Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 25, 2011

Beth Ensures Tassie Didn't Roar at All
BETH Mooney spent the winter scoring plenty of goals for Hervey Bay's United Warriors in the Fraser Coast League women's first division competition. Now the 17-year-old has switched her attention to scoring runs on a cricket field and she's made...
Biz Briefs
Deadline nears for DIY tax returns PEOPLE who do their own tax now have less than a week to lodge a tax return before the October 31 lodgement deadline. Tax Commissioner Michael D'Ascenzosaid the E-tax online program was the easiest way to lodge...
EFTPOS Charges Anger Small Business Owners
INDEPENDENT supermarkets and newsagents are among those most vocal about the new EFTPOS charges that came into effect on the first of this month. The new Eftpos Payments Australia Limited (EPAL) fees mean traders incur a five-cent fee for every...
Network Switch to Speed Net
HERVEY Bay locals will enter a new era of mobile telecommunications today with Telstra's new superfast 4G LTE mobile network going live. Telstra 4G is the nation's first superfast 4G LTE mobile network and Telstra Country Wide Area general manager...
New Laws to Cut Back on Waste Going to Landfill
STATE Parliament has passed landmark new laws to halve the amount of waste going to landfill within a decade, create green jobs and increase recycling rates. The Bligh Government's major reforms make sure recyclable and reusable materials are no...
News Briefs
Christmas lights should be checked FRASER Coast residents feeling festive for Christmas have been warned to stay safe from the dangers of twinkling lights. The state government's electrical safety department warns people to be mindful of the...
POLICE PROBE MYSTERY FIRE but No Sign of Intent in Fires
THE MYSTERY of two yachts that caught ablaze is being investigated in Hervey Bay. Yesterday morning police and fire investigators examined the charred remains of the two vessels as a possible arson investigation began. A spokesman from the Hervey...
Volunteers Step Up to Keep the Food Coming; Meals on Wheels Still on the Road
Carlie Walker carlie.walker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THE fallout from the closure of Meals on Wheels Fraser Coast would have no impact on the organisation's clients, Hervey Bay Meals president Ray Fleming said yesterday. The Maryborough...
What's Going to Trigger the Recovery?
Byline: GLEN WINNEY What's going to trigger the recovery? It's the sixty-four thousand dollar question isn't it? Well it's like a secret formula of herbs and spices, add in a bit of confidence, a dash of certainty, two parts vision, some positive...