March 2019

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 1:34 PM

SEVERAL people have fronted Gladstone Magistrates Court today on drug possession or driving under the influence of drug charges.

Gladstone residents front court for drug offending

SEVERAL people have fronted Gladstone Magistrates Court today on drug possession or driving under the influence of drug charges.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 8:04 AM

GLADSTONE woman fronts court for defrauding WorkCover insurer. Insurer tipped off by woman's former boss.

Former boss dobs in employee in WorkCover fraud

GLADSTONE woman fronts court for defrauding WorkCover insurer. Insurer tipped off by woman's former boss.

Published a story 14th Mar 2019 3:30 PM

Jenny Holland's son, Brent was a 19-year-old apprentice electrician at the GPC when he and his family received the devastating diagnosis.

'Why I'm shaving for a cure': Mum's sacrifice for cause

Jenny Holland's son, Brent was a 19-year-old apprentice electrician at the GPC when he and his family received the devastating diagnosis.

Published a story 14th Mar 2019 3:29 PM

A GLADSTONE woman has fronted court for driving nearly four times over the legal alcohol limit.

Woman busted driving nearly four times over limit

A GLADSTONE woman has fronted court for driving nearly four times over the legal alcohol limit.

Published a story 14th Mar 2019 2:48 PM

""You will have some sticky nights in Gladstone, it will get a bit uncomfortable unless you have air-conditioning...”

BoM predicts thunderstorms to hit by weekend

""You will have some sticky nights in Gladstone, it will get a bit uncomfortable unless you have air-conditioning...”

Published a story 14th Mar 2019 12:16 PM

THE man claims he bought the skull at a market nearly 20 years ago, and had no idea it was real.

Lawyer says client didn't know skull 'ornament' was real

THE man claims he bought the skull at a market nearly 20 years ago, and had no idea it was real.

Published a story 13th Mar 2019 7:41 AM

GLADSTONE was smashed with a hard and fast storm overnight, tearing down trees, flooding buildings and causing significant damage to parts of the region.

UPDATE: Damage done by severe thunderstorm

GLADSTONE was smashed with a hard and fast storm overnight, tearing down trees, flooding buildings and causing significant damage to parts of the region.

Published a story 13th Mar 2019 6:59 AM

A GLADSTONE man has told a court he would rather "lose his licence forever" then spend another night in the Gladstone watch-house.

Weekend in watch-house was drink driver's nightmare

A GLADSTONE man has told a court he would rather "lose his licence forever" then spend another night in the Gladstone watch-house.

Published a story 13th Mar 2019 6:57 AM

Man accused of Calliope Caravan Park double murder to stay locked up.

Committal date set for Calliope double homicide accused

Man accused of Calliope Caravan Park double murder to stay locked up.

Published a story 12th Mar 2019 7:42 AM

Bushfire traveling  in a south-westerly direction through Burrum Coast National Park.

PREPARE TO LEAVE: Woodgate bushfire rages on

Bushfire traveling in a south-westerly direction through Burrum Coast National Park.

more recent activity

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.