Fraser Coast Council News

Sat 29 Dec 2018

TOBRUK REFUND: State Govt's payout to council revealed

premium_icon TOBRUK REFUND: State Govt's payout to council revealed

The Fraser Coast Regional Council has received about a third of its $1million contribution to the scuttling of ex-HMAS Tobruk back from the State Government

Mayor's olive branch: Seymour urges Japan PM to visit whales

premium_icon Mayor's olive branch: Seymour urges Japan PM to visit whales

Mayor George Seymour has extended an invitation to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Hervey Bay and come whale watching

Sat 22 Dec 2018

'Give, spend, save' jars nurture girl's animal love

premium_icon 'Give, spend, save' jars nurture girl's animal love

In six-year-old Sophie Suvill's home there are three jars labelled Give, Spend and Save between which she divides her pocket money

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Low blow for woodworkers after council rejects application

premium_icon Low blow for woodworkers after council rejects application

Bob Jeffery applied to the Fraser Coast Council in January to use a site at a Urangan park, but it was declined and instead offered to another club.

Council snubs re-fluoridation despite dental, medical advice

premium_icon Council snubs re-fluoridation despite dental, medical advice

Dentists and medical experts have been unable to sway Fraser Coast deputy mayor Darren Everard's mind over the issue of fluoride

Farewell to a community icon as loved council worker retires

premium_icon Farewell to a community icon as loved council worker retires

Alison Coleman, the 70-year-old council worker, marathon runner and community icon has retired this week, following her birthday earlier this month

Wed 19 Dec 2018

FUTURE VISION: Business groups lobby for Regional Deal funds

premium_icon FUTURE VISION: Business groups lobby for Regional Deal funds

Local tourism, business and development representatives met with all three levels of government in Hervey Bay to shape an agreed vision the program

Rail track closer as council, Men's Shed start lease talks

premium_icon Rail track closer as council, Men's Shed start lease talks

A new model railway track for Dayman Park is one step closer as the council enters negotiations with the Hervey Bay Men's Shed over a 10-year building lease

Tue 18 Dec 2018

ROLLING COVERAGE: Last council meeting for 2018

ROLLING COVERAGE: Last council meeting for 2018

New recommendations for the councillor complaint investigation policy, an inspection of dog registration and a number of developments are on the agenda

Report urges retiring of council's M'boro admin building

premium_icon Report urges retiring of council's M'boro admin building

The future of the Fraser Coast Regional Council's Maryborough admin building is in jeopardy after a report found the site was at the end of its working life

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Final council meeting of 2018 coming up

Final council meeting of 2018 coming up

Fraser Coast Regional Council’s final meeting of the year is coming up on Tuesday.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Council urges community to support the Seagulls

premium_icon Council urges community to support the Seagulls

No final decision was made in regards to the club's participation in junior or senior competitions next year, and the Seagulls will seek further advice.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Council CEO breaks his silence on address scandal

premium_icon Council CEO breaks his silence on address scandal

CEO Ken Diehm has broken his silence over an online debate ignited after the home addresses of Fraser Coast councillors and his own were published online

Chapman's plans for beach floodlights vote

premium_icon Chapman's plans for beach floodlights vote

A council plan to illuminate Scarness beach with floodlights could soon make a comeback

No charges to be laid against council pest, say police

premium_icon No charges to be laid against council pest, say police

No charges will be laid after a known council agitator published the addresses of Fraser Coast councillors and CEO Ken Diehm on social media, police have said

Wed 12 Dec 2018

NEW ERA FOR M'BORO: Key projects one step closer to reality

premium_icon NEW ERA FOR M'BORO: Key projects one step closer to reality

The Heritage City is about to turn a major economic corner.

Police probe launched after councillor home addresses leaked

premium_icon Police probe launched after councillor home addresses leaked

POLICE are investigating whether a crime was committed after the home addresses of all Fraser Coast councillors and CEO Ken Diehm were published on social media

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Mackay's new athletics facility shows what Coast could have

premium_icon Mackay's new athletics facility shows what Coast could have

Millions of vital tourism dollars will end up in Mackay after the opening of a state-of-the-art recreational facility.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Precinct talks advance but council CEO silent on future plan

premium_icon Precinct talks advance but council CEO silent on future plan

Council has refused to discuss future stages of the Fraser Coast Sport Precinct's despite a key meeting with Queensland's peak athletics organisation.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Harbour needs facelift for superyachts, says FCTE boss

premium_icon Harbour needs facelift for superyachts, says FCTE boss

Marine infrastructure would need a facelift in order to cash in on passing superyachts, the region's tourism boss claims

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