Fraser Coast Development News

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Centre goes up for sale with chance to develop prime land

premium_icon Centre goes up for sale with chance to develop prime land

Potential buyers have until August 21 to make an expression of interest on the property

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Property officials launch new advocacy group on Fraser Coast

premium_icon Property officials launch new advocacy group on Fraser Coast

A new industry group aiming to enhance the Fraser Coast's property market has been launched by the region's leading real estate agents and developers

Tue 16 Jul 2019

CASTING A LINE: Revamped ramp ready for anglers, boaties

premium_icon CASTING A LINE: Revamped ramp ready for anglers, boaties

After complaints of unsafe boat launching and constant potholes forming in the nearby carpark, the new South St Boat Ramp is ready for use

$40M VENTURE: Bay RSL to run mega club

premium_icon $40M VENTURE: Bay RSL to run mega club

The Hervey Bay RSL will run one of the state's biggest community clubs after reaching a lease agreement with developers for a $40 million club in Burpengary

Mon 15 Jul 2019

FLOOD READY: M'boro shares in $868k to prevent disasters

premium_icon FLOOD READY: M'boro shares in $868k to prevent disasters

Three new flood cameras will be installed in Maryborough to get the town ready for future disasters

Sat 13 Jul 2019

EXCLUSIVE: How NDIS is luring property investors to Coast

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: How NDIS is luring property investors to Coast

Appropriate housing for people with disability in the Fraser Coast, as in the rest of the country, is in high demand but short supply

Aviation history group outlines plans for new M'boro museum

premium_icon Aviation history group outlines plans for new M'boro museum

With the Heritage City hiding a rich aviation history spanning back to the second World War, David Geck knows it's a legacy worth preserving

Tue 9 Jul 2019

WATCH: New-look Seafront Oval nearly ready for use

premium_icon WATCH: New-look Seafront Oval nearly ready for use

New turf being laid on Seafront Oval is the latest sign the revamp of Hervey Bay's premier tourist strip is nearing completion

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Howard lifestyle village, sewage plant clear building hurdle

premium_icon Howard lifestyle village, sewage plant clear building hurdle

After years of ongoing hold-ups, two major Howard developments have cleared critical construction hurdles

Thu 4 Jul 2019

BREAKING: $60m Howard RV lifestyle village approved

premium_icon BREAKING: $60m Howard RV lifestyle village approved

A $60 million RV lifestyle village in Howard, tipped to increase the town's population by 30 per cent, has been given the green light by the council

Construction starts on new Bay shopping complex

premium_icon Construction starts on new Bay shopping complex

Heavy machinery has moved into Torquay's Bideford St complex to start the re-development of the Hervey Bay shopping precinct

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Key development plan for Mary to Bay Rail Trail approved

premium_icon Key development plan for Mary to Bay Rail Trail approved

Cyclists will soon have an easier connection between the Heritage and Whale Cities after the the council adopted the Mary to Bay Rail Trail development plan

DODGY ROADS: Residents call for safety upgrades on Bruce Hwy

premium_icon DODGY ROADS: Residents call for safety upgrades on Bruce Hwy

A lack of public transport and dangerous roads are some of the biggest concerns for Fraser Coast residents, and one major road has been singled out for repairs

Tue 25 Jun 2019

REVEALED: Big ideas proposed for Hervey Bay Esplanade

premium_icon REVEALED: Big ideas proposed for Hervey Bay Esplanade

The panel, formed by the Fraser Coast Regional Council in March to outline a 20-year vision for the tourist strip, delivered its report to the council on Sunday

Thu 20 Jun 2019

GALLERY: Story Bank casts its magical spell over M'boro

premium_icon GALLERY: Story Bank casts its magical spell over M'boro

What once stood as an empty shell in the Maryborough CBD has become the Maryborough Story Bank, a labour of love for those who love stories and the arts

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Urangan street doesn't add up: mass mail confusion in estate

premium_icon Urangan street doesn't add up: mass mail confusion in estate

Hervey Bay home-owner Peter Brassington is confused about where he lives

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Business boom looms as Bay suburb set to transform

premium_icon Business boom looms as Bay suburb set to transform

Construction on two new service stations marks the start of a major new Hervey Bay commercial hub expected to boost the economy

Tue 11 Jun 2019

'Open the purse strings': Pitt's pitch to State Government

premium_icon 'Open the purse strings': Pitt's pitch to State Government

Hinkler MP Keith Pitt has urged the State Government to "open the purse strings” and commit to the Hinkler Regional Deal in today's State Budget

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Major revamp of Hervey Bay Orchid House soon to finish

premium_icon Major revamp of Hervey Bay Orchid House soon to finish

The Botanic Gardens Orchid House will double in size and include a new cafe as part of major upgrades by the council, which have passed the halfway mark

Sun 26 May 2019

$500K footpath facelift for St Helens

premium_icon $500K footpath facelift for St Helens

The one kilometre stretch of footpath along Saltwater Creek Rd to St Helens School in Maryborough will get a half- a-million dollar facelift

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