Tannum cafe reopens opens with an 'incredible' difference

premium_icon Tannum cafe reopens opens with an 'incredible' difference

The project is an expansion of an existing GCLA social enterprise.

New GCLA president to passionately power on for progress

premium_icon New GCLA president to passionately power on for progress

She hopes to be a spokesperson for people with disabilities.

Uber app back after global outage

Uber app back after global outage

Rideshare app Uber is currently experiencing problems globally.

Charity's huge goal for a good cause

Charity's huge goal for a good cause

"I want to sell $100,000 worth of t-shirts in 30 days,”

Gladstone anglers show off catches

Gladstone anglers show off catches

MANY people on The Observer's Facebook page have submitted photos.

Skate park to open soon

premium_icon Skate park to open soon

The public open day is planned for December 19

Owen tipped to reach category 3, hit North QLD

Owen tipped to reach category 3, hit North QLD

North Queensland residents should prepare for severe thunderstorms.

Kids crammed in family daycare ‘ripoff’

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One of 11 Queensland providers cut off from government cash

Union boss ‘ordered cameras be covered during clean-up’

premium_icon Union boss ‘ordered cameras be covered during clean-up’

Court hears staff ordered to cover up CCTV cameras

You won’t believe bulldog’s ‘spectacular’ X-ray

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French bulldog Beefcake is one lucky duck

'Deplorable': Mum told to be better role model for children

premium_icon 'Deplorable': Mum told to be better role model for children

Gladstone mum told to be better role model for children

Charges dropped against captain at helm of abandoned vessel

premium_icon Charges dropped against captain at helm of abandoned vessel

Charges abandoned against captain of sunken vessel

Child rape accused located in Gladstone: police

premium_icon Child rape accused located in Gladstone: police

Police alleged the teen was involved in the "group rape".

WICET's latest target for legal action

premium_icon WICET's latest target for legal action

WICET files court action against New Hope Corporation.

HEALTH BOOST: Contractor named for emergency dept upgrade

premium_icon HEALTH BOOST: Contractor named for emergency dept upgrade

Upgrade looms with contractor named for $21m ED build.

New deal for proposed $1b Gladstone energy project

premium_icon New deal for proposed $1b Gladstone energy project

Australia Future Energy signs pre-feasibility deal.

Competition hot as industry tackles violence

premium_icon Competition hot as industry tackles violence

Gladstone industry took to the volleyball court to build awareness.

Sport

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      Langer backs Paine to break through in Perth

      premium_icon Langer backs Paine to break through in Perth

      Justin langer backs Paine to lead his troops to victory in Perth

      Baby Boyd could be Brisbane’s new Alf

      premium_icon Baby Boyd could be Brisbane’s new Alf

      Could young gun halfback Tanah Boyd be Brisbane’s new Allan Langer?

      Winx on road back as Waller plans future talks

      premium_icon Winx on road back as Waller plans future talks

      Winx thriving as Chris Waller looks to map out autumn campaign

      Aloisi not feeling pressure despite poor results

      premium_icon Aloisi not feeling pressure despite poor results

      Roar coach John Aloisi not feeling pressure despite poor start

      Community

        One Nation candidate for Flynn confirmed

        premium_icon One Nation candidate for Flynn confirmed

        Pauline Hanson's party has named its candidate for Flynn.

        With or without a cyclone, there's wet times ahead for CQ

        premium_icon With or without a cyclone, there's wet times ahead for CQ

        We delve into the forecasts to see what's happening with the weather

        PHOTOS: A look inside the MS Noordam cruise ship

        premium_icon PHOTOS: A look inside the MS Noordam cruise ship

        The Observer were given a special tour of the Holland America liner.

        Tech-team wins big in State finals of Lego competition

        premium_icon Tech-team wins big in State finals of Lego competition

        The Year 4, 5 and 6 students won themselves a funky trophy.

        What's On

          Traumatic Northern Rivers web series receives award

          premium_icon Traumatic Northern Rivers web series receives award

          Deadlock won Best online Series at AACTA 2018

          Creative take on Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest

          premium_icon Creative take on Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest

          Melbourne Theatre Company's North By Northwest is coming to Brisbane

          How a Byron band met this Hollywood superstar

          premium_icon How a Byron band met this Hollywood superstar

          The former supermodel stars in their latest music video

          Iggy pops for Bluesfest 2019

          Iggy pops for Bluesfest 2019

          Iggy Pop, Nora Jones and Nathaniel Rateliff in new announcement

          Local Business News

            'Crying need' for bulk billing facility

            premium_icon 'Crying need' for bulk billing facility

            'We're ready to go, all we need is the licence.'

