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Key projects currently being implemented or supported by Council are listed below.


CCTV Strategy

Council is undertaking community consultation to learn about community views concerning the criteria for perspective CCTV cameras

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Celebrate Maryborough

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.  

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Fraser Coast Sports Precinct

The Sports Precinct at Nikenbah will be a multi-stage development providing more than 50 sporting fields and playing surfaces. 

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Heritage Planning Projects

A review by external heritage consultants found that there are opportunities to improve and streamline Council’s current heritage policy and processes.

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Hervey Bay CBD Urban Renewal Master Plan

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.

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Hervey Bay Esplanade Tourist Precinct

Enhancement of the four high profiles Esplanade Precincts in Hervey Bay – Pialba, Scarness, Torquay and Urangan.

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Hervey Bay Medical Precinct

The plan is to identify the land use opportunities which complement the existing medical facilities and services. 

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Howard Sewerage Treatment Facility

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.

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Imagine This City

Current projects as part of the Imagine this City 2013-2018 Strategy.

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March Street Jetty replacement

A new floating pontoon is proposed to replace the existing March Street Jetty and adjacent gangway, which are currently closed due to damage. 

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Mary Harbour Development

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.

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Maryborough CBD Revitalisation Project - Stage 3

Council recently obtained funding through the State Government’s Works for Queensland Programme to complete further stages of the Maryborough CBD Revitalisation Project 

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Pialba Youth Precinct

Design and construct a skate and parkour youth space facility.

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Pulgul Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant

Upgrade to Pulgul Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant

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Rural Residential Land Strategy

On 28 February 2018, Council resolved to prepare a comprehensive Rural Residential Land Strategy suitable for supporting decision making and potential planning scheme amendments.

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Urangan boat ramp upgrade

The Department of Transport and Main Roads will be upgrading two boat ramps to current standards for improved safety and a new floating walkway.

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Urangan Harbour Master Plan

A master plan has been developed for the Urangan Harbour which identifies the ultimate land use opportunities.

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Urangan South Local Area Plan

A Local Area Plan for Urangan South will be prepared to ensure a sustainable settlement pattern.‚Äč

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WBBROC Water Services Design and Construction Code

Council is proposing to make amendments to the Fraser Coast Planning Scheme to incorporate the WBBROC Water Services Design and Construction Code.

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