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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Hervey Bay is a city on the Fraser Coast Region of Queensland, Australia. Hervey Bay is situated approximately 290 kilometres or 3½ hours drive north of Brisbane.
It is a natural bay open to the Coral Sea between the Queensland mainland and nearby Fraser Island. The local economy relies on tourism which is based primarily around whale watching in Platypus Bay to the north, ferry access to Fraser Island, accessible recreational fishing and boating and the natural north facing, calm beaches with wide undeveloped foreshore zones.
As of June 2018, there were 54,674 people living in Hervey Bay.