Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 5, 2011

Appealing Chance for Juniors
RICHARD HARVEY richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au GEOFF Dymock made the journey from playing club cricket in Maryborough to wearing a famous baggy green for Australia. Now the former left-arm fast bowler is doing his bit to try...
Balancing Act with Tom Yum; Pallet Packed with Flavour
Byline: Examiner I know it's getting a little too warm for soup, but I think this is fresh enough for a mid spring lunch or dinner. Tom Yum really reflects the traditional Thai balance of sweet, sour, salty and spicy which is truly wonderful....
Bath Time Is a Dirty Word for One Pooch; in a Contest for Victory between Man and Beast, Sam Falls Foul of the Four-Letter Word When He Wins the Battle but Loses the War
TAKING your dog to a boarding kennel is like hiring a house cleaner a you have to do a lot of prep work prior to the event. You cannot just take a shaggy, matted unwashed pooch who, by the looks of his frantic and frequent butt-scooching movements,...
Be a Good CHAP and Pause at Amber
HEALTH Minister Geoff Wilson has had something of a win recently. But it is a win of a dubious nature. In Australia, doctors are God. They do a fantastic job but there are some individuals, as with any profession, who should not be practising. ...
Blaze of Anger Hits Tourists after Smoke Ruins Holidays
NAT BROMHEAD nat.bromhead@frasercoastchronicle.com.au RAGING Fraser Island bushfires started by a controlled burn gone wrong have infuriated and upset holiday-makers on the island. The fires ripped through dense bushland on Sunday afternoon,...
Deeply Involved in Work for Community
DURING the long and lonely years of the Second World War Alice Bowen's lifeline was a large wireless powered by a wet battery that kept her entertained and in touch with life outside her Pine Mountain home. After her husband Ken had a bad accident...
Doc on the Ball for Liverpool Fc
STEVEN Gerrard, Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll are some of the biggest soccer stars in the world. A former Maryborough soccer player is now helping them and their Liverpool teammates in their bid to win some Premier League glory in England. Dr...
Gay Advance Led to Man's Death: Court
Clementine Norton clementine.norton@frasercoastchronicle.com.au A HOMOSEXUAL advance led to the bashing death of hitch-hiker Stephen John Ward, a jury heard yesterday in the Supreme Court at Maryborough. The trial of John Patrick Petersen...
Hervey Bay's Future A[euro][approximately]ignored' in New Plan
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au KEY aspects for the future of Hervey Bay have been ignored in the State Government's Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan. Health care and an important development area for tourism both...
Magic, Mischief, Mirth in the Search for Love
Carlie Walker carlie.walker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au CREATING the world of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream has been a welcome challenge for Scott Alderdice and Carolyn Taylor-Smith. The two have been working on the production...
News Briefs
Robbers cut and run with rug A BURGLARY in Torquay has left a home without a rug, which really tied the room together. A Hervey Bay police spokesman said the unknown offenders gained entry to the Dayman St home by smashing a window. Once inside,...
News Briefs
Tourism awards' tickets sell fast ONLY five tables are left for the 2011 Fraser Coast Tourism Awards being held on October 14. This year's event will be at the Brolga Theatre with Hervey Bay's most prominent tourism operators. Go online to...
Seymour a New Voice for Council
Byline: Roderick Makim GEORGE Seymour wants to abring a new voice to councila. The Hervey Bay solicitor and active community member has had enough of attempting to influence council from the sidelines. He has decided to enter the ring to become...