March 2019

Published a story 24th Mar 2019 8:43 AM

OCCUPANTS of a Gladstone home were rushed from their New Auckland address overnight after a fire broke out just before 10pm.

Two people escape New Auckland house fire

OCCUPANTS of a Gladstone home were rushed from their New Auckland address overnight after a fire broke out just before 10pm.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2019 1:41 PM

Police believe the girl and the woman arrived in the Calliope area around 5pm.

Lawyer of alleged child abductor requests police evidence

Police believe the girl and the woman arrived in the Calliope area around 5pm.

Published a story 21st Mar 2019 12:09 PM

The ongoing inquest held at the Coroners Court at Gladstone continues to shed new light into the tragic sinking of fishing vessels

VESSEL SINKING INQUEST: Architect reveals how ship sunk

The ongoing inquest held at the Coroners Court at Gladstone continues to shed new light into the tragic sinking of fishing vessels

Published a story 20th Mar 2019 3:46 PM

'And if it was a false alarm, then it would only be a matter of phone calls'

DAF considers new methods in wake of vessel sinkings

'And if it was a false alarm, then it would only be a matter of phone calls'

Published a story 20th Mar 2019 2:22 PM

AGNES Water man accused of threatening to kill a police officer and his family has been denied bail

Man threatens to kill cop, wife and children: police

AGNES Water man accused of threatening to kill a police officer and his family has been denied bail

Published a story 20th Mar 2019 2:14 PM

TO HONOUR his best mate, a Gladstone man has organised a slightly different kind of memorial set to draw crowds to the Gladstone Skate Park at the weekend.

Skate park event to send off 'one of a kind' mate

TO HONOUR his best mate, a Gladstone man has organised a slightly different kind of memorial set to draw crowds to the Gladstone Skate Park at the weekend.

Published a story 19th Mar 2019 6:08 PM

Skipper Matthew Neil Roberts, 61, and crewman David Barry Chivers, 36, remain missing and it's suspected they also lost their lives in the sinking of Cassandra.

New details emerge in tragic sunken vessel cases

Skipper Matthew Neil Roberts, 61, and crewman David Barry Chivers, 36, remain missing and it's suspected they also lost their lives in the sinking of Cassandra.

Published a story 19th Mar 2019 12:43 PM

SILENCE descended on a Gladstone courtroom as family members of two men who were onboard FV <em>Cassandra</em> watched drone footage of the capsized trawler.

Families shown footage of capsized vessel at inquest

SILENCE descended on a Gladstone courtroom as family members of two men who were onboard FV Cassandra watched drone footage of the capsized trawler.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 1:34 PM

SEVERAL people have fronted Gladstone Magistrates Court today on drug possession or driving under the influence of drug charges.

Gladstone residents front court for drug offending

SEVERAL people have fronted Gladstone Magistrates Court today on drug possession or driving under the influence of drug charges.

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 8:04 AM

GLADSTONE woman fronts court for defrauding WorkCover insurer. Insurer tipped off by woman's former boss.

Former boss dobs in employee in WorkCover fraud

GLADSTONE woman fronts court for defrauding WorkCover insurer. Insurer tipped off by woman's former boss.

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Sarah began writing in 2014 and for The Observer in 2015. She left the region in 2017 for a reporting stint at the Sunshine Coast and returned to her hometown one year later. From day one she has had a keen interest in police, court and crime reporting.