Young LNP hopeful finds place to stay at Ken O'Dowd's

LIVING LOCALLY: LNP candidate for Gladstone Chay Conaglen is registered to vote at the same place as federal member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd, pictured above.

But he says the real question is: Where's the Greens candidate?

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Orica faced with $3 million penalty

Orica Australia Pty Ltd is facing a fine of more than $3 million after it allegedly failed to comply with conditions set out by an environmental authority.

DENIAL? Drunk driver flips car but rejects 'hooning' claims

Harry Niall Thomas Andrews, 21, denies he was hooning when his car spun out of control at Benaraby, despite some witnesses having another version of events.

'STUPID': The bizarre bucket list that landed 55yo in court

Ticking off meth from her bucket list landed a lady in court but has not come between her and what's next on the list: Skydiving.

Gladstone spared in new flight change, but services have reduced

Recent changes to QantasLink's regional Queensland schedule will have little impact on travellers in and out of Gladstone.

QantasLink reduces flights out of regional Queensland.

REVEALED: Gladstone's major industry sector takes $2.2bn dive

The Gladstone Ports Corporation has recorded a record amount of tonnages for the 2015-16 year.

Resources sector pours $2.2bn in to Gladstone.

Star on the rise: Driven dietician receives second award

MOTIVATED: Dietician and award-winning business leader Megan Leane of Megan Leane Dietician in Gladstone.

She is a two-time recipient of the Young Business Leader award

Boom bust recharge survey results may indicate stability

Rick Hansen from GCCI, Crystal McGregor, and Rob Gibb from APLNG at the Cultural Diversity Forum at CQU, Gladstone. Photo Luka Kauzlaric / The Observer

Leaders expect stability for businesses.

Buy local starts with thinking local, says business leader

THINK LOCAL: GCCI president Carl Carter is encouraging Gladstone businesses and consumers to think local and support young workers.

Business leaders give their thoughts on Buy Queensland policy.

Success of rail giant's $4bn deal would create monopoly

Aurizon has confirmed it is in early discussions to acquire Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal.

What it means if Aurizon deal goes ahead.

PHOTOS: Playgroup helps transition

Goodstart Early Learning Centre's Thursday playgroup is offering children the chance to get comfortable with daycare.

PHOTOS: Prep STEM class

Owen Paul is studying coding as part of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) curriculum in prep class.

Tannum Sands Prep class practicing their STEM.

GEA renovations to put $350,000 into Gladstone economy

Gladstone Engineering Alliance says renovations to its newly bought building are expected to be completed by mid- December.

Engineering alliance 50 per cent through building's renovations.

National Recycling Week: Buy it back and recycle a bargain

National Recycling Week ends this Sunday and Planet Ark is sending it off with a new event - Buy It Back Day to mark this year's theme, What Goes Around: Why Buying Recycled Matters.

Planet Arkis asks Gladstone to buy recycled products.

Council fleet to be turned into moving artworks

Rebecca Lush and Jo Duke, look over the Art on Fleet submissions.

New project will see art get mobile

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PHOTOS: Bundy survives its Obstacle Hell

HELLISH event twice as big as last year and set to get bigger

A whole new world for Hiba in Aladdin

DREAM COME TRUE: Hiba Elchikhe plays Princess Jasmine in Disney's Aladdin The Musical.

Award-winning Disney musical Aladdin set to premiere at QPAC

Renowned comedian headlines Coast's first comedy fest

Sammy J is bring his new show Hero Complex to the inaugural Sunshine Coast Comedy Festival.

Sammy J's hit new show revolves around a 'bizarre' childhood tale

Rally Australia 2017 Shakedown.SunCoastDaily

There was action aplenty today at the ShakeDown of the Kennards Hire Rally Australia staged at Coffs Harbour.

Action from the Shakedown and the ceremonial start at the Kennards Hire Rally...

Goodstart Early Learning Centre Thursday playgroup, Gladstone.

Sienna Hamelink, 2, attends the Thursday playgroup at Goodstart Early Learning Centre, Gladstone.

Photos of the children at Goodstart Early Learning Centre in Gladstone, attending...

Rally Australia Day 1

Where dust meets water. The WRC crews have ripped into the opening day action of Kennards Hire rally Australia on the new Pilbara stage.

All the action from Day 1 of Kennards Hire Rally Australia on the Coffs Coast.

Controversial mural of Abbott and Pell painted over

The Scott Marsh mural painted on the side of the Botany View Hotel before it was vandalised.

A mural depicting Tony Abbott and Cardinal George Pell getting married has been...

