Fraser Coast Development News

Thu 29 Aug 2019

HOUSING BOOM: Massive Bay expansion given green light

premium_icon HOUSING BOOM: Massive Bay expansion given green light

One of the Fraser Coast's biggest residential estates will double in size after the council signed off on a key development application

Wed 21 Aug 2019

REVEALED: When critical Bay road link will open

premium_icon REVEALED: When critical Bay road link will open

A long-awaited road corridor linking two major Hervey Bay thoroughfares will be ready for use a lot sooner than later

Security beefed up as skate park completion nears

premium_icon Security beefed up as skate park completion nears

Security will be beefed up around the new Pialba skate park just weeks before it's due to open, after intruders decided to try out the park themselves

Mon 19 Aug 2019

EMPTY SHELL NO MORE: New servo finally set to open

premium_icon EMPTY SHELL NO MORE: New servo finally set to open

After months sitting empty in Hervey Bay's main thoroughfare, the new Shell service station on Boat Harbour Dr Shell will finally open its doors

Fri 16 Aug 2019

HQ SECURED: Munitions chiefs set up new base in M'boro CBD

premium_icon HQ SECURED: Munitions chiefs set up new base in M'boro CBD

The company behind Maryborough's job-rich munitions factory is setting up its base-camp in the heart of the Heritage City

Wed 14 Aug 2019

SKILLED JOBS SOARING: Aviation Precinct's flow-on benefits

premium_icon SKILLED JOBS SOARING: Aviation Precinct's flow-on benefits

The development of a massive aerial precinct next to the Hervey Bay Airport will help drive more jobs and opportunities in the region's aviation scene

Wed 7 Aug 2019

WATCH: Massive scale of Bay's new aviation precinct revealed

premium_icon WATCH: Massive scale of Bay's new aviation precinct revealed

The Fraser Coast's aviation precinct, tipped to bring high-tech manufacturing industries to the region's doorstep, is taking shape

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Centre goes up for sale with chance to develop prime land

premium_icon Centre goes up for sale with chance to develop prime land

Potential buyers have until August 21 to make an expression of interest on the property

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Property officials launch new advocacy group on Fraser Coast

premium_icon Property officials launch new advocacy group on Fraser Coast

A new industry group aiming to enhance the Fraser Coast's property market has been launched by the region's leading real estate agents and developers

Tue 16 Jul 2019

CASTING A LINE: Revamped ramp ready for anglers, boaties

premium_icon CASTING A LINE: Revamped ramp ready for anglers, boaties

After complaints of unsafe boat launching and constant potholes forming in the nearby carpark, the new South St Boat Ramp is ready for use

$40M VENTURE: Bay RSL to run mega club

premium_icon $40M VENTURE: Bay RSL to run mega club

The Hervey Bay RSL will run one of the state's biggest community clubs after reaching a lease agreement with developers for a $40 million club in Burpengary

Mon 15 Jul 2019

FLOOD READY: M'boro shares in $868k to prevent disasters

premium_icon FLOOD READY: M'boro shares in $868k to prevent disasters

Three new flood cameras will be installed in Maryborough to get the town ready for future disasters

Sat 13 Jul 2019

EXCLUSIVE: How NDIS is luring property investors to Coast

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: How NDIS is luring property investors to Coast

Appropriate housing for people with disability in the Fraser Coast, as in the rest of the country, is in high demand but short supply

Aviation history group outlines plans for new M'boro museum

premium_icon Aviation history group outlines plans for new M'boro museum

With the Heritage City hiding a rich aviation history spanning back to the second World War, David Geck knows it's a legacy worth preserving

Tue 9 Jul 2019

WATCH: New-look Seafront Oval nearly ready for use

premium_icon WATCH: New-look Seafront Oval nearly ready for use

New turf being laid on Seafront Oval is the latest sign the revamp of Hervey Bay's premier tourist strip is nearing completion

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Howard lifestyle village, sewage plant clear building hurdle

premium_icon Howard lifestyle village, sewage plant clear building hurdle

After years of ongoing hold-ups, two major Howard developments have cleared critical construction hurdles

Thu 4 Jul 2019

BREAKING: $60m Howard RV lifestyle village approved

premium_icon BREAKING: $60m Howard RV lifestyle village approved

A $60 million RV lifestyle village in Howard, tipped to increase the town's population by 30 per cent, has been given the green light by the council

Construction starts on new Bay shopping complex

premium_icon Construction starts on new Bay shopping complex

Heavy machinery has moved into Torquay's Bideford St complex to start the re-development of the Hervey Bay shopping precinct

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Key development plan for Mary to Bay Rail Trail approved

premium_icon Key development plan for Mary to Bay Rail Trail approved

Cyclists will soon have an easier connection between the Heritage and Whale Cities after the the council adopted the Mary to Bay Rail Trail development plan

DODGY ROADS: Residents call for safety upgrades on Bruce Hwy

premium_icon DODGY ROADS: Residents call for safety upgrades on Bruce Hwy

A lack of public transport and dangerous roads are some of the biggest concerns for Fraser Coast residents, and one major road has been singled out for repairs

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