'Emotional torture': Parents learn snake victim has epilepsy

Eli Campbell, 2, is recovering at Brisbane's Lady Cilento Children's Hospital after he was bitten by a taipan three times at Agnes Water.

Agnes Water family learn more on the aftermath of son's taipan bite.

Thieves flog public art installation

MISSING ART: The signs, part of a work by Gladstone artist Felicia Lloyd, were installed at and stolen from Apex Park.

THE work was gone within 12 hours of being installed.

Mine worker questioned over time spent in ute

All hands were on deck fixing a dragline while fitter Brice Little was reclined in his ute listening to the radio- but was he asleep?

Fair Work to decide if BMA mine worker was asleep or bludging






How to survive a bushfire in your car

IT SOUNDS like a nightmare, but it can happen.

Eight reasons to join the RFS

SPREAD across 93% of Queensland, the Rural Fire Service has about 36,000 volunteers. And you could be one of them.

What if my insurer gives me grief?

CLAIMING your insurance cover after a natural disaster can go one of two ways. It can be a breeze, or like pulling teeth.

How to do Eat Street the right way

EVERYTHING you need to know to get the most out of your Eat Street experience and to avoid a food coma when you’re only one stall deep.

A banger of a summer music festival line-up

The music gods are shining on Brisbane this music season; get there!

THIS season, there really is something for all music tastes.

Everything you knew was on in Brisbane just got better

Don't miss the Brisbane International this summer.

IF IT is diversity you want, Brisbane is the place to get it.

Knock over your whole Christmas shopping list in one hit

No Caption

BRISBANE City is synonymous with incredible shopping – ask anyone.

Discover the city like a local

See the city like a local, and on the back of a bike!

THE Brisbane Greeters tours are everything you want and more.

How to cram all this Christmas goodness into one day

The kids will love the Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Brisbane this year.

KIDS are spoilt for choice when it comes to Christmas fun.

Cheers to seven of the best bars in Brisbane

There are stacks of cool bars in Brisbane - you'll just have to stay the while and check out all of them!

CHOOSING where to drink comes with great responsibility.

How to beat the bulge this Christmas

'TIS the season for festive food, celebratory bubbles and parties aplenty....and a few extra kilos not on your Christmas wishlist.

KICK THE KILOS: Mackay jumps ahead of Bundy

Who will take out the glory? Just two weeks to go in the ARM Kick the Kilos competition.

MACKAY has finally jumped in front of Bundaberg.

Sorry fellas, female joggers aren't there for you

Women who go running aren't looking for sex with you

Keeping the kilos off for good takes commitment

Losing weight is only part of the challenge

FINAL WEEK: Get fit for summer with Sally

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region. Photo: contributed

It's the last week of our getting fit for summer with Sally series

Diet trumps exercise in battle of the bulge

It takes a lot of work to burn off your favourite foods

Get summer fit with Sally Fitzgibbons: Week 11

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region.

It's getting hot and by you should almost be summer fit

He 'snapped' when his pregnant partner refused sex

MAN threatened to kill himself in front of their kids.

Jail for man who withdrew $1000 using stolen bank card

THE bank card was taken from a Gladstone home in a burglary.

'You s***': Gladstone carpark catfight over cheating claims

"She was always mouthing off after that, she had it in her head that I was sleeping with her husband...”

OPENING SOON: Burgers and beers at Gladstone's latest restaurant

GETTING THE URGE: Gladstone store and operational managers Chase Williams and Justin Charell gearing up ahead of opening.

Gourmet burger restaurant to open at Stocklands

High profile premier invests in Gladstone industrial facility

Former Queensland premier Campbell Newman heads a group that bought the UGL warehouses in Paget for $10 million.

FORMER PREMIER heads group that's backing Gladstone to bounce back.

$25 billion APLNG project spared in Origin's mass sell off

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

APLNG won't be part of a separate entity after Origin revamp.

Gladstone man invents 'game-changing' machine for industry

MASTERMIND: Gladstone man Tim Straatmans has invented the UNIVAT, which could be a huge game-changer in the industry world.

