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

Design-a-Bookmark Competition 2024

Public Voting for the Library Bookmark Competition is now OPEN. Please click on the links to the category you wish to vote in. Remember, one person, one vote, across all categories..
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We're Better When We Work Together

The Fraser Coast Disaster Resilience team offers a range of workshops, support services and information to help in the response, recovery and healing process after disaster strikes.
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A Dog's Day Out Feedback

Click here to give us your feedback for our Dog's Day Out at Brendan Hansen Park – Sunday 28 April!
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Fraser Coast Beachfront Caravan Parks Redevelopment

Fraser Coast Regional Council owns four caravan parks along the beachfront at Burrum Heads, Scarness, Pialba and Torquay. Council has completed the master plans based on the feedback you have provided and is currently implementing these plans.
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Toogoom Community Plan

Fraser Coast Regional Council is developing a community plan in Toogoom as part of our commitment to provide Connected, Inclusive Communities and Spaces.
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Tradies and Subbies for Library & Admin Centre (incl DRC)

Council is encouraging Registrations of Interest from local trade businesses to help us deliver the new Library and Admin Centre.
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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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Hervey Bay Library & Admin Building Inc Disaster Resilience Centre

The Fraser Coast Regional Council, in partnership with the Australian Government, is building a better lifestyle for Hervey Bay and creating a revitalised world-class city centre and civic hub.
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Hervey Bay Revitalisation

The Fraser Coast Regional Council, in partnership with the Australian Government, is building a better lifestyle for Hervey Bay, creating a revitalised world-class city centre and civic hub.
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Building Better Neighbourhoods

Building Better Neighbourhoods forms Stage 3 of the Planning Scheme Review Project. A lot has changed in the 10 years since we adopted our planning scheme, so we are updating it to future proof our region!
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Recycled Water Strategy

The Fraser Coast Recycled Water Strategy was adopted at the February 2023 Council meeting. This strategy is currently being implemented. Council is investigating options for the expansion along the al...
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Information Projects or Projects Under Review/ Evaluation

Maryborough Old Admin Site Masterplan

Have your say on the draft Masterplan for the community space at the Maryborough old administration site.
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Glenwood Community Space Master Plan

Community Engagement has now closed. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to provide feedback. Council will make a decision about the plan in January 2024.
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Paterson Waste Services

Consultation has now closed. Council is now considering feedback from the Paterson community.
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Fraser Coast Organics Waste Collection

Fraser Coast Waste is investigating community desire for an organic waste collection service.
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Hervey Bay Pump Track

Council is currently designing the new Hervey Bay Pump Track at Fraser Coast Park. Have your say!
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K'gari (Fraser Island) Waste Management Strategy

Fraser Coast Regional Council has developed a Waste Management Strategy for K'gari (Fraser Island) with sustainable approaches to waste management in coordination with the Butchulla people.
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Hervey Bay City Centre

The Hervey Bay City Centre Masterplan will transform the region into a primary and popular destination, and cultural and creative precinct, with diverse food, dining, social and shopping experiences on offer.
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Hervey Bay Esplanade Masterplan

Council is progressing a Masterplan for the Hervey Bay Esplanade. The Master Plan will set out a 20-year vision for the length of the Esplanade from Point Vernon to Urangan, covering from Highest Astr...
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Parks and Open Spaces Projects

On the Fraser Coast we have more than 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.
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Coastal Futures: Planning Our Changing Coastline

The Coastal Futures Strategy (the Strategy) investigates the impacts of current and future coastal hazards and provides an adaptation plan for response to coastal hazards.
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Closed Projects

Proposed sale of property on Royle Street, Maryborough

Local residents provided Council with feedback on whether there is support for the disposal of this Lot 1 SP07975 (Royle St Maryborough) to private ownership.
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Community lease opportunity - Tavistock Street

Council is considering proposals from not-for-profit incorporated community organisations which may want to lease (up to a maximum of 10 years) sports and recreation land located on Tavistock Street Torquay QLD 4655
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Hervey Bay City Centre Public Spaces & Streetscapes

Your feedback will help re-shape the Hervey Bay city centre streetscape
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Pier and Jetty Future Use

Council has endorsed a report based on feedback provided by our community that there is an appetite for some limited commercial activity and community events on the Urangan Pier and the Scarness & Torquay jetties. Local Laws and infrastructure will need to be updated to accommodate this.
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Local Laws Review

Amendments to Local Laws – HAVE YOUR SAY
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Fraser Coast Drinking Water Catchment Management Strategy

The Fraser Coast Regional Council has developed the 2023-2033 Drinking Water Catchment Management Strategy.
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Bark in the Park

Feedback for our Bark in the Park event in Maryborough on Saturday 29 April
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Boonooroo Public Toilet

Council heard from Boonooroo residents about the demand and support for a new public toilet
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Heritage Advisory Committee

