The inaugural Girra: Fraser Coast National Art Prize is set to draw attention from across the country as artists vie for the $25,000 major acquisitive prize.
Council was pleased to extend the lease for the Zephyr Street Performing Arts Community Theatre Inc. to continue to operate at 15 Zephyr Street in Scarness.
The Hervey Bay and Maryborough Aquatic Centres will be open for longer on weekends and WetSide Water Park will be open seven days a week during the upcoming Queensland state school holidays.
New Fraser Coast library cards featuring artwork by local children who entered the Design a Library Card Competition will be available next year.
Motorists will have safer and smoother journeys through Maryborough following an almost $5 million upgrade of two key roads in the heritage city.
Fraser Coast residents are being encouraged to have their say on how Council delivers services.
Fraser Coast residents will now be able to opt for a natural burial at the new Nikenbah Natural Cemetery.
Thong throwing, rope making demonstrations, best dressed competitions and free community breakfasts are among an array of activities on the agenda at Fraser Coast Australia Day 2023 events.
The Fraser Coast Regional Council will investigate raising the Tinana Hall above flood height so it can again become available for community use.
A national construction company will be appointed as the building contractor for the next stage of the new Hervey Bay Library and Fraser Coast Regional Council Administration Centre.
Fraser Coast residents and visitors will be able to continue to rent e-scooters for short trips around Hervey Bay with Council set to provide Beam Mobility with a 12-month commercial permit.
A new sleepbus offering overnight accommodation for the homeless and vulnerable will operate nightly from a carpark on the Esplanade in Pialba as part of a six-month trial of the service.
The Queensland Reds will take their pre-season training to the Fraser Coast in January 2023
One of the region’s most historic boats, the MV Ella, has been given a permanent location in a secure display case on the grounds of the Brolga Theatre.
Years of collecting washed up ocean rubbish from around Australia and a creative eye has proved profitable for Heather Johnston at this year’s Fraser Coast Waste to Art competition.