ACROSS THE REGION

FLOWER POWER: LubDub will perform at Hedlow Creek's Tropical Bloom Festival next weekend, from July 29-31.

What's on in CQ this weekend

Allison Baden-Clay would want you to show kindness

The late Allison Baden-Clay.

Day honours the late Allison Baden-Clay

Visual artist 'amazes' with recycled craft project

Building a cardboard maze was a childhood dream of Ruby Boussards.

Next week, Ruby will travel to the Central Highlands

GIG GUIDE: Gigs across CQ in the coming weeks

A Breach of Silence, the band.

Lots of live music gigs set for Central Queensland stages

Riders revved up for Reef to Beef

Rockhampton's Mitchell Dark will compete in the Reef to Beef series this weekend.

Riders ready for Reef to Beef

Line up for Tropical Bloom Festival

Leo Honek at the Tropical Bloom music festival held at Hedlow Creek over the weekend.   Photo: Lisa Benoit / The Morning Bulletin

Tropical Bloom line up

Lanterns to light up Heritage Village

Members of Rockhampton's Congo community during the parade of nations at the Cultural Festival held at the Heritage Village in Rockhampton on Sunday 10 August 2014.Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

Rockhampton Cultural Festival to be held next month

World Building: Place as Character

Place can be as powerful as plot and character in a story. Let Marianne de Pierres show you how to use research to harness the potential of your setting.

Art Exhibition

Award winning local artist Andrea Chapman is exhibiting her artwork.

Morning Melodies - Rocket Man

Morning Melodies - Rocket Man

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

150th Celebration Cocktail Party

Join us to officially 'toast' Benevolent celebrating 150 years of care in CQ with Sue Peiters-Hawke, Craig Zonca & Piper Down for a great night of entertainment

Join us to officially 'toast' Benevolent celebrating 150 years of care in CQ with...

150th Celebration Champagne Breakfast

Benevolent is celebrating 150 years of care in CQ with Sue Peiters-Hawke, Craig Zonca & Keith Andrews for a beautiful morning buffet breakfast.

Benevolent is celebrating 150 years of care in CQ with Sue Peiters-Hawke, Craig...

A Breach of Silence Metal Concert

Metal Band A Breach of Silence are coming to play a show in Rockhampton at The Lionleigh on Saturday August 20th!

Metal Band A Breach of Silence are coming to play a show in Rockhampton at The...

Sea FM Live

1 Day, Featuring 12 of the biggest Australian acts of the 80s. Ross Wilson, 1927...

10 common snakes and how to identify them

SUNSHINE Coast snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

Five of the best to places to bushwalk

Popular pass time offers something for everyone

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

Airline will no longer fly between Mackay and Sydney

VIRGIN Airlines is terminating direct flights from Mackay to Sydney from January 1, 2017.

Camels milk the attention at new Gympie dairy

TRUE LOVE: “I love camels so much,” Melanie Fitzgibbon says. But she says her husband Wayne Morris (pictured) has the job of keeping them all happy, because camels can soon stop giving milk if they are upset.

Camel dairy gives milk of human kindness.

QLD's Keswick Island on the market

Mackay residents will now have more chance to get out and enjoy Keswick Island.

Keswick Island up for grabs

New driving force at iconic Capricorn Coast venue

Keppel Bay Sailing Club's new Marketing Manager Julie Robertson. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

Julie Robertson makes Capricorn Coast her home.

Whale pops up for a selfie or two with jetskiiers

Whitsunday Jetski tour guest Travis Poland from Mackay was definitely 'up close and personal' with our friendly humpback whale

A YOUNG humpback whale gave jetskiiers a chance of a lifetime.

WATCH: Are sporting carnivals our key to economic success?

QISSN Carnival, TCC's Maggie Gabriel.

Businesses boosted as thousands flood in for week-long event

REVEALED: Investors announce plans for $400m water park

A sketch of the proposed new water park

Investors plan $400m Sunshine Coast tourism venture