Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from November 14, 2009

All in a Flap at Mon Repos; It's That Wonderful Time of Year When Loggerhead Turtles Take to the Sand for One of Nature's Miracles
IT'S TURTLE time - that magic time of year when punters can bank on seeing the endangered loggerhead turtles shuffle their flapping hulks up on to the sand dunes around Mon Repos. These wonderful creatures come back each year to create their nests...
Arts Theatre
Byline: Jennifer Chapman CHARCOAL dribbles down the canvas as paint blurs lines that soon wash away. The easel quivers as wind whips over the dunes and down The Esplanade. A saturated artist rushes around creating a masterpiece that continues...
Fraser Island Tour Company Up with State's Best
Byline: Jennifer Chapman IT MAY not have been the top spot but Fraser Explorer Tours was highly commended at the 2009 Queensland Tourism Awards presented on the Gold Coast overnight. The tour company, part of Kingfisher Bay Resort Group, was...
Going Dutch
Byline: ERLE LEVEY Dutch sailors were the first Europeans to set eyes on Australia. That was in 1606, when Willem Janszoon set sail in the Duyfken in search of gold and trade opportunities. Now the Dutch have returned again in ships. The Holland...
{ Mary Ann Marks} { Milestone in Style}; Jocelyn Watts Catches Up with Peter Olds Ten Years after the Unveiling of His Iconic Replica of the Mary Ann, the First Train Built in Queensland
Byline: Jocelyn Watts HER BIRTH caused a sensation in Bowen Street. Hundreds of people turned out to watch as the strange little locomotive emerged from Walkers' sheds, just as her ancestor and namesake had emerged 126 years earlier. The chests...
New Highway Route to Go Ahead as Planned
Byline: Carlie Walker FEDERAL Environment Minister Peter Garrett's decision to veto the proposed Traveston Crossing Dam will have no impact on the improvements currently being made to the Bruce Highway, a Main Roads spokesperson said. "This project...
Prado Rugged Yet Elegant; Contradiction in Terms but This Is the Reality for Toyota's New Medium-Size Off-Roader
TOUGHER, yet more refined - that's the apparent contradiction embraced by Toyota's next-generation LandCruiser Prado, which goes on sale later this month. New Prado is more capable in all driving conditions while also being more comfortable, with...
Raise Money for Good Cause and Have a Heap of Fun in the Sun
Byline: Carlie Walker THE HERVEY Bay Triathlon Club is helping to raise money for a great cause - and it is a cause close to the heart of Hervey Bay's Gary Pearce. Mr Pearce's father, Col, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer early last year...
Raising Submariners from the Murky Depths
Byline: Sue Paxton What do silent service submariners do when they quit the deep? In the case of Norm Williams he retired to Bauple in a 100-year-old home among trees and shrubs after 40-odd years in the under water war business. His last...
Report Highlights Teen's Problems
Byline: Loretta Bryce A $9000 psychologist's report was instrumental in keeping Benjamin Glenn Burrows out of jail this week. The report was ordered after Burrows repeatedly appeared in Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on minor criminal matters....
Sharp Price and Style; Get into an Entry Level New Sedan for under $12,000
PROTON has launched Australia's lowest priced new car with the arrival of the 1.6-litre Proton S16 sedan, which will go on sale from December 1 with free on-road costs at a retail price of $11,990 drive away. Proton originally forecast the S16 as...
Smart, Safe, Subtle and Sexy; Ford Looks to Replicate Modeo's European Success on Australian Shores
SUBTLE changes to Ford's Mondeo complement battle-hardened stalwarts enough to entice new customers and keep the old. It is no mistake that the Mondeo has conquered the European market, consistently taking out the gong for the best in its class....
'We Were Aware and Tried to Address It'
Byline: Stephen O'Grady WIDE BAY Water chief Tim Waldron says the corporation has a $100 million job on its hands to get the Maryborough water and sewerage system up to scratch. In a scathing indictment of the state of what's going on underground...
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