August 2019

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 5:48 PM

Three Brisbane drivers to put on a show at Hectic Skids.

Professionals to put on a Hectic show at Benaraby

Three Brisbane drivers to put on a show at Hectic Skids.

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 5:30 PM

This Gladstone nurse is once again queen of the barbecue.

Cassie a cut above the rest at barbecue competition

This Gladstone nurse is once again queen of the barbecue.

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 4:28 PM

Four months of hard work will pay off on Saturday night for juniors at Beast Martial Arts And Fitness Academy.

Juniors to have centre stage at BFF Fight Night

Four months of hard work will pay off on Saturday night for juniors at Beast Martial Arts And Fitness Academy.

Published a story 20th Aug 2019 6:43 PM

Gladstone Bowls Club is another step closer to making big changes to the facility after the council granted it a 30-year lease.

Council locks in 30-year lease for iconic Gladstone club

Gladstone Bowls Club is another step closer to making big changes to the facility after the council granted it a 30-year lease.

Published a story 19th Aug 2019 5:29 PM

Gladstone resident Major Ed Dahlheimer recently returned from a 10-month tour.

Service in Afghanistan something Major will never forget

Gladstone resident Major Ed Dahlheimer recently returned from a 10-month tour.

Published a story 19th Aug 2019 5:27 PM

Decision on Station Creek Lifestyle Village put on hold at Tuesday's council meeting.

Council decision on over-50s village deferred to later date

Decision on Station Creek Lifestyle Village put on hold at Tuesday's council meeting.

Published a story 19th Aug 2019 12:27 PM

A car parked innocently on Auckland St has become the centre of attention.

Parked car creates road block for council upgrades

A car parked innocently on Auckland St has become the centre of attention.

Published a story 18th Aug 2019 4:34 PM

A1 Women claim the minor premiership but bigger things await.

Advantage to Meteors women ahead of Gladstone hockey finals

A1 Women claim the minor premiership but bigger things await.

Published a story 18th Aug 2019 4:19 PM

It was only the second Gladstone Cup win for local trainer Phil Pengelly and the first since 1996.

Gladstone Cup win was a process months in the making

It was only the second Gladstone Cup win for local trainer Phil Pengelly and the first since 1996.

Published a story 18th Aug 2019 3:58 PM

The Saints took on Brothers for a place in the AFL Capricornia preliminary final.

Late flurry not enough as BITS bundled out of finals series

The Saints took on Brothers for a place in the AFL Capricornia preliminary final.

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Matt has been a reporter with The Observer since December 2016. He has a sports reporting background, previously working for the AAP and NRL.com. He now covers mostly general news and is the newspaper’s Council reporter.