EXCLUSIVE: Boyne's long-awaited $1.5m surprise revealed

LONG AWAITED: Member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher and Gladstone Ports Corporation CEO Peter O'Sullivan at the mouth of the Boyne River, look over dredging plans.

MUCH-needed Boyne project finally given the cash injection.

Council's hunt for $6.5m boost for projects to create jobs

JOBS BOOST: Council is vying for $6.5 million to help fund $14 million with of projects.

HUGE BID for millions worth of projects to bring jobs to Gladstone.

Owner finds Gladstone man living under home, police called

An Anglicare CQ housing manager says many people who have remained in Gladstone are experiencing financial stress.

THE MAN will be forced to pay hundreds of dollars he doesn't have.






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How to do Eat Street the right way

EVERYTHING you need to know to get the most out of your Eat Street experience and to avoid a food coma when you’re only one stall deep.

Don’t go chasing waterfalls…find them on these drives!

The Scenic Rim is just one place nearby that you'll love.

BRISBANE isn’t all bright lights and city slickers.

Science Festival seriously awesome

Don't miss the World Science Festival Brisbane!

CALLING everyone who wants to see something totally cool.

Drink where the cool kids do this summer

There are a bunch of new bars open in Brisbane, make sure you're there!

CHECK out these new funky bars.

Discover Brisbane’s laneway gems

Brisbane's laneways will surprise you.

NOT all of Brisbane City is as it seems…

Top five things to experience this summer in Brisbane

Tangalooma is amazing if you're keen for a dive, kayak or swim.

THIS summer get out and explore your capital city.

Your boots are made for walking these tours

Brisbane Greeters tours are a great way to learn the local history of the city.

YOU don’t need a bike or bus for a seriously good tour of Brisbane.

'Moment of weakness': Man has sex with underage girl at church group

A COURT heard the Gladstone man experienced "a moment of weakness” when he had sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Mum gave away his tools as punishment, then he broke the law

HE WENT on an extraordinary mission to get his tools back.

'Appalling': Driver sped towards police in highway pursuit

GLADSTONE police deem highway chase too dangerous after freak act.

Locals excited with huge project to create $1b for industry

The site of Rookwood Weir.

PROJECT worth hundreds of millions to create $1 billion of industry.

Gladstone's 20 cheapest properties on the market, all under $150K

DIRT CHEAP: 5/239 Sun Valley Rd, Kin Kora is selling for $140,000

PROPERTY sellers drop prices as houses and units sell for bargains.

YOUR SAY: Report delivers bad news for Gladstone shoppers

SPENDING DOWN: Gladstone residents are holding onto their money.

Inaugural NAB Customer Spending Behaviours report released.

ATO tries to shut down popular Gladstone business

TAX OFFICE: The ATO has moved to shut down Len Smith Carpet Court. 


Photo Naomi J. Matthews

JOBS on the line at a Gladstone business as the ATO moves to shut it

'Can't get worse': Business owner banking on massive project

Hummock Hill Island is located about an hours drive south of Gladstone.

GLADSTONE business is "doing it tough" after hoards of FIFOs left.

'Paint the Port': Artists of all ages invited to competition

Gladstone Ports Corporation to run art competition for all ages.

'Naked steaming eyes': you will be screaming for more

ROCKING ON: The Screaming Jets will have the Gladstone crowd screaming for more when they perform on Saturday at Harvey Road Tavern from 8pm.

'Naked steaming eyes': global band arrives on Saturday

STAY INSIDE: 32 snake bites in 52 days

Hospital figures show 32 people have been bitten by snakes in Central Queensland this year.

What you need to do if you're bitten

BREAKING: Huge Aussie music duo coming to CQ

The audience during Peking Duk's show.

Australian music duo announce Rockhampton and Gladstone shows.

'Evil drug': Ex-addict spent $800 chasing drug

Smoking a crack pipe.Photo:John Gass / Tweed Daily News

BIG PLANS to get Gladstone's drug addicts into a job.

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REVIEW: Under the Gun doco looks at right to bear arms

WOULD you ever carry your baby and a semi-automatic gun to the shops?

Messing with your head

MIND BLOWN: What could be weirder than the realisation that we have another completely separate brain and nervous system than the one originating in our heads?

Fascinating connection between your gut and your brain

Sir Elton John coming to Mackay: What you need to know

Sir Elton will come to Mackay and Cairns in September.

