Death threat to mayor, locked medico in room

Peter Midgely leaves the Gladstone court precinct after getting bail.

Peter Midgely made threats to kill former mayor Gail Sellers

Charity ball makes $120K school bus dream come true: Video

COMMUNITY: A sea of people turn out to support Rosella Park School.

A SHOW of community spirit has seen a local school collect $120k

Curtis Island flaring brings plume of black smoke

A previous incident of increased flaring on Curtis Island in November.

UNPLANNED shutdown brings black smoke to Curtis Island.

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Seven tips to prepare your home now for storm season

NOW is the time to start preparing your home and property for a notoriously harsh Queensland summer.

Storm emergency kit essentials checklist

AN emergency kit can help save precious time in an emergency situation. Keep it in a waterproof container.

Queensland in for five cyclones, flash flooding and rain

FIVE cyclones are likely to smash the east coast this season, two with the potential for winds of up to 224kmh, Higgins Storm Chasing has predicted.

48 hours in Brisbane: the game plan

YOU’VE got 48 hours in Brisbane to discover why the locals love the River City – it’s time to get busy.

The job every chocoholic dreams of...

Chris Thomson and Amy Sargeantson are the masterminds behind the Noosa Chocolate Factory.

THIS pair is living the life every chocoholic dreams of.

Wine and dine your way around Brisbane this summer

Brisbane has the best places to wine and dine.

NINE of the best places to wine and dine.

Four family-fun things to do in Brisbane this summer

Southbank is filled with fun and exciting things to do with the family.

A TOP destination, Brisbane has plenty on offer for family fun-times

How to do Christmas as an adult (kids don't get all the fun)

Don't miss the incredible Christmas displays on in Brisbane.

FANCY a kid-free festive Christmas adventure? Read on...

All eyes on Brissy boy Burns

Joe Burns will be looking to score a place in the Australian squad.

JOE Burns is out to prove himself this season.

Fashion forward at Brisbane’s best boutiques

Shop until you drop in Brisbane.

BRISBANE has blossomed into a fashion destination.

Get your summer bod with Sally: Week 7

NINE exercises that will have you feeling great and looking ready for the beach in no time.

The two questions to ask before starting a new diet

Try this simple quiz to help choose a healthy eating plan

Fat or thin: How gut bacteria affects our eating

A youngster tucks into a burger, a diet of which has been a cause of obesity in children.

Changes in our diet can rapidly change the gut microbiota

Apple Watch Series 2: Freedom to get moving

The Apple Watch Series 2 is waterproof to 50 metres

For those on a fitness kick, the new version with GPS is great

Sunshine Coast cracks the 10,000km mark

The Silhouette of Tweed Heads Local David Tease on the Duranbah Head land after a early morning run up and down the Look out steps to Duranbah beach.

The Sunshine Coast has cracked the 10,000km mark!

Seven signs you're obsessed with your Fitbit

We're giving away a Fitbit Flex with our latest digital offer.

THERE is one warning Fitbit doesn't put on the packet...

How hidden sugars are harming your health

Try these five tips to cut back on the sweet stuff

Teen couple on stealing spree with baby's pram

COUPLE shove items in their baby's pram.

'Woman's wrath': His 'love triangle' ends in emptied home

Man breaks door to get his gear after female Gladstone house mate dumps his clothes on lawn whesn told his girlfriend pregnant.

Pot smoking bodybuilder wants to be on a 'prison farm'

GLADSTONE man claims he must have had 'micro sleep' after smoke.

PHOTOS: Husband's 'blokey' gear up for grabs in Gladstone

UP FOR GRABS: Muldoon's big garage sale bonanza.

COUPLE selling 'thousands' of items to Gladstone bargain hunters.

Quarter century milestone for Gladstone hairdresser

Charlene Kalmar, Catherine Wassell,Brielle Couch, Hannah Hooper and Talitha Couch.

Business celebrates 25 years in Gladstone

Local businesses score council contracts

Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times

LOCAL contractors to fix up Gladstone region parks.

Push to sell homes that flooded Gladstone's market

Suburban housing in Glenvale, Toowoomba, Friday, October 17, 2014. Photo Kevin Farmer / The Chronicle

URGENT push to cash-up first home buyers investing in Gladstone.

