Locals receive recognition on Australia Day


One of the highlights of the Australia Day ceremonies in the Whitsunday region is seeing locals rewarded for their contributions to the community. Mayor Jenny Whitney gave out the awards to the deserving recipients in three separate ceremonies in Collinsville, Bowen and Proserpine. Each winner … [Read more...]

A successful Great Australian Bites Festival on the Airlie Beach foreshore


Food, music and sun (eventually), what more could a person want from their Sunday afternoon? For some the food was just enough as that took centre stage in the Great Australian Bites festival on the Airlie Beach foreshore. It was the first time it has taken place away from Brisbane’s South … [Read more...]

What to do over the Australia Day weekend?

Council Australia Day

One of the best weekends to get out and about is the Australia Day weekend with events popping up all over the region. Headlining the weekend will be the Great Australian Bites festival at the Airlie Beach foreshore on Sunday. It will be the first time the event has expanded beyond Brisbane … [Read more...]

Council announces their Australia Day festivities

Council Australia Day

If you are still looking for something to do this Australia Day, there are a number of Council run events all over the Whitsundays region to help keep you busy. In fact, if you are willing to do the drive you can have your entire day catered for. In a statement, the Council provided a run-down … [Read more...]