AS AUSTRALIA moves to put the official stamp on a trade deal with Hong Kong, trade between the port region in southern China and Gladstone has ground to a halt.
SANTOS chief executive Kevin Gallagher has stood by the company's decision to build two LNG trains at Curtis Island, despite recent concerns
Glenn Butcher has played down a potential bloodbath for the Queensland Government during next year's election following the Coalition's federal election victory
CLEAN-up works at the critically acclaimed Wilson Island are complete, allowing Aldesta Hotels to dive into the next step for the island's reopening.
PETER O'Sullivan has denied involvement in the Gladstone Ports Corporation's decision to suspend a contractor who asked Bill Shorten about tax.
FLYNN voters sent a clear message to the major parties during this year's federal election, showing the biggest support for One Nation in Queensland.
LABOR'S candidate for Flynn has congratulated incumbent Nationals' MP Ken O'Dowd for retaining the seat for another three years.
TIPPED as a key seat in the Federal Election, Flynn was expected to have a cliffhanger result but within hours of counting it was clear how the electorate voted
POLITICAL experts say a shake-up is needed in the Australian Labor Party to regain support in regional areas including Flynn.
DESPITE ABC and Sky News declaring Ken O'Dowd as the winner of the seat for Flynn, the incumbent Nationals member says it's still too early to call it.
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.