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Sun 15 Dec 2019

Readers respond to claims planet is cracking under stress

premium_icon Readers respond to claims planet is cracking under stress

‘Our planet only has a lifespan of so much’

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Embrace spirit of season all year round

premium_icon MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Embrace spirit of season all year round

The spirit of Christmas is a prompt on how to live our lives year round

POLICE BEAT: Crimes happening across the Fraser Coast

premium_icon POLICE BEAT: Crimes happening across the Fraser Coast

Find out about crimes happening in your street

DAY 26: Fraser Island bushfire not completely out after rain

DAY 26: Fraser Island bushfire not completely out after rain

Despite heavy rainfall the blaze on Fraser Island is not completely out

UPDATE: Boompa blaze still burning after 19 days

UPDATE: Boompa blaze still burning after 19 days

Fire crews are continuing to monitor a Fraser Coast vegetation fire which broke out 19 days ago

OP RESULTS: Coast year 12 students react to scores

premium_icon OP RESULTS: Coast year 12 students react to scores

Record-breaking OP results were being heralded across the state on Saturday as thousands of ambitious youngsters now await university offers

GALLERY: Carols ignite Christmas spirit in Bay

premium_icon GALLERY: Carols ignite Christmas spirit in Bay

Scattered among the crowd gathered at Seafront Oval were some experiencing their very first Christmases at the annual Hervey Bay RSL Candles by Candlelight

Bay student dives into new world of manta rays

premium_icon Bay student dives into new world of manta rays

Hervey Bay’s Sara Perrott is diving into the underwater world of the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to reveal new insights into the social life of...

Thousands of Coast residents lose power in storm

premium_icon Thousands of Coast residents lose power in storm

Not only did the wild weather from Friday’s thunderstorm topple trees, it left more than 2000 customers across the region without power

PICTURES: Aftermath of storm across the region

premium_icon PICTURES: Aftermath of storm across the region

Hervey Bay was buffeted with wind gusts of up to 70km/h during a thunderstorm on Friday which brought down a tree onto a house

Sweet relief for growers concerned about Native Title

premium_icon Sweet relief for growers concerned about Native Title

‘There are no concerns among cane growers in the area’

OP results 2019: Schools celebrate record year

premium_icon OP results 2019: Schools celebrate record year

Many major schools in Brisbane and across Queensland have raised the bar yet again after their students achieved record-breaking OP results. SEE THE RESULTS

Sat 14 Dec 2019

OP results 2019: First Year 12 scores revealed

premium_icon OP results 2019: First Year 12 scores revealed

Multiple Queensland schools have recorded their best ever OP results, as the anxious wait for thousands of students is finally over. SEE THE RESULTS

'LOOK OUT FOR YOUR MATES': Paramedic's life-saving drug tips

premium_icon 'LOOK OUT FOR YOUR MATES': Paramedic's life-saving drug tips

When simply saying to teens ‘don’t do drugs’ isn’t working, a top paramedic has shared tips on realistically reducing risk

TOP COP: How the Coast’s drug reality has changed over years

premium_icon TOP COP: How the Coast’s drug reality has changed over years

The faces may change but the problems related to drug abuse have stayed the same since Glen Dehnert joined the police force in 1990

SNAPSHOT: Expert outlines addiction on the Fraser Coast

premium_icon SNAPSHOT: Expert outlines addiction on the Fraser Coast

Alasdair McLay has spent more than 30 years working with individuals suffering from addiction

Council to vote on mandatory rain tanks in new builds report

premium_icon Council to vote on mandatory rain tanks in new builds report

As welcome rain finally fell yesterday evening, Fraser Coast mayor George Seymour announced the council would vote on whether to begin looking at making rainwater...

Native Title should unite more than it divides

premium_icon Native Title should unite more than it divides

‘What we can agree on is every member of our community deserves a say on how it develops and progresses’

Call made on carols rain or shine

premium_icon Call made on carols rain or shine

The iconic Hervey Bay RSL Carols by Candlelight will go ahead this evening despite recent thunderstorms

Red tape talk is just ‘scare tactics’: corporation director

premium_icon Red tape talk is just ‘scare tactics’: corporation director

One of the roles of the corporation will be to ensure the land, covering about 100,000ha, is used according to Butchulla law

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