Community News

Thu 14 Mar 2019

School officially unveils $6.6m learning centre

premium_icon School officially unveils $6.6m learning centre

The facility will accommodate a growing secondary student body. And next year marks the first time school's will ever have six full secondary year levels.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Gladstone region roadworks to avoid over coming months

premium_icon Gladstone region roadworks to avoid over coming months

Department of Transport and Main Roads' current list of projects for the region.

Idol favourite ready to rock Gladstone

premium_icon Idol favourite ready to rock Gladstone

AFTER 15 years on the Australian music scene Shannon Noll is set to celebrate his career with a regional tour that includes a show in Gladstone.

'Definitely growing' Crab Classic is a muddie great cause

premium_icon 'Definitely growing' Crab Classic is a muddie great cause

This year's event will differ slightly from previous years.

Meet the locals improving the lives of Filipino orphans

premium_icon Meet the locals improving the lives of Filipino orphans

'It kind of gets in your heart and you keep wanting to go back and help the kids. It's really nice to do humanitarian work on a beautiful island'.

Funds to offer 'specialist' help for bushfire impacted areas

premium_icon Funds to offer 'specialist' help for bushfire impacted areas

Council hopes to use new funding to recruit a community development specialist by April and this person will undertake recovery initiatives in impacted areas.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

INXS legend 'rocks' up to Gladstone to support worthy cause

premium_icon INXS legend 'rocks' up to Gladstone to support worthy cause

The next two events to be held this year will feature more impressive guests, including television personality Michelle Bridges.

PHOTOS: Observer Club event raises almost $5k for Roseberry

premium_icon PHOTOS: Observer Club event raises almost $5k for Roseberry

The evening was attended by former INXS guitar legend Kirk Pengilly and was a 'rocking' hit.

Gladstone man plans early retirement after huge lotto win

premium_icon Gladstone man plans early retirement after huge lotto win

A GLADSTONE man says he will retire a decade earlier than planned after he won big on lotto numbers he's been using for 15 years.

Gladstone boy setting a high standard as college captain

premium_icon Gladstone boy setting a high standard as college captain

An injury sparked his love for the health sector and the Burua local is now considering a career in medicine.

AGED CARE BOOST: Tannum project's government win

premium_icon AGED CARE BOOST: Tannum project's government win

TANNUM Sands is a step closer to gaining aged care services following a Federal Government allocation of 84 aged care beds to Flinders Village.

Gladstone region on show in three new music videos

premium_icon Gladstone region on show in three new music videos

One of the songs is about the plight of farmers living in drought. Its video was shot on Calliope's Galloway Plains and is centred on a 150-year-old property.

Waterfront cafe to launch with new name chosen by the public

premium_icon Waterfront cafe to launch with new name chosen by the public

More than 200 people got online to help choose a name for the recently opened establishment, and local sailors are happy with the winner.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Bruce Hwy towns getting the treatment

premium_icon Bruce Hwy towns getting the treatment

Work is under way to improve safety at eight town entry points along the Bruce Highway.

Footpaths, gravel sealing among list of W4Q projects

premium_icon Footpaths, gravel sealing among list of W4Q projects

$6.23m available and projects must be delivered by June 30, 2021.

Get outside with Parks Week activities

Get outside with Parks Week activities

Plenty of free activities in the region for Parks Week.

The hidden danger of ice in our homes

premium_icon The hidden danger of ice in our homes

Central Queensland homes are testing positive to methamphetamine residue at dangerous levels

Community grant allows BITS Men's Shed better access

premium_icon Community grant allows BITS Men's Shed better access

The disabled parking lot has been given a makeover at the facility.

Winners are grinners in shop local and win competition

premium_icon Winners are grinners in shop local and win competition

The final winners have been drawn at Yaralla Sports Club.

Future of Boyne Burnett rail trail reaches critical point

premium_icon Future of Boyne Burnett rail trail reaches critical point

THE future of the Boyne Burnett Inland Rail Trail reaches a critical juncture next week when Gladstone Regional Council meets to dissect a feasibility study.

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