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Discovery Coast, Central Queensland, Gateway To The Southern Great Barrier Reef. The Discovery Coast offers that unique getaway, the freedom and space to explore private beaches, National Parks and so much more, the Discovery Coast Region is a destination that is rapidly becoming recognised and well marked on the Queensland holiday trail.

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Gemma Wins Awards

by Coastal Rag on Nov 21, 2014

Gemma has also had poetry published in a book as a result of the Write for Fun competition, a national writing competition for primary and secondary school children. Her poem Fantasy was recently published in the Write as Rain book. Continue reading →

Regional Roads Scheduled For Resurfacing

Regional Roads Scheduled For Resurfacing

by Coastal Rag on Nov 20, 2014

Roads earmarked for works will include 15 streets in the Benaraby, Mount Larcom, Raglan, Ambrose and Calliope areas; six streets and a car park in Boyne Island; 38 streets and a car park in the Gladstone area; nine streets in the Turkey Beach and Rosedale area; and nine streets and a car park in the Agnes Water area. Continue reading →

Get Ready To Rock With The Blues & Roots!

Get Ready To Rock With The Blues & Roots!

by Coastal Rag on Nov 19, 2014

The word is out! An amazing line up of bands have been signed to appear at the Agnes Water Blues Roots & Rock Festival on 20-22 February 2015. Having taken over the running of the festival just months ago, Discovery Coast Tourism & Commerce (DCTC) Events Committee have been working hard sourcing funds, and pulling together a program of acts that will stun festival goers. Continue reading →

The Turtles Are Nesting

The Turtles Are Nesting

by Coastal Rag on Nov 19, 2014

The first week in November saw the first turtles of the season begin nesting along the Queensland coast and on many of our islands. The main nesting concentrations for endangered loggerhead turtles are Mon Repos, near Bundaberg, and Wreck Rock Beach, just south of Agnes Water/1770. Continue reading →

Tropical Cyclone Warning Review In Preparation For Summer

Tropical Cyclone Warning Review In Preparation For Summer

by Coastal Rag on Nov 18, 2014

The findings of a review of tropical cyclone warnings were announced this week, with an increase to hourly updates for Category 2 tropical cyclones in the coming season, additional warnings as tropical cyclones approach and cross the coast, and flash warnings for unexpected change in the forecast track or intensity of a tropical cyclone. Continue reading →

Flying Fox Roost Management Plan

Flying Fox Roost Management Plan

by Coastal Rag on Nov 18, 2014

Gladstone Regional Council this week endorsed the Statement of Management Intent (SoMI) to guide its future management of flying fox roosts in urban areas. The SoMI provides a broad, general statement highlighting the approach Council will take with regard to the management of flying fox roosts throughout the Gladstone Region. Continue reading →

Appeal For Central Queensland Residents to Recycle Their E-Waste

Appeal For Central Queensland Residents to Recycle Their E-Waste

by Coastal Rag on Nov 17, 2014

Muster up your old mobile phones, computers, televisions and printer cartridges and recycle them rather than dumping them in landfill. Gladstone Regional Council is encouraging Central Queensland residents to think of the environment before disposing of their old electronic devices, with many able to be recycled through the free Tech Collect e-waste service. Continue reading →

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