October 2019

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 5:47 PM

'It's a bit like a training area for the young curious whales and to socialise'

Sustainability high on whale pioneers' agenda

'It's a bit like a training area for the young curious whales and to socialise'

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 5:44 PM

These animals were almost hunted to the point of extinction and when we started there were about 200 to 400 humpbacks left

What world heritage title means for Bay's whale industry

These animals were almost hunted to the point of extinction and when we started there were about 200 to 400 humpbacks left

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 11:18 AM

The location of the world’s first Whale Heritage Site has been revealed

BREAKING: Official world whale capital announced

The location of the world’s first Whale Heritage Site has been revealed

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 9:56 AM

Next year there will be 694 students and the new facilities will cater for the future expansion of the school

Bay school's multi-million dollar expansion unveiled

Next year there will be 694 students and the new facilities will cater for the future expansion of the school

Published a story 8th Oct 2019 10:59 AM

The bamboo was harvested from local suppliers and used because it is a renewable resource.

UNVEILED: Bay's newest whale sculpture to make its debut

The bamboo was harvested from local suppliers and used because it is a renewable resource.

Published a story 7th Oct 2019 5:01 PM

Healthy body and mind work together in tandem to help power through life's problems

Dragon boat club breath of fresh air on social problem

Healthy body and mind work together in tandem to help power through life's problems

Published a story 7th Oct 2019 9:34 AM

Ellen saw some of the horror and consequences of the fighting during the tumultuous years of 1939-45

Horrors from history: Memories teach us lessons

Ellen saw some of the horror and consequences of the fighting during the tumultuous years of 1939-45

Published a story 6th Oct 2019 5:32 PM

Torquay Hotel carpark was the epicentre of a craft beer exhibition for Hervey Bay patrons to sample

GALLERY: Bay patrons toast to new craft beer festival

Torquay Hotel carpark was the epicentre of a craft beer exhibition for Hervey Bay patrons to sample

Published a story 6th Oct 2019 5:25 PM

Hundreds cruised down to City Park to see motoring history on display.

GALLERY: Majestic vans on show at Bay park

Hundreds cruised down to City Park to see motoring history on display.

Published a story 6th Oct 2019 5:16 PM

A short list of some shops that are open for the Queen's Birthday public holiday long weekend

WHAT'S OPEN: Queen's Birthday trading hours, things to do

A short list of some shops that are open for the Queen's Birthday public holiday long weekend

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Glen Porteous is a reporter for The Observer. Gladstone born and bred, he understands the issues that matter most with the region. He has a passion to give the people of Gladstone a voice. His work, sport and study history around the region has given him a good insight in to the issues that affect people.