January 2017

Commented on a story 19th Jan 2017 1:02 PM

Last year was globally the hottest year yet and if the trend continues, there could be disastrous consequences for Australia.

The scary reality behind Australia's heatwaves

"I recall reading an article in a scientific magazine, where our great planet, each year gets closer to..."

Commented on a story 19th Jan 2017 12:43 PM

NEW speed camera trailers have detected cars travelling at high speeds on busy motorways 647 times in the first their three weeks of operation.

New camera trailers catch more than 600 speedsters

"Money makers, well, if they weren't speeding, they wouldn't have been fined would they, pretty simple..."

Commented on a story 19th Jan 2017 12:42 PM

A spokesman for the RSPCA has slammed a pet owner who left their dog in the back of a hot ute.

RSPCA slams dog owner who left pet in back of hot ute

"Slam him and is that it ?? no fine, no lecture on how hot it was for your pet, just left in this ute..."

Commented on a story 19th Jan 2017 12:41 PM

Spare a thought for those who don't get to work in air conditioning.

HEATWAVE: M'boro expected to reach 38 degrees by 1pm

"Also feel for the many RACQ workers who will have to change tyres or fix your cars because you couldn't..."

Commented on a story 18th Jan 2017 7:35 PM

THE Fraser Coast and nearby regions have some gorgeous freshwater swimming holes where people can cool off on a hot day without the risk of stingers.

Waterholes: Fraser Coast hidden gems to cool off at

"we had a few more but the FCRC decided they were either unfit or too damaged to repair, teddington weir..."

Commented on a story 18th Jan 2017 12:59 PM

ARIANA Grande sent Twitter into a tizzy when she declared herself “the hardest working 23-year-old human being on Earth.”

Ariana Grande 'hardest working 23-year-old on Earth'?

"Oh another scene grabber, pity we haven't included the 23 year young lady from Sydney whose parents..."

Commented on a story 18th Jan 2017 12:59 PM

Police have noticed an improvement in behaviour since the current laws were put in place, but a nightclub owner says the laws have made it worse.

Will earlier lockout laws help the Fraser Coast?

"go back a few years, when all pubs shut their doors at 10.00, what were the out comes then, people had..."

Commented on a story 18th Jan 2017 12:22 PM

SOUTHEAST Queenslanders will once again be cranking up the air con today, with another heatwave to send temperatures soaring.

Queensland facing more scorching days

"The heat will come, we'll suffer for a day or two, but we'll survive, we'll take the heat standing..."

Commented on a story 18th Jan 2017 11:58 AM

Maryborough's Royal Hotel now has new owners.

SOLD: Maryborough hotel under new ownership

"Once the royal was a great pub to visit, good food, tho cheap, picture theatre up stairs, so have a..."

Commented on a story 17th Jan 2017 9:18 AM

New development projects in Maryborough and Urangan will be major points of discussion at the next council meeting this Wednesday.

COUNCIL: What's on the agenda for Wednesday's meeting

"Our so called great FCRC will pass any request as long as there is money to be made form the deal, some..."

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