Is Development Slowing in Hervey Bay?

Back on February 8 Strewth asked if the development bubble had burst here in Hervey Bay, something that the Gossip has been wondering about for some months now. Several times we’ve mentioned that there has been a slowdown for small business here in town and pointed to the slow take up of some commercial developments … Read moreIs Development Slowing in Hervey Bay?

One Man’s Protest in Hervey Bay

As more and more high-rise development takes place along the picturesque Esplanade here in Hervey Bay people are beginning to discover that the White Shoe Brigade still have a grip on the reins of power here in Queensland. One man’s protest at that power that overwhelms the little people has been to paint his house … Read moreOne Man’s Protest in Hervey Bay

The Hervey Bay Town Plan – A Councillor Has Her Say

The view from the Hervey Bay Council Chambers When the Hervey Bay Town Plan was released the week before last the Hervey Bay Gossip just had to add it’s 2 cents worth to the debate. Over the weekend Hervey Bay Councillor Sue Brooks took the time to add some comments to the piece. Those comments are important and … Read moreThe Hervey Bay Town Plan – A Councillor Has Her Say

The New Site for the Ramada Resort

Yesterday we reported on the announcement of a new Ramada resort for Hervey Bay. Previously there had been some speculation that it might have been built on the site of the Anchorage caravan park in Urangan. Late yesterday the developers revealed that the new resort will be built on land between Pialba and Point Vernon … Read moreThe New Site for the Ramada Resort

Bones Headed for the Forensic Labs

Bones found on Tuesday at the site of a Colyton Street development are headed for the John Tonge Forensic Centre in Brisbane for testing to see if they are human. The site were the bones were found is claimed by the Aboriginal community as an ancestral grave site but developers say that despite an investigation … Read moreBones Headed for the Forensic Labs

What’s Happening At the Anchorage?

It seems that the Anchorage Caravan Park at Urangan is soon to be cleared out and turned into something quite different. Various rumours are circulating and some suggest that a theatre or even a casino will be built on the site. However the information that we have received via people who may have some idea … Read moreWhat’s Happening At the Anchorage?