Gladstone

Gladstone fire 'suspicious' say police

A blaze that engulfed an empty flat in central Queensland is being treated as suspicious.

Privatising Gladstone's port will not impact LNG price: Santos CEO

Future LNG export capital  Gladstone Harbour.

Tony Moore Santos chief executive David Knox said it would make no difference to the price of Santos' liquid natural gas exports if the Port of Gladstone was privatised.

Gladstone Harbour inquiry needed: scientist

Tony Moore A Fitzgerald-style inquiry should look into a Gladstone Harbour wall that leaked dredge material into the Great Barrier Reef, a prominent environmentalist says.

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Gladstone port inquiry requires 'prompt turnaround'

Coal ships being loaded at Gladstone coal loading facility.

Tony Moore Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt will this week reveal details of a major inquiry into the leaking of dredge spoil onto the Great Barrier Reef.

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Scientists get second shot at Gladstone Harbour probe

Tony Moore Two CSIRO scientists who last year found Gladstone Harbour to be healthy have been appointed to conduct a new independent inquiry into the harbour.

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Findings from Gladstone bund wall inquiry set to be released

Tony Moore Findings from a second inquiry into why a protective bund wall built to to protect the Gladstone Harbour from dredge spoil leaked in 2011 will be released before Tuesday's federal budget.

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Elderly man shot near Gladstone

Kim Stephens Elderly man shot in leg by two intruders south of Gladstone.

Bikies linked to Gladstone drug raids

Police raid a Gladstone home.

Kim Stephens Black Uhlans and Bandidos linked to clandestine drug laboratories

Premier Campbell Newman promises world leaders a good time

Campbell Newman

Amy Remeikis When asked where he would take a world leader to showcase the best the sunshine state had to offer, Mr Newman didn't even need to think.

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Wayne Goss a 'shy' premier who brought forth the sunshine

wayne goss

Amy Remeikis He was Mr 70 per cent. The man with the 'Goss gloss'.

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Man caught drink-driving on a lawnmower

Man caught drink driving on a lawnmower.

A MAN who was found driving a lawn mower down Glenlyon Rd, learnt you can still be booked for drink driving when you're not in a car or motorbike.

Convicted sex offender confesses to searching for pictures on CQ University computers

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A convicted sex offender, who once broke into a home dressed in a cape and mask to molest young boys, has been banned from using the internet unsupervised after he looked up pictures on CQ University...

Memorial ride honours Rebekka

Kim Stephens Rebekka Meyer, the 22-year-old Danish cyclist killed by a truck at a Brisbane intersection last month, will be honoured by fellow Brisbane cyclists with a memorial ride on Wednesday morning.

Southside roads set for upgrade but cycle groups want more

Cycling groups have called for segregated bikeways to protect cyclists from traffic.

Kim Stephens Two southside Brisbane roads will be upgraded before the end of the financial year to improve cyclist safety but a bicycle advocacy group has dismissed it as "window dressing".

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Queensland MPs spend $2.2 million in allowances in one year

Exterior of Queensland's Parliament House.

Amy Remeikis It's not cheap running the state. The latest expense reports, tabled in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon, reveal MPs spent close to $2.2 million in expenses between July 2013 and July 2014.

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Detour trucks around Mater Hospital to save lives: scientist

Mater Hospital scientist Sagie Pillai.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council and state government planning authorities will have blood on their hands if quick steps are not taken to remove heavy vehicles from Stanley Street near the Mater Hospital, a...

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Probe to begin at Queensland truck blast site

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

The scene of a massive truck explosion in outback Queensland has finally been made safe, more than two days after the blast injured eight people and badly damaged a highway and bridge.

Guns, drugs, cash seized as 48 charged in drug bust

Qld police

Kristian Silva and Tony Moore State-wide operation targets criminal gangs.

Light plane crashes in central Queensland

Qld police

Kristian Silva Grass fire reported after light plane crashes near Gladstone.

Groups to lose charity status for not doing paperwork

commissioner Susan Pascoe of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

Sam Allen-Ankins More than 140 Queensland charities run the risk of having their registration revoked after an investigation by the national regulator. The full list.

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