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

Local fishermen disappointed with project dropped as priority

THE idea of a fish cleaning station at Seventeen Seventy has been left out at sea because it would cost more than $40,000 than it was budgeted for.

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

Owner of 15 years closes shop, launches on Facebook

Items from Gladstone business, Australian Country Living, which will soon be shutting it's doors

SHE's shutting up shop, and reopening it on Facebook