January 2019

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 9:42 AM

A BOAT ramp sign dedicated to a late, great fisherman within the Gladstone Region has been stolen.

Memorial sign stolen from Gladstone boat ramp

A BOAT ramp sign dedicated to a late, great fisherman within the Gladstone Region has been stolen.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 7:44 AM

It follows the recent devastation caused by the worst bushfires in Queensland's history.

Rural fire department calls for changes to fire legislation

It follows the recent devastation caused by the worst bushfires in Queensland's history.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 7:42 AM

Despite Curtis Island's liquefied natural gas exporters shipping record amounts last year, some projects are still unable to reach full capacity.

'Tight' gas supply takes toll on Curtis Island projects

Despite Curtis Island's liquefied natural gas exporters shipping record amounts last year, some projects are still unable to reach full capacity.

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 6:44 PM

THE director behind the proposed Gladstone Steel Plant Project says there is still a "reasonable chance” it could go ahead, despite a recent setback.

'Reasonable chance': Project director hopeful for steel mill

THE director behind the proposed Gladstone Steel Plant Project says there is still a "reasonable chance” it could go ahead, despite a recent setback.

Published a story 15th Jan 2019 6:35 PM

UPDATE: THE State Government has dealt the latest blow to the Gladstone Steel Plant Project, which was once touted to create 1800 jobs.

Search for investors ongoing, despite steel mill setback

UPDATE: THE State Government has dealt the latest blow to the Gladstone Steel Plant Project, which was once touted to create 1800 jobs.

Published a story 14th Jan 2019 6:22 PM

DUBBED a "once-in-a-generation” project for the region, Gladstone Ports Corporation is continuing to push for the $8.4b inland rail to be extended.

GPC advocates for extending inland rail to the Port City

DUBBED a "once-in-a-generation” project for the region, Gladstone Ports Corporation is continuing to push for the $8.4b inland rail to be extended.

Published a story 14th Jan 2019 5:13 PM

THERE are fears a Biloela couple will be tortured if they are forced back to Sri Lanka, with Peter Dutton refusing to intervene with their deportation.

'Not refugees': Fears grow as Dutton draws line on couple

THERE are fears a Biloela couple will be tortured if they are forced back to Sri Lanka, with Peter Dutton refusing to intervene with their deportation.

Published a story 13th Jan 2019 5:36 PM

TWEENS and teens will be scaling walls today at Tannum Fitness Centre, as part of one of the many activities on offer by the region's largest holiday program.

Ten-day school holiday program SUNfest starts today

TWEENS and teens will be scaling walls today at Tannum Fitness Centre, as part of one of the many activities on offer by the region's largest holiday program.

Published a story 13th Jan 2019 5:06 PM

A HOUSEHOLD worth of furniture and hundreds of vinyl records have been donated to a Deepwater family who lost everything in the bushfires late last year.

Furniture, records donated to Deepwater bushfire victims

A HOUSEHOLD worth of furniture and hundreds of vinyl records have been donated to a Deepwater family who lost everything in the bushfires late last year.

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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.