Fraser Coast Council News

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Police probe launched after councillor home addresses leaked

premium_icon Police probe launched after councillor home addresses leaked

POLICE are investigating whether a crime was committed after the home addresses of all Fraser Coast councillors and CEO Ken Diehm were published on social media

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Mackay's new athletics facility shows what Coast could have

premium_icon Mackay's new athletics facility shows what Coast could have

Millions of vital tourism dollars will end up in Mackay after the opening of a state-of-the-art recreational facility.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Precinct talks advance but council CEO silent on future plan

premium_icon Precinct talks advance but council CEO silent on future plan

Council has refused to discuss future stages of the Fraser Coast Sport Precinct's despite a key meeting with Queensland's peak athletics organisation.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Harbour needs facelift for superyachts, says FCTE boss

premium_icon Harbour needs facelift for superyachts, says FCTE boss

Marine infrastructure would need a facelift in order to cash in on passing superyachts, the region's tourism boss claims

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Could superyachts soon call the Fraser Coast home?

premium_icon Could superyachts soon call the Fraser Coast home?

The Fraser Coast is laying ground to cash in on the multi-million dollar superyacht industry with a plan to attract the massive vessels into the region's waters

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Why Carols by Candlelight moved from Seafront Oval

premium_icon Why Carols by Candlelight moved from Seafront Oval

The council has revealed why the Carols by Candlelight event was moved from Seafront Oval to a new location

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Iconic Maryborough flour mill set for demolition

premium_icon Iconic Maryborough flour mill set for demolition

One of Maryborough's oldest heritage-listed buildings and last remnants of its industrial history is set to be demolished

Sat 1 Dec 2018

'It will change Pialba': Business owners back 8-storey block

premium_icon 'It will change Pialba': Business owners back 8-storey block

A proposed eight-storey building in Pialba would help transform the suburb's central business district, local shop owners say

Thu 29 Nov 2018

TAKING FLIGHT: Bay lands high-tech plane factory deal

premium_icon TAKING FLIGHT: Bay lands high-tech plane factory deal

An aircraft factory, which will produce up to 25 planes a year, is set to bring hundreds of jobs to the Fraser Coast

Public to have their say on funeral location list

premium_icon Public to have their say on funeral location list

Fraser Coast residents have a month to give feedback on a list of proposed park and gardens identified as suitable for hosting memorial services

Wed 28 Nov 2018

Protected wildlife find ideal home

Protected wildlife find ideal home

MARYBOROUGH grazier Lindsay Titmarsh has made a home for some threatened species and will share his stories and knowledge at the Wildlife Talk.

DEVELOPMENT: Eight-storey building approved for Pialba

premium_icon DEVELOPMENT: Eight-storey building approved for Pialba

An eight-storey building could soon take shape in Pialba after councillors approved the high-rise development

WARNING: Disaster management group on alert after fire ban

WARNING: Disaster management group on alert after fire ban

The Fraser Coast Local Disaster Management Group has moved to alert status as a total fire bans sweep across regional Queensland

COUNCIL: Councillors approve eight-storey building in Pialba

COUNCIL: Councillors approve eight-storey building in Pialba

A proposed list of parks and gardens that have been identified as suitable for funeral services will go to public consultation after a council vote

Da Vinci's lost inventions exhibited at City Hall

premium_icon Da Vinci's lost inventions exhibited at City Hall

EXPERIENCE Leonardo Da Vinci's lost inventions at the Maryborough City Hall at the award-winning international touring exhibition.

Eight-storey building in Pialba goes to council votes

premium_icon Eight-storey building in Pialba goes to council votes

A development application for an eight-storey building in Pialba could signal the start of the construction of Hervey Bay's brand new CBD

REVEALED: Which Fraser Coast parks could host funerals

premium_icon REVEALED: Which Fraser Coast parks could host funerals

The surprising places which could host open casket funeral services

Tue 27 Nov 2018

How these trainees are tackling region's unemployment rate

premium_icon How these trainees are tackling region's unemployment rate

Eleven new apprentices and trainees will be hired by the council in a bid to tackle youth unemployment on the Fraser Coast

Sat 24 Nov 2018

TACK ATTACKER: The simple tool making roads safer for riders

premium_icon TACK ATTACKER: The simple tool making roads safer for riders

The "Tack Attacker" is not used too often, but almost nothing can stop the genius tool created by Hervey Bay Triathlon Club's Alan Whyborn and Neale Glanfield.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

CYCLIST SABOTAGE: Sickening trap found on popular road

premium_icon CYCLIST SABOTAGE: Sickening trap found on popular road

International triathlete Peter Clatworthy has grave concerns a cyclist could be killed after tacks were found on a popular Point Vernon road.

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