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Stay up to date with the latest Council media releases below.

New Nikenbah sewage pumping station underway

18 January, 2018
A precast fibreglass tank installed at the new Nikenbah sewage pumping station.

Brolga Backstage Workshop

12 January, 2018
Workshops focussing on the backstage technical aspects of a production.

Sports + Expo

12 January, 2018
The free Expo gives everyone an opportunity to see what sports are available on the Fraser Coast.

Walker Street upgrade starts next week

12 January, 2018
Work will start on Monday, 15 January, with a temporary lane closure in place.

Learn about proposed law on waste

5 January, 2018
Details of the proposed Local Law No. 7 will be outlined at a public meeting.

Celebrating all things Australian

3 January, 2018
Nominations are still open for Australia Day Awards.

Discoloured water

2 January, 2018
Hervey Bay residents need not be concerned by slightly discoloured water.

Sinkhole appears in Margaret Street

2 January, 2018
Council is investigating the cause of a sinkhole that has appeared in Margaret Street, Hervey Bay.

Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen

21 December, 2017
Mayor Chris Loft sends condolences to the family of Lady Florence “Flo” Bjelke-Petersen.

Major renovation possible for Council building

21 December, 2017
Council's administration building in Kent Street, Maryborough is being considered for refurbishments next year.

Call for feedback on new waste management local law

20 December, 2017
Council is calling for public feedback on the proposed introduction of a new Local Law 7 (Waste Management).

Building grant extension proves popular

20 December, 2017
More than 70 of the region’s aspiring home owners have applied for the $10,000 grant.

WetSide waterslides to open Saturday

19 December, 2017
The opening of two new waterslides at the WetSide Water Park in Hervey Bay has been postponed until Saturday, 23 December.

More Mary Poppins lights to be installed Sunday

15 December, 2017
The remainder of the Mary Poppins-themed pedestrian crossing lights for Maryborough’s CBD will be installed.

12 top things for kids to do this summer

15 December, 2017
From fantastic water fun to awesome events and exciting workshops.