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Thu 18 Apr 2019

Know your fishing rules these Easter holidays

premium_icon Know your fishing rules these Easter holidays

WHILE the Easter long weekend is the perfect time for a little fishing retreat, there are rules for fishers to obey or risk being slapped with a hefty fine.

Adani pays fine for environmental breach

premium_icon Adani pays fine for environmental breach

ADANI has paid off a fine for breaching its environmental licence at the Abbot Point coal terminal during the February flood catastrophe.

ACCC warns: Don't buy from Viagogo

premium_icon ACCC warns: Don't buy from Viagogo

A MAJOR ticket reseller site tricked buyers into thinking event tickets were about to sell out when there were plenty still available.

CPR performed on man in near drowning at Heron Island

premium_icon CPR performed on man in near drowning at Heron Island

A MAN is in a stable condition in hospital after a near drowning incident at Heron Island yesterday.

'More lies': O'Dowd and Beers clash over penalty rates

premium_icon 'More lies': O'Dowd and Beers clash over penalty rates

Public holiday penalty rate cuts in the crosshairs of Flynn candidate.

Gladstone chef's hot tips for matching wine with seafood

premium_icon Gladstone chef's hot tips for matching wine with seafood

Find out what drops Lance Meier suggests to pair with local seafood.

Four cracking nights of fireworks at Harbour Festival

premium_icon Four cracking nights of fireworks at Harbour Festival

Meet the man behind thefireworks at the Gladstone Harbour Festival.

LOOKING BACK: Gladstone Harbour festival 20 years ago

premium_icon LOOKING BACK: Gladstone Harbour festival 20 years ago

Did we spot you in any of these photos in the Observer from 1999?

WHAT'S ON: Things to do this Easter long weekend

premium_icon WHAT'S ON: Things to do this Easter long weekend

There's plenty on to keep the whole family occupied this long weekend.

HARBOUR FEST: 2-for-1 ride coupons up for grabs

HARBOUR FEST: 2-for-1 ride coupons up for grabs

Pick up this Saturday's edition of The Observer.

WEATHER: The forecast for the Easter long weekend

premium_icon WEATHER: The forecast for the Easter long weekend

Find out if you need to have an umbrella handy this weekend

What's open and closed for Easter in the Gladstone region

premium_icon What's open and closed for Easter in the Gladstone region

We've compiled a list of opening hours for businesses and services in the region

QAL Castaways ready to hit the harbour in new raft

premium_icon QAL Castaways ready to hit the harbour in new raft

THE apprentices who form the QAL Castaways will put their purpose-built raft to the test tomorrow during the annual Great Raft Regatta.

Car runs off road after possible three car crash

premium_icon Car runs off road after possible three car crash

The car drove into the path of oncoming traffic before running off the road

Fed-up town refusing to serve activists

premium_icon Fed-up town refusing to serve activists

TOUGH-NUT locals will refuse to serve activists in their pubs and cafes as their tiny town becomes ground zero for hundreds of anti-Adani protesters

Meet the Gladstone chef behind the fancy waterfront lunch

premium_icon Meet the Gladstone chef behind the fancy waterfront lunch

THREE weeks of collaboration and careful planning have gone into perfecting tomorrow's inaugural Yachtsman's long lunch.

'We are excited': New party to celebrate the Yacht Race

premium_icon 'We are excited': New party to celebrate the Yacht Race

Find out all the details for this year's first Brisbane to Gladstone line crossing party

Seafarers want a fair go and 'majority' of polled agree

premium_icon Seafarers want a fair go and 'majority' of polled agree

Poll of voters in Flynn has found overwhelming support...

Does election money match community leaders' wish lists?

premium_icon Does election money match community leaders' wish lists?

WITH Gladstone among the key battlegrounds for the Federal Election, already residents have seen money promised for various projects.

'Like a desert': Club teed off over water irrigation system

premium_icon 'Like a desert': Club teed off over water irrigation system

'If you've got a course that's nice and green obviously you get more people wanting to play there, which generates the income'

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