November 2018

Published a story 17th Nov 2018 9:26 PM

Counting stops for the night in Gladstone Region by-election.

BY-ELECTION: Battle down to two as counting stops

Counting stops for the night in Gladstone Region by-election.

Published a story 15th Nov 2018 6:00 PM

The six by-election candidates plead their cases in front of the community at an event hosted by the GADPL.

Meet the Candidates: Their pitch to voters

The six by-election candidates plead their cases in front of the community at an event hosted by the GADPL.

Published a story 15th Nov 2018 5:49 PM

Residents had an opportunity to hear from all six candidates at a public forum last night.

Candidates' last-minute pitch to voters

Residents had an opportunity to hear from all six candidates at a public forum last night.

Published a story 14th Nov 2018 7:26 PM

Gladstone Region councillors ready for head-to-head battle in drought fundraiser match at Calliope.

Pollies ready for City v Country power play

Gladstone Region councillors ready for head-to-head battle in drought fundraiser match at Calliope.

Published a story 14th Nov 2018 6:23 PM

'You can't go to jail for having a scone, but that's basically what the legislation says'.

Mayor slams 'ridiculous' developer donation ban laws

'You can't go to jail for having a scone, but that's basically what the legislation says'.

Published a story 14th Nov 2018 5:54 PM

Embracing new technologies top of new president's agenda.

Calliope farmer takes control of AgForce

Embracing new technologies top of new president's agenda.

Published a story 13th Nov 2018 5:33 PM

Jaceen Ross been nominated Rod Kafer Diabetes Ambassador Award, named after the former Wallabies player.

Diabetes advocate up for Rod Kafer Ambassador Award

Jaceen Ross been nominated Rod Kafer Diabetes Ambassador Award, named after the former Wallabies player.

Published a story 12th Nov 2018 6:12 PM

Service offers free advice on how people with a disability can find employment.

'Can Van' offers job seekers right solutions

Service offers free advice on how people with a disability can find employment.

Published a story 12th Nov 2018 6:02 PM

By-election candidates to speak at a public forum presented by GAPDL.

Meet the Candidates: Public forum on tomorrow night

By-election candidates to speak at a public forum presented by GAPDL.

Published a story 11th Nov 2018 7:18 PM

Calliope Roosters and Calliope Rotary Club hosting a City v Country match.

City v Country: Mates take on mates for drought relief

Calliope Roosters and Calliope Rotary Club hosting a City v Country match.

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Matt has been a reporter with The Observer since December 2016. He has a sports reporting background, previously working for the AAP and NRL.com. He now covers mostly general news and is the newspaper’s Council reporter.