Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 24, 2011

ALL BLACKS SHAKE OFF a[euro][approximately]CHOKER' TAG
FINALLY, after 24 years of heartbreak and choking jokes, the All Blacks' drought has broken. New Zealand last night ended a string of bewildering Rugby World Cup failures to confirm themselves as world champions by holding off an inspired France...
Be Good Citizens and Pay Debts: MP
Byline: Roderick Makim THE DEBT Awaiting Enforcement: $6,503,709 Under Enforcement: $1,042,537 Under Compliance: $4,169,613 Under Deferral: $686,179 TOTAL OUTSTANDING: $12,402,039 FRASER Coast residents have been told to take more...
Howzat Rivals? Past Grammars in Appealing Form ... Yet Again
RICHARD HARVEY richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au IT may be a new cricket season but it's still the same old story. No one can seem to beat Past Grammars, well, Mother Nature can but that doesn't count. The defending Fraser Coast...
Last Drinks Costly
A MARYBOROUGH man caught drink driving in Longreach on July 29 was convicted in Maryborough Magistrates Court last week. Phillip Magee pleaded guilty to driving along Wompoo Rd in Longreach on July 29 while under the influence of alcohol. Breath-tested...
News Briefs
Police response time queried IT SEEMS a staff shortage isn't the only problem getting in the way of Hervey Bay police being able to perform their duties. Information leaked to a metropolitan newspaper on the weekend suggests overtime budget cuts...
Pets on A[euro][approximately]death Row' Can Sniff a Reprieve
Clementine Norton clementine.norton@frasercoastchronicle.com.au EIGHT out of 10 cats dumped at Hervey Bay and Maryborough pounds will take their last breath there. From the moment they arrive at the grim facility, animals have just five...
Pink Ribbon for Hope
ONE in every nine Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the age of 85. It could be a mother, sister, aunt, cousin, niece or friend. Whoever they are, one thing they have in common is that they all need our support. Today is...
Torbanlea Needs to Go Professional
THE time has come for the Torbanlea Picnic Races to invest in the future and go professional. It's great that a small hard-working committee backed by 150 volunteers can get an event like this up and running, but now they have to look at the future....