The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Articles from September 5, 2019

Breakdown Turns Wheels for Columnist
My Say Cheryl Royal-Scott THREE years ago, on August 23, I wrote my very first The Observer column. This came about after one of our work vehicles broke down at Tannum Sands. The generosity of people while I was waiting for the tow truck was overwhelming....
Court Delays Deportation Court Adjourns Final Hearing; MP Attacks 'Strong Borders' Argument
Byline: Jack McKay, staff writers ANTHONY Albanese insists Labor's position on asylum seekers remains unchanged, despite his plea for the government to grant an exemption to a Tamil family facing deportation. The Opposition Leader visited Biloela yesterday...
Cowboys Rounding Up Two Rising Stars
Byline: MATTHEW ELKERTON NORTH Queensland have been buoyed by the re-signing of two of the region's brightest young prospects. Mackay products Mitch Dunn and Reuben Cotter have both put pen to paper with the Cowboys, signing one-year deals to take them...
Diving into the Stream; New Service for Savvy Streamers
Byline: Wenlei Ma JUST when you thought there were enough streaming services to contend with, here's another: American platform Tubi is now available in Australia but, unlike Disney+, Netflix or Stan, Tubi doesn't want your money because it is free....
From Selfies to Self Health
Byline: Jessica Rapana IF YOU think Millennials care more about selfies than self-care, it might be time for an update. That is because Instagram engagement has been in free fall since May as young people become increasingly aware of the potentially...
Knife, Stain Found in Apartment Victim Was Mates with Accused; Ex-Girlfriend Gives Evidence into Alleged Murder
Byline: Sarah Barnham Sarah.Barnham@gladstoneobserver.com.au THE girlfriend of victim Andrew Vesey-Brown could not explain the knife police found on her bathroom sink after they were called to investigate the alleged murder of her then-boyfriend. Kodie...
Life Story Kept in Dark; She Has No Idea Why Convent Stole Childhood
Byline: Gail Forrer DAWN Daylight doesn't really know the dates or the reasons why she was working as a domestic maid at Brisbane's All Hallows' convent more than 55 years ago. Although mountains of archives can reveal the horrific details behind what...
Martial Class; Academy Pair Want Gold
NICK KOSSATCH SPORTS EDITOR nick.kossatch@gladstoneobserver.com.au MARTIAL ARTS: Gladstone Martial Arts Academy dynamic duo Nate Gourley, 11, and Hayden Clement, 12, are bullish about their chances on Saturday at Hervey Bay. The pair will compete at...
New Outlook for South Reef; Reef Expert Concerned by Report
Byline: Liana Walker liana.walker@gladstoneobserver.com.au A NEW report has downgraded the outlook of the Great Barrier Reef to "very poor" listing climate change as the biggest concern. The five-yearly Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Outlook...
PREVIEWS: Round 25
Rabbitohs V Roosters Tonight, ANZ Stadium, 7.50pm History: Played 220, Rabbitohs 114, Roosters 101, drawn 5 Last met: Rabbitohs 26-16, round 1, 2019 Ladbrokes odds: Rabbitohs $2.34, Roosters $1.58 Fittingly, the final round of the season kicks off with...
Safer Option to Dispose of Out-of-Date Medications
YOU don't need to toss old medications down the toilet or in the rubbish bin as there is a much better alternative to deal with them. Pharmacist Kerry Teed says you should take them to your local pharmacy. There the staff will strip them of their identity...
Shots Fired Ahead of Final; No Love Lost between Meteors and Clinton
Byline: Matt Harris matthew.harris@gladstoneobserver.com.au SOCCER: They've battled hard all season but there can only be one winner come Saturday when Meteors and Clinton collide in the Gladstone Division 1 Ladies grand final. There's been nothing separating...
Tab Dividends
IPSWICH Race 1: 6 Red Bloom $3.00 $1.40 3 Steel Pier $1.90 1 Reus NTD. Q: $5.90. E: $9.10. T: $16.90. FIRST 4: (6 3 1 4) $34.20. All Started. Race 2: 3 Kerema Mori $8.20 $2.10 8 We Want It All $1.50 1 Candy Floss $1.70. Q: $15.20. E: $42.20. T: $139.30....
TIGERS' TOP SEEDS; Riewoldt Backs Richmond over Lions
Byline: TERRY MALLINDER AFL: Queensland great Nick Riewoldt is anticipating Brisbane will be thrust into a cut-throat semi-final at home next week. The former St Kilda skipper can't see the Lions upstaging a red-hot Richmond in their qualifying final...
Touring Artworks Well Worth a Look
Byline: Di Paddick Articles and Images TAKE time out to explore more than 300 touring artworks, during the 2019 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition, now featured at the Calliope Library, for the first time, until Saturday, October 5....
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