Fraser Coast Development News

Fri 30 Mar 2018

Upgraded boat ramps open just in time for Easter

Upgraded boat ramps open just in time for Easter

Fraser Coast boaties have been granted their Easter wish just in time for the long weekend as the Urangan boat ramps open after closing for upgrades.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

Council identifies new location for playground

Council identifies new location for playground

A COUNCIL-owned area in Maryborough has been identified as the prime location for a new all-abilities park for Maryborough residents.

Ambitious plan for Torquay esplanade goes public

Ambitious plan for Torquay esplanade goes public

AN AMBITIOUS development plan from a local progress association could change the face of the Torquay foreshore forever.

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Development plans for new aged care centre revealed

Development plans for new aged care centre revealed

A development application for a 39,382sqm aged care centre along Augustus Blvd has been lodged before the Fraser Coast Regional Council.

Tue 20 Mar 2018

Esplanade beachfront set to sizzle at auction

Esplanade beachfront set to sizzle at auction

A BEACHFRONT property on the Esplanade is expected to fetch upwards of $700,000 when it goes under the hammer next week.

Quarry expansion will create jobs: owner

Quarry expansion will create jobs: owner

A PROPOSED expansion to Maryborough's Hard Rock Quarry could extend the site's lifetime by about 150 years.

Mon 12 Mar 2018

Major makeover on M'boro water mains to start

Major makeover on M'boro water mains to start

FOR the first time since the 1930s, Maryborough's ageing water mains are getting a major makeover.

Fri 9 Mar 2018

$1.75 million to carve new age for M’boro timber industry

$1.75 million to carve new age for M’boro timber industry

Timber production has remained a rare constant in the proud manufacturing city of Maryborough, despite being crippled by the loss of rail contracts.

Fri 2 Mar 2018

Council to amend planning scheme

Council to amend planning scheme

THE Fraser Coast Regional Council is calling for submissions on proposed amendments to their planning scheme, which will include a key Fraser Coast road.

Thu 22 Feb 2018

EXCITING: New amusement arcade to open on Fraser Coast

EXCITING: New amusement arcade to open on Fraser Coast

A NEW game arcade that will feature more than 70 arcade machines will open in the Fraser Coast.

Tue 20 Feb 2018

Locals not passed up for solar farm: developer

Locals not passed up for solar farm: developer

RUMOURS of local workers being passed up for the construction of one of the Fraser Coast’s largest solar farms have been dispelled.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Construction body calls for better training for Bay builders

Construction body calls for better training for Bay builders

ONE of Queensland's leading construction bodies has called for the Hervey Bay industry to invest in more skills and training programs.

Council, developer agree to fix boardwalk

Council, developer agree to fix boardwalk

FRASER Coast acting mayor George Seymour has welcomed the response of the Mantra Group to fix the boardwalk at the Urangan Marina.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

Construction starts on $175M Susan River solar farm

Construction starts on $175M Susan River solar farm

AFTER years of planning, a massive solar farm near Susan River will soon be a reality.

Wed 14 Feb 2018

WATCH: Diver access holes cut into Tobruk

WATCH: Diver access holes cut into Tobruk

ACCESS holes being cut in the HMAS Tobruk are the latest sign the premiere dive site is taking shape.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Fraser Coast's Ergon apprentices jump start their careers

Fraser Coast's Ergon apprentices jump start their careers

FOUR Fraser Coast locals have joined Queensland's next generation of energy professionals as apprentices with Ergon Energy.

The playground that could have cancelled By the C concert

The playground that could have cancelled By the C concert

IT'S ONE of the Fraser Coast's biggest playgrounds that has delighted children visiting the shores of Pialba.

Mon 12 Feb 2018

Resort at risk after seawall suitability revelations

Resort at risk after seawall suitability revelations

AN ENGINEER'S report has exposed the fragility of a Urangan seawall which could put hundreds of resort residents at risk in extreme weather.

Tue 6 Feb 2018

151 aspiring homeowners sign up for council's building grant

151 aspiring homeowners sign up for council's building grant

THE Fraser Coast Regional Council's $10,000 building grant has closed with about 151 applications.

Wed 31 Jan 2018

New overtaking lanes to save hundreds of Coast lives

New overtaking lanes to save hundreds of Coast lives

The introduction of overtaking lanes on the Bruce Highway in Tinana could drastically reduce the number of lives lost on Fraser Coast roads.

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