Fraser Coast Property Industry Association

Begin with the end in mind: the future of Hervey Bay | 30/5/24

RECENTLY, one of Australia’s leading demographers, Simon Kuestenmacher from The Demographics Group, visited Hervey Bay. His presentation made it clear that our town needs to change direction. Currently, Hervey Bay has an aging population with an average age over 51. Over the next 20 years, this population will require high levels of care. Our current […]

Fraser Coast future: booming population demands bold planning | 2 May 2024

AS WE Navigate the post-COVID landscape, Fraser Coast is experiencing a transformative population boom. Pre-pandemic, our population stood at approximately 106,796. Fast forward just four years, and this number has surged to 118,505. With projections originally set for 130,706 by 2041, current trends suggest we could see numbers between 150,000 and 160,000 within 20 years. […]

Does the new Town Planning Scheme plan for AI? | 5 April 2024

AS THE Fraser Coast Regional Council gears up to unveil its town planning scheme in 2025, a pivotal opportunity looms on the horizon—an opportunity to embrace the transformative wave of artificial intelligence (AI) that is set to redefine our future. With the plan poised to chart the region’s course over the next two decades, the […]

07/02/2024 Are Internet Trolls holding Hervey Bay back?

IN HERVEY Bay, the presence of internet trolls on social media platforms like Facebook, who vocally criticise every development, poses a significant challenge. These individuals, who can be likened to the Muppets’ characters Waldorf and Statler, are not only vocal but their actions have real consequences. Their negative and misleading commentary can adversely affect property […]