Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 8, 2011

Accused Loyal to Mate
LOYALTY could land a Glenwood man in prison, as he stands accused of helping his best mate move an injured man who was later found dead in the forest. The decomposed body of hitch-hiker Stephen John Ward was found on a firebreak in the Bauple State...
a[euro][approximately]Flames Licked outside the Car'
Byline: Nat Bromhead HAVING just driven through the main fire front of Sunday's devastating Fraser Island bushfires, Chuen Lau's car stalled. Worried for their lives, he armed his wife and son with water bottles and sent them towards Kingfisher...
Angry Visitors Not Letting Go of Fire Issue
HANNAH BUSCH Hannah.busch@frasercoastchronicle.com.au TWO Brisbane families are demanding answers from Fraser Island officials after claiming their car was caught in the October 2 fire, hours before officials said the fire actually broke out....
Beige Wrapped Power Packet
CRUISE CONTROL Grant Edwards SHADES of beige adorn the cupboard of Richie Benaud. A consummate professional, the former Australian cricket captain has effectively gone about his business for what feels like an eternity. The Volkswagen Passat...
Float to Discovery in Style; from the Antarctic to the Kimberley Coast and Borneo, Orion Expedition Puts the Adventure into Cruising, Writes John Hammond
CRUISING holidays have enjoyed a renaissance in recent years with some of the very largest and most modern vessels afloat now stopping in Brisbane. But for seasoned travellers looking to do more than go around a loop in the Pacific or Asia, boutique...
Intense, Riveting Australian Thriller
Byline: Carlie Walker I'VE always enjoyed Australian films. They tend to be quirky, off-beat and look at a topic from a different angle. A few years ago I watched Jindabyne and thought it was fantastic. It captured the kind of anger that can...
More Boys Being Born Than Girls
A SNAPSHOT of the Fraser Coast maternity ward over the past five years shows the average age of mums is about 28, more boys are being born than girls and the doctors and midwives of Hervey Bay Hospital are regularly delivering more than 1000 babies...
Mr Penguin's Icy End
ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE Adrian Taylor HE DRESSES in a penguin suit, eats raw fish and squawks a if that's the right word. His name is Alfred David, but he is known affectionately to millions of Belgians as Monsieur Pingouin (Mr Penguin). Alfred...
New Language for Mental Illnesses
OFF-the-record briefings provided by mental health specialists yesterday pinned blame for some of our mental health woes on language. Or lack of it. They contend that part of our problem in coming to terms with mental health is that our problems...
Skills and Training Initiative; Building Industry Welcomes Federal Govt Input
BUILDING and construction industry body Master Builders Australia has welcomed the Federal Government's announcement of its new Skills Connect initiative which will streamline government assistance to businesses, and help them deal with their skills...

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