Christmas carols, events and church services in Gladstone

We've collected a list of Christmas events and services from November 27 to Christmas Day.

Looking for Christmas gifts? Check out Gladstone markets

MADE WITH LOVE: Betty Wisnesky sells her special, handcrafted wares at a market at Gladstone. Her dog coats are a hit, especially the high-visibility ones.

Markets offer unique, personal gifts that were made with love

GIG GUIDE: Live music and entertainment this week

What's on in pubs and clubs around Gladstone on November 12-19

Which food to eat while watching your fave movies

There is an art to getting the most out of your movie-watching experience. and it starts in the food department.

Ever considered whether your food is enhancing your movie experience

Best retro movies to watch this week

girls watching a movie

What retro movies to watch on the box this week

Ten things to do in and around Gladstone this weekend

A large crowd moved through the markets on Prince Street on Jacaranda Thursday.Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

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Roy Orbison and The Everly Brothers


Guy Sebastian "You...Me...Us"

Guy Sebastian performs live at the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre.

Guy Sebastian performs live at the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre.


Morning Melodies presented by GECC

Morning Melodies presented by GECC

Santos GLNG Mayoral Carols by Candlelight

This year Gladstone welcomes an array of local talent and Australian Idol's Paulini...

Country Music Morning Tea

Country Music Morning Tea

The Rockhampton Heritage village presents a morning of Country music favourites...

Top 10 spots to visit in the Gladstone region this summer

THERE is no shortage of coastal getaways in the Gladstone region, and as the weather heats up these spots are going to become even more popular.

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

GIG GUIDE: Live music and events this week

Local musician Nathan Bedford will play at the Ryges CBD Restaurant and the Grand Hotel this weekend.

A list of where you can catch live music, bingo and poker this week.

Complete guide to 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Laurel Bank Park is in full bloom for the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Comprehensive guide to the 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

GIG GUIDE: Live music and entertainment this week

Night Life at the Tannum Sands Hotel - Just Quietly. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Find out what's on at local pubs and clubs in this gig guide.

Gig guide: What's on at Gladstone's pubs and club

PLAY ON: Read the gig guide to see where you can play poker this week.

HERE'S what's on at Gladstone's pubs and clubs over the next week

O'Dowd: Tourism project to bring "countless opportunities"

A vital tourism initiative expected to boost the Central Queensland economy has been approved by the Commonwealth Government.

Indonesia announces moratorium on executions

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were executed in April.

Minister announces Bali to stop executions and focus on economy

Bindi and Sunshine Coast big winners at tourism awards

GLOBAL STAR: Young Achiever award winner Bindi Irwin.

Coast tourism operators have been honoured with awards in Brisbane

Seventeen Seventy gets global tourism attention from name

See, hear and feel the beauty of Seventeen Seventy while being propelled by a powerful electric bike.

It’s all in the name for coastal town featured on tourism website

Crickey! Australia Zoo wildlife invade airport lounge

Australia Zoo staff and animals greeted those arriving at Brisbane International Airport on Thursday.

Australia Zoo team welcome international arrivals with koala, python

Marine expert wants to teach sharks to interact with people

Divers could make contact with sharks during the interactive trips

Push to ensure gay visitors are welcome on the Coast

Enjoying a tour of Highwood Park and Guest Lodge in Maleny are Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia members (from left) Louise Terry, Ben Elder, Gerry Bourke, Mel Patterson-Gray, Rod Stringer, Vincent Cooper, Mario Paez, Mark Peterswald, Dean Rallison , David Collishaw, Dennis Basham, Brett Max and Kat Patterson-Gray.

Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia members held a meeting in Noosa

CENTENARY: 100 days in US national parks

From Hawaii to Maine, the tour visits national parks and other sites

Taste the glory and get a mouthful of dust

Getting down and dirty.

Getting down and dirty with endurance motocross

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.