Latest stories from the Fraser Coast

Junior State Cup returns to Hervey Bay in 2021

See the full media release here. 

Read more » 18/02/2021

Queensland Business Revival Program

Free Digital Upskilling worth over $2,000 - Queensland Business Revival Program 

Read more » 12/02/2021

Sea Explorer is a winner in the Baird Maritime Awards!

Fraser Island SeaLink Group General Manager, David Hay said, “We have been very happy with the addition of Sea Explorer brand to our business & our beautiful vessel "Osprey" has performed better than our expectations in all aspects.  We undertook a lot of research before finalising the design of the vessel including travelling to Tasmania to look at other similar boats which operate there.  I am so pleased that we took the time to ensure we knew exactly what we wanted for operating an adventure boat in the Great Sandy Straits.  Our guests have responded very positively to the tours we offer under the Sea Explorer banner & it has been a great addition to Kingfisher Bay Resort.” 

Read more » 11/02/2021

Maryborough Home to Some of Australia’s Best Street Art Drawcards

The Gallipoli to Armistice Memorial in Queens Park and the Maryborough Mural Trail have been named as finalists in the 2020 Australian Street Art Awards. The Gallipoli to Armistice Memorial has been shortlisted for the Best Monument or Memorial, while the Maryborough Mural Trail is a Best Street Art Trail contender.  

Read more » 11/02/2021

Sunday by the Sea

Sunday by the Sea an open-air event is the next big outdoor adventure on Fraser Coast’s social calendar!


Read more » 31/08/2020

Superboats action comes to the Bay!

A thrilling new class has been added to the Australian Offshore Superboat Championships which will hold its final round of racing for the year off Hervey Bay on the last weekend in November 2019.

Read more » 28/11/2019

Tasman Venture take out GOLD at the 2019 Queensland Tourism Awards!

Tasman Venture was recognised as the best Tour and Transport Operator in the State at the prestigious Queensland Tourism Awards, held at the Sunshine Coast Convention Centre Novotel Resort on Friday night.

Up against the state’s best, the award recognises the outstanding contribution made by Tasman Venture to Tourism through the combined provision of touring and transport services. 


Read more » 21/11/2019

World Whale Heritage status declared for Hervey Bay!

Hervey Bay has today been announced as the first Whale Heritage Site in the world, declared by the World Cetacean Alliance at its international conference in Hervey Bay.

Read more » 30/10/2019

Call out: We want your bamboo donation for an arts project!

In preparing for the World Whale Conference in October, Fraser Coast Tourism & Events is working with the Fraser Coast Regional Council to develop a whale sculpture on the Hervey Bay foreshore to reinforce the region as one of the most significant humpback whale destinations in the world.

Read more » 03/07/2019