More than 80% of council spending goes to locals

THE Fraser Coast Regional Council has been making good on its promise to spend locally whenever possible, outlaying 84% of its expenditure to March 31 to local suppliers.

That was $54.33 million being spent within the region, while $10.69 million was spent with suppliers from elsewhere.



SUGAR MILL FIRE: Three levels engulfed in fuel blaze

SUGAR MILL FIRE: Three levels engulfed in fuel blaze

A fire has ripped through parts of the Sugar Factory overnight.

Paddlers take to the water for Hervey Bay's whales

premium_icon Paddlers take to the water for Hervey Bay's whales

It's the final event for the 2018 Ocean Festival

GALLERY: Esplanade lights up for 2018 Whale Parade

premium_icon GALLERY: Esplanade lights up for 2018 Whale Parade

Hervey Bay's tourist strip was alight with the sounds of the ocean

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