Sunny time for council with solar saving

Photo from the roof of The Oaks Hotel showing solar panels on the roof of the council building. Art Gallery Museum in background.

Solar power is saving Gladstone Regional Council power costs

Garbage truck load catches fire in ALDI car park

WHAT A FLAMING LOAD OF GARBAGE: Two fire crews were called to the scene.

What a flaming load of garbage.

Dodgy car rental deal lands Gladstone man in court

FILE PHOTO: 2012 Holden Commodore SV6.

Deal with mate goes wrong after car reported stolen






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ACCORDING to The Bachelor falling in love involves helicopter rides, private jets, shopping trips, and we mustn’t forget the hot tubs.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

Homewares stores to fulfil your Instagram dreams

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You too can become an Insta-star with these fab stores.

Top 10 Brisbane experiences to cross off your bucket list

Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.

A GOOD bucket list doesn’t have to span continents or cost millions.

Six mega sporting events you need to be at this year

Don't miss all the action trackside this season.

IF THERE is one thing Brisbane does damn well, it’s play host.

Insider’s guide to the best rooftop bars

Eleven Rooftop Bar is one to put on your hit list.

SEE the world from a different perspective...

Where to get your hands on the best wings

Try out these bad boys at Buffalo Bar.

IS THERE anything better than a wicked bowl of chicken wings? Nope.

Gladstone man slammed after 'vicious, brutal' attack on 16-yo boy

The victim was found at a house, covered in blood on a mattress. He was taken to the hospital with broken bones.

Controversial game lands Gladstone man in hot water

It all started with a popular phone app game... but a Gladstone couple ended up spending the night at the watch-house.

No more excuses: Community service order now a fine

A Gladstone man failed to meet his obligations on six separate occasions.

No new flights for Gladstone

Jetgo will be running six return flights to Sydney each week from Roma Airport.

Photo Tom Gillespie / The Western Star

Rocky to Albury flights starting soon

Ex-Curtis Island camp dongas selling

Some of the stuff being auctioned by Lloyds.

FANCY a VIP donga? Well now you can buy one at auction.

Investor buys $4m CQ motel to house Adani workers

THE BEGINNING: Emerald's Route 66 Motor Inn has just sold for almost $4m to a southern investor.

"FIRST major sale in the CQ area since the mining downturn.”

BREAKING: CQ mine at a standstill as miners refuse to work

Workers on strike.

MINERS at a major Central Queensland mine are refusing to work.

The secret to how Aldi's "special buys" are chosen

‘I know it seems a little random’

When the NDIS is rolling out at your place

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme launched in July 2013 and continues to roll out region by region across the country.

Budget 2017: Bid to fund NDIS sparks $6 billion search

TREASURER Scott Morrison will be looking to fill a $6 billion hole with the Turnbull government reportedly set to fully fund the NDIS.

'Massive economic injection': NDIS to create jobs for Gladstone

GLADSTONE residents to benefit from the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Better phone service for Gladstone's regional towns

Telstra: "This technology is delivering big benefits to these rural and regional communities”

BlazeAid coming to the rescue at Bororen

CALL OF DUTY: BlazeAid volunteers clean fence debris off a property. They will conduct similar work at Bororen.

VOLUNTEERS to set up camp in Bororen to help farmers after TC Debbie

Three big days lined up at 1770 Festival

HISTORIC: Actors will recreate the landing of Captain James Cook at 1770.

TOWN celebrates with weekend full of entertainment and activities.

Mt Larcom road resurfacing almost done

NEAR COMPLETION: Road upgrades in the Mt Larcom area are due to be finalised in the coming weeks after rain from ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie caused a lengthy delay.

WORK was delayed for three weeks due to ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

CQU diploma debacle 'no fault of students or uni'

EDUCATION: Diploma of Nursing students are being helped by CQUniversity to complete their industry placements.

University has worked with affected students to continue studies

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What to expect at Birds of Tokyo's Ipswich gig

BAND member Glen Sarangapany talks music, pub grub and doing shoeys

What public holidays are left in 2017

Ipswich residents will get the day off tomorrow for the show.

IPSWICH residents will get tomorrow off for the show

Caitlyn comes home to launch debut album

Gympie's Caitlyn Shadbolt will launch here debut album Songs On My Sleeve at an exclusive all-ages concert in Gympie on Friday, May 26.

Win tickets to Caitlyn's album launch

Petula Clark delighted to sing live for Australian fans

STILL TOURING: English singer Petula Clark is coming to Queensland.

English star Petula Clark still puts on a great show, even at 84.

Agnes protest

Agnes Water residents protested at the 1770 Festival against a proposal to build a road through Deepwater National Park.

Residents protest against proposal to build a road in the National Park.

Noni B closing down sale

Stockland Gladstone Noni B manager Toni Hobbs is sad to see the store close after working there for more than six years.

Noni B will close its Stockland Gladstone store at the end of next month.

