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

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.

VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

Making the most of rock pools on the Sunshine Coast.

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

10 common snakes and how to identify them

Sunshine Coast Snake Catcher Richie Gilbert holding up a coastal carpet python retrieved from a home at Lake McDonald

Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

Five of the best to places to bushwalk

Popular pass time offers something for everyone

Flashing your bum is now a tourist trend, apparently

It was on an ill-fated trip to see the Northern Lights in February that I was first exposed to the concept of “cheeky exploits”.

Time to shine: Post-Debbie campaign to lure back tourists

Julie Smith takes in the north Queensland sunset.

The best way to help us, is to holiday here.

Minister's plea: Share photos to help state overcome Debbie

PICTURE PERFECT: Bowen's Horseshoe Bay's crystal blue waters have to been seen to be believed.

What is your enduring memory of a Queensland holiday?

The biggest disruption to Coast's booming resort industry

The photo of a Noosa home listed on Airbnb.

Major contributions made by short-term stay apps

Resort plans move forward, but will it actually happen?

POSSIBLE: An artist's impression of the pavilion facility building at the Turtle Street Resort on Curtis Island.

Next stage of process for luxury resort

Push for tourism to help Qld get back on track

Johanna Tramberg, 20, Amanda Siklumb, 19, My Ponten, 20, from Sweden, have arrived in Airlie Beach after Cyclone Debbie.

Backpackers are returning to the hard-hit Whitsunday tourism spots

Family fun at Killarney Picnic Basket Day

WINE AND DINE: Join the Killarney Picnic Basket Day at Melrose Station this Sunday.

Head out to Melrose Station for a great day out next Sunday