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September 2015

Published a story 14th Sep 2015 9:03 PM

FOOD can be fickle, and in Gladstone where the options aren’t limitless, it pays to keep an open mind.

How eatery owners are using Facebook to their benefit

FOOD can be fickle, and in Gladstone where the options aren’t limitless, it pays to keep an open mind.

Published a story 7th Sep 2015 8:42 AM

GLADSTONE has provided plenty of inspiration for two Observer reporters are who heading off on a year-long cycling trek across Asia and Europe.

Observer journos hit the road for year-long cycling trek

GLADSTONE has provided plenty of inspiration for two Observer reporters are who heading off on a year-long cycling trek across Asia and Europe.

Published a story 1st Sep 2015 8:59 PM

FROM the Southern Great Barrier Reef, to industry and community, artist Ping Carlyon has depicted Gladstone’s greatest assets in a new souvenir collection.

New souvenir collection designed, produced by locals

FROM the Southern Great Barrier Reef, to industry and community, artist Ping Carlyon has depicted Gladstone’s greatest assets in a new souvenir collection.

August 2015

Published a story 30th Aug 2015 8:55 PM

A GROUP of Gladstone motorcyclists has become the first chapter in Queensland to empower young people in the wake of abuse.

Motorcyclists empower young people in wake of abuse

A GROUP of Gladstone motorcyclists has become the first chapter in Queensland to empower young people in the wake of abuse.

Published a story 29th Aug 2015 6:12 AM

CHRISTMAS came early for Calliope grandmother Jenny Huth, who walked away with $1000 from The Observer’s Costbuster Giant Grocery Giveaway.

Pensioner thrilled to win $1000 Grocery Giveaway

CHRISTMAS came early for Calliope grandmother Jenny Huth, who walked away with $1000 from The Observer’s Costbuster Giant Grocery Giveaway.

Published a story 29th Aug 2015 6:00 AM

ORICA has donated its original 25-year-old metal-turning lathe to the Gladstone Men’s Shed.

What goes around comes around with old Orica lathe

ORICA has donated its original 25-year-old metal-turning lathe to the Gladstone Men’s Shed.

Published a story 28th Aug 2015 1:33 AM

ABORIGINAL and Torres Strait Islander people make up 25% of employment on Rio Tinto Alcan’s Weipa site, compared to just 3.5% in Gladstone.

Video: Elders move to close Gladstone's learning, jobs gap

ABORIGINAL and Torres Strait Islander people make up 25% of employment on Rio Tinto Alcan’s Weipa site, compared to just 3.5% in Gladstone.

Published a story 25th Aug 2015 8:18 AM

THE  Observer’s annual Best in Business nomination period is officially open.

Nominations open for Best in Business awards

THE Observer’s annual Best in Business nomination period is officially open.

Published a story 24th Aug 2015 6:28 AM

JUMPING out of a plane from 10,000 feet wasn’t on Raelene Dickinson’s list of things to do, but she’s going to do it anyway.

Skydiving jump a great 40th birthday present

JUMPING out of a plane from 10,000 feet wasn’t on Raelene Dickinson’s list of things to do, but she’s going to do it anyway.

Published a story 23rd Aug 2015 9:06 PM

TEACHERS from across central Queensland spent the weekend dressing up in costumes to learn about mangrove life.

Teachers learn how to make science fun

TEACHERS from across central Queensland spent the weekend dressing up in costumes to learn about mangrove life.

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