Fraser Coast Council News

Fri 26 Mar 2021

Fish kills, problem birds, weeds: New plan needed for waterways

Premium Content Fish kills, problem birds, weeds: New plan needed for...

How the council plans to tackle problems with the region’s 50-plus systems.

Thu 25 Mar 2021

WATCH: Virtual tour of ‘landmark’ Coast development

Premium Content WATCH: Virtual tour of ‘landmark’ Coast development

It comes after the council approved the project which includes a 16-storey tower

Where Coast’s new off-leash dog parks will be

Premium Content Where Coast’s new off-leash dog parks will be

Check out current spots and future plans.

’Contemporary’: Coast caravan parks in for makeover

Premium Content ’Contemporary’: Coast caravan parks in for makeover

Dog-friendly areas and on-site cabins are on the cards as part of a plan to transform current sites into ‘contemporary’ caravan parks.

Coast deputy mayor elected at late-night council meeting

Premium Content Coast deputy mayor elected at late-night council meeting

The position of deputy mayor has been decided

Wed 24 Mar 2021

Where public Wi-Fi will soon be available around Coast

Premium Content Where public Wi-Fi will soon be available around Coast

Public Wi-Fi will soon be available on the Fraser Coast

EDITORIAL: Why 16-storey vote will set tone for future

Premium Content EDITORIAL: Why 16-storey vote will set tone for future

Tonight’s council meeting is historic - not because of the changed time slot but because it will determine whether we are in fact prepared to change with the times.

New clubhouse to be built at Coast sports precinct

Premium Content New clubhouse to be built at Coast sports precinct

Fraser Coast Mayor George Seymour said the sports precinct was providing local residents with access to new high-quality sporting fields

HISTORIC VOTE: First 16-storey high rise decision to be made

Premium Content HISTORIC VOTE: First 16-storey high rise decision to be made

A historic decision will be made in Wednesday’s council meeting.

Sat 20 Mar 2021

REVEALED: Coast spots in line for council CCTV

Premium Content REVEALED: Coast spots in line for council CCTV

A council report has revealed the places in need of CCTV installation with the Fraser Coast to fork out nearly $120k. SEE THE FULL LIST.

Fri 19 Mar 2021

Unsealed roads comparison to come before Coast council

Premium Content Unsealed roads comparison to come before Coast council

A comparison between two unsealed roads, Beelbi Creek Road and Toogoom Cane Rd in particular was requested

Thu 18 Mar 2021

REVEALED: The Coast street hit with the most parking fines

Premium Content REVEALED: The Coast street hit with the most parking fines

Maryborough has had more than three times the number of parking fines issued compared to Hervey Bay

Tue 16 Mar 2021

Mass turtle killing sparks dogs on beach warning

Premium Content Mass turtle killing sparks dogs on beach warning

Disturbing incident prompts warning: “You cannot just unleash your dog and let it roam anywhere”

Tue 9 Mar 2021

Termites being eradicated from historic buildings

Premium Content Termites being eradicated from historic buildings

West Indian drywood termites will be given their marching orders from two historic Maryborough buildings.

Mon 8 Mar 2021

Project sees Coast war memorials repaired, restored

Premium Content Project sees Coast war memorials repaired, restored

A restoration project jointly funded by the State Government and Fraser Coast Regional Council has seen three of the region’s war monuments repaired and restored.

Sun 7 Mar 2021

Two Coast venues close for repairs, maintenance

Premium Content Two Coast venues close for repairs, maintenance

Repair works are set to begin at Maryborough’s Anzac Park skatepark on Monday, with the venue to be closed to the public while it is carried out.

Fri 5 Mar 2021

RUBBISH GATE: Coast CEO says who instigated Gympie deal

Premium Content RUBBISH GATE: Coast CEO says who instigated Gympie deal

The council was informed last year that the Gympie Regional Council landfill would reach full capacity

Wed 3 Mar 2021

‘THIS STINKS’: Gympie’s rubbish to be trucked to Coast

Premium Content ‘THIS STINKS’: Gympie’s rubbish to be trucked to Coast

Gympie’s rubbish, including potentially toxic waste, will be transported up the Bruce Highway

Mon 1 Mar 2021

Art grants: Which Coast creatives scored funds

Premium Content Art grants: Which Coast creatives scored funds

A variety of groups and organisations have been awarded funding under grants in Round One of the 2020/2021 Regional Arts Development Fund.

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