Fraser Coast Council News

Sat 17 Aug 2019

NO EXCUSE: Feline desexing is 'hugely affordable'

premium_icon NO EXCUSE: Feline desexing is 'hugely affordable'

Fraser Coast Regional Council is partnered with the National Desexing Program which heavily subsidises the cost of desexing cats

Fri 16 Aug 2019

POLICE: Speed limit set to change on Fraser Coast streets

premium_icon POLICE: Speed limit set to change on Fraser Coast streets

Police were advised by the Fraser Coast Regional Councils of the impending changes.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Council's search for dumping cop to curb illegal littering

premium_icon Council's search for dumping cop to curb illegal littering

Want to earn more than $65,000 a year helping clean up the Fraser Coast? The Fraser Coast Regional Council is on the hunt for an Illegal Dumping Officer

Wed 14 Aug 2019

SKILLED JOBS SOARING: Aviation Precinct's flow-on benefits

premium_icon SKILLED JOBS SOARING: Aviation Precinct's flow-on benefits

The development of a massive aerial precinct next to the Hervey Bay Airport will help drive more jobs and opportunities in the region's aviation scene

PET REGO CRACKDOWN: Council staff to start door-knocking

premium_icon PET REGO CRACKDOWN: Council staff to start door-knocking

Animal compliance officers will start knocking on Fraser Coast doors in the coming weeks as part of a crackdown on pet registration

Wed 7 Aug 2019

WATCH: Massive scale of Bay's new aviation precinct revealed

premium_icon WATCH: Massive scale of Bay's new aviation precinct revealed

The Fraser Coast's aviation precinct, tipped to bring high-tech manufacturing industries to the region's doorstep, is taking shape

BEST OF OUR BACKYARD: Council endorses bold new tourism push

premium_icon BEST OF OUR BACKYARD: Council endorses bold new tourism push

An ambitious campaign that will create a directory of the Fraser Coast's best tourism experiences could become a reality within the next year

Sat 3 Aug 2019

TREE POISONING: Fences, CCTV canvassed by council

premium_icon TREE POISONING: Fences, CCTV canvassed by council

Shipping containers to block views of households suspected of poisoning trees could be one of the options the Fraser Coast council might take to curb poisoning

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Council grants conditional lease to $7 million hospice

premium_icon Council grants conditional lease to $7 million hospice

The Fraser Coast's first palliative care centre outside of the region's hospitals is a step closer after a lease was agreed to by the council

Fraser Coast among highest records of illegal dumping

premium_icon Fraser Coast among highest records of illegal dumping

High numbers of illegal dumping on the Fraser Coast has caught the attention of the State Government

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Council vows 'drastic action' after foreshore trees poisoned

premium_icon Council vows 'drastic action' after foreshore trees poisoned

Ratepayers will be forced to foot the clean-up bill after dozens of foreshore trees in the Point Vernon area were targeted and killed

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Generations of super women

premium_icon Generations of super women

AFTER retirement Sandra Death knew she wanted to be part of the oldest womens organisations in Australia.

Little ones not afraid to get hands dirty at M'boro event

premium_icon Little ones not afraid to get hands dirty at M'boro event

As well as families, Scout and Rotary groups also pitched in for the event, he said.

REVEALED: The fate of the council's customer service van

premium_icon REVEALED: The fate of the council's customer service van

The Fraser Coast council's customer service van was part of a two-year trial in the region. Now, its future has been decided

Sun 28 Jul 2019

Search on for thief who stole 30 plants from Seafront Oval

premium_icon Search on for thief who stole 30 plants from Seafront Oval

Councillor Darren Everard said workers had reported the plants missing.

Thu 25 Jul 2019

BIG DEVELOPMENT: Council admin centres move to next stage

premium_icon BIG DEVELOPMENT: Council admin centres move to next stage

AFTER months of land and tender negotiations, the Fraser Coast Regional Council has cleared development hurdles for its two flagship administration hubs in Hervey...

Mayor calls for paid parking in M'boro to be scrapped

premium_icon Mayor calls for paid parking in M'boro to be scrapped

Fraser Coast mayor George Seymour has called on the council to remove the region's last paid parking meter from the Maryborough CBD

Council plans new hub for local disaster group

premium_icon Council plans new hub for local disaster group

A fully--functioning co-ordination centre for the Local Disaster Management Group will be included at the council's new administration building in Hervey Bay

Could further funding be in the pipeline for the M'boro CBD?

premium_icon Could further funding be in the pipeline for the M'boro CBD?

The Fraser Coast Regional Council received about $921,960 in the fourth round for its Maryborough CBD Revitalisation Project, and more could be in the pipeline

Wed 24 Jul 2019

LGAQ PROPOSAL: Move to change workers' breaks at conference

premium_icon LGAQ PROPOSAL: Move to change workers' breaks at conference

The Fraser Coast Regional Council will push for changes to the state's traffic laws in the hopes to save thousands of dollars a year in traffic management

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