July 2016

Commented on a story 23rd Jul 2016 8:25 AM

'What message is the judge sending to the community with it?'

Coast condemns child sex offender sentence

"The problem is, magistrates and judges are more concerned that to keep a prisoner in jail costs the tax..."

Commented on a story 23rd Jul 2016 8:24 AM

There is still a lot of work needed to bring the justice system into line with Australia’s expectations

OPINION: It's time for harsher punishments for sex offenders

"When the courts come to understand that the cost of a victim out weighs the cost of keep 1 crim in..."

Commented on a story 23rd Jul 2016 8:23 AM

Ray Hadley slammed the sentence handed down to a 74-year-old Hervey Bay man convicted of downloading thousands of child pornography images.

Hadley weighs in on pedophile sentences

"We all have the ability to down load any or all types of files, but, files of this nature are not on..."

Commented on a story 23rd Jul 2016 8:22 AM

The Kawungan man was caught with more than 150,000 child pornography videos and images on electronic devices.

Unclear if jail sentence will be appealed Attorney-General

"Appeal this pathetic sentence and give him 5 or 6 years to sit and think about his crime, age is not a..."

Commented on a story 22nd Jul 2016 9:17 AM

The Fraser Coast Regional Council will spend $600,000 of ratepayers' money on office extensions.

CEO's office may move to mayors in $600k council extension

"What can I say, rate payers money wasted on extensions, maybe they could move several high up FCRC..."

Commented on a story 22nd Jul 2016 7:37 AM

There is still a lot of work needed to bring the justice system into line with Australia’s expectations

OPINION: It's time for harsher punishments for sex offenders

"Until the courts rid that idea of how much it costs to keep a prisoner in jail, we will have..."

Commented on a story 20th Jul 2016 6:49 AM

LOLA Hornburg is still nursing the physical scars of a dog attack in her own yard, but it’s the loss of her best mate and the overwhelming vet bills that will h

Maltese dog 'Tiny' attacked and killed in own backyard

"If the vet had a heart, he or she would void the bill, as a gesture of good will, as for the 2 dogs..."

Commented on a story 20th Jul 2016 6:49 AM

The Australian company confirmed the news via a statement their website late last week.

Pizza chain goes into voluntary administration

"To keep any business viable, you have to have customers, this in turn pays wages and keeps staff in..."

Commented on a story 20th Jul 2016 6:48 AM

Rates to rise by 1% on the Fraser Coast with savings found in the council’s project list.

Lowest rates increase for Coast since amalgamation

"People I guess, would tolerate a rate rise, if monies were spent on fit and proper infrastructures, not..."

Commented on a story 19th Jul 2016 8:37 AM

LIVING on borrowed time after triple bypass surgery, Mike Cleary is under strict medical advice to keep his stress levels to a minimum.

Police probe launched after rego money goes missing

"I assume he has a receipt to prove his payment, or has he lost it, we scan every incoming bill, every..."

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