Message not lost on Bay

Message not lost on Bay

Last week, the Indy Foundation hosted the energetic, one-woman powerhouse that is Michelle Bridges. Having not been a particularly big fan of her show, The…

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Helping our hungry

Helping our hungry

Of all the news articles and clips I read and watch every day, a piece by an Anglican priest in the News Limited press last…

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A fair go for hot topics

A fair go for hot topics

This week The Indy begins a brand new section that will run for the next 10 weeks and hopefully provide some thought-provoking and occasionally humorous…

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Summer: where do you stand?

Summer: where do you stand?

I have noticed that people can be put neatly into two very different groups – those who love summer and those who loathe it. It…

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Puppy love not extended to all

Puppy love not extended to all

Perusing the online media over the weekend, I stumbled across an article that reported there are now approximately two million more pets in this country…

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Spirit of the Bay shines through

Spirit of the Bay shines through

As a relative newcomer to Hervey Bay, I have to mention how impressed I am by the genuine compassion and care shown for others in…

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Battle for Hinkler nears its finale

Battle for Hinkler nears its finale

This weekend Hervey Bay will head to the polls as part of the Federal election. The politics in Canberra these last three years have been…

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Hard Yakka one hell of a fight

Hard Yakka one hell of a fight

News last week that Operation Hard Yakka will become one of three early intervention boot camps in Queensland to help at-risk children is a great…

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Diversity just great for democracy

Diversity just great for democracy

The Federal election has been announced and Hinkler’s candidates are in full swing, making their way around the electorate with promises to splash the cash…

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Persistence showing dividends

Persistence showing dividends

The majestic and much loved humpback whales have made their way back to their favourite holiday destination and I’m hoping the pec slapping, breaching and…

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