In Australia there are about 300 snake bites every year.
WE in the Gladstone region are privileged to live by the coast, so there's no shortage of places to cool off when the weather heats up.
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.
AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.
Pets & Animals
Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.
CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.