Community News

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Politicians say funding precedent has been set for dredging

premium_icon Politicians say funding precedent has been set for dredging

Millions spent elsewhere on other dredging projects used as example.

Free money: Call to make use of former mayor's fund

premium_icon Free money: Call to make use of former mayor's fund

The trust fund, separate to council, was set up by the late Col Brown and is not widely known about.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

STARGAZING: First event of its kind reaching for the stars

premium_icon STARGAZING: First event of its kind reaching for the stars

'We'll try to look at a few globular clusters and these are just balls of millions of stars in a little area.'

Council votes on next step to fix problem creek

premium_icon Council votes on next step to fix problem creek

State and Federal Governments will be called on to fund a dredging project to deepen Round Hill Creek.

Clay workshops will help you mould your artistic skills

premium_icon Clay workshops will help you mould your artistic skills

They are being held in conjunction with a free travelling exhibit currently showing in Gladstone.

Benefit show will have locals band together for worthy cause

premium_icon Benefit show will have locals band together for worthy cause

The free event will be headlined by a famous country music singer along with some of the region's best local talent.

Bulk carrier! What bulk carrier was that?

premium_icon Bulk carrier! What bulk carrier was that?

Fishing boat towed by Yeppoon Coast Guard after breaking down in a shipping channel

It's back into the deep blue for turtles Ziggy and Shelly

premium_icon It's back into the deep blue for turtles Ziggy and Shelly

Green turtles Ziggy and Shelly were released back into the ocean after being rescued five months ago

Tue 19 Feb 2019

END OF AN ERA: Gladstone's last video store is closing

premium_icon END OF AN ERA: Gladstone's last video store is closing

"We would like to take a moment to thank all of our customers for their patronage over the years."

Tropical tradition set to brighten spirits for Harbour Fest

premium_icon Tropical tradition set to brighten spirits for Harbour Fest

A local Gladstone group is bringing back the tradition.

TC Oma whips up 'hazardous' conditions for region's coast

premium_icon TC Oma whips up 'hazardous' conditions for region's coast

A Bureau of Meteorology representative says it is difficult to predict the exact path the cyclone will travel and how long it will last.

Striking 'pirate ship' pulls into Gladstone Marina

premium_icon Striking 'pirate ship' pulls into Gladstone Marina

The vessel, a realistic full-scale recreation of an old Portuguese caravel, was single-highhandedly designed and built by the owner over an eight year period.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Three breakdowns, emergency rescue in VMR's busy day

premium_icon Three breakdowns, emergency rescue in VMR's busy day

AS BOATIES took advantage of a break in the heavy wind last Thursday, Volunteer Marine Rescue had a spike in call-outs with four in one day.

Airline reveals why regional flights are so expensive

premium_icon Airline reveals why regional flights are so expensive

An airline that claimed to have 'regional Australia in its DNA' has admitted it prices flights to 'maximise' profits.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

PHOTOS: Record crowd at 'incredible' Agnes festival

premium_icon PHOTOS: Record crowd at 'incredible' Agnes festival

AGNES Water's largest music festival had a record-breaking crowd on its first night of more than 1200 people.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Courier driver comes to the aid of women after head-on crash

premium_icon Courier driver comes to the aid of women after head-on crash

COURIER driver Rod Forward relives the moments after a head-on collision in the early hours of this morning.

Friends, food and funds: Free financial advice for women

premium_icon Friends, food and funds: Free financial advice for women

The event will coincide with International Women's Day on March 8.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Report reveals encouraging signs for owners and investors

premium_icon Report reveals encouraging signs for owners and investors

Gloom surrounding the Gladstone land market could be showing signs of lifting.

'Mismanagement and bureaucracy' made bushfires worse: LNP

premium_icon 'Mismanagement and bureaucracy' made bushfires worse: LNP

State accused of blocking parliamentary inquiry into devastating CQ bushfires

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Containers making a change at Gladstone Airport

premium_icon Containers making a change at Gladstone Airport

New recycling bins for cans and bottles will help the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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