controversy with positivity and fun. Photo / Barfoot and Thompson

The trio paid $32.5 million for the property in June

New $200 million development will create 580 jobs

Cassie And Josh with baby Alfie and daughter Andee. They have bought at new Lennox Head development Epiq.

Majority of new positions will be given to Northern Rivers locals

Cherrabah's mega resort plans axed

PLANS for a massive development at Cherrabah have been scrapped.

Jobs to apply for in CQ right now

Builder handyman with construction tools. House renovation background.

Jobs available across the region

700 Coast jobs to fill in one day across sectors

Joanna Kaczmarczyk and Barbara Kwiczala ready for the job show.

One day job bonanza with jobs from more than 60 employers

Queensland maintains credit rating despite govt spending

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Moody's notes extra spending on frontline services by govt

Why Glencore's mine reopening has some worried

Despite the good news, the CFMEU has some long-term concerns.

The longevity of the 200 jobs on offer has been questioned.

Thousands of new jobs to be created in health industry

Between 1400 to 1800 new health jobs on the Sunshine Coast will be created by the NDIS.

Get qualified to take advantage of job boom

'Husband for sale' for $35

When Trish and Ken Wilson moved from Sydney's Northern Beaches to Mackay for a lifestyle change, Mrs Wilson posted an ad on Facebook to find her husband work.

New to Mackay, woman explains: 'Why I put my husband on the market'

Can't get to Motorclassica? Here's your ticket

The automotive stars have come out to play at the 2016 Motorclassica motor show.

Check out modern and the classics featured at Motorclassica.

Nissan Navara King Cab road test and review

WORKHORSE: Nissan's Navara King Cab pickup proves a decent all-rounder without the Dual Cab price tag.

Solid workhorse and performance for those not needing the dual cab

Australia, are you ready to discovery some Soul?

GOT NO SOUL? A driveaway price of $24,990 and new style and kit means Kia is hopeful Australians finally give its boxy and very fun Soul model a bit of love.

Updated Kia Soul here to tempt you

It couldn't be closer: Australia's best seller for 2016

MONTHLY WINNER: Mazda3 was last month's best selling car in Australia, but still trails Toyota's Corolla and Hilux, Ford's Ranger and Hyundai's i30 as 2016's overall sales winner.

Only a hundred sales in it between our best-selling cars