Community News

Tue 10 Dec 2019

EXHIBITION: Tiny paintings make big-hearted gifts

premium_icon EXHIBITION: Tiny paintings make big-hearted gifts

With Christmas now only two weeks away, the small and miniature paintings, by local artists, are a great last-minute gift idea.

UNIQUE: Fresh cut Christmas trees on offer in Bay

premium_icon UNIQUE: Fresh cut Christmas trees on offer in Bay

A River Heads couple have spent the last six years hand-growing a 1000 pine trees so residents can have a fresh cut Christmas tree in their home.

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Day in the Bay opens up opportunities for all

premium_icon Day in the Bay opens up opportunities for all

International Day of People with a Disability hosted at All Abilities Park at Pialba

Wed 27 Nov 2019

V8 Superboat team race off to third place on the podium

premium_icon V8 Superboat team race off to third place on the podium

Lawrie is currently working on trying to bring the high speed, adrenaline pumping superboats to the region

VILLAGE CAROLS: Everything you need to know

premium_icon VILLAGE CAROLS: Everything you need to know

Organisers are taking a fresh new approach to this year’s Carols in the Village with a new program, new entertainment and a full focus on children.

Tue 26 Nov 2019

PET PICS: Pamper their paws, ready for charity Santa photo

premium_icon PET PICS: Pamper their paws, ready for charity Santa photo

Last year Santa sat on his big red throne, surrounded by snow with a red and white stiped signpost showing the way to the North Pole.

Mon 25 Nov 2019

M'boro RSL boss arrested over alleged army lies

premium_icon M'boro RSL boss arrested over alleged army lies

The 51-year-old Bauple man was arrested by police on November 21

Wed 20 Nov 2019

CHEERS TO THAT: New brewery to open in Bay

premium_icon CHEERS TO THAT: New brewery to open in Bay

Local businessman has grand plans for region's first brewery.

Tue 19 Nov 2019

65 YEARS ON: Volunteers keep Christmas wheel spinning

premium_icon 65 YEARS ON: Volunteers keep Christmas wheel spinning

The iconic Christmas Goods Wheel has been spinning in Hervey Bay for more than 65 years with the help of local service clubs and volunteers.

Mon 18 Nov 2019

Hervey Bay Special School students graduate in style

premium_icon Hervey Bay Special School students graduate in style

It was hosted at the Hervey Bay RSL and the red carpet was rolled out for the students

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Fraser Coast community rocks on Burrum Christmas Carnival

premium_icon Fraser Coast community rocks on Burrum Christmas Carnival

The night's entertainment was provided by Phoebe Jay and Jack Viliojen who sang a variety of hit music and country classics

Fri 15 Nov 2019

FREE PHOTOS: Much-loved Bay Santa has time to give all kids

premium_icon FREE PHOTOS: Much-loved Bay Santa has time to give all kids

This Bay Santa takes however much time is needed to make the children feel comfortable and at ease using some quick-witted humour and good old Santa charm.

Wed 6 Nov 2019

Mysterious spooky fun at Burrum Heads

Mysterious spooky fun at Burrum Heads

Every year the staff at the popular convenience get dressed up for a bit of fun with a variety of community events

Thrilling Indoor Hockey Championship Finals

premium_icon Thrilling Indoor Hockey Championship Finals

Playing to capacity crowds, the two finals put on a hockey performance that did not disappoint spectators

Tue 5 Nov 2019

Future hockey champions shine bright at indoor championships

premium_icon Future hockey champions shine bright at indoor championships

'Even though we came second, I was pretty happy with the players to make the final'

Sun 3 Nov 2019

Fraser Coast Remembrance Day Services

premium_icon Fraser Coast Remembrance Day Services

Remembrance Day still resonates today as it did over 100 hundred years ago

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Fraser Coast Championship hockey winners

premium_icon Fraser Coast Championship hockey winners

Maddy Kenny scored seven goals for the tournament to help earn a state call up.

State Of The Art Sporting Facility

premium_icon State Of The Art Sporting Facility

In trying hot humid conditions, players on both sides put on an outstanding display of skilful hockey

Tue 29 Oct 2019

HALLOWEEN: 91 places on the Fraser Coast to trick-or-treat

premium_icon HALLOWEEN: 91 places on the Fraser Coast to trick-or-treat

Here's a comprehensive guide to which residents and businesses are participating in trick-or-treating in Maryborough and Hervey Bay,

Thu 24 Oct 2019

Coast graduate sends heartfelt message to mother

premium_icon Coast graduate sends heartfelt message to mother

One cap stood out among a sea of trenchers worn by graduates at USC’s recent Fraser Coast ceremony as the student sent a hearfelt message to her late mother

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