November 2018

Published a story 18th Nov 2018 2:25 PM

AN EERY chill fell over the courtroom as video footage was played showing a violent home invasion where a Gladstone navy veteran was bashed with a metal pole.

Navy veteran bashed with metal pole in Glen Eden home

AN EERY chill fell over the courtroom as video footage was played showing a violent home invasion where a Gladstone navy veteran was bashed with a metal pole.

Published a story 16th Nov 2018 6:02 PM

THE owner of a Gladstone business that issued false receipts to Gladstone Ports Corporation workers is facing a $10,000 fine.

Business owner in GPC compensation rort faces $10,000 fine

THE owner of a Gladstone business that issued false receipts to Gladstone Ports Corporation workers is facing a $10,000 fine.

Published a story 11th Nov 2018 3:36 PM

Police reveal names of motorists caught drink driving on Gladstone region roads

NAMED: Drink drivers busted on Gladstone roads

Police reveal names of motorists caught drink driving on Gladstone region roads

Published a story 11th Nov 2018 2:40 PM

A GLADSTONE man who mowed down his housemate's boyfriend and left him pinned under the car won't be walking free from jail any time soon.

Dad jailed for horror drunken driveway assault

A GLADSTONE man who mowed down his housemate's boyfriend and left him pinned under the car won't be walking free from jail any time soon.

Published a story 11th Nov 2018 10:58 AM

FIRE crews are fighting a blaze burning along the Bruce Highway.

Fire crews battle separate bushfires near Bruce Hwy

FIRE crews are fighting a blaze burning along the Bruce Highway.

Published a story 11th Nov 2018 10:41 AM

Parents face court after police find illicit items at home during search warrant at Boyne Island

Boyne Island mum and dad busted in police search

Parents face court after police find illicit items at home during search warrant at Boyne Island

Published a story 11th Nov 2018 10:29 AM

He just wanted smokes, but the decision to get behind the wheel cost this man his licence and almost sent him to jail.

'Mortified': Drunk tradie nearly hits police at RBT site

He just wanted smokes, but the decision to get behind the wheel cost this man his licence and almost sent him to jail.

Published a story 9th Nov 2018 5:50 PM

Two men have been remanded in custody after a woman was assaulted at her Barney Point home Thursday night.

Co-accused to stay locked up after elderly woman assaulted

Two men have been remanded in custody after a woman was assaulted at her Barney Point home Thursday night.

Published a story 9th Nov 2018 5:33 PM

A group of men fled a car crash  as the driver lay "lifeless" behind the wheel, bleeding from a gunshot wound to his neck.

Group flees wreckage as mate lies dying from a gunshot wound

A group of men fled a car crash as the driver lay "lifeless" behind the wheel, bleeding from a gunshot wound to his neck.

Published a story 9th Nov 2018 8:34 AM

GLENN Butcher has accused the Prime Minister of threatening workers following Scott Morrison's announcement at the Boyne Smelter on Wednesday.

PM did nothing for Gladstone but threaten workers: MP

GLENN Butcher has accused the Prime Minister of threatening workers following Scott Morrison's announcement at the Boyne Smelter on Wednesday.

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Sarah began writing in 2014 and for The Observer in 2015. She left the region in 2017 for a reporting stint at the Sunshine Coast and returned to her hometown one year later. From day one she has had a keen interest in police, court and crime reporting.