Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 11, 2012

A CROC SHOCK; Lungfish Research Ends With
Clementine Norton clementine.norton@frasercoastchronicle.com.au STRANDED 1000km from home, a crocodile found at Mundubbera would have eaten fish, frogs and flying foxes to survive. Staff from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and...
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Ann's Top Three
Two-for-one Egypt deal TEMPO Holidays is offering a two-for-one deal on an 11-day adventure through Egypt when booked by November 15. The Wonders of Egypt combines the great cities of Cairo and Alexandria with a four-night Nile cruise and El...
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Answers in Monday's Chronicle A[euro]" 587
ACROSS 1 Mothers and fathers 6 Legal papers 9 Biblical man 11 Bathroom accessory 15 Drive 19 Girl's name 20 Work for 22 A continent 24 Ventilated 25 Alcoholic drink 26 Top room 27 Overrun 28 Jobs 29 Possess...
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Ditch Beach Volleyball and Bring in Marbles
WITH a few more gold in the bag the London Olympics are suddenly not looking so bad. Sally Pearson's brilliant win followed by the lads in the kayak were both great sporting moments. Our efforts in sailing have also given us reason to smile,...
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Emotions to Run High in Bay Clash CLUBS VIE FOR SHIELD; Bayside and Kawungan to Pay Tribute to Cancer Pair
Byline: Griffith Thomas FOOTBALL: aIt's bigger than a football matcha was how Bayside Strikers captain Arian Dubroy described tomorrow's Farrell/Luscombe Shield match in Torquay. For the second time Fraser Coast League rivals Bayside and Kawungan...
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Explore Fraser . . . Quickly
HANNAH BUSCH Hannah.busch@frasercoastchronicle.com.au Afternoon tour The 1.30pm tour can be booked through Fraser Explorer Tours. Tickets cost $125 for adults and $85 for children. A family package is also available for two adults and...
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Expo Packed with Goodies for Grown-Ups
Carlie Walker carlie.walker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au TWO-and-a-half years ago when Jim Wallace had a stroke, he had difficulty with speech. He and wife Jeni found there were no support groups on the Fraser Coast for those suffering from...
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Family Seventh Heaven
SUBARU has added much-needed versatility to its Exiga people-mover as part of a mild mid-life makeover a a seventh seat. The Japanese car maker said customer demand had helped it to add the missing second-row middle seat to the all-wheel drive car...
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From the Web
Editor's Comment: Drug tests for kids Haven't parents got the right to know if their kids are doing drugs. I reckon it should be compulsory. Going by some of my friends whose kids were into it at school,its a lot bigger than people think.-Justme...
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Frustrations Lure Hearty Foods to Sunshine Coast
HANNAH BUSCH Hannah.busch@frasercoastchronicle.com.au MORE opportunity and less risks are key factors why a booming Hervey Bay business has decided to relocate to the Sunshine Coast. A&C Hearty Foods owner Alex Fraser-Watson spent a...
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Going Where It Is Growing
Maryborough building approvals 2011-12 Burrum, Fraser Island a 62 homes at about $14.5 million Granville a five homes at about $1 million Maryborough a 23 homes at about $6 million. Maryborough southern region a 65 homes at about $11.5...
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Husbands Should Learn to Play Dead
IF IT wasn't for the whole breathing thing, I really would be married to the perfect man. So I told my girlfriends this week when discussing that favourite of all topics a aannoying things that men doa. aIs he a loud breather?a they asked, ready...
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Kingfisher's 20 Big Years; One of Queensland's Top Resorts Celebrates Two Decades of Achievement
Byline: Kristy Martin WHEN Kingfisher Bay Resort opened its doors for business on August 16, 1992, life on sleepy Fraser Island changed forever. Since that date, more than 2.5 million visitors have stayed at the resort and toured the island marvelling...
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Kyle Ready to Lift off; Young Gun Backs Himself to Win
Byline: GRIFFITH THOMAS AT THE NET WITH KYLE Favourite player? Bernard Tomic. Favourite shot? Forehand. Ultimate dream? Get to Wimbledon, get to number one, earn a career and have a nice fancy car like a hot rod. Biggest inspiration?...
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News Briefs
Coast gets a new face in tourism THE Fraser Coast has its own representative on a major tourism body. Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey announced two new members for the Events Queensland board,...
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News Briefs
Three-car mayhem at roundabout TRAFFIC came to a standstill in Pialba yesterday afternoon. Not long after midday, three cars crashed into each other at the roundabout on the Boat Harbour Dr and Main St intersection. Hervey Bay police and ambulance...
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Palin Tells the Truth; Helen Hawkes Finds There's Much More to the Python Star
IF JUST getting up to make breakfast this morning was a bit of an effort, you might find the achievements of Brit Michael Palin somewhat daunting. Comedian, actor, film star and author, it seems there is very little this multi-talented star cannot...
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Resort to Innovation
NATHAN WOULFE Recruitment editor TWO business operators believe they have the right tools to put Queensland business owners on the pathway to success Co and it comes with world-class benefits. Executive coach and program facilitator Leigh...
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Sharp Price and Ability
FORD has announced pricing for its eagerly anticipated Focus ST hot hatch a and buyers with a bent for performance will likely be pleasantly surprised. The Blue Oval's new performance focused five-door small car will start from $38,290 plus on-road...
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Triple Treat: Grandsons Born on the Same Date
Carlie Walker carlie.walker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au IT'S unusual for one grandfather to have three grandsons who all share the same birthday. But that is the case for Hervey Bay's Ray Hicks. Brothers Kayden, eight, Jye, three, and...
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Up Close with Surf's Oddballs; New Documentary Breaks Ground
Byline: Seanna Cronin AUSSIE surfing's odd couple are once again on the hunt for big waves in the visual spectacular Storm Surfers 3D. Man of steel Tom Carroll and mad hatter Ross Clarke-Jones embark on their most ambitious journey yet: to be...
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