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Tue 16 Oct 2018

Woman in hospital, guinea pig dead after dog attack at home

Woman in hospital, guinea pig dead after dog attack at home

A WOMAN aged in her 30s has been taken to hospital after she was attacked by a dog in Eli Waters.

Accused Fraser Coast rapist dies

premium_icon Accused Fraser Coast rapist dies

A rape trial was abandoned on Tuesday after the body of the accused was found in his home this week.

ON A MISSION: Bay sisters call for dance shoes and netballs

ON A MISSION: Bay sisters call for dance shoes and netballs

"We're hoping to take over a suitcase full of netballs, a suitcase full of dance shoes and a suitcase full of sanitary kits."

Fraser Coast man allegedly assaulted child at shops

Fraser Coast man allegedly assaulted child at shops

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have observed a male person acting suspiciously on Sunday in the vicinity of the shopping centre, at Torquay Rd.

Crafty ladies comfort sick children with knitted bears

premium_icon Crafty ladies comfort sick children with knitted bears

The project was launched in November last year to assist Comfort Kids Charity founder Trish Hummerston.

'If he's got a spine he should stand down': MP on Hansen

premium_icon 'If he's got a spine he should stand down': MP on Hansen

M'boro MP Bruce Saunders has called on councillor James Hansen to step down and Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe to intervene on his comments

Kitchen fire forces evacuation of Maryborough RSL

Kitchen fire forces evacuation of Maryborough RSL

The Chronicle understands a bain-marie briefly caught alight on Tuesday morning.

'Divisive and hurtful'; Elder, mayor call for apology

premium_icon 'Divisive and hurtful'; Elder, mayor call for apology

ABORIGINAL elders are calling for councillor James Hansen to meet with them over his "divisive and hurtful" commentary

Calls for FCRC councillor to resign after 'racist' post

premium_icon Calls for FCRC councillor to resign after 'racist' post

Comments made on social media by a Fraser Coast councillor about a State Government minister’s race has sparked calls for his resignation.

Keith Pitt calls on Department to 'come clean' over Tobruk

premium_icon Keith Pitt calls on Department to 'come clean' over Tobruk

Hinkler MP Keith Pitt has continued his crusade against the State Government over the ex-HMAS Tobruk, claiming they need to "come clean” on the situation

Hair donation to sick kids: 'My big brother would be proud'

premium_icon Hair donation to sick kids: 'My big brother would be proud'

AMY Notley saw first-hand the turmoil and heartache caused by a cancer diagnosis when her brother discovered he had an aggressive form of bowel cancer.

Lawyer: Career crims don't fear fines, avoid volunteer work

premium_icon Lawyer: Career crims don't fear fines, avoid volunteer work

'I have acted for offenders with SPER debts of up to $30,000, which had been accumulated over a period of years.'

How do we tackle the region's shocking SPER debt?

premium_icon How do we tackle the region's shocking SPER debt?

About one in every 13 people living in the Fraser Coast region owes money to the Government because of an unpaid fine.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Widespread insurance claims after storms

premium_icon Widespread insurance claims after storms

Insurance claims for Thursday's tornado-strength storms have eclipsed those following Cyclone Debbie

Inaugural awards celebrate Fraser Coast's sports success

Inaugural awards celebrate Fraser Coast's sports success

It is hoped this event will only grow more popular as it becomes a mainstay of the calendar.

King reigns at Raby Bay Triathlon

King reigns at Raby Bay Triathlon

Harry King was the second male home overall, and the first in his age group.

Prince Harry and The Duchess of Sussex to meet paramedics

Prince Harry and The Duchess of Sussex to meet paramedics

The inspiring acts of two paramedics who took a palliative care patient to the ocean one last time has captured royal attention

'Not acceptable': Mayor responds to social media comments

premium_icon 'Not acceptable': Mayor responds to social media comments

Fraser Coast mayor George Seymour has branded his fellow councillor's comments as 'unacceptable' after uproar on social media

Clean-up continues after monthly rainfall averages smashed

premium_icon Clean-up continues after monthly rainfall averages smashed

Zane Haas only bought his Westwood Way property about six months ago, and already he's claiming insurance after storm damage

After stormy week, what is ahead for Fraser Coast weather?

premium_icon After stormy week, what is ahead for Fraser Coast weather?

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast a slight chance of showers through the week as storms ease over the coming days

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