Fraser Coast Council News

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Councillor self-refers for investigation after complaint

premium_icon Councillor self-refers for investigation after complaint

A Fraser Coast Coast councillor has referred himself to be investigated by the Department of Local Government after a complaint was raised

Sun 7 Oct 2018

M'boro water main to be replaced for first time in 78 years

M'boro water main to be replaced for first time in 78 years

A 1.3km section of a 78-year-old cast iron water main in Walker St is being replaced, as part of a $650,000 council project

Fri 5 Oct 2018

REVEALED: More cameras in Coast than any Wide Bay council

premium_icon REVEALED: More cameras in Coast than any Wide Bay council

The Fraser Coast Regional Council operates more surveillance cameras than any other Wide Bay council, the Chronicle can confirm

Best sailors in the world are heading to Hervey Bay

premium_icon Best sailors in the world are heading to Hervey Bay

THE opportunity to showcase Hervey Bay as a prime sailing championship destination is now just five weeks away.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

BIGGER BROTHER: Council's plans for region-wide CCTV system

premium_icon BIGGER BROTHER: Council's plans for region-wide CCTV system

It could be the Fraser Coast's very own Big Brother system to crack down on crime, as the council seeks community feedback on their CCTV strategy

Wed 3 Oct 2018

How the council would fund Hervey Bay's new CBD

premium_icon How the council would fund Hervey Bay's new CBD

Plans for an "economy kick-starting” business district for the Bay will only become a reality if it is funded by State or Federal Governments, councillors say

Tue 2 Oct 2018

Pathway leads to better access

Pathway leads to better access

Councillor gives funds to build much-needed facilities at the Maryborough and District Animal Refuge.

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Clubhouse tenders awarded for Sport Precinct

premium_icon Clubhouse tenders awarded for Sport Precinct

Building manufacturer Ausco Modular has been awarded the contract to build the new clubhouses for the Sport Precinct after a confidential council meeting.

Fri 28 Sep 2018

Council's plans to transform Fraser Coast parks, gardens

premium_icon Council's plans to transform Fraser Coast parks, gardens

Major developments could be in store for parklands and gardens across the Fraser Coast after a council vote

Council not reconsidering stance on water fluoridation

premium_icon Council not reconsidering stance on water fluoridation

Despite criticism from leading medical associations over the issue, the council is refusing to budge over its decision on fluoridation

Smell, but don't touch: Council's warning to rose pluckers

Smell, but don't touch: Council's warning to rose pluckers

Plucking a rose from the Elizabeth Park Rose Garden will end up being a very expensive mistake for unwary residents

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Miniature railway proposed for Hervey Bay park

premium_icon Miniature railway proposed for Hervey Bay park

Hervey Bay could get its very own miniature railway track running through a Urangan park, complete with a model train display in the area

FLOOD FOOTAGE: Camera to help residents prepare for floods

premium_icon FLOOD FOOTAGE: Camera to help residents prepare for floods

Footage from a new flood camera installed near Maryborough's Lamington Bridge can now be viewed online, allowing residents to safely prepare for future floods

First steps in ambitious CBD project for Hervey Bay

premium_icon First steps in ambitious CBD project for Hervey Bay

After years of planning for major urban renewal in the heart of Hervey Bay, the first steps of the city's CBD transformation could be taking shape

Wed 26 Sep 2018

COUNCIL MEETING: New shorebird protection program approved

COUNCIL MEETING: New shorebird protection program approved

Councillors are meeting in Hervey Bay for September's ordinary meeting

'Population at risk from no fluoridation': Coast doctor

premium_icon 'Population at risk from no fluoridation': Coast doctor

A Hervey Bay general practitioner has joined a growing chorus of medical experts calling for the council to reintroduce fluoride to the Fraser Coast's water

Councillors to vote to protect migratory shorebirds

Councillors to vote to protect migratory shorebirds

A number of solutions could be voted on by the council to protect migratory shorebirds on the Fraser Coast

Tue 25 Sep 2018

'Dental dark age': Experts slam fluoride removal on Coast

premium_icon 'Dental dark age': Experts slam fluoride removal on Coast

The Fraser Coast community was condemned to a "dental dark age" when councillors voted to remove fluoride from the water supply in 2013, according to experts

Sun 23 Sep 2018

Nominations to close for newest awards

Nominations to close for newest awards

Fraser Coast's winter sports grand finals are in the books but there's another chance to honour your favourite and most deserving local premier teams

Petition calls for council to lower general rates cost

premium_icon Petition calls for council to lower general rates cost

A Fraser Coast ratepayer has launched a petition calling on the council to lower the cost of general rates as residents continue to reel from the rates shock

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