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Sat 24 Aug 2019

Is the Maryborough jail making crime worse?

premium_icon Is the Maryborough jail making crime worse?

The Chronicle spoke to several residents about crime rates and their concerns surrounding the Maryborough Correctional Centre and its inmates

Prison a major employer in Maryborough, says MP

premium_icon Prison a major employer in Maryborough, says MP

The economic benefits of the Heritage City jail outweigh many of its cons, Bruce Saunders claims

'We have the power': MP says M'boro can support industry

premium_icon 'We have the power': MP says M'boro can support industry

The man bringing the $60M munitions factory to M'boro has called on the State Govt to hold up its end of the bargain amid concerns of power supply shortages

PEOPLE POWER: Blokes tackling health through free program

premium_icon PEOPLE POWER: Blokes tackling health through free program

Semi-retired CEO David Lee is well on his way to running again after injuring his Achilles' tendon about four years ago

Tough penalties for man who brought dog to Fraser Island

premium_icon Tough penalties for man who brought dog to Fraser Island

But Christine Royan, secretary of the Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation, believes the penalty should have been even tougher.

Two Fraser Coast hotels have been robbed within 36 hours

premium_icon Two Fraser Coast hotels have been robbed within 36 hours

Detective Senior Sergeant Michael Polit said the crimes were possibly related.

Fri 23 Aug 2019

BIG ISSUES SERIES: Seniors speak out, help just a call away

premium_icon BIG ISSUES SERIES: Seniors speak out, help just a call away

Affordability, access to housing, social isolation, knowledge of services and elder abuse

Crime makes regulars question coming back

premium_icon Crime makes regulars question coming back

Regular Hervey Bay holiday-makers may not return for another season over fears of increased crime at Coast caravan parks

OUT AND ABOUT: Top things to do this weekend on Fraser Coast

premium_icon OUT AND ABOUT: Top things to do this weekend on Fraser Coast

The event will start at the carpark at the Brolga Theatre.

Fraser Coast ice addict using up to a gram a day

premium_icon Fraser Coast ice addict using up to a gram a day

A Fraser Coast arborist's addiction to the drug ice left his life in chaos, a court heard

Publican sentenced after supplying drugs to undercover cops

premium_icon Publican sentenced after supplying drugs to undercover cops

Covert police asked this pub owner if she knew where they could "get on”. She did.

WATCH: Knife-wielding man holds up Bay hotel

premium_icon WATCH: Knife-wielding man holds up Bay hotel

The man approached staff at the hotel brandishing a knife.

PLANTS FOR CHANGE: Green business idea cuts down waste

premium_icon PLANTS FOR CHANGE: Green business idea cuts down waste

Green thumbs can now swap their empty bottles for plants thanks to a Booral family's innovative idea

Sydney market key to Coast growth: tourism boss

premium_icon Sydney market key to Coast growth: tourism boss

Tourism leaders have a plan to bring more visitors to the Fraser Coast - and they have the nation's biggest city in their sights

Why women are socking it to the rhetoric of Alan Jones

premium_icon Why women are socking it to the rhetoric of Alan Jones

2GB's Alan Jones has no idea of how his scary his 'shove a sock down her throat' and 'back-hander' comments really are, writes journalist SHERELE MOODY

70,000 builders at risk of breaching new regulations

premium_icon 70,000 builders at risk of breaching new regulations

Queensland’s builders are on noticewith new laws about to be implemented - designed to reduce the number of companies going into liquidation, costing subbies...

From the streets to the stage for emerging Bay jazz artist

premium_icon From the streets to the stage for emerging Bay jazz artist

It's the performance of a lifetime for this upcoming star.

Two armed robberies at opposite ends of the Coast

premium_icon Two armed robberies at opposite ends of the Coast

Police have confirmed there were two armed robberies overnight

TOURIST FAIL: Parent tells child to pose with dingo for pic

premium_icon TOURIST FAIL: Parent tells child to pose with dingo for pic

Other incidents on the island included parents encouraging children to try to pat a dingo and leaving children unsupervised.

Bay artists make history with record breaking numbers

premium_icon Bay artists make history with record breaking numbers

For the first time in it's 36 year history, Hervey Bay artists have dominated the award winners at the largest art event on the Fraser Coast

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