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REVEALED: Gladstone political donors snub LNP

A 43-year-old woman has been charged with making counterfeit money

Here's where Gladstone's political donors are splashing their cash.

Two stubbies in the fridge remind drunk driver of messy night

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Drunk cook caught after drinking at Agnes Water Tavern







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Magistrate rings no-show on phone: 'I'm about to issue a warrant'

James Edward John English can count his lucky stars he answered his phone on Monday, because if he hadn't he would've been arrested.

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.

Long-time business owner recognised

WINNER: Fordy's Spar Express owner Shane Ford, Gladstone Observer editor Christine McKee and Rick Hansen from Hansen Foodwork's Clinton at the Best In Business Awards, 2017.

Fordy's Spar Express has proved longevity pays off.

CQ's job security fears raised by 'Nightmare Express' bus

CUTS AWARENESS: 'The Cuts Express' bus blitz that will travel up the Queensland Coast over the final week of the election campaign.

Fears of future job cuts linger with candidate assurances sought.

Power Station rejects 2020-21 closure warning

The Gladstone Power Station generates about 12% of coal-fired power in Queensland.

Management has hit back at the report in question.

premium_icon 'Target will see coal stations close, blackouts'

AIP research says Tarong plant near Kingaroy would be forced to close first in 2018-19.

Closure of stations could start as early as next year

'Our whole business was our 10yo's idea': Gladstone mum

Brayth Bird with his mum, Krystal Bird, at Freestyle Industries Freestyle Mega Jam competition.

Skaters soak up new business and competition.

Want to be a GM at the council? Here's your chance...

WE'RE HIRING: Gladstone Regional Council chambers.

Recruitment has started as council prepares for changes.

#SnapGladstone: Our region's top spots for a great photo

List of 100 things to do and places to see!

Where to find carols this Christmas

MINI VILLAGE: Santa with his toy sack in the Knight household's mini Christmas village.

Two community groups will host events this weekend.

WATCH: Students rock out for cyclone music video

Filming for a music video, Bunker Down Gladstone Region, promoting the importance of preparedness for cyclones, floods and other severe weather at East Shores on 10 November 2017.

Singer-songwriter Josh Arnold is making his mark on the region.

A helping hand for histories

INTERESTING: Robyn Marshall speaks at the Gladstone Genealogical Society's  military history workshop.

Genealogical Society hosts military research workshop.

Couple's fourth time lucky with baby daughter

HANDS FULL: This yet to be named baby girl is the fourth child born at Gladstone Base Hospital to Tanya and Derren Hindmarsh.

Tanya and Derren Hindmarsh are celebrating the new arrival.

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4 stunning Sunday drives from Warwick

THE sun has come out of hiding so why not spend the day exploring?

PHOTOS: Bundy survives its Obstacle Hell

FINISH LINE: Alex Whitaker and Zanzibar Buck-Buck McFizz at the Obstacle Hell course at the Bundaberg Recreational Precinct.

850 competitors tackle more than 40 obstacles

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

Musk’s electric Tesla truck ‘better in every way’

Elon Musk said at the unveiling he was confident his new electric truck was “better in every way from a feature standpoint”.

New V6 Toyota Camry is up to $10,000 more than Aussie-made model

The new Toyota Camry has arrived.

You can now put a price on local manufacturing.

Macca’s reveals staggering Aussie grocery bill

McDonald’s spends $1 billion on Australian produce a year. Picture: Paul J. Richards/AFP

More than 90 per cent of its ingredients are locally sourced

It took two transplants to save this dad's life

NEW LIFE: John Weiland received a new liver in 2016.

Eleven days later, he received a second transplant.

Abandoned dog ‘dies of broken heart’

Nube Viajera, a dog abandoned at a Colombian airport, has reportedly died of a broken heart. Picture: CEN/Australscope

Dog wandered through the airport to the point of exhaustion.

LIFE OF LUXURY: Lavish waterfront mansion smashes records

29-31 Wyuna Drive Noosaville Qld 4566

Eight-digit deal secures slice of elite Noosa real estate

Best pubs in Queensland: Home of the blues

Andrew Cafe celebrates the 30th anniversary of owning the Royal Mail Hotel with his loyal customers. Friends orgainsed a signed guitar as a gift for the popular publican.

'It represents what a classic Aussie pub should be'

Cameraman dies filming car stunt

A BRITISH cameraman, who worked on Game of Thrones and James Bond, has tragically died while shooting a stunt sequence for the BBC.

Meghan Markle’s $266m royal impact

Meghan Markle could be the next addition to the Royal family amid speculation about a pending engagement to Prince Harry. Picture: Andrew Toth/Getty Images

The royal effect is estimated to provide £200 million (A$350) to the UK economy

Brilliant new movie you can stream now

Mudbound’s breathtaking cinematography was lensed by Rachel Morrison.

You can stream this Oscar contender tonight or anytime you want.

First look at 2018 season of My Kitchen Rules

Two new contestants set to make their debut on My Kitchen Rules in 2018.

A FRESH batch of home cooks fawn over Manu in new MKR trailer.

Prime block of land passed in despite massive bids

25-31 Kara View Court was passed in at $950,000 at auction on the weekend.

You won't believe the price this block of land was passed in at

Toowoomba rates highly for jobs and housing

Geraint Hudson has moved to Toowoomba from Sydney and says his family have loved living there.

Jobless? you might be living in the wrong place

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

Rail squabble over 900 Queensland jobs

New Mount Isa Mayor Joyce McCulloch. Picture: Wesley Monts

Mayor says 'a lot of zero sum thinking going on'.

Regional hubs the answer to affordable housing

Geelong has reinvented itself in recent years after the Ford factory closed and many new industries are finding a home in the city centre, which is only 75km from Melbourne. Source: COGG

Moving away from the big cities can bring lifestyle benefits.

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

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RACQ supports registration cost freeze for Queenslanders

A woman checks her car registration status. Registration has jumped by more than double the rate of CPI.

Registration has jumped by more than double the rate of CPI.

Thierry Neuville claims wet and wild Rally Australia title

Thierry Neuville's Hyundai team claim victory at Rally Australia.

Hyundai driver claims his first victory Down Under.

Kia Cerato perfect for those pinching pennies

MY2017 Kia Cerato S hatch.
Photo: Contributed.

On a budget? Here's one of the market's best buys for $20,000.

Loving family life in Hyundai i30 SR Premium

The Hyundai i30 SR Premium.

You can survive family living with an SUV.

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.

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