Project stalled: What's happening with Rocky's northside pool?

Warren Acutt says nothing has come close to the fun and excitement Aquatic Adventureland generated when it was built in 1982.

As we near the end of the holidays, the pool is still not open

HEATWAVE: Rocky to reach 40+ degrees

Flushed man feeling hot in front of a fan

Now is the time to plan how you're going to beat the heat.

REVEALED: Unique new business opens on Coast

LOCAL FAMILY FOCUS: Chef Amber with husband and manager Cameron Kinsey and chef Kirsten Janes at Whisk in Yeppoon which officially opened on Friday.

New cafe has a personal touch






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5 minutes with Israel Folau on footy, life and love

Israel Folau and Silver Fern netballer Maria Tutaia announced their engagement last last year.

WE CAUGHT up with football star and Brisbane ex-pat Israel Folau.

Foodies' scavenger hunt: are you up for it?

Heaven on a stick - check out Queen of Pops.

FOR many of us, food is life.

Five mammoth events you need in your life

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BRISBANE isn’t known for doing things by halves…

10 reasons to head to South Bank this summer

Head to the only inner-city beach in Australia!

South Bank has a ridiculous amount of fun things to do.

How to do Eat Street the right way

Know where to start and where to end to avoid a huge food coma before you get to experience all the goodies!

EVERY Friday and Saturday night, Hamilton comes alive.

You can do WHAT in Brisbane?!

Talk about arriving in style! Take your pub crawl to the next level with a helicopter!

BET you didn't know you could do these things in Brisbane...

'Age is no barrier': 3 Gladstone women shed up to 100kg

"People think they're too old to do it, but I'm not.”

Luxury fabric makes comeback

Nothing looks lusher than velvet trimmed curtains spilling on to the floor.

Add a classic touch to your home

Expert tells how to be lean in a fat world

Get Lean, Stay Lean by Dr Joanna McMillan

Dr Joanna McMillan's new book on losing weight

Sustainable clothing a 2017 trend

Items from Yevu Clothing's November 2016 release.

Fashion production in spotlight

Shape up to your personal style

Dress for your shape in 2017.

Clever tips for your body type

What diets are set to star in 2017?

The coconut is considered a hero product in a paleo diet.

Eating like our prehistoric ancestors v eating for our brains

Program guides teens in a new direction

The program aims to deliver intensive employment and training assistance over 12 months to young, disengaged Queenslanders aged 15-19 years.

EXCLUSIVE: Rockets could be launched from Rocky by 2018

John Moody is hopeful Central Queensland will soon be put on the map by his commercial space company.

The region could be exploring space by 2018

11 Central Queenslanders go to hospital suffering heat illness

Staying cool at the pool, Jack Wilkes.

It's hard to ignore the heat, but easy to forget it can be deadly

BREAKING: Police catch CBD flasher

The man allegedly exposed himself to a teenage girl

WINNER: Snap happy reader takes out photography prize

Narelle Dowling's photo of her friend at Lammermoor beach won her The Morning Bulletin's I Am Summer competition.

'I am Summer' competition winner captures the season with beach pic

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Noll meltdown won't affect Gympie Oz Day concert

SINGER Shannon Noll is still expected to headline Gympie's Australia Day celebrations next week, despite being arrested and charged with assault on Sunday

NITELIFE: Were you snapped out and about this weekend?

L-R Garry "Jonathan Hair” Smith and Isabella Higgins at the Ginger Mule. Photo Liam Fahey / Morning Bulletin

See who was out and about in Rockhampton over the weekend

WHAT'S ON: Your guide to the weekend

Check out the LEGO this week

Looking for something to do? There's plenty happening in the region

Five things to do to keep the kids entertained tomorrow

NATURE TIME: Visit the otters at Rockhampton Zoo this school holidays.

There's plenty to keep the kids busy in Rockhampton and Yeppoon

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$500,000 road works project now down the drain

Brooks St is due for an upgrade with poor drainage posing road and public safety issues.

Site poses 'serious safety issue' with one car crashing into a post

Rocky's unemployment line grows by 1800 people in 3 years

Rockhampton and Livingstone have recorded a 36% increase in welfare recipients.

More than 7000 people claiming welfare benefits

Parking fine spurs Rockhampton Hospital parking plan

PARKING WOES: Rockhampton Region councillor Neil Fisher has a plan to address capacity issues before and during the construction of the Rockhampton Hospital multi-storey car park.

Cr Fisher calls on the RRC to deal with ongoing capacity issues

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RACQ Rescue helicopter finds 3yo boy

The Rockhampton based RACQ Helicopter Rescue service chopper found a 3 year old boy...

