Get the word out
Introducing: The Fraser Coast Beacon
The Beacon is the brainchild of a small group of individuals who felt there was a need for a local magazine that focused attention on the achievements and issues that are effecting our community.
We are locally owned and based and aim to give a voice and support to the people and businesses of the Fraser Coast region.
We work closely with government departments and community support services to bring to light concerning issues such as the significant problem of youth unemployment and homelessness in our region. Through this we hope to achieve a better awareness throughout the region that will start a community conversation aimed at tackling this ever increasing problem.
Our magazine is informative by publishing the latest government, social issue related media releases and highlighting relevant government support programs, initiatives and helplines. Aged Care, indigenous affairs, health and safety, education, and local government objectives and developments will also be topics of close interest.
We are also keen to highlight our achievements and the miraculous efforts of those committed to eliminating these life affecting issues.
We are situated within the community youth centre and working closely with the Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Community Centre with the intention of training and incorporating our young unemployed people within the process.
Our magazine we hope will become a ‘Beacon’ to focus our community on the social issues affecting us today by creating a forum that develops solutions through interactive communication between community and government to ensure a brighter, more secure and prosperous future for all within the region.
It is our intention that our magazine will be ‘a good read’ that will cover local events and issues through both our editorials and community input.
Some of our other areas of interest include:
- Education – promoting the achievements of our local schools
- Sports – reporting on local team results
- Lifestyle – how to make the most of your time off. We will be highlighting the best that the Fraser Coast has to offer, from Markets and bike tracks to that hidden little coffee shop. Planning for retirement.
- Arts & Crafts – supporting local artists by highlighting local Galleries and their Artists.
Our aim is to promote our local region and culture to it’s local people; to uncover all those things that go unnoticed but in truth should not. Conversations will focus on social issues that effect our community such as youth unemployment and homelessness, to finding that little local coffee shop that no one knows about. Our magazine will be informative, relevant and entertaining.
We intend to develop close ties with Community, local Schools and businesses as well as government groups such as the Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre and local councils which will ensure that we report only the most up to date and relevant information.
We will discover our local heroes, unearth our local talent, tell unknown tales and support those in need.
We are offering considerable advertising discounts to a select number of businesses.
Our prices and Ad sizes are attached for your information. Each business advertising will receive a free number of magazines for their own display and distribution.
Please note these prices may vary depending on number of months of advertising.