Latest stories from the Fraser Coast

Let sea creatures be your inspiration for whale festival parade

Vibrant floats will illuminate Hervey Bay’s esplanade next month as the annual whale festival parade snakes its way from Scarness to Pialba.

Read more » 11/07/2018

Everyday objects to become fantastical creatures in show

Watch sheets and pillows turn into a giant polar bear, gaze at beautiful lighting effects in Queens Park’s magnificent banyan tree and see animations projected onto a big screen at The Magic Banyan Tree show on July 6.

Read more » 27/06/2018

Everyday objects to become fantastical creatures in show

Watch sheets and pillows turn into a giant polar bear, gaze at beautiful lighting effects in Queens Park’s magnificent banyan tree and see animations projected onto a big screen at The Magic Banyan Tree show on July 6.

Read more » 27/06/2018

Let your imagination run free at clay characters workshop

Ceramic artist Clairy Laurence loves getting a peek inside the imaginations of people who attend her clay character workshops.

Read more » 22/06/2018

Pop Up Sunset Pier Party back at Ocean Festival this year!

One of the Fraser Coast’s most stylish events returns to the Hervey Bay Ocean Festival this year on August 11.

Read more » 22/06/2018

Up to 400 people expected at Moroccan-themed awards night

A bigger crowd is expected at the Fraser Coast Business and Tourism Awards’ Moroccan-themed presentation night this year as the finalists of five new categories join the event.

Read more » 22/06/2018

Record visitor numbers and spending boost Fraser Coast economy

The Fraser Coast tourism industry hit new highs in the year to March with a record number of domestic visitors coming to the region and spending record amounts, according to the latest National Visitor Survey data released today.

Read more » 20/06/2018

Historic Bond Store basement is backdrop for Voices in the Dark

Imagine sitting in the pitch black basement of Maryborough’s historic Bond Store listening to stories about people from the Fraser Coast community.

Read more » 19/06/2018

Rare opportunity to learn creative writing from popular author

Fraser Coast youngsters have a rare opportunity to learn creative writing from popular author Justin D’Ath who has written more than 50 books for children and young adults.

Read more » 15/06/2018

More southern visitors expected as winter touring season starts

Fraser Coast Visitor Centre staff and volunteers have seen an upswing in activity this week as they prepare to welcome more tourist from further south as temperatures drop.

Read more » 14/06/2018

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