SUPER SATURDAY: Plenty on offer in Gladstone today

Jason Mara scores 86 points  on Ugly Kid Joe. Jason went on to win  The Chronicle PBR All Star Challenge with his ride on Rock Star gaining 85 points for a total of 171.  Saturday Oct 15, 2016.

There's plenty to see and do in Gladstone today.

Former Split Enz front man Tim Finn finds new niche

Singer Tim Finn has written the music for theatre production Ladies in Black.

Musician finds his way to theatre

Barry Gibb is coming to Bluesfest 2017

FANS: Barry Gibb talks to a fan next to a cardboard cutout of his young self.

Aged 70, Gibb has re-launched his solo music career with a new album

Tim Finn headlining at Airlie Beach Music Festival

Music veteran Tim Finn from New Zealand will headline the Airlie Beach Music Festival.

Tim Finn: "It's the kind of festival that artists love"

WHAT'S ON: Fashion show, family events and live entertainment

Runway 7 Model and Talent Agency Roche Bailey.

Everything you need to know about what you can do in the region.

CMC organisers: No more pre-sale tickets will be sold

US country music group The Dixie Chicks. Supplied by Chugg Entertainment.

UPDATE: Plenty of people unhappy with process

Neil Young brings The Monsanto Years to Bluesfest

In this May 18, 2016 photo, Neil Young poses for a portrait in Calabasas, Calif., to promote his new album, \"Earth.\"  Available June 24, the album is a collection of 13 live songs interspersed with the sounds of crickets, frogs, crows, bees and other animals Young recorded in his backyard. The 70-year-old singer-songwriter said he didnt set out to make an album about the planet. The theme just emerged as he chose the best performances from his past year on tour. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

The Canadian will perform with Lukas Nelson's Promise of the Real

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.

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...

Miranda Manifold "Unique" Jewellery Exhibition

"Unique" Christmas Collection of Jewellery by Designer Miranda Manifold on show and...

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

Dreamworld deaths: How could it have happened on this ride?

Until today, the River Rapids Ride is the first ride I would put my kids on and the last one I would think would involve such a horrific accident.

CRUISE ARRIVES: Everything you need to know

CRUISE ARRIVES: The Pacific Jewel has brought 1900 passengers to Gladstone today.

TOURISTS flood East Shores after Pacific Jewel's arrival.

Owner of iconic Gladstone motel checking out

FAMILY TIME: After years of service to Gladstone's tourism industry, Mary Moore has put her iconic motel on the market so she can spend more time with her family.

ICONIC hotel with celebrity guests is put on the market.

Whitsunday Island resorts contravening environmental obligations

A WEEKLONG operation in the Whitsundays has revealed seven of ten tourism operators were non-compliant with the Environmental Protection Act.

Tourism operators and resorts could face fines of more than $500,000

The Mackay woman getting 28 million hits online

Sonia Carroll's web series Aussie Periscope Girl has attracted 28.7 million hits on Periscope.

Former Mackay girl showcases Australia to the world

$140K project to make tourists spend in the Gladstone region

ECONOMIC BOOST: The new project being implemented by GAPDL will include the erection of static signs and Department of Transport and Main Roads, white-on-brown, direction signs.

The whole point of these projects is to give people a reason to stay

Our region ranks highly for campers but can we get them to stay longer?

Caravanners and campers spending an average $152 a night in our region.

We are the second most popular spot for caravanners and campers in Q