September 2019

Published a story 10th Sep 2019 10:15 AM

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have issued a new advisory for residents in Dimbulah. It’s one of several fires burning across the Far North.

The latest on the bushfire situation in FNQ

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have issued a new advisory for residents in Dimbulah. It’s one of several fires burning across the Far North.

August 2019

Published a story 29th Aug 2019 3:44 PM

One board member is a former deputy mayor of the Gladstone Region.

Gladstone Area Water Board appoints 3 new members

One board member is a former deputy mayor of the Gladstone Region.

Published a story 29th Aug 2019 1:43 PM

'The biggest hurdle to nuclear energy is some people are still concerned about it'

'Let's do it': Qld senator behind Flynn's nuclear power push

'The biggest hurdle to nuclear energy is some people are still concerned about it'

Published a story 29th Aug 2019 11:35 AM

A handful of Gladstone properties will open their doors this weekend for curious buyers to take a peek of what's available in the region

Weekend Property Guide: What homes are open in Gladstone?

A handful of Gladstone properties will open their doors this weekend for curious buyers to take a peek of what's available in the region

Published a story 28th Aug 2019 4:00 PM

'She's always excited to see us and whenever you're feeling down that cheeky grin always picks you up again.'

The cheeky grin that won the hearts of Gladdy's dog lovers

'She's always excited to see us and whenever you're feeling down that cheeky grin always picks you up again.'

Published a story 28th Aug 2019 2:53 PM

A 58-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene at Red Rover Road on Sunday August 25

Police urge driver to come forward in Callemondah death

A 58-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene at Red Rover Road on Sunday August 25

Published a story 28th Aug 2019 2:23 PM

Gladstone residents have shown incredible love for their four-legged friends

PHOTOS: 102 of Gladstone's cutest dogs

Gladstone residents have shown incredible love for their four-legged friends

Voted in a poll 28th Aug 2019 1:56 PM

Published a story 28th Aug 2019 11:19 AM

'What you saw on TV was only tragedy, the sheer scale of it was unbelievable'

The two Agnes medics who helped on the front line

'What you saw on TV was only tragedy, the sheer scale of it was unbelievable'

Published a story 28th Aug 2019 7:14 AM

The results are part of this year's Annual Overdose Report, compiled and released by the Penington Institute

Overdose deaths skyrocket in the Gladstone region

The results are part of this year's Annual Overdose Report, compiled and released by the Penington Institute

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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.