"Gucci Grace" is the woman behind Mugabe's downfall

The wife of dictator had ambition to lead Zimbabwe.

Schoolies hotspot no one expected

FORGET Bali and the Gold Coast. Schoolies this year will be partying at a much fancier destination, proving kids these days are nothing like they used to be.

A great orgasm can make you go blind

Vigorous sex can cause a number of injuries, including breaking a man's penis.

Having a mind blowing orgasm could send you blind

Jamie Oliver wants more

Jamie Oliver's latest television series and book, Jamie's Quick and Easy Food, goes back to basics.

But first the Naked Chef is stripping it bare again

Best pubs in Queensland: How The Cri stands test of time

Ryan Turnbull and the Criterion Hotel in the background.

It's the one constant throughout flood, fire, famine and depression.

'I am angry': Student banned from attending formal

FORMAL: Jacob Cauchi didn't get to go to his formal in Gympie.

It was meant to be his night of nights

World champ surfer Nikki van Dijk’s biggest fear

Nikki van Dijk is a Holden ambassador.

Surfer Nikki van Dijk reveals her motoring past and present.

premium_icon Wolf Creek star John Jarratt accused of rape

THE star of one of Australia’s most harrowing horror films has been accused of sexual assault in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Princes Harry and William are in the Star Wars movie

Kelly Marie Tran and John Boyega in a scene from the movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

ACTOR confirms royals will make cameo appearance.

Audiofly impress X Factor and Eurovision performers

Audiofly, an Aussie based company, has released a new range of wireless earphones.

Aussie company release wireless earphones for the masses

‘He was so up his own a--- it was unbelievable’

The Triple M Grill Team — Emma Freedman, Chris Page, Matty Johns, Gus Worland and Mark Geyer.

Triple M’s Gus Worland has named and shamed the celebrities he’s met

Open for inspection homes November 17 - 22

Check out this weekend's homes open for inspection.

Saddle up for prime property

Outstanding equine centre comes to market

Focus on local jobs in builder's 61-lot rural living estate

Defence Housing set for a new home at Deebing Heights: Planning approval is expected in January 2017 for the Defence Housing Australian development at Deebing Heights.  The construction of homes for Defence members is to be completed in two stages. The first stage will see the completion of 56 homes in September 2018, and the second stage will see another 69 homes completed in September 2019. Land lots will be marketed for public purchase across both stages, starting from mid 2017. More than 120 lots will be retained by DHA, on which homes will be built for Defence members and their families. The remaining 195 lots will be available for public purchase.

Another step forward for new estate in the Gladstone region.

Air BnB smashed avocado jibe "just a bit of silliness”

Airbnb has hit back at Byron Mayor Simon Richardson.

MAYOR claims he never directly blamed Air BnB for housing crisis

Adani mine could create jobs in marginal seats

Ian Macfarlane, chief executive of the Queensland Resources Council. June 2017

THE DEVELOPMENT of Adani's megamine could have a major impact

79 jobs in the Gladstone region you can apply for right now

JOB OPPORTUNITIES: Cr Cindi Bush has compiled a list of more than 70 jobs taking applications right now.

Cr Cindi Bush compiled a list of opportunities for work seekers.

Jobs to flow from Mackay company's contract win

G&S Engineering managing director Mick Crowe at the company's Paget office.

Overland conveyor system work to start by Christmas

JOBS BOOM: Labor to splash $200m for regional jobs

The Palm Lake Group is looking for a site supervisor.

here is one issue in this election, and that is jobs,” she said.

Revealed: Australia’s fastest growing jobs

New Census data reveals Australia’s fastest growing jobs.

Australia now has 27 per cent more fitness instructors

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Nissan Qashqai’s final fling with N-Sport model

The Nissan Qashqai N-Sport.

Five things you need to know about the Nissan Qashqai N-Sport.

Horror crash victim tells: 'I can't do the simplest things'

Teneile Davis with her partner, Dayne Ladbrook, who was maimed in a serious crash when a fatigued driver fell asleep at the wheel. Pictured here at the RACQ Helicopter Rescue Service hangar, where he previously thanked and donated to those who saved his life.

FOREVER CHANGED: He lost his dominant hand and a leg in crash, and career...

Car of the Year finalists revealed

The contenders for the News Corp Car of the Year awards.

South Korean brands are giving the big guns a run for their money

Nissan casting plant faces power struggle

The 2018 model Nissan Leaf.

Power prices have doubled in 12 months.

Subaru Impreza offers prime screen time

Subaru's Impreza 2.0-S.

Long term test of the Subaru Impreza finds there is plenty to like.

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