Welcome to our interactive community consultation site!

Fraser Coast Regional Council is committed to meaningful conversation with our community. We have established this dedicated platform for you, our community to learn more about our current consultations and have your say on matters of significance to the Fraser Coast Region. 

Please complete a one-time registration to receive a password so you can participate fully in the consultations. 

You can, of course, view this site, the activity, and all documents without needing to register, however, we encourage you to register so we can keep you informed of events and opportunities for you to participate.

 

 

Current projects

Parks and Open Spaces Projects

On the Fraser Coast we have over 100 parks, gardens, playgrounds and recreational areas. We know these spaces are well-loved by the community for their recreational and day to day activities. Council ...
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Naming Anzac Park Water Play and All Abilities Playground

We are excited to see the new Water Play Area and All Abilities Playground at Anzac Park taking shape. Construction of the facility started late last year and is expected to be completed by June 2021....
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Naming Maria Creek Pedestrian Bridge

In response to a submission received from a member of the Howard community to name the pedestrian bridge that crosses Maria Creek in Howard "Stoon (Stan) and Olive (Ollie) Thorburn Pedestrian Bri...
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Water Supply Security Strategy

Queensland has a dynamic climate with some of the highest and lowest rainfalls in the country. Planning for a secure water supply is essential in this variable climate to support our industry, agricul...
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Maryborough CBD Revitalisation - Adelaide Street

The Maryborough CBD Revitalisation Project was modelled on feedback and suggestions made by CBD businesses and property owners during consultation held in mid to late 2013 for the Imagine This City Pr...
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Open Space Strategy

Council is inviting the community to have their say on the development of the Fraser Coast Open Space Strategy. The Open Space Strategy will be a key strategic document that aims to translate the comm...
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Biosolids Strategy

Biosolids Strategy – Stage 2 Fraser Coast Regional Council (Council) is currently reviewing its Biosolids Strategy to identify potential alternative reuse options and take into account emerging ...
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Planning Scheme Review Project

As part of stage 2 of the Planning Scheme Review Project, Council sought community feedback on the Fraser Coast Planning Scheme 2014 as part of an overall review of the planning scheme. While submissi...
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Recycled Water Strategy

Council is inviting the community to have their say on the development of the Fraser Coast Recycled Water Strategy. The project will be split into three engagement phases over the next several months....
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Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre Master Plan

The Draft Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre Master Plan is now open for final comment and Council wants to know: - What do you like most about the design and the opportunities it provides? - Is there anything...
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Waste Services - Owanyilla and Other areas

If available, would you support a paid waste and recycling service in your area? Overview Council is seeking public comment on whether residents in the Owanyilla area and other Fraser Coast property o...
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Glenwood Community Planning 2020/2021

Community Planning Fraser Coast Regional Council aims to undertake the development of community plans within the small communities of the Fraser Coast Region to provide future vision for building bett...
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Coastal Futures: Planning Our Changing Coastline

The Coastal Futures: Planning Our Changing Coastline project is all about getting ready for the short, medium and long-term impacts of coastal hazards. From Burrum Heads in the north, Tinnanbar in th...
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Boundary Road Extension Project

Improving Hervey Bay’s east-west road links is vital to meeting the needs of our growing population and to limit traffic congestion, a large part of this solution will be the Boundary Road Exten...
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Tiaro Community Planning 2020

Community Planning Community planning is an important mechanism for identifying and understanding community vision, aspirations and priorities for the future and helps enact community led change. Tia...
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Hervey Bay Character Study

Fraser Coast Regional Council is committed to ensuring that strategic planning recognises and enhances the local character of an area, and that communities share what they value about their area to in...
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Fraser Coast Airport Renewal Project

The refurbishment of the Hervey Bay Airport runway and airfield lighting is now underway. These works are vital to the airport’s infrastructure, ensuring the Airport continues to meet required n...
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Burrum Heads Community Plan

What should our community's vision & priorities be for the next 10 years? The Burrum Heads Community Plan Development Group are wanting to hear from you to identify the key community objective...
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Poona Community Infrastructure Plan

Council has been working with the Poona community for a number of months in relation to a Poona Community Infrastructure Plan. Council contracted Archipelago for the engagement and design of the commu...
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Howard and District Community Plan

What should our community's vision & priorities be for the next 10 years? Community planning is an important mechanism for identifying and understanding community vision, aspirations and prior...
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Maryborough Revitalisation

Overview The revitalisation of the Maryborough CBD will go to the next level in 2020. There will be new upgrades along Kent Street while the demolition of the old Council administration building will ...
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Draft Fraser Coast Waterbody Management Framework

Overview Fraser Coast Regional Council (FCRC) manages fifty-four (54) urban (constructed/artificial) waterbodies, which provide a range of social, environmental and economic values and/functions such ...
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Major sewage treatment plant capacity increase for Hervey Bay

Fraser Coast Regional Council, through Wide Bay Water (WBW) a business unit of Council, will move ahead with plans to upgrade the Pulgul Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) and expand its recycled water reus...
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Closed Projects

Renaming Burrum District Community Centre

Council recently called forpublic comment on naming of the Burrum and District Community Centre as the Mal Chard Community Centre with submissions closing on 16 August, 2020. SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. The Burrum District Community Centre is located at 56 Steley Street in Howard, run by an incorporated association, the centre delivers a range of community services, public programs, facility hire and the Howard markets.
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Illegal Vegetation Damage Consultation - Point Vernon

Overview Council recognises the community and stakeholder interests and concerns in the illegal damage of vegetation along the Hervey Bay foreshore, most recently on Mant St (at Point Vernon). Council have committed to ensuring the community and stakeholders are given the chance to 'have their say'. In line with Council's current policies, and in order to protect and ensure the safety of the community, some mitigation actions have already been undertaken. These actions involve managi...
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