About Hervey Bay
Hervey Bay has often been called the Jewel in Queensland’s Crown. Hervey Bay is part of the Fraser Coast, which boasts the world’s most sought-after natural experiences, including the infamous Fraser Island and is known as the gateway to Queensland’s world famous sub-tropics. It is also referred to as the Whale Watch Capital of the World.
Hervey Bay has it all, with long term major retailers, backpacker to 5 star accommodation, a stable tourism industry and a diverse range of all types of restaurants making it one of the most livable cities on the East Coast.
Only 250km north of Brisbane with direct flights from Brisbane (45 minutes) and Sydney (1 hour and 20 minutes), Hervey Bay is an easily accessible holiday destination. The Fraser Coast region has direct access by road, rail and air to major domestic centres including resource sectors to the west and north. Hervey Bay itself has a population of approximately 53,000 residents, with the Fraser Coast as the hub of the Wide Bay Burnett. It is one of Australia’s fastest growing regions with Hervey Bay expected to reach a population of 89,562 by 2021.
We have some of Australia’s largest companies buying and/or leasing key sites in Hervey Bay and Maryborough in expectation of continued strong population growth and development potential.
With this dramatic population growth, the business opportunities for the Fraser Coast are endless. With its ideal location, affordable and relaxed lifestyle, the living is easy. Quality infrastructure, a stable and skilled workforce and a liberal approach to supporting business and investment enhances these opportunities.
If you are searching for a region with an enviously relaxed lifestyle while you diversify or grow your business or career, then the Fraser Coast is where you need to be!