'Energy poverty': Desperate calls for reliable, stable power

Energy group calls for more stable, reliable power.

CHARITY THIEVES: Donated items stolen from local garage sale

DISAPPOINTED: Robyn Moody president of Blue Care Auxiliary with some of the items for sale at their regular garage sales.

Thieves stoop to stealing from charity.

'Not holding my breath': Optus newst fails to assure local

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Drunk driver's near miss with pedestrians, power pole on Goondoon St

He lost control of his car along the main street, mounted the gutter, narrowly missed another vehicle, drove up onto the pedestrian path...

Men armed with axe, taser, allegedly 'storm' home

One of the men leaned over the victim, holding the axe ... It will be alleged the man repeatedly brought down the weapon on the victim's body.

Gladstone man threatens pig hunters on property with shotgun

He told the hunters to get off the property but decided the words weren't enough, and walked towards his car and pulled out a shotgun.

Tips to apply for huge Gladstone apprenticeship program

NEW INTAKE: Premier of Queensland Annastacia Palaszczuk met with the Gladstone Ports Corporation's 2017 apprentices earlier this year.

Tips for GPC's 2018 apprentice and trainee program.

Session offers info on $42 million project

Gladstone hospital January 19, 2017

GLADSTONE contractors given valuable advice about hospital project.

Potential buyers vying for $300k 4WD lovers business

FOR SALE: Owners of Gladstone Auto Parts and 4WD Jim and Robyn Steedman say they've found potential buyers.

Four potential buyers for long-time Gladstone business.

Forgotten: Injured CQ miners in rehab left in painful limbo

LEAVE DENIED: Yeppoon man Darren Brown injured his elbow at work at Cook Colliery Mine on January 3,2016, while working in a confined space with his arm operating at a 'weird angle' as he tightened bolts. He is due to fly to Brisbane in August to see a specialist as he still undergoes rehabilitation.

Injured Cook Colliery mine workers have been left in painful limbo.

Gladstone model takes out national Face of Origin comp

Alice comes out on top after three-day national final in Brisbane last weekend

VIDEO: Gladstone community joins forces for Oncology unit

The community joined hands and hearts at Wednesday's Walk for Ribbons at Spinnaker Park, raising money for the Oncology Unit at Gladstone Hospital.

Gladstone's first ever Walk for Ribbons was a colourful success.

$4.8million win has CQ family man set for life

HUGE WIN: An Emerald man has won himself $4.8million over 20 years in Tuesday's Set for Life draw.

A CQ family man has won $20,000 a month for the next 20 years.

Overgrown property at West Gladstone receives stern notice

OVERGROWN: The council will take action if the weeds and grass are not cleared from this home.

Council says it will take action and charge work costs to owners

REVEALED: Which clubs grabbed a share of gambling funds

MP Glenn Butcher announced the 13 Gladstone community groups who will share in $235,687 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

13 Gladstone region organisations will receive grants of up to $35k

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Working class? Man, Gympie's got the show for you

Aussie rock icons coming to Gympie for 150th celebrations.

Tables turn as rescue crew takes on gruelling mountain

EPIC CHALLENGE: Hundreds of runners will tackle the 4.2km run from the heart of Pomona to the top of Mt Cooroora and back on Sunday.

They are usually the people coming to the rescue of adventurers

VIDEO: Girls can feel safe at Splendour

Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay.

High visibility police will be among the crowd at all times

Dress code strictly active wear at city lunch

A design from luxe sportswear label Sport Le Moda.

Joggers, tights, jumpers and even sweatpants will be the dress code

Iconic Queenslander for sale

unique Queenslander for sale in Gladstone.

This Queenslander offers a slice of Gladstone history.

Great Barrier Reef after Cyclone Debbie

JAcqui Sheils conducting Reef Health Impact Studies in the Whitsundays post TC Debbie.

A section of a Whitsunday reef photographed post Cyclone Debbie by Ocean Rafting...

Andrew Vesey-Brown's funeral

Friends and family of Andrew Vesey-Brown gathered to remember his life after he was fatally stabbed on July 10.

Friends and family celebrated Andrew Vesey-Brown's life at his funeral on July...

Union great visits Gladstone

IDOL: Former Wallabies great Tim Horan visits Trinity College to conduct a surprise coaching session with the Rugby 7s team.

Former Wallabies great Tim Horan visits Trinity College.

Alliance arrives in Gladstone

An Alliance Airlines Fokker 70 touches down for the first time at Gladstone Airport after the departure of Virgin Australia's service to Brisbane.

Alliance Airlines' first flight arrived in Gladstone today.

Minister stood down

Stood down pending CCC probe.

Mark Bailey under scrutiny by CCC.

