A BEACHSIDE resort has been evacuated after a smoke bomb exploded, exposing nine people including emergency services personnel to a toxic substance.
FISHERIES has been ramping up patrols in the net free zone off Cape Hillsborough after reports of almost daily mature turtle deaths around Seaforth.
A woman busted driving on ice claimed she hadn't used the drug and suggested re-rolling tobacco from discarded cigarettes butts could have been her downfall.
IPSWICH City Council has backed down on its decision to send all recyclables to landfill.
Her parents had desperately tried to pry open the bedroom door, but by the time they gained access to her room it was too late, sources said.
THE FORMER president of a Coast organisation has been jailed for stealing more than $20,000 from the club.
PATCHY, isolated heavy falls could be expect over the next few days with the potential for conditions to worsen according to BOM forecasters.
Police were forced to draw their guns when an 18-year-old woman walked along Hervey Bay’s Esplanade waving around a knife.
A MUM busted for driving at six times the legal alcohol limit was dobbed in by concerned onlookers after nipping down the shops for some bread rolls.
A MAN threatened to kill his partner and was only stopped by his daughter
She told police she had no reason for speeding
The driver from Adelaide is more than that - she's breaking down barriers in the male- dominated industry by calling for other women to get behind the wheel.
A leading Sunshine Coast contractor has been placed in external administration and workers on a $53m project have been left unpaid.
SHOCKING footage of a truck merging in front of a driver has surfaced on Dash Cam Owners Australia.
It is alleged they received a total of 20 separate corrupt payments, totalling $104,000.
A self-confessed "boy lover" living in Mackay convicted of possessing child pornography admitted to eighth breach of reporting obligations.
A STRANGER has been praised as a hero after running into a blazing house fire to check if anyone was inside and walking out with two guinea pigs under his arm.
PAINTING heart helps father to grieve loss of his child and gives her a place to come home to.
UPDATE: An animal expert may have the answer to a mystery that has baffled residents and visitors, after an unrecognisable animal carcass washed up on a beach.
Pets & Animals
A Mackay man has issued a $3000 reward after one of his pit bulls was found dead on his front doorstep and the other wa stolen.