March 2020

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 9:40 AM

NOW is the time for the State Government to buy Gladstone’s private hospital, according to  MP Glenn Butcher.

It’s critical’: Gladstone MP says its time to buy hospital

NOW is the time for the State Government to buy Gladstone’s private hospital, according to MP Glenn Butcher.

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 5:54 PM

AS VOTERS head to the polls today, the 21 council and two mayoral candidates have made their final pitch as to why they should be elected.

Candidates make final pitch for your votes

AS VOTERS head to the polls today, the 21 council and two mayoral candidates have made their final pitch as to why they should be elected.

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 5:50 PM

CHILDCARE centres are running at 50 per cent capacity as parents choose to keep their children at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Calls for relief for childcare fees Childcare centres run at 50%

CHILDCARE centres are running at 50 per cent capacity as parents choose to keep their children at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 7:56 AM

BEACHGOERS could have more luck finding a park at Agnes Water’s Main Beach, with a plan lodged for a new carpark at the popular spot.

Application lodged for new carpark at Agnes beach

BEACHGOERS could have more luck finding a park at Agnes Water’s Main Beach, with a plan lodged for a new carpark at the popular spot.

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 5:06 PM

IT’S a difficult task but candidates have come up with some interesting solutions on how to reinvigorate the Gladstone CBD.

Candidates on how to reinvigorate Gladstone’s main street

IT’S a difficult task but candidates have come up with some interesting solutions on how to reinvigorate the Gladstone CBD.

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 4:41 PM

Calls are being made for Central Queensland to shutdown to travellers from the southeast corner to prevent a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Calls for CQ to be shutdown from SEQ

Calls are being made for Central Queensland to shutdown to travellers from the southeast corner to prevent a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 5:57 PM

HERON Island managers are hopeful locals will “explore their own backyard” once the resort is ready to welcome back guests.

COUNTING THE COST: Plea for support when islands reopen

HERON Island managers are hopeful locals will “explore their own backyard” once the resort is ready to welcome back guests.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 5:48 PM

USING the 33 beds and two operating theatres at Gladstone Mater is one measure being explored for if the region needs to ramp up its COVID-19 response.

Surgeries cancelled, beds ready for virus patients

USING the 33 beds and two operating theatres at Gladstone Mater is one measure being explored for if the region needs to ramp up its COVID-19 response.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 5:40 PM

DEVELOPERS of a $300 million proposed retirement village say they had no option but to take the Gladstone Regional Council to court over its “deemed refusal” of the application.

‘No other option’: Court appeal going ahead for over-50s village

DEVELOPERS of a $300 million proposed retirement village say they had no option but to take the Gladstone Regional Council to court over its “deemed refusal” of the application.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 2:30 PM

GLADSTONE funeral director Adele Hughes was devastated on Tuesday night for the families who will be affected by new guest restrictions at funerals.

‘Devastating’: Sadness for families hit by funeral limits

GLADSTONE funeral director Adele Hughes was devastated on Tuesday night for the families who will be affected by new guest restrictions at funerals.

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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.