Bright orange light soars across Queensland sky

FACEBOOK is lighting up tonight with reports of a bright orange sky blazing across the sky in Yeppoon, Rockhampton and Gladstone.

Capricornia MP wants to Kick the Kilos

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

It's not easy to find time to exercise when you're an MP

Taxi driver struck with bottle, kicked and punched


It's alleged he was assaulted until members of the public intervened

WTF competitors take boatie recovery in their wake

WTF co-founder Belinda Lindel with one of her catches during the Women That Fish Barra Classic competition at the weekend.

Rescue effort reveals true spirit of Barra Classic competition.

MON Sep 26: Kick the kilos leaderboard

AWESOME work over the weekend, folks, with all groups stacking on the kilometres and kicking the kilos.

The perfect breakfast for losing weight

This breakfast tastes so good you won't even notice it's healthy

Get fit for summer with Sally: Workout #3

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region.

Week three of our twelve part series is sure to whip you into shape

FRI Sep 23: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Kick the kilos dinkus

BUNDY has taken second place on the per capita table.

KICK THE KILOS: Why this trainer loves Strava

STEPPING UP: Michelle Jennings, owner of Pivot Health and Fitness, enjoys using the Strava app to track her fitness progress.

Take part in our Kick the Kilos challenge

WED Sep 21: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Summerland Catalogue Distributors is looking for walkers to deliver the Echo.

NEW South Wales needs to kick it up a gear.

Why we're still in love with the wellbeing diet

Research leads to popular eating plan to kick the kilos

Spring Garden Spectacular winners have a blooming lovely view

Gardening keeps Margaret and Jim Barnard busy in their retirement after running their own business for four decades.

Look at who was out and about on the weekend

L-R Emily Rewi, Ivory Aminyo and Bianca Gower at Flamingo's On Quay. Photo Liam Fahey / Morning Bulletin

Check out the great pics snapped by Rocky Nitelife

Students dress up for Book Week

DRESSED UP: Allysa Benstead.

Waraburra State School Students dress up for Book Week.

Springtime Ball a success

ALL SMILES: Jeff, Pauline, Joanna and Glenda enjoying the Caves Ball.

The Caves Springtime Ball was a massive success.

Ambassadors' hard work to be rewarded at Pinefest Ball

WORKING HARD: Pinefest Judges and Ambassador Quest entrants at the Yeppoon Races recently.

Pinefest Ambassadors work tirelessly for their community.

Local Partners

Brand Insights

Brand Insights

Five things to do these school holidays

Keep the kids occupied on the school holidays with these fun activities

The group you need to see at Rockhampton Dance Festival

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Azar House residents tap group in their final rehearsals for the Rockhampton Dance Festival at the Pilbeam Theatre.

The group is proving age is no barrier

What's on across Rocky and Capricorn Coast in next 72 hours

Medicinal Porpoises at OMFest 2012. OMFest returns this weekend to Waru Gardens.

Exciting action across the region this weekend

Master of the mind's fun show in Rocky

Wayne Donelly is a Master Hypnotist, NLP Master Practitioner and a affiliate of the Australian Hypnotherapist's Association.

WAYNE Donnelly believes in the power of the mind.

Keppel MP says One Nation could stall GKI project

Aerial shot of Great Keppel Island (GKI) rally.
Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

Keppel MP says One Nation's views could harm GKI

Big bucks for Droughtmasters

The standing room at the Glenlands Droughtmaster Sale yesterday morning. Top price of $60,000 was set with Lot 116 Glenlands Talbot selling to Libby Ingram, Skye Stud, Alpha.

Glenlands Droughtmaster Sale hauled a record-breaking $1,949,950

Croc victim serious, but stable in Brisbane

Wildlife park owner Rob Bredl 66, has been seriously injured after being attacked by a large crocodile.

John Lever said croc attack could "happen to anyone" in the business


Daniel Simmons in his home gym, where he has set up a personal training business Chozen One.

Daniel has been working on the business for the past six months

POLL: Which retailer would you like to see open in Rocky?

Rockhampton residents want LUSH to come to town.

What, besides Aldi, do readers want to see in Rockhampton?

