December 2018

Published a story 16th Dec 2018 6:48 PM

Calliope Kindergarten and Preschool have welcomed the generous donation which will go towards fixing a familiar problem caused by heavy downpour.

Huge funds boost for kindergarten will help on rainy days

Calliope Kindergarten and Preschool have welcomed the generous donation which will go towards fixing a familiar problem caused by heavy downpour.

Published a story 16th Dec 2018 6:37 PM

With Christmas around the corner and the presents piling up, residents are reminded of the many benefits of buying from local businesses.

Holiday shopping a chance to give back to your city

With Christmas around the corner and the presents piling up, residents are reminded of the many benefits of buying from local businesses.

Published a story 16th Dec 2018 6:26 PM

The local heroes were feeling the love yesterday, as hundreds showed up despite the wet weather.

Emergency service workers thanked at Appreciation Day

The local heroes were feeling the love yesterday, as hundreds showed up despite the wet weather.

Published a story 13th Dec 2018 5:29 PM

Mayor says the fast-tracked State funding will be spent on "shovel-ready” projects supporting jobs.

Council's plans for $3m 'early Christmas present'

Mayor says the fast-tracked State funding will be spent on "shovel-ready” projects supporting jobs.

Published a story 13th Dec 2018 5:00 PM

With one event Gary and his five employees managed to raise more than $1000 per head for charity Drought Angels.

Hope 'springs' for farmers in need thanks to small business

With one event Gary and his five employees managed to raise more than $1000 per head for charity Drought Angels.

Published a story 12th Dec 2018 5:25 PM

Principal Jane Greenland said the money would go towards a new centre which would greatly improve student learning and future career prospects.

Carinity Education scoops a million-dollar boost

Principal Jane Greenland said the money would go towards a new centre which would greatly improve student learning and future career prospects.

Published a story 12th Dec 2018 5:20 PM

The <em>Kota Naga</em> has an 1800 TEU container capacity and can carry cargo considered 'hazardous'.

Company's first military cargo shipment docks at port

The Kota Naga has an 1800 TEU container capacity and can carry cargo considered 'hazardous'.

Published a story 12th Dec 2018 5:12 PM

This couple definitely has a strong Christmas spirit, and this year they hope to raise money for neglected and abused children.

Award-winning light display owners shine light on charity

This couple definitely has a strong Christmas spirit, and this year they hope to raise money for neglected and abused children.

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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.