BREAKING: 'Worst approach': Workers warn bosses with protest

Gladstone Power Station workers protested against proposed changes to the Enterprise Bargaining Agreement this morning.

NRG workers protest against proposed changes to their EBA.

Five recent closures of Gladstone food outlets that shocked us all

Gladstone CBD from The Oaks Hotel roof, Febuary 17, 2015.

Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

BUSINESSES in Gladstone are closing down at an alarming rate.

BREAKING: Major food chain in Gladstone closing down

A MAJOR food outlet in the Gladstone region located at the Gladstone Valley Shopping Centre has announced today it will close its doors by the end of the week.

MAJOR food franchise to close doors this week.






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The man denied making contact - but CCTV footage had captured the incident.

Gladstone man 'panics', destroys evidence during search

In a moment of desperation while police searched his car, a Gladstone man was plotting how to destroy the evidence.

Gladstone man cut free from smashed car after driving high

A Boyne Island man has told a magistrate he nearly killed himself after getting behind the wheel high.

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Stockland Shopping Centre.

Most major shopping centres will remain closed.

Should Queensland's 'cyclone alley' have its own insurer?

The Proserpine Showgrounds after Cyclone Debbie.

It comes as Queenslanders face higher insurance costs.

Building up from the bust: Multitrade finds interstate work.

WORKING HARD: Multitrade Building Hire managing director Anthony Groen-Int-Woud.

Family-owned Gladstone firm uses lessons it learned during the boom.

Adani reveals where CQ workers can find a job in 'months'

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ADANI CEO reveals exactly where it will post all its job ads.

CQ loses thousands of jobs in weeks as downturn bites

Wesfarmers Curragh Mine Blackwater.
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NO BACK-UP plan for mining boom end has left thousands out of a job.

ANZAC DAY: Air force reveals CQ locations to watch mammoth plane

MASSIVE bulk carrier to drop to 100m moments before reaching Rocky.

Learn the rules of two-up before you lose a motser

Jeremy Thomas left, and Vince Elliott as the Spinner run the two up game.

The gambling game played on one day of the year

Shoppers shock as price of fruit, veggies doubles in CQ

Owner of Dean St Fruit and Veg, Stephen Irvine said the price of tomatoes has doubled in the past two weeks.

Find out which of your staple vegies are set to double in price

The expensive gift to brighten foster children's lives

CHARITY: Port Curtis Patchwork Club gave 47 handmade quilts to Anglicare Central Queensland for the foster children of Gladstone.

The $14,000 gift these Gladstone women donated to needy kids

'My bill went up $1300': Residents launch petition in fury over power price

Sarah Lowcock's latest power bill sparks call for more choices in Central Queensland.

THE people have spoken and they're not happy about power prices

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Toowoomba woman's Africa trip to share song

A TOOWOOMBA woman is preparing for a trip of a lifetime, to help change the lives of less fortunate young people.

Hundreds of cars going for bargain at record Coast auction

Mike Clayton at the Nambour car yard in the lead-up to a previous year's sale.

Impounded cars going under the hammer, no reserves

REVEALED: When TK Maxx will open in Toowoomba

European chain department store TK Maxx is opening in Toowoomba on Saturday, May, 6.

The global megastore has revealed when it will open its doors

Dave McHenry & Associates building

THE business of a former Gladstone lawyer will go up for auction after it went into receivership last month.

Dave McHenry & Associates building on Roseberry St will go up for auction.

Weekend Getaway

The clams at Black Bunny Kitchen was a treat

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Dishes served at the Gladstone Brasserie

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Anzac dawn service in Gladstone

Anzac dawn service in Gladstone, 2017.

Anzac dawn service in Gladstone, 2017.

Calliope Anza day sercice

Calliope Anza day march and service, 2017.

Calliope Anza day march and service.

W.A. families can't pay debt.

WA now has the weakest economy in the country.

