December 2018

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 7:48 AM

MEMBER for Flynn Ken O'Dowd has defended the Federal Government's plan to tackle workplace casualisation, after he was challenged to a debate on the issue.

O'Dowd hits back at 'Labor lies' on casualisation

MEMBER for Flynn Ken O'Dowd has defended the Federal Government's plan to tackle workplace casualisation, after he was challenged to a debate on the issue.

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 7:35 AM

While protecting Captain Creek homes from a "beast” of a fire, a team of rural fire brigade volunteers made Queensland history.

'Hard process': Brigade's unique way to fight fire

While protecting Captain Creek homes from a "beast” of a fire, a team of rural fire brigade volunteers made Queensland history.

Published a story 11th Dec 2018 6:27 PM

MEMBER for Flynn Ken O'Dowd has been challenged to a public debate about how to tackle workforce casualisation.

Beers challenges MP to public debate on workforce issue

MEMBER for Flynn Ken O'Dowd has been challenged to a public debate about how to tackle workforce casualisation.

Published a story 11th Dec 2018 6:25 PM

THE first shipment of bauxite from the $2.6 billion Amrun mine arrived at Rio Tinto Yarwun this week, marking a major milestone for the alumina refinery.

MILESTONE: Yarwun refinery receives new shipment

THE first shipment of bauxite from the $2.6 billion Amrun mine arrived at Rio Tinto Yarwun this week, marking a major milestone for the alumina refinery.

Published a story 11th Dec 2018 6:23 PM

EXCLUSIVE: IN a bid to create more jobs early next year, Gladstone Regional Council will today receive early access to $3.1million in funding.

State Govt's early release of $3.1m funding for Gladstone

EXCLUSIVE: IN a bid to create more jobs early next year, Gladstone Regional Council will today receive early access to $3.1million in funding.

Published a story 10th Dec 2018 6:41 PM

GLADSTONE Ports Corporation has reached the next stage in its proposal to dredge parts of the Clinton Channel to make it safer for ships to use.

GPC's $80m Clinton dredging project out for public comment

GLADSTONE Ports Corporation has reached the next stage in its proposal to dredge parts of the Clinton Channel to make it safer for ships to use.

Published a story 10th Dec 2018 4:12 PM

TWO general practitioners focused on supporting women who want to birth privately have been hired at the Gladstone Hospital.

New stats show impact of maternity service closure

TWO general practitioners focused on supporting women who want to birth privately have been hired at the Gladstone Hospital.

Published a story 9th Dec 2018 5:25 PM

IN ITS final report for 2018 national property valuer Herron Todd White found parts of the Gladstone region had minor growth during the past 12 months.

Signs of 'minor growth' in Gladstone property market

IN ITS final report for 2018 national property valuer Herron Todd White found parts of the Gladstone region had minor growth during the past 12 months.

Published a story 9th Dec 2018 5:16 PM

A THIRD-generation primary producer based in Biggenden has been confirmed as One Nation's candidate for Flynn for the next federal election.

One Nation candidate for Flynn confirmed

A THIRD-generation primary producer based in Biggenden has been confirmed as One Nation's candidate for Flynn for the next federal election.

Published a story 9th Dec 2018 4:59 PM

NEW Hope Corporation is the latest target for legal action by Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal over the failure of a coal project.

WICET's latest target for legal action

NEW Hope Corporation is the latest target for legal action by Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal over the failure of a coal project.

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Tegan Annett has been a journalist at the Gladstone Observer since 2012. She started as a cadet reporter, while studying at CQUniversity. A Tannum Sands resident since 2005, this year she took on the role as deputy editor.