Whales filmed inside Moreton Bay

Whales filmed inside Moreton Bay, just off Tangalooma Island Resort

Whales filmed just off Tangalooma Island Resort

Police release CCTV footage related to Leslie Shulze's disappearance

MISSING PERSON: Police are appealing for assistance to locate Leslie Shulze, 69, who was last seen attending the Yaralla Sports Club around 12.45pm on June 19.

Police have released CCTV footage of 69-year-old Lelsie Shulze shortly before he...

A giggle is good for you: Here's 10 reasons why

Few people truly understand the depths of laughter's healing powers

Cruel blow to sick teen after hoax $1.5m donation

Life-saving pledge for sick teenager may be a complete lie

More Qld parents delay sending children to school

Parents feared their child would fall behind

Holy schnit: This steak's the size of a small child

WHAT A STEAK: Sarah Atkins was amazed to see the Pinnacle Pub crumbed steak was bigger than one of her four-month-old twin daughters, Jorja.

It's not every day you get served a steak as big as a baby

Elite girls’ school in poo stand-off

The first half of the note where a student admits defecating on school grounds.

Girl's note explains why she's defecating on school property

Mother’s diet pact with son ends in tragedy

Seven years after making a diet pact with his mother Melanie, Stevie Brazier died from a cardiac arrest brought on by a chronic eating disorder.

Their dieting was supposed to make them healthy

The most personal photo you will see of this veteran MP

Member for Caloundra Mark McArdle's private photograph receiving scalp freezing treatment in his cancer therapy.

MP was given worst case 'six to 10 year' prognosis in April.

OJ Simpson loses cool as he begs to go free

OJ SIMPSON has been allowed to go free from jail, despite his parole hearing turning tense when he took exception to a line of questioning.

Lead singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, dies age 41

Coroner spokesman Brian Elias says they are investigating Bennington's death as an apparent suicide but no additional details are available.

Chester Bennington's body was found in LA at 9am local time.

Chester Bennington’s tragic Chris Cornell connection

Bennington sings at Chris Cornell’s funeral on May 26 in Los Angeles. Picture: AP

Bennington reportedly godfather of one of Cornell’s three children

Tamara's bittersweet MasterChef exit (take two)

Mackay's Tamara Graffen has already gained valuable work experience since her elimination from MasterChef.

MACKAY cook's heartwarming send-off from finals week.

Locky eyes next 'series' win

WINNING COMBINATION: Rugby league great Darren Lockyer is to launch his collection of house designs with Ausmar on Saturday at Caloundra.

NRL legend Darren Lockyer in Sunshine Coast partnership

Alex beach or bluff at your front door

ALEX LIVING: 9/252 Alexandra Pde, Alexandra Headland.

Beachfront unit among the picks of this week's auction line-up

Open for inspection homes 20 - 26 July

Check out this weekend's homes open for inspection.

Sunshine Coast shopping centre on the market

Coles-anchored centre in high-growth area listed for sale

Drunk face tattoo holding Mark back

Mark Cropp says his face tattoo is holding him back from getting a job. Picture: NZ Herald

Mark Cropp wants to get off dole, get a job and put food on table

Hundreds of Gladstone jobs available on Adani jobs portal

Adani Australia regional content manager Ben Hughes was in Mackay on Thursday for the Regional Growth Seminar.

There are currently 409 jobs available within 100km of Gladstone.

Thousands of positions available on Adani jobs portal

Adani Australia regional content manager Ben Hughes speaks at the Regional Growth Seminar in Mackay on Thursday.

Thousands of jobs available on Adani portal

Crime is on the up in Bundy 'because of jobless'

CRIME ON THE RISE: Shadow Attorney General Ian Walker visited Bundaberg to attend community meetings with Burnett MP Stephen Bennett.

LNP blames government 'inaction'

450 JOBS: Workers needed for major LNG plant shut down

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Extra 450 workers needed later this year at QCLNG.

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BMW unleashes new bike on Proserpine track

The new BMW G310R in action at the Gunyarra race track near Proserpine on Tuesday.

BMW shows off its new 310cc learner-approved motorcycle.

Fatal crane crash investigation hit standstill, court told

Christine (Sam) Leonardi and Samuel John Leonardi.

Cut red tape for public safety, Coroner says.

Glamping in a campervan: Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo review

Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo campervan starts from $63,627 before on-roads. It cleverly converts from an eight-seat family van into a motorhome with two large double beds, one on the roof and one in the main cabin.

The Mercdes-Benz Marco Polo start from $63,627 plus on-roads.

Audi RS 3 LMS review: Snarling hound of Baskerville

The $200,000 Audi RS 3 LMS race car uses a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo engine and sequential six-speed transmission but lacks driver aids such as ABS brakes or traction control.

How do you make an Audi RS 3 better? Get the LMS version.

Luxury ute? Mercedes makes play for posh tradies

Mercedes-Benz will launch the new X-Class ute early in 2018.

Bare bones Mercedes-Benz ute to even have a vinyl floor.

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