January 2018

Commented on a story 4th Jan 2018 7:31 AM

A Wide Bay health boss has hit back at claims Hervey Bay residents are waiting too long for emergency treatment.

Boss hits back at LNP'S criticism of Bay's emergency dept

"If there is any blame fro any waiting times at any hospital it is thanks to the slash and burn methods..."

December 2017

Commented on a story 28th Dec 2017 7:18 AM

As many sat down to a big Christmas lunch with family and friends, inmates experienced a much different festive season.

YOUR SAY: Christmas meals for inmates

"There is a comedy message going round that states, Pensioners would be better off in prison, they would..."

Commented on a story 28th Dec 2017 7:17 AM

The news team is preparing the final edition after serving the region for 42 years

End of an era for the Hervey Bay Observer

"It is a very sad day for Hervey Bay to learn the Observer will no longer be part of our week. It is a..."

Commented on a story 22nd Dec 2017 3:30 PM

Don't be fooled by a scammer this festive season.

8 scams to watch out for over the festive season

"Watch out for phone calls supposedly from Telstra or Microsoft, both are scams. wanting to gain access..."

Commented on a story 20th Dec 2017 2:40 PM

'Late challenges' blamed for delayed opening of one of Coast's most anticipated new attractions.

New date set for opening of WetSide waterslides

"The FCRC certainly know how to encourage tourists and residents alike. No point in building something..."

Commented on a story 20th Dec 2017 7:28 AM

KEITH Pitt has been dumped from the Federal Government's junior ministry while his rookie backbench colleague David LittleProud has been promoted.

Pitt dumped from junior ministry

"Perhaps, now, we might see something of our invisible Federal Representative now he no longer has a..."

Commented on a story 16th Dec 2017 8:45 AM

The Fraser Coast faces a long wait to find out about the future of mayor Chris Loft, following a difficult year for the council.

Fraser Coast faces long wait on the future of mayor Loft

"This business is dragging on for far too long, either the mayor is stood down or he's not, this putting..."

Commented on a story 16th Dec 2017 8:45 AM

DEB Hannam and Elizabeth Lowrie are already being recognised as the women who are helping beautify the city of Maryborough.

Meet the women transforming M'boro one mural at a time

"The Murals are so lovely and should be promoted more by the FC Tourist Board. They are so wonderful. It..."

November 2017

Commented on a story 28th Nov 2017 10:06 AM

A FRASER Coast resident who was caught poisoning trees along the Esplanade has compensated the council $20,000 in an out-of-court settlement.

Resident compensates council $20k for poisoning trees

"$20,000 was not enough to fine this man for poisoning and destroying trees. However, saying that, the..."

Commented on a story 22nd Nov 2017 10:14 AM

As Tuesday this week, Maryborough Coles will offer Quiet Hour to help those who struggle to shop in a heightened sensory environment.

UPDATE: Maryborough Coles goes quiet for one hour each week

"It is alright for a supermarket or any store to have a "quiet hour" but what happens when people walk..."

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