Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 16, 2012

City Specialists Just a Video Link Away
Byline: MAT NOTT A LEADING surgeon has praised the use of teleconferencing at Hervey Bay Hospital in combating breast cancer and managing its treatment. Clement Wong said harnessing technology meant regional cancer sufferers received expert opinions...
Daddy- Daughter Drug Lab Team
Byline: Kristy Martin A FRASER Coast father found cooking speed in front of his daughter was yesterday reunited with the girl after being released from jail. A judge declared the 38-year-old had spent enough time behind bars after he admitted...
Fraser Island Stars as Final Stop on Amazing Race
Byline: Carlie Walker and Seanna Cronin IT WAS one of the Fraser Coast's best-kept secrets. The Amazing Race, Channel 7's wildly popular television program, had its grand final last night a and the location of the show's last episode was none...
HANNAH A SHARK AT LAST; Third-Place Finish Secures Jamieson Queensland Berth
Byline: Griffith Thomas SQUASH: Since Maryborough's Hannah Jamieson picked up a racquet six years ago, she has been circling a spot on the Queensland Sharks squash team. Having come close last year, she was hungry to not let another opportunity...
Mayor Hands in Report Card; Announces Good Progress on His 120-Day Plan
FRASER Coast Mayor Gerard O'Connell has submitted his report for the public to see what he has done since being elected leader of the region. While each of the councillors is making their portfolio reports, Cr O'Connell focused on what has been...
Park Fire Sale Smacks of LNP Incompetence
THE truth about the Lazy Acres fire sale is finally coming into focus. The reality is there is no economic sense for the government to sell the park in Hervey Bay and if they had done a thorough financial review of the park they would have recognised...
Phone Tower Opposed; a[euro][approximately]Too Close to Residents and School'
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au TELSTRA is planning to build a phone tower in an aged care facility in Hervey Bay, and the community isn't happy about it. About 100 people have already signed a petition against...
Shoreline to Cost $530M; Council Can't Afford to Stop Erosion Problems on Its Own
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au A REPORT spanning 18,000 years on local sea levels has concluded the council cannot afford to pay for all the work required to manage future erosion problems. The weighty report...
THIS MAKES N CENTS Questions Continue to Pile Up over LNP Sale; Lazy Acres Fire Sale Will Cost Queensland $3 Million
THE Queensland Government will rip up almost $3 million worth of assets if it sells the Lazy Acres Caravan Park in the current depressed property market. Expert estimates handed to the Chronicle by two caravan park valuation companies showed the...
Well Done Klaus on 74; Vet Golfer Shoot Age
Hervey Bay Golf Club ONE of the rarest of feats of golf occurred on Tuesday. Klaus Gottschalk shot his age. The 74-year-old had 74 or 43 points to achieve, which in my opinion, was the greatest of feats, to be playing great golf at that age....