Alleged knife weilding robber remanded in custody

AN 18-YEAR-old woman will remain in custody after her bail application was denied by Magistrate Graeme Tatnell in the Hervey Bay Magistrate's Court.

It was alleged by Police Prosecutor Sergeant Michael Quirk that Wilkinson robbed a Torquay convenience store at knifepoint.

Her bail application was denied and the case will return to court on August 14.

Read what the police had to say about Wilkinson in tomorrow's Chronicle.

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Father who killed baby boy sentenced to nine years

SENTENCED: Baby killer Ry Liam Smith at Maryborough Magistrates Court.

Ry Liam Smith was sentenced to nine years' jail.

Australia Day weather forecast for Fraser Coast

Australia Day - Scarness Park - the Hervey Bay Square Dancers wait to perform. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

It will be wet but warm according to forecasters.

Mayor, Butchulla elder weigh in on Australia Day debate

People from the local indigenous community march along the Esplanade calling for a change of date for Australia Day.

Councillors, mayor and a Butchulla elder have shared their views.

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