Fraser Coast News

Tue 20 Aug 2019

Tree change for a diverse future in Fraser Coast

premium_icon Tree change for a diverse future in Fraser Coast

By diversifying his crop, third-generation cane farmer Darryl Doyle is also investing in seasonal workers

Movement in Maryborough commercial markets

premium_icon Movement in Maryborough commercial markets

Heritage building sales are one of the good news stories in Maryborough's CBD

REVEALED: Munitions, CBD transformation just the start

premium_icon REVEALED: Munitions, CBD transformation just the start

Maryborough is on the verge of its biggest comeback in decades according to the region's business leaders

New offices in CBD good for M'boro business

premium_icon New offices in CBD good for M'boro business

One of the few things you can't order over the internet is a haircut, and that's why foot traffic is so important to Maryborough's Hart of Hair

'I'll always back M'boro': MP says town won't be left behind

premium_icon 'I'll always back M'boro': MP says town won't be left behind

The Heritage City must be put first and cannot afford to be left behind in any major deals, Labor MP Bruce Saunders claims

How Federal funding ensures M'boro won't be left behind

premium_icon How Federal funding ensures M'boro won't be left behind

With millions of dollars of funding being injected into major road and development projects, Llew O'Brien is confident Maryborough won't be left behind

Teacher brings love of Butchulla language to Hervey Bay kids

premium_icon Teacher brings love of Butchulla language to Hervey Bay kids

Butchulla language expert Susan Coverdale spent the day telling stories to the students in the traditional language and teaching them popular nursery rhymes

Why these Fraser Coast kids are swapping iPads for books

premium_icon Why these Fraser Coast kids are swapping iPads for books

Kathryn Williams, the library services manager at Fraser Coast Anglican College, wants to help students pick up better reading habits

Senator lashes out at State Govt over timber industry

premium_icon Senator lashes out at State Govt over timber industry

Ms McDonald said the reforms were 'yet another attack on jobs in regional Queensland'.

CONCERN: EFTPOS failing for some Cashless Debit Card users

premium_icon CONCERN: EFTPOS failing for some Cashless Debit Card users

Ms Wilkes, a disability support pensioner who is not on the card, has taken up the cause for thousands of people who have received it.

Fraser Coast volunteers needed to support kids in court

premium_icon Fraser Coast volunteers needed to support kids in court

No prior experience is required to become a PACT volunteer and full training is provided at no cost.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

GALLERY: Best of Bay businesses network through the night

premium_icon GALLERY: Best of Bay businesses network through the night

From solar providers to employment support services, almost every known career in the Fraser Coast was present at Business Hervey Bay Drinks Night

New servo finally set to open

premium_icon New servo finally set to open

After months sitting empty in Hervey Bay's main thoroughfare, the new Shell service station on Boat Harbour Dr Shell will finally open its doors

Workers wanted for tropical Qld islands

premium_icon Workers wanted for tropical Qld islands

Are you dreaming of leaving the daily grind to work and live on an island? Getting a job in paradise is easier than you think. SEE THE LIST OF JOBS

Increased dingo activity at Fraser Island tourist hotspots

premium_icon Increased dingo activity at Fraser Island tourist hotspots

Tourists were reminded to keep kids close and not to feed the dingoes.

WATCH: Hero helpers rescue injured baby whale at Rainbow

premium_icon WATCH: Hero helpers rescue injured baby whale at Rainbow

Small team of locals saves injured whale washed up on sand

Bay's resort-style retirement complex celebrates 10 years

premium_icon Bay's resort-style retirement complex celebrates 10 years

Construction began on resort-style Pialba building in 2008.

REVEALED: How USC plan to strengthen relationship with Butchulla

premium_icon REVEALED: How USC plan to strengthen relationship with...

“This has the potential to establish a fresh approach for universities working with First Nations peoples in Australia,”

IN COURT: 36 people to appear in Fraser Coast courts today

premium_icon IN COURT: 36 people to appear in Fraser Coast courts today

Here is a list of everyone who is appearing in front of the Hervey Bay and Maryborough Magistrates Court today

Work goes begging as welfare trial fails

premium_icon Work goes begging as welfare trial fails

A TRIAL allowing dole recipients to earn thousands of dollars without losing a cent of welfare has been a spectacular flop.

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