Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 20, 2013

Bears Reprieve Brief, Stothard Renews Plea
Byline: Griffith Thomas and Ben Turnbull AUSSIE RULES: Maryborough Bears president Anthony Stothard says he cannot guarantee the club will field a senior team this year, despite the league making some radical changes to keep a five-team competition....
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Be Tempted by Tiaro
NO VISIT to the Fraser Coast would be complete without some of the many small townships that dot the coast and near hinterland. Places like Howard, Toogoom, Burrum Heads, Torbanlea, Poona Maroom and many more are just waiting to be explored. ...
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Everything to Keep You on the Move
YOUaVE arrived in Hervey Bay and are all set to enjoy your holiday on the Fraser Coast a especially that long awaited trip over to Fraser Island in your 4WD. But then you realise youave left your recovery gear at home a not a good thing when you...
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Focus on Excellence at Riverside
ONE of the foremost educational facilities on the Fraser Coast is undoubtedly the Riverside Christian College in Maryborough where the focus is on student leaning in a happy, supportive and safe environment. Riverside is a prep to year 12 co-educational...
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From the Web
Traps set once again for elusive Mary River crocodile Here we go again ... the absurdity that reporters and others with cameras will photograph this croc but rangers won't be able to find it ... traps wonat work etc. Can't wait till one of these...
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Golf Resort Set to Finally Tee Off
Byline: Mitch crawley AN 18-HOLE golf resort and large-scale residential development that has been in a planning stage for almost 20 years is expected to take a significant step towards construction in the council chambers today. Diamond Waters...
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Hire a Car to Explore Local Treasures
HERVEY Bay Rent a Car is a long established, family-owned business with a wide range of vehicles, all available seven days a week. Nothing is too much trouble for owners David and Kylie Taylor who started the business almost 10 years ago. They go...
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Historic Home Returned to Glory
BROOKLYN House, in Howard, just 20 minutes west of Hervey Bay, has been lovingly restored over a 12-year period by owners Terry and Jan Ward. The Rankin family, wealthy Scottish immigrants involved in the first collieries in the area, commissioned...
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History Lesson in Tiaro
FOR those interested in history, the Tiaro district has a lot to offer, including the historic Dickabram Bridge. The Dickabram Bridge stands 23m above the winding Mary River at Miva, south of Tiaro. This famous bridge, built by McDermott and...
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Injury Worries Are a Starc Reminder
Byline: Richard Harvey APN SPORT BUREAU CRICKET: Australia will be without left-arm paceman Mitchell Starc, and possibly captain Michael Clarke, in its bid to salvage some pride and stop India from completing a 4-0 clean sweep of the Test series...
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Irish Eyes Still Smiling at Hoolihans
TAMARA Meek liked working at Hoolihans Irish Restaurant and Bar so much that she talked her mum, Loretta Cashen, in going halves with her to buy the well-known establishment. aIt is such a great place to work in and you get to meet so many really...
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Ita[euro][TM]s That Elusive Croc Again
RANGERS will re-bait the crocodile trap in the Mary River on Friday after two new reported sightings of the elusive reptile. Commercial fisherman Kevin Greenhalgh who originally spotted the crocodile in May last year said he had seen a few signs...
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Leave Your Cares at Home and Relax
IF YOU are into bird watching or just want a place to relax and watch the world go by then the Wongi State Forest is the place for you. A string of beautiful waterholes fringed by paperbarks and rushes and surrounded by eucalypt forest and exotic...
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Millions Have Enjoyed the Whales
AUSTRALIAaS whale watching industry began the day Brian and Jill Perry discovered humpback whales frolicking in the pristine waters of Hervey Bay. Twenty-six years later, millions of people have travelled to Hervey Bay to experience the thrill of...
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OK James, Here Are 50 Shades of Anger
Byline: Carlie Walker I DIDNaT finish the series. That is something I cling to when people ask me if I have read the erotic sensation Fifty Shades of Grey. aWhy, yes,a I reply nervously. aBut I didnat finish it, I got about halfway through...
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Say a[euro][approximately]I doa[euro][TM] on Beautiful Fraser Coast
FROM the breathtaking wilderness of Fraser Island to the beautiful Queens Park in Maryborough or the Botanic Gardens in Hervey Bay, the Fraser Coast is one of Queenslandas most diverse wedding destinations. The coast is quickly gaining a reputation...
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Set Sights on Day Trip to Biggenden
IF YOUaRE looking for something different to do on the Fraser Coast why not a day trip to the small town of Biggenden? Biggenden, 84km west of Maryborough, came into existence in 1889 as a service centre to the short-lived gold rush towns of Paradise...
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State Spooked by a Roaming Croc
IF the government response is anything to go by, it seems a group of public servants in Brisbane is far more concerned about the crocodile spotted in the Mary River than the people living nearby are. The Department of Environment has wasted little...
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Stop over at Bauple
LOCATED just off the Bruce Highway between Tiaro and Glenwood is the small village of Bauple. The bypass, which used to be the old Bruce Highway, will only add a few minutes on the journey heading north or south and it is well worth the detour to...
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Wright Gets Life in Prison for A[euro][approximately]violent, abhorrenta[euro][TM] Murder
Byline: Averyll Loft Conviction details Sentenced to life in prison for murder Two years jail for interfering with a corpse aviolent and abhorrenta murder motivated by jealousy and obsession unable to locate body GRAEME Kenneth...
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