Earth, ours to take care of

Earth, ours to take care of

Within the first few weeks of being in Hervey Bay I noticed a man sweeping the gutters along Boat Harbour Drive with a broom. I…

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Brave faces tell a story

Brave faces tell a story

When Robin Williams died, it shocked the world, but for me the issue of suicide hit home earlier this year when television personality Charlotte Dawson…

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Education, a healthy choice

Education, a healthy choice

As someone who has seen loved ones succumb to obesity, battle with diabetes and ultimately fall fatally ill at the beck and mercy of a…

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Thanks for the invitation

Thanks for the invitation

Wow! What a place you have here. Having grown up just down the road in Gympie, I am amazed by my late discovery. Hervey Bay’s…

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Passion and success key

Passion and success key

When I first moved to Hervey Bay I subscribed to a number of websites and social media outlets that offered rolling updates of what was…

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Winter days make for the Bay’s best

Winter days make for the Bay’s best

To say Saturday ‘went off with a bang’ may sound corny, but when the morning’s festivities began with the firing of a canon at Howard…

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Passion, heart make for some of Bay’s best

Passion, heart make for some of Bay’s best

Very little compares to the awe and excitement you feel when faced with having something ‘new’ to enjoy. Walking through the new wing of the…

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Bay is brimming with history

Bay is brimming with history

One of the best things about Hervey Bay and the wider Fraser Coast is that it is steeped in history. Whether or not you choose…

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Little words that make you smile

Little words that make you smile

When I opened this page on the computer on Monday morning I was greeted with a note, typed in italics, that simply read: ‘What are…

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Thank you and goodbye

Thank you and goodbye

My time at the Hervey Bay Independent has come to an end and it is with sadness, but a swagload of amazing memories that I…

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