July 2020

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 6:39 PM

Two powerhouse female restauranters have partnered to offer a new fine-dining experience after the recent closure of Wasabi Restaurant and Bar.

New pop-up restaurant at Wasabi a ‘perfect fit’

Two powerhouse female restauranters have partnered to offer a new fine-dining experience after the recent closure of Wasabi Restaurant and Bar.

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 4:35 PM

Tourists have wasted no time in returning to the Sunshine Coast’s hinterland, following months of travel restrictions.

‘Relief’ as tourists return to Coast’s hinterland

Tourists have wasted no time in returning to the Sunshine Coast’s hinterland, following months of travel restrictions.

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 1:07 PM

A director of one of the region's biggest markets feels like she’s organising a reunion, with the first event in three months held on Saturday.

Shoppers rejoice as two popular Coast markets return

A director of one of the region's biggest markets feels like she’s organising a reunion, with the first event in three months held on Saturday.

Published a story 10th Jul 2020 12:13 PM

There will be three-hourly cleaning at the taxpayer’s expense so almost 300 workers can share 51 desks at a State Government Maroochydore office.

Round-the-clock cleaning as Coast govt office expands

There will be three-hourly cleaning at the taxpayer’s expense so almost 300 workers can share 51 desks at a State Government Maroochydore office.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 4:24 PM

Draft catchment maps have been released ahead of next year’s opening of the $127 million new state high school near Caloundra.

Catchment maps released as school nears completion

Draft catchment maps have been released ahead of next year’s opening of the $127 million new state high school near Caloundra.

Published a story 9th Jul 2020 3:45 PM

Restrictions are easing on eating out and there’s no shortage of new cafes, restaurants and dining experiences on the Sunshine Coast to explore. SEE THE LIST

DIG IN: Coast’s exciting new dining experiences

Restrictions are easing on eating out and there’s no shortage of new cafes, restaurants and dining experiences on the Sunshine Coast to explore. SEE THE LIST

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 8:07 PM

Domestic tourism could be a lifeline for the Sunshine Coast with new data showing growth outpacing Queensland and Australia.

Tourism lifeline: Encouraging new data for Coast

Domestic tourism could be a lifeline for the Sunshine Coast with new data showing growth outpacing Queensland and Australia.

Published a story 8th Jul 2020 5:31 PM

Footy fans will need to get in quick with just 6000 seats available for the Melbourne Storm’s match against Gold Coast Titans at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Ticket prices, dates set for highly anticipated Storm games

Footy fans will need to get in quick with just 6000 seats available for the Melbourne Storm’s match against Gold Coast Titans at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 5:47 PM

There may still be an opportunity to experience the magic of Woodfordia despite Australia’s biggest music and culture festival looking unlikely this year.

What’s next for Woodford as festival looks ‘unlikely’

There may still be an opportunity to experience the magic of Woodfordia despite Australia’s biggest music and culture festival looking unlikely this year.

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 2:17 PM

EPIC VIEWS: A home with a grand slam championship worthy tennis court, formerly owned by a world number one player, could be yours for a cool $5.15 million.

Property with grand slam worthy court on the market

EPIC VIEWS: A home with a grand slam championship worthy tennis court, formerly owned by a world number one player, could be yours for a cool $5.15 million.

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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.