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Mon 19 Nov 2018

Man attempts to strangle driver

premium_icon Man attempts to strangle driver

The 42-year-old pleaded guilty in Hervey Bay Magistrates Court last week to unlawful entry of a motor vehicle and common assault.

What not to do with a sea snake

What not to do with a sea snake

A Queensland farmer has had possibly the most #Straya moment ever in his encounter with a highly venomous sea snake while holidaying on Fraser Island.

The property trend only Queenslanders are enjoying

The property trend only Queenslanders are enjoying

It’s a trend in new house construction that most other states and territories are reflecting — but not Queensland.

Invictus Games medallist calls for athletics track upgrade

premium_icon Invictus Games medallist calls for athletics track upgrade

Calls from an Invictus Games gold medal winner for upgraded athletics facilities have been ignored by council.

Dance graduate to make her passion a career

premium_icon Dance graduate to make her passion a career

JASMINE Schoonderwoerd’s desire to dance every single day of her life led her to enrol in a school which would let her do exactly that.

Injury made Malone stronger; working towards Arnolds

premium_icon Injury made Malone stronger; working towards Arnolds

Hervey Bay powerlifter Seana Malone feared she would lose strength when injury cut short a national title event earlier this year. She didn't.

Sun 18 Nov 2018

How much rain did the Fraser Coast get on Saturday?

premium_icon How much rain did the Fraser Coast get on Saturday?

STORMY conditions hit the Fraser Coast region with force on Saturday evening, effectively clearing out any backyard parties or barbecues.

Hip hip mo-ray! The mos are here to stay

premium_icon Hip hip mo-ray! The mos are here to stay

In a hairy effort to raise awareness for men’s health issues, the Hervey Bay duo hope to raise thousands of dollars before December 1.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE: The second Barge2Beach ocean swim

premium_icon DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE: The second Barge2Beach ocean swim

The Fraser Coast Chronicle drone got some more time in the sky as the Beach House Hotel Hervey Bay 100 weekend kicked off.

Workers ripped off $1.2b each year

premium_icon Workers ripped off $1.2b each year

More than 400,000 Queensland workers are being ripped off by employers to the tune of $1.2 billion a year, a State Government committee into wage theft found.

The suburbs for our young and old

premium_icon The suburbs for our young and old

A suburb north of Brisbane is Queensland’s favourite place to live for the elderly — and two others in the top five list share one distinct thing in common.

Inside the hunt for the strawberry saboteur

premium_icon Inside the hunt for the strawberry saboteur

The strawberry sabotage scandal was cracked by Queensland detectives more accustomed to busting organised crime networks, drug rings and terrorists.

Bruce Highway crash sends emergency services scrambling

Bruce Highway crash sends emergency services scrambling

Crash on Bruce Highway makes for a rough start to weekend on Coast roads.

AGL to give price cut to customers

premium_icon AGL to give price cut to customers

Thousands of Queenslanders will save at least $50 on their annual electricity bill after AGL bowed to Morrison Government pressure.

GALLERY: HBSHS stunning formal arrivals

premium_icon GALLERY: HBSHS stunning formal arrivals

Everyone likes to make a statement when they arrival at their formal and Hervey Bay State High School graduates didn't disappoint

One lucky little Ryan Gosling

premium_icon One lucky little Ryan Gosling

Kat Bullen thought a mushroom was growing in the cattle yard at Hervey Bay State High School when she found an abandoned bird egg

Beware: Bitumen scam

premium_icon Beware: Bitumen scam

Police are warning shonky road-surfacing salesmen dubbed the "Bitumen Bandits" could be doing the rounds of the Fraser Coast

OPINION: Why couldn't Gympie prove professionalism here?

premium_icon OPINION: Why couldn't Gympie prove professionalism here?

It's fantastic to read the QFA competitions will finally have 10 teams across each of its three divisions but AFLQ did not have to gut AFL Wide Bay to do it.

History meets modern at M'boro High's new Arts Centre

premium_icon History meets modern at M'boro High's new Arts Centre

The $5.17 Maryborough State High School multi-purpose hall was opened yesterday during the Year 12 graduation ceremony

From publican to pollie: Senator Anning's surprise visit

premium_icon From publican to pollie: Senator Anning's surprise visit

In an exclusive interview with the Chronicle, the former publican and farmer turned politician stopped in Maryborough during his regional tour of Queensland

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