Fraser Coast Council News

Fri 27 Mar 2020

MP calls on Fraser Coast council to eliminate rate payments

premium_icon MP calls on Fraser Coast council to eliminate rate payments

He called on the council to halt rate payments for at least six months

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Playgrounds, public barbecues to close due to virus threat

Playgrounds, public barbecues to close due to virus threat

'We haven’t made these local decisions lightly'

Fri 20 Mar 2020

VIRUS RELIEF: Commercial fees cut at Bay airport

premium_icon VIRUS RELIEF: Commercial fees cut at Bay airport

Airport fees waived and business permits extended

Major change to council rates to ease virus burden

premium_icon Major change to council rates to ease virus burden

Fraser Coast Regional Council announces range of virus relief measures

Wed 18 Mar 2020

EARLY VOTES: Record numbers line up at pre-poll booths

premium_icon EARLY VOTES: Record numbers line up at pre-poll booths

Unprecedented number of voters turn up to pre-polls ahead of election

BREAKING: Council announces facility closures amid COVID-19

premium_icon BREAKING: Council announces facility closures amid COVID-19

A number of council amenities will be closed effective immediately to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Mon 16 Mar 2020

Postal vote could ‘avert virus calamity’: Qld councillor

premium_icon Postal vote could ‘avert virus calamity’: Qld councillor

Fraser Coast councillor David Lewis calls for election to be a complete postal vote.

VOTE NOW: Where to pre-poll on the Fraser Coast

premium_icon VOTE NOW: Where to pre-poll on the Fraser Coast

Here are the locations for council election pre-polling across the Fraser Coast

Thu 12 Mar 2020

ROLLING COVERAGE: Meet the Candidates forum in M’boro

premium_icon ROLLING COVERAGE: Meet the Candidates forum in M’boro

Candidates from across the Maryborough divisions have gathered tonight as well as the mayoral candidates.

Wed 11 Mar 2020

ROLLING COVERAGE: Final council meeting before election

premium_icon ROLLING COVERAGE: Final council meeting before election

The final council meeting before the election is now underway

Tue 10 Mar 2020

CATCH UP: Highlights from Howard candidates forum

premium_icon CATCH UP: Highlights from Howard candidates forum

The two council candidates and two mayoral candidates are at the hall in Howard

Mon 9 Mar 2020

Council candidates share political pasts, alliances

premium_icon Council candidates share political pasts, alliances

Each candidate has shared their political backgrounds

Sun 8 Mar 2020

ELECTION: Council candidates quizzed on political pasts

premium_icon ELECTION: Council candidates quizzed on political pasts

Some listed theirs specifically while others were vague

Tue 3 Mar 2020

UPDATE: Mayor welcomes upcoming election contest

premium_icon UPDATE: Mayor welcomes upcoming election contest

It had appeared George Seymour would run unopposed

Sun 23 Feb 2020

NZ company lands Bay airport upgrade tender

premium_icon NZ company lands Bay airport upgrade tender

An overseas company will complete the major upgrade works scheduled for Hervey Bay’s airport.

Fri 21 Feb 2020

We don’t need skyscrapers but we do need a CBD

premium_icon We don’t need skyscrapers but we do need a CBD

A city does not need high rise buildings to stand tall but it does need careful, future-minded planning

Thu 20 Feb 2020

HEIGHT FIGHT: Firm line drawn on Bay skyscrapers

premium_icon HEIGHT FIGHT: Firm line drawn on Bay skyscrapers

‘Grey areas’ in town planning scheme need to be clearer

LIGHT’S OUT: Retiring councillor’s warning to candidates

premium_icon LIGHT’S OUT: Retiring councillor’s warning to candidates

Rolf Light says regulations will put people off running for council

Wed 19 Feb 2020

BREAKING: Fraser Coast councillor to retire

premium_icon BREAKING: Fraser Coast councillor to retire

Fraser Coast councillor to retire ahead of election

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