IT TOOK years to plan and design it, and months to build

'It's going to happen': Coles eyes off new Gladstone site

STILL ALIVE: The council has met with Coles in an effort to find a new location for the multi-million development.

Council and Coles in talks about keeping project alive.

'Crazy cheap' rent lures family to Gladstone to raise kids

THEY'VE only been in town for six weeks, but Rob and Stacey Lowe are now honorary Gladstone locals.

New classrooms to be built at popular Gladstone school

(left) Josh Vernon, 9, Georgia Wakefield, 12, Eryn Parker, 9, jumping for joy at the opening of the new hall at Clinton State School.

PLANS to build brand new classrooms to cater for growing numbers.

Plan for Curtis Island national park

NEW PARK? The Department is asking if locals if they should make large swathes of Curtis Island a National Park, or not.

NEW REPORT proposes tighter grip on Curtis Island.

Exciting move to bring life back to Gladstone CBD life

BUSKERS GET GREENLIGHT: Local musician Nathan Bedford welcomed the council's decision to allow buskers to perform on Gladstone streets.

GLADSTONE'S CBD will be given a kick start ahead of the holidays.

He saved a boy aged 11, so he chose to do it for life

RAY SCHNEIDER:  A volunteer for 50 years.

GLADSTONE hero has been saving lives for 50 years.

Local Partners

Brand Insights

Brand Insights

Kernaghan's a 'boy from the bush' with a timeless quality

THERE is a timeless quality to many of Lee Kernaghan's songs, but one in particular has stood the test of time.

300 tradies line up for last Bechtel gear auction

TRADIE HEAVEN: Last Bechtel gear auction for the year.

Millions of dollars worth of pre-loved Bechtel up for grabs

Man builds playground entirely out of packing tape

Artist Eric Lennartson is in the process of completing his huge tape sculpture at the Ipswich Art Gallery.

VIDEO:And here's where you can play on it.

Countdown to Woodford Folk Festival begins

ECONOMIC BOON: Woodford Folk Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.  Photo Contributed

The first larger-than-life inhabitants have stepped into Woodfordia

Gladstone's luckiest lotto winners

Nextra Valley Newsagency owner Rosalie McPherson was over the moon on Sunday when she found out either her, Georgie Geljon or Jenay Lindner had sold a $1.96 million lotto ticket.

LUCKIEST OF THE LUCKIEST: Gladstone locals are more likely to win lotto than any...

Woman dead in CBD crash

This crash left one person dead.

HORRIBLE: An accident at the Queensland Rail Institute hall has left someone...

Last look before at Rules Beach

EXCITING: Take a last look. All of this coast line is about to transform.

EXCITING: Take a last look. All of this coast line is about to transform.

2016 in pictures: The moments that made history

Turkish Coast Guard personnel help refugees as they swim with buoys, after they toppled over a fishermen dinghy en route to Greece on January 22, 2016 in Didim district of Aydin, Turkey. 4 refugees body including 3 children pulled out of the water as Turkish coast guard personnel rescued 43 others.

Getty images has released its best images from 2016.

Illegal fisherman transported to detention centre

CAUGHT: Illegal Vietnamese fishing boat caught off Gladstone with 3 tonnes of sea cucumbers.

CAUGHT: Illegal fisherman caught off the coast of Gladstone will need to get use to...

Eli Campbell taking steps towards recovery

Eli Campbell, 2, is recovering at Brisbane's Lady Cilento Children's Hospital after he was bitten by a taipan three times at Agnes Water.

Agnes Water toddler Eli Campbell is recovering from a near fatal taipan bite.

Police shut down Gladstone streets

Police shut down Gladstone CBD's streets after a crash that killed a woman.

Rain hits Gladstone

Rain pours down over Gladstone.

Beware: Love Tap requires a large glass

The perfect beer for a balmy summer

RECIPE: An ice cream Christmas pudding

Make a crowd-pleasing frozen Christmas pudding this year using bought ice cream.

