Repeat offender lucky to get immediate parole

TAKING his children for a swim has almost sent Wayne Gary Flanders to jail.

The 42-year-old Howard man was driving his children around while disqualified.

The repeat offender pleaded guilty in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on Tuesday to driving without a licence.

Flanders was sentenced to eight months in prison with immediate parole and disqualified from driving for four years.



TOURISTS UNPLUGGED: Ongoing power problems plague park

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Some grey nomads will cut their winter retreat short.

Broken stormwater pipe caused beach sinkhole: Council

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The Fraser Coast Regional Council has been investigating the cause

'That was pretty harsh': M'boro brothers on House Rules exit

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