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Jealous? Riley has one of Gladstone's best jobs

TIGHT LINES: Riley Clow is the apprentice guide for Gladstone Fly and Sportfishing.

Thanks to a local business owner, he gets to do what he loves.

Tesla drivers charging up at Miriam Vale

NO PROBLEM: CQ Tesla enthusiast Sylvia Wilson with 'Bluey', her Tesla S75.

The station was used eight times over the busy holiday period.

First day jitters for teacher and students

DAY ONE: Teacher Ella Rathmell is looking forward to getting to know her pupils this year.

New teacher takes on the new-to-school.






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Man uses samurai sword in threat to kill woman

The father of three pleaded guilty to aggravated contravention of a domestic violence order.

NAME AND SHAME: Who was caught for drink driving this week

Three new people pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in Gladstone Magistrates Court this week.

$1600 FINE: Magistrate shocked at insanely high reading

Robert Walter Johnson, 28, pleaded guilty to one charge of drink driving and one charge of obstructing a police officer in Gladstone Magistrates Court on Monday

Power station workers donate $4k to Oaky North protestors

Andrew Lockwood pictured during one of the power station protests during the company's EBA negotiations.

Union members help coal mine workers near Mackay.

$200k saving just the beginning for council shake up

Gladstone city council building August 19, 2015. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

New structure will lead to savings for community, mayor says.

Push for 'FastCat' Agnes tourist boat gains council support

1770reef Great Barrier Reef Eco Tours launched from 1770 to Lady Musgrave Island.

The bigger boat could boost tourism, deputy mayor says.

Hotspot's holiday rush short-lived for some businesses

ISLAND BECKONS: Bookings for  the Lady Musgrave tour on 1770 Reef's vessel Emelie were full most days during the holiday period.

The recent holiday rush was shorter than previous years.

Furious local’s viral spray at Adani activists

A generic image of a man shouting. Source: Thinkstock

Protesters were left “shaking” after a confrontation with a troll

Gladstone family's lovely surprise as second child is born

AFTER spending months kissing Mum's belly and saying "baby”, 19-month-old Luka could finally meet his first sister.

'I think I'm having a stroke': Family man's mid-flight scare

RELIEF: Bianca, 9, Mark, Louise and Rachel Fletcher, 12,  at Heron Island after Mark was able to join his family when he recovered from a medical emergency.

Man's heartfelt thanks to health services.

DRUGS A TOP CONCERN: Cops surprised at public survey results

Coffee with a Cop at Muffin Break on Goondoon St. January 18, 2018.

WATCH: A survey has found drugs to be residents' biggest concern.

Local couple share what makes a marriage last for 50 years

LIFE WITH LAUGHTER: Carol and Allan Pease look back. Carol said "I was always in love with him”.

Carol and Allan Pease celebrated with family.

Coffee with a Cop a hot favourite with Gladstone residents

MEET 'N' GREET: Coffee with a Cop at Muffin Break in Gladstone was well attended yesterday.

Gladstone Police officers yesterday came out in force for the event.

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Where to see the Super Blue Blood Moon in Toowoomba

A SUPER Blue Blood Moon will light up the skies this month, and this is the perfect place to see it.

Help Toowoomba woman who lost everything in fire

Emergency crews are battling a blaze in Rangeville after a vehicle in a carport caught fire.

She raced home to watch firefighters battle the blaze

10 things you didn't know about 'Dr Death'

Dr Philip Nitschke .

The euthanasia advocate is coming to Lismore next month

Oh yeah!!! Our Cait up for two Country Music Channel awards

Country music star and Queenslander Caitlyn Shadbolt in the News Corp studio ahead of CMC Rocks.

Many of her more than 30,000 Facebook followers congratulated her

Hotter Than Hell festival at Gladstone, January 20 - Bands

Killing Heidi.Hotter than Hell 2018.

Hotter Than Hell festival at Gladstone, January 20 - Bands

Hotter Than Hell festival at Gladstone, January 20 - Socials

Vorn and Greg Brown.2018 Hotter than Hell.

Hotter Than Hell festival at Gladstone, January 20 - Socials

Hotter than Hell Gladstone

Daniel and Kellie Green at Hotter than Hell at the Marley Brown Oval.

Within one hour of the gates opening hundreds braved the heat to catch the first of...

Public servant arrest over terror financing

Members of the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team have arrest the woman today. Picture: NSW Police

Accused of sending $30,000 overseas to Islamic State.

Chris Hemsworth in new Dundee movie

Chris Hemsworth is done playing Thor. Picture:AFP/Angela Weiss

Surprising reboot gets a surprise star.

