Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 4, 2012

a[euro][approximately]She's Adorable' ... Lipstick and Rouge a Work of Love
Byline: Lorna Stevenson Readers might remember a story about a 1939 Vauxhall Wyvern Caleche belonging to Michael and Lorna Stevenson purchased about 2A1/2 years ago. For those who missed it, here is a quick recap on Lipstick and Rouge. Michael...
Breast Is Best for Mum, Bub
Byline: Carlie Walker Do you need help? If you are experiencing problems breastfeeding and need help, contact the Australian Breastfeeding Association Helpline on 1800 686 268. ATTITUDES towards breastfeeding are always changing a and one...
Caring for Mum Leads to New Job; Nursing Proves to Be Right Choice for Former Soldier
WINNING a $250 book prize for scoring the highest points on a course run over two University of Southern Queensland campuses is vindication for Gavin Lynch that he has made the right career change a from military police to nursing. aI was stunned...
Colts Have a Thirst for Survival
Byline: Griffith Thomas HISTORY Founded in 1937 Jack Sheppard, Rob Taylor and Phil O'Brien were the key foundation members. Senior men's team won the premiership during first five years. Senior women's team's most successful period was...
Corner Stores Look for a Unique Edge; Each Shop in Each Suburb Is Run by a Team of People Who Are There for the Customers
aTHIS is my favourite machine, this one, the Mumbo Gumbo,a says The Blue Store owner Theresa Jones as she jumps behind her display. Ms Jones runs one of the Fraser Coast's many corner stores. But her shop is unique for a couple of reasons. A...
Editor PETER CHAPMAN Writes an Open Letter to Campbell Newman, on Behalf of the Residents of Lazy Acres
ATTENTION: Campbell Newman YESTERDAY I was invited down to Lazy Acres Caravan Park in Hervey Bay to meet with residents who have called the park home for many years. To give you a perspective of just who I was talking to I have included a picture...
Family's Loving Pet Shot and Left to Die in Agony
WHO would shoot a labrador puppy through the stomach and leave it to die in pain? That is the question plaguing Maryborough butcher Ronnie Owen, after an unknown person shot his nine-month old chocolate labrador Kelsie. Mr Owen, who breeds labradors...
Inspiring Journey of Discovery; Spirited Women with Powerhouse Voices
Byline: Suni Golightly CANNES gave it a standing ovation and the film about four women from a remote Aboriginal mission who form a band and entertain troops in Vietnam is coming to a screen near you. Far from just the story of a band, it is a...
Katrina's Life Got a Big Lift
Byline: Griffith Thomas CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Represented Australia between 1995-2000. Broke 31 Australian, 12 Oceania, 18 Commonwealth and seven world records. Won the 1997 women's world powerlifting title in South Africa. Current world...
Nanny Goat Takes to Stage A[euro]" Fair Dinkum
Byline: Perigueux MANY years ago I played the part of General Bullmoose in the comic musical Li'l Abner, which has a part for a piglet. Unfortunately, it was a asquirtya piglet (if you get my meaning) and, after it had done the dirty deed down...
Our Commitment to Fight the Fight for Every Resident
WHENEVER I am asked to speak at a function or a meeting, I take the opportunity to say how proud I am to be the editor of a paper that cares. I also say that when this community has a crisis we will always stand up and shout as loud as we can to...
QR Backs Down on Closure; 22 Jobs Saved and No Forced Redundancies
Byline: Clementine Norton THE threat of closure at Maryborough West freight depot has been lifted, after local government leaders stepped in to convince QR Nation it should remain open. The move will save 22 of the facility's 39 train driver...
Rankin Takes Lead after Late Blitz
Byline: Griffith Thomas GOLF: Brett Rankin is no stranger to being front-runner. This time last year he led at the halfway mark of the Maryborough Golf Club Pro-Am, but struggled to one-over 71 on the second and final day to finish seventh. ...
Search for Missing Goes on; the Faces of the Fraser Coast's Missing People
Byline: Kristy Martin Missing Persons 36,000 reported in Australia 6000 in QLD last year 99.7% found 260 long-term missing Contact local police to report Don't wait 24 hours DETECTIVE Senior Sergeant Damien Powell spends his...
Speedy Way to Choose a Career; Initiative Gives Students an Insight into Options
MEGAN POPE megan.pope@frasercoastchronicle.com.au SPEED dating might make you feel a bit awkward, but speed careering might just set you on the path to a new career, or at least in the right direction. Students at Aldridge State High School...
The Art of Celebration
CAIRNS at first sight looks like a giant has scattered jewels of turquoise across the sand, and it's not hard to fall in love with it. I'm not even off the plane yet and I am transfixed. This is my first visit to the tropical north. I have envisaged...
The Harsh Reality of Autism; Fraser Coast Parents Share Their Experiences of Raising Autistic Kids
Byline: Mitch Crawley talks to two fraser coast families about life and autism TRACEY Amodeo's tears tell the real story of autism. They speak of a mother battling against impossible odds, a mother with three, of her four kids, diagnosed with...
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