July 2020

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 4:24 PM

Draft catchment maps have been released ahead of next year’s opening of the $127 million new state high school near Caloundra.

Catchment maps released as school nears completion

Draft catchment maps have been released ahead of next year’s opening of the $127 million new state high school near Caloundra.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 3:45 PM

Restrictions are easing on eating out and there’s no shortage of new cafes, restaurants and dining experiences on the Sunshine Coast to explore. SEE THE LIST

DIG IN: Coast’s exciting new dining experiences

Restrictions are easing on eating out and there’s no shortage of new cafes, restaurants and dining experiences on the Sunshine Coast to explore. SEE THE LIST

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 8:07 PM

Domestic tourism could be a lifeline for the Sunshine Coast with new data showing growth outpacing Queensland and Australia.

Tourism lifeline: Encouraging new data for Coast

Domestic tourism could be a lifeline for the Sunshine Coast with new data showing growth outpacing Queensland and Australia.

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 5:31 PM

Footy fans will need to get in quick with just 6000 seats available for the Melbourne Storm’s match against Gold Coast Titans at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Ticket prices, dates set for highly anticipated Storm games

Footy fans will need to get in quick with just 6000 seats available for the Melbourne Storm’s match against Gold Coast Titans at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 5:47 PM

There may still be an opportunity to experience the magic of Woodfordia despite Australia’s biggest music and culture festival looking unlikely this year.

What’s next for Woodford as festival looks ‘unlikely’

There may still be an opportunity to experience the magic of Woodfordia despite Australia’s biggest music and culture festival looking unlikely this year.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 2:17 PM

EPIC VIEWS: A home with a grand slam championship worthy tennis court, formerly owned by a world number one player, could be yours for a cool $5.15 million.

Property with grand slam worthy court on the market

EPIC VIEWS: A home with a grand slam championship worthy tennis court, formerly owned by a world number one player, could be yours for a cool $5.15 million.

Published a story 6th Jul 2020 5:19 PM

Less than one per cent of the submissions made in response to a dog breeding and boarding facility have been published online after the council was inundated with emails and letters.

Council inundated with submissions on breeding facility

Less than one per cent of the submissions made in response to a dog breeding and boarding facility have been published online after the council was inundated with emails and letters.

Published a story 6th Jul 2020 2:48 PM

The Coast has long been a hot spot for celebs looking for a beachfront or hinterland getaway, with many buyers splashing millions on impressive pads.

Lifestyles of the rich and famous: Celeb-owned homes

The Coast has long been a hot spot for celebs looking for a beachfront or hinterland getaway, with many buyers splashing millions on impressive pads.

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.

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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.