July 2020

Published a story 6th Jul 2020 11:32 AM

Organisers of Australia’s largest garden expo have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s event at Nambour Showgrounds.

Dreams uprooted: Huge Coast garden expo canned

Organisers of Australia’s largest garden expo have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s event at Nambour Showgrounds.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 3:37 PM

Investment in conservation and land management could provide work for thousands of people on the Coast hit hard by COVID-19, according to a new report.

The stimulus package that could boost Coast jobs

Investment in conservation and land management could provide work for thousands of people on the Coast hit hard by COVID-19, according to a new report.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 1:21 PM

Residents protesting the Sunshine Coast Airport’s new flight path are more determined than ever after a report labelled consultation on the matter was “confusing”.

‘Damning’ report fuels calls for alternative flight path

Residents protesting the Sunshine Coast Airport’s new flight path are more determined than ever after a report labelled consultation on the matter was “confusing”.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 9:36 AM

The luxury Sunshine Beach seven-bedroom home sold for $17 million in May, but the buyers’ identity has been unknown until now.

Former PM revealed as buyer of Sunshine Beach mansion

The luxury Sunshine Beach seven-bedroom home sold for $17 million in May, but the buyers’ identity has been unknown until now.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2020 3:57 PM

More than a dozen former Sunshine Plaza security guards are in line to receive redundancy payouts, more than six years after losing their jobs.

Win for Plaza security guards in redundancy dispute

More than a dozen former Sunshine Plaza security guards are in line to receive redundancy payouts, more than six years after losing their jobs.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2020 2:39 PM

Sunshine Coast pubs which have had queues of people out the doors can from tomorrow welcome more patrons inside venues, and allow bar service.

Bar service, increased capacity: Pubs welcome new rules

Sunshine Coast pubs which have had queues of people out the doors can from tomorrow welcome more patrons inside venues, and allow bar service.

Published a story 1st Jul 2020 7:47 PM

The queue for delicious Mexican food has been flowing out the door as owners of a popular Caloundra bar open a fun new restaurant at the beachside suburb.

Customers queue out the door at new Mexican restaurant

The queue for delicious Mexican food has been flowing out the door as owners of a popular Caloundra bar open a fun new restaurant at the beachside suburb.

Published a story 1st Jul 2020 7:32 PM

A new property report has revealed the cheapest and most expensive areas to rent on the Sunshine Coast. SEE HOW YOUR SUBURB COMPARES

Cheapest and most expensive areas to rent revealed

A new property report has revealed the cheapest and most expensive areas to rent on the Sunshine Coast. SEE HOW YOUR SUBURB COMPARES

Published a story 1st Jul 2020 2:43 PM

The decision was easy to opt against chemotherapy and radiation treatment when Lucy Dolbel was diagnosed with cervical cancer.

Family’s desperate plea to continue mum’s cancer treatment

The decision was easy to opt against chemotherapy and radiation treatment when Lucy Dolbel was diagnosed with cervical cancer.

June 2020

Published a story 30th Jun 2020 7:03 PM

For potential buyers it’s a rare beachside development site, but for Bryan Weir it’s where he spent his idyllic childhood and opened an iconic surf shop.

End of an era: Weir family block for sale after 90 years

For potential buyers it’s a rare beachside development site, but for Bryan Weir it’s where he spent his idyllic childhood and opened an iconic surf shop.

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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.