Fraser Coast Council News

Mon 21 May 2018

MAYOR'S MESSAGE: Big week ahead for Fraser Coast council

MAYOR'S MESSAGE: Big week ahead for Fraser Coast council

We held discussions with senior State Government ministers about these and other issues.

Thu 17 May 2018

Rebuild or refurb? Report to rule on future of council admin

premium_icon Rebuild or refurb? Report to rule on future of council admin

The Fraser Coast Regional Council's Maryborough administrative building could be rebuilt depending on the recommendations from a report into its suitability

Fraser Coast CEO comments on de-amalgamation possibility

premium_icon Fraser Coast CEO comments on de-amalgamation possibility

A poll on de-amalgamating the Fraser Coast would incur "significant costs” and is not a high priority for the council, according to CEO Ken Diehm

Local complaints 'as important' as Ipswich

premium_icon Local complaints 'as important' as Ipswich

Why was the Fraser Coast council targeted by the State Government when other major councils were entrenched in seemingly more serious turmoil?

Wed 16 May 2018

Saunders backs Labor mayor in controversial speech

premium_icon Saunders backs Labor mayor in controversial speech

MARYBOROUGH'S Bruce Saunders has publicly backed incoming Fraser Coast Mayor George Seymour and hit out at his sacked predecessor in a controversial speech

New mayor sworn in ceremony

New mayor sworn in ceremony

AS HE PUT two mayoral chains around his neck, a crowd of 40 people cheered as George Seymour was sworn in as the new Fraser Coast Mayor.

Mon 14 May 2018

It's official: Seymour is the Fraser Coast's new mayor

It's official: Seymour is the Fraser Coast's new mayor

The Electoral Commission of Queensland has formally declared George Seymour the new mayor of the Fraser Coast

Sat 12 May 2018

Former mayoral candidate won't rule out tilt at Division 10

premium_icon Former mayoral candidate won't rule out tilt at Division 10

He said he was taking some time to relax after the election and would likely make a decision next week.

Fri 11 May 2018

Region prepares for another by-election after Seymour win

Region prepares for another by-election after Seymour win

Division 10 includes most of Urangan and a portion of Torquay.

Thu 10 May 2018

Passenger numbers dwindle at Fraser Coasts airport

Passenger numbers dwindle at Fraser Coasts airport

Schedule changes to flights at the Hervey Bay Airport have led to passenger numbers dwindling for the first time in the financial year

Wed 9 May 2018

REVEALED: First images of Fraser Coast Sports Precinct

premium_icon REVEALED: First images of Fraser Coast Sports Precinct

Aerial shots of the Fraser Coast Sports Precinct reveal the massive scale of the council project and paint a picture of what the complex will look like

Tue 8 May 2018

How many Fraser Coast voters pre-polled this by-election

premium_icon How many Fraser Coast voters pre-polled this by-election

The Electoral Commission of Queensland has released data revealing just how many people pre-polled at the mayoral by-election

Mayor-elect Seymour slams unfounded social media rumours

premium_icon Mayor-elect Seymour slams unfounded social media rumours

Mayor-elect George Seymour has dispelled rumours that busloads of 'Labor' supporters from outside the region were enlisted to help secure votes on polling day.

Two more mayoral candidates concede by-election

premium_icon Two more mayoral candidates concede by-election

After a landslide victory by George Seymour, two other candidates have conceded the by-election.

Rolf Light reflects on time as acting mayor

Rolf Light reflects on time as acting mayor

Serving as the Fraser Coast's acting mayor has been an enlightening and rewarding role for councillor Rolf Light

Mon 7 May 2018

'It's been very rewarding': Pantlin concedes by-election

premium_icon 'It's been very rewarding': Pantlin concedes by-election

Pegged as a dark horse through the mayoral by-election, Tony Pantlin doesn't see any loss in this election campaign

Sun 6 May 2018

Seymour set to take mayoral reins after by-election victory

premium_icon Seymour set to take mayoral reins after by-election victory

By 9pm Sarturday night, the writing was on the wall: George Seymour would become the Fraser Coast's next mayor in a landslide victory

BREAKING: George Seymour declares victory in by-election

premium_icon BREAKING: George Seymour declares victory in by-election

Holding a commanding lead over his opponents, George Seymour has declared victory in the Fraser Coast's mayoral by-election

Sat 5 May 2018

ELECTION RESULTS: We have a winner

ELECTION RESULTS: We have a winner

One candidate looks set to become the Fraser Coast's next mayor, holding more than 18,000 votes in the by-election count

BY-ELECTION: Multiple candidates confident of a win

BY-ELECTION: Multiple candidates confident of a win

We're bringing you all the action from polling booths across the region as Fraser Coast residents hit the polls to decide their new mayor

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