Fraser Coast Council News

Fri 9 Nov 2018

STORM PREP: Free dump weekend at local tips

STORM PREP: Free dump weekend at local tips

Had Lyn Dunnings not been prepared for the possibility of an unexpected storm, the consequences of last month's ferocious hit would have been much worse.

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Minister, councillor meet over 'racist' online comment

premium_icon Minister, councillor meet over 'racist' online comment

A Fraser Coast councillor who made offensive comments about Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch's Indigenous heritage has apologised to her for his comments

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Your councillors reveal their stance on re-introducing fluoride

premium_icon Your councillors reveal their stance on re-introducing fluoride...

A critical meeting on health issues was held between The Australian Medical Association Queensland and deputy mayor Darren Everard in Hervey Bay on Wednesday.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

COUNCIL: Next rate notices coming soon

COUNCIL: Next rate notices coming soon

New rate notices will be issued by the Fraser Coast Regional Council on November 15, with a payment date of December 17

Council to consider fluoride data after meeting with doctors

premium_icon Council to consider fluoride data after meeting with doctors

Leading medical specialists have met with the Fraser Coast Regional Council to discuss re-introducing fluoride into the region's water supply

Wed 31 Oct 2018

'Number one priority': Council, doctors meet over fluoride

premium_icon 'Number one priority': Council, doctors meet over fluoride

Fluoride will be the number one priority for Queensland's top medical professionals to discuss with Fraser Coast deputy mayor at their meeting today

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Big win for local suppliers under new procurement policy

premium_icon Big win for local suppliers under new procurement policy

Local suppliers will get more bang for their buck under a new procurement policy brought in by the Fraser Coast Regional Council

Thousands of bass fingerlings released into Lake Lenthall

premium_icon Thousands of bass fingerlings released into Lake Lenthall

Thousands of Australian Bass fingerlings have been released into Lake Lenthall as part of an annual restocking program to rejuvenate the fish population

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Hervey Bay author to launch 30th book for WW1 anniversary

Hervey Bay author to launch 30th book for WW1 anniversary

A Hervey Bay author will launch his landmark 30th book as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1

Councillor cleared of misconduct after investigation

premium_icon Councillor cleared of misconduct after investigation

A FRASER Coast councillor has been cleared of misconduct after the CEO dismissed the complaint for “lacking in substance”.

Thu 25 Oct 2018

Councillors delay vote on controversial new behaviour laws

premium_icon Councillors delay vote on controversial new behaviour laws

A motion that could give the Fraser Coast Regional Council sweeping powers to ban irate residents or serial pests from contacting staff has been delayed

Towns turning a new corner, residents claim

premium_icon Towns turning a new corner, residents claim

Improvements to smaller towns were yesterday noted by regular Tiaro visitors Nevio and Heather Santi of Granville who have lived on the Fraser Coast for 17yrs

Wed 24 Oct 2018

COUNCIL: New contractor sought for Poppins building

premium_icon COUNCIL: New contractor sought for Poppins building

Written quotes or tenders will not be sought by the Fraser Coast Regional Council to finish the refurbishment of the Mary Poppins build

New leases for Naval Cadets, sporting groups

premium_icon New leases for Naval Cadets, sporting groups

The home base of the Fraser Coast Naval Cadets has been given a new lease of life after a motion was carried in Wednesday's council meeting

COUNCIL MEETING: Expansion to Maryborough quarry approved

COUNCIL MEETING: Expansion to Maryborough quarry approved

Controversial new laws that could result in serial pests being banned from contacting the council could be passed in today's meeting

Tue 23 Oct 2018

New laws could ban problem customers from buildings

premium_icon New laws could ban problem customers from buildings

The Fraser Coast Regional Council could roll out new laws to stop serial community pests from contacting the council, including banning them from buildings

Tue 16 Oct 2018

'If he's got a spine he should stand down': MP on Hansen

premium_icon 'If he's got a spine he should stand down': MP on Hansen

M'boro MP Bruce Saunders has called on councillor James Hansen to step down and Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe to intervene on his comments

'Divisive and hurtful'; Elder, mayor call for apology

premium_icon 'Divisive and hurtful'; Elder, mayor call for apology

ABORIGINAL elders are calling for councillor James Hansen to meet with them over his "divisive and hurtful" commentary

Calls for FCRC councillor to resign after 'racist' post

premium_icon Calls for FCRC councillor to resign after 'racist' post

Comments made on social media by a Fraser Coast councillor about a State Government minister’s race has sparked calls for his resignation.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Inaugural awards celebrate Fraser Coast's sports success

Inaugural awards celebrate Fraser Coast's sports success

It is hoped this event will only grow more popular as it becomes a mainstay of the calendar.

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