Fraser Coast Council News

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

Tue 19 Nov 2019

RUBBISH REMOVED: Illegal dumping targeted across region

premium_icon RUBBISH REMOVED: Illegal dumping targeted across region

Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch said the State Government was serious about cracking down on illegal dumping and littering.

Council repairs vandalism at Esplanade memorial for Bay boys

premium_icon Council repairs vandalism at Esplanade memorial for Bay boys

The boardwalk is named in honour of the two boys

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Fraser Coast disaster warning status upgraded

Fraser Coast disaster warning status upgraded

The community is being urged to be vigilant and up to date with information as the Fraser Coast Local Disaster Management Group has moved to ‘Alert’ status

Sat 2 Nov 2019

‘No rate spend divide’: Council explains cash spend

premium_icon ‘No rate spend divide’: Council explains cash spend

Footpaths and roadworks may not appear as appealing as new sports grounds but that doesn’t mean any city receives favouritism when spending rates cash

Rates comparisons need to look at population: Light

premium_icon Rates comparisons need to look at population: Light

Fraser Coast rates are not solely the result of focus on decreasing debt, councillor Rolf Light says

TRIAL: Jury to decide if ex-mayor was working ‘in shadows’

premium_icon TRIAL: Jury to decide if ex-mayor was working ‘in shadows’

Prosecutor Sam Bain reminded the jury they were not in court to litigate the relationship between former Fraser Coast mayor Chris Loft and CEO Lisa Desmond

Fri 1 Nov 2019

FESTIVE: Christmas lights are already going up around Coast

premium_icon FESTIVE: Christmas lights are already going up around Coast

The council will create maps of the participating homes

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