Community News

Fri 19 Jul 2019

WEATHER: Reprieve from the cold mornings on the way

premium_icon WEATHER: Reprieve from the cold mornings on the way

However, the reprieve won't last long. Find out when the chilly starts will return.

Gladstone butchers win awards for flavour-bomb snags

premium_icon Gladstone butchers win awards for flavour-bomb snags

A Gladstone butcher has won three medals at the recent AMICS Regional Sausage King Competition for the Capricorn region.

Member for Callide gets 'insufficient' response to petitions

premium_icon Member for Callide gets 'insufficient' response to petitions

Minister for Transport and Main Roads responded to petitions about Gladstone-Monto Rd.

WHAT'S ON: Six things to do this weekend

premium_icon WHAT'S ON: Six things to do this weekend

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Here's six ideas to keep you busy.

Gladstone region businesses step up to help foster children

premium_icon Gladstone region businesses step up to help foster children

Find out which businesses, schools and kindys will participate this Friday for National Pyjama Day

GCSS help raise funds for diabetes research

premium_icon GCSS help raise funds for diabetes research

The school raised funds for JDRF, an organisation that funds research into type 1 diabetes

Mission to Seafarers Gladstone on world map

premium_icon Mission to Seafarers Gladstone on world map

It's been recognised as one of the best seafarer centres in the world

Rookwood Weir project verging on a breakthrough

premium_icon Rookwood Weir project verging on a breakthrough

The long awaited project is poised to kick up a gear.

Thu 18 Jul 2019

LUCKY CITY: Visitors are buying lotto tickets in Gladstone

premium_icon LUCKY CITY: Visitors are buying lotto tickets in Gladstone

PEOPLE from interstate have cashed their Lotto dollars in to the Gladstone region, as thousands are expected to buy last minute tickets for tonight's Powerball.

'New adventure': Team RSPCA reveals plans for future

premium_icon 'New adventure': Team RSPCA reveals plans for future

President Nicole Allison said she and a few other volunteers had decided to "pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off and move on to a new adventure”.

Ken O'Dowd backs medical reclassification

premium_icon Ken O'Dowd backs medical reclassification

The member for Flynn has stood by the Department of Health change despite the council and local doctors calling for the move to be reversed.

Residents have their say on the council's budget

premium_icon Residents have their say on the council's budget

The Observer readers take to Facebook to express their opinions on the 2019-20 budget.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Gladstone business announces closure after seven years

premium_icon Gladstone business announces closure after seven years

A company spokesperson said the decision to close the store was "not taken lightly".

Gladstone Salvo's are tackling loneliness

premium_icon Gladstone Salvo's are tackling loneliness

Kingdom Chat Room is for anyone needing a bite to eat or someone to speak to

Bicycle donation gives veteran a reason to get out of bed

premium_icon Bicycle donation gives veteran a reason to get out of bed

Army veteran Reg Armstrong opens up about his battle with depression and how a new bike will change everything.

STOP! If you run a red light here expect to be caught

premium_icon STOP! If you run a red light here expect to be caught

If you've ever wondered where Rocky's speed cameras are, this list is for you

Residents urged to get checked during National Diabetes Week

premium_icon Residents urged to get checked during National Diabetes Week

After living with diabetes for about 10 years, Marion speaks about the importance of getting checked.

Artist launches new classes, with a difference

premium_icon Artist launches new classes, with a difference

A GLASS of wine and a platter of cheese are the secret ingredient to learning how to paint.

Gladstone police will be watching speed closely this week

premium_icon Gladstone police will be watching speed closely this week

"The higher the speed, the higher the damage that is caused - whether that is to other vehicles or pedestrians.”

Gladstone region headed for a 'health crisis'

premium_icon Gladstone region headed for a 'health crisis'

Federal Government change will make it harder to attract doctors to region.

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