April 2019

Published a story 24th Apr 2019 7:23 AM

Australia's biggest family-friendly fishing competition will cast off over the Labour Day long weekend of May 3-5.

YOUR GUIDE: It's all about family fun at HookUp

Australia's biggest family-friendly fishing competition will cast off over the Labour Day long weekend of May 3-5.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 6:37 PM

Kids can get involved in competition and win great prizes.

Boyne Island Macca's adding extra colour to HookUp

Kids can get involved in competition and win great prizes.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 6:30 PM

You don't need a fancy boat to land some big catches during HookUp.

LIST: Spots to fish during HookUp without a boat

You don't need a fancy boat to land some big catches during HookUp.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 5:55 PM

It literally pays to arrive early to this year's Boyne Tannum HookUp.

HookUp early birds will catch $10k worth of clues

It literally pays to arrive early to this year's Boyne Tannum HookUp.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 5:45 PM

David 'The Barefoot Fisherman' Hodge is feeling a little nervous ahead of this year's HookUp.

'Got myself in deep': Barefoot Fisherman will be a target

David 'The Barefoot Fisherman' Hodge is feeling a little nervous ahead of this year's HookUp.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 5:32 PM

Big industry getting behind worthy cause during 2019 Boyne Tannum HookUp.

Water Craft category to tackle DV prevention

Big industry getting behind worthy cause during 2019 Boyne Tannum HookUp.

Published a story 21st Apr 2019 5:25 PM

Event organisers said the festival was well received with crowd tallies "definitely up on previous years”.

'Definitely up': Thousands flock to Harbour Festival

Event organisers said the festival was well received with crowd tallies "definitely up on previous years”.

Published a story 21st Apr 2019 4:54 PM

Experienced councillor to attend June's ALGA conference.

Council approves councillor's Canberra conference trip

Experienced councillor to attend June's ALGA conference.

Published a story 21st Apr 2019 4:14 PM

Plans for the coming months to help small and medium businesses.

Chamber keen on working closer with council to help business

Plans for the coming months to help small and medium businesses.

Published a story 21st Apr 2019 11:02 AM

It would celebrate the achievements of tourism operators across the Sunshine State.

Find out how SGBR businesses can nominate for state awards

It would celebrate the achievements of tourism operators across the Sunshine State.

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Matt has been a reporter with The Observer since December 2016. He has a sports reporting background, previously working for the AAP and NRL.com. He now covers mostly general news and is the newspaper’s Council reporter.