Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 29, 2011

Close Encounter of the Real Swinging Kind; Shirley Sinclair Answers the Call of the Wild at Over-Watertent Village
HE was my kind of swinger. Big, strong and a fast mover. A good talker, not afraid of speaking his mind. Maybe a bit of a chest-beater but sure of himself and his place at the top of the tree. Above all, C[pounds sterling]GibboC[yen], as...
Engineer Options Open Up; Retirement Forecast Tips Serious Shortfall
I FOUND some interesting figures online during the week, released by Engineers Australia a bit over a year ago. While the numbers aren't entirely current, I see little to suggest any changes that would have diluted their accuracy. The industry...
Five-Star Hospitality Training
THE tourism industry is one of the Fraser Coast's leading employers for local residents and offers challenging and rewarding careers. But to make the most of the opportunities you require first-class training and one of the most highly regarded...
Foords Refuse to the Muddy to Yield Mary; the Mary River Almost Destroyed the Foords but Their Determination Won through, as Hannah Busch Finds Out
AS THE final sections of the new pontoon were lowered into the water on Thursday, Mary River Marina owner, Neville and Brett Foord were finally able to say goodbye to one of the toughest years of their lives. The final pieces were the only remaining...
Fraser Coast Council Lacks Talent, Says This Reader
YOUR comment earlier this week was appropriately and accurately a ano punches pulleda assessment of the prospects for a mayoral change next year. A similar scenario is in place with our state member's representation in Maryborough. If you examine...
Kick-Start Your Career Today; Learn New Skills with JobSmart
ROBERT Garland had a passion to help people when he first opened JobSmart in 1995. With the belief that every person should have the opportunity to achieve their ambitions, he knew that with the correct training and support everyone had the opportunity...
Marching on with the Latest Gadgetry
FOLLOWING hot on the heels of my commitment to Facebook I have now traded my old mobile in on the new iPhone. Will a twitter account be next? No. My journey into the fast smarter communication generation has not been without some issues. If...
MINE EXPO GIVES THOUSANDS HOPE a[euro][approximately]Crazy-Busy' Day at Mine Jobs Expo
THE sense of hope was palpable at the Brolga Theatre in Maryborough yesterday as thousands attended the Mining and Gas Jobs Expo. People of all ages and backgrounds massed on the grass and in the car park, waiting to learn the answer to one of the...
Natural Delights in the Tropics
Byline: Gail forrer WRAP your arms as far as you can around the giant paperbark trees and say hello to Palm Cove. The size of the gorgeous trees, carbon dated back 600 years, reference the ancient character of north Queensland. Given special...
New Diesel Powers Great Wall's Sales; Peter Chapman Test Drives the New Turbo Diesel Great Wall
Just on two year ago I was speaking to Martin Singer from Bay City Autos about the difficulty of evaluating a four-wheel-drive vehicle by just driving it around suburban streets. He had just handed me the then recently released Great Wall 4x4 for...
One Sizable Slip-Up
ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE Adrian Taylor YOU know most people have one foot slightly bigger than the other? Well that's where the problem started for Tom Boddingham. He's a big boy our Tom and has to have his footwear specially made. His right...
Our Geek's Sex Life Put out on National Radio
Clementine Norton clementine.norton@frasercoastchronicle.com.au LACHLAN Cosgrove's new-found sex life has become national news a a twist the former Maryborough politics nerd never could have predicted when he went on reality TV show Beauty...