7 Whitsunday community groups welcome funding increase

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Seven Whitsunday community groups have welcomed federal grants which will increase their services throughout the region. Amongst the recipients, Proserpine Golf Club will benefit from a new irrigation system and Volunteer Marine Rescue, a new boat. President of the Golf Club, Vic Feldman is … [Read more...]

Full list of election candidates revealed

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With the ballot nominations closing, the public has a full list of candidates that are running in next month’s election. Running for Mayor is the incumbent Jenny Whitney as well as current deputy Andrew Willcox. Also throwing his hat into the race is Airlie Beach local Eric … [Read more...]

King tides to hit Bowen


Across the Bowen shoreline, there have been warnings of high tides and large swells. Tides have been reaching heights of up to 3.3 metres in the early afternoon, which is nearing Bowen’s highest tide level ever recorded. Tides will fall back down to 0.8 metres in the evening with the king … [Read more...]

It’s the tech revolution!

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Are you in need of some serious lessons in digital literacy? Have you lost your savvy way when it comes to technology? Can’t keep up to date anymore? Fear no more, Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland is providing Whitsunday senior locals the opportunity to get back up to speed! Seniors can now … [Read more...]

Port Master Planning open for public consultation


Members of the public can now have their say on the State Government’s plans for port development and the protection of the Great Barrier Reef. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham announced that the draft guidelines for priority port master planning were open for consultation at … [Read more...]