Community News

Wed 18 Jul 2018

NAIDOC Committee breaking barriers with culture education

NAIDOC Committee breaking barriers with culture education

ABORIGINAL and Torres Strait Islanders spent Naidoc Week feeding the hunger that people have been showing for their culture.

Release of report on Tobruk sinking imminent

premium_icon Release of report on Tobruk sinking imminent

A report will be submitted to the Queensland Government in a matter of days following a post-scuttling dive survey completed on the ex-HMAS Tobruk

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Our dancers Get The Beat

premium_icon Our dancers Get The Beat

Dozens of the Fraser Coast's most talented dancers have made it through to the finals of international dance competition, Get The Beat

Mon 16 Jul 2018

NAIDOC week ends with a bang

NAIDOC week ends with a bang

It was the night of nights for the NAIDOC Committee who marked the end of the celebratory week dedicated to First Australians

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Van flips on side in Mboro crash

Van flips on side in Mboro crash

A Jucy van landed on its side after it allegedly struck another car in Maryborough on Sunday

Cuddly toys assist with fundraiser for local Netball team

Cuddly toys assist with fundraiser for local Netball team

Dozens of children and their teddy bear's joined each other for the inaugural teddy bear picnic yesterday which raised funds for a special community cause

Two infants in Torquay crash

Two infants in Torquay crash

Two infants were involved in a two car crash at a Torquay intersection on Sunday

Man injured after car rolls on Bruce Hwy

Man injured after car rolls on Bruce Hwy

A man has been injured after the car he was driving rolled multiple times on the Bruce Hwy

Sat 14 Jul 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Sinkhole survivor shares his story

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: Sinkhole survivor shares his story

From being moments away from death while trapped in a sinkhole, to being put in handcuffs for an arrest warrant-it was an intense 24-hours for Kym Baxter-Sayers

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Eight top properties sold on the Fraser Coast

premium_icon Eight top properties sold on the Fraser Coast

It may not happen often but Hervey Bay has continued to sell homes in excess of $1million

Nine things to cure your boredom this weekend

Nine things to cure your boredom this weekend

Find out what will keep you occupied this weekend

Not-so-welcome swallows cause havoc in Bay car park

premium_icon Not-so-welcome swallows cause havoc in Bay car park

"When you drive out of the car park they follow you out ... it's like driving out of the Batcave.”

Sinkhole survivor now in police custody

premium_icon Sinkhole survivor now in police custody

The man who was trapped in sand at a Urangan Beach for more than four hours on Thursday is under police guard

Thu 12 Jul 2018

Man lucky to be alive after being trapped in sinkhole

premium_icon Man lucky to be alive after being trapped in sinkhole

For almost two hours a 29-year-old man was buried in sand up to his chin, unable to move and only able to scream for help

When a crash victim's phone rings, 'we never pick up'

premium_icon When a crash victim's phone rings, 'we never pick up'

Wide Bay Forensic Crash Investigator Sreve Webb has dealt with hundreds of deaths on our roads

NAIDOC Week is a busy time for Butchulla dancers

NAIDOC Week is a busy time for Butchulla dancers

FOR youngsters Albert Page and Noah Burns, performing traditional Butchulla dances is like taking a trip back in time.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Tobruk scuttling 'failure' sparks war of words

premium_icon Tobruk scuttling 'failure' sparks war of words

A dive operator has shut down claims made by Burnett MP Stephen Bennett who said the scuttling of ex-HMAS Tobruk was a 'devastating failure'

Here's the fine you can cop for going near a whale

premium_icon Here's the fine you can cop for going near a whale

They may be awe-inspiring creatures but boaties have been reminded to refrain from approaching whales this season

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Region prepares for fleet of more than 30,000

premium_icon Region prepares for fleet of more than 30,000

Hervey Bay's whale watching companies are gearing up with bookings already being made ahead of the season from this Saturday to November

Our shoppers are some of the most generous

Our shoppers are some of the most generous

Coles shoppers in Hervey Bay are among the top 10 most generous when it comes to helping those in need

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