Helen Spelitis

WHAT YOU SAID: Bulky goods shopping centre proposal

IT looks like Kirkwood could have its own bulky goods shopping precinct, and Gladstone residents can't wait.

The Observer asked its social networkers what they thought of the proposal, and the majority of replies were positive.

Yesterday we announced that a development application had been lodged for the shopping centre to Gladstone Regional Council.

Kaylena Hickton: Maybe a decent book shop!!!!!!!

Alia Randles: Cotton on, Ally fashion, dotti, tempt, all the shops us girls could go a little crazy in! Haha.
IKEA and more baby shops like pumpkin patch etc.

Hayden McDonald: Great news.. Would love jb hifi, amart all sports, super a mart...

Ashlea Wilson: Ikea for sure and a DFO outlet

Zora Manovic Riva: Dreaming , won't happen ,
These promises have been going on forever

Lisa Robinson: Fix the intersection @ Dixon & Kirkwood first. Then go for it!

Brett Daley: Sizzler

Janelle Robertson: Joyce Mayne, jb HiFi,

Wendy Green: Fantastic furniture.

Michael Prackert: A tobacconist so I can buy my cigs!!!


In huge news for Gladstone, a bulky goods shopping centre for big retailers is being proposed for Kirkwood. Which retailers would you like to see come here? http://ow.ly/NH5cZ

Posted by The Observer on Monday, 1 June 2015


Natasha Whitehead Wilkins: Ikea would be great it may bring the prices down on furniture. Kitchen ware etc

Ricki Parry: So we are expanding Stockland.....why can't these types of shops be lured into Stockland to centralise the shopping experience......or is this kind of thinking to advanced

Kate Bauer: Super Amart, fantastic furniture or the like. I wouldn't be disappointed with an Ikea either.

Tracey Hick: A decent kids shoe shop, and maybe one for the adults as well, oh and a book shop

Which retailer would you most like to see come to Gladstone?

This poll ended on 01 July 2015.

Current Results

Super Amart


JB Hifi


The Good Guys




Another hardware store


Beaumont Tiles


Choice Flooring


Another garden centre


This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.