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Council has adopted a Local Heritage Register (PDF, 1.7MB) in accordance with the requirements and processes stipulated in the Queensland Heritage Act 1992 on 6 April 2011.

The Local Heritage Register is progressively updated to add, remove and amend details for places of significance.  Further information can be obtained in Council's Local Heritage Register Policy (PDF,152kB)

The register currently has a total of 152 places of significance and reflects aspects of local and regional cultural history.

It includes a variety of structures, archaeological and industrial sites, monuments and iconic buildings.

Proposed amendment

Council has received nominations to enter the below places into the Local Heritage Register. The nominations have been formulated in accordance with provisions identified under the Act and also Council’s Policy Guidelines - Nomination for, Inclusion in, Removal From, or Alteration of the Fraser Coast Local Heritage Register.  

Notice is given under Part 11 of the Queensland Heritage Act 1992 that the Fraser Coast Regional Council proposes to enter the following places into the Local Heritage Register.  The reasons for the nominations are: 

Nomination Criteria Reasons
Emery's Bridge and Boat Shed (PDF, 1.4MB) A & D

A - the place is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of Queensland’s history

B - the place demonstrates rare, uncommon or endangered aspects of Queensland’s cultural heritage

D - the place is important in demonstrating the principal characteristics of a particular class of cultural places

F - the place is important in demonstrating a high degree of creative or technical achievement at a particular period

H - the place has a special association with the life or work of a particular person, group or organisation of importance in Queensland’s history

Duckinwilla Creek State School site (PDF,2.5MB) A & H
Rosehill Residence (PDF,2.5MB) A, B & H
Police Paddock (Camp Maryborough) (PDF,9.5MB) A, B & F



Written submissions can be made to Council by any person or entity about the proposed entry of the places into the Local Heritage Register. 

Submissions must have regard to the following:

  • The submission must be given to Council on or before 4.45pm on Friday, 2 March 2018;
  • A submission must be made on the basis that the place is or is not a place of cultural heritage significance for the local government’s area;
  • Submissions are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Fraser Coast Regional Council, PO Box 1943, Hervey Bay Qld 4655; and
  • Any person making a submission will be notified of Council’s decision in relation to the Local Heritage Register and their submission.

To view the inventory of places currently identified on the register, the place cards that detail each place’s heritage significance, along with a number of fact sheets that provide answers to frequently asked questions, click here. 

If you would like further information about the proposed entries and Council’s Local Heritage Register, please contact Council’s Duty Planner on 1300 79 49 29.

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If you would like further information, please contact Council's Duty Planner Monday to Friday on 1300 79 49 29.