Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 8, 2012

Accept That We Can't Always Be Champions
IF YOU have become an Olympic Games tragic like me then you may need some counselling about now. Compared to our previous successes, these Games have been a disaster. Each night I hang out to at least midnight to cheer on our hopes and then I...
COOK FIRES UP TO WIN; Ben Hopes Big Plans Pay Off
Byline: Griffith Thomas ROUND FOUR WINNERS 50cc auto: William Kennedy 65cc: Riley Estcourt 85cc 9-11 years: Michael Dickenson 85cc 12-15 years: Riley Estcourt Junior lites: Bailey Thornton Senior lites: Chris Odorico Senior...
Global Adventurers Have a Whale of a Time While on Fraser Coast
Byline: Roderick Makim 2 Ride the World While in Australia, Simon and Lisa are looking to break these two records: The longest overall journey by motorcycle in a single country The longest continuous journey by motorcycle within a single...
Jail Time for Drug Dealer
Byline: OWEN JACQUES THE man who formed a key cog in a Sunshine Coast drug syndicate claims he turned his life around after a week on Fraser Island just before he was nabbed. But police had recorded Matt David Champion, through phone intercepts,...
Lazy Cash Coming in Has Park Primed for Profits
MITCH CRAWLEY mitch.crawley@frasercoastchronicle.com.au HOW can a caravan park amassing close to $1 million in income for a two-year period be trading at a loss? Information released to the Chronicle clearly shows the LNP-owned Lazy Acres...
Plug the Money Leak; the Ghosts of Decisions Past Come Back to Haunt Water Supply
MAT NOTT mat.nott@frasercoastchronicle.com.au WIDE Bay Water should remain a separate corporate entity as the preferred safeguard against council incompetence, a report has recommended. The investigation, commissioned by WBW, blamed pre-amalgamation...
Six-Week Challenge for Revamp; Couple Launch Renovation Blitz on First Investment Property
Byline: alan betteridge IN SCENES reminiscent of the television series The Block, Maryborough couple Dave and Emily Bundellu have set about renovating their first investment property. Now many people buy a home and renovate, what is unusual about...
The London Line-Up; THERE Are Many Stories in Which Athletes Have Sacrificed Victory in Order to Show Sportsmanship
aTHE most important thing is not to win, but to take parta. These are the words that were uttered by the founder of the modern Olympic Games, Pierre de Coubertin. In the history of the Olympics there have many outstanding acts of sportsmanship that...
Truscott Wades in on Touchy Subjects
Byline: Roderick Makim PHIL Truscott is honest about how he felt about the portfolio of waterways and coastal infrastructure when it was given to him. aI wasn't sure I was the right man for the job, with my dislike for mangroves,a he said as...
Women and Children May Be Left in Lurch; Lack of State Govt Funding Behind Tenant Union Closure
Who will be affected? People with literacy issues People with physical or intellectual disabilities People with mental health issues Elderly residents Victims of domestic violence MEGAN POPE megan.pope@frasercoastchronicle.com.au...