March 2021

Published a story 5th Mar 2021 11:39 AM

Before a carpark is transformed into a 4.5 star hotel drivers will be forced to cough up cash to park there from next week.

Cough up: More paid parking at Coast tourist hotspot

Before a carpark is transformed into a 4.5 star hotel drivers will be forced to cough up cash to park there from next week.

Published a story 5th Mar 2021 11:31 AM

More than 200 health workers will receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccination in the first two days of the rollout at a Coast hospital.

Jab and go: Milestone for hundreds of Coast health workers

More than 200 health workers will receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccination in the first two days of the rollout at a Coast hospital.

Published a story 4th Mar 2021 6:55 PM

Coast residents lived in fear with break ins and car thefts becoming a regular occurrence while they say they were “tormented” by social housing residents.

Problem tenants 'terrorise' residents

Coast residents lived in fear with break ins and car thefts becoming a regular occurrence while they say they were “tormented” by social housing residents.

Published a story 4th Mar 2021 10:10 AM

From a health hub to housing estates and a surfer-friendly holiday stay, here are the projects poised to shape the Coast’s tourism hotspot in the years to come.

11 major projects to shape Noosa’s future

From a health hub to housing estates and a surfer-friendly holiday stay, here are the projects poised to shape the Coast’s tourism hotspot in the years to come.

Published a story 4th Mar 2021 8:25 AM

A specialist team will partner with developers and local councils to ensure regions including the Coast can cope with the population boom expected.

Growing pains: Specialist team to address population boom

A specialist team will partner with developers and local councils to ensure regions including the Coast can cope with the population boom expected.

Published a story 2nd Mar 2021 4:58 PM

A popular Sunshine Coast restaurant has no plans to change its name or decor after it was labelled as a “mockery of Asian communities”.

‘Can’t please everyone’: Sum Yung Guys dismisses ‘mockery’

A popular Sunshine Coast restaurant has no plans to change its name or decor after it was labelled as a “mockery of Asian communities”.

Published a story 2nd Mar 2021 2:23 PM

A world-first system at a growing Coast suburb increased the number of waterfront blocks and has stopped the flow of sediment into the Pumicestone Passage.

From Coast to Canada: Firm’s world-leading systems

A world-first system at a growing Coast suburb increased the number of waterfront blocks and has stopped the flow of sediment into the Pumicestone Passage.

Published a story 1st Mar 2021 4:57 PM

A proposal for a new Coast sporting hub could take a major step forward when it is considered by council this year.

Multimillion-dollar sport hub to create a buzz

A proposal for a new Coast sporting hub could take a major step forward when it is considered by council this year.

Published a story 1st Mar 2021 12:51 PM

A $30 million office deal is in the works in what would be the largest sale of its kind on the Sunshine Coast in recent memory.

Back to the office: Valuer eyes ‘record’ $30m sale

A $30 million office deal is in the works in what would be the largest sale of its kind on the Sunshine Coast in recent memory.

February 2021

Published a story 25th Feb 2021 3:43 PM

There are calls for Caloundra to get its fair share of funding for an art gallery and other city-making projects to bring a spark to the growing suburb.

‘So far behind’: Time is now for funding, chamber boss says

There are calls for Caloundra to get its fair share of funding for an art gallery and other city-making projects to bring a spark to the growing suburb.

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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.