March 2019

Published a story 21st Mar 2019 4:15 PM

QLD Health Minister says a State Government takeover of Gladstone Mater would result in a facility that offers a mix of public and private health services.

Private and public services proposed in hospital take-over

QLD Health Minister says a State Government takeover of Gladstone Mater would result in a facility that offers a mix of public and private health services.

Published a story 20th Mar 2019 7:00 PM

REPORTS a woman gave birth to her baby on her own at Gladstone Hospital have been labelled as "unsubstantiated” and part of a scaremongering campaign.

'Unsubstantiated': MP hits back at maternity ward reports

REPORTS a woman gave birth to her baby on her own at Gladstone Hospital have been labelled as "unsubstantiated” and part of a scaremongering campaign.

Published a story 20th Mar 2019 6:50 PM

Gladstone residents and businesspeople yesterday had a glimpse into what the region could look like by 2030.

Leaders discuss demographer's insights into what's next

Gladstone residents and businesspeople yesterday had a glimpse into what the region could look like by 2030.

Published a story 20th Mar 2019 6:37 PM

FEDERAL Labor is today expected to promise to commit $15 million to buy Gladstone's private hospital, if elected.

HEALTH KICK: Labor's $15m promise for Gladstone hospital

FEDERAL Labor is today expected to promise to commit $15 million to buy Gladstone's private hospital, if elected.

Published a story 19th Mar 2019 6:00 PM

CANCER Council Queensland will reveal new statistics today which show the prevalence of the disease within Central Queensland.

Worrying stats reveal prevalence of cancer in CQ

CANCER Council Queensland will reveal new statistics today which show the prevalence of the disease within Central Queensland.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 6:24 PM

MINING giant Rio Tinto has hit back at criticisms it is not using enough Australian crew on its ships.

Rio hits back at criticism after inquiry's first hearing

MINING giant Rio Tinto has hit back at criticisms it is not using enough Australian crew on its ships.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 6:21 PM

THE Queensland Government has been urged to take action to prevent more deaths at sea and the exploitation of foreign crews on ships.

'Fed on rations': Inquiry told of disgrace on the high seas

THE Queensland Government has been urged to take action to prevent more deaths at sea and the exploitation of foreign crews on ships.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 6:20 PM

SEAFARERS say they need a "lifeline” for the industry to have a future in Australia, with the rise of foreign vessels with crews paid $4 an hour.

'Lend us a lifeline': Plea for collapsed industry

SEAFARERS say they need a "lifeline” for the industry to have a future in Australia, with the rise of foreign vessels with crews paid $4 an hour.

Published a story 17th Mar 2019 6:22 PM

HUNDREDS of pieces of workshop equipment and four-wheel drive spare parts are up for auction following the closure of a Gladstone business.

4x4 parts, tools up for auction after store closure

HUNDREDS of pieces of workshop equipment and four-wheel drive spare parts are up for auction following the closure of a Gladstone business.

Published a story 17th Mar 2019 6:16 PM

MARITIME workers will rally in Gladstone today to call for a raft of changes to Queensland legislation to help save the state's shipping industry.

INQUIRY: MUA urges Rio Tinto to use more Australian ships

MARITIME workers will rally in Gladstone today to call for a raft of changes to Queensland legislation to help save the state's shipping industry.

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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.