Burn-off planned for Beecher State Forest this week

QPWS statement says the burn-off is planned for today till Friday.

Revealed: Baffle Creek fishing tragedy identities

Jack McGlynn was well-loved throughout the St. Mary's Catholic Church. Photo Contributed

Heartbroken family speaks out about much-loved grandfather's death.

'Bag of bones': Underweight, dumped puppy's amazing recovery revealed

Simba was covered in mange, grossly underweight and unable to walk, when he was found.

Simba has had an incredible recovery since he was found last year.

Gladstone's past veteran in Canberra hall of fame

PROUD FAMILY: Kaye Phillips, Margaret Phillips and Glenda Gavranich's father Warren Phillips was inducted into the hall of fame in Canberra.

'Proud': late Gladstone veteran inducted into hall of fame

Hundreds of people turn out at Agnes' Anzac service

HUGE CROWD: Agnes Water RSL Sub Branch members after the 10am Anzac Day service.

PHOTOS: RSL's huge donation to help young cadets

Gladstone man brought soldier left on French soil home

PRIDE: Warrant Officer retired Brett Marsh brought an unknown solider from France   home to Australia.

'Mates you lost': the struggle of a Gladstone ANZAC

Anzac Day: What's open, what's closed in Gladstone

Stockland Shopping Centre.

Most major shopping centres will remain closed.

Anzac Day: Hundreds turn out for Agnes dawn service

LEST WE FORGET: The Anzac Day service at Agnes Water.

Local RSL shows its ANZAC spirit with large donation to cadets.

The unique Gladstone region Anzac service people drive hours to see

The Turkey Beach Anzac Day march.

Support for Anzac Day brings tears to ceremony organiser's eyes.

ANZAC DAY: Air force reveals CQ locations to watch mammoth plane

A member of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) marshals a RAAF C-17 Globemaster following the aircraft's arrival in the Middle East. Photo: Contributed

MASSIVE bulk carrier to drop to 100m moments before reaching Rocky.

Gladstone man's slap knocks sunglasses off girlfriend's face

The man denied making contact - but CCTV footage had captured the incident.

Gladstone man 'panics', destroys evidence during search

In a moment of desperation while police searched his car, a Gladstone man was plotting how to destroy the evidence.

Gladstone man cut free from smashed car after driving high

A Boyne Island man has told a magistrate he nearly killed himself after getting behind the wheel high.

Curtis Island project under fire as gas exports revealed

MORE than half of the gas exported overseas by Santos's GLNG project is bought from third parties that could otherwise supply the troubled domestic market.

'Absolute disgrace': Unions, workers draw battlelines with bosses

NRG power station workers meet to discuss futher action.

Gladstone Power Station unions and workers hold mass meeting today.

CQ worker left 'deaf after explosion', sues for $1.3m

The Palm Lake Group is looking for a site supervisor.

Explosion victim sues for $1.3 million

'Unfair': CQ miner slammed as 100+ workers stood down unpaid

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Caledon Coal challenged over Cook Colliery decision.

$250K Gladstone Port study launched for inland rail plea

AUSTRALIA'S CHICAGO: Ken O'Dowd mp with Senator Matthew Canavan  at the RG Tanner coal terminal.

Study into Port to see how we can connect to inland rail.

Why Gladstone LNG sites are centre stage in gas mess

A tanker carrying LNG from Santos GLNG site with a glossary of terms about Gladstone's $70B industry.

How Gladstone found itself involved in a national energy crisis.

'Difficult spot': The Curtis Island site sucking Australia's gas

BIG EXPORTER: The Santos GLNG plant on Curtis Island.

Amount of third party domestic gas bought by Santos revealed.

Building up from the bust: Multitrade finds interstate work.

WORKING HARD: Multitrade Building Hire managing director Anthony Groen-Int-Woud.

Family-owned Gladstone firm uses lessons it learned during the boom.

Adani reveals where CQ workers can find a job in 'months'

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ADANI CEO reveals exactly where it will post all its job ads.

CQ loses thousands of jobs in weeks as downturn bites

Wesfarmers Curragh Mine Blackwater.
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NO BACK-UP plan for mining boom end has left thousands out of a job.

Region shocked after popular sushi takeaway closes for good

SILVER LINING: An opportunity exists for a new business owner to step in to the Tannum Sands premises.

Another Gladstone region sushi store has closed its doors.

'Prove the human brain functions properly on vegan diet'

It's all well to want a perfect world, but that's an oxymoron, dairy farmer says to vegans in this letter to the editor

LETTER: 'Homosexuals have no rights to traditional marriage'

This letter writer says he would be disappointed in any politician who supported same sex marriage.

'Would be disappointing for any politician to support gay marriage'

Mum shares story of homelessness after hearing others

I just didn’t understand how they’d managed to be in such a pickle

'I just hope you survive to realise your own stupidity'

The scene of the tragic accident on the Bruce Hwy north at the United service station last Friday.

