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Thu 12 Dec 2019

GPC takes action with reconciliation plan

premium_icon GPC takes action with reconciliation plan

The plan aims to create and sustain positive change by raising awareness and knowledge of indigenous cultures

Snake takes refuge on woman's aircon

premium_icon Snake takes refuge on woman's aircon

A slithery visitor has dropped in on one unsuspecting resident in an attempt to keep cool

Insurance price hikes on the way

premium_icon Insurance price hikes on the way

Ferocious hail storms and devastating floods across Queensland have left a multimillion-dollar hole in the insurance industry and higher premiums are the likely.

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Why you should head to Crow Street Creative on Friday night

premium_icon Why you should head to Crow Street Creative on Friday night

CROW Street Creative are hosting their final Friday night event for the year and it’s set to go out with a bang.

Support for ‘young contemporary’ veterans

premium_icon Support for ‘young contemporary’ veterans

Ex-serviceman Jon Felton is looking for local veterans interested in being part of a Young Veterans group

2019 FORMAL PHOTOS: Don't miss our special paper lift out

2019 FORMAL PHOTOS: Don't miss our special paper lift out

Be sure to grab your copy of Friday’s The Observer for all the fashions from this year’s formals.

Last chance to Adopt a Family this Christmas

Last chance to Adopt a Family this Christmas

For most, Christmas is a time of joy, gifts and quality time with family, but there’s many families in our community who experience financial hardship or...

Motorist allegedly caught with 64g of cocaine, meth, weapons

premium_icon Motorist allegedly caught with 64g of cocaine, meth, weapons

Anthony John Robert Featherstone refused bail after police alleged he was travelling into Gladstone with almost 180g of methamphetamines and 64g of cocaine.

Gladstone region gives best gift of all

premium_icon Gladstone region gives best gift of all

THE Gladstone community has gone above and beyond this Christmas by restoring sight to a single father and his children.

IN COURT: 21 people to appear at Gladstone today

premium_icon IN COURT: 21 people to appear at Gladstone today

EACH day, a number of people appear in Gladstone court on a range of different charges and matters.Here is a list of everyone who has been listed to appear in court...

FIRE UPDATE: Firefighters work tirelessly on five blazes

premium_icon FIRE UPDATE: Firefighters work tirelessly on five blazes

FIRE crews worked tirelessly on five fires in the region yesterday.

‘Black market will flourish’: Fisherman’s quota concerns

premium_icon ‘Black market will flourish’: Fisherman’s quota concerns

A COMMERCIAL fisherman is concerned the black market for black jewfish will thrive due to new quotas for the fishery.

Third bin? All options explored in waste strategy

premium_icon Third bin? All options explored in waste strategy

It’s no trash talk - a third kerbside bin for food and garden organics is among the options being explored by council to try to reduce the region’s waste.

Franchise looks to boost beverage options at Stockland

premium_icon Franchise looks to boost beverage options at Stockland

Boost Juice are looking for someone with passion to open a store in Gladstone next year

Tue 10 Dec 2019

‘Barra tragic’ catches elusive $1k Hook Up fish

premium_icon ‘Barra tragic’ catches elusive $1k Hook Up fish

The Hook Up volunteer has caught the first pink tagged barramundi - and on his birthday.

‘Hundreds’ of milkshake flavour combinations at new store

premium_icon ‘Hundreds’ of milkshake flavour combinations at new store

The newly opened Calliope store encourages customers to combine milkshake flavours to create unique tastes

’Hulk Hogan of Australian politics’ checks out the regions

premium_icon ’Hulk Hogan of Australian politics’ checks out the regions

Two of the country’s most senior politicians have used some surprising insults to attack other as they try to claim the upper hand in regional Queensland.

Quota ladies generous gift to mental health facility

premium_icon Quota ladies generous gift to mental health facility

The vital short-term facility provides key mental health support to help patients transition out of hospital, or to avoid a hospital admission.

’These kids have goals now’: Mum's free gym class for teens

premium_icon ’These kids have goals now’: Mum's free gym class for teens

A GLADSTONE mother has opened her home to the region's troubled youth to keep them off the streets and promote healthy habits.

Say thank you to our heroes

premium_icon Say thank you to our heroes

It’s the second time this pair have teamed up to put on a day dedicated to appreciating emergency service workers

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