August 2020

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 5:56 PM

Profits from the auction of this new four-bedroom Coast home featuring a fire-pit and a stunning outdoor area will go to a worthy cause. SEE THE PHOTOS

Stunning Coast home auctioned for worthy cause

Profits from the auction of this new four-bedroom Coast home featuring a fire-pit and a stunning outdoor area will go to a worthy cause. SEE THE PHOTOS

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 3:21 PM

New conditions for a beachfront apartment development have failed to convince a Sunshine Coast group that the project would not harm nesting turtles.

Project appeal heats up as developer changes conditions

New conditions for a beachfront apartment development have failed to convince a Sunshine Coast group that the project would not harm nesting turtles.

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 9:32 AM

An expressions of interest campaign for the sale of a tightly-held Cotton Tree block has attracted plenty of interest.

Developers look to drop-in on iconic surf-shop block

An expressions of interest campaign for the sale of a tightly-held Cotton Tree block has attracted plenty of interest.

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 5:02 PM

The cost of 2650 “hill-friendly” seats required for tomorrow’s Melbourne Storm and Canterbury Bulldogs match at Sunshine Coast Stadium will remain a mystery.

Stadium hill plan held together by cable-ties

The cost of 2650 “hill-friendly” seats required for tomorrow’s Melbourne Storm and Canterbury Bulldogs match at Sunshine Coast Stadium will remain a mystery.

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 12:21 PM

A greater police presence and temporary seating at Sunshine Coast Stadium’s eastern hill will be implemented for tomorrow’s Storm and Bulldogs match.

Greater policing, new seating: Covid plan finally approved

A greater police presence and temporary seating at Sunshine Coast Stadium’s eastern hill will be implemented for tomorrow’s Storm and Bulldogs match.

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 11:20 AM

A young Sunshine Coast woman is making waves in the surf lifesaving community, spending the past 12 months as an ambassador for beach safety.

‘Sticks with me’: Lifeguard tells of 10 rescues in one day

A young Sunshine Coast woman is making waves in the surf lifesaving community, spending the past 12 months as an ambassador for beach safety.

Published a story 6th Aug 2020 6:39 PM

With less than 90 days until Queenslanders cast their vote for the State Election the battle is heating up for the Sunshine Coast seats.

STATE OF PLAY: Battle heats up for Coast seats

With less than 90 days until Queenslanders cast their vote for the State Election the battle is heating up for the Sunshine Coast seats.

Published a story 6th Aug 2020 10:58 AM

Almost 70,000 Coast residents failed to vote at the council election and now some of them could be fined. Find out who could be forced to cough up more than $130.

The non-voters facing fines after Coast council election

Almost 70,000 Coast residents failed to vote at the council election and now some of them could be fined. Find out who could be forced to cough up more than $130.

Published a story 5th Aug 2020 7:58 PM

The operator of Sunshine Coast Airport has hit back after concerns were raised for its ability to afford the $290 million looming payment.

Airport operator hits back at $290m payment concerns

The operator of Sunshine Coast Airport has hit back after concerns were raised for its ability to afford the $290 million looming payment.

Published a story 5th Aug 2020 6:05 PM

Forget Suncorp and ANZ, the Sunshine Coast is making a bid to bring finals footy to the region in a National Rugby League season like no other.

FINALS FOOTY: Bid to bring big games to the Coast

Forget Suncorp and ANZ, the Sunshine Coast is making a bid to bring finals footy to the region in a National Rugby League season like no other.

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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.