Fraser Coast News

Mon 22 Jul 2019

AGED CARE SHAME: M'boro nursing home labelled 'serious risk'

premium_icon AGED CARE SHAME: M'boro nursing home labelled 'serious risk'

Leaders promise changes made after damning aged care report

Jason Cooper returns to Hervey Bay over Shae Francis death

premium_icon Jason Cooper returns to Hervey Bay over Shae Francis death

Jason Cooper is scheduled to face Hervey Bay court over the death of Shae Francis

Calls to cut red tape as motor complex development stalls

premium_icon Calls to cut red tape as motor complex development stalls

Federal MPs have called on the State Government to "cut through the bureaucratic tape” that has held up a $30 million motorsports complex in the Wide Bay...

Locked cars targeted in spate of Coast stealing offences

premium_icon Locked cars targeted in spate of Coast stealing offences

Locked and secured cars have been targeted in a spate of stealing offences across the Fraser Coast

BRING HOME THE BACON: Kawungan butcher carves way to Ekka

premium_icon BRING HOME THE BACON: Kawungan butcher carves way to Ekka

Kawungan Quality Meats' Dale Newberry thinks his store has the best ham in Australia. Soon he will have the chance to prove it

CAR FIRE: Stolen vehicle found burned out near Howard

premium_icon CAR FIRE: Stolen vehicle found burned out near Howard

The grey hatchback had a Queensland registration number, 332TQP.

ARRESTED: Bay teens charged over three-day crime spree

premium_icon ARRESTED: Bay teens charged over three-day crime spree

Two teenagers from Eli Waters accused of armed robbery and stealing a car during an alleged three-day crime spree have been arrested

Why Qld seafood lovers ‘should be worried’ by reforms

premium_icon Why Qld seafood lovers ‘should be worried’ by reforms

Seafood prices will skyrocket, imported products will flood the market and fishing families will “sink or swim” under new rules in the state’s $300m fishing trade.

How Mike's tragic death may save other young lives

premium_icon How Mike's tragic death may save other young lives

BIG-hearted Sunshine Coast spearfisherman and builder Mike Daniell was well known among family and friends for pushing his limits.

IN COURT: 43 people to appear in Fraser Coast courts today

premium_icon IN COURT: 43 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

Sun 21 Jul 2019

CASHLESS CARD: Hundreds trying to opt out of trial

premium_icon CASHLESS CARD: Hundreds trying to opt out of trial

JAKE is one of about 260 people who have enquired about leaving the scheme, after the card refused to let him pay his rent.

BEST IN SHOW: Tiaro Field Day impresses visitors

premium_icon BEST IN SHOW: Tiaro Field Day impresses visitors

Tiaro's recreation grounds were jam-packed with visitors taking advantage of some the Coast's top agriculture experts at the Tiaro Field Day on Saturday

GALLERY: Fraser Coast hops into food and beer festival

premium_icon GALLERY: Fraser Coast hops into food and beer festival

Some of Australia's top chefs and beer makers made their way to the Fraser Coast for the first ever Street Food and Craft Beer Festival

GALLERY: 'World's biggest geek festival' comes to M'boro

premium_icon GALLERY: 'World's biggest geek festival' comes to M'boro

Succeeding with FraserPop 'is the world's biggest assessment piece' for students.

PHOTOS: Kids show talent at rugby league carnival

premium_icon PHOTOS: Kids show talent at rugby league carnival

PHOTO GALLERY: Junior NRL teams travelled from across the state to battle it out at the carnival.

Revealed: 16 nursing homes that failed standards

premium_icon Revealed: 16 nursing homes that failed standards

They’re the Queensland nursing homes that have been deemed a serious risk in a damning aged care audit. See all 16.

CUT ABOVE THE COAST: Vote for region's best hairdresser

premium_icon CUT ABOVE THE COAST: Vote for region's best hairdresser

Do you think these hairdressers have got the right cuts to be named the Fraser Coast's best hairdresser?

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Spearfisherman dies in diving tragedy off Sunshine Coast

premium_icon Spearfisherman dies in diving tragedy off Sunshine Coast

THE Sunshine Coast is mourning the loss of a big-hearted fisherman and builder after a diving trip off Mudjimba Island turned to tragedy earlier on Saturday.

Prison officer assaults ‘covered up’

premium_icon Prison officer assaults ‘covered up’

Queensland prison officers say assaults on staff members by prisoners are being under reported and classified as lower-level incidents.

TIP-TOP TOILET BLOCK: Amenities a boost for tennis club

premium_icon TIP-TOP TOILET BLOCK: Amenities a boost for tennis club

It may only be a toilet block but these new amenities could mean bigger numbers for the Whale City's tennis club

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