'Exciting things': Community gets port update

premium_icon 'Exciting things': Community gets port update

Gladstone Ports Corporation welcomed community members on Wednesday night.

Surf shop carves up milestone

premium_icon Surf shop carves up milestone

Owners past and present celebrated 25 years of business for the Goondoon St surf...

UPDATED: Train and truck collide on rural CQ road

premium_icon UPDATED: Train and truck collide on rural CQ road

A truck driver was taken to hospital after the incident earlier today.


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Why our small halls still matter

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Festival of Small Halls returns to Kalpowar for third year. It’s a big deal for the remote town.

IN COURT: 7 people set to appear in Gladstone today

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EACH day, a number of people appear in Gladstone court on a range of different charges and matters.Here is a list of everyone who has been listed to appear in court...

CQ mine marks major milestone at RG Tanna terminal

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IN THE early hours of Wednesday the loading of cape-size MV Marijeannie marked a major milestone.


SOLD: Stunning beach-view home makes for big auction

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AN AUCTION at Tannum Sands last Saturday attracted the most attention LJ Hooker Boyne Island Tannum Sands director Vicki Brown can recall in more than 30 years...

Fishing legend hooked on our region

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ROB Paxevanos has fallen for Seventeen Seventy, hook, line and sinker after filming in the region late last month.

DISCOUNT DILEMMA: Project scheme up for review

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AN INFRASTRUCTURE charge discount scheme, which aims to get shovels in the ground, has only benefited five projects in the past 12 months.

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    School supplies for disadvantaged kids

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    Remax Gold encourage the community to get involved in their Back to School Supply Drive.

    PHOTOS: Exclusive house with private beach for auction

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    Concerns changes could force up water price by 37%

    premium_icon Concerns changes could force up water price by 37%

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    Great circus coming to Gladstone

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    YOUR VOTE: Gladstone readers post favourite photos

    premium_icon YOUR VOTE: Gladstone readers post favourite photos

    ANIMALS, nature and sky lines have again dominated the genres of photographs sent in to The Observer by readers today.

    Weirdest things lost at airport up for grabs

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    Funding to help netball club grow

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    Two of the club’s courts will be upgraded and will help to facilitate a larger...

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      premium_icon End of an era as 20-year-old iconic trucking business folds

      It's the end of an era for Queensland as iconic truck firm closes.

      North West copper mine shuts due to safety concerns

      premium_icon North West copper mine shuts due to safety concerns

      Eloise Copper Mine at Cloncurry shuts due to safety concerns

      BREAKING: Workers to re-enter evacuated CQ mine today

      premium_icon BREAKING: Workers to re-enter evacuated CQ mine today

      The mining company has given an update on re-entry

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