Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from June 19, 2018

A Rapid Outback Odyssey
Byline: Andrew Mevissen TURNING off your car ignition is not usually a big deal but at the end of an epic road trip across Australia, arriving back in your home driveway becomes a poignant moment of reflection. What started as a wild idea over...
A Taxing Time
A consuming tax GOODS and services tax (GST) is a broad-based tax of 10% on most goods, services and other items sold or consumed in Australia. The tax was introduced on July 1, 2000. All the revenue raised by the GST is distributed to the...
Aussies Put VAR Penalty to Bed; Socceroos Switch Focus to Danes
Byline: DAVID DAVUTOVIC & MICHAEL MCGUIRE FOOTBALL: Proud Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak has called on his team to move on from the VAR fiasco that marred their World Cup opening game loss to France. Jedinak's penalty equaliser cancelled...
City Hall Has Served Us Well; Officially Opened in June 1908, City Hall Celebrates 110 Years of Service
LOOKING BACK GEORGE SEYMOUR OVER the weekend we celebrated a milestone for one of Maryborough's best known buildings, City Hall, which was officially opened 110 years ago, on June 17, 1908. This historic building has been at the heart of our...
Maroons Waiting on Injured Napa; Roosters Prop Is Biggest Concern
THEY may be no strangers to a comeback but a desperate Queensland admit they must overcome the "fear factor" in Sunday's must-win State of Origin game two in Sydney to keep the series alive. Maroons coach Kevin Walters conceded their history of...
Mitchell Feared for His Future
RUGBY LEAGUE: NSW State of Origin star Latrell Mitchell admits he thought of Alex McKinnon immediately after he hurt his neck during the Sydney Roosters' NRL win over Penrith. Mitchell sent a scare through the Roosters and Blues camps when he injured...
PM Finally Faces the Facts; Child Abuse in Top End Must Stop
NEWSPAPERS are at their best when they make the powerful uncomfortable and force action from those who are doing nothing. That's exactly what happened when the NT News forced the Prime Minister to finally engage in the national shame that is the...
Results
SUNBURY FOOTBALL JUNIOR RESULTS From games played 16/06. u/6...Well done to both the Blues and Vikings on good sportsmanship playing against one another in an entertaining match. All kids played well with Blues players helping the Vikings. All...
Salah to Test out Russians
FOOTBALL: Russia got their World Cup campaign off to a dream start with a 5-0 thumping of Saudi Arabia but face an entirely different beast in the form of Egypt, who should be revitalised by the return of Mohamed Salah. The hosts take on the north...
Show Your True Colours; Businesses Painting the Town Maroon
Byline: Inge Hansen inge.hansen@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THE Fraser Coast's business community is showing its support for the Queensland Origin team as part of the council's efforts to turn the region maroon. It's all part of the build-up...
Teen Set to Swap Classroom for Beach at Canoe Championships
Byline: Carlie Walker carlie.walker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au ONCE a self-described "troubled kid", Curtis Easton has worked hard to turn his life around. Now, he'll swap the classroom for the beach when he represents Australia at the 18th...
Understand Your Audience; Four Lessons We've Learned, Sometimes the Hard Way, about Inclusive Marketing
AFTER realising Google's creative work didn't reflect the real world, Google's chief marketer Lorraine Twohill is forging a path towards more inclusive marketing. Here she shares Google's approach, because diversity in advertising is a bigger challenge...
WALTERS ROLLS DICE; Maroons Counting on Veteran Fullback
Byline: PAUL MALONE RUGBY LEAGUE: Once bitten by a Billy Slater withdrawal, Queensland officials maintain the star fullback will manage his recovery from a hamstring injury and be able to play 80 minutes on Sunday. The super-fit Slater, who turned...
We Do Need to Talk about It
NEED HELP? If you or anyone you know needs help contact Lifeline on 131114. MUMMABARE PETA JOHANSEN SUICIDE. It's an ugly word. One that slides out in a whisper usually. But why? When the story of a suicide hits the news stands it usually...
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