Fraser Coast Mayor Arrested

The Mayor of the Fraser Coast Regional Council, Chris Loft, has been arrested and charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission. It follows a lengthy investigation by The CCC which will allege in court the charges relate to his conduct whilst Mayor of the Fraser Coast Regional Council. The charges are as listed below; 2 x Misconduct in relation to public office contrary to section 92A(1)(c) of the Criminal Code. 1 x Disclosure of official secrets contrary to section 85 of the Criminal Code. 1 x Wilfully disclosing information contrary to section 213(2) of the Crime and Corruption Act 2001....

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Fixter Park Deathnote 2013

Fixter Park is a bone of contention with most Toogoom residents, so much so that a petition was sent around in 2013 with an overwhelming response with hundreds signing for the park to be fixed and protected for future generations of Toogoomites and visitors. Fixter Park is suffering erosion from the elements and it is slowly being reclaimed by the sea. The local Fraser Coast Council refuses to inject any funding into the park is allowing it to fall victim to the elements. This is not what the residents and visitors to Toogoom want. They want the park fixed and...

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Hans Christian Jeppesen

Hans Christian Jeppesen. If the descendants of Hans Christian Jeppesen’s were to go back to his birthplace of Skydebjerg in Denmark on any warm, comfortable day in July, they would most likely find that the friendly population of that country is one of its greatest attractions and we may never know why, with all that friendship on offer, Hans Christian’s parents packed up and moved to the remote shores of Australia. Hans Christian was just three years old when the Jeppesen family arrived in Maryborough, Queensland in 1873 on board the Humboldt. Hans Christian Jeppesen met and married Annie Nielsen...

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Brolgas of Toogoom

Brolgas of Toogoom by Sandy Latch

Here you will find gorgeous photos of the Toogoom Brolga pair Romeo and Juliet. Every year they raise their young in Toogoom along Carket Road where the new houses are being built. Hopefully their habitat won't be encroached on to much by mankind.   [foogallery id="1264"]

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Toogoom Wildlife Gallery

Toogoom Wildlife Gallery Please find a beautiful photo gallery of the wildlife and fish of Toogoom. These Toogoom photographs were taken and shared for all to enjoy by members of our Facebook Toogoom Community Group. Our Toogoom Facebook group can be found here and everyone is welcome to join https://www.facebook.com/groups/toogoom/ These photos were taken around Toogoom between 2011 and 2017. [foogallery id="1213"]

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The F Word at the Bank

The F Word at the Bank A man walks into a bank and says to the teller, "I want to open a fucking checking account." The astonished woman replies, "I beg your pardon, but that kind of language is not tolerated in this bank." The woman leaves the window and goes over to the bank manager to inform him of her situation. The manager agrees that the woman does not have to listen to that kind of language. They both return to the window and the manager asks the man, "Sir, what seems to be the problem here?" "There is...

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Excellent Exercise for Older Toogoomites

Potato Bag Exercise Toogoom

My Potato Bag Exercise for Oldies. I have just come across this exercise, suggested for all you 'seniors', to build muscle strength in the arms and shoulders. It seems so easy, so I thought I'd pass it on to some of my friends and family. The article suggested doing it three days a week.   Begin by standing on a comfortable surface where you have plenty of room at each side. With a 5lb potato sack in each hand, extend your arms straight out from your sides and hold them there as long as you can. Try to reach a...

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Husband of The Year Awards

Husband of the year awards The honorable mention goes to: The United Kingdom followed closely by.... The   United States of America and then... Poland but   3rd Place  must go to... Greece it was very, very close but the runner up prize was awarded to.... Serbia but the winner of the husband/partner of the  year is. Ireland ... Ya gotta love the Irish. The Irish are true romantics. Look, he's even holding her hand...

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Toogoom Bus Timetable

Monday to Friday &Saturday Toogoom to Hervey Bay major stops am Toogoom to Town Main St                                            Mon- Fri      8.47 Saturday   7.17 Stockland                                        Mon- Fri     8.50 Saturday    7.20 Burrum Hds Bowls Club               Mon- Fri      9.15 Saturday   7.45 Sunrise Cres                     ...

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