'It might be holidays for most, but this is a busy time of the year for our compliance teams'
A MAN is in a stable condition in hospital after a near drowning incident at Heron Island yesterday.
'It's also imperative that we all continue to seek shade where possible too, as it's one of the most effective ways to reduce UV exposure'
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The purpose of the fair is to promote stamp collecting and philately in general'
He sustained suspected pelvis and hip injuries in the farming incident this morning
A NEW campaign is urging Gladstone residents to stay away from railway tracks, following a spate of near misses.
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.