Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 3, 2012

38 Corser St, Point Vernon A[euro]" Sold under the Hammer at Auction
THE interest created by the four week auction campaign was pivotal in achieving the reserve price set by the motivated vendor for the day of auction. The vendor's family were all there with emotions and expectations on high. The winning bidder was...
Chopper Services Look at Partnership
FRASER Island's main lifeline, the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter, is in talks with Careflight NSW to forge a formal partnership that will improve the quality of both services. The move will mean greater collaboration between the interstate organisations,...
Dingoes Weren't Getting Fed; Elder Says No-Feeding Rule Strictly Enforced at Camp Ground near Attack Scene
Byline: Clementine Norton AN INDIGENOUS owner of the K'Gari Education Centre camping ground says dingoes were not being fed near where a German man was attacked on Saturday. Mally Clarke, who co-owns the Fraser Island camp, said the site was...
Guide Imports a[euro][approximately]Chasin Tail'; Fraser Coast Sport Fishing Has a New Boat and It Is Something Special
MITCH CRAWLEY mitch.crawley@frasercoastchronicle.com.au HERVEY Bay fishing guide Paul Dolan has shown his confidence in the Fraser Coast's ability to attract an international audience by investing $50,000 in a new boat. The guru angler,...
Jeffress Gets Back into the Swing of It
Byline: Griffith Thomas GOLF: Not often you hear a golfer call the golf course his boxing ring. But in fairness to Steven Jeffress, both sporting arenas are not for the faint-hearted. Just like a boxer, a golfer must fight by himself with...
MP QUITS ON 62 BATTLERS Residents Mystified Why Sorensen Won't Fight Sale of Their Home Park; Sorensen Refuses to Fight LNP over Sale of Govt-Owned Lazy Acres Caravan Park
IF THE 62 permanent residents of the Lazy Acres Caravan Park are hoping their local state member is going to fight the LNP government over the sale of their park a they had better think again. Hervey Bay MP Ted Sorensen yesterday revealed he would...
OPs on the Way Up for Coast Kids; Percentages Improve
Byline: HANNAH BUSCH Percentage of students with an OP between 1-15 in 2011 Riverside Christian College a 100% in 2011, 100% in 2007 Fraser Coast Anglican College a 96% in 2011, 66% in 2007 St Mary's College a 81% in 2011, 64% in 2007 ...
Passionate about Property Stacey Takes Up the Challege and Never Looked Back
STACEY Pyne, of Ray White Real Estate, in Hervey Bay, is a woman with a passion. After having her own retail business Stacey made the decision to take up the challenge and enter the world of real estate. That was two and half years ago and she...
Property Market on the Move; First Home Owners Grant Attractive Proposition for First Home Buyers
AFTER a couple of years waiting on the sidelines, Queensland first home buyers have returned to the property market, according to the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ). The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows the number of...
Punters Place Faith in Cyclists; WITH MICHAEL SULLIVAN
PUNTERS are banking on Australia's Olympic track cyclists making up for their compatriots' disappointing results in the pool with Aussie cyclists heavily supported to win four gold medals on the track. Sportingbet CEO Michael Sullivan said punters...
Smith Roars into Zova with Footy Fans
ZOVA WORKSHOP Held from 3pm to 4pm on Sunday at Federation Park, Maryborough. Matt Smith will be speaking to participants about his journey to the professional sporting arena and take part in an autograph session. Smith will be bringing up...
The Best of Winter Arrives
GREAT weather is set to continue for the week ahead. Cold mornings, light winds and sunny skies are forecast, so don your woollies and get out and target your favourite winter species. Snapper, bream and whiting really fired up this week, particularly...
The London Line-Up; Mammoth Task Organising the A[euro][approximately]greatest Show on Earth' Reaps Rewards as an Amazing Feast for the Senses Is Delivered with the World Elite Battling It out for Glory in a Wide Array of Disciplines
FAST FACTS Spectators to Olympic venues will have to pass through airport-style security checks, including walk-through metal detectors and x-ray machines. The Olympic Stadium was designed by Australian born architect Rod Sheard. The Copper...
Time Has Come for Sorensen to Fight
HERVEY Bay MP Ted Sorensen isn't happy with this paper this morning. He has accused us of running a misleading headline on page three of yesterday's paper which read: aBattlers kicked outa. The story reported the fact that the LNP government...
Vocal Aussie Fans Inspire Olympians
THE indoor volleyball in London is being played at Earl's Court. It is a great venue and the atmosphere has been amazing so far even though volleyball is not a traditional sport in Great Britain. On Wednesday morning (Australian time), we played...
Weary of the Fifty Shades of Oversharing
GOTTA love the Olympics. So entertaining. There is the standard four-yearly entertainment a national outfits that look like lawn bowls uniforms, sobbing athletes who really need to learn about graciousness in defeat, political statements that...
What an Opportunity! FLORAGLEN; 62 Dundowran Rd, Walligan
62 Dundowran Rd has been home to a wholesale/retail nursery for some 50 years and Floraglen has operated for 10 of those years. The 4 Ha (10 acre) lot could be divided into 3 sections: THE NURSERY A gravelled area of both covered and open...
What Explanation Is There for Eels' Form?
LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN TONY DURKIN PRIOR to the Broncos-Eels kick-off on Monday night, I was informed by someone who should know that Ricky Stuart was being paid $800,000 a season to coach Parramatta for the next three years. I walked out of...