April 2021

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 3:19 PM

New technology and sustainable farming practices are being rolled out interstate after a successful trial at Maleny Dairies.

Grass is greener: New arm tech taken interstate after trial

New technology and sustainable farming practices are being rolled out interstate after a successful trial at Maleny Dairies.

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 2:04 PM

An influential Sunshine Coast businesswoman has confirmed her resignation as the head of a key business organisation after three years in the role.

‘Incredibly rewarding’: Chamber CEO confirms resignation

An influential Sunshine Coast businesswoman has confirmed her resignation as the head of a key business organisation after three years in the role.

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 10:17 AM

The government has ruled out statewide regulations on the short-stay accommodation industry as Noosa Council forges ahead with its own rules.

Airbnb slams Noosa’s ‘assault’ on tourism

The government has ruled out statewide regulations on the short-stay accommodation industry as Noosa Council forges ahead with its own rules.

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 10:21 AM

A Queensland burger chain famous for “That BBQ Sauce” is opening its first Sunshine Coast store this month.

Where and when you can try Coast’s new burger joint

A Queensland burger chain famous for “That BBQ Sauce” is opening its first Sunshine Coast store this month.

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 2:57 PM

The public will be shut-out of council’s discussion on Thursday around its participation in and contribution to Brisbane’s Olympic Games bid.

Council closes Olympic bid meeting to the public

The public will be shut-out of council’s discussion on Thursday around its participation in and contribution to Brisbane’s Olympic Games bid.

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 11:51 AM

Less than two months after purchasing a hinterland block for almost a million dollars a property investor has revealed plans for offices and health services.

Town’s character incorporated in development’s design

Less than two months after purchasing a hinterland block for almost a million dollars a property investor has revealed plans for offices and health services.

Published a story 13th Apr 2021 5:09 PM

Hens, bucks parties and celebrations will be off limits at Noosa holiday homes under plans to crack down on the industry. Here’s how holidaying could change

Explained: Noosa’s crackdown on holiday homes

Hens, bucks parties and celebrations will be off limits at Noosa holiday homes under plans to crack down on the industry. Here’s how holidaying could change

Published a story 13th Apr 2021 3:02 PM

A popular Sunshine Coast beach was the backdrop for a recent public proposal involving an airplane banner. Take a look at other quirky ways lovebirds have popped the question.

Love is in the air: Coast’s quirkiest proposals

A popular Sunshine Coast beach was the backdrop for a recent public proposal involving an airplane banner. Take a look at other quirky ways lovebirds have popped the question.

Published a story 13th Apr 2021 12:16 PM

There are plans for a 38-unit complex at a significant site in a growing Sunshine Coast suburb to help deliver new housing options and jobs.

Plans for 38-unit complex at 'significant' site

There are plans for a 38-unit complex at a significant site in a growing Sunshine Coast suburb to help deliver new housing options and jobs.

Published a story 12th Apr 2021 3:37 PM

A young woman whose passion is cars is scared to drive after being trapped in her vehicle during a three-car smash. She has a chilling warning to other drivers.

‘Watched my own death’: Driver’s warning after smash

A young woman whose passion is cars is scared to drive after being trapped in her vehicle during a three-car smash. She has a chilling warning to other drivers.

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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.