Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 11, 2011

Airport Plan Gains Momentum
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au SEVENTY-ONE million dollars and more than 1400 jobs. That is what the Fraser Coast Regional Council is predicting from its Fraser Coast Airports Master Plan, which was approved unanimously...
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Barnes Taking Aim at Kiwis
WALLABIES playmaker Berrick Barnes has fired the first psychological shot to trigger another week of inevitable mind games before Sunday night's Rugby World Cup semi-final showstopper against the All Blacks in Auckland. Not even more injury concerns...
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Educators Give Great Ideas for Fire Season
PREPARE, act, survive and be ready for the bushfire season is the message Queensland Fire and Rescue Service volunteer community educators Glennis Kelly and Noelene Hunt are spreading to everyone on the Fraser Coast. Every year bushfires put the...
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Gender on the Agenda Takes Aim at Equality; but Councilwomen Arethere Now
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au DOES a council with seven female councillors and a female CEO need to concern itself with questions of gender equality? That was the dilemma facing the Fraser Coast Regional Council...
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Indonesia Treats Us with Total Disdain
THE arrest of the 14 year old for possession of marijuana a week ago in Bali has once again brought focus on the fanatical stance by the Indonesian Government on drugs in that country. In agreeing that drugs need to be the subject of tough laws...
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Is Cooper Beale Deal?
COACH Robbie Deans says Quade Cooper could start at fullback with Berrick Barnes at five-eighth if Kurtley Beale is ruled out of Sunday's Rugby World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks. Australia's most dangerous attacker all campaign, Beale...
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MARY HARBOUR MAGIC UNVEILED Harbour Plan Will Change the City
A BLOCK of land at Granville could become Maryborough's answer to Southbank, with the $500 million Mary Harbour development moving a step closer. The project lay in limbo for more than a year, waiting for details of the State Government's Wide Bay...
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News Briefs
Driver taken off road for 11 years A SERIAL traffic offender charged with myriad offences has been disqualified from driving for 11 years. Nate Anthony Rowell, 31, pleaded guilty in the Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday to 19 charges, including...
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Researchers Want Photos of Mother's Ventral for Comparison
I WOULD like to comment on the recent spate of news stories about Migaloo and the new-borne mostly all-white baby humpback (both independently migrating southward off east Australia). I have studied humpback whales extensively off the east coast...
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Superb Day out Watching Whales with My Grandson
LATE last month I was thrilled to be aboard Whale Watch II with my young grandson Eli. This was a truly momentous occasion for me as this whale-watch trip was a prize after I named Nala's calf aMirrhia a year ago through a competition in the Chronicle....
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These Wild Hogs out for Fun Not Mayhem; Group Takes off in Just Three Months
Rhianna Blacker rhianna.blacker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THEY don't plan to create havoc at local bars or go skinny-dipping in any Fraser Coast water holes, in fact the Hervey Bay Wild Hogs are looking for humour rather than mayhem. ...
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