December 2020

Published a story 3rd Dec 2020 4:50 PM

Two people are being assessed by paramedics after a two-car smash on the Bruce Hwy at the Sunshine Coast.

Highway crash: Two people treated for minor injuries

Two people are being assessed by paramedics after a two-car smash on the Bruce Hwy at the Sunshine Coast.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 4:56 PM

A bold display of patriotism expected to be visible from a suburb away will need to gain councillor backing after council officers found too many red flags.

Massive new Aussie flag bid struggles for support

A bold display of patriotism expected to be visible from a suburb away will need to gain councillor backing after council officers found too many red flags.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 8:28 PM

An iconic Cotton Tree surf shop will not be torn down for new apartments, with the new tenants promising the store will continue to be a hub for beachgoers.

Coast business owners’ plans for iconic surf shop site

An iconic Cotton Tree surf shop will not be torn down for new apartments, with the new tenants promising the store will continue to be a hub for beachgoers.

November 2020

Published a story 30th Nov 2020 5:33 PM

Speculation is rife Clive Palmer’s Coolum resort could be returned to its former glory after the billionaire businessman settled a long-running court dispute.

Speculation swirling around Palmer’s plans for resort

Speculation is rife Clive Palmer’s Coolum resort could be returned to its former glory after the billionaire businessman settled a long-running court dispute.

Published a story 30th Nov 2020 3:57 PM

A rush of people moving to the Coast as border restrictions lift is expected to add further stress to an extremely tight rental market.

Coast rental stress intensifies as southerners flow in

A rush of people moving to the Coast as border restrictions lift is expected to add further stress to an extremely tight rental market.

Published a story 27th Nov 2020 4:41 PM

Alan Beausang’s 89 years were as colourful as the 160 roses that bloomed in his front yard.

‘Blessed’: Hinterland town farewells generous family man

Alan Beausang’s 89 years were as colourful as the 160 roses that bloomed in his front yard.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 7:25 PM

There is concern development of farmland at Bli Bli will put further pressure on infrastructure already under strain.

‘Say your prayers’: Bridge needs fix before development

There is concern development of farmland at Bli Bli will put further pressure on infrastructure already under strain.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 3:32 PM

Funding has been released for a major road upgrade expected to bring an end to gridlocked traffic at Brisbane Rd.

Traffic gridlock unlocked: $25.3m to solve road woes

Funding has been released for a major road upgrade expected to bring an end to gridlocked traffic at Brisbane Rd.

Published a story 26th Nov 2020 12:58 PM

A charming hinterland clock shop has changed hands for the first time in 27 years, but the new owners are two familiar faces.

New faces: Charming hinterland shop changes hands

A charming hinterland clock shop has changed hands for the first time in 27 years, but the new owners are two familiar faces.

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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.