Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 8, 2013

Clean Up Your Act and Learn about Recycling
Byline: Hayden Johnson A $2MILLION recycling facility expected to sort 100tonnes of rubbish a week has opened in Dundowran, creating 24 jobs. Mayor Gerard OCOConnell joined Cleanaway Queensland general manager Neil Perry to open the state-of-the-art...
Crunchtime for Coast Teams in Super Challenge
Byline: GRIFFITH THOMAS STATE OF PLAY Men's Game 1: Hervey Bay B Whales (1st in section 11A) v Urangan Thunder (2nd in 11B) a winner advances to round robins at Noosa Heads. Game 2: Burrum Heads (1st in 11B) v Burnett (2nd in 11A) a winner...
From the Web
High-rise on Beach Rd approved by Fraser Coast Council I would hate to live there, I can barely stand to drive through there because of the smell. Does Hervey Bay really need another multi-unit development when developers are not able to sell...
Land Looks the Best Bet
AGAIN weave had a terrible week of weather a bad enough for most of us to do some boat maintenance or check our fishing and safety gear. Flares are a big one. So often I hear about people getting pulled over with out-of-date flares. Please check...
Lean Times as Yet More Jobs Are Cut
THIS year was set to be amake or breaka for Australian manufacturing, unions warned in January. Sadly, it is already clear which it is likely to be. The planned loss of 60 jobs at CQMS Razer will take its workforce to just 83 people. Six months...
Minister Checks Up on Recovery Efforts
Byline: Averyll Loft THE federal minister responsible for assisting in QueenslandCOs flood recovery has made his first visit to Maryborough since it was devastated by the raging Mary River in January. Joe Ludwig, the Minister for Agriculture,...
News Briefs
Smart phone app works with signage A SERIES of interpretive signs have been installed along Hervey BayCOs Esplanade. The 12 signs are part of a major tourism project undertaken by the council which combines interpretive signage with a smart phone...
Razer Gang Moves in as 60 More Jobs Lost
ANOTHER 60 jobs are set to be slashed at CQMS Razer next week, with one in three staff set to lose their job despite the companyCOs desperate cost-cutting measures. The companyCOs management held a meeting with union organisers yesterday afternoon...
The Only Way Is Up; Farrelly Says Thundercats Will Relish Underdogs Tag
Byline: Griffith Thomas NETBALL: Not many give the Wide Bay Thundercats a hope this season. And thatas the way their coach Kerrianne Farrelly likes it. The new-look Thundercats, which boasts five Hervey Bay and two Maryborough players, open their...