The Hunger Project

One of the villages in Uganda that is benefiting from the Hunger Project.

Mini documentary on an initiative to save the lives of people in Uganda.

Footballer's wife has surrogate child, as joy turns to tragedy

JESSICA Brockie, wife of All Whites striker Jeremy Brockie, just gave birth to her friend Bec’s baby. Tragically, Bec will never get to meet her son.

Ford Mustang Bullitt’s jaw-dropping sale tag

Ford’s 2018 Mustang Bullitt is living up to the hype. Picture: AFP

Massive price paid for first 2018 Ford Mustang Bullitt.

Car guru questions Tesla’s future

Former General Motors vice chairman, Bob Lutz, has cast doubt on the future prospects of electric car maker Tesla amid mounting financial losses. Picture: Supplied.

Is the electric car maker on borrowed time?

The great avocado shortage of 2018

Bad news for brunch lovers as avocado supplies dwindle.

Australia has plunged into the Great Avocado Depression of 2018

Nigella Lawson reveals what she hates most about food

Nigella Lawson

Nigella there's something about food she still cannot stand

Empowering Trans people a 'slow slog'

Phylesha Brown-Acton, director of F'INE, is sick of transpeople being referred to as a medical liability.

How has life changed for Trans folk in the last ten years?

Cruise went from joy to hell in 24 hours

Riley Adams was on a cruise with his family. Picture: Jason and Jodi Adams/GoFundMe

It all started with a headache

Netflix cops $48m Kevin Spacey hit

THE latest figures from Netflix have wowed the market as the streaming service smashed expectations, but there was one noticeable black eye in the earnings report.

Bay dancer moving to Paris to perform at Disneyland

LOCAL LEGEND: Dancer Lili Wellings is set to move to Paris in May.

Lili Wellings is living every young dancers dream.

Hemsworth’s surprise appearance in Dundee reboot

Chris Hemsworth brings his star power to the Dundee reboot.

CHRIS Hemsworth is adding some star power to the latest Aussie reboot

How Oscars will avoid another catastrophe

Jordan Horowitz, producer of "La La Land," left, shows the envelope revealing "Moonlight" as the true winner of best picture at the Oscars in Los Angeles as presenter Warren Beatty and host Jimmy Kimmel, right, look on.

The winning envelope mixup will not be repeated as The Oscars undergo shake-up

How to make $1 million ‘flipping’ houses

Alicia and Tom Hall are professional "flippers". Picture: Supplied

“It can be a bit stressful — it never stops and it’s very consuming."

City housing development could lead to 'landslides'

Phil Collins speaks at the meeting regarding a new housing estate in Prince Henry Heights . Tuesday, 16th Jan, 2018

The development could see traffic increase by 130 per cent

Coast business taking the US by storm

MAKING MOVES: BoxBrownie director has take the company's latest real estate marketing tool to New York City as it continues to make massive inroads into the United States.

Coast company cracks the US real estate market

Cost-effective hacks bring high-class style to your home

Create warmth with vintage-style light bulbs.

These home hacks can make a big difference for a small spend.

Wealth of opportunity in CQ: 112 jobs paying $100K-plus

Plenty of opportunity across Central Qld right now with 112 jobs paying $100,000-plus.

List of some of the top-paying jobs across Central Qld right now

M'boro prison needs to fill 10-15 full-time jobs

PRISON JOBS: Maryborough Correctional Centre General Manager Louise Kneeshaw says new job oppotunities will help curb overcrowding.

There are 10-15 positions available. All you need to know inside.

How Australia chucks a sickie

Taking a sickie is popular with Australians.

ALMOST half of us are chucking a sickie when we take sick leave

78 jobs in the Gladstone region you can apply for right now

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Cr Cindi Bush compiled a list of opportunities for work seekers.

72 jobs in the Gladstone region you can apply for right now

Stock photo.

Cr Cindi Bush compiled a list of opportunities for work seekers.

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First name revealed for I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here

Isuzu D-MAX will be in the middle of the reality TV action this year.

Series four name revealed ahead of program launch.

BMW X2 continues the crossbreed revolution

The BMW X2 is scheduled to reach showrooms during March priced from $55,900.

New BMW X2 forecast to arrive in showrooms by March.

'Alarming' excuses drivers use to speed in school zones

FILE PHOTO: Drivers speed through Coast school zones.

The excuses drivers are using to speed in Coast school zones.

VIRAL VIDEO: 'This is how not to do a recovery'

The video has quickly amassed over 750,000 views

Bathurst 12-hour: the other great race at Mount Panorama

Spectacular backdrop: Mount Panorama will be open for business again soon. Pic: Supplied.

Get set for some exciting production car racing.

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