Businesses work together to create Drink Safe Night

IT may sound like a fun night of drinking amongst good company, but the upcoming Drink Safe Night carries a very important message.

Memorial day held for Rueben Barnes Wednesday

Rueben Barnes Photo: Contributed

Community, friends, family to celebrate Rueben's life at skate park

Lazy Acres promises 2 days of family-friendly New Years fun

PBR Bull Riding event at the Seafront Oval, Hervey Bay. Final ten - Jason Mara on Hagar. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Schedule includes two rounds of an official APRA bull riding

Four things to do before Christmas in Central Queensland

CHRISTMAS BAUBLE: Making your own Christmas tree bauble's is easy to do. Photo: Danielle Lowe / South Burnett Times

There are plenty of things to do in the region before Christmas Day.

Winter is coming.... to CQUniversity Rockhampton in December

CQUni staff members Malcolm Mann and Tegan Gunter model some costume ideas for the Winter Wonderland theme.

Annual CQUniversity Community Christmas Ball set for December 5

Local author expo featured at library next Wednesday

Expo will showcase 20 authors, their books and personal journeys.

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LIFE Drawing: but not as we know it

LIFE DRAWING: 1st Wed of every month. 6.30- 9.00 pm. Next class: 6th May Note: This is untutored sketching session. $10 per hr (2 hrs $20)

Morning Melodies - Rocket Man

Morning Melodies - Rocket Man

August's Morning Melodies is Rocket Man, a unique and entertaining salute to Sir...

Carols By Candlelight Rockhampton - Pilbeam Theatre

Carols By Candlelight Rockhampton

Come one, come all to Rockhampton's premier Christmas event, Carols by...

The Searchers - Back By Popular Demand

The Searchers - Back By Popular Demand!

Back by popular demand! Rockhampton couldn't get enough of The Searchers when they...

Morning Melodies - The Helen Reddy Show

Morning Melodies - The Helen Reddy Show

Nikki Bennett, will perform a powerhouse tribute to the Queen of 70s pop, Helen...

Morning Melodies - Tenori

Morning Melodies - Tenori

April's Morning Melodies features classics from the world of opera, music theatre...

Morning Melodies - Lonnie Lee

Morning Melodies - Lonnie Lee

Lonnie Lee came to prominence in the mid 1950s around the same time as Elvis...

Indonesia announces moratorium on executions

INDONESIA has announced a moratorium on executions as it concentrates on fixing its weak economy.

Bindi and Sunshine Coast big winners at tourism awards

GLOBAL STAR: Young Achiever award winner Bindi Irwin.

Coast tourism operators have been honoured with awards in Brisbane

Rocky MP slams net-free ‘ambivalence’ of Cap Enterprise

Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne.

Byrne says net-free zones widely welcomed by many in community

Road less travelled: show us your best stuff Rockvegas

FLYING HIGH: Max Watson and Will Ross are two best mates who are bringing home the road trip by driving to Cairns. They’ve started their leg with a “doors off” helicopter ride over the Hunter Valley and will be visiting Rockhampton tomorrow and Sunday.

Send your favourite CQ spots for national Instagram travel map.

Crickey! Australia Zoo wildlife invade airport lounge

Australia Zoo staff and animals greeted those arriving at Brisbane International Airport on Thursday.

Australia Zoo team welcome international arrivals with koala, python

Marine expert wants to teach sharks to interact with people

Divers could make contact with sharks during the interactive trips

Readers react to news Yeppen iconic bull could be replaced

ICONIC WELCOME: The Welcome to Rockhampton bull which takes pride of place on the Yeppen roundabout.

Many readers say 'leave the bull alone'

North Stradbroke Island: Too good to be true

Letting down your tyre pressure is paramount. Anyone who goes camping is usually packed to the brim so 18psi is a good starting point; this is where the tyre gauge and air compressor earn their keep.

What Straddie has to offer needs to be experienced, not explained.

Three rescues during busy weekend for Yeppoon crew

Yeppoon Coast Guard tow a swamped boat back to Rosslyn Bay on Thursday, April 23. Photo contributed.

One tow took the coast guard over seven hours

ET escapes to the Capricorn Coast to fish for his TV show

MEET AND GREET: Former rugby league star Andrew Ettingshausen was on the Capricorn Coast to film his TV show and meet fans at the Waterline Cafe.

ET has made a stop at Keppel Bay ... and it’s all been for the fish

Drive your old 4WD every day: 10 ways to improve it

If you're chasing serious adventure, nothing compares to old tin.

Slow, uncomfortable and unreliable, but old 4WDs sure are fun.

Bush cooking: How to make Roothy's Rhino Rissoles

They're not really made from rhinos

Red Centre: Roothy and the boys head to a desert oasis

The mighty Finke River: Locals talk of how in flood it rages wide and deep until it carries water all the way to Lake Eyre.

Mad dogs, Englishmen and LowRangers go out in the midday sun.