Fraser Coast Council News

Tue 10 Sep 2019

'Bacon and eggs swimming in fat':100yr old's health secrets

premium_icon 'Bacon and eggs swimming in fat':100yr old's health secrets

Colin Crick believes his mum's home cooking is the secret to her longevity - "bacon and eggs swimming in fat”.

Councillors to delve into Moments in Time

premium_icon Councillors to delve into Moments in Time

Moments in Time took nine months to complete and features many photos, panagrams and postcards that date back to the 1890s.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

Free scooter safety session to be held in Hervey Bay

premium_icon Free scooter safety session to be held in Hervey Bay

The rules and regulations can be quite confusing and this is why the Safe Scooter Committee conducts these free sessions

Mayor's amendment to ban common weed killer shot down

premium_icon Mayor's amendment to ban common weed killer shot down

Glyphosate products will continue to be used by council staff after a motion to immediately cease the chemical's usage was shot down at the last council meeting

'Visible, vocal, active': Challenger emerges in council race

premium_icon 'Visible, vocal, active': Challenger emerges in council race

With distinctive careers in nursing, law and the armed service, David Lee reckons he's got what it takes to serve on the next Fraser Coast council

Wed 4 Sep 2019

EXCITING WEEKEND: What's happening at the Brolga Theatre

premium_icon EXCITING WEEKEND: What's happening at the Brolga Theatre

THERE'S a whole lot of new and exciting businesses taking over the Brolga Theatre this weekend

Tue 3 Sep 2019

Long-serving librarian looks back on 40 years

premium_icon Long-serving librarian looks back on 40 years

Any high school student, parent looking for some holiday distraction or keen bookworm knows Ms Dowling

Mon 2 Sep 2019

FINAL TOUCHES: $2.6M Bay park days from opening

premium_icon FINAL TOUCHES: $2.6M Bay park days from opening

The latest jewel in the Pialba Youth Precinct's crown is just days away from opening

Bold plan to protect M'boro heritage revealed

premium_icon Bold plan to protect M'boro heritage revealed

'We need a task force to tackle the next step: saving the heritage buildings and restoring them'

Thu 29 Aug 2019

HOUSING BOOM: Massive Bay expansion given green light

premium_icon HOUSING BOOM: Massive Bay expansion given green light

One of the Fraser Coast's biggest residential estates will double in size after the council signed off on a key development application

New Heritage plan to focus on preserving M'boro character

premium_icon New Heritage plan to focus on preserving M'boro character

Developers could be given 100 per cent discounts on infrastructure charges for special heritage projects under a new heritage plan from the council

Landing fees cut for flying doctors in council deal

premium_icon Landing fees cut for flying doctors in council deal

Landing fees for emergency medical specialists will be waived under a council agreement with the Royal Flying Doctor Service

Last remaining parking meter scrapped in CBD

premium_icon Last remaining parking meter scrapped in CBD

After concerns about the metered parking area in Maryborough's Bazaar St carpark were raised , the council will undertake a review of parking in the CBD

Wed 28 Aug 2019

REVEALED: Where new CCTV will be rolled out by council

premium_icon REVEALED: Where new CCTV will be rolled out by council

Installing more CCTV on the Fraser Coast isn't about having an eye in the sky, but keeping the streets safer, mayor George Seymour says

COUNCIL: Wide-reaching CCTV plan approved

premium_icon COUNCIL: Wide-reaching CCTV plan approved

CCTV plans, green space strategies and fee changes for the Royal Flying Doctor Service will headline today's council meeting

Tue 27 Aug 2019

CBD upgrade forges ahead after major gas leak

premium_icon CBD upgrade forges ahead after major gas leak

A ruptured gas main in the heart of the Heritage City hasn't delayed CBD revitalisation works, a Fraser Coast councillor says

BIG BROTHER: Council to vote on massive CCTV program

premium_icon BIG BROTHER: Council to vote on massive CCTV program

A bold security strategy aimed at making the Fraser Coast safer could be rolled out if councillors vote in favour of the program

Mon 26 Aug 2019

High-flying new job for sacked Fraser Coast council CEO

premium_icon High-flying new job for sacked Fraser Coast council CEO

More than two years after Lisa Desmond was dismissed from her position as the chief executive officer of the Fraser Coast council, she has taken up a new role

REVEALED: Could Chris Loft run for council again?

premium_icon REVEALED: Could Chris Loft run for council again?

The Department of Local Government has ruled on whether ex-mayor Chris Loft will be eligible to run in next year's election

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Everything's coming up roses for society

premium_icon Everything's coming up roses for society

"As a club we believe that is important to give back to our community...”

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