Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from November 23, 2009

Bay Dialysis Patient Must Choose - Nambour or Die
Byline: Jennifer Chapman NIGEL Holloway is facing the biggest decision of his harrowing life. He can spend 18 hours on the road so he can sit for 15 hours in a chair attached to a dialysis machine every week; or he can succumb to a slow and painful...
Chainsaw Sparks 50ha Fire
EILEEN and Arthur Hornett spent all day yesterday guarding their house as fire roared through about 50 hectares at Howard. Flames threatened the couple's Prawle Street property after starting at about 12.20pm down the end of their road at Thomas...
Coast Savours Dam Victory
Byline: Carlie Walker IT WAS a fight that transcended the boundaries of politics - and that was never more evident than on Saturday in Maryborough's Queens Park when those who had fought the good fight against the Traveston Crossing Dam came together...
Driving Charges Add Up for Inventory Man
CELEBRATIONS turned sour for Ian Carl Murray on a Melbourne Cup day he won't forget in a hurry. The 37-year-old inventory officer was caught driving home drunk from a Torquay pub on November 3 - his alcohol concentration was .183. But it got...
{FIGHT'S NOT OVER} {Dam Fighters Breathe Easier but Know There's More to Do}; Protesters Celebrate Dam's Canning but They're Told The
Byline: Carlie Walker THE FIGHT to stop the Traveston Crossing Dam on the Mary River may have been won but the fight to save the Mary isn't over. Saturday was a day for celebration for those who had fought tirelessly against the Traveston dam...
Guys - and Gal - in Blue Ditch Their Razors
FIREFIGHTERS are used to taking on challenges. They regularly battle vicious blazes, saving lives, homes and vegetation in the process. They cut people from car wrecks after horrific traffic crashes. They clean up and dispose of hazardous...
HOPING FOR RAIN AHEAD OF FINAL MOTO-X ROUND; Dry Conditions Almost Put Dampner on Day
THE DRY conditions that have set in throughout the Fraser Coast almost prevented the 97 riders who took part in yesterday's moto-X action at Dundowran from competing. The dedication of several members of the club ensured the day could go ahead as...
Legal Service Grows to Meet Community Needs
Byline: Jennifer Chapman The Taylor Street Community Legal Service commenced in Hervey Bay nearly 15 years ago in response to expressed community needs. When local solicitors John Milburn and Steve Gutteridge started the project to provide better...
Support for Children of War Veterans in Wind
Byline: Averyll Loft DEPRESSION, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, paranoia. The road certainly hasn't been an easy one for Emily Clark since her father, a Vietnam veteran, committed suicide five years ago. "When he died it was like...
System Supports One-Horse Races
It is early in the piece but already the predictions about who will lead our regional council after the next election are peppering political conversations. We know at this stage that the incumbent, Mayor Mick, is still weighing up the situation;...
Wear Ribbon to Help Stop the Violence
Byline: Kristy Martin VIOLENCE in any way, shape or form is unacceptable. And all Aussie men should swear to end violence against women. These are the messages being promoted by White Ribbon Day, which will be celebrated across the country...

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