Fraser Coast Council News

Thu 16 May 2019

Shelter shuts kennels after being hit by council restructure

premium_icon Shelter shuts kennels after being hit by council restructure

After battling through a "rough couple of years", Maryborough's animal refuge has been hit by staff cuts and service reductions

Fraser Island volunteers take out the trash

premium_icon Fraser Island volunteers take out the trash

More than 750 volunteers combed through 123km of beach to collect 1259 bags of rubbish across the weekend as part of the annual clean-up

Wed 15 May 2019

WATCH: Drone footage captures scope of works in Pialba

premium_icon WATCH: Drone footage captures scope of works in Pialba

Drone images have captured the ambitious scope of work on the Pialba Youth Precinct as construction at the site ramps up

EXCLUSIVE: Timeline revealed for Pialba youth precinct

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: Timeline revealed for Pialba youth precinct

An end is in sight for the revitalisation of Pialba Esplanade and the creation of a new youth precinct

Mon 13 May 2019

TAKING FLIGHT: Chief pilot to lead council drone program

premium_icon TAKING FLIGHT: Chief pilot to lead council drone program

A new 'chief pilot' will help the Fraser Coast Regional Council's drone program take off to new heights

Sessions on scooter safety set to be held

premium_icon Sessions on scooter safety set to be held

SESSIONS on scooter safety will be held across the Fraser Coast in coming months.

Wed 8 May 2019

REVEALED: Council responds to rumours of pound's closure

premium_icon REVEALED: Council responds to rumours of pound's closure

The Fraser Coast Regional Council has responded to rumours the Maryborough Pound will be closed down.

COUNCIL: Drainage project underway to ease Howard flooding

premium_icon COUNCIL: Drainage project underway to ease Howard flooding

Fraser Coast councillor James Hansen said drainage had been an issue in the Howard CBD for many years.

Tue 7 May 2019

Flood mapping reports to be sent to Fraser Coast residents

premium_icon Flood mapping reports to be sent to Fraser Coast residents

'The property specific flood reports will include a map that identifies where flooding could occur on the property, its flood depths and velocity.'

Thu 2 May 2019

COUNCIL: Pair of dogs seized after cow attacks in Eli Waters

premium_icon COUNCIL: Pair of dogs seized after cow attacks in Eli Waters

Two dogs believed to be involved in an attack on cattle in Eli Waters have been seized

Tue 30 Apr 2019

COW ATTACK: Dogs could be killed if caught

premium_icon COW ATTACK: Dogs could be killed if caught

Council investigators are on the hunt for the two dogs responsible for the vicious mauling of a cow on an Eli Waters hobby farm at the weekend

Major milestone reached on Maryborough Story Bank

premium_icon Major milestone reached on Maryborough Story Bank

A new chapter in the story of P.L. Travers' birthplace is being written as the internal fit-out for the Maryborough Story Bank begins

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Council to trial timed parking at River Heads boat ramp

premium_icon Council to trial timed parking at River Heads boat ramp

A four-hour parking zone will be trialled at the River Heads boat ramp car park following a unanimous vote by councillors at last week's meeting

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Council floats rates concession for conservation areas

premium_icon Council floats rates concession for conservation areas

Landowners could be eligible for concessions of up to 25 per cent if they enter a new conservation agreement proposed by the council

Thu 25 Apr 2019

Councillors give green light to Coast's new RV strategy

premium_icon Councillors give green light to Coast's new RV strategy

A new RV strategy with revamped marketing campaigns and more infrastructure for campers could make the Fraser Coast one of the leading RV destinations

Councillors subpoenaed for upcoming Loft trial

premium_icon Councillors subpoenaed for upcoming Loft trial

Numerous Fraser Coast councillors have been subpoenaed to appear for ex-Fraser Coast mayor Chris Loft's upcoming trial

Vital upgrades funded for Orchid Beach airstrip

premium_icon Vital upgrades funded for Orchid Beach airstrip

The Orchid Beach airstrip on Fraser Island will be getting a major upgrade to make it safer to use in emergency situations

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Residents plea for crucial fix to Aldershot drainage issues

premium_icon Residents plea for crucial fix to Aldershot drainage issues

Aldershot residents have called on Fraser Coast councillors to spend more time in town and help solve critical drainage problems that to affect the town

COUNCIL: RV strategy, admin building EOIs voted through

premium_icon COUNCIL: RV strategy, admin building EOIs voted through

A new RV strategy and a decision on the future of the council's Maryborough administration building are up for discussion at today's meeting

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Calls for M'boro land to build new admin centre

premium_icon Calls for M'boro land to build new admin centre

Property, land or development proposals for the council's new Maryborough administration building will be sought by councillors at Wednesday's meeting

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