IT'S been a big year for development approvals on the Fraser Coast as the region gets ready to expand in 2017.

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22nd Dec. 2016 5:12 AM

A BIG weekend, four afternoons and the help of a few elves allowed Kingston Hervey Bay to light up the Fraser Coast.

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23rd Dec. 2016 9:12 AM

Mum's Charcoal & Grill only opened on December 23, but word of mouth has spread like wildfire in the fortnight...

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02nd Jan. 2017 5:01 PM

If you spoke to the owners five years ago, Daryl, Donna and their daughter Emily Fleming did not think they would be...

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04th Jan. 2017 5:01 PM

THEY are the deals primed to set up Fraser Coast as Queensland's renewable energy capital.

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05th Jan. 2017 6:01 AM

Fraser Coast mayor Chris Loft has called for businesses to ensure they are ready to capitalise on new industry.

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05th Jan. 2017 10:01 AM

The facility will create more than 100 jobs and provide 154 beds for people in need of care.

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17th Jan. 2017 2:01 PM

HOPES for a new pharmacy in Urangan have been quashed, after the Fraser Coast Regional Council refused a development...

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19th Jan. 2017 2:01 PM

THE proposed Granville Optus tower could help improve communications throughout the Maryborough and surrounding area.

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20th Jan. 2017 4:01 PM

Granville resident Melinda Macaulay addresses council over the proposed telecommunications tower to be located near the...

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20th Jan. 2017 5:01 PM

Over coming weeks, areas of Hervey Bay Hospital will start to become unrecognisable as they make way for a new emergency...

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24th Jan. 2017 7:01 AM

A guided tour of the interior of the new OzCare aged facility in Kawungan, set to be completed by July this year.

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25th Jan. 2017 3:01 PM

THE new Kawungan OzCare age care facility is still on track to completion - but the developers have offered an exclusive...

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25th Jan. 2017 4:01 PM

A NEW service station, complete with two drive-thru centres and new shops could soon be a reality at the Bideford St...

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27th Jan. 2017 11:01 AM

The Fraser Coast could soon get a brand new child care centre, with a development approval of a new facility on Stirling Dr...

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31st Jan. 2017 11:01 AM

ROADWORKS along Madsen Rd in Urraween are taking place as the internal road to The Springs development is being...

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01st Feb. 2017 10:02 AM

In response to the large patient numbers, general practitioner Dr Nat will be working full-time out of the Craignish...

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03rd Feb. 2017 3:02 PM

A MULTI-million dollar upgrade for the Maryborough Base Hospital is on the cards, with Maryborough MP Bruce Saunders...

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03rd Feb. 2017 6:02 PM

A MULTI-million dollar upgrade for the Maryborough Base Hospital is on the cards, with Maryborough MP Bruce Saunders...

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04th Feb. 2017 6:02 AM

THERE has never been a sale like this, according to Colliers International agent Neil Scanlan.

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07th Feb. 2017 1:02 PM

WIDE Bay now has a $20 million shot in the arm, with the Regional Jobs and Investment Package delivering funding for local...

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08th Feb. 2017 4:02 PM

Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick De Brenni and Maryborough MP Bruce Saunders discuss refurbishments to the old...

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08th Feb. 2017 7:02 PM

THE heritage-listed Maryborough Government Office Building is getting a brand new look, with $1 million worth of...

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09th Feb. 2017 5:02 AM

MINISTER for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports Mark Bailey has announced the start of a $12.5 million upgrade to the...

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09th Feb. 2017 1:02 PM

A $216 million solar farm project has created more than 120 jobs for people on the Fraser Coast, and the spots are filling...

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13th Feb. 2017 11:02 AM

In 1990, the then City of Hervey Bay mayor sat down with the town clerk and the two made predictions of what Hervey Bay...

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14th Feb. 2017 5:02 PM

MARYBOROUGH MP Bruce Saunders has called for local contractors to tender for the refurbishment of the Old Maryborough...

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15th Feb. 2017 5:02 AM

THE closure of the Stockland Supa IGA has paved the way for a new electronics store, expected to arrive later this year.

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15th Feb. 2017 3:02 PM

HERVEY Bay beachgoers will be under the watchful eye of the Surf Life Saving Club thanks to a new patrol tower on Torquay...

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17th Feb. 2017 4:02 PM

Be sure to check out the Development Industry Forum on March 9, which will get you up to speed on new and future...

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20th Feb. 2017 9:02 AM

Almost 800 jobseekers applied for 120 jobs soon to start on a new renewable energy project on the Fraser Coast.

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20th Feb. 2017 5:02 PM

MARYBOROUGH Fresh and Save owner Grant Prince can't believe just how many job applications he's receieved over the past...

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21st Feb. 2017 11:02 AM

THE extent of plans for Maryborough's CBD revitalisation, announced on Tuesday by the State Government, have been revealed...

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22nd Feb. 2017 6:02 AM

A MAJOR $60 million resort hub on the Esplanade could be one step closer to reality, with the Fraser Coast Regional Council...

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28th Feb. 2017 2:02 PM

A DEVELOPMENT application to introduce 63 residential lots to Beach Dr in Burrum Heads could be approved on Wednesday by...

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01st March 2017 5:03 AM

A two-hour Brolga Theatre forum will give Fraser Coast residents an insight to new and future developments.

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06th March 2017 11:03 AM

Hospital visitors have been thanked for their patience while road interruptions have been taking place.

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07th March 2017 11:03 AM

A lack of development may sound negative, but stagnated property prices mean cheaper homes with better future prospects for...

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08th March 2017 2:03 PM

HERVEY Bay Chamber of Commerce president Sandra Holebrook claims the Fraser Coast is in danger of 'being bypassed' by...

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28th March 2017 5:03 AM

SCARNESS beach could soon be bathed in light in the middle of the night, with council currently looking at a proposal to...

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04th April 2017 11:04 AM

IN JUST a few weeks Enzo's On The Beach will be demolished to make way for the beach side restaurant's much-anticipated...

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09th April 2017 3:04 PM

IT'S run the risk of limiting the activities of community and sporting groups in the area, but most groups appear to be...

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22nd April 2017 6:04 AM

The public comment period opens Friday, April 28, and runs until Tuesday, May 23.

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28th April 2017 8:04 AM

THE controversial Seafront Oval development will go before a council briefing session before public consultation starts.

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01st May 2017 2:05 PM

THE $38 million Tinana interchange is nearing completion, with the final concrete girders being installed on the new...

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04th May 2017 11:05 AM

A HISTORY museum for the HMAS Tobruk could be in the works with the council contributing $50,000 for a feasibility...

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04th May 2017 2:05 PM

A SERVICE station, crippled by the closure of Maryborough's main entrance, says community support is the only thing is...

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05th May 2017 5:05 AM

Mr Saunders, who campaigned on the promise of mining jobs at the last state election, said he planned to keep New Hope "to...

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05th May 2017 9:05 AM

"WHAT will my grandkids look forward to?" That's what Susan River Cattle Grazier Jan Whitaker wants to know should the...

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06th May 2017 5:05 AM