Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from November 4, 2009

Appealing to PM's Conscience; Protesters Pin Hopes on Tokens
Byline: Jennifer Chapman FLEETING it may have been but anti-Traveston dam protesters believe their meet and greet with Kevin Rudd at the entrance to Hervey Bay Hospital can still have a lasting effect. Every time the Prime Minister sips his morning...
Drought-Hardy Plants Are Blooming Beautiful
AS WE head into another summer it's time to take a critical look at your garden and decide how you're going to prepare it for the coming heat. Some steps are obvious. Check watering systems and hoses to make sure they're working. Buy and replace...
Gold at the End of Rainbow in PCYC
Byline: Richard Harvey COURTNEY Rainbow was a big hit at the Hervey Bay PCYC. Just ask the girl she beat to win the Queensland Muay Thai Pinweight (42kg) title. The 12-year-old Rainbow, who is trained by Craig Glover at Hervey Bay's Street...
Inquest Clears Police; Officers Should Not Be Criticised: Coroner
Byline: Kristy Martin AN INQUEST has cleared two Hervey Bay police officers of wrong doing on the night that Peter and Nicole Ash were killed. Constable Kelly Miles, 31, and Senior Constable Bradley Allen, 41, followed drunk driver Samuel Bonner...
It's All Sweet: In-Depth Reports Add Weight to $500M Mary Harbour Plan
It is not quite endless but the list of consultants that accompanied the development application for the Mary Harbour master plan more than hinted at its intent. The application for the $500 million Granville project was relodged with the planning...
Local Police Do a Special Job
Byline: PETER CHAPMAN Editor We all believe we have a tough job but I am sure there aren't many of us who would swap our position tomorrow to become a police officer. Every day you are confronted by the dregs in our society and to make matters...
News Briefs
Crash driver six times over limit A 30-YEAR-old man has shocked police by getting behind the wheel of a car at six times the legal alcohol limit. The man was charged with high-range drink-driving after allegedly crashing his car into three parked...
No Bull! Bates Loves the Rush
Byline: Richard Harvey THERE is no doubt that it has the potential to be one of the shortest, most brutal rides in the world of sport. Maryborough's Patrice Bates would not have it any other way either, or so it seems. The 23-year-old has...
Rough Ride for Tiaro Motorists
Byline: Averyll Loft ANDERS Madsen pays rates just like everybody else on the Fraser Coast. So why, he asks, should he and other ratepayers living along Tallegalla Drive near Tiaro have to dodge "ridiculous-sized" potholes, struggle over severe...
Rudd Talks of Health Reform 'Road Test' on Fraser Coast
THE KEVIN Rudd health road show rolled immaculately into the Fraser Coast yesterday, leaving local health professionals charmed, bewildered and soundly out-manoeuvred. Mr Rudd spent a convivial three hours at Hervey Bay Hospital, 20 minutes in meeting...
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