'Gone through hell': Gladstone wife's fear stress could kill her

GLADSTONE wife's husband has become the man she never thought she'd see. And no one will take him.

Guilty thief returns stolen cash, throws it over fence

Donation tin stolen and returned

Guilty conscience behind theft of business has cash returned

$700K Gladstone project will open next week

The proposed Pump Track at Memorial Park in Gladstone.

Start date for Gladstone pump-track announced.

Gladstone doctor: Why you need to know the signs of a stroke

Gladstone Base Hospital, Park Street, Gladstone.

Photo Christopher Chan / The Observer

"The brain is a big computer and if part of your brain stops working

Number of Gladstone FIFO workers nearly halves: report

THE number of non-resident workers halves between 2013-2015

Number of FIFO workers nearly halves: report

Elderly men charged over alleged pot bust

SUSPECTS CHARGED: Police allegedly found three men 'tending' to cannabis plants when they raided a rural property at Ambrose.

Two men in their sixties have been charged by police after raid.

Gladstone woman takes on monster brown snake with tongs

BIG BROWN: Calliope woman Sharyne Hussey had no dramas in relocating this Eastern brown snake from her back patio.

After spotting the snake on her patio her first emotion was fear

Top 10 cheapest houses on the market in the Gladstone region

98 Dalrymple Drive Toolooa

A LIST of Gladstone's best, cheapest houses

'He can see!' Mum's tears as boy fights Taipan bite

Eli Campbell, 2, is recovering at Brisbane's Lady Cilento Children's Hospital after he was bitten by a taipan three times at Agnes Water.

Todder bitten by a snake can now see, talk and walk.

He burnt teen girlfriend's face, wiped faeces on police cell

DISGUSTING, abusive teen smears his faeces all over a police cell.

Accused Gladstone drug trafficker has 'no source of income'

POLICE claim Gladstone man can't earn a living without drug crime.

Tannum dad cheats Centrelink out of $26K

HE DECEITFULLY received $26,610.15 over four years from Centrelink

WICET's $1.06 billion trouble as deficit blows out

EMBATTLED project with more than 90 employees takes another blow.

Curtis Island LNG plant production could drop with cheap gas

LNG FUKUROKUJU is purpose built to carry LNG from the APLNG facility at Curtis Island to Kansai Electric facility in Japan.

Low oil prices create new battles for Curtis Island's LNG plants.

'Savvy': Yarwun workers chip in for Rio Tinto's $5b cost cut

QAL Refinery in Gladstone. Photo Tom Huntley / The Observer

GLADSTONE sites crucial to Rio Tinto's cost cutting plan.

Messy legal battle looms over CQ mine's 33 redundancies

German Creek miners are striking over Enterprise Bargaining Agreement negotiations.Photo Lucy Smith / Daily Mercury

UNION vows legal action after permanent workers swapped for casuals.

Company to build 200km pipeline to fix Gladstone gas shortage

The Santos GLNG site on Curtis Island in October 2014.

MULTI-NATIONAL energy company re-boots plan to build pipeline.

Gladstone 'boom' success company trains 300,000 workers

Brother's John and Joe Guinea with Kiah, Vanessa and Tahnee Guinea celebrate 10 years of Narbil Training.

FAMILY business rose to fame training workers for Curtis Island.

BREAKING: 'Weak': Adani plans to open mine after legal battle thrown out

THROWN OUT: Bid to stop Adani's multi-billion dollar mine is thrown out of court.

FUTURE of Adani's multi-billion dollar mine draws one step closer.

300 tradies line up for last Bechtel gear auction

TRADIE HEAVEN: Last Bechtel gear auction for the year.

Millions of dollars worth of pre-loved Bechtel up for grabs

Project costs blow out without union watchdog: O'Dowd

NOT HAPPY: Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd used sharp words to describe the banking industry during his campaign.

KEN O'DOWD takes hits at the CFMEU in heated Question Time.

One airline reigns supreme in Gladstone

An "air system fault" grounded a plane at Gladstone airport for hours. Source: The Observer

PASSENGERS have better chance of arriving on-time with this airline.

Art you can eat

IMPRESSIVE: Commie's Cupcakes' Amber Comadira-Smith has been interviewed by Cakes and Sugarcraft magazine in the UK with the article appearing in the latest edition.

Sweet treat

Best place to buy a chook in Gladstone revealed

NUMBER ONE: Golden Chicken has been voted by readers as the best place in Gladstone to buy a hot chook. Pictured is Tammy Williams at the Gladstone Valley store.

THEIR classic recipe is the secret to Golden Chicken's success.

Businessman's bid to boost confidence in Gladstone

BUSINESS man refuses to use word 'bust' to describe Gladstone.

Criminals come out to fill their stockings

Insurance premiums are at a premium to cover unsuspecting owners for imminent or perceived dangers around the holiday season in particular.

Melanomas in QLD predicted to rise by more than 42%

WARNING: As the mercury rises with the impending arrival of summer Queenslanders are warned to exercise caution in the sun.

Melanomas diagnosed annually is predicted to rise by more than 42%

Big dogs attack small pet five times in own street

One saw us, immediately ran across the street and attacked our dog

How Trump's presidential win signals a global change

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hugs an American flag as he arrives to speak to a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump's victory is more than just an election, it's a regime change

Construction sector's rogues must be stopped

Construction industry rogues must be stopped, says Bill Hoffman.

