July 2020

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 2:32 PM

The search area has been widened after two nests were detected close to the baiting area.

Fire ant nests detected on property 1km from baiting zone

The search area has been widened after two nests were detected close to the baiting area.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 12:21 PM

A former bank will be converted into a seven-bedroom, two story accommodation facility.

Developers bank on historical building for new accommodation

A former bank will be converted into a seven-bedroom, two story accommodation facility.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 7:49 AM

Paramedics were called to an early morning traffic accident.

Man taken to hospital for precautionary spinal injuries

Paramedics were called to an early morning traffic accident.

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 3:24 PM

If you want Gatton’s Eastern Drive upgraded, you need to voice your concerns.

Upgrades for Eastern drive left in hands of motorists

If you want Gatton’s Eastern Drive upgraded, you need to voice your concerns.

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 2:45 PM

A Lockyer Valley farmer has become the first to export 20 tonnes of a special pumpkin direct into Japan.

Japanese market going nuts for rare Lockyer pumpkin

A Lockyer Valley farmer has become the first to export 20 tonnes of a special pumpkin direct into Japan.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 3:55 PM

Each month, Mandy writes a newsletter for her colleagues about what happened at work.

Longest serving staff member eager to celebrate milestone

Each month, Mandy writes a newsletter for her colleagues about what happened at work.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 3:54 PM

Anuha will celebrate 35 years today, with its key focus helping people with disabilities gain employment skills.

How recycling helps people with disabilities get a job

Anuha will celebrate 35 years today, with its key focus helping people with disabilities gain employment skills.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 1:01 PM

A new gym, three times the size of the existing one, will be built to create a sporting precinct in town.

Huge new fitness centre to build on ‘sport precinct’ vibe

A new gym, three times the size of the existing one, will be built to create a sporting precinct in town.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 12:46 PM

Flashing 40km/h signs will be installed at two local schools in the next 12 months in a bid for student safety.

Student safety to ramp up at two Lockyer schools

Flashing 40km/h signs will be installed at two local schools in the next 12 months in a bid for student safety.

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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.