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“I’ve been doing comedy for 32 years, and as far as I am concerned every show that I did in those three decades was just practice for the big show in Gladstone.” Yup, you guessed it, Arj Barker, Australia’s adopted son of comedy, returns to......

Did you know cheesecakes supposedly originated in ancient Greece and were served to athletes at the first Olympic Games? American cheesecake wasn’t invented until the late 1800s. New Yorker dairyman William Lawrence accidentally invented cream cheese in 1872 while trying to recreate a soft French......

Gladstone is one step closer to becoming a Hydrogen Hub with Gladstone Engineering Alliance (GEA) set to receive $50,000 to establish a Hydrogen Technology Cluster. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said the funding would drive the development of Queensland’s hydrogen supply......

The Liquor Cabinet Series By D.L. Gallie   Featuring a brand-new cover, the Liquor Cabinet series is a collection of four novels in one. These contemporary romances have a little bit of suspense, a lot of passion and lots of drama. Follow the stories of......

Rio Tinto’s Yarwun alumina refinery has reduced its raw water consumption by 30 per cent over the last five years. The refinery, which began exporting alumina in 2004, has reduced raw water consumption from 28,000 cubic metres to 20,000 cubic metres per day. General Manager......

Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) went purple in May to raise awareness for Domestic & Family Violence (D&FV) Prevention Month. The large QAL logo, at the site’s front entrance, was painted purple, which started a challenge around site with other purple items popping up, including an......

17-year-old Gladstone local Sierra Knopke was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) at age 12 after going to her doctor for a stinging collar bone. “I don’t think many young people think cancer will happen to them, if they think about it at all,” she......

You wouldn’t think it, but Calliope District Golf Club has played host to a number of celebrities over its 50 (+1) years including the Great White Shark, Greg Norman. “Greg attended the course many years ago,” Club President John Pearce said. “He almost drove number......

Edward and Mary Liddicoat reared a family of four boys and four girls. The children were Edward George (1886), Lillian Ethel, (1888- 1979), Reginald Frank (1890-1975), William Percy (Percy 1892-1983), Florence May (May 1900-1946), Hettie Marguerite (Daisy 1901-1993), Richard Leonard (Leonard 1903-1985) and Gwendoline Irene......

Alien slime, air propelled rockets and asteroid pet rocks were just some of the space themed activities Gladstone Central State School (GCSS) students took part in during a special Under 8’s Week celebration last month. Under 8’s Week is an initiative of the Early Childhood......

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