Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Couple Sick of Going Round Androundinbuildingcircles

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Couple Sick of Going Round Androundinbuildingcircles

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HOW hard does this have to be, extensions to our house with verandas all around.

Not that hard one would think.

Now factor in job-seeking Maryborough builders who cry foul over locals going out of town. Being locals and wanting to give work to local builders I rang half a dozen local builders and, of these, two returned my calls.

We started our project over 15 months ago. For the first four months the council sat and sat on our plans.

Then the Main Roads had to have a say. Mind you the MRD can't fix our road but they had a say on our extensions.

It seems we are a at our own expense a having to put another pipe on our driveway before we can start.

We still haven't received a quote from the local company to do this, but then again I must remember this is Maryborough.

The architect sat on the plans for another couple of months. …

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