Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 7, 2011

Courtney Driven Mad by V8 Tyre Debacle
BATHURST: V8 Supercar champion James Courtney says a mix-up over wet weather tyres at Bathurst has embarrassed the sport on a weather-affected practice day at Mount Panorama. Only two of the three scheduled practice sessions could be run yesterday...
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Dixon Homes; Satisfied Customers Do the Talking
WHEN it comes to quality and satisfied customers Dixon homes just lets their satisfied customers do all the talking. The company has such a good reputation that many of their customers are repeat buyers. Here is what a few of them had to say; Bruce...
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Don't Kid around, OK? the Child's the Brighest Ever Born
WAIT a what's that sound in the Junior MasterChef kitchen? Turn off the mix masters. Still the excited chatter of 100 children aged under 12. Shut the blabbing mouth of the infernal George Calombaris. No, I can still hear it. A rumble of...
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Erratic Winds Slow Fishing Warmer Water on Way; North, East, South, West A[euro]" Options Aplenty
ERRATIC weather conditions have made recent fishing trips difficult to plan. As a general guide, if the wind is blowing from the north then hit the estuaries. If from the south or east then head out onto the bay chasing reefies and pelagics....
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Mental Illness Is a Curse for Families
ARE we getting mentally sicker as a nation? Or are we retreating behind a trend for over labelling and over diagnosis? Australia's peak mental health body, the Mental Health Council of Australia, says at least one third of young people have had...
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MUM'S INNER AGONY Mental Health Patients Need More Support; Son's Acid-Filled Syringe Incident Gives Darlene Courage to Speak
Byline: Megan Pope THE mother of a mentally-ill Maryborough man is desperate for more mental health services in Maryborough, after her son attempted to harm himself with a battery-acid filled syringe on Tuesday. Darlene Parry, a trained youth...
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One in Four Locked out of Property Market
A COMFORTABLE retirement could be a[approximately]crumbling' away from one in four Australians who are being locked out of the property market by rising housing un-affordability, says new research from an industry super fund. The data, compiled...
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Spring Has Descended but the Cash Rate Hasn't; 57% of Aussies Will Pay Extra on Their Home Loan If Rates Fall
THIS month's Reserve Bank decision to keep the cash rate steady for a tenth successive month is cause for celebration, though a rate reduction would have resulted in more than half of all Australians with home loans building a bigger financial buffer...
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Sting in Tail as Redbacks Sent Packing
IT'S being called the best Twenty20 game ever played but that's scant consolation to South Australia following its heartbreaking exit from the Champions League. The Redbacks posted a massive total of 2-214 against Royal Challengers Bangalore, only...
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Tinana; by Vicky Cook
suburbsnapshot TINANA is on the south side of the Mary River and can be reached by the Lamington Bridge from central Maryborough. The first semi-urban European settler was the Wide Bay Commissioner of Lands, John Carne Bidwell, who built his...
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