Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 28, 2011

A Fraser Coast Pioneer of the Mormon Church
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: MARY ALICE BROWN BORN: Maryborough, March 2, 1908DIED: Hervey Bay, October 22, 2011 MARY Brown, who died earlier this month at the age of 103, was known throughout her life as Alice. She was a lifelong resident of the...
Award Winning Four Bedroom Home in Tinana; Impressive, Centrally Located Entertainer's Delight
92 Central Road, Tinana $476,000 A&G Realty Phone 4123 6736 IMPRESSIVE in presentation number 92 Central Road, Tinana, is a great place to raise your family. With four large bedrooms space is not a problem in this award winning home...
Conditions Looking Good but Watch for Sharks Wide Range of Species on Offer as Bay Warms
LIGHT onshore breezes are forecast for the next week, so conditions are looking great for anglers. The big, post-new moon tides should prompt an improved bite from our inshore reef fish, pelagics and whiting. We have been enjoying sensational...
Consumer Confidence Is Coming Back into the Market
THE legacy of Harcourts goes back as far as 1888; however their focus is firmly on the future. The Harcourts team offers a full range of real estate services and specialises in residential and rural property sales as well as property management...
Country Lifestyle at Oakhurst and Maryborough West; by Vicky Cook
suburbsnapshot NESTLED against the north side of Baddow is the natural wonder Maryborough West. Maryborough West is flanked by the famous Mary River and is graced with some of Maryborough's most beautiful, elegant and classic homes. In Maryborough...
Fishers Crabby over Proposed Changes
JENNIES, or female mud crabs, have had it pretty easy for more than 100 years but their pulses may soon be on the rise. Fisheries minister Craig Wallace has asked for public comment on changes that would remove the harvesting ban the tasty crustaceans...
Harvey's on the Bay Has Stunning Views
TOMORROW will be a case of all roads leading to the Whale Bay Marina at Urangan for the opening of what promises to be a popular new dining venue on the Fraser Coast a Harvey's on the Bay. Harvey's on the Bay has arisen from what was formerly known...
History and Fine Food
Byline: Ann Rickard WILLIAMSTOWN in Melbourne has a colourful history and there is ample evidence of that, especially in the architecture. But it's probably the vibrant cafe and restaurant scene you'll go there for. Not that there is anything wrong...
Home Loan Packages
BUNDLING a home loan with a lender's other services can result in significant discounts a but use the deal wisely. Discounts on apackagea home loans have topped one per cent for the first time and such products have made a strong showing in Canstar...
Motivational Lessons Keep Students in Class
STATISTICS from My School, the Australian Education Network website, has revealed the region's private high schools are slightly ahead of their state counterparts when it comes to attendance. With new attendance figures set to be released next week,...
MUM'S THE WORD AFTER SON PROVES HER WRONG; Christian Is Crowned Queensland Athletics Champ in Style
HERVEY Bay's Lorraine Wilson didn't think her son Christian was much of a runner when he started doing athletics when he was 10. She thought he was a better swimmer than a runner. Well, the now 15-year-old Christian has certainly proved his mum...
Opportunity to Chase Work and Business
5 Skills in high demand Geoscience: jobs include exploration geologist, geophysicist, mine geologist, resource geologist, GIS technician Engineering: jobs include chemical, civil and mechanical engineering, surveyor and mining Operators: jobs...
Size Deceiving in a Dog-Eat-Dog World
MY APOLOGIES in advance to all owners of little dogs, but I'm just not a fan. Of the dogs, that is, not the owners. Perhaps my aversion to the cute and cuddly canine breeds stems from my upbringing on a farm, surrounded by big things such as tractors,...
Warning about Solar Hot-Water System Installation
The Building Services Authority has warned home owners to ensure contractors have the appropriate licences when installing a solar hot-water system. BSA General Manager Ian Jennings said the contractor-licensing regulations surrounding the installation...
X Factor Will Make Election Close Contest
UNFORTUNATELY my phone has remained silent over the past two days and I can't announce a bright new nomination for the position of Fraser Coast mayor. At least that's what I am allowed to say. The truth is I have spoken to someone who is ready...