By now, if you’re a resident of Hervey Bay or the area covered by the new Fraser Coast Regional Council, you will know that The Chronicle’s favourite man Mick Kruger will be the Mayor for the next few years. What may not be quite so apparent is that Mick really does not have much of … Read moreThe Reality of the Mayoral Result
The opening of Big W in Hervey Bay on Monday was certainly a big event and drew lots of happy shoppers to snap up the bargains but not everyone was happy. It seems that many of those happy shoppers took up car parking spaces that belong to the RSL and the RSL suffered quite a … Read moreNot Everyone Was Happy on Monday
Sometimes it’s a wise thing not to crow too loudly when you score a victory – especially when you confuse winning a single battle with winning the entire war. The Chronicle certainly made a lot of noise on Saturday about the demise of Strewth but perhaps all that noise might have been just a little … Read moreBut Wait, There’s More …
Sadly, if the blaring headlines on today’s Fraser Coast Chronicle is anything to go by Strewth definitely has gone … but perhaps not quite as far as the Chronicle would have you believe. You see nothing goes away for ever on the Internet and someone has take the time to resurrect much of Strewth from … Read moreYes Strewth is Gone
Blogs have been around the Internet for several years now and some are very well-known around the world and have a considerable impact on the people who read them and the subjects that they deal with. But blogs that deal with life at a local level are perhaps less well-known and certainly don’t have the … Read moreThe Impact of Strewth on Hervey Bay
Last week our local member – Andrew McNamara – blamed our soon-to-be-gone-mayor Ted Sorenson for the delays in the water park that was supposed to have been under construction here in Hervey Bay. Of course in local politics no one likes to put their hand up and admit that they’re at fault so it wasn’t … Read morePolitics Hervey Bay Style
For some time now Hervey Bay has been promised a water park but we’re yet to see it. So what has held up the construction process? Well according to the local member – Andrew McNamara – the Mayor has “deliberately obstructed” the construction of the water park for the past 16 months. With the changes … Read moreWhere’s the Water Park?
Ted Sorenson announced today that he would not be seeking re-election at the local government elections due in March. Instead it seems thatÂ the current Mayor of Hervey BayÂ has turned his gaze towards Brisbane and hopes to represent Hervey Bay at the state level. I’m sure that announcement has caught a few people by surprise.
Hervey Bay should soon be shifting into election mode as the local government elections draw ever closer. Just who is actually standing for election is a little bit of a mystery just yet although we know that the present Mayor here in Hervey Bay intends running for the same position in the new Council. As … Read moreCouncil Elections are Looming
OnÂ March 15 the people in Hervey Bay will be voting to elect the first council for the new local government area that we will be part of. It’s a very important election and there are only two weeks left to enrol to vote. Local Government Minister Warren Pitt encouraged all Queenslanders to make sure they … Read moreLocal Government Elections