Fraser Coast Regional Council


The Fraser Coast Regional Council area is located in the Wide Bay Burnett Region of Queensland. The Fraser Coast region encompasses a total land area of about 7,100 square kilometres, including national parks and state forests. The Fraser Coast region area includes rural areas and growing rural-residential and residential areas, with some commercial and industrial land uses. The main urban centres are Hervey Bay and Maryborough, with numerous smaller townships and villages. Rural land is used largely for cattle grazing, sugar cane growing and timber production.

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NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • Bruce Highway
  • Fraser Coast Airport (Hervey Bay and Maryborough)
  • Tilt Train
  • Fraser Island Ferry and Barges


  • Brisbane CBD 250km
  • Bundaberg CBD 110km

Major Industrial Precincts

  • Dundowran (north of Lower Mountain Road)
  • Maryborough (eastern section)
  • Maryborough West
  • Urangan (southern section)

Fraser Coast Regional Council

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