Gladstone Central shopping centre on the market

Gladstone Central shopping centre has been put on the market by Goldman Sachs.

Goldman Sachs has put Gladstone Central shopping centre up for sale

New Zealand may be in direct path of looming cyclone

NEW Zealand may be in the path of a cyclone forming in the Pacific.

UPDATE: Tarcoola Boardwalk impacted by recent rain

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Finding this when looking for fishing spots along the Boyne river. - User Contributed

Tarcoola Boardwalk to close for repairs


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Phar Lap: A true Aussie legend. Even if he was a Kiwi

Our friends at Bundaberg Rum want to hear your memories of our sporting legends. What's your favourite Phar Lap story?

King Wally: Just say you love him or start packing

Wally Lewis is a true legend of sport. One of only eight Immortals of the great game of rugby league. He was arguably the greatest five-eighth of all time.

The king ruled rugby league when men were really men.

Anna Meares: Even a broken neck couldn't stop her

If we watched more track cycling outside the Olympic schedule, we would be speaking about Anna as one of our greatest ever athletes. No question.

The most courageous effort by any athlete in our Olympic history

4m swells to hit Gladstone, bureau says

TWO tropical lows brewing in the Coral Sea in Queensland’s north will produce four-metre waves and 25 knot winds in the Gladstone region: bureau

Winds warning from lows that could reach ‘cyclone strength’

TWO tropical lows in the Coral Sea that could develop into a cyclone will produce strong winds across the Gladstone region today and tomorrow.

North Queensland hit by 1 in 100 year rainfall

NORTH Queensland has recorded 1 in 100 year rainfall events overnight with some locations experiencing 180mm of rain within two hours.

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Crystal Roots and Omar Elhabashi

Crystal Roots and Omar Elhabashi had to change the venue of their ceremony and reception from the Tondoon Gardens to Gladstone Nissan. Photo T-Leaf Creative

Crystal Roots and Omar Elhabashi wedding February 2016

Hassals auction comes to Gladstone

These are some of the weird and wonderful items you can buy at the auction...

Intending councillors session

Graeme McDonald

Who turned up to the intending councillors session on Sunday?

Chinese New Year Gladstone 2016

Leon Chen, President of the Gladstone Chinese Community Margy McArdle, Vice President Fei Matheson, Michael Matheson, Holly Matheson, 10 and President of the Gladstone Multicultural Association Incorporated Peter O'Dwyer

Gladstone Chinese New Year celebrations February 2016

IN DEEP: Colourful dive at Jew Shoal site

A nudibranch.

Jew Shoal lies just north of Noosa Heads in Laguna Bay

IN DEEP: Tobruk could mean dive heaven

Diving HMAS Tobruk.

It takes a lot of money to prepare a ship for scuttling

Barramundi season to re-open next month

A barramundi fingerling is tagged. Photo: Jamie Newborn.

The barramundi closed seasons have been in force

Beer & BS: Roothy tells how to keep an old truck running

John Rooth's old faithful Milo: It’s not that hard to keep an old truck flush in new parts

John Rooth lifts the lid on diesel power and Chooka’s latest hairdo.

12V tips: Five easy 4WD upgrades you can do at home

It’s a pretty safe bet there’s been more than a few divorces due to warm steaks, burnt fuses and wives tripping over tent pegs sticking out of the ground in the dark.

A few 12V upgrades can make 4WDing a whole lot more comfortable.

Camp cooking: Whip up a feast from whatever you've got

Roothy ready to get cooking on the campfire

Sometimes I just make things up to suit whatever’s in the truck.

Living Art

The Rijks Museum of Holland takes art to the people.

The Rijks Museum of Holland takes art to the people.

Lucky Escape

An elderly couple are lucky to survive after being toppled by a wave on a French beach.

An elderly couple are lucky to survive after being toppled by a wave on a French...

Valentines Day auction buy

Bechtel Auction. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Guy Bultreys bought Angie Wightman an old Bechtel car for Valentines Day.

Agents close up the shop fronts

Staff at Elders Real Estate Gladstone, Rentals Division. Colin Burke, left, and receptionist Kayla Belcher.

THE face of the real estate industry is changing

Multi-million-dollar city mansion up for sale

PREMIUM PROPERTY: One of Toowoomba’s most stunning houses, 36 Tourist Rd, has gone on the market.

Luxurious East Toowoomba property offers spectacular views

Coles dumps most annoying part of self-serve checkout

Self service checkouts, annoying yet convenient.

Unexpected item at self-serve checkouts? Those days could be over

Microcephaly may just be tip of Zika virus iceberg

Three-month-old Daniel, who was born with microcephaly, undergoes physical therapy in Brazil. Officials strongly suspect the Zika virus, which first appeared in the country last year, is to blame.

Other brain related abnormalities could be linked to virus

Simple 15-minute test a ticket to instant happiness

TAKE THE TEST: Researcher Paula Loveday is looking into happiness. Journalist Kathy Sundstrom (left) is put through happiness testing by Paula.

Could a 15-minute exercise be the key to instant happiness?