February 2019

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 5:23 PM

THURSDAY was a horrific day on Gladstone Region's roads with three separate motor vehicle accidents and two fatalities.

'Responsibility to ourselves': Recent crashes prompt warning

THURSDAY was a horrific day on Gladstone Region's roads with three separate motor vehicle accidents and two fatalities.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 1:42 PM

Readers of <em>The Observer</em> submitted photos of last night's severe thunderstorm.

YOUR PHOTOS: Stunning shots of severe storm

Readers of The Observer submitted photos of last night's severe thunderstorm.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 11:30 AM

The radar site gauge recorded 16mm of rain, while the airport recorded 17mm.

WEATHER: Find out if we will see more storms today

The radar site gauge recorded 16mm of rain, while the airport recorded 17mm.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 7:31 AM

The crash occured 4kms near the Calliope crossroads last night.

Man in hospital after car crashes into tree at Calliope

The crash occured 4kms near the Calliope crossroads last night.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 4:12 PM

The Bureau issued the severe thunderstorm warning at around 3.30pm.

WEATHER: Storm warning issued for parts of region

The Bureau issued the severe thunderstorm warning at around 3.30pm.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 2:00 PM

New data has been released by the Australian Financial Security Authority from last quarter of 2018.

Business insolvencies on the increase in Gladstone

New data has been released by the Australian Financial Security Authority from last quarter of 2018.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 7:54 AM

A 44-year old Brisbane man has died after a motorcycle crash on the Dawson Highway.

UPDATE: Rider dies after motorcycle crash

A 44-year old Brisbane man has died after a motorcycle crash on the Dawson Highway.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 3:39 PM

Find out how these anglers manage to snag the best fish week-after-week.

Gladstone's top 5 choices for fishing lures

Find out how these anglers manage to snag the best fish week-after-week.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 2:35 PM

The closure is part of overall renovation works for the department store.

Kmart Gladstone to temporarily close on Sunday

The closure is part of overall renovation works for the department store.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 12:04 PM

GLADSTONE'S made it to a national list, for a cheeky reason.

Gladstone's kinky little secret

GLADSTONE'S made it to a national list, for a cheeky reason.

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Mark Zita is a digital producer and reporter for The Observer. A primary school teacher for four years, he decided to chase his dream career. Prior to working in Gladstone, Mark was an associate producer for Seven News Brisbane, where he oversaw news updates and co-produced the 4pm news bulletin. Mark likes to write stories about education, transportation, technology and weather.