October 2019

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 11:29 AM

"You have to understand these birds are flying up to 15,000 kilometres when they migrate here”

Eyes to the skies... Bird-watchers uncover alarming trend

"You have to understand these birds are flying up to 15,000 kilometres when they migrate here”

Published a story 16th Oct 2019 5:32 PM

The Howlett's are determined to break a run of field placings and earn a winner

Racing for a first time podium finish

The Howlett's are determined to break a run of field placings and earn a winner

Published a story 16th Oct 2019 12:18 PM

Council calling on residents to take part in a public consultation process to decide aquatic centres' future

Have your say on $2.5 million plan for our pools

Council calling on residents to take part in a public consultation process to decide aquatic centres' future

Published a story 16th Oct 2019 9:02 AM

Hours of hard work, sweat and toil has paid dividends of success at state championships

State champs kicking off successful campaign

Hours of hard work, sweat and toil has paid dividends of success at state championships

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 3:08 PM

Workshop to help prepare future leaders for community reconstruction

JT drops in for special storm announcement

Workshop to help prepare future leaders for community reconstruction

Published a story 14th Oct 2019 5:39 PM

'They are very misunderstood and not naturally aggressive animals'

Warmer weather has deadly reptiles on the move

'They are very misunderstood and not naturally aggressive animals'

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

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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.