Community News

Sun 14 Oct 2018

PHOTO GALLERY: Uber night for Oktoberfest delights

premium_icon PHOTO GALLERY: Uber night for Oktoberfest delights

Around 200 people, dressed in dirndls and lederhosen, enjoyed a night of German-themed festivities.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

How a bunch of lilies sealed this Gladstone couple's fate

premium_icon How a bunch of lilies sealed this Gladstone couple's fate

This couple can teach us all a thing or two about commitment

Young model rises fast

Young model rises fast

Emily Gleeson has a lot more on her plate than most 15-year-olds.

New journalist joins The Observer team

New journalist joins The Observer team

Noor Gillani is the newest addition to The Observer

YOU DECIDE: Gladstone's best fish and chip shops

YOU DECIDE: Gladstone's best fish and chip shops

Which establishment got the most votes, as decided by The Observer's Facebook followers?

More pain at the pump for motorists

More pain at the pump for motorists

According to the RACQ, the current average price of unleaded petrol in the region has broken all-time records.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

GALLERY: Mental health gets a lunch lift

GALLERY: Mental health gets a lunch lift

Queensland Mental health Week activities get Gladstone residents crafty.

Tuned to a good cause

premium_icon Tuned to a good cause

Primary school teacher and musician Andrew Patrick is playing gigs with painted nails to raise money for the Polished Man Campaign.

Council seeks clarity on Botanic Gardens' water supply

premium_icon Council seeks clarity on Botanic Gardens' water supply

Council asks for more information on water supply for Gardens to avoid budget blow out.

Mayor in advanced talks with sporting clubs

premium_icon Mayor in advanced talks with sporting clubs

Two major Queensland teams from different sporting codes set to play in Gladstone from next year.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

FISHING WITH DAZ: Where to explore this weekend

FISHING WITH DAZ: Where to explore this weekend

WITH the first of the two coral reef fin fish closures done and dusted this week, the forecast for the week ahead looks really good.

Healthy beats make for healthy minds

Healthy beats make for healthy minds

Picnic In The Park for Queensland Mental Health Week activities in Gladstone.

Former mayor wants fatal stretch fixed

premium_icon Former mayor wants fatal stretch fixed

Monday's fatal crash on Turkey Beach Rd has renewed calls for it to be realigned.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

How 'matchmaking' Merle made it to 90

premium_icon How 'matchmaking' Merle made it to 90

She was instrumental in organising the debutante balls at Mount Larcom, where she claims she played matchmaker. She has some advice for young people.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Mental health facility to help fill a 'missing gap'

premium_icon Mental health facility to help fill a 'missing gap'

IT IS hoped a new $12m mental health unit in New Auckland will help fill the "missing gap" and provide much-needed support services to residents of the region.

'Sharko' documentary trailer circling for December

premium_icon 'Sharko' documentary trailer circling for December

CQ filmmaker Luke Graham making progress on film about league legend, and father, Mark Graham.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

How one community group honoured their passionate mate

premium_icon How one community group honoured their passionate mate

Fellow car club cruiser remembered on the day of nation's biggest race.

PUMPED UP: Water board explores energy opportunities

premium_icon PUMPED UP: Water board explores energy opportunities

GLADSTONE Area Water Board is exploring opportunities to develop a pumped hydro energy storage project in the region.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

GALLERY: Social times at Sunday sessions

premium_icon GALLERY: Social times at Sunday sessions

Gladstone residents wind down with a number of Sunday sessions around town.

Myles ahead of rest as he sinks opponents

premium_icon Myles ahead of rest as he sinks opponents

The Women's Open Championship is coming up this weekend

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