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Southern tourists queuing at the border ready to spend big

Premium Content Southern tourists queuing at the border ready to spend big

Queensland tourism operators hope for southerner visitor deluge

Thousands of Fraser Coast businesses shut

Premium Content Thousands of Fraser Coast businesses shut

How 'a little pain and embarrassment is better than bankruptcy'

'Going gangbusters': Australia to take global lead with LNG

Premium Content 'Going gangbusters': Australia to take global lead with LNG

Minister for Resources says 'Gladstone is a big part of the story'.

Departing liner puts big dent in economy

Premium Content Departing liner puts big dent in economy

MILLIONS of dollars will sail away when Pacific Eden makes her final departure from...

Australia's biggest prison to house 1700 inmates

Australia's biggest prison to house 1700 inmates

Contractor promises 1100 construction jobs, 600 permanent jobs

OPINION: Massive news for the local economy

OPINION: Massive news for the local economy

One thing we know for sure is big sporting events bring in big money

The Bogan Bees create a buzz in PubFest quest

The Bogan Bees create a buzz in PubFest quest

The Bogan Bees create a buzz in PubFest quest

CBD markets bring in the customers

CBD markets bring in the customers

CBD markets bring in the customers

Fraser Coast relying on influx of cashed-up retirees to grow

Fraser Coast relying on influx of cashed-up retirees to grow

Coast relying on influx of cashed-up retirees to grow