Fraser Coast Development News

Sat 11 May 2019

JOBS TIMELINE: Company details plan for factory workforce

premium_icon JOBS TIMELINE: Company details plan for factory workforce

Machine operations will be the number one skill on the floor of the munitions plant when fully constructed, project executives have revealed

Fri 10 May 2019

How to be a part of factory's supply chain, tender process

premium_icon How to be a part of factory's supply chain, tender process

Dozens of professions, from mechanical engineers to maintenance workers, will all be needed to help make the Maryborough munitions plant a reality

Thu 9 May 2019

Packed business crowd for M'boro factory public session

premium_icon Packed business crowd for M'boro factory public session

Maryborough's new munitions factory will have plenty of room for expansion should the demand for the new rounds be high enough, developers have revealed

Tue 30 Apr 2019

Major milestone reached on Maryborough Story Bank

premium_icon Major milestone reached on Maryborough Story Bank

A new chapter in the story of P.L. Travers' birthplace is being written as the internal fit-out for the Maryborough Story Bank begins

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Sewerage delay stinks: Native Title blocks $6.7m project

premium_icon Sewerage delay stinks: Native Title blocks $6.7m project

Bureacratic red tape is holding up a critical sewerage project for Howard, leaving the town "at a standstill” without proper sewerage infrastructure

Sun 14 Apr 2019

'Florida of Australia': New lifestyle village takes shape

premium_icon 'Florida of Australia': New lifestyle village takes shape

The flip of a golden shovel marks the first step in transforming this former golf course into Hervey Bay's newest lifestyle village for over 50s.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Organisers warn shift from shrinking Seafront won't work

premium_icon Organisers warn shift from shrinking Seafront won't work

The scramble to find a new home for events while Seafront Oval remains a construction site is taking its toll as one prominent group threatens not to return

Wed 10 Apr 2019

REVEALED: How the council will fund its new Hervey Bay HQ

premium_icon REVEALED: How the council will fund its new Hervey Bay HQ

THE council's plan to finance the construction of the new Hervey Bay admin building has been revealed, as councillors weigh up a shortlist of proposed locations

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Workers wanted to help build munitions plant

premium_icon Workers wanted to help build munitions plant

Local surveyors, engineers and designers from across the region are being scouted for the construction of the Maryborough munitions factory

Wed 3 Apr 2019

Council starts work on 84-year-old M'boro water main

premium_icon Council starts work on 84-year-old M'boro water main

Drivers can expect changed traffic conditions along March St in Maryborough as the council works to replace an 84-year-old water main

Council eyes $20 million for USC campus expansion

premium_icon Council eyes $20 million for USC campus expansion

The Fraser Coast Regional Council is seeking $20 million of a $172.9 million windfall for the Hinkler Regional Deal to fund a major expansion to the USC campus

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Rail Trail could drive $3.2M a year, says councillor

premium_icon Rail Trail could drive $3.2M a year, says councillor

A proposed rail trail linking Maryborough and Hervey Bay would pump millions of tourism dollars into the local economy per year, one councillor claims

Thu 28 Mar 2019

'Dud deal': Blame game erupts as State Govt shuns agreement

premium_icon 'Dud deal': Blame game erupts as State Govt shuns agreement

Cracks are emerging in the Hinkler Regional Deal as the State Government refuses to sign a key agreement on the transformative economic plan

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Steamy $5.17 million plan to line Coast's sewers

premium_icon Steamy $5.17 million plan to line Coast's sewers

The Fraser Coast's sewers are getting a major makeover as part of a $5.17 million council project to improve the region's wastewater network

Land disputes continue but motor complex to move ahead

premium_icon Land disputes continue but motor complex to move ahead

The council has written to the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy, urging Minister Anthony Lynham to make a decision on the complex's future

Fri 22 Mar 2019

FORESTS FLATTENED: Land cleared for new residential estate

premium_icon FORESTS FLATTENED: Land cleared for new residential estate

Dramatic clearing of forest land in Dundowran is making way for one of the largest housing developments in the region's recent history

Thu 21 Mar 2019

HERE COMES THE BOOM: Munitions factory finds home, funding

premium_icon HERE COMES THE BOOM: Munitions factory finds home, funding

Construction of a $60million munitions factory, tipped to be one of the only factories of its kind in Australia, could begin in Maryborough as soon as July

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Stormwater drains to be replaced at Seafront Oval, Esplanade

premium_icon Stormwater drains to be replaced at Seafront Oval, Esplanade

Work has started on a $400,000 project to replace underground stormwater pipes which service the Pialba CBD

Wed 27 Feb 2019

First businesses move into ICON Medical Precinct

premium_icon First businesses move into ICON Medical Precinct

Staff at the Eli Waters Medical Centre are the first people to take up residence at Hervey Bay's latest medical precinct

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Pialba Place shopping centre sells for $36M, new plans to develop

premium_icon Pialba Place shopping centre sells for $36M, new plans to...

Plans include linking the two existing malls together.

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