Fraser Coast Development News

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.

Tue 30 Jan 2018

First sod turned for Queen's Park War Memorial

First sod turned for Queen's Park War Memorial

This small mound of shovelled dirt represents 12,000 volunteer hours dedicated to bringing one of the world's best war memorials to Maryborough.

Mon 29 Jan 2018

Urangan boom incoming with caravan park

Urangan boom incoming with caravan park

A near completed caravan park is expected to breathe new life into Urangan businesses.

Thu 25 Jan 2018

Asbestos to be removed from council admin building

Asbestos to be removed from council admin building

ELECTRICAL issues and asbestos in Maryborough's council administration building will be addressed after councillors voted to approve the refurbishment.

Wed 24 Jan 2018

300 workers needed for 500,000-panel solar farm project

300 workers needed for 500,000-panel solar farm project

HUNDREDS of construction jobs are in the pipeline for one of the Fraser Coast's largest solar farms at Munna Creek.

Tue 23 Jan 2018

Bright future ahead as major solar farm gets green light

Bright future ahead as major solar farm gets green light

THE Fraser Coast could realise its goal of being the renewable energy capital of Queensland as soon as this year, after a massive solar farm was approved.

Thu 18 Jan 2018

Huge sewage tank saves money, time

Huge sewage tank saves money, time

If you have ever wondered what happens after you flush the toilet, here's an insight into just that.

Thu 11 Jan 2018

Boat ramp upgrades to improve safety, tourism

Boat ramp upgrades to improve safety, tourism

Three boat ramps in Hervey Bay will receive a facelift with a combined cost of $2.2million.

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