October 2020

Published a story 31st Oct 2020 2:15 PM

As final votes are cast, Sunshine Coast residents have revealed the issues they care about this election. SEE THE GALLERY

GALLERY: Final votes cast as Sunshine Coast decides

As final votes are cast, Sunshine Coast residents have revealed the issues they care about this election. SEE THE GALLERY

Published a story 31st Oct 2020 10:47 AM

The first results are imminent as counting begins for the 2020 state election. READ OUR ROLLING COVERAGE

Queensland Election 2020: Rolling coverage, results, updates

The first results are imminent as counting begins for the 2020 state election. READ OUR ROLLING COVERAGE

Published a story 31st Oct 2020 8:21 AM

The weather bureau is warning there is a “perfect setup” for an afternoon of severe thunderstorms, with hail and destructive winds expected.

‘Perfect setup’: Coast in line for severe thunderstorms

The weather bureau is warning there is a “perfect setup” for an afternoon of severe thunderstorms, with hail and destructive winds expected.

Published a story 31st Oct 2020 7:54 AM

A Sunshine Coast cyclist was rushed to hospital on Saturday morning after he crashed on a busy road.

Cyclist injured after crash on busy Coast road

A Sunshine Coast cyclist was rushed to hospital on Saturday morning after he crashed on a busy road.

Published a story 30th Oct 2020 7:01 PM

A dispute over road projects has erupted on the eve of the state election, with the Liberal National Party forced to reassure voters it will not cut Sunshine Coast road upgrades.

War of words erupts over Coast road projects

A dispute over road projects has erupted on the eve of the state election, with the Liberal National Party forced to reassure voters it will not cut Sunshine Coast road upgrades.

Published a story 30th Oct 2020 4:15 PM

The state election campaign has triggered promises of millions of dollars in projects for the Coast’s eight seats. See where each party would splash cash.

CASH MAP: Major parties pack plenty of promises

The state election campaign has triggered promises of millions of dollars in projects for the Coast’s eight seats. See where each party would splash cash.

Published a story 30th Oct 2020 1:06 PM

There’s no timeline for when Maroochydore City Centre’s $21 million waste system will be switched on with international border closures preventing experts from carrying out final checks.

$21m waste system to lay idle as global experts locked out

There’s no timeline for when Maroochydore City Centre’s $21 million waste system will be switched on with international border closures preventing experts from carrying out final checks.

Published a story 30th Oct 2020 10:30 AM

An increasing number of Coast youth are in need of mental health support. An expert in the field has revealed the signs to look out for.

The devastating impact virus is having on our youth

An increasing number of Coast youth are in need of mental health support. An expert in the field has revealed the signs to look out for.

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 5:30 PM

The usual spectacle of a state election day will be subdued with tens of thousands of Sunshine Coast residents already casting their vote.

‘Extraordinary’: 60k Coast residents cast early vote

The usual spectacle of a state election day will be subdued with tens of thousands of Sunshine Coast residents already casting their vote.

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 5:26 PM

They are exhausted from working long hours. Now, junior doctors on the Coast worry they will make a clinical mistake.

Survey’s worrying findings about Coast’s young doctors

They are exhausted from working long hours. Now, junior doctors on the Coast worry they will make a clinical mistake.

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Tegan Annett has been a journalist at the Gladstone Observer since 2012. She started as a cadet reporter, while studying at CQUniversity. A Tannum Sands resident since 2005, this year she took on the role as deputy editor.