March 2020

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 1:45 PM

Here’s a full list of where you can vote in Hervey Bay and Maryborough on Saturday, March 28.

ELECTION DAY: Where to vote on the Fraser Coast

Here’s a full list of where you can vote in Hervey Bay and Maryborough on Saturday, March 28.

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 12:18 PM

The Number 1 pen now has pride of place in one of the Hervey Bay State High School’s founding student’s home.

Pen marks history of hall

The Number 1 pen now has pride of place in one of the Hervey Bay State High School’s founding student’s home.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 8:59 PM

Horses will provide freedom for this Tiaro horseman, should Fraser Coast residents be forced to stay home.

ScoMo wont stop this Extreme Cowboy

Horses will provide freedom for this Tiaro horseman, should Fraser Coast residents be forced to stay home.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 8:51 PM

With people now having to avoid birthday parties, barbecues and house parties, the owners of Delux Party Hire in Hervey Bay are faced with even tougher times.

Here comes the ... virus

With people now having to avoid birthday parties, barbecues and house parties, the owners of Delux Party Hire in Hervey Bay are faced with even tougher times.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 6:39 PM

“We’re working to all the regulations, but my staff and clients just didn’t feel comfortable.”

Bay salon the latest victim of tightened virus measures

“We’re working to all the regulations, but my staff and clients just didn’t feel comfortable.”

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 11:18 AM

Artist Akos Juhasz was commissioned to create the masterpiece to give people a good reason to turn off the highway and visit the town of Howard.

History told on vibrant school mural

Artist Akos Juhasz was commissioned to create the masterpiece to give people a good reason to turn off the highway and visit the town of Howard.

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 1:29 PM

Seeing the adorable faces of more than 800 Fraser Coast Preppies is sure to brighten your day.

PHOTO GALLERY: 70 adorable prep classes of 2020 featured

Seeing the adorable faces of more than 800 Fraser Coast Preppies is sure to brighten your day.

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 12:11 PM

The Electoral Commission of Queensland has carefully considered the impact of COVID-19 on the conduct of the 2020 local government elections.

Officials keep voting process clean on local election day

The Electoral Commission of Queensland has carefully considered the impact of COVID-19 on the conduct of the 2020 local government elections.

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 12:01 PM

The Zephyr St tourist attraction has closed its doors for the first time since it opened 46 years ago.

HISTORY WRITTEN: Museum closes for the first time since 1974

The Zephyr St tourist attraction has closed its doors for the first time since it opened 46 years ago.

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 9:24 AM

My First Year, a special commemorative lift out of Preppie photos in the Fraser Coast Chronicle, has become an institution in the Fraser Coast region.

CLASS OF 2032: 800 beaming Preppie faces in special feature

My First Year, a special commemorative lift out of Preppie photos in the Fraser Coast Chronicle, has become an institution in the Fraser Coast region.

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Kerrie has lived in Hervey Bay her whole life. She started with the Observer in 1998 and became editor shortly thereafter.