Community News

Sat 8 May 2021

Foundation aiming to spoil CQ Mums this Mother’s Day

Premium Content Foundation aiming to spoil CQ Mums this Mother’s Day

“I’d encourage locals to pick up a bunch or two and put a smile on the dial of your mum.”

Fri 7 May 2021

Our home town: Gladstone Battery World’s David ‘Crock’ Thomas

Premium Content Our home town: Gladstone Battery World’s David ‘Crock’...

Gladstone Battery World franchisee David ‘Crock’ Thomas employs 12 people in his business partnerships.

Cafe owner ’in the dark’ about Auckland Hill beautification

Premium Content Cafe owner ’in the dark’ about Auckland Hill beautification

Owner of popular Gladstone cafe seeking answers about impact of Auckland Hill beautification on his business.

New $9.7m Reef Resilience vessel to be based in Gladstone

Premium Content New $9.7m Reef Resilience vessel to be based in Gladstone

The Reef Resilience vessel will cover the southern Great Barrier Reef from its base at Gladstone.

Little Lachlan watches big kids in action at Beef Australia

Premium Content Little Lachlan watches big kids in action at Beef Australia

VIDEO: “Lachlan spends most the day in a giant sandpit he discovered outside the ring.”

Anti-beef protesters picket Beef Australia’s main gate

Premium Content Anti-beef protesters picket Beef Australia’s main gate

“Reducing our cattle herd and rewilding 41 per cent of grazing pastures worldwide will capture fossil fuel emissions, reversing climate change.”

Named: 10 newest Gladstone Youth Council members

Premium Content Named: 10 newest Gladstone Youth Council members

The new members come from different walks of life.

Thu 6 May 2021

Environment inspires new Worthington art exhibition

Premium Content Environment inspires new Worthington art exhibition

The exhibition at the Leo Zussino building at CQ University Marina campus runs from May 7 to June 4.

CQ in Australia’s top regions for heart disease

Premium Content CQ in Australia’s top regions for heart disease

Central Queenslanders are encouraged to get active and increase exercise for improved heart health in Heart Week.

Workers ‘authority’ needed to manage energy sector changes

Premium Content Workers ‘authority’ needed to manage energy sector changes

The CFMEU says the authority would manage industry change and workers transitioning to alternate employment.

O’Dowd a ‘fighter’ for Flynn: Deputy PM’s tribute

Premium Content O’Dowd a ‘fighter’ for Flynn: Deputy PM’s tribute

Federal Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd has announced he will be retiring at the next election.

‘Still get chills’: Miners reflect a year on from Grosvenor

Premium Content ‘Still get chills’: Miners reflect a year on from Grosvenor

One year ago, every underground miner’s worst nightmare became a reality when an explosion rocked the industry to its core. Here’s how it is still being felt.

Gladstone breast feeding group celebrate mothering week

Premium Content Gladstone breast feeding group celebrate mothering week

Find out all about the Australian Breastfeeding Association Gladstone group this Saturday from 9am to 11am.

Droughtmaster ‘family’ catch up in Beef Australia ring

Premium Content Droughtmaster ‘family’ catch up in Beef Australia ring

VIDEO: “No matter which one of us goes home with the ribbon, it’s a win for all the Droughtmaster breeders.”

Wed 5 May 2021

CQ initiative aids the homeless to be disaster ready

Premium Content CQ initiative aids the homeless to be disaster ready

About 250 first aid kits were shared between community groups based in Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Emu Park.

ACCC considers re-authorising Curtis Island LNG clause

Premium Content ACCC considers re-authorising Curtis Island LNG clause

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will consider re-authorisation for five years.

Juniors, females step up in Boyne Tannum Hookup success

Premium Content Juniors, females step up in Boyne Tannum Hookup success

See who took out the top prizes and caught the biggest fish at the 2021 Boyne Tannum Hookup.

Gladstone Careers Expo ready to inspire for another year

Premium Content Gladstone Careers Expo ready to inspire for another year

950 Gladstone students are expected to attend the event.

Solve Stockland’s ‘riddle’ to get mum special gift

Premium Content Solve Stockland’s ‘riddle’ to get mum special gift

Top gift ideas for Mother’s Day are turned into fun riddles you must solve to get mum something special.

AgForce, CQ Uni strengthen partnership

Premium Content AgForce, CQ Uni strengthen partnership

AgForce is Queensland’s peak organisation representing producers of cane, cattle, grains, sheep and wool.

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