Whitsunday Council welcomes seven new trainees

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Whitsunday Regional Council welcomes seven new trainees to its Bowen, Cannonvale, Collinsville and Proserpine operations this week. Dakota Ayles , Robert Dougan, Patrick Widt, John Bobongie, Brooke Newell, Kyle Jensen and Shannon Rowe will join the Council team, experiencing the workplace … [Read more...]

Plan your polling this Saturday for the Whitsunday Regional Council Elections

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Polling day is almost upon us! There is under a week left of smiling and waving faces on your street corners and of placards posted around town. To help you makes sure your vote counts this Saturday we've put together a list of the polling stations across the region. Polling kicks off for … [Read more...]

Whitsundays Regional Report – March 10

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It's the Whitsundays Regional Report for Thursday March 10. This week, wet weather plays with planned events, a busy week at the Whisper Bay Boat Ramp, Bowen youths get their say in planning for the future, a new top cop in Bowen and all your election build up in The NEXT4. Have a look! … [Read more...]

Official opening for Whisper Bay Boat Ramp

Mayor Jenny Whitney and State MP Julieanne Gilbert at the opening of the Whisper Bay Boat Ramp

Local mariners now have a safer place to set off from with the upgraded Whisper Bay Boat Ramp officially opened this morning. Construction ran from September through to January and was done to provide another ramp to one of the most popular places for boats in Australia. In attendance were … [Read more...]

Whitsunday Regional Report 25 Feb

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A round up of news and events from across the region in this week's Whitsundays Regional Report. Airport route competition, the council election forum, cane farmers, Whitehaven Beach winning an award and a preseason update from the Brahmans. All this plus our election series, The NEXT 4. Have … [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...]

Cannonvale bus crash

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A bus carrying 12 passengers has crashed in Cannonvale this afternoon. Three people are in critical condition after the incident and have been transported to Mackay Hospital. The Whitsunday Transit bus rolled on Shute Harbour Road near the Gregory-Cannon Valley turn off. It is understood … [Read more...]