Tickets to the concert go on sale on March 14

MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: Global superstar to rock Mackay in 2017

A major concert is set to rock Mackay this year.

Mackay, Cairns to host world's biggest superstars Sir Elton John

All aboard the love boat

Newlyweds Matthew and Christine Moore tie the knot aboard P&O Pacific Jewel Cruise Ship in Gladstone.

Newlyweds Matthew and Christine Moore tie the knot aboard P&O Pacific Jewel Cruise...

Closing down sale frenzy

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BARGAIN: Gladstone's bargain hunters are out in numbers.

Stockland evacuation

EVACUATE: Shoppers evacuated at Stockland.

EVACUATE: Shoppers evacuated at Stockland.

2017 Toyota C-HR

2017 Toyota C-HR

Toyota's all-new C-HR small SUV

Vehicle rolls over on Bruce Hwy

Single vehicle rollover on the Dawson Highway 6km south of Calliope.

Single vehicle rollover on the Dawson Highway 6km south of Calliope.

Boy, 10, given 12 vials of antivenene after funnel-web bite

A BOY has survived a funnel-web bite after he was given 12 vials of antivenene, understood to be the most administered to any survivor in Australian history.

What is in the February 25 Weekend?

Peter Helliar is releasing a children's book, Frankie Fish and the Sonic Suitcase.

Check out the great reads in the magazine

Mackay mum told: Your son deserves to die

Tori Brooks and her son Travis.

Horrifying remark brings Mackay mum to tears

Say aloha to adventure in Hawaii

The Diamond Head crater from the air.

Fly through the treetops or discover magic of an extinct volcano

Bishop's Best a drinkable dark lager

Dark brew gets thumbs up

Oh man, there are some things on show in this bar

Castelmola, close to Taormina, is worth the climb just to see the sights at Bar Turrisi.

Bar Turrisi is an unforgettable celebration of all things phallic

What can you do in Christchurch?

The Christchurch Re:Start Mall, in the central business district.

Exploring a city in the middle of a rebuild

Reality TV show gives Maryborough a boost

Maryborough's "quaint" look separates it from other tourism destinations.

72 hours of things you can't miss in the Gladstone region

The Screaming Jets are making their way to Gladstone in 2017.

YOU CAN'T miss these things to do in the Gladstone region.

Buderim dad rejects gay son's emotional plea for second time

LOVERS: Grant and Chris have been together for more than three years, and Chris' parents refuse to acknowledge their son's fiance.

Son’s emotional plea rejected again by unmoved father

What's on the big screen this week

Ewan McGregor and Jonny Lee Miller in a scene from the movie T2: Trainspotting.

This week's new releases offer plenty of variety for movie buffs.

$140k damage: landlord says property trashed, contaminated

He had what he calls "the tenants from hell"

Submarine, buses and 3000 tyres removed in $100K clean up

The list of things removed from this property is beyond astonishing

Popular island resort sells to loaded international investor

OUR PICK: Chris Foey's colourful shot of one of Gladstone's great tourism hot spots, Heron Island.

International investor snaps up piece of Gladstone paradise.

Expert: Why renters, home buyers may struggle

Matusik Property Insights director Michael Matusik.

What's next for the city's housing market

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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

Construction cranes on the Mooloolaba skyline.

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

South dominates manufacturing grants applications

State Development Minister Anthony Lynham praised Maryborough's Downer Rail.

Most manufacturing grants applications from southern Queensland

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Toyota's new small SUV C-HR arrives priced from $26,990

2WD manual version of the all-new C-HR small SUV can be had for $26,990 before on-roads, with an auto version from $28,990

Small SUV a style breakthrough for Toyota

All-new Range Rover Velar SUV confirmed

PHOTO TEASE: New Velar will be the fourth Range Rover SUV in the line-up, slotting in between the Evoque and Sport models and should cost around $75,000.

Fourth Range Rover SUV to be officially shown on March 1

Mazda recalls yet another vehicle...

The Mazda BT-50, sold between October 21, 2011, and December 3, 2012, are being recalled.

The Mazda BT-50 has now been recalled.

Mitsubishi offers Triton GLS Sports Edition

WORK STYLE: New Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sports Edition offers more visual attitude and costs $45,990 with manual gearbox and $48,490 the auto.

Tradie Triton’s toughed-up tempter

VIDEO: Instructor has a harsh lesson for honking drivers

HARD LESSON: Pro Driver owner David Cullen is encouraging drivers to be patient.

Why honking at learner drivers isn't helping anybody

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