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Tue 22 Jan 2019

CATCHES OF THE WEEK: Jacks and barra dominate

premium_icon CATCHES OF THE WEEK: Jacks and barra dominate

Fishing enthusiasts from across the Gladstone region were keen to share their catches from their recent fishing trips.

Find out which roads in the Banana region will get upgrades

premium_icon Find out which roads in the Banana region will get upgrades

"For some roads, this maintenance is conducted in accordance with the classification of the road.”

'Adorable': Mountaintop proposal for young lovers

premium_icon 'Adorable': Mountaintop proposal for young lovers

IT TOOK about 14 months and two treks to the top of Mt Larcom for a young Gladstone couple to celebrate one of the most exciting days of their lives.

CCTV BUST: Man a 'risk to community' after alleged attacks

premium_icon CCTV BUST: Man a 'risk to community' after alleged attacks

A GLADSTONE man accused of assaulting police, a security guard and exposing himself will stay locked up after being labelled a "risk to the community".

Afterpay putting bite on insurers

premium_icon Afterpay putting bite on insurers

Young Australians are turning to buy-now-pay-later juggernaut Afterpay to cover dental costs as they shun private health insurance.

SuperCoach NRL Cheapie Bible: 11 rookies added

premium_icon SuperCoach NRL Cheapie Bible: 11 rookies added

It is never too early to start the hunt for quality SuperCoach NRL cheapies. Begin your study here.

How a finch could stop Adani's Carmichael mega-mine

premium_icon How a finch could stop Adani's Carmichael mega-mine

'This is just another step down the path of what seems to be a process where green activists have hijacked the Queensland Labor Government'; Senator Canavan

Labor’s $1b boost to fuel Queensland jobs boom

premium_icon Labor’s $1b boost to fuel Queensland jobs boom

Australia’s hydrogen ­export industry would be opened up under an audacious $1 billion Labor plan intended to revive the fortunes of central Queensland.

'Long time coming': First sod turned for $66m school

premium_icon 'Long time coming': First sod turned for $66m school

POLITICIANS, tradespeople and eager Calliope parents will celebrate today when the first sod is finally turned at the site of Calliope's high school.

Radiology head on how crucial MRI bulk-billing is for city

premium_icon Radiology head on how crucial MRI bulk-billing is for city

The start date of the anticipated service has been revealed, and the doctor believes it may have an impact on the number of specialists moving to Gladstone.

SuperCoach NRL new season now under way

premium_icon SuperCoach NRL new season now under way

With NRL SuperCoach now launched, we reveal the 10 things we learned from possibly the craziest SuperCoach season yet.

SuperCoach NRL study guide: Broncos

premium_icon SuperCoach NRL study guide: Broncos

There’s a new coach and a new era in Brisbane, but how will Anthony Seibold’s style impact on the Broncos Super Coach studs?

Mon 21 Jan 2019

The top spots to get a likeable Instagram shot in our region

premium_icon The top spots to get a likeable Instagram shot in our region

The Observer has found our region's most-liked places on the social networking site Instagram.

HIT AND RUN: Young mum's 'grave error of judgement'

premium_icon HIT AND RUN: Young mum's 'grave error of judgement'

Gladstone woman crashes car at intersection and leaves the scene, but comes back later in a different car

LNP donation link to NAIF board

premium_icon LNP donation link to NAIF board

HALF the federal government-appointed board of the Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility is linked to LNP donations.

CUSTOMS BUST: $15K penalty for hidden steroids, drugs

premium_icon CUSTOMS BUST: $15K penalty for hidden steroids, drugs

FORMER lovers front court on illegal import charges after customs find steroids, drugs and weapons in their luggage.

The cheapest ways to cool your home

premium_icon The cheapest ways to cool your home

SOARING energy bills in the summer months can easily blow out for those trying to keep cool. So what are the most cost-effective ways to avoid the heat?

Strawberry sabotage: Lawyers in negotiations

premium_icon Strawberry sabotage: Lawyers in negotiations

LAWYERS for a woman accused of contaminating strawberries with sewing needles are in negotiations with prosecutors over the case, a court has heard.

The message police want drivers to hear during busy period

premium_icon The message police want drivers to hear during busy period

"Everybody believes they're a fantastic driver, but you got to drive for everyone around you as well.”

Greens call to increase funding for public schools

premium_icon Greens call to increase funding for public schools

'The federal government have cut billions from public schools while giving an extra $4.6 billion to private schools.'

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