A sitting Fraser Coast councillor has voiced concerns about former mayor Gerard O’Connell resurrecting his political...

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14th Feb. 2020 2:02 PM

FORMER Fraser Coast mayor Gerard O'Connell has again ruled out a run in a potential by-election should current mayor Chris...

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30th Jan. 2018 5:01 AM

SOME of the Fraser Coast's former mayoral candidates have commented on if they'd run in a potential by-election should the...

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05th Dec. 2017 10:12 AM

The two front-running mayoral candidates in March’s Local Government Elections have made their donors list public.

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30th June 2016 10:06 AM

The Chronicle caught up with the Coast's mayoral candidates to find out where it went wrong and what they have been doing...

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08th June 2016 11:06 AM

It has been almost three months since March’s Local Government Elections. At the poll Chris Loft nudged out Gerard...

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06th June 2016 10:06 AM

Gerard O'Connell reflects on his time in office as Fraser Coast mayor.

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06th April 2016 10:04 AM

EXACTLY 1550 votes separate councillors Chris Loft and Gerard O’Connell in the fight for mayor.

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28th March 2016 6:03 AM

Chris Loft leads incumbent mayor Gerard O'Connell by about 1750 votes in the mayoral race.

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24th March 2016 11:03 AM

Mayor Gerard O'Connell will get some rest as Chris Loft takes the lead in the mayoral race.

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19th March 2016 11:03 PM

CLAIMS mayor Gerard O’Connell is already preparing a budget for the next council has been squashed.

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18th March 2016 3:03 PM

Pollie blunders: the good, the bad and the simply outrageous behaviour from across the state during this year's local...

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18th March 2016 3:03 PM

THE CULPRIT distributing anti-Islamic flyers on people’s cars remains a mystery, with the Australian Liberty Alliance...

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17th March 2016 5:03 AM

BETTING agency Sportsbet has weighed in on the Fraser Coast Regional Council elections, placing odds on mayoral...

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04th March 2016 2:03 PM

Dollars raised aside, his public perception may have taken a hit with a lot of the community wondering why it was held in...

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25th Feb. 2016 3:02 PM

DEVELOPERS and businesspeople based in Brisbane will fork out $500 each to have lunch with mayor Gerard O’Connell.

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24th Feb. 2016 10:02 AM

AN ISSUE close to the hearts of many Fraser Coast residents is the looming development of the Original Maryborough Site.

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24th Feb. 2016 5:02 AM

The Hervey Bay Chamber of Commerce polled more than 100 members on who they supported to be mayor and what regional...

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23rd Feb. 2016 11:02 AM

COUNCILLOR Robert Garland and Mayor Gerard O’Connell have been caught leaving rubbish on the road after posing for photos...

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04th Feb. 2016 11:02 AM

In the first significant election announcement from the O’Connell camp, pensioners and families will receive more support...

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21st Jan. 2016 10:01 AM

A FRACTURED group of councillors erupted in shouting during a debate about the sport precinct.

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21st Jan. 2016 6:01 AM

MAYOR Gerard O’Connell’s reassurance ratepayers would not foot the entire $52 million bill for the Sport Precinct has done...

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30th Dec. 2015 8:12 AM

Mayor Gerard O’Connell’s reassurance ratepayers would not foot the entire $52 million bill for the Sport Precinct has done...

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29th Dec. 2015 12:12 PM

THE State Government has waived a $65 million stamp duty fee as the Fraser Coast Regional Council moves to take complete...

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05th Dec. 2015 6:12 AM

AN OVERWHELMING majority of Fraser Coast Chronicle readers want a return to the 1970’s by establishing a drive-in theatre...

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25th Nov. 2015 11:11 AM

THE Fraser Coast, Mayor Gerard O’Connell said he was confident the best disaster management processes were in place to...

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16th Nov. 2015 5:11 AM

MAYOR Gerard O’Connell will visit Brisbane as part of the Wide Bay Regional Organisation of Councils.

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12th Nov. 2015 6:11 AM

Responsible fiscal management and a stop to rate rises will be a focus of Chris Loft’s mayoral campaign.

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11th Nov. 2015 3:11 PM

A MAJOR land agreement 10 years in the making is being held back because councils have not agreed to hoist the Aboriginal...

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06th Nov. 2015 5:11 AM

AUSTRALIAN television panel discussion program Q&A; visited Toowoomba last month with the Mayor featuring as a panelist.

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05th Nov. 2015 3:11 PM

POINT Vernon is expected to retain its natural charm when the Fraser Coast Regional Council enhances the area.

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03rd Nov. 2015 11:11 AM

Racing enthusiast and Fraser Coast Mayor Gerard O'Connell believes a race track would benefit the region.

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03rd Nov. 2015 10:11 AM

GERARD O’Connell will re-contest for Mayor of the Fraser Coast, pledging to build on the region’s momentum if he is elected...

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19th Oct. 2015 12:10 PM

AN empty and underutilised block of land in the centre of Hervey Bay could become a Central Park-style green space.

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17th Oct. 2015 5:10 AM

GERARD O'Connell will decide within weeks whether he will stand for Mayor of the Fraser Coast again.

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12th Oct. 2015 11:10 AM

THE Fraser Coast will be showcased to leading developers from across the nation at the annual Mayors’ leading urban growth...

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22nd Sept. 2015 9:09 AM

MAYOR Gerard O’Connell has highlighted Fraser Coast's poor employment prospects as a reason for avoiding the resettlement...

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19th Sept. 2015 5:09 AM

MICROSOFT spokesman Paul Bouwer says the Fraser Coast could become a technology job-based hub if it wasn’t for the area’s...

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18th Sept. 2015 6:09 AM

SPECULATION about a Mary Poppins sequel has approval from both Maryborough business and community groups.

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17th Sept. 2015 6:09 AM

THE Fraser Coast Regional council should ditch “pie in the sky projects” and focus on basic infrastructure, Allan Fuary...

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12th Sept. 2015 5:09 AM

FRASER Coast leaders have spoken out about the domestic violence “scourge” darkening the region, urging the community to...

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12th Sept. 2015 5:09 AM

INDIGENOUS elders will be forced to continue their youth programs from the boot of their cars after the Fraser Coast...

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10th Sept. 2015 8:09 AM

RATEPAYERS will foot the $12.2 million bill to begin earthworks at the controversial Fraser Coast Sport and Recreation...

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08th Sept. 2015 5:09 AM

IF THE council is unable to receive state funding then the wall design would be altered to lower the cost.

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02nd Sept. 2015 5:09 AM

CALLS to guarantee a sewerage network in Howard within 10 years have been rejected, despite Mayor Gerard O’Connell saying...

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01st Aug. 2015 6:08 AM

Mayor Gerard O'Connell has promised a balanced budget that will provide services while minimising increases

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17th June 2015 1:06 PM

The Fraser Coast Mayor believes able-bodied residents could park further away from Hervey Bay’s beaches to open up the...

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10th June 2015 1:06 PM

The site has a lack of parking and amenities, especially to cater for disabled visitors, and the number of people that...

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09th June 2015 11:06 AM

Fraser Coast Regional Mayor Gerard O'Connell got behind the counter at Eli Waters Woolworths during Easter to help raise...

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06th April 2015 11:04 AM