APLNG 'overly stretched' Origin's resources: CEO

LNG FUKUROKUJU is purpose built to carry LNG from the APLNG facility at Curtis Island to Kansai Electric facility in Japan.

Despite posting big losses this year, Origin confident in LNG

Bank could add towns to 'high-risk' home loan list

Suburban housing in Glenvale, Toowoomba, Friday, October 17, 2014. Photo Kevin Farmer / The Chronicle

NEW Gladstone region towns could be added unwanted bank list.

'Best markets yet': Big sales at CBD markets: Photos

THE smell of fresh flowers, fruit and vegetables waft through the Gladstone CBD for the second City Farmer's Markets today.

SUPER SATURDAY: Plenty on offer in Gladstone today

Jason Mara scores 86 points  on Ugly Kid Joe. Jason went on to win  The Chronicle PBR All Star Challenge with his ride on Rock Star gaining 85 points for a total of 171.  Saturday Oct 15, 2016.

There's plenty to see and do in Gladstone today.

Artist unveils her island home

Artists Anna Andersen and Jean Kane are ready to paint a masterpiece. Renowned artist Paul Margocsy holds a master class at Gallery 67.
Photo: Paul Braven / The Observer

Unique history of Curtis Island unveiled in artworks.

Brutal reality of boy's Taipan bite breaks parents' hearts

A GoFundMe has been set up for Agnes Water toddler, Eli, after being bitten by coast taipan. Photo Contributed

HEARTS of mum and dads melt as brutal reality sinks in.

RACQ partner with Curtis Island LNG plant

The seven gas turbine generators pictured in the foreground of photo, on APLNG. Photo Contributed

APLNG and RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue launch new partnership.

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Community garden set for Palmwoods

COMMUNITY garden set to launch in Palmwoods with space for fruit trees, herbs and flowers - right in the middle of town.

Former Split Enz front man Tim Finn finds new niche

Singer Tim Finn has written the music for theatre production Ladies in Black.

Musician finds his way to theatre

Barry Gibb is coming to Bluesfest 2017

FANS: Barry Gibb talks to a fan next to a cardboard cutout of his young self.

Aged 70, Gibb has re-launched his solo music career with a new album

Tim Finn headlining at Airlie Beach Music Festival

Music veteran Tim Finn from New Zealand will headline the Airlie Beach Music Festival.

Tim Finn: "It's the kind of festival that artists love"

Caths Hair Studio 25th birthday

Mara and Ernie Kalmar. Cath's Hair Studio celebrating 25 years.

Friends, clients and businesspeople gathered to celebrate Cath's Hair Studio's 25th...

Cox Plate at Ferguson Park

Christie Gaffney and Amy Bramer at Ferguson Park.

Thousands of racegoers were frocked up at Ferguson Park in Gladstone yesterday for...

Garage sale bonanza

UP FOR GRABS: Muldoon's big garage sale bonanza.

UP FOR GRABS: Muldoon's big garage sale bonanza.

IKEA's beaut Ferry Harbour Home

In a world first, IKEA Australia has taken over an iconic Sydney ferry and transformed it into The IKEA Harbour Home.

In a world first, IKEA Australia has taken over an iconic Sydney ferry and...

Motorclassica 2016

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet at the 2016 Motorclassica motor show, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

2016 Motorclassica motor show, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

Teen awakes from Coma speaking Spanish

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16-year-old Reuben Nsemoh has awoken from a coma speaking Spanish, he was...

SNL Spoofs 3rd Presidential Debate

Actor does his best Donald Trump.

Despite Trump complaining, Alec Baldwin does it again.

Gladstone Variety Gala Ball

The 2016 ball raised much-needed funds for a new bus for Rosella Park School.

Airline wins right to weigh passengers to stop crashes

Strategy will also help airline save fuel

$20-million boost for Rocky's road upgrades

The expected route of the the Rockhampton Road Train Access upgrade.  Photo: Contributed

Federal Government announcement today about road funds

Hinterland horse stud passed in for $8.25 million

UNREAL: This Maleny estate is incredible.

