Fraser Coast JobMart

Fraser Coast businesses have the chance to show off their business and find their next employee at the annual Fraser Coast Job Mart on September 6.
The Job Mart is designed for students graduating from high school, university and TAFE.
People already employed who are looking to move from their industry are also invited to attend.
Queensland Police Service, Ergon Energy, manufacturing companies and smaller local businesses have all signed on for the expo.
Event sponsors Wide Bay Transit will also provide a bus service for Hervey Bay residents interested in attending the expo.
Visit to register for the bus service.

Twelve Degrees of Latitude

This landmark exhibition showing concurrently at Hervey Bay Regional Gallery and Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, presents an impressive selection of artworks from 27 of the state's network of 80 regional gallery and university collections.

Twelve Degrees of Latitiude is an important tribute to the outstanding contribution our state's regional galleries and collection institutions make to our social, economic and cultural well being. Co-curated by Bettina MacAulay and Brett Adlington for Queensland's 150th year, the exhibition features major Australian, Indigenous, Pacific and European artwork dating from the 17th to the 21st centuries. It contains a range of small and large-scale wall works, three-dimensional, experimental and freestanding works, including works by leading Queensland artists.

Location / Venue
Hervey Bay Regional Gallery
161 Old Maryborough Road

Date / Time

26 August - 8 October 2011
10.00am - 4.00pm Monday to Saturday


Adult: FREE 

Fraser Coast Illumination Parade

Don’t miss the amazing spectacle as a sea of illuminated creatures help celebrate the wonderful marine eco system of the Fraser Coast on 6th August. The theme of this year’s much loved Fraser Coast Illumination Parade is ‘Where Nature Comes Alive".

Hervey Bay’s skyline will light up with colourful, amazing and sometimes crazy creations as the Illumination Parade shimmers along the esplanade. Urangan High’s Sonic Blast showcase will provide a great line up of pre-entertainment at Scarness Park from 4pm to 6pm.

Glowing, shining, beaming and sparkling for a cause the Hervey Bay community come together annually for the Illumination Parade which is a programme of the larger Whale Festival celebrations. Uniting local business, cultural and sporting organisations, charities, schools, youth groups and families as they light up the sky with colourful, amazing and sometimes crazy creations. The extravaganza shimmers along the Esplanade representing the migration trail of the famed Humpback Whales that return to the Bay’s pristine shores to rest and play.

After the parade head down to Seafront oval to find out the winners, watch the early fireworks and catch the headline acts at the Whale Aid Concert