State strongly warns against new Kin Kora intersection project

LOOK UP: Artist impressions of the digital billboards that are to be built near the Kin Kora intersection.

Despite objections from the State, the council has approved it.

CYCLONE DEBBIE: 5 urgent tasks CQ residents need to do now

RAIN FALL: Central Queensland is in for a drenching as Cyclone Debbie approaches.

URGENT tasks the Government believes CQ residents need to complete.

Council to auction off Gladstone region land, buyer must develop

Tents and caravans at the Boyne Valley Country Music Campout, Ubobo. Photo Luka Kauzlaric / The Observer

Council will auction four parcels of Gladstone region land next week






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Man doesn't want night to end, refuses to leave hotel

POLICE and security had to remove him from the premises.

Man who swatted away cop's hand slapped with assault charge

HE SAID the last memory he had was falling.

Nanna busted after her day on the champers

SHE'D never been in trouble with the law before.

'Fill those shops': Goondoon St arcade gets new lease on life

The team at Gladstone Engineering Alliance have big plans to reinvigorate the main street with their purchase of the city arcade.

GEA prepares to move in to Goondoon St city arcade.

Stunning model has an unforgiving ruthless side

Rileigh Audet fights in the ring during the week and models on tropical islands on weekends.

Her knuckles were bleeding from a fight during the photo shoot.

Heaven sent: Dams fill up in days

Will Wilson and Jason Polzin.

GLADSTONE farmer would have left if deluge didn't arrive.

Owner of unfinished $90m estate goes bust

SOLD: They've built a bunch of houses, but the project to build a massive estate has suddenly come to a halt.

THEY'VE built about 20 houses, but the project has suddenly stopped.

Meet the boy behind Mt Larcom's booming chicken business

Max Cosgrove, 9  at the Mt Larcom Farmers Markets.

'Kid with his dream': possibly Gladstone's youngest businessman

Local couple sell loved, popular business after 20 years

MOVING ON: Jim and Robyn Steedman are selling their much-loved business Gladstone Auto Parts and 4WD.

Gladstone Auto Parts and 4WD on the market

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.

What is the NDIS?

THE National Disability Insurance Scheme is the new way of providing disability support – with your needs at the forefront.

Are you eligible for the NDIS?

YOU can access the NDIS depending on your age, residency and disability.

Three BIG Gladstone events you can't afford to miss

THE Gladstone Harbour Festival, Tannum Crab Classic and Boyne Tannum Hookup form a huge calendar of April events.

Barra anglers relief as Lake Awoonga misses rain

WHOPPER: Jeremy Brown with his personal best barramundi, a 127cm beast. There's plenty of freshwater and saltwater barra around.

THE recent rain in Gladstone has made little impact on dam levels.

Scary wait for Gladstone mum after London attack

Scary wait for Gladstone mum after London attack

72 hours of things you absolutely need to do in Gladstone

The Moonsets are coming to Gladstone to perform in their unique trio band.

72 hours of things you absolutely need to do in Gladstone

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CMC Rocks is just the ticket for Eric Paslay

HIS music has taken him across his native United States, and now it's Eric's ticket to Australia.

Daredevils of Nitro Circus to thrill Lismore

Oakes Oval in Lismore will host the sell-out, worldwide phenomenon that is Nitro Circus Live during its 15-city Australian tour in April.

The (in)famous 55-foot high Nitro Giganta ramp is the centrepiece

CHOOSING LIFE: Emu Park veteran leads way out of PTSD

WINNING THE FIGHT: Andrea Josephs with her daughter Kyla (10) at the Emu Park Anzac Memorial ahead of her official Matilda Poppy launch this weekend.

Andrea Josephs will officially launch Matilda Poppy in new hometown

International show comes to life on Ipswich stage

Anastasia Chumakova, principal soloist with Moscow Ballet La Classique, in Swan Lake.

Ballerina brings experience to Swan Lake

Previous Hassalls Auction

Guy Bultreys bought his partner Angie Wightman an early Valentine's Day present. For just over $5000, Guy says it was a bargain. - A Hassals auction this morning has sold thousands of dollars' worth of Bechtel equipment.Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

Previous Hassalls Auction - Tradies enter into a buyers frenzy.

