Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 29, 2011

Celebrations as Men Acquitted of Extortion
THE not-guilty verdict for five men acquitted of extortion yesterday afternoon brought on tears of joy and gasps of laughter in Hervey Bay District Court. The friends and family of Adam Warwick McCrea, Mark Darren Berghoffer, Sean Edwin Foster,...
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Fraser Coast Misses out on Wave of New Recruits
Jessica GrewAl hbedit@frasercoastchronicle.com.au POSTINGS for more than 50 fresh Queensland Police recruits have been announced but Fraser Coast residents should not expect to meet a single one. Queensland Police Minister Neil Roberts...
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HEADS YOU LOSE; Smerdon's Header Wins Local Derby
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au KAWUNGAN'S unbeaten start to the Fraser Coast League men's first division soccer remains intact after round three. However, Hervey Bay rivals United Warriors made them work hard...
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Knife Used by Dad Who Feared Assault on Family: Barrister
THE DEFENCE barrister for a Hervey Bay man on trial for attempted murder has told a supreme court jury that her client only used a knife on a 19-year-old boy because he was afraid for his own safety. In her opening statements to the Maryborough...
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Life in the Fast Lane; Lightning Speed on Display inMaryborough
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au ROCKHAMPTON'S Darryl Etherden proved hard to catch at Maryborough Speedway. Etherden raced home to win the final round of the Fraser Coast Drivers Championship for Modified Productions...
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Making Business Global
On offer Learning to export: general advice, assessing the capability of a business to export Finding Export Markets: Using trade missions and experience to find customers Learning about overseas markets: General information about international...
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News Briefs
Woman, 54 taken to hospital A 54-YEAR-OLD Biggenden woman suffering from respiratory distress and a chest infection was airlifted to hospital about 10.30pm on Sunday. She was airlifted from Biggenden Hospital to Bundaberg hospital. The woman...
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RAIL JOBS SAVED Maryborough Workers Rejoice as Contract Sealed
DOWNER EDi has received a $20 million kiss of life from Queensland Rail, with a contract to overhaul 10 commuter trains given to the EDi-Bombardier joint venture yesterday. The new contract comes just days after Downer chief executive Peter Borden...
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