Changes at the Fraser Coast Regional Council

So there’s been some shuffling of the Councillor’s deck chairs at the Fraser Coast Regional Council? According to the announcement that was made today these changes have been made to strengthen the Councillor’s portfolios system and ensure they best represent the interests of the community. The changes are: • Economic Development: Mayor Gerard O’Connell • … Read moreChanges at the Fraser Coast Regional Council

Local Government Candidates for the Fraser Coast

Well it seems that the race towards the local government elections is beginning to lurch along despite a false start. Here in Hervey Bay we seem to be gathering an interesting crop of candidates ranging from councillors from the current Fraser Coast Regional Council to people with business experience who want to see something better … Read moreLocal Government Candidates for the Fraser Coast

Fraser Coast Regional Council to become divided

Next year’s local government elections here on the Fraser Coast has become even more interesting than it was obviously going to be. Local Government Minister Paul Lucas has just  announced that the Government had accepted the recommendations of the independent Change Commission to change the Fraser Coast from an undivided council to a divided council. … Read moreFraser Coast Regional Council to become divided

The Fraser Coast Regional Council’s Budget

Our current mayor says the latest budget is a “financially responsible outcome”. A mayoral candidate … Jim McKellar … describes it as “a callous disregard for the financial plight of many Fraser Coast residents”. Who is right? Well maybe Jim has a point because Council was not able to spend all the money it allocated … Read moreThe Fraser Coast Regional Council’s Budget