January 2019

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 7:35 PM

THE head of the region's medical authority has refuted reports the bay has a doctor shortage, instead citing doctor retention as the community's main issue.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: GP retention is key issue not shortage

THE head of the region's medical authority has refuted reports the bay has a doctor shortage, instead citing doctor retention as the community's main issue.

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 6:55 PM

An entirely black and white art exhibition with one "hint of colour” has landed in Maryborough

WATCH: Don't miss this unique perspective on land

An entirely black and white art exhibition with one "hint of colour” has landed in Maryborough

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 3:22 PM

After more than half a year on the market, a Dundowran Beach home became the highest reported sale on the Fraser Coast for the last week

Half a year on market gets top price for Dundowran Beach home

After more than half a year on the market, a Dundowran Beach home became the highest reported sale on the Fraser Coast for the last week

Published a story 17th Jan 2019 8:27 AM

Daniel Hempsey is just one of the eight new smiling faces starting their year-long internships at Hervey Bay Hospital

Doctors sign up for a year in Bay

Daniel Hempsey is just one of the eight new smiling faces starting their year-long internships at Hervey Bay Hospital

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 7:00 PM

A GP practice manager believes Hervey Bay has a chronic doctor shortage which if left unaddressed will eventually cost someone their life.

Bay doctor shortage leaves local lives on the line

A GP practice manager believes Hervey Bay has a chronic doctor shortage which if left unaddressed will eventually cost someone their life.

Published a story 16th Jan 2019 6:00 PM

Two women were taken to hospital after a two-car crash on the corner of Bideford St and Boat Harbour Dr about 5pm today.

BREAKING: Two people in hospital after Torquay crash

Two women were taken to hospital after a two-car crash on the corner of Bideford St and Boat Harbour Dr about 5pm today.

Published a story 15th Jan 2019 6:32 PM

Residents, charity volunteers and the council left shaking their heads as illegal dumping continues despite 15 fines issued to offenders.

DIRTY HABIT: Dumping at donation sites costs $250,000

Residents, charity volunteers and the council left shaking their heads as illegal dumping continues despite 15 fines issued to offenders.

Published a story 15th Jan 2019 6:21 PM

The young boy's hand reached out into the black abyss of the night sky to draw patterns by joining starlight dots

STORY OF: Ray Johnston, astronomer, adventurist, traveller

The young boy's hand reached out into the black abyss of the night sky to draw patterns by joining starlight dots

Published a story 14th Jan 2019 5:56 PM

The witness described an incredible scene, saying it resembled something out of a movie just after 11pm on Saturday

Citizen's arrest after Torquay crash

The witness described an incredible scene, saying it resembled something out of a movie just after 11pm on Saturday

Published a story 14th Jan 2019 5:51 PM

The pill-testing debate has been a trending topic nationally after a tragic week where a 19-year-old woman became the fifth person to die this summer ...

Pills: To test or not to test?

The pill-testing debate has been a trending topic nationally after a tragic week where a 19-year-old woman became the fifth person to die this summer ...

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