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On This Day: Annual Prime Day

Sometimes, Christmas does come in July. At least holiday season sales do. With its annual Prime Day, Amazon, the seventh largest retailer in the...

Village opens to ease rental crisis

A former Barney Point accommodation park has been transformed into a hub for social and affordable housing The Waybeah Friend St Village, now owned by...

Gladstone apprentice wins top gong

Gladstone's Tyler Gscheidle was crowned Central Queensland's apprentice of the year at the 2024 Queensland Training Awards Regional Final. Gscheidle, now a qualified carpenter with...

On This Day: National Mojito Day!

National Mojito Day on July 11 deserves a drink, so let’s toast. What more do you need on a hot summer’s day than to...

Rock On: Artemis proves Gladstone’s sweetest child

Gladstone teenager Artemis has always loved 'rocking out' to her favourite tunes. Despite the challenges posed by her cerebral palsy, the 18-year-old finds joy in...

Mayor promises tidy budget

Gladstone Mayor Matt Burnett has promised more staff, more road maintenance, more mowing of parks and gardens and more civic pride in a preview...

Showtime in Gladstone

Thousands converged on the Gladstone Showgrounds on Saturday, 6 July for the 2024 Gladstone Annual Show. This year's event was back bigger and better, featuring...

On This Day: National Kitten Day!

Kittens! Who doesn’t love tiny, adorable kittens? Their big heads, giant eyes, tiny pink paws and noses, and the adorable mews they make…. We can’t...

New Lake Awoonga marine zone in effect

All motorised watercraft are prohibited from entering a new marine zone at Lake Awoonga’s Riverston Bay from Monday, 1 July, making it safer for people...

Splash-A-Bout in Biloela, Moura

The Banana Shire Council has appointed Splash-A-Bout Swim School Management Company to operate the Biloela and Moura Aquatic Centres. With the departure of former manager...

Aquaculture volunteers making a splash

Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) has welcomed its first group of Aquaculture Gladstone volunteers who have been kept busy during the school holiday rush. Supporting...

Climate change: monumental but not impossible

The news has been awash with stories on energy transition this past fortnight, as well as a steady stream of stories covering extreme weather...

Workpac Callide mine workers in court win

Hundreds of labour hire workers at Batchfire’s Callide mine at Biloela in Central Queensland are in line for a pay rise after the Fair...

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