October 2017

Published a story 18th Oct 2017 8:21 AM

STRONG winds and heavy rain are hindering search and rescue efforts this morning for six fishing trawler crewmen lost at sea.

Rescue chopper turned away from trawler crewmen search

STRONG winds and heavy rain are hindering search and rescue efforts this morning for six fishing trawler crewmen lost at sea.

Published a story 17th Oct 2017 6:07 PM

An RACQ Capricorn Helicopter rescue crewman has spoken of the tough conditions rescuers faced as they searched for six missing fishermen at Bustard Bay today.

'Worst days on the job': Six men still lost at sea

An RACQ Capricorn Helicopter rescue crewman has spoken of the tough conditions rescuers faced as they searched for six missing fishermen at Bustard Bay today.

Published a story 17th Oct 2017 2:02 PM

Police have released new information about last night's fishing trawler sinking in Bustard Bay.

MISSING TRAWLER CREW: Extensive search called off

Police have released new information about last night's fishing trawler sinking in Bustard Bay.

Published a story 17th Oct 2017 10:09 AM

A search and rescue operation is underway for the crew of a vessel which overturned near Middle Island, north of Seventeen Seventy last night.

Search for missing men after fishing trawler flips at 1770

A search and rescue operation is underway for the crew of a vessel which overturned near Middle Island, north of Seventeen Seventy last night.

Published a story 17th Oct 2017 9:25 AM

THE wet, windy weather event at Agnes Water was enough to hurl a trampoline in the middle of the street in the Points North estate.

Trampoline on road, debris strewn after whopping 300mm deluge

THE wet, windy weather event at Agnes Water was enough to hurl a trampoline in the middle of the street in the Points North estate.

Published a story 17th Oct 2017 8:00 AM

Check back here for The Observer's coverage of weather-related incidents throughout the day.

ROLLING COVERAGE: Awoonga Dam likely to spill today

Check back here for The Observer's coverage of weather-related incidents throughout the day.

Published a story 16th Oct 2017 5:05 PM

A MAJOR corruption probe is under way into the former heads of the Chinese state-owned Guangdong Rising, the owner of recently liquidated Caledon Coal.

Major corruption probe after Caledon owner's $1bn loss

A MAJOR corruption probe is under way into the former heads of the Chinese state-owned Guangdong Rising, the owner of recently liquidated Caledon Coal.

Published a story 16th Oct 2017 5:03 PM

IN A RARE and incredible sighting, a seal was spotted on the eastern side of Facing Island recently, just 12 kilometres from Gladstone's mainland.

Unreal sighting 12km off Gladstone's mainland

IN A RARE and incredible sighting, a seal was spotted on the eastern side of Facing Island recently, just 12 kilometres from Gladstone's mainland.

Published a story 16th Oct 2017 4:34 PM

A FORMER Australia Pacific LNG surveyor searching for a career change and three experienced physiotherapists are the new owners of a popular Gladstone business.

Meet the fresh faces behind long time Hanson Rd business

A FORMER Australia Pacific LNG surveyor searching for a career change and three experienced physiotherapists are the new owners of a popular Gladstone business.

Published a story 16th Oct 2017 11:05 AM

THEY look like tin bowls food could be served in, but this equipment is responsible for testing air quality while QGC completes its first major shutdown.

The important reason these 'tin bowls' are around Gladstone

THEY look like tin bowls food could be served in, but this equipment is responsible for testing air quality while QGC completes its first major shutdown.

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