Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 21, 2011

Affordable Housing a Step Closer; Qld to Get Funding for 5600 Houses
The builders selected to construct 5600 affordable homes throughout Queensland will be announced on Friday, Sustainability Minister Tony Burke said yesterday. Queensland will receive federal government funding for 5600 properties in the fourth round...
Bay, River and Reef; It's All Here
IT HAS been a tough week for anglers here on the Fraser Coast, with wild storms followed by strong southeasters keeping most boaties off the water. The weather forecast for the weekend is much better, with light to moderate easterlies. The easterly...
Go Green around the Gills with Backyard Aquaponics
Aquaponics is a form of gardening where you grow vegetables and fish in a symbiotic manner. Fish wastes are converted into nutrients for the plants. It uses about one-hundredth of the water of a regular farm, so it's especially suited to the...
More Work but Still Worst in State
THE JOBLESS rate for Wide Bay and Burnett has dropped by more than 2% but is still almost double the Queensland average. Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics yesterday showed the jobless rate is now 10.1%, reduced from 12.3% in...
One-Day Burger Deal to Benefit Charity Cause
SATURDAY November 12 is McHappy Day at McDonald's - Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, Gympie, where the local owners Craig and Mel Manley will this year donate $2 from the sale of every Big Mac directly to Ronald McDonald House Charities( RMHC) whose programs...
PLAYERS PROMISE TO PUT ON SHOW; Wallabies, Wales in Playoff for Third
Byline: Darren Walton of AAP Australia: Kurtley Beale, James O'Connor, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Berrick Barnes, Digby Ioane, Quade Cooper, Will Genia, Ben McCalman, David Pocock, Scott Higginbotham, Nathan Sharpe, James Horwill (capt), Salesi Ma'afu,...
Recovery Has Begun on the Fraser Coast
Byline: Daniel Poacher, WIN Constructions At present our industry has a number of issues which are effecting employment and growth. We are all suffering from the effects of the GFC and if you are anything like me, sick of hear ing about it....
Spring Boosts Outdoor Renovations
The longer daylight hours and warmer weather extends the use of the home for entertainment and relaxation, and is often the catalyst for people to start thinking about creating versatile indoor-outdoor dining areas, according to Archicentre, the building...
Teen Trio Stops Smiling
Jessica GrewAl hbedit@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THREE smug teenagers who went on a drunken stealing and smashing spree had the smiles wiped off their faces in the Hervey Bay courthouse yesterday. The group of friends joked and rolled...
The Tragedy of Yueyue: Would Aussies Do Better?
HALF THE world, it appears, has no heart. The hearts of the rest are breaking at just how inhumane civilisation has become. Look no further than the tragic and appalling case of Chinese toddler Yueyue. This two-year-old girl a a sweet little...

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