Community News

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Carinity Education scoops a million-dollar boost

premium_icon Carinity Education scoops a million-dollar boost

Principal Jane Greenland said the money would go towards a new centre which would greatly improve student learning and future career prospects.

Award-winning light display owners shine light on charity

Award-winning light display owners shine light on charity

This couple definitely has a strong Christmas spirit, and this year they hope to raise money for neglected and abused children.

Company's first military cargo shipment docks at port

premium_icon Company's first military cargo shipment docks at port

The Kota Naga has an 1800 TEU container capacity and can carry cargo considered 'hazardous'.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

'Never be another Queeny': Fond memories of loved guide dog

premium_icon 'Never be another Queeny': Fond memories of loved guide dog

Much-loved guide dog Queeny has gone to doggy heaven.

Gladstone motorcycle mechanic wins prestigious award

premium_icon Gladstone motorcycle mechanic wins prestigious award

The drag racing enthusiast is now in the running for the national award, will be announced in February.

State school students make teddies to tackle tough times

premium_icon State school students make teddies to tackle tough times

The Year 5 kids made 50 trauma bears to be given to children in need as part of a school leadership program.

An eye-catching opportunity to pull more visitors

premium_icon An eye-catching opportunity to pull more visitors

Options are being considered regarding the fate of Gladstone's grain silos, with hopes the final product will attract more visitors for longer.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

SolarTuk turning heads in Gladstone region

premium_icon SolarTuk turning heads in Gladstone region

SolarTuk visits Miriam Vale and is heading to Calliope tonight on the way to Cairns.

Tannum cafe reopens opens with an 'incredible' difference

premium_icon Tannum cafe reopens opens with an 'incredible' difference

The project is an expansion of GCLA's existing social enterprise Incredible Edibles which continues to thrive.

New GCLA president to passionately power on for progress

premium_icon New GCLA president to passionately power on for progress

Kate Dufty hopes to be a spokesperson for people with disabilities and looks forward to furthering the agency's social enterprises.

An early Christmas for anglers at Lake Awoonga

premium_icon An early Christmas for anglers at Lake Awoonga

Extra prizes for anglers who land a catch at Awoonga this month.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

New stats show impact of maternity service closure

New stats show impact of maternity service closure

TWO general practitioners focused on supporting women who want to birth privately have been hired at the Gladstone Hospital.

One Nation candidate for Flynn confirmed

premium_icon One Nation candidate for Flynn confirmed

A THIRD-generation primary producer based in Biggenden has been confirmed as One Nation's candidate for Flynn for the next federal election.

With or without a cyclone, there's wet times ahead for CQ

premium_icon With or without a cyclone, there's wet times ahead for CQ

We delve into the forecasts to see what's happening with the weather

PHOTOS: A look inside the MS Noordam cruise ship

premium_icon PHOTOS: A look inside the MS Noordam cruise ship

A civic welcome ceremony was rolled out for the passengers and crew of the MS Noordam.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Tech-team wins big in State finals of Lego competition

premium_icon Tech-team wins big in State finals of Lego competition

The Year 4, 5 and 6 students tackled the problem of the effect of radiation on satellite imagery and won themselves a funky trophy.

Speedway club's 'good' relationship with over-50s village

premium_icon Speedway club's 'good' relationship with over-50s village

MARYBOROUGH Speedway is so close to an over-50s village that if someone threw a rock over the facility's fence, it would hit one of the homes.

Club's concerns about $300m over-50s village grow louder

premium_icon Club's concerns about $300m over-50s village grow louder

OBJECTIONS have been raised about a proposed over-50s lifestyle village due to its proximity to the CQ Motorsports Benaraby facility.

Round table paves the way for Gladstone's low-carbon future

premium_icon Round table paves the way for Gladstone's low-carbon future

'We need to start thinking about what infrastructure we need in place, what needs to be financed, how do we look after workers in that transition.'

New Gladstone ED brings plenty of job opportunities

premium_icon New Gladstone ED brings plenty of job opportunities

Member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher hopes the brand new facilities will also attract doctors and health specialists.

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