            New machines prompt big move

            premium_icon New machines prompt big move

            'The whole move, the new machines and staff is a huge investment.'

            Christmas delivery deadline looming

            Christmas delivery deadline looming

            December 25 is fast approaching.

            The offal truth of Coles’ Queensland cattle battle

            premium_icon The offal truth of Coles’ Queensland cattle battle

            A multi-millionaire Qld cattle baron’s beef with Coles is laid bare.

            Lifestyle

              Plea to save Great Barrier Reef

              Plea to save Great Barrier Reef

              Dr Suzie Starfish and The Great Barrier Reef Thief

              Cheapest supermarket this Christmas

              Cheapest supermarket this Christmas

              22 festive items, three supermarkets - one major price difference

              Pooch pampering ramps up complete with tartan bandannas

              Pooch pampering ramps up complete with tartan bandannas

              Land Rover has released a range of 'Pet Packs'.

              'His ex won't let me take their child for Santa photos'

              'His ex won't let me take their child for Santa photos'

              "When her mother heard about it, she hit the ceiling"

              Entertainment

                THE pregnant Duchess of Sussex surprised guests at the British Fashion Awards with an unexpected speech, amid reports of a royal rift.

                Meghan stuns in surprise appearance

                Meghan stuns in Givenchy during surprise appearance at British Fashion Awards

                AS KARL Stefanovic celebrates his lavish nuptials in Mexico, ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn has launched an extraordinary attack on him.

                ‘Fake’: Karl’s ex unleashes after wedding

                “He’s thrown three weddings for goodness sake ... give us a break.”

                THE IPC will visit the venue today and will receive written submissions from the community until early January.

                premium_icon Splendour music venue decision underway

                THE IPC will visit the venue today

                The artists behind the hardcore raves where Sydney teenagers are overdosing on drugs say there is “absolutely no connection” between their music and narcotics.

                premium_icon DJs on deadly dance scene say they don’t glorify drugs

                Artists say “no connection” between their music and narcotics.

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                  Real Estate

                    House Rules auctioneer calls the bidding at Golden Beach property

                    premium_icon Home to three generations sells at auction

                    Successful bidder lives in the same street

                    What’s going on with property? Yesterday, we were warned of an imminent market collapse and economic crisis. But figures out today paint a different picture.

                    Shock housing market data released

                    “In October we saw a welcome lift in the number and value"

                    Australia is warned to prepare “contingency plans for a severe collapse in the housing market” that could lead to a “crisis situation” in our banks.

                    Prepare for ‘severe housing collapse’

                    Prepare “contingency plans for a severe collapse" in housing market.

                    Jobs

                      EXPRESSIONS of interest are now being called for a variety of roles at Adani’s Carmichael mine.

                      premium_icon How to score a job at Adani’s $2B megamine

                      Need a job? Expressions of interest for CQ mega mine being called

                      After seeing his son struggling to find a job one dad decided to reach out to the community for help and response he got left him speechless.

                      Dad’s sweet plea for son with Aspergers

                      After seeing his son struggling to find a job, one dad reached out.

                      AS FARMS struggle to fill vital jobs, changes to the rules around working visas are expected to bring thousands more backpackers to Australia, for longer.

                      premium_icon Visa changes to bring flood of backpackers

                      Islanders doing seasonal work will be able to stay longer

                      Motoring

                        AUSTRALIAN customers are treated to more power in Porsche’s cheapest vehicle than European customers because of this one key ingredient.

                        ROAD TEST: What it's like to drive Porsche’s 'bargain' car

                        Porsche Macan SUV has come in for a midlife facelift.

                        It’s not something you would normally expect someone to get emotional about, but then again Elon Musk isn’t your average bloke.

                        Musk gets teary in ‘incredible’ interview

                        Some are questioning Elon Musk's stability.

                        The VW Polo GTI hot hatch, at $31K, gives maximum pleasure for minimal money.

                        Want to save money on a Golf GTI? Get its smaller sibling

                        The VW Polo GTI is $14,500 less than a Golf GTI.