Urban Centres: Gympie, Fraser Coast, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Bundaberg, North Burnett and South Burnett.

Population: 289,000

Post Codes: 4570, 4577 – 4613, 4621 – 4649, 4615 – 4674

Key industries: Food and agribusiness, fisheries and aquaculture, minerals and mining, infrastructure, education and training, tourism, aviation, food processing.

Showcasing some of nature’s best assets, including the beginning of the Great Barrier Reef and the iconic Fraser Island which are listed in the seven natural wonders of the world, the region is a popular tourist destination. More than 80% of the region’s population live in the urban centres, which offer diverse lifestyles, from rural to seaside living.

The area’s horticultural industry is also a major regional employer, economic driver and contributor to Australia’s food security. The produce grown in the region targets both domestic and international fresh markets as well as supplying a number of food processing and value adding operations. For more employment information, please see the Business Bundaberg website.

Living on the Fraser Coast


Images of the Fraser Coast


Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island. Image courtesy of Tourism Australia.
The pristine coastline of the Fraser Coast. Image courtesy of Tourism Australia.
Escape and relax along the Fraser Coast. Image courtesy of Tourism Australia.
Watch the whales swim past as they play in Hervey Bay. Image courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.