The Fraser Coast is open for business and is investment ready…there’s never been a better time to Press Go!
If you are a developer or business looking to expand, infrastructure costs can be greatly reduced allowing you to realise your plans faster. Invest Fraser Coast and Fraser Coast Regional Council are committed to the growth of the region and want you to take advantage of the outstanding opportunities to substantially reduce your costs.
Sector specific incentives
— Medical facilities —
The purpose of this incentive is to encourage the development of new medical facilities (including high care facilities) within the Fraser Coast region.
— Tourism development —
This incentive encourages investment in tourist parks and tourist attraction developments to expand tourism opportunities on the Fraser Coast.
By location incentives
— Central business districts —
Council offers incentives up to 100% to encourage development within the central business districts of Maryborough and Pialba, as well as the Scarness,
Torquay and Urangan nodes in Hervey Bay.
— Rural industry —
New or expanding rural industries associated with the production, or processing and/ or on farm value adding that will result in the creation of new employment opportunities on the Fraser Coast.
— Local government areas —
An opportunity for developers to lock in subsidised infrastructure charges for developments within the former local government areas of Maryborough City, Tiaro and Woocoo Shire.
Residential developments incentives
— Infill residential —
Council offers two categories of incentives to foster the efficient use of small areas of existing zoned and serviced residential land.
— Small lot residential —
To provide incentives for new small lot residential development that incorporates innovative urban designed small lot developments.
Economic benefit to region incentives
— Employment generating —
Incentives may apply to new or existing businesses to expand, which will generate additional employment opportunities after the construction stage.