Family fights to stop more deaths from rare disease

A charity gold day will be held in honour of Camiras Paul McMahon who died of amyloidosis on November 4 last year.Photo: Contributed

The life-threatening condition you've probably never heard of

'How gorillas changed my life'

Annette Henderson lived and worked with gorillas in the African jungle for more than a year and has written a book about her amazing experience.

Author shares her unbelieveable tale of life deep in the jungle

72 HOURS of things to do in the Gladstone region

Don Green in the teams butcher blocks at the Calliope Rodeo on Saturday.  Photo Campbell Gellie / The Observer

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Classic car auction draws buyers from US, Dubai

"He wants everyone to enjoy the cars, the collection got too big'

Will Coast man find love with The Bachelorette?

NATURAL JOKER: Caloundra's Aaron Brady, who features in the new season of The Bachelorette, pictured with his bulldog Alby.

COAST bachelor hopes to make a good first impression on Georgia.

GECC rakes in $30k profit with more big shows to come

Many other regional cities have convention centres. Pictured is Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre.

The GECC recorded a $30,383 profit last month

Touring exhibition marks milestone in regional Queensland

WHAT'S NEW: Gladstone Arts Council secretary Lee McIvor and artist Jenny Yujnovich enjoy the Pop-Up Public Art, Art in Parks workshop at Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum.

ALL invited to Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize curator's talk

Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2016

'The 41st Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards' - Calling for entries! Submissions due: 6 - 8 October 2016

Brunie Riley - Morning Melodies Season 2016

Brunie has a voice of outstanding quality, range and power, and caresses the lyrics of a ballad, as only she can.

Brunie has a voice of outstanding quality, range and power, and caresses the lyrics...

Capricorn Film Festival

Central Queensland's premiere short film festival based in Gladstone

Central Queensland's premiere short film festival based in Gladstone

Capricorn Film Festival

Central Queensland's premiere short film festival based in Gladstone

Capricorn Film Festival

CQ's annual film festival, education & exhibition organisation whom promotes while nurturing local talent and showcases global films to the local community

CQ's annual film festival, education & exhibition organisation whom promotes while...

10 common snakes and how to identify them

SUNSHINE Coast snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

Five of the best to places to bushwalk

Popular pass time offers something for everyone

Tips on how to respond to cyclone, storm warnings

Mark Fitzpatrick took this photo from a balcony in the Gladstone CBD.

Six tips for what to do if a heavy storm, cyclone is forecasted.

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

FRASER ISLAND: Image released of lizard trapped in beer can

Conservationist Cheryl Bryant said the influx of thousands of tourists during peak periods “clearly” disturbed the wildlife and damaged the environment.

Local fishermen disappointed with project dropped as priority

Lisa Yasso stayed at the Seventeen Seventy camping ground.
Photo Contributed / Lisa Yasso

Fish cleaning table idea goes well over council's budget

Tourists, campers to flood Gladstone region: plan

"We're hoping to have that in place by the end of this year..."

Two dead in Bali explosion aboard 'Australian-made' boat

 A tourist fast boat, Gili Cat 2, exploded after departing from Padang Bai port heading for the nearby holiday island of Gili Trawangan. According to authorities, one tourist was killed and at least 20 foreigners were injured in the incident.

All 35 passengers on board were foreigners.

Peppers Airlie Beach put on the market

ON THE MARKET: Peppers Airlie Beach is being for recievership sale by CBRE Hotels and PRD Nationwide Airlie Beach.

Peppers Airlie Beach is being offered for sale.

Tourism hotspot has room to grow, new study finds

NEW FIGURES: Agnes Water has room to grow, according to new visitor numbers.

New figures for visitor numbers at Agnes Water