Div 1 soccer

Central's Amber Baldwin and Clinton's Sciara Mckenzie. Division 1 Women's Soccer between Central and Clinton.

Div 1 soccer between Clinton and Central

Moment explosion happened in Manchester

There have been multiple confirmed deaths after 'explosions' heard at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

Vision from inside arena as loud explosion is heard.

Explosion latest

There have been multiple confirmed deaths after 'explosions' heard at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

Manchester attack has killed 19 and injured over 50.

Turnbull: "Vile, horrific" attack

Prime Minister speaks about Manchester attack.

Prime Minister addresses Parliament about Manchester attack.

Cemetery theft blow for grieving daughter

Roses stolen on eve of Mother's day

$745,000 for a plate? "29" breaks Australian auction record

PRICE OF TIN: Australian auction record for a number plate is smashed as NSW 29 raises $745,000 at Shannons Sydney Autumn Classic Auction

Bit of tin sells for the price of a beach front home

Dad's opinion: 'Child support is a privilege to pay'

I must be one of the lucky ones. But I’ll get to that in a minute.

Celebrity sex tapes: Where does all that money go?

Basically, did Paris and Kim earn fortunes from their videos?

When it comes to clotheslines the Hills Hoist rules

ICONIC DEVICE: Judy King, of Richmond Hill, has fond memories of the Hills Hoist in backyards across Sydney in the 1950s.

Iconic brand is voted most trusted

Pants with personality made in Warwick

FANCY PANTS: Carolyn Borrell's handmade creations are popular around the globe.

Quirky creations loved by adults and kids

Dyslexia proving no barrier for Fraser Coast nurse

USC student Tess Beane.

Dyslexia isn't getting in the way of learning for one nurse.

Concert death toll revised up to 22, tour suspended

TWENTY-TWO people have been killed and at least 59 people have been injured following a terror attack in Manchester

Casual Keanu says fame is ‘cool’

Keanu Reeves in a scene from the movie John Wick: Chapter 2.

NOBODY expected much of John Wick when it was released in 2014.

Ariana Grande breaks her silence after fatal blast

According to reports quoting witnesses, a mass emergency evacuation was prompted after explosions were heard at the end of US singer Ariana Grande's concert in the arena.

The entertainment industry is in shock after attack on concert

Pitch Perfect star suing Woman’s Day over ‘liar’ articles

Actor Rebel Wilson outside court on Friday.

REBEL Wilson's career destroyed by grubby campaign, court hears.

One of Maryborough's most historic homes is still for sale

FULL OF HISTORY: Trisha Moulds is owner of the historic Tinana state known as Rosehill. The beautiful home is currently for sale.

It has been the scene of both joy and tragedies over the years.

New tool reveals which areas are most 'vulnerable' for renters

An aerial shot of Agnes Water main beach. According to new information, people renting in the region are more vulnerable than those in Gladstone suburbs.

Big differences between living in Gladstone and outer areas

The face of the Sunshine Coast's overpriced rental crisis

Alyx Wilson had to rent a $385 unit in Currimundi because the market was too competitive for cheaper rental housing. She is now renting a room from friends who own a house in Currimundi, and says its much more affordable.

Young people feel the strain in competitive, expensive rental market

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The $1000-a-day jobs of the future are not what you think

In workplace speak they’re also known as “slashies”

Jobs without degrees: Is university becoming outdated?

Dr Amantha Imber is the author of The Innovation Formula.

Australians should reconsider enrolling in university

Five tips for scoring a mining job

LANDING A JOB: Stanmore's coal handling and processing plant.

EQIP general manager Melissa Denniss weighs in.

2000 construction jobs up for grabs in $2b project

An impression of the proposed Brisbane Development Corporation casino and at Queens Wharf.

Enough steel for two Story Bridges will be needed

Huge new mine project to hire 450 workers

The latest concept design for the Styx Coal Project near Ogmore, about 130km north of Rockhampton.

Miners to be sourced from Rockhampton region

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Tempting entry-level price of $27,990 for new Subaru XV SUV

NEW XV: New all-wheel-drive Subaru XV is arriving in just a few weeks, and prices are down and specification is up over equivalent outgoing models. The entry-level 2.0i with CVT auto starts at $27,990 before on-roads, but there's no longer a sub-$27k manual model.

$1250 off the CVT entry-level price of popular XV SUV

$500,000 for a bit of tin? Or would you prefer a Ferrari?

REVENUE RAISER: Auction today could see a new Australian record for a number plate sold at auction. But is over half a million dollars right for a bit of tin?

Numerical plate could make well over $500,000 at auction today

It ain't no '80s piece of s***': Coast's very own supercar

PRECISION ENGINEERING: Jason Overland owns a Giocattalo, a rare Australian-built sports car and is organising a reunion and charity fundraising event.

This Sunshine Coast car is one of only 15 in the world.

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