Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from November 10, 2009

Basketballers Shoot for Top
Byline: Richard Harvey BASKETBALLERS will have the chance to slam dunk the hopes of their premiership-winning rivals in Maryborough this week. It's semi-final time in the Maryborough Basketball Association senior competition. Eagles and Kangaroos...
Being 'Like a Sponge' Is a Good Thing in WBGT Awards
Byline: Jennifer Chapman KATIE Smith does not really know why she was chosen to win two accolades at this year's Wide Bay Group Training Awards but she's stoked nonetheless and says the recognition is fantastic. The 19-year-old was awarded outstanding...
DOCTOR INJECTS WORK ETHIC; Sick Receptionist Gets Bizarre Home Visit
Byline: Loretta Bryce A PIALBA doctor who allegedly injected a sick employee with an unknown drug so she would be well enough to attend work will be investigated by the Medical Board of Queensland. Anthony Moran, 68, and his co-accused Roseanne...
Everard Gives Small Business the Edge
Local small business mentor Darren Everard has been instrumental in supporting local design and marketing agency, Edge, to double its capacity in the past 12 months. The successful partnership has resulted in new employment opportunities on the...
Forget the Little Snapper It's Time to Go for the Big 1000lb Marlin
Byline: PETER CHAPMAN Editor When I first arrived here on the Fraser Coast I wrote a comment piece about my desire to finally get amongst the big fish. I was swamped with offers to go outside and try my luck but unfortunately so far haven't been...
If You Love Satire, Don't Miss Barker
Byline: Jennifer Chapman ARJ BARKER is arrogant. But it is exactly that arrogance, mixed with a touch of sarcasm, that makes audiences around Australia love him. You can forgive him for his abrupt, impolite comments only because he is undoubtedly...
Intruder Strikes as Resident Sleeps
Byline: Kristy Martin A HERVEY Bay resident was fast asleep when an intruder broke in and stole several items on Sunday night. Police said that at about 10.30pm the offender entered through an unlocked door at the rear of the Gilston Street house...
Landlord from Hell
Byline: Peter Chapman Last Friday we ran a story detailing complaints made by landlord, Natalie Kildey, in regards to recent tenants of her premises in Maryborough. In the story she made a number of claims about the tenants, alleging they had...
New Aussie Home Loan Store Opens
Aussie Home Loans, Australia's leading mortgage broker, is set to open its brand new retail store in Hervey Bay on Friday offering customers great home loans and a broad range of financial products. To celebrate, Aussie founder and executive chairman...
Newsbriefs
Real estate agent in Flynn for LNP A PROMINENT central Queensland real estate agent has been preselected to run for the Liberal National Party in the seat of Flynn, which takes in Gayndah, at the next federal election. LNP state director Michael...
Police on the Trail of PCYC Graffiti Vandals; {lsquo}Can't Be Stopped' Message Baffling
Byline: Carlie Walker and Kristy Martin "VERY disappointing." That was how Sergeant Patrick Fleming described the ugly graffiti that was discovered at Hervey Bay PCYC at the weekend. The PCYC wasn't the only place that was targeted - several...
Premier Display by the Leaders
Byline: Richard Harvey THE PAST Grammars juggernaut is showing no signs of slowing down in the race to be crowned the Fraser Coast Cricket A grade premiers. The unbeaten and top-of-the-ladder Past Grammars crushed Australs by seven wickets in...
Problem Dog Owners Use Their Pets as 'Weapons'
To Mgc (FFC, SMS 2-11-09), I spoke to Chronicle editor Peter Chapman about his comments dated 31-10-09 and 27-10-09 and he was adamant he hates barking dogs and insisted I misread his editorials. I would suggest Mcg too has misread Mr Chapman's...
Time to Move Ahead on Eurong Sewerage; CEO Calls for Action after Four-Month Ban
Byline: Stephen O'Grady A SEWERAGE scheme on Fraser Island remains a priority for the chief executive officer of the Fraser Coast council, more than four months after the project had to be placed on hold. Andrew Brien said yesterday that the...