Dear Henry 

Are you making the most of having one of Australia’s favourite destinations as your backyard? There really is no place like the Fraser Coast when it comes to the range of interactive natural experiences and outstanding attractions on offer.

So over the Easter Break and beyond why not visit the incomparable Fraser Island …. explore the stunning aquatic playground of the Great Sandy Strait …stroll on golden beaches… discover fascinating living history or visit one of the region’s charming countryside areas.

This newsletter is your guide to living life happy in your own backyard.  Each month, it will be packed with places to visit, special locals deals, events information, competitions and much more.






In The Issue
STAYcations – Live Life Local and save!
Be quick for some Hot Deals
Win, win, win!
Do you have an old Staycations Card?
118th Heritage Queensland Eisteddfod in Maryborough
Hervey Bay Triathlon
Turning back the clock 150 years
Easter Fun Day and Twilight Markets
Other egg-citing Easter Events

Our Fraser COst

My Fraser Coast
Arts and Culture
Received & published  by Henry Sapiecha 




Expore Region 

Thursday 21 April
Easter Fun Day and Twilight Market



Friday 22 April
Toogoom Easter Fair 



22 April – 24 April
Burrums Heads Easter Fishing Classic 



Saturday, 23 April
Easter Fun Day 



Sunday, 24 April
Easter Sunday in the Park



11 April – 24 April
118th Heritage Queensland Eisteddfod 



30 April – 1 May
Hervey Bay Triathlon 



14 May – 15 May
Wings, Warbirds and Wheels 



26 – 28 May
The Fraser Coast Show 



11 June – 13 June
Queensland Brass Band Championships 



Sunday 12 June
World’s Greatest Pub Fest 



Parks and Picnic Trails
The weather on the Fraser Coast is just made for long, lazy days in the great outdoors. So grab the family and friends, fill the picnic basket with goodies and start working your way around the region’s fantastic collection of parks, gardens, playgrounds and nature reserves. 

Click here for parks and gardens within the Fraser Coast Region.



Markets Trail
It is hard to resist the appeal of a local market with its fresh, seasonal produce, handmade creations, original giftware and grassroots colour and enterainment. 

On the Fraser Coast, your can find a market to visit every weekend and every Thursday and Friday. Click here for more



NEW interacitve self guided Heritage Walk Tour 

Maryborough’s heritage walk tour, which takes in around 50 points of interest in the city area, is now available as an exciting new interactive tour which can be accessed by a smart phone, iPhone, iPad, tablet device or a PC.

Take a self-guided tour around Maryborough’s historic city centre and Portside precinct that features images, historical and architectural details and audio commentary for each particular site.

The interactive tour is one of the first of its kind in Australia to utilise cross platform web based technology, allowing users to access the tour via a web-address or with a smart phone, Tablet or iPhone. It is another initiative by Fraser Coast Regional Council to support local tourism.

The tour can also be viewed online at www.maryboroughwalk.info or look out for the QR scan code on the new signage outside the City Hall Visitor Information Centre.