Top season on Fraser Coast after surge of whale sightings

25 Nov 2013 3:13 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Fraser Coast tourism operators have reported a bumper whale-watching season with both humpbacks and tourists migrating to the destination this year, providing another boost to the local economy.

Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said operators participating in the ‘Harvey and the Humpbacks’ tourism campaign reported an overall 26 per cent increase in passenger...

Fraser Coast tourism operators shine

22 Oct 2013 3:10 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Tourism operators throughout the Fraser Coast have been recognised by their peers at the annual Fraser Coast Tourism Awards, held last night at the Brolga Theatre in Maryborough.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey congratulated the 2013 award winners, who have played an important role in growing the...

School children to have a whale of a time on the Fraser Coast

5 Sep 2013 2:25 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Students from a Gladstone school have won a trip to see the Fraser Coast’s humpback whales after taking part in the ‘Junior Whale Whisperers’ program, an initiative of the ‘Harvey and the Humpbacks’ tourism marketing campaign.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said students from the Star of the Sea...

State Government’s record investment in ‘Harvey and the Humpbacks’

10 May 2013 4:05 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, May 09, 2013

The largest ever tourism investment promoting Fraser Coast as Australia’s signature whale watching destination will make a splash when the ‘Harvey and the Humpbacks’ campaign starts in June.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the record $500,000 package included a boost for this year’s ‘Harvey and the...

Super summer campaign comes alive

7 Dec 2012 9:18 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, December 06, 2012The Newman Government has joined with Fraser Coast Regional Council and Tourism Fraser Coast to deliver a $500,000 marketing initiative to encourage more Aussies to holiday in the region this summer,Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the project was the most significant for the Fraser Coast in several years.“We...

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