Latest stories from the Fraser Coast

Fraser Coast's best compete for Qld Tourism Awards success

Competition is heating up in this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards, hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC), as some of Fraser Coast’s favourite tourism operators compete for gold.

Read more » 06/09/2018

Visiting journalists to tell Fraser Coast story in Europe

The Fraser Coast’s amazing natural attractions will feature in travel stories that may reach more than 1 million Europeans following a visit by eight German-speaking journalists.

Read more » 31/08/2018

Brad Nardi is "heading home"

After five years on the Fraser Coast, firstly with the council, then Fraser Coast Opportunities and more recently as Tourism Director with Fraser Coast Tourism & Events, Brad Nardi, is moving back to northern New South Wales to head the new destination marketing agency for the Tweed Shire.

Read more » 16/08/2018

World whale experts to visit Hervey Bay in October next year

Dates for the 2019 World Whale Conference and Whale Heritage Sites Summit have been announced with the events running across October 7 to 11 in Hervey Bay.

Read more » 14/08/2018

Sharks will turn heads at Hervey Bay Ocean Fest parade

The fibreglass shark sculpture from the former Vic Hislop’s Shark Show is on the move again – this time as part of the Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum’s entry in the whale parade on August 18.

Read more » 09/08/2018

Paddle Out moving to Torquay to improve accessibility

Paddle Out for Whales is moving to a new location at Torquay this year because the foreshore is more easily accessible for participants, spectators and people with disabilities.

Read more » 02/08/2018

It's up, up and away for huge kites at Fraser Coast Kite Karnival

Massive kites from New Zealand in the shapes of sea creatures will be launched near Urangan Pier on August 11 setting the sky ablaze with colour at the inaugural Fraser Coast Kite Karnival.

Read more » 27/07/2018

Prime Minister opens Anzac memorial in Maryborough

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was in Maryborough today for the official opening of Walk With the Anzacs – Gallipoli to Armistice, a memorial establishing an informative, inspiring and emotive tribute to the original Anzacs of World War I.

Read more » 21/07/2018

Tastes of Bay chef is also a commercial fisherman

A rare combination of chef and commercial fisherman, Andrew Mirosch is the perfect person to host the Hervey Bay Seafood Festival’s six-course Tastes of the Bay seafood and wine experience.

Read more » 21/07/2018

Nationally significant Anzac memorial to open in Maryborough

On July 21, the Walk with the Anzacs – Gallipoli to Armistice memorial will be unveiled in Maryborough, bringing to life for future generations the untold stories of World War I.

Read more » 13/07/2018