Fraser Coast Development News

Sat 13 Jul 2019

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

Tue 25 Jun 2019

REVEALED: Big ideas proposed for Hervey Bay Esplanade

premium_icon REVEALED: Big ideas proposed for Hervey Bay Esplanade

The panel, formed by the Fraser Coast Regional Council in March to outline a 20-year vision for the tourist strip, delivered its report to the council on Sunday

Thu 20 Jun 2019

GALLERY: Story Bank casts its magical spell over M'boro

premium_icon GALLERY: Story Bank casts its magical spell over M'boro

What once stood as an empty shell in the Maryborough CBD has become the Maryborough Story Bank, a labour of love for those who love stories and the arts

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Urangan street doesn't add up: mass mail confusion in estate

premium_icon Urangan street doesn't add up: mass mail confusion in estate

Hervey Bay home-owner Peter Brassington is confused about where he lives

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Business boom looms as Bay suburb set to transform

premium_icon Business boom looms as Bay suburb set to transform

Construction on two new service stations marks the start of a major new Hervey Bay commercial hub expected to boost the economy

Tue 11 Jun 2019

'Open the purse strings': Pitt's pitch to State Government

premium_icon 'Open the purse strings': Pitt's pitch to State Government

Hinkler MP Keith Pitt has urged the State Government to "open the purse strings” and commit to the Hinkler Regional Deal in today's State Budget

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Major revamp of Hervey Bay Orchid House soon to finish

premium_icon Major revamp of Hervey Bay Orchid House soon to finish

The Botanic Gardens Orchid House will double in size and include a new cafe as part of major upgrades by the council, which have passed the halfway mark

Sun 26 May 2019

$500K footpath facelift for St Helens

premium_icon $500K footpath facelift for St Helens

The one kilometre stretch of footpath along Saltwater Creek Rd to St Helens School in Maryborough will get a half- a-million dollar facelift

Wed 15 May 2019

WATCH: Drone footage captures scope of works in Pialba

premium_icon WATCH: Drone footage captures scope of works in Pialba

Drone images have captured the ambitious scope of work on the Pialba Youth Precinct as construction at the site ramps up

Mon 13 May 2019

Munitions factory's flow-on praised by M'boro businesses

premium_icon Munitions factory's flow-on praised by M'boro businesses

Maryborough's ambitious $60million munitions factory has sparked excitement throughout the Heritage City's business community

FORGING FACTORY FUTURE: 'Biggest project since Walker trains'

premium_icon FORGING FACTORY FUTURE: 'Biggest project since Walker...

The Chronicle can reveal the planning process which will make the Heritage City’s $60 million munitions factory a reality

Sat 11 May 2019

Local financial firm awarded factory's first contract

premium_icon Local financial firm awarded factory's first contract

A Fraser Coast financial firm will help develop the financial model for the munition factory’s business plan, project executives have confirmed

REVEALED: Why Maryborough is the factory's ideal location

premium_icon REVEALED: Why Maryborough is the factory's ideal location

When it came to choosing the location for the first munitions factory of its kind since World War II, Rob Nioa knew Maryborough was the place

EXPLAINED: What the factory will be making

premium_icon EXPLAINED: What the factory will be making

Hailed as the project that will bring Maryborough’s manufacturing prowess back into the limelight, the factory will produce thousands of artillery shells

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