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    After 60 years, will the Coast Guard sink or swim?

    premium_icon After 60 years, will the Coast Guard sink or swim?

    Could a State Government takeover threaten the “identity, heritage and history” of...

    Artist’s colourful designs capture region’s beauty

    premium_icon Artist’s colourful designs capture region’s beauty

    A CREATIVE talent known for her unique and colourful jewellery designs, will...

    HUGE CAREER: Hairdresser calls time after 50 years

    premium_icon HUGE CAREER: Hairdresser calls time after 50 years

    From 1969-2019, Central Queensland hairdresser cut the hair of everyone in town

    Mum’s drug truth exposed: ‘I was good at covering it up’

    premium_icon Mum’s drug truth exposed: ‘I was good at covering it up’

    At 30 years old, Tammy started self medicating and while she was ‘numb’ her world started to fall apart

    Why our small halls still matter

    premium_icon Why our small halls still matter

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

    CQ team the best in Queensland

    premium_icon CQ team the best in Queensland

    A Central Queensland golf team has taken out top prize at state tournament

    Your Story

      Male violence is an endemic problem

      Male violence is an endemic problem

      Recidivism is rife because boys lack positive role models at home

      Fake boobs and butts: What's wrong with natural?

      Fake boobs and butts: What's wrong with natural?

      TV and social media selling a superficial reality

      Australia: A land of gutless, corrupt politicians

      Australia: A land of gutless, corrupt politicians

      I hate a smoke-choked country, a land of charcoal plains,

      Remembering the Forgotten Holocaust of February 10

      Remembering the Forgotten Holocaust of February 10

      The United Nations will not recognise the event

      Queensland man jailed after ignoring woman being tortured

      premium_icon Queensland man jailed after ignoring woman being tortured

      Man jailed for failing to provide help to woman being tortured

      Life is what we make of it

      Life is what we make of it

      I would rather swim naked in the rain with bioluminescence

      Weddings

        Your photos: Gladstone weddings old and new

        Your photos: Gladstone weddings old and new

        We asked our Facebook friends to post a photo of their wedding. Here's a selection...

        Best places to get married in Gladstone

        Best places to get married in Gladstone

        We asked our Facebook friends where the best place to get married in Gladstone is...

        AutoWed: coin-operated wedding machine

        AutoWed: coin-operated wedding machine

        Press 1 for heterosexual, 2 for gay, and 3 for a lesbian marriage. And if you wish...

        Pets

          Pooches pose for pawtraits at Petbarn

          Pooches pose for pawtraits at Petbarn

          Pooches at Gladstone's Petbarn were treated to a hydro-bath before posing for a...

          Gladstone cats

          Gladstone cats

          Cat lovers love photos.

          Pets get into festive spirit

          Pets get into festive spirit

          Readers submitted photos of Gladstone's best-dressed pets over Christmas.

          GABA Action R3

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          Round 3 of the GABA comps. PICTURES: Nick Kossatch

          Club Champs TSSLSC Nippers

          premium_icon Club Champs TSSLSC Nippers

          Action from the Club Champs TSSLSC Nippers, Sunday, Feb 23, 2020. PICTURES: Rebecca...

          Agnes Blues Roots and Rock Festival

          premium_icon Agnes Blues Roots and Rock Festival

          Thousands of people enjoyed live music, arts and markets at the 2020 Agnes Blues...

          In pictures: Fatal police shooting in Brisbane CBD

          premium_icon In pictures: Fatal police shooting in Brisbane CBD

          An armed man has been shot dead by police in the Brisbane CBD, forcing the area...

          Battle of the Birds at Calliope

          premium_icon Battle of the Birds at Calliope

          Families gathered for the pre-season competition between Calliope Roosters and BITS...

          Thursday’s storm across the region

          premium_icon Thursday’s storm across the region

          The Observer put a call out for photos from Thursday’s storm. Here’s what our...

          Local History

            UNCANNY: Laidley family makes bizarre discovery in new home

            premium_icon UNCANNY: Laidley family makes bizarre discovery in new home

            After moving into their new place, they got sorting through the mess left behind by...

            First Fleet’s terrifying introduction to Australian climate

            First Fleet’s terrifying introduction to Australian climate

            FLASHBACK: Women scream as huge waves crash on wooden deck

            ‘I was bait’: Teen Nazi killer’s confession

            ‘I was bait’: Teen Nazi killer’s confession

            She was petite, beautiful and always smiling – but behind her ‘innocent’ face was a...

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