Crewman winched from bulk carrier near Bay after falling ill

RACQ LifeFlight Toowoomba . February 1, 2017

The incident happened in Fraser Coast waters.

Meet the travel nurses who are living the dream

Travelling nurses Rachel Sullivan and Samuel Martin.

The couple started a blok to record their experiences.

Injuries after two-car crash in Torquay

Police carPhoto: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Two drivers were injured in the crash.






Zumba for kids to start this month in Hervey Bay

Mother-of-three and dance instructor Peta Whitney knows the cost of raising a family and wants to help Hervey Bay families keep active on a budget.

Cash and fresh blood: Queensland's new Parole Board

NEW APPROACH: Queensland Parole Board recruits gather in Brisbane for training ahead of starting with seven sittings in their first week.

QUEENSLAND'S new Parole Board recently started work

Neighbourhood centre open day brings joy

Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre's open day last week was a huge success and plans to make it an annual event have already begun. HBNC CEO Tanya Stevenson.

Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre's open day went off with a bang

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Working class? Man, Gympie's got the show for you

Aussie rock icons coming to Gympie for 150th celebrations.

Tables turn as rescue crew takes on gruelling mountain

EPIC CHALLENGE: Hundreds of runners will tackle the 4.2km run from the heart of Pomona to the top of Mt Cooroora and back on Sunday.

They are usually the people coming to the rescue of adventurers

Artists to hit the stage for Childers Festival

LIVE LINE-UP: Mzaza will hit the stage at the Childers Festival next weekend, along with many other cultural performers.

Array of cultural performances on show next weekend

VIDEO: Girls can feel safe at Splendour

Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay.

High visibility police will be among the crowd at all times

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Community share well wishes for Dan and Steph

Fraser Coast Chronicle digital subscription - Dan and Steph Mulheron from Eat at Dan & Steph's. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Your yummy home-made sausages will be surely missed.

Get a taste of South Africa in this new Bay store

Ozsa owners Will and Lize Kok look forward to sharing South African delights.

Ever wanted to try biltong or boerewors?

Coast businessman expresses interest in opening M'boro bank

Branch Manager Tim Evans with Alex Kruger and Kylie Hammond at the Hervey Bay Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank .

It comes after Suncorp announced the closure of the M'boro branch.

Hervey Bay Mens Shed Opening

Governor General of Australia Sir Peter Cosgrove officially opens the Hervey Bay Men's Shed at Nikenbah.

Governor General of Australia Sir Peter Cosgrove officially opens the Hervey Bay...

Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove Visits Maryborough

Governor General of Australia Sir Peter Cosgrove at a ceremony at the Brolga Theatre.

The Governor General of Australia Sir Peter Cosgrove visited Maryborough with a...

Minister stood down

Stood down pending CCC probe.

Mark Bailey under scrutiny by CCC.

Governor-General visits Maryborough

Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove visited Maryborough on Thursday.

Whales filmed inside Moreton Bay

Whales filmed inside Moreton Bay, just off Tangalooma Island Resort

Whales filmed just off Tangalooma Island Resort

Road test: Maserati's GranTurismo and GranCabrio senior citizens

Ahead of their arrival in Australia next year, John Carey samples the updated GranTurismo and GranCabrio.

Are you guilty of these 10 bad driving habits?

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Coast's own Aquaman takes on the world

Coast freediver Adam Sellars is taking on the World Championships in Honduras next month.

Coast man to compete in freediving world championships

I haven’t been to the toilet in two years

Imagine not going to the loo for a number two for two years

Mates help friend struck by rare illness

HELPING HAND: A gofundme page has been set up for Jason Lynch, diagnosed with dystonia. INSET: Jason, cannot 100% control his neck muscles from spasming and twisting his head and jaw to the right hand side.

In January, Jason was diagnosed with cervical dystonia.

Let kids play with fire and power tools, researchers say

Kids Around Campfire

“Risky play” actually increases kids’ safety awareness

What's on the small screen this week

MASTERCHEF and Australian Ninja Warrior's winners will be crowned and Matty J makes his debut as The Bachelor.

Beauty blogger’s horribly racist product review

Popular beauty blogger run off the internet for racist comment

Outrage as Ninja Warrior cuts Australia's fittest man

Adelaide’s James Newbury was mysteriously cut from the Ninja Warrior broadcast.

Australia's fittest man wasn’t good enough for Ninja Warrior.

Maggie's whirlwind trip around Japan

Maggie Beer pictured in a scene from her TV special Maggie in Japan.

Cooking icon serves up the best of Japanese cuisine in new TV show.

Mum buys $900,000 apartment for her 8-year-old son

Tania Katsanis beat another couple of homeowners to secure the winning bid.

The apartment was a 'bargain' as the property market bottoms out

Townhouses planned for Nicklin Way site

CBRE's Brendan Robins and Rem Rafter on site at Wurtulla.

Prime 1.5ha Sunshine Coast property set for town homes development

Owner tells of ghostly goings on at old Mackay pub

GHOST STORIES: Several people have died at the Mirani Hotel

Owner says pub is 'definitely haunted'

Drunk face tattoo holding Mark back

Mark Cropp says his face tattoo is holding him back from getting a job. Picture: NZ Herald

Mark Cropp wants to get off dole, get a job and put food on table

Thousands of positions available on Adani jobs portal

Adani Australia regional content manager Ben Hughes speaks at the Regional Growth Seminar in Mackay on Thursday.

Thousands of jobs available on Adani portal

Crime is on the up in Bundy 'because of jobless'

CRIME ON THE RISE: Shadow Attorney General Ian Walker visited Bundaberg to attend community meetings with Burnett MP Stephen Bennett.

LNP blames government 'inaction'

450 JOBS: Workers needed for major LNG plant shut down

QCLNG have started exporting Train 2 gas from Gladstone.   Photo Contributed

Extra 450 workers needed later this year at QCLNG.

How it took 2000 applications to get a job on Sunshine Coast

TOUGH GIG: It took Matt Collins 2000 job applications before he found a job.

Valuable tips for those feeling lost in the job search.

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Comparision test: Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra

We undertake a three-way vehicle comparison between 2017 Volkswagen Golf 110 TSI, Holden Astra R plus and Hyundai i30 Active.

Comparison test between Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra.

Can diesel's reputation recover from VW saga?

Continental's clean diesel Golf.

The Dieselgate stink has left oil-burners on the nose.

Holden jumps aboard the SUV bandwagon

The Holden Acadia Equinox testing at Holden Proving Ground.

Holden's North American-built newcomers, the Equinox and Acadia.

BMW unleashes new bike on Proserpine track

The new BMW G310R in action at the Gunyarra race track near Proserpine on Tuesday.

BMW shows off its new 310cc learner-approved motorcycle.

Fatal crane crash investigation hit standstill, court told

Christine (Sam) Leonardi and Samuel John Leonardi.

Cut red tape for public safety, Coroner says.

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