Key projects currently being implemented or supported by Council are listed below.
Celebrate Maryborough is a program designed to fill vacant commercial and retail premises in the region with creative projects and/or start-up businesses, to provide enterprise an opportunity to have a shop front.
The full Memorial, when completed, will take visitors on the journey of the ANZACs from Anzac Cove at Gallipoli through to the Western Front battle theatres.
The Sports Precinct at Nikenbah will be a multi-stage development providing more than 50 sporting fields and playing surfaces.
The Hervey Bay CBD Urban Renewal Master Plan was developed to guide the growth and improvement of the CBD over the next 15-20 years.
Enhancement of the four high profiles Esplanade Precincts in Hervey Bay – Pialba, Scarness, Torquay and Urangan.
The plan is to identify the land use opportunities which complement the existing medical facilities and services.
The $6.8M Howard Sewerage Project will provide a new sewerage treatment facility that will service existing properties currently connected to the wastewater treatment system.
Current projects as part of the Imagine this City 2013-2018 Strategy.
A new floating pontoon is proposed to replace the existing March Street Jetty and adjacent gangway, which are currently closed due to damage.
The proposed development is a 174 hectare master planned mixed use area which includes a 250 (approx.) berth marina, 15 hectare harbour and associated marine activities, retail facilities, community facilities and a number of residential living options.
Includes the construction of a 3m wide gravel pavement pathway for a distance of approximately 3.5km.
Council recently obtained funding through the State Government’s Works for Queensland Programme to complete further stages of the Maryborough CBD Revitalisation Project
Council recently obtained funding through the State Government’s Works for Queensland Programme to install the adventure playground.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads will be upgrading the River Heads west boat ramp to current standards for improved safety and a new floating walkway.
Council recently obtained funding through the state government’s Works for Queensland Programme to continue the boardwalk network along the Hervey Bay Foreshore.
Coastal works will be carried out on a section of Hervey Bay’s foreshore in Torquay.
To upgrade sections of the existing pathway by resurfacing and widening 2.5m.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads will be upgrading two boat ramps to current standards for improved safety and a new floating walkway.
A master plan has been developed for the Urangan Harbour which identifies the ultimate land use opportunities.
Council was successful in receiving funding from state government, under the Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program to install two 8.8metre high slides which have a combined length of 140 metres.