Fraser Coast Council News

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Search for dogs involved in Takura attacks continues

premium_icon Search for dogs involved in Takura attacks continues

Six attacks have been recorded in the area over the past few weeks.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

REVEALED: How much Esplanade panel members will be paid

premium_icon REVEALED: How much Esplanade panel members will be paid

14,000 invitations are being prepared for residents in the community to become a part of the Esplanade's future assessment group

OPINION: Esplanade plan gives residents a voice

premium_icon OPINION: Esplanade plan gives residents a voice

I applaud Fraser Coast Regional Council for its decision to put democracy at work as it plans out the future of the Esplanade

EXCLUSIVE: 20-year plan for Esplanade's future revealed

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: 20-year plan for Esplanade's future revealed

Drop-in consultations will be held this month in Hervey Bay.

Funding to bring more events to Fraser Coast

premium_icon Funding to bring more events to Fraser Coast

Bringing more events to the region is the focus of the Fraser Coast Events Strategy 2019-2023.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Should the next council election have electronic voting?

premium_icon Should the next council election have electronic voting?

Fraser Coast Regional Council should consider switching to digital voting in future elections to limit paper waste printed for candidates, one councillor says

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Stormwater drains to be replaced at Seafront Oval, Esplanade

premium_icon Stormwater drains to be replaced at Seafront Oval, Esplanade

Work has started on a $400,000 project to replace underground stormwater pipes which service the Pialba CBD

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Hervey Bay boy becomes region's youngest mayor - for a day

premium_icon Hervey Bay boy becomes region's youngest mayor - for a day

Planting trees, touring the regional art gallery and enjoying story time at the library - a busy day for Blake Sindel as he spent Thursday as the region's mayor

Thu 28 Feb 2019

DOONGUL: Drivers rocked by road with blown tyres and crashes

premium_icon DOONGUL: Drivers rocked by road with blown tyres and crashes

Covered in blood with seat-belt burns and a dislocated hand, Genevieve Gosling trudged up a hill to get reception to call for help

CBD land sought for new M'boro admin building

premium_icon CBD land sought for new M'boro admin building

Should the council find suitable tenders, the new building could lead to renewed economic interest in the Maryborough CBD

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Changes could be in store to Coast's divisional boundaries

premium_icon Changes could be in store to Coast's divisional boundaries

Major changes to the council's divisional boundaries could be in store ahead of next year's Local Government elections

WATCH: Big brother security for vulnerable caravan parks

premium_icon WATCH: Big brother security for vulnerable caravan parks

PATRONS of council-owned caravan parks will holiday with extra peace of mind next year after funding for new security cameras was announced

ROLLING COVERAGE: New behaviour laws passed by councillors

premium_icon ROLLING COVERAGE: New behaviour laws passed by councillors

Problem customers and serial community pests can now be banned from entering council buildings or contacting staff in a new customer behaviour policy

FESTIVAL: Tickets selling fast for Bay's By the C event

premium_icon FESTIVAL: Tickets selling fast for Bay's By the C event

Councillor Darren Everard said he encouraged residents to secure their tickets now.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

COMMUNITY ICON: Volunteers heartbroken as train ride shut down

premium_icon COMMUNITY ICON: Volunteers heartbroken as train ride shut...

Safety concerns were also held regarding a tunnel over the train ride at the site.

Unreasonable customer policy back on council agenda

premium_icon Unreasonable customer policy back on council agenda

Controversial laws that could ban problem customers and serial community pests from contacting council staff is back on the agenda

Fri 22 Feb 2019

OUR SAY: Sad loss of pet hurts more than mauling

OUR SAY: Sad loss of pet hurts more than mauling

Like so many elderly people, the comfort of having a pet meant the world to him.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

SHOCKING: Bay man injured, pet killed, in dog attack

premium_icon SHOCKING: Bay man injured, pet killed, in dog attack

Aubrey McMullen, 89, was sitting with his daughter at his home in Scarness on Friday when the incident happened.

No impact on budget from Sports Precinct: council

premium_icon No impact on budget from Sports Precinct: council

Development of the Fraser Coast Sports Precinct will not contribute to any predicted rates rises in this year's budget, the council has confirmed

Wed 20 Feb 2019

No need for panic buying as cyclone approaches

premium_icon No need for panic buying as cyclone approaches

Cr Light, who is part of the Fraser Coast's disaster management group, said there was no need for people to panic.

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