Fraser Coast Regional Council Mayor, Chris Loft.
Fraser Coast Regional Council Mayor, Chris Loft. Valerie Horton

Mayor fights to save his job

FRASER Coast mayor Chris Loft faces a nail-biting wait on his fate from Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe after making a submission arguing against his dismissal notice.

It follows Cr Loft being issued the notice last Thursday.

The minister's office confirmed to the Chronicle the submission was received.

A spokesman from Mr Hinchliffe's office said Mr Hinchliffe will consider this submission in making his decision.


Bushfire reported near Glen Esk

Bushfire reported near Glen Esk

People in the area may be affected by smoke

Newly planted trees stolen straight out of soil in parklands

Newly planted trees stolen straight out of soil in parklands

The group planted 35 trees for National Tree Day earlier this year.

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

The fire is still burning, now hitting an estimated 3000 hectares

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