Community News

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Students vomit from heat exhaustion

Students vomit from heat exhaustion

When Katie Norris' son came home from school after vomiting from heat exhaustion, she knew action needed to be taken.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Women are war vets too: Bay march to honour all who serve

Women are war vets too: Bay march to honour all who serve

It has been 34 years since Roz Robertson joined the navy and still to this day, she is questioned over the medal she wears proudly each Anzac Day.

Meet this month's cutest pets

Meet this month's cutest pets

April's cutest pets and their owners on the Fraser Coast.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Cyclist hits car on esplanade

Cyclist hits car on esplanade

A cyclist riding on the esplanade in Scarness was taken to hospital after he ran into a parked car.

Columns raised for Gallipoli project

Columns raised for Gallipoli project

Weathered steel columns representing the foreboding cliffs which greeted our troops at Gallipoli are being placed at the Queen's Park memorial.

Fire ignites in Maryborough home

Fire ignites in Maryborough home

Fire crews were called to a Maryborough home after receiving reports of a blaze on Tuesday.

A hockey journey across the world

A hockey journey across the world

Even though he's traded the green and gold to coach New Zealand's Black Sticks, Maryborough product Mark Hager continues to perform at an international level.

Mitchell pedals up business hill

Mitchell pedals up business hill

When 16-year-old Mitchell Beattie had enough of working at a fast food restaurant, he decided to start his own business instead.

Doctors warn no-one is immune of incoming flu season

Doctors warn no-one is immune of incoming flu season

Last year 1000 deaths related to the flu, doctors warm this year it will be worse

Mon 9 Apr 2018

Bay in top 10 destinations these school holidays

Bay in top 10 destinations these school holidays

Hervey Bay has been named one of the top spots to visit during school holidays.

The Easter Bunny inquisition

The Easter Bunny inquisition

Did your kids want to know the ins and outs of how the Easter Bunny delivers the eggs?

Nursing student is Miss Ruby Australia for 2018

Nursing student is Miss Ruby Australia for 2018

She has beauty, she has brains and now Lauren Bosley has the title of Miss Ruby Australia 2018.

Sun 8 Apr 2018

YOUR SAY: Community congratulates Matt Hauser

YOUR SAY: Community congratulates Matt Hauser

Hervey Bay's very own triathlete Matt Hauser has won gold at the Commonwealth Games.

'Don't waste our time': Officers fed up with hoax calls

'Don't waste our time': Officers fed up with hoax calls

Fraser Coast police are sick and tired of having their valuable time wasted on hoaxes and non-emergency triple zero calls.

Bus turns heads while promoting Coast event

Bus turns heads while promoting Coast event

A QUIRKY bus wrapped in images of the Fraser Coast promoting the Joeys Mini World Cup has turned heads on its journey to the region from northern NSW.

Two car crash in Wondunna

Two car crash in Wondunna

The people were involved in a two vehicle crash in Wondunna on Saturday.

Gold medal success for Urangan student

Gold medal success for Urangan student

An intellectual disability has never stopped Urangan State High School SEP student Matthew Taylor from achieving his best.

Tinana family volunteers at Commonwealth Games

Tinana family volunteers at Commonwealth Games

It will be akin to a reunion for Tinana couple Rodney and Marion Faint when they arrive to volunteer at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games this month.

Sat 7 Apr 2018

'Petrol sniffing' teens call in fake stabbing to cops

'Petrol sniffing' teens call in fake stabbing to cops

Reports of a person being stabbed to death were confirmed as a hoax when emergency services were called to a home on Friday.

Find out how this community bank can help your project

Find out how this community bank can help your project

BENDIGO Bank is preparing to give away another round of funding to groups and individuals in the Fraser Coast region.

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