Fraser Coast Development News

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Fraser Island marine scientist leads conservation fight

premium_icon Fraser Island marine scientist leads conservation fight

MARINE scientist and passionate Fraser Island advocate Sue Sargent is the new chairperson of the Burnett Local Marine Advisory Committee.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Licence suspension leads to delay on M'boro Hospital works

premium_icon Licence suspension leads to delay on M'boro Hospital works

Major mechanical and electrical upgrades at the Maryborough Hospital will be delayed after a contractor working on the revamp had its licence suspended

Plans for waste centre near Hervey Bay lodged to council

premium_icon Plans for waste centre near Hervey Bay lodged to council

A new waste centre could be developed along one of Hervey Bay's major thoroughfares after a development application was lodged with the council

Sat 8 Sep 2018

LICENCE SUSPENDED: Work stops on major developments

premium_icon LICENCE SUSPENDED: Work stops on major developments

Work has halted on two major Maryborough development projects after a building company had its licence suspended.

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

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