February 2019

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 5:16 PM

NOVEMBER 28 2018 will be a day many people living in Mount Larcom will never forget.

Fire devastation causes community to plan

NOVEMBER 28 2018 will be a day many people living in Mount Larcom will never forget.

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 5:00 PM

Brian Ross said new thinking is required for an old idea to drought-proof Queensland.

Brian's water distribution plan is no pipe dream

Brian Ross said new thinking is required for an old idea to drought-proof Queensland.

Published a story 16th Feb 2019 12:50 PM

When Dale Pengelly left Gladstone as a boy in 1979 he'd set his sights on making it in show business.

The 'Boy from Gladstone' returns with his latest show

When Dale Pengelly left Gladstone as a boy in 1979 he'd set his sights on making it in show business.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 3:27 PM

When Shane Ford bought his Cruise Craft Explorer in Brisbane in 2012 he didn't know he was towing it back to it's old stamping grounds.

Fordie's Bazooka is the top gun for fun on the water

When Shane Ford bought his Cruise Craft Explorer in Brisbane in 2012 he didn't know he was towing it back to it's old stamping grounds.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 3:18 PM

I don't think there is such a thing as an official Gladstone anthem, but I could be wrong; I often am.

Getting stuck trying to write a song about Gladstone

I don't think there is such a thing as an official Gladstone anthem, but I could be wrong; I often am.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 2:17 PM

Musician Ian Watts is in the process of restoring an ancient eight-stringed Norwegian violin.

Many a good tune will be played on this old fiddle

Musician Ian Watts is in the process of restoring an ancient eight-stringed Norwegian violin.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 6:07 PM

Gladstone Conservation Council's vision for future energy production using renewables has been given a boost.

SA project could flick switch for Gladstone

Gladstone Conservation Council's vision for future energy production using renewables has been given a boost.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 8:08 AM

Bus company Stonestreets has refuted rumours that it is closing down its operations in Gladstone.

Stonestreets makes decision on the future of business

Bus company Stonestreets has refuted rumours that it is closing down its operations in Gladstone.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 7:57 AM

Up to a thousand people a day are expected to walk through the gates at this weekend's Agnes Blues, Roots and Rock Festival

Bumper crowd expected at this weekend's music festival

Up to a thousand people a day are expected to walk through the gates at this weekend's Agnes Blues, Roots and Rock Festival

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 7:32 AM

Greg Hill is upset the Royal Banking Commission has targetted brokers in it's final report.

Mortgage broking bombshell

Greg Hill is upset the Royal Banking Commission has targetted brokers in it's final report.

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Gregory Bray is a cadet reporter at the Gladstone Observer. After a long career in various roles in heavy industry, last year, he followed his passion and decided to become a full time writer. Since 2009 he has been writing a weekly humorous column for The Observer and the Saturday Lifestyle magazine. Greg enjoys putting together stories for the Pulse Entertainment, Community Notices and Better Business pages.