July 2019

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 5:05 PM

Last year more than 700 applications for GPC apprenticeships were received, and this year the company expects it to be just as competitive.

Tips for success when applying for GPC apprenticeships

Last year more than 700 applications for GPC apprenticeships were received, and this year the company expects it to be just as competitive.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 9:27 AM

THE Gladstone Regional Council has announced an average general rate rise of 2.39 per cent across all services in today's 2019-20 budget.

COUNCIL BUDGET: Increases to rates, waste and water charges

THE Gladstone Regional Council has announced an average general rate rise of 2.39 per cent across all services in today's 2019-20 budget.

Published a story 16th Jul 2019 5:07 PM

KEN O'Dowd, federal member for Flynn stands by the government's private healthcare initiatives, despite warnings the system is at risk of a "death spiral".

O'Dowd backs health policy amid 'death spiral' warnings

KEN O'Dowd, federal member for Flynn stands by the government's private healthcare initiatives, despite warnings the system is at risk of a "death spiral".

Published a story 15th Jul 2019 5:39 PM

The NSW Supreme Court has dashed Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal's hopes of recovering millions in debt it claimed it was owed by New Hope Corporation.

WICET's hopes of $130m pay day dashed by supreme court

The NSW Supreme Court has dashed Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal's hopes of recovering millions in debt it claimed it was owed by New Hope Corporation.

Published a story 10th Jul 2019 6:40 PM

CONCERNS have been raised about the impact a Rio Tinto Yarwun development could have on the region's koala population.

Group raises concerns about Yarwun development plans

CONCERNS have been raised about the impact a Rio Tinto Yarwun development could have on the region's koala population.

Published a story 8th Jul 2019 6:29 PM

GLADSTONE Ports Corporation has had its biggest year for exports ever, buoyed by record shipments of coal and liquefied natural gas.

RECORD TRADE: GPC's staggering year for exports

GLADSTONE Ports Corporation has had its biggest year for exports ever, buoyed by record shipments of coal and liquefied natural gas.

Published a story 7th Jul 2019 3:47 PM

A LABOR senator has demanded a review of the detainment of a Biloela family, as concerns following the hospitalisation of the two-year-old daughter last week.

DETAINED FAMILY: Child hospitalised, senator demands review

A LABOR senator has demanded a review of the detainment of a Biloela family, as concerns following the hospitalisation of the two-year-old daughter last week.

Published a story 5th Jul 2019 3:39 PM

ONE property has been forcibly sold due to unpaid rates by the Gladstone Regional Council, after warnings were issued in February.

Property forcibly sold to recoup Gladstone council rates

ONE property has been forcibly sold due to unpaid rates by the Gladstone Regional Council, after warnings were issued in February.

Published a story 5th Jul 2019 3:36 PM

A NEW domestic gas deal has industry supporters appladuing APLNG and has led to further calls for increased gas exploration.

'Leading the nation': APLNG signs new gas deal

A NEW domestic gas deal has industry supporters appladuing APLNG and has led to further calls for increased gas exploration.

Published a story 5th Jul 2019 3:33 PM

WITH the aim of making hydrogen the "next LNG”, the Federal Government has released consultation papers for its National Hydrogen Strategy.

Federal Government takes next step for hydrogen plan

WITH the aim of making hydrogen the "next LNG”, the Federal Government has released consultation papers for its National Hydrogen Strategy.

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Tegan Annett has been a journalist at the Gladstone Observer since 2012. She started as a cadet reporter, while studying at CQUniversity. A Tannum Sands resident since 2005, this year she took on the role as deputy editor.