UNSECURED trade creditors still have received nothing.

TRAVEL: A South African bedroom with a view

The Blue Train traverses some of the best of Mother Nature in South Africa and, top right, The Blue Train.

Take a rail journey across Africa

TRAVEL: The joys of a cold Christmas

A winter view of Novodevichy convent in Moscow, Russia

The lead-up to Christmas in a cold country is joyful

Crash victim was Cooran man, 40

FATAL CRASH: The scene of a tragic accident in Gympie Saturday afternoon where a Cooran man, 40, lost his life.

Cooran man, 40, the victim of Saturday's Bruce Hwy crash at Gympie

Tributes flow for Toowoomba man killed in driveway

Toowoomba man Scott Stallman, 44, with wife Monique, was run over and died in his driveway on Friday night.

Well-known Toowoomba businessman, husband and father remembered

Pedestrian hit by two cars while crossing road

A pedestrian who was walking his bike across the road has been hit

Cuba's 'eternal comandante' returns home

Crowds gather at Revolution Square in Santiago to farewell Fidel Castro.

Fidel Castro's ashes have arrived in the eastern city of Santiago.

Fears for dozens in party fire

People watch as firefighters and emergency crews work the site of a warehouse fire in Oakland.

At least nine people have died and up to 40 are feared dead.

Bergdahl seeks Obama pardon

Bowe Bergdahl arrives for a pre-trial hearing at Fort Bragg.

American soldier was held captive by the Taliban for five years.

From store guard to president

Gambians celebrate the victory of Adama Barrow against long-time president Yahya Jammeh in the streets of Serrekunda.

Adama Barrow is the new president of Gambia.

Korean leader faces impeachment vote

Protesters shout slogans as they march towards the presidential house during a rally calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down.

Park Geun-hye is facing an impeachment vote this week.

Crazy ants are killing Christmas Island's red crabs

A red land crab prepares to release its eggs into the ocean at Christmas Island as part of a mass spawning. Photo Seanna Cronin / APN

A TINY wasp could help save the iconic red crab

Goooodbye Hamish and Andy (from our radios)

Hamish and Andy

The pair have been on air since 2006

This decision could save you on your next flight

INCOMIN AIRLINE: Virgin Australia starts flying over the city of Bundaberg.
Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail

Airlines to vanquish pre-selection options

Morrison signs off on new affordable rental model

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks during a press conference after a meeting of the Council of Federal Financial Relations at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.

Scott Morrison signed off on development of a new financing model

Trump angers China over Taiwan phone call

Trump has insulted China by speaking to Taiwan's leadership

Traveller detained, told NZ is part of Australia

Kiwi traveller was told New Zealand is part of Australia

Man jailed for putting toddler into scalding bath

The 3-year-old has needed six skin grafts and will need more

History in making for electric bike rider

OTHER THAN having an eye on less fossil fuel emissions, motorbike rider Richard Kent had other reasons to go electric. Here's why.

Ultra athletes go the distance

Lindsay Warwick and Brett Stevens competed at the Ultra Marathon in the Blue Mountains

Two Gladstone runners sacrificed all to crack the ton

The Glen take their chances against Yaralla

David Heymer. - A grade cricket between Yaralla and The Glen. Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

The Glen's Christmas cricket feast

Enjoy Christmas without stretching your belt

Our top tips to keep your wellbeing in check this festive season

Man alive: Do we know what 'freedom' actually means?

We need freedom to be in control of ourselves

Why its important to wear a decent mouthguard

Wearing a mouthguard can prevent future dental health problems.

Volunteers play a big role while gaining skills

QUALITY TIME: Volunteers help others while also working on their own projects.

Volunteers play a big role while gaining skills

Roma's so hot, they're frying eggs on the street

COOKED: Roma's streets are hot enough to cook an egg.

To see how hot it really is, we tried cooking an egg on the road.

Foreigners see NZ as hot property

Australia's Blenheim Estate has bought 4973ha of forestry property in the Marlborough region of New Zealand.

New Zealand property is an attractive investment for foreigners.

Horrifying clip emerges of teen dangling from cruise ship

A video has emerged of a teen dangling from the side of a ship

OPINION: NRL pay dispute a disaster

Ashley Robinson at Alexandra Headland Surf Club.

OPINION: Tugboat gives his take on the NRL pay dispute

Police use Nickelback album to threaten drink drivers

Police are threatening criminals with Nickelback.

Jennifer Lawrence gives keys to new partner

Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence

Oscar winner settling down with new partner

Rogue One star proud to lead new Star Wars film

Felicity Jones leads the new Star Wars film

Star Wars lead proud to be in front in sci-fi

What's on the small screen this week

Ernie Dingo stars in the TV series Going Places with Ernie Dingo.

ERNIE Dingo stars in a new travel series and Seven airs the AACTAs.

Mandy Moore feels like she's 60

Mandy Moore sees herself as a 60-year-old rather than a 32-year-old

David Attenborough on facing his mortality

Sir David Attenborough in a scene from the TV special The Death of the Oceans.

Life without Sir David Attenborough is hard to imagine

Saying "I do" changed Shia's outlook on marriage

Shia LaBeouf has a new outlook on marriage since he tied the knot.