Local Heritage Register Local Heritage Register

Council has adopted a Local Heritage Register (PDF, 1.2MB) 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.

The register currently has a total of 150 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 entries

Notice has been given under Part 11 of the Queensland Heritage Act 1992 that the Fraser Coast Regional Council proposes to enter the proposed places into its Local Heritage Register.

Place ID Place name Address details Title details Reason
153 Dominion Flour Mill (PDF, 15.8MB) 556-560 Kent Street, Maryborough 2RP3474, 3RP3474, 1RP3475, 1RP3476, 1RP3477 A,B,D,E
154 Original Maryborough Town Site Extension Area (PDF,6.8MB) George Street, Maryborough L2 SP239101 (formerly 15-18 M140916, 1 – 4 M20152, 1-8 and 19 to 34 M2045), part of L1 SP239101 and part of land formerly identified as Queens Street bordered by the above lots. A,C,H


The reason for the proposed entry of the places is that they have been assessed as meeting one or more of the following criteria:

  1. The place is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the region’s history.
  2. The place demonstrates rare, uncommon or endangered aspects of the region’s cultural heritage.
  3. The place has potential to yield information that will contribute to an understanding of the region’s history.
  4. The place is important in demonstrating the principal characteristics of a particular class of cultural places important to the region.
  5. The place is important to the region because of its aesthetic significance.
  6. The place is important in demonstrating a high degree of creative or technical achievement at a particular period for the region.
  7. The place has a strong or special association with a particular community or cultural group for social, cultural or spiritual reasons important to the region.
  8. The place has a special association with the life or work of a particular person, group or organisation of importance in the region’s history.

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 27 February 2015;
  • A submission must be made on the basis that the place is or is not a place of cultural heritage significance for the Fraser Coast Regional Council local government area and explaining the justification with reference to Criteria A to H above and, where relevant, specific aspects of the relevant place card;
  • Submissions are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Fraser Coast Regional Council, PO Box 1943, Hervey Bay Qld 4655. 
  • Any person making a submission will be notified of Council’s decision in relation to the Local Heritage Register and their submission.

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