December 2019

Published a story 8th Dec 2019 9:10 AM

Having  grown up and worked in country areas, journalist Peter Gleeson will bring his passion for the regions to a new hour-long program on Sky News next year.

Sky News rolls out program to keep our region informed

Having grown up and worked in country areas, journalist Peter Gleeson will bring his passion for the regions to a new hour-long program on Sky News next year.

November 2019

Published a story 18th Nov 2019 4:50 PM

An investigation by this newspaper, reveals how local councils and State and Federal governments are keeping us in the dark on natural disaster issues

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

An investigation by this newspaper, reveals how local councils and State and Federal governments are keeping us in the dark on natural disaster issues

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 5:28 PM

Fraser Coast locals have been warned not to light any outdoor fires, including barbecues and outdoor cooking fires.

DIRE FIRE THREAT: Coast warned not to light any fires

Fraser Coast locals have been warned not to light any outdoor fires, including barbecues and outdoor cooking fires.

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 5:24 PM

Ted Sorensen has lashed out at the “over the top” sentencing of ex-Fraser Coast mayor Chris Loft and accused state politics of having “double standards”.

‘If you’re a conservative you go to jail’: MP’s radio spray

Ted Sorensen has lashed out at the “over the top” sentencing of ex-Fraser Coast mayor Chris Loft and accused state politics of having “double standards”.

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 5:19 PM

A leading support group offering care for seniors and people living with a disability or mental illness has re-located to the Wide Bay region

Leading support group moves in

A leading support group offering care for seniors and people living with a disability or mental illness has re-located to the Wide Bay region

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 5:18 PM

Donald Shaw will never forget what happened in Malaya. The 86-year-old veteran, who served with Australian forces during the Malayan Emergency, will proudly don his uniform for this morning’s Remembrance Day services in Hervey Bay today

‘People have warmed towards us now’: Veteran’s post-war tale

Donald Shaw will never forget what happened in Malaya. The 86-year-old veteran, who served with Australian forces during the Malayan Emergency, will proudly don his uniform for this morning’s Remembrance Day services in Hervey Bay today

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 5:14 PM

A university-run project designed to remove tonnes of marine litter from the ocean has received financial backing from the Fraser Coast council.

CLEANER OCEANS: Student marine project gets council backing

A university-run project designed to remove tonnes of marine litter from the ocean has received financial backing from the Fraser Coast council.

Published a story 10th Nov 2019 2:57 PM

Police have launched a probe into how a car burst into flames in Fraser Coast bushland at the weekend.

UP IN FLAMES: Police probe bushland car fire

Police have launched a probe into how a car burst into flames in Fraser Coast bushland at the weekend.

October 2019

Published a story 30th Oct 2019 5:20 PM

Businessman has outstayed his time in regional Australia but he doesn't care

How a young IT graduate from India made his mark in the bush

Businessman has outstayed his time in regional Australia but he doesn't care

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