GALLERY: Rocky, what's your beef?

HUNDREDS of people got a taste for the region's beef today at Rockhampton Regional Council's first Wholly Cow event of May.

Capricorn Coast craft club for young and old

CRAFTY: Yeppoon’s Toni Herron with son Hunter, 5, and craft lover Sienna Prieto, 8. Toni has started a new craft club from her home for both adults and children.

Adult craft club is held every fortnight on a Wednesday evening

WHAT'S ON: Seven things to do this weekend in CQ

Carolyn Overy at Running of the Cutter. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

Craft expo, rodeo and live painting competition this weekend

Park needs hands to help at working bee on Sunday

TAKING CARE: As part of the Figtree Creek restoration project, Landcare volunteers Brian Johnson (left) and group president Alby Wooler (right) undertake a monthly fish and bird survey to monitor the health of the parkland.

"without community support, places like this just fall into ruin…"

Council’s 2016 Community Conversations BBQ’s kick off

Mayor Margaret Strelow talks to residents.

Rural and urban residents get the chance to have their say.

Record number of competitors set for Mt Morgan rodeo

Breakaway roper Mikyla Hogno at the Miriam Vale Rodeo, 23rd of April 2016. Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

The action-packed program starts at 11am at Newman Oval

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Chronolyth Metal Concert

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'Studio 4' exhibition by CQ Contemporary Artists

19 April-1May, Tuesday-Saturday 10am-2pm, Sundays 8:30-12:30 Paintings, prints, drawings, handmade books.
A community group from Walter Reid Cultural Centre.

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Rockhampton Nurses' Conference

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CQ beaches named among the best in the state for weddings

THE secret slices of paradise nestled in the central Queensland region have been named among the best locations for a beach wedding.

$300,000 to secure panoramic views from Mount Morgan Range

View from the Mount Morgan Range Photo contributed.

Funds announced to upgrade the scenic lookout

Holiday village visitor numbers flourish

EXCITING TIMES: Coolwaters is one of few holiday parks with its own BMX track.

'Within the first term we had up to 2000 students stay with us'

Brisbane holidaymakers will be back to Capricorn Coast

Yeppoon locals Roman Willson, 9, Audrey Hearn, 6, Sarah Scantlebury, 7, and Sophia Willson, 11, at Ross Creek enjoy some fishing.

'It’s our first holiday here and we’re definitely coming back'

First ship-load of Pacific Aria passengers visit Fraser

On a cruise several years in the making, the first ship-load of Pacific Aria passengers has toured World Heritage-listed Fraser Island.

Readers react to Pacific Aria's visit to Fraser Island

Keppel brings in crowds from the region and overseas

"Our most popular activity, it would have to be snorkelling, there are always snorkelling trips going out," she said.

Eloise said the hideaway had a lot going on with upgrades

Tourism boosted on Capricorn Coast with islands, Kraken

ISLAND FUN: Les snapped a pic of Rees Borden fly boarding at GKI over Easter. Les said activiies such as this attracted more visitors.

Increased number of people exploring region

IN DEEP: Education crucial to protect sharks

LUCKY ENCOUNTER: A scuba diver gets up close with a whale shark.

Tourists in their thousands flock to swim with whale sharks

FISHING TAILS: Boyne Tannum Hook up on again

BLACK BEAUTY: Tom Aitkens with a snodger 21kg black jew caught at Keppel Sands.

This weekend quite a number of locals are heading down to Boyne

FISHING TAILS: Mackerel about in the clear

QUALITY CATCH: Brendan Reed with a Blue Salmon caught in the Fitzroy River.

Estuary fishing should continue to produce a good range of fish