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Community retail space promoting Fraser Coast entrepreneurs to becoming movers & shakers in commerce

A COMMUNITY run shop focussed in promoting local businesses, organisations and talent – that’s what the Wandering Teapot is going to be they say. The unique dedicated retail space is scheduled to open inside Stockland Hervey Bay in September. It will feature a display of cubes – each has its own shelf – with each Read more about Community retail space promoting Fraser Coast entrepreneurs to becoming movers & shakers in commerce[…]

Full list: Top 100 Manufacturers 2017 AUSTRALIA

Despite the restructuring in the automotive space, manufacturing continues its competitive streak with a few bright spots indicating a gradual uptick, according to IBISWorld’s Top 100 Manufacturers List for 2017. Syed Shah reports. Recently, the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) stated in its report: Advanced Manufacturing – A Definition for a New Era, that the Read more about Full list: Top 100 Manufacturers 2017 AUSTRALIA[…]

MAXIMUM PARKING SIGNS FOR MARYBOROUGH A GREAT STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

COUNCILLOR James Hansen has called on the council to admit their timed parking changes in Maryborough were wrong. New four-hour signs were erected earlier this year in the CBD including Kent, Richmond and Wharf Sts, in areas which used to be all-day parking, drawing the ire of some drivers. Wednesday’s debate between councillors came after Read more about MAXIMUM PARKING SIGNS FOR MARYBOROUGH A GREAT STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION[…]

Mix of new and old faces on board as FCO looks to the future in business opportunities in the Fraser Coast

THE new board members of the previously embattled tourism entity, Fraser Coast Opportunities have been announced, featuring a mix of new and old faces. Fraser Coast USQ executive manager Brett Langabeer, Stockland Hervey Bay centre manager Paul Kelsey and former CEO of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Libby Anstis are the three new members of the Read more about Mix of new and old faces on board as FCO looks to the future in business opportunities in the Fraser Coast[…]

FRASER COAST Start of mullet season has an issue

COAST mullet fisherman Kevin Cannon’s small but experienced team has had a weather-delayed start to this year’s season. Fraser Coast Chronicle has got to be one of the best provicial newspapers in Australia  without a doubt. Fishermen to his north and south have had success but so far, this winter has only provided the Mudjimba-based Read more about FRASER COAST Start of mullet season has an issue[…]

Dumping warning for processor spells doom to fishery unless a solution is found

LNP candidate for Hinkler Keith Pitt and senate candidate Matthew Kanavan talk with Paul Hodson from Urangan Fisheries in front of a tray of ocean king prawns from the Coral Sea. A WARNING issued to a Urangan seafood processor for scallop disposal into the ocean is writing on the wall, says State Member for Hervey Read more about Dumping warning for processor spells doom to fishery unless a solution is found[…]

No manager for FCO Fraser Coast Opportunities position

EXTERNAL consultants will be employed by Fraser Coast Opportunities on a needs basis to replace the position of a full-time investment attraction manager. Following a meeting on April 15, the Fraser Coast Regional Council voted to conduct a review into the structure of FCO. Included in that structure review would be the appointment of an Read more about No manager for FCO Fraser Coast Opportunities position[…]

Tiaro Coal enters administration

Tiaro Coal has entered voluntary administration. The miner has four major projects, all of which are located in Queensland, as well as another located in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. It has appointed Martin Madden, David Winterbottom, and Rahul Goyal of KordaMentha as its administrators. It comes after the company commenced legal proceedings against Hudson Resources in an Read more about Tiaro Coal enters administration[…]

FRASER COAST WHALE WATCHING BUSINESSES TAKE NOTE OF KILLER WHALES

Canadian woman dies after whale jumps onto boat A grey whale looks at tourists on a boat in Mexico in 2006. Photo: Reuters A 35-year-old Canadian woman has died and two other tourists were injured when a surfacing grey whale crashed onto their boat. The Attorney General’s Office for Environmental Protection in Mexico said on Read more about FRASER COAST WHALE WATCHING BUSINESSES TAKE NOTE OF KILLER WHALES[…]