Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 31, 2012

Always Striving to Improve Selling and Negotiating Techniques
TIM Wessling grew up in Hervey Bay and it is a city he has come to know and love. aHaving lived in the Bay for many years, I have seen it change to what it is today,a he said. aRaine and Horne Real Estate have been established in the city for...
Bay Gymnast Soaring to New Heights
Byline: Griffith Thomas YOUNG STAR Best thing about gymnastics: Everything, the whole package Worst part: Sore hands Favourite event: Floor Favourite athlete: Lauren Mitchell Ultimate dream: The Olympics, even though that would be...
Bullen Ignites Fusion
Byline: Griffith Thomas ON THE BALL Position: Goalkeeper/goal defence Biggest inspiration: My parents, Jenny and Ian Player you most admire: Clare McMeniman Favourite meal: Spaghetti Bolognese Pre-game ritual: I always have to brush...
Driving Offences Keeping Howard Police Busy
Byline: Megan Pope Crime report 9 driving while unlicensed 5 drink-driving 5 driving unregistered or uninsured 4 stealing 4 drug possession or use 3 enter with intent 3 public nuisance 2 wilful damage 2 serious assault...
Famine Horror Captured by Cameraman; Maryborough's Deon Davies Wins Award for Work in Africa
Byline: Megan Pope CONFRONTING the unbelievable horrors of famine in Africa was no easy task for award-winning Maryborough cameraman Deon Davies. The Ten Network cameramen was recently awarded a highly coveted Clarions Award for his work in the...
First-Timers Are Back Buying
AFTER a couple of years waiting on the sidelines, Queensland first homebuyers have returned to the property market, according to the Real Estate Institute of Queensland. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows the number of Queensland...
From the Web
Vandals using their marbles FIND them, charge them and oh, the courts will slap their wrists again and allow the poor kids to return home to their loving parents, leaving business and home owners to suffer as usual. Even if fined, SPER allows...
Oceans Beginning to Bubble as Spring Triggers Exciting Action
WARMER weather of late has increased water temperatures in many of our estuaries by up to 4-5 degrees in the past two weeks and this has triggered a response from our estuary species. Hitting local rivers and creeks is a great option this time of...
Our Region Continues to Perform
HERVEY Bay motorists are benefiting from some of the cheapest fuel prices anywhere in the state. Only eight other regions listed on the Australian Institute of Petroleum website, which shows weekly averages of 39 Queensland districts, had more cost-effective...
PM Defends Role in War after 5 Deaths; a[euro][approximately]A War with a Purpose and ... with an End'
Byline: Adam Carroll, APN PRIME Minister Julia Gillard has defended Australia's continuing military presence in Afghanistan after five soldiers died in two separate incidents in the space of 24 hours. It was Australia's deadliest day of combat...
Punters Back Broncos to Give Petero Perfect Farewell; WITH MICHAEL SULLIVAN
PUNTERS are supremely confident the Broncos will snap a six-game losing streak and give their retiring prop Petero Civoniceva a fitting farewell at Suncorp Stadium against the Panthers tonight. Sportingbet Australia chief executive Michael Sullivan...
Rosehill on the River
SITUATED only 6km from town, with private access, Rosehill is Maryborough's oldest home, built in 1856 from handmade clay bricks and cedar joinery for pioneers John and Mary Ann Eaton. Original round brick columns supporting the veranda rafters...
WAIT FOR SHOPS IS NEARLY OVER Council Doing All It Can to Assist; $225M IN RETAIL PROJECTS ON THE LAUNCHING PAD
RETAIL developments worth $225 million are being considered by the Fraser Coast Regional Council. While the proposed extensions to Station Square in Maryborough and Stockland in Urraween have been well-publicised, a proposed new shopping centre...
Why Wally and Geno Were the Latecomers
LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN TONY DURKIN NO DOUBT many rugby league fans scratched their heads in bemusement when they learned that Wally Lewis and Gene Miles were to be inducted in to the Broncos Hall of Fame tonight. The confusion would not have...