WEEK IN RE­VIEW

Isis Town and Country - - News -

THURS­DAY

LO­CAL farm­ers were out­raged by Fed­eral LNP MP Dan Then’s sug­ges­tion the GST be widened to in­clude fresh pro­duce.

Bund­aberg Fruit and Veg­etable Grow­ers chair­man and Per­fec­tion Fresh Bund­aberg man­ager Al­lan Ma­honey termed the tax a “huge mis­take”.

The move would earn the Ab­bott gov­ern­ment $6b in rev­enue.

FRI­DAY

A HAR­VARD Univer­sity study found a small bowl of por­ridge for break­fast can in­crease your life ex­pectancy.

The Kids Menu nu­tri­tion­ist Nikki Boswell said Bund­aberg res­i­dents could ben­e­fit from this knowl­edge and said the op­tions for por­ridge were end­less.

SATUR­DAY

THE di­lap­i­dated Co­ral Isles Kart Track is up for sale and has at­tracted in­ter­est from in­ter­na­tional buy­ers.

The prop­erty is of­fered by pub­lic ten­der and there is no start­ing bid.

SUN­DAY

THE Spirit of 1770 ran aground near Agnes Wa­ter, forc­ing an emer­gency exit for 135 pas­sen­gers.

Vol­un­teer Marine Res­cue Round Hill sec­re­tary ra­dio op­er­a­tor Josie Meng said the in­ci­dent oc­curred on Satur­day af­ter­noon, and no­body was in­jured.

“It is a credit to The Spirit how they man­aged that them­selves, they were able to un­load every­body very quickly and every­body was safe and fine,” she said.

MON­DAY

THE po­lice strike force tasked with weed­ing out the dan­gers lurk­ing be­hind the na­tion’s com­puter screens con­firmed it has taken out seven ac­cused on­line preda­tors from the Wide Bay Bur­nett.

TUES­DAY

DRUGS and weapons, in­clud­ing a sawn-off .22 ri­fle and pho­tos show­ing a man al­legedly pos­ing in a crop of mar­i­juana, were among a disturbing find by of­fi­cers from the Bund­aberg Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tion Branch.

WED­NES­DAY

LO­CAL politi­cians hit the cam­paign trail for the first day with knowl­edge of where they sit on the bal­lot pa­per.

La­bor’s Bryan Mustill will be listed first on Bur­nett bal­lots.

PHOTO: MAX FLEET BUN140714CKA10

SHUT DOWN: The Co­ral Isles Kart Track is up for sale.

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