A quick look at the stats for the 2022/23 dog registrations shows there are 1,718 Staffordshire Terriers – closely followed by 1,592 Maltese Terriers and 1,416 Border Collies coming in third.
Fraser Coast residents are embracing the many free services and resources available at local libraries.
COVID restrictions and floods have not been enough to keep visitors away from The Story Bank in Maryborough, with more than 15,000 people going through the interactive museum in 2022.
New Fraser Coast local laws will be operating within weeks to allow property owners or occupiers to let family or friends live in a caravan in their backyard for up to six months in a 12-month period.
Equipment to better irrigate athletics fields in Maryborough, solar panels and renovations to dressing rooms will be funded under grants from the Council.
A program to produce Trauma Teddys is among the initiatives being supported through Council's Community Grants Program.
Seventeen community events will be offered the chance to move to a new three-year grant funding program launched by Council.
A park behind the current Hervey Bay Library and the University of the Sunshine Coast’s local campus has been earmarked as the site for a pump track in Hervey Bay.
Sandstone-lined terraces will improve the comfort of veterans and others attending memorial services and functions in Freedom Park, Hervey Bay.
The intersection of Pulgul and Moolyyir streets in Urangan will undergo a major revamp that will greatly enhance the safety of pedestrians and motorists using the crossroad.
A passionate promoter of Maryborough events and a zoologist who has discovered 40 new marine species are among the recipients of Fraser Coast 2023 Australia Day Awards.
If you would like to learn more about the wonderful wildlife of the Fraser Coast then sign up to some, or all, of the free events being organised in February.
Council has teamed up with dirtgirlworld and Get Grubby TV to offer the Get Grubby Program to Fraser Coast educators for free!
The Orchid House at the Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens is continuing to grow in popularity with more than 17,000 residents and tourists visiting the free facility in 2022.
More than 10,000 people visited Hervey Bay’s WetSide Water Park from Boxing Day to New Year’s Eve 2022.