On Friday I watched in horror as the tragedy in Melbourne unfolded.
The Fraser Coast council has not yet paid the fine issued over the banyan tree.
The temperature reached 36.9 in Maryborough on Thursday.
Ergon Energy has confirmed an early morning power outage in Maryborough was caused by a flying fox coming into contact with the high-voltage lines.
A spokesman for the RSPCA has slammed a pet owner who left their dog in the back of a hot ute.
Spare a thought for those who don't get to work in air conditioning.
A dog was left in the back of ute in Maryborough in the hot weather.
No charges have yet been laid over a crash that killed an unborn baby.
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.