Calling for Expressions of Interest for the Fraser Coast Heritage Advisory Committee
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New Council Corporate Plan

Council's 2023-2028 Corporate Plan was adopted in June 2023, based on your feedback about what you value about living in the Fraser Coast region and your aspirations for the future.
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Biosecurity Plan Review 2022

The Biosecurity Plan is reviewed every five years to ensure that it is focussing on identified threats and reflects community aspirations to ensure resources are targeted at the highest priority pest management activities. We are seeking your feedback on the draft of the Fraser Coast Biosecurity Plan 2022.
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Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park – Master Plan

The Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park (MSEP) is a significant facility within the Fraser Coast Regional Council area, developed on a purpose designed 105HA site and is one of the largest mul...
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Mary To Bay Rail Trail

Expressions of Interest have now closed for the Mary to Bay Rail Trail Committee. Council considered submitted nominations at the monthly Ordinary Meeting held on July 27, 2022. Committee members have now been appointed.
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Wide Bay Water Customer Service Charter

The Wide Bay Water Customer Service Charter sets out service standards for drinking water and recycled water collection and treatment. The Charter is reviewed every 5 years to ensure it continues to m...
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Burrum Heads Community Plan

A vision for the next 10 years! The Burrum Heads Community Plan has been developed from a process led by the Burrum Heads Community Planning Development Group, with input from key stakeholders and the...
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Burgowan Boilers Interpretive Display

Council have acquired two seven meter long boilers used at the No.7 and No.12 Burgowan Mines for an interpretative display installation that promotes the coal history of Howard and the Burrum District...
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Fraser Coast Animal Management Strategy

Making the Fraser Coast region safer for our animals. Council is developing a Domestic Animal Management Strategy to provide a framework for the delivery of animal management services and initiatives over the next 10 years.
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Fraser Coast Sports & Recreation Precinct Master Plan

The Fraser Coast Sports and Recreation Precinct at Nikenbah was opened in 2019 and provides facilities for Football, Netball and Oztag. The final Master Plan for the entire precinct was endorsed in February 23.
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Renaming Burrum District Community Centre

Council recently called for public comment on naming of the Burrum and District Community Centre as the Mal Chard Community Centre. SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. The Burrum District Community Centre is ...
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Maryborough Pump Track

Council has completed designing and installing the Maryborough Pump Track in Anzac Park.
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Centenary Tree Policy

Council currently honours residents of the Fraser Coast Regional Council area who celebrate their 100th birthday by planting a Centenary Tree to recognise this significant achievement. The recognition...
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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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Water Supply Security Strategy

Fraser Coast Regional Council and Wide Bay Water undertook the Fraser Coast Water Supply Security Strategy recognising that water is our most valuable resource and securing adequate water supplies to meet growing demand is essential.
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Biosolids Strategy

Fraser Coast Regional Council (Council) reviewed its Biosolids Strategy in 2021 to identify potential alternative reuse options and take into account emerging trends, recent changes to legislation and the work being done at treatment plants. The strategy will guide future biosolids management and infrastructure investment in the region.
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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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Open Space Strategy

The Open Space Strategy is a key strategic document that aims to translate the community’s value and vision for open space (parks, recreation and sporting facilities, linear corridors) into a guiding document .
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Naming Maryborough Showgrounds Campdraft Arena

In response to a Council motion to name the Maryborough Showgrounds Campdraft Arena the "EB Lindley Campdraft Arena", Council at its Meeting held on 28 April, 2021, resolved to direct the Ch...
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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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Fraser Coast Waterbody Management Strategy

Fraser Coast Regional Council (FCRC) manages a significant number of urban (constructed/artificial) waterbodies. These waterbodies provide a range of social, environmental and economic values and/func...
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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 complete. These works were vital to the airport’s infrastructure, ensuring the Airport continues to meet required ...
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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...
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Mobile and Internet Black Spot Consultation

Council is seeking your input to inform a study on the mobile (3G/4G/5G) and internet (wireless/broadband (NBN)/ADSL/ADSL2+/cable) network coverage across the Fraser Coast Region and to further identi...
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Graffiti Management & Murals Policy

Graffiti is a complex issue that can have negative consequences in the community, including social and economic impacts. In 2020, Council staff removed graffiti from (but not limited to) - buildings, ...
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Naming the Maryborough Showgrounds Woodchop Arena

In response to a Council motion to name the Maryborough Showgrounds Woodchop Arena the "Noel Hansen Arena", Council at its Meeting held on 24 March, 2021, resolved to direct the Chief Execut...
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Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre Master Plan

The Hervey Bay Aquatic Centre Masterplan has been prepared to identify how we can improve the facilities at the centre to meet community needs and aspirations over the next 40 to 50 years. Particularl...
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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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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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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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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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