March 2020

Published a story 31st Mar 2020 5:14 PM

An early morning express service will help elderly and infirmed Fraser Coast residents get their groceries ahead of the curve.

Early express bus for Coast’s elderly shoppers

An early morning express service will help elderly and infirmed Fraser Coast residents get their groceries ahead of the curve.

Published a story 31st Mar 2020 3:12 PM

Hospital visits in Hervey Bay, Maryborough and Bundaberg have been banned after another case of coronavirus was confirmed in the Wide Bay region.

Visitors banned from Coast hospitals

Hospital visits in Hervey Bay, Maryborough and Bundaberg have been banned after another case of coronavirus was confirmed in the Wide Bay region.

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 6:30 PM

Ratepayers will no longer be able to pay bills upfront after the council closed their customer service counters.

CLOSED: Council shuts customer service counters

Ratepayers will no longer be able to pay bills upfront after the council closed their customer service counters.

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 5:05 PM

Business confidence has hit “rock bottom” because of ongoing coronavirus restrictions, Hervey Bay’s Chamber of Commerce boss says.

‘Rock bottom’: Business confidence tumbles amid crisis

Business confidence has hit “rock bottom” because of ongoing coronavirus restrictions, Hervey Bay’s Chamber of Commerce boss says.

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 3:28 PM

Youth groups have turned to social media and phone check-ins to make sure kids are kept occupied as social distancing rules continue.

Coast youth groups turn to phones, social media to support kids

Youth groups have turned to social media and phone check-ins to make sure kids are kept occupied as social distancing rules continue.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 6:41 PM

Wide Bay’s hospital chiefs will limit visitor numbers and use a “drive-through” testing service at Maryborough Hospital after a confirmed COVID-19 case on the Fraser Coast.

Hospital chiefs step up protective COVID-19 measures

Wide Bay’s hospital chiefs will limit visitor numbers and use a “drive-through” testing service at Maryborough Hospital after a confirmed COVID-19 case on the Fraser Coast.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 3:35 PM

Mayoral candidate Jannean Dean says the language surrounding the coronavirus pandemic needs to change so it does not create a “feeling of impending doom”.

Tone of virus language ‘needs to change’': mayoral candidate

Mayoral candidate Jannean Dean says the language surrounding the coronavirus pandemic needs to change so it does not create a “feeling of impending doom”.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 3:18 PM

Hinkler MP Keith Pitt has pleaded with residents to support and shop from local businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Keep business in business’: MP’s plea to shop local

Hinkler MP Keith Pitt has pleaded with residents to support and shop from local businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 12:19 PM

The first case of coronavirus has been confirmed on the Fraser Coast

First coronavirus case confirmed on Fraser Coast

The first case of coronavirus has been confirmed on the Fraser Coast

Published a story 19th Mar 2020 8:22 PM

Working with authorities and helping local businesses to recover from the coronavirus are the top priorities for the Fraser Coast’s next mayor.

How mayoral hopefuls will lead amid virus pandemic

Working with authorities and helping local businesses to recover from the coronavirus are the top priorities for the Fraser Coast’s next mayor.

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