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    The local homes that made it to Airbnb's new luxury site

    premium_icon The local homes that made it to Airbnb's new luxury site

    Airbnb Luxe is the new tier offer by the online company

    What’s wrong with this police report?

    What’s wrong with this police report?

    A fraudster tried to pull off a $7000 travel insurance scam

    Girl’s flesh-eating horror on family trip

    Girl’s flesh-eating horror on family trip

    Young Kylei felt pain in her legs. Then everything went downhill.

    WATCH: Gympie idiot busted doing 184km/h in a 90 zone

    premium_icon WATCH: Gympie idiot busted doing 184km/h in a 90 zone

    The 23-year-old was driving a white Volkswagon Golf

    Guides

      PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

      Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

      Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

      AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

      VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

      All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

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

      premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

      Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

      CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.

      Five of the best to places to bushwalk

      Popular pass time offers something for everyone

      Tourism

        SEQ's hopes of hosting the 2032 Olympic Games have taken a leap forward, with historic rule changes approved last night that boost the region’s chances.

        premium_icon Olympic bid: Rule change favours SEQ

        Olympic rule change adds hope to southeast Qld 2032 chances

        Queensland’s newest tourist attraction will bring a whole new meaning to waterbeds, with an underwater hotel set to be  moored off the state’s central coast.

        premium_icon Hotel where guests will sleep with the fishes

        Queensland’s newest attraction brings a whole new meaning to waterbeds.

        Queensland is out to increase its share of global dive tourism, and these are the spots that will help it succeed. SEE THE LIST

        premium_icon Interactive: Queensland’s top 10 dive sites

        Qld takes the plunge to grow its $6b dive industry

        MONEY is being poured into the economy with hundreds of thousands more visitors travelling here - with peak season still to come.

        premium_icon Soaring tourist numbers could help region survive drought

        Money is being poured into economy with peak season still to come