Community News

Sat 23 Jun 2018

Port Curtis' tribes lived well off the land, could you?

Port Curtis' tribes lived well off the land, could you?

"They would have been extremely aware of the different times various plants produced food during the year”

Gladstone's gardeners choking creeks

Gladstone's gardeners choking creeks

Gladstone's freshwater creeks and ponds are being slowly choked with weeds, many of which are coming from suburban gardens.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

WEATHER: Picture-perfect weather in time for the show

WEATHER: Picture-perfect weather in time for the show

Mornings are warming up after a cold snap says the BOM.

Why every day is 'bring your dog to work day' for this pooch

Why every day is 'bring your dog to work day' for this pooch

TODAY is take your dog to work day, but every day Gladstone german shepherd Tak goes to work.

Round Hill Creek fix could cost up to $50m

Round Hill Creek fix could cost up to $50m

FIXING the dangerously shallow Round Hill Creek channel could cost more than $20 million, after a report found sand levelling would have "limited success".

Price reduced for huge home on 'upper end' of the market

Price reduced for huge home on 'upper end' of the market

A HUGE six-year-old home, among the few upper-end properties on the market, has had a price reduction in a bid to attract a family ready to buy.

Gladstone's running club teaming up to help homeless hounds

Gladstone's running club teaming up to help homeless hounds

It was a natural fit for the animal loving group to want to help the local RSPCA

Thu 21 Jun 2018

'Inconsolable': Supporters of Biloela family hold on to hope

'Inconsolable': Supporters of Biloela family hold on to hope

FRIENDS of the Biloela family who lost their deportation appeal today are holding on to hope for an intervention to allow them to stay in Australia.

UPDATE: Biloela family's deportation appeal rejected

UPDATE: Biloela family's deportation appeal rejected

FRIENDS of Biloela's Priya and Nades are begging Peter Dutton to end the family's pain and uncertainty ahead of a federal court decision today.

Inaugural Plant Fair sows its seeds

Inaugural Plant Fair sows its seeds

A large selection of plants were on sale at Tondoon Botanic Gardens yesterday as part of its inaugural Plant Fair.

SHOP CLOSE: Gladstone's favourite sweet store to close doors

SHOP CLOSE: Gladstone's favourite sweet store to close doors

SWEET tooths and families who enjoyed giving their children a takeaway treat have been saddened to learn Yogurtland will close its Gladstone store next week.

Bad weather delays Boyne River dredge project by four months

Bad weather delays Boyne River dredge project by four months

DIFFICULT weather has delayed the dredging of the Boyne River by at least four months, with the project now expected to finish in September.

Gladstone gallery showcases local Indigenous history

Gladstone gallery showcases local Indigenous history

Indigenous art and local history on display.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

New pool heater a game changer for Boyne Bullet swim champs

New pool heater a game changer for Boyne Bullet swim champs

These swim champs can now swim all year round

Boyne Girl Guides opens doors after 12 long months

Boyne Girl Guides opens doors after 12 long months

THE doors to the Iluka Girl Guides clubhouse at Boyne Island have been closed for a year

Old Barney Point rink to be revamped

Old Barney Point rink to be revamped

In the 1950's and 60's the small rink at Corone's Barney Point Cafe was the only place in Gladstone to skate and hang out.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Calliope Croc reported two weeks after sighting

Calliope Croc reported two weeks after sighting

RESIDENTS have been reminded to report crocodile sightings immediately.

Tannum Sands woman's rescued fabrics out shine plastic bags

Tannum Sands woman's rescued fabrics out shine plastic bags

TANNUM Sands seamstress Teresa Wilkie has been up-cycling

FREE BAGS: Georgia Hughes' re-usebale bags up for grabs

FREE BAGS: Georgia Hughes' re-usebale bags up for grabs

She's also gone plastic bag free, see some of her top ideas

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