Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 4, 2011

Blueprint Gets Tick
Byline: Roderick Makim MARYBOROUGH is one of the big winners out of the Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan. Approved development areas, an increased urban footprint, additional land for rural residential development along with opportunities for industry...
Burn-Off Sparks Huge Fire on Fraser Island
Byline: Clementine Norton and Nat Bromhead A MASSIVE bushfire on Fraser Island is believed to have been sparked by a Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service burn-off gone wrong. Planned burns were carried out two weeks ago, and strong westerly...
Concentration Key in Battle with the Boks
Byline: JIM MORTON of AAP TWELVE years after Stephen Larkham's heroic extra-time drop goal, the Wallabies are braced for another titanic Rugby World Cup knockout clash with South Africa. Australia's coaching staff are in no doubt Sunday's quarter-final...
It's Hard to Outrun Fires, So Take Care
THERE is no more grievous injury than a burn. So, restrain your curiosity. The Fraser Coast is pretty much ablaze. It's aglow. Please have top of mind the dangers of dabbling with flame and fire. Evidence that this is going to be a big bushfire...
News Briefs
Program celebrates first birthday A PROGRAM to stop underage binge drinking on the Fraser Coast had its first birthday at the weekend. The Queensland Early Intervention Pilot Project has been running for one year in the North Coast police region,...
News Briefs
Transport targeted for resources kit A FREE human resources kit will help Wide Bay transport business to manage all aspects of their workforce, Louise Perram-Fisk, transport and Main Roads director of Transform, said. aCLIncreased demand from...
PLAY IT AGAIN SAM; Hansen Gets Another Chance to Make State Team
RICHARD HARVEY richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au SAMANTHA Hansen doesn't have a hearing problem. Well, not normally but the 16-year-old thought she was hearing things at the end of the Queensland under-18 Girls Hockey Championships...
Reader Outraged by Bligh Taking Credit for Renal Unit
I WAS outraged by the Bligh government claiming credit for the new renal unit opening on October 10 in Maryborough (FCC 30/9/2011). The people of Maryborough had quite a battle with the Bligh government to get the unit established in Maryborough...