CAMPAIGN WRAP: How candidates answered big questions
THE council election has finally arrived - and what a strange campaign it has been.
With the coronavirus pandemic hitting in the lead up to the election, candidates were careful to set a good example while still sharing their message with their constituents.
While many people across region have taken the opportunity to vote ahead of Election Day, no doubt there will be thousands heading to the polls on Saturday.
Both have spoken openly about their objectives for the region.
The candidates spoke at a forum in Howard earlier this month to share their views and visions for the area.
Sharing their final messages this week, both shared their top priorities for the division.
Chris Dale and Phil Truscott are the candidates in Division 2.
Speaking at a meet the candidates event at Tiaro, it was clear roads would be a focus for both.
The two shared their final messages ahead of polling day this week.
This division will be contested by Paul Truscott and James Miller.
The two spoke at a meet the candidates event in Maryborough in front of a small crowd earlier this month.
Both shared what they believed were the top issues for their area ahead of the election.
Incumbent councillor Daniel Sanderson and fellow candidate Jamie Hoolahan are contesting Division 4.
The two also spoke at Maryborough's meet the candidates event and have been at pre-polling in the city.
Both outlined their priorities for the region ahead of the election.
The candidates agree development is a hot topic in their division.
The hotly contested division is currently in the hands of incumbent councillor David Lewis.
As usual, the foreshore has been a hot topic ahead of the election.
The candidates in Division 7 include incumbent councillor Darren Everard, candidate Liz Hornibrook and Lee St John Carter.
This week some of the biggest issues in the division were highlighted ahead of the election.
All shared their views this week on the biggest issues facing the division.
Ahead of the election, they shared their views on what the division most needs.
Cr Seymour is the current mayor of the Fraser Coast.