PCYC activity hooks Sandgate teens

A group of teenage boys swapped secondary school for schools of fish this week as part of a Sandgate PCYC program.

Bayside community encouraged to bowl

Elvira Brown from All About Living, Pastor Brad Suosaari from Bracken Ridge Baptist Church, Bowls Australia regional manager Andrew Howie and Samantha Mellios from All About Living Sandgate at the launch of the Bayside Community Social Bowls Tournament. Participants were treated to a game of the new, fast paced Jack Attack barefoot bowls followed by morning tea.

Sandgate Bowls Club is hosting a social tournament

Lions upgrade miniature rail line

Lions members Neil O'Sullivan (treasurer), Keith Gridley (president) and Gary Betts work on repairs to the miniature railway line in Bracken Ridge. Photo: contributed

Lions club upgrades miniature rail track in Bracken Ridge

Police seek missing man with injury

Dylan Baldwin was last seen in Redcliffe around 3am on Thursday, August 24.

Police want help to locate man with servious arm injury

Kevin dances to his own tune for 67 years

Kevin Bennion has been dancing for 67 years and founded Dance Experience 60 years ago. Mr Bennion is dancing with Jane Di Bella.

Kevin Bennion cuts a fine figure on the dance floor for 67 years

Boondall swim club prepares for season

Boondall Barracudas Swim Club 2016-17 captains Jasmine Lakey and Jessica Tanzer Fredricks and vice captains Caitlin Bloomfield and Byron Magus (front). Photo: contributed

Boondall Barracudas prepare for swimming season

Multicap holds festival for community

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Multicap has organised a community festival for August 27

Fun day raises funds for little 'heart warrior'

Thankful for support: Rachel and Warwick Grayson and their sons Kohan and Chet have tough times ahead but hope to be home together by Christmas. Photo: contributed

15-month-old Kohan has undergone 539 surgeries, procedures and scans

Arson destroys most of Deagon Wetlands

A large grass fire in the Deagon Wetlands on August 16 caused thick smoke around the Deagon Deviation. The fire is believed to be the result of arson. Photo: contributed

Wetlands closed to the public after fires

Zillmere festival showcases diversity in community

Bohemienne Dreams: taking the stage at Zillmere Festival is Bracken Ridge dancer Tracy Obediente. She is part of the dance troupe from north Brisbane based Soul Dance school of Middle Eastern, Romani Gypsy and Tribal Dance.

Food, music, dancing and craft will feature at the festival

Local pool builders take home gold for design

H-2-WOAH: Noosa company Nautilus Pools won two awards for combined pool and spa and lighting with this design and construction of a private pool.

Small family business awarded two golds at prestigious pool awards

Mackay mining industry has competitive advantage

UPTURN: Andrew Barger believes Mackay is perfectly placed to benefit greatly once the coal market improves.

Mackay is perfectly placed to ride out the mining downturn

Driverless vehicle will save lives in war zones

LIFE SAVER: Matt Sims of Praesidium Global with the company's top-secret invention.

The Army wants to see how this Coast invention works

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV: snappers sing its praises

Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV is one of the most eagerly awaited cameras.

Camera features 30.4 megapixel CMOS sensor and 4K video

The "correction we had to have" in Gladstone's rentals

UPWARD MARCH: The rental vacancy rate in Gladstone has improved for the first time in more than a year, providing a confidence boost in the market.

Vacancy rates improve with signs that things are getting betterF

The 'Mex' big thing for Maroochydore

An artist's impression of the new Bryant Property Group development approved for Beach Rd, Maroochydore.

NACHOS on the run is about to get a whole lot easier

Teen "laughs hysterically" in short-lived dash from cops

FILE PHOTO: Gladstone Courthouse, Yarroon St.

Laughing escapee gets more jail time when she flees Gladstone police

Why the ex-HMAS Tobruk will never be a museum

The cargo ship HMAS Tobruk may be scuttled in the Great Sandy Strait in a few years.

Hinkler MP said the ex-HMAS Tobruk was not suitable to be a museum.

Shots fired at three cars in south-east Queensland

Police believe the gunfire came from "another moving vehicle".

