Plane factory to create 200 Fraser Coast new jobs

AN AEROPLANE factory is in motion to bring & provide 200 full-time, long-term jobs to the Fraser Coast.Qld.

Astro Aero will build a high-tech aircraft manufacturing facility on a greenfield site at the Hervey Bay Airport. Qld Australia

This was confirmed at Wednesday’s Fraser Coast Council meeting where mayor George Seymour flagged strong council support for both the aero factory and the $60million Rheinmetall/NIOA munitions factory set to be built in Maryborough.Qld

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HISTORIC: Never seen before photos of the Fraser Coast region uncovered

IN AN incredible twist of fate, 82 glass negatives from the late 1800s to early 1900s – donated by three different Fraser Coast families – have all found their way to the QLD Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum.

There are many pieces to the pie-chart-like puzzle, starting with a pioneering family called the Hendersons who discovered the first lot of glass negatives under an old home in Pialba and donated the small collection to the museum about eight years ago.

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