A letter to the aggressive drivers speeding on the Bruce Hwy

OPINION: The obligation we owe our Diggers

We owe our Diggers an immesurable debt for being able to live in peace in Australia.

What can we do in the face of all the uncertainty in the world?

SOAPBOX: Who's to blame if a teen turns bad?

Teenagers have massive pressure put on them.

Stop whingeing about teenagers. It's time we cut them some slack

OPINION: What it feels like to stand at Gallipoli

Gravestones are a reminder of Anzac Cove's tragic history.

A poignant place of rugged beauty

INFERNO: Dalby school shut as investigations continue

DEVASTATING: Fire burned for several hours at Dalby State School.

'This is devastating for us but our school is one of the hubs of the Dalby'

Two charged after violent threats and attempted break-in

CODE BLACK: A Gladstone Hospital staff member has been threatened.

TWO people have threatened a woman at an Ipswich home, police say

Fisherman hauls in monstrous bull shark

The giant bull shark appears to be over 3 metres long. Picture: Offshore Fishing NSW Facebook

This one'll make you think twice before jumping in the water

Five-star resort to mosquito infested: Palmer resort saga

The swimming pool at the Palmer Coolum Resort.

Look what the former five-star resort looks like now.

Le Pen takes step back to lift appeal

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has stepped away from Front National to broaden her appeal.

Emmanuel Macron got a million more votes than Le Pen

Luxury outback paradise built in western Queensland

TOP SPOT: Shandonvale Station owners have completed renovations to the property's historic shearing quarters. The facility will now be used as accommodation for their tourism initiative.

Couple transform historic station

Ex-deputy speaker faces $100k bill for rorting expenses

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says former deputy speaker Don Nardella will have to repay almost $100,000 in entitlements.

Pay up or be forced to, says Premier

Billionaire Elon Musk and Amber Heard hit Shingle Inn

Amber Heard and Elon Musk enjoy a bite to eat at the Shingle Inn, Broadbeach.

Actor Amber Heard and billionaire Elon Musk are enjoying Qld

Bounty hunters take the hiss

Nicholas Banos captures a python in Miami, Florida.

The longer the snake, the bigger the bounty

Piercing studio defends 'No Israelis' sign on front door

“Principle? You can’t discriminate people out of principle.

Rachel Antonio: Police to start searching Bowen tip

Rachel Antonio

Rachel disappeared 19 years ago tomorrow, on Anzac Day 1998

Mother relives the moment ‘bullied’ son committed suicide

Caleb Hershiser photo: Facebook

Mother breaks her foot running to save stop son shooting himself

Plan to legalise and tax cannabis launched in Switzerland


A new push in Switzerland for cannabis legalisation has been launched

The tell-tale sign your woman is a cheater

This one sign has a massive impact on how faithful a woman will be.

One sign drastically increases likelihood a woman will cheat

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

Injured tourist airlifted from cruise ship

The rescue chopper orbiting the cruise ship.

American tourist falls down the stairs of a cruise ship

Are these the world's most vain people?

Rich kids of Dubai

The Rich Kids of Dubai are already hitting the beach

Didn't know she was pregnant: baby born on the toilet

She said she did not know she was pregnant

Woolies goes nuts with 'special' that's not special

NUTS: A basic knowledge of maths will tell you that this special at Goodna Woolworths is far from it. Buy two for $10 or individually at $4.50 a pop.

Buy one bag of nuts for $4.50 or get the special of two for $10

Call to recognise effort of dogs in combat

Military working dog Yuki sticks close to his handler, aircraftman Adam McQuillan, during a capability display at RAAF Base Townsville.

Push to recognise roles of dogs in war

Bike rider injured after hitting kangaroo

A MAN in his 40s was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital

Madonna biopic in the works

MADONNA’S life as a rising pop star in New York in the early 1980s is set to be documented in a new biopic titled Blonde Ambition

New Netflix doco on JonBenet Ramsay's death makes huge claim

A new documentary will air claims that child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsay was murdered by a paedo sex ring.

New claims that JonBenet Ramsay was killed by a paedophile sex ring

Movie review: Guardians Of the Galaxy Vol. 2 delivers on all fronts

Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and Drax (Dave Bautista) in Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2.

Does Guardians Vol. 2 live up to high expectations set by original?

Sir Elton John hospitalised with rare infection

CROCODILE ROCKER: Sir Elton John will head to Mackay in September for the first stop of his Australian tour.

Elton John cancels shows after becoming violently ill.

Sunshine Coast singers out to turn chairs on The Voice

NEXT BIG THING? Tune in to see Glasshouse Mountains folk artist Benjamin James Caldwell on The Voice.

Do our Coast folk singers have what it takes to turn judges' chairs?

Former Glee star Lea Michele posts nude selfie to Instagram

Former Glee star Lea Michele has posted a very revealing snapshot

Gold Logie winner defends Molly Meldrum's Logies hijack

Samuel Johnson has defended Molly Meldrum after Logies speech