GLADSTONE workers will be prioritised for hundreds of jobs in what is being described as a "community" project.
A $1 BILLION project, expected to create hundreds of jobs for three decades, has been placed in the fast lane by Queensland's Coordinator General.
THE owners of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal have received an eight-year respite on debt repayments, which some feared would lead to the facility's demise.
A STUDY will be released later this year in the hope of convincing a government department to take responsibility for the shallow Round Hill Creek.
FOUR horses were rescued from a fast-moving fire at Agnes Water this morning by two strangers who were involved in the community's effort to protect homes.
FIRE crews have contained a bushfire at Agnes Water, which veered dangerously close to properties earlier today.
ALMOST $4000 in fines were dealt out on Saturday night to five men involved in an alleged fight that took place in a Gladstone pub on Saturday night.
The upgrades are expected to lure more tourists to the island