Fraser Coast Council News

Mon 11 Feb 2019

MAYOR'S MESSAGE: Sport important for people of every age

MAYOR'S MESSAGE: Sport important for people of every age

During the week I visited Aldridge State High School to see the newly installed long jump facility that uses track from the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

YOUR SAY: Readers applaud Pialba Youth Precinct plans

premium_icon YOUR SAY: Readers applaud Pialba Youth Precinct plans

“Will be great to see the smiles on our Fraser Coast kids’ faces when it is completed.”

Fri 8 Feb 2019

EXCLUSIVE: General rates to be frozen in next council budget

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: General rates to be frozen in next council budget

The Chronicle can reveal exclusive details of the upcoming council budget, which include a goal of a zero per cent general rates rise

Thu 7 Feb 2019

EXCLUSIVE: First images of Pialba Youth Precinct revealed

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: First images of Pialba Youth Precinct revealed

Pialba's Youth Precinct is taking shape as Fraser Coast Regional Council workers begin to build a new skate park on the Esplanade

Tue 5 Feb 2019

LOOKING BACK: Church offers unique vision of the past

premium_icon LOOKING BACK: Church offers unique vision of the past

Just as we get other countries wrong, I think we often conceptualise the past through our own lenses of how we think it was.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Fraser Coast community urged to dob in a dealer

premium_icon Fraser Coast community urged to dob in a dealer

If you know a drug dealer, Crime Stoppers wants you to phone up and dob them in.

Sports Precinct lights powered on ahead of opening day

premium_icon Sports Precinct lights powered on ahead of opening day

Lights being switched on at the Fraser Coast's premier sporting complex are an indication the project's first stage will soon be fully realised

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Welcome relief for jobs pain on the Fraser Coast

premium_icon Welcome relief for jobs pain on the Fraser Coast

The Fraser Coast's job market seems to be turning a corner as new statistics reveal the unemployment rate has drastically dropped in the past quarter

Fri 25 Jan 2019

FARMERS FIGHT BACK: Dairy producer slams activist map

premium_icon FARMERS FIGHT BACK: Dairy producer slams activist map

Scrubbing away patches of soil on his farm in Boompa, James Hansen fears he'll have to be on the lookout for unwelcome visitors

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Calls for new admin centre open after council vote

premium_icon Calls for new admin centre open after council vote

Expressions of interest will soon be open for the development of the council's new Hervey Bay administration building in the heart of Pialba

Rebuilding M'boro's heart: Admin centre to be demolished

premium_icon Rebuilding M'boro's heart: Admin centre to be demolished

It could be the most ambitious move the council has made in the Heritage City in years

Council's $150,000 windfall for Fraser Coast Show

premium_icon Council's $150,000 windfall for Fraser Coast Show

The Fraser Coast Agriculture Show will receive more than $150,000 over the next three years after the council renewed their sponsorship agreement

Wed 23 Jan 2019

REVEALED: New look for the Mary to Bay Rail Trail

premium_icon REVEALED: New look for the Mary to Bay Rail Trail

The proposed new look of the Mary to Bay Rail Trail has been revealed as the council canvasses public opinion on the bike track that will link both towns

ROLLING COVERAGE: New Hervey Bay admin centre to go ahead

premium_icon ROLLING COVERAGE: New Hervey Bay admin centre to go ahead

Today is all about CBD's thanks to a number of significant motions due to get underway at the Hervey Bay chambers

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Da Vinci's genius mind moves on from Maryborough

premium_icon Da Vinci's genius mind moves on from Maryborough

Since it arrived in Maryborough in November last year, the exhibit has attracted thousands from across the region

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Business leaders back plan to move council admin building

premium_icon Business leaders back plan to move council admin building

The Fraser Coast's business leaders are confident the council's proposed move to Pialba will help raise confidence within the business community

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Why the council is cutting down palm trees on Seafront Oval

premium_icon Why the council is cutting down palm trees on Seafront Oval

Footage of trees being felled by council workers around Seafront Oval stoked community fears the popular Hervey Bay site would be cut in size

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Life passion leads to fostering child's curious personality

premium_icon Life passion leads to fostering child's curious personality

Dani Nutall is one of several in the council helping to support children through the Pyjama Foundation by imparting learning habits, life skills and confidence

EXCLUSIVE: Council to tender for new admin centre in Pialba

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: Council to tender for new admin centre in Pialba

The Chronicle can exclusively reveal the Fraser Coast Regional Council will seek tenders for the development of a new admin building the Pialba precinct

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Cultural centre, M'boro pool helped create council's debt

premium_icon Cultural centre, M'boro pool helped create council's debt

The events which led to the Fraser Coast Regional Council racking up a $174.5million debt have been revealed.

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