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Thu 18 Jul 2019

Major tax mistakes that could cost you

premium_icon Major tax mistakes that could cost you

MORE than two million Australians have already lodged their returns but it’s resulting in many making mistakes that could cost them money.

EXPLAINED: Future of nine major new mines

premium_icon EXPLAINED: Future of nine major new mines

WITH the gate to the Galilee Basin now open, here's how one of the world's largest untapped coal fields could become the powerhouse of Queensland's economy

'New adventure': Team RSPCA reveals plans for future

premium_icon 'New adventure': Team RSPCA reveals plans for future

President Nicole Allison said she and a few other volunteers had decided to "pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off and move on to a new adventure”.

Ken O'Dowd backs medical reclassification

premium_icon Ken O'Dowd backs medical reclassification

The member for Flynn has stood by the Department of Health change despite the council and local doctors calling for the move to be reversed.

Residents have their say on the council's budget

premium_icon Residents have their say on the council's budget

The Observer readers take to Facebook to express their opinions on the 2019-20 budget.

How did the council's budget compare to our neighbours?

premium_icon How did the council's budget compare to our neighbours?

See how Gladstone stacks up compared to other nearby council's budgets.

Major event is a win for regional sports development

premium_icon Major event is a win for regional sports development

Mayor spruiks stadium upgrades as team announced for July blockbuster.

Tips for success when applying for GPC apprenticeships

premium_icon Tips for success when applying for GPC apprenticeships

Last year more than 700 applications for GPC apprenticeships were received, and this year the company expects it to be just as competitive.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Projects, upgrades your rates will help fund in 2019-20

premium_icon Projects, upgrades your rates will help fund in 2019-20

Gladstone Regional Council has revealed where it'll spend its money during the next 12 months, in its 2019-20 budget released today.

Chemist to drug courier: Dad's job in huge meth ring exposed

premium_icon Chemist to drug courier: Dad's job in huge meth ring exposed

Steven Thanh Phong Tran was part of drug ring that delivered multi-million dollars worth of methamphetamine from Sydney to Brisbane and Mackay over 10 years

Gladstone business announces closure after seven years

premium_icon Gladstone business announces closure after seven years

A company spokesperson said the decision to close the store was "not taken lightly".

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Gladstone Salvo's are tackling loneliness

premium_icon Gladstone Salvo's are tackling loneliness

Kingdom Chat Room is for anyone needing a bite to eat or someone to speak to

Bicycle donation gives veteran a reason to get out of bed

premium_icon Bicycle donation gives veteran a reason to get out of bed

Army veteran Reg Armstrong opens up about his battle with depression and how a new bike will change everything.

STOP! If you run a red light here expect to be caught

premium_icon STOP! If you run a red light here expect to be caught

If you've ever wondered where Rocky's speed cameras are, this list is for you

'Cancer never rests': Call for support for Relay for Life

premium_icon 'Cancer never rests': Call for support for Relay for Life

CANCER Council Queensland is calling on Gladstone residents to put one foot in front of the other and walk for a cancer-free future at Relay for Life.

Residents urged to get checked during National Diabetes Week

premium_icon Residents urged to get checked during National Diabetes Week

After living with diabetes for about 10 years, Marion speaks about the importance of getting checked.

The night dad and I 'flashed' a history-making astronaut

premium_icon The night dad and I 'flashed' a history-making astronaut

Owen Bennedick says he can still remember the day he and his dad flashed a history-making astronaut during a pioneering flight.

Artist launches new classes, with a difference

premium_icon Artist launches new classes, with a difference

A GLASS of wine and a platter of cheese are the secret ingredient to learning how to paint.

COUNCIL BUDGET: Increases to rates, waste and water charges

premium_icon COUNCIL BUDGET: Increases to rates, waste and water charges

THE Gladstone Regional Council has announced an average general rate rise of 2.39 per cent across all services in today's 2019-20 budget.

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