Would you bribe your kids with money to eat their greens?

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The idea was coined by Tam Fry, of the UK’s National Obesity Forum

A good man is hard to find girls ... but not in Coffs!

DATING website Elite Singles has added Coffs Harbour to its nationwide map of cities where loyal and trustworthy guys live.

Ladies the secret is out Coffs Harbour is home to trustworthy fellas

Hot Hatch Toyota Yaris pictures revealed

YARIS HOT HATCH: Our love of performance offerings will hopefully convince Toyota Australia we'd love a Yaris hot hatch

Hot hatch confirmed, but will it reach Australia?

VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

Making the most of rock pools on the Sunshine Coast.

All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

'Nardya will not be going home'

On Wednesday the 25-year-old was given a week to live

Council crackdown: Animal owners you've been warned

ON NOTICE: Rockhampton Regional Council prepare to inspect problem area for animal management in the region.

Strelow clashes with councillor over best approach

Why The Walking Dead cast are paid a pittance

Despite massive ratings the cast haven't been shown the money

50 Shades Dornan on why he hates the film

Dornan and Johnson’s frequent sex scenes were ‘awkward’ to film. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied

Jamie Dornan doesn’t blame you for hating 50 Shades

Chris Hemsworth’s X-rated compliment to former co-star

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth poses on the red carpet for the European premiere of the film 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in London on April 21, 2015.

THOR star once paid former Home and Away actress a lewd compliment.

Thousands of jobs part of $1b retirement village project

THIS YEAR: An artist impression of the new Aveo retirement village in Springfield.

Aveo Springfield unveiled this month, homes ready by July

KNIFE-EDGE: The housing tightrope we now face

Even the smallest interest rate rise will be hard for some to handle.

One if five home owners at risk, according to new analysis

'Difficult times': Rental prices tipped to increase in 2017

GREAT BUYS: There are some great rentals and houses to buy in South Gladstone. Head to gladstoneobserver.com.au for the top 10 homes under $100 to rent right now in the Gladstone region.

Investors may soon see a "profitable return” on properties.

EXCLUSIVE: Investors splash millions across Rocky

A strip of shops on Musgrave St recently sold for $1.6M.

Southern investors swoop into Rockhampton

Historical home leaves family's hands after 75 years

SALE CONFIRMED: The Gympie Regional   Realty team which sold the Ramsey property are (back) Mel Gastigar, Dorothy Palmer and Margaret Cochrane, with (front) home seller Terri-Jayne Ramsey.

Ramsey family played a huge role in Gympie's growth.

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CASHED UP: The best paying jobs to chase in 2017

The IT sector is showing some big increases in wages.

They're the jobs you need to make a motza

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HIRING: 100 jobs created as Kmart prepares to open

The chain promised to train all new staff

MY SAY: Job losses before Christmas a disaster

HAPPY DAYS: SmartCity Graduating class celebrate.

MY SAY: How did they not see effects of system change coming?

Mining project's balance between tourism, heritage and jobs

HOPEFUL: Mt Morgan Mine tour guide John Steinberger is hopeful Carbine Resources will get the gold and copper project off the ground at the historic site.

Moves on Mount Morgan mine could prove unemployment solution

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Suzuki Ignis micro SUV on sale at just $16990 drive away

LITTLE ZOOK: Bags of personality, custom colour choices, impressive standard kit and quite unique styling, Suzuki's tiny new Ignis SUV is ready to take you to Funky Town.

Unique micro SUV arrives at a super sharp price

Holden's new Astra sedan to replace Cruze model

ALL CHANGE: Outgoing Cruze model will be replaced by a sedan version of the impressive new Astra hatchback launched late last year.

New sedan launches here in May

Detroit Motor Show 2017 round up

SUV STAR: Audi Q8 is a 330kW plug-in petrol-electric SUV concept looking close to production ready and set to arrive here by 2018.

Detroit delivers dose of delights

All about style at Ballina show and shine

ALL ABOUT STYLE: Damien Veness, from Boat Harbour, with his 1955 DeSoto which he showed at the North Coast Street Machine's Show and Shine in Ballina last Sunday.

Damien Veness was keen to restore a car with style

Holden names the day its final Australian car will be built

GOODBYE, ELIZABETH: Holden confirms it will build its final car in Australia - a Commodore - in October this year at its Elizabeth plant as it makes a final transition to vehicle importer.

Holden Commodore: 26/10/1978 - 20/10/2017

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