THE BOM takes a look back at the tumultuous summer that saw both floods and bushfires with record temperatures and heavy...

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02nd March 2020 2:03 PM

Council’s Biosecurity teams are monitoring breeding areas, but residents can keep the numbers down too

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14th Feb. 2020 8:02 AM

THIS deadly summer of fire and smoke has changed the way we feel about the hot months.

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28th Jan. 2020 9:01 AM

Check our our gallery to see if you were snapped at Yeppoon on Monday morning.

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20th Jan. 2020 7:01 PM

See our gallery for snaps of locals enjoying the sun at Yeppoon Lagoon.

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20th Jan. 2020 6:01 PM

A woman has been charged after allegedly leaving a one-year-old boy inside a hot car as police investigate whether she was...

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16th Jan. 2020 5:01 AM

A SOUTHERLY change is expected this weekend, and it’s the news that keen fishers have been hoping for.

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11th Jan. 2020 9:01 AM

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology is expecting the hot, dry conditions experienced on the Fraser Coast to continue into...

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01st Jan. 2020 12:01 AM

Much of Australia will swelter through a very hot Monday, which could also mark the hottest day in Australia’s southernmost...

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30th Dec. 2019 2:12 PM

A busy Gold Coast beach has been closed after a shark was sighted this morning.

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21st Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

It’s the perfect Christmas present for the Queensland tourism industry who are set for a golden summer – in more ways than...

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21st Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

A hot and dry Christmas is on the way for most of Australia with the chance of rain most prominent towards the top end.

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20th Dec. 2019 5:12 PM

More record-breaking temperatures are being forecast as the period of “unprecedented” hot weather continues across...

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19th Dec. 2019 7:12 PM

For a second day running, the record for the hottest day ever has been broken, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

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19th Dec. 2019 4:12 PM

ANYONE can be at risk of developing skin cancer, so it is important all Queenslanders remain vigilant.

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19th Dec. 2019 12:12 PM

A cool change that hit the Sunshine Coast last night won't last, with a fresh burst of hot weather set to push through by...

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17th Dec. 2019 10:12 AM

JETTY Beach will have a trial patrol service by the council’s lifeguards this summer as part of a series of innovations.

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14th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

The Western Star has compiled your ultimate guide to school holiday boredom busters. Whether you live in Roma...

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13th Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

Australians are bracing themselves for a long, hot summer but keeping cool could be costing households more than they...

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11th Dec. 2019 10:12 AM

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10th Dec. 2019 9:12 AM

Summer has well and truly arrived with above average temperatures hitting the region.

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09th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

Get the lowdown on how you can better prepare to ensure your best friend stays safe in the heat this Summer.

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09th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

As cockroaches swarm into Gladstone homes in search of moisture, make sure your house is protected

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08th Dec. 2019 5:12 PM

As we swelter in the summer heat, mysterious patches of ‘ice’ have been forming at one beach.

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05th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

More than 100,000 have already become subscribers to what is Australia’s best value news subscription deal. DON'T MISS OUR...

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05th Dec. 2019 10:12 AM

Weather experts warn residents to expect temperatures flirting with 40...

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03rd Dec. 2019 8:12 AM

Western Queensland residents should follow some simple tips to stay cool and safe during expected hot weather conditions...

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02nd Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

Summer is about to make itself felt, with day one likely to bring in storms, including ‘giant hail’, followed by some...

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30th Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

A school-age girl has suffered significant injuries and is in a serious condition after a jetski collided with the...

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30th Nov. 2019 3:11 PM

'We had issues last summer where children were being dropped off while their mothers went to work.'

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29th Nov. 2019 11:11 AM

SPICERS Clovelly Estate, Montville, is celebrating the summer long lunch.

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29th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM

The Bureau of Meteorology has given its first forecast for what Australia’s summer will deliver and one graph in particular...

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28th Nov. 2019 8:11 PM

Get those fans ready — Australia is in for a grim summer of scorching temperatures and little rain, forecasters are...

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22nd Nov. 2019 9:11 AM

A WEEK-long youth summer festival featuring an outdoor concert with local, national and international acts has been...

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20th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

They may be a tad old-fashioned but pentas are one of the most reliable plants to have in your garden.

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17th Nov. 2019 10:11 AM

Should all schools have aircons? Vote in our weekly reader poll.

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08th Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

With summer storm season on its way, Battery Power is keeping residents safe.

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05th Nov. 2019 12:11 PM

With the festive season and long summer days just around the corner, now is the perfect time to freshen up your outdoor...

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04th Nov. 2019 12:11 PM

Hydrangeas make the hottest days seem more bearable and, once set up right, they can deliver for years.

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03rd Nov. 2019 10:11 AM

Banana orange treat with all-natural ingredients and no added nasties is just as enjoyable as the bad stuff.

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02nd Nov. 2019 10:11 AM

A failed tender process has led to delays in a major Sunshine Coast dam safety upgrade. But there is an upside.

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31st Oct. 2019 12:10 AM

SUMMER is well and truly on its way with this weekend’s weather estimated to hit a maximum of 32C.

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18th Oct. 2019 5:10 AM

Authorities are warning Queenslanders of a “dangerous cocktail” of extreme weather that has the potential to have a...

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14th Oct. 2019 11:10 AM

SNAKE catcher shares the unbelievable place you could find snakes this summer and how to get rid of them.

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11th Oct. 2019 4:10 PM

Tradies could get an extra 13 days off under a controversial policy calling for tools down if temps hit 28C and humidity...

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11th Oct. 2019 12:10 PM