Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 12, 2011

Flood of Complaints MP and Mayor's PR Tour Fell Short of Help; Mayor and Council Went Missing in Time of Need
Byline: Clementine Norton THE MAYOR, council staff and emergency services abandoned Maryborough businesses during the January floods, according to statements to be presented at the Queensland Flood Commission of Inquiry today. In a scathing statement...
If Mum Has to Sew, No Way You Can Go; When Your Child Wants to Play Every Type of Sport Available, You've Got to Know When to Pack Up Your Bat and Ball and Head Home
MY ELDEST has had an ongoing love affair with soccer. Quite inconveniently, he first discovered his passion for this sport while in utero. My utero. He came into this world kicking and screaming, and hasn't stopped since. Give that kid a ball and...
Kiwis More Concerned about Losing Than Winning the Glory
IF you were a Kiwi rugby supporter you would have to be super confident about your team's chances of winning the World Cup right? Well you'd be wrong. In a whistlestop visit to Auckland last week I discovered the hidden fears of the rabid All...
News Briefs
Two high-speed offences alleged A YOUNG man who allegedly attempted to escape police after being caught driving at almost 170km/h was charged yesterday. A police spokesman said the 19-year-old Craignish man was seen by Howard police on the Bruce...
News Briefs
Pensioners prepare for digital TO PREPARE for the digital television switch on December 6 Fraser Coast libraries will be hosting information sessions for pensioners. The free sessions allow seniors to learn all about making the switch to digital...
Two Diverse Exhibitions a Must-See at Art Gallery; from Tidal Landscapes to Altered Books
Byline: mat nott TWO diverse exhibitions open at Hervey Bay Regional Gallery on Friday night. One is inspired by the Fraser Coast's spectacular tidal landscapes, flora and fauna. From Burrum to the Bay is a collection of beautiful paintings...
YOUNGSTER NAMED SAINT OF THE YEAR; Junior Footy Player Shows Commitment beyond His Years to Maryborough Club
HER son Tom Thelan, 12, was named Junior Saint of the Year for Maryborough's Rovers Football Club because of his exploits on the football field this year. But it was his achievements off the field last year when he didn't have a team to play for...