November 2018

Published a story 21st Nov 2018 5:39 PM

Push on to deliver more tax revenue to councils across the country.

PM aware of 'Just 1%' campaign for council funding

Push on to deliver more tax revenue to councils across the country.

Published a story 21st Nov 2018 5:28 PM

Council trying to convince local government minister to waive fines.

Fines possible after low voter turnout

Council trying to convince local government minister to waive fines.

Published a story 20th Nov 2018 6:28 PM

Retirement options at Agnes Water to receive a massive boost in the coming years.

Agnes Water retirement and health precinct gets green light

Retirement options at Agnes Water to receive a massive boost in the coming years.

Published a story 20th Nov 2018 3:53 PM

The Electoral Commission of Queensland just announced the results.

IT'S OFFICIAL: Muszkat declared winner of by-election

The Electoral Commission of Queensland just announced the results.

Published a story 19th Nov 2018 6:19 PM

Acting PM Michael McCormack visits Gladstone to make announcement.

'Significant' water infrastructure boost for Flynn

Acting PM Michael McCormack visits Gladstone to make announcement.

Published a story 19th Nov 2018 3:39 PM

Real Estate owner is planning another run at council in 2020.

BY-ELECTION: Colin Burke concedes, congratulates Muszkat

Real Estate owner is planning another run at council in 2020.

Published a story 18th Nov 2018 7:27 PM

Former Gladstone Region councillor had been contemplating her decision for months.

EXCLUSIVE: Cindi Bush speaks up, defends resignation timing

Former Gladstone Region councillor had been contemplating her decision for months.

Published a story 18th Nov 2018 6:58 PM

It's all but official for Natalia Muszkat as she leads count.

BY-ELECTION: Second time's a charm for Natalia

It's all but official for Natalia Muszkat as she leads count.

Published a story 17th Nov 2018 8:26 PM

Natalia Muszkat is poised to claim victory but will wait until it's official.

BY-ELECTION: Muszkat closes in on victory

Natalia Muszkat is poised to claim victory but will wait until it's official.

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Matt has been a reporter with The Observer since December 2016. He has a sports reporting background, previously working for the AAP and NRL.com. He now covers mostly general news and is the newspaper’s Council reporter.