Work on Lake Callemondah fishway project to begin

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Work on fishway passage project starts tomorrow

If Mick Fanning can do it, so can I: Agnes Water beach-goer

SHARK ALERT: The main beach at Agnes Water was closed yesterday morning as a pack of sharks gorged themselves on a school of baitfish.

Agnes Main Beach closed after sharks sighted

New beauty business takes shape for trendy pair

DYNAMIC DUO: Jade and Jamie Pitt couldn’t be happier they’ve opened their own business in Gladstone after finding out how successful a home business can be.

Couple opens new lash and brow business in Gladstone


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'Mini tornado' rips through Curra

Trees and power poles were brought down, garden sheds and bigger structures were left twisted and torn, power was lost and local residents became terrified.

Weather to get hotter with plenty of storms

If you think it has been hot lately, it is going to be dramatically hotter as the week comes to a close, with predicted maximums of 35 and 36 degrees

Severe thunderstorms to hit again, authorities warn

UPDATE: Savage storms that lashed the Darling Downs, tearing roofs from houses and bringing down trees, are tipped to make a return.

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The dancing cop

Gladstone drivers are amused by the dancing policeman directing traffic at the Kin Kora roundabout. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Gladstone drivers are amused by the dancing policeman directing traffic at the Kin...

Gladstone Lash and Brow

Gladstone's new Lash and Brow Room on Tank St.

Young couple opens new beauty business in Gladstone

Kin Kora intersection Nov 28

Kin Kora intersection is starting to take shape now the roundabout has been removed and traffic lights are being installed - November 28, 2015.

Kin Kora intersection, Gladstone starts to take shape as the roundabout is removed...

Gladstone Red Cross lunch

Jean Russell at the Red Cross Volunteers Christmas Lunch. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Red Cross volunteers came together for a Christmas lunch in Gladstone to celebrate...

Taste the glory and get a mouthful of dust

Getting down and dirty.

Getting down and dirty with endurance motocross

Top 10 spots to visit in the Gladstone region this summer

Aerial View of South End (bottom) and Facing Island. Gladstone. Photo Brenda Strong / The Observer

Want to get out and cool down? Here's where to visit in summer

Tip of the spear: a whole new world of fishing adventure

Blue water diving will often get you some cracking fish, but you will need a boat to find them

Spearfishing isn’t just a way to catch a feed; it’s a lifestyle.

Bush cooking: How to make a camp oven pizza

Everyone loves pizza, it’s a favourite in our family

North Stradbroke Island: Too good to be true

Letting down your tyre pressure is paramount. Anyone who goes camping is usually packed to the brim so 18psi is a good starting point; this is where the tyre gauge and air compressor earn their keep.

What Straddie has to offer needs to be experienced, not explained.

Drive your old 4WD every day: 10 ways to improve it

If you're chasing serious adventure, nothing compares to old tin.

Slow, uncomfortable and unreliable, but old 4WDs sure are fun.

Kin kora dancing cop

A cop controlling traffic at Kin Kora has been entertaining drivers with his upbeat...

Kin Kora roundabout November 28

Timelapse: Kin Kora roundabout November 28 as lights are being installed

Mum's tree fall horror at local park

Gympie mum Sally Rooks thought her children were dead as she struggled to free...

How to add $30,000 value to a new property

Nearby local village or small business cluster boosts value

Gladstone houses take less time to sell

REIQ data shows it takes an average of 100 days to sell a house in Gladstone

It takes around 100 days to sell a house in Gladstone

‘Doom and gloom' attitude killing Gladstone real estate

Ann St, South Gladstone, was $450 per week in March 2012, now it’s $240.

Gladstone heads towards housing shortage as attitude kills market

Get festive in your garden

Hardy perennials like sunpatiens flower profusely, but you won’t need to replace them as often as annuals.

With only weeks until Christmas it's time to get your garden ready

Peckham business develops 'first hangover-preventing meat'

Serious Pig: The world’s first hangover- preventing meat treat

Zoo puts on what might be boy's last birthday

PRECIOUS MEMORIES TO CHERISH: Queensland Zoo’s lemurs are a favourite for Miller O’Flynn and his mum, Sophie Cashen.

Mum made sure Miller would attend his, possibly last, birthday party