February 2019

Published a story 18th Feb 2019 5:04 PM

The vessel, a realistic full-scale recreation of an old Portuguese caravel, was single-highhandedly designed and built by the owner over an eight year period.

Striking 'pirate ship' pulls into Gladstone Marina

The vessel, a realistic full-scale recreation of an old Portuguese caravel, was single-highhandedly designed and built by the owner over an eight year period.

Published a story 18th Feb 2019 4:49 PM

"We would like to take a moment to thank all of our customers for their patronage over the years."

END OF AN ERA: Gladstone's last video store is closing

"We would like to take a moment to thank all of our customers for their patronage over the years."

Published a story 18th Feb 2019 4:37 PM

A Bureau of Meteorology representative says it is difficult to predict the exact path the cyclone will travel and how long it will last.

TC Oma whips up 'hazardous' conditions for region's coast

A Bureau of Meteorology representative says it is difficult to predict the exact path the cyclone will travel and how long it will last.

Published a story 18th Feb 2019 8:47 AM

BUSINESS IS BLOOMING: Learn about their top picks and how they keep it all under control on the busiest day of the year.

Florists will run high on flower power this Valentine's Day

BUSINESS IS BLOOMING: Learn about their top picks and how they keep it all under control on the busiest day of the year.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 12:08 PM

It is the first official one of its kind in Australia and New Zealand, and the club's president believes it is also 'the way of the future for rotarians'.

PIONEER: Local rotarians start country's first passport club

It is the first official one of its kind in Australia and New Zealand, and the club's president believes it is also 'the way of the future for rotarians'.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 1:45 PM

'We're sick and tired of being the political football, we're sick and tired of having our issues out there to (influence) votes.'

'Positive gesture': Local indigenous leader plans for treaty

'We're sick and tired of being the political football, we're sick and tired of having our issues out there to (influence) votes.'

Published a story 10th Feb 2019 3:27 PM

'We are working hard to increase the days and number of doctors as well as the Allied Health services available.'

Doctors at Calliope will soon be available four days

'We are working hard to increase the days and number of doctors as well as the Allied Health services available.'

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Noor Gillani is a recently graduated journalist from Brisbane, and the newest arrival to The Observer's newsroom. Prior to Gladstone, she was a reporter at Kalgoorlie in WA, but decided the grit of the Wild West was too much for her city-dweller sensibilities. She finds Gladstone a refreshing change, and is keen to meet people and tell as many interesting stories as she can.