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Wed 20 Mar 2019

CQUni working with world leader to turn trash into treasure

premium_icon CQUni working with world leader to turn trash into treasure

CQUni is working on establishing a Memorandum of Understanding with Texas A&M University to further research collaboration into biofuels.

Marine art turning heads at Gladstone airport

Marine art turning heads at Gladstone airport

Famous barramundi sculpture on another journey of discovery.

A day of fashion, food and fun at Easter fashion parade

premium_icon A day of fashion, food and fun at Easter fashion parade

The event raises funds to purchase much-needed equipment for Gladstone Hospital

'We sell self-esteem': Barber puts region on national radar

premium_icon 'We sell self-esteem': Barber puts region on national radar

He says he first started making his own products by hand nearly two decades ago in a back room. Now one of his products has been being nationally recognised.

'Safer for our kids': Petition calls for changes to bridge

premium_icon 'Safer for our kids': Petition calls for changes to bridge

The bridge experiences heavy traffic and is close to a school. Children often cross the busy road unsafely.

Gladstone prayer service will honour Christchurch victims

premium_icon Gladstone prayer service will honour Christchurch victims

President says there were some minor safety concerns among the local Muslim population after Friday's attack.

Rail Trail passes major hurdle at council meeting

premium_icon Rail Trail passes major hurdle at council meeting

The Boyne Burnett Inland Rail Trail has taken another step forward.

Four votes to be utilised at crucial LGAQ meeting

premium_icon Four votes to be utilised at crucial LGAQ meeting

The April 2 meeting is expected to be a pivotal one for Queensland councils.

Worrying stats reveal prevalence of cancer in CQ

premium_icon Worrying stats reveal prevalence of cancer in CQ

CANCER Council Queensland will reveal new statistics today which show the prevalence of the disease within Central Queensland.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

New details emerge in tragic sunken vessel cases

premium_icon New details emerge in tragic sunken vessel cases

Skipper Matthew Neil Roberts, 61, and crewman David Barry Chivers, 36, remain missing and it's suspected they also lost their lives in the sinking of Cassandra.

BoM cancels severe thunderstorm warning

BoM cancels severe thunderstorm warning

The Bureau of Meteorology predicts damaging winds and large hail stones

Councillor calls out senator's 'bad behaviour'

premium_icon Councillor calls out senator's 'bad behaviour'

He refused to call Senator Anning by name, instead referring to him as a 'senator from Gladstone'.

Leading demographer to reveal what's next for CQ

Leading demographer to reveal what's next for CQ

GLADSTONE residents have an opportunity this month to get a glimpse into what the region could look like in 24 years.

Who do you think you are? This event will help you find out

premium_icon Who do you think you are? This event will help you find out

'Most people know up to their grandparents so then I talk to them about the steps to get further.'

Families shown footage of capsized vessel at inquest

premium_icon Families shown footage of capsized vessel at inquest

SILENCE descended on a Gladstone courtroom as family members of two men who were onboard FV Cassandra watched drone footage of the capsized trawler.

Preps set to shine in special feature

premium_icon Preps set to shine in special feature

The Observer's My First Year photo feature continues to take shape.

How community groups can apply for funding to save energy

premium_icon How community groups can apply for funding to save energy

The Energy Efficient Communities Program aims to lower energy consumption and power bills

'Brilliant scheme': A taste of military life for youths

premium_icon 'Brilliant scheme': A taste of military life for youths

'The applications we're taking now is for next year's intake'

Catches Of The Week: Angler reels in giant groper

premium_icon Catches Of The Week: Angler reels in giant groper

'I thought I had a shark, so I let him run a bit before tightening the drag'

Why Biloela's auction clearance rates are low

premium_icon Why Biloela's auction clearance rates are low

'To buy at auction, it is an unconditional contract - where you have to have your finance organised and conduct a building and pest inspection beforehand'

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