URGENT: Why you must update your iPhone iOS settings now

Apple is urging iPhone and iPad users to do an urgent update of their software for security reasons.

Hackers have found a way to break into every iPhone in the world.

From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?

Nadia Murad addressing the UN Security Council in December 2015, imploring for the attack against the Yazidi people to be recognised as genocide.

How one former slave became a Nobel Peace Prize nominee

How mum wrestled roo to protect her little girl

MOB: Some of the 93 kangaroos that live in a paddock on Dougan St, Point Vernon.

The toddler suffered internal injuries from the kangaroo attack

Video shows how little kids notice at dinner table

A hidden camera captures how much kids notice around them at the dinner table.

Funny video shows how little kids notice when they are on devices

Barack Obama in VR goggles sparks photoshop war

US President Barack Obama ends up in a Photoshop battle on Reddit

Barack Obama caught in Photoshop battle.

Jaeger drops bomb of own on shattered Suns

GONE: Jaeger O'Meara is all smiles during a Suns training session at Metricon Stadium.

Harsh nature of AFL football has been there for all to see this week

Spring is in the air with Memsie Stakes

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26:  Brad Rawiller riding Black Heart Bart wins Race 7, the Victoria Handicap during Melbourne Racing at Caulfield Racecourse on March 26, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

Stakes often one of the first opportunities that the four-year-olds

Old horseshoe turns out to be $250k gold nugget

The gold was found using a metal detector.

4 kilogram nugget found after tennis ball chunk discovered

ITALY QUAKE: 241 dead amid stories of tragedy and heroism

 Rescuers work amid collapsed building in Amatrice, central Italy, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy and Italy once again anguished over trying to secure its medieval communities built on seismic lands.

”They were together. One was alive and the other was dead."

Hillary goes atomic, links Trump to KKK in video attack

Hillary Clinton attack ad links Trump to white nationalist movements

Why can't a Muslim woman in a burkini 'offend' us too?

Burkini ban has now spread to 15 towns and cities across France

It's a dancing, hermaphrodite creature called a FIFO

Nerida Wilson, of the WA Museum, captured this image of the Mordilla fifo. The slea slug, discovered in waters off Western Australia, is named in honour of FIFO workers.

It dances in high-vis, but it's not a drunken FIFO worker

Cat plays mum to baby monkey

In this video frame grab taken Saturday Aug. 20, 2016 in Tyumen, Russia, a 16-year-old cat called Rosinka, carries a three-week-old baby monkey on her back. Russian cat has adopted a baby squirrel monkey after he was abandoned by his mother at a zoo, comforting the little primate by letting him cling to her back for warmth. (AP Photo)

Cat adopts squirrel after mother abandons it

Xbox Onesie: Fashion for lounge lizards unveiled

Would you wear it?

Xbox Australia team launches into fashion field with Xbox Onesie

The duck that saved a heartbroken dog

"True friendship is when you can rest your duckbill on them"

RSPCA takes down Julia Gillard dog chew toy

The Julia Gillard dog chew toy.

Women's lobby blasts RSPCA over sale of dog toy

Could this be KFC's secret herbs and spices recipe?

NEWLY RENOVATED: KFC on the Dawson highway has undergone major redevelopments and is one day away from opening. Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

Is this the long sought after secret spice recipe?

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson highest paid actor in world

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

Johnson earned almost $20 million more than Jennifer Lawrence

Die-hard fan's 34 magic Gympie Muster years

STICK AROUND FOR A BEER: Mal Williams has been at every Gympie Muster for 34 years.

Mal Williams has only missed one Muster in 35 years - the first one

John Williamson winding up for another Gympie Muster

John Williamson is bringing some new songs and artists to this year's Muster.

John Williamson is back and ready to put on his best show ever

This year 4 schoolboy outscores Aussies at Pokémon champs

He's now a celebrity in the schoolyard.

How the Gympie Muster looked in the 1980s

Take a trip down Muster memory lane

Kirk Douglas is defiant, fierce and still standing

VETERAN ACTOR: Kirk Douglas has had a long and varied career.

Kirk Douglas has out-lived almost all his contemporaries