Latest stories from the Fraser Coast

Double-digit growth - almost 900,000 stay overnight on Fraser Coast in 2017-18

Strong trends in the domestic drive markets have pushed total international and domestic overnight visitation to the Fraser Coast close to 900,000 in 2017-18, which is up more than 20% on the previous year.

Read more » 02/11/2018

International visitors staying for longer and spending more

Overseas visitors are staying on the Fraser Coast for longer and spending more money, according to the latest preliminary figures from Tourism Research Australia.

Read more » 02/11/2018

Get the insider's guide to Gallipoli to Armistice Memorial

If you’d like to learn some special secrets about the Walk With the Anzacs Gallipoli to Armistice Memorial, join a tour of the site in Maryborough’s Queens Park on Armistice Day.

Read more » 01/11/2018

Hervey Bay Visitor Information Centre is tops for customer service

Hervey Bay Visitor Information Centre staff and volunteers provide the best customer service in the state according to the Queensland Information Centres Association.

Read more » 10/10/2018

Superboat action to hit Hervey Bay's shores on October 27-28

The roar of the superboats will be heard once again in Hervey Bay this month when teams return for the final round of the Offshore Superboat Championships.

Read more » 06/10/2018

Finalists announced for the Fraser Coast Business and Tourism Awards

Excitement is building to the 2018 Fraser Coast Business and Tourism Awards with judges today announcing the finalists in each of the 22 categories.

The number of entries is up 34% this year with very strong competition in each category.

Read more » 05/10/2018

Domestic visitor numbers to the Fraser Coast continue to grow

The number of overnight visitors to the Fraser Coast from Australian domestic markets has maintained the momentum of recent surveys with a record number of leisure visitors to the region in the year to June 2018.

Read more » 03/10/2018

Record tourists at Fraser Coast visitor centres in July-August

The total number of tourists calling at visitor centres in Maryborough and Hervey Bay in the months of July and August 2018 is a record for the region and 21% above the five-year average.

Read more » 28/09/2018

Business Capability Program

Get ready with digital and trade upskilling opportunities

Read more » 20/09/2018

Royal visit to Fraser Island expected to boost tourism

A visit to Fraser Island by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is recognition of the island’s importance as one of the most beautiful natural environments in the world and the trip will inspire more international tourists to come and see for themselves.

Read more » 11/09/2018