April 2021

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 5:13 PM

VOTE NOW: Matt Preston's search for the best bakery in Gatton, Lockyer and Brisbane Valley has us drooling. Now, it's over to you. SEE THE FINALISTS AND VOTE.

VOTE NOW: Which's the Best Bakery in Gatton region

VOTE NOW: Matt Preston's search for the best bakery in Gatton, Lockyer and Brisbane Valley has us drooling. Now, it's over to you. SEE THE FINALISTS AND VOTE.

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 12:05 PM

New owners have taken on the sushi shop at Plainland. Here’s what they have planned for the store:

New management: Young couple takes on expanding sushi shop

New owners have taken on the sushi shop at Plainland. Here’s what they have planned for the store:

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 11:00 AM

A Lockyer driver has yelled abuse at police when they found out he was lying about driving to McDonalds.

‘Issue me a fine’: Driver’s McDonalds carpark lie caught out

A Lockyer driver has yelled abuse at police when they found out he was lying about driving to McDonalds.

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 10:12 AM

The countdown is on for the opening of the road train facility at Gatton.

Delayed: New open date set for Gatton road train facility

The countdown is on for the opening of the road train facility at Gatton.

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 2:31 PM

It wasn’t the response councillors were looking for when aiming to improve the Mid Brisbane River issues.

Councillors ‘fobbed off’ by resources minister on river plan

It wasn’t the response councillors were looking for when aiming to improve the Mid Brisbane River issues.

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 1:25 PM

Permanent full-time and part-time jobs are on the cards for Lockyer locals when this new supermarket opens

ALDI: Construction workers to be on site by end of month

Permanent full-time and part-time jobs are on the cards for Lockyer locals when this new supermarket opens

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 12:00 PM

Crowds are expected to be huge, but Gatton will be without a dawn service this year.

Dawn Service cancelled for second year in a row

Crowds are expected to be huge, but Gatton will be without a dawn service this year.

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 10:06 AM

Trio facing court over charges including docking tails and failing to provide veterinary care given more time to prepare their cases

Mum and daughter face animal cruelty charges

Trio facing court over charges including docking tails and failing to provide veterinary care given more time to prepare their cases

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Ali Kuchel is the editor at the Gatton Star, having worked through the ranks as a journalist. Ali’s career has taken her from South Australia to Charleville’s Western Times in outback Queensland, to Gatton, back to South Australia for the Stock Journal and finally returning to Gatton. Her interests include agricultural, rural and equine journalism along with photography.