Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 17, 2012

Boom Times Not over for Roo Veteran
SHIRTFRONT TERRY MALLINDER GOOD old Brent CyBoomer' Harvey ... like a fine wine he seems to be getting better with age. Well, fine wine is probably not an apt description for a guy who grew up around Preston in Melbourne's northern suburbs....
Challenge Teams Hit 120 Maximum
Byline: Megan Pope A WHOPPING 120 teams will take part in this year's Human Powered Vehicle challenge at the RACQ Technology Challenge in Maryborough next month. The well-loved event will launch back into action on September 15 and 16, for a...
Coast ER Times on Fast Track in Pressure Period
MAT NOTT mat.nott@frasercoastchronicle.com.au EMERGENCY department response times at Maryborough and Hervey Bay hospitals are among the quickest in Queensland. The release of positive July figures, traditionally a high-pressure month in...
Expect to See Whiting Hit Local Beaches
THE weather turned out to be much nicer than originally forecast for the week just gone, even turning on some classic glassed out winter water mid-week. A brief spell of northerlies and almost spring-type weather late this week will give way to...
Freedom of Choice Going Up in Smoke
THE fun police have won. This week's High Court ruling on the plain packaging of cigarettes has been hailed by a triumphant Federal Government as landmark victory for the health of the nation. aThis time big tobacco will have to cough up,a crowed...
From the Web
Caravan park sell makes no sense DON'T expect any comments from the LNP regarding the caravan park, they are hell-bent on getting rid of everything the Labor Party had anything to do with, regardless of whether it is a paying concern or not. ...
John Whalan A[euro]" Dispelling the Auction Myths Best Way to Flush out Buyers
FROM managing real estate businesses and real estate sales to auctioneering John Whalan has been at the forefront of the real estate industry for the past 19 years and still has a driving passion for giving clients the best service possible. He...
Kearney Perfect Fit for Wobbly Warriors
LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN TONY DURKIN IT'S impossible not to feel some empathy for Warriors coach Brian McClennan, who appears set for the chop after just one season. McClennan, a Kiwi with a much-celebrated coaching career in the English Super...
Kitchens Can Add Thousands to Home Value; No Matter What Your Style, Budget or Space, Design Layout around the A[euro][approximately]golden Triangle'
OFTEN it is the kitchen people fall in love with in a new home. When you buy an existing home it may have everything you want but you may not be happy with the kitchen. When it comes to kitchens, no one knows that better than Ian Armstrong of...
Old Love Letters Sealed with Lipstick Kisses
I'M NOT sure my high school boyfriend even knew he was my boyfriend. Oh, I left plenty of hints. Longing gazes on the school bus, love hearts scrawled with our initials on the front of my math folder (along with deep and meaningful Omar Khayyam...
Prisoners Join Unemployed as Government Slashes Jobs in Jails
Byline: MAT NOTT PRISONERS in Maryborough jail now join public servants in the ranks of Queensland workers facing job cuts. Police Minister Jack Dempsey yesterday announced prisoners could only work five days a week in prison industries, down...
Race Brings a[euro][approximately]Amazing' Exposure; TV Hit the Amazing Race Is the Latest Program to Up the Region's Tourism Ratings
Byline: Carlie Walker SEEING the beauty of Fraser Island brought to life during the finale of popular Channel Seven program The Amazing Race on Wednesday night brought a smile to Danielle Andreuzzi's face. The marketing and media manager at Tourism...
Sprake A[euro]" Still the Name to Trust on the Fraser Coast
WITH a market as delicately poised as it is on the Fraser Coast, it is critical to choose an agent who you can be assured will provide you with honest and precise advice, present your property in its best light to every suitable buyer in the market...
Will Usain Bolt Down under for Big Bash? WITH MICHAEL SULLIVAN
AFTER winning three gold medals in London, Usain Bolt has been posted as a $2.25 chance by Sportingbet Australia to make an appearance in the Big Bash this summer. Bolt is heading to Australia around the time of the Big Bash and Sportingbet Australia...