Fraser Coast Development News

Thu 23 Aug 2018

New equipment for popular playground

New equipment for popular playground

New playground equipment on the corner of Queen and Lennox Sts will give kids a new place to play without having to make the journey into town

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Woollam Constructions' top award for Ozcare building

premium_icon Woollam Constructions' top award for Ozcare building

Local contractor Woollam Constructions has received top honours in the region's housing and constructions awards night for their leading Hervey Bay development

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Roadworks mark start of $175 million Susan River solar farm

premium_icon Roadworks mark start of $175 million Susan River solar farm

Early works on one of the Fraser Coast's largest solar farms have started, with heavy machinery and roadworks moving into an unoccupied site at Susan River

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Major 350 lot development coming to Point Vernon

premium_icon Major 350 lot development coming to Point Vernon

Stage one of Hervey Bay's latest residential estate is taking shape, with about 350 lots expected to be developed over the project's lifetime

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Point Lookout platform proving popular after upgrade

Point Lookout platform proving popular after upgrade

A new looking platform overlooking the Mary River is giving visitors a panoramic view of the spot where pioneering ships pulled into Maryborough in the 1800s

Thu 2 Aug 2018

$15 MILLION DEAL: Hervey Bay oceanfront resort has changed hands

premium_icon $15 MILLION DEAL: Hervey Bay oceanfront resort has changed...

The oceanfront Hervey Bay resort changed in a deal worth about $15 million.

Wed 1 Aug 2018

OzCare development to pump $65k per week into community

premium_icon OzCare development to pump $65k per week into community

A new retirement village slated for Hervey Bay's OzCare centre will pump more than $65,000 per week into the local economy over the project's five year lifetime

Fri 27 Jul 2018

REVEALED: First stage of Bay's high-end RV village

premium_icon REVEALED: First stage of Bay's high-end RV village

Grey nomads will soon have a new place to call home after the first lots in a major RV village were revealed

Tue 24 Jul 2018

Clubs in 'crisis mode' without Sport Precinct: council CEO

premium_icon Clubs in 'crisis mode' without Sport Precinct: council CEO

Fraser Coast council CEO Ken Diehm has described Hervey Bay's sports clubs as being in "crisis condition” due to lack of courts and fields

Wed 18 Jul 2018

ROADWORKS: Major intersection makeover could finish early

ROADWORKS: Major intersection makeover could finish early

A major reconstruction along a Pialba Burrum Heads Rd intersection could be finished in the coming months as fine weather puts the program ahead of schedule

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Tensions emerge between council, residents over skate park

premium_icon Tensions emerge between council, residents over skate park

Council CEO Ken Diehm has hit back at the critics, accusing a group of residents of "trying to use Aboriginal people to further their own cause"

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Concerns arise over 'substandard' Sport Precinct courts

premium_icon Concerns arise over 'substandard' Sport Precinct courts

HERVEY Bay's Netball Association could be playing on unfinished courts next year after a council resolution to defer spending on the Sport Precinct

Thu 12 Jul 2018

NBN eyes wireless tower development in Booral

NBN eyes wireless tower development in Booral

A communications tower providing fixed wireless NBN coverage to Hervey Bay's northern areas could be developed in Booral

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Sport clubs explain why they need the Sport Precinct fields

premium_icon Sport clubs explain why they need the Sport Precinct fields

HERVEY Bay's sport fields are worn out due to overuse and can't accommodate the hundreds of players who use them every week, according to sport players

Tue 10 Jul 2018

New high-tech gym to open in Maryborough

premium_icon New high-tech gym to open in Maryborough

A futuristic that uses a smart card to read your workout pattern and provides state-of-the-art equipment will soon open its doors in Maryborough

Mon 9 Jul 2018

New base for Hervey Bay Firies to call home

premium_icon New base for Hervey Bay Firies to call home

A new state-of-the-art fire station will be built in Hervey Bay to replace the Torquay base that has served the region for some 50 years

Thu 28 Jun 2018

Pialba skate park given green light by council

premium_icon Pialba skate park given green light by council

A new $2.6 million youth precinct in Pialba will soon take shape after councillors approved the next stage of development

Wed 27 Jun 2018

Council to vote on new Ozcare development

premium_icon Council to vote on new Ozcare development

The next stage of Hervey Bay's Ozcare Aged Care Centre could take shape depending on the Fraser Coast Regional Council's actions today

Sat 23 Jun 2018

Multi-million dollar medical development takes shape

premium_icon Multi-million dollar medical development takes shape

A new slab of concrete being laid is the latest sign Hervey Bay's new premiere medical development is taking shape

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Major upgrade for M'boro electrical depot on cards

premium_icon Major upgrade for M'boro electrical depot on cards

$3 million from the State Budget has been allocated for design works to be undertaken on a $38 million makeover for Maryborough's Searle St electricity depot

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