Community News

Thu 22 Aug 2019

How fighting extremism could start in the classroom

premium_icon How fighting extremism could start in the classroom

FIGHTING religious extremism could start in the classroom, according to a new report which highlights the importance of multiculturalism to kids.

Push for Hervey Bay to be world's first Whale Heritage Site

premium_icon Push for Hervey Bay to be world's first Whale Heritage Site

Residents are being invited to donate bamboo to construct a mother and calf whale sculpture

Buffs are ready to soar

premium_icon Buffs are ready to soar

Budding aviators, aviation enthusiasts and car buffs will have the chance to see multiple aircraft in Maryborough

Wed 21 Aug 2019

'Tinnie' grateful for support

premium_icon 'Tinnie' grateful for support

"When I walked in the door The Tinnie just grabbed me and I felt a connection to the place.”

Everything's coming up roses for society

premium_icon Everything's coming up roses for society

"As a club we believe that is important to give back to our community...”

The Tinana students first to fly eco-flag for Australia

premium_icon The Tinana students first to fly eco-flag for Australia

Nine schools and more than 600 students will take part

Learn how to save, protect Fraser Coast wildlife

premium_icon Learn how to save, protect Fraser Coast wildlife

Wildlife Rescue Fraser Coast is a 100 per cent voluntary service available 24/7, 365 days for the rescue and care of sick, injured or orphaned wildlife.

Bay garden guru shares hot tops for spring gardening

premium_icon Bay garden guru shares hot tops for spring gardening

"I have been watching my hippeastrums every day eagerly awaiting for the flower spikes to form."

GIG GUIDE: 18 live acts on the Fraser Coast this weekend

premium_icon GIG GUIDE: 18 live acts on the Fraser Coast this weekend

There's plenty of local artists playing around the region.

Here's how to get up to $5000 for your community group

premium_icon Here's how to get up to $5000 for your community group

The council's grants scheme offer a range of opportunities for groups to apply for funding for projects, activities and events.

WHALE WATCH: Harsh reality of life on humpback highway

premium_icon WHALE WATCH: Harsh reality of life on humpback highway

Cetaceans live in the harshest environment on earth and not all of them make it

Shop offering a chance to be a millionaire

premium_icon Shop offering a chance to be a millionaire

NOW you can play your favourite Lotto games at Walker St Express Granville.

Tue 20 Aug 2019

AFLW 'Battle of the Bay' successful kick off

premium_icon AFLW 'Battle of the Bay' successful kick off

Brisbane Lions AFLW player Shannon Campbell was on hand to spot any future stars

Revving on their parade

premium_icon Revving on their parade

FRASER Coast Independent Riders are revved up for this weekend's Community Parade.

No bull for online sales

premium_icon No bull for online sales

THE smell of cow patties and dust just screams cattle sale but for some it bucks them right out of the bull game.

NEW BUSINESS: M'boro women take just four days to open

premium_icon NEW BUSINESS: M'boro women take just four days to open

The women took just four days to open their beauty salon after signing a lease on Friday

Adrenaline-pumping action leaves no margin for error

premium_icon Adrenaline-pumping action leaves no margin for error

The top speed of the boat is about 118km/h and it can get to 100km/h in 2.1 seconds

Hoon 'tried to impress mates' with Teewah Beach burnouts

premium_icon Hoon 'tried to impress mates' with Teewah Beach burnouts

'Young people who are inexperienced drivers ... showing off to mates generally and more often than not ends in tragedy.'

Sun 18 Aug 2019

'We don't cry out for help until situations are horrid'

premium_icon 'We don't cry out for help until situations are horrid'

THEY are the angels of the outback, the hands of heaven reaching out to more than 2300 families facing a drought-ravaged hell.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Refuges can help families find the perfect pet match

premium_icon Refuges can help families find the perfect pet match

The Hervey Bay Animal Refuge volunteer said there was a belief animals ended up at a shelter because they were a "problem" but they often proved the best

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