Fraser Coast Council News

Wed 18 Dec 2019

ROLLING COVERAGE: Year's last council meeting in Maryborough

premium_icon ROLLING COVERAGE: Year's last council meeting in Maryborough

Rolling coverage of the last Fraser Coast Regional Council meeting for the year in Maryborough

Mon 16 Dec 2019

NEW PLAN: Initiative tackling social issues gets cash boost

premium_icon NEW PLAN: Initiative tackling social issues gets cash boost

A plan focused on changing the region’s social statistics is moving to the next stage thanks to a cash injection from the council

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Council to vote on mandatory rain tanks in new builds report

premium_icon Council to vote on mandatory rain tanks in new builds report

As welcome rain finally fell yesterday evening, Fraser Coast mayor George Seymour announced the council would vote on whether to begin looking at making rainwater...

Wed 11 Dec 2019

M’BORO MAKEOVER: Knock down to build up in CBD plan

premium_icon M’BORO MAKEOVER: Knock down to build up in CBD plan

Tenders for the demolition of the condemned former council administration building will be considered next week in the next phase of the CBD’s revitalisation

Thu 5 Dec 2019

MARINA DELAYS: We could be missing out on millions

premium_icon MARINA DELAYS: We could be missing out on millions

The fight to redevelop the Hervey Bay marina has been reinvigorated after more than a decade of dead ends

UNPRECEDENTED INVESTMENT: Cash spend to boost our region

premium_icon UNPRECEDENTED INVESTMENT: Cash spend to boost our region

The Fraser Coast’s future looks bright on the back of unprecedented public and private investment

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Council grants $200k for community centre expansion

premium_icon Council grants $200k for community centre expansion

Fraser Coast Regional Council has agreed to provide $200,000 towards the redevelopment of the Urangan Community Centre

Tue 3 Dec 2019

New tree makes history in time for party in the park

premium_icon New tree makes history in time for party in the park

A new Hervey Bay Christmas tree has been installed just in time for the last Food n Groove event of the year

Sun 1 Dec 2019

New partnership to promote region’s development

premium_icon New partnership to promote region’s development

Council will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with a local property industry association to promote positive planning and development in the region

Council endorses new disaster plan for cyclone season

premium_icon Council endorses new disaster plan for cyclone season

Fraser Coast Regional Council has endorsed an ­updated local disaster management plan with the upcoming storm season in mind

Public Wi-Fi trial to continue on Coast

premium_icon Public Wi-Fi trial to continue on Coast

The Fraser Coast could have free Wi-Fi at community events as part of a council investigation into establishing permanent public Wi-Fi

GRANTS: 13 Christmas events and festive hubs across Coast

premium_icon GRANTS: 13 Christmas events and festive hubs across Coast

13 Fraser Coast community organisations will share in more than $21,000 worth of council grants to decorate their towns and help run events

Fri 29 Nov 2019

WATER: Everything you need to know about Coast restrictions

premium_icon WATER: Everything you need to know about Coast restrictions

Level 2 water restrictions will begin on December 9 after the recommendation was passed unanimously during the November council meeting on Wednesday

LEASES APPROVED: Hervey Bay Museum set to expand

premium_icon LEASES APPROVED: Hervey Bay Museum set to expand

A new 10-year lease across more land has been approved for the Hervey Bay Historical Society Museum Association in Stephenson and Zephyr streets in Pialba

Wed 27 Nov 2019

COUNCIL: No fireworks but donation to fire victims

premium_icon COUNCIL: No fireworks but donation to fire victims

Instead of providing funding for festive season fireworks, Fraser Coast Regional Council will donate $10,000 to the Queensland Bushfire Appeal

ROLLING COVERAGE: Hervey Bay council meeting

premium_icon ROLLING COVERAGE: Hervey Bay council meeting

Rolling coverage from the Fraser Coast Regional Council meeting in Hervey Bay

Tue 26 Nov 2019

Time limits introduced for Coast's boating facilities

premium_icon Time limits introduced for Coast's boating facilities

Council has adopted time limits for boats at floating walkways and pontoons to ensure the safe and efficient use of the facilities

How you can help celebrate character of Hervey Bay

premium_icon How you can help celebrate character of Hervey Bay

While the heritage of Maryborough was regularly celebrated, the history of Hervey Bay was sometimes forgotten and the council is looking to change that

Mon 25 Nov 2019

'I think of him every day': Councillor on Loft, next move

premium_icon 'I think of him every day': Councillor on Loft, next move

He said no one put their hand up to serve their community expecting it would end with them going to jail

Fri 22 Nov 2019

Why there is a call to move Hervey Bay cenotaph

premium_icon Why there is a call to move Hervey Bay cenotaph

You could say Pamela Williams grew up with the military in her blood

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