May 2019

Published a story 19th May 2019 4:46 PM

TIPPED as a key seat in the Federal Election, Flynn was expected to have a cliffhanger result but within hours of counting it was clear how the electorate voted

'Quite pleasing': O'Dowd speaks out on surprise lead

TIPPED as a key seat in the Federal Election, Flynn was expected to have a cliffhanger result but within hours of counting it was clear how the electorate voted

Published a story 19th May 2019 12:14 PM

POLITICAL experts say a shake-up is needed in the Australian Labor Party to regain support in regional areas including Flynn.

Political experts: What went wrong for Labor in Flynn

POLITICAL experts say a shake-up is needed in the Australian Labor Party to regain support in regional areas including Flynn.

Published a story 18th May 2019 9:42 PM

DESPITE ABC and Sky News declaring Ken O'Dowd as the winner of the seat for Flynn, the incumbent Nationals member says it's still too early to call it.

O'Dowd says it's too early to declare a win

DESPITE ABC and Sky News declaring Ken O'Dowd as the winner of the seat for Flynn, the incumbent Nationals member says it's still too early to call it.

Published a story 15th May 2019 5:54 PM

MORE than $50,000 in fines have been issued to workers involved in the 2015 Bechtel tax saga.

Bechtel tax saga rakes up more than $50k in fines

MORE than $50,000 in fines have been issued to workers involved in the 2015 Bechtel tax saga.

Published a story 15th May 2019 5:37 PM

WITH four days of the federal election campaign remaining, five candidates vying for the marginal seat of Flynn fronted a small crowd this week.

Q AND A: Residents given insights into five Flynn candidates

WITH four days of the federal election campaign remaining, five candidates vying for the marginal seat of Flynn fronted a small crowd this week.

Published a story 15th May 2019 10:21 AM

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a single vehicle crash on Philip St.

BREAKING: Car crashes into tree in West Gladstone

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a single vehicle crash on Philip St.

Published a story 14th May 2019 4:19 PM

THE Queensland Government's plan to future-proof Gladstone's industrial sector is progressing, with  Gladstone Regional Council giving it the go-ahead.

Council gives green light for Clinton industrial project

THE Queensland Government's plan to future-proof Gladstone's industrial sector is progressing, with Gladstone Regional Council giving it the go-ahead.

Published a story 14th May 2019 2:23 PM

FLYNN has been described as the second-most right-wing electorate in Queensland and Australia, new analysis of Vote Compass responses found.

Flynn named second most right-wing electorate in Australia

FLYNN has been described as the second-most right-wing electorate in Queensland and Australia, new analysis of Vote Compass responses found.

Published a story 14th May 2019 12:07 PM

SUPPORTERS of a Tamil family facing deportation are desperate for the Federal Government to "show mercy"  after the family's final court action was rejected.

'Show mercy': Bilo family's final legal bid dismissed

SUPPORTERS of a Tamil family facing deportation are desperate for the Federal Government to "show mercy" after the family's final court action was rejected.

Published a story 13th May 2019 7:03 PM

A CONSERVATION group has demanded Gladstone Ports Corporation to prove it is serious about not causing environmental harm during future dredging works.

Group raises concerns over GPC's future dredging project

A CONSERVATION group has demanded Gladstone Ports Corporation to prove it is serious about not causing environmental harm during future dredging works.

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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.