October 2015

Published a story 18th Oct 2015 5:50 AM

INTERESTING week with some hot topics both nationally and locally, and I guess  the biggest one for me is penalty rates on weekends.

Workers on penalty rates pay a price for the money

INTERESTING week with some hot topics both nationally and locally, and I guess the biggest one for me is penalty rates on weekends.

Published a story 16th Oct 2015 11:22 PM

THE majority of this column today is dedicated to a truly wonderful example of dedication: someone I met many years ago at the Mudjimba Island Charity Swim.

Young man breaking down barriers wins QAFL award

THE majority of this column today is dedicated to a truly wonderful example of dedication: someone I met many years ago at the Mudjimba Island Charity Swim.

Published a story 4th Oct 2015 6:30 AM

WHAT a game today’s NRL decider will be – and don’t forget the dreaded daylight saving starts this morning in New South Wales.

Langer’s played a great game for the Broncos too

WHAT a game today’s NRL decider will be – and don’t forget the dreaded daylight saving starts this morning in New South Wales.

September 2015

Published a story 27th Sep 2015 6:43 AM

DEBATE is raging over the caravan park at Mooloolaba should be made way for public use, walkway, parklands and a rock pool or pools.

Caravan park debate is reflective of the times

DEBATE is raging over the caravan park at Mooloolaba should be made way for public use, walkway, parklands and a rock pool or pools.

Published a story 20th Sep 2015 5:47 AM

“We’ll  all be rooned” said Hanrahan, “before this year is out.” September 28 this year could bring the poem to fruition.

The big bang theory hits home for some

“We’ll all be rooned” said Hanrahan, “before this year is out.” September 28 this year could bring the poem to fruition.

Published a story 13th Sep 2015 6:41 AM

NUTRIGRAIN Trials come to Alex Beach this weekend with a total of three races for both male and female, and three spots in the series up for grabs for each.

Weekend proves dream come true for sport fans

NUTRIGRAIN Trials come to Alex Beach this weekend with a total of three races for both male and female, and three spots in the series up for grabs for each.

Published a story 6th Sep 2015 6:19 AM

LIKE Baldric used to say on Blackadder, “Sir, I have a cunning plan”.

Pregnancy hoax failed to deliver the goods

LIKE Baldric used to say on Blackadder, “Sir, I have a cunning plan”.

June 2015

Published a story 14th Jun 2015 4:28 AM

EVERY Nambour Show weekend I think of my dear old dad, who died in 1984 of a massive heart attack as he drove past the Nambour Showgrounds on the Saturday night of the show.

Don’t leave ‘love you’ ’til too late

EVERY Nambour Show weekend I think of my dear old dad, who died in 1984 of a massive heart attack as he drove past the Nambour Showgrounds on the Saturday night of the show.

May 2015

Published a story 31st May 2015 7:19 AM

HAD to laugh on Friday when reading a comment in the Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down segment about a lady filling her car up at the bowser.

For some people, it’s all about them

HAD to laugh on Friday when reading a comment in the Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down segment about a lady filling her car up at the bowser.

Published a story 23rd May 2015 4:55 AM

THE next seven weeks is heaven and hell for rugby league supporters.

Origin passion puts the other codes to shame

THE next seven weeks is heaven and hell for rugby league supporters.

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