A sitting Fraser Coast councillor has voiced concerns about former mayor Gerard O’Connell resurrecting his political...
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...
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...
05th Dec. 2017 10:12 AM
The two front-running mayoral candidates in March’s Local Government Elections have made their donors list public.
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...
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...
06th June 2016 10:06 AM
Gerard O'Connell reflects on his time in office as Fraser Coast mayor.
06th April 2016 10:04 AM
EXACTLY 1550 votes separate councillors Chris Loft and Gerard O’Connell in the fight for mayor.
28th March 2016 6:03 AM
Chris Loft leads incumbent mayor Gerard O'Connell by about 1750 votes in the mayoral race.
24th March 2016 11:03 AM
Mayor Gerard O'Connell will get some rest as Chris Loft takes the lead in the mayoral race.
19th March 2016 11:03 PM
CLAIMS mayor Gerard O’Connell is already preparing a budget for the next council has been squashed.
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...
18th March 2016 3:03 PM
THE CULPRIT distributing anti-Islamic flyers on people’s cars remains a mystery, with the Australian Liberty Alliance...
17th March 2016 5:03 AM
BETTING agency Sportsbet has weighed in on the Fraser Coast Regional Council elections, placing odds on mayoral...
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...
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.
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.
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...
23rd Feb. 2016 11:02 AM
ALL EYES really are on the council at the moment.
05th Feb. 2016 6:02 AM
COUNCILLOR Robert Garland and Mayor Gerard O’Connell have been caught leaving rubbish on the road after posing for photos...
04th Feb. 2016 11:02 AM
In the first significant election announcement from the O’Connell camp, pensioners and families will receive more support...
21st Jan. 2016 10:01 AM
A FRACTURED group of councillors erupted in shouting during a debate about the sport precinct.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
16th Nov. 2015 5:11 AM
MAYOR Gerard O’Connell will visit Brisbane as part of the Wide Bay Regional Organisation of Councils.
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.
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...
06th Nov. 2015 5:11 AM
AUSTRALIAN television panel discussion program Q&A; visited Toowoomba last month with the Mayor featuring as a panelist.
05th Nov. 2015 3:11 PM
POINT Vernon is expected to retain its natural charm when the Fraser Coast Regional Council enhances the area.
03rd Nov. 2015 11:11 AM
Racing enthusiast and Fraser Coast Mayor Gerard O'Connell believes a race track would benefit the region.
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...
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.
17th Oct. 2015 5:10 AM
GERARD O'Connell will decide within weeks whether he will stand for Mayor of the Fraser Coast again.
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...
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...
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...
18th Sept. 2015 6:09 AM
SPECULATION about a Mary Poppins sequel has approval from both Maryborough business and community groups.
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...
12th Sept. 2015 5:09 AM
FRASER Coast leaders have spoken out about the domestic violence “scourge” darkening the region, urging the community to...
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...
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...
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.
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...
01st Aug. 2015 6:08 AM
Mayor Gerard O'Connell has promised a balanced budget that will provide services while minimising increases
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...
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...
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...
06th April 2015 11:04 AM