Work has commenced on a community garden in Hervey Bay. It’s located at the Halcro Street Community Centre in Point Vernon and when complete it will feature communal garden beds, BBQs, workshops and a nursery as well as activity areas for local arts and crafts groups. Councillor Robert Garland … the Councillor for Community Health, … Read moreA Community Garden in Hervey Bay
Well if last weekend ended with a great sunset then this weekend in Hervey Bay has started with a great sunrise. This photo was taken from Scarness pier just after 6am … it might have been a little cool out there but the scene was spectacular and we’re in for a fine day.
Despite the fact that it managed to rain for at least some of the time every day over the long weekend here in Hervey Bay there was still enough sunshine and fine weather to make it a great place to be. Even the sunset on Monday was worth seeing. This was Shelly Bay just after … Read moreA Great End to a Long Weekend
Once again the old Anchorage Caravan Park site in Hervey Bay has changed hands and this time we might be about to see the land put to some good use. The latest reports suggest that the old caravan park has been sold to the same people who own the adjoining empty block in Pulgul Street … Read moreGoing Going Sold!
It’s hard to stay indoors on a day like today and we just had to get out and enjoy the beautiful day … and take some photos too
It’s not often that you see a boat this big on Boat Harbour Drive Hervey Bay
In 2009 Queensland Transport built the new dual-lane boat ramp at Gatakers Bay and the old single-lane ramp – located a hundred metres or so further along the beach – was left in place to act as a collection point for sand that could be used to restore any erosion around the new ramp. Unfortunately … Read moreOld Gatakers Bay Boat Ramp to be Removed
It’s not as if life isn’t hard for small businesses here in Hervey Bay at the best of times and the flooding and lack of gas supplies on goes to make it that much harder. And then small businesses have to cope with this: Perhaps someone couldn’t cope with the fact that even in these … Read moreWhy Do They Do It?
Here are some more images of the damage ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald caused to the beachfront here in Hervey Bay. There’s also some video shot at Shelly Beach that shows just how wild the waters of Hervey Bay can get. Most of the time there are metres of beach between the ramp in the video and … Read moreMore Images of the Storm Damage
At 6am this morning the road from Hervey Bay to Maryborough was still cut by flood waters at several spots and likely to stay that way for the most of the day. Once that road connection is restored Hervey Bay is still faced with being cut off because the Bruce Highway is cut in numerous … Read moreHervey Bay is Cut Off