Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 14, 2012

Accused Stabber Fit to Stand Trial
Byline: Roderick Makim A MAN who has blamed an alleged stabbing on Skippy and dingoes at various court dates in the past has been declared fit to stand trial. Mitchell Treyvaud, 53, is facing a charge of unlawful wounding in Hervey Bay District...
Consider Upgrading Commercial Property When Prices Are Low
GLEN WINNEY A BAD market has its advantages if you want to trade up. While you may have to sell your current property at a discount and you believe it may not be a good time to sell, think about the advantages if you are also looking at purchasing...
Each Classroom Will Have an iPad; Event Raises $7000 to Help M'boro Special School
Byline: Kristy Martin THE Maryborough Special School is embracing technology, with every one of its classrooms soon to be equipped with an iPad. And students can thank the school's massive Hogs, Rods and Rock fundraiser held at the weekend for...
Energy Evolution; to Save Our Environment for Future Generations, Scientists, Government and Industries Are Working to Cut Our Energy Use and Develop Cleaner, Safer and Renewable Energy Sources
IN RECENT years, there has been growing concern about the impact of the amount of energy we use on the environment. Scientists, governments and industries globally are working to develop ways to reduce the impact. This is being done by encouraging...
Friendship, Fun and Exercise; Rockon Social Dancing a Weekly Event
ROCK and roll is here to stay for a group of rockers who put on their blue suede shoes and head out every week to enjoy some good old hip-swivelling dancing at the Urangan Bowls Club. Rocker Beryl Gambie travels from Maryborough with a group to...
MAC ATTACK Car Park Brawler Convicted; Court Told Bay Car Park Turns into Fight Club Late at Night
Byline: Roderick Makim WELCOME to the home of violence in Hervey Bay a the McDonald's car park. After another young man was convicted of assault occasioning bodily harm, a lawyer and the magistrate both targeted the car park in McDonald's in...
Nation's Poorest Caught in Vicious Cycle of Debt
Byline: Daniel Burdon Top seven reasons for short-term loans Food aCouldn't make ends meeta Bills Power, water or phone bills Rent For, or due to, gambling Regular children's expenses THE nation's poorest people are being...
Shed Talent Illuminates Float as Weekend's Parade Approaches; Rag-Tag Boat Takes Trip to Become Star
MITCH CRAWLEY mitch.crawley@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THE Hervey Bay Men's Shed production line has created another work of art a this time for the upcoming Whale Festival Illumination Parade. Boys from the award-winning group have been...
Soaring Seagulls Rock Easts; Pettitt Tipped to Shine in Finals Series
Byline: Griffith Thomas RUGBY LEAGUE: Seagulls utility Mikey Pettitt likes to make plenty of noise during the team's bus rides home from Bundaberg. He usually brings along his guitar and belts out the first tune that comes to mind. On Sunday,...
Sons Come to Rescue; Diabetic Dad Revived
Byline: Valerie Horton YEARS of Sundays dedicated to lifesaving have paid off for Hervey Bay's Hyndman family when Michael and Kieron saved the life of their father Alex after he collapsed in the family car. Beth Hyndman received the dreaded...
Springborg's Bay Visit Willtesthealthissues
Byline: MAT NOTT GROWING STORM July 27: Chairman of the Wide Bay Hospital Health Board Gary Kirk is briefed on grievances by SMA members. July 28: WBHHS rejects allegations a culture of bullying exists. August 7: The Fraser Coast is identified...
Surveillance Can Reduce Prostate Cancer Surgery
AUSTRALIAN men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer are increasingly avoiding or delaying surgery as Australian urologists adopt a[approximately]active surveillance' as a legitimate treatment option. New figures from the Victorian Prostate Cancer...
TAKING CENTRE STAGE; Young Alec Serves Up First Victory
Byline: Griffith Thomas TENNIS: Alec Braund's first name is sometimes mistakenly spelled with an x at the end, and the eight-year-old was certainly the x-factor at Maryborough and District Junior Tennis Association at the weekend. The Maryborough...
TweakedMalaysiadeal In22recommendations; Houston Announces Refugeeoptions
Byline: Adam Carroll LABOR'S people swap deal with Malaysia needs to contain greater protections for asylum seekers before it can be implemented, the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers has found. It was one of 22 recommendations contained in the...

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