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Mon 19 Apr 2021

Roadworks: Changing traffic conditions in Maryborough

Premium Content Roadworks: Changing traffic conditions in Maryborough

Roadworks along a street in Maryborough will be shifting from today, also causing a change in traffic flow.

Pialba Town Centre Master Plan: Local contributors win $500

Premium Content Pialba Town Centre Master Plan: Local contributors win $500

The Pialba Town Centre Competition aimed to engage the community with building plans. And, the winners have been announced.

Sat 17 Apr 2021

Store celebrates 150 years in the heritage city

Premium Content Store celebrates 150 years in the heritage city

The unique store takes visitors back in time with its displays.

Fri 16 Apr 2021

Not just fun and games at Neighbourhood Centre event

Premium Content Not just fun and games at Neighbourhood Centre event

The family fun day was aimed at having a good time as well as connecting the community with useful social services.

CQ rail service to boost tourism with return to full capacity

Premium Content CQ rail service to boost tourism with return to full...

The regional service is the first in Queensland to return to regular seated capacity, in a bid to increase tourism in the central west.

WHAT’S ON: Plenty to see and do on the Fraser Coast this weekend

Premium Content WHAT’S ON: Plenty to see and do on the Fraser Coast this...

Plan your weekend with this list of local events.

MORE MARKETS: New option coming to Coast

Premium Content MORE MARKETS: New option coming to Coast

New markets supporting Australian manufacturers and stallholders.

Thu 15 Apr 2021

‘Focus lost’: Maryborough’s Pub Crawl gone for good?

Premium Content ‘Focus lost’: Maryborough’s Pub Crawl gone for good?

With the last Maryborough Pub Crawl in 2017, many locals are keen to know if the popular event will ever return: Here’s where things are at now

ANZAC DAY 2021: How to pay your respects at Hervey Bay

Premium Content ANZAC DAY 2021: How to pay your respects at Hervey Bay

Last year’s plans for a traditional ANZAC Day were cut back but this year things are changing. See the plans and restrictions for this year’s ANZAC Day in Hervey...

Tue 13 Apr 2021

Local coal mining history unearthed in new displays

Premium Content Local coal mining history unearthed in new displays

Local region once one of the largest coal fields in Queensland.

Mon 12 Apr 2021

PREVIEW: Inside 2021’s Fraser Coast Agriculture Show

Premium Content PREVIEW: Inside 2021’s Fraser Coast Agriculture Show

After missing its annual appearance due to the pandemic, the Fraser Coast Agriculture Show is back, and you’re going to want to be there. See what’s planned for this...

TRIBUTE: Locals mourn Prince Philip’s passing

Premium Content TRIBUTE: Locals mourn Prince Philip’s passing

As the world grieves over the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh, the Fraser Coast hasn‘t been exempt from the historic tragedy, as locals express “sadness”.

HISTORICAL: Wide Bay housing approvals highest in state

Premium Content HISTORICAL: Wide Bay housing approvals highest in state

Constructions Skills Queensland (CSQ) said housing approvals had seen an increase of nearly 25% since before the pandemic.

Sat 10 Apr 2021

Hinkler MP issues statement on Prince Philip’s passing

Premium Content Hinkler MP issues statement on Prince Philip’s passing

Federal Minister for Hinkler Keith Pitt has passed on his condolences to Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family after the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh

Fear to faith: Why vaccinated Coast grandma is jab advocate

Premium Content Fear to faith: Why vaccinated Coast grandma is jab advocate

An 82-year-old Hervey Bay local was fearing the COVID-19 AstraZeneca Vaccine, but now, she’s telling others there’s “nothing better” she could have done.

Fri 9 Apr 2021

Calling young coast musos: Whale fest orchestra opportunity

Premium Content Calling young coast musos: Whale fest orchestra opportunity

Local musicians, between the ages of 13 and 17, are being called on to join a whale festival production

Thu 8 Apr 2021

O’Brien defends controversial practice amid funding scrutiny

Premium Content O’Brien defends controversial practice amid funding scrutiny

Wide Bay MP fires back at criticism of ministerial intervention for grant funding amid revelations one third of approvals made despite not being recommended.

Four lanes or two? Big question remains for Tiaro bypass

Premium Content Four lanes or two? Big question remains for Tiaro bypass

Town has accepted bypass but remains divided over whether it should be two lanes or four.

Wed 7 Apr 2021

Fun and free: How Coast is celebrating Youth Week

Premium Content Fun and free: How Coast is celebrating Youth Week

To celebrate our region’s youth, aged from 12 to 25 years, the Fraser Coast Regional Council has some huge days planned. And, it’s all free! Find out how you can get...

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