Fraser Coast Development News

Wed 3 Oct 2018

How the council would fund Hervey Bay's new CBD

premium_icon How the council would fund Hervey Bay's new CBD

Plans for an "economy kick-starting” business district for the Bay will only become a reality if it is funded by State or Federal Governments, councillors say

Lisa makes a real difference

Lisa makes a real difference

WHETHER it's just a smile or dancing around a group, Lisa Colclough believes she is making a difference.

Sat 29 Sep 2018

Clubhouse tenders awarded for Sport Precinct

premium_icon Clubhouse tenders awarded for Sport Precinct

Building manufacturer Ausco Modular has been awarded the contract to build the new clubhouses for the Sport Precinct after a confidential council meeting.

Fri 28 Sep 2018

Council's plans to transform Fraser Coast parks, gardens

premium_icon Council's plans to transform Fraser Coast parks, gardens

Major developments could be in store for parklands and gardens across the Fraser Coast after a council vote

Thu 27 Sep 2018

First steps in ambitious CBD project for Hervey Bay

premium_icon First steps in ambitious CBD project for Hervey Bay

After years of planning for major urban renewal in the heart of Hervey Bay, the first steps of the city's CBD transformation could be taking shape

Sat 22 Sep 2018

Mary Poppins building refurb on hold as company goes bust

premium_icon Mary Poppins building refurb on hold as company goes bust

The refurbishment of Maryborough's Mary Poppins building has been left in limbo after the company contracted for the work entered voluntary administration

Mon 17 Sep 2018

The future of the Fraser Coast's development industry

premium_icon The future of the Fraser Coast's development industry

HERVEY Bay's two biggest sectors for construction and development growth in the future are residential and engineering according to state experts.

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

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