12-bedroom hinterland horse stud still available

Dad's desperate plea to treat daughter with cannabis oil

AMNESTY PLEA: Eight-year-old Suli has regressed to the equivalency of a one-month-old infant.

One dad's fight to treat his terminally ill girl with cannabis oil.

Check out some fashions from the Coast festival

FASHION: Ocean Zen range.

Images from the Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival show what's hot

Kanye West threatens to boycott Grammys

West says he won't go to the Grammys if Frank Ocean's not nominated

Why this actress wasn't embarrassed by nude photo leak

Leslie Jones source Bang

'If you wanna see Leslie Jones naked, just ask,' she said

Dad's Army comic genius Jim Perry dies

Jimmy Perry, the creator of Dad's Army.

Dad's Army series captured all that British people savour

Hit songwriter's Noosa mansion on market

SPECIAL PLACE: The Cintamani estate is going to tender, marketed by Tom Offermann Real Estate.

Is this Queensland's best property?

Kiwi siblings snap up Dotcom mansion for $32.5m

The new toy company owners of the Coatesville mansion want replace any controversy with positivity and fun. Photo / Barfoot and Thompson

The trio paid $32.5 million for the property in June

New $200 million development will create 580 jobs

Cassie And Josh with baby Alfie and daughter Andee. They have bought at new Lennox Head development Epiq.

Majority of new positions will be given to Northern Rivers locals

Cherrabah's mega resort plans axed

PLANS for a massive development at Cherrabah have been scrapped.

What our mayor thinks of the new draft SEQPlan

The plan to use the innovative technology as part of the new Maroochydore CBD was cemented on site today when Mayor Mark Jamieson and Envac Asia Region president Chun Yong Ha formally signed the contract for the $20 million underground waste collection system.

New plan accommodates Sunshine Coast Council's vision for growth.

Dusit Thani finance crisis 'just a small hiccup'

ON TRACK: Springfield Land Chairman, Maha Sinnathamby, Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale, Developer Richard Turner and Springfield Land Deputy Chairman, Bob Sharpless, at the recent resort sod turning ceremony.

Property developer says project remains firmly on track

700 Coast jobs to fill in one day across sectors

Joanna Kaczmarczyk and Barbara Kwiczala ready for the job show.

One day job bonanza with jobs from more than 60 employers

Queensland maintains credit rating despite govt spending

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Moody's notes extra spending on frontline services by govt

Why Glencore's mine reopening has some worried

Despite the good news, the CFMEU has some long-term concerns.

The longevity of the 200 jobs on offer has been questioned.

Thousands of new jobs to be created in health industry

Between 1400 to 1800 new health jobs on the Sunshine Coast will be created by the NDIS.

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Multi-national syndicate buy in to Gladstone's $3.2b project

Northern Oil Refinery's biofuels plant to create hundreds of jobs in central Queensland according to Glenn butcher. Photo Luka Kauzlaric / The Observer

French surveyors inspected the Targinnie site six weeks ago

'Husband for sale' for $35

When Trish and Ken Wilson moved from Sydney's Northern Beaches to Mackay for a lifestyle change, Mrs Wilson posted an ad on Facebook to find her husband work.

New to Mackay, woman explains: 'Why I put my husband on the market'

Can't get to Motorclassica? Here's your ticket

The automotive stars have come out to play at the 2016 Motorclassica motor show.

Check out modern and the classics featured at Motorclassica.

Nissan Navara King Cab road test and review

WORKHORSE: Nissan's Navara King Cab pickup proves a decent all-rounder without the Dual Cab price tag.

Solid workhorse and performance for those not needing the dual cab

Australia, are you ready to discovery some Soul?

GOT NO SOUL? A driveaway price of $24,990 and new style and kit means Kia is hopeful Australians finally give its boxy and very fun Soul model a bit of love.

Updated Kia Soul here to tempt you

It couldn't be closer: Australia's best seller for 2016

MONTHLY WINNER: Mazda3 was last month's best selling car in Australia, but still trails Toyota's Corolla and Hilux, Ford's Ranger and Hyundai's i30 as 2016's overall sales winner.

Only a hundred sales in it between our best-selling cars