Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 28, 2012

Brodie's Gotenergy to Burn; Now His Heart's in the Right Place, He's Full of Running
Byline: Griffith Thomas YOUNG STAR Best thing about futsal/football: The speed of the games Worst thing: Being subbed Favourite meal: Potato bake Favourite player: Harry Kewell Favourite teams: Brisbane Roar and Manchester United...
Earl Looks Forward to Reconnecting
Byline: kerrie alexander THE Right Honourable David Moreton, Earl of Ducie has only a vague recollection of his childhood in Hervey Bay after moving to England when he was three years old. The one thing he does know, however, is that his parents,...
Gillard Government Rejects A[euro][approximately]leaked' Data; War of Words Breaks out between Parties of Gonski Funding Recommendations
MITCH CRAWLEY mitch.crawley@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THE Gillard government has accused Warren Truss, Paul Neville and the Coalition of airresponsible scare-mongeringa, and rubbished reports that some Fraser Coast schools would lose funding...
Guilty of GBH but Brawler Walks Free
KRISTY MARTIN kristy.martin@frasercoastchronicle.com.au MICHAEL Kim McLean punched an older man to the ground and kicked him in the head during a boozy, late-night brawl on a Maryborough street. But the 31-year-old has walked free from...
Hear How a Nikenbah Cane Farmer Became Earl of Ducie
Byline: Kerrie Alexander THE story of how a Nikenbah cane farmer was bestowed a prestigious Earl of Ducie title will be shared with guests at a Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum's open day on September 2. After about 12 months of planning,...
Organisers Chase Tour De France Champion
CYCLING: This year's Noosa Cycling Grand Prix is already set to attract a star-studded field, but it is the prospect of Tour de France winner and Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins racing that will have the Sunshine Coast abuzz. SUM Events founder...
PUB GOES FOR $4M League Legend's Hotel Sold; Rugby League Legend Norm Provan Sells Bay Hotel to Fraser Coast Businessman Warren Persal
MITCH CRAWLEY mitch.crawley@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THE Fraser Coast has lost its connection to rugby league royalty with legend of the game Norm Provan signing a contract to sell the Beach House Hotel. Fraser Coast business identity...
Reader Says LNP's Using Patel's Retrial to Score Political Points
LNP Health Minister Lawrence Springborg is using the Patel retrial issue for political point scoring, and in doing so displays a lack of understanding of the role of the state's attorney-general. Mr Springborg has publicly criticised former ALP...
Sample the Taste of Another Culture
ENJOYING a morning coffee took on a different meaning when it was shared with 80 other people at the August Culture Cafe in the Hervey Bay Community Centre. Mavis Jenkins said it was an enjoyable outing. aThis is my first time and it's great...
Should We Back New or High-Growth Firms?
THE journal Local Economy is probably not everyone's bedtime reading. Alas, it is sometimes mine. The journal is produced by the Local Economy Policy Unit at London's South Bank University a no, I hadn't heard of it either until recently a and the...
What Is the Cost of Fun These Days?
A NEIGHBOUR was off to Seafront Oval at the weekend to listen to the Whale Aid Concert and give little Johnny a few rides and a bash on the jumping castle as an alternative to going to the Maryborough show. aToo expensive now for a family with kids,a...