Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 14, 2011

Big Increase in Reef Action Bass Starting to Bite at Lenthalls
NORTHERLY weather and big full moon tides have this week seen the local whiting and flathead populations on the chew, and there has been a significant increase in action from reef species over our shallow reefs. Whiting have been also been active...
Children Don't Belong in a Foreign Jail Cell
LET me tell you a few things about 14-year-olds. When sleeping, their lips are puffy, like a baby. Their fingers still have a slight pudginess carried over from toddlerdom; their hands are unlined. Sometimes they still want their mummy, no...
Cyclists Eager to Ride in Third Tour De Bay; Youth Mentoring the Big Winner
Tour de Bay Riders are being asked to raise a minimum of $50 sponsorship. For their $50 they receive a Tour de Bay shirt and breakfast. Riders who take on the 64km hill challenge will also receive another shirt for completing that challenge....
Don't Go Straight to Rate When Choosing a Loan; Greater Focus on Features Helps Maximise Home Loan Benefits
Australia's largest independently-owned mortgage broker, Mortgage Choice says those who look beyond the interest rate horizon when choosing a home loan often stand to benefit in the long run. The rate usually captures borrowers' attention when hunting...
High Profile Position on Esplanade an Advantage for Elders
ELDERS Real Estate Hervey Bay commenced operation on March 1, 1996 in the location it still occupies at 402 The Esplanade, Torquay. The business has prospered since that time and is today one of the most prominent and successful real estate offices...
Luxury Beachfront Lifestyle at Burrum Heads
Fully zoned, ducted air conditioning and security system Impressive entrance area including water feature Secure display cabinets and alcoves Ducted vacuum system throughout Double car garaging including workshop area NUMBER 187 Burrum...
Makeovers Improve Prospects
Byline: REIQ chairman Pamela Bennett In the current market conditions where buyers are hesitant and economic conditions remain patchy at best, sellers need to ensure they are giving themselves the best possible chance to secure a successful sale....
MURDER ACCUSED GET OFF Judge Set to Sentence Guilty Pair This Morning; Manslaughter Verdict in Maryborough Trial
Byline: Clementine Norton TWO BEST mates accused of killing a hitch-hiker and dumping his body in the forest have been found not guilty of charges relating to murder. But John Patrick Peterson and his friend Seamus Matthew Smith admitted killing...
St Mary's Termites
Byline: rhianna blacker A TERMITE invasion caused damage to the St Mary's Parish Hall last Friday when the inner ceiling collapsed leaving a 1.1m gaping hole. Parish priest Father Paul Kelly said the building had problems with termites previously...
Super Changes Make Bricks and Mortar More Appealing
CHANGES to self-managed super rules make bricks and mortar more appealing. Not many people do it but investing in property through a do-it-yourself superannuation fund can be a winning move. Studies show the long-term returns from housing and...
Take the Tip, Don't Let Your Life Go Up in Smoke
As a youngster and the eldest of six I was often called on to run the errands. aPete, just duck down to Mrs Rae's shop will you and pick up a loaf of bread, bottle of milk and a packet of Craven A cork tipped,a would often be the summons. I don't...
Threat to Subdivisions Claim in Regional Plan
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au A POTENTIAL flaw in the Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan could end up affecting a number of land-owners across the Fraser Coast. The multi-region plan was released recently to generally...