The two long had a fascination for whales but it wasn't until 1989 that they visited Hervey Bay.
As usual the rodeo will be filled with thrills and spills, with fierce competition for bull and bronco supremacy.
The aim of these burns is to reduce the volume of forest fuels and to create a mosaic pattern of burnt and unburnt areas.
Logie-winning actor Samuel Johnson was the guest star of the event, raising funds for his charity, Love Your Sister.
The mugging activity of the mammals was reported in Platypus Bay, the first of its kind this for the whale watching boat
'I just thought we could try the same thing here, the idea just came to me'
Paramedics attended the scene to treat the patient.
Last night the community was united by grief, mourning the loss of four of its tiny members and their mother, killed in a horrific crash near Kingaroy.
Not everyone who battles the disease will be as fortunate, as Johnson well knows.
Coming from Newcastle in New South Wales, Carlie completed an arts degree before moving to the Fraser Coast. She has been with the Chronicle since 2007.