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Bundaberg: The Ecotourist’s dream come true!

Home of Australia’s vital loggerhead turtle rookery Want to experience a destination dedicated to sustainable practices and environmental conservation? Then look no further than the Bundaberg Region, Australia, the southern-most destination on the Great Barrier Reef and the home of the nation’s most significant endangered loggerhead turtle rookery. Recently awarded fifth EECO Destination Certification from […]

You, me and Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island: The best wedding anniversary pressie ever! By Brian Pickering and Kaye Browne It’s funny how people perceive other people’s lives.  Take for example the reaction when we messaged a few friends and family we were about to take a short break. The replies were swift… “What! You’re going on a ‘holiday’?… But we […]


Discover Sydney’s art and soul

Sydney’s Art & Soul, a must-read for culture travellers 05 Oct 2022 With its lively arts scene and nature’s artistry on show at every turn, creative energy charges through the harbour city. Now, as a jam-packed calendar of world-class cultural events weaves its magic throughout spring, summer and beyond, you’ll find innovation meets inspiration wherever you […]

7 Top Spots for a Romantic Getaway

Romantic getaway: A lovers’ guide to a day in Canberra Looking to whisk your partner away for a romantic night in Australia’s capital city, Canberra? Whether you’re new to Canberra or just looking for something different, this guide will help you plan the perfect date. From dinner and drinks to theatre and attractions, we’ve got […]


Explore NSW’s 8 new cuisine hotspots

New multi-cultural cuisine, cycling tours and more We’re always on the lookout for good cuisine and new experiences when travelling. Whether it’s a hole-in-the-wall spot or a Michelin-starred restaurant, we love tasting local cuisine as we explore Australia. In April 2022 we were excited to hear that across NSW there’s a new sense of connection […]

Ben’s Book Club: Meet Authors

Locals invited to join Ben’s Book Club Members of Fraser Coast Libraries can join a new, free, online book club and watch live video chats between authors every month following the launch of Ben’s Book Club. Brisbane author Ben Hobson will chat with authors whose books will be available to library members to read as […]

Crime and mystery books most popular

Readers love crime and mystery The top 10 most borrowed adult fiction books in 2020 from the Fraser Coast Libraries reveal users’ love of crime and mystery stories with Lee Child novels taking out three of the top five positions. Councillor David Lewis said crime and mystery writers also featured strongly in the list of […]