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Thu 13 Dec 2018

Remember the council's Bunker Down Gladstone video?

premium_icon Remember the council's Bunker Down Gladstone video?

"The video proved to be hugely popular last year, which really showed we have a region that understands the importance of preparing for the storm season.”

‘Extremely strong’ death link to dog food

premium_icon ‘Extremely strong’ death link to dog food

VETS have linked a dog food brand to a spate of nationwide dog deaths — but the cause is still unknown nine months after the deaths of at least 19 dogs.

Carinity Education scoops a million-dollar boost

premium_icon Carinity Education scoops a million-dollar boost

Principal Jane Greenland said the money would go towards a new centre which would greatly improve student learning and future career prospects.

Welfare ATMs for cashless card users will be in pubs, clubs

premium_icon Welfare ATMs for cashless card users will be in pubs, clubs

THE relentless controversy that has surrounded the cashless card has reached new heights, with Indue revealing the ATMs recipients can access their balance.

DELUGE: Why most of our rain will come from the west

premium_icon DELUGE: Why most of our rain will come from the west

Tropical Cyclone Owen is not expected to reach the Capricorn region until Sunday but we face severe wet weather before then

How bringing migrants straight to regions can boost economy

premium_icon How bringing migrants straight to regions can boost economy

The plan would boost local economies by bringing migrants directly to the regional areas crying out for employees

'Amazing adventure': The cold never bothered Franko anyway

premium_icon 'Amazing adventure': The cold never bothered Franko anyway

Antarctica's frosty reception is a far cry from the warm tropical climate of the Gladstone region.

Award-winning light display owners shine light on charity

Award-winning light display owners shine light on charity

This couple definitely has a strong Christmas spirit, and this year they hope to raise money for neglected and abused children.

Truckie hurt in Bruce Highway collision

premium_icon Truckie hurt in Bruce Highway collision

EMERGENCY services were called to a multi-vehicle crash overnight involving a truck and a vehicle on the Bruce Highway.

Our female drink-driving hot spots

premium_icon Our female drink-driving hot spots

Women make up a quarter of Queensland’s drink-drivers, but the proportion is higher in certain areas.

Australia takes global LNG export crown for first time

premium_icon Australia takes global LNG export crown for first time

AUSTRALIA has overtaken Qatar and earned the crown as the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas for the first time in November.

Duo push for legislation change to get our tourism sailing

premium_icon Duo push for legislation change to get our tourism sailing

Ken O'Dowd and Darryl Branthwaite back law change to allow foreign flagged vessels to run high end tourist charters in Australian waters.

The ancient law costing billions in super yacht tourism

premium_icon The ancient law costing billions in super yacht tourism

ANTHONY Hodgson, the skipper of super yacht 'Endless Summer' says a law dating back to the days of Captain Cook is costing Australia billions in tourism revenue

Company's first military cargo shipment docks at port

premium_icon Company's first military cargo shipment docks at port

The Kota Naga has an 1800 TEU container capacity and can carry cargo considered 'hazardous'.

Dreamy mansion hits the market for $1.85M

premium_icon Dreamy mansion hits the market for $1.85M

Built over two lots across 77.1 hectares, the Fingerfield Rd mansion was built overlooking Baffle Creek.

Top cop’s ambitious goal this silly season

premium_icon Top cop’s ambitious goal this silly season

Queensland’s top traffic cop has set his sights high as officers are deployed in force to contain the Christmas road toll.

Queensland schoolkids’ tech shock

premium_icon Queensland schoolkids’ tech shock

Use of digital devices has soared among Queensland schoolchildren, but you wouldn’t know it based on some troubling new data.

Childcare site ‘a game-changer’ for parents

premium_icon Childcare site ‘a game-changer’ for parents

The government is set to launch the “TripAdvisor” of childcare, a new website that will make it easier for parents to work out which facility is best for kids.

Teachers threaten strike over schools plan

premium_icon Teachers threaten strike over schools plan

Educators have threatened to strike if their demands to ditch a contentious schools plan are not met.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

'Never be another Queeny': Fond memories of loved guide dog

premium_icon 'Never be another Queeny': Fond memories of loved guide dog

Much-loved guide dog Queeny has gone to doggy heaven.

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