Livingstone steady as Central Queensland towns plummet

Five years on, Livingstone's median house price trumps CQ towns

Rockhampton Dance Festival September 24 and 25

Taliah Edwards performs at the Rockhampton Dance Festival.Photo Tamara MacKenzie / The Morning Bulletin

The first weekend of Rockhampton Dance Festival.

Rockhampton Dance Festival September 24 and 25

Taliah Edwards performs at the Rockhampton Dance Festival.Photo Tamara MacKenzie / The Morning Bulletin

The first weekend of Rockhampton Dance Festival.

MP joins Kick the Kilos

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

Capricornia MP Michelle Landry talks about joining the Kick the Kilos campaign.

Attempted abduction

Central region chief detective Darrin Shadlow.

Detective Inspector Darrin Shadlow speaks about an attempted abduction.

Arnold Palmer Dies

Arnold Palmer, left, presents the championship trophy to Jason Day, of Australia, after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, March 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Legendary Golfer dies at 87.

Caravanners just can't get enough of Rocky

Ian Diss and Erica Rosat have been traveling Australia in a caravan for nearly two years

Caravaning couple find their way back to Rocky

Rockhampton dancer en pointe for European stages

CENTRE STAGE: Anastasia Lewis has moved from Rockhampton to Sydney to study classical ballet.

Rocky dancer believes competitions are the perfect preparation

Hospital emergency: Thousands clog ED with minor issues

EMERGENCY CALL: Ipswich Hospital's emergency department has been swamped in the past 12 months by people presenting with very minor issues.

Residents need to stop presenting with only minor treatment issues

Photos hit awards gold

Photographer's photographs attract national attention

Cattle injured in truck rollover near meatworks

A truck carrying cattle has rolled near the Teys meatworks on Lakes Creek Road.

Truck rolls over, some cattle injured

Apocalyptica 'seek and destroy' sceptics with 'master' set

Apocalyptica play Max Watts in Brisbane on their Shadowmaker Tour.

Review of final show of Apocalyptica's tour

Rebecca Hall doesn't own a TV

Newspapers, yes. Television, not so much

Jaime King 'terrified' by son's heart surgery

Jamie King was "terrified" when her son went in for heart surgery.

Projects hoped to revive Rockhampton real estate

There have been just over 800 house sales in Rockhampton this year

Property 200m from ocean selling for just over $100K

BEACHCOMBER PARK: Work has started on a new $19.2 million development at Toogoom.

The estate's developer is offering huge discounts for early buyers.

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

First stages of $25 million housing development underway

New development on Madsen Rd - The Springs.

The blocks of land are much bigger than usual

14% of renovators doing own electrical work?

Landscaping (46%), demolition (43%) and interior design (77%) are also often tackled head on by plucky homeowners.

And 12% said they did their own plumbing work

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Mining contract firm expands to Papua New Guinea and WA

CQ Field Mining general manager Dean Scott (right) and his staff at Paget (from left) Danny Chrzanowski, Liam Keighran, Jason Holt, Julie Hope, Kirsty Head, Sara Aston and Sharon McLean.

Almost 100 applicants as expansion opens new job opportunities

Female only job listing rubs men up the wrong way

The ad on Seek.

Comments on social media suggest the ad is "sexist”.

$70b opportunity to make us $3000 a year better off

Report reveals potential to power Australia's biggest employers

Infiniti QX30 all-wheel-drive SUV road test and review

ALL-PAW PREMIUM: Why be a sheep? If you fancy a premium all-wheel-drive small SUV alternative to your Germans, Infiniti offers its attractive QX30. But should you buy one?

Stylish crossover a break from the norm

All-new Volkswagen Tiguan SUV road test and review

Volkswagen’s long-awaited Tiguan SUV update is bigger, bolder and blingier than its predecessor

All-new mid-size SUV ready to boost VW sales

Holden reveals all-new Equinox SUV is Australia bound

COMING SOON: Chevrolet reveals its global Equinox SUV model and Holden quickly confirms we'll be seeing it in Australia in 2017.

2017 arrival for Captiva replacement

WATCH: How to get a council to fix your road

New South Wales farmer Kate Broughton standing on a road that use to be able to handle a school bus but is barely used these days due to the condition of the road and lack of maintenance and repair.

Farming family uses video submission to get council to fix road

Caravan rolls over on Bruce Highway

Emergency Services, Ambulance, QAS,  Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

One person has been taken to hospital after a caravan rollover