Whats On

11 things to do on the Fraser Coast this weekend

ON A ROLL: Lache Lakin takes part in the Hervey Bay triathlon.
ON A ROLL: Lache Lakin takes part in the Hervey Bay triathlon. Valerie Horton


Relay for Life High Tea

When: 2-4pm Waterfront Restaurant, corner of Pulgul St and Kent St.

Where: Waterfront Restaurant

What: Enjoy a high tea while raising money for Cancer Foundation Relay for Life.

Tickets: Must be pre-purchasd via

Bookings: Call 0412753773

Cost: $35

Junior Roller Derby Intake

When: 11am-2pm

Where: Urangan State High School

What: Come and try your hand at roller derby. Open all kids aged 7-17. Skates, safety pads and helmets provided but attendees must bring a mouth guard, socks and drink bottle.

Registration: Call 0407 817 332

Cost: Free


Kids Karaoke and Disco

When: 1.30-9pm

Where: CWA Hall, 19 Pulgul St, Urangan

What: Boost your confidence singing karaoke in groups of four, exercise through dancing and make some new friends

Cost: $5

Booking: 0490729917

Hervey Bay Park Run

When: From 7am

Where: Lions Park, Charlton Esplanade, Urangan

What: The 5km run is you against the clock. Entry is free but register before your first run at

Cost: Free



Twelfth Night

When: From 2pm

Where: Brolga Theatre, Walker St, Maryborough

What: Spend your Sunday enjoying National Theatre Live's Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare.

Tickets: Visit www.our

Koala markets

When: 6am-12pm

Where: Koala grounds, Urangan

What: There's plenty of stalls to browse at these iconic Hervey Bay markets.

Cost: Free

Hervey Bay Triathlon event

When: Juniors 7.30am, seniors 8.30am

Where: Seafront Oval, Pialba

What: Get ready for a day of activity and energy at this weekend's triathlon event. It's sure to get you moving.

Register: Visit

Walk for Diabetes

When: Sign on from 7am

Where: Scarness Park

What: JDRF One Walk raises money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. There will be plenty to do with a jumping castle, face painting and a wall climb for the kids.

Contact: 0401 977 594.



Fraser Burnett Challenge

When: From 8am

Where: Maryborough Aquatic Centre

What: The Fraser Burnett Challenge is on again so come along even if you're not a swimmer. It's a fun event to watch.

Cost: Non swimmers entry fee $3. Swimmers and children under five free.


Open Bowls Day

When: Every Sunday from 10am

Where: Kruger Ct, Urangan

What: Anyone who would like to try their hand at bowling can come along and give it a go. No experience or age restrictions.

Cost: $8

Journey Through Life and Nature exhibition

When: 10am-1pm

Where: Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, Fraser Coast Cultural Centre

What: Join artists Dianne Dumschat and Susan Standley for the opening of their exhibition Journey Through Life and Nature.

Cost: Free

Topics:  fccommunity fcevents fcwhatson fraser coast

M'boro candidates awaiting election results

Maryborough's state candidates at the Burrum District Community Centre in Howard.

Voting has finished and now the candidates are awaiting results.

OPINION: Now the campaign is over, the real test will begin

What we need now is a leader who isn't going to forget about us.

LIVE: Labor, One Nation in tight battle for Maryborough

Hervey Bay Chamber of Commerce meet the candidates forum, Aquavue - Adrian Tantari (Labor), Jenni Cameron (Greens), Ted Sorensen (LNP), Damian Huxham (One Nation) and Jannean Dean (Independant).

Rolling coverage from the 2017 state election.

Local Partners