September 2016

Commented on a story 29th Sep 2016 8:36 PM

One reader has questioned why drivers in Hervey Bay are so rude.

LETTER: What is the problem with drivers in Hervey Bay?

"Yes some good some bad, today while backing out at station square 2 drivers stopped me, 1 blew his horn..."

Commented on a story 29th Sep 2016 6:53 PM

Cr Maddern has ruled out defending her position on fracking, citing her current role in local government issues.

Cr Maddern declines to defend position on fracking

"Oh, she actually opened her mouth for a change, I was beginning to think she had retired, bought a..."

Commented on a story 29th Sep 2016 6:53 PM

The conceptual master plan includes a residential aged care facility, a childcare centre, independent living units, gardens and a potential community hub.

UPDATE: $200 million PresCare hub set to create 450 jobs

"What's happening to the old St Stephens hospital, being left to rot and fade away, surely, some one can..."

Commented on a story 29th Sep 2016 9:25 AM

The sounds of barking dogs are driving residents batty.

Barking dogs angering residents on Fraser Coast

"Strange, if my dog barks on and off for more than 15 minutes, I have a council person round in jumping..."

Commented on a story 28th Sep 2016 6:48 PM

PEOPLE go to Fraser Island and treat it like it's a theme park.

Tourists should respect dingoes on Fraser Island

"people don't give a damn about the dingo's, brumbles or any other creature on fraser island, long as..."

Commented on a story 28th Sep 2016 1:16 PM

The council has voted on changes to their RV strategy at the meeting on Wednesday morning.

UPDATE: Council votes on changes to Camping Options Strategy

"Perhaps where the old bower bird land could be transformed into a parking bay for RV's and such, seeing..."

Commented on a story 28th Sep 2016 1:15 PM

SAFETY concerns of correctional officers at the Maryborough Correctional Centre is escalating, with the current inmate numbers at bursting point.

Overcrowded Maryborough prison bursting at the seams

"Years ago, Grafton and Maitland had 3 and 4 to a cell, and survived, "

Commented on a story 27th Sep 2016 6:03 PM

Region's farmers still unhappy with decision

Backpacker tax scrapped as changes bite on farmers

"So let' scrap the back packers tax, but we'll get them back when they leave to go home, departure tax..."

Commented on a story 27th Sep 2016 3:10 PM

WE all love a good feed of fish and chips especially on the Fraser Coast where we’re surrounded by ocean and Mary River.

Five best fish and chip shops on the Fraser Coast

"Don't forget the fish n chip shop along Walker street, near the old KFC, damn good chips and damn good..."

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