Latest stories from the Fraser Coast

New Food 'n' Groove Fridays event set for launch in Hervey Bay

An exciting new Friday night food scene, featuring dishes from the region’s many multicultural groups, will be launched in Hervey Bay on January 4.

Read more » 11/12/2018

Winter wonderland, twilight markets added to Carols in the Park

A winter wonderland snow zone, twilight markets, free candles from sponsor USC and free face painting are new additions to this year’s Carols in the Park in Maryborough on December 9.

Read more » 26/11/2018

World-class fishing a fledgling new tourist attraction

The recently recognised world-class marlin fishing ground off the continental shelf from Hervey Bay could become a mecca for game fishers from around the globe, according to an industry specialist.

Read more » 21/11/2018

Visitor Information Centre wins gold on way to national awards

The Hervey Bay Visitor Information Centre has received automatic entry into the competition to select the best visitor centre in Australia after winning gold at the Queensland Tourism Awards.

Read more » 19/11/2018

Kingfisher named the best at Business and Tourism Awards

Kingfisher Bay Resort Group turned the 2018 Business and Tourism Awards into a “royal occasion” for the company clinching a hat-trick of awards including the title of Best Fraser Coast Business on Friday night.

Read more » 03/11/2018

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