October 2019

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 5:29 PM

Rego for the VMR Gladstone Family Fishing Festival is open and you don’t need to wet a line to win.

VMR fishing rego open all weekend

Rego for the VMR Gladstone Family Fishing Festival is open and you don’t need to wet a line to win.

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 4:10 PM

Gladstone Men’s Shed offering something for everyone at its open day on Saturday.

Shed full of fun to enjoy at open day

Gladstone Men’s Shed offering something for everyone at its open day on Saturday.

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 3:00 PM

It’s been a tough year for ‘Nudge’ but things are looking up with reopening of his business.

Nudge is back in business at Lake Awoonga

It’s been a tough year for ‘Nudge’ but things are looking up with reopening of his business.

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 7:14 PM

Competitive juices flow as Monster X Tour set to take over Gladstone Showgrounds on Saturday.

It’s a Monster series like no other

Competitive juices flow as Monster X Tour set to take over Gladstone Showgrounds on Saturday.

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 7:03 PM

Dave Lindley’s pride and joy has been in the family for decades and has been on plenty of boating and camping adventures.

Me and My Boat: It’s all about family for IT guru

Dave Lindley’s pride and joy has been in the family for decades and has been on plenty of boating and camping adventures.

Published a story 17th Oct 2019 6:25 PM

A Tannum schoolteacher will be one of 19 drivers at Saturday’s SSC Championship at Benaraby.

There’s nothing slow about this Blue Elephant

A Tannum schoolteacher will be one of 19 drivers at Saturday’s SSC Championship at Benaraby.

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 4:11 PM

Plenty of fun was had when Quota Gladstone gathered for a fashion parade at the weekend.

Quota is still in fashion after 100 years

Plenty of fun was had when Quota Gladstone gathered for a fashion parade at the weekend.

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 3:58 PM

Jobs close to home is the aim for Australian Future Energy CEO Kerry Parker.

$1b plant on track: Ammonia project start date within sight

Jobs close to home is the aim for Australian Future Energy CEO Kerry Parker.

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 1:02 PM

Two of the region’s biggest events score state funds to help drive further tourism and promotion.

Funding to attract more tourists to our region

Two of the region’s biggest events score state funds to help drive further tourism and promotion.

Published a story 14th Oct 2019 8:11 PM

Budget Gladstone has a ‘cool’ new addition to its growing fleet of rentals.

Budget is keeping things cool with new truck

Budget Gladstone has a ‘cool’ new addition to its growing fleet of rentals.

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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.