WA now has the weakest economy in the country, with a high unemployment rate and a...

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Director Jonathan Demme's most famous film.

Director Jonathan Demme dies.

Police Commisioner responds to audit

Commissioner says there is no cover up.

QUEENSLAND Police Commissioner Ian Stewart says there is no culture of cover up.

Microsoft Surface Studio goes on sale in Australia

MICROSOFT'S top of the range Surface Studio - which offers 63% more pixels than a 4K television - is now available in Australia.

Kids addicted to their mobiles? How to shut them down

Japanese company has come up with forceful solution

'Let the kids have as much sugar as they want'

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IVF babies 3 times more likely to develop cancer: study

A new study has found some concerning implications for IVF babies

Mum’s warning: ‘Buying cheaper nappies just isn’t worth it’

Lilly was in agony from the burning rash. Source: Kidspot

"People need to be aware about using cheap products."

Clive Palmer's weight loss almost at 60kg

A much thinner Clive Palmer.

Palmer just five kilos short of goal

The exercises that will improve your immunity

Vanessa McKinnon, 24, does weights at Healthworks Fitness, Teneriffe.

DOCTORS could soon be prescribing three sets of bench presses

Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan Demme dies

TRIBUTES have poured in for Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, who has died aged 73.

Sophie Monk casting a wide net as Bachelorette

Sophie Monk is Australia's new Bachelorette.

Producers ‘inundated’ with calls as they widen age range of suitors.

Viewers officially bored of Aussie biopics

House of Bond’s Ben Mingay as Alan Bond with Rachael Taylor as Diana Bliss.

Latest biopic House of Bond a ‘flop’ as reality TV dominates screens

Bill Cosby: Embattled comic breaks silence on future

Cosby said he wanted to get back on stage doing comedy.

Couple gets rich renovating run-down city homes

RENO RADICALS: Baden and Nelson Marino-Hall have turned three Toowoomba homes around for profit, saying the Garden City was a haven for renovators like themselves.

The couple has already turned around three homes

Townhouse pitch raises questions over 'high density'

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Developer plans 42 townhouses for Ipswich suburb

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BODY corporate boss unleashes on huge costs dumped on home owners.

Lisa Curry and fiance sell up Sunshine Coast property

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Plans for dream home on hold at Mount Mellum place on market

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Jobs Gladstone people can apply for now

Shut down work and expressions of interest for scaffolding jobs open

'Screw it': 640 job applications but still no work

THAT'S A NO: Joshua Mitchell has applied for 640 jobs and had just two interviews.

Is this Queensland's unluckiest job seeker?

Plenty of jobs for tradies in wake of Cyclone Debbie

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An army of tradies is expected to head to cyclone-ravaged regions

Unemployed fisherman 'would love' Gladstone's dream job

BIG CATCH: Unemployed fisherman Darren Bishop thinks he would be able to handle the pressures of being a fisheries surveyor.

SO long as he can afford a pack of smokes and snags, "life is good".

Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A total 140 people applied for a casual receptionist position at Harrup Park.

Jobseekers up against the odds for some positions

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Hard not to love: Mazda MX-5 RF road test and review

Superb as a faux Coupe, the Mazda MX-5 Retractable Fastback has a beautifully folding hardtop and delivers the same brilliant drive as its soft top cousin.

Mazda’s MX-5 RF offers both hard top and open air motoring pleasure

We don't recommend this for boat transport....

A motorist carried a boat in the back of a van while driving on Vanderlin Dr in Darwin.

“I said look, look, look at the van. There’s a boat inside it."

High flying Ford Mondeo gets refreshed for 2017

FALCON'S SHADOW: Range-wide revised equipment levels for the 2017 Ford Mondeo with new alloys, better infotainment and funky new colour

2017 updates for Ford's family sedans and wagons

Mercedes points to its compact future with Concept A sedan

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Merc boosts its compacts with Concept A

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Chart-topper Mazda2 even safer bet

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