Try a frozen version of a silly season favourite

OPINION: Three gifts for the person you secretly hate

Sandal socks - one of the most hideous creations ever to disgrace God's green earth.

HO, HO, cough, splutter, ah bugger it all.

OPINION: The secret to giving a great gift

TÄNDA Limited Edition Christmas Candle S,M,L from $29.95 (free shipping in time for Christmas), www.tandamodern.com

GIFTS are basically a form of communication

Relationships: Break-ups the smart(phone) way

Texting to your ex post break-up may not be the best form of communication.

How to deal with the complicated text from your ex

Spiderman star used fake name to research role

Spiderman star Tom Holland.

Spiderman star went undercover at Brooklyn highschool

What's on the small screen this week

A scene from the TV documentary Running Wild: Australia's Camels.

TWO new Aussie docos will pique your interest.

EXCLUSIVE: Meet Robert Irwin, wildlife photographer

SNAPPER: Apart from wildlife, photography is Robert Irwin's great passion.

Steve's boy has a passion for photography

Essential to get new Maroochydore CBD fundamentals right

LOOKING AHEAD: The central business district at Maroochydore is planned to be the heart of the Sunshine Coast.

SunCentral reports good progress on 53ha Sunshine Coast city heart

'Crucial' farm land eyed by defence department

Lawson Geddes moving the Brangus cattle to higher ground - which is the land the Defence Department is interested taking for the Shoalwater Bay expansion.

"You can't have one without the other.”

Former Shark Show for sale for $1.3 million

Vic Hislop at the old Shark Show.

TALK about a jaws-dropping real estate opportunity.

There's a whole lot of luxury in this home

The Endeavour Foundation's latest prize home in Mountain Creek.

WHEN it comes to desirable homes, it's hard to go past a prize home.

Ipswich City Properties asset portfolio retains its value

Ipswich City Council Administration Building, South Street, Ipswich. Photo: Claudia Baxter / The Queensland Times

New website launched by Ipswich City Council

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!

JOBS: Adani seeking workers for Bowen office

Adani has advertised jobs for their Bowen office.

Jobs advertised online by mining company

New supermarket: jobseekers, get your resumes ready

HOW TO APPLY: The 150 new jobs to be created in Maryborough will need both experienced and inexperienced workers.

The new supermarket will open in January.

15 jobs exclusively offered to Gladstone locals only

Photo Luka Kauzlaric / The Observer

TONNES of jobs in Gladstone, but you need to prove you are local.

$512 million motorway upgrade creates 1300 jobs

Traffic congestion is an issue at the intersection of Wembley Road and the Logan Motorway.

$512 million project gets the green light from State Government

Why no one over 50 can land a job

It's becoming increasingly hard for those over 50 to land a job

Need a NEW employee?

Post Your Ad Here!

Ford Everest Trend RWD launched, $5000 cheaper than the 4x4

URBAN CHOICE: The new Ford Everest Trend RWD is $5000 cheaper than its AWD namesake, making it the more cost-effective option for city dwellers not needing 4x4 abilities

Ford gives buyers the cheaper Everest they've been asking for

LETTER: Hard to put faith in driverless cars

The minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey MP visited Queensland Raceway to officially launch the automated driving project to have cars fitted with Bosch technology.

How many really want to trust their life to a computer?

School run scorcher: Audi SQ7 road test and review

FLAGSHIP: Audi’s new SQ7 TDI features a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 diesel offering 320kW, 900Nm and a 0-100kmh time of 4.9-seconds. An electric-powered compressor all but eliminates turbo lag from low range. This tech and safety-filled SUV costs from $153,616 before on-roads.

$153,000 ultimate Q7 cracks 100kmh in under five seconds

M3-beating 375kW Alfa Romeo Giulia QV arriving in February

RAPID ALFA: A genuine BMW M3 and Merc-AMG C63 hunter, Giulia QV boasting a 375kW twin-turbo V6 hits 100kmh in 3.9-seconds and goes on to over 300kmh.

Range-topping Giulia cracks 100kmh in under four seconds

Looking to SELL your car?

Post Your Ad Here!