Ten years of Holden Commodores

2008 Holden Commodore SV6.

A look back on the last ten years of Holden's Commodore SV6.

Rain brings giant mushrooms

Mushrooms are sprouting up everywhere due to the rain we've been having. Edward Faulkner of Helensvale with new fungi in his front yard.

The rain is bringing with it some decent size mushrooms. Share you picture with us...

Jason Day out of tournament as mother fights cancer

Jason Day hugs his mum Dening.

The 29-year-old world number three is taking an indefinite break from the game.

Girls fight as others watch

One of the attackers friends eventually led her to the train.

Shocking assault was captured on video and shared on social media.

Watch: Terror attacker's car after smash

Shocking video taken seconds after the attacker crashes into Parliament.

RECIPE: Have more fun with blondies

Check out how to make this cocoa-free version of brownies

New clues as to what really happens when we die

What really happens just before we die?

Nissan updates its Navara ute in response to buyer feedback

MODEL UPDATE: Nissan Navara gets suspension changes to improve performance when under load and when towing

Changes only affect utes with five-link coil-spring rear suspension

Healthy after-school food ideas

Feed them fruit and give them zest for life.

Help ease the snack attack with healthy treats

STYLE: Reinvent outfits with jewellery

Crystal accessories will give a bohemian update to existing outfits. A model wears Alexander McQueen in a fall-winter 2017-18 show in Paris.

Follow the lead of design house Alexander McQueen

RECIPE: Best of the brunch

Crumbed sardines with poached egg, olive salsa and rocket.

Spanish-style sardines great for morning meal

Only one woman nominated for the Gold Logie

JESSICA Marais is about to star in a new Logies controversy, as the only woman to be nominated for Gold.

Beer in boot makes lasting impression at CMC Rocks

Country music star Tyler Farr posted this picture of himself drinking a 'booty' at the CMC Festival.

American country star Tyler Farr debuts at CMC Rocks

Our Caitlyn a No.1 hit at CMC Music Awards

RISING STAR: Caitlyn Shadbolt at the CMC Music Awards on the Gold Coast.

Caitlyn Shadbolt enjoys one of the most exciting weeks of her career

Steve ventures into the wild unknown on epic mission

Steve Backshall pictured along the Baliem River in a scene from Extreme River Challenge.

Wildlife presenter Steve Backshall tackles wild river challenge.

'It's a pity': Residents living in Brookview limbo land

The balance of Brookview Estate at Glen Eden is for sale, after the developers behind the project went bust.

Brookview Estate residents speak out on the sale.

Launch of brand and opening of new office

Brett Graham, Tony Warland and Dan Smith celebrate the new Ray White office opening in Burnett St, Buderim.

Ray White celebrate expansion

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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

REVEALED: 38 new CQ projects to deliver 229 jobs

THE FUTURE: Central Queensland University students had a thing or two to learn from the locals on their trip to Nepal.

There are 11 projects to be funded in Woorabinda

$40m Sunny Queen expansion means cracking new jobs

NOW OPEN: Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Sunny Queen Australia managing director John O'Hara and Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale at the grand opening of the new $40 million manufacturing facility in Carole Park.

'Egg-cellent' investment will be a boost for local economy

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

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Updating a style icon: new Audi A5 and S5 Coupe review

SHARP LINES: Audi’s latest A5 and S5 Coupes feature style enhancements, more performance and sharper prices.

New generation A5 and S5 Coupe up the kit, maintain the style

Thieves love to pinch this Aussie icon

PRIME TARGET: The 2003 Holden Commodore topped the list of the most stolen cars across the state.

The RACQ has revealed which cars are stolen the most.

Honda Civic Type R touches down in Melbourne

LUCKED IN: McLaren-Honda F1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne the first person on Australian soil to drive the all-new Honda Civic Type R.

Belgian F1 racer is first to get behind the wheel of new hot hatch

Drop-top with bite: Ferrari 488 Spider road test and review

OPEN SEASON: Spider’s 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 offers 492kW and 760Nm, but with the options fitted to our test car it will set you back over $650,000. It’s still worth it.

Pounding the back streets of Bathurst in a special Spider

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