April 2019

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 7:51 PM

'It might be holidays for most, but this is a busy time of the year for our compliance teams'

How to avoid a fine when out fishing this weekend

'It might be holidays for most, but this is a busy time of the year for our compliance teams'

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 4:37 PM

A MAN is in a stable condition in hospital after a near drowning incident at Heron Island yesterday.

CPR performed on man in near drowning at Heron Island

A MAN is in a stable condition in hospital after a near drowning incident at Heron Island yesterday.

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 3:13 PM

'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'

Gladstone urged to slip, slop and slap this long weekend

'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'

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 12:42 PM

Pick up this Saturday's edition of The Observer.

HARBOUR FEST: Get your 2-for-1 ride coupons

Pick up this Saturday's edition of The Observer.

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 8:05 AM

Find out if you need to have an umbrella handy this weekend

WEATHER: The forecast for the Easter long weekend

Find out if you need to have an umbrella handy this weekend

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 7:50 AM

We've compiled a list of opening hours for businesses and services in the region

What's open and closed for Easter in the Gladstone region

We've compiled a list of opening hours for businesses and services in the region

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 7:49 AM

The purpose of the fair is to promote stamp collecting and philately in general'

Philatelic society stamping their mark during Easter

The purpose of the fair is to promote stamp collecting and philately in general'

Published a story 17th Apr 2019 3:05 PM

He sustained suspected pelvis and hip injuries in the farming incident this morning

CQ man airlifted to hospital after being thrown off horse

He sustained suspected pelvis and hip injuries in the farming incident this morning

Published a story 17th Apr 2019 1:25 PM

A NEW campaign is urging Gladstone residents to stay away from railway tracks, following a spate of near misses.

'Totally devastating': Near misses spark safety campaign

A NEW campaign is urging Gladstone residents to stay away from railway tracks, following a spate of near misses.

more recent activity

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.