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    GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

    GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

    This year there is a packed itinerary of great stuff all weekend

    Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

    Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

    Ponchos and water bottles, plus camping equipment, are big culprits

    Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

    Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

    Take a walk down the aisle in a different era at heritage festival

    Here's 10 strenuous walks to do with the family

    Here's 10 strenuous walks to do with the family

    Challenge yourself to a strenuous walk in a natural setting

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      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

        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

        PHOTOGRAPHER Warren Lynam offers some advice to people wanting to take an incredible lightning shot.

        Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

        Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

        Tourism

          LAST month Danni Hogan set off overseas for a year-long trip of a lifetime. It has just come to a sudden, tragic end.

          ‘Full of life’ Danni’s tragic final moments

          LAST month she set off overseas for a year-long trip of a lifetime.

          THERE’S something beautifully liberating about getting on a plane and wandering the world. So why are we all stuffing it up?

          Big mistake we all make travelling

          THERE’S something beautifully liberating about wandering the world.

          Aussies fork out twice as much as they should on travel insurance. A new study uncovers price differences of hundreds of dollars on virtually identical cover.

          $250 insurance rip-off you’ve been falling for

          Price differences of hundreds of $$$ on virtually identical cover.

          TOURISTS are flocking to this popular suburb in New York City for its trendy shops and never-ending parties — but the locals have had enough.

          Hard-partying hipsters ruining trendy suburb

          Tourists love it but the locals have had enough.