Coal Festival pays tribute to history

Coal Festival pays tribute to history

The dust has hardly settled following the annual Burrum Coal Discovery Festival, but already the organising committee is debriefing and preparing to launch its 2015…

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Hundreds Paddle Out in peaceful protest for whales

Hundreds Paddle Out in peaceful protest for whales

It was a bright start to Hervey Bay’s Whale Festival, which began at the weekend with the Paddle Out for Whales – Australia’s largest anti-whaling…

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Fee subsidy boosts kindy affordability

Fee subsidy boosts kindy affordability

Enrolment numbers at kindergarten facilities across Hervey Bay are expected to increase throughout the second half of the year as more families tap in to…

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Bowel scan test results promising

Bowel scan test results promising

A greater understanding of the risks and treatment options for the early onset of bowel cancer is being credited as a driving force that has…

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Your say on fisheries

Your say on fisheries

Anglers interested in ensuring the state’s fisheries remain sustainable are encouraged to have their say in a review which will involve strategic advice from leading…

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Feisty and funny

Feisty and funny

Be prepared for the unexpected when popular theatre troupe Stage Rats Inc takes to the stage with its latest show, Rome Sweet Rome. The talented…

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The art of expression

The art of expression

Caught on camera is a rare smile from Michael. The young teenager cracked up when his mentor, indigenous artist Jackson Martin, said something funny. It…

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Festival to showcase Bay’s top producers

Festival to showcase Bay’s top producers

The Spanish flavours on offer for guests at this year’s Hervey Bay Seafood Festival may get taste buds tingling, but it is the region’s produce…

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Record label scores international award for best song in film

Record label scores international award for best song in film

In a normal-looking house in an average Hervey Bay suburb, extraordinary things are happening. Hollywood is calling. Local record label, Pacific International Music (PIM), produced…

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Pialba CBD upgrade to begin

Pialba CBD upgrade to begin

Traffic along Main Street in Pialba will be restricted to one-way in September as work begins to rebuild the roadway and its adjoining footpaths and…

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