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Player injury brings rugby grand final to lengthy halt

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Captain: Grand final win ‘the cherry on the cake’

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Rural Fire Service crews are monitoring a fire on Stockbridge Road at Lowmead.

LNP pledges $33b four-lane Bruce Highway upgrade

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What’s being done in Rio Tinto’s $75m Gladstone shutdowns

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‘Miracle girl’ gets cancer for third time

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Woman goes on shopping spree with stolen card

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Catherine Rhonda Thornton used the card to buy cigarettes among other items.

Boyne man grew marijuana to ‘save money’

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‘Recreational’ user had drugs left over from party

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Kate Dama Burton didn’t think there would be any drugs left.

’Meth’ turned out to be something else

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Darren James Ashman got out of one of his more serious charges.

Gladstone receives manufacturing boost

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A revolutionary piece of industrial machinery was unveiled this morning which...

Industry giant asks workers ‘R U OK?’

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Defence grants for Gladstone to skill next generation

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Businesses can apply for grants of up to $500,000 to train and develop the...

Brimming with possibility: Industrial complex up for sale

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An experienced Gladstone real estate agent said an industrial complex up for sale...

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        Queensland Ballet hosts dance camp in Gladstone

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          ‘We’ve missed you’: Ice skating returns to Gladstone

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          What’s on: Exciting new stallholder joins Rotary market

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          Australian film festival brings much-needed boost to CQ

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          Mine club announces speakers for industry ‘night of nights’

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            Half of mining companies plan to reduce interstate FIFO

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                    Virgin Australia is facing “the worst crisis” in its history as its boss announced 250 imminent job cuts with more to come, and British Airways may be grounded for good.

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                      Australia’s largest class action in history is brewing with more than two million Aussies urged to take part in the landmark case.

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                      Raymond Eric James Gosley was driving home from Blackwater when he was pulled over.

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                      Raymond Eric James Gosley was driving home from Blackwater when he was pulled over.