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Fri 22 Feb 2019

Mine worker in Moranbah tragedy has been identified

premium_icon Mine worker in Moranbah tragedy has been identified

Anglo American has confirmed the mine worker's identity, saying his colleagues "knew him as devoted family man and someone always willing to help others".

Talk highlights need for sensible clean energy transition

premium_icon Talk highlights need for sensible clean energy transition

Clean energy presentation held at Gladstone Bowls Club.

SURVEY SAYS: Young and old encouraged to have say on park

premium_icon SURVEY SAYS: Young and old encouraged to have say on park

The future of Memorial Park is up for debate with survey available.

Windscreen repairer goes above and beyond to help ill woman

premium_icon Windscreen repairer goes above and beyond to help ill woman

PETER Barb says anyone would have reacted the same way when he helped a woman who was suffering symptoms similar to that of a heart attack.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

The hot five items to purchase from Kmart

premium_icon The hot five items to purchase from Kmart

These items can be purchased at Kmart Gladstone when it reopens on Saturday

Bad weather causes cruise cancellation

premium_icon Bad weather causes cruise cancellation

TROPICAL Cyclone Oma has dealt an economic blow to Gladstone before a breath of her wind was able reach our shores.

SNEAK PEEK: Take a look inside the revamped Kmart Gladstone

premium_icon SNEAK PEEK: Take a look inside the revamped Kmart Gladstone

The Observer has been given early access to see how the store has changed during its latest renovation.

Boats high and dry waiting out TC Oma

premium_icon Boats high and dry waiting out TC Oma

HALF of the Lady Musgrave Experience's fleet is quite literally high and dry as tour operator Brett Lakey hunkers down for Tropical Cyclone Oma.

Bushfire benefit concert postponed due to weather

Bushfire benefit concert postponed due to weather

BUSHFIRE benefit concert Band Together planned for this Saturday has been postponed to Saturday, April 13

Safety of Round Hill crew comes 'first and foremost'

premium_icon Safety of Round Hill crew comes 'first and foremost'

VMR Round Hill stalwart responds to Round Hill Creek report.

CYCLONE OMA: BoM's predictions for Gladstone region

premium_icon CYCLONE OMA: BoM's predictions for Gladstone region

A BoM forecaster says it is difficult to predict how intense rainfall will be and boaters, fishers, surfers and swimmers were asked to 'reconsider' their plans.

Unlocking the secrets of Southern Great Barrier Reef tourism

premium_icon Unlocking the secrets of Southern Great Barrier Reef tourism

International visitors to the SGBR spent a total of $106.7million last year, a 15.3% increase over the previous year

Cyclone Oma eerily similar to 1954 disaster

premium_icon Cyclone Oma eerily similar to 1954 disaster

WHY Oma is drawing comparisons to the 1954 flood.

'A bit unusual': Pastor grateful for unexpected help

premium_icon 'A bit unusual': Pastor grateful for unexpected help

'I said to her 'Wouldn't it be nice if they stopped by and helped?''

Man in serious condition after horse fall on CQ property

premium_icon Man in serious condition after horse fall on CQ property

The man was injured while riding on a property south of Rockhampton

Worker killed, four others injured in Moranbah mine incident

premium_icon Worker killed, four others injured in Moranbah mine incident

UPDATE: A Mines Inspectorate investigation is now underway after the incident involving a grader and a personnel carrier carrying 10 people.

UPDATE: Teen in hospital after pinned between two cars

premium_icon UPDATE: Teen in hospital after pinned between two cars

The incident occurred just before 7am this morning.

‘Love doesn’t pay the bills’: Workers struggle with low pay

premium_icon ‘Love doesn’t pay the bills’: Workers struggle with low pay

UNIONS have marched into Central Queensland to launch their campaign in the election battle for the key seats and your wages are the hot topic.

Politicians say funding precedent has been set for dredging

premium_icon Politicians say funding precedent has been set for dredging

Millions spent elsewhere on other dredging projects used as example.

Free money: Call to make use of former mayor's fund

premium_icon Free money: Call to make use of former mayor's fund

The trust fund, separate to council, was set up